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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 ...

Itz finally Alrite for Kelly Schweida colt

Itz finally Alrite for Kelly Schweida colt

Feb 22, 2016

Courtesy Mark OberhardtFor most of the race, trainer Kelly Schweida feared his colt Itz Alrite would again have luck against him at Doomben.But in the final 200m, Itz Alrite ($5.50) unleashed a sustained burst of speed to beat the favourite Royal Tithe ($1.90) by 2-3/4 ...

Miss Cover Girl To Return To Sydney

Miss Cover Girl To Return To Sydney

Feb 01, 2016

Miss Cover Girl to return to Sydney By Mark Oberhardt Brisbane trainer Kelly Schweida is chasing Group One winning jockey Tom Berry to ride Miss Cover Girl in the Breeders' Classic at Randwick. Miss Cover Girl will make her third trip to Sydney to take on some ...

Ross River Breaks Through At Ipswich

Ross River Breaks Through At Ipswich

Jan 28, 2016

Ross River left Ipswich racecourse finally no longer a maiden and trainer Kelly Schweida could not have been happier. "It's great to see this horse win," Schweida said. "I rode for this owner close to forty years ago and now train for him so it's ...

Schweida Bags Big QTIS Haul

Schweida Bags Big QTIS Haul

Jan 25, 2016

Connections of Bagus scooped a big pay day when the Kelly Schweida trained two year old won impressively on Saturday at Doomben.  Having her second start in a race and coming off the back of a win on debut at Ipswich on Magic Millions Day, the daughter of Jet Spur collected ...

Schweida Bags Two Year Old Winner At Ipswich

Schweida Bags Two Year Old Winner At Ipswich

Jan 11, 2016

First starter Bagus made a promising start to her racing career at Ipswich on Saturday with an impressive win in the QTIS Two Year Old Maiden over 1000m.  The filly by Jet Spur was having her first start and the stable was confident she would run well. "She won a ...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Dec 23, 2015

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and all the very best for the New Year.