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Smart one unveiled at Bendigo as Hickok guns em' down with booming win

Smart one unveiled at Bendigo as Hickok guns em' down with booming win

Sep 16, 2020

Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan looks to have unveiled a very smart colt at Bendigo this afternoon when Hickok rocketed home from the tail of the field to win in most-impressive fashion when resuming over 1100m.Most pleasing for Noonan was the group of stable clients that ...

Vale Gillian Noonan

Vale Gillian Noonan

Sep 13, 2020

It is with enormous sadness that I share with you the passing of my Stepmother, Gillian Noonan, who passed away on Saturday evening after a long battle with cancer.Gill has been in my life longer than my birth mother, Patricia, who passed away at the age of 42 after a short ...

Noonan opens new season account as Toff Choice salutes at Cranbourne

Noonan opens new season account as Toff Choice salutes at Cranbourne

Aug 05, 2020

Having ended the season last week with his stable runners amassing more than $1.1 million for connections, Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan has opened his seasonal account with Toff Choice - his fourth runner in the new season - storming home from the back to win at ...

Happy 90th Birthday Mick Robins

Happy 90th Birthday Mick Robins

Jul 28, 2020

Australia’s oldest living Melbourne Cup-winning trainer has chalked up another milestone having yesterday celebrated his 90th birthday. Best known as the trainer of back-to-back Melbourne Cup winner Rain Lover in 1968 and 1969, Mick Robins enjoyed celebrations surrounded ...

Still green but wayward Southern Lights wins at Warrnambool

Still green but wayward Southern Lights wins at Warrnambool

Jul 23, 2020

He may have been ducking and weaving in the straight but an immature Southern Lights relished the Heavy 10 conditions at Warrnambool to surge clear for a comfortable victory over 1000m on raw ability for Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan.Still green in his racing, it would ...

Elite Legacy refuses to lie down for tough win at Sandown

Elite Legacy refuses to lie down for tough win at Sandown

Jul 22, 2020

Connections had to survive a protest by the runner-up but once dismissed by stewards, Elite Legacy made it back-to-back wins to continue a stellar run of form for himself and Morington-based trainer Tony Noonan.Coming right down the outside rail and there to be beat, Noonan was ...

Noonan brings up a Dynamic Duo of back-to-back Gold Coast wins

Noonan brings up a Dynamic Duo of back-to-back Gold Coast wins

Jul 18, 2020

It might have been a long way from his Mornington base in but trainer Tony Noonan has continued a scintillating run of form with Dynamic Duo making it two wins from two starts in the Sunshine State with another impressive win at the Gold Coast this afternoon.Eagle-eyed punters ...

All heart! Elite Legacy toughs out gutsy win at Sale

All heart! Elite Legacy toughs out gutsy win at Sale

Jul 09, 2020

Despite looking like he’d been left a sitting duck after leading the field up at Sale, Elite Legacy kept finding plenty for Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan this afternoon with a bold on-speed performance to win the CUB Love Your Local BM78 Handicap over 1010m.Although ...

Sunshine the key as explosive Dynamic Duo too strong at the Gold Coast

Sunshine the key as explosive Dynamic Duo too strong at the Gold Coast

Jul 04, 2020

Eagle-eyed punters that noticed Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan sending one around on the Gold Coast were well rewarded as Dynamic Duo produced a withering turn-of-foot in what was ultimately an effortless win.1,770km may have been a long way for the Victorian conditioner ...

Barnstorming run lands Toff Choice impressive maiden win at Cranbourne

Barnstorming run lands Toff Choice impressive maiden win at Cranbourne

Jul 02, 2020

Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan has continued a stellar run of late alongside his sons Tom and Jake with the trio combining for third third win in seven days after Toff Choice powered over the top at Cranbourne this afternoon to break his maiden. The win came at career ...

Kimberley Spirit toys with the competition at Moe for dominant win

Kimberley Spirit toys with the competition at Moe for dominant win

Jun 25, 2020

The fillies at Tony Noonan’s Mornington stables have continued a raging hot streak, churning out another winner this afternoon at Moe when Kimberley Spirit won the Nextra Moe Maiden Plate over 1100m in emphatic style.With the final margin on the line being 4 lengths, ...

Beatrix blitzes em' at Sandown for metro win at just fourth start

Beatrix blitzes em' at Sandown for metro win at just fourth start

Jun 24, 2020

Attending Sandown this afternoon was a welcome sight for many of Tony Noonan’s Social Syndicates members whose first foray to the races in months was welcomed by Beatrix winning the Ladbrokes Back Yourself Handicap over 1000m.Coincidentally, it was only the second day ...

Steel of Madrid to commence dressage with budding young rider

Steel of Madrid to commence dressage with budding young rider

Jun 02, 2020

Following retirement from the track earlier in the year, 6-year-old gelding Steel of Madrid is set to embark on his post-racing career under the tutelage of his long-time track rider Mariah Kaminski and her niece Indi (pictured). Well known in racing circles, Mariah manages ...

Florent wins VOBIS Guineas a big odds for Tony and Jake Noonan

Florent wins VOBIS Guineas a big odds for Tony and Jake Noonan

Apr 18, 2020

Despite it being a boilover for punters, connections of Florent were quietly confident that their filly was up to the task when surging to victory at big odds in the $427,000 VOBIS Sires Guineas over 1600m at Caulfield for Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan. With more ...

Harry Grace produces “bloody beauty” to surge Shockingly to victory at Sale

Harry Grace produces “bloody beauty” to surge Shockingly to victory at Sale

Mar 29, 2020

Favourite-backers could only watch on in shock after apprentice Harry Grace produced a gem of a ride aboard Shockingly to hold out the odds-on favourite at Sale for Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan.But with all those eyes on Japanese import Carrie ($2F), it was Grace that ...

Cranbourne erupts in cheers as Beatrix breaks maiden in photo finish

Cranbourne erupts in cheers as Beatrix breaks maiden in photo finish

Mar 06, 2020

It was a nailbiter finish for more than 100 owners of Beatrix but despite having looked the winner a long way out, she just fell in on the line at Cranbourne tonight for Mornington trainer Tony Noonan and her many connections. But even as a trainer with more than 30 years ...

Premier Sale Recap from Tony Noonan

Premier Sale Recap from Tony Noonan

Mar 04, 2020

It’s been a whirlwind week for the stable which included the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale and to my delight, we have had an incredible amount of interest in our purchases, especially the grey Manhattan Rain colt we offered on Sunday.Unfortunately for those who missed out, the ...

Sanctuaire breaks run of placings with dominant win at Ballarat

Sanctuaire breaks run of placings with dominant win at Ballarat

Mar 03, 2020

After having five of his last seven starters run 2nd, it was a welcome sight for Mornington-trainer Tony Noonan at Ballarat this afternoon when Sanctuaire surged clear for a dominant win in the Hygain Winners Choice Handicap over 2000m.But with Noonan at the Inglis Premier Sale, ...

Shockingly good win at Pakenham for Team Noonan

Shockingly good win at Pakenham for Team Noonan

Jan 30, 2020

The Tony Noonan stable continued its strong run of wins through Summer with Shockingly surging clear for a strong victory at Pakenham this afternoon over 1600m, breaking his maiden 3rd-up in what was ultimately a fairly soft win.But despite not having run a placing in his six ...

Finally! Governor Landy sheds maiden tag at start 20

Finally! Governor Landy sheds maiden tag at start 20

Jan 30, 2020

It had been a long time coming but after 11 minor placings, Governor Landy has broken through to score his maiden victory at Stony Creek for Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan and the horse’s very patient owners.In what turned out to be a fairly easy watch for connections of ...

Remastered storms home for powerful win at Flemington to open 2020

Remastered storms home for powerful win at Flemington to open 2020

Jan 01, 2020

Mornington-based trainer Tony Noonan has opened his account for 2020 in most impressive style as Remastered came from last for a barnstorming win at Flemington in the Summer Racing Handicap over 1200m on New Years Day.Noonan, however, was likely watching online with son and ...

Florent cruises at Mornington to break maiden with dominant win

Florent cruises at Mornington to break maiden with dominant win

Dec 29, 2019

Having only just missed at metropolitan company earlier in the prep, it was a step back in class to maiden company for Florent who broke through in commanding fashion for local trainer Tony Noonan in the Highview Accounting Mornington Plate over 1500m.Confident that his ...

Our Free Spirit kicks off prep in style, leading all the way at Mornington

Our Free Spirit kicks off prep in style, leading all the way at Mornington

Nov 18, 2019

In a race he was originally a despised outsider, Our Free Spirit made a mess of his opposition at Mornington this afternoon in the Peninsula Home Plater over 1000m to lead all the way for local trainer Tony Noonan.With Our Free Spirit breaking through at just career start number ...

Annarbor caps off fairytale campaign with gallant 2nd in Moe Cup

Annarbor caps off fairytale campaign with gallant 2nd in Moe Cup

Oct 18, 2019

For more than 250 owners of Annarbor, the last six months have been a wild dream full of champagne, laughter and the thrill of a lifetime. But getting to this point has been a remarkable journey where plaudits would have scoffed at the idea of Annarbor running 2nd in ...