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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 ...

Cup Carnival beckons for Flying filly

Cup Carnival beckons for Flying filly

Nov 06, 2015

HOMEBRED filly Flying Spark will partake in one of the worlds largest racing carnivals when she competes in the Listed $150,000 Hilton Hotels & Resorts Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday.Emirates Stakes Day marks the close of the famous four-day Flemington Melbourne ...

Congratulations Michelle!

Congratulations Michelle!

Nov 03, 2015

WE are thrilled for 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne on today's unbelievable achievement aboard Prince Of Penzance.Michelle first rode for Wingrove Park in 2003 as an apprentice and has continued to ride our horses to success for over 15 years.Well done ...

Bendigo bridesmaids on Cup Day

Bendigo bridesmaids on Cup Day

Oct 28, 2015

IT was a case of close but no cigar on Bendigo Cup Day for Wingrove Park bred fillies More Spark and Flying Spark who both finished second in their respective races.The afternoon become even more frustrating for trainer Shane Fliedner who trained a total of four second ...

Flying Spark has a bright future

Flying Spark has a bright future

Oct 01, 2015

WINGROVE Park breeders Joe and Daira Vella marked a third generation of success when Flying Spark claimed the $23,000 Cup Eve Gala @ All Seasons Maiden Plate (1100m) at Bendigo last week.The Shane Fliedner-trained three-year-old is raced by Wingrove Park and hails from Sparks ...

Good Music tuned up for Gold Bracelet

Good Music tuned up for Gold Bracelet

Mar 20, 2015

A scratching in Saturday’s lucrative $110,000 Catanach’s Jewellers Bendigo Gold Bracelet (1400m) has given breeders Joe & Daira Vella the opportunity to chase their second success in the event when they saddle up the Shane Fliedner trained mare Good Music.Having won the ...

Winning note for Good Music at Bendigo

Winning note for Good Music at Bendigo

Feb 07, 2015

OWNERS of Good Music have learnt that patience is a virtue in racing and as a result rightfully celebrated when their smart Primus mare scored her second win on Saturday’s Marong Cup Day at Bendigo.Deep into her third preparation Good Music was installed second favorite on the ...

Offering first Helmet Yearling globally

Offering first Helmet Yearling globally

Jan 05, 2015

WINGROVE Park will offer the first Yearling worldwide by champion racehorse Helmet as Lot 210 at the upcoming 2015 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on Thursday January 8.On Account of Amarina Farm, Denman NSW (as agent for Wingrove Park) the chestnut filly will create ...

Tiger will be sadly missed

Tiger will be sadly missed

Oct 07, 2014

THE staff at Wingrove Park were recently saddened by the loss of important team member ‘Tiger’ who was a much loved horse nanny to our thoroughbreds on the property.A successful retired show pony, our Shetland Pony’s role was to comfort our sick and injured horses. He ...

First foal for Breeding Season

First foal for Breeding Season

Sep 24, 2014

THANKS to Basinghall Farm, Nagambie on Wednesday morning at 5:10AM we had our first foal for the season.27 days after being due to foal this chestnut Reset x Silent Spring - Colt (pictured) is very happy and healthy as our photo portrays at just nine hours old. The Colt is from ...

Two pronged Adelaide attack

Two pronged Adelaide attack

Mar 28, 2014

ADELAIDE has been a happy hunting ground for Wingrove Park in past years and the boutique stud farm are hoping the trend continues tomorrow when half-brothers Primitive Man and Silent Man make the trip west to Morphettville racecourse.From the Marauding mare Silent Spring, ...

Fair Trade returns home

Fair Trade returns home

Mar 03, 2014

A fitting end to the career of Fair Trade, has seen the Kerrie-bred galloper return home to retirement under the care of breeders Joe and Daira Vella at their Wingrove Park property.The seriously talented son of Danewin who scored effortless victories in his two career starts at ...

Silent Man makes a noise at Werribee

Silent Man makes a noise at Werribee

Jan 26, 2014

DAMIEN Oliver was at his brilliant best on Sunday at Werribee getting the saloon passage through on the Shane Fliedner trained Silent Man to take out the $17,500 White Horse Truck & Bus SV Maiden Plate (1425m).Having come up with barrier one, Oliver didn’t go around a ...

Good Music in tune at Bendigo

Good Music in tune at Bendigo

Nov 27, 2013

ONE of Wingrove Park’s foundation mares Naturalist produced her sixth winner at Bendigo on Wednesday when Good Music took out the $17,500 Farewell Bennie Benbow Super Vobis Maiden Plate (1300m).By the Flying Spur stallion Primus – also the sire to the stud’s metropolitan ...

Breeding barn for Sparks Alight

Breeding barn for Sparks Alight

Nov 25, 2013

FOLLOWING a Cranbourne trial on Monday, the Shane Fliedner trained Sparks Alight has been retired.A daughter of VRC Derby winning stallion Rakti, the six-year-old had been away from the racing scene for more than 80 weeks, since her last start at Caulfield on April 21 2012.Chris ...

A Fair performance at Sha Tin

A Fair performance at Sha Tin

Sep 08, 2013

AUSTRALIAN jockey Zac Purton stood high in the irons to give a victory salute after steering Fair Trade to victory at Sunday's opening meeting of the Hong Kong season at Sha Tin. Purton guided the eight-year-old home for his first win since February 2010 in the Cotton Tree ...

Perfect record for Sparks progeny

Perfect record for Sparks progeny

Jun 05, 2013

JUST A Spark is the fifth winner from as many foals to come from Wingrove Park’s foundation mare Dual Spark, after Wednesday’s maiden win in the Coopers & Sabois Maiden Plate (1700m).After a frustrating six placings, the son of Artie Schiller relished the rise in ...