Premier had Caviar on the menu published: 18 Feb, 2015

TIME passes quickly in horse racing. Unbeaten Black Caviar (Bel Esprit) put the Inglis Premier sale on the map with her racetrack efforts, 25 wins, 15 at Gr.1 level and earnings of almost $8m, before her retirement in April 2013; but a sale can’t rest on one horse, and Inglis Premier keeps delivering. At the same sale as Black Caviar, a chestnut colt named Starspangledbanner (Choisir) also sold.


Spectacular record an irresistible draw published: 18 Feb, 2015

ARROWFIELD’S 25-strong draft at the 2015 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale is an irresistible draw for buyers in search of that winning feeling. In the past five years alone, purchasers of Arrowfield yearlings in Melbourne have left Oaklands with Gr.1- winning superstar Snitzerland, Gr.2 winners Flying Snitzel, Hot Snitzel and Honorine and Gr.3 winner Aliyana Tilde.


Long-term plan comes to fruition published: 18 Feb, 2015

A LONG-TERM plan looks poised to come to fruition for Ascot Farm when the respected Cambridge vendor presents a quality line up of youngsters at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale at Oaklands in Melbourne. Bruce and Maureen Harvey selected and sourced their Australian-bred draft of eight as weanlings last year.


Knocked out by Not a Single Doubt published: 18 Feb, 2015

AT the 2011 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale Bell River Thoroughbreds sold an athletic son of Not a Single Doubt for $90,000 to bloodstock agent Paul Beamish. That horse now races under the name of Seasons Star in Hong Kong and is the winner of five races and more than $HK3.36m, and he is still racing.


Sanford Cliffs held in high esteem published: 18 Feb, 2015

IT is testament to the esteem in which Canford Cliffs (IRE) (Tagula-Mrs Marsh by Marju) is held that the Blue Gum Farm shuttler was chosen as the 2014 mate for Australia’s most successful broodmare Helsinge (Desert Sun (GB)), dam of Black Caviar and All Too Hard. One of the finest Irish bred gallopers to stand at stud in Australia, the five time Gr.1-winning miler defeated the likes of Rip van Winkle, Dick Turpin and Goldikova during a stellar 11 start career which saw him win seven races.


Waikato property's proud record published: 18 Feb, 2015

HENLEY PARK may not be a name well known to Victorian buyers, but the well situated farm in the heart of Waikato boasts a proud record of association with such high class gallopers as Dundeel, Norzita, Sangster, Lion Tamer, We Can Say It Now, Midnight Oil, Red Ruler and Solzhenitsyn. Run by experienced couple Marc and Sarah Devcich, Henley brings a quality draft of yearlings to this year's Inglis Melbourne Premier.


Graduate Eroico is a rising star in HK published: 18 Feb, 2015

VINERY Stud’s latest yearling consignment to the Inglis Premier Sale coincides with the emergence of Eroico as one of the most promising young gallopers in Hong Kong. Eroico (Starcraft-Collodi by Testa Rossa) is a $60,000 Vinery graduate from Oaklands and he was an eye-catching winner of the London Handicap, which showcased Hong Kong’s rising stars at the International Meeting in December.