Tallyho Twinkletoe dances to Grand National win

Tallyho Twinkletoe dances to Grand National win

A hectic 24 hours paid off for the Patrick Payne stable when Kiwi jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe powered away to win Sunday’s $250,000 Grand National Hurdle (4200m) at Sandown. New Zealand trainer Kevin Myers sent Tallyho Twinkletoe across the Tasman to Melbourne on...

Husson Eagle goes back-to-back in Mildura Cup

Andrew Eddy@fastisheddy 26 July, 2019 Rising eight-year-old Husson Eagle showed he was anything but a spent force after making it back-to-back Mildura Cups on Friday. The winner of more than $1 million in stakes, Husson Eagle broke a 12-month drought when, at $6.50,...
Eagle swoops in Mildura Cup

Eagle swoops in Mildura Cup

Husson Eagle goes back-to-back in the Mildura Cup! @MilduraRaceClub pic.twitter.com/L2LA2uBgma— Racing.com (@Racing) July 26, 2019 Rising seven-year-old Husson Eagle can no longer be considered only a pure sprinter after producing a devastating finish to win...
Pannell and Payne deliver Monday clinic at Mildura

Pannell and Payne deliver Monday clinic at Mildura

A rare trip to Mildura has paid handsome dividends for South Australian hoop Todd Pannell, teaming up with trainer Patrick Payne for a quartet of winners. Payne, who usually enlists the services of Billy Egan or Tahlia Hope, booked Pannell for a total of seven rides...
Payne after Killarney Kid wins Kevin Lafferty Hurdle at Bool

Payne after Killarney Kid wins Kevin Lafferty Hurdle at Bool

Star jumps jockey Steven Pateman was full of praise for trainer Patrick Payne after winning the $101,000 Kevin Lafferty Hurdle (3200m) at Warrnambool aboard ironhorse Killarney Kid. “Absolutely sailed through the mud,” Pateman told Racing.com post-race. “Patrick knows...
Sir Lopez too strong in Australian Steeple

Sir Lopez too strong in Australian Steeple

Patrick Payne has added to his growing band of feature jumps race victories with Sir Lopez taking out the Australian Steeplechase at Sandown. Already this season Payne has won the Grand Annual, Great Eastern and Von Doussa Steeplechases courtesy of Zed Em who is...
“I knew from the first day he was going to be a champion.”

“I knew from the first day he was going to be a champion.”

Widgee Turf burst through the $1 million barrier for earnings when the horse termed ‘the buy of the century’ won his 10th metropolitan race in Saturday’s $250,000 VOBIS Gold Mile at Caulfield. It didn’t matter Widgee Turf only cost $4000, Sam...
Zed Em outstays rivals to win Grand Annual

Zed Em outstays rivals to win Grand Annual

Zed Em has given trainer Patrick Payne a fourth victory in Australia’s toughest race, the Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool. The win turned around his narrow defeat 12 months earlier when Zed Em was beaten by Gold Medals who fought bravely on Thursday to...
Widgee Turf Becomes A Millionaire In VOBIS Gold Mile

Widgee Turf Becomes A Millionaire In VOBIS Gold Mile

Widgee Turf became racing’s latest four-legged millionaire with a comfortable win in Saturday’s VOBIS Gold Mile (1600m) at Caulfield. The Patrick Payne-trained gelding looked in an awkward position approaching the home turn, smothered away along the inside as Elite...
Zed Em, Pateman reign at Oakbank

Zed Em, Pateman reign at Oakbank

James Tzaferis@Jtzaf racing.comZed Em continued his reign as the heavyweight champion of Oakbank with a dominant win in Saturday’s $160,000 Thomas Farms Great Eastern Steeplechase (4950m).It was the Patrick Payne-trained galloper’s second-consecutive win...