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.
- ● Hugh Bowman wins Jockeys' Championship
- ● Williams already started on Hong Kong work
- ● Perfect draw to Takedown Gr 1 rivals in HK
- ● Gary Portelli HK Audio - Rebel Dane
The Hong Kong International Sprint has been taken out 12 times by Australian bred performers since its introduction in 1999 but a victory by the Gary Moore-trained Takedown or Gary Portelli's Rebel Dane next Sunday would make either only the second winner bred, owned and trained in this country.
The late sire Stratum was responsible for his second Group One winner in seven days when Stratum Star grabbed a last stride win in a controversial finish to the $1 million Kingston Town Classic at Ascot on Saturday.