Half century milestone for JB Racing

John Bateman saddled up his 50th career winner at Canberra on Friday courtesy of an exquisite ride by Blaike McDougall. Three-year-old filly POLIZIOTTA (by SHAMUS AWARD) was having just her second start for the stable following a sixth-place finish at a rain-sodden Goulburn three weeks ago. Faced with an improved surface on Friday, POLIZIOTTA jumped … More Half century milestone for JB Racing

AZOUSTIC on song!

The astuteness of trainer John Bateman was once again highlighted when four-year-old gelding AZOUSTIC swept to victory at Goulburn on Thursday. Ridden a treat by Kayla Nisbet, AZOUSTIC appreciated a fast run 1400m as he rushed down the outside of the field to score by a widening two lengths. The son of ZOUSTAR may have … More AZOUSTIC on song!

Winning Rupert x Tree Of Jesse colt joins JB Racing

JB Racing and Proven Thoroughbreds combined at the 2020 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale to secure lot 535 for $65k. WINNING RUPERT x TREE OF JESSE yearling colt Sprinter/miler type ideal for Highway races + Country Championships Series First foal from a multiple city-winning STREET CRY mare Second dam COUSINS (by DANEHILL) has produced 6 stakes … More Winning Rupert x Tree Of Jesse colt joins JB Racing

Dominant GREENSPAN confirms Country Championships path

The John Bateman-trained GREENSPAN confirmed a shot at the 2020 Country Championships with a dominant performance in Saturday’s Highway race at Randwick. Given no favours in the run, GREENSPAN (Proven Thoroughbreds) was posted three-wide into the breeze over the 1500m but justified his favouritism with a gritty win under talented apprentice Samantha Clenton. Despite covering … More Dominant GREENSPAN confirms Country Championships path

Bateman Eyes Sapphire Coast Feature With Nicconita

It’s fair to say Goulburn trainer John Bateman’s consistent mare Nicconita has threatened to take home a feature race for some time and she’ll have her chance in next Sunday’s $80,000 Bega Cup (1600m) at the Sapphire Coast. The five-year-old had a reputation as a perennial placegetter but she won her way into the SERA … More Bateman Eyes Sapphire Coast Feature With Nicconita

GREENSPAN brings up milestone for JB Racing

John Bateman and jockey Billy Owen were the architects of a boilover result in Saturday’s Highway at Randwick. John was quietly confident GREENSPAN was ready to fire in the 1300m event and his judgement was vindicated when the five-year-old gelding came from a midfield position to win at succulent odds of $26. Third-up from a … More GREENSPAN brings up milestone for JB Racing