News About: Gratz Vella

It’s Tiara’s Time To Break Maiden

It’s Tiara’s Time To Break Maiden

4 Aug, 2011

Trainer Gratz Vella is hopeful that a step up in distance will be all is needed for Tiara Time to post her maiden win at Canberra tomorrow.

The four-year-old mare has had seven placings from 17 career starts, however, is yet to enter the winner’s circle.

“She has plenty of ability but every-time she gets …

Early Spring Return For You’re Canny

Early Spring Return For You’re Canny

5 Jul, 2011

2011 Black Opal winner You’re Canny is set to take on some of the top spring carnival lead-up races in Sydney this year after returning from a long spell.

The Gratz Vella-trained two-year-old began his spell after finishing an unexpected last in the Group 2 Pago Pago Stakes at Rosehill in March, just two weeks …

Third Time’s The Charm For Vella

Third Time’s The Charm For Vella

19 May, 2011

Trainer Gratz Vella will be run Angelos Lucky Boy at Canberra tomorrow in the hope of picking up the third win of his preparation.

The gelding has claimed his past two wins over the mile but will move up in distance to 2,000 metres for tomorrow’s handicap race.

Vella feels that the longer distance will …