First Stakes-Winner for Embellish

Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 27

On the eve of the NZB National Yearling Sales at Karaka, Savabeel’s Group I winning son Embellish has posted his first stakes-winner and it’s talented three year-old Bold Soul, who produced an amazing last to first win in the $125,000 Listed Launceston Guineas (2100m) in Tasmania on Australia Day.

A last start winner at Flemington, the Patrick Payne trained gelding was a hot favourite, but appeared a forlorn chance when he settled at the tail of the field, but when spurred into action Bold Soul changed gear for Jake Noonan, rounded up his rivals and dashed clear to win by more than a length.


Bold Soul has won three of five starts and placed twice earning just shy of $190,000 in prizemoney with the Group III Tasmanian Derby on February 9 his next assignment.

His trainer Patrick Payne won the Launceston Guineas and then the Derby last year with Dunkel, who then won the Group I South Australian Derby.

Bold Soul was a modest $20,000 Karaka Book 2 purchase from the  Te Keeti Bloodstock Ltd draft for Mr NH Auret and is the first winner for winning Singspiel import Twin Soul (IRE), who comes from a European female family featuring Group I winners Right Approach and Victor Security.


He is the first stakes-winner for Cambridge Stud’s Embellish, whose oldest progeny are just three year-olds. He has one entry for Karaka Book 1 and 16 for Book 2.


Race Result - Kevin Sharkie Launceston Guineas LR 2100m

Launceston Track: Good(4) Time: 2:13.78
Bold Soul
- 3g Embellish (NZ) x Twin Soul (IRE) (Singspiel (IRE))
Tnr: Patrick Payne Rdr: J Noonan 60
NZB Karaka Book 2 $20,000
Seller: Te Keeti Bloodstock Ltd
Buyer: Mr HN Auret
Macy Moon
- 3g Manhattan Rain (AUS) x Savannah Moon (AUS) (Savabeel (AUS))
Tnr: T & C McEvoy Rdr: Madison Lloyd 57
Johnnie Pinch
- 3g National Defense (GB) x Papiria (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
Tnr: J L Keys Rdr: D Pires 58
National Defense
MM Tasmanian Yearling Sale $14,000
Seller: Brooklyn Park Stud, Evandale, Tas
Buyer: John Keys
Kaboom Kaboom
- 3f Smart Missile (AUS) x Pizzazz (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Tnr: Brendan McShane Rdr: Hannah Le Blanc 56.5
- 3g Denman (AUS) x Teneales Pearl (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Tnr: Ben Brisbourne Rdr: C Newitt 60
- 3g Trapeze Artist (AUS) x Hot Dipped (AUS) (Written Tycoon (AUS))
Tnr: Brendan McShane Rdr: J Maskiell 58
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