Fastnet Rock

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

Fastnet Rock colt fetches $500,000

Generuc racing

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

Horseracing

True blue Arrowfield holds off northern heavyweights in stud stakes

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John Holloway An Arrowfield Stud quinella in the leading general sires' premiership that concluded on Thursday was a tremendous shot in the arm for the father-son duo of Redoute’s Choice and Snitzel as they...

Horseracing

Tommy Berry likes his chances on liberated late bloomer

Strong return: Liberation wins at Rosehill a fortnight ago.

Chris Roots Tommy Berry believes Liberation is emerging as a Squamosa type of Golden Rose and the Fastnet Rock colt will further his credentials at Rosehill on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Non-stop racing is only way Inkling will learn his craft, says Josh Parr

Back in the saddle: the Queen's horse, Carlton House, will have an exhibition gallop at Randwick on Saturday.

Adam Pengilly Josh Parr reckons there's only one way for untapped colt Inkling to improve: by continually racing.

Horseracing

Frankel, my dear, I will give a dam: John Singleton punts on champion

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John Holloway John Singleton is again on the Frankel trail and has sent two of his better broodmares – Samantha Miss and Deedra – to Newmarket in England to be bred to southern hemisphere time by the...

Horse Racing

Wouldn't It Be Nice to win Winter Stakes, reckons Paul Perry

Giving it a crack: Wouldn't It Be Nice, pictured with stable rider Sophie Graham.

Adam Pengilly Newcastle trainer Paul Perry will return to Australia after an overseas cruise on Friday, just in time to watch Wouldn't It Be Nice take on the older horses in the listed Winter Stakes.

Racing

Races for youngsters offer punters best chance of avoiding Chris Waller stablemate clashes

Max Presnell dinkus

Max Presnell The two-year-olds races could be where to play Chris Waller on Saturday, particularly at Flemington where Dupe 'Em runs in the Hong Kong Jockey Club Handicap.

Blue-blood colt Liberation relishes a breath of fresh winter air at Rosehill

Uplifting: Liberation and Tim Clark dictated from the front to win at Rosehill.

Matt Jones As a yearling, Liberation was earmarked as a sales-topper at the Magic Millions, only to be passed in, but that potential was delivered on when he easily accounted for a field of juveniles at...

Horse Racing

Apprentice Regan Bayliss’ claims another first with Flemington success

Regan Bayliss rides Reckless Assassin to victory at Flemington on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Regan Bayliss’ brief career to date has had quite a few firsts and at Flemington on Saturday, the 17 year-old won at his first ride at Flemington and his first Saturday metropolitan ride, to...

Racing

Foxwedge weanling goes for $175,000 in early sign of lucrative 2015

John Holloway, Bloodlines

John Holloway Group 1 speedster Foxwedge continued his tremendous sale-ring success when a weanling colt fetched top price of $175,000 at the Inglis Great Southern Sale in Melbourne on Sunday.

Racing

New blood promises to keep home-grown sires in high demand

John Holloway, Bloodlines

John Holloway The outstanding brigade of colts excelling in the 2013-14 season has resulted in six wonderfully bred freshmen sires scheduled to start their stud careers in September.

Bjorn Baker's Unencumbered retired to Victoria's Three Bridges stud

John Holloway Unencumbered is the latest three-year-old to join this year's stallion roster after the son of Testa Rossa was retired to Three Bridges in Victoria to stand at a fee of $13,200.

Bloodlines

Unencumbered off to Victorian stud

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John Holloway Unencumbered is the latest three-year-old to join this year's stallion roster after the son of Testa Rossa was retired to Three Bridges in Victoria to stand at a fee of $13,200.