Dark Alert tops Perth Winter Sale

Pinjarra Cup winner Dark Alert topped Sunday’s Perth Magic Millions Winter Sale when making $70,000 to the bid of Joe Miller and his son Ben.

A son of Testa Rossa, he was sold by Peters Investments. “We will put him a paddock for a month,” Joe Miller said. “Then we…

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Mahuta retires to Lynward Park

Melbourne Group 2 winner Mahuta has been signed to serve his first book at Lynward Park this year.

Lynward Park manager Troy van Heemst has confirmed he closed the deal for the top-class son of Flying Spur late last week. “He was talented, tough and durable,” van Heemst said at…

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Perth Winter Sale comprises 194 lots

Belmont Racecourse on Sunday will host a quality line up of lots going under the hammer at the Magic Millions Perth Winter Yearling and Thoroughbred Sales.

With 194 catalogued lots, including s6 late supplements, the auction will present buyers with an impressive selection of stock from weanlings and yearlings to…

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Run a month the key to Majinika

Majinika can continue his winning run for Starline Park sire Izmir when he returns to racing next month.

A last-start winner of the WA Bookmakers Association Hcp (1200m) at Belmont on June 10, he races best when given a month between starts. “He’s had a few issues but we’re beginning…

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Stud Tour – Northern Corridor – Sunday, July 2

Visiting Scenic Lodge, Gold Front Thoroughbreds & Mogumber Park.  Catering throughout the day with water supplied.  Seats are limited and are based on first-come, first-served.

For bookings, register your interest by emailing;

Champion WA stallion Blackfriars
First-season sires Awesome Rock & Rommel
Weanling parades
Equine Reproduction Lab tour

Insights from Special Guests
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Horse-racing myths busted

A horse vet and PhD student has told delegates at an Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) conference in Melbourne that much of the information animal rights activists use in campaigns opposing horse racing is misleading or wrong.

In her address Horse Racing Myths: What role does research play?, Dr Meredith Flash…

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Rose the benchmark at Yarradale

There’s no better brand than Yarradale Stud in WA.

The back-end of a another successful season continued on Saturday with its Gidgegannup pastures nourishing foals like Belmont winner Rosewood Hill.

Rosewood Hill has won 4 of her last 5 starts in town.  She was catalogued for the 2014 Yarradale Stud Yearling…

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Cash clicks with Amoroso

Dash For Cash and Amoroso go together like peaches and cream.

They’re proud parents of three foals – Arinosa, Onerous & Andaz – and all three have inherited a tremendous will to win.

ARINOSA was renowned for a potent finish. She reeled in top-class fields in the G2 Premiere Stakes and…

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Wrangler going places in Queensland

Bradbury’s Luck 2yo Mishani Wrangler is heading for a hat-trick after a brave win at Rockhampton on Friday.

He got off the canvas to defeat Paradis Imperial after being headed by the hot-pot in the Paddock To Plate Hcp (1200m). “Good, tough, on-speed win,” trainer Ben Currie tweeted. “Travelled enormous….

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Planet Five transfers to Rosalee Park

Planet Five (USA) marked his move from Touchstone Farm to Rosalee Stud with Pinjarra winner Miss Planet on Thursday.

He will join Vital Equine – another former Touchstone resident – and My Atacanta on the Rosalee roster this year.

Planet Five (Storm Cat) was bred and raced by the Niarchos family…

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