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Daily News | 9th December 2019

  • NEW Maximum Brownie Points for West’s Security

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Although he will always carry the baggage of having been the only winner in the history of the Kentucky Derby to be disqualified, the Gary & Mary West-owned Maximum Security is doing far more on the track for his reputation than any court cases or appeals ever could. Over the weekend, the son of the West’s Gr1 Breeders Cup Juvenile-winning stallion New Year’s Day (Street Cry) added another Gr1 victory to his own growing record. While smashing his rivals by 3.5-lengths in the prestigious Cigar Mile was obviously a wonderfully emphatic way to end his 3YO season (6 from 8 despite the Derby imbroglio), the real excitement for connections is what lies ahead next year. Over the next three months there are the $9 million Pegasus, the $20 million Saudi Cup and the $12 million Dubai World Cup to look forward to.

  • NEW Strong Edinburgh Park Draft for the Gold Coast

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Highly respected NSW yearling vendor Edinburgh Park has 14 yearlings catalogued for the 2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale, and after Sunday’s sensational Gr1 Longines Sprint win by Beat The Clock (Hinchinbrook), one of their Day-1 lots, an early August colt, is bound to attract attention. By the same ill-fated half-brother to champion sire Snitzel, Lot 208’s grandam is a half-sister to the brilliant Gr1 Coolmore Stakes winner Northern Meteor, now an influential sire-of-sires. In a draft where all but two (in-demand Written Tycoon) of the 14 are by different stallions, another early August foal is Lot 181, by buzz freshman yearling sire Winning Rupert out of a Group-placed half-sister to Naantali. With the Brazen Beau stock among the must-haves at the sale, a filly by him (Lot 530) boasts a grandam whose half-brother is star Arrowfield stallion Not a Single Doubt, sire last weekend of his sixty-seventh individual stakes-winner. Given the huge anticipation associated with yearlings by US Triple Crown winner American Pharoah whose first northern hemisphere crop has been imposing, the colt out of 6-time winner Quicksilver Lass (Lot 663) will have admirers: his dam is a half-sister to multiple Gr1-performed Gr1 Rosehill Guineas hero D’Argento. To see the full Edinburgh Park line-up, click here.

    D'Argento

    D'Argento is closely related to Lot 663 (pic: Steve Hart)
  • Beat The Clock Wins Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Sprint

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
    -
    J: J Moreira
    T: J J Size
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Hinchinbrook
    D: Flion Fenena
    0.3L
    J: K Teetan
    T: J J Size
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Denman
    D: De Chorus
    0.4L
    J: Z Purton
    T: J Moore
    W: 53 kgs
    S: Sebring
    D: Pinocchio
    0.8L
    J: J Bowman
    T: F C Lor
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Exceed And Excel
    D: With Fervour
    • Track: Sha Tin
    • Race: $20,000,000 Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m)
    • Winner: 6YO gelding Beat The Clock (Hinchinbrook-Flion Fenena, by Lion Hunter)
    • Placings: 5YO gelding Hot King Prawn & 3YO gelding Aethero
    • Winning Sire: Hinchinbrook (Fastnet Rock-Snippet’s Lass, by Snippets)
    • Stud Farm: Yarraman Park Stud
    • Trainer: John Size
    • Jockey: Joao Moreira
    • Race record: 9 wins and 14 placings from 23 starts for HK$46,861,525 in earnings
    • Sales Info: A 70,000 yearling consigned by Yarraman Park Stud at the 2015 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale & subsequently a $200,000 juvenile consigned by Prima Park Bloodstock at the 2015 NZB 2YO Horses in Training Sale
  • Super Six Inglis Sprint Graduates

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    In Sunday afternoon’s Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m), outstanding Premier Yearling Sale graduate Beat The Clock (subsequently resold as a 2YO at the NZB Ready to Run Sale) claimed his third Gr1 success of the year in a race where the first six horses over the line were Inglis graduates. Ridden patiently by Joao Moreira, Beat The Clock (Hinchinbrook-Flion Fenena) settled off the speed set by star Easter 3YO Aethero before timing his run to perfection to hit the front just metres from the finishing post. In a remarkable feat, he beat fellow Inglis graduates Hot King Prawn, Aethero, Mr Stunning, Full Of Beauty and Wishful Thinker. The first half-dozen over the line came through a wide range of Inglis sales including Premier, Easter, Classic, Great Southern and the Australian Weanling Sale. Beat The Clock’s triumph followed Gr1 wins in the Centenary Sprint Cup in January and Chairman’s Sprint Prize in April.

  • In Her Time Scratched From Hong Kong Sprint

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Meanwhile, Australian fans at Sha Tin and abroad were left lamenting what could have been after the Kris Less-trained mare In Her Time was scratched from the 1200m dash. The sole Australian runner in the quartet of Gr1 events was withdrawn from the race under instruction of the Stewards after a veterinary examination confirmed the dual Gr1-winning sprinter has a quarter crack in her near side front hoof. A statement was released by the HKJC on Sunday morning, which said, “An inspection of In Her Time conducted by the Veterinary Officers this morning (Sunday morning) has found the horse to be lame in the left front leg. As In Her Time is not suitable to race she has been withdrawn by order of the Stewards acting on veterinary advice.” Leading Sydney jockey Brenton Avdulla would have been more disappointed than most having flown for 9 hours to ride fo the first time in Hong Kong.

    In Her Time

    In Her Time (pic: Mark Gatt)
  • Glory Vase Wins Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Vase

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
    -
    J: J Moreira
    T: Tomohito Ozeki
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Deep Impact
    D: Mejiro Tsubone
    3.5L
    J: C Soumillon
    T: Mikio Matsunaga
    W: 55.5 kgs
    S: Orfevre
    D: Lilacs And Lace
    3.7L
    J: Z Purton
    T: A S Cruz
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Teofilo
    D: Contrary
    4.3L
    J: O Murphy
    T: Mitsuru Hashida
    W: 55.5 kgs
    S: Harbinger
    D: Reizend
    • Track: Sha Tin
    • Race: HK$20,000,000 Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m)
    • Winner: 4YO horse Glory Vase (Deep Impact-Mejiro Tsubone, by Swept Overboard)
    • Placings: 5YO mare Lucky Lilac & 6YO gelding Exultant
    • Winning Sire: Deep Impact (Sunday Silence-Wind In her Hair, by Alzao)
    • Stud Farm: Shadai Stallion Station
    • Trainer: Tomohito Ozeki
    • Jockey: Joao Moreira
    • Race record: 4 wins and 3 placings from 10 starts for HK$24,344,790 in earnings
    • Sales Info: A ¥52,000,000 yearling at the 2016 JRA Select Yearling & Foal Sale
    • Vendor: Lake Villa Farm
  • Silk Racing Get Their Hong Hong Gr1

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    They might have been forced to leave their Champion mare Almond Eye at home in Japan when an elevated temperature meant she couldn’t fly to Hong Kong for the Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Mile, but Silk Racing didn’t have to wait long to get compensation. In the first of Hong Kong’s Longines-sponsored International Races at Sha Tin, 4YO entire Glory Vase creamed his rivals when sweeping past leader and local Hong Kong hero Exultant (Teofilo), who was also passed by fellow Japanese raider Lucky Lilac (Orfevre) down the Sha Tin straight. In fact, had Exultant not held off the strong finish of 2019 Goodwood Nassau Stakes winner Deidre (Harbinger), the Gr1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m) would have resulted in an all-Japan trifecta on an afternoon where Japan's horses reigned supreme – winning three of the four feature races.
  • Admire Mars Wins Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Mile

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
    -
    J: C Soumillon
    T: Y Tomomichi
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Daiwa Major
    D: Via Medici
    0.5L
    J: J Moreira
    T: J J Size
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Harbour Watch
    D: London Plane
    1.8L
    J: Z Purton
    T: J Moore
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Road To Rock
    D: Stylish Bel
    2.0L
    J: C P Lemaire
    T: K Hagiwara
    W: 55.5 kgs
    S: Harbinger
    D: Chronologist
    • Track: Sha Tin
    • Race: HK$25,000,000 Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m)
    • Winner: 4YO horse Admire Mars (Daiwa Major-Via Medici, by Medicean)
    • Placings: 5YO gelding Waikuku & 7YO gelding Beauty Generation
    • Winning Sire: Daiwa Major (Sunday Silence-Scarlet Bouquet, by Northern Taste)
    • Stud Farm: Shadai Stallion Station
    • Trainer: Y Tomomichi
    • Jockey: Christophe Soumillon
    • Race record: 6 wins and a placing from 9 starts for HK$33,533,510 in earnings
    • A ¥52,000,000 yearling at the 2017 JRA Select Yearling & Foal Sale
    • Vendor: Northern Farm
  • Win Bright Wins The Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Cup

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: M Matsuoka
    T: Yoshihiro Hatakeyama
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Stay Gold
    D: Summer Eternity
    0.1L
    J: Ryan Moore
    T: A O'Brien
    W: 55.5 kgs
    S: Galileo
    D: Prudenzia
    0.6L
    J: C Y Ho
    T: C Fownes
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Myboycharlie
    D: Lana Girl
    1.8L
    J: J Bowman
    T: F C Lor
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Pierro
    D: Stormy Choice
    • Track: Sha Tin
    • Race:HK $28,000,000 Gr1 Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m)
    • Winner: 6YO horse Win Bright (Stay Gold-Summer Eternity, by Admire Cozzene)
    • Placings: 5YO mare Magic Wand & 6YO gelding Rise High
    • Winning Sire: Stay Gold (Sunday Silence-Golden Sash, by Dictus)
    • Stud Farm: N/A
    • Trainer: Yoshihiro Hatakeyama
    • Jockey: M Matsuoka
    • Race record: 9 wins and 2 placings from 21 starts for HK$50,906,130 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A
  • Stars to Converge on Swan Valley for MM Perth

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    An outstanding line up of prospective racetrack stars will converge on the Swan Valley early next year when the world class sales complex hosts the 2020 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale. The complex in Middle Swan was unveiled earlier this year and with the new selling auditorium due for completion prior to the 2020 auction there's added excitement to today's release of the online catalogue. To be held on Monday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 18, the sale has brought together a quality catalogue of 331 lots. With graduates including Group One winners Black Heart Bart, Boom Time, Silent Sedition, Great Shot, Scenic Blast, Moment of Change, Magnifisio, Eagle Regiment and Scenic Shot, the Perth Yearling Sale is regarded as one of the best producing auctions in Australasia. Among the pedigree highlights are half, three quarter or full-relations to classy stakes-winners including Agent Pippa, Clearly Innocent, Delicacy, Dig Deep, Hobart Jones, Kiss Bang Love, Leonardo da Hinchi, Let Her Rip, Platoon, Quilista, Showy Chloe, Tellem We're Comin and Vital Silver. The variety of stock on offer is another feature with no fewer than 87 individual sires represented with strong interest set to surround the stock by a record 21 freshman sires including locals Awesome Rock, King's Troop, Lucky Street, Mahuta, Rommel and Vert De Grece. To view the catalogue for the 2020 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale click here or download via the Equineline iPad app.

    Quilista

    Quilista has a sibling at the 2020 Magic Millions Perth Sale (pic: Steve Hart)
  • Most MM Perth Yearlings Westspeed Eligible

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    In a great boost for local buyers at the 2020 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale (see above), more than 93% of yearlings catalogued are eligible for either the Westspeed Platinum or standard Westspeed scheme. Some 84 lots are BOBS eligible and all lots offered are eligible to be paid up for the $12.69 million Magic Millions Race Series. The sale will be preceded by the Magic Millions Raceday at Pinjarra on February 8 - featuring the $250,000 Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic (RL) and $150,000 Magic Millions WA 3YO Trophy (RL). This year's 2YO Classic will incorporate the crowning of the inaugural winner of the $75,000 Magic Millions WA Racing Women's Bonus.
  • Snowdens Aim At MM 2YO Classic With Sancy

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Overlooked by buyers at the 2019 Magic Millions Yearling Sale due to X-Rays that weren’t perfect, well-bred 2YO filly Sancy (I Am Invincible-Thiamandi, by Street Boss) has rocketed into contention for January’s $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Clasic (1200m). Out of Gr3 winner Thiamandi, the daughter of hot sire I Am Invincible went from being a $50 chance to $15 in markets after an impressive debut victory in Saturday’s opening event at Rosehill Gardens. Trained by Peter and Paul Snowden, who obviously think a great deal of her, $180,000 pass-in Sancy’s potential pathway to the big Gold Coast juvenule sprint is likely to be through the Gr3 B.J. McLachlan Stakes at Eagle Farm between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day which would give her two weeks before her major assignment.

    Sancy

    Sancy (pic: Steve Hart)
  • Patrick Erin Returns Home

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Gr1-winning stayer Patrick Erin has returned to the Wingatui stable of Brian and Shane Anderton, reports NZ Racing Desk. The son of Gallant Guru had spent the majority of the last two seasons in the care of leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller, who guided him to victory in the Gr1 Metropolitan Handicap (2400m) at Randwick. The now 8YO-old gelding also recorded fourth-placings in the Gr2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) and Gr3 Kingston Town Stakes (1800m). Patrick Erin was set to contest last season’s Gr1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), however, an elevated temperature resulted in his scratching on the eve of the famous race. The Andertons will be looking to add to Patrick Erin’s winning tally in New Zealand, where he won 10 races prior to his Australian venture, including victory in the Listed Riverton Cup (2147m).
  • Paddock Accident Forces Sunlight Surgery

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Undoubtedly one of the best, and most popular, racehorses in Australia has injured herself in the paddock, and will require surgery, reports racing.com. Ultra-conistent premium galloper Sunlight, who led home a Zoustar trifecta in the Gr1 Coolmore Stud Stakes ahead of the males, “has chipped the bottom of her splint bone off on her nearside hind leg,” said trainer Tony McEvoy. Not considered a serious issue, McEvoy revealed, “I've spoken to the surgeon and to my vets and normally, it is a very straightforward procedure, although it's an anesthetic, which is always a risk." As a result the Gr1 Black Caviar Lightning is off the agenda for the triple Gr1 winner who will hopefully have her return delayed by just a few weeks.

  • Lisa Chittick To Be Remembered With New Race

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Leading thoroughbred nursery Waikato Stud has strengthened its relationship with the Matamata Racing Club in the creation of a fillies and mares’ race with special meaning. Appropriately, the race is named in honour of the late Lisa Chittick and will be contested at the MRC’s annual Premier meeting, Matamata Breeders’ Stakes day on February 22. The Lisa Chittick Plate will be an open 1400m race run under set weight and penalty conditions with a stake of $40,000. “It means a lot to my family and no doubt the O’Sullivan family to be able to stage a race at Matamata in honour of Lisa,” said her former husband, Waikato Stud principal Mark Chittick. “Matamata Breeders’ Stakes day was Lisa’s favourite race meeting of the year and it’s entirely fitting to see this race added to the programme.” Waikato Stud already sponsors the Gr3 Waikato Stud Slipper (1200m), a two-year-old colts and geldings’ feature that complements the Gr 2 J Swap Contractors Matamata Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) for juvenile fillies. The third black-type race on the February 22 card is the Listed Matamata Veterinary Services Kaimai Stakes (2000m). “The Matamata Racing Club recognises Waikato Stud as a huge industry force, and one that Lisa Chittick made an immeasurable contribution to,” MRC chairman Dennis Ryan said.
  • Stallion Burgundy Sadly Put Down

    Monday, 9th December 2019
    Stunningly-bred Redoute’s Choice sire-son Burgundy was put down at Cambridge Stud on Friday, having contracted acute laminitis in his front feet. His condition had deteriorated over the past 72 hours and the decision was made between the major partners that he should not suffer further. Burgundy was a $1,300,000 yearling when sold by his breeders Philip and Sir Peter Vela, the owners of Pencarrow Stud. Out of Gr1 winner Grand Echezeaux, he was a three-quarter brother in blood to Darci Brahma, champion sprinter in New Zealand in 2006. His dam was a three-quarter sister to the great racemare Romanee Conti, the dam of Melbourne and Caulfield Cup winner Ethereal. He raced in the famous Te Akau colours and was described by managing owner David Ellis as “the fastest horse ever trained at Te Akau.” A multiple group winner and G1-placed in the Telegraph Handicap, Burgundy retired to stud with the credentials to become a stallion and he was syndicated to stand at Cambridge where he will be missed by everyone, particularly Julian Corban who handled him the most. Represented to date by five stakes-performers, Burgundy is the sire of the 2017-18 NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year, Dijon Bleu. His most recent stakes winner is 2YO gelding La Romanee who won the Listed Welcome Stakes (1000m) at Riccarton Park during November.

    Burgundy

    Burgundy at Cambridge Stud (pic: Trish Dunell)
  • Kay Cee Wins Gr1 MM Kingston Town Classic

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
    -
    J: S Parnham
    T: N D Parnham
    W: 50 kgs
    S: Playing God
    D: Flirt 'n' Hope
    0.5L
    J: John Allen
    T: M J Williams
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Deportivo
    D: Grenoble
    1.0L
    J: B Rawiller
    T: James Cummings
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Azamour
    D: Baisse
    1.8L
    J: S Mc Gruddy
    T: G & A Williams
    W: 52 kgs
    S: Sebring
    D: Stormy Nova
    • Track: Ascot
    • Race: $1,000,000 Gr1 MM Kingston Town Classic (1800m)
    • Winner: 3YO filly Kay Cee (Playing God-Flirt 'n' Hope, by McFlirt)
    • Placings: 9YO gelding Gailo Chop & 6YO gelding Best Of Days
    • Winning Sire: Playing God (Blackfriars-Dolly Will Do, by Rubiton)
    • Stud Farm: Mungrup Stud
    • Trainer: Neville Parnham
    • Jockey: Steven Parnham
    • Race record: 4 wins and 3 placings from 8 starts for $925,200 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A

    At Ascot in Perth, Mungrup Stud stallion Playing God (Blackfriars-Dolly Will Do, by Rubiton) celebrated a Gr1 triumph when his 3YO daughter Kay Cee (Playing God-Flirt 'n' Hope, by McFlirt) scored by 0.65-length for trainer Neville Parnham in the $1,000,000 Gr1 MM Kingston Town Classic (1800m) from 9YO gelding Gailo Chop & 6YO gelding Best Of Days. The result created a little slice of history for her sire, as the Kingston Town was the race that defined Playing God, an event he won back-to-back in 2010 and 2011. Sent off at $11, Kay Cee jumped perfectly from her inside barrier, never leaving the fence as she sat just off the pace-making runner-up Gailo Chop who looked a winner everywhere bar the last 30 metres. Amazingly, for a filly whose only unplaced run from 7 starts was on debut when fourth, Kay Cee’s average starting price is $7.70. According to thewest.com.au, her trainer said, “It’s a very big thrill today to win it with a horse I think a lot of. Steven (her jockey) came up with an interesting stat during the day that there’s never been a horse that’s actually run past her in a race. That’s how much form he does. I knew she had the toughness.” Her maiden Gr1 success improved Kay Cee’s record to 4 wins (including the Listed Burgess Queen Stakes) and 3 placings (including the Gr2 WA Guineas & Gr3 Champion Fillies Stakes) from 8 starts for $925,200 in earnings.

  • Wyndspelle Wins Gr1 Captain Cook Stakes

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: J L Waddell
    T: J Benner & H Wynyard
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Iffraaj
    D: Western Star
    1.3L
    J: L J Allpress
    T: M K Oulaghan
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Per Incanto
    D: Ages Past
    2.1L
    J: J K Riddell
    T: M Baker & A Forsman
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Nom Du Jeu
    D: Valda's Dream
    3.4L
    J: M T Coleman
    T: K & B Kelso
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Savabeel
    D: Sopra Tutto
    • Track: Trentham
    • Race: $200,000 Gr1 Captain Cook Stakes (1600m)
    • Winner: 6YO horse Wyndspelle (Iffraaj-Western Star, by High Chaparral)
    • Placings: 7YO gelding Shadows Cast & 6YO gelding True Enough
    • Winning Sire: Iffraaj (Zafonic-Pastorale, by Nureyev)
    • Stud Farm: Haunui Farm
    • Trainer: Johno Benner & Hollie Wynyard
    • Jockey: Jason Waddell
    • Race record: 4 wins and 16 placings from 39 starts for $657,116 in earnings
    • Sales Info: $75,000 yearling at the 2015 NZB NYSS
    • Vendor: Hallmark Stud

    At Trentham in New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, Haunui Farm shuttler Iffraaj (Zafonic-Pastorale, by Nureyev) celebrated a Gr1 triumph when 6YO stallion Wyndspelle (Iffraaj-Western Star, by High Chaparral) scored a hard-fought, but comprehensive, 1.3-length victory for trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard in the $200,000 Gr1 Captain Cook Stakes (1600m). In defeating 7YO gelding Shadows Cast & 6YO gelding True Enough, Wyndspelle rid himself of the unwanted reputation as one of New Zealand’s leading Gr1 bridesmaids – a horse who had come ever-so-close to winning a premium race by placing 5 times. After getting back soon after the start Wyndspelle managed to save ground along the fence, popping off at the right time when the field had wheeled for home. Showing plenty of dash to the line as short-priced Supera struggled to quicken from near the rear of the field, Wyndspelle pounced on Shadows Cast to win going away. The victory improved Wyndspelle’s record to 4 wins (including the Gr2 Waikato Guineas) & 16 placings (including the Gr1 Tarzino Trophy, Gr1 WFA Stakes, Gr1 Thorndon Mile, Gr1 Windsor Park Stakes, Gr1 Cantala Stakes and Gr1 Diamond Stakes), for $622,635 in earnings.

  • The Celt Wins Gr2 AJ Scahill Stakes

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: C Johnston-Porter
    T: Ms A King
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Planet Five
    D: Cintrice
    0.4L
    J: Chris Parnham
    T: Simon Miller
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Frost Giant
    D: Melba Avenue
    1.9L
    J: Mitchell Pateman
    T: D T McAuliffe
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Universal Ruler
    D: Royal Escapade
    2.0L
    J: W Pike
    T: A G Durrant
    W: 59 kgs
    S: Written Tycoon
    D: Best Feature
    • Track: Ascot
    • Race: $200,000 Gr2 AJ Scahill Stakes (1400m)
    • Winner: 6YO gelding The Celt (Planet Five-Cintrice, by Tribu)
    • Placings: 4YO gelding Valour Road & 5YO gelding Abdicator
    • Winning Sire: Planet Five (Storm Cat-Six Perfections, by Celtic Swing)
    • Stud Farm: Touchstone Farm
    • Trainer: Ms A King
    • Jockey: Clint Johnston-Porter
    • Race record: 8 wins and 12 placings from 39 starts for $603,350 in earnings
    • Sales Info: $4,500 yearling at the 2015 Magic Millions Perth Sale
    • Vendor: Rosalee Park
  • Not An Option Wins Gr2 Challenge Stakes

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: L G Innes
    T: A W Pike
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Not A Single Doubt
    D: Chintz
    1.3L
    J: M Singh
    T: G R Vile
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Power
    D: Hell Yeah
    1.8L
    J: J K Riddell
    T: M Baker & A Forsman
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Fastnet Rock
    D: Diademe
    3.3L
    J: C W Johnson
    T: D R Wiles
    W: 54.5 kgs
    S: Swiss Ace
    D: Ma Belle Ami
    • Track: Trentham
    • Race: $100,000 Gr2 Challenge Stks (1100m)
    • Winner: 2YO colt Not An Option (Not A Single Doubt-Chintz, by Savabeel)
    • Placings: 2YO gelding Power 'n' Glory & 2YO colt Unition
    • Winning Sire: Not A Single Doubt (Redoute’s Choice-Singles Bar, by Rory’s Jester)
    • Stud Farm: Arrowfield Stud
    • Trainer: Tony Pike
    • Jockey: Leith Innes
    • Race record: 2 wins from 2 starts for $76,560 in earnings
    • Sales Info: $240,000 at the 2019 NZB NYSS
    • Vendor: Curraghmore
  • Riodini Wins Gr3 Bonecrusher Stakes

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: S T Collett
    T: N W Tiley
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Proisir
    D: Giardini
    1.5L
    J: A J Calder
    T: Ms J Surgenor
    W: 54.5 kgs
    S: Showcasing
    D: Rodrigo Rose
    2.8L
    J: S M Mc Kay
    T: L R Noble
    W: 54.5 kgs
    S: Makfi
    D: Enjay
    3.0L
    J: S R Weatherley
    T: R James & R Wellwood
    W: 54.5 kgs
    S: Per Incanto
    D: Don't Dilly Dally
    • Track: Ellerslie
    • Race: $70,000 Gr3 Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m)
    • Winner: 3YO gelding Riodini (Proisir-Giardini, by Perfectly Ready)
    • Placings: 3YO filly Showoroses & 3YO filly Familia
    • Winning Sire: Proisir (Choisir-Prophet Jewel, by Encosta de Lago)
    • Stud Farm: Rich Hill Stud
    • Trainer: Nigel Tiley
    • Jockey: Sam Collett
    • Race record: 4 wins from 4 starts for $70,125 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A
  • Etah James Wins Listed Pakenham Cup

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: Fred W Kersley
    T: Matthew Cumani
    W: 54 kgs
    S: Raise The Flag
    D: Etah
    1.5L
    J: L Currie
    T: T & C McEvoy
    W: 54 kgs
    S: Sizzling
    D: Abscond
    2.3L
    J: Patrick Moloney
    T: M & L Cerchi
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Galileo
    D: Midday
    5.5L
    J: N Callow
    T: D & B Hayes & T Dabernig
    W: 54.5 kgs
    S: Dark Angel
    D: Polished Gem
    • Track: Pakenham
    • Race: $300,000 Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m)
    • Winner: 7YO mare Etah James (Raise The Flag-Etah, by Danasinga)
    • Placings: 4YO gelding Secret Blaze & 7YO gelding Midterm
    • Winning Sire: Raise The Flag (Sadler’s Wells-Hasili, by Kahyasi)
    • Stud Farm: White Robe Lodge
    • Trainer: Matthew Cumani
    • Jockey: Fred Kersley
    • Race record: 7 wins and 2 placings from 26 starts for $455,971 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A
  • Beautiful Mind Wins Listed Jungle Dawn Classic

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: D Yendall
    T: L Smith
    W: 55 kgs
    S: So You Think
    D: Small Minds
    0.2L
    J: J Whiting
    T: L P Luciani
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Blackfriars
    D: Prime Knockout
    0.5L
    J: Joseph Azzopardi
    T: D R Harrison
    W: 55 kgs
    S: Maschino
    D: Classical Snow
    0.6L
    J: Chris Parnham
    T: A G Durrant
    W: 60 kgs
    S: Redoute's Choice
    D: Star Encounter
    • Track: Ascot
    • Race: $100,000 Listed Jungle Dawn Classic (1400m)
    • Winner: 5YO mare Beautiful Mind (So You Think-Small Minds, by Canny Lad)
    • Placings: 5YO mare Like A Butterfly & 4YO mare Snowchino
    • Winning Sire: So You Think (High Chaparral-Triassic, by Tights)
    • Stud Farm: Coolmore Stud
    • Trainer: Lindsey Smith
    • Jockey: Dean Yendall
    • Race record: 4 wins and 3 placings from 9 starts for $129,935 in earnings
    • Sales Info: $250,000 yearling at the 2016 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale
    • Vendor: Goldin Farms
  • Spurcraft Wins Listed Bribie Handicap

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: Leslie Tilley
    T: C J White
    W: 55 kgs
    S: Jet Spur
    D: Carnivale Queen
    2.8L
    J: L V Cassidy
    T: James Cummings
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Commands
    D: Jerezana
    3.6L
    J: James Orman
    T: Tony & Maddysen Sears
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Tycoon Ruler
    D: Meg's Ace
    4.7L
    J: Jake Bayliss
    T: T J Gollan
    W: 54 kgs
    S: I Am Invincible
    D: Miss Alberta
    • Track: Doomben
    • Race: $125,000 Listed Bribie Handicap (1050m)
    • Winner: 6YO gelding Spurcraft (Jet Spur-Carnivale Queen, by Starcraft)
    • Placings: 7YO gelding Badajoz & 7YO gelding Tycoon Ace
    • Winning Sire: Jet Spur (Flying Spur-Verocative, by Bletchingly)
    • Stud Farm: Corella Stud
    • Trainer: C J White
    • Jockey: Leslie Tilley
    • Race record: 9 wins and 5 placings from 14 starts for $296,825 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A
  • Niccanova Wins Listed Brisbane Hcp

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: James Orman
    T: S P Tregea
    W: 57.5 kgs
    S: Nicconi
    D: Dananova
    0.3L
    J: B N Stewart
    T: Bjorn Baker
    W: 56.5 kgs
    S: Pins
    D: Luxurious Lady
    1.1L
    J: M Mc Gillivray
    T: B S Baldwin
    W: 58 kgs
    S: Casino Prince
    D: Melody
    1.2L
    J: Ron Stewart
    T: Natalie McCall
    W: 57.5 kgs
    S: Medaglia D'Oro
    D: Diamondrella
    • Track: Doomben
    • Race: $125,000 Listed Brisbane Hcp (1600m)
    • Winner: 6YO gelding Niccanova (Nicconi-Dananova, by Snippetson)
    • Placings: 7YO gelding Sir Plush & 6YO gelding The Candy Man
    • Winning Sire: Nicconi (Bianconi-Nicola Lass, by Scenic)
    • Stud Farm: Widden Stud
    • Trainer: Steve Tregea
    • Jockey: James Orman
    • Race record: 8 wins and 6 placings from 21 starts for $556,175 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A
  • Frangipani Moon Wins Listed Inglis Just Now Qlty

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: Jake Bayliss
    T: David Vandyke
    W: 54 kgs
    S: Spirit Of Boom
    D: Equality
    0.5L
    J: Ms S Thornton
    T: T J Gollan
    W: 54 kgs
    S: O'Reilly
    D: Futoon
    1.8L
    J: Ron Stewart
    T: J G Symons & S Laxon
    W: 54 kgs
    S: Fastnet Rock
    D: Gretchen
    1.9L
    J: B N Stewart
    T: L J Hatch
    W: 58 kgs
    S: Rothesay
    D: Like The Wind
    • Track: Doomben
    • Race: $125,000 Listed Inglis Just Now Qlty (1350m)
    • Winner: 4YO mare Frangipani Moon (Spirit Of Boom-Equality, by Conatus)
    • Placings: 5YO mare Shalwa & 8YO mare Mewstone Rock
    • Winning Sire: Spirit Of Boom (Sequalo-Temple Spirit, by Special Dane)
    • Stud Farm: Eureka Stud
    • Trainer: David Vandyke
    • Jockey: Jake Bayliss
    • Race record: 3 wins and 5 placings from 11 starts for $131,150 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A
  • Sanabreanna Wins Listed Sir Ernest Lee-Steere

    Monday, 9th December 2019
     Mrgn.Runners
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    J: Joseph Azzopardi
    T: D R Harrison
    W: 53 kgs
    S: Red Hot Choice
    D: Sanabresa
    0.5L
    J: W Pike
    T: A G Durrant
    W: 57 kgs
    S: Sessions
    D: Highest
    1.5L
    J: P Carbery
    T: S R Casey
    W: 55 kgs
    S: Toronado
    D: Demasheen
    2.3L
    J: Chris Parnham
    T: N D Parnham
    W: 59 kgs
    S: War Chant
    D: Ambers Halo
    • Track: Ascot
    • Race: $100,000 Listed Sir Ernest Lee-Steere (1400m)
    • Winner: 3YO filly Sanabreanna (Red Hot Choice-Sanabresa, by Scenic)
    • Placings: 3YO gelding Massimo & 3YO gelding Laverrod
    • Winning Sire: Red Hot Choice (Redoute’s Choice-Red Hot Mama, by General Nediym)
    • Stud Farm: N/A
    • Trainer: Doug Harrison
    • Jockey: Joseph Azzopardi
    • Race record: 2 wins and 3 placings from 7 starts for $129,335 in earnings
    • Sales Info: N/A

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