Great Barrier Reef

Trainer: Chris Waller Race: Canonbury Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m), Rosehill Chris Waller will be seeking a second win in the Canonbury Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m) today when he sends two contenders to Rosehill in search of the feature prize for two-year-old colts and geldings. The once-raced Zambezi River (I Am Invincible), who was second in the... Read More


Plymstock – a close relative to a performer deserving recognition as one of Godolphin Australia’s finest – sent a loud signal she might be set to give sire Ribchester (Iffraaj) an overdue boost – with a fighting debut win at Randwick last Saturday.  The two-year-old filly is out of the Redoute’s Choice (Danehill) mare Outdoor... Read More

Blue Gum again hoping for a Premier result

Blue Gum Farm principal Philip Campbell concedes he’s unsure whether the pressure is on or off ahead of the 2022 Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale after his operation has topped the auction’s aggregate for the past three years and produced the top–priced lot at each of the past two sales.  “Put it this way, we’re... Read More

De Gaulle

New winners De Gaulle – Madame Du Gast (3 f ex Tremolo by Special Bond) gave her sire De Gaulle (Exceed And Excel) his first individual winner in the Eynesbury Plate (1000m) at Flemington. Bred and owned by Richard Andersen, Madame Du Gast scored by three-quarters of a length from the heavily-backed favourite Elite Icon... Read More

Byzantium: the thoroughbred leading two very different lives

A brown gelding by the name of Byzantium (All Too Hard) is doing what no other thoroughbred is.  Having won his past four starts around western NSW, he’s in career-best form but what stands him apart from any of his rivals is the fact that away from the rigours of racing he’s taking all before... Read More

Hanalei (NZ)

2 f Darci Brahma – Lucrative by Pyrus O: J W & Mrs S D Duell, Mrs L M & P S Richards B: J W & Mrs S D Duell, Mrs L M & P S Richards T: Jamie Richards W: Wellesley Stakes (Listed), 1100m, January 15, Trentham The Jamie Richards-trained Hanalei (Darci Brahma)... Read More