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Zoutori zooms to Bobbie Lewis Quality triumph

Zoutori zooms to Bobbie Lewis Quality triumph

Sep 14, 2019

Taking the harder option produced a great result when Zoutori landed the Group 2 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington.Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra considered running Zoutori first-up in an open sprint but decided to tackle the Group 2 contest after a look at ...

Age Of Chivalry stands up again at Caulfield

Age Of Chivalry stands up again at Caulfield

Aug 31, 2019

Age Of Chivalry had his troubles in the lead-up to the race but the impressive four-year-old again proved too strong for his rivals in a bold front-running performance at Caulfield.Age Of Chivalry led throughout to win a Benchmark 84 race at Caulfield on August 17 but found ...

Crystal Dreamer simply amazing in The Heath

Crystal Dreamer simply amazing in The Heath

Aug 31, 2019

Crystal Dreamer has even amazed trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra with his triumphant return to racing in The Heath at Caulfield.A suspensory injury kept Crystal Dreamer off the scene for almost a year but took on an outstanding field, including Group 1 winners Vega Magic ...

Tommy gets on the board at his first ride for EZR

Tommy gets on the board at his first ride for EZR

Aug 17, 2019

Japanese apprentice Akatsuki Tomita made a huge impression when he posted a win with his first Australian ride at Wangaratta.Tomita, who has quickly become known as ‘Tommy’ around the Ellerton Zahra Racing stable, headed to Wangaratta for two rides to start his Australian ...

Age Of Chivalry cruises to Caulfield success

Age Of Chivalry cruises to Caulfield success

Aug 17, 2019

A superb front-running ride from jockey Damian Lane guided Age Of Chivalry back to the winner’s circle at Caulfield.Age Of Chivalry didn’t have the best of luck when resuming at The Valley on August 3 but good fortune played little part in the four-year-old’s win in the ...

High Beam shines again at Sale

High Beam shines again at Sale

Aug 15, 2019

High Beam left it late but the consistent galloper notched her second win in three starts with a fighting success at Sale.The four-year-old mare has raced in terrific form throughout her winter campaign with two wins and three minor placings in a long campaign that started back ...

Apprentice Akatsuki Tomita joins EZR

Apprentice Akatsuki Tomita joins EZR

Aug 12, 2019

Striking up a friendship with star Australian jockey Damian Lane has landed a Japanese apprentice Akatsuki Tomita the chance to ride for Flemington trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra on a four-month loan.Lane was also apprenticed to Ellerton and Zahra when he arrived in ...

EZR quinella with smart three-year-olds at Bendigo

EZR quinella with smart three-year-olds at Bendigo

Aug 11, 2019

Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra had three of the seven runners and went close to producing the trifecta in the Bendigo Marketplace Maiden (1300m).Ellerton Zahra Racing sent Brilliant Venture, Chivargo and The Last Warrior to the $35,000 race and took first, second and ...

Fast start to the new season continues at Cranbourne

Fast start to the new season continues at Cranbourne

Aug 07, 2019

Ellerton Zahra Racing’s impressive start to the 2019/20 racing season continued with a double at Cranbourne.The stable produced the impressive Echuca winner Dirty Deeds two days before Influential Jack and So You Swing both won at Cranbourne in the first week of the ...

Dirty Deeds might turn out to be cheap after Echuca win

Dirty Deeds might turn out to be cheap after Echuca win

Aug 05, 2019

Dirty Deeds justified a jockey’s long-range confidence with an outstanding debut win at Echuca.Premiership-winning jockey Jamie Kah asked for the ride on Dirty Deeds the moment she dismounted the gelding after a jumpout at Flemington in the lead-up to his debut.Dirty Deeds was ...

Confluence's confidence returns at Bendigo

Confluence's confidence returns at Bendigo

Jul 28, 2019

Confluence bounced back to winning form when carrying a big weight to victory at Bendigo.Confluence was a strong winner at Echuca back in June before a failed experiment of running the gelding on a synthetic track took its toll on the gelding at his next two runs.However, ...

Parmie the flavour of the month again at Caulfield

Parmie the flavour of the month again at Caulfield

Jul 27, 2019

Many would dispute her naming but Parmie showed her ability was beyond question in Saturday’s $150,000 VOBIS Gold Ingot (1400m) at Caulfield.Australians are divided whether the pub favourite is called the chicken parma or chicken parmie but the Snitzel filly notched another ...

Prezado powers to another Flemington straight win

Prezado powers to another Flemington straight win

Jul 20, 2019

Prezado has required some patience from the stable but the sprinter again showed his prowess down the Flemington straight track with another victory on the unique course.Prezado stormed to prominence when he blitzed his rivals down the straight on Melbourne Cup day 2017 but had ...

High Beam lights up a cold Bendigo day

High Beam lights up a cold Bendigo day

Jul 14, 2019

Few wins have been more deserved than High Beam’s success at a cold Bendigo meeting.High Beam took 11 starts to break her maiden but she hadn’t run a bad race in her autumn and winter preparation, which stretched to its seventh run at Bendigo.Damien Thornton was aboard High ...

Some say Parma...but Parmie's a winner at Sandown

Some say Parma...but Parmie's a winner at Sandown

Jul 10, 2019

Both horse and trainers have taken time to work things out but Parmie showed plenty of fight to break her maiden status at Sandown on Wednesday.Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra had initially pegged Parmie as a sprinting type but the daughter of Snitzel has responded to ...

Fairy Song calls the tune at Tatura

Fairy Song calls the tune at Tatura

Jul 01, 2019

Fairy Song has plenty to learn but she’s got plenty of ability as shown by her maiden win at Tatura.Fairy Song started her career with a solid second last spring before moving to the Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable for her winter preparation.The three-year-old was ...

Consistent Confluence gets deserved Echuca win

Consistent Confluence gets deserved Echuca win

Jun 16, 2019

Confluence again showed his second-up prowess with a fighting win at Echuca.Confluence broke his maiden second-up at Pakenham in January and repeated the dose at Echuca after a promising first-up outing at Sale.The son of Denman spent a year out of racing before his Sale run and ...

Double strike for EZR at Seymour

Double strike for EZR at Seymour

Jun 06, 2019

Their styles contrasted but Into Rio and La Volt produced terrific efforts to give Ellerton Zahra Racing a winning double at Seymour.La Volt raced on the speed before proving too strong in the Bet365 Handicap (1418m) while Into Rio came from well back for a dominant win in the G ...

Brave Darmasun fights for Moe maiden win

Brave Darmasun fights for Moe maiden win

Jun 03, 2019

Darmasun’s fighting qualities went to a new level in the filly’s brave maiden win at Moe.Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra made a rare trip to Moe to run the filly in the Gippsland Solar 3YO Maiden Plate (1200m) but cold and wet conditions greeted the three-year-old ...

Blinkers help La Volt to a breakthough win at Cranbourne

Blinkers help La Volt to a breakthough win at Cranbourne

May 17, 2019

Blinkers produced an amazing turnaround in La Volt’s form at Cranbourne.La Volt won two of his first six starts but broke a winning drought that stretched back to December 2016 with his bold front-running win in the Mercedes-Benz Mornington BM64 Handicap (1600m).Trainers ...

Support the Off And Racing team raise money for MS

Support the Off And Racing team raise money for MS

May 14, 2019

Almost 12 months ago our Racing Manager, Sharnee Rose, made it public that she had been living with Multiple Sclerosis for some time and had decided to participate in the MS Walk + Fun Run. Sharnee with her team of supporters ended up the second highest Victorian fundraiser ...

Brisbane now for Zoutori after Caulfield victory

Brisbane now for Zoutori after Caulfield victory

May 11, 2019

A start in the Stradbroke Handicap is an outside possibility but trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will send Zoutori to Brisbane for a Group III race after the three-year-old scored again at Caulfield.Zoutori scored at Pakenham and Flemington at his first two starts this ...

Another Smart Missile filly purchased by EZR....& Vobis nominated!

Another Smart Missile filly purchased by EZR....& Vobis nominated!

May 10, 2019

Ellerton Zahra Racing continue to rack up the winners with the progeny of SMART MISSILE and have unearthed this terrific late-season ownership opportunity by the former brilliant two-year-old.Ellerton Zahra Racing has had a hot run of success with Smart Missile’s stock in ...

Hautclere home easily at Seymour

Hautclere home easily at Seymour

May 09, 2019

Hautclere’s maiden win was certainly worth the wait after his dominant performance at Seymour.Hautclere had shown plenty of ability, running second in six of his first 12 starts and wasn’t far away in some of his unplaced runs.But those luckless outings were all put aside ...