Eleven Eleven retains Magic Millions Cup crown

The Greg Hickman-trained Eleven Eleven (5 g Fastnet Rock – Smokin’ Alice by Smoke Glacken) successfully defended his Magic Millions Cup (RL, 1400m) title with a narrow victory in the 1400-metre race at the Gold Coast yesterday. Having his fourth start this preparation, the five-year-old son of Fastnet Rock (Danehill) stayed on strongly to snatch... Read More

The Autumn Sun top of the charts after standout colt in final session

The Autumn Sun top of the charts after standout colt in final session The Autumn Sun (Redoute’s Choice) saved his best until the second-last lot of Book 1 at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale yesterday, when Justin Bahen and trainer Kris Lees fought off fierce competition to purchase a colt by Arrowfield’s young... Read More

Record Book 1 figures Exceed expectations as Fernrigg’s colt Excels in final session

Four Saturday night seven-figure yearlings help Magic Millions hit remarkable new level A booming finish to Book 1 of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale last night, in which four lots hit the million-dollar mark to create an auction house record and set new benchmarks for established and fledgling vendors, has left one of... Read More

Levante finally grabs her Group 1 in Trentham

The admirable Levante (Proisir) has carved out a reputation as one of the most consistent mare’s in New Zealand and yesterday she finally got her day in the sun when she added a first top-flight triumph to her CV in the Telegraph Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) at Trentham.  The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained five-year-old went... Read More

Kharisma shows his winning appeal again

Smart sprinter Kharisma (Mossman) once again proved to be hard to beat when things go his way with a gutsy win in yesterday’s Kranji Stakes A race over 1200 metres. The Stephen Gray camp were left a little deflated after their rising star failed to muster in the  Merlion Trophy (Listed, 1200m) in November, but... Read More

Snowdens’ King wins Guineas

While the training partnership of Peter and Paul Snowden fell one short in the 2YO Classic (RL, 1200m) with Russian Conquest (Russian Revolution), there was adequate compensation arriving just one race later as their King Of Sparta (I Am Invincible) took out the $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (RL, 1400m). The win led to... Read More