News About: Illustrious Lad

Bowman takes the reins on Illustrious Lad in William Reid Stakes

Bowman takes the reins on Illustrious Lad in William Reid Stakes

20 Mar, 2017

Leading Group 1 winning jockey Hugh Bowman will take over the reins on Illustrious Lad in the Group 1 $500,000 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Hugh Bowman takes the ride on Illustrious Lad, above, in the Williams Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Bowman takes over …

2017 Super Saturday Results: Humidor Wins Australian Cup

2017 Super Saturday Results: Humidor Wins Australian Cup

11 Mar, 2017

The 2017 Super Saturday results will be updated all afternoon at horseracing.com.au and we are set for a simply outstanding day of racing at Flemington.

There are two Group 1 races on the Super Saturday card and both the Australian Cup and the Newmarket Handicap are fascinating betting affairs.

Spieth is currently a narrow favourites …

Illustrious Lad Primed for 2017 Newmarket Handicap

Illustrious Lad Primed for 2017 Newmarket Handicap

7 Mar, 2017

Trainer Peter Gelagotis is thrilled with the condition of exciting sprinter Illustrious Lad ahead of his second-up assignment in Saturday’s Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) on the famous Flemington straight.

Illustrious Lad will carry benefit into Saturday’s Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Illustrious Lad was a standout performer for the Gelagotis operation …

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes First-Up for Illustrious Lad

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes First-Up for Illustrious Lad

30 Jan, 2017

Trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed that the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on February 18th will figure as the Autumn Carnival launch pad for talented sprinter Illustrious Lad.

Illustrious Lad will be set for Group 1 targets during the 2017 Autumn Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Illustrious Lad had his …

Lucky Hussler Returns To Winning Form In Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Lucky Hussler Returns To Winning Form In Kevin Heffernan Stakes

12 Nov, 2016

Lucky Hussler bounced back to winning form to record a narrow victory over Illustrious Lad in the 2016 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon.

Lucky Hussler started his 2016 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with a seventh place finish in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 30 and he …

Faatinah tested at 1300m in Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Faatinah tested at 1300m in Kevin Heffernan Stakes

11 Nov, 2016

The Lindsay Park trained Faatinah will be tested at 1300m for the first time when he lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Faatinah, above, will be tested at 1300m for the first time in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Co-trainer David …

Illustrious Lad chases another feature race win in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Illustrious Lad chases another feature race win in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes

11 Nov, 2016

In-form sprinter Illustrious Lad can provide the Peter Gelagotis stable with another feature race win when he lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Illustrious Lad, above, is one of the top fancies in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Illustrious Lad …

Illustrious Lad cleans up in the TAB Stakes

Illustrious Lad cleans up in the TAB Stakes

29 Oct, 2016

Trainer Peter Gelagotis collected his first winner on Victoria Derby Day when Illustrious Lad cleaned up at double figure odds in winning the Group 2 $300,000 TAB Stakes (1200m) at Flemington today.

Illustrious Lad, above, scores a comfortable win in the tab Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Illustrious Lad had been racing …

Gelagotis Bullish About Illustrious Lad’s Wyong Magic Millions Stakes Chances

Gelagotis Bullish About Illustrious Lad’s Wyong Magic Millions Stakes Chances

16 Dec, 2015

Illustrious Lad has been included in the 2015 Wyong Magic Millions Stakes field and Racing Manager Manny Gelagotis is bullish about the gelding’s chance in the $100,000 race tomorrow afternoon.

Illustrious Lad has the chance to return to winning form in the 2015 Wyong Magic Millions Stakes. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Illustrious Lad finished his …

Symons Takes Out Ballarat Magic Millions Classic With Murt The Flirt

Symons Takes Out Ballarat Magic Millions Classic With Murt The Flirt

21 Nov, 2015

Popular jockey Chris Symons steered Murt The Flirt to victory in the 2015 Magic Millions 3YO&4YO Classic at Ballarat this afternoon in his first race meeting since he suffered a nasty injury in a horror fall at Bendigo in June.

Murt The Flirt scored a narrow victory over Wild Rain in the 2015 Magic Millions …