Three Two-Year-Olds Impress In Three Different States Last Weekend

In South Australia, the Lindsay Park-trained, Shadwell-raced and bred colt Muraahib (Reset) created quite an impression with his debut win in the Two-Year-Old Plate (1050m) at Morphettville. Steven Arnold made the trip from Victoria to ride the colt and after settling in third place on the rails, Muraahib set out after the talented leader Jolie... Read More

Rapper Dragon Emerges As A New Star In Hong Kong

Champion jockey Joao Moreira piloted the four-year-old gelding to a two length win over Seasons Bloom (Captain Sonador) with the winner’s stablemate Beauty Generation (Road To Rock) another three quarters of a length back in third place.Time was a quick 1:34.98, the last 400 metres covered in 22.03 seconds. This was Rapper Dragon’s fifth and... Read More

The New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Yearling Sale

We all love that bit of friendly rivalry between the Aussies and the Kiwis. We might pretend we don’t like each other but it’s funny how we’re almost instantly drawn together when standing in a bar in some other corner of the globe. You have to love the irony that, on Australia day – tomorrow... Read More

A Remarkable Day Of Firsts

The win of Flying Jess (Hinchinbrook) in the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (RL, 1400m) was extraordinary on so many levels. And yet it seemed to pass almost unnoticed. Even trainer Moloney failed to update his website, with the news, until late on Wednesday. The daughter of Hinchinbrook (Fastnet Rock) was 100/1. The trainer had never... Read More

Villa Rosa (AUS)

O: Mrs J M Mckenna, Bearman Racing (Mgr: L A Bearman) Halo Racing Services Pty Ltd (Mgr: C B Mckenna), Renkie Racing (Mgr: R W Rowett), Seymour Bloodstock Seymour Bloodstock (Mgr: D S Thomas) & Pope Racing (Mgr: D R Pope) B: O E & D R Pope Pty Ltd T: Ciaron Maher W: Maiden... Read More

Houtzen Runs Brilliant Sectional Times In Taking Out Magic Millions 2YO Classic

After displaying her now renowned fast early pace, jockey Jeff Lloyd quickly steered the two-year-old filly across from barrier 16 to take the lead, seemingly in a twinkling. But the stopwatch showed that while it may have looked easy for Houtzen, the pace required in doing so was quite outstanding. Clocked from the barrier, Houtzen... Read More