Sunspeed leader from Lynward Park

Alfred Nobel (Ire) has taken over at the top of the Sunspeed first-season table following another win by his smart filly Regal Gleam.

The Lynward Park freshman has now sired the winners of $329,350 this season to head previous leader War Chant ($319,405).

Regal Gleam (2f Alfred Nobel – Darntime by…

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Chillie chase at Belmont

Trainer Roy Rogers and his wife Wendy have kick-started their new venture in Albany with promising two year-old Chillie Storm.

The Red Hot Choice youngster won a Bunbury maiden last month and doubled up in the Del Basso Nursery Plate (1000m) at Belmont. Saturday’s all-the-way victory in town sent his…

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Econsul mare wins Dark Jewel Classic

Trainer Joe Pride is scanning the Brisbane winter carnival calendar after prepping Divertire to a Group 3 victory in the Dark Jewel Classic (1400m).

The Econsul mare is marking time back at Pride’s Warwick Farm stable after storming home in the prestigious race for mares at Scone on Saturday.  “She…

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Rocket Man comeback in Singapore

Champion Singapore sprinter Rocket Man is making a comeback after three years on the sidelines.

The son of Oakland Park sire Viscount broke down with a tendon injury in April 2012.  “He looks like a four year-old and has never been better,” owner Fred Crabbia said.  “We hoped he would…

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What a winner for Alfred Nobel

Lynward Park stallion Alfred Nobel sired his latest winner in Ireland on Monday when Whats The Plot scored first-up after a three-month spell in the Roscommon Hcp (2080m).

Whats The Plot (3g Alfred Nobel – Hazarama by Kahyasi) stayed on stoutly to win his maiden by a head on a…

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Half-brother to Chantski tops Yarradale Sale

A half-brother to G3 Gimcrack Stakes winner Chantski topped the Yarradale Stud yearlings sale on Sunday when knocked down for $57,500.

Rain and strong wind gusts didn’t deter buyers from attending the seventh annual on-site sale at Gidgegannup.  Of the 39 lots to parade, 24 were sold at an average…

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Stable Financial commentary on 2015 Federal Budget

In every budget there are winners and losers and the Federal Treasurer has provided Australian breeders with some tax concession ammunition to think about.

For breeding businesses, it is fair to say that they are on the winning side of Joe Hockey’s 2015 budget.  However, for larger breeders with a…

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Military Service in command for Yarradale Stud

Military Service landed some big bets and added another winning update for the Yarradale Stud yearling sale with a decisive victory at Belmont on Wednesday.

The Yarradale Stud bred gelding won the Seacorp Hcp (2100m) after Jarrad Noske sent him well clear at the top of the straight.  “We thought…

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Cadenza back in business at Belmont

Cadenza made a welcome return to the winner’s enclosure for her connections at Belmont on Wednesday.

The Oratorio (Aus) filly collared the leader at the furlong in the Danmar Homes Hcp (1200m) and then held off a challenge from Rikki Tikki Tavi to score by a neck.  It was her…

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Special win by Regal Gleam

Trainer Simon Miller labelled Regal Gleam a filly with untapped ability after she bolted in at Belmont on Wednesday.

Regal Gleam (2f Alfred Nobel – Darntime by Danetime) relaxed in front before running away to score by over three lengths in the Westspeed Plate (1200m).  She started favourite after finishing…

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