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Paul to become Manager of Arrowfield Stud

July 25, 2014

Paul Messara and John Messara

Arrowfield is pleased to announce that Paul Messara will take up the position of Manager at Arrowfield Stud from Friday 1 August.

Paul, who lives at the Stud with his wife Alice and their young sons Frank and John, will significantly reduce the number of racehorses under his care.

Paul says, "I'm looking forward to returning to the Stud business and am very grateful for the support of outstanding stable staff and wonderful owners over the past eight years."

Arrowfield Chairman John Messara says, "It is exciting for my wife Kris and me to have our sons involved in the business at a time of great competition and opportunity within the global thoroughbred industry. Paul's commitment to the Stud and Michael's role on the board secures Arrowfield's future as a family-owned business in...  

Scissor Kick dominant at Canterbury

July 24, 2014

Scissor Kick started what could be a fruitful spring campaign with a comfortable victory first-up at Canterbury.

The Paul Messara trained colt is nominated for the Group 1 Golden Rose and his performance, albeit against questionable opposition, suggests he could be competitive in stronger races.


Jockey Adam Hyeronimus steers Panzer Division to victory

July 21, 2014

If jockey Adam Hyeronimus didn't pilot impressive two-year-old Panzer Division to victory at Kembla Grange on Saturday, he probably would have had his fair share of excuses.

The colt raced green as grass at his first visit to the track, veering towards the outside fence in the straight in Saturday's...  

Panzer Division to debut

July 18, 2014

Panzer Division (Desert Fight - Redoute's Choice) will debut tomorrow at Kembla Grange in the Two Year Old Maiden Handicap over 1200 metres. In a full field of 13, our horse has drawn handy in barrier 4 and will be ridden by Andrew Gibbons.

Panzer Division is a colt with plenty of talent. He goes...  

Recent Results

July 23, 2014 - Canterbury
1st R2 More Than Ready Handicap 1250m Barrier 3 Good (Joshua Parr)


July 19, 2014 - Kembla Grange
1st R3 Gold Label Thoroughbreds Two Year Old Maiden Handicap 1200m Barrier 4 (Adam Hyeronimus)


July 18, 2014 - Scone
2nd R5 Sacha Drake Three Year Old Maiden Handicap 1100m Barrier 1 Dead (Andrew Gibbons)


Year to date
Runners 271
Wins 43
Placings 76
Win % 15.86%
Place % 28.04%


July 30, 2014 - Warwick Farm
R6 4:13 PM Ibis Milano Restaurant Handicap 1400m Barrier 7 (Brenton Avdulla)


July 31, 2014 - Gosford
Three Year Old Benchmark 60 Handicap  1000m 


August 2, 2014 - Kembla Grange
Fillies and Mares Maiden Handicap  1200m 


August 2, 2014 - Kembla Grange
Maiden Plate  1400m 


August 2, 2014 - Kembla Grange
Class 1 Handicap  1600m