Alpine Wolf Wins Launceston Guineas

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 26

The first stakes-winner for Armidale Stud’s High Chaparral (IRE) stallion Alpine Eagle, progressive three year-old Alpine Wolf scored his second Black Type victory when taking out the Listed Launceston Guineas (2100m) in Tasmania on Australia Day.

A short priced favourite, the Barry Campbell trained gelding scored a tenacious head win in a thrilling finishing taking his overall record to four wins and two seconds from just six starts.

A homebred for the Calabro family, Alpine Wolf is the second named foal and first winner for the 3-time winning West Quest (CAN) mare Copper Dancer.

A regular visitor to Alpine Eagle, Copper Dancer has a 2yo filly and a filly foal by the handsome son of High Chaparral and was one of 90 mares to be covered by him last spring.

Alpine Eagle is the sire of Alpine Wolf - image Sharon Chapman

Alpine Eagle has big representation in the upcoming Tasmanian Yearling Sale with 22 lots on offer.



Race Result - K Sharkie Launceston Guineas LR 2100m

Launceston Track: Good(4) Time: 2:11.68
Alpine Wolf
T: Barry Campbell J: D M Ganderton 57
3g Alpine Eagle (AUS) x Copper Dancer (AUS) (West Quest (CAN))
No Surprises
T: R T Carr J: Sigrid Carr 57
3c Clangalang (AUS) x Miss Elizabeth (AUS) (Lucky Owners (NZ))
Bundle Of Fun
T: Patrick Payne J: E Byrne Burke 55
3f Written Tycoon (AUS) x Alcatraz (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $300,000
V:Two Bays Farm, Flinders, Vic
B: Price Bloodstock Management Limited
Alpine Affair
T: J K Blacker J: Ismail Toker 57
3g Alpine Eagle (AUS) x Elusive Affair (AUS) (Rothesay (AUS))
MM Tasmanian Yearling Sale $41,000
V:Armidale Stud, Carrick, Tas
B: John Blacker
Ashy Boy
T: P Kearney J: B Mc Coull 57
3g Star Witness (AUS) x Al Julhara (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis August (Early) Online Sale $7,500
V:Matt Laurie Racing
B: Patrick Kearney Racing
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
B: Matt Laurie Racing
T: G S White J: B Muhcu 57
3g Mshawish (USA) x Feerique (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
T: Mitchell Beer J: Simon Miller 57
3g Savabeel (AUS) x Gold Rocks (AUS) (Oratorio (AUS))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $500,000
V:Waikato Stud Ltd
B: Mr DC Ellis
T: L, D & T Wells J: J Maskiell 57
3g Wordsmith (AUS) x Saturnal (AUS) (Red Ransom (USA))
I'm So Cool
T: J L Keys J: T Baker 57
3g Alpine Eagle (AUS) x Smooth Return (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
MM Tasmanian Yearling Sale $16,000
V:Alva Stud Pty Ltd, Hagley, Tas
B: John Keys
Hellfire Eagle
T: Angela Brakey J: Kiran Quilty 57
3g Alpine Eagle (AUS) x Gehenna (AUS) (Ladoni (GB))
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