|Pentire's Pentasia Opens Stakes Account|
We've long admired the versatility of Rich Hill Stud's foundation
stallion Pentire (GB) who has sired Group 1 winning 2 milers, Classic winners,
champion milers and outstanding sprinters.
|Pentasia ready to fly in Chief De Beers |
Sydney's inclement weather
has paved the way for Port Macquarie flyer Pentasia to tackle stakes-company
for the first time in Saturday's Listed Chief De Beers Quality (1110m) at
|He's Top Class|
With 12 Group I winners over distances ranging from 1200 metres to two miles, from a total of 37 stakes-winners, there is no doubt this sire is top class.
|Group One Triumph for Rich Hill Stud|
As he recovered from some enthusiastic celebrations Rich Hill Stud boss John Thompson had plenty of time on Sunday to reflect on the Stud's achievement of breeding a Group One winner with Ferlax (NZ) (Pentire) who took out Saturday's prestigious Australian Guineas.
|Kiwi Bred Quinella in Australian Guineas|
the absence of superstar colt All Too Hard, the Group I VRC Australian Guineas at
Flemington on Saturday always loomed as a wide open affair with victory eventually
going to a colt that had never previously raced in the metropolitan area.
|2013 Australian Guineas result - Ferlax still unbeaten|
Unbeaten three-year-old Ferlax made the jump from a Sale restricted winner to Group I performer with his win in Saturday's Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington.
|New trainer for New Zealand champion|
New Zealand champion Mufhasa will continue his career as
part of the Bruce Wallace stable after his owner removed the 10-time Group I
winner from the care of original trainer Stephen McKee.
|20th Win for Mufhasa|
The evergreen galloper (King) Mufhasa (NZ) took the 20th win of his
remarkable career on Saturday with a commanding victory in the $70,000 Group 3
Tod Seeds Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m).
|Tenth Group I for Mufhasa|
Dual New Zealand Horse of the Year Mufhasa (NZ) covered himself in glory at Hawke's Bay on Saturday and put himself amongst New Zealand racing greats when he collected his tenth Group 1 victory in the $200,000 Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m).
|Day To Remember for Pentire|
As an unabashed
fan of Pentire from the days his booming finish carried him to victory in the
likes of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes, carrying the
colours of Moller Racing for trainer Geoff Wragg, it's made it even more
enjoyable to witness his success as a foundation stallion for Rich Hill Stud.