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Record-breaking win for Desert Man

Record-breaking win for Desert Man

Sep 30, 2019

A subtle gear change has helped Desert Man win the TAB Class 3 Plate in record time at Doomben.Desert Man clocked a brilliant 59.21 seconds in the TAB Class 3 Plate at DoombenRidden by in-form apprentice Stephanie Thornton, Desert Man clocked a brilliant 59.21 seconds on ...

The Odyssey Crowned 2yo Horse Of The Year

The Odyssey Crowned 2yo Horse Of The Year

Sep 23, 2019

THE ODYSSEY was crowned Zero Seven Queensland 2YO Horse of the Year last night, at the 2019 TAB QLD Thoroughbred Awards. The Kelly Schweida-trained The Odyssey was awarded the Two-Year-Old Horse of the Year after winning four of seven starts including the $500,000 2YO Jewel ...

Outraged again shows liking for Gold Coast

Outraged again shows liking for Gold Coast

Aug 26, 2019

Veteran galloper Outraged again showed his liking for the Gold Coast track and made light of a slow early pace when he stormed home to win the John Morrisey Handicap.Outraged ($7.50) got up by a neck to beat Boom Boom Epic ($7) with a length to Jake's Hill ($4.60) to his score ...

​Racing to cure MND – Schweida, Maclean and Flanigan join forces

​Racing to cure MND – Schweida, Maclean and Flanigan join forces

Jun 21, 2019

A long standing love of horse racing, and a driving goal to help cure motor neurone disease (MND), has driven Jeff Maclean and Shaun Flanigan, owners of some of the more notable colts including Top Marc, Shogun Sun and Better than Ready, to use racing to raise funds to fight ...

Meet Mr Taylor Dispels The Doubters

Meet Mr Taylor Dispels The Doubters

Jun 02, 2019

Meet Mr Taylor dispelled any doubts about his ability to handle 1200 metres when he outsped his rivals in the TAB Class 6 Plate."He's a funny horse. Every run he's had just for a fleeting moment you think 'uh-oh' and then 'nah, he's right'," trainer Kelly Schweida said."Winning ...

The Odyssey shines in $500,000 Aquis Jewel win

The Odyssey shines in $500,000 Aquis Jewel win

Mar 16, 2019

A downpour couldn’t dampen the class of colt The Odyssey who led all the way to win the $500,000 2YO Jewel at the Gold Coast.The Gold Coast track was already rated a heavy nine in the lead up but rain bucketed down for 30 minutes before the race to make the surface even ...

Meet Mr Taylor lowers Eagle Farm track record

Meet Mr Taylor lowers Eagle Farm track record

Feb 07, 2019

Speedy gelding Meet Mr Taylor maintained his unbeaten record in spectacular style, breaking the course record for 1000m at Eagle Farm.Meet Mr Taylor ($1.80 fav) made it five wins from five starts when he stopped the clock at 56.14 seconds in the Access Insulation Handicap.The ...

The Odyssey books place in Magic Millions Classic Field

The Odyssey books place in Magic Millions Classic Field

Dec 17, 2018

Trainer Kelly Schweida had a warning for his Magic Millions 2YO Classic rivals after his colt The Odyssey assured himself of place in the big race with an all-the-way win at Doomben.The Odyssey ($4.60) made it two wins from three starts when he beat the favourite Sun City ...

That's four! Schweida, Orman dominate Doomben meeting

That's four! Schweida, Orman dominate Doomben meeting

Nov 08, 2018

Trainer Kelly Schweida and jockey Jimmy Orman dominated the Doomben meeting when they combined for a career-best four winners.The duo were successful with Pocket Pistol ($3.50), Gala Miss ($2.70), Desert Man ($7) and Double Superlative ($10).Desert Man completed a remarkable ...

Schweida strengthens Magic Millions hand

Schweida strengthens Magic Millions hand

Nov 08, 2018

Kelly Schweida strengthened his hand in the Magic Millions in dramatic circumstances at Doomben.Gala Miss gave Schweida the second leg of the two-year-old double, after scoring one race earlier with Pocket Pistol, but only after an incident involving runner-up Button ...

Schweida begins a Magic Millions Odyssey

Schweida begins a Magic Millions Odyssey

Oct 23, 2018

Trainer Kelly Schweida resembled a proud father after The Odyssey rocketed into Magic Millions contention with an all-the-way win at Doomben.The Odyssey ($16) improved on his debut second at the same track a fortnight earlier to turn the tables on Guntantes, who was slowly away ...

DARKTOWN STRUTTER AIMS TO END DOOMBEN HOODOO

DARKTOWN STRUTTER AIMS TO END DOOMBEN HOODOO

Sep 14, 2018

By Glenn Davis - Racing QLD WebnewsTrainer Kelly Schweida is hopeful Darktown Strutter can overcome a Doomben hoodoo when the talented mare returns to the venue on Saturday.Darktown Strutter has an impressive record of seven wins from 11 starts with four Doomben failures the ...

Schweida duo set for milestones at Doomben

Schweida duo set for milestones at Doomben

Aug 10, 2018

Strong efforts at their last starts has trainer Kelly Schweida hopeful stable stalwarts Outraged and Stella Ombra can reach prize money milestones on Saturday.Outraged will pass $600,000 in earnings if he wins Brisbane BMW Handicap while Stella Ombra will bring up $400,000 by ...

Shogun Sun Backs Up Jim Byrne’s Early Confidence

Shogun Sun Backs Up Jim Byrne’s Early Confidence

Aug 08, 2018

Kelly Schweida is cautious by ­nature, but was more confident than usual in the chances of Shogun Sun at Doomben on Saturday after jockey Jim Byrne gave the horse the big thumbs up last week.“I’ve been coming to the races for 45 years and I’ve never had a jockey as ...

GONE FISHIN'... THE KELLY SCHWEIDA STORY

GONE FISHIN'... THE KELLY SCHWEIDA STORY

Jul 06, 2018

Story: John Tapp Good to see Kelly Schweida win the first two races at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday, with Bluebrook and Shogun Son. Both horses finished their races off strongly to score authoritative wins.I was reminded that Kelly went to a lot of trouble to join me on ...

Hard Work Finally Pays Off For Shogun Sun

Hard Work Finally Pays Off For Shogun Sun

Jul 03, 2018

A regime of swimming and jumping helped Shogun Sun end a run of outs at Caloundra on Saturday.Shogun Sun ($3.10) finished far too strongly to beat Pressway ($6.50) by 3-1/4 lengths with a short half-head to Victory Eight ($5) in the Glovers Concreting Handicap (1400m).The win ...

Luck changes for Bluebrook, Grafton next

Luck changes for Bluebrook, Grafton next

Jul 03, 2018

A change of luck could see promising three-year-old Bluebrook headed to Grafton for the Guineas next month.Starting favourite, Bluebrook ($2.30) was too strong at the finish scoring by three-quarters of a length to Bon Rocket ($13) in the Istyle TV Handicap (1400m) at ...

Outraged Opens Winter Carnival Door After Impressive Caloundra Win

Outraged Opens Winter Carnival Door After Impressive Caloundra Win

Jan 28, 2018

(Courtesy Racing Queensland website)By Glenn DavisGutsy stayer Outraged opened a few Brisbane winter carnival options with a runaway win in the Coastline BMW Open Handicap at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.Outraged, ridden by premier jockey Jeff Lloyd, came from well back to ...

Oink - Not like any other horse

Oink - Not like any other horse

Feb 05, 2017

Courtesy Ben Dorries - RacenetQueenslander Bell was one of the most talented young riders in the country before the 22-year-old was taken too soon in an accidental fall from a high-rise in Singapore in 2015.Bell's father Grant is among the owners of Oink, the three-year-old ...

Happy homecoming for trainer Kelly Schweida with Townsville Cup win

Happy homecoming for trainer Kelly Schweida with Townsville Cup win

Aug 01, 2016

Courtesy Townsville Bulletin - Trent SlatterEAGLE Farm trainer Kelly Schweida enjoyed the perfect homecoming to Cluden Park on Saturday as his star galloper Outraged stormed to victory in the $100,000 Mater Townsville Cup (2000m).Two decades after his first Townsville Cup ...

Miss Cover Girl Steals Show

Miss Cover Girl Steals Show

Jun 27, 2016

Courtesy Nathan Exelby - Courier MailKELLY Schweida’s finest day of training was spent with old school mates and early work colleagues as he watched Miss Cover Girl’s Tatts Tiara victory from Callaghan Park in Rockhampton.A short time later, Schweida saddled up Ruling ...

Oink Revives Memories Of Late Jockey Tim Bell

Oink Revives Memories Of Late Jockey Tim Bell

Apr 10, 2016

Courtesy Racing Queensland website/Photo courtesy Darren WinninghamOink revived memories of the late jockey Tim Bell when the youngster survived a protest to win at Doomben on Saturday.Oink, ridden by Paul Hammersley, powered home to nail Nicconi Leggera by a nose in the SQS ...

Gear Change Key To Gypsy Gold Victory

Gear Change Key To Gypsy Gold Victory

Mar 12, 2016

Gypsy Gold clocked up her second win from 14 starts when she rounded up the class one field at Ipswich yesterday. Jumping from the outside of the seven horse field, jockey Glenn Colless settled her at the rear before making his move on the home turn and letting down strongly in ...

Staying Future For Flying Labelle

Staying Future For Flying Labelle

Mar 03, 2016

The Queensland Derby became a target for Flying Labelle when he won impressively at the Sunshine Coast yesterday. The lightly raced three year old was having just his fourth start and following a solid second placing last start over 1200m when first up from a spell."He's still ...