Black Heart Bart’s strong win in the Memsie Stakes

The now six-year-old won decisively by a length and a quarter from ATC Australian Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) winner Rising Romance (Ekraar) with Mahuta (Flying Spur) another two and a quarter lengths back in third place. Race time was 1:23.93. This was the much travelled Black Heart Bart’s first appearance since his narrow defeat when... Read More

Brilliant Sectional Times Highlight Winx’s Stunning Return To Racing

Ridden forward by leading jockey Hugh Bowman, due to the likelihood of a moderate early tempo, Winx settled comfortably in second place before producing a dazzling final 600 metre sprint that saw her take out the Warwick Stakes (Gr 2, 1400m) and record her tenth successive win. Having her first start since taking out the... Read More

Rosa Carolina

O: L Petagna B: Mrs M M House, R E & S Murtha, Canterbury T: K Lees S: NZ$220,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Yearling Sale V: Phoenix Park P: Bruce Perry Bloodstock W: Eve Electrical Maiden Plate, 1100m, Gosford, 23 August Having her third start and first in Australia, Rosa Carolina broke well from the... Read More

Lady Aurelia Lands Prix Morny

The Wesley Ward-trained filly, who was a hugely impressive winner of the Queen Mary Stakes (Gr 2, 5f) at Royal Ascot on her previous start, was sharp out of the gates under Frankie Dettori and set a solid gallop from the outset. Dettori asked her to stretch 400 metres out and, while it turned out... Read More

Omei Sword Deadly In The Silver Shadow Stakes

Big, strong, good looking and possessed of a pedigree etched in purple on both sides, Omei Sword is the product of a dual Derby-winning sire and a Classic-winning dam, both by champion sires. The late scratching of the Godolphin-owned Calliope (Exceed and Excel) from the Silver Shadow Stakes after once again playing up in the... Read More

Star Turn Runs Outstanding Sectional Times In Winning San Domenico Stakes

Following a fast beginning from his outside barrier in the small but select six-horse field, Star Turn soon crossed to race outside the leader Tango Rain (Manhattan Rain). He easily went past the previously unbeaten colt at the 200 metre mark and raced clear to score comfortably by a length and quarter from Tango Rain.... Read More