Latest News from Bruce Hill Racing

Gold Coast double - the right rub

Jun 28, 2010

Bruce felt confident going into the races across the road from Ascot Lodge. Chin Rub, Flying Shadow and Thirty Severn Megs all worked well, all had good chances at the mid June meet. Chin Rub a recent Victorian import got the day off to a flyer. Bruce bought it for $3000 ...

Warrior Within in Ipswich Cup

Jun 18, 2010

By Chris Bassani, Gold Coast Bulletin Warrior Within is one of those horses all trainers like in their yard. He has won at every preparation, on wet and dry tracks, from 900m to 1800m and eats every oat in the bin. Gold Coast trainer Bruce Hill has admiration for the ...

Warrior too classy

Jun 07, 2010

Warrior Within proved too classy for rivals when winning Murwillumbah Cup Prelude (1800m) on Sunday. Backed from $8 to $4 the son of King Cugat settled near the tail before being sent around the field by Paul Hammersley at the 600m mark. The brown gelding, loving the slow ...

A win too good to refuse!

Jun 02, 2010

On a night of drink, in joyful company of  family and friends, Rob and Pat Heron named Lucky Deluchi. They decided on a gangster's name - they sound good- but which one. "My daughter looked up my grand-daughter's gangster name on the web and it was ...

Stable joy for Rebecca and Paul

May 26, 2010

By Chris Bassani Gold Coast Bulletin Getting married is a gamble, so is being a jockey and for that matter, so is life. Therefore, it was no surprise when jockey Paul Hammersley tied the knot with Rebecca Hill in Las Vegas on May 9. Even their date of marriage was a ...

Vodissa - too smart

May 14, 2010

Recent stable addition Vodissa struck early success when strong backed at Murwillumbah last Sunday. The beautifully bred mare arrived from Adelaide earlier this year and it has taken only two starts with Bruce for owner to get a return.   The Encosta De Lago-Carmenesque ...

Racing Pegasus preview

Apr 21, 2010

By Glenn Davis Gold Coast trainer Bruce Hill believes the signs are positive for a strong showing from new stable acquisition Racing Pegasus at Doomben. Racing Pegasus will have her first start for Hill in Wednesday's Darley Australia Handicap (1110m) after winning two of her ...

Sunday double

Apr 19, 2010

With 20 horses in the spelling paddock, the Bruce Hill stable has been low on nominations but the winners keep coming. On Sunday, Bruce had two horses Sequastaire and Warrior Within entered at the Sunshine Coast.   Bruce gave them both good hopes but a snag came when the ...

Cosmo "the quick" Gal

Mar 25, 2010

Owner Glen Heran pulled the correct strings when he moved Cosmo Gal to the Gold Coast from Sydney. Heran, a Gold Coast builder, sent the flying filly to Bruce in February after two unplaced runs in Sydney.   "I want to keep her as a broodmare and want to get a few ...

Wait a minute - it's Magic

Mar 15, 2010

  Magic Symphony was working up so many seconds there was a chance she would turn into a minute.   But with four runner-up cheques in a row at the provincials, Bruce decided to give the Magic Albert-Morning Symphony filly a shot in town.   "Second ...

Warrior's warm up win

Mar 06, 2010

By Daniel Meers,Gold Coast Bulletin. Persistence and good horsemanship looks set to pay off for astute trainer Bruce Hill after promising stayer Warrior Within shocked many with a slashing first-up win at the Gold Coast on Saturday. Hill opted to start the gelding in a 900m ...

Big yearling colt for lease - get in without up front expense.

Feb 16, 2010

The cheapest way to get into racing is through a lease - simply put,  you don't have to buy it, just pay the ongoing expenses. Right now Bruce has a big strapping yearling colt by the defunct King Of Happiness (USA) to lease for three years. The colt presently being ...

A 187-1 Gold Coast double for yard supporters

Feb 15, 2010

Those sticking to the Bruce Hill yard were rewarded with a 187-1 double at the Gold Coast on Saturday. Maraetai at $18.60 and Go Chloe at $10.10, on UNiTAB, both scored impressive victories on their home track.   Maraetai, only having his ninth start, did it the ...

Spinelli again!

Feb 07, 2010

Consistent galloper Spinelli is now aiming at a hat-trick of victories after his second win in a fortnight at the Gold Coast on today. Bruce had two horses in the class 2 1400m event, the favourite Surf's Up and second favourite Spinelli. The drop of rain played in the hands ...

Spinelli - with the never say die attitude

Jan 23, 2010

Luck in racing plays its roll no doubt. Owner and racing enthusiast Glen Heran wished he had a bit more of it a couple of weeks ago when   Startsmeup had its Magic Millions chances ruined when it drew barrier 19 in the classic.   But in racing the battles ...

Winwin - a perfect situation

Jan 13, 2010

Winwin Situation has been just that for Bruce Hill. A few months back the mare was given to Bruce by race-a-horse.com knowing it had a good share of ability. Head of the online syndication company Kevin Robinson explained the history of the filly after she easily won her ...

Startsmeup a major local hope for Magic Millions

Jan 03, 2010

By Gary Legg, Sunday Mail. TRAINER Bruce Hill is hoping to end a Magic Millions Classic home track hoodoo on Saturday. Inaugural winner Snippets is the only Gold Coast-trained horse to win the coveted two-year-old sprint. The 1987 winner was prepared by Sally Rogers, and ...

Super impressive Startsmeup set for the Magic Millions

Dec 19, 2009

By Grant Stockwell, AAP and Daniel Meers, Gold Coast Bulletin.    Gutsy Gold Coast jockey Paul Hammersley ignored searing pain to partner strapping gelding Startsmeup to a brilliant debut win at Doomben on Saturday (Dec 19). Startsmeup dumped Hammersley on ...

Leapfrog for Goldmarket

Dec 12, 2009

By Glenn Davis AAP Targeting the $100,000 Listed Goldmarket Handicap (1300m) on January 1 will be the Bruce Hill-trained Leapfrog who finished a courageous second to Baqaba in a Class Six Plate (1200m) at Doomben last Saturday. "He is not a Magic Millions-qualified horse ...

Another Brigadoon - another winner

Nov 04, 2009

Bruce Hill went to Eagle Farm on Melbourne Cup day confident he would leave with a winner. Brigadoon Jack had worked "super" on Saturday giving the Gold Coast trainer confidence. With the added advantage of barrier one, it was little wonder Brigadoon Jack was well ...

Star odds from Hill stable

Oct 29, 2009

Hot on the tail of a $13 winner at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday, the Bruce Hill stable produced another long shot winner Brigadoon Star in the Class 2 Handicap (1200m) at Ipswich today. Brigadoon Star, having only its second start since joining the yard, flashed home late, ...

Magic Symphony scores at Sunshine Coast

Oct 25, 2009

  The true believers of the Bruce Hill stable were finally rewarded when Magic Symphony won the last event at the Sunshine Coast today. Magic Symphony, having her seventh start, recorded her second win in the Class 1 (1200m). The Magic Albert-Morning Symphony (by Western ...

Devil's Wine wins at Ipswich

Oct 16, 2009

15 October, 2009. Fresh from a recent Sunshine Coast treble, the Bruce Hill yard is back winning races, this time at Ipswich. Cranky mare Devil's Wine showed glimpses of true staying ability when winning the Recruit Queensland Maiden (1666m) for Victorian owner Pat ...

Brigadoon Salutes The Judge

Brigadoon Salutes The Judge

Oct 05, 2009

BRIGADOON CHAMP was the first leg of a treble for Gold Coast trainer Bruce Hill at the Sunshine Coast yesterday.
A lightly raced four-year-old, Brigadoon Champ started at $4.40 to score a narrow victory in the Maiden Handicap over 1600m. His winning ...