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  • Oscietra party ripe for Carusmatic crashing

    Oscietra party ripe for Carusmatic crashing

    Sunday’s debut at Flemington of Oscietra will be watched around the world and so rival trainer Shane Nichols expects hundreds of thousands of ... Read More

  • Carusmatic Breaks Her Maiden In Only Her Second Start

    Carusmatic Breaks Her Maiden In Only Her Second Start

    Carusmatic headed over to Morphetville Parks on Saturday November 19 2016 to contest the James Boag Premium Two-Year-Old Plate over 1000m. Carusmatic ... Read More

  • I Am A Star Wins The Group One Myer Classic

    I Am A Star Wins The Group One Myer Classic

    Trainer Shane Nichols couldn’t hide his delight when three-year-old filly I Am Starprovided him with a first Group 1 victory in the $500,000 Myer ... Read More

  • I Am A Star Captures The Quezette

    I Am A Star Captures The Quezette

    Mornington trainer Shane Nichols and Steven King combined to win yet another feature race when I Am A Star claimed Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 ... Read More

  • Nichols' Shooting Star

    Nichols' Shooting Star

    I Am A Star made it back to back wins on Saturday, winning the Group 3 Quayclean National Stakes over 1200m, at Morphetville.
    The Shane Nichols ... Read More

  • I Am A Star Could Be Exactly That

    I Am A Star Could Be Exactly That

    Shane Nichols opened the day at Flemington on Saturday with an impressive win with I Am A Star claiming the Phar Lap Club Plate, over 1100m, for ... Read More

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Shane Nichols Racing is a boutique training operation based less than 60 minutes from Melbourne in picturesque Mornington, which encompasses all that the Peninsula Region is about: friendly people, a serene location, fresh air, and a unique environment for humans and horses.

Shane Nichols Racing is one of the few training and racing operations situated close to Melbourne that embraces a truly personalised approach to both horses and their owners. With a maximum of 30 horses in work at any one time, the preferred method of communication is via the owner’s choice of personal contact whether that is phone call, text message or email.

The Shane Nichols Racing approach to horse management is in alignment with this ethos, with Shane personally overseeing the management of each horse’s preparation on a daily basis. Horses are stabled on Shane’s properties on Mornington Racing Centre which provides the benefits of year round grass track gallops (7 days of the week) and an all weather sand track surface that has recently been upgraded. Utilisation of the steeplechase course allows for variation of work patterns on the flat or hill surfaces.

Owners are encouraged to be involved with their horse’s preparation and are welcomed by Shane Nichols Racing friendly staff at track work or on race day.

As an owner, the only way to understand the service and value of the Shane Nichols Racing experience is to come and see the operation for yourself.

Without a doubt Shane's highlight of his racing career comes from the Group One win of I Am A Star. While on the way to the win of the 2016 Group One Myer Classic at Flemington this filly also won the Group Three Quezette Stakes. Winning a Group One is every trainers dream and Shane has the credentials to do it.

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Horses Currently Available

I Am Invincible X Lissande

I Am Invincible X Lissande

1 year old Bay Filly

Sire: I Am Invincible Dam: Lissande

A filly by the same sire of I Am A Star, I Am Invincible is one of the hottest sires around and I picked up this filly at a very reasonable price of $110,000 at the 2017 Gold Coast Magic Millions.

I Am Invincible was a brilliant sprinter having had...

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Weights
Malibu Affair Jan 21 3 Yarra Glen Field
Darcionic Jan 21 7 Yarra Glen Field
Malibu Affair Jan 22 3 Sale Field
Darcionic Jan 23 7 Seymour Field
Back In A Flash Jan 24 2 Terang Field
Acceptances
Back In A Flash Jan 22 2 Great Western Field/Form
Darcionic Jan 22 4 Great Western Field/Form
Darcionic Jan 24 9 Terang Field/Form

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Carusmatic Nov 19, 2016 1 - Morphettville Parks 0.20 Alan Creighton
I Am A Star Oct 29, 2016 6 - Flemington 0.40 D Yendall
I Am A Star Aug 13, 2016 6 - Caulfield 0.20 S R King
I Am A Star May 21, 2016 1 - Morphettville 3.00 S R King
Darcionic May 12, 2016 3 - Werribee 0.50 S R King
I Am A Star May 07, 2016 1 - Flemington 1.50 S R King

News

Oscietra party ripe for Carusmatic crashing

Oscietra party ripe for Carusmatic crashing

Dec 30, 2016 Sunday’s debut at Flemington of Oscietra will be watched around the world and so rival trainer Shane Nichols expects hundreds of thousands of viewers will get more than a
Carusmatic Breaks Her Maiden In Only Her Second Start

Carusmatic Breaks Her Maiden In Only Her Second Start

Nov 19, 2016 Carusmatic headed over to Morphetville Parks on Saturday November 19 2016 to contest the James Boag Premium Two-Year-Old Plate over 1000m. Carusmatic went into the race coming off
I Am A Star Wins The Group One Myer Classic

I Am A Star Wins The Group One Myer Classic

Oct 29, 2016 Trainer Shane Nichols couldn’t hide his delight when three-year-old filly I Am Starprovided him with a first Group 1 victory in the $500,000 Myer Classic at Flemington on
I Am A Star Captures The Quezette

I Am A Star Captures The Quezette

Aug 13, 2016 Mornington trainer Shane Nichols and Steven King combined to win yet another feature race when I Am A Star claimed Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m) in the
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