Stallion Watch

Eight for Astern

New first season sire winners Astern Astern (Medaglia D’Oro) landed individual winners seven and eight on Saturday as Somewatt Fabulous’ (2 f ex Megawatt by Shocking) success in the opening Benchmark 64 Handicap (1250m) at Morphettville preceded Danger Strykes’ (2 f ex She Is Stryking by Stryker) Castletown Stakes (Listed, 1200m) win in New Zealand,... Read More

Six for Astern

New first season sire winners Astern Divina (2 f ex Sakitto by Domesday) got off the mark at Canterbury on Wednesday to provide first season sire Astern (Medaglia D’Oro) with his sixth individual winner. The Chris Waller-trained filly finished third to subsequent dual Group 1 runner-up Hilal (Fastnet Rock) on debut in February and that... Read More

Nine for Sooboog

New first season sire winners Sooboog Kitchwin Hills Sooboog (Snitzel) continued his excellent start to life at stud as he landed a ninth individual winner, his second in three days, at Newcastle on Saturday. Victory looked unlikely for Bitcoin Baby (2 f ex Hard To Find by Elusive Quality), as she spotted the leader In... Read More

First for Almanzor

New first season sire winners Almanzor (pictured) First season sire Almanzor (Wootton Bassett) got off the mark with his first runner as Faro de San Juan (2 c ex Fixette by Kodiac) landed the Prix du Soleil de Bretagne (1100m) on debut at Chantilly last Monday. The Francis-Henri Graffard-trained colt defeated Perfect Colour (Ultra) by... Read More

Four for Cable Bay

New first season sire winners Cable Bay Silk Tie (2 f ex Silky Skills by Charge Forward) provided first season sire Cable Bay (Invincible Spirit) with his third individual Australian winner when landing the 1300-metre two-year-old handicap at Canberra on Friday, with his fourth winner to come the following day. The John Thompson-trained filly improved... Read More

Nine for Capitalist

Capitalist (pictured) Newgate Farm’s Capitalist (Written Tycoon) stretched further clear in the leading first season sire table by winners, as he scored an eighth individual winner in Australia and ninth overall when Elite Thoroughbreds’ Capital Reign (2 g ex Elle Lou by Snitzel) profited in a maiden handicap over 1000 metres at Canberra on Friday.... Read More