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Interstate Group wins for Sunspeed

WA-bred mares Silent Sedition and Samovare have filled out a Group 3 quinella in the Mannerism Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.

Silent Sedition won last year’s Mannerism by three-quarters of a length and stretched the margin to more than two lengths on Saturday.  “She got her own way in front and…

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First winner by Galah

Galah has opened his account at stud with a gutsy win by Party Night in the Penang Turf Club Trophy (1000m) at Ascot.

Rangeview Stud’s freshman is a son of Redoute’s Choice from G1 Australasian Oaks winner Rinky Dink (Distorted Humor).  He won the G2 QTC Cup and G3 VRC…

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Paradise in winning Touch

In-form 3yo Paradise Square can complete a profitable month for Touchstone Farm at Bunbury next Wednesday, February 28.

The Planet Five homebred is on a hat-trick after a running double at Ascot but will be anchored by top-weight of 61kg.  “He’s a progressive type and these wins are giving him…

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Dawson draw All Friared Up

Leading breeder Graham Daws reckons drawing Lot 1 and Lot 2 at any sale is like having stablemates jump from outside barriers in a capacity field.

Daws was faced with that dilemma when Magic Millions commenced its Perth Sale with the letter ‘T’.

Dawson Stud mares Tantra Dancer and Tarp were…

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Safeguards Excel at Mogumber Park

Safeguard made an auspicious start with buyers at the Perth Magic Millions averaging over $53,400 off an initial service fee of $8,000 at Mogumber Park.

An Exceed And Excel homebred for Sheikh Mohammed, he was a Group 3 winner of the Kindergarten Stakes (1100m) at Randwick and Vain Stakes (1100m)…

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Six-figure colts from Scenic Lodge

Premiership trainer Adam Durrant topped the Scenic Lodge consignment at the Perth Magic Millions with $100,000 apiece for colts by Blackfriars and Snippetson.

The Muchea stud finished with a 100% clearance rate dominated by recently-deceased champion Blackfriars and the first locally-bred yearlings by Snippetson.

Durrant’s six-figure Blackfriars colt from Dreamalong (Lot…

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Trainers target War Chant

An eye-catching War Chant yearling with Easter looks will head to Melbourne after being purchased for $120,000 from Yarradale Stud at the Perth Magic Millions.

Astute Bloodstock (FBAA) agent Louis Le Metayer bought the War Chant – Rokeby’s Witch filly who is related to Group 1 winner Delicacy.  “On type,…

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Best-ever Perth Magic Millions Sale

The 2018 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale has been declared the best ever with strong prices continuing during Book 2 on Tuesday.

The success of the Sale’s new format can be gauged by comparing the overall results this week with 2017. Books 1 and 2 grossed $11.64 million – a…

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WA welcomes Hvasstan

Rivercrest Park Stud owner Steve Hoare has purchased a share and the standing rights in stakes-winning Fastnet Rock stallion Hvasstan.

Based in WA’s south-west at Stratham, Hoare sealed the deal on Sunday with managing part-owner Manny Gelagotis.  Hvasstan retired to Queensland in 2015 and his first-crop yearlings have been catalogued…

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Records tumble at Perth Magic Millions

Unprecedented interest in the new format of the Perth Magic Millions Sale led to record-breaking turnover of $8.35 million on Monday.

Book 1 of the two-day auction also recorded a 94.2% clearance rate which is understood to be an Australian record for a major yearling sale. A total of 130…

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