|Mannington's Last Hurrah|
After finishing last at his career debut at Canterbury on June 21 there was not a lot of love in the betting ring for Godolphin's Catesby in Wednesday's TAB Handicap over 1200 metres, but the chestnut performed above expectations when third behind a couple of promising ones in Calculated (So You Think) and Brave Song (Your Song).
|Shamardal's Artistry Claims a Third Group Three|
Making her first start since winning the Group III Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day, the 5yo Shamardal mare Artistry came from last on the turn under Sam Clipperton to edge her
better fancied stablemate Dothraki in Saturday's Group III
Smotth FM Maurice McCarten Stakes at Rosehill Gardens.
|Shamardal Import Impresses on Debut|
Paul Fudge's Waratah Thoroughbreds splashed out €350,000 (A$473,000) for 3yo filly Insoumise (Galileo x Featherquest, by Rainbow Quest) at the 2011 Arqana Breeding Stock Sale and it is beginning to look like money well spent.
|More Group Success for Artistry |
based owner/breeder Neven Botica has been enjoying success of late through his
young New Zealand based stallion Dalghar (Fr), but was in the winner's circle at
Flemington on Cup Day with classy mare Artistry, winner of the Group III VRC Hong
Kong Jockey Club Stakes.
|Shamardal Colt Tipped to Star|
Inglis Ready 2Race Sale will be held at Newmarket on Tuesday featuring a
premium selection of up and running two year-olds with a superbly bred colt by
globally renowned sire Shamardal (USA) tipped to attract keen interest.