Thursday, September 6, 2018

ITS SPRINGTIME




HELLO AND WELCOME EVERYONE TO THIS WEEKS NEWS FROM AMELIA PARK.




AMELIAS LA BOUT
VERY SAD NEWS, THE HORSE WAS SHOWING GREAT THINGS, NOW WILL GO TO STUD, ENJOY YOUR LIFE AMELIA.


SAMOVAR
PETE SAID A BIT DISAPPOINTED BUT WILL WAIT AND SEE AS THE CAMPAIGN GOES ON.

PETROLOGY
AS PETE SAYS - "WHO KNOWS!!!!"


FIRST AFFAIR
WILL GIVE IT ONE MORE GO, DEFINITELY PREFERS THE DRY TRACK, HAS WON 7 RACES SO HAS BEEN A GOOD HORSE.


REVEILLE
GREAT SECOND RUN ON 29TH AUGUST.
KEEP AN EYE ON THIS ONE!!!!!


RACING NORTHAM
RACE 8 - 1600M.
MONSOON
HOPE IT LIKES THE DISTANCE.



PETE THOROUGHLY ENJOYED HIS VISIT TO SEE THE MARES AND FOALS IN SYDNEY, BIT OF R & R AND THEN BUSY WITH MEETINGS. 

OWNERS/TRAINERS
PETE WAS VERY HAPPY WITH THE EVENING AT THE LODGE AND INSPECTION OF HORSES AND THANKED ALL FOR TAKING THE TIME COMING DOWN TO THE FARM.


DAKOTA'S BIRTHDAY
" WOW THAT BIRTHDAY CAKE "  WHAT A HIT, NOT ONLY WITH THE KIDS!!!



JESSE TURNS 18 ON THE 8TH



A BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND LOVE TO YOU JESSE, WE HOPE YOUR DAY IS ALL YOU HOPE FOR AND I AM SURE MUM AND DAD WILL SPOIL YOU.



ENJOY YOUR RACING EVERYONE.

I WILL BE AWAY UNTIL EARLY OCTOBER AND WILL REPORT ALL WHEN I RETURN.



regards

Shelley


 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

SPRING IS COMING!!




HELLO AND WELCOME EVERYONE TO THIS WEEKS NEWS FROM AMELIA PARK.




RESULTS:

NORTHAM 16/8
F I R S T
MONSOON
GREAT FIRST WIN, PETE WAS CHUFFED.



THIS WEEKS RACING:

SATURDAY
BELMONT
RACE 2
FIRST AFFAIR
HOPING FOR A DRY TRACK, IF SO PETE SUGGESTS AN EACH WAY BET.


RACE 4
AMELIAS LA BOUT
LOOKING FOR SOMETHING GOOD.



SAMOVAR
GOOD NEWS, LOOKING GOOD AS EVER AND SHOULD DEBUT SATURDAY WEEK.



SPRING IS UPON US AND PETE IS VERY EXCITED WITH THE HORSES THAT WILL BE COMING THRU WITH THEIR CAMPAIGNS.



HUNTER VALLEY
MARES/FOALS
PETE IS FLYING OVER ON THE WEEKEND TO INSPECT THE MARES AND SOME OF THE NEW WINNERS IN THE MAKING!!!



TRAINERS/CO-OWNERS
PETE LOOKING FORWARD TO HOSTING THURSDAY/FRIDAY.  HE THANKS EVERYONE FOR TAKING THE TIME AND COMING DOWN TO HAVE A MEAL AND INSPECT THE HORSES.


ANOTHER BUSY COUPLE OF WEEKS FOR PETE AND HE THRIVES ON IT.


HAPPY RACING EVERYONE!!!



regards

Shelley
 

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

CHINA SUCCESS



HELLO AND WELCOME EVERYONE TO THIS WEEKS NEWS FROM AMELIA PARK.




PETER HAS RETURNED FROM AN ENJOYABLE AND VERY SUCCESSFUL TRIP TO CHINA.  HE WAS VERY PLEASED WITH EVERYTHING THAT IS HAPPENING OVER THERE.



RACING:

SATURDAY 11TH

RACE 3
FIRST AFFAIR
WILL BE LOOKING AT CLOSELY FOR IMPROVEMENT.


RACE 7
REVEILLE
FIRST RUN BACK AND IN WITH A GOOD CHANCE.




THE STAFF ARE VERY PLEASED THAT LADY COSMOLOGY IS BACK IN WORK AT AMELIA PARK.  " SPECIAL HORSE "


AMELIAS LA BOUT IS BACK TRIALLING SO LOOK FORWARD TO GETTING TO THE TRACK.


PETE IS PLEASED WITH ALL THE GOINGS ON AT THE FARM STABLES AND SO LOOKING FORWARD TO THE SPRING RACING, THERE ARE SOME REALLY GOOD STOCK COMING THROUGH.


PETE AND THE FAMILY HAD A WONDERFUL TIME AT THE WAROA BALL ON SATURDAY NIGHT.  ALL THE LADIES LOOKED OUTSTANDING AND A GREAT NIGHT WAS HAD.


MAYBE PETE WILL BE STAYING HOME FOR A WHILE NOW - WE WILL SEE!!!!!!!!!



ENJOY YOUR RACING EVERYONE



regards

Shelley








Sunday, July 15, 2018

BEEN AND GONE AGAIN




HELLO AND WELCOME EVERYONE TO THIS WEEKS NEWS FROM AMELIA PARK.



PETER DID ARRIVE HOME SAFELY, BEEN BUSY LAST WEEK AND HAS LEFT FOR CHINA ON BUSINESS.  I DIDN'T GET TO CHAT MUCH SO WILL HAVE TO WAIT AGAIN UNTIL HE ARRIVES HOME FROM CHINA THEN I WILL NAIL HIM.




SAMIZDAT

2 TRIALS, 2 WINS.
THIS WAS THE SALE TOPPER AT LAST YEARS MAGIC MILLIONS.
WORD IS THAT THIS IS A VERY SPECIAL HORSE SO ALL LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING BIG PERFORMANCES.


AMELIE ARGOT
IS BACK PRETRAINING AT AMELIA PARK AND ALL SEEMS TO BE GOING TO PLAN AND AMELIE LOOKING EXCELLENT.



THE EUROPEAN BREEDING SCENE

PETER SAID ITS EXCITING TO BE INVOLVED.  HE HAS PURCHASED TWO OUTSTANDING BROODMOARES AT THE TATTERSALLS SALE AND THEY WILL BE OFF TO VISIT TWO OF THE WORLDS BEST - SIYOUNIE IN FRANCE AND - KINGMAN IN ENGLAND.
PETER THANKS LOUIS LE MATYTER AND ASTUTE BLOODSTOCK FOR THEIR INPUT IN ASSISTING HIM.



CAN'T WAIT FOR MORE NEWS FROM PETER WHICH I WILL REPORT TO YOU IN THE NEXT WEEK OR SO.


STILL HAVING SOME LOVELY RAIN HERE, THE CREEK IS OVERFLOWING, THE PADDOCKS LOOKING OUSTANDING AND THE HORSES HERE ARE SMILING!!



ENJOY YOUR RACING EVERYONE.


regards

Shelley

Friday, June 29, 2018

NEARLY HOME




HELLO AND WELCOME TO THIS WEEKS NEWS FROM AMELIA PARK.





IT MAY BE QUIET AT THE TRACK AT THE MOMENT BUT LOTS OF EXCITING HAPPENINGS WITH PRE-TRAINING LOTS OF HORSES GETTING READY FOR THE SPRING CARNIVAL.

ACHERNAR STAR
 HAS COME HOME FOR A REST, HAD BIT OF A COLD.

STRATOCREED
NOT GOOD RESULT LAST AT THE TRACK.





AMELIAS LA BOUT

PETER VERY VERY PLEASED WITH THE PRE-TRAINING THAT HAS JUST FINISHED AND NOW OFF TO ASCOT.  SO RELIEVED TO SEE HER BACK ON THE TRACK AND PETER THANKS EVERYONE FOR THEIR HUGE INPUT.  SIMON DOES A FANTASTIC JOB AND IS VERY CARING WHERE THE HORSES ARE CONCERNED WHICH I AM VERY GRATEFUL FOR.




PETER SHOULD BE HOME SOON, APPARENTLY FROM ALL I'VE HEARD THEY HAVE HAD A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY, FIRSTLY IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE, I CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR IT ALL FROM PETER SO I CAN REPORT NEXT WEEK.

THE PHOTOS I HAVE SEEN OF THE HORSE STUDS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE HAVE BEEN ABSOLUTELY AMAZING - THIS HISTORY OF THESE PLACES IS SO INTERESTING.


KEEP WARM EVERYONE AND ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND.




regards

Shelley



Thursday, June 7, 2018

AWFUL STORM




HELLO AND WELCOME EVERYONE TO THIS WEEKS NEWS FROM AMELIA PARK.



RACING:


BELMONT 6TH
STRATOCREED
T H I R D

GOOD RUN!!!  GOOD RESULT!!


QUIET WEEK THIS WEEK AT THE TRACK


LOTS OF HORSES BACK IN WORK INCLUDING SAMOVARE AND PETROLOGY, ALL GETTING READY FOR THE SPRING RACING AHEAD.



WHAT A MESS
THE STORM CERTAINLY CAUSED DAMAGE EVERYWHERE.  LOTS OF TREES DOWN, WHAT A MESS.

OUR BEAUTIFUL GEOGRAPHE BAY TOOK A REAL HAMMERING WITH A HIGH TIDE AS WELL IT HAS DEVASTATED OUR COASTLINE.

BIG CLEAN UP UNDERWAY.



PETE HAD A WONDERFUL FAMILY NIGHT DINNER ON SATURDAY TO CELEBRATE LEIA'S BIRTHDAY, I THINK SHE WAS SPOILT (AS SHE SHOULD BE)



HUGE SUCCESS
AMELIA PARK JAZZ & SHIRAZ NIGHT
"  ALL  CLASS"
PETER AS PER NORMAL PUT ON A FABULOUS NIGHT, THE MARQUEE WAS AMAZING, THE BANK EXCELLENT AND THE FOOD TOP RATED.  WE HAD A WONDERFUL NIGHT AND LOTS OF PRAISE TO THE STAFF.  A BIG THANKYOU.


LOTS MORE HAPPENING AT THE TAVERN IN THE COMING WEEKS SO KEEP AN EYE OUT.


Enjoy your week everyone



regards

Shelley








Thursday, May 31, 2018

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEIA




HELLO AND WELCOME EVERYONE TO THIS WEEKS NEWS FROM AMELIA PARK.



RACING:

SATURDAY BELMONT

RACE 6
FIRST AFFAIR
FIRST UP RUN SO WILL LOOK CLOSELY.


RACE 7
ACHERNAR STAR
HOPEFULLY THIS RACE WILL GO BETTER.



SALES

PETER VERY PLEASED WITH THE 3 HORSES HE PURCHASED OVER EAST.  HE SAID HE MISSED OUT ON A FEW RE - PRICE!!.  THESE 3 CHOSEN COME FROM GOOD BREEDING STOCK SO ALWAYS EXCITING TO SEE HOW THEY DEVELOP.

PETER GIVES A HUGE THANKYOU TO PETER O'BRIEN WHO ALWAYS GIVES GREAT ADVICE AND IS VERY HELPFUL ALL THE TIME.

SHARON AND SARAH WERE TERRIFIC AND HELPED PETER TREMENDOUSLY IN SELECTIONS.  HE IS VERY APPRECIATIVE TO THEM.



HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES TO LEIA, WE HOPE YOUR DAY IS OUTSTANDING AND YOU GET THOROUGHLY SPOILT BY EVERYONE.


PETER IS LOOKING FORWARD TO HOSTING A MEMBER OF THE AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY FROM BEIJING WHO GIVES PETER A LOT OF HELP WITH THE BUSINESS IN CHINA.  I AM SURE PETER WILL WINE AND DINE HIM FULL ON.!!!


AMELIA PARK LODGE
SUNDAY - JAZZ & SHIRAZ
SHOULD BE A GREAT DAY, HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!


ENJOY THE LONG WEEKEND EVERYONE



regards

Shelley