Latest News from Falvelon Lodge/Danny J Bougoure

Back to Back Wins for Crafty Spirit as he starts to show his potential

Back to Back Wins for Crafty Spirit as he starts to show his potential

Apr 29, 2019

Last Saturday, celebrations were in full swing when Crafty Spirit won for the second time in a row with jockey Matthew McGillvray aboard. It is great to see this partnership growing together in confidence and Crafty is definitely improving his race skills under Matthew’s ...

Crafty Spirit plows through the mud to score easily at Doomben

Crafty Spirit plows through the mud to score easily at Doomben

Apr 29, 2019

The weather conditions were far from favourable for the last race on the card at Doomben. Crafty Spirit was desperate for a run so Danny decided not to scratch even though he wasn’t sure of his chances on the Heavy 10 track. So far none of the progeny of Spirit of Boom had ...

Yearling Shares For Sale - Outreach x Mini Colt

Yearling Shares For Sale - Outreach x Mini Colt

Mar 30, 2019

The Outreach (Exceed and Excel) x Mini (Reset) colt captured our eye from the moment that we saw him as he is a cracking type with a tremendous athletic walk. He is the absolute spitting image of his sire Outreach right down to the exact same white markings. The colt is bred on ...

Yearling Shares For Sale - Spill The Beans x Rainbow Joy Filly

Yearling Shares For Sale - Spill The Beans x Rainbow Joy Filly

Mar 30, 2019

The filly by Spill The Beans (Snitzel) out of Rainbow Joy (Spectrum) is the product of a A+ or 20/20 mating which occurs when a pattern has two or more Graded Stakes Winners with CSI values above 20. This indicates that this pedigree is exceptional, as there are at least two ...

Yearling Shares For Sale - Tycoon Ruler x Never Despair Filly

Yearling Shares For Sale - Tycoon Ruler x Never Despair Filly

Mar 30, 2019

Bred on the fertile lands of the Darling Downs, at Clear Mountain Fairview Stud, you will go along way to find a better type than the Tycoon Ruler (Last Tycoon) x Never Despair (Hotel Grand) filly. She is an early foal with plenty of bone, faultless confirmation and a very ...

Yearling Shares For Sale - Love Conquers All x Snitzel Express

Yearling Shares For Sale - Love Conquers All x Snitzel Express

Mar 30, 2019

We are very excited to offer shares in the Love Conquers All (Mossman) x Snitzel Express (Snitzel) filly purchased for a very reasonable $30,000 at the recent Magic Millions March Sale. The filly is bred on the same cross as Group 1 Golden Slipper Winner MOSSFUN ...

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HAVE A RACEHORSE TRAINED BY DANNY BOUGOURE?

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HAVE A RACEHORSE TRAINED BY DANNY BOUGOURE?

Mar 30, 2019

How much does it cost to have a racehorse in training?We have calculated the daily average based on the actual invoices of a 2YO filly purchased last year at the Magic Millions March Sale trained by Danny Bougoure:$10.50 per day for a 10% share $5.50 per day for a 5% shareLady ...

Flinders Dragon defies his double figure odds

Flinders Dragon defies his double figure odds

Nov 19, 2018

Flinders Dragon was given a gem of a ride by Laura Cheshire at Ballina.  Starting at $29 there was not a lot of support from punters but we were confident if ridden to instructions he would be hard to beat.  Laura gave him every chance from switching him on after the ...

0.3 seconds outside 21 Year Old Track Record

0.3 seconds outside 21 Year Old Track Record

Nov 11, 2018

Speedy filly Ooshe was unlucky at her first start this preparation at Ballina. Jumping well she easily mustered speed and was eyeballed by two other runners who eventually could not continue the pace. Having done all the work leading the field at a blistering pace left Ooshe ...

Commentator calls Crafty Spirit win an Exhibition Gallop

Commentator calls Crafty Spirit win an Exhibition Gallop

Nov 11, 2018

Crafty Spirit had trialled very well but was being hampered by awkward barrier draws and cancelled race meetings due to inclement weather. With Queensland industry on the verge of strike the only option left was to run him at Gatton on the eve of industrial action. The ...

Tiny mare Exoterical is all heart

Tiny mare Exoterical is all heart

Nov 11, 2018

Even though she is tinnie tiny 5yo mare Exoterical is all heart and gives it her everything. The Charge Forward mare recently moved up from Victoria and has relished the change of scenery and the warm weather of Queensland. Jumping from the inside barrier she was quick ...

Saturday Doomben Win for Mittere

Saturday Doomben Win for Mittere

Aug 15, 2018

What a thrill for all the connections that Mittere broke his maiden in the QTIS 3YO Handicap on Saturday at Doomben. As a QTIS registered horse he picked up a tidy $67,200 for his effort. He was ridden to perfection, by Michael Cahill, who took advantage of his good barrier ...

Beautiful day for the stable BBQ

Beautiful day for the stable BBQ

Jul 20, 2018

We could not have asked for better weather for our Falvelon Lodge Stable BBQ. The sun was shining and there was not a cloud in the sky. Former jockey and life-long friend Shane Scriven and stable Foreman Lucas Kwaka did an excellent job manning the four BBQ’s (although ...

Another sneaky win for Flinders Dragon at Coffs Harbour

Another sneaky win for Flinders Dragon at Coffs Harbour

Jul 20, 2018

Flinders Dragon once again delighted us by showing his love for the give in the track surface at the Coffs Harbour Racing Club. Flinders Dragon seems to enjoy his travels south as he has been to Coffs Harbour on four occasions for 2 wins, 1 second and 1 third and he was ...

INVITATION STABLE BBQ

INVITATION STABLE BBQ

May 05, 2018

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Like A Ruler career earnings go over the $100,000​

Like A Ruler career earnings go over the $100,000​

Apr 26, 2018

Last preparation a few things didn’t go to plan, for 5-year-old entire Like A Ruler, but it wasn’t that bad when in three of his runs he was beaten less than two lengths. He was particularly unlucky when after leading the field at a strong pace nearly all the way around ...

Christmas Present Idea - Number 1

Christmas Present Idea - Number 1

Dec 02, 2017

Stuck trying to think of something for the family to get you for Christmas?Ask if they can chip in so you can take out a share in a racehorse.It is not as expensive as you might think.A 5% share in the colt we have to offer will cost only $1500 plus GST.The ongoing costs for a ...

A particularly sweet win for a filly named Ooshe

A particularly sweet win for a filly named Ooshe

Dec 02, 2017

All wins are fantastic but some are sweeter than others. Ooshe’s midweek metropolitan win at Ipswich last Wednesday with Robbie Fraad aboard was something very special for all concerned.Ooshe has always been a lovely easy-going filly who will continue to improve every ...

Winners are Grinners and we all enjoyed Kirin’s Lad’s win

Winners are Grinners and we all enjoyed Kirin’s Lad’s win

Dec 02, 2017

As a racehorse trainer you don’t get a lot of time off and in Danny's case he hadn’t taken a holiday for nearly 30 years. So off we headed overseas but still with a watchful eye on what was happening with the horses at home.  It was the middle of the ...

Bougoure's - A Dynasty of Horsemanship

Bougoure's - A Dynasty of Horsemanship

Dec 02, 2017

We are really looking forward to reading the article meticulously researched by Ross Stanley on the Bougoure dynasty of horsemen which will be appearing in the December issue of the Queensland Racing Calendar.It was fascinating to meet Ross and hear the tales that he had ...

Neptune Palace takes career earnings over $100K

Neptune Palace takes career earnings over $100K

Jul 26, 2017

Handsome gelding Neptune Palace won his 7th race recently at Doomben  taking his career earnings over $100K. In form top Jockey Brad Stewart gave the $17 chance the perfect ride. He allowed Neptune to settle at the rear of the field, patiently waiting to ...

18% WINNERS TO RUNNERS RATIO

18% WINNERS TO RUNNERS RATIO

May 08, 2017

Whilst looking up Danny J Bougoure’s trainer’s statistics we have found that not all of the information out there on the internet is accurate. Some sites omit runners and others appear to double up on entries. The true fact is that the Falvelon Lodge team is performing very ...

Favulous Floyd too good for his rivals

Favulous Floyd too good for his rivals

May 08, 2017

The elation was real when Favulous Floyd crossed the line half a length in front of his nearest rival on Saturday at the Provincial meeting at Gatton. Despite being a son of twice crowned Australian Champion Sprinter, Falvelon out of a daughter of Show A Heart, the tall bay ...

Rogali defies his long odds to record his fifth win

Rogali defies his long odds to record his fifth win

Apr 28, 2017

Rogali kicked off this preparation with a strong 3rd place at Eagle Farm.We put a line through his next start when the track performed well below its official rating. A week ago after drawing an awkward outside barrier at Ipswich he was forced to go back but managed to storm ...