News About: Ben Melham

Assign Returns To Winning Form In Neville Sellwood Stakes

Assign Returns To Winning Form In Neville Sellwood Stakes

25 Mar, 2017

Assign returned to winning form with a tough staying performance in the 2017 Neville Sellwood Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Assign outstayed his rivals to win the 2017 Neville Sellwood Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Assign returned to the races with a poor performance in the Listed Mornington Cup Prelude (2000m) at Caulfield on …

Our Ivanhowe has to get vet clearance before running in The BMW

Our Ivanhowe has to get vet clearance before running in The BMW

23 Mar, 2017

Equal favourite Our Ivanhowe has to be cleared by Racing New South Wales’ vet before he can take his place in the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Our Ivanhowe, above, has to pass a vet’s inspection before being cleared to run in The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Golden Slipper winners team up in William Reid Stakes

Golden Slipper winners team up in William Reid Stakes

20 Mar, 2017

The Golden Slipper winning combination of jockey Ben Melham and trainer Gary Portelli will team up again with Rebel Dane in the Group 1 $500,000 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Jockey Ben Melham and trainer Gary Portelli will team up with Rebel Dane, above, in the 2017 William Reid Stakes. …

She Will Reign Is The Golden Slipper Winner

She Will Reign Is The Golden Slipper Winner

18 Mar, 2017

She Will Reign blitzed her rivals to record an impressive victory in the 2017 Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Jockey Ben Melham was clearly delighted to take out the 2017 Golden Slipper on She Will Reign. Photo by: Steve Hart

A number of punters and experts dropped off She Will Reign after she …

Single Bullet cleared to run in Golden Slipper

Single Bullet cleared to run in Golden Slipper

16 Mar, 2017

Trainer Gary Portelli will have his two year old Single Bullet inspected again on Friday even though he was passed fit this morning to run Saturday’s Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill.

Single Bullet, above, has been passed fit to run in the 2017 Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.…

She Will Reign could jump from lucky barrier in 2017 Golden Slipper

She Will Reign could jump from lucky barrier in 2017 Golden Slipper

14 Mar, 2017

Brilliant filly She Will Reign could jump from lucky barrier eleven if the final sixteen stays intact and the three emergencies aren’t required in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

She Will Reign, above, will jump from barrier 11 if all the emergencies fail to gain a start in …

1200m no problem for She Will Reign in Reisling Stakes

1200m no problem for She Will Reign in Reisling Stakes

2 Mar, 2017

Trainer Gary Portelli is super confident the 1200m of the Group 2 $300,000 Affinity Shopping Reisling Stakes at Randwick on Saturday won’t be a problem for his Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign.

She Will Reign, above, is the odds on favourite for the Reisling Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

She Will Reign …

2017 Golden Slipper Favourite Capable of Starting Well

2017 Golden Slipper Favourite Capable of Starting Well

28 Feb, 2017

Gary Portelli does not buy into the theory that star filly She Will Reign is a poor starter and is confident that she will take plenty of beating in Saturday’s Group 2 Reisling Stakes (1200m) at Randwick, as a final point of call ahead of the 2017 Golden Slipper.

She Will Reign will contest her …

Waterhouse admits that She Will Reign the one to beat in Silver Slipper Stakes

Waterhouse admits that She Will Reign the one to beat in Silver Slipper Stakes

17 Feb, 2017

The First Lady Of The Australian Turf Gai Waterhouse admits that flying filly She Will Reign is the one to beat in the Group 2 $250,000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

She Will Reign, above, is the short priced favourite for the Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waterhouse …

Melham to let She Will Reign jump and run in Silver Slipper Stakes

Melham to let She Will Reign jump and run in Silver Slipper Stakes

15 Feb, 2017

Melbourne based jockey Ben Melham will have no hesitation in letting short priced favourite She Will Reign jump and run in the Group 2 $250,000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Ben Melham will let She Will Reign, above, jump and run in the Silver Slipper Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gary …