Entries by chris

Exciting Chapter to Start!!

Cliff Brown Racing starts an exciting new chapter as Cliff relocates back to Australia. After a hugely successful stint training in Singapore, where Cliff was a dominant force in the major races the time has come to return home and set up a new stable back where it all started in Victoria. With the help […]

Farewell Chairman, A Wonderful Man

In a fitting tribute to late prominent horse owner Mr Yong Nam Seng, affectionately known as “The Chairman” by the stable, Gold Kingdom saluted at Kranji on Saturday in race 4. Ridden by Oscar Chavez Gold Kingdom produced his best victory in Singapore when exploding away from his rivals to score by 4 lengths. The […]

Glorious day for Greenwich

Greg And Lisa Perry of Greenwich Stud Pty Ltd, enjoyed an excellent day of racing in both Australia and Singapore on January 9th. Whilst having to wait until well into the evening for their Singapore representative to race, In All His Glory in race 10, the wait was eased with the joy of two wins […]

Many Positives from HK trip with Inferno

With the disappointment of Inferno’s scratching from the HKJC International Sprint subsiding, the Singapore Superstar arrived back in Singapore on Tuesday 15th to commence his 14 day stint in the quarantine stables at kranji. Assistant trainer Tony Lane has reported the big boy traveled very well, and has settled in. The trip got off to […]

Gold Rewards Owners

Long time stable clients Gold Stable were rewarded for their patience when 6 year old gelding Gold Reward notched up his 4th win in Singapore on Saturday 12th in race 4, the class 5 over 2000m. It was actually a Gold Stable one two in the race with Gold Kingdom running second. Beset with niggling […]

Boomba makes it back to back Golden Horseshoe’s

The New Zealand Karaka Yearling sales have again come up trumps for the Barree Stable with Boomba providing for the second year running the Singapore Juvenile Championship, the Group 3 Singapore Golden Horseshoe. Won last year in devastating fashion by Inferno who gapped the field, the pink and white silks of the Whittenbury family, this […]

Inferno demolition gives stable 3rd Lion City Cup

The great Zac Spirit winner of the Lion City Cup (and Champion Sprinter) in 2014 and 2016 was joined by stablemate Inferno as a winner of Singapore’s premier sprint race.  Running 1min 8.28 the new star of Singapore racing ran the quickest ever Lion City Cup and made it back to back Group 1 wins […]

New Arrivals have big boots to fill

Two 2019 New Zealand bloodstock purchases arrived in the stable at Kranji this week, and both have a bit to live up to. Given plenty of time to mature at Kilmore Farm and educated by Brooks Racing at Matamata both horses will race in familiar colours of Brown stable owner’s in Singapore. At the NZB […]

Quick ascension after DC abdication

A week after the announcement of the retirement of Debt Collector made headlines in Singapore with Barree Stable managing owner Glenn Whittenbury extolling his virtues in an interview with Nick Childs, the famous Whittenbury colour’s were again in the headlines after tasting more Group 1 success this time with Inferno who easily won Saturday’s (26th […]

“In Chris We Trust”

I thought that it was long overdue to put “pen to paper” to write about the exploits of one of the most important members of the stable team and a major contributor to my personal success. A racehorse training stable is no different to any other business, with success or failure determined by the people […]