News About: Ric Mcmahon

Whittington Wins the Lightning Handicap

Whittington Wins the Lightning Handicap

30 May, 2015

Talented stallion Whittington has closed his racing career in the best way possible at Doomben Racecourse this afternoon, mustering an impressive final straight sprint to take out the Listed Lightning Handicap (1050m).

Whittington hugged the rails to win the Lightning Handicap at Doomben this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Jumping from the gates only fairly, jockey …

Magic Millions Guineas Results – Deiheros Wins by Two Lengths

Magic Millions Guineas Results – Deiheros Wins by Two Lengths

10 Jan, 2015

It was a great start to the $1 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) with Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate (1300m) winner Mywayorthehighway taking the lead while race favourite Hijack Hussy couldn’t go the speed and drifted back into fourth last.

Deiheros delivered a strong win in the $1 million Magic Millions Guineas at the …

Wicked Intent has perfect draw in Phelan Ready Stakes

Wicked Intent has perfect draw in Phelan Ready Stakes

10 Dec, 2014

Wicked Intent gets the chance to cement his favouritism for the Magic Millions 2yo Classic after drawing perfectly in the Listed $100,000 Morgans Seafood Phelan Ready Stakes (1050m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Wicked Intent has drawn perfectly in the Phelan Ready Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Barry Mitchell trained Wicked Intent came …

Ellawisdom Scores Upset Win In Bright Shadow Handicap

Ellawisdom Scores Upset Win In Bright Shadow Handicap

31 May, 2014

Inconsistent mare Ellawisdom stormed home from the tail of the field to record an impressive victory in the 2014 Bright Shadow Handicap at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

Ellawisdom scored an upset win in the 2014 Bright Shadow Handicap in Brisbane this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Ellawisdom was settled at the tail of the field …

Doyle banking on lucky combination in Queensland Guineas

Doyle banking on lucky combination in Queensland Guineas

30 May, 2014

Gold Coast trainer Noel Doyle is banking on the lucky combination of jockey Ric McMahon and Le Val to return the three year old to the winner’s circle in the Group 2 $350,000 Sky Racing Queensland Guineas (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Le Val and Ric McMahon are back together again in the Queensland …

Blinkers On Chop Chop For The Roses

Blinkers On Chop Chop For The Roses

16 May, 2014

Trainer Shaune Ritchie is hoping that the application of blinkers will help Chop Chop produce an improved effort when she contests the 2014 The Roses at Doomben tomorrow.

Ric McMahon will partner Chop Chop in the 2014 The Roses at Doomben this weekend. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Chop Chop was well-backed in the lead-up to …

Chop Chop To Begin Queensland Oaks Campaign In Gold Coast Bracelet

Chop Chop To Begin Queensland Oaks Campaign In Gold Coast Bracelet

29 Apr, 2014

Chop Chop made her racing debut in October last year and finished second behind Australian Oaks winner Rising Romance in her second race start at Dargaville before scoring her maiden race win at Otaki on December 19.

Ric McMahon will partner Chop Chop in the 2014 Gold Coast Bracelet at the Gold Coast on Saturday. …

McMahon retains the ride on Better Than Ready in Rubiton Stakes

McMahon retains the ride on Better Than Ready in Rubiton Stakes

4 Feb, 2014

Brisbane jockey Ric McMahon has retained the ride on Better Than Ready when he kicks off his Melbourne Autumn Carnival campaign in the Group 2 $175,000 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ric McMahon to ride Better Than Ready in Rubiton Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

McMahon has ridden the smart sprinter in …

Better Than Ready Carries Big Weight To Keith Noud Handicap Victory

Better Than Ready Carries Big Weight To Keith Noud Handicap Victory

23 Nov, 2013

Leading Queensland sprinter Better Than Ready dug deep to carry the top weight of 60.5kg to victory in the Listed Keith Noud Handicap (1200m) at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

Better Than Ready carried the top weight to victory in the Keith Noud Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello

Better Than Ready is normally …

Rockhampton Hero Prepares For City Class Test

Rockhampton Hero Prepares For City Class Test

19 Jan, 2012

Kilwinning Option will be making his metropolitan debut at Eagle Farm this weekend after an impressive winning streak at his home track of Rockhampton.

The three-year-old colt has won all five of his last race starts and will be heading to Brisbane for the first time in his nine career starts.

Trainer Lyle Rowe acquired …