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Former Kiwi horseman passes away

Former New Zealand jockey and trainer Ray Cleaver has died in Victoria just a few days after saddling up a runner at Mornington last Thursday. Cranbourne-based Cleaver (70) was rushed to hospital last Saturday after a suspected stroke and died the following day. “It comes as a bit of shock really,” Robbie Griffiths, a fellow[...]
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Caulfield Guineas The Aim For Glenfiddich

Cranbourne trainer Robbie Griffiths is looking forward to the Melbourne spring with Glenfiddich after the colt’s narrow defeat in a Group One race at Randwick. Griffiths has long held Caulfield Guineas ambitions for Glenfiddich and after his second to King’s Legacy in Saturday’s Champagne Stakes (1600m), he sees no reason to alter those thoughts. Glenfiddich[...]
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Griffiths Hopes To Flex Muscle In Showdown

Trainer Robbie Griffiths was looking at having multiple runners contest the second running of The Showdown at Caulfield. The $855,000 race for two-year-olds on Saturday was a target Griffiths had picked out for four of his juveniles. Attracting a field of 16 plus four emergencies, Griffiths has one two-year-old safely in while the remaining three[...]
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Royal Crown Outstays Rivals At Caulfield

Before heading overseas for a break, Mick Kent discussed his plans for Royal Crown with caretaker trainer Robbie Griffiths. One of Kent’s target races was Saturday’s Listed Galilee Series Final (2400m) at Caulfield. Kent’s planning proved spot on with Royal Crown successful on Saturday, but the three-year-old’s work is not finished yet. If Griffiths can[...]
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Racing And Training Continue In Victoria

Victorian trainer Robbie Griffiths has welcomed the decision to keep racing and training going during the coronavirus crisis. The Racing Victoria board gave the green light for horse activities under strict conditions following a meeting on Monday. RV chief executive Giles Thompson said the decision to continue racing, and training, had not been taken lightly.[...]
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Griffiths To Test Juveniles In Previews

Robbie Griffiths will put four of his stable’s two-year-olds to the test in Blue Diamond Previews at Caulfield to determine if they are contenders for Victoria’s premier juvenile race. The Blue Diamond series kicks off on Saturday with the colts and geldings Preview over 1000m and the fillies Preview over the same distance. The respective[...]
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Halvorsen Convincing In Group 3 Standish Win

Talented sprinter Halvorsen has delivered again at Flemington to claim his first stakes race success in the Group Three Standish Handicap. The four-year-old Robbie Griffiths-trained gelding’s 1-1/4-length victory in Wednesday’s 1200m feature was his third-straight success at Flemington, having won during the Melbourne Cup carnival over 1100m in November and again on December 14. The[...]
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Halvorsen On Target For Standish Assault

Progressive sprinter Halvorsen has given Robbie Griffiths milestone victories as the trainer recovers from surgery for a brain aneurysm. Griffiths underwent the operation in August with doctors only allowing the Cranbourne-based trainer to resume restricted duties from November before letting him increase his workload. At Griffiths’ first official day back at trackwork, Halvorsen scored at[...]
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