DOOM’S DAY IN TATT’S

DAYSEE Doom has drawn barrier 20 in the Tatt’s Tiara but trainer Ron Quinton isn’t fazed. “She’s always been pretty unlucky in the draws wherever she goes but I am not disheartened by it at all,” he told Sportsman. “All the good judges in years gone by used to say...

DAYSEE’S BACK

SEVEN days after Dixie Blossom’s great return in the Tramway, it is Daysee Doom’s turn to open her spring campaign in Saturday’s Group 2 ATC Sheraco Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill. This is the same race Daysee was third in last year, two weeks later she won the Group 2...

DIXIE ON TRACK

I was thrilled with Dixie’s third placing in the Tramway at Randwick on the first day of spring. You would have to consider her a bit unlucky – getting that bad knock on the turn didn’t help. I think she might have nearly won had it not happened because it really...
Industry mentors: Ron Quinton

Industry mentors: Ron Quinton

In the next instalment of our series on mentors in the thoroughbred industry, we talk to trainer and former champion jockey Ron Quinton about the major influence on his career, legendary trainer Theo Green.Ron Quinton served a successful apprenticeship with a master...
Dixie Blossoms and Daysee Doom – Head and Head All the Way.

Dixie Blossoms and Daysee Doom – Head and Head All the Way.

Two random fillies walked into the stable two days apart.This is not a joke, but it is a bizarre tale that, now it’s reached its conclusion, Ron Quinton can marvel at just how lucky he’s been.They’re known as Dixie and Daysee. They’re not related but to Quinton and...
Cool as they come as Ron Quinton gives young gun his first Group 1

Cool as they come as Ron Quinton gives young gun his first Group 1

TRAINER Ron Quinton is making a habit of winning Coolmore Classics and giving young riders their first Group 1 wins.Quinton did it with Ofcouresican and Kathy O’Hara in 2012. He did with Peeping and former stable apprentice Sam Clipperton in 2016.And he did it again...