Stallion Watch

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

17 for Australia

New stakes winners Australia  The Chad Brown-trained Counterparty Risk (4 f ex Anklet by Acclamation) followed up her last-start Listed second with a win in the Endeavour Stakes (Gr 3, 8.5f) at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday, becoming Australia’s (Galileo) 17th individual stakes winner. Bred in Ireland and bought from Book 1 of the Tattersalls... Read More

Four for Capitalist

New first season sire winners Capitalist Mozzarella (2 f ex Parmalove by Snitzel) provided Newgate Farm’s Capitalist (Written Tycoon) with his fourth individual winner when she took out an 800-metre two-year-old contest at Riccarton Park on Saturday. Trained by Nick Wigley and Kayla Milnes, Mozzarella was having her third start after two previous unplaced runs... Read More

19 for Air Force Blue

New first season sire winners Air Force Blue One season shuttler Air Force Blue (War Front) got off the mark in Australia on Friday when Roxy Blue (2 f ex Rock Out by Rock Of Gibraltar) emphatically took out a 1000-metre maiden on debut at Port Lincoln. The Travis Doudle-trained filly put four lengths between... Read More

First for Maurice

New first season sire winners Maurice – First season sire Maurice (Screen Hero) took a long time to register a maiden winner in his native Japan, only hitting the scoreboard in mid-July before embarking on a remarkable run to almost claim first season sire honours in 2020. All indications suggest the Arrowfield Stud shuttler may... Read More

Three for Extreme Choice

New first season sire winners Extreme Choice Abseiler (2 g ex Wanted Lady by Wanted) became the third winner from Extreme Choice’s (Not A Single Doubt) first crop when taking out the Summer Twilight Series Plate (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday. Trained by Lloyd Kennewell, the newcomer beat Telluride (Medaglia d’Oro) by a length, with... Read More