Stallion Watch

Three for American Pharoah

American Pharoah Coolmore shuttle stallion American Pharoah (Pioneerof The Nile) sired his third Australian winner when Patton (2 c ex Tsaritsa by Dane Shadow) broke his maiden on debut at Pakenham on Thursday. The Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained youngster landed the 1200-metre maiden by one and a quarter lengths under Craig Williams. Runner-up Realised... Read More

Three for Winning Rupert

New first season sire winners Winning Rupert Keith (2 c ex Tweet by Magic Albert), who won his first start at Canberra on Wednesday, became his Newgate Farm-based first season sire Winning Rupert’s (Written Tycoon) third first crop juvenile winner. The Bjorn Baker-trained Keith, who was purchased for $90,000 by his trainer and agent Jim... Read More

Four for Shalaa

New first season sire winners Shalaa Tidal Impact (2 f ex Eventide by Dane Shadow) pulverised her opposition on debut at Coonamble on Sunday to provide first season sire Shalaa (Invincible Spirit) with his fourth individual southern hemisphere winner. Trained by Damien Lane, Tidal Impact landed the Southern Cross Turf Boot Prelude (1100m) by nine... Read More

Three for Capitalist

New first season sire winners American Pharoah Coolmore shuttler American Pharoah (Pioneerof The Nile) sired his second winner in Australia when his son Buck Pharoah (2 g ex Sequential by Lion Hunter) got on the scoresheet at Port Macquarie on Thursday. Racing for the third time, the Neil Godbolt-trained gelding landed the maiden handicap over... Read More

First for Astern

New first season sire winners Astern Two of Darley’s first season sires produced new individual winners on Tuesday as Seradess (2 f ex Obsidian Dragon by Hidden Dragon) dead-heated with Cloudy (Frosted) in a thrilling finish to the Roll The Dice Racing 2YO Fillies Maiden Plate (1000m) at Bendigo. The former was a first winner... Read More

Two for Belardo

Belardo Haunui Farm shuttle stallion Belardo (Lope De Vega) sired his second individual southern hemisphere winner on Wednesday when Midnight Rocket (2 c ex Midnight Breaker by Housebuster) made a successful debut at Te Aroha. The Stephen Marsh-trained juvenile showed ability in a number of trials prior to his first racecourse outing and he justified... Read More