Two horses following similar paths?
16 September 2018
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Two five-year olds, both cheap buys at Magic Millions QTIS March Sale, both promising stayers for the same trainer, both won in Queensland this week over 2200m. One, Monaco Snob (Monaco Consul x Two Bob Snob), at the Sunshine Coast. And the other, Kubis (Love Conquers All x Aperto), at Doomben. I wonder where the similarities will end. I liked Kubis so much I bought him twice, as a weanling and a yearling. That’s him in the photo above.

Yes
13 May 2018
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Who would have thought? A $10,000 Wanted gelding, unwanted at the sales, that runs fourth at Donald first up and goes on to win the South Australian Derby. Thank you Darren, you and your team have done a wonderful job from day one. I think it's time for a few days off in Hawaii. (There's a replay of the race on my YouTube channel if anyone missed it.) 

Glory days return for the polka dots
12 May 2018
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Oh it’s good to be an owner on days like this! Well done to all involved with Leicester (Wanted x Defy The Odds), which took out the Group1 South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Since his maiden win at Terang, he’s gone from strength to strength so I’m pretty happy we kept him. I guess people didn’t place much stock in that result but when you look at the form out of the race it makes for impressive reading – beating Sopressa, the Oaks victor a week ago, and Exceltara, a winner in a strong form race at Caulfield.

Leicester defying the odds!
14 March 2018

Leicester (Wanted x Defy The Odds) scored a deserved win at Sandown midweek after being a tragedy beaten at Moonee Valley, making it two wins from five starts for the three-year old. I bought the gelding at the Inglis Sydney Weanling Sale for $10,000. His sire hasn’t exactly set the breeding world alight but as I always say, there’s at least one good horse in every sire (just look at St Petersburg!). Out of a Galileo mare that was placed at two in England, Leicester is closely related to Index Linked and we think this one will be a staying type too.

Three out of five ain’t bad
17 February 2018
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The win of Only Wanna Sing (Your Song x Sweet Hollow) at Doomben yesterday made it three metropolitan winners from five purchases at last year’s Magic Millions January sale. Bought on behalf of Mary-Lee Trivett for $30,000, the colt was beaten a neck by Magic Millions race favourite, F Troop at his only other start, and joins fellow sales graduates, Pony Power and Pinch Memory as winners.

Pinch Memory picks up consolation
3 February 2018
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Pinch Memory (Denman x Noesis) was a good winner of the two-year old race over 1050m at Doomben today, providing owners with some consolation after missing out on a start in the Magic Millions three weeks ago. Trainer Robbie Heathcote has big wraps on the gelding and will likely give him one more run this time in, before looking toward stakes races over the winter carnival. Out of an Exceed And Excel mare, Pinch Memory cost $57,500 at the Gold Coast Yearling Sale.

Woohoo for Miss Wahoo connections
20 January 2018
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Miss Wahoo (Master of Design x Fish Dive) won her second race back from a 44-week spell, at Morphetville today. The filly ran second at her very first start, at Flemington, before two unplaced runs and has come back looking better than ever. She cost $45,000 at the William Inglis Classic Sale.

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Past winners

Alegrio
$300,000 in stakes
NZ$30,000 yearling
Amelia's Dream
Group 2 winner
AU$250,000 yearling
Aspen Lass
Listed winner
NZ$25,000 R2R
Atapi
4 x Group 1 placings
AU$20,000 yearling
Bidii Babe
Listed winner
AU$150,000 yearling
Black Minx
Dual Listed winner
AU$260,000 yearling
Buffering
7 x Group 1 winner
AU$22,000 yearling
Chenar
Group 3 winner
AU$10,000 yearling

Chill Party
Group 2 winner
AU$30,000 weanling

Choice Bro
Group 1 winner
AU$40,000 yearling

Classic Marco
Group 1 winner
AU$8,000 yearling
Excellantes
$790,000 in stakes
AU$105,000 yearling
Fooram
Group 2 winner
NZ$64,000 yearling

Hidden Kisses
$548,000 in stakes
AU$25,000 yearling

Hopfgarten
Group 3 winner
AU$26,000 yearling

Imposing Lass
Group 3 winner
NZ$120,000 yearling

Kaapstad Way
6 x Group 1 placings
NZ$50,000 yearling
Kaiser Franz
Group 3 winner
NZ$65,000 yearling
Kirra Sand
Group 3 winner
NZ$18,000 weanling
Lamond
Group 3 winner
AU$8,000 yearling
Leicester
Group 1 winner
AU$10,000 weanling
Mandela
Group 2 winner
NZ$1,750 yearling
Mongolian Khan
3 x Group 1 winner
AU$9,000 weanling
Occidentalis
Listed winner
AU$12,000 weanling
Ourforeignminister
Group 3 winner
AU$47,500 weanling
Our Lucas
5 x Listed winner
NZ$20,000 yearling
Pacific Dancer
Dual Group 3 winner
NZ$19,000 weanling
Penitentiary
Dual Group 1 placed
NZ$10,000 yearling

Rangipo
Group 1 winner
Homebred

Sir Andrew
Group 2 winner
NZ$56,000 weanling
Solzhenitsyn
Dual Group 1 winner
NZ$10,000 weanling
Sound the Alarm
Group 1 winner
AU$3,750 weanling
Tabulate
Group 3 winner
AU$12,000 weanling

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