Kiwi Invincible Winner Headed to Victoria
Talented I Am Invincible three-year-old The Justice League has been transferred to the leading Victorian stable of Darren Weir.
He won three of his 10 starts for Pukekohe Park trainer and part-owner Nigel Tiley and was spelled after he was successful in the Group II Wellington Guineas in March.
“A deal to sell him to Hong King fell through so we sent him over to Darren,” he said. “There’s better money over there and roomier tracks, which will suit him.
“He’s had five weeks work so he’s ready to speed up now.”
A stakes-winner at two, The Justice League has had his share…Click Here for more Information
Sebring Filly Impresses
The opening event at Caulfield on Saturday produced a fast finishing win for the David Hayes and Tom Dabernig trained Sebring filly Sebrikka.
Unplaced in a strong juvenile race won by subsequent stakes-winner Souchez on debut at Rosehill last December, Sebrikka has returned a much stronger filly.
An easy winner when resuming from a spell at Ballarat in May, she showed further improvement in this tougher assignment, charging home from back in the field to win the 1200 metre open juvenile event by a neck.
Sent out favourite she gave her supporters some anxious moments, first when refusing to exit the mounting…Click Here for more Information
Brilliant Return for Mediterranean
An impressive winner at Canterbury on Wednesday for the Peter and Paul Snowden stable was Smart Missile colt Mediterranean, a $280,000 Magic Millions purchase for James Harron Bloodstock/Snowden Racing from the Newgate Farm draft.
Resuming from a spell following two midfield finishes in the Group II ATC Skyline Stakes and Pago Pago Stakes, Mediterranean was well supported on the strength of two recent trial wins.
He made light of the heavy conditions to win the 1200 metre maiden by a length and three-quarters with connections confident there are good things to come.
“I have only seen two other horses win like that…Click Here for more Information
Promising Sebring colt set for Caulfield Guineas Look See
Highlighted as a Breednet One To Follow after cruising to a six length debut win at Wodonga on June 14, Yu Long Sheng Hui made it two wins from two starts when a narrow but impressive winner at Caulfield.
Price admitted to some concern about his greenness when labelling the colt a horse of some promise but will spell him immediately with the…Click Here for more Information
Smart Winner for Missile
Scoring an easy win at Wyong on Thursday was the James Cummings trained Smart Missile gelding Hair Trigger.
Ridden patiently by Blake Shinn after jumping from a wide gate, Hair Trigger was allowed to settle back in the field and despite covering ground found the line with a late rush to win the 1200 metre maiden by three quarters of a length running away.
Bred by Gooree Stud and raced by Arrowfield, who stand his Gooree Stud bred sire Smart Missile, Hair Trigger is the first foal of Touch of Greatness, a minor winner by AJC Australian Derby winner Don Eduardo…Click Here for more Information
Aussie Stakes Success in South Africa
Australian bred two year-olds filled the trifecta in the Group III Langerman Stakes at Kenilworth in South Africa on Saturday led by fast finishing Redoute’s Choice colt Table Bay.
Trained by Joey Ramsden for Mr and Mrs Markus Jooste, Table Bay made it three wins from four starts when he surged late to win the 1500 metre feature by a head in a tight finish over the favourite Our Mate Art (2c Artie Schiller (USA) x Laureldean Dream (USA) with Newlands (2c High Chaparral (IRE) x Delphi Lodge) in third place a length and a quarter back.
A modest $120,000 Inglis…Click Here for more Information
Berlutti makes it 6 individual winners for BlueBlood Thoroughbreds in the past month
The task for trainer Mick Price is about to get tougher after the first-up win of Berlutti at Sandown.
The Caulfield-trained sprinter returned with a strong win in the Le Pine Funerals Handicap on Wednesday, but now Price has to find suitable races.
Price said a liking for wet ground, Sandown and a good first-up record had contributed to Berlutti’s success.
Ridden by apprentice Michael Dee, Berlutti ($5.50) scored by three-quarters-of-a-length from It’s A Shame Billy ($7) with Atunnah Courage ($61) the same margin away third.
“We timed our run so he can have a bit of a winter prep,” Price said.
“With his…Click Here for more Information
LAST TO FIRST WIN FOR ROSETTAS WHEY
Rosettas Whey posted her second win from 8 starts with an impressive last to first victory at Newcastle (Beaumont) on Saturday.
The Gerald Ryan trained daughter of Testa Rossa settled towards the rear of the field before being forced wide around the home turn, giving her rivals a good seven or eight lengths head start.
Ridden patiently by apprentice Travis Wolfgram, the 3yo filly showed a great turn of foot to run them down late, beating Tough As Teak by a short neck with Haut Haut a long head away in third.
The addition of the blinkers and being ridden more quietly…Click Here for more Information
THREE WINNERS IN LESS THAN A WEEK FOR BBT
The winning combination of Tim Martin and Christian Reith continued yesterday when Sea Sharp broke his maiden at Hawkesbury with a strong win in the MINX POMMEROY MAIDEN PLATE (2000 METRES).
Christian Reith positioned Sea Sharp nicely in the run and when he asked him to go, he let down well in the straight and proved too strong for his rivals going on to win by nearly 2 lengths.
“The race worked out perfectly for us from the good draw. The horse was full of running coming to the 300m, I slowly let him go through his gears and I felt…Click Here for more Information
GREAT WEEKEND FOR BLUEBLOOD RUNNERS
Blueblood Thoroughbreds celebrated two winners this weekend when Madam Zabeel broke her maiden at Echuca on Sunday for trainers John and Chris Ledger. The win came less than 48 hours after Vegas Strip also broke her maiden at Cranbourne on Friday night.
Ridden perfectly by young apprentice Ms Sally Sweeney, Madam Zabeel settled nicely in third place before peeling out in the straight where she finished off strong beating home Guru Jim by 1.25L, with Small Town Honey a further 5L away.
“I was quite happy to just sit behind the leader and she was travelling really sweet throughout the run….Click Here for more Information
VEGAS STRIP BRINGS THE PARTY TO CRANBOURNE
Cleverly named filly Vegas Strip (Snitzel x Life Of The Party) becomes the 19th 2yo winner for Snitzel this season after a dominant display in breaking her maiden at Cranbourne on Friday night.
Ridden well by Jake Noonan, the filly led from start to finish and really relished the heavy conditions.
“She’s got race fitness on her side and racing against other competitors that probably lack that at this stage of their career, so I used that to my advantage. On a 2yo, when you can find the fence it’s a massive advantage. Seemed to kick off the corner well, which…Click Here for more Information
Successful Open Day for Blueblood and Mick Price
Thank you to everyone that supported us by attending Mick Price’s stables in Caulfield for Blueblood’s annual Open Day on Sunday 22nd May. It was a most enjoyable afternoon.
The food was great, the weather perfect as always, artistic face painting for the kids and the adults were educated by the informative presentation hosted by Dean Pettit who asked the right questions which were answered by our primary trainer, Mick Price.
The well respected John Ledger along with twin sons Chris and Brad also attended with John…Click Here for more Information
BLACK DENIM KICKS OFF A BIG DAY FOR MICHAEL COSTA
Black Denim became our 3rd individual winner for her new trainer Michael Costa when she broke her maiden in good fashion in the SPRING HILL MAIDEN PLATE (1000 METRES) at Kembla Grange on Saturday.
Ridden perfectly by apprentice Ms Kayla Nisbet, Black Denim settled nicely in the box seat before a gap presented itself in the straight. She kept grinding away and was too strong over the concluding stages, edging clear to win by 1.3 lengths.
“I thought Kayla rode her a treat,” trainer Michael Costa commented.
“They really hummed along quicker than I would have liked, but she (Nisbet) let her…Click Here for more Information