Franco Santino smashes Southland record

27 March 2018 | Written by Nikki Reed

The Nathan Williamson trained Franco Santino smashed the Southland mile record for 3-year-old colts and geldings at the Central Southland Raceway in Winton on Sunday afternoon, with a sublime 1:52 victory.



Stunning Menangle win for Franco Nelson

20 March 2018 | Written by Nikki Reed

The former Spreydon Lodge pacer Franco Nelson produced arguably what was one of, if not the best, at least the toughest performances ever seen at Tabcorp Park Menangle when winning in a blazing 1:50.3 mile rate after a torrid three-wide trip on Friday evening.



Franco Nelson wins Group 1 Bohemia Crystal FFA

26 February 2018 | Written by Nikki Reed

The Spreydon Lodge bred Franco Nelson was a superb winner of the $100,000 Group 1 Bohemia Crystal Free-For-All on Miracle Mile night at Tabcorp Park Menangle.



Nemera Franco breaks track record

29 December 2017 | Written by Nikki Reed

The lightly raced Spreydon Lodge trained filly Nemera Franco franked her eye catching debut win with a superb track record performance at Gore Raceway on December 27.



Nemera Franco brings up 200 wins for McRae and winning start for syndicate

11 December 2017 | Written by Nikki Reed

Nemera Franco's impressive win at Motukarara Raceway yesterday afternoon was a significant one for Spreydon Lodge, with her victory not only bringing up trainer Steve McRae's 200th training success, but also representing an auspicious start for the training establishment's first ever racing lease syndicate.



Eden Franco remains unbeaten in WA

6 November 2017 | Written by Nikki Reed

The part Spreydon Lodge owned mare Eden Franco remains undefeated on Australian soil after an effortless win at Gloucester Park on Friday evening.



Franco Tai takes out $50,000 Sales race

2 November 2017 | Written by Nikki Reed

The Terry and Glenys Chmiel trained Franco Tai was a deserved winner of the $50,000 Listed PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales Aged Handicap Pace (2,400m) at South Bay Racecourse, Kaikoura on October 30.



Nike Franco wins US Breeders Crown Elimination

24 October 2017 | Written by Nikki Reed

The Spreydon Lodge bred Nike Franco's wonderful North American run of form continued over the weekend with the classy seven-year-old taking out her Breeders Crown Elimination. 



Nike Franco too good in Allerage Pace

9 October 2017 | Written by Nikki Reed

The John King Jr trained Nike Franco was a class above her rivals in the $105,000 Allerage Mares Pace at The Red Mile, Lexington on October 8.



Spreydon Lodge colt tops NZ Premier Sale

23 February 2017 | Written by Nikki Reed

The Spreydon Lodge consigned Franco Stallone was the highest priced yearling at the recent two-day NZ Premier Yearling Sale.


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