Rosemont agree deal for Frankel’s three-quarter brother Maximal

Victorian stud enters into partnership with Juddmonte to race son of Galileo in Australia as stallion prospect Rosemont Stud has partnered with Juddmonte Farms to secure a deal to race in Australia the high-class three-year-old colt Maximal (Galileo), a three-quarter brother to champion racehorse and stallion Frankel (Galileo). Speaking to ANZ Bloodstock News yesterday, Rosemont... Read More

‘Tis the foaling season

Observing plump, healthy thoroughbred broodmares in the paddock is mesmerising. They carry so much hope in their bellies. Will it be a colt or a filly? Could it be the nation’s next champion racehorse? Finally, after 11 wondrous months, a foal is born and the breeder’s dreams become a reality, with the young horse taking... Read More

Kharisma back to his best

A drop back down to his pet trip saw smart sprinter Kharisma bounce back to his brilliant best on Sunday. The Mossman (Success Express) five-year-old certainly did not lose any admirers at his first mile test in the Stewards’ Cup (Local Gr 2, 1600m) last month when only a one-and-a-half-length third to Mr Malek (Swiss... Read More

‘We were offering free nominations and they were rejecting it’

Agent Suman Hedge celebrates the success of newly crowned champion Written Tycoon after struggle to establish stallion Written Tycoon (Iglesia) will have awoken yesterday morning proudly settling into his new throne as Australia’s champion sire. But behind all the glitz and glamour that now surrounds him, the making of Victoria’s newly-crowned king is a tale... Read More

Seventh consecutive title for Savabeel who ends ‘special’ season as Australasia’s leading sire of stakes winners

Waikato Stud’s perennial champion stallion Savabeel (Zabeel) has added a seventh consecutive New Zealand sire premiership, in a season that stud principal Mark Chittick has described as ‘special’ for his exploits on both sides of the Tasman. A seventh title in a row is a feat only bettered by the 11 consecutive stallion premierships won... Read More

Newgate Farm’s four-strong investment pays off with trio dominating first season title

Extreme Choice (Not A Single Doubt) has defied his small foal crop to be crowned Australia’s champion first season sire, holding off his Newgate Farm barnmates Capitalist (Written Tycoon) and Flying Artie (Artie Schiller), to land the coveted title as the 2020-21 racing season came to a close yesterday. Courtesy of Golden Slipper winner Stay... Read More