Latest News from Eden Racing & Pretraining

What an Asset!

What an Asset!

Oct 09, 2017

The Eden Racing team might have another smart sprinter on its hands with ASSET RICH (4yo g Danerich x Common Spirit) storming to a very easy four-length win at Bairnsdale on Sunday.CLICK HERE to watch the replay.The 4yo was having just his second start fresh from a promising ...

Bairnsdale preview Oct 8

Bairnsdale preview Oct 8

Oct 08, 2017

The Eden Racing float will be heading east today as we truck a handful of top chances to Bairnsdale for the Bairnsdale Cup meeting.We've had a lot of success at this track in the past and with a little bit of luck today there should be another winner or two there for our team. ...

Two big chances on GF weekend

Two big chances on GF weekend

Sep 29, 2017

Punters are spoiled for choice this weekend with the AFL Grand Final and a stack of G1 races on around the country but for the team at Eden Racing our eyes are focussed on important races at Mornington and Caulfield.Followers of my blogs will know how much the win of KING WAY ...

Strong Hand dominates

Strong Hand dominates

Sep 21, 2017

Confidence is everything in racing and as far as STRONG HAND (6yo g Not A Single Doubt x Three Diamonds) is concerned, confidence equates to dominant victories on the track.Shea and the team watched on in awe of another wide-margin performance from Strong Hand at Cranbourne on ...

Cranbourne preview Sep 20

Cranbourne preview Sep 20

Sep 20, 2017

I'm taking five runners to the races today at our home track at Cranbourne on a Soft 5 rated surface.All five horses have been working well and it could be a good day to follow the stable. Good luck to all of our owners involved with runners today, let's hope that our great ...

The King reigns again

The King reigns again

Sep 17, 2017

It's been a long time in the making - over 1100 days in fact - but KING WAY (6yo g Thewayyouare x Artistry) landed his second career win and his first win in Australia at Geelong on Sunday in the 2447m Prestige Jayco BM70 Hcp.Watch the replay here"It's a long way from France to ...

Why I love the tried horse challenge

Why I love the tried horse challenge

Sep 12, 2017

Since the start of my career as a trainer seven years ago I have worked with tried horses, many of which had injury niggles or behavioural problems that had kept them from showing their best ability on race day.Most young trainers have worked with second-hand horses like these, ...

Too Strong at Sale

Too Strong at Sale

Sep 11, 2017

It's not often that a trainer can coax a horse from the stable of champion Darren Weir back to winning form but that is exactly what Shea managed on Sunday when STRONG HAND (6yo g Not A Single Doubt x Three Diamonds) romped home with the House Proud BM64 Hcp at Sale.Strong ...

Sale Sunday Sep 10 runners preview

Sale Sunday Sep 10 runners preview

Sep 10, 2017

We've got six runners at Sale today and Shea has provided his thoughts on each of them below for those of you keen to have a Sunday punt - good luck if you're having a bet and especially if you're following Eden Racing!SUNDAY SEP 10R2 No. 10 VUITTONThis mare is very well bred ...

Sept 6: Seymour runners preview

Sept 6: Seymour runners preview

Sep 06, 2017

We're going to have a few runners hit the track in the next few days starting at Seymour on Thursday.I'm confident that all three runners are solid chances and hopefully a consistent maiden has struck the perfect race to win.Seymour Thursday Sep 6R2 No. 6 EXCEDER - If any horse ...

September Video Update

September Video Update

Sep 04, 2017

Spring is in the air at Eden Racing and we are thrilled with the progress of a couple of young horses that will make their race track debut soon - definitely a couple of horses that we recommend you follow!Also, watch the first jump out of stable star Ocean Embers as she ...

Nikita with a double

Nikita with a double

Aug 31, 2017

After a frustrating run of outs talented jockey Nikita Beriman has had a winning week for Eden Racing.Having joined the team as a regular at track work at the beginning of winter, Beriman has earned her opportunities with hard work and commitment, often braving the early morning ...

Raiza for the win

Raiza for the win

Aug 28, 2017

Progressive sprinter Raiza Flame landed his third win from nine starts when he torched his rivals at Cranbourne on Sunday.Ridden by jockey Nikita Beriman, Raiza Flame showed his rivals a clean pair of hooves from barrier to box, stamping his class on the BM70 field and ...

A King's challenge

A King's challenge

Aug 25, 2017

We all know that European stayers are the flavour of the month in Australia, and as a young trainer I didn't expect to get anywhere near one this early in my career.Then, as luck would have it, along came a horse named King Way.A broken contract meant that the very talented ...

Eden Racing Nominated Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards

Eden Racing Nominated Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards

Aug 18, 2017

Eden Racing has again been nominated for a Cranbourne Racing Industry Award on Saturday night.Shea has been nominated as winning trainer for 100-200 winners in the 2016/17 season. This is an exciting recognition of Shea and the Eden Racing Team's achievement in the past year ...

Rip Van Winkle x Go South Shares Selling Fast

Rip Van Winkle x Go South Shares Selling Fast

Aug 18, 2017

There has been a lot of interest in the recently released shares in New Zealand import Rip Van Winkle x Go South.The horse is attracting a lot of interest from punters looking to take up a share in this stunning gelding who is showing plenty as a promising three year ...

Blue Skies and Sunshine As Shea and Miranda Tie The Knot

Blue Skies and Sunshine As Shea and Miranda Tie The Knot

Aug 17, 2017

I'm sure you will join the team at Eden Racing in congratulating Shea and Miranda on their marriage yesterday at Airlie Beach in Queensland.  Their special day was shared with their children Riley, Blake and Indiana, and close family and friends.  The day couldn't ...

Bairnsdale runners preview Aug 10

Bairnsdale runners preview Aug 10

Aug 10, 2017

Shea is heading east on Thursday with a team of five runners ready to run at Bairnsdale. The stable has had a great strike rate at this track over the last few seasons and we're hopeful that it continues today. Read below for Shea's assessment of our runners today.R3 No. 1 ...

Sandown Sunday and big mare value

Sandown Sunday and big mare value

Aug 04, 2017

MARE VALUE A BIG FACTORIn recent years the sexy sell for horse owners has been the dream of finding a million dollar colt that can be sold for stallion duties, but the chances of that happening are pretty slim - about as good as winning Tattslotto in fact!But the chance of ...

August Video Update

August Video Update

Aug 03, 2017

The 2016/17 season has come to a close and what a memorable one it was for Eden Racing.But the new season promises so much more and we're incredibly excited about what is on the horizon this spring.Watch our August video update for big news on a stable star and some exciting ...

Our best season yet

Our best season yet

Jul 31, 2017

What a fantastic year it has been for my team and everyone involved with Eden Racing.I'm proud to say that season 2016/17 was our most successful on record. We recorded a career best 29 winners at a strike rate of 14% and achieved this with a young team of horses that are still ...

FINAL SHARE OPPORTUNITY NZ  RIP VAN WINKLE X GO SOUTH

FINAL SHARE OPPORTUNITY NZ RIP VAN WINKLE X GO SOUTH

Jul 31, 2017

By RIP VAN WINKLE, a brilliant racehorse who is the second highest rated son of the great GALILEO (behind the incomparable Frankel). RIP VAN WINKLE has already sired 17 stakes winners, most improving with age and showing aptitude for mile and middle distance racing. He is a ...

Young guns return to work

Young guns return to work

Jul 28, 2017

Spring is definitely in the air at track work as the carnival contenders return to work around Victoria and here at Cranbourne we're hopeful that we have our own squad of young guns ready to make their mark this campaign.In the last two sales seasons Shea has employed the expert ...

Five bound for Bairnsdale Tuesday

Five bound for Bairnsdale Tuesday

Jul 24, 2017

It's been pretty tough to find a good track on the provincial circuit this winter but on Tuesday at Bairnsdale it looks like we've found one.Shea has had a great record at Bairnsdale during his career and has a 19% winning strike rate (12 from 62 runners) at the venue - he has a ...