Latest News from Falvelon Lodge/Danny J Bougoure

Neptune Palace leading number of wins for his sire!

Neptune Palace leading number of wins for his sire!

Jul 31, 2015

Neptune Palace is in equal place with two other runners having scored the most number of wins for their sire Astronomer Royale.  The handsome chestnut likes to run fresh so he has been out to spell again and is now back in full work.

April Brings Success!

April Brings Success!

Apr 15, 2015

After a quiet month of March with hardly any starters April has kicked off well with a couple of nice wins scored by Like A Ruler and Dancing Warrior.  Neptune Palace also ran a close second putting in a very promising first up start.  Our other fancied runner Rogali ...

Dancing Warrior Thrilling Finish

Dancing Warrior Thrilling Finish

Apr 15, 2015

It was such a thrill to see Dancing Warrior scored such an impressive win on Sunday with top class jockey Dan Griffin aboard.  On returning to scale Dan commented that he jumped well and as a result he was a little more on the pace than he had planned but he felt ...

Like A Ruler - QTIS Maiden First Start Win

Like A Ruler - QTIS Maiden First Start Win

Apr 11, 2015

His dam is called "What's It Like" and after his impressive first start win the owners can all say "It's terrific".  The handsome bay 2YO colt showed a bit of promise for things to come as he came from mid field to peel out ...

Chilwero Pushes Through the Scrum

Chilwero Pushes Through the Scrum

Apr 11, 2015

Under the guiding hands of top class jockey Brad Stewart beautiful grey Chilwero was able to push through the scrum to beat his rivals at the Gold Coast!

We're having a heat wave a tropical heatwave!

We're having a heat wave a tropical heatwave!

Jan 20, 2015

If it is not one thing it is another in the life of a racehorse trainer.  After a week away at the Gold Coast to attend the Magic Millions (Danny still came back for track work most mornings) we returned to a horrendous heatwave.  The last week has been excessively hot ...

Magic Millions Race Day Round Up

Magic Millions Race Day Round Up

Jan 11, 2015

We were absolutely delighted with the run of the galant mare Anna Lizzie to come from the extreme outside barrier to run a close second in the Fillies and Mares race yesterday at the Magic Millions.  Prior to the barrier draw Danny had been very pleased with the progress of ...

Magic Millions 2YO

Jan 09, 2015

We are all still on tender hooks waiting to see if Flamenco Girl will make the field of the Magic Millions 2YO Classic. It is such an exciting week and with three potential runners on the day with Flamenco Girl first emergency, Our Gardy in the maiden and the awkwardly ...

Three Wins and a close Second from five runners

Three Wins and a close Second from five runners

Nov 04, 2014

The first of our talented group of 2YO’s had her first start on Sunday and came up trumps!  A daughter of Australian Leading 2YO sire Snitzel, this filly was purchased at the Magic Millions by an enthusiastic trio of ladies.  Louise Gillard owner of super filly ...

Louisiana Rouge – Speedy filly scores second win!

Louisiana Rouge – Speedy filly scores second win!

Nov 04, 2014

With explosive speed out of the gates talented filly Louisiana Rouge was never in any doubt as she was able to easily cross the field to lead all the way to score her second win this time with apprentice jockey Cassandra Schmidt aboard.  A daughter of Champion Exceed And ...

Flamenco Girl - First Start First Win!!!

Flamenco Girl - First Start First Win!!!

Nov 04, 2014

The pace was hot from the jump in the Brightwater Hotel 2 Year Old Maiden Plate at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday 2 November.  As it was her first start leading jockey Michael Cahill gave our Snitzel filly Flamenco Girl time to balance up before he asked her to extend.  ...

Orabelle – Tough Maiden Win

Orabelle – Tough Maiden Win

Nov 04, 2014

With her close relatives achieving high six figure prices at the recent Magic Millions Patinack Farm Dispersal Sale, Orabelle decided that it was time for everyone to start taking notice of her talent.  Drawing an awkward barrier, jockey Michael Cahill was not able to get ...

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

Oct 02, 2014

It is always an exciting time of year when the 2YO’s starting having their first jump outs. The jump outs can be a bit deceiving to the casual observer because the youngsters are all at different stages of their education.  Some have jumped out several times and ...

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

Oct 02, 2014

It is always an exciting time of year when the 2YO’s starting having their first jump outs. The jump outs can be a bit deceiving to the casual observer because the youngsters are all at different stages of their education.  Some have jumped out several times and ...

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

Oct 02, 2014

It is always an exciting time of year when the 2YO’s starting having their first jump outs. The jump outs can be a bit deceiving to the casual observer because the youngsters are all at different stages of their education.  Some have jumped out several times and ...

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

The excitement is building it must be 2YO jump out time

Oct 02, 2014

It is always an exciting time of year when the 2YO’s starting having their first jump outs. The jump outs can be a bit deceiving to the casual observer because the youngsters are all at different stages of their education.  Some have jumped out several times and ...

Two Honours at the Queensland Racing Industry Awards

Two Honours at the Queensland Racing Industry Awards

Oct 02, 2014

It was a big night for Danny Bougoure at the recent Queensland Racing Industry Awards as two horses he trained won awards on the night. Oakleigh Girl was awarded Queensland Two Year Old of Year after scoring black type wins at both Group 3 and Listed level and running second ...

Rogali wins on the 1st day of prize money increases

Rogali wins on the 1st day of prize money increases

Oct 02, 2014

As the stars and stripes in the red white and black colours of the St Kilda Saints, flashed home at Ipswich yesterday, the screams of excitement coming from the grandstand could be heard 100 metres away. Rogali, cleverly named as a combination of his owners Roger and Alison, ...

Queensland Two Year Old of the Year - Oakleigh Girl

Queensland Two Year Old of the Year - Oakleigh Girl

Sep 30, 2014

At the recent Queensland Racing Industry Awards a very happy Louise Gillard was on hand to collect the Queensland Two Year Old of the Year trophy for her outstanding filly Oakleigh Girl. A Magic Millions Gold Coast January sale graduate, Oakleigh Girl showed great potential ...

F is for FALVELON:  Australia’s International Flag-bearer…

F is for FALVELON: Australia’s International Flag-bearer…

Sep 30, 2014

The following was published in The Thoroughbred Racing History Association Inc newsletter written by Mark Mazzaglia Falvelon wasn’t the only stable star for fledging trainer Danny Bougoure in the late 1990s and early 2000s.  The stunning stallion was also the ...

Spring is in the air!

Spring is in the air!

Sep 01, 2014

It was glorious weather in Brisbane over the weekend and I could have sworn that the horses knew that winter was over and spring was in the air.  The colts in the main barn were all absolutely focused on watching the fillies on the walker and calling out in the hopes that ...

Stable Hand position

Aug 23, 2014

We urgently require an experienced stable hand to join our team.  Must have good horse skills and knowledge of racehorse injuries. If you are interested please contact Marybeth 0400 674 323

Experienced Track Work Rider Position

Aug 23, 2014

With the recent expansion of our numbers of horses in training we have a need for an experienced track work rider. If you are interested please call Marybeth 0400 674 323

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

Aug 01, 2014

All thoroughbred horses celebrate their birthdays on the same date.  In the Southern hemisphere the birthday date is the 1st August in the Northern hemisphere it is the 1st January. The reason they all have the same birthday is so that their ages can be standardised for ...