Steve Talks To Scott Darby

Does that make them geniuses, extremely lucky or blessed? “Absolutely blessed,” says Darby principal and founder Scott Darby. “You can only have so much luck and while we believe we’re good (at what we do) I’m not sure we’re that good.” Who’s to say that it wasn’t the case and the strength of faith of... Read More

Lindsay Park-Trained Filly Formality Impresses With Her Fast Sectional Times

Raced in a Coolmore partnership, Formality is now unbeaten in two starts having won a Two-Year-Old Fillies’ Maiden Handicap (1100m) at Werribee on 5 January when racing on debut. On Saturday, Formality began brilliantly from barrier seven and went straight to the front. She then settled well, racing on the rails with the Clinton McDonald-trained... Read More

Dracarys (AUS)

O: James Harron Bloodstock Colts, Mrs B C Bateman, Love Racing, Doyles Breeding & Racing, P Mehrten, Rockingham Thoroughbreds, A & Mrs F A Ingham, G1g Racing & Breeding, S N Gillard & D Saab B: Arrowfield Group Pty Ltd T: Peter and Paul Snowden W: Maiden Plate, 1000m, Warwick Farm, 8 February S: Magic... Read More

Man From Uncle Heading For Stardom

Having only his fourth race start and after sitting wide for much of the race, Man From Uncle overpowered Guard of Honour (Northern Meteor) close to home to win by a neck with Generalissimo (Dream Ahead) a close up third in 1:11.20. Man From Uncle was well backed late but had been overlooked by many... Read More

Steve Talks To David Price

That metamorphosis was accelerated, in part, by his 2001 Inglis Classic sale $55,000 purchase – in conjunction with John Foote – of a robust son of El Moxie (Conquistador Cielo). He was, of course, to be named Silent Witness and sold to Hong Kong where he won his first 17 starts and was the world... Read More

Steve Speaks To Jonathan D’Arcy

From 2014 to 2016, the Inglis Classic sale average jumped almost 40 per cent to more than $57,000 and this year’s February auction ought not be a ‘hard sell’ given the recent racetrack exploits of 2015 graduates Extreme Choice (Not A Single Doubt), Yankee Rose (All American) and I Am A Star (I Am Invincible).... Read More