Copyright 2020 Breeding Racing Thursday, 9th July 2020 News / Breeding Racing ( Australian Breeding & Racing Magazine is the definitive guide to the thoroughbred breeding & racing industry across Australia, New Zealand & South-east Asia - a MUST for all equine enthusiasts, potential investors & breeding aficionados. en-us Sixties Groove Wins Listed Grafton Cup %%20200709_GRA_R7:Iron Jack Grafton Cup%% Track: Grafton Race: $200,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) Winner: 7YO gelding Sixties Groove (Sixties Icon-Gift Dancer, by Imperial Dancer) Placings: 5YO gelding The Lord Mayor & 7YO gelding Carzoff Winning Sire: Sixties ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Kosciuszko Favourite Returns to Base Camp In a blow for pre-post backers, Kosciuszko favourite Snitz has been sent to the spelling paddock by his trainer Matt Dunn. The long-time chalk for the lucrative $1.3 million feature run ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Hopes Knight Mariner Can Claim Guineas Exciting 3YO Knight Mariner (Tavistock-Soltina, by O’Reilly) will run in the Gr3 Winx Guineas over 1600m at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday, and his trainer Tony Gollan says the gelding is ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Darain Debut Worth The Wait in Gold It’s been a long time coming, but 2018’s uber expensive Tattersalls Yearling Sale Book-1 sale-topper Darain (Dubawi-Dar Re Mi, by Singspiel) has finally hit the racecourse, with UK bookies wishing he ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Ghaiyyath Vs Enable Rematch Off Meanwhile, connections of Sunday’s brilliant Eclipse Stakes winner Ghaiyyath (Dubawi-Nightime, by Galileo) told he would head to next month’s Gr1 Juddmonte International at York rather than run into Enable (Nathaniel-Concentric, ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Colts Dominate Australian Weanling Sale Day-1 An emotional Verna Metcalfe of Middlebrook Valley Lodge celebrated “an awesome result’’ as an Exceed And Excel colt she offered for long-time client Kate Gadsby topped Day 1 of the Inglis ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Darby Racing Expands Into Pinhooking The day’s second-top lot was a So You Think x Feirin colt (lot 204), which Darby Racing Pinhook purchased online from Olly Tait’s Twin Hills Stud for $150,000. It was one ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Tait Says Market Has Adjusted to Online Reality Twin Hills’ Olly Tait was delighted with Twin Hills’ So You Think colt sold to Darby Racing (see above). “At the end of the day $150,000 is a lot of money,’’ ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Inglis Australian Weanling Sale Day-1 Stats At the conclusion of Day 1, the 2020 Australian Weanling Sale’s average of $33,748 was largely on par with last year’s overall average, despite the challenging circumstances buyers and vendors are ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Signore Fox Wins Listed Ramornie Handicap %%20200708_GRA_R7:Gdsc Ramornie Hcp%% Track: Grafton Race: $200,000 Listed Ramornie Hcp (1200m) Winner: 4YO horse Signore Fox (Exceed And Excel-Sharp Susan, by Touch Gold) Placings: 5YO gelding Haunted & 4YO horse Jonker Winning Sire: Exceed And Excel ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Mystic Journey Plans On Hold Gr1 mare Mystic Journey (Needs Further-White Gold, by Colombia) will stay in Tasmania due to Victoria’s current COVID19 spike, reports She was due to run in the Gr3 Bletchingly Stakes. ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Lopsided Field of Stayers for Grafton Cup This afternoon's $200,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) boasts some pretty smart stayers from key stables around Sydney – seven with a handicap rating of between 91 to 106, however it does ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Another Sydney Campaign for The Bostonian Multiple Group-1 winner The Bostonian is set to cross the Tasman once again this spring to try and add to his elite-level tally. The Tony Pike-trained gelding had another lucrative autumn ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 NSW Border Closed to Victorian Racehorses As a result of the border closure – the first in over 100 years – between NSW and Victoria due to the latter’s latest COVID-19 outbreak, reports that, with immediate ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Maher Backs Racing NSW Border Restrictions For a trainer who, with co-trainer David Eustace, has stables in both Victoria and NSW, one might have expected Ciaron Maher to have been angered or frustrated by Racing NSW’s decision ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Krystal Bishop To Retire from Riding South Australian jockey Krystal Bishop will retire from race riding at the end of the 2019/20 season and will enter a training partnership with John Dunn at Oakbank, reported “Why ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Data Shows Derby Jockeys Miscalculated In an interesting twist to the recent shock Gr1 Epsom Derby result where the first three home averaged a $42.60 starting price, has revealed sectional times that show it became ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Frankel Daughter Heads York's Musidora Stakes A total of nine runners have been declared for the rearranged Gr3 Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York Racecourse this Thursday (14:40 GMT), with John Gosden's Franconia and Roger Charlton's Pocket Square ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000 Spendthrift to stand Met Mile-G1 Winner Vekoma B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm (Kentucky) has acquired the breeding rights to multiple Grade-1-winning millionaire Vekoma. The four-year-old son of leading sire Candy Ride (Arg) captured the prestigious Metropolitan Handicap-G1 at ... Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:00:00 + 1000