Latest News from VICTORY LODGE

WEEKEND RUNNERS

Mar 06, 2013

Well good racing coming up this weekend,  Dear Demi and Impetuous go around in the Surrond Stakes at Warwick Farm,  and Satin Shoes racing in the Newmarket at Flemington so busy weekend.   Assail had a barrier trial yesterday at Rosehill,  ran fastest ...

DECISION TIME

Feb 26, 2013

Decision Time hasn’t raced since October 2011 due to a bruised tendon and  Clarry was hoping to give the son of Foreplay a searching hit-out in the trial to judge the five-year-old’s fitness levels with a view to when he would return. Originally the  ...

ASSAIL

Feb 08, 2013

It has been a month since Assail  was scratched as favourite on the morning of the Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast due to a hoof infection. Some of the fillies hoof had to be cut away with a Golden Slipper campaign hinging on how quickly it ...

BARIER TRIALS

Feb 04, 2013

THE TRIAL'S AT WARWICK FARM WENT WELL THIS MORNING,  DECISION TIME HAD HIS FIRST TRIAL BACK,  HE HAS BEEN IN THE PADDOCK FOR 12 MONTHS AND WAS HAVING AN EASY TRIAL BUT PULLED HIMSELF TO THE FRONT TO WIN HIS TRIAL,  HE IS VERY COMPETATIVE. SATIN SHOES ALSO ...

NEW YEAR

Jan 04, 2013

Well it's 2013 and I don't know about everyone else but I'm sure last year wasn't 365 days went much too quick still have lots to do,  so now New Year is here and starts all over again Magic Millions sales coming up next week,  then Inglis Classic and ...

ON TARGET FOR MAGIC MILLIONS

Dec 20, 2012

 Assail is the new Magic Millions 2YO Classic favourite after recording a dominant victory in the $200,000 Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1100m) on Thursday. After the win Conners described Assail as "a better horse” than Mirror Mirror, who he trained to win ...

Assail mauls opposition at Warwick Farm

Nov 10, 2012

Smart juvenile Assail continued a terrific week for trainer Clarry Conners with her outstanding debut win at Warwick Farm. Conners claimed the Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) at Flemington with Dear Demi less than 48 hours before Assail won the Foterra Foodservice Handicap (1000m) ...

Dear Demi dominant in VRC Oaks for Singo

Nov 08, 2012

Star filly Dear Demi became the latest big-race winner in a relationship between trainer Clarry Conners and owner John Singleton when the three-year-old claimed the Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) at Flemington. Singleton provided Conners’s fourth Golden Slipper winner when ...

2 WINS

Oct 28, 2012

IMPETUOUS,  A LOVELY BRED FILLY OF DR EDMUND AND BELINDA  BATEMAN'S,  WON HER MAIDEN IN VERY NICE STYLE AT WYONG ON SUNDAY ,  THIS FILLY HAS A LOVELY PEDIGREE AND EXPECT NICE THINGS OF HER NEXT PREPARATION.   HEZA CLOWN ALSO WON HIS ...

TEJON

Oct 27, 2012

TEJON WON AT KEMBLA GRANGE ON SATURDAY,  SHE HAS BEEN A BIT OF A DIFFICULT HORSE TO TRAIN AS SHE PUT' S  HER HEAD VERY HIGH IN THE AIR WHEN SHE IS RACING. CLARRY HAS EXPERIMENTED WITH DIFFERENT GEAR AND  IT HAS NOT WORKED  SO TOOK THEM OFF AND LET ...

SATIN SHOES

Oct 26, 2012

The four-year-old mare comes into the race with good form having placed in all three runs this preparation, only beaten one length behind Red Tracer in group two company at Randwick, who has since gone on to run third in the Tristarc Stakes. “Her form has been really ...

RUBY LOVE

Oct 21, 2012

Ruby Love won her maiden today at Gosford,  this filly is a 1/2 sister to INSPIRE that Clarry trained a few years ago he was a terrific horse and won quite a few races.  Ruby Love was having her third  run back this preparation,  and was to be ...

LAST WEEKS RUNNERS

Oct 20, 2012

Dear Demi ran a fantastic race in the 1000 Guineas drew outside barrier so Jim went back to last on the fence then stayed on the fence for a terrific run till got knocked down at the 200 meters stopped her momentum but she got going to get home strong for second,  now onto ...

DEAR DEMI

Oct 18, 2012

Dear Demi ran a terrific race yesterday in the 1000 Guineas,  Jim Cassidy said we were a bit stiff,  she ran enormous,  we got held up bad at the 300 metres but from the outside draw we always had to go back, ride for luck and pinch runs.   she ...

DEAR DEMI

Oct 17, 2012

Clinton Payne Clarry Conners keeps the faith with J Cassidy in Dear Demi's corner Sydney trainer Clarry Conners believes Hall of Fame jockey Jim Cassidy is the right man for the job to guide his talented filly Dear Demi to Group I success in Wednesday's $500,000 ...

Dear Demi on song for VRC Oaks after Furious win

Sep 08, 2012

Classy three-year-old filly Dear Demi continued her progression towards her Group 1 targets with a dominant win in the Group 2 Furious Stakes (1400m) at Warwick Farm. Champion trainer Clarry Conners knows what it takes to produce a VRC Oaks winner after taking the Flemington ...

TURNLEY IN THE DEEP WATER

Aug 31, 2012

The Run To The Rose might not be the only Golden Rose launching pad on Saturday's Rosehill program. While the 1200m Group Three event features four of the top nine horses in betting for next month's $1 million race - including early favourite All Too Hard - ...

GOING TO MELBOURNE

Aug 31, 2012

A lack of suitable races in Sydney has been the catalyst for Dee'N'Gee to resume at Caulfield on Saturday. But it has also prompted trainer Clarry Conners to consider more frequent forays to the southern capital. "I haven't utilised the stables enough ...

Turnley gets home at windy Hawkesbury

Aug 23, 2012

Gale-force winds failed to stop Turnley breaking through for his second win in the Living Cancer Trust Handicap (1400m) at Hawkesbury. Wind, rain and thunder passed over the venue for most of the meeting but Turnley coped with the conditions admirably in the $22,000 ...

Smart Patrol proves the doubters wrong at Wyong

Aug 22, 2012

A top jockey wrote him off and he recently attacked his trainer but Smart Patrol has continued his impressive winter preparation with another victory at Wyong. Nash Rawiller rode Smart Patrol in a maiden at Wyong in December last year before telling trainer Clarry Conners ...

Weekend racing

Jul 14, 2012

  Group One plans have been kept alive for debut winner Turnley and the Golden Rose could become a realistic target with victory at Warwick Farm on Saturday. The Clarry Conners-trained Turnley easily accounted for a small field at the provincials and he'll be ...

SMART PATROL

Jun 28, 2012

SMART PATROL WON AT WYONG ON THURSDAY IT WAS A GOOD WIN HE FOUGHT HARD DOWN THE STRAIGHT,  HE IS A FUNNY HORSE HAS HIS OWN CHARACTER BUT SOMETIMES DOES NOT LIKE PEOPLE SO WILL PUT THEM OUT OF HIS BOX AND YOU HAVE TO WAIT A FEW MINUTES THEN TRY AGAIN.   THIS ...

TURNLEY

Jun 28, 2012

WE HAVE HAD  SOME COMMENT ON OUR HORSE TURNLEY WHO WON AT WYONG ON THURSDAY,  WE BRED THIS HORSE AND AN OWNER WHO BRED AND RACED TIERCE OWNED THE MARE KATIE KERFUFFLE AND WHEN HE DECIDED TO LIVE OVERSEAS GAVE US THE MARE SO WE SENT HER TO OLYMPUS A STALLION WE PART OWN ...

WHAT A WONDER

Jun 21, 2012

 What a wonder she is Our Girl Charlize she gives you heart failure when she races,  she jumps then does not want to go with the other horses so get back so far you think she has no hope then she changes gears and blows them away.