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  • Nichols' Star Shines Bright Again

    Nichols' Star Shines Bright Again

    Shane Nichols' mighty filly, I Am A Star, won yet another black-type race on Saturday when successful in the Group 2 ... Read More

  • Streets Of Avalon Makes It Back-To-Back City Wins

    Streets Of Avalon Makes It Back-To-Back City Wins

    Streets Of Avalon continued Shane Nichols' great start to the new season making it two wins in a row in town on ... Read More

  • Streets Of Avalon Kickstarts Nichols' Season

    Streets Of Avalon Kickstarts Nichols' Season

    Streets Of Avalon got the new racing season off to a flying start for Shane Nichols with his victory in the Hygain ... Read More

  • Stable Open Day!!

    Stable Open Day!!

    We are holding a stable open day on Sunday March 25 showcasing some of the newest stable additions we have purchased ... Read More

  • Fully Maxed At Sale

    Fully Maxed At Sale

    Clayton Douglas continued his excellent run of form at Sale on Sunday with a win aboard the Shane Nichols trained Fully ... Read More

  • Ocean Show's Mornington Magic

    Ocean Show's Mornington Magic

    Ocean Magic provided Shane Nichols with a home track win at the Mornington Australia Day meeting on Friday, claiming ... Read More

  • Avalon Streets Them At Bairnsdale

    Avalon Streets Them At Bairnsdale

    Streets Of Avalon went one better than his last start second at Bairnsdale on Monday, claiming the second on the card, ... Read More

  • General Salute's Again

    General Salute's Again

    I Am The General saluted again at Kyneton on Tuesday Hat'itude BM64 Handicap over 1112m with Jack Martin on board the ... Read More

  • Star Shines Again And Set To Shine Brighter At Australian Racehorse Awards

    Star Shines Again And Set To Shine Brighter At Australian Racehorse Awards

    I Am A Star was shining bright at Moonee Valley on Friday night when she was victorious in the Group 2 Stocks Stakes ... Read More

  • Fully Maxed Win At Sandown

    Fully Maxed Win At Sandown

    The Shane Nichols trained Fully Maxed came from nowhere at Ladbrokes Park Hillside on Wednesday in the Yarramalong ... Read More

  • TURF LIFE FEATURE RACING.COM

    TURF LIFE FEATURE RACING.COM

    https://www.racing.com/videos/2017-05-08/turf-life--8517
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  • Mesclun Claims Deserving Win

    Mesclun Claims Deserving Win

    The Shane Nichols trained filly, Mesclun, broke through for her first win on Wednesday at Ballarat in the Ableworks ... Read More

  • Winning Affair at Ballarat

    Winning Affair at Ballarat

    Shane Nichols continued his excellent season on Sunday at Sportsbet-Ballarat with Malibu Affair ... Read More

  • Magic Win For Nichols

    Magic Win For Nichols

    The Shane Nichols trained filly Ocean Magic broke through for her first win at Geelong on Tuesday in the B & B ... Read More

  • General Makes Winning Return

    General Makes Winning Return

    I Am The General made a winning return after a spell with victory in the 'Hats & High Tea' Mothers Day Gift ... Read More

  • UBET Star Is A Chance

    UBET Star Is A Chance

    Shane Nichols' I Am A Star will be looking to win her second Group 1 on the weekend in the 1200m UBET Classic ... Read More

  • Darcionic Does It Again

    Darcionic Does It Again

    They say lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place but Darcionic tried proving them wrong today at Seymour, with ... Read More

  • Winning Warrior

    Winning Warrior

    Galea Warrior broke through for his first win on Friday at Donald in the Michaels of Donald Maiden Plate over ... Read More

  • Star Wins Sunline Stakes

    Star Wins Sunline Stakes

    I Am A Star was sensational on Friday night in winning the Group 2 William Hill Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley against ... Read More

  • Tough Group 2 Win For Nichols' Star

    Tough Group 2 Win For Nichols' Star

    Shane Nichols' stable star further proved her name to be correct on the weekend when taking out the Group 2 Kewney ... Read More

  • Seymour Double For Nichols

    Seymour Double For Nichols

    Shane Nichols travelled to Seymour with two horse's in the float and made the return trip to Mornington with two ... Read More

  • Arakain Breaks Through

    Arakain Breaks Through

    Arakain broke through today for his first win at Kyneton in the Glen Erin Maiden Plate over 1450m. It was a terrific ... Read More

  • Back In A Flash Shows Some Dash

    Back In A Flash Shows Some Dash

    Shane Nichols usually targets a Yarra Valley meeting with a couple of runner's as he enjoys "getting back to the old ... 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 ... 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

Written Tycoon - True Emotions 16' Colt

Written Tycoon - True Emotions 16' Colt

2 year old Chestnut Colt

Sire: Written Tycoon Dam: True Emotions

A $150,000 purchase from the Melbourne Premier sale. Sold at cost with no margin.

Uncle Mo - Tabulated 16' Filly

Uncle Mo - Tabulated 16' Filly

2 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Uncle Mo Dam: Tabulated

Did you Know that 1 in 6 Uncle Mo Fillies earn Black Type- this is better than any other stallion in the world !!!

Did you Know that 1 in 6 Uncle Mo Fillies earn Black Type- this is better than any other stallion in the world !!!

A $77,500.00 purcha...

Wicked Style X Don't Suppose 16' Filly

Wicked Style X Don't Suppose 16' Filly

2 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Wicked Style Dam: Don't Suppose

A $22,000 purchase from the March Gold Coast sale. Sold at cost, please contact Shane 0416000042

More Than Ready X Mega 16' Colt

More Than Ready X Mega 16' Colt

2 year old Bay Colt

Sire: More Than Ready Dam: Mega

A $15000 purchase. Lot 128 from the Vobis Gold Sale 

https://inglis.com.au/sales/info/2018+Melbourne+Vobis+Gold+Yearling+Sale/catalogue/128 

Skilled X Gypsy Marauder 16' Colt

Skilled X Gypsy Marauder 16' Colt

2 year old Brown Colt

Sire: Skilled Dam: Gypsy Marauder

Bred by Ray & Hilary Atchison this Colt is by SKILLED a Darley Group 1 winning 2YO out of GYPSY MARAUDER their very good Marauding Broodmare. GYPSY has produced 6 winners from 8 foals to race with 30 wins amongst them including 3 City Winners and ...

Iffraaj X Asterie 16' Colt

Iffraaj X Asterie 16' Colt

2 year old Bay Colt

Sire: Iffraaj GB Dam: Asterie

I purchased this colt for NZ$45,000.00 we sell at our cost. Please call for further information.0416000042

By John Berry

The stallion business in New Zealand has changed in recent years. The greatest patriarchs of the modern era have either died or ...

Brazen Beau X Honor Hymn 16' Filly

Brazen Beau X Honor Hymn 16' Filly

2 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Brazen Beau Dam: Honor Hymn

Partners wanted to race. More information to follow

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Nominations
I Am A Star Sep 28 8 Moonee Valley Field
Weights
Raise The Roof Sep 24 2 Racing.Com Park Syn Field
Rising Hsiang Sep 24 3 Racing.Com Park Syn Field
Rock The World Sep 25 4 Grafton Field
Rock The World Sep 27 5 Armidale Field
Tahitian Dancer Oct 13 3 Caulfield Field

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Parmageddon Sep 22, 2018 4 - Jerilderie 5.50 Simon Miller
I Am A Star Sep 15, 2018 6 - Flemington 0.10 B Melham
Rock The World Sep 13, 2018 1 - Grafton 1.00 B Looker
Streets Of Avalon Aug 18, 2018 4 - Caulfield 1.30 Zac Spain
Streets Of Avalon Aug 04, 2018 5 - Moonee Valley 2.00 Zac Spain
Famoosa Jun 30, 2018 3 - Casterton 0.10 Clayton Douglas

News

Nichols' Star Shines Bright Again

Nichols' Star Shines Bright Again

Sep 17, 2018 Shane Nichols' mighty filly, I Am A Star, won yet another black-type race on Saturday when successful in the Group 2 Let's Elope Stakes over 1400m at Flemington.Ridden by Ben
Streets Of Avalon Makes It Back-To-Back City Wins

Streets Of Avalon Makes It Back-To-Back City Wins

Aug 19, 2018 Streets Of Avalon continued Shane Nichols' great start to the new season making it two wins in a row in town on Saturday in the Nitto Denko Handicap over 1400m at Caulfield
Streets Of Avalon Kickstarts Nichols' Season

Streets Of Avalon Kickstarts Nichols' Season

Aug 04, 2018 Streets Of Avalon got the new racing season off to a flying start for Shane Nichols with his victory in the Hygain Tracktorque Handicap at Moonee Valley over 1500m.Under
Stable Open Day!!

Stable Open Day!!

Mar 16, 2018 We are holding a stable open day on Sunday March 25 showcasing some of the newest stable additions we have purchased this year. By some of the hottest sires around they include
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