News About: Matt Laurie

Escado Returns to Winning Form in Tattersall’s Cup

Escado Returns to Winning Form in Tattersall’s Cup

20 Jun, 2015

Five-year-old Escado has ended his 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival campaign in the best way possible this afternoon; producing an impressive turn of foot in the final straight at the Gold Coast to win the Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup (2400m) from a fast-finishing Shoreham.

Escado (inside) sprinted well enough to withstand a late charge from Shoreham …

Se Sauver Heads To Thousand Guineas After Edward Manifold Win

Se Sauver Heads To Thousand Guineas After Edward Manifold Win

5 Oct, 2013

Se Sauver has won the Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes at big odds as a part of today’s Turnbull Stakes Day at Flemington.

The three-year-old won the $220,000 race by the smallest of margins in front of Star Fashion, who placed second, and Solicit, who passed the post in third.

Se Sauver has now claimed …

Matt Laurie celebrates first G1 with SA Derby win

Matt Laurie celebrates first G1 with SA Derby win

4 May, 2013

Mornington trainer Matt Laurie celebrates his first Group 1 win with Escado taking out the $500,000 Centrebet South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville.

Escado gives trainer Matt Laurie his first Group 1 win in the South Australian Derby. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Winning jockey and close friend Ben Melham saved a mountain of ground and …

Dominant Out to Earn Guineas Berth

Dominant Out to Earn Guineas Berth

27 Sep, 2012

A Caulfield Guineas start is on the line for Dominant on Sunday when the lightly-raced youngster contests the Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m).

The three-year-old made himself known as a potential Guineas contender when running a narrow second first-up in the Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m) last month before running fifth to Jimando in the …

Dominant Raw But Ready for Guineas Campaign

Dominant Raw But Ready for Guineas Campaign

30 Aug, 2012

Raw three-year-old Dominant has had just two career starts but that hasn’t stopped trainer Matt Laurie setting the bar high.

The exciting youngster impressed when narrowly beaten by Rusambo in Saturday’s Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley and is being set on a Caulfield Guineas journey.

Laurie was delighted with the promising gelding’s first-up …

An Oaks with Two Sugars

An Oaks with Two Sugars

9 Dec, 2011

Promising Mornington trainer Matt Laurie is eyeing off the South Australian Oaks with the lightly raced Two Sugars after it won the Eems Tech Hcp (1600m) at Moonee Valley last night.

The well named daughter of Dash For Cash and Miss Capucino, despite carrying 59kg, led throughout to win her third race in four starts.…

Laurie aims to break drought at Moonee Valley tonight

Laurie aims to break drought at Moonee Valley tonight

2 Dec, 2011

Young Mornington trainer Matt Laurie has two chances to break a frustrating city drought at Moonee Valley tonight.

In the city, Laurie has had 16 runners this season for  two seconds, three thirds and three fourths.

 He is relying on Banner in the $100,000 Moreton Hire Premium Hcp (1600m) and The Counterfeiter in the $55,000 …