News About: Shawn Mathrick

2016 Darwin Cup an Option for Adirondack

2016 Darwin Cup an Option for Adirondack

19 Apr, 2016

Shawn Mathrick has revealed the 2016 Darwin Cup (2000m) is likely to figure as a target for Adirondack after the gelding produced a career-best performance to win the Vobis Gold Heath (2000m) at Caulfield over the weekend.

Adirondack will likely be set for the 2016 Darwin Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Adirondack was sent off …

Ayers Rock & Black Vanquish Gelded Ahead Of Autumn Campaigns

Ayers Rock & Black Vanquish Gelded Ahead Of Autumn Campaigns

18 Dec, 2015

Promising three-year-olds Ayers Rock and Black Vanquish were both gelded during their time in the spelling paddock and their respective trainers are hoping that the ultimate gear change helps them go to another level during the autumn.

Ayers Rock will likely return to the races in the CS Hayes Stakes during the Melbourne Festival Of …

Victoria Derby 2015: Ayers Rock May Not Lead

Victoria Derby 2015: Ayers Rock May Not Lead

29 Oct, 2015

Trainer Shawn Mathrick has revealed that Ayers Rock may not take up the running in the early stages of the 2015 Victoria Derby at Flemington on Saturday.

Ayers Rock is rated an outside chance in the 2015 Victoria Derby that will be held at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Ayers Rock has …

Mathrick Bullish About Ayers Rock In Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic

Mathrick Bullish About Ayers Rock In Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic

15 Oct, 2015

Ayers Rock has been backed into 2015 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic odds of $15 and trainer Shawn Mathrick is confident that the promising colt can make it two wins on the trot in the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ayers Rock led from start to finish to take out the UCI Stakes and he …

Victoria Derby the Aim for UCI Stakes Winner Ayers Rock

Victoria Derby the Aim for UCI Stakes Winner Ayers Rock

4 Oct, 2015

Cranbourne horseman Shawn Mathrick appears to have unearthed a particularly exciting prospect in three-year-old Ayers Rock, who completed an impressive start-to-finish performance to take out the Listed UCI Stakes (1800m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Ayers Rock broke through for a maiden black type win in this afternoon’s UCI Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jumping from …

Bletchingly Stakes Could Be Run To Suit Gig

Bletchingly Stakes Could Be Run To Suit Gig

25 Jul, 2014

Talented sprinter Lord Of The Sky is set to start the 2014 Bletchingly Stakes as an extremely short favourite, but trainer Shawn Mathrick believes that consistent mare Gig is capable of scoring an upset win in the Group 3 event at Caulfield tomorrow.

Gig has the chance to score a maiden win at Group level …

Gig To Make Black Type Debut In Chester Manifold Stakes

Gig To Make Black Type Debut In Chester Manifold Stakes

7 Jan, 2014

Trainer Shawn Mathrick is confident that Gig can be competitive when she makes her debut at Listed level in the Chester Manifold StakesĀ at Flemington on Saturday.

Gig is chasing her second straight victory this weekend after winning the Riverside Handicap at Flemington last Wednesday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Gig has had four …

Wet Ground Brings Pepin Hoaks Into Play

Wet Ground Brings Pepin Hoaks Into Play

27 Jan, 2012

In race eight on the Canterbury program tomorrow it’s one of the smaller trainers that could cause a bit of a surprise.

Shawn Mathrick has Pepin Hoaks in the 1550m handicap, a horse that’s been running consistently through some of the lower grades.

Last start he was given his chance in the city when he …