Spring Goals for Astern Winner

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday July 21

Entered for the Group I ATC Golden Rose, Astern colt Brigantine gave notice of better things to come when resuming from a spell to win at Randwick on Wednesday.

A Godolphin homebred trained by James Cummings, Brigantine had two unplaced runs in town back in March that were inconclusive, but a good showing in two recent trials saw him sent to the post as favourite for the 1100m maiden.

A little fresh in the yard, Brigantine did enough to win by a long neck breaking the class record and will take a lot of benefit from the run.
 

 


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He’s always had ability, but was an immature, leggy horse that needed to grow into himself which he has done,” said stable representative Darren Beadman.

“He’s nominated for the Golden Rose and looks to be in for a nice prep.”

Brigantine is a half-brother to stakes-winners Handfast and Rusambo as well as stakes-placed Chipanda and Engagement being the eighth winner from terrific producer Lobola, a daughter of dual Group I winner Love Dance.

Lobola was covered last year by Encryption and has a weanling colt by Sidestep.

Brigantine is the tenth Australian winner for Astern, who also has a winner in New Zealand and two Northern Hemisphere bred winners in the US.

 

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His winners include two stakes-winners in Seradess (Australia )and Danger Strykes (New Zealand).

Astern stands at Darley NSW at a fee of $16,500.



 

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Race Result - Admire Mars At Arrowfield Mdn 1100m

Randwick-Kensington Track: Soft(6) Time: 1:03.53
1
Brigantine
T: James Cummings J: K Mc Evoy 56
2c Astern (AUS) x Lobola (AUS) (Anabaa (USA))
2
0.3
Publicist
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: Tim Clark 56
2c Written Tycoon (AUS) x Lady Lakshmi (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $300,000
V:Glastonbury Farms, Scone
B: China Horse Club / Newgate Bloodstock
3
2.1
Baranof
T: John Thompson J: Rachel King 56
2c Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Schiaparelli (AUS) (Woodman (USA))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $90,000
V:Bell River Thoroughbreds, Glen William
B: John Thompson Racing Pty Ltd
4
2.2
Devil's Throat
T: P & P Snowden J: Regan Bayliss 56
2c Snitzel (AUS) x Miss Iguacu (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $210,000
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds, Scone, NSW
B: GPI Trust No 2/Andrew Williams Bloodstock
5
3.6
Retiro
T: G Portelli J: B Avdulla 56
2c Snitzel (AUS) x Palacio De Cristal (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $350,000
V:Baramul Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
B: Darby Racing/De Burgh Equine
6
4.8
Ghost Hunter
T: R J Quinton J: S Clipperton 56
2g Super One (AUS) x Rose Of Lonhro (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $110,000
V:Gleeson Thoroughbred Connections, Chinchilla, Qld
B: Gall Bloodstock Pty Ltd
7
4.9
Bil Colyns
T: G Portelli J: Tom Sherry 54
2c Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Theatre Fan (USA) (Theatrical (IRE))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Baramul Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
B: Portelli Racing
8
5.4
Bully For You
T: Ms G Markwell J: Ms K O'Hara 56
2g Bull Point (AUS) x Occurrence (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
9
6.9
Maralago
T: A J Cummings J: Jean Van Overmeire 54.5
2c Sebring (AUS) x Martilago (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $75,000
V:Segenhoe Stud Australia Pty Ltd, Scone, NSW
B: A Cummings
10
13.6
Governor
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Tommy Berry 56
2c I Am Invincible (AUS) x Thinking Of You (NZ) (Thorn Park (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $450,000
V:Yarraman Park Stud, Scone
B: China Horse Club / Newgate Bloodstock
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