News About: Gary Portelli

Real Princess picks up major prize of Women’s Magic Millions Bonus

Real Princess picks up major prize of Women’s Magic Millions Bonus

16 Jan, 2017

Two year old filly Real Princess might have missed out on a cut of the major prizemoney when finishing eighth in the $2m Jeep Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast last Saturday, but she was still able to make her connections $325,000 better off.

Houtzen, above, wins the Magic Millions 2yo Classic …

Testashadow Scores Upset Magic Millions Cup Win

Testashadow Scores Upset Magic Millions Cup Win

14 Jan, 2017

Testashadow got his nose down at the right time to score an upset victory in a thrilling edition of the 2017 Magic Millions Cup at the Gold Coast this afternoon.

Testashadow won the 2017 Magic Millions Cup in a blanket finish. Photo by: Steve Hart

In the final 100 metres of the race there were …

Blinkers to improve Falconic in Magic Millions 2yo Classic

Blinkers to improve Falconic in Magic Millions 2yo Classic

12 Jan, 2017

Trainer Gary Portelli believes the addition of blinkers will improve Falconic heading into the $2m Jeep Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Falconic, above yellow colours, will race in blinkers in the Magic Millions 2yo Classic at the Gold Coast. Photo by Steve Hart.

Falconic was able to win at …

She Will Reign Favourite in 2017 Golden Slipper Betting Markets

She Will Reign Favourite in 2017 Golden Slipper Betting Markets

19 Dec, 2016

Talented two-year-old She Will Reign has firmed into outright favouritism in early 2017 Golden Slipper betting markets after a dominant win in the Inglis Nursery (1000m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

She Will Reign secured a dominant win in the Inglis Nursery at Randwick over the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart

She Will Reign was sent …

African Rainbow to show her true colours in Inglis Nursery

African Rainbow to show her true colours in Inglis Nursery

16 Dec, 2016

Improving filly African Rainbow is ready to show her true colours when she lines up in the $500,000 Inglis Nursery (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Brrenton Avdulla, above, rides African Rainbow in the Inglis Nursery at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Trainer Bjorn Baker is expecting African Rainbow to perform a lot better than her …

T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

13 Dec, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli already has his sights set on the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1 for Rebel Dane after the veteran sprinter was well beaten in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin last Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, will be set …

Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

8 Dec, 2016

Australian sprinters Takedown and Rebel Dane have drawn midfield barriers in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Takedown, above, has drawn barrier 6 in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Takedown has drawn barrier six in the fourteen horse field with Tim …

Rebel Dane will be back to correct weight for Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane will be back to correct weight for Hong Kong Sprint

8 Dec, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli is confident that Rebel Dane will be back to his correct weight when he lines up in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, will be in fine condition for the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Moore sweating on good barrier for Takedown in Hong Kong Sprint

Moore sweating on good barrier for Takedown in Hong Kong Sprint

6 Dec, 2016

Assistant trainer David Moore is sweating on a good barrier draw for Takedown in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Takedown, above, is doing well in Hong Kong in the lead up to the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The all-important barrier …

Rebel Dane right for another upset win in Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane right for another upset win in Hong Kong Sprint

6 Dec, 2016

Last start Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane has arrived safely in Hong Kong looking for another upset win in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, has arrived safely in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Race Horse Photos …