MATES RATES

By General

To the casual observer, the win of Mendicity at Belmont Park on September 18 was noteworthy because of the ease of the victory. More importantly the list of owners reveals…

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Valid excels on debut

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John O’Shea trained 3 year-old (Exceed and Excel – Valadon by Woodman) is the latest Belmont Bloodstock yearling purchase to taste racetrack success. Debuting last Saturday at Kembla Grange on…

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Demerit to WA

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In a major coup for the Western Australian breeding industry, Kent & Nina Johnston’s Taunton Vale Stud has secured exciting Group winner Demerit (Lonhro – Shame by Scenic) for stallion…

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Saxon leading the way in WA

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WA Heytesbury Stud’s Gr2-winning freshman stallion Saxon (Danehill-Jeanetta Cochrane, by Sadler’s Wells) recorded his 5th 1st-crop metropolitan winner when 2YO filly Stacks On (Saxon-Zany Lady, by Zeditave) scored over 1000m…

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French Connections

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Melbourne business identities and great friends Peter Maher and Gerry Ryan tasted success at one of the world’s most famous racetracks, Longchamp, earlier this week. Their 3 year-old Tucuman, a…

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Bargain buy paying dividends

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Promising filly She Likes to Rock (pictured left) showed her class by graduating from maiden class to a Flemington victory down the straight (1000m) last Monday. Heavily backed to start a clear favourite, the 3…

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Niblick salutes

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Promising gelding Niblick (Encosta De Lago – Leica Vista) caught the eye last Saturday at Flemington with a barnstorming win over 1400m for leviathan owner Lloyd Williams. The lightly raced 5YO has…

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