Vinland (AUS)

3 c Sebring – Viking Turf Belle by Elusive Quality O: Pipeliner Bloodstock Pty Ltd, Mr J Kennedy, Wheninrome5, Mrs A Mcdonnell, Team Mcdonnell, Mrs C A Corcoran, Mr K F Corcoran, Mr S J Hunt, Mrs A Hunt, Miss A S Mitchell T: Tony McEvoy B: Pepac Atf Ept S: Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling... Read More

A very strongly run Cox Plate sees Winx better her own track record

A very strongly run Cox Plate (Gr 1, 2040m) resulted in Winx (Street Cry) breaking the track record in a day of achievements for the champion mare at Moonee Valley on Saturday. The pace was set by the Darren Weir-trained Gailo Chop (Deportivo), a stablemate of the runner-up Humidor (Teofilo), the French-bred import running along... Read More

Saxon Warrior dominates Racing Post Trophy

In winning the Racing Post Trophy (Gr 1, 1m) at Doncaster on Saturday, Saxon Warrior (2 c Deep Impact – Maybe by Galileo) not only provided his trainer Aidan O’Brien with his record-breaking 26 Group / Grade One winners this season, but the win also handed his sire Deep Impact (Sunday Silence) with his 32nd... Read More

MELBOURNE’S Bluegrass Bloodstock principal Leonard Russo remains well and truly grounded despite the remarkable results for his business in recent weeks. Steve reports.

The responsibility of a young family, some debt and a little fair dinkum work will do that for you – keep you grounded. Even when there is cause for celebration. Russo’s had reasons aplenty for celebrating in recent weeks. One of which was that Moss ’N’ Dale (Castledale), the horse he bred and part-owns, won... Read More

Aloisia warms up for VRC Oaks bid  

New Zealand-bred Aloisia (Azamour) looks the superior three-year-old staying filly in Australia this spring following her decisive defeat of colts in last Saturday’s Moonee Valley Vase (Gr 2, 2040m). Aloisia dashed clear of her rivals in the short straight to defeat Cliff’s Edge (Canford Cliffs) by three and a half lengths with Salsamor (Tavistock) another... Read More

Weather With You (NZ)

3 g Teofilo – Tarique by Rock Of Gibraltar O: Mr T A Hartley, Mr L C R De Souza, Mr M Tsui, Mr W Y C Leung T: Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman B: Pocket Lodge S: 2016 Magic Millions National Yearling Sale yearling V: Sun Stud $27,000 P: Andrew Forsman W: Geelong Classic,... Read More