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2019/2020 Season Review

2019/2020 Season Review

Aug 06, 2020

As the curtain closes on the 2019/2020 Racing Season, Allison Sheehan Racing can take a step back, draw a deep breath and reflect on the days past. It’s time to say a massive thank you to the entire team and importantly, the wonderful owners who have shared the journey with ...

Two for Bendigo Wednesday

Two for Bendigo Wednesday

Jul 27, 2020

The stable are happy to get both Airstream and Oneira back onto a firmer surface as the team head to Bendigo on Wednesday July 29. Aistream, who was scratched from a wet track at Sale on Monday looks more suited on a Good 3 at Bendigo. The filly was unlucky last start when held ...

My Friend at Moe

My Friend at Moe

Jul 27, 2020

Last start winner Hello My Friend returns to Moe on Tuesday July 28 as she attempts to make it 6 wins from her 27-start career in Race 5 on the program. The five-year-old was a very good winner over this track and distance last start and Allison Sheehan suggests there’s ...

QUEST FOR SUCCESS

QUEST FOR SUCCESS

Jul 20, 2020

Twelve months ago Allison was, as always, proud of the gallant performance of her talented mare El Questro as she finished off gamely to run second in the Rising Stars Final at Flemington.But Allison could not help but ponder on what might have been if the five-year-old had ...

FRIEND FIRES

FRIEND FIRES

Jul 11, 2020

It is always a joy to welcome new owners to the stable and better still when we can join them in cheering home a winner - as was the case with Hello My Friend who was always in command of the BM58 staying contest at Moe on Saturday.Progressing nicely as she has risen in distance ...

GUTSY ONEIRA GETS THE JOB DONE

GUTSY ONEIRA GETS THE JOB DONE

Mar 31, 2020

What a gutsy mare is Oneira, the consistent chestnut so quickly into winning form this campaign - at just her second run back from a spell digging deep to claim victory in the 1200m BM58 contest at Mornington on Tuesday.Patiently steered by Chelsea Hall - who has been such a ...

DREAM RUN FOR ONEIRA

DREAM RUN FOR ONEIRA

Aug 20, 2019

What a well deserved breakthrough it was for Oneira at Geelong on Friday, the tough and consistent mare having had so little luck into the lead up of the 1430m maiden - at her previous outing a hard-held 12th having nowhere to go in the run home!But fortunately that bad luck ...

Two in a row for EL QUESTRO

Two in a row for EL QUESTRO

Jun 20, 2019

It was rather nice watching El Questro race clear to a soft victory at the Hillside track at Sandown a couple of weeks ago - and it was even more exciting seeing her record a more dominant victory on the Lakeside circuit on Wednesday.At her first run since last December ...

El Questro stars at Sandown

El Questro stars at Sandown

Jun 05, 2019

The royal and light blue colours of Rob McGuinness have been carried to victory by some nice horses over the years and it was good to see them back in winning action at Sandown on Wednesday.Having her first run since last December, the game and consistent mare El Questro was ...

Ciceroni scores

Ciceroni scores

Jan 21, 2019

It has been three years since an attractive filly by the multiple Group One winning miler Canford Cliff’s caught Allison's eye at the Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale... "she was neat and correct with scope to get over a mile and further... and she was very pretty!"Fast forward ...

Team awarded.

Team awarded.

Aug 21, 2018

The much anticipated and well attended Cranbourne Racing Industry Awards night was held on Saturday and Allison was delighted to accept the Cranbourne Trainer Achievement Award for the most winners from less than 50 professional starters.An award in place to recognise the hard ...

No surprise Izenashark salutes

No surprise Izenashark salutes

Jun 12, 2018

"That was really no surprise" said a delighted Allison Sheehan as the tough and consistent Izenashark put in a bold display to win a BM70 contest in easy fashion at Mornington on Monday.Straight to the lead, the six-year-old set up a good pace, giving his rivals every chance to ...

Team Sharky

Team Sharky

May 01, 2018

What a terrific galloper Izenashark has been for his proud connections, at Cranbourne on Friday evening proving too strong for his rivals in the final event - in doing so recording the sixth win of his consistent 38 start career.It is by no means the majority of horses who win ...

SHEEHAN MAINTAINS GREAT STRIKE RATE

SHEEHAN MAINTAINS GREAT STRIKE RATE

Feb 26, 2018

Story by Damien Donohue:Lang Lang based horsewoman Allison Sheehan maintained her outstanding season winning strike rate when honest mare She’ll Strykeya was victorious in the Helloworld BM64 Handicap (1217 metres) at the Moe Racing Club on Sunday.The five-year-old mare by ...

Small but Mighty

Small but Mighty

Feb 20, 2018

It was a deserved victory for She'll Strykeya at Moe on Sunday, the consistent five-year-old not having had much luck in the lead up but catching the eye with a strong finishing fifth at the same track at her previous outing.Despite that good performance, She'll Strykeya was ...

Patience pays for Alonzah

Patience pays for Alonzah

Dec 19, 2017

The stable enjoyed one of its best days on Friday - two runners, two winners - both enthusiastically cheered on.Unfortunately with the timing not being quite right, Allison could not be in attendance for both but she was wildly cheering on She'll Strkeya at Mornington whilst ...

UNIQUE DOUBLE

UNIQUE DOUBLE

Dec 13, 2017

Credit : Damien DonohueTraffic slowed to a standstill in the Domain Tunnel late last Friday afternoon, fellow road users peered in concern and amusement at the raucous coming from a horse truck caught in traffic. This wasn’t a road rage incident, this was the first leg of ...

IZENASHARK SHINES AT SEYMOUR

IZENASHARK SHINES AT SEYMOUR

Oct 30, 2017

The stable's great run continued on Seymour Cup day with tough galloper Izenashark saluting at his first run back from a spell - making it three winners from our last three runners!Jumping well from an inside gate, Izenashark travelled nicely for Mitch Aitken but did have ...

STABLE IN RED HOT FORM

STABLE IN RED HOT FORM

Oct 24, 2017

Credit : Damien DonohueLegendary trainer James Bartholomew Cummings (Bart), was a dominant trainer this time of year in his sixty plus years as a trainer, twelve Melbourne Cup to his legacy, an achievement that will certainly never be matched or bettered. Bart was renowned ...

“Two in a row” for EL QUESTRO

“Two in a row” for EL QUESTRO

Oct 06, 2017

What great form El Questro is in during her debut preparation, at Geelong on Wednesday stepping up in class, distance and weight at only her third outing - impressive winning her second race in a row.It is no mean feat to step straight up from a maiden to another ...

Family tradition continues

Family tradition continues

Sep 15, 2017

May 1st 2005 was a big day for Allison Sheehan... Jo Bangles breaking her maiden at Bendigo and providing her young trainer with her very first winner!Fast forward 12 years and Allison was again all smiles at Bendigo with promising home-bred galloper El Questro showing great ...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Dec 23, 2016

2016 saw a number of new additions to the stables along with many new owners and we've had a great time cheering on the likes of Andrassy, Izenashark and the late Sergeant Hightower.We have a relatively young team of horses going in to 2017 and we are excited about their ...

IZENASHARK BACK TO THE WINNERS STALL

IZENASHARK BACK TO THE WINNERS STALL

Dec 20, 2016

It was a much deserved victory for the consistent Izenashark at Geelong on December 15, the five-year-old having been close up when resuming and honest at each of his spring outings.Jumping well from a wide gate, Izenashark did not have the easiest of runs on speed, he and the ...

Andrassy chasing stakes success

Andrassy chasing stakes success

Sep 16, 2016

Andrassy chasing stakes successAndrassy is the first horse Allison Sheehan bred and the mare could become the trainer's first black-type winner when she runs in the How Now Stakes.The five-year-old returns to Caulfield for Saturday's Group Three 1200m-race having finished just ...