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Overseas investors expected to spice up National Yearling Sale

Top end of the market to remain strong as buyers from Asia and Hong Kong make presence felt on the Gold Coast There is an air of trepidation ahead of the opening session of the Magic Millions National Yearling Sale as vendors reach “the end of the line” of the sales season, but an influx... Read More

Little enjoying the ride with exciting colt Cifrado

Encryption colt propels himself to favouritism for the JJ Atkins Plate for Cairns-based owner after winning BRC Sires’ Produce North Queenslander Cliff Little has hit the jackpot – twice. The Cairns-based Little, 67, came into some “good fortune” about four years ago which allowed him to indulge his passion for racing up and down the... Read More

Cifrado’s star continues to rise

Saltcoats becomes Ardrossan’s third stakes winner There was plenty of juvenile racing across Australasia yesterday, headlined by Waikato Stud’s resident first-season sire Ardrossan (Redoute’s Choice) being provided with his third stakes and fourth winner overall courtesy of Saltcoats’ win in the Futurity Stakes (Listed, 1400m) at Pukekohe, leading home a trifecta for first-season stallions.  Meanwhile... Read More

Think About It lands Kingsford Smith Cup

The Joe Pride-trained Think About It (So You Think) extended his winning streak and stamped his ticket to next month’s Stradbroke Handicap (Gr 1, 1400m) when he galloped to an impressive victory in the Kingsford Smith Cup (Gr 1, 1300m) at Eagle Farm yesterday, becoming Coolmore Stud-based sire So You Think’s (High Chaparral) tenth top-flight... Read More

Kovalica supplies Waller with third Queensland Derby triumph

Kovalica (Ocean Park) announced himself as a potential star stayer of the future when he produced an emphatic display to win yesterday’s Queensland Derby (Gr 1, 2400m) at Eagle Farm, and in the process became the fourth elite-level winner for Waikato Stud’s often underrated stallion Ocean Park (Thorn Park).  Having taken out the Queensland Guineas... Read More

Promises Kept out to hold off Kiwi onslaught in Queensland Derby

Cluster gelding up to beating New Zealand-breds Kovalica and Special Swey The blitz on Australian elite-level riches by New Zealand-bred horses is poised to continue in today’s Queensland Derby (Gr 1, 2400m), with an eight-strong battalion headed by a predicted staying star of the spring, and with even the sire of Hong Kong’s next champion... Read More