WA-based Korilya Stud owner Ellie Giles has seen a lot of horses come and go over the years but you can tell she’s got a real soft spot for Proart filly Rosmartini.
Mike Becker wasn’t going to stand a stallion so soon after launching Stockwell Thoroughbreds but he couldn’t let the chance slip when offered Fastnet Rock’s Group 2 winner Rock Sturdy.
Snitzalong caused a boilover in the Goldfields Magic Millions Classic (1200m) with a short-head victory over short-priced favourite Patrimonio on Sunday.
Swettenham Stud sire Americain (USA) is off to a perfect start at stud with his first runner Folk Magic winning on debut at Woodbine.
Rosemont Stud owner Anthony Mithen was singing the praises of his stallions in the wind and rain at Geelong on Friday.
Local trainer Mel Eggleston pulled off a good old-fashioned plunge with Licitra at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
Zunbaqa has joined Lindsay Park’s line-up of potential spring candidates with a dominant display at Morphettville.
Arrowfield Stud sire Snitzel equalled a 40 year-old record when Bukzel scored first-up at Newcastle on Saturday.
The LR Prix Roland de Chambure (1400m) was the feature race at Chantilly on Friday and the juvenile contest was won in convincing style by Sepoy’s daughter Baileys Showgirl.
Rich Red took the step up to town in his stride winning the National Jockeys Trust 2YO Hcp (1300m) at Belmont Park.
NZ bred stallion Thorn Dancer has a new home south of Busselton with Tracey Bannister.
Vinery sire All Too Hard was top-class at two and a champion at three and all the talk at this year’s majors tells us his stock will develop along similar lines.
Brilliant Flemington debut winner Southerly Wind will do his future racing in Hong Kong after a deal negotiated by Dave Mee of Pinhook Bloodstock (FBAA).
All American and Foreplay have kept their Victorian strike-rates ticking over with more progressive maiden winners leading up to the Geisel Park parade this Sunday.
Widely-travelled colt Coming In Hot has given Scenic Lodge sire Snippetson more breathing space at the top of the WA 2YO premiership table.
Shamardal is poised to sire his 100th stakes winner and it could come before his son Puissance De Lune (Ire) begins covering a second book at Swettenham Stud.
Frost Giant (USA) filly Miss Freeze scored a stunning 6 length victory first-up in the LR Lynbrook Stakes (1200m) in New York on Sunday.
About half an hour before they lined up in Saturday’s LR Beaufine Stakes at Belmont, the rain came bucketing down.
Precocious filly Queen Roulette scored an effortless win for her Victorian based sire Ruwi at Kranji on Friday evening.
The Yarradale Stud team collected $131,800 in prizemoney and bonuses with a running double at Belmont’s Beaufine Stakes meeting on Saturday.