Fastnet Rock

Fastnet Rock's babies sparkle at Randwick barrier trials

John Holloway Fastnet Rock's sensational start to the season continued at the official two-year-olds' trials on Randwick's Kensington track on Monday, cementing his place as a favourite to win the stallions'...

David Hayes backs Zululand to give Fastnet Rock juvenile success at The Championships

Ready to produce: David Hayes hold high hopes for Zululand in the Sires' Produce Stakes.

Chris Roots David Hayes spotted Zululand as a yearling, just about everyone did, but he knew the son of Fastnet Rock was out of his league.

Horseracing

Shades of Galileo as Coolmore keeps mum on Fastnet Rock service fee

Dink

John Holloway Fastnet Rock is once again Australia's costliest stallion, but his covering fee has not been declared by Coolmore Stud.

Bloodlines

Fastnet Rock colt put in cotton wool for the Sydney autumn

John Holloway The racetrack debut of $4 million colt Emaratee has been postponed by Team Hawkes and the Fastnet Rock juvenile's manager, Trevor Lobb, who have an autumn assault firmly in their minds.

Bloodlines

David Ellis and Fastnet Rock hold limelight at Karaka

John Holloway Karaka's turnover after two days of selling at Monday and Tuesday's Premier sale in New Zealand was down on a year ago.

Owner dreams of a new family dynasty with his daughter of Fastnet Rock

Fastnet Rock

Chris Roots ROCK DREAMING is the product of a 40th birthday present part-owner Geoff Delaney hopes will keep giving.

Horse Racing

Fastnet Rock filly sells for $500,000

David Henderson poses for a photo with Zara Phillips at the Magic Millions Sales Complex on the Gold Coast on Wednesday. Phillips is the ambassador for the 2013 Magic Millions carnival.

Chris Roots David Henderson believes he has once again picked up the best filly from the Magic Millions.

Horse racing

Wallace makes big plans for strapping Fastnet Rock colt

Fastnet Rock

Chris Roots There is a sense of destiny for New Zealand trainer Bruce Wallace with Fast Dragon.

Fastnet Rock colt fetches $500,000

Generuc racing

Andrew Garvey Stock of Coolmore stallion continues to set pace at Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.

Joe Pride pitchforks Rock Sturdy into Epsom after Shannon cakewalk

Big things ahead: Corey Brown and Rock Sturdy take out the Shannon Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

Matt Jones Joe Pride was left with no choice but to declare Rock Sturdy a certain starter in next weekend's Epsom Handicap following his soft win in the Shannon Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

Trainer John Sargent ramps up stable's spring prospects at Rosehill

John Sargent.

Chris Roots John Sargent has been at Randwick for a year and is still getting his stable in order, but Kirramosa, Neena Rock and Iggi Pop will keep him in the black-type spotlight at Rosehill on Saturday.

Snowdens chase first group 1 win with Cluster

Chris Roots The first few months of the Peter and Paul Snowden partnership has been littered with winners, and group 1 success can't be far away.

Hayes trains four winners but misses with Spillway

Gris Caro, Ben Melham up, defeats Entirely Platinum, piloted by Dwayne Dunn, to win the Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tim Habel David Hayes enjoyed a stellar day at Caulfield on Saturday with four wins but was left to lament the defeat of his main runner for the day, Caulfield Cup aspirant Spillway who was the hard luck story...

Horse Racing

Cluster gives Snowdens their first stakes success

Adam Pengilly Peter and Paul Snowden chalked up their first stakes win in partnership after Cluster chewed through his tongue tie and then ate up the ground from last to win the Theo Marks Stakes.

Freshman speed machine sire Per Incanto has Kiwis aflutter

John Holloway, Bloodlines

John Holloway The European has won with his first runner.

Behind every good man: Vickie Cannon fires on Eduardo Cojuangco’s hallowed ground

Max Presnell

Max Presnell The buck starts with Vickie Cannon when it comes to Eduardo Cojuangco’s thoroughbreds, including Hallowed Crown, the strong fancy in Saturday’s Golden Rose at Rosehill Gardens.

All Australian is all or nothing for John Singleton ahead of Heritage Stakes at Randwick

Colourful character: John Singleton and his champion More Joyous.

Adam Pengilly Just like the straight-shooting adman that he is himself, John Singleton can see only black-and-white paths for This Is Australia.

Win during the week keeps Hooked in John Thompson's hands before being sold

Chris Roots John Thompson closed the book on Patinack a winner as Hooked in Wednesday's Cameron Handicap and the same four-year-old could open provide a perfect start to a new era in next month's Epsom Handicap.

Hopes and dreams go on the line as new-season babies step out at Randwick

John Holloway, Bloodlines

John Holloway Gai Waterhouse and John O’Shea have the numbers at Monday’s official two-year-olds' trials on the Kensington track at Randwick, but it is Team Hawkes' three representatives which will...

I Am Invincible shows he also has star quality as Hunter Valley studs throw open their gates

John Holloway, Bloodlines

John Holloway Stallion viewings around the Hunter Valley are always special on the eve of a breeding season and last week's extravaganzas were no exceptions.