Langley Onto Bigger And Better Things After Maiden Win

Three year old Redoute's Choice colt Langley rid his maiden status in fine fashion at Kembla Grange on Sunday in the Metro & Provincial Maiden Handicap over 1500m. At just his third start, Langley settled beautifully for Brenton Avdulla behind the leaders and cruised around the home turn to let down and win by 2 lengths. "I knew when Blake Shinn's horse (Cuba) was slow away that we were in a good position, I probably would of liked something to chase for a bit longer because he did want to look around at the 100m but it was a good effort and he's a nice horse".

Langley gave trainer John O'Shea his second winner since opening his stable last month from just 7 runners. "He's a nice progressive horse who I think will make a nice stayer." "To be fair, he's still learning but it was good to see him winning like that today and he'll make his presence felt in nicer races".

John will now likely aim Langley for the Listed Dulcify Handicap over 1600m at Randwick on September 30th for the 3 year olds. John always felt that the Randwick mile would be ideal for Langley and this is the logical race at the perfect time.

Langley was purchased from the Melbourne Premier Sale for $225,000 from the Arrowfield Stud Draft and is raced by Champion Thoroughbreds, Arrowfield Pastoral Pty Ltd, Nearco Stud Ltd, Grandlodge Racing Pty Ltd and Sedgewyn Syndicate. He is out of the Empire Maker mare Panorama Ridge (USA) who has also produced stakes winning New Zealand filly Sassy 'n' Smart (Smart Missile). Panorama Ridge is currently in foal to Not A Single Doubt.

Congratulations to all the connections of Langley & bring on the Dulcify!


EVENT REMINDER: 2017 Christmas Gathering

Champion New South Wales will be holding their 2017 Christmas Gathering at the John O'Shea Racing Stables on Friday, December 15th from 5pm onwards. Champion open the invitation to all owners (past and present) and friends to come along and enjoy some fantastic Spanish themed food whilst catching up with the team and our four legged friends. 

Regine Too Tough To Line at Gosford

Imported Mastercraftsman mare, '''Regine''', proved too strong in a hard fought finish at Gosford over the mile on Saturday to keep her second up record intact. 

Ivoryman and Regine To Gosford

Two of our 4yo's step out this weekend at Gosford in consecutive races and both look set to fight out the finish in their respective races as they step up in ground to suitable distances. 

Classy Debut Win By Atone At Mornington

Well bred Reset colt Atone made an impressive debut at the races when taking out the 1500m maiden at Mornington on Monday. The three year old was well prepared by trainer Robert Smerdon for the assignment with several jump outs and trials under his belt.  

Toffee Nose Prepares For Million Dollar Return

Classy mare Toffee Nose will return to the races at Bendigo on Tuesday- her first start since finishing a luckless 9th in the Group 1 South Autralian Oaks in May when she was badly galloped on mid-race. Leading up to the Oaks, Toffee had a successful preparation when runner-up 

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