Latest News from Bruce Hill Racing

Waterhouse tipping Startsmeup

Sep 03, 2011

By Max Presnell Trainer Chris Waller, too, is hardly oozing confidence about My Kingdom Of Fife, for the Chelmsford, but with the promise of being a contender in the top spring handicaps. ''Whatever he does he will improve upon,'' Waller said.''If he ...

Startsmeup ready to fire, Warrior worry in 16

Sep 01, 2011

By Chris Scholtz, Racing and Sports. Astute Gold Coast trainer Bruce Hill is looking forward to a successful 24 hours when he takes on a feature race double at Wyong and Warwick Farm on Friday and Saturday. Hill will start his Grafton Cup winner Warrior Within in ...

Startsmeup in Chelmsford

Aug 30, 2011

By Nathan Exelby, Courier Mail. BRUCE Hill is comfortable if weight of numbers forces Startsmeup into the Chelmsford instead of the Tramway at Randwick on Saturday, as the improving four-year-old is aimed for the Epsom. Startsmeup is 21st in order of entry for the ...

Startsmeup aiming at Warwick Stakes

Aug 13, 2011

The spring plans for Startsmeup will become clearer after contesting the Group 2 $175,000 Warwick Stakes (wfa, 1400m) at Warwick Farm on August 20. Bruce is thinking possible tilts at the Epsom Handicap and/or a Toorak Handicap with the stable star who easily took care of ...

"Two Up" - another stable double at Ipswich

Aug 12, 2011

The Bruce Hill yard scored another double when Winds Me Up and Square Up both won at Ipswich today. The two unfashionably bred three-year-old's both showed staying promise with different types of wins. For Winds Me Up, it was a beautiful snag along the rails until jockey ...

Startsmeup ready to show more

Aug 01, 2011

By races.com.au Gold Coast-based trainer Bruce Hill is hoping to see good things from his promising gelding Startsmeup early this season, plans for a Sydney Spring Carnival raid targeting the 2011 Epsom Handicap on the agenda. Startsmeup could target Group 1 glory in ...

Perfect season's end - two runners - two winners

Jul 30, 2011

The Bruce Hill stable finished the 2010/11 racing season on a high on Saturday when his two entrants Startsmeup and Go Amigo both scored impressive victories. Startsmeup showed he is racing better than ever and now will be aiming for wins as a two, three and next stop a ...

Startsmeup - aiming at Group 1s..

Jul 30, 2011

Glenn Davis , AAP Bruce Hill is still hoping Startsmeup could be the horse to give the Gold Coast trainer his first Group One winner following his explosive win at Doomben on Saturday. Ridden by Melbourne apprentice Jarrod Fry, who is on a three-month stint in ...

Startsmeup on trial

Jul 29, 2011

  Brad Davidson, Gold Coast Bulletin. THE spring carnival plans for rising Gold Coast star Startsmeup will become a lot clearer after he clashes with fellow local sprinter Tierqualo at Doomben today. The Ownit Homes Open Handicap (1350m) is more than likely to ...

Startsmeup ready to win

Jul 27, 2011

By Ben Asgari Talented three year old Startsmeup can cap off his classic season in style by taking out the $50,000 Ownit Homes Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday. Trained on the Gold Coast by Bruce Hill, Startsmeup proved he’d returned from his recent spell in ...

Bruce and Warrior win the Grafton Cup

Jul 15, 2011

By Nathan Exelby, Courier Mail. AN emotional Bruce Hill celebrated his biggest success as a trainer when Paul Hammersley guided Warrior Within to an upset win in the Grafton Cup yesterday. Gold Coast-based Hill fought back tears after cheering home his tough stayer, who ...

Warrior the Grafton hero

Jul 14, 2011

By Tony White, Daily Examiner, Grafton GOLD Coast jockey Paul Hammersley has been coming to the Grafton carnival for over a decade….without riding a winner. Yesterday, Hammersley struck gold big time, piloting Gold Coast-trained bolter Warrior Within to a boilover ...

Startsmeup back this Saturday

Jul 14, 2011

By Glenn Davis Spring is not yet in the air but for trainer Bruce Hill it can't come quickly enough. Hill is excited about the spring prospects of talented three-year-old Startsmeup who launches his latest campaign in the Jim Beam Handicap (1110m) at Doomben on ...

Grafton Cup to Warrior Within - Hammersley rides a treble

Jul 14, 2011

Gold Coast jockey Paul Hammersley has had a field day at Grafton, steering home three winners including Warrior Within to claim the Grafton Cup and Sister Havana in the feature sprint, the Sir James Kirby Handicap. Hammersley had not previously ridden a winner at the ...

Taking charge in a royal way

Jun 29, 2011

Royal Charger converted his good Gold Coast form to a well backed city win at Eagle Farm in the Class 3 1200m. A bit of breeding science and plenty of patience is paying off for the connections of Royal Charger. The four-year-old by Tasmanian-based stallion Savoire Vivre, ...

Warrior a champ within.

Jun 27, 2011

By Brad Davidson, Gold Coast Bulletin. Gold Coast trainer Bruce Hill has his sights set on the Grafton Cup weth five-year-old Warrior Within following his explosive win in the $28,000 Murwillumbah Cup (2000m) yesterday. The son of King Cugat broke through for his first ...

Stable double at Gold Coast

Jun 07, 2011

Royal Charger and Beach Lady landed a double for the yard at the Gold Coast on Saturday with promise of better things to come. Beach Lady got things rolling when she settled off the pace and came with a well timed run when winning a 1400m maiden. The victory was ...

Looks like a stayer

Apr 01, 2011

Bruce took up the training of Looklook at the start of the year after it failed previously in Sydney. Owner Les Cowell believed a change of scene may be just what the Stratum gelding needed. The Ascot Lodge owner was on the mark. After some consistent performances and a ...

Nothing weary about the 'Sleeper'

Mar 28, 2011

Improvement seems to the be the name of the game with each step Madame Sleeper takes, On Saturday the three-year-old filly showed considerable improvement on her six previous efforts when she won the Class 1 (1200m) at the Gold Coast. Starting at $6, after $10 was freely ...

Poor draw but stilll a hope for Paul and Bruce

Mar 03, 2011

By Brad Davidson, Gold Coast Bulletin and Jase Hickson, racing and sport.com. Gold Coast rider Paul Hammersley is looking forward to the biggest race of his career in the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas at Flemington. It's been almost 10 years since Hammersley ...

Brigadoon Jack aiming for four straight

Feb 22, 2011

Owner Colin Harbrow doesn’t have any misplaced grandeur about the ability of Brigadoon Jack. “I’m a bit surprised how well he is going,” Harbrow said. “Firstly I just want to say how happy I am with Bruce and the stable. “He is a ...

Startsmeup is spot on target for Australian Guineas

Feb 22, 2011

  By Brad Davidson, Gold Coast Bulletin Trainer Bruce Hill expects Startsmeup to be "spot on" for the Australian Guineas after he burst into calculations for the three-year-old feature with a slashing effort in the C S Hayes Stakes at Flemington on ...

Startsmeup on trial for Guineas shot

Feb 19, 2011

By Brad Davidson, Gold Coast Bulletin. Bruce Hill admits Startsmeup needs to run a bold race in today's Group 3 C S Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington in a bid to keep his Australian Guineas dream alive. Hill said the three-year-old was impressive in trackwork at ...

Our Hussey keeps improving

Feb 17, 2011

Promising galloper Our Hussey dispelled fears she coultn't handle wet ground when winning the Class 1 (1200m) at the Gold Coast today. Having just her sixth start the daughter of Hussonet and Danewell scored her second win when defeating six other rivals after settling ...