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Four for Midnight Lute Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms mainstay Midnight Lute (Real Quiet) registered his fourth individual Grade 1 winner on Monday when Keeper Ofthe Stars (4 m ex Sociable by Run Away And Hide) caused a minor upset in the Gamely Stakes (Gr 1, 9f) on the Santa Anita turf. Settling handy, Keeper Ofthestars... Read More

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JRHA Select Sale catalogue released The catalogue for Japan’s premier yearling and foal auction, the JRHA Select Sale, has been released with 240 yearlings and 200 foals to go under the hammer in mid-July. Among the yearlings on offer are youngsters out of former Australian and New Zealand mares Absolutely (Redoute’s Choice), Kirramosa (Alamosa), Lumosty... Read More

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Arrowfield online weanling sale ends A colt by Dundeel (High Chaparral) out of Redoute’s Choice (Danehill) mare Redoute’s Fever has topped the Online Arrowfield Weanling Sale on bloodstockauction.com. Catalogued as Lot 49, the colt is a half-brother to four-time winner Almighty Charge (Charge Forward) and sold for $45,650. To view the full results of the... Read More

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Job losses at RITA The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) yesterday announced that 230 roles, including 150 permanent jobs, would be cut as a result of the impact of Covid-19, about 30 per cent of their workforce. RITA executive chair Dean McKenzie said that, while the decision was a difficult one, there was no alternative... Read More

Mithen: Digital sale ‘like speed dating’ as 93 lots sold

Rosemont Stud’s unreserved online sale, which provided the second big test of the new Magic Millions Online system after the Cornerstone reduction earlier this month, closed yesterday with vendor and operator both excited by the results.  The Rosemont Exclusive Online Sale rounded out with a gross of over $2.5 million for the 93 lots, with... Read More

Victorian industry debates Caulfield Cup move

Racing Victoria’s executive general manager of racing Greg Carpenter said yesterday that there would likely be a host of changes to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, should the Melbourne Racing Club proposal to move the Caulfield Guineas (Gr 1, 1600m) and the Caulfield Cup (Gr 1, 2400m) to the last two Saturdays in November be... Read More