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Big weekends for Alfred Nobel & Trade Fair

It was a big Saturday for Lynward Park’s highly-promising young sire Alfred Nobel.

With just two runners at Belmont Park, Alfred Nobel’s Showy Chloe won the James Boags Premium Handicap and Stored Energy, a winner at her previous two starts, was second in the Schweppes Plate.

Then at Beverley in England,…

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TBA considers legal action against Racing Australia

Australian breeders will consider legal action against Racing Australia over moves to make them subject to the rules of racing.

Magic Millions owner Gerry Harvey signed a letter, along with up to 70 of NSW’s most influential breeders, that was presented to NSW Racing Minister Troy Grant last week.  The…

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Lift-off for Perth Magic Millions

There’s plenty of interest from a WA perspective at the Magic Millions National Sale which starts at the Gold Coast on Sunday.

Mogumber Park leads Sunspeed studs with four foals for sale and locally based sires with foals entered include All American, Bradbury’s Luck and Snippetson.

Magic Millions managing director Vin…

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Winning double by All American in USA

Geisel Park stallion All American augmented his winning run in Australia with a double in the USA on Monday.

His stakes winning filly America Mon Amie snatched a last-stride victory at Arlington Park and second-starter Infiltrada bolted in by 12 lengths at Gulfstream Park.

All American (Red Ransom) stood a one-off…

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Dick Turpin opens second-crop account in England

Mungrup Stud shuttler Dick Turpin (Ire) sired the first two year-old winner from his second English crop on Monday.

Dr. Julius No was facing the starter second-up in the Ragdale Stakes (1200m) at Leicester and made all the running to score by more than two lengths.  “He had finished fourth…

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Fees set for Trade Fair & Alfred Nobel

Service fees for Trade Fair (GB) and Alfred Nobel (Ire) have been announced for 2016.

Trade Fair will stand at Alwyn Park for $5,500 (inc gst) and Alfred Nobel at Lynward Park for $4,950 (inc gst).

Trade Fair has had outstanding success with Group and Listed winners in WA, UK, Europe,…

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Scandal Keeper spearheads Yarradale Sale

Trainer Vern Brockman topped Sunday’s Yarradale Stud yearling sale with $54,000 for a colt by Scandal Keeper.

The chestnut is the final foal from Smytzer’s Bouquet (Marscay) who was a Bendigo winner at her only start for Tony Santic.  Her most successful runner to date has been Neville Parnham’s $250,000…

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Helmet stakes winner assists Safeguard

Mogumber Park resident Safeguard received a timely update in the lead-up to his second book when Helmet sired his first black-type winner on Saturday.

Both stallions are sons of Exceed And Excel and Safeguard is a three-quarter brother to Helmet’s LR Hampden Stakes (1400m) winner Archives.

Darley’s G1 VRC Sires’ Produce…

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Black Heart Bart too good in G1 Goodwood

Darren Weir labelled Black Heart Bart the perfect horse to train following the G1 Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville.

The Blackfriars gelding sent his earnings to $1.70 million after a convincing victory in Adelaide’s feature sprint of the season.  “All his runs for me have been terrific and he deserved a…

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Straturbo All the Talk at Doomben

New Mungrup Stud sire I’m All The Talk has received a black-type update within days of arriving in WA.

His year older brother Straturbo ran within a tick of the Doomben track-record clocking 59.54s in the LR Chief De Beers Hcp (1050m) on Saturday.  “He got a lovely run behind…

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