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...

Daysee Doom adds another win to her resume.

Daysee Doom adds another win to her resume.

Ron Quinton has developed a reputation as a master of apprentices and an imposing trainer of fillies and mares.On Saturday at Rosehill the combination of both was on display when Daysee Doom ridden by 19-year-old Andrew Adkins justified Quinton's faith and that...

Daysee Doom proves to strong.

Daysee Doom proves to strong.

While Sam Clipperton is now in Hong Kong, the sage advice he left behind has helped his former boss Ron Quinton train another winner at Randwick.Clipperton rode Daysee Doom in her first two metropolitan wins last year over 1100m and recommended extending her to...

Dixie Blossoms claimed a deserved Group win at Randwick

Dixie Blossoms claimed a deserved Group win at Randwick

While no horse will replace Peeping for trainer Ron Quinton, Dixie Blossoms' Angst Stakes win has gone some of the way to establishing herself as his new stable star.Quinton was devastated when Group One-winning mare Peeping died from colic in May.Three months on,...

The Gavel wins at Kembla Grange!

The Gavel wins at Kembla Grange!

The Gavel had a great win at Kembla Grange on the 24th of September. I was pleased with his performance and improvement which he demonstrated with another win today at NewCastle. A big thank you to Bradley Photography for capturing the moment.

Imanui wins at Kembla Grange!

Imanui wins at Kembla Grange!

I am pleased to share with you all that Imanui had an exciting win as it was unexpected for him to win over 1200 meters. A big congratulations to our owners. Thank you to Bradley Photos for capturing the win.

Daysee Doom wins on a Saturday at Rosehill

Daysee Doom wins on a Saturday at Rosehill

Daysee Doom followed her two straight wins to a very couragous win at Rosehill. She now has 3 from 3 straight wins. Not many horses can do that and I am extremely impressed with her performance.