On The Watch

Fast early pace played into hands of the backmarkers in Magic Millions 2YO Classic

After a slow beginning and then being crowded by other runners, the Godolphin-raced filly initially looked to face a daunting task after settling in third-last place in the 16-horse field. But a hot tempo, set by the outsiders Champagne Jet (Jet Spur) and The Odyssey (Better Than Ready), resulted in the leaders clocking quick splits... Read More

Whispering Brook produces fast sectionals in promising first-up win at Flemington

Having her first start since fifth in the Robert Sangster Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) at Morphettville in May, Whispering Brook raced close to the speedy leader Rocket Tommy (Hold That Tiger), got to the front at the 200 metres and then dug deep to score by a head in a time of 1:03.25 on the... Read More

Progressive colt Czarson records fast sectional times in impressive Rosehill victory

After a quick beginning, Czarson went straight to the front and really lifted the tempo from the 600 metres before running out to score comfortably by two-lengths from the Godolphin-raced filly Kiamichi (Sidestep), a winner of her only prior start, in the Two-Year-Old Handicap (1200m). Time for the 1200 metre journey was a smart 1:10.09,... Read More

Brooklyn Hustle clocks fast times in impressive debut performance at Moonee Valley

She settled at the tail of the 11-horse field before Beau Mertens steered her along the inner rounding the home turn, going to fourth on straightening up and then finished brilliantly to take out the Two-Year-Old Plate (1000m) by two lengths in a time of 58.79. Her 200 metre breakdown (from the 800m) was: 11.02,... Read More

Tassort’s future looks bright after clocking fast sectional times in impressive debut performance

It may have only been a field of four, but the Godolphin-raced two-year-old Tassort (Brazen Beau) stamped himself a colt with a very bright future with an impressive debut performance, clocking fast sectional times in winning at Rosehill on Saturday. After being smartly away, he settled nicely for James McDonald, third on the rails, before... Read More

Roheryn beaten for the first time in three starts but produces brilliant sectional times

Again ridden quietly by Josh Parr, Roheryn remained in last place in the seven-horse field until turning for home, the colt then making considerable late ground for second without threatening the winner Chess Star (Fighting Sun) who scored by just over two lengths. His ride created quite some controversy, mainly due to Parr’s manager tweeting... Read More