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Sep 19
2011

AUS-BRED INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS CONTINUES

Recently crowned NZ Champion 2yo Anabandana won her first outing as a 3YO in the Gr3 Gold Trail Stakes and led home an Aus-bred trifecta in the NZ 3YO fillies race.  Purchased as a weanling for $26,000; the dual Gr1 winner is the second Aus-bred winner of this race since 2001.  Aus-bred horses have only 6% of the
Sep 19
2011

A GOOD HORSE CAN CHANGE YOUR ADDRESS

It's an old saying about racing "a good horse can change your address".  

The owners of Sincero have found such a horse - purchased for only $8,000 at Inglis Classic - and now a dual Gr1 winner of $1.4million. 

The breeder of Sincero won't be changing his address, or his methodology

Sep 12
2011

AUSTRALIAN-BREDS - THE SPIRIT OF WINNING

For a copy of the Aushorse Column that appeared in today's edition of ANZ Bloodstock News CLICK HERE.
Sep 05
2011

AUSTRALIAN-BREDS - DOMINATING AT HOME AND ABROAD

For a copy of the Aushorse Column "Australian-Breds - Dominating at Home and Abroad" that appeared in today's edition of ANZ Bloodstock New CLICK HERE.

Sep 05
2011

CAPTAIN OBVIOUS WINS SINGAPORE G3

In Singapore yesterday, former West Australian Alwyn Park Stud shuttler Verglas (Highest Honor-Rahaam, by Secreto) added group success when Australian-bred 6YO gelding Captain Obvious (Verglas-Shathor, by Tirol) led all-the-way to score by a head in the S$200,000 (A$160,000) weight-for-age Gr3 Jumbo Jet Trophy (1400m) at Kranji.

Captain Obvious (ridden by Benny Woodworth for Australian

Sep 05
2011

TURKISH G2 WIN FOR MUSIR

In Turkey overnight, flagship Arrowfield Stud stallion & former Australian Champion Sire Redoute's Choice (Danehill-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) added a group success when Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum's globe-trotting Australian-bred 5YO entire Musir (Redoute's Choice-Dizzy De Lago, by Encosta De Lago

Sep 03
2011

TRUSTING BACK IN BUSINESS

After two years in the wilderness, enigmatic entire Trusting finally returned to the winner's circle at Warwick Farm on Saturday with a tenacious victory over MyKingdom of Fife (GB) in the Group II ATC Chelmsford Stakes.

The Patinack Farm owned son of Tale of the Cat (USA) looked to have the world at his feet when winning the Group II AJC Warwick Stakes at just his third racestart

Sep 03
2011

SEPOY BREAKS $3MILLION BARRIER

It proved tougher than most fans would have liked but if Sepoy's length victory in Saturday's Group 2 $250,000 Danehill Stakes was not the walk in the park most expected, the least worried person on the track at Flemington was trainer Peter Snowden.

He did the job well", Snowden said

"We wanted to hold him up." He jumps, he leads, we don't want to be

Sep 03
2011

NEW G3 WIN FOR $8K BARGAIN

Blue Gum Farm's Gr1-winning stallion Umatilla (Miswaki-Dancing Show, by Nijinsky) added a group success when 4YO gelding Sincero (Umatilla-Yours As Always, by Prego) returned from a 12-weeks spell to notch his 8th win from his last 9 starts in scoring by a nose in the $125,000 Gr3 Tramway Handicap (1400m) at Warwick Farm.

Sincero (ridden by Chris O'Brien for trainer Stephen

Sep 03
2011

LITTORIO IN EMOTIONAL RETURN

Just when it seemed an international would capture another feature race, the hulking frame of the 2010 BMW Stakes (G1) hero Littorio came with ground devouring strides to nail Glass Harmonium (IRE) in Saturday's Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington.

The 7yo gelding was making his first start since being sidelined with suspensory problems after finishing unplaced in the



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