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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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