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Ribchester to replace top-class sire Iffraaj at Haunui Farm

Champion European miler Ribchester has been ushered in to replace his top-class sire Iffraaj (Zafonic) at Haunui Farm, after the curtain was closed on his southern hemisphere stud career after 12 successful years of shuttling to New Zealand. Haunui Farm’s Mark Chitty and Godolphin, the owner of both Richester and Iffraaj, last night confirmed the... Read More

Brutal’s fee set for first season at Newgate

Brutal (O’Reilly), the lightest-raced winner of the Doncaster Mile (Gr 1, 1600m) in the race’s 154-year history, will serve his first mares at Newgate Farm next season at a fee of $27,500 (inc GST). Described as an “absolute Adonis – big, black and powerful” by Newgate’s director of stallions Bruce Slade, Brutal was acquired by... Read More

Scandal spoils Time party in Hawkesbury Crown

After knocking on the door for a black-type victory for the last year, Sweet Scandal (Sepoy) broke through in yesterday’s Hawkesbury Crown (Gr 3, 1300m) at Rosehill, spoiling the party for dual Group 1 winner In Her Time (Time Thief) at her final start before heading through the virtual sales ring. Drawing the outside barrier... Read More

Magna Grecia, Calyx to join Coolmore’s Australian team

Sons of Invincible Spirit and Kingman set to join Everest winner Yes Yes Yes Coolmore Stud announced last night that European first season sires Magna Grecia (Invincible Spirit) and Calyx (Kingman) will join The Everest (1200m) winner Yes Yes Yes (Rubick) as new additions to their Australian roster for the 2020 breeding season. The trio... Read More

Glentree hoping to strike with promising Night Express in Adelaide

Listed test awaits for lightly raced three-quarter sister to Group 1 winner Sea Siren Victorian breeder Bruce Wilson’s patience with valuable filly and future Glentree Thoroughbreds broodmare Night Express (Fastnet Rock) could be about to pay off with the lightly raced three-year-old set for her maiden test at stakes level in Adelaide tomorrow. The Henry... Read More

Firing Toronado on top of Swettenham Stud stallion roster

Swettenham Stud’s emerging stallion Toronado (High Chaparral) will remain at an unchanged service fee in 2020, despite the shuttler siring a number of exciting southern hemisphere-bred first crop three-year-olds this season. The Al Shaqab-owned Toronado heads the six-stallion Swettenham roster at $27,500 (all fees inclusive of GST) while the Adam Sangster-led farm’s newcomer I Am... Read More