Nicconi sired his 18th SW on Friday when Nistaan took out the $100,000 Listed Murray Bridge Gold Cup. Click here to find out more.
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Shortly after the Denman mare Humma Humma came from the tail of the field to win the Listed Alinghi Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield, (read that story here) Godolphin’s 5yo Denman gelding Deprive repeated the dose in the $500,000 Group III Sydney Stakes (1200m) at Randwick.
Speedy I Am Invincible mare Miss Leonidas is getting better and better with the five year-old claiming her biggest win to date when taking out the Group II MRC Caulfield Sprint (1000m) on Saturday.
Just nine days after breaking her maiden at Wyong, the million-dollar Snitzel filly Akari earned a debut stakes win in Saturday’s Listed Bisley Workwear Reginald Allen Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.
Golden Slipper winning sire Pierro already has a VRC Oaks winner on his resume in Pinot and may well have another with progressive filly Gamay charging home to win the Group III MRC Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Mornington trainer John McArdle and a big team of owners have already had a lot of fun with talented Denman mare Humma Humma, who produced a personal best performance to win the Listed MRC Alinghi Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
Cambridge raider Kali overcame a wide run in transit to out-gun her three-year-old rivals as she scored a gritty victory in Saturday’s Group III Barneswood Farm Stakes (1400m) at Ashburton.
Progressive So You Think colt Thought of That put some heat into the Victoria Derby when blitzing his rivals to make the Group III MRC Ladbrokes Classic (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday into a procession.
Enigmatic four-year-old Dawn Patrol made a welcome return to the winner’s enclosure when he took out the Group III Sweynesse Stakes (1215m) at Rotorua with a powerful finishing burst.
Alabama Express, a colt with a remarkable likeness to his ill-fated champion sire Redoute’s Choice, kickstarted stakes racing at Caulfield on Saturday with a tenacious win over race favourite Hilo in the Listed MRC Gothic Stakes over 1400m.
In just his first full season of riding and with just one winner under his belt, 28-year-old apprentice Joshua Kam secured the biggest moment in his fledgling career when he guided $43 outsider Sweet Treat to victory in Saturday’s Listed Staphanos Classic (1950m) at Rotorua.
Hot favourite Equinox dominated his age-group rivals despite testing track conditions in the Lowe Schollum Jones 3YO (1215m) at Rotorua on Saturday.
The new season two-year-old trials are gathering some pace, so here are the placegetters with breeding and sales results.
Following the program that aired on the ABC’s 7,30 Report last night, Racing NSW Chief Executive, Peter V’landys AM, unequivocally condemned the alleged abhorrent actions of the Meramist Queensland Abattoir.
"Creating a Career Beyond Racing" at Friday's Thoroughbred Sport Horse Association classes at the 2019 NSW State Showjumping Championships - where are the ABC cameras when there are positive stories about thoroughbreds living a rewarding and productive life after racing.
Progressive Nicconi gelding Nistaan has been getting better and better as he works through the grades and scored his first Black Type win on Friday when scoring a resounding win in the $100,000 Listed Murray Bridge Gold Cup.
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FOAL GALLERY 2019
(F) Tavistock x Spirit of Heaven
Trelawney Stud, NZ
(C) Savabeel x Bunyah
Trelawney Stud, NZ
(C) Iffraaj (GB) x Bellazeel
Trelawney Stud, NZ
(F) Savabeel x Gallwitz
Trelawney Stud, NZ
(C) Contributer (IRE) x Exquisite Choice
Trelawney Stud, NZ
STALLION ANNOUNCEMENTS 2019
Fee Revised for Champion 3YO Trapeze Artist
On Friday evening at the Inglis Chairman Sale it was announced that the 2019 service fee for Trapeze Artist (Snitzel) will be reset at $88,000 incl gst.
Undefeated Triple Crown Winner to Coolmore Australia
The 2019 Southern Hemisphere breeding season will see the arrival in the Hunter Valley of the only undefeated US Triple Crown winner.
Newgate Farm Announce 2019 Fees
Newgate Farm have a top class roster of young stallions in 2019 offering breeders a variety of the very best Australian speed bloodlines across an affordable price range.
Swettenham to Stand Sioux Nation
Swettenham Stud are excited to announce that Scat Daddy's Group 1 winning 2yo sprinting son, SIOUX NATION , is heading to their prestigious Victorian nursery for the 2019 breeding season.
NEW TO STUD 2019
Sire: War Front (Danzig)
Dam: Misty For Me (Galileo)
Standing at: Valachi Downs $20,000
I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) x Ghaliah (Secret Savings)
Standing at Aquis Hunter Valley NSW: $16,500
O'Reilly (Last Tycoon) x Ruqqaya (Van Nistelrooy)
Standing at Yulong Lane: $13,750
Kitten's Joy (El Prado) x Vionnet (Street Sense)
Standing at Cambridge Stud: $35,000
Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) x Subsequent (Encosta De Lago)
Standing at Mapperley Stud: $8,000
SALES
GENERAL SIRES
Fastnet Rock's Anaheed Claims Blue Sapphire
Royally-bred Fastnet Rock filly Anaheed has been facing the silk department in Sydney of late so she appreciated the drop back in class for a dominant win in Wednesday’s Group III Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Pierro11436 (4)$2,980,102
Fastnet Rock12645 (3)$2,968,770
I Am Invincible17454 (4)$2,878,265
Dundeel5416 (2)$2,629,220
Not a Single Doubt12324 (2)$2,610,780
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
I Am Invincible17454 (4)$2,878,265
Fastnet Rock12645 (3)$2,968,770
Sebring17740 (2)$2,227,435
Star Witness13737$1,320,240
Pierro11436 (4)$2,980,102
Eurozone
Northern Meteor x Miss Vandal
59 runners this season for 11 winners
FIRST SEASON SIRES
Pride Of Dubai Makes Perfect Start to Stud Career
Just a few weeks into the new season, Pride Of Dubai has made an exciting start to his stud career with two winners including a stakes-winner.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Pride of Dubai21 (1)$113,375
Vancouver20$43,600
Spill the Beans20$22,350
I'm All the Talk30$7,700
Press Statement10$7,350
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Pride of Dubai21 (1)$113,375
Headwater30$7,000
Press Statement10$7,350
I'm All the Talk30$7,700
Spill the Beans20$22,350
Trust In A Gust
Keep The Faith x Subtle Breeze
SECOND SEASON SIRES
One to Watch – Kembla
The Kembla meeting on Thursday was abandoned after just three races, but there was time enough for Rubick to post his 25th first crop winner.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Deep Field5319 (1)$961,100
Rubick3610 (1)$721,955
Better Than Ready3511$599,660
Adelaide113 (1)$482,310
Brazen Beau285 (1)$380,745
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Deep Field5319 (1)$961,100
Better Than Ready3511$599,660
Rubick3610 (1)$721,955
Shooting to Win328$333,670
Toronado267$345,760
Deep Field
Northern Meteor x Listen Here
55 runners this season for 20 winners and 1 stakes winner.
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RACING

Stakes Races Coming Up

Sat Oct 19: RAND -
CRAVEN PLATE (2000m),
SYDNEY STAKES (1200m),
REGINALD ALLEN QLTY HCP (1400m),
Sat Oct 19: CAUL -
CAULFIELD CUP (2400m),
CAULFIELD SPRINT (1100m),
TRISTARC STAKES (1400m),
CAULFIELD CLASSIC (2000m),
MOONGA STAKES (1400m),
ETHEREAL STAKES (2000m),
GOTHIC STAKES (1400m),
ALINGHI STAKES (1100m),
Sat Oct 19: ASCT -
NORTHERLY STAKES (1400m),
R.S. CRAWFORD STAKES (1000m),
Sun Oct 20: SEYM -
SEYMOUR CUP (1600m),
Wed Oct 23: GEEL -
GEELONG CUP (2400m),
GEELONG CLASSIC (2200m),
BLACK PEARL (1200m),
Fri Oct 25: M V -
MANIKATO STAKES (1200m),
Sat Oct 26: RAND -
THE NIVISON (1200m),
BRIAN CROWLEY STAKES (1200m),
CITY TATT'S CLUB CUP (2400m),
Sat Oct 26: M V -
COX PLATE (2040m),
MOONEE VALLEY GOLD CUP (2500m),
MOONEE VALLEY FILLIES CLASSIC (1600m),
MV VASE (2040m),
CRYSTAL MILE (1600m),
RED ANCHOR STAKES (1200m),
TESIO STAKES (1600m),
WILLIAM CROCKETT STAKES (1200m),
Sat Oct 26: ASCT -
BELGRAVIA STAKES (1200m),