Fourth Winner for Astern - Half-Brother at Inglis Easter

Mark Smith - Saturday April 3

The Jean Dubois-trained colt Arnaqueur made a winning career debut over 1300m at Kembla Grange on Saturday to become the fourth winner for Astern and provide a timely update for his half-brother heading to the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.

Settled just off the pace by Jean Van Overmeire, Arnaqueur did best in a driving finish to defeat the Pins colt Akahata by a short-head with the Capitalist filly Collier Bay a length back in third.




by Woodpark Stud, Arnaqueur is a half-brother to Group II ATC Todman Stakes winner Aylmerton (Siyouni)


Lime Country Thoroughbreds will offer a half-brother to Aylmerton and Arnaqueur at the Easter Yearling Sale. The son of the leading stallion Not A Single Doubt is the third foal of the winning Smart Strike mare Aloona, a half-sister to Galatee (Galileo), the dam of Group II winners Dartmouth (Dubawi) and Manatee (Monsun) and Listed winner Gaterie (Dubai Destination),

Not A Single Doubt x Aloona colt



Race Result - Happy Easter Mdn Hcp 1300m

Kembla Grange Track: Good(4) Time: 1:16.95
T: Jean Dubois J: Jean Van Overmeire 58
2c Astern (AUS) x Aloona (USA) (Smart Strike (CAN))
T: Bjorn Baker J: B Lerena 57
2c Pins (AUS) x Holiness (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale $100,000
V:Ohukia Lodge, Cambridge, NZ
B: Bjorn Baker Racing / Clarke Bloodstock
NZB Karaka Book 1 $90,000
V:Waikato Stud Ltd
B: Ohukia Lodge
Collier Bay
T: A J Cummings J: J Penza 55.5
2f Capitalist (AUS) x Joy Of Flight (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Torryburn Stud, Torryburn
B: Sun Bloodstock
T: G Ryan & S Alexiou J: J Innes Jnr 58
2g Sooboog (AUS) x Carmelita Mo (AUS) (Uncle Mo (USA))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $80,000
V:Kitchwin Hills, Scone
B: G Ryan
T: A J Cummings J: A B Collett 58
2c Headwater (AUS) x Jahre (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Glastonbury Farms, Scone
B: A Cummings
Lovin' Feelin'
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: Brodie Loy 56
2f Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Erinys (AUS) (Bernardini (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $320,000
V:Twin Hills Stud, Cootamundra, NSW
B: Ciaron Maher Racing
Dark Energy
T: James Cummings J: K S Latham 56.5
2c Exosphere (AUS) x Mnemosyne (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
T: G Portelli J: Ms L Day 56.5
2g Maurice (JPN) x Vicky (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
So I See
T: R & L Price J: M A Cahill 56
2f Tivaci (AUS) x Blurred Vision (AUS) (Half Hennessy (AUS))
NZB Karaka Book 2 $12,000
V:Archer Park
B: Mr AH Davidson
Global Ausbred
T: Brad Widdup J: B Spriggs 58
2c Maurice (JPN) x Ponte Piccolo (NZ) (Volksraad (GB))
In De Summertime
T: K R Dryden J: C Reith 56
2f Sebring (AUS) x Stormy Publisher (ARG) (Bernstein (USA))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $85,000
V:B2B Thoroughbreds, Mittagong
B: K Dryden
Another Pharoah
T: P M Perry J: Campbell Rawiller 56
2c American Pharoah (USA) x Replique (NZ) (Darci Brahma (NZ))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $300,000
V:Coolmore Stud, Jerry's Plains, NSW
B: Paul Perry Racing
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