Trading places at Alwyn Park

The changing of the guard at Alwyn Park was evident when Jedaffair (Trade Fair) and Cup Night (Maschino) saluted at Ascot on Saturday.

The Serpentine stud lost Trade Fair (Ire) in March 2018 but Maschino is marching on as one of the most promising stallions in WA.

Trade Fair has sired…

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Patience a virtue with Platoon

Platoon sparked a very successful weekend for Mungrup Stud with a Listed victory in the J C Roberts Quality (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Trainer Neville Parnham’s patience is finally paying off with the son of Mungrup sire Playing God and bookmakers reacted by firming him into a $6.50 second…

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Hollow hat-trick for Gingerella

Gingerella completed a hat-trick at Kranji on Friday evening and the ease of her latest win has trainer Michael Clements contemplating some black-type goals this year.

The daughter of Yarradale Stud sire Gingerbread Man is unbeaten since owner Joe Singh brought her to Singapore in September. “She’s thriving and is…

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Over There overwhelming at Pinjarra

A day after Yarradale champion War Chant (USA) sired La Belle Jude to win in Melbourne, his local filly Over There scored a remarkable first-up victory in the TAB Touch Better Your Bet Maiden (1000m) at Pinjarra.

Over There settled at the rear of the field down the straight and…

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Rivals feel wrath of Blackfury

Trevor Andrews has picked a fitting target for exciting colt Blackfury following his effortless victory at Ascot this week.

The Blackfriars 3yo was a class above his rivals winning the Hahn Superdry Hcp (1500m) from Uni Time (Universal Ruler) and Too Close The Sun (Carlton House).  He put the race…

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Alexandra Stakes goal for Angelic Ruler

Angelic Ruler will have one more run in Melbourne after finishing an unlucky third in the G2 Kewney Stakes last Saturday.

Stewards reported the Universal Ruler filly jumped awkwardly and lost ground from the tricky 1400m start at Flemington.  Stuck in a ruck in the back half of the field,…

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Belle breakthrough at Sandown

War Chant (USA) mare La Belle Jude is a stable favourite of trainer Gemma Rielly and that made their first city win all the more heart-warming at Sandown.

La Belle Jude had won at Geelong and Pakenham early on but had been placed in 5 of her last 6 starts…

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Vital All Star Mile

Ascot winners Bella’s Idol and Rockon Tommy banked a combined $82,600 for Yarradale Stud sire Vital Equine (Ire) on Saturday but that will look like small change if his son Material Man wins the $5 million All Star Mile at Flemington.

The winner’s share of this Saturday’s All Star Mile…

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Snitzel trailblazer for Orbis Bloodstock

Orbis Bloodstock maintained its high visibility and growing investment in Australia when topping all three buyer lists at the Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale last week.

Owner Little Kwok Hing Hung through his bloodstock advisor Paul King topped turnover ($1.86 million) and average ($620,000) and their Brazen Beau – Up in…

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New Force by Snippetson

Snippetson spanned a generation last week with his veteran sprinter Snippets Land and untapped 2yo colt Downforce.

Snippets Land won the 2015 Canberra National Sprint and reprised that Listed victory in the 2019 edition on Sunday.  In between, he added more black-type in the G3 BRC Sprint and LR Spear…

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