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Champion sire Fastnet Rock had an impressive 2YO Winner at Canterbury on Wednesday in Maddi Rocks. Click here to find out more.
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Colts by Not a Single Doubt and Snitzel shared top honours on Day One of the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Weanling Sale today.
The powerful Chris Waller stable produced a lovely two year-old winner for champion sire Fastnet Rock on Wednesday at Canterbury with Maddi Rocks cruising clear for an impressive win.
Cambridge trainer Tony Pike might be enjoying a purple patch across the Tasman, but on Wednesday he unearthed a filly on the home-front that looks destined to go to the upper grades.
The Godolphin two year-olds have been on fire this season and the winning run is not done yet with promising Epaulette gelding Kordia scoring a stylish win at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Champion Victorian sire Written Tycoon has been riding high this season with two new Group I winners in Despatch and Booker, but this week will bid farewell to one of his stalwart Group I stars in Music Magnate with his trainer Bjorn Baker announcing the seven year-old gelding has been retired.
All Too Hard posted the quinella in a competitive juvenile maiden at Kembla on Tuesday with the winner opening her career with an impressive victory.
Prepared by Anthony Freedman, talented Rubick colt Wilmot Pass scored a sparkling debut victory at Moe on Tuesday.
Ilovethiscity winner of the Group 1 Randwick Guineas, and producer of Group 1 two year-old El Dorado Dreaming will stand the 2019 breeding season at Noor Elaine Farm.
Continuing a stellar run for his sire Rip Van Winkle (Galileo), 3YO colt Keep On Fly produced a powerful run from the rear of the field to win the 136th running of the Italian Derby in Rome at the weekend.
Star New Zealand jumps jockey turned trainer, Craig Thornton, is relishing his time in China.
A total of 871 entries have been received for the Inglis Great Southern Sale, for which the catalogue is now available online.
Seventeen new Fast Track trainees began their journey into the world of thoroughbred breeding on Monday with the aim of building successful careers in the industry.
Listed-winning Charge Forward mare Everyday Lady will form part of Aquis Farm's exciting Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale draft, added as Lot 1875 in the Supplementary catalogue.
The Listed James Bull Rangitikei Gold Cup (1600m) carries the name of one icon of the Hunterville community, and on Saturday it was won by another.
Plenty of interesting two year-old trials around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
American Pharoah Trio Highlight Lime Country Weanlings
Fresh from success at the recent Inglis weanling and breeding stock sales, Southern Highlands based nursery Lime Country Thoroughbreds are poised to make a splash at the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale next week with six stunning youngsters, three of them from the first Australian crop of US Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (USA). MORE...
Holbrook Weanlings to Star at Gold Coast
Boutique Hunter Valley nursery Holbrook Thoroughbreds will present a quality draft at the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale next week by a variety of sires including rising star Dundeel and exciting young sire Rubick with the consignment also featuring the half-sister to current season juvenile stakes-winner Jericho Missile. MORE...
Terbium - He's a Real Head Scratcher
Until the running of Saturday's Group III Zeditave Stakes at Caulfield, you can be forgiven if you have never heard of the stallion Terango.
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.
King of the Kids Title Up for Grabs
If you listen to stud propaganda at this time of year you will realise that ‘two year-old speed’ seems to be a recurring phrase, so therefore the leading sire of two year-olds is a race that must hold serious interest for everyone in the bloodstock industry and this year the title could go to any one of probably five contenders.
STALLION ANNOUNCEMENTS 2019
Shamus Award Switching to Rosemont
The news last week of the return of Starspangledbanner to Rosemont Stud has been backed up this week with the Victorian farm announcing that former Widden stallion Shamus Award will stand at Rosemont this season.
Eurozone Welcomed at Bellereve Stud
Quality Northern Meteor stallion Eurozone has been in hot form this year siring two stakes-winners in Krone and Mystery Love, so is an exciting new addition at Bellereve Stud near Canberra.
Pivotal Moment For Grandview Stud Stallion Under The Louvre
With the Queensland breeding industry flourishing with the likes of Spirit of Boom, Better Than Ready, Whittington and Sidestep it is easy to forget that on our own doorstep resides a Group 1 winning Stallion with bloodlines that are very rare in this country.
Aclaim to Shuttle to Aquis
Brilliant G1 winning sprinter Aclaim is an exciting new addition to the burgeoning Aquis stallion roster for 2019.
NEW TO STUD 2019
Sire: I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit)
Dam: Ghaliah (Secret Savings)
Standing at: Aquis Hunter Valley NSW $16,500
Written By - Written Tycoon (Iglesia) x Yau Chin (Tobougg)
Standing at Widden Stud: $24,750
Bolt D'Oro - Medaglia D'Oro (El Prado) x Globe Trot (A. P. Indy)
Standing at Spendthrift Australia: $13,750
Real Steel - Deep Impact (Sunday Silence) x Loves Only Me (Storm Cat)
Standing at Arrowfield Stud: $16,500
Trapeze Artist - Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) x Treppes (Domesday)
Standing at Widden Stud: $88,000
SALES
GENERAL SIRES
Seventh Group 1 Winner for Written Tycoon
The Written Tycoon gelding Despatch jumped to the front and made every post a winner under Todd Pannell in Saturday’s $750,000 Group 1 Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Snitzel324161 (12)$22,123,370
I Am Invincible314162 (27)$15,087,923
Street Cry11760 (6)$14,063,648
Fastnet Rock25394 (9)$10,575,960
Not a Single Doubt21282 (13)$10,276,738
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
I Am Invincible314162 (27)$15,087,923
Snitzel324161 (12)$22,123,370
Sebring306126 (9)$9,049,315
Written Tycoon274126 (6)$8,375,127
Smart Missile238117 (8)$7,070,409
Helmet
Exceed And Excel x Accessories
176 runners this season for 76 winners and 3 stakes winners.
FIRST SEASON SIRES
Brilliant Debut Winner for Rubick
Prepared by Anthony Freedman, talented Rubick colt Wilmot Pass scored a sparkling debut victory at Moe on Tuesday.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Sidestep164 (1)$2,475,820
Better Than Ready3717 (3)$1,635,025
Brazen Beau264 (1)$1,201,730
Deep Field3815 (2)$1,132,795
Rubick4011 (1)$1,090,570
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Better Than Ready3717 (3)$1,635,025
Deep Field3815 (2)$1,132,795
Rubick4011 (1)$1,090,570
Wandjina236$339,915
Shooting to Win175$266,275
Shooting To Win
Northern Meteor x Listen Here
Stands at Darley NSW, Aus
First Season Sire Runners Today: Charm Spirit (1), Deep Field (2), Dissident (5), Rubick (1), Sacred Falls (2), Safeguard (1), Sidestep (1), Wandjina (1), Zebedee (2),
For the full first season sires info incl daily runners, sires table, stats, news and more - CLICK HERE
SECOND SEASON SIRES
Stylish Winner for Epaulette
The Godolphin two year-olds have been on fire this season and the winning run is not done yet with promising Epaulette gelding Kordia scoring a stylish win at Canterbury on Wednesday.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Zoustar11059 (6)$6,664,940
Spirit of Boom11049 (4)$4,581,325
Dundeel6532 (4)$3,908,035
Epaulette8342 (5)$2,683,426
Fiorente6921 (4)$2,293,410
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Zoustar11059 (6)$6,664,940
Spirit of Boom11049 (4)$4,581,325
Epaulette8342 (5)$2,683,426
Unencumbered6634 (1)$2,126,412
Dundeel6532 (4)$3,908,035
Epaulette
Commands x Accessories
85 runners this season for 37 winners and 4 stakes winners.
Stands at Darley NSW, Aus
Second Season Sire Runners Today: Akeed Mofeed (2), Albrecht (3), Camelot (1), City Place (1), Dawn Approach (2), Declaration Of War (3), Dundeel (2), Epaulette (1), Eurozone (1), Ferlax (1), Fighting Sun (2), Fiorente (1), Galah (6), Kuroshio (1), Mahisara (1), Playing God (1), Shamexpress (1), Sizzling (2), Spirit Of Boom (2), The Factor (1), Unencumbered (2), Zoustar (3),
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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