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Deep Field Off To A Strong Start

Exciting young sire Deep Field had a great day on Saturday with promising colt Hawker Hurricane taking out the $200,000 Magic Millions Clockwise Classic at Ballarat, while talented Spaceboy was a gallant second in the $150,000 ATC Golden Gift at Rosehill.

Pfiffer Racing Melbourne Cup Tipping Competition

Just $25 to enter!!! And a $1,000 Pfieffer Racing Training Fee voucher for the winner. With the Spring Carnival in full action, the race that stops a nation is less than a week away and Pfieffer Racing will be running a tipping competition for the cup on Tuesday, 6th of November. This weekend’s results will be key as to who makes the final field as it is no doubt an open field for the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup with the likes of 3yo Thinkin Big looking for a spot.

I Am Excited to race down the straight on Derby Day

Warwick Farm trained David Pfieffer is confident his stable pin up horse I Am Excited can continue her winning ways this Saturday at Flemington and then take on the big boys and girls a week later in the Group l VRC Sprint Classic (1200m).

Proven Group 1 Performer Sanctioned & Saturday Horse Ghostly Join The Pfieffer Racing Stable

It is a known fact Pfieffer Racing has had success with tried racehorses and it’s your opportunity to be racing some Saturday horses within a couple of weeks/months with Group 1 Performer Sanctioned and Saturday Class Horse Ghostly

I Am Excited Claims Gilgai

Ultra-consistent Snitzel mare I Am Excited charged home from last to capture Saturday's Group II Gilgai Stakes (1200m) at Flemington. The David Pfieffer-trained 4yo looked a forlorn hope when tailed off at the halfway mark down the Flemington straight.

I Am Excited ready for Caulfield return

Sydney mare I Am Excited has arrived in Melbourne to begin a campaign her trainer David Pfieffer hopes can culminate in a crack at the Group One Darley Classic. I Am Excited is favourite to kick off her spring preparation in winning fashion in Saturday’s Group Three Cockram Stakes (1200m) for mares at Caulfield and Pfieffer is bullish about the four-year-old’s prospects after a flawless build-up.

World's Best Landing In Coffs Harbour For Cup

The World’s Best Jockey will be making an appearance in the land of the Big Banana during Coffs Harbour’s Cup Carnival this week.

Career Best Year for David Pfieffer

As the new season quickly approaches David Pfieffer Racing has time reflect on a career best year

Monte Ditto - One to Watch

Monte Ditto continues the winning ways for the stable

Bombarding Goes Back to Back

David Pfieffer Racing has a very promising Dalghar gelding in the stable who has made the transition to Australian racing beautifully.

David Pfieffer Racing Open Day

Beautiful winter conditions greeted the supporters of the David Pfieffer Racing and it was an upbeat atmosphere for the 2018 Annual Open Day

Denmagic goes out in style

With motherhood on the agenda for a lot of horses preparing for the 2018 spring we say goodbye to the DENMAGIC as a race horse.

Six Winners in a Week

Wagga Wagga is located in the heart of the Riverina and boasts one of the best racing carnivals on the calender

A Star to Remember

There is one horse that is heavily associated with the success of David Pfieffer Racing and that is CRADLE ME

Back to Back for Jemadar

The celebrations kicked off early for the connections of JEMADAR

Jemadar in an all the way win

Jemadar wins under lights at Canterbury

Tswalu Oustanding on home Surface

David Pfieffer Racing celebrated Australia Day in style with an all the way win to TSWALU

Magicaz Salutes at the Farm

David Pfieffer Racing utilised the home track advantage as Magicaz wins at Warwick Farm


I Thought So


War Horses

A special Anzac Day 2017 Featurette

Bobby El-Brilliant

Kalvena + Lieutenant Dan win for #TeamPfieffer this week.

Searching for Sapphires

New yearling fillies give Pfieffer's ammunition a deserved boost.

Guineas Thoughts are so Exciting

I Thought So (by So You Think) heads to the Gosford Guineas.

Think Positive

I Thought So and Refuge Bay are winners for Team Pfieffer.

Den Man On Fire

The Denman breed has been successful for Pfieffer Racing.

Classic Beauties

Two new fillies join our team from the famous Classic Yearling Sale!

Passed with flying colours

Denmagic was back brilliantly at Randwick over 1000m.

Time To Face The Climb

There is a sense of timing about the preparation of Denmagic, resuming this weekend at Randwick.

Albert To Advance this Australia Day

After securing his third win from eight starts with a dominant performance at Muswellbrook, imposing gelding Big Albert will be chasing back to back victories on Australia Day at Royal Randwick where he will meet his toughest opponents to date.

New Year's Resolutions

Perhaps Pfieffer Racing’s New Year’s Resolution is consistency, with the stable notching a top three finish with their six starters over the past week.


Let The Magic Begin

A golden opportunity has presented itself to the team as Christmas creeps closer, with a gun colt set to take his place in the Wyong Magic Millions 2YO on Thursday afternoon.

It Takes Two

 A four hour float trip and stifling summer weekend didn’t slow the upward momentum of Pfieffer’s stable with a race-to-race double at Canberra delighting both punters and connections. The team took Penultimate Star and Sworn In to the nation’s capital full of confidence but could not have predicted the arrogance of both wins, largely thanks to two perfectly timed Bobby El-Issa rides.

Ziggy's The Man

There is no denying Ziggy Willie is in the form of his career of late, with “the man of the moment” making headlines for Team Pfieffer on a very warm weekend of Summer racing.

Summer Scorcher

Summer trials at Warwick Farm unleashes Pfieffer's talented types.

Ziggy Willie's Evening Star

Ziggy Willie wins the feature on a great night of racing at Canterbury Park.

Jump To It!

A number of new prospects are on the way up and Denmagic returns home from Melbourne.

The Nation Celebrates

Melbourne Cup Day runners for the team.

The Myer Approaches

Denmagic is up for the G1 Myer Classic!

Favourable Form

Another bumper week of runners for the team.

Winner Winner

Two winners in early October for #TeamPfieffer

On The Road Again

Big week of runners during a big week for sport.

Dawn of the New Generation

I Thought So and Nevada Mo have their first starts this week.

Well On Track

Denmagic flies late to just miss glory in the G3 Sheraco Stakes.

The Good Get Going

Pelethronius bounces back for a big win at Nowra.

Ziggy Winner + Thinking Straight

Ziggy Willie wins at Eagle Farm and two special colts trial at Randwick.

Talent on Trial

Denmagic heads back to the trials getting ready for Spring.

Gearing up for Spring

The big players for #TeamPfieffer begin to hit their straps.

Going the Distance

#TeamPfieffer saddled runners across the state as the new season began.

When In Rome

Roman Odyssey grabs a great win at Gosford with Hugh Bowman aboard.

Déjà Vu for Albert

Big Albert goes back to back at Goulburn.

Open Day Success

Pfieffer Racing welcome 100 special guests to their stables on Sunday 3 July for the annual Open Day festivities.

Giant steps in the right direction

Big Albert breaks his maiden at Goulburn, winner number 22 for Team Pfieffer this season.

WIN signed pair of jodhpurs

You could win a pair of official ATC jodhpurs signed by 20 leading Australian jockeys!

Pfieffer Racing Open Day 2016

Save the date! July 3 is Pfieffer Racing's annual Open Day.

Two Fast Too Furious

Cradle Me gives Team Pfieffer a G2 win.

Chapilla Thriller

Chapilla breaks her maiden with her wayward finish at Nowra.

Chasing The Sun

Pfieffer ventures to the sunny state with Denmagic.

Pfieffer Sends His Jewel on the Hunt for Treasure at Scone

Cradle Me, Dixie Chick and Refuge Bay are off to Scone this week.

Silent but Deadly: two winning hits

Silent Missile and Moving Target record wins for the Team.

Fade to Black

Team Pfieffer farewells stalwart Tahitian Black.

Two runners for Anzac Day

Roman Odyssey and Brilliant Meteor race at Royal Randwick on Anzac Day.

Run Dan Run! Lieutenant takes first test

Meet Lieutenant Dan, the Forrest Gump inspired gelding with plenty of spirit.

Team Pfieffer Readies Tricks and Tales

#TeamPfieffer sends chances to Randwick, Kembla and Muswellbrook this weekend.

Rocking the Cradle to the Grand Final

Pfieffer's golden girls Cradle Me, Dixie Chick and Tale of Dreams contest races this week from Wyong to Royal Randwick.

The hits keep coming in Pfieffer's Odyssey 

Team Pfieffer supplied a winning double at Kembla Grange's ATC Meeting on Wednesday.

Making Magic on Racing's Golden Stage

Pfieffer's talented mares Denmagic and Cradle Me deliver pleasing runs on Slipper Day at Rosehill Gardens.

Grand Returns

Almost Grand (4g Monashee Mountain x Anchora) broke his maiden in style at Kembla Grange over 1300m on Friday 11 March for Jason Collett and owner Julia Ritchie.

Right attitude to take Wolfgram a long way

Paul Joice from Racenet discusses Travis Wolfgram and his pursuit of racing success.


Smart Missile ex Longueville Lass Colt - half sister to Humble

Purchased from the Inglis Classic Sale for $80,000 this colt is a half brother to Humble, also trained by Team Pfieffer.

Strategic Colt targeted at $2,500,000 two year old Magic Millions

Strategic was a great two year old, winning his first 5 starts including the Pago Pago Stakes.

Atmospherical in Group 1 Oakleigh Plate + Weekend runners

Atmospherical has been an exciting mare for the Pfieffer Stable and she now steps up to the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate on Saturday.

Chestnut Road to breakthrough at Randwick today

Chestnut Road is in race 2 with Christian Reith to ride from barrier 2. He's had his hoof on the till for a while now with a string of placing’s and some unlucky runs.

Weekend runners, including Atmospherical at Caulfield

Congratulations to the owners of Diamondsinthenight, winner at Canterbury Wednesday. It had been a frustrating run of placings and hard luck stories for this horse so it was great to see him break through for a much deserved win.

Uncle Mo ex Pearl Ardane. A great value opportunity in an exciting colt

Lot 309 by Uncle Mo ex Pearl Ardane Colt purchased from the Inglis Classic Sale for $45,000. Uncle Mo won the Breeders Cup Juvenile in America and was rated equal with Pierro on the international two year old rankings!!!

3 runners, 3 good chances for Friday and Saturday

RUNNERS Canterbury tonight Miss Marilyn is in race 2 with Jason Collett to ride from barrier 3. She is making her debut tonight but has the benefit of two solid barrier trials.

Team Pfieffer happy with Saturdays Randwick result

Tahitian Black broke his drought and won like a good horse at Randwick on Saturday. Ridden to perfection by Hugh Bowman, Tahitian Black settled nicely near the back of the field.

Tahitian Black and Inside Job go head to head at Randwick

Congratulations to the owners of Humble , winner at Wyong yesterday. She is a filly that we believed could have won the two year old Magic Millions in 2014 and we aimed her up again at three year old Magic Millions in 2015

Humble wins 1100m Maiden Handicap at Wyong 22nd Jan 2015

Humble ran a great race at Wyong to win by three quarters of a length. She was held tightly by Jason Collett out of the gates and got back to last.

Three midweek runners and Hinchinbrook Colt final shares!!

Bathurst Today Empress Eleven is in race 2 with Paul Hammersley to ride from barrier 6. She is first up from a spell with two trials under her belt. She has been a work in progress with some injuries early in her career.

Inside Job gets the cash for Pfieffer & Loy

Congratulations to the owners of Inside Job, winner at Randwick on Saturday. He has been a tough consistent galloper for the stable and has also collected regular paychecks for his owners.

Hinchinbrook x Solchow colt

Lot 625 Hinchinbrook x Solchow colt purchased from the Magic Millions. As you can see he is a strong mature colt. He has a great nature and glides over the ground which is something I really look for in a horse.

So You Think colt for $200,00 from Magic Millions

So You Think ex Cat's Pyjamas Colt - SOLD OUT Pfieffer Racing struck a blow on Day One of the Magic Millions when buying a carbon copy So You Think Colt.

#TeamPfieffer runners for this Friday & Saturday

Gosford Friday 9.1.2015 Augusta Girl is in race 2 with Christian Reith to ride from barrier 1. She is first up from a spell with two trials under her belt so she is fit and ready to go.

Pfieffer stable says goodbye to 2014 & welcomes a new exciting year with winners

Noble Scorn ran a solid race at Nowra on New Year’s Eve when finishing 2nd.


Christmas Runners

RUNNERS Randwick Friday Chestnut Road is in race 8 with Tye Angland to ride from barrier 13.

7 runners for 2 winners and an exciting week ahead!

Congratulations to the owners of Diamonsinthenight and Thousand Carat , winners at Wyong on Thursday and Kembla on Sunday.

David Pfieffer makes spring statement with dominant winner Atmospherical at Flemington

David Pfieffer makes spring statement with dominant winner Atmospherical at Flemington

The Star Ready2Race Sale Tickets Colt

Purchased at the 2014 The Star Ready2Race Sale. A lovely big striding, strong Tickets colt.

Magic Albert colt purchased - 1/2 to Fine Bubbles!

So happy to have this Magic Albert colt purchased today from The Star Ready2Race Sale heading back to our stables! He is a half to Fine Bubbles who just recently won the G3 Tibbie Stakes!

Brilliant Meteor bringing people together for a good cause

What a fantastic result at Newcastle last Saturday for first starter Brilliant Meteor . There is a great story behind this horse and a group of his owners.

Three Runners at Wyong today

Round The Corner is in race 1 with Christian Reith to ride from barrier 8. He ran well first up from a spell when finishing 3rd over this track/distance 3 weeks ago.

Pfieffer's first ever quinella!! Cradle Me favourite for Rosehill

Congratulations to the owners of Little Patrick , winner at Cessnock on Tuesday. He came from Darren Smith's stables and picked up where he left off with a dominant win at Cessnock.

Star Witness / Ausbred Silk

She is by hot first season sire Star Witness. We have taken a punt on a few of his stock this year as they are precocious yearlings with plenty of quality and look a lot like their father.

War Pass Filly

War Pass won two Group 1’s in the US including the Breeders Cup Juvenile by a massive 5 lengths!!

Cradle Me guns for 3 wins in a row & 5 runners at Rockhampton Newmarket meeting

Rockhampton Thursday Tune Up Warrior is in race 4 with Anthony Allen to ride from barrier 9.

Ladies Lunch

Our first Winning ladies syndicate luncheon was held on Thursday 12th of June at China Doll, Woolloomooloo.

Congrats to Cradle Me's Owners and 3 runners at Hawkesbury

CONGRATULATIONS to the owners of Cradle Me, winner at Rosehill on Saturday.

Superbly bred and great value fillies

We have a variety of horses currently available including yearlings and ready to run two year olds but today I will feature two quality fillies that we purchased from the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale.

Atmospherical is a great example of the success you can have with a leased horse

Atmospherical is a great example of the success you can have with a leased horse. She was leased to 12 people and they are having a great ride for minimal investment.

Artie Schiller ex Enrich Colt

Artie Schiller has produced 138 runners in Australia, 77 winners and 6 stakeswinners which is reasonable strikerate of both winners to runners and stakeswinners to runners.

Open Day 2014

Thankyou to everyone who attended our Open Day, we were extremely lucky with the weather to get through the day and parade our yearlings.


High Chaparral Filly

High Chaparral Filly out of stakes winning New Zealand mare, Luscilla . This filly is by High Chaparral, sire of some of the best stayers in the country and around the world.


Magic Millions Yearling Sale - January 9 to 13

The yearling sales are just around the corner, so please register your interest by sending us an email to or give us a call

Half sister to Gai's Choice by Northern Meteor!! - LEASE

Widden Stud have kindly offered David Pfieffer Racing the opportunity to lease a two year old half sister to Group 1 placed Gai's Choice .

Northern Meteor/Dixie Paradise Filly

Bendaree Park through Howard Blight have been involved in the David Pfieffer stable for a number of years now and have been kind enough to offer us a top class filly for lease.

Henny Hughes ex Paris Chic Colt

David Pfieffer Racing Stables has been busy buying quality yearlings from the Magic Millions and Inglis Classic Sales.

Pfieffer stable buys up at 2012 yearling sales

David Pfieffer Racing Stables has been busy buying quality yearlings (Henny Hughes Colt pictured) from the Magic Millions and Inglis Classic Sales.


Why Graceful Anna can cause upset in Coolmore

Why Graceful Anna Can Cause Upset 2011 Coolmore Classic Result News - Autumn Racing - Betting - Race Previews18 March 2011

Gai's Choice does it at Randwick

Gai Choice to attempt to repeat Pfieffer’s biggest day Clinton Payne Saturday, 1 January 2011


Form Race of the Year

It's always good to identify a race that produces future winners - so which lucrative race for three year-olds has emerged as one of the strongest form races of the season.

Boss for Graceful Anna in Stradbroke Handicap

Glen Boss’s renowned ability to ride at the very low end of the weight scale has the Group One specialist taking the ride on Canny Lad filly Graceful Anna in Saturday’s $1m, Group One, AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm.

Graceful Anna Wears The Silk Stocking

Saturday, 8 May 2010: Sydney trainer David Pfieffer made the right choice when he selected $150,000 Silk Stocking as today's target for his classy filly Graceful Anna at the Gold Coast.

David Pieffer Savours Magic Millions Win

Article and image from the Herald Sun ROOKIE trainer David Pfieffer savoured the biggest win of his fledgling career when Graceful Anna won an action-packed $1 million Magic Millions Trophy at the Gold Coast on Saturday.


David Pfieffer does it again

Article written by Grahame Timbrell The love affair between young Warwick Farm trainer David Pfieffer and Wyong continued when Fates

Graceful Anna Breaks Track Record

Graceful Anna, the Canny Lad filly, had a brilliant win on Sunday 6th December 2009.


oung trainer David Pfieffer celebrated the biggest win of his short career when Graceful Anna set a track record to score a scorching victory in the $100,000 Magic Millions Stakes at Wyong.