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Luskin Park’s breeding stock to be dispersed at Inglis’ May sale

Family of respected industry figure Paul Whelan to also sell well-known Hunter Valley property Luskin Park Stud’s stakes winner Sprightly Lass (Snitzel), proven broodmare Twelve Pack Shelly (Deputy Storm) and Group 1-winning stallion Foxwedge’s (Fastnet Rock) sister She’s A Wildcat will be offered for sale by Inglis after the Whelan family’s decision to exit the... Read More

Booming finish to Western Australian auction with two six-figure lots

The popularity of emerging stallion Playing God (Blackfriars), the sire of this season’s Kingston Town Classic (Gr 1, 1800m) winner Kay Cee, was on show on the final day of the record-breaking Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale, with the three of the four highest-priced lots by the Western Australian sire. Neville Parnham, the trainer of... Read More

Nutt and Clarke head west to score prized War Chant filly

Strong demand for the progeny of leading Western Australian stallion War Chant (Danzig) and a quality colt by first season sire Winning Rupert (Written Tycoon) has helped fuel a buoyant Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale, continuing the upward market trend of 2020. The most expensive yearling sold yesterday, a half-sister to Group 2-winning mare Quilista... Read More

WA trainers urged to back Perth Yearling Sale after strong summer

Traders also expected to seek out value options at Magic Millions auction Interstate trainers and agents along with participants from the Asian racing capitals of Hong Kong and Singapore are set to bolster the local buying bench at the Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale. The 185-lot Book 1 sale will be held this afternoon and... Read More

Gytrash gives trainer Richards his first Group 1 in Lightning Stakes upset

Nature Strip’s campaign far from over despite shock odds-on Flemington defeat Chris Waller and James McDonald have urged punters not to give up on sprinting enigma Nature Strip (Nicconi), who was coming off a career-high spring campaign, after performing well below his best in the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (Gr 1, 1000m) as a short-priced... Read More

Littleproud gives support to thoroughbred welfare initiative

Federal Agriculture Minister welcomes creation of Independent Working Group panel in statement ahead of Agriculture Ministers’ Forum The Australian thoroughbred sector’s push for a national approach to equine welfare has earned the significant support of the Federal Government following the formation of an industry-funded taskforce to make recommendations aimed at ensuring the long-term health and... Read More