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Samizdat books into Railway station

Samizdat books into Railway station

Nov 03, 2019

Samizdat clinched a start in the Railway Stakes and Kingston Town Classic when he stormed home to win the Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) at Ascot yesterday.Backed into $2.50 favouritism, the classy four-year-old settled second last and ran on powerfully for jockey Brad ...

As good as new for Lockroy

As good as new for Lockroy

Aug 04, 2019

Lockroy took out his first feature race in thrilling fashion when he got up in the shadows of the post to win the New Season Sprint (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday.Under the guidance of Jarrad Noske, eight-year-old Lockroy unwound a powerful finish to gun down the leader Don’t ...

"Like a Fine Red Wine"

May 06, 2019

Like a fine red wine, Rock Magic just gets better with age.The remarkable nine-year-old again proved why he is one of WA’s best active sprinters after smashing the track record in his Group 3 Northam Stakes (1100m) victory yesterday.Despite being off the scene for 12 months ...

Samizdat goes from no hope to no fears

Samizdat goes from no hope to no fears

Feb 11, 2019

“I thought it was impossible at the 400.”Those were the words of jockey Jarrad Noske and many others when Samizdat was in desperate trouble in yesterday’s $150,000 Magic Millions WA 3YO Trophy (1200m).After settling in the second half of the field, Samizdat wasn’t ...

Durendal Breaks Drought in Colonel Reeves Stakes

Durendal Breaks Drought in Colonel Reeves Stakes

Nov 18, 2018

Durendal ended an exasperating drought when he broke through for his feature win in WA in the Group 3 Colonel Reeves Stakes (1100m) at Ascot today.The former Victorian sprinter, placed in 12 WA feature races, vindicated trainer Chris Gangemi’s faith in him when he claimed his ...

Super win for Super Maxi in Belmont Newmarket

Super win for Super Maxi in Belmont Newmarket

Aug 18, 2018

Former interstate sprinter Super Maxi stormed into Ascot carnival contention with a tough all-the-way win in the Listed Belmont Newmarket (1200m) today.In an incredible day for the Gangemi family, trainer Chris won the Newmarket and his trainer father, John, won the Broome Cup ...

Samizdat Handles The Pressure

Samizdat Handles The Pressure

Jul 23, 2018

When you have the highest priced yearling at the Perth Magic Millions Sale there's a lot of pressure on the stable to demonstrate the value!  Well Samizdat did that and more at Belmont on Saturday at his first ever race start.The Not A Single Doubt gelding is a half-sister ...

Super by Name . . .

Super by Name . . .

Jun 03, 2018

Gangemi Racing has been a fan of the Redoute's Choice gelding Super Maxi for a long time after spotting him running some great races in Sydney metro class.  In fact he was nearly purchased in early 2017, but a wind problem ensured that he didn't pass the mandatory ...

It's a Trifecta for Gangemi Racing!!!

It's a Trifecta for Gangemi Racing!!!

May 20, 2018

The Group Three Roma Cup has always been a sentimental race for the Gangemi Racing stable with the "Nonno" of the boys Chris and Michael creating the race 52 years ago to celebrate the Italian community.  In 2017 the dream was realised when stable star Rock Magic ...

He's a Super Hero

He's a Super Hero

May 07, 2018

It was 3 wins in a row for the Western Australia's most improved sprinter when Battle Hero took out the prestigious Group Three Northam Stakes with a dominant win over 1100m yesterday.  In another sensational ride by stable jockey Jarrad Noske, the Stratum gelding ...

He's a Favourite with the Ladies

He's a Favourite with the Ladies

May 06, 2018

Owned by many of the "better halves" of our regular owners, Forty Four Red is a favourite with the ladies and he made their day with a strong all the way win at Ascot yesterday over 1600m.  Well rated in front by stable jockey Jarrad Noske, the Congrats gelding with ...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Jan 01, 2018

In one of the bravest performances from a GR trained horse, Battle Hero was first up from a spell and first home in the Listed Summer Scorcher at Ascot today.   What made it even more incredible was the fact that Battle Hero (stablename “Bart”) had “quartered” ...

New Owners “Love Shack”

New Owners “Love Shack”

Dec 31, 2017

Just 10 days ago Shackleton delivered a first up win for the stable and yesterday at Ascot he kept up his 100% strike rate with a strong win over 1100m.  Beautifully ridden by Jarrad Noske, “Shack” was positioned behind the leader from his inside barrier and when he got ...

It's a

It's a "Shack Attack" !!!

Dec 21, 2017

There's massive expectation on a horse when they are sold for $1.35m as a yearling.  Add to that the fact that you are being trained by one of the biggest names in racing in Gai Waterhouse and poor Shackleton has had pressure on him from a young age.  In his first ...

Red letter Day for

Red letter Day for "Big Tom"

Oct 13, 2017

Forty Four Red (stable-name "Big Tom") delivered something very special yesterday at Northam with a dominant win over 1400m.  Not only did the big gelding win easily by 2 lengths after doing a lot of work in the run, but his time of 1min 21.47sec also came with 0.3 ...

Floyd Delivers Another Knockout Blow

Floyd Delivers Another Knockout Blow

Oct 01, 2017

A step up in class,  a step up in weight and a wide barrier were not enough to stop Floyd continuing his winning ways at Belmont yesterday.  After a 5 1/2 length win at his previous start, the Not A Single Doubt gelding was sent out an odds on ...

The Beers Are On Barzinho

The Beers Are On Barzinho

Oct 01, 2017

He can be a little unpredictable, but when he turns it on, Barzinho is a force to be reckoned with!  The Hussonet gelding brought up his first Saturday Metro win with a superb finishing burst over 1600m at Belmont yesterday.  Sent out at luxury double-figure odds, ...

The Real Floyd Stands Up!

The Real Floyd Stands Up!

Sep 11, 2017

Prior to last Saturday's race at Belmont, Floyd had been a model of consistency with 2 wins and 2 seconds from his first five starts, however, the stable was not overly happy with the little gelding's performances.  This was based on the fact that they knew this little ...

Gates Open and Bang!!

Gates Open and Bang!!

Sep 07, 2017

If there was ever a race that was determined as the barriers opened, it was in the fifth at Belmont yesterday, when Bangalore "catapulted" out of the widest barrier to get to the front within 50m of the start.   The race for the Canny Lad gelding was a one act affair ...

Lockroy and Knucks a Great Combo!

Lockroy and Knucks a Great Combo!

Aug 28, 2017

You could say regular jockey Peter Knuckey was a relieved man when he got Lockroy up at good odds over a nice field at Belmont on Saturday!  At his previous start,  "Knucks, the regular rider of the gelding, had been caught in a tough position  on the ...

Super Ride for Supposition

Super Ride for Supposition

Aug 24, 2017

It had been over 2 years since Supposition had last won a race, however, the Hussonet gelding has always been "around the mark" running places and close up finishes. He has always shown great potential and was seen as a gelding that could one day reach the highest level, ...

First Up and First Home!

First Up and First Home!

Jun 29, 2017

West Fifty Fourth delivered on the potential that the stable knew he had with a strong come from behind win at Belmont yesterday at his first race start.  The O'Reilly gelding had only had one "soft" trial prior to the race, however, the full brother to "Studio Fifty Four" ...

Vanders Avoids the Heat!

Vanders Avoids the Heat!

Jun 26, 2017

A few weeks ago Vanemonian was booked on a trip to continue his racing in the warmer climate of Broome.  Whilst he had been a consistent performer for the stable, he had not delivered on his potential and it was viewed that he may be better suited against easier ...

Lockroy Does it in Style

Lockroy Does it in Style

Jun 19, 2017

Lockroy has notched up his first win in WA with an emphatic victory at Belmont on Saturday.  Having just his sixth start here, the 5 year old "More Than Ready" gelding delivered a performance that the stable has been waiting for since they purchased him from NSW last year. ...