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Sky Boy Aimed for the Villiers [23/11/2018]
Leilani Lodge has been looking for a horse to really step up in 2018-19 and they look to have found the perfect contender for stakes racing over the coming months

Sky Boy Streaks Down the Famous Straight [30/10/2018]
Its an exciting time for Cummings Racing as the racing heats up in the Spring.

Sky Boy Wins with Dominance at Randwick [22/10/2018]
If you hear the name ZAZABELLE most people would remember the 1999 Melbourne Cup when the daughter of Zabeel dead heated for third behind stable mate Rogan Josh

Honey Go Lightly and Mizzy Ready to Fly at Randwick [29/09/2018]
Cummings Racing is always active throughout the annual yearling sales and tomorrow will see the Wandjina/Maslins Beach filly make her debut at Randwick

Cummings Racing - The Future [28/09/2018]
Check out the latest additions to the Cumming Stable - Contact us for more information

A Winning Weekend for the Stable [07/09/2018]
Cummings Racing has had a great start to the 2018-19 season as the winners continued over the weekend

Madame Markievicz and Mizzy Shine as Spring Approaches [28/08/2018]
Cummings Racing has showcased a couple of real up and comers as MADAME MARKIEVICZ and MIZZY contested races over the weekend

Stable Relation Wins on Debut [19/08/2018]
Debate (So You Think x Alisa Free) won well on Debut last Tuesday at Gosford, as a sign...

No Doubt Ready for the Show Quality [18/08/2018]
Leilani Lodge has a lot to look forward to as the Group racing commences for the 2018-19 season.

Smart Aint He Wins well at Canterbury [28/07/2018]
Cummings Racing has a lot of promising horses coming up through the grades...

Beauty Generation HK Horse of the Year [20/07/2018]
Beauty Generation named Horse of the Year at Hong Kong’s Champion Awards. A three-time Group One victor this term, Hong Kong’s standout five-year-old was also named Champion Miler.

They Hit the Ground Running [19/07/2018]
It’s an exciting time for Cummings racing as some of the real up and comers have commenced their racing careers. Edward and Anthony have glowing reports of the debutants and there is plenty of hype at Leilani Lodge as we get stuck into the Winter racing season

African Academy Has a Will to Win [15/05/2018]
AFRICAN ACADEMY is one of the rising stars of Cummings Racing and has thrived in the early stages of his career at Leilani Lodge. He is by the superstar TURFFONTEIN.

Beauty Generation Now Favourite [01/05/2018]
Beauty Generation is now the favourite for the Hong Kong Horse of the Year

Moqueen Steals the Show at the 2018 Inglis Chairmans Sale [24/04/2018]
It was a big day for the connections of Moqueen at the 2018 Inglis Chairman’s Sale as the daughter of Uncle Mo was bought by Andrew Williams Bloodstock for $600,000.

The Championships [15/04/2018]
The Championships have become an important part of the racing calendar as the Autumn Carnival heads to Royal Randwick. The Grand Finals of Australian Racing offers over $20 million in prizemoney and attract the best horses from around the country and abroad.


Top Of My List Takes Out The Listed Sydney Markets Lord Mayor's Cup 2000m [07/05/2017]
Top Of My List and Tim Clarke made it two wins in a row in taking out the Sydney Markets Lord Mayor's Cup 2000m at Rosehill yesterday . Tim Clarke had this to say on her run "She was good. She had to rise in weight today and get back on top of the ground. She was able to control the race from outside the speed. The more I ride her the more I get to know her. She likes to flow through her gears. You can't just get her to dash off the mark. I thought she gave a good kick at the top of the straight. She was vulnerable late but she kept sticking her head out ".

First Group Win For Training Partnership [05/05/2017]
The win by Top Of My List in the Sharp Japan Racing Assoc Plate 2000m brought up the first Group race win since the partnership took place. After a 4 week freshen up ,Top Of My List lead all the way with a great ride by Tim Clark.“It’s a little bit emotional but very good,” Edward said. “It’s a rather sweet feeling being my first stakes winner for one of the owners who recommended me as a trainer as well.”

Man From Uncle Takes Out The Group 2 Hobartville Stakes [19/02/2017]
Man From Uncle made it two from two this preperation after a tooth and nail battle with Echo Effect ,finally prevailing by 0.1 Length on the line.

Hieroglyphics Wins Again [19/02/2017]
Hieroglyphics and Brenton Advulla made it the second win in a row this preperation for the combination.

Ma Tante Brings Up Another Win For Sire Uncle Mo [16/02/2017]
Ma Tante (Uncle Mo / Snapdragon) returned in fine style at Randwick in a 3YF BM67 over 1100m.

Man From Uncle Returns In Style [10/02/2017]
Man From Uncle returned from a spell with a great win in the Group 3 AUSTRALIAN CHINESE JOCKEY CLUB ESKIMO PRINCE STAKES over 1200 Metres ,with a great ride by Jason Collett .


Stable Seeks Classic Glory [03/11/2016]
Among the highlights of Anthony’s career is the Classic win at Flemington of Fiveandahalfstar in the VRC Derby. On Thursday he aims to replicate that thrill for the connections of two fillies in the VRC Oaks, and Anthony is confident both girls will run well.

Winners Keep Rolling In [28/10/2016]
While the Spring in Melbourne is the time and place to have the stable big guns firing there is plenty of low hanging fruit paying excellent prizemoney to be harvested at home for our developing types. Benefitting from some adroit placement by Anthony the last 24 hours has seen promising three year old Crown Him and the lightly raced four year old Maven Wiz give the stable a double at Canterbury, and Tammany Hall continuing the run at Gosford with a bloodless victory in a Class 2 handicap. Total prizemoney for the three wins, including the all important BOBS bonuses, topped $70,000 for connections with the promise of more to come.

Man From Uncle Comes Out From Undercover [13/10/2016]
Anthony’s ability to place horses to advantage has had the stable on a roll recently, with three winners over the weekend following Moqueen’s facile success at Listed level the previous Saturday.

In The Realms Of Fantasy [09/10/2016]
IT’S arguably the training performance of the season. Thunder Fantasy will head to Melbourne after his stunning comeback win at Randwick on Saturday.

Moqueen Bursts Into Frame For Crown Oaks After Impressive Win At Randwick [02/10/2016]
“Wow.” That was Jason Collett’s immediate reaction after emerging filly Moqueen stormed into Crown Oaks contention with a dominant win in yesterday’s Listed TAB Dulcify Quality (1600m) at Randwick.

Royalty In Waiting [20/09/2016]
Class will take a horse a long way and whilst a win in a Goulburn maiden might not read as exciting, the manner of Crown Him’s victory confirmed to the stable that better things lie ahead for the talented three year old.

No Doubt About His Quality [07/09/2016]
An impressive winner on debut a few weeks prior over 1200m at Kembla Grange, four-year-old Not A Single Doubt entire No Doubt ‘returned to the scene of the crime’, and repeated the result, taking out the Woonona Bulli RSL Class 1 Handicap to remain unbeaten.

Major NSW Prizemoney Increases [06/09/2016]
Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club today announced that as of 1 October 2016 the minimum prizemoney for Saturday metropolitan races will increase to $100,000 per race.

Love Las Vegas Wins At Wyong [03/09/2016]
Having finished just over five lengths from the winner when racing first-up this time in off the back of three barrier trials, four-year-old Casino Prince mare Love Las Vegas headed to Wyong where she proved too good, shedding her maiden status in the Biochem Water F&M Plate (1200m) and highlighting brighter things to come.

No Doubt About No Doubt! [26/08/2016]
Talented entire No Doubt is the perfect example of the patience Anthony Cummings is willing to show his horses. Where some trainers may have pushed a horse prematurely or even had him gelded, Cummings was content to wait until the beginning of No Doubt’s four-year-old season before allowing this son of Not A Single Doubt to make his debut. The decision provided his owners with an instant return as he comfortably claimed the Mitchell Bell Maiden at Kembla Grange. A veteran of no fewer than five trials prior to his competitive debut, No Doubt has only really come into himself in the past few weeks, prompting Cummings to finally test his charge under race conditions.

Princes Farm's Vital Role In Stable's Success [15/08/2016]
Nestled on the banks of the Nepean River, overlooked by the stunning bluffs of the Blue Mountains, the tranquil haven for horses that is Princes Farm is surprisingly only just over an hour from the Sydney CBD. Set on 60 hectares of gently sloping, high quality grazing land, Princes Farm has been operating as a breeding, pretraining and spelling facility for the Cummings family for over twenty years.

Houdini Hal Continues Stables Fine Run [05/08/2016]
Peak fitness and a distinct liking for heavy going were two key factors in Houdini Hal losing his maiden status at Wyong today, and in doing so giving the Anthony Cummings stable a third winner in six days.

Xena Fights Like A 'Warrior Princess' To Claim Win [27/05/2016]
Jumping away well from the gates and going forward to settle in third place, Like Xena was getting the run of the race behind Dynamic Rock, while race favourite Think Aloud had settled on her outside.

Anthony Cumming’s Promising El Sid Salutes In Canterbury Opener [26/05/2016]
With the colts and geldings contesting the opening race on Wednesday at Canterbury, the $40,000 Handicap (1100m), the fillies were in action in the second, the $40,000 Schweppes Handicap (1100m), with the winners of both events showing their fair share of ability.

EL Sid Becomes Seventh Winner For Sidereus [25/05/2016]
The leading Australian first season sire by winners, Sidereus posted his seventh winner at Canterbury on Wednesday with a tenacious victory for El Sid, trained by Anthony Cummings, who also put the polish on his sire.

Maven Wiz Highlights Staying Potential [25/05/2016]
A winner two starts back at Wyong over 2100m, three-year-old Duke of Marmalade gelding Maven Wiz stepped out at the same distance on Tuesday and was once again too classy, defeating his older rivals.

Well-Backed Pennsylvania Ave Breaks Maiden [20/05/2016]
When the gates opened, you could have started to think the race may have been all over for three-year-old Pennsylvania Ave, especially after race caller stated “Very good roughie tried Pennsylvania Ave” as he walked into the starting gates...but there was never any need for worries although he settled in last.

Cummings Bucks Trend With Believe [06/05/2016]
Bart Cummings won the Australasian Oaks four times - and even he would be nodding knowingly from above with how son Anthony has cuddled a filly in her maiden racing preparation to the brink of his first Adelaide classic.

Outstanding Racing Prospects To Feature At Newmarket Next Week [29/04/2016]
Talented stakes winners Vergara and Casino Dancer, plus a wealth of other in-training race fillies and mares will be offered among the Inglis Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale in Sydney next week.

Three-year-old High Chaparral filly Top Of My Listhas plenty of pedigree on her side, being the first foal of the talented race mare Beauty Watch (Belong To Me), a Group 3-winning, Group 1 placed half-sister to Group 2 winner Precious Glitter (Danehill) and off the back a lone barrier trial third, the filly started well in the market behind blue-blood filly Crystal Flute in the Pluck @Vinery Plate (1300m).

Montaigne Sold To Hong Kong [29/03/2016]
Exciting three-year-old Montaigne will not race in the Australian Derby after a deal was struck to sell the horse to Hong Kong interests.

Anthony Cummings Chases BMW Double With Montaigne [26/03/2016]
Anthony Cummings will be out to put a rare stamp on the BMW at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, at a time when trainers are under siege by cobalt, emphasised by the recent departure of Peter Moody.

Moqueen Could Be A Midweek Runner [22/03/2016]
Anthony Cummings has insured against bad weather disrupting his next move with Golden Slipper emergency Moqueen.

Anthony Cummings will be out to put a rare stamp on the BMW at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, at a time when trainers are under siege by cobalt, emphasised by the recent departure of Peter Moody. [22/03/2016]
Randwick trainer Anthony Cummings considers his three-year-old Montaigne (NZ) a Group 1 level galloper and the progression that the Road To Rock gelding has made in his six starts to-date suggests that Cummings’ assessment will be vindicated.

Montaigne Entered For Group 1 BMW [21/03/2016]
Montaigne has come through his second in the Rosehill Guineas in such good order, trainer Anthony Cummings is seriously considering backing him up in the BMW.

Stride Perfect Win By McDonald On Vergara [20/03/2016]
A stride perfect ride by pick-up rider James McDonald on the Anthony Cummings trained Vergara won the $150,000, Group 3 Nathan’s Famous Epona Stakes (1900m) for fillies and mares at Rosehill on Saturday.

Snippetson Mare Wins Slipper Day Opener [19/03/2016]
Anthony Cummings started Golden Slipper day on a winning note when his five year-old Snippetson mare Vergara led throughout to win the Group III Epona Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

Montaigne Set To Relish The Rosehill Guineas Trip [18/03/2016]
The second leg of the three-year-old Autumn Triple Crown, the $600,000 Group 1 Sky Racing Rosehill Guineas (2000m), trainer Anthony Cummings has always felt Montaigne (NZ) would appreciate the step up the middle distance trip.

Fifty Ways? This Filly Only Needed One! [17/03/2016]
Former classy filly Lovemelikearock featured at Gosford on Thursday with her first winner when two year-old New Approach (IRE) (pictured) filly Fifty Ways charged home late to snatch a narrow victory.

Phar Lap Stakes An Easier Option [11/03/2016]
Nominated for both Friday’s $200,000 Group 3 Arrowfield Kembla Grange Classic (1600m) and Saturday’s $175,00 Group 3 Celebrations Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill, the decision was made to send unbeaten filly Believe up and against the colts and geldings on Saturday rather than tackle her own sex a day prior.

Believe In This Filly… [27/02/2016]
In the racing game, winning is the key and this filly has done nothing but win, going two from two and looks to be a talented filly of the future – her name – Believe!

Mary Lou’s Aspirational Victory [26/02/2016]
Fresh from a four week break, Fastnet Rock mare Mary Lou headed to Rosehill on Wednesday where she started well in the market in the seventh race of the day, the Di Parker Handicap over 1400m.


Cummings Import Produces Ultimate Shock [10/12/2015]
The five-year-old gelding was having only his second start in a race when lining up in the TAB Rewards Handicap (1000m) after a successful debut in New Zealand almost ten months ago.

Rule The River On Track For Three-Peat [10/12/2015]
Anthony Cummings’ in-form mare Rule The River continues to tick all the boxes ahead of her latest challenge in Saturday’s McGrath Estate Agents Handicap (1200m) at Randwick.

Meteora Miss Soars To Maiden Win [02/12/2015]
The Anthony Cumming trained Meteora Miss returned from a spell after an unsuccessful campaign over the spring to immediately gain her maiden win when taking the $40,000 More Than Ready @ Vinery Plate (1200m) at Canterbury on Wednesday and to vindicate the regard the stable holds for her.

Lightly-Raced Mare Back With A Bang [08/11/2015]
The Anthony Cummings-trained Rule The River upstaged more experienced opposition in the De Bortoli Wines Handicap (1100m) at Canterbury on Saturday.

Presenting Our Best Case For Randwick [16/10/2015]
Best Case makes his racetrack return on Saturday following a break of four weeks since his Cameron Stakes effort. He will take his place as top weight in the Bench Mark 93 Handicap over 1600 metres and presents as a strong chance to come out on top. This is an obvious step down from the original plan for his preparation, being the Epsom Handicap - which was abandoned once the weight scale of the race resembled anything but a Handicap.

Hierarchal Steps Up To Champion Stakes [07/10/2015]
In beating the older horses when breaking his maiden, Hierarchal put racing pundits on notice of better things to come. His step to Group 1 racing comes a little early for him but with the series of races that got Fiveandahalfstar to his VRC Derby win no longer on the racing calendar, there was little choice but to take on the cream of Sydney's staying three year old ranks.

No Angst Here [07/10/2015]
Vergara and Skyline Blush go into Saturdays G3 contest, the Angst Stakes, in great form. Skyline Blush found the 2000m a step too far last time out but the step back to 1600 and the time between runs certainly put her in the picture. Vergara has been a model of consistency with a strong win first up and a further two strong efforts this time in at this level. 

All Eyes On Uncle Mo [29/09/2015]
The oustanding new Coolmore sire UNCLE MO has hit the ground running in the USA - he currently sits atop of the First Crop Sires List and has all eyes looking towards the impact he can make here in Australia this coming season. As a champion two and three year old and a winner of five of his eight starts (including three Grade One races), he is sure to play a huge factor in the makeup of the upcoming First Season Sires list.

AJC Targets Two-State Double With Confidence [25/09/2015]
The Anthony Cummings Stable is preparing for an assault on some great prizemoney over the weekend, with Muraqaba taking a big step towards further Spring goals in the 2000m Inglis Cup at Caulfield and Vergara and Maven Wiz representing in Stakes company at Rosehill.

Skyline Blush Denies Peter Moody Treble [11/07/2015]
The Anthony Cummings-trained Skyline Blush made it three wins from her last five starts when proving too good for her opposition in the Ruben Guthrie In Cinemas Benchmark 70 Handicap (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Vergara Stays Home, Attempts Randwick Mile [19/06/2015]
After deliberating over a potential trip to Queensland for the Tatt's Tiara, we have decided that staying home in Sydney is a much better option for Vergara for many reasons. Firstly, as fourth emergency, we were very unlikely to gain a start even with the poor weather up-state.

Vergara To Tackle Tatts Tiara After Classy Win [04/06/2015]
Vergara will go on towards the Tatt's Tiara on the 20th of June after her very classy effort last Saturday at Rosehill.

Provincial Flag Bearers Hand Off To Group 1 Hopes [20/05/2015]
Skyline Blush and Pincer Strike flew the flag for the Anthony Cummings stable on Saturday as both broke their maiden status in fine style. Adrian Layt piloted both and made the most of his hard work and early starts at Randwick over the last few months. 

Scone Carnival Contenders Ready To Run [14/05/2015]
This weekend's Scone Carnival is shaping up as another great weekend, not just for the public but for the Stable's representatives.