Service fee unchanged for Blackfriars

Scenic Lodge has released its service fees for 2016 with general manager Jeremy Smith announcing champion sire Blackfriars remains at $12,000 (plus gst).

First winners by Elzaam

Former Woodside Park shuttler Elzaam (Aus) sired his first winners in Europe with King Electric (Curragh) and Berkshire Boy (Bath) on Monday.

Sunspeed Roller in South Africa

Sunspeed-bred three year-old Roy’s Roll’s Royce broke through for a well-deserved victory in the SA Racing App Plate (1400m) at Scottsville on Sunday.

Stallions parade at Vinery

Vinery Stud’s annual stallion parade will be held next week to coincide with the Scone Cup carnival.

Ridgeview Park releases roster for 2016

Ridgeview Park Stud has announced its service fees with newcomer Onemorenomore heading the five stallions on duty at Muskerry East this year.

FBAA Award to Les Young

Doncaster Bloodstock’s Les Young received the inaugural Bryan Muschialli FBAA Award at a function in the Inglis Newmarket Room on Monday evening.

Chautauqua chimes in for Chairman’s Prize

The Australian national anthem was played across Sha Tin on Sunday following the stunning last to first victory of Chautauqua in the G1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) in Hong Kong.

Walsh banks sponsor dollars with Tonto

Peter Walsh sponsored the the Amelia Park Hcp (1600m) when racing returned to Belmont on Saturday and he kept the cash when Tonto powered home for his first win since November.

Aussie first for Helmet

Victorian-bred colt Tarnham notched the first Australia win for Darley sire Helmet at Dalby on Saturday.

Fourth stakes winner by All American

Geisel Park Stud resident All American sired his fourth stakes winner when comeback galloper Zebulon scored a stunning victory in the LR City Of Adelaide Hcp (1400m) at Morphettville.

Hong Kong Victor from Cranora Park

Cranora Park owner Janet Hadow is a part-time breeder with a full-on ambition to keep raising horses like her Hong Kong winner Victor Emperor.

Fourfold increase for Tavistock

Tavistock’s rise to the upper echelons of New Zealand stallion ranks has been extraordinary and that’s been reflected in his service fee at Cambridge Stud.

Darley retires Kermadec

Group 1 winning Randwick miler Kermadec has joined the Darley Kelvinside roster in the Hunter Valley.

Sun Stud announces fees for 2016

Buoyed by the addition of exciting new stallions in Ready For Victory and Jabali, Sun Stud has announced 2016 stallion fees for both its Victorian and Queensland farms.

Headwater speed-on-speed at Vinery

Speed-on-speed attracts breeders and buyers in the modern-day market and Vinery Stud newcomer Headwater has both in spades.

Winning Spiel at Trueantallan Lodge

Trueantallan Lodge resident Spielmeister received a reprieve from Fran Gammon after siring two winners in the last week.