Snitzel’s Joyous Legend becomes a million dollar filly after Rosemont wins battle for three-year-old

Decision yet to be made on immediate future of champion More Joyous’ daughter Rosemont Stud will weigh up whether to continue the racing career of Joyous Legend (Snitzel), a stakes-placed daughter of champion eight-time Group 1-winning mare More Joyous (More Than Ready), after adding her to the Victorian farm’s ever expanding high-end thoroughbred portfolio for... Read More

Busuttin and Young take three-pronged attack towards $400,000 Inglis Banner

Trent Busuttin would have no hesitation in buying the progeny of first season sires Merchant Navy (Fastnet Rock) and Hellbent (I Am Invincible) based on his brief exposure to their first crop two-year-olds but it is a juvenile filly by a champion of the breeding barn who he believes holds the edge so far. The... Read More

Breeding To Race: Verry Elleegant

At 83 years young, Don Goodwin has only been at the thoroughbred breeding caper for the past 15 years and in that time has done what most can only ever dream of, producing multiple Group 1 winner Verry Elleegant (Zed) who is a leading contender for tomorrow’s Cox Plate (Gr 1, 2040m) at Moonee Valley. ... Read More

Daisies (AUS)

Daisies (AUS) 3 f Sebring – Tigress Lily by Snitzel O: Sheamus Mills Bloodstock P/L (Mgr: S A Mills), Chesapeake Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd (Mgr: A J Roberts), Widden Stud Pty Ltd (Mgr: A W Thompson), D J Walter, Mrs C A Richards, Boeara Holdings (Mgr: Ms D A Dunphy), D E Shaw & Forbrydelsen Pty... Read More

Extreme Flight

There are such ballistic stats going on in the parentage of Extreme Flight, you can almost hear them crackling.  Just as you could imagine hearing those parents swapping boasts, like a couple of boxers at a pre-fight weigh-in.  In the red corner, with gold stars, there’s Extreme Choice (Not A Single Doubt). The sire who,... Read More

Zac Purton dominates Happy Valley with second quartet in four days

Zac Purton has forged to a double-figure lead over arch-rival Joao Moreira in the 2021/22 Hong Kong jockey’s championship after slotting a quartet at Happy Valley yesterday evening, crowning the display with victory aboard Harmony N Blessed (Magnus) in the Class 3 The LONGINES Cup Handicap (1000m). Leading Moreira by eight wins before the meeting,... Read More