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Coolmore shuttler No Nay Never featured overnight at Royal Ascot with his exciting colt Arizona winning the G2 Coventry Stakes. Click here to find out more.
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Scat Daddy’s brilliant sire son No Nay Never (USA) is headed back to Coolmore Australia this spring and featured overnight at Royal Ascot where his exciting colt Arizona won the Group II Coventry Stakes as favourite.
Australian entry Houtzen stumbled leaving the gates in the Group I King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight in wet conditions making her task all the harder with Godolphin runner Blue Point prevailing to win the race as he did last year beating the same horse again in Battaash.
Earlier this month we published two very well read stories highlighting some of the value sires priced below $10,000 that might offer owner breeders a better chance of producing that much longed for winner and this week we've turned the focus to Queensland which in the past two years has produced two bargain priced stallions that have achieved astonishing results.
The lure of more classic international bloodlines was the catalyst for Three Bridges Thoroughbreds and Paul Willetts to stretch their budget to secure the top lot on day 3 of the Great Southern Sale.
Rich Hill Stud will have a full hand to play in the coming breeding season after securing the dual Group One winner Ace High to join their stallion roster.
Michael Pitman’s prayers for a good track at Royal Ascot were answered ahead of the King’s Stand Stakes Group I  tonight.
Star Boy secured a start in black-type company with an on-pace victory in the Aberdeen Cup(1280m) on Sunday.
Vinery sire Casino Princeis on the cusp of a career-best month at the elite level starting with Baccarat Baby and Lim’s Cruiser this Saturday.
Widden Stud’s Zoustar was the dominant force at the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale in Victoria this week finishing as leading sire by aggregate and average as well as siring the equal highest priced colt and top priced filly, while young guns Capitalist and Extreme Choice also made their mark.
Christchurch trainers Michael and Mathew Pitman will be looking to add another Kiwi name to the list of Royal Ascot victors when Enzo's Lad contests the Group I King's Stand Stakes (1000m) overnight (New Zealand time) at the prestigious meeting.
Three-time Group Two winning son of Zabeel, Ocean Emperor, has been retired to Gary and Jenny Hennessy’s Weowna Park ahead of the forthcoming breeding season, where he will stand for a fee of $7,000+GST.
Held on the eve of Royal Ascot, the Goffs London Sale was conducted overnight in the picturesque grounds of Kensington Palace Gardens featuring 22 select lots, 10 of which were sold for £3,150,000.
Two outstanding days of trade have resulted in new records for both gross and sale average for the weanling sessions of the Inglis Great Southern Sale.
A two year-old filly by Tavistock that wins her second start over 1600 metres beating older horses is a horse we want to know more about as a potential Oaks filly next season.
Cornerstone Stud have been delighted with the response to the first Australian bred weanlings by their proven stakes producing shuttle sire Sir Prancealot (IRE) that have been offered for sale in recent weeks selling for up to $62,000 at the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale.
Third Stakes-Winner for Eurozone
Situated near Canberra in the ACT, Bellereve Stud are thrilled to be standing proven stakes producer Eurozone this spring, the quality son of Northern Meteor recently adding a third stakes-winner to his tally. MORE...
Spirit of Boom vs Epaulette
On Monday we looked at the statistics of rising star second season sires Zoustar and Dundeel, but they aren’t the only stallions in this division doing a great job with Eureka Stud’s Spirit of Boom also doing some amazing things, while Darley’s Epaulette has also shown his hand as a serious sire in the making.
First Season Sire Covering Stats for 2018
At the start of every breeding season there is always a new intake of sires to consider and they are invariably popular as everyone loves to discover the next big thing, so we've had a look at the covering stats for the new recruits of 2018 which include one high profile horse that is now back in training.
Breed to Race – Are These Breeders Forgotten in NSW?
Not all breeders are looking to turn a profit, some are just looking to breed a horse that can win them a share of the remarkable prizemoney we currently have on offer in Australia and in particular New South Wales.
STALLION ANNOUNCEMENTS 2019
World Champion sprinter Harry Angel to stand in Australia in 2019
World champion sprinter Harry Angel will join the Darley roster in Australia for the forthcoming breeding season, standing at Kelvinside.
Widden Stud to Stand Trapeze Artist
Four time Group I winning sprinter Trapeze Artist was in explosive form at Randwick on Saturday taking out the Group I ATC Canterbury Stakes in track record time with owner Bert Vieira revealing after the win his champion would be standing at Widden Stud this spring.
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.
Coolmore Release 2019 Fees
Coolmore have released fees on their 2019 roster headed by champion sire Fastnet Rock and Triple Crown winners American Pharoah (USA), Pierro and newcomer Justify (USA).
NEW TO STUD 2019
Sire: Scat Daddy (Johannesburg)
Dam: Dream The Blues (Oasis Dream)
Standing at: Swettenham Stud $17,600
Aclaim - Acclamation (Royal Applause) x Axis (Danroad)
Standing at Aquis Canungra Qld: $13,750
Siege Of Quebec - Fastnet Rock (Danehill) x Rose Of Cimmaron (Bite The Bullet)
Standing at Aquis Victoria: $13,200
Mendelssohn - Scat Daddy (Johannesburg) x Leslie's Lady (Tricky Creek)
Standing at Coolmore Stud: $17,600
National Defense - Invincible Spirit (Green Desert) x Angel Falls (Kingmambo)
Standing at Sun Stud Victoria: $11,000
SALES
GENERAL SIRES
Best On Breeding
It’s time to step back and draw breath on Saturday with just a Group III in Perth, a Listed race in Sydney and three Listed races in Brisbane.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Snitzel336168 (12)$23,006,430
I Am Invincible320169 (28)$16,228,398
Street Cry11963 (6)$15,361,643
Fastnet Rock259103 (10)$11,754,550
Not a Single Doubt22287 (13)$11,095,053
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
I Am Invincible320169 (28)$16,228,398
Snitzel336168 (12)$23,006,430
Sebring315141 (11)$10,147,030
Written Tycoon278137 (6)$9,359,622
Smart Missile243121 (8)$7,627,434
Hidden Dragon
Danehill x Ballroom Babe
96 runners this season for 37 winners and 1 stakes winner.
FIRST SEASON SIRES
Second Win for Speedy Dissident Filly
Speedy Dissident filly Yitai Synergy scored her second win with a brilliant front-running effort at Muswellbrook on Sunday.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Sidestep194 (1)$2,494,840
Better Than Ready4020 (3)$1,726,410
Brazen Beau294 (1)$1,306,590
Deep Field4618 (2)$1,263,985
Rubick4212 (1)$1,140,440
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Better Than Ready4020 (3)$1,726,410
Deep Field4618 (2)$1,263,985
Rubick4212 (1)$1,140,440
Shooting to Win207$473,235
Wandjina286$400,355
Better Than Ready
More Than Ready x Sally's World
First Season Sire Runners Today: Better Than Ready (1), Brazen Beau (1), Crackerjack King (2), Deep Field (1), Hallowed Crown (1), Olympic Glory (1), Safeguard (1), Shooting To Win (2), Time For War (1), Verrazano (1), Zebedee (1),
For the full first season sires info incl daily runners, sires table, stats, news and more - CLICK HERE
SECOND SEASON SIRES
Winners to Runners Can Highlight Success
The seasonal winners to runners strike rate for a sire, and particularly a young sire, is often a great indication to show he has a wide spread of horses with the ability to win at least one race somewhere.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Zoustar12063 (6)$7,040,420
Spirit of Boom11954 (4)$5,034,180
Dundeel6934 (4)$3,988,825
Epaulette9052 (5)$3,175,666
Shamus Award7333 (3)$2,618,555
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Zoustar12063 (6)$7,040,420
Spirit of Boom11954 (4)$5,034,180
Epaulette9052 (5)$3,175,666
Sizzling9138 (1)$2,320,722
Unencumbered7236 (1)$2,223,082
Spirit Of Boom
Sequalo x Temple Spirit
106 runners this season for 39 winners and 4 stakes winners.
Second Season Sire Runners Today: Akeed Mofeed (1), Albrecht (1), Camelot (1), Dawn Approach (1), Dundeel (4), Epaulette (1), Eurozone (2), Fiorente (1), Galah (3), Playing God (1), Shamexpress (2), Sizzling (4), Spirit Of Boom (2), The Factor (1), Unencumbered (4), War (1), Zoustar (6),
For the full first season sires info incl daily runners, sires table, stats, news and more - CLICK HERE
The future sires still on the track identified and analyzed. From the AAA rating jewels in the crown to those just hitting the radar.
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RACING

Stakes Races Coming Up

Sat Jun 22: E FM - TATTERSALL'S TIARA (1400m),
TATTERSALL'S CUP (2200m),
W J HEALY STAKES (1200m),
MERCEDES - BENZ STAKES (1400m),
TATTERSALL'S RACING CLUB OPEN (1600m),
Sat Jun 22: BLMT - BELMONT GUINEAS (1600m),
H.G. BOLTON SPRINT (1200m),