Forgotten Three-Year-Old Power Trip

Power Trip (Hard Spun) is among elite company as one of only four horses to have beaten the Coolmore Stud Stakes (registered as Ascot Vale Stakes) (Gr 1, 1200m) winner Flying Artie (Artie Schiller). The others are dual Group One winner Extreme Choice (Not A Single Doubt), the outstanding Cox Plate (Gr 1, 2040m) third... Read More

Tulip (AUS)

O: Coolmore (Mgr: Mrs S Magnier), Cobra (Mgr: T V Magnier), M J Kirwan, J W Hillier & G P Heffernan B: Orpendale T: David & Ben Hayes & Tom Dabernig W: 1print 2YO Plate, 1000m, Moonee Valley, 31 December 2016 S: NZ$400,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Yearling Sale V: Curraghmore P: BBA Ireland /... Read More

She Brings Joy Another Major Winner For Sebring

Relishing a step up in distance from her last start seventh behind Volpe Veloce (Foxwedge) in the Eight Carat Classic (Gr 2, 1600m) on Boxing Day, She Brings Joy is now on a New Zealand Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) path and her pedigree on both sides suggests 2400 metres against her own age and sex... Read More

Doyle To Remain In Australia In Autumn

O’Shea also said that outstanding colt Astern (Medaglia d’Oro) – the horse at the centre of McDonald’s penalty – may resume in the $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (Gr 1, 1000m) at Flemington on 18 February, provided the operation was satisfied with the preparation of the Flemington straight course. McDonald was, in December, disqualified for... Read More

Inglis Sponsored Races Produce Talented Winners At Randwick

In the Inglis Sprint, the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained three-year-old gelding Calanda overcame a slow start, running fast closing sectional times to win in good style. Calanda was still back in tenth place in the 13-horse field at the 400 metres, where Blake Shinn skilfully steered him though on the inner going to third at... Read More

Barjeel (AUS)

O: Shadwell Stud Australasia Ltd T: David, Ben Hayes & Tom Dabernig B:Canning Downs Pty Ltd S: $360,000 at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale V: Canning Downs P: Shadwell Australasia W:Dream Thoroughbreds Maiden Plate (1400m), Sandown Hillside, 21 December The Lindsay Park-trained and Shadwell-raced colt Barjeel (Foxwedge), who had not finished further back than... Read More