Sixth Winner for Capitalist Brings Inglis Easter Update

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday February 24

Golden Slipper winning Champion 2YO Capitalist is making every post a winner as an exciting young sire and added a sixth winner to his tally on Wednesday when his promising colt Kalashnikov broke the ice at Gosford.

Fifth on debut in the Group III ATC Breeders Plate last spring, Kalashnikov appreciated a drop back to maiden class to score a long neck win at his fourth start.
 



The Peter and Paul Snowden trained colt was tenacious to the line beating older horses which is never easy at this time of year for a two year-old.

A $600,000 Magic Millions purchase for James Harron Bloodstock from the Segenhoe Stud draft, which also produced today’s impressive debut two year-old winner Starry Legend (read about him here), Kalashnikov was also bred by Segenhoe.

Kalashnikov was a $600,000 Magic Millions purchase.

He is the second winner from two to race from Rough Ride, a winning half-sister by Flying Spur to Group I winner Eagle Way and stakes-winners Assertive Eagle, Impressive Eagle and Soaressa, dam of Group III winner Thermal Current.

Segenhoe will offer the current yearling from Rough Ride, a filly by Shalaa (IRE), at Inglis Easter as Lot 54.

Kalashnikov is the sixth winner – five in Australia and one in NZ- for Newgate Farm young gun Capitalist, who is the sire of stakes-winner Profiteer and six other stakes horses.

 

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Race Result - Hyland Race Colours Mdn Plate 1100m

Gosford Track: Soft(5) Time: 1:04.89
1
Kalashnikov
T: P & P Snowden J: J R Collett 56
2c Capitalist (AUS) x Rough Ride (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $600,000
V:Segenhoe Stud, Scone, NSW
B: James Harron Bloodstock
2
0.4
Raoul
T: James Cummings J: Rachel King 58.5
3g Kermadec (NZ) x Rosa Raisa (USA) (Rainbow Quest (USA))
3
0.8
Double Ex
T: J C Deamer J: N Rawiller 58.5
3g Exosphere (AUS) x Excessively (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $100,000
V:Westbury Stud Ltd Karaka NZ
B: Dynamic Syndications/Dean Watt Bstock (FBAA)
4
3.8
Legal Challenge
T: Richard Litt J: Tom Sherry 56.5
3g Star Witness (AUS) x Songbird Lane (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
5
3.9
Bonython
T: Ms K Gavenlock J: G Buckley 58.5
3g Snitzel (AUS) x Deedra (AUS) (Zabeel (NZ))
6
6.5
Hafez
T: Craig Carmody J: Ms W Costin 58.5
3g Poet's Voice (GB) x Zeta (AUS) (Tobougg (IRE))
7
6.7
First Fleet
T: Mick Attard J: R Brewer 59
4g Shamus Award (AUS) x Australia Day (AUS) (Sebring (AUS))
Inglis 2019 DECEMBER Online Sale $4,000
V:Owners
B:
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $110,000
V:Widden Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: O'Brien Thoroughbreds
8
14.5
Mea Culpa
T: Matthew Vella J: A Adkins 56
2c Flying Artie (AUS) x Sweet Redemption (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
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