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LION IS KING

LION IS KING

Oct 07, 2020

The first couple of preparations for the big, eye-catching chestnut Red Lion were about education and maturity and the patience of his connections paid off when the promising four-year-old was in winning form first up at Bendigo on Wednesday.Having his first start since mid-May, ...

El Questro Retired

El Questro Retired

Oct 01, 2020

Stable star, El Questro has run her last race. The seven-year-old mare affectionately known as ‘Delta’ will be retired to stud, deservedly going out on a winning note. El Questro had a stellar career of 28 career starts, running top 3 in 15 of those. It didn’t take ...

QUEEN EL QUESTRO

QUEEN EL QUESTRO

Sep 14, 2020

It is no mean feat to give weight to promising horses but then El Questro is no average mare - as she showed with her gutsy performance at Cranbourne on Sunday; her classy victory in the BM78 1400m contest the sixth of her consistent career.Having worked hard from an outside ...

Aniceta heads to Sale

Aniceta heads to Sale

Aug 27, 2020

Four-year-old mare Aniceta heads to Sale on Sunday August 30 in a bid to break a run of three consecutive placings to start her career. The daughter of Canford Cliffs will be looking to get her Maiden out of the way in Race 2 on the Sale program and Allison Sheehan is very happy ...

Caulfield Quest

Caulfield Quest

Aug 26, 2020

El Questro heads back to Caulfield on Saturday August 29, looking to make amends for a slightly unlucky, yet very good run last start. The 7YO was typically honest when running a tough 5th at Caulfield on August 15 and looks set to run well again. The mare wasn’t fazed by a 4 ...

Aniceta in the Money

Aniceta in the Money

Aug 13, 2020

Aniceta continued a stellar start to her career with her third placing from three runs at Sale on August 13. When you head to a $35,000 Maiden for Four-Year-Olds and Upwards on a Thursday, you don’t expect to bump into a potential star, but unfortunately for Aniceta and her ...

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 ...