Mungrup Stud sires dominated Albany’s Boxing Day meeting with 6 of the 9 winners bred and raised by the Williamson family at Narrikup.
Champion sire Oratorio supplied a winning treble courtesy of Queen Tori, Desired View & Cosmah Domination. Danehill Express doubled up with Blizzard Express & Daisy Express while Due Sasso weighed in with Real Target in the lucky last.
Cosmah Domination (5m Oratorio – Mia Myth by Don’t Say Halo) completed a hat-trick for jockey Mitchell Pateman in the Ryde Home Builders Hcp (1600m). It was her third win in the Great Southern for owner-breeders Gray & Jan Williamson and Lex & Shirley Piper.
Mungrup has entered her half-sister for the Perth Magic Millions yearling sale in February. Catalogued as Lot 340, she by first-season sire Playing God and is also a half-sister to WATC Country Cup winner Amelia Storm and Ascot winner Oratrice.
Oratorio has 23 yearlings entered for the Magic Millions and the first to parade is a standout brother to G2 WA Guineas winner Clueless Angel (Lot 15). They’re from Marooned mare Petite Angel who is a sister to the dam of G1 Railway Stakes winner Elite Belle.
Mungrup Stud topped vendors at the 2016 Perth Magic Millions with turnover of $1.23 million and Oratorio (Aus) led the stats among WA stallions. He had 12 yearlings average $51,667 with the colt from Agribiz (Key Business) the most expensive by local sire at $170,000.
Purchased by Wally Mitchell, the top-priced youngster is named Colourful Charade and he looked an early winner when third on debut at Ascot in November.