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Avalon Streets Them At Bairnsdale

Avalon Streets Them At Bairnsdale

Dec 11, 2017

Streets Of Avalon went one better than his last start second at Bairnsdale on Monday, claiming the second on the card, the Edge associates Temp Fence Hire 3YO Maiden Plate over 1000m.The Shane Nichols trained three-year-old had placed in his last three starts and was well ...

General Salute's Again

General Salute's Again

Oct 19, 2017

I Am The General saluted again at Kyneton on Tuesday Hat'itude BM64 Handicap over 1112m with Jack Martin on board the now six-year-old.Trainer Shane Nichols was very pleased to see his old charge win again for a great group of owners that have been involved since the start."He ...

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

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

Oct 06, 2017

I Am A Star was shining bright at Moonee Valley on Friday night when she was victorious in the Group 2 Stocks Stakes and she is set for possibly more glory at the Australian Racehorse Awards night in Brisbane next week where she is nominated in the Three-Year-Old filly of the ...

Kuroshio colt heats up cold day at Cranbourne

Kuroshio colt heats up cold day at Cranbourne

Sep 07, 2017

Kuroshio colt heats up cold day at Cranbourne Industry News Posted September 5, 2017 | Leave a comment The Kuroshio x Love the Moment colt goes fastest at the Cranbourne breeze-ups (Inglis)Victorian first crop sires played a strong role in the ...

Fully Maxed Win At Sandown

Fully Maxed Win At Sandown

Jul 20, 2017

The Shane Nichols trained Fully Maxed came from nowhere at Ladbrokes Park Hillside on Wednesday in the Yarramalong Racing Club Handicap over 1000m to claim a very impressive victory first-up this campaign.Ridden by Jack Martin the two-year-old looked lost during the race ...

TURF LIFE FEATURE RACING.COM

TURF LIFE FEATURE RACING.COM

Jul 03, 2017

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Mesclun Claims Deserving Win

Mesclun Claims Deserving Win

May 24, 2017

The Shane Nichols trained filly, Mesclun, broke through for her first win on Wednesday at Ballarat in the Ableworks Maiden Plate over 1100m.It was Mesclun's seventh trip to the races with a return of three second placings and two thirds coming from her first six starts, ...

Winning Affair at Ballarat

Winning Affair at Ballarat

May 14, 2017

Shane Nichols continued his excellent season on Sunday at Sportsbet-Ballarat with Malibu Affair winning the Porter Plant Maiden Plate over 1200m. It was the three-year-old's maiden victory at his 12th start with six placings coming from his first 11 ...

Magic Win For Nichols

Magic Win For Nichols

May 10, 2017

The Shane Nichols trained filly Ocean Magic broke through for her first win at Geelong on Tuesday in the B & B Aluminium 3YO Fillies Maiden Plate over 1300m. The three-year-old was coming off a third placing last start at Cranbourne over 1200m and relished the ...

General Makes Winning Return

General Makes Winning Return

May 07, 2017

I Am The General made a winning return after a spell with victory in the 'Hats & High Tea' Mothers Day Gift BM64 Handicap over 1000m at Racing.com Park on Sunday.The five-year-old jumped well from the widest gate then jockey, Lachie King, settled him three wide as ...

UBET Star Is A Chance

UBET Star Is A Chance

May 03, 2017

Shane Nichols' I Am A Star will be looking to win her second Group 1 on the weekend in the 1200m UBET Classic (Registered as Robert Sangster Stakes) at Morphetville.I Am A Star is looking to continue her successful prep so far which has already yielded two Group 2 wins and a ...

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 Douglas again on board. The Shane Nichols trained gelding's last win - four starts back - was in ...

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 away from the field to win by four and a half lengths.Jockey, Craig Robertson, was fast away on Galea ...

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 filly in history to win the Group 1 Myer Classic and last night's victory was the first for a filly ...

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 locked together down the straight and when it looked like the West Australian visitor was going to ...

Seymour Double For Nichols

Seymour Double For Nichols

Mar 10, 2017

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 Maxed stepped out in the second race of the day and claimed the win in the JBL Catering 2YO Maiden Plate over 1200m. While ...

Arakain Breaks Through

Arakain Breaks Through

Feb 20, 2017

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 gelding , who had ran second in two of his previous four starts."Young jockey, Lachlan King, gave the horse an excellent ride," ...

I Am A Star To Resume In Group 2 Rubiton Stakes

I Am A Star To Resume In Group 2 Rubiton Stakes

Feb 09, 2017

Group One-winning filly I Am A Star will step out in a Cranbourne barrier trial in preparation for her return against older horses in the Rubiton Stakes five days later.A number of high-profile horses, including the Mick Price-trained colts Flying Artie and Extreme Choice, are ...

Back In A Flash Shows Some Dash

Back In A Flash Shows Some Dash

Feb 05, 2017

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 more sweeter when he has a winner.Back In A Flash toughed it out in a close win to nose out Nichols' other runner Malibu Affair, ...

Options aplenty for Nichols' Star

Options aplenty for Nichols' Star

Jan 18, 2017

The feature race options keep coming for filly I Am A Star with trainer Shane Nichols weighing up which Group 1 races in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide to attack this autumn.I Am A Star lived right up to her name when she beat the mares in the Group 1 Myer Classic at Flemington ...

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 fleeting glimpse of his filly Carusmatic.Nichols said on Friday that Carusmatic might not have the ...

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 her first start over the 2016 Flemington Spring Carnival where she finished a respectable 8th ...

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 Saturday.The daughter of I Am Invincible had gone close when runner-up in the Thousand Guineas against her ...

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 last stride.I Am A Star ($6.50) jumped from the outside barrier (13) and settled in 11th position ...