Age shall not weary him - how can you not love 10YO warrior Destiny's Kiss, winner of the ATC Winter Cup for the second time at Rosehill on Saturday. Click here to find out more.
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Speedy Dissident filly Yitai Synergy scored her second win with a brilliant front-running effort at Muswellbrook on Sunday.
A fortnight after the Group III winning Exceed And Excel mare Believe'N'Succeed earned worldwide acclaim as the dam of the Epsom Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck, her brother Kuroshio earned his own small part in history after his daughter Kurious became his first stakes-winner when claiming the Listed Scurry Stakes at Sandown.
We thought last season we were seeing something exceptional when bargain priced sire Spirit of Boom churned out 18 Australian first crop winners, but lightning has struck twice with another modestly priced Queenslander in Better than Ready equalling and surpassing his figures.
Champion trainer Gai Waterhouse had never won the race named in her honour, but she and co-trainer Adrian Bott claimed the spoils in the Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich today with talented Smart Missile filly Ready to Prophet.
The Group II Western Australian Guineas winner Man Booker has not been a factor in three runs at the highest level in Brisbane this winter, but he paid for expenses when dropped back in class in Saturday’s $175,000 Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich, which saw him become Australia’s latest equine millionaire.
Winning for the first time since his shock victory in the Listed Bernborough Quality (1600m) at Doomben back in December, the Steve Tregea-trained Bergerac gave apprentice Michael Murphy a career highlight in Saturday’s $175,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m).
Six years after he earned his first stakes win in the Listed Winter Cup, the 'little Aussie battler' Destiny's Kiss did it again at start number 97 at Rosehill on Saturday.
Vinery Stud’s All Too Hard celebrated bringing up his 100 individual winners for the season in style by siring the winners of the two-year-old features at Sandown and Ipswich on Saturday.
Gelding might be the making of talented youngster Enforcement, who scored a brilliant front running win at Rosehill on Saturday for the Peter and Paul Snowden stable.
Pierro might have got there first, but his old rival All Too Hard has not been far behind posting his 100th winner of the season during the week from just 200 runners.
Making her career debut, the Mitchell Freedman-trained filly Moonlight Maid made light of a heavy track and a three-wide trip to dominate a 2-Y-O Fillies Maiden Plate (1250m) at Geelong on Friday and credit Swettenham Stud’s Puissance de Lune (IRL) with his first winner.
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.
The end of the racing season is fast approaching and several sires are vying for the title of leading sire by two year-old winners including Newgate Farm’s Deep Field, who had an eye-catching trial winner at Randwick on Friday.
Former Te Akau runner Torcedor is being set to tackle the Group I Melbourne Cup (3200m) later this year.
High Chaparral’s Group I winning son Free Eagle (IRE) shuttled for three seasons to Cornerstone Stud and produced his first winner in Ireland overnight with a stylish Leopardstown success for Justifier.
Sir Prancealot Weanlings to Shine at Great Southern
Cornerstone Stud are looking forward to next week’s Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale with a stunning draft of 10 youngsters from the first crop of their exciting shuttle sire Sir Prancealot (IRE), a proven source of high class Graded stakes-winners. MORE...
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...
Nicks That Click – The Start of Something?
Line breeding to two stallions from the same female family is something a lot of breeders tinker with and two winners on Tuesday highlight the possibilities of uniting the blood of these two well known sires.
Winx Partner – Our Audience Have Their Say
There has been no shortage of responses from our readers keen to offer their thoughts on who they believe is the most suitable stallion for Winx in her first season at stud.
Australia’s Busiest Sires for 2018
The Australian Studbook have released official covering statistics as at March 1 for 2018 with Coolmore supplying four of the top 10 busiest sires including the man at the top of the list.
STALLION ANNOUNCEMENTS 2019
Rebel Dane to Stand at Glen Eden
The dual Group 1 winning entire Rebel Dane is heading to Glen Eden Stud to continue his blossoming breeding career in 2019.
Redoute's Choice Son Adrossan to Stand at Waikato Stud
Lightly-tried stakes winning sprinter Ardrossan will offer New Zealand breeders a unique opportunity to tap into a high-class source of speed and class when he begins the second phase of his career later this year at Waikato Stud where he will stand at $8000 + GST.
Boulder City - Half-Brother to a Legend
What a send off it was for Winx in Saturday's $4 million Group One Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the grand mare doing what Lonhro and Octagonal were able to do at their final starts in that same race - saying goodbye to her tens ofthousands of devoted fans with a typically soft victory - one that saw her retire as the world's highest ever prize money earner.
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.
NEW TO STUD 2019
Sire: Tosen Phantom (Neo Universe)
Dam: Tosen Smash (Tokai Teio)
Standing at: Aquis Hunter Valley NSW $22,000
The Autumn Sun - Redoute's Choice (Danehill) x Azmiyna (Galileo)
Standing at Arrowfield Stud: $77,000
Roaring Lion - Kitten's Joy (El Prado) x Vionnet (Street Sense)
Standing at Cambridge Stud: $35,000
Saxon Warrior - Deep Impact (Sunday Silence) x Maybe (Galileo)
Standing at Coolmore Stud: $24,750
Sioux Nation - Scat Daddy (Johannesburg) x Dream The Blues (Oasis Dream)
Standing at Swettenham Stud: $17,600
SALES
GENERAL SIRES
One To Watch - Warwick Farm
It was an exciting 35 minutes for Segenhoe Stud at Warwick Farm on Wednesday with both two-year-old winners Disruptor (Dissident) and California Salto (Fastnet Rock) consigned by the leading thoroughbred nursery.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Snitzel334167 (12)$22,943,960
I Am Invincible320168 (28)$16,196,148
Street Cry11963 (6)$15,356,243
Fastnet Rock259103 (10)$11,733,625
Not a Single Doubt22086 (13)$11,063,488
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
I Am Invincible320168 (28)$16,196,148
Snitzel334167 (12)$22,943,960
Sebring315141 (11)$10,123,475
Written Tycoon277137 (6)$9,300,162
Smart Missile243121 (8)$7,618,434
All American
RED RANSOM x MILVA
140 runners this season for 51 winners
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
Sidestep184 (1)$2,494,120
Better Than Ready4020 (3)$1,724,610
Brazen Beau294 (1)$1,305,190
Deep Field4618 (2)$1,263,985
Rubick4212 (1)$1,140,440
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Better Than Ready4020 (3)$1,724,610
Deep Field4618 (2)$1,263,985
Rubick4212 (1)$1,140,440
Shooting to Win207$473,235
Wandjina286$397,220
Warhorse
General Nediym x Rathlin Island
First Season Sire Runners Today: Brazen Beau (5), Charm Spirit (2), Crackerjack King (1), Deep Field (2), Dissident (2), Hallowed Crown (2), Mawingo (2), Olympic Glory (1), Puissance De Lune (1), Rock Hero (1), Rubick (1), Sidestep (1), Toronado (2), Wandjina (3), Warhorse (1), Whittington (1), Zebedee (1),
For the full first season sires info incl daily runners, sires table, stats, news and more - CLICK HERE
SECOND SEASON SIRES
First Win for Record Priced Spirit of Boom
Selling for $500,000 at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale to James Harron Bloodstock, two year-old Spirit of Boom colt Warfare cast off maiden status with a decisive victory at Gosford on Thursday.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Zoustar12063 (6)$7,035,430
Spirit of Boom11953 (4)$5,016,305
Dundeel6934 (4)$3,983,895
Epaulette9050 (5)$3,150,276
Shamus Award7233 (3)$2,616,030
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Zoustar12063 (6)$7,035,430
Spirit of Boom11953 (4)$5,016,305
Epaulette9050 (5)$3,150,276
Sizzling9138 (1)$2,310,922
Unencumbered7236 (1)$2,201,567
Unencumbered
Testa Rossa x Blizzardly
64 runners this season for 35 winners
Stands at Deceased,
Second Season Sire Runners Today: Akeed Mofeed (2), Albrecht (1), Camelot (4), Dawn Approach (2), Declaration Of War (9), Dundeel (8), Epaulette (3), Eurozone (5), Ferlax (4), Fighting Sun (11), Fiorente (4), Galah (1), Kuroshio (6), Mahisara (2), Playing God (1), Shamexpress (4), Shamus Award (2), Sizzling (9), Smug (1), Spirit Of Boom (4), The Factor (5), Unencumbered (9), War (2), Zoustar (7),
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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