LOFTY STRIKE

By Snitzel , Lofty Strike represents the next generation of one of the most successful sire lines in Australian history. His sire, grandsire and great-grandsire are Champion Australian stallions. He is out of Group 1 Golden Slipper winner Overreach and his first three damsires are also pillars of the Australian breeding industry, namely Exceed and […]

Where are the COSMIC FORCE Yearlings?

by Jane Henning Have the auction houses made a mistake in largely passing over Cosmic Force for yearling sales this year? With only four in Book 1 at GC Magic Millions (3 sold, average $125k) and 9 in Book 2 (all sold, average $47,444), they sold well, despite the small selection. I get that Cosmic […]

ROYAL MEETING (Ire)

Royal Meeting’s damsire Lecture, plus Round Table and Atan, are members of the ALOPE (2) family.  GONE WEST (descendants include ELUSIVE QUALITY, GRAND SLAM, MR GREELEY, XAAR, IFFRAAJ, RIBCHESTER, WOOTTON BASSET and is present in TORONADO), MARJU, PULPIT, DEEP IMPACT, DOUTELLE, KNOWN FACT, MUKDDAAM, FOXLAW, ALCIDE, ATAN, ABOVE SUSPICION, SONG OF TARA, PARTHIA and KNIGHT […]

FIERCE IMPACT (Jpn)

Fierce Impact (Jpn) is a three-time Group 1 winning son of Deep Impact from the Halo sire line, via world class sire, Sunday Silence.   Fierce Impact’s pedigree has some interesting patterns and individuals which can be exploited in matings with suitable broodmares. Concentrating on his sire firstly, Deep Impact has worked very well with […]

BEST OF BORDEAUX

Best of Bordeaux is an exemplary product of one of the most successful sire lines in Australian history, the first three ancestors on his tail male line all being Champion Australian stallions. His sire Snitzel, still very much active at stud, is also proving to produce some superior sires. His grandsire Redoute’s Choice, Nijinsky II […]

HOME AFFAIRS (Aus)

I Am Invincible – Miss Interiors Home Affairs’ sire I Am Invincible has had plenty of success with mares from the Sadler’s Wells and Fairy King sire lines, including the dams of Media Sensation, Invincibella, Dame Giselle, Wishful Thinker, Libertini, Miss Leonidas and The Justice League etc. Home Affairs’ second damsire Stravinsky is a son […]

ACROBAT (Aus)

Fastnet Rock – Hips Don’t Lie Acrobat won the $500,000 RL Inglis Nursery, setting a new Royal Randwick track record over 1000 metres (56 seconds). He is a son of Fastnet Rock, whose impressive progeny record is a great starting point in determining the best crosses for Acrobat. Fastnet Rock has shown an affinity for […]

ST MARK’S BASILICA (Fr)

Siyouni (Fr) – Sichilla (Ire) St Mark’s Basilica, a five-time Group 1 winner, is a son Siyouni (Fr), Champion Sire in France in 2020 and 2021. Siyouni is out of Sichilla, a daughter of Danehill. This opens up St Mark’s Basilica to crossing with mares by sons & grandsons of DANEHILL. Sex balancing Danehill like […]

WOODED (Ire)

Wootton Bassett (GB) – Frida La Blonde (Fr) Wooded was a winner and dual Group placed at two years and a Group 1 winner of the Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp over 1000 metres as a three year old, among other impressive performances. Wooded’s sire Wootton Bassett hails from the Mr Prospector sire line as […]

RUSSIAN CAMELOT (Ire)

Russian Camelot is by Camelot (GB), a young sire who has produced seven G1 winners to-date. Russian Camelot’s dam carries two of Camelot’s most successful crosses, that of Green Desert and Sadler’s Wells. Another G1 winner by Camelot carrying these two is Sir Dragonet, while G1 winner Athena is out of a Green Desert mare. […]

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