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Early bird catches the worm

Early bird catches the worm

Jun 11, 2018

QUEEN'S Birthday was spent in the winners circle for Wingrove Park's Joe & Daira Vella who celebrated an impressive debut win from the Mick Kent trained Greyworm (Master of Design x Miracle Magic).The three-year-old led from barrier to box around the Mornington course and ...

In Fairness, it was a great career!

In Fairness, it was a great career!

May 19, 2018

DUAL metropolitan winner In Fairness will live out his days in retirement at Wingrove Park with connections calling to an end his racing career.The son of Denman ends his 34-start career with over $150,000 in stakes earnings courtesy of six wins and seven placings. Born on ...

Foundation broodmare leaves a lasting legacy

Foundation broodmare leaves a lasting legacy

Feb 12, 2018

JOE & Daira Vella were saddened by the passing of Wingrove Park’s foundation broodmare Dual Spark on February 12.Aged 18, Dual Spark was the first horse the Vella family bred in 1999 and would go on to win four races and over $100,000 in prizemoney. Trained by Robert ...

Heart lies with Magic Millions favourite Jonker

Heart lies with Magic Millions favourite Jonker

Dec 21, 2017

YOU could argue there has been two boom horses of 2017 - so it’s any wonder Wingrove Park are shouting from the rooftops their close ties to Royal Symphony and Jonker as the year comes to a close - with both horses expected to make an even bigger name for themselves in ...

Hometrack specalist lands Bendigo Cup Day spoils

Hometrack specalist lands Bendigo Cup Day spoils

Nov 01, 2017

HOME track specialist Flying Spark has continued Bendigo trainer Shane Fliedner’s remarkable run of success on his local cup day. The five-year-old mare proved too slick for his five rivals in the 1000m benchmark 71 handicap on Wednesday.It was the fifth time in the last ...

Symphony stamps his authority at Headquarters

Symphony stamps his authority at Headquarters

Sep 16, 2017

ROYAL Symphony sent an ominous warning to his rivals when he returned to Flemington for the first time this spring and kept his winning streak in tact when saluting in the Listed $120,000 Exford Plate (1400m).His fourth victory was most arguably the three-year-old son of ...

Successful 24 hours sparks the new season into action

Successful 24 hours sparks the new season into action

Sep 01, 2017

WINGROVE Park opened their account for the season with a successful 24-hours last week courtesy of homebred thoroughbreds More Spark and Flying Spark.Domesday mare More Spark made her first start on the polytrack a winning one, when she rised to the mile last Thursday at ...

Commands attention ending season with two straight wins

Commands attention ending season with two straight wins

Jul 31, 2017

THEY say never underestimate a mare in form. After taking 20 race starts to register her maiden win, Her Command traveled to Mildura on Monday in career best form and subsequently made it two wins on end.Connections can lay claim to winning the final race of the 2016/17 ...

Her Command shows her authority at Geelong

Her Command shows her authority at Geelong

Jul 11, 2017

IN racing patience is often rewarded and on Tuesday at Geelong, connections of Her Command were compensated with a deserving victory in the $20,000 No Fuss Event Hire F&M Maiden Plate (1300m).As her name would suggest, the well bred Commands mare, took 20 starts to get the ...

Symphony on song for Caulfield Guineas assault

Symphony on song for Caulfield Guineas assault

Jul 08, 2017

THE unbeaten run of Domesday colt Royal Symphony extended into black-type success at Flemington on Saturday, when the colt joined an honor roll of five stakes winners bred by Wingrove Park, with a devastating triumph in the Listed $120,000 Taj Rossi Series Final (1600m).The ...

Symphony makes plenty of noise at Flemington

Symphony makes plenty of noise at Flemington

Jun 24, 2017

A STARTLING performance from Royal Symphony marked a landmark 15 metropolitan winners bred from Wingrove Park, after an explosive effort from the son of Domesday to win Saturday’s $100,000 Gippsland Region Handicap (1400m) at Flemington.The Tony McEvoy trained colt kept his ...

Royal Symphony in tune for startling debut win

Royal Symphony in tune for startling debut win

May 25, 2017

WINGROVE Park bred colt Royal Symphony was the horse on everyone’s lips on Thursday night after Tony McEvoy’s galloper turned heads with a 3¼ length debut win in the $25,000 Racing.com 2YO Maiden Plate (1200m) at Racing.com Park – Pakenham.The son of Domesday was ...

In Fairness clocks sixth win at Cranbourne sesquicentennial

In Fairness clocks sixth win at Cranbourne sesquicentennial

Apr 21, 2017

FRONT-RUNNING son of Denman, In Fairness, proved he’s just as effective on rain-affected ground when saluting in the feature $50,000 150th Anniversary Handicap (1400m) at Cranbourne on Friday night.While the Cranbourne Turf Club were celebrating 150 years of racing at the ...

Miss Octette sends out 2016 in style on New Year's Eve!

Miss Octette sends out 2016 in style on New Year's Eve!

Jan 05, 2017

OCTAGONAL mare Miss Octette rounded out 2016 on a winning note, with a deserving New Year’s Eve maiden victory at Echuca in the $20,000 De Bortoli Wines Maiden Plate (1600m).The five-year-olds triumph took the studs tally to nine victories for 2016 – with six of these coming ...

Winners roll in for Wingrove providing Christmas cheer

Winners roll in for Wingrove providing Christmas cheer

Dec 19, 2016

THE winning run of the Shane Fliedner stable and Wingrove Park stud extended last week with the partnership combining for three more victories – making it six wins in as many weeks.The streak continued at The Valley on Friday night when In Fairness was again successful at the ...

Allen holds the key to Hard Spark as winners flow

Allen holds the key to Hard Spark as winners flow

Dec 06, 2016

THE triumph by Hard Spark on Tuesday at Wangaratta provided Wingrove Park with a winner for the third consecutive week - the chestnut  dominant in breaking her maiden status.The daughter of Hard Spun was a deserving winner having previously placed on five occasions. Into ...

Spark victory keeps stud Flying this season

Spark victory keeps stud Flying this season

Nov 30, 2016

FLYING SPARK made it two victories in the space of 12 days for Wingrove Park following her gallant triumph at Bendigo on Wednesday, when the mares class prevailed in the $23,000 My Punter Fillies & Mares BM64 Handicap (1100m).The four-year-old shares the same stallion, ...

In Fairness returns a city winner at The Valley

In Fairness returns a city winner at The Valley

Nov 18, 2016

IN FAIRNESS  joined the honour roll of fourteen metropolitan winners bred by Wingrove Park and in doing so became the fourth city winner from the dam Villa Igea when taking out Friday nights $35,000 Marcus Oldham Agriculture Handicap (1200m)at Moonee Valley.The son of ...

In Fairness breaks run of seconds

In Fairness breaks run of seconds

May 19, 2016

FOLLOWING 10 seconds from the studs past 20 starters the victory of In Fairness at Ararat on Thursday came as a welcomed change of luck as the son of Denman strode away for a dominant victory.For the past eight weeks visits to the runners up stall were becoming all to familiar ...

Barrier to Box for In Fairness

Barrier to Box for In Fairness

Mar 09, 2016

TALENTED Denman gelding In Fairness has posted his second win for the calendar year with a dominant on speed performance to claim the $23,000 Porter Plan BM64 Handicap (1100m).Partnered by Harry Coffey, the lightly raced four-year-old showed his customary pace to lead the field ...

Boutique draft trump Inglis Premier

Boutique draft trump Inglis Premier

Mar 05, 2016

THE 2016 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale has been hailed a great success by Wingrove Park who offered a draft of four exceptional yearlings through the Oakland’s Junction sale ring.With competitive buying a welcomed trend amongst the sale, the Kerrie based horse stud offered ...

Wingrove Park offer superb Inglis draft

Wingrove Park offer superb Inglis draft

Feb 25, 2016

WINGROVE Park are proud to present an exceptional draft of yearlings at the 2015 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale.Our Kerrie-based property is extremely proud of our racetrack success with a strong banner of stakes performers and countless winners from our boutique band of ...

In Fairness, he's pretty smart!

In Fairness, he's pretty smart!

Jan 15, 2016

DENMAN gelding In Fairness returned from a spell in emphatic fashion last Friday putting rivals to the sword in the $20,000 Ararat Farm Supplies Maiden Plate (1100m).The four-year-old had not been sighted since June 2015 on the back of his initial campaign but the Shane Fliedner ...

More winners for Dual Spark progeny

More winners for Dual Spark progeny

Nov 25, 2015

WINGROVE Park mare Dual Spark has produced her sixth winner from as many foals courtesy of More Spark’s win in Wednesday’s $23,000 bet365.com 3YO Maiden Plate (1600m).The Fliedner stable has trained three of the progeny for breeders Joe and Daira Vella - most notably Sparks ...