Latest News from Eden Racing & Pretraining

Cavalero bolts in

Cavalero bolts in

Dec 11, 2017

Patience paid off on Monday at Bairnsdale when lightly raced 3yo CAVALERO (3yo g Helmet x Zipstream) broke his maiden in stunning fashion in the Pallot Racing Maiden Plate (1600m).Cavalero has long been near the top of Shea's ratings as far as his 3yo crop goes but the big, ...

Preview: Bairnsdale Dec 11

Preview: Bairnsdale Dec 11

Dec 11, 2017

Shea is at Bairnsdale today with three runners that we hope have a bright future ahead of them. Here are his thoughts on our runners.R1 No. 5 CAVALERO - I've got a lot of time for this horse and he has just taken some time to put a preparation together. He's had some minor set ...

Rose blooms at the Valley

Rose blooms at the Valley

Dec 04, 2017

It was a special Friday night trip to Moonee Valley when ROSEBERRY STREET (5yo m Stryker x Kooeah) realised a lifelong dream of owner Gary Johnson when she won the 1600m Summer Membership Handicap.In winning he 1600m contest, Roseberry Street become the first city winner that ...

Rose by a nose

Rose by a nose

Nov 15, 2017

Some horses have their quirks and ROSEBERRY STREET (5yo m Stryker x Kooeah) is certainly one of them.Although she has a near 20% winning strike rate, Rosey is not a racehorse that likes to crush her rivals; much to the stress of her trainer and owner."I don't know what it is ...

NZ R2R Sale - last call!

NZ R2R Sale - last call!

Nov 14, 2017

Last call for interested parties ahead of next week's New Zealand Bloodstock ready To Run Sale!Shea and his consultant team of Peter Moody and Mick Sharkie are off to the sale chasing Guineas/Derby/Oaks types for 2018 - watch the video below for more information.Interested ...

Ocean storms to victory on Cup Day

Ocean storms to victory on Cup Day

Nov 08, 2017

It wasn't the Melbourne Cup but Shea achieved one of his career goals at Flemington on Tuesday when he trained his first winner on Cup Day.And what a win it was as OCEAN EMBERS (5yo m Beneteau x Burningwood) stormed to a famous victory for Nikita Beriman - a victory that has ...

Alsvin gets the win

Alsvin gets the win

Oct 30, 2017

Debutant ALSVIN (3yo g Excelebration x Gialisa) made a winning debut and justified the support of a very happy group of owners when he snared the 1100m Subway Sale Maiden Plate on Sunday.The 3yo had come along steadily in two preparations for Shea since being plucked from the ...

Sale Cup Day preview Oct 29

Sale Cup Day preview Oct 29

Oct 27, 2017

I've had some luck on Sale Cup day in the past so on Sunday I'm taking a big team down to the Gippsland track to continue that form.Fingers crossed that all the horses run well, I've got a couple of strong winning chances in my opinion.R1 No. 6 ALSVIN - On debut and has has ...

You won't believe this story!

You won't believe this story!

Oct 26, 2017

On Friday night at The Valley I'll take a new horse to the races and I doubt you would have heard a backstory like his.To understand how this former star South African 2yo came to be in my stable, I have to first introduce you to Canberra cabinet makers Alex and Daniel - better ...

The latest on Ocean Embers

The latest on Ocean Embers

Oct 19, 2017

For the latest update on our gun mare Ocean Embers ahead of her run in the $400,000 G2 Caulfield Sprint on Saturday, watch the video link below.

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 ...