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Vol Vallee puts it all together first up

Vol Vallee puts it all together first up

Jul 06, 2017

Promising filly Vol Vallee took the float down the Bruce Highway to the Gold Coast last sunday to tackle a Fillies and Mares Handicap over 900m. Jumping from barrier 6, the filly missed the kick by at least two lengths. Leading apprentice Tiffani Brooker dug the heels in and ...

A little visitor at trackwork

A little visitor at trackwork

Jun 19, 2017

Tuesday's gallop morning brought a junior clocker to the Murphy Racing organisation. Penny Neale, daughter of owner Troy Neale, visited Murphy Racing's new Golden Archer x Shamsie filly. All set with her pair of binoculars (image below) she watched as David put the filly through ...

Mr Hennessy leads all of the way!

Mr Hennessy leads all of the way!

Jun 19, 2017

Murphy Racing headed north to the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday with one runner in Mr Hennessy. After running two fourths the past two runs, Hennessy was looking to make amends at the Sunshine Coast for owners who have been very patient. Drawing the inside alley young in-form hoop ...

Alassak burns the candle at both ends!

Alassak burns the candle at both ends!

Jan 24, 2017

Alassak made his way to Doomben on unlucky Friday the 13th of January as the sole runner for Murphy Racing. However, black Friday definitely wasnt an issue for Alassak as he went from pillar to post in the 1350m Class 3 plate. With jockey Brad Pengelly on board, the son of ...

Stellarcraft goes BANG first up

Stellarcraft goes BANG first up

Nov 08, 2016

On November 3, Murphy Racing went to Ipswich with Stellarcraft in great order. Last preparation this horse could not draw a barrier and this run he was a bit the same when drawing second from the outside. Stellarcraft first up in a heat of the Cannonball Series Benchmark 75 ...

Mr Hennessy wins

Mr Hennessy wins

Nov 08, 2016

On October 16 Murphy Racing headed to the Sunshine Coast with one live chance in Mr Hennessy. After a frustrating prep thus far, he was brought the races in high hopes of a win in the Class 1 Handicap over 1000m.Ridden by Nathan 'Grubby' Day, Mr Hennessy jumped and settled just ...

Pippos Finally Breaks Through

Pippos Finally Breaks Through

Aug 16, 2016

Saturday racing took Murphy Racing to the Gold Coast with Pippos. Racing in the 2200m Maiden, David elected to put blinkers on after his last strart to liven him up a bit and it seemed to do the trick.  Ridden by in form jockey Nathan 'Grubby' Day Pippos jumped ...

Stellarcraft wins after luckless prep

Stellarcraft wins after luckless prep

Jun 27, 2016

The run of outs for Stellarcraft has finally come to an end when he drew barrier 5 at the Gold Coast last Sunday. After getting beaten by the barrier every start this prep Stellarcraft bounced back to score a 1 length win in the Class 3 handicap over 900m.  Jumping from ...

Alassak wins on Ipswich Cup Day

Alassak wins on Ipswich Cup Day

Jun 21, 2016

Murphy Racing travelled to Ipswich on Cup Day to contest the Two Year Old Handicap with impressive Shaft gelding, Alassak. David sent Alassak to the water walker at Kilto Park for four days after his last run and with all the southerners gone home he thought this would be the ...

Shotacross the bow and Stellarcraft at the beach

Shotacross the bow and Stellarcraft at the beach

May 31, 2016

Shotacross the bow, AKA muzz, and Stellarcraft recently embarked o a journey to nudgee beach after encountering a few tough runs of late. Stellarcraft has just had no luck and has raced wide in all of his runs this prep. Muzz was galloped on in his last run and scans show it ...

Shotacross The Bow on the Aqua Walker

Shotacross The Bow on the Aqua Walker

Feb 08, 2016

After a extremely unlucky prep big muzz has gone for a spell where he will occupy the Aqua Walker. Muzz will now be set for the Group 1 Queensland Derby which is held on Stradbroke Day at the newly revamped Eagle Farm. 

Mister Booze wins for new stable

Mister Booze wins for new stable

Dec 14, 2015

The newest edition to the Murphy Racing stable made a convincing impression on Saturday at Doomben. Mister Booze was sent out a $7.50 chance in the 1MW Handicap over 1350m.  Second up and jumping from barrier 3, gun jockey Brad Stewart elected to lead on Mister Booze. ...

Shotacross The Bow wins first up

Shotacross The Bow wins first up

Dec 09, 2015

Shotacross The Bow otherwise known as Big Muzz around the stables made it a winning start to his second preperation as a three year old by winning at the Sunshine Coast. Jumping from barrier 5 and ridden by gun hoop Brad Stewart big muzz settled 4th in running before ...

Big Muzz wins in impressive fashion

Big Muzz wins in impressive fashion

Jul 14, 2015

Saturday 4th of July took racing to the Sunshine Coast turf club with 2 year old shotacross the bow flying the flag for Murphy Racing. Race 2 on the card was the QTIS 2 year old handicap over 1400m. Jumping from an outside alley kiwi apprentice Bridget Grylls could only ...

The 'hill' no trouble for Shotacross The Bow

The 'hill' no trouble for Shotacross The Bow

Jun 01, 2015

On Saturday night 30th May, Murphy Racing went up the hill to Toowoomba Turf Club with both of Murray Gains runners Campionessa and Shotacross The Bow. The night didnt start as planned as Campionessa having a few things go wrong in running. This left Shotacross The Bow he ...

Campionessa Blows Them Away

Campionessa Blows Them Away

May 21, 2015

On Sunday 17th of May, Murphy Racing headed to Kilcoy quietly confident of a successful day. The team was spearheaded by speed demon Campionessa. In the Kilcoy Exchange Hotel Class 3 Handicap over 1060 metres, Campionessa jumped only fairly away from barrier 6. However, young ...

Gold Buttons makes it two from two

Gold Buttons makes it two from two

May 02, 2015

On Weetwood day in Toowoomba 2nd May, David and the team went up the range to take on saturday class horses with the speedy Gold Buttons. Sent out a $21 shot by punters, Buttons bounced from the gates and took up her customary front running position. Ridden by super ...

Gold Buttons fly's at Ipswich

Gold Buttons fly's at Ipswich

Mar 18, 2015

Murphy Racing head to Ipswich on Friday with one runner, the in form Gold Buttons. A few heads were turned when David called on the services of veteran hoop making his comeback to race riding, Nathan Day. However, he rode a perfectly timed race. Racing in a 0-65 handicap, ...

Harniliam Breaks Through in Impressive Fashion

Harniliam Breaks Through in Impressive Fashion

Mar 12, 2015

Friday 6th MArch saw Murphy Racing head to Beaudesert with the ultra consistent Bullmore gelding Harniliam. Before Friday's run, Harnilium had recorded 5 seconds from 11 starts. However, in the MAGIC MILLIONS MARCH YEARLING SALE Maiden Handicap over 1400m he was a ...

Gold Buttons romps in at the Gold Coast

Gold Buttons romps in at the Gold Coast

Feb 01, 2015

On Saturday 31st of January Murphy Racing headed to the gold Coast in the hope of a winner. That wish was granted when the Santo Guagliardo owned Gold Buttons recorded her 2nd win. Speedy mossman filly Gold Buttons contested the Super Sports Centre class 1 handicap over ...

Campionessa wins impressively

Campionessa wins impressively

Oct 16, 2014

On Wednesday 15th October, Campionessa contested the SKY RACING WORLD Ratings Band 0-70 Handicap over 1000 metres. The stable was very confident as this mare came back in extremely good order and David had her in tip top condition for the race.  Jumping from barrier ...

Prize money increase

Aug 21, 2014

As you are all aware we have had a significant  increase in prize monies across the board in Queensland.To find out more please go to the racing Queensland website,To all my clients let's hope our horses can get some of that prize money best of luck to everybody and ...

Stellarcraft Goes Bang.....AGAIN

Stellarcraft Goes Bang.....AGAIN

Jul 31, 2014

Murphy Racing headed to Ipswich to tackle a Class 3 over the 1100 metres with tough sprinter Stellarcraft. Jumping from barrier 2, top jockey Michael Cahill elected to take a sit 3rd the fence in the running to give Stellarcraft and very soft run which makes the sprint home a ...

Stellarcraft Keeps on Giving

Stellarcraft Keeps on Giving

Jul 09, 2014

On Sunday 29th of June, Murphy Racing headed to the Sunshine Coast with in-form galloper Stellercraft. With the stable quietly confident about this horses abilities over the 1000 metres David booked Queenslands best in jockey Damian Browne.  Upon jumping, Damian ...