Stallion Watch

Four for Churchill

New winners Churchill (pictured above) – Thesecondatportsea (2 f ex Bombay by Encosta De Lago) provided Coolmore stallion Churchill (Galileo) with his fourth individual southern hemisphere winner from 15 runners when breaking her maiden at Geelong. Ridden by Daniel Moor, the Danny O’Brien-trained filly finished strongly to come home a half-length victor at the line... Read More

Third for Churchill

New winners Churchill – Churchill brought up his third individual southern hemisphere-bred winner when the Lindsey Smith-trained Lord Randolph (2 g ex Original Sin by Shinzig) won the Two-Year-Old Plate (1600m) at Pinjarra. Making his third start, Lord Randolph stepped up in distance to a mile and ran out a convincing length-and-a-quarter winner over Megami... Read More

Six for Almanzor

New winners Almanzor – Cambridge Stud first season sire Almanzor (Wootton Bassett) sired a sixth individual southern hemisphere-bred winner when longshot Grinzinger Bishop (2 g ex Tavy by Tavistock) won the Rod Johnson Handicap (1420m) for two-year-olds at Flemington. The Danny O’Brien-trained gelding showed a notable turnaround in form, having finished 14th of 14 on... Read More

Five for Merchant Navy

New winners Merchant Navy (pictured above) – Coolmore’s Merchant Navy (Fastnet Rock) sired his fifth individual winner when the Annabel Neasham-trained Dirty Merchant (2 c ex Onemorezeta by Onemorenomore) broke through for a maiden win at Newcastle in the Yarraman Park Maiden Plate (1400m). Making his third career start, having finished third on debut and... Read More

Three for Caravaggio

New winners Caravaggio (pictured above) – One-season Coolmore shuttler Caravaggio (Scat Daddy) earned his third individual southern hemisphere-bred winner when Merisi (2 c ex Count The Dots by Cape Blanco) narrowly defeated his elders to win a maiden plate at Newcastle over 1200 metres. The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained colt prevailed by a nose... Read More

Four for Impending

New winners Impending (pictured above) – The Paul Perry-trained Forecaster (2 c ex Street Storm by Stormy Atlantic) showed the benefit of a break when he scored a maiden victory over 1100 metres at Canterbury on Wednesday, providing Darley stallion Impending (Lonhro) with a fourth individual winner. Having the run of the race under William... Read More