News About: Norm Hilton

Another Step Towards Sydney for Bold Glance

Another Step Towards Sydney for Bold Glance

26 Jul, 2012

Bold Glance will take another step along the path to spring racing on Saturday when he lines up at Doomben in the Mount Franklin Open Handicap (1350m).

Trained by Norm Hilton, the former Doncaster place-getter is gearing up for a second trip to Sydney with the Group 1 Epsom Handicap named as the major target.…

Can history repeat itself for Bold Glance

Can history repeat itself for Bold Glance

4 Jul, 2012

Toowoomba trainer Norm Hilton is hoping history can repeat it itself when his top sprinter Bold Glance steps out in the Listed $80,000 PMP Ascot Handicap (1200m) at Eagle Farm.

Bold Glance won the Ascot Handicap in 2010 after finishing well back in the WJ Healy Stakes - photo © Taron Clarke

Bold Glance won …

Carry Me Bluey On Track For Bernborough Run

Carry Me Bluey On Track For Bernborough Run

6 Dec, 2011

Queensland horse Carry Me Bluey will continue on his path towards the Listed Bernborough Handicap at Doomben on New Year’s Eve despite his second placing in the Listed Recognition Stakes last weekend.

The four-year-old gelding finished second to Wonderful Lass by a nose after a less than favourable run throughout the race.

Carry Me Bluey …

Wonderful two state double for Patinack

Wonderful two state double for Patinack

3 Dec, 2011

Patinack Farm scored a two state double when its strong finishing mare Wonderful Lass boosted her broodmare value by gaining black-type in the Listed Recognition Stakes (1600m) today.

The John Thompson-trained mare needed every inch of the long Eagle Farm straight to snatch a narrowly victory over Carry Me Bluey who was given a daring …

Carry Me Bluey Set For Bernborough Start

Carry Me Bluey Set For Bernborough Start

18 Nov, 2011

Toowoomba trainer Norm Hilton has high hopes for four-year-old gelding Carry Me Bluey going into the Summer Series in Brisbane.

Carry Me Bluey finished fourth last start in the Simon George & Sons Plate at Doomben, despite missing the kick and beginning his run too early.

“It was a huge run,” Hilton said.

“He was …

Have Another Glance At Stradbroke Nominations

Have Another Glance At Stradbroke Nominations

2 Jun, 2011

Bold Glance has been nominated for the Stradbroke Handicap after an error saw his name removed from the ballot

Bold Glance IS in the Stradbroke Handicap nominations and his position on the ballot means he’s well and truly safe of getting a start.

When the updated acceptors were released yesterday there was panic at the …

Brisbane Boasts Bold Chance In BRC Sprint

Brisbane Boasts Bold Chance In BRC Sprint

19 May, 2011

Bold Glance was the star Queenslander during the Sydney Autumn Carnival punching well and truly above his weight and coming up with some good results in tough races.

The most impressive was no doubt running third at big odds in the Doncaster, swooping up the inside rails to make up plenty of ground late

Toowoomba …

Queensland Takes Bold Glance At Doncaster Mile

Queensland Takes Bold Glance At Doncaster Mile

12 Apr, 2011

Bold Glance will attempt to become the first Queensland horse to win the Doncaster Mile in 36 years

Bold Glance will attempt to become the first Queensland horse to win the $2 million Doncaster Mile in 36 years this weekend.

The Sequalo gelding, who is trained by Norm Hilton in Toowoomba, will attempt to upstage …