With the stallion-making $1million Golden Rose Stakes launching the 3yo Group 1 season it’s the speed sires Zoustar, Star Witness and Nicconi who are living proof of that ‘Australian speed and toughness is what makes champion sires.
With the newly re-established US Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championships – the MATC Series, is in its final events it’s Sycamore Racing V’s 5yo mare Jessica Krupnick who has already the won the 3YO & Up Fillies and Mares Sprint Dirt title.
All Too Hard is half-brother to twice Australian Horse of The Year in Black Caviar, and in being Champion 3YO Colt in 2012-13 he won the Caulfield Guineas, Futurity Stakes, All-Aged Stakes, CF Orr Stakes and second in WS Cox Plate.
The G3 Concorde Stakes (1000m) was billed as a match race and punters got what was promised with Invincible Star and Redzel duking it out from the front but Redzel travelled sweetly throughout and proved too strong. What did J Mac say about Invincible Star?
Back in Roman Times, Caesar’s wife not only had to be virtuous, she had to be seen to be virtuous. It’s all to do with having a high profile - what you do, and how you do it, is just that much more visible to the world than the comings and goings of us lesser mortals.
Timeform rated Pariah the second top Two-year-old of 2016-17 on 118, with Invader and She Will Reign both allocated 119, and ahead of Group 1 winners Summer Passage, Catchy, The Mission and Trapeze Artist.
Legendary Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien was full of praise for the 3YO son of Fastnet Rock as “we knew that he was meeting the field 12 pound wrong than he was in Australia, and it was a big worry for him. He was only a 3YO being treated as a 4YO.”
‘Europe’s Champion Miler twice, and four-time Group 1 winner who broke the track record in the Gr1 Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot’ announces Darley with Ribchester being their Kelvinside freshman sire for 2018.
Richie Boy has had a pretty good week and is very keen to continue the run at Rosehill today. Check out his full preview and best bets. See if you are onside with Richie. Good luck all that are playing.
Will Vega Magic secure his Everest Slot or will the Everest plan fall over today? Check out the full preview for the huge day of racing featuring the Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes. See if you agree. Good luck.