|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.
|Birthday Card Stakes to Shamalia|
Dato Tan Chin Nam enjoyed great success with Shamardal's Group 1 VRC Oaks and Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes winner Faint Perfume and his familiar black and white check with yellow sleeves were carried to victory by another high-class daughter of Shamardal (USA), Shamalia, in Saturday's Group III TAB Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens.
|Joyful Journey Takes Another Step|
Stud bred Joyful Journey, a lightly raced well-bred filly entered for the Group
I ATC Australian Oaks, posted her first win in town at Warwick Farm on Thursday
after breaking her maiden in good style last start at Hawkesbury.
|Another Feature Win for Able Friend |
the world's best turf miler and Australian bred five year-old Able Friend showed
again why he is such a star with a dominant victory in the Queen's Silver
Jubilee Cup HK Gr I at Sha Tin on Sunday.
|Smart Win for Kind Heart|
opening race at Randwick on Wednesday was won by nicely bred Shamardal (USA) filly
Kind Heart, a $160,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Astute Bloodstock from the
draft of Torryburn Stud.