Teetan bags three at Sha Tin as ‘closers’ dominate

It was a night for late-closers at Sha Tin on Wednesday and Mongolian King (Sufficient) maintained that trend to the last with a powerful late charge in the final race that sealed a worthy treble for jockey Karis Teetan. With Joao Moreira and Zac Purton perennially locked into the top two spots in the Hong... Read More

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia on front foot in face of coronavirus

The Australian breeding industry’s peak body and its marketing arm are working behind the scenes with government authorities as well as encouraging international buyers to participate in the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale in a bid to limit the significant negative impact of Covid-19 on the sector. Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) chief executive Tom Reilly... Read More

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Aethero’s ready to fly again with Champions Day in sight Brilliant three-year-old Aethero (Sebring) will make an eagerly-awaited return in Sunday’s Sprint Cup (Gr 2, 1200m) at Sha Tin with Group 1 glory and a legend’s benchmark blinking on the radar. The John Moore-trained galloper is only two points shy of the 121 rating the... Read More

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Twin Hills releases service fees Twin Hills Stud have released their service fees for 2020, headineed by the popular son of Fastnet Rock (Danehill), Smart Missile. “We are very conscious that we are living and operating in extraordinary circumstances at the moment. However, we are also conscious that our industry runs in an annual cycle.... Read More

A quick mid-race pace in Tancred Stakes played into the hands of impressive winner Verry Elleegant

The Chris Waller-trained mare Verry Elleegant (Zed) capitalised on a quick mid-race pace to produce a career-best performance in taking out Saturday’s Tancred Stakes (Gr 1, 2400m) at Rosehill. Ridden patiently by James McDonald, the 2019 ATC Australian Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) winner settled well back in seventh place and was looking to be facing... Read More

Swats That (AUS) 2 f Shamus Award – Is It A Mosquito by Bel Esprit

O: Dr A C Gay, Mr G Barker, Mrs K E Barker, Mr R A Priestly, Ms N Hardwick, Mrs J Anderson, Mr S F Priestly, Mrs A M Eastaugh, Ms T L Dunstan, Mr P De Angelis, Mr D P Boyd, Mrs H M Stow, Mrs M H Stow, Dr A A M Cham,... Read More