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15 for Intello Progressive Freddie Head-trained colt Adhamo (3 c ex Foreign Tune by Invincible Spirit) stepped up to Group company for the first time at Longchamp yesterday and stamped his Classic credentials when taking out the Prix La Force (Gr 3, 1800m). The three-year-old became the 15th individual stakes winner for his sire Intello... Read More

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Top two-year-old Sodashi returns with Classic glory The striking pure white filly Sodashi (Kurofune) remained unbeaten and broke the track record in the Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas) (Gr 1, 1600m) at Hanshin yesterday for Naosuke Sugai. Ridden by Hayato Yoshida, Sodashi hit the front in the straight and saw off the fast finishing Satono... Read More

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Capricornia Yearling Sale The Capricornia Yearling Sale at Rockhampton was conducted yesterday, with a colt by Raheen Stud’s Heroic Valour (Fastnet Rock) collecting $67,500 in being knocked down to Tony Fenlon, chief executive of the Rockhampton Jockey Club. The sale was held online in 2020 amidst the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, but returned strong... Read More

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Promising filly opens account at Pukekohe Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s patience with three-year-old Francesca (Iffraaj) paid dividends yesterday when the daughter of Haunui shuttler Iffraaj (Zafonic) returned to break her maiden over 1400 metres at Pukekohe. She has not been seen since last August, having ran fourth on debut to subsequent stakes winners Miss... Read More

Courier Wonder and Fantastic Treasure remain unbeaten at Sha Tin

Joao Moreira declared Courier Wonder (Sacred Falls) the most talented young horse he has ridden in Hong Kong this season, while David Hayes was similarly effusive about Fantastic Treasure (Written Tycoon) after the exciting duo maintained unbeaten records at Sha Tin yesterday.  Asked if Courier Wonder, a brother to Saturday’s Doncaster Mile (Gr 1, 1600m)... Read More

The Verdict: Australia’s industry players evaluate its vibrant market (part one)

In a five-part series ANZ Bloodstock News speaks to some of the industry’s key players for their perspective on the incredible performance of the 2021 major yearling sales season.  We asked them for their take on what’s behind all the money that’s been flying around sales rings since January and also for their thoughts on... Read More