Bowness Stud Growing Group I Winners – MM Book 2

Sponsored Content - by Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14

John North and his team at Bowness Stud have achieved an enviable record for producing Group I performers from their family run thoroughbred nursery at Young on the South West Slopes of NSW and a talented Zoustar three year-old they bred and sold at Magic Millions in 2020 will run for the powerful Chris Waller stable in the $2million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on Saturday.

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas contender Starman was bred and sold by Bowness Stud.

Starman was a $500,000 purchase for Tom Magnier from the Bowness Stud draft and has won three of six starts. He will back up from a good last start victory at Gold Coast last Saturday and has drawn barrier seven.

In recent years, Bowness Stud drafts have produced Champion 3YO and four time Group I winner Trapeze Artist, super talented Group I winning half-sisters Youngstar and Funstar as well as the 2021 SAJC Australasian Oaks winner Media Award, not to mention Group and stakes-winners Chapada, Paradee and Indian Pacific.

Bowness Stud are presenting 13 yearlings at the Gold Coast with the first seven offered and all sold in Book 1 and the final six in Book 2 as below:

Lot 941 Colt Adelaide (IRE) x Party Hard, by Fastnet Rock

By the sire of Group I winner Funstar and this season’s stakes-winning stayer Torrens. Half-brother to three winners from a daughter of Group III winner Party Time.

Lot 950 Colt Divine Prophet x Plain Magic, by Magic Albert


From third crop of Caulfield Guineas winner Divine Prophet. Half-brother to two metro winners from stakes-winner Plain Magic.

Lot 1073 Colt Russian Revolution x Babelicious, by Not a Single Doubt

From the second crop of leading first season sire Russian Revolution and is from a sister to juvenile stakes-winner Jackson.

Lot 1140 Filly Spieth x Good Times Roll, by Exceed and Excel

From the second crop of promising sire Spieth. Half-sister to two winners from a winning half-sister to Group III winner Fast ‘n’ Rocking and stakes-winner Good ‘n’ Fast.

Lot 1171 Colt Real Steel (Jpn) x Lacey Lonhbreak, by Lonhro

From the first crop of Deep Impact’s G1 winning son Real Steel. Half-brother to two winners from the family of Champion European 3YO Filly Lailani and this season’s stakes-placed 2YO Boldinho.

Lot 1221 Filly Divine Prophet x Nervous Nellie, by Snitzel


Half-sister to Flying Rex (3f Flying Artie), who has won at Yarra Glen since the catalogue went to print scoring easily as favourite on December 28.


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