Racing Couples - Russell and Caroline Osborne

 

There is no blueprint to a successful relationship, not all roads lead to love and those that do often have a rocky start.

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Benalla trainer’s Sly Samba Deer wins on home track

Benalla trainer Russell Osborne’s Sly Samba Deer this week landed one of the biggest plunges seen at the Benalla track for some time.

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Riverbank success at an all-time high

North-east Victoria’s Riverbank Farm is having their best run ever, with a flood of winners in the past 6 weeks from their resident stallions, led by Skilled, Anacheeva and Redente.

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Celebrations for Skilled’s second stakes winner

Cheers from Riverbank Farm, Benalla as Fiscal Fantasy stormed home to an impressive victory in last Friday’s Group 3 Manawatu Breeders Stakes at Awapuni.

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Like big sister Winx, Boulder City is a rarity among thoroughbreds

They threw a silk blanket bearing the words “26 in a row” across the back of wonder mare Winx at Randwick on Saturday.

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First Foals for Winx Half-Brother Boulder City

 

As one exceptionally famous daughter of Vegas Showgirl prepares for her maiden season at stud, a quality son of the same very celebrated broodmare has already commenced his sophomore season in the Victorian stallion ranks.

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Brown back a winner at Benalla

Ethan Brown made a welcome return to the winner's stall at Benalla on Monday, little more than three months after taking a break from the sport.

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Bon Aurum joins the Riverbank Line Up

A wonderful addition to the Riverbank roster” is how Dr Caroline Duddy describes the Group One galloper Bon Aurum who takes residence at the Benalla stud this spring; standing alongside Redente, Boulder City, Von Costa de Hero, Skilled, Wayed Zain and Anacheeva.

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Pecans Wins Listed Ladies Day Cup

At Hawkesbury north-west of Sydney, Riverbank Agistment's beautifully-bred Gr1-winning stallion Skilled (Commands-Dextrous, by Quest For Fame) added a Listed race success when 5YO Australian-bred mare Pecans (Skilled-Walnut, by Procol Harum) resumed from a four month break to win the $150,000 Listed Ladies Day Cup (1400m) for 3YO+, defeating Burning Passion & Fabrizio.

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Anacheeva heads to Riverbank Farm

Spring is well and truly in the air at Riverbank Farm where Russell Osborne and Dr Caroline Duddy have done such a good job building up a loyal client base that they have been able to add two new stallions to the roster.

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