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Termele wins John Carlton Cup!

Termele wins John Carlton Cup!

Jul 18, 2017

Termele did the Murray Stables and family proud during the Grafton Cup Carnival by winning the John Carlton Cup.  Termele was a rank outsider who was ridden to perfection by jockey, Ronnie Stewart. After jumping strong from the wide lane in barrier 13, Stewart let ...

O'Reilly's Revenge wins the Ted Ryder Cup

O'Reilly's Revenge wins the Ted Ryder Cup

Dec 23, 2016

O'Reilly's Revenge showed his class at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club on 23 December by winning the feature race of the meet, the Ted Ryder Cup. Jockey, Jeff Penza, rode him perfectly to position the gelding just of the speed and held on in an exciting finish to win by half a head ...

Bede Murray Memorial Raceday

Bede Murray Memorial Raceday

Oct 18, 2016

Bede was honoured last Sunday by the Shoalhaven City Turf Club when they held the first ever Bede Murray Memorial Race Day to coincide with the Mollymook Cup. A photo honouring Bede for his contribution to the turf club was presented to Edie, Graeme and Paul and was hung in ...

Mollymook Cup Trifecta

Mollymook Cup Trifecta

Oct 18, 2016

There couldn't have been a better result for Murray stables in the 2016 Mollymook Cup run at the Shoalhaven City Turf Club last Sunday, 16 October. Chief in Command, who won the Cup for Bede in 2015, made it back-to-back Cups by winning the event again this year. Following ...

Bede Murray Memorial Trophy

Bede Murray Memorial Trophy

May 22, 2016

The Shoalhaven City Turf Club ran a two meeting Trainer's Premiership competition on 24 April and 22 May 2016. The most successful trainer over these two race days won the Bede Murray Memorial trophy. Bede was a wonderful supporter of the Nowra Club and they wanted to ...

Wagga Carnival Success

Wagga Carnival Success

May 06, 2016

Thirteen horses were taken to the Wagga Gold Cup carnival this year and we returned with three winners, four seconds and a third. Wagga was one of Bede's favourite carnivals and the stables did him proud. Flash Fibian claimed the $50,000 Inglis bonus race this year, a ...

Bede Strikes Gold With Yet Another Provincial Series Champion!

Bede Strikes Gold With Yet Another Provincial Series Champion!

Dec 05, 2015

Bede has proven himself to be a master of placing horses by aiming Gold Horizon at the 2015 Queensland Provincial Series. Gold Horizon, a Choisir gelding bred and owned by Bede, travelled to Queensland early November in order to race and qualify for the series ...

Chief In Command Wins Mollymook Cup!

Chief In Command Wins Mollymook Cup!

Oct 18, 2015

The 2015 Mollymook Cup was won this year by four-year-old gelding, Chief In Command. Bede was honoured to win the cup and this year's win takes his tally of Mollymook Cup wins to eight. Ridden by apprentice jockey, Brodie Loy, Chief In Command settled in behind the ...

Sure and Fast Wins Provincial Championship Series Final!

Sure and Fast Wins Provincial Championship Series Final!

Apr 11, 2015

He was the first to qualify for the final and Sure and Fast was also first over the line to win the inaugural $300,000 Provincial Championship Series Final at Randwick. In a powerful finish along the rail, Sure and Fast, ridden beautifully by Jason Collett, won by a length over ...

Darci Magic and O'Reilly's Revenge Qualify for Provincial Championships!

Darci Magic and O'Reilly's Revenge Qualify for Provincial Championships!

Mar 13, 2015

Bede gained two more qualifiers for the inaugural Provincial Championships with Darci Magic and O'Reilly's Revenge placing first and second in their heat at Kembla Grange on 13 March. In an exciting finish, Darci Magic, ridden by James McDonald, just managed ...

Sure and Fast Qualifies for The Championships!

Sure and Fast Qualifies for The Championships!

Mar 05, 2015

Sure and Fast showed just how fast he could go at Wyong on 5 March 2015, when he swept away in the Provincial Championships Qualifier to win by two-and-a-half lengths. The three-year-old Not A Single Doubt colt was well ridden by Jason Collett, who finished him strongly to ...

Fine Mist overcomes pre-race trouble to score at Warwick Farm

Jan 21, 2015

Nothing went right before the race but Fine Mist put her pre-race issues behind her to record a strong win at Warwick Farm. Fine Mist cast a plate before the Drummond Golf Handicap (1000m), which required some attention from the farrier but the grey didn’t enjoy the ...

Tommy Berry Wins Narooma Cup on Life of Reilly

Jan 05, 2015

Star Sydney jockey, Tommy Berry, was the honoured guest at the Narooma Cup meet held at Moruya on 5 January 2015. His long association with Bede saw him put his hand up for some rides, which Bede delivered. The hightlight of the day was Tommy riding Life of Reilly, the ...

World Wide Wins the Port Macquarie Cup

World Wide Wins the Port Macquarie Cup

Oct 11, 2014

Bede had his eye on the Port Macquarie Cup (2000m) for his Universal Prince gelding, World Wide, and it proved to be a very wise choice.  Ridden by experienced jockey, Robert Thompson, he edged out the Chris Waller trained, Campanology, by a short half head over the ...

Grafton Cup Carnival Success!

Jul 24, 2014

Murray stables always enjoy the trip to Grafton for their carnival and this year saw us claim two wins, a second and a third for our efforts. Fiercely Defiant, beautifully ridden by Blake Shinn, won The Ray White Big Maiden Handicap 1200m by an impressive two-and-a half ...

Three Wins at Wagga Town Plate Day!

Three Wins at Wagga Town Plate Day!

May 01, 2014

The excitement was truly mounting when Murray stables won Race 1, 3 and 4 at Wagga on day one of the Wagga Gold Cup Carnival this month.  Fastnet Flyer was our first winner when he took out the NSW Racehorse Owners Association Maiden Handicap 1400m. New Zealand ...

Darci Magic Sets Class Record

Darci Magic Sets Class Record

Apr 09, 2014

Darci Magic had a magical run at Warwick Farm on 9 April 2014 where we saw him win by three lengths and set a class record in the process. Ridden by Christian Reith, he surpassed expectations on a heavy track and proved that he is going to be one to watch. Bede plans ...

Four Out Of Five Ain't Bad!

Four Out Of Five Ain't Bad!

Apr 03, 2014

Murray stables took five horses to compete at the Albury Gold Cup Carnival on 27 and 28 March and four of them were winners. First up was Billy Da Boss on day one of the carnival who was bred, and is owned and trained by Bede.  The 3 year old gelding was ridden by ...

Wagga Wins For Christmas!

Dec 24, 2013

Bede and Paul received early Christmas presents this year by travelling to Wagga for the Murrumbidgee Turf Club's Ted Ryder Cup meeting on Christmas Eve.  They took five runners out there and came home with three winners plus a second and a third placing. Bede had ...

Ephoral Makes It Two Out Of Two This Prep!

Ephoral Makes It Two Out Of Two This Prep!

Jul 23, 2013

Lonhro filly, Ephoral, is a three year old with places to go.  With her owners basking in the glow of her Maiden win at the Grafton Carnival (where she set a new class record), they were thrilled with another win, this time at Kembla Grange, on 20 July.  Despite a poor ...

Chosen Song Scores Inglis Bonus!

Chosen Song Scores Inglis Bonus!

May 02, 2013

Chosen Song has had an impressive start to her racing career finishing second in her debut race at Kembla Grange and then winning her very next start at Wagga.  And what a race to win!  Bede took her to Wagga on 2 May 2013 to race in the Sportsbar Plus Inglis ...

Bede Wins Adrian Ledger Memorial For Fourth Time

Bede Wins Adrian Ledger Memorial For Fourth Time

Mar 23, 2013

Despite carrying 60 kilos, Piazza San Pietro showed just how tough he is by winning the 2400m Adrian Ledger Memorial.  This is the fourth time Bede has won the memorial race at the Albury Gold Cup Carnival, having had the honour first up in 2008 then 2009 and ...

Alma's Fury too much for Apollo Stakes rivals

Feb 23, 2013

Terrible conditions greeted the field for the Group 2 Apollo Stakes but the Paul Murray-trained Alma’s Fury stood tallest in the gloom to claim the Warwick Farm feature. Heavy rain fell throughout the running of the $250,000 race, cutting visibility dramatically but ...

Luck with gates produces a stakes win for Alma's Fury

Luck with gates produces a stakes win for Alma's Fury

Dec 29, 2012

A trip north reaped the barrier draw Alma’s Fury  needed to record his maiden stakes success in the Listed Bernborough Handicap (1600m) at Doomben. Alma’s Fury went down narrowly to All Legal  from barrier 15 in the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at ...