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Excitement for Thornton

Excitement for Thornton

Sep 25, 2018

Damien Thornton will get a great opportunity this Saturday when he rides the ever consistent Red Excitement for Rosehill based trainer Gerald Ryan. Red Excitement will jump from barrier 13 from the famous mile start at Randwick and will go into the race 3rd up and not ...

Monthly Update on the Stable and Jockeys - Team Thornton

Monthly Update on the Stable and Jockeys - Team Thornton

Sep 03, 2018

With a new season comes new goals and new results each month we will update on our runners and jockeys. Boris Thornton - kicked off August with 3 winners including 2 at Metro level and a few placings as well, Boris is new to the senior riding ranks but building each month and ...

Another Milestone For Boris

Another Milestone For Boris

Aug 10, 2018

Reckless Choice trained by Steven O'Dea gave jockey Boris Thornton his first winner as a senior rider and another key milestone for the young rider. Boris sat back in the early stages before easing out to the centre of the track giving Reckless Choice plenty of daylight ...

At The End Of The Season

At The End Of The Season

Aug 01, 2018

We would like to take the opportunity to look at the amazing results for the family this season Boris Thornton - after relocating to Queensland and with the new season just in and now rolling over to become a senior jockey Boris was able to achieve some wonderful results. ...

Boris to ride with plenty of Pride

Boris to ride with plenty of Pride

Jun 20, 2018

Boris Thornton will be looking to claim another Black Type win when he combines his association with the Toowoomba trained Upstart Pride. Trainer Michael Nolan is looking forward to having Boris on board his big grey and thinks Upstart Pride can improve off his first up ...

Damien rasies the bat for the century

Damien rasies the bat for the century

Jun 11, 2018

Asset Rich provided Damien Thornton with another milestone this season when he was able to salute on the Shea Edan trained galloper at Swan Hill. The win gave Damien his 100th winner for the season and ticked off a major goal which was set many months ago "Mid way through ...

Big Win For ​Sacred Sister

Big Win For ​Sacred Sister

May 18, 2018

Sacred Sister provided Team Thornton with another win at Racing.com Park and gave the owners a great thrill to see her salute at only start number two.After placing at Warrnambool on debut the 4yo mare by California Dane was resuming from a spell and given a perfect ride by in ...

So Close To Group 1 Glory.

So Close To Group 1 Glory.

May 06, 2018

So Close To Group 1 Glory. Although beaten by a head in a Group 1 race Damien Thornton walked away proud as punch for fellow jockey Harry Coffey after Harry captured his maiden Group 1 victory aboard the Darren Weir trained Sopressa. Damien was the on the runner up ...

Everything coming up sunny for Boris

Everything coming up sunny for Boris

Mar 06, 2018

The move to Queensland has been a wonderful one for jockey Boris Thornton.This week alone has seen Boris kick home 4 winners including a Metro double at Doomben last Saturday.Boris has been getting some great support from some high profile Queensland trainers and kicking plenty ...

All in a weeks work for Damien Thornton

All in a weeks work for Damien Thornton

Mar 06, 2018

Another busy week but full of results for Damien Thornton with a total of 6 winners edging him closer to his PB for winners in a season.The week kicked off with a metro double at Launceston Wednesday on Cup Day for trainers Barry Campbell and Scott Brunton, the following day ...

​Metronome gives Stephanie Thornton landmark result.

​Metronome gives Stephanie Thornton landmark result.

Mar 06, 2018

Metronome gave Stephanie Thornton a landmark result Friday night at Moonee Valley The victory was Thornton's 20th at metropolitan level and her 10th at The Valley this season, reducing her three kilogram claim to two kilograms. Steph has had a stand out season and ...

Waldo Leads All The Way For Stylish Win At Kyneton

Waldo Leads All The Way For Stylish Win At Kyneton

Feb 22, 2018

What a thrill for the connections of Life Of Waldo leading all the way to win at Kyneton.Waldo went into the race as the favorite and didn't let down the owners or the punters to race away and win by a nice margin.  Waldo, ridden by Damien Thornton was well rated in front ...

Strong weekend for Thornton pair

Strong weekend for Thornton pair

Feb 05, 2018

Team Thornton produced another strong weekend when both Stephanie and Damien were able to post metro winners.Stephanie continued her stunning form at Moonee Valley when she was able to salute on the ever so consistent Angry Gee for Mornington trainer Jerome Hunter.  Angry ...

Artie’s Shore finally wins a Woodford Cup

Artie’s Shore finally wins a Woodford Cup

Jan 05, 2018

WARRNAMBOOL galloper Artie’s Shore finally won a Woodford Cup at his third attempt in the $45,000 race on his home track on Sunday.Artie’s Shore, who was heavily backed to win the feature race on the program, defeated Howard Be Thy Name by half a length with Floral ...

Steph takes over on unbeaten Filly

Steph takes over on unbeaten Filly

Jan 05, 2018

Steph Thornton is excited about the opportunity to ride unbeaten filly Lady Magnus in her city debut at Caulfield this Sunday, but not all members of her family are as thrilled.Victoria’s most in-demand 3kg-claiming apprentice replaces her brother Damien, who has ridden Lady ...

Boris, First Ride, First Win

Boris, First Ride, First Win

Dec 13, 2017

Boris has made the move to Eagle Farm, apprenticed to BJ Smith and has already established his mark.  Boris had his first ride today for the stable at the Gold Coast on Canongate.From a good draw (barrier 3) Boris was able to jump well and position Canongate up in the ...

Boris Heads North

Boris Heads North

Dec 05, 2017

Whilst Boris has been making the most of his limited riding opportunities in Victoria, the time has come for him to take a step in a new direction interstate.  Boris had a win at Sandown last week, rode at Moonee Valley last Friday night and has more opportunities with ...

​  Anything Damien and Steph can do, I can do Better.

​ Anything Damien and Steph can do, I can do Better.

Dec 05, 2017

Recent metro winners to both Stephanie and Damien Thornton has given brother Boris plenty of inspiration to raise the bar and taste metro success. Teaming up with leading Tasmanian trainer Scott Brunton, Boris was able to pilot the in form Life On The Wire to win going away ...

Big Goals for Steph Ahead

Big Goals for Steph Ahead

Dec 05, 2017

A winning treble at Moonee Valley last Friday night has reinforced the rise of teenager apprentice Stephanie Thornton, who intends making the most of potential opportunities this summer.Thornton, who is now based at Cranbourne under the guidance of trainer Mick Kent, now has ...

Valley Treble for Steph

Valley Treble for Steph

Dec 02, 2017

Steph kicked off with her first City Treble at Moonee Valley last night.  Steph booted home Camilla Lucinda, Roseberry Street and Belwazi, also running second aboard Considering to take her career tally of Melboure Metro wins to seven, having broken through for her first at ...

Thornton Metro Double At Sandown

Thornton Metro Double At Sandown

Nov 23, 2017

A super day for both Damien and Steph Thornton with both hoops recording metro winners yesterday at Sandown. Stephanie in Race 5 was able to kick home Fudged for Cranbourne trainer Cindy Alderson, a slowly run race early Fudged moved up to eyeball the winner before racing on by ...

Team Thornton Just Flying

Team Thornton Just Flying

Nov 21, 2017

There is a very old saying in life "There Is No Substitute For Hard Work" and this is the case for Jockey Damien Thornton. Following a very successful stint in South Australia where Damien rode 68 winners including 6 black type winners Damien made the tough call to return ...

Princeton Spirit notches up great milestone for Stephanie.

Princeton Spirit notches up great milestone for Stephanie.

Aug 25, 2017

The Michael Kent trained Princeton Spirit helped Stephanie Thornton notch up a wonderful milestone when the debutante was able to salute at Geelong on Friday 25th August.After drawing the outside gate Steph kept the first starter nice and balanced before driving Princeton Spirit ...

Stephanie Thornton Wins First Metro Melbourne Winner

Stephanie Thornton Wins First Metro Melbourne Winner

Jul 20, 2017

What a day!! Couldn't be any more special to have my first metro win aboard this mare. Huge Thankyou to Paul and Shiralee Maher for the opportunity, you guys have done a fantastic job in her preparation and deserve all of the success!! To everyone who has helped me along ...