Stallion Watch

42 for Blue Point

New winners Blue Point – Darley Stud shuttler Blue Point (Shamardal) secured his 42nd individual first-crop winner when Sweetest (2 f ex Badr Al Badoor by Acclamation) got off the mark at the seventh attempt over seven furlongs at Dundalk. Purchased by Coolmore’s MV Magnier for €420,000 at the Goffs Orby Sale in 2022, the... Read More

Eight for American Pharoah

New Group / Grade 1 winners American Pharoah (pictured above) – US Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (Pioneerof The Nile) added an eighth individual Group 1 – and first in Australia – to his record when Riff Rocket (3 g ex Missile Coda by Smart Missile) produced a brave display to win the VRC Derby... Read More

41 for Blue Point

New winners Blue Point – Gamekeeper (2 c ex Gamilati by Bernardini) became the 41st individual winner for Darley shuttle stallion Blue Point (Shamardal) when landing a six-furlong maiden at Wolverhampton. The sixth foal out of the Group 2-winning Bernardini (A.P. Indy) mare Gamilati, Gamekeeper is closely related to 6f winner Nasimi (Shamardal) and a... Read More

Two for Alabama Express

New winners Alabama Express – Having chalked up his first winner two weeks ago, Yulong-based first-season sire Alabama Express (Redoute’s Choice) doubled his tally on Saturday as Shangri La Express (2 c Sent From Above by Lonhro) got off the mark at the first attempt when he won the Kirkham Plate (1000m) at Randwick. Shangri... Read More

Good week for Darley’s Dubawi

New winners Calyx – Warda Jamila (2 f ex Promise Me by Montjeu) became the 19th individual winner for Coolmore’s former shuttle stallion Calyx (Kingman) when landing a mile novice event at Leicester on Tuesday. Calyx, who shuttled to Jerrys Plains Farm in 2020 and 2021, stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Coolmore’s... Read More

First for Alabama Express

New winners Alabama Express – Yulong’s first-season sire Alabama Express (Redoute’s Choice) sired his inaugural winner from his first runner when Karavas (2 f ex All Of Me by Pierro) landed the $50,000 Moorundi Classic Maiden Plate (900m) at Murray Bridge. Karavas was a $260,000 purchase at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale Showcase Session from... Read More