Black-type with a Grey Shadow

Dash For Cash flyer Grey Shadow is on a black-type mission after notching her first win for Caulfield trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace.

Previously with Darren Weir, the speedy grey mare had too much firepower as a $3.40 favourite in the Noel Rundle Hcp (1100m) on Saturday.  “We’re still…

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Easter treble for Yarradale

Settlers Creek completed a winning treble for Yarradale Stud on Easter Saturday when he returned to form in the Seacorp Hcp (1400m) at Ascot.

A 7yo son of former Yarradale sire Discorsi (Galileo), he had not won since December 2017 but wily trainer Colin Webster was confident he could end…

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Snippetson first for Scenic Lodge

Scenic Lodge celebrated its first Snippetson stakes winner with tough 2yo Tinsnip in the G3 WA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) on Friday.

Tinsnip overcame another wide run and Soft 5 surface at Ascot to reel in grey filly Specialism (Safeguard) right on the line.   Kelvin (Heritage) filled the minors a…

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Perth filly On Fire in Victoria

Scenic Lodge sire Universal Ruler has another 3yo filly ready to make a mark in Melbourne following the runaway first-up win by Bam’s On Fire on Thursday.

Bam’s On Fire left Perth as the best maiden in Western Australia late last year and she shed that tag with a five-length…

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First stakes winner for Maschino

Cup Night notched the first black-type win for Alwyn Park sire Maschino when he completed an Ascot hat-trick on Saturday.

A rising star with trainer Bernie Miller, he held off a late challenge from Rebel Knight to win the LR Raconteur Stakes (1500m) by a long-head.  “This horse has an…

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Geisel Park graduates augment All American

Geisel Park graduates Skinnen Tins and Classic Pro have augmented another successful week for the stud’s resident sire All American.

Skinnen Tins (Patronize) was sold by Geisel Park at the 2015 Magic Millions and she won for the fourth time at Ascot on April 6.  Classic Pro (Proart) was part…

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Brockman back on a High

Vernon Brockman has a WA Derby pedigree going back to 1970 and he opened this year’s classic card with smart 2yo High Range.

The Galah first-starter looks bound for better things following a front-running victory in the Cool Ridge Plate (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday.  He was tackled by unbeaten…

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Brooke bids for WATC Derby

Blackfriars has maintained his position among Australia’s elite sires since Paige Kenney’s mare Rosie Red Dress notched his 100th win for the season at Ascot last month.

The Scenic Lodge champion sits between Lonhro and Redoute’s Choice on the Australian wins premiership and he can keep the momentum going at…

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Ascot stage suits Patronize

Patronize sired his fifth Ascot winner in less than a month when Lancelin mare Skinnen Tins landed the Vale John McNair Hcp (1400m) on Saturday.

She arrived right on the line for part-owner and trainer Ash Maley who admitted he had been bullish about the mare despite a $21 pre-post…

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Light shines on Yarradale

There’s more black-type in the horizon for Yarradale Stud’s rising stars Electric Light (Vital Equine) and Mizlecki (Lope De Vega).

The 4yo mares rose to the occasion once again with a feature double at Ascot’s Karrakatta Stakes meeting on Saturday.

Electric Light nosed out Lady Cosmology in a thrilling finish to…

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