John Thompson - Rich Hill Stud - Audio Interview
Rich Hill Stud stallion Pentire is chasing his 10th individual Group 1 winner when Rangirangdoo tackles Saturday's Epsom Handicap. Rich Hill's John Thompson spoke to Nathan Exelby about the breeding of Rangirangdoo, Xcellent's exciting younger brother Rockferry and the arrival of English Derby winner Sir Percy for stud duties this year.
- ● NZ Briefs for 20th May 2016
- ● NZ Briefs for 24th May 2016
- ● Group One galloper staying at home
- ● No grand plans for National winner
Certain select top level races are often referred to as 'breed shapers'. The same must be said of champion trainer Gai Waterhouse due to the impact her professional skills have had on Australian breeding at all levels.
Redoute's Choice has made Australia his own. Three general sires titles and a growing dynasty of sons at stud led by the likes of Snitzel and Not A Doubt has ensured a continuance of the dominant influence established by his own sire Danehill .