Latest News from Byron Cozamanis Racing

Patience Rewarded at Mornington

Patience Rewarded at Mornington

Sep 13, 2017

3yo filly The Queen's Reward overcame a slow beginning to win a 1000m maiden at Mornington on debut today.Jockey Daniel Stackhouse didn't panic, he sat back before weaving his way through the field turning for home and the filly unleashed a powerful sprint, finishing hard over ...

2YO By Boom Sire

2YO By Boom Sire

Sep 13, 2017

All Too Hard's progeny have been flying and we expect this strong colt to win a race or two early in the 2yo season. He is a half brother to the promising Star Of Africa who won a Randwick trial impressively on September 12th and is nominated for the Caulfield Guineas.To arrange ...

Owners Rewarded at Seymour

Owners Rewarded at Seymour

May 26, 2017

Valentine's Reward returned to form with a strong on-pace win at Seymour this week. It was her first run at the track since winning her maiden there in June 2015.The win will undoubtedly boost the mare's confidence and we will aim her towards a similar race in a couple of weeks.

Sizzling Colt Joins Stable

Sizzling Colt Joins Stable

Feb 27, 2017

Byron purchased this big strong colt for $80,000 (plus GST) on day 1 of the Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale. He is by first season sire Sizzling who was a gun colt, winning 5 races as a 2YO. His dam Kyllaros is a half sister to Stakes-winner Specter. For more ...

Muccino Breaks Drought

Muccino Breaks Drought

Oct 21, 2016

Muccino broke through for a well deserved win in a class 1 event at Pakenham. Wearing blinkers for the first time, the 4YO proved too strong in the finish, going on to score by 1.25L. Although it was his 2nd career victory, it was actually the first time that Muccino has ...

What A Gun

What A Gun

Sep 02, 2016

Lightly raced 5YO The Dynamo notched up his second win at Sandown this year when he took out a benchmark 84 race. Perfectly rated in front by Craig Newitt, The Dynamo fought strongly in the straight holding off a late challenger to score.

Three Threes

Three Threes

Aug 19, 2016

Tre Dieci, whose name means "three threes" in Italian, broke through for his third win at Pakenham on August 16th. The 6YO gelding has been frustrating for both Byron and his owners, as he has always shown a lot of ability on the training track but needs everything to go his way ...

Freddie's Boy

Freddie's Boy

May 27, 2016

Celestial Freddie broke through for a well deserved win over 1400m at Bendigo.The 3YO grey, almost white gelding, was named in honour of our dear friend Friederike Ruhle who passed away almost 11 months ago.The horse Freddie, was a favourite of Friederike and it was great to see ...

Success At Bairnsdale

Success At Bairnsdale

May 10, 2016

Elektra Lass notched up her first win in nine months when she stepped up to 2200m at Bairnsdale. She relaxed well back in the field for jockey Regan Bayliss, before powering home down the middle of the track to get up in a photo finish.

April off to a Good Start

April off to a Good Start

Apr 10, 2016

Our first runner for the month was Staghorn, a newcomer to our stable. He was an impressive winner at Echuca on April 1st over 1200m. Apprentice jockey Regan Bayliss rode him perfectly and we expect him to take a lot of benefit from the run. He will most likely have his next run ...

Our Vidia continues good run for the team

Our Vidia continues good run for the team

Mar 02, 2016

3YO filly Our Vidia returned from a spell with a strong win at Bendigo on Tuesday, making it two from two at the track. She was clearly headed by The Travelling Man in the straight but ended up kicking away to win by 1.25L. The win capped off a big 48 hours for the stable ...

Three in a row for The Dynamo

Three in a row for The Dynamo

Feb 10, 2016

Northern Territorian owned galloper The Dynamo made it three wins from three starts for our stable when he saluted at Sandown on February 10th. Perfectly ridden by jockey Craig Robertson, the horse looked beaten with 100m to go but he fought back hard and was drawing clear in ...

Farewell Jasper

Farewell Jasper

Feb 10, 2016

Stable favourite Vatican passed away on Monday night after suffering a bad bout of colic. He was a great money spinner for connections, collecting in excess of $590,000 in prizemoney. Vatican still holds the track record at Moonee Valley over 955m. He ran a time of 0:54.69 in ...

What A Treasure!

What A Treasure!

Feb 07, 2016

Byron purchased this cracking colt by first season sire Master Of Design at the Melbourne Premier in March. Master Of Design is the only Group 1 winning son of Redoute's Choice to win at weight for age. He is out of a Last Tycoon mare with a female side dripping with ...

Heavy track success for Tom Puss at Ballarat

Heavy track success for Tom Puss at Ballarat

Aug 27, 2015

Handy galloper Tom Puss had no trouble with the heavy conditions as he strode to a comfortable win at Ballarat. The Byron Cozamanis-trained four-year-old had only placed once in three previous heavy-track runs but made light of the wet surface in the Sportsbet Live Racing ...

Forever In Our Hearts

Forever In Our Hearts

Jul 03, 2015

Our beloved friend and employee Friederike Ruhle passed away following an accident at trackwork on Wednesday July 1st. We were lucky to have known "Freddie" for the past 12 months. She arrived for work at 4am, always with a big smile and more often than not with ...

Our Vidia Lives Up To Her Name

Our Vidia Lives Up To Her Name

Feb 23, 2015

Vidia is said to be the fastest of flying fairies and Our Vidia proved she was no slouch when she came from well back in the field to score at Moonee Valley on debut. Perfectly ridden by Damian Lane, Our Vidia ran the last 400m of the race in 23.59. She is sure to take a ...

EQUIANO STEPS OUT IN TRIAL

Jan 14, 2015

The Equiano gelding had a jump out at Sandown last week and went really well. He missed the start by 3-4 lengths before working home to finish 3rd. It was his first jump out. The jockey wore a black jacket with orange spots and a white cap. Please click the link to ...

Impressive LONHRO colt

Impressive LONHRO colt

Jan 01, 2015

The Lonhro colt is a striking individual with a strong athletic build. He is paid up for both the Golden Slipper and Blue Diamond and will be ready to race in late January. He is back in the stables following a short break and has grown a lot. To arrange an inspection please ...

Half sister to Good Offa, Grand Duels & Lateva!

Half sister to Good Offa, Grand Duels & Lateva!

Dec 01, 2014

This very impressive filly by Reward For Effort is currently in pre-training and will return to the stables at the end of December. She is a half sister to multiple Listed race winner Grand Duels and sprinting mare Lateva, both trained by Byron. Stablemate Tre Dieci pulled ...

Tom Puss turns bad start into brilliant win at Mornington

Nov 02, 2014

Tom Puss’s racing career began poorly but the colt rallied to score an exciting debut win at Mornington. Trainer Byron Cozamanis paid just $20,000 for Tom Puss at the 2013 Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale but the three-year-old showed he would recoup that amount ...

Tansy far too good on Bendigo Cup day

Oct 29, 2014

Smart galloper Tansy returned to the winner’s list with a dominant success at Bendigo. Tansy missed a place at his first run for six months when first-up at Bendigo but improved to run a solid third at Cranbourne at his last outing. Trainer Byron Cozamanis booked ...

Halfblood Prince breaks through at Mornington

Oct 09, 2014

Simple tactics were enough to give Halfblood Prince his first win for Byron Cozamanis Racing at Mornington. Halfblood Prince joined the stable during the winter months but initially failed to recapture his form in three starts. Cozamanis gave the son of Skalato a month ...

Valentine's produces another gift at Seymour

Sep 11, 2014

Broodmare Valentine’s Gift delivered another present for the Byron Cozamanis stable when Good Offa scored a strong debut win at Seymour. Cozamanis has trained seven of the mare’s progeny with Good Offa becoming Valentine’s Gift’s fifth winner to ...