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Motree in May – The Word from Waterhouse

Motree in May – The Word from Waterhouse

Never one to take a backwards step, Mandy and the team at Motree Thoroughbreds have certainly launched into 2022 with both enthusiasm and optimism. We hope you enjoy as we reflect on not only another successful Sales Season and Summer Racing Carnival but also update...

The Life of Brian

The Life of Brian

When Mehmet Ulucinar rose high in the irons to salute his biggest win in the 100k Devonport Cup on Wednesday it signaled another remarkable chapter in the life of White Hawk. The popular galloper is better known around the stables of Angela Brakey as "Brian" and this...

Golden 72 hours for Motree

Golden 72 hours for Motree

When grand old warhorse White Hawk overhauled his rivals in the shadows of the post to claim Fridays feature Ladbrokes Golden Mile  at Devonport it capped off an amazing 72 hours for Motree Thoroughbreds. Coming off the back of a Motree bred double on the mainland a...

Spoils Shared Through Synthetic Stretch

Spoils Shared Through Synthetic Stretch

With Spring in full bloom and the Tasmanian Summer Carnival fast approaching we would like to take the opportunity to look back at our synthetic stars who warmed our hearts over the winter. With the Devonport Racing Club hosting seven meetings straight throughout...

Kuroset an asset to Brunton’s summer arsenal

Kuroset an asset to Brunton’s summer arsenal

Tasmania's premier trainer Scott Brunton believes Kuroset, who has been a revelation at Elwick over the winter months can play a big part in the Tasmanian Summer Carnival's feature mares races. Following an ultra impressive victory on Sunday where the Motree owned and...

Reset the counters – it’s the horse’s Birthday

Reset the counters – it’s the horse’s Birthday

With July 31 signaling the end of a racing season and August 1 giving birth to an eagerly awaited new crop of foals, the final week of July is often a time not only for the assessment of a yearlings suitability for the sales, but also an opportunity for those bitten...

KURO SET FOR A BRIGHT WINTER

KURO SET FOR A BRIGHT WINTER

Kuroset capped off a great weekend for Motree Thoroughbreds when resuming with another tough win first up at Elwick on Sunday. It was the second time that the Blue and White silks of Motree hit the line first, with Yarra Master also enjoying the wet conditions to...

The AZARA story to date – March 2021

The AZARA story to date – March 2021

We asked Denise Martin from Star Thoroughbreds to tell us more of the background to unbeaten 3 year old filly Azara who looks to be a star on the rise and who was bred at Motree. It's an interesting read. The AZARA story to date - March 2021   Emerging star AZARA...

Spanish Tides sweeps to another mainland victory

Spanish Tides sweeps to another mainland victory

Whilst we here in  Tasmania have been swept up in the excitement of the recent Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival & Magic Millions sale, a four year old bay mare carrying the Motree Brand has been busy flying the flag for us on the mainland. The Luke Oliver trained...

A wonderful week

A wonderful week

​As the dust settles on a magical week for our Motree family and life returns to a just little more normality, it is with great pride and gratitude that we can reflect on the events of the past five days. Between the uncertainty of our mainland friends being able to...

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