Stakes winner 131 by More Than Ready

Partisan Politics overcame interference to run out a convincing winner of the Listed P G Johnson Stakes (1700m) at Saratoga on Wednesday.

Victorian freshmen on parade at Oaklands

Victoria has another exciting crop of first-season sires beginning their stud careers next month and six of them paraded before the Inglis August Sale at Oaklands Junction.

Perfect promo for Magic Millions 2YO Sale

Raheen Stud’s record at the Magic Millions 2YO Sale received another boost at the back of last season when Perfect Weapon won three times in four starts at Warwick Farm.

Winning start to the season by Ustinov

Quiet achiever Ustinov has made a great start to the new season, the Moorookyle Park Thoroughbreds resident represented by four winners in the last few weeks.

Champion sires worth more than Lotto

Standing a champion sire is like winning Lotto but studmasters all agree they’re worth a lot more than money in the bank.

Onerous belies name at Bendigo

Dash For Cash unearthed another potential stakes winner when first-starter Onerous blitzed his rivals at Bendigo on Sunday.

International treble by Host

Unlike the football, there was a positive Supplements news story out of Bendigo on Sunday.

Swift start for Akaroa Alliance

The Gooree Stud brand can continue its brilliant start to the season when the first two year-olds by Swift Alliance debut in the coming months.

Flying finish in Mildura Cup

Flyingconi has been a marvellous money-spinner for Cranbourne trainer Shea Eden and he cashed another winner’s cheque in the $70,000 Mildura Cup on Sunday.

Southern trip shelved for Pienkna

Tony Gollan will almost certainly resist the lure of the southern spring carnivals with his talented filly Pienkna.

Ruby rules at Melbourne August Sale

Group 2 performer Oriental Ruby topped the Inglis Melbourne August Sale when making $105,000 at Oaklands Junction on Friday.

Playboy repaying Poletti

Trainer Gino Poletti has been patient with Playboy Persona and the gelding began paying him back in the Plantagenet Pork Maiden (1300m) at Northam on Thursday.

Helmet tops TBV noms at Oaklands

Darley sire Helmet topped the six stallion nominations auctioned during the Inglis August Sale at Oaklands Junction on Friday.