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Press Statement (AUS)

2012 Hinchinbrook (Fastnet Rock) x Kaaptive Empress (Kaaptive Edition)
Novara Park

Press Statement was an undefeated 2YO, inc. the Group 1 J.J. Atkins Stakes, before going on to capture the time honoured Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (won by successful stallions such as Lonhro, Redoute’s Choice, Luskin Star, All Too Hard, Vain, etc.). Press Statement retired in 2016 as the only colt of his year to win a Group 1 race at 2 and 3. By Champion First & Second Season Sire Hinchinbrook, Press Statement’s progeny have sold up to $340,000 and is now the sire of 120+ winners with progeny earnings in excess of $12 million. Stakes winners inc. Roots, Kitty Cat Chat, Hold The Press, Equation, Incredulous Dream, Press Charges. New to Novara Park in 2023.

Novara Park

Novara Park

Stands at Novara Park
2023 FEE: $6,000

Novara Park is a picturesque stud farm situated in the beautiful Waikato region of New Zealand. This magnificent race horse breeding facility currently incorporates, stables and race horse walker, stallion facilities, and numerous fully fenced paddocks. Novara Park's stallion roster for 2023 features Sweynesse, Staphanos, King of Comedy, Press Statement.

35 Gorton Road , Cambridge
+64 27 827 4995
Don Edwards - Bookings & Contracts
027 827 4995
Tony Mudgway - Farm Manager
021 053 3066

Latest News

Press Statement Mare Roots a Class Above in Hot Danish

A patient ride by Tommy Berry bought out the best in the talented Press Statement mare Roots in Saturday’s $500,000 Group II James Squire Hot Danish Stakes at Rosehill.

Sires With Winners - Monday July 31

Here is the full list of 22 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.

Novara Park Celebrate - Kiwi Bred Sprinter Honoured in HK

A stellar campaign in Hong Kong for Lucky Sweynesse has increased the focus on his New Zealand-based sire.

Smart Kiwi 3YO Sold to Hong Kong

Unbeaten three-year-old Press Charges has been sold and will continue his career in Hong Kong.

Staphanos heads Novara Park roster

Luigi Muollo’s Novara Park Stud near Cambridge will stand four stallions this season, spear-headed by exciting young stallion Staphanos at $15,000 + GST.

Press Statement to Novara Park

Group One-winning stallion Press Statement will stand at Novara Park, near Cambridge, this coming breeding season.

Current Runners Accepted

Friday, March 1
Ballina Race 2 - 1000m Maiden
Pass The Wine (ex: Chinese Wine) Tnr: Adam Campton Rdr: Elione Chaves
Ballina Race 3 - 1000m Class 1
Jewels Statement (ex: Poppet's Treasure) Tnr: Samantha McGuren Rdr: Matthew McGuren
Goulburn Race 8 - 1500m Maiden
Kimono (ex: Satin Robes) Tnr: Gary Portelli Rdr:
Geraldton Race 5 - 1400m Class 1
Sparkle Corner (ex: Divergence) Tnr: Glen Cortes Rdr: Kristo Sardelic
Moonee Valley Race 6 - 1200m Benchmark 64
Deadly Press (ex: Annecy) Tnr: Nick Ryan Rdr: Luke Currie
Moonee Valley Race 6 - 1200m Benchmark 64
Labhuku (ex: Lebombo) Tnr: Gemma Rielly Rdr:
Port Lincoln Race 5 - 1210m Open
Dawn Issue (ex: Victoria Dawn) Tnr: Byron Cozamanis Rdr: Dylan Caboche
Saturday, March 2
Ascot Race 8 - 1800m Open
Starating (ex: Sweet Chestnut) Tnr: Fred Kersley Rdr: Jordan Turner
Gympie Race 1 - 850m Benchmark 45
Media Hype (ex: Precious Metals) Tnr: Leigh Wanless Rdr: Adam Spinks
Morphettville Parks Race 7 - 1000m Class 2
Dawn Issue (ex: Victoria Dawn) Tnr: Byron Cozamanis Rdr: Ben Price
Newcastle Race 7 - 1300m Class 1
Sweetpea Moochi (ex: Lady Moochi) Tnr: Jason Coyle Rdr: Jessica Taylor
Randwick Race 3 - 1000m Class 3
Light Press (ex: Touchy Greeley) Tnr: Garry Kirkup Rdr: Amy McLucas
Tottenham Race 1 - 800m Open
Better Judgement (ex: Ephoral) Tnr: Connie Greig Rdr: Grady Spokes
Tottenham Race 3 - 1000m Open
Better Judgement (ex: Ephoral) Tnr: Connie Greig Rdr:
Tuncurry Race 6 - 1205m Benchmark 50
Twittersphere (ex: So Vital) Tnr: Krissie Simpkins Rdr: Billy Cray
Wangaratta Race 3 - 1300m Restricted 58
Bobotov (ex: Lolavie) Tnr: Rob Wellington Rdr: Nick Souquet
Sunday, March 3
Armidale Race 5 - 1300m Class 1
He's Spoken (ex: Tansgirl) Tnr: Danni Schreck Rdr: Scott Sweedman
Pakenham Race 3 - 1200m Maiden
Montana State (ex: Kallisto) Tnr: Reece Goodwin Rdr: Daniel Stackhouse
Pakenham Race 4 - 1200m Maiden
Inked (ex: Indirect) Tnr: Ray Besanko Rdr: Logan McNeil
Pakenham Race 6 - 1200m Restricted 64
Deadly Press (ex: Annecy) Tnr: Nick Ryan Rdr: Rhys McLeod
Sha Tin Race 10 - 1400m Class 3
Windicator Family (ex: Max It Out) Tnr: D J Hall Rdr: Alexis Badel
Tauherenikau Race 1 - 1400m Restricted 60
Media Miss (ex: Grandissima) Tnr: Lisa Latta Rdr: K R Hercock
Monday, March 4
Cowra Race 4 - 1200m Maiden
Media Coverage (ex: Rosecutter) Tnr: Clint Lundholm Rdr: Wendy Peel
Cowra Race 5 - 1100m Class 1
Miss Scoop (ex: Martha Heights) Tnr: Matthew Dale Rdr:
Tuesday, March 5
Kembla Grange Race 2 - 1000m Maiden
Journo (ex: Lights Landing) Tnr: Matthew Smith Rdr: Rachel King
Kembla Grange Race 5 - 1200m Class 1
Sweetpea Moochi (ex: Lady Moochi) Tnr: Jason Coyle Rdr: Tom Sherry
Kembla Grange Race 7 - 1300m Benchmark 68
Island Press (ex: Island Bay Girl) Tnr: Dean Mirfin Rdr: Braith Nock
Townsville Race 6 - 1200m Open
Craicaro (ex: Light Mover) Tnr: Peter Cullen Rdr: Frank Edwards
Wagga Race 6 - 2000m Benchmark 58
Pressilly (ex: Trevilly) Tnr: Paul Murray Rdr: Jeff Penza
Sunday, March 3
Sunshine Coast Poly Race 7 - 1000m Maiden 0
Victory Statement (ex: Niall)
Tnr: Trevor Miller
Wednesday, March 6
Balaklava Race 7 - 1200m Maiden 0
Little Chicago (ex: Miss Blevitone)
Tnr: Lewis Grantham
Doomben Race 4 - 1110m Benchmark 65 0
Press Link (ex: Villa De Madrid)
Tnr: Robert Heathcote
Launceston Race 4 - 1200m Class 1 0
Positive Press (ex: Waruna)
Tnr: Leanne Gaffney
Sandown-Hillside Race 2 - 1300m Maiden 0
Montana State (ex: Kallisto)
Tnr: Reece Goodwin
Sandown-Hillside Race 3 - 1300m Benchmark 64 0
Deadly Press (ex: Annecy)
Tnr: Nick Ryan
Sandown-Hillside Race 4 - 1500m Benchmark 64 0
Deadly Press (ex: Annecy)
Tnr: Nick Ryan
Warwick Farm Race 1 - 1400m Benchmark 78 0
Gently Rolled (ex: Exultation)
Tnr: Bryce Heys
Warwick Farm Race 8 - 1100m Open 0
Supreme Statement (ex: Just Victoria)
Tnr: Stephen Jones


Australia Yearling Stats

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Runners Today

Moonee Valley
Race 6 Deadly Press 3g ex: Annecy
Race 2 Pass The Wine 3g ex: Chinese Wine 4th
Race 3 Jewels Statement 3f ex: Poppet's Treasure
Race 8 Kimono 3f ex: Satin Robes
Race 5 Sparkle Corner 4g ex: Divergence
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Yesterday's Results

Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
54.2% - (205)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
26.2% - (99)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
15.1% - (57)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
3.7% - (14)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
0.8% - (3)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Encosta De Lago
6 wnrs , (1 sw) Hold The Press
Northern Meteor
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Press Charges
Big Brown
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Roots
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Equation
Fast 'N' Famous
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Kitty Cat Chat
Keep The Faith
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Incredulous Dream
More Than Ready
8 wnrs Cartography
6 wnrs Gently Rolled
5 wnrs Cross Statement
4 wnrs Sneaky Starter

Race Record

At 2
1st - Bmw J.J. Atkins (1600) Gr.1
1st - Tab Place Multi (Rs0mw) (1100)
1st - Tab Place Multi Plate (1350)
At 3
1st - Beck Caulfield Guineas (1600) Gr.1
1st - Crc Hobartville Stakes (1400) Gr.2
1st - Dyldam Stan Fox Stakes (1500) Gr.2
2nd - Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas (1600) Gr.1
2nd - Mta Nsw Run To The Rose (1200) Gr.2
3rd - China Horse Club George Ryder (1500) Gr.1

Fee History

2023-$6,000 , 2022-$8,800 , 2021-$13,750 , 2020-$13,750 , 2019-$16,500 , 2018-$16,500 , 2017-$22,000 , 2016-$27,500

Sons of Hinchinbrook at Stud in Australasia