Positive Carry (NZ)

O: M J Wyborn, Mrs C Wyborn, P W Tatham, A K Burr & J G Beatson B: G D Wallace T: Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young W: Laurels Function Centre Maiden, 1738m, Sale, 21 September S: NZ$150,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Yearling Sale V: Mapperley Stud P: Ohukai Lodge Psd NZ$200,000 New Zealand Bloodstock... Read More

Harry Angel Displayed Willing Attitude To Win Mill Reef

The colt, who was a maiden going into the six furlong contest having finished second on his only previous start at Ascot in May, was well supported in the betting and took the step up in class in his stride. Despite taking a keen early hold under Adam Kirby, Harry Angel moved strongly into contention... Read More

There Are Worse Ways To Spend A Monday Morning

The fact that Lee Freedman was anxious to show me photos, on his phone, of his soon to arrive Cups hope Exosphere (Beat Hollow) suggests a level of enthusiasm for this horse – beyond what you might expect from a man who’s already claimed five first Tuesday in November Cups. Or perhaps it’s just the... Read More

Foxplay’s Strong Finish To Win The Tea Rose Stakes

When clear, though, Foxplay sprouted wings under Hugh Bowman to grab the leaders in the final strides, defeating Skylight Glow (Northern Meteor) by a neck with Quick Feet (Northern Meteor) another half-head away in third place. The time for the race was 1:23.99, the final 600 metres covered in 35.28 on a track rated as... Read More

Comin’ Through

O: Go Bloodstock B: Go Bloodstock T: Chris Waller W: Ranvet’s Salkavite Maiden Handicap, 1400m, Warwick Farm, 14 September Comin’ Through (Fastnet Rock) won well on debut at Warwick Farm on Wednesday. Ridden by Jason Collett, Comin’ Through broke from the inside barrier and settled back towards the rear of the 11-runner field. He began... Read More

Palentino Produces Surprisingly Fast Sprint In Winning Makybe Diva Stakes

The Australian Guineas (Gr 1, 1600m) winner over the same course in March, Palentino is not noted for high finishing speed but the Darren Weir-trained four-year-old showed a marvellous turn of foot to defeat his more favoured stablemate Black Heart Bart (Blackfriars) by a length. Having his third run this preparation, Palentino started a $9.00... Read More