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September 1, 2021

[Published Bluebloods March 2020] ONE of the most interesting developments with regard to genetics and the thoroughbred is the establishment of female lines sorted by Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), mitochondria being genetic material that exists outside the nucleus of the cell, and is passed on exclusively through the female line. The mitochondria have numerous vital functions,...

August 30, 2021

[published Bluebloods March 2020] IN THE early days of shuttle stallions many young horsemen and women were also lured from Ireland to do their own “shuttle season” working on studs in Australia and NZ and many then decided to make their home here. They have became a vital part of our industry and one notable...

August 30, 2021

[published Bluebloods May/June 2020] It is only three years ago that Clare Cunningham received her training licence. Although she had spent her lifetime amongst racehorses she wondered whether the experience would be anything more than another entry on her curriculum vitae. But since then Clare has put her depth of knowledge to very positive use....

August 16, 2021

[published Bluebloods May/June 2020]   At Nakayama racetrack on April 19th the $1.9 million Satsuki Sho-G.1 (Japanese 2,000 Guineas) run over 2,000m on turf was won by Contrail (Deep Impact-Rhodochrosite by Unbridled’s Song) who retained his unbeaten record. The three year old defeated Salois (Heart’s Cry) by a half-length in a dramatic duel down the...

August 4, 2021

[published Bluebloods July/August 2021] One of those great success stories of a horse able to prove his upgrading abilities from limited early opportunities (just 23 foals in his debut crop), Wootton Bassett is a welcome addition to the Coolmore Australia roster. One of 80 stakes winners sired by terrific Mr Prospector line horse Iffraaj (who...

August 4, 2021

[published Bluebloods July/August 2021] Keen to offer breeders access to early speed, Kingstar have secured this dashing sprinter for stud duties this spring and the handsome member of the Redoute’s Choice sire line is bound to have plenty of fans. A $325,000 graduate of the 2018 Magic Millions, Time To Reign was an easy Warwick...

August 4, 2021

[published Bluebloods July/August 2021] Described by Kooringal’s Angus Lamont as “a speed horse who is the spitting image of his champion sire,” Sandbar retires to stud as a four times winner who raced in the best of company at two and three. An eye-catching yearling bred by Strawberry Hill Stud, the $650,000 Magic Millions graduate...

August 4, 2021

[published Bluebloods July/August 2021] A $1.6 million (the second highest priced lot at 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast) purchase who always caught the eye, Prague made an easy winning debut at Canterbury in January 2020 and was straight up to stakes class for start number two, too good in the Canonbury Stakes-Gr.3, 1100m. Two starts...

August 4, 2021

[published Bluebloods July/August 2021] The Champion 2Y0 Colt of Europe, Great Britain and Ireland, what a horse Pinatubo is! One of the best representatives of the Shamardal (Champion Sire of 154 stakes winners) breed and from an outstanding family to boot. Having so easily won his first two starts at Wolverhampton and Epsom in May...



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