Despite being under pressure a long way from home, Sarajevo was able to pick himself up and win at Rosehill.
Darci Charmer underlined his untapped potential with a strong last-to-first win in the $100,000 Open Benchmark 83 race over 1200m on Friday night.
Just after trainer Tan Hor Khoon scored a race-to-race double on Friday, his Japanese colleague Hideyuki Takaoka followed suit by also going two up on the bounce, incidentally with two Japanese-breds raced by Masa Otani of Big Valley Stable.
The Keeper of the Australian Stud Book Jacqueline Stewart predicts a decline in foal numbers in 2015 after completing interim statistics on the 2014 Covering Season.
New Zealand Bloodstock’s three-day Select Sale at Karaka drew to a close on Friday with results matching last year after local buyers held their own against broad international competition.
Retired champion trainer and winner of five Melbourne Cups Lee Freedman talks to Gary Crispe about the chances of Lucas Cranach next Tuesday.