|Shamardal's Delectation Shocks in Darley Classic|
The winner of three consecutive races in Sydney at three, Delectation has put the knife into punters twice in 14 starts since, the latest coming in Saturday's $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington.
|Aussie Bred Success in Hong Kong |
class Australian bred gallopers took both feature races at Sha Tin in Hong Kong
on Sunday with the Premier Bowl HK Gr 2 going to superstar miler Able Friend
and the Sha Tin Trophy HK Gr 2 to rising star Contentment.
|Shamardal's Vezalay Opens Stakes Account|
After knocking at the door of a black-type win for the best part of the year, the 4yo Shamardal (USA) mare Vezalay finally had her moment in the sun in Saturday's Listed Alinghi Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.
|Promising Winner Sold by Torryburn|
home from near last to win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday was nicely bred
Shamardal (USA) mare Kind Heart, a $160,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Astute
Bloodstock from the draft of Torryburn Stud.
|One to Watch – Pakenham|
was the most expensive colt from the final crop of Australian bred yearlings by
Shamardal (USA) and this dashing grey broke the ice with his first win at
Pakenham on Friday.
|Another Aussie Bred Star for Shamardal|
sire Shamardal (USA) already has an Aussie bred star in Hong Kong in Able
Friend and it was another of his Australian bred sons in Secret Sham that captured
the last Group event of the season in Hong Kong at Sha Tin on Sunday when
saluting in the Prince Jewellery Premier Cup HK Gr 3.
|Forensics Filly Wins Again |
Slipper winner Forensics was sent to the Northern Hemisphere in 2009 by Darley
to start her stud career and her first born foal, the now three year-old Shamardal
(USA) filly Wordcraft made it two wins in as many starts when scoring at Kempton
overnight in the UK.
|Shamardal Sireline on Tap at Swettenham|
Stud has tapped into the all-conquering Shamardal sireline with its exciting
new signing Puissance De Lune (IRE).
|Able Friend Does it Again! |
Australia's Champion Miler, Able Friend recorded his sixth straight stakes victory when taking out the Group 1 Hong Kong Champions Mile on Sunday, flowing on from the international success of fellow Inglis graduate The Conglomerate at Group 2 level in South Africa on Saturday.
|Shamardal's Delectation Breaks Through|
Talented three-year-old gelding Delectation has tested the
patience of his supporters several times in his short career but he was on his
best behavior in Saturday's $500,000 Group II Arrowfield 3yo Sprint (1200m) at Randwick.