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Gr2-Winner Blackie's Dam At NZB Winter Mixed Sale
Next week’s NZB Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale (Friday 5 August) at the Karaka sales complex in Auckland includes broodmare Diamond Babe (Stravinsky-Guardian Angel, by Groom Dancer) whose up-and-coming 3YO gelded son Blackie (Black Minnaloushe-Diamond Babe) notched his 4th success victory (from his initial 5 starts) in winning March’s Gr2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Garden’s in Sydney. Diamond Babe (offered by Hallmark Stud) has been served by Westbury Stud shuttler & US Gr1-wining world record holder Red Giant; Blackie (now trained by Michael Kent at Cranbourne in Victoria) is her only name foal to date.