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Outstanding European juvenile The Last Lion, winner of last year’s G1 Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket, will join the roster at Kelvinside Stud in NSW this season.
An ultra-tough and consistent performer, the son of Choisir never finished out of the first three in his 10 career starts.
An emotional Bob Baffert described his champion 4YO Arrogate as “the greatest horse we have seen since Secretariat” after he gave the champion US trainer his third Dubai World Cup win in remarkable circumstances at Meydan on Saturday night.
Arrogate, the overwhelming international favourite, found himself last going past the stands the first time in the $10 million race after the grey was badly squeezed by rivals soon after the start, far from his customary position on or near the lead.
Mighty mare Jameka topped the list among a fine quartet of Group wins in 24 hours by four female stars of the Australian turf when she trounced her rivals in the $1.5 million BMW at Rosehill on Saturday.
Her triumph at Rosehill followed the Group wining double at Moonee Valley on Friday night by Silent Sedition in the G1 William Reid Stakes and I Am Star in the G2 Sunline Stakes while Zanbagh won recorded her second successive win in the G2 Emancipation Stakes at Rosehill.
New Zealand-breds have enjoyed wonderful success at the Sydney autumn carnival in recent years and 2017 is proving to be no different.
Season after season over the past decade, the New Zealanders have plundered Australia’s three-year-old classics, winning the last four Australian Derbies, last three Australian Oaks, five of the last seven Queensland Oaks and five of the last eight Victoria Derbies.
New Zealand-based sales preparation company Phoenix Park stole the spotlight at Rosehill on Saturday with a Group One quinella in Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) by three-year-old fillies from their Karaka draft in 2015.
The winner Montoya’s Secret (High Chaparral) was sold for $130,000 from Phoenix Park’s draft at the 2015 NZB Karaka Premier Sale.
A Group One quinella at Rosehill on Saturday has pushed Snitzel through the $10 million mark in Australia for the first time with the champion sire maintaining his lead at the top of the Australian General Sires' list.
He is more than $1 million ahead of the late Street Cry, who is ion contention of top honours thanks to the amazing wining streak of his champion daughter Winx.
Scott Darby, the founder and managing director of Darby Racing and the man behind the eclectic syndicate that races Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign, has built an enviable syndications record since establishing the business 10 years ago.
Darby boasts the distinction of ‘finding’ two of Australia’s best juveniles in successive seasons in Yankee Rose and She Will Reign.