Verry Elleegant to join Francis Graffard for Europe campaign

Melbourne Cup winner Verry Elleegant (Zed) will join Francis Graffard in France with connections planning an ambitious European campaign which could include running in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr 1, 2400m). In a statement released by the 11-time Group 1 winner’s trainer Chris Waller, Verry Elleegant’s ownership group said: “Being part of a... Read More

Silent Sovereign

Emotions ran high, amid remembrances of people and horses past, when Silent Sovereign (Dalakhani) stormed home to take Saturday’s Queen Of The South Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m) at Morphettville. And they’ll run even higher if she can win the Caulfield Cup (Gr 1, 2400m) this spring. The five-year-old mare owes her existence to a giant... Read More

Armory to stand at Mapperley

Mapperley Stud has announced they have secured the high-class Armory (Galileo) to commence stallion duties at their Matamata property for the 2022 breeding season.  The stud has joined forces with Windsor Park Stud to acquire the Group 1-performed and multiple Group-winning son of Galileo (Sadler’s Wells). Armory retires to stud a winner of five races... Read More

Coastwatch sells for $500,000 on Inglis Digital

A quartet of Chris Waller-trained three-year-olds proved the main focus at the Inglis Digital Online Sale, after selling for a total of $1.475 million yesterday afternoon.  Coastwatch (Fastnet Rock), O’President (Fastnet Rock), Starman (Zoustar) and Cape Breton (Vancouver) led the way in the May (Early) Auction, which grossed $4,082,200 at an average of $14,844. All... Read More

Pierata leads Aquis roster as stud confirms 17-stallion line-up for 2022 season

Aquis Farm is in the most exciting phase since its founding, according to sales director Jonathan Davies, with the Queensland-based stud preparing for its seventh year through the release of a 17-stallion roster yesterday. Davies, who has been with Aquis for five years, made the comments after fees were announced for the Hong Kong-owned farm’s... Read More

Silent Sovereign

Emotions ran high, amid remembrances of people and horses past, when Silent Sovereign (Dalakhani) stormed home to take Saturday’s Queen Of The South Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m) at Morphettville. And they’ll run even higher if she can win the Caulfield Cup (Gr 1, 2400m) this spring. The five-year-old mare owes her existence to a giant... Read More