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  • 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 another win in a BM58 ... 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 1350m. It was an impressive win by ... 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 the older mares.
    In the ... 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 Stakes at Flemington over ... 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 winners tied up in the back. Fully ... 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 win by the Shane Nichols trained ... 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 home track" and it is all the ... 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

  • Star by name, Star by nature?

    Star by name, Star by nature?

    Mornington trainer Shane Nichols said he was confident I Am A Star wouldn't take long to put a win on the board, and she went some way to vindicating ... 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 Tabulated 15' Colt

I Am Invincible X Tabulated 15' Colt

1 year old Bay Colt

Sire: I Am Invincible Dam: Tabulated

A colt by the same sire of I Am A Star, I Am Invincible is one of the hottest sires around and I picked up this colt at a great price of $120,000 at the 2017 Inglis Classic Sale. Purchased from Newhaven Park, this farm is renowned for producing qu...

Pierro X Heigl 15' Filly

Pierro X Heigl 15' Filly

1 year old Bay or Brown Filly

Sire: Pierro Dam: Heigl

Partners wanted to race. Click on sire cam video to view. 

http://www.sirecam.com/video/Inglis_Melbourne_Premier_Yearling_Sale/2017/518

Eurozone X Unimpeachable Colt 15'

Eurozone X Unimpeachable Colt 15'

1 year old Bay Colt

Sire: Eurozone Dam: Unimpeachable

This colt by Eurozone was purchased at the Inglis Classic Sale. With his oldest progeny bring yearlings I was thrilled to get this colt with a purchase price of $45,000. 

Eurozone is a son of the ill-fated stallion Northern Meteor, he was a sire wh...

Gingerbread Man X North Going Zax 15' Filly

Gingerbread Man X North Going Zax 15' Filly

1 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Gingerbread Man Dam: North Going Zax

Partners wanted to race this $20,000 Vobis Gold yearling purchase, looks a pre xmas 2yo

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Weights
Lucy In Disguise Apr 28 2 Benalla Field
Lucy In Disguise Apr 28 3 Cranbourne Field
Duaneo's Sister Apr 28 4 Cranbourne Field
Darcionic Apr 28 5 Benalla Field
Galea Warrior Apr 30 5 Geelong Field
Lucy In Disguise Apr 30 1 Geelong Field
Malibu Affair Apr 30 2 Geelong Field
Darcionic May 01 7 Mornington Field
Princess Marauder May 01 2 Mornington Field
Malibu Affair May 03 3 Warrnambool Field
I Am The General May 03 6 Warrnambool Field
Galea Warrior May 03 1 Warrnambool Field
Acceptances
Princess Marauder Apr 29 2 Ararat Field/Form
Malibu Affair Apr 29 3 Ararat Field/Form
Malibu Affair May 01 2 Mornington Field/Form
Galea Warrior May 01 8 Mornington Field/Form
Darcionic May 01 10 Mornington Field/Form
Duaneo's Sister May 01 4 Mornington Field/Form
Mesclun May 01 3 Mornington Field/Form
Ocean Magic May 01 3 Mornington Field/Form

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Darcionic Apr 20, 2017 2 - Seymour 0.80 Clayton Douglas
Galea Warrior Apr 07, 2017 2 - Donald 4.50 C A Robertson
I Am A Star Mar 24, 2017 6 - Moonee Valley 3.30 D Yendall
I Am A Star Mar 11, 2017 5 - Flemington 0.10 D Yendall
Fully Maxed Mar 09, 2017 2 - Seymour 1.50 Alan Creighton
Darcionic Mar 09, 2017 5 - Seymour 1.00 Clayton Douglas

News

Darcionic Does It Again

Darcionic Does It Again

Apr 20, 2017 They say lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place but Darcionic tried proving them wrong today at Seymour, with another win in a BM58 Highweight Handicap, with Clayton
Winning Warrior

Winning Warrior

Apr 10, 2017 Galea Warrior broke through for his first win on Friday at Donald in the Michaels of Donald Maiden Plate over 1350m. It was an impressive win by the son of Helmet, running
Star Wins Sunline Stakes

Star Wins Sunline Stakes

Mar 25, 2017 I Am A Star was sensational on Friday night in winning the Group 2 William Hill Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley against the older mares.In the Spring I Am A Star become the first
Tough Group 2 Win For Nichols' Star

Tough Group 2 Win For Nichols' Star

Mar 12, 2017 Shane Nichols' stable star further proved her name to be correct on the weekend when taking out the Group 2 Kewney Stakes at Flemington over 1400m.I Am A Star and Ellizacoom were
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