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‘Justify could be the best ever’

Good Morning Bloodstock is the Racing Post’s daily morning email and presented online as a sample.  Here, Martin Stevens chats to Aidan O’Brien in a Good Morning Bloodstock for the ages. Subscribers can get more great insight every Monday to Friday. Click this link to sign up and receive the daily email.  Aidan O’Brien can... Read More

Leneva Park pitches to keep Royal Meeting

Connections mull the future of the sire of Blue Diamond contender Hayasugi Emerging Victorian sire Royal Meeting (Invincible Spirit) could be acquired by rival studs but Leneva Park, his home for the past three seasons, is making a strong case to retain the European Group 1 winner on its select stallion roster for 2024. With... Read More

Melbourne Cup winner Verry Elleegant dies 

Verry Elleegant (Zed), one of the great mares in the history of Australian racing, has died while giving birth to her first foal. The 11-time Group 1 winner, whose crowning glory came in the 2021 Melbourne Cup (Gr 1, 3200m), died in Ireland while delivering the foal she conceived after being covered by Sea The... Read More

Improving Big Shots a shot in the arm for Fernie and Doak

Alwyn Park Stud also celebrates unique Magic Millions WA double Two months ago, as the cameras panned across a packed crowd going berserk for home-state hero Damien Oliver who ended his illustrious career with an unthinkable victory on Munhamek (Dark Angel), Ripcord’s (Written By) connections had mixed emotions. Ripcord looked all but home in the... Read More

Storm Boy draws comparison with Pierro

Gai Waterhouse has likened exciting juvenile Storm Boy (Justify) to her five-time Group 1-winning stallion Pierro (Lonhro). Undefeated in his three starts to date, Storm Boy is rated a $2.70 chance for the $5 million Golden Slipper (Gr 1, 1200m) at Rosehill on March 23, having last been seen in competitive action when proving a... Read More

Superb Switzerland shortens for Slipper

Coolmore-owned colt rated $6 for next month’s juvenile Group 1 after bagging Pierro Plate prize Imposing $1.5 million colt Switzerland (Snitzel) provided more emphatic vindication for Arrowfield’s purchase of his dam and firmed in the market to give Snitzel (Redoute’s Choice), Coolmore and Chris Waller back-to-back Golden Slippers (Gr 1, 1200m) with a superb victory... Read More