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A big team of Triple Crown Syndications owners celebrated an impressive win at Sandown on Wednesday for Sebring four year-old Wild Fire. The Peter Moody trained gelding dashed clear to win by nearly four lengths over 1200 metres, his third win from 11 starts with prizemoney just shy of $70,000. A $100,000 Magic Millions purchase [...][ Read More ]
The 2015 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale produced some strong results with particular demand for yearlings from the last crop of our ill-fated champion sire Northern Meteor. Northern Meteor was fourth on the sire averages with 10 yearlings averaging $171,500, his top seller a strongly built chestnut filly from Ryzkhina (IRE) that made $420,000 for Woodside [...][ Read More ]
Dual Group I winner Star Witness produced his first winner in South Africa on Saturday when two year-old filly Mella Maria won on debut at Turffontein. Prepared by Mike Azzie, she skipped away to win the 1000 metre scamper by two and a half lengths. Mella Maria was a modest Magic Millions National Yearling purchase [...][ Read More ]
As a well-seasoned five year-old mare, Robert Smerdon believed Shamal Wind’s opportunity to win a Group I race may have passed, but that all changed at Caulfield on Saturday when the Widden Stud bred and sold daughter of Dubawi (IRE) produced a withering finish to charge home and win the Group I MRC Oakleigh Plate. [...][ Read More ]