By The Numbers

The puzzle linking Gooree Park to Northern Farm

The legacy of Eduardo Cojuangco continues to be felt after Palaisipan delivered Group 1 glory for Katsumi Yoshida at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Saturday’s victory by Palaisipan (So You Think) in the final Australian Group 1 of the season, the Tattersall’s Tiara (Gr 1, 1400m), may have been a moment of triumph for one of... Read More

A broodmare coronation awaits in the Tattersall’s Tiara

More than just the final Group 1 on the Australian racing calendar, the Tattersall’s Tiara has proven a rich source of future star broodmares over the years. When Bonanova (Star Way) ended her career with a second successive victory in the end-of-season fillies’ and mares’ contest, the Winter Stakes (Gr 3, 1500m) at Eagle Farm... Read More

How Royal Ascot has shaped the global stallion landscape

One of global racing’s greatest weeks, Royal Ascot has had a remarkable influence on breeding and bloodstock on both sides of the equator. Two future champion stallions, wearing the same Juddmonte colours, would parlay imperious performances at Royal Ascot into brilliant careers at stud. Danehill (Danzig) and Frankel (Galileo) are linked through their breeder and... Read More

By The Numbers – Century up for freshman sires

Intro: The record of the current first-season crop of sires continues to build, with Saturday’s racing featuring four winners and a milestone.   Story: When Mishani Star (Performer) eased to victory in a humble Rockhampton maiden on Saturday, not only did he become the fourth winner for his recently sold stallion Performer (Exceed And Excel), but... Read More

Moody’s luck with the ‘ladies’ continues

Eleven years ago, Peter Moody created Royal Ascot history with Black Caviar and now, in the second iteration of his training career, the stats say fillies and mares are playing an even bigger role in his success. Few racing comebacks in recent years have created more interest than when Peter Moody returned to training in... Read More

Where does Hitotsu fit?

The announcement this week that three-time Group 1 winner Hitotsu has found a home at stud at Arrowfield prompts a deep dive into the stallion records of winners of recent Australian Classic races. Whether you look at his pedigree, being a son of Japanese hero Maurice (Screen Hero), or his remarkable race record as a... Read More