Winning Spiel at Trueantallan Lodge

Trueantallan Lodge resident Spielmeister received a reprieve from Fran Gammon after siring two winners in the last week.

Gammon had been undecided whether to pay Spielmeister’s First Charge into the Australian Stud Book.  “He didn’t get any bookings last year although, to be fair, we didn’t publicize him,” she said. …

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Ocala Sale focus on Frost Giant

Frost Giant (USA) was a focal point at the Ocala 2YO Sale this week when three of his fillies made $150k, $140k and $100k.

The Yarradale Stud shuttler has a 60% winning strike-rate in North America from his base at Keane Stud in New York.  His first four crops have…

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Group 1 goal for War Chant

Yarradale Stud sire War Chant (USA) is all set to win his first Group 1 in Australia with star filly Silent Sedition.

The Andrew Noblet trained three year-old is the one to beat in the G1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) on May 7 after snatching a narrow victory in the G3…

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Bradbury’s Luck transfers to Yarradale Stud

Proven stallion Bradbury’s Luck has been signed to join the roster at Yarradale Stud.

The announcement was made shortly after his Group 1 galloper Luckygray returned to action with a barrier trial win at Belmont on Monday.  He has earned over $2.67 million and was last seen winning the G3…

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Dream quartet in WA Derby

Owner-breeder Bob Peters had been busy selling stock in Sydney and Perth before winning his fourth G2 WA Derby in a row at Ascot on Saturday.

Peters and his wife Sandra won the classic with Arcadia Dream (Domesday) and she will be given the chance to emulate their champion filly…

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Bullsbrook galloper back in business at Ascot

Shady Gray has given Bullsbrook trainer Dave Caruana his first Saturday success at Ascot and the wins will keep coming if the gelding can repeat his first-up performance in the Red Shoe Society Hcp (1000m).

The Vital Equine three year-old was resuming after long spell and looked all business bursting…

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MacAlisters on Cloud 9 at Ascot

The MacAlister family were walking on air following a stakes double by Magnifisio (Sheila Gwynne Classic) and Champion Perth juvenile Whispering Brook (WA Sires’ Produce) at Ascot on Saturday.

Alan MacAlister, his wife Birgitt, son Cameron and daughter Kirsty were understandably pleased to watch their Group 1 winning Magnus mare…

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TBA challenges new rule from Racing Australia

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) president Basil Nolan has labelled Racing Australia’s proposal to bring breeders under the rules of racing a “power grab”.

“It tells you everything about Racing Australia that they made the announcement without even bothering to first inform TBA and while they were still supposed to be…

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Supreme Strikes at Hawkesbury

Lynward Park sire Alfred Nobel (Ire) has a more than handy horse coming through the ranks with Gary Moore at Rosehill.

His lightly-raced gelding Winning Supreme broke through at Hawkesbury on Thursday after getting the better of Chautauqua’s half-brother Radradra in the Extra Security Maiden (1100m).  They were locked in…

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Stakes signal from War Chant

War Chant (USA) filly Dainty Tess could be stakes-bound following a far from straightforward victory at Ascot.

Racing first-up after a stable scare last week, she was held up in the straight before splitting the leaders in the Passages Resource Centre Plate (1000m) on Saturday.  “I was confident after she…

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