Coolmore Stud sires took the honours again on Thursday after the worldwide breeding giant’s stallion combined for six successes in Australia and New Zealand.
Encosta De Lago (Fairy King – Shoal Creek, by Star Way) and High Chaparral (Sadler’s Wells – Kasora, by Darshaan) teamed up to provide a double at the Te Aroha meeting. Hype (High Chaparral – Zolata, by Zabeel) won the Nottingham Castle Hotel Maiden (2200m) before Encosta Larrocha (Encosta De Lago – Larrocha, by Danehill) took out the Waihou Excavation Handicap (2200m).
Choisir (Danehill Dancer – Great Selection, by Lunchtime) sired a double of his own at the Seymour and Port Lincoln fixtures. Sweet Music (Choisir – Blue Music, by Bluebird) got home to win the Railway Club Hotel Maiden Plate (1009m) before Like Bolt (Choisir – Tierani, by Tierce) claimed the Carlton Draught Handicap (1000m).
Galileo (Sadler’s Wells – Urban Sea, by Miswaki) got in on the act at Port Lincoln when He’s Hot To Trot (Galileo – Zinnia, by Zabeel) won the Boston Bakery Handicap (1750m).
Coolmore’s champion Royal Academy (Nijinsky II – Crimson Saint, by Crimson Satan) closed out the operation’s impressive day when Stream Royale (Royal Academy – Sorell Creek, by King Of Kings) took out the VB Gold Maiden Plate (1109m).