News About: Matthew Allen

The Quarterback Records Brilliant Gilgai Stakes Victory

The Quarterback Records Brilliant Gilgai Stakes Victory

2 Oct, 2016

The Quarterback returned to the races with a very comfortable victory in the 2016 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

The Quarterback finished over the top of his rivals in the Gilgai Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Quarterback was able to settle closer to the lead than usual in the early stages of …

Australia Stakes 2016: Griffiths Bullish About It Is Written

Australia Stakes 2016: Griffiths Bullish About It Is Written

19 Jan, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is very bullish about the chances of It Is Written in the 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday and he is hopeful that the track specialist can go one better after finishing second behind Mourinho last year.

It Is Written has the chance to record the biggest win of his …

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes On The Agenda For The Quarterback

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes On The Agenda For The Quarterback

12 Jan, 2015

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has revealed that talented sprinter The Quarterback could contest the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February 21 after he recorded an impressive win in the Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The Quarterback has recorded three wins from six starts since returning to the races in October. …

The Quarterback Primed for Flemington Success

The Quarterback Primed for Flemington Success

19 Dec, 2014

Pleased with the feel offered up by the classy four-year-old in the lead-up to his racing return, jockey Matthew Allen is confident The Quarterback is more than a chance of success in Saturday’s Red Tempo Handicap (1000m) at Flemington.

Jockey Matthew Allen is confident of a successful performance from The Quarterback at Flemington this weekend. …

Girl In Flight Can Overcome Poor Australasian Oaks Barrier Draw

Girl In Flight Can Overcome Poor Australasian Oaks Barrier Draw

23 Apr, 2014

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is confident that Girl In Flight can overcome her poor Australasian Oaks barrier draw in the Group 1 event at Morphettville on Saturday.

Girl In Flight will jump from barrier 13 in the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville on Saturday. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Girl In Flight stamped herself as the favourite for …

The Quarterback A Chance For The Goodwood

The Quarterback A Chance For The Goodwood

22 Apr, 2014

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has revealed that The Quarterback is a chance of contesting the 2014 The Goodwood at Morphettville on May 10 after he returned to winning form in the Bert Bryant Handicap (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

The Quarterback returned to the winners stall with a memorable victory in the Bert Bryant Handicap at …

Girl In Flight To Australasian Oaks After Schweppervescence Stakes Win

Girl In Flight To Australasian Oaks After Schweppervescence Stakes Win

14 Apr, 2014

Talented filly Girl In Flight will press on to the 2014 Australasian Oaks after recording a strong win in the Group 3 Schweppervescence Stakes (1800m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Girl In Flight recorded an impressive win in the Schweppervescence Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Girl In Flight was positioned just off …

The Quarterback To Take Improvement Out Of CS Hayes Stakes Run

The Quarterback To Take Improvement Out Of CS Hayes Stakes Run

11 Feb, 2014

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is confident that The Quarterback will take plenty of improvement out of his run in the 2014 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington this weekend and head into the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at the same venue on March 1 in peak condition.

The Quarterback ran home strongly to finish third …