One to Watch - Ballarat

Tara Madgwick - Sunday February 27

The most expensive yearling by Zoustar sold in 2021 when selling for $1.25million, this well named colt scored a scintillating debut win on Sunday at Ballarat.

Zamborghini wins by daylight - image Brett Holburt / Racing Photos

The Matt Laurie trained Zamborghini had shown ability at the trials and was sent to the post a hot favourite for the 1110m maiden.

He made light work of the assignment, zooming away from stakes-placed Godolphin 2YO Lascars to win in a breeze under Ben Melham.

Zamborghini holds an entry for the Group I ATC Sires Produce Stakes and is obviously held in high regard.

Zamborghini was a $1.25million Inglis Easter purchase from Widden Stud.
Bred by Widden Stud in partnership and offered at Inglis Easter where he was snapped up by his trainer, Zamborghini runs for a syndicate that includes his breeders.

Zamborghini is the first foal of Lady Jivago, a speedy stakes-winning two year-old by Beneteau from the Singles Bar branch of the Easy Date family that has produced Group I winners King’s Legacy, Oohood and leading sire Not a Single Doubt.

Lady Jivago has no yearling for the sales this year, but produced another colt by Zoustar last spring and is back in foal to him again.



Race Result - Suez Mdn Plate 1100m

Ballarat Track: Good(4) Time: 1:04.77
- 2c Zoustar (AUS) x Lady Jivago (AUS) (Beneteau (AUS))
Tnr: M M Laurie Rdr: B Melham 58
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $1,300,000
Seller: Widden Stud, Widden Valley
Buyer: Hermitage Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $0
Seller: Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW (As Agent)
Buyer: Withdrawn
- 2c Sepoy (AUS) x Alizes (NZ) (Rory's Jester (AUS))
Tnr: James Cummings Rdr: D Oliver 58
- 2c Epaulette (AUS) x Taghrooda (AUS) (Street Cry (IRE))
Tnr: R Griffiths & M De Kock Rdr: Patrick Moloney 58
- 2c Almanzor (FR) x Assertiveobsession (AUS) (Zeditave (AUS))
Tnr: D T O'Brien Rdr: Jamie Kah 58
- 2g Highland Reel (IRE) x Miss Hissy (AUS) (Golden Snake (USA))
Tnr: Andrea Leek Rdr: A Lynch 58
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