Full-circle for colt by King’s Legacy

Byerley Bloodstock’s Liam Peters topped the WA leaderboard at the Gold Coast National Foal Sale earlier this week when bidding $240,000 for a King’s Legacy colt from Star Encounter (Lot 309).

Yiu lucky recipient of Awesome Fluke

Luck didn’t play any part of Awesome Fluke’s demanding victory in the Vengeance Of Rain Hcp (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Best Vinnie in Complex A No-Brainer from Vinery

Vinery Stud kicked off a frenetic first-hour of trade at the Magic Millions National Sale on Sunday with an I Am Invincible filly foal (Lot 3) that made $200,000 to the bid of NZ-based buyer Adrian Stanley.

More Milestones amid a Rising tide of winners

Promising 3yo sprinter-milers Hydrometer and Rising Water have sent Vinery stallion Headwater within sight of more milestones after winning their maidens at Gosford and Tatura last week.

Two routes to J J Atkins for Star Turn Megastar

Trainer Annabel Neasham will wait until next week before deciding whether to send her record-breaking Star Turn colt Megastar Heart to Queensland for the BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (Gr.2, 1400m) on June 1.

Empire strikes back in Belmont Sprint

Perth’s winter weight-for-age feature races are at the mercy of Western Empire following his latest victory in the G3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) on Saturday.

More wins in store for Losesomewinmore

All Too Hard’s Adelaide sprinter Losesomewinmore has overcome career-threatening leg issues to book a spot for the spring carnival in Melbourne.

Bookies reeling with Rockin’ Rupert

Rockin’ Rupert launched another successful week for Geisel Park sire Winning Rupert when he landed a rewarding commission for favourite punters at Ascot last Saturday.

A Lot (USA) service fee rises to $11,000

Westbury Park stallion A Lot (USA) has earned another service fee increase following an outstanding season highlighted by his brilliant 2yo Sir Dreamalot and his classic 3yo colt A Lot Of Good Men.

Northam treble for Universal Ruler

Promising Universal Ruler filly En Plein Air kicked off last Thursday’s Northam meeting an easy winner of the Procon Developments Australia Maiden (1000m) for trainers Grant and Alana Williams.

Fairer sex ready to fire for Star Turn at Scone

Vinery sire Star Turn can improve his black-type strike-rate at the Scone Cup meeting on Saturday with Saltaire and Overriding and he can close the card with in-form mare Everyone’s A Star’s in the $160,000 Gulliver’s Hcp (1100m).

Short Way the Lucky Way home at Ascot

Aptly-named grey mare Lucky’s Way took the short way home to land a late win in the Westspeed Platinum Hcp (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Promising City winner by Rommel

Rommel filly Lost City looked a promising type winning at Bunbury and Belmont during an initial campaign earlier this season and she’s living up to that potential this prep for leading trainers Grant and Alana Williams.

Flying filly a fighter for Exceedance

Exceedance has joined Pierata as the only freshmen to sire multiple black-type winners this season following Flyer’s victory in the SAJC David Coles AM Stakes (Gr.3, 1200m) at Morphettville.

Ingratiating signed to stand at Oakland Park

Oakland Park Stud owner Neville Duncan is renowned for doing things his own way and you can’t knock that modus operandi with a trophy cabinet fit to burst from revered all-time great Northerly to this season’s WA Champion 2YO-elect Bustling.

Belmont classics beckon Awesome Miss

Awesome Rock has sired another TBWA Winner Of The Week and this time it’s his Gold Front homebred 3yo filly Miss Rockjoy.

Millionaire mare Startantes a PB for Star Turn

Vinery Stud sire Star Turn upped the ante once again when his Group 1-winning mare Startantes returning a record-breaking $1.15million at the Inglis Chairman’s Sale on Thursday.

Darling View tops Inglis Broodmare Sale

Darling View Thoroughbreds topped the Inglis Australian Broodmare Sale on Friday when paying $240,000 for Pierro mare Sous La Terre.

Treasured Star bought by Lynward Park

Lynward Park manager Troy van Heemst boosted the Bullsbrook stud’s bloodstock portfolio with a momentous $550,000 bid for G2 WA Guineas winner Treasured Star (Toronado) at the Inglis Chairman’s Sale on Thursday evening.

Mogumber Park Reduction Sale

Mogumber Park has entered 17 lots for the Inglis May (Early) Online Sale that runs from Friday, 10 May until Wednesday, 15 May.

Hedge Funds investing in well-bred Ole Kirk Foals

Vinery sire Ole Kirk kicked off a record-breaking Inglis Australian Weanling Sale on Monday with a $150,000 second-crop colt that was purchased by leading bloodstock agent Suman Hedge.

Yarradale rebuilding at MM National Sale

Yarradale Stud owner Lyn Sayers and stud manager Davy Hanratty will commence a rebuilding process when the Magic Millions National Sale gets underway later this month.

Glory days for Hayes in Hong Kong

Geisel Park sire All American was instrumental in David Hayes passing another milestone in a record-breaking training career on Sunday.

Playing God winners in the Mood

Promising Playing God gelding Best Mood is still learning what the racing game is all about but a distinct class edge made all the difference in the Tyler Lewis Memorial (1200m) at Ascot last Wednesday.

Vinery graduate wins Hong Kong Griffin

Vinery Stud graduate La Forza ended a frustrating run of outs for trainer Jamie Richards with a straight-course victory in the Argonaut Plate (1000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Geminga back in business for Boyce

Rookie trainer Gary Boyce has resurrected Star Turn mare Geminga to a first-up win at Morphettville that rekindled memories of her record-breaking debut last season.

Star Turn mare set for Scone Carnival

Star Turn sprinter Everyone’s A Star’s has thrived since her Rosehill Midway victory last Saturday and she will stay in training for this month’s two-day carnival at Scone.

Sapphire Street a gem for Oakland Park

April was a month of many moving parts for Oakland Park and there was no shortage of black-type with its homebred stablemates Bustling (G2 Karrakatta Plate) and Sapphire Street (LR Sheila Gwynne Classic) leading the way for trainer Dan Morton.

Seonee top of the class for Winning Rupert

A crystal ball could not have predicted the surge of Group winners sired by Winning Rupert since it was announced he would be crossing the continent to stand at Geisel Park Stud.

Gold Flakes a Godsend at Ascot

Champion stallion Playing God sired his first juvenile winner of the season with True Apostle at Pinjarra a fortnight ago and he doubled up in that division when Gold Flakes scored like a seasoned professional at Ascot on Saturday.

Super Easy (NZ) to stand at Roselee Park

Former Hallmark Stud stallion Super Easy (NZ) has arrived at Roselee Park in Western Australia where he will stand for an introductory service fee of $5,500 (inc GST).

Sky’s the spring limit for Growing Empire

Vinery-bred graduate Growing Empire is growing in stature race by race with the promise of better things to come at the spring carnivals for Yulong Investments owner Yuesheng Zhang.

Familiar start by Vinery warrior Alligator Blood

The start of 2023-24 had a familiar ring about it for Vinery Stud when Alligator Blood continued a Group 1 journey for the ages with another epic victory in the MRC Underwood Stakes (Gr.1, 1800m) at Caulfield.

Defining Travis Stakes victory for Apostrophe

New Zealand mare Apostrophe capped a month to remember for Vinery Stud partner Greg Perry when she made it back-to-back feature wins in the Travis Stakes (Gr.2, 2000m) at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Front-running tactics fine by Spice Is Right

Gingerbread Man youngster Spice Is Right led from the jump and lifted in the straight when tackled by Tactics (Rommel) to win the Amelia Park Hcp (1400m) at Ascot on Anzac Day.

King’s Troopers Salute at Pinjarra

Roselee Park stallion King’s Troop sired a double with promising 3yo maiden winners Kings Honour and Kings Salute at Pinjarra on Wednesday.

Oakland Park dominates Inglis Digital Sale

Fresh from a Group 2 Karrakatta Plate (1200m) triumph with Bustling at Ascot on Saturday, Oakland Park dominated the Inglis Digital April (Late) Sale that closed on Wednesday.

Peace Racing Strikes at Pinjarra

Striking Fella resumed from a long spell to score a soft win for Peace Racing in the Seashells Mandurah Fashions on the Field Maiden (1413m) on Sunday.

Vinery Stud 2024 Service Fees

Hawaii Five Oh is an exciting newcomer to Vinery Stud’s seven-strong roster and broodmare owners will be pleased to know there have been no service fee increases to the line-up this year.

Arran Bay wins race of tactics at Mornington

Arran Bay has found a winning groove in Melbourne stretching from 1000m to Saturday’s latest victory over 2000m in the Peninsula News Group Hcp at Mornington.

Bright future ahead for Headwater flyer Furrina

Vinery sire Headwater joined boom imported stallion Too Darn Hot (GB) at the top of the Australian 2YO winners’ table when his filly Furrina scored a front-running victory at Bendigo on Sunday.

Bragging rights for Bustling in WA

Bustling is odds-on to be named Champion WA 2YO for 2023-24 following a hollow victory in the G2 Karrakatta Plate (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Star Turn strike-rate segues to black-type

Star Turn sired 10 individual winners in the first 14 days of April and he’s banking on some black-type in the second-half of the month with Golden Monkey and Khadime.

Cover the key for Almighty Class in Quokka

Saturday’s $5 million The Quokka (1200m) at Ascot has lured several top-class interstate sprinters against a local contingent that includes two WA-sired runners in the capacity field of 14 starters.

Hawaii Five Oh to stand at Vinery

Vinery Stud has announced that the royally bred Hawaii Five Oh, a stallion with an uncanny likeness and profile to his illustrious sire I Am Invincible, will join its stallion roster for the 2024 breeding season.

Zoustar booking favoured for Bumbasina

Big-ticket Irish-bred mare Bumbasina (Canford Cliffs), the dam of Western Australia’s pride and joy Amelia’s Jewel (Siyouni), won’t be sold by her owner Peter Walsh any time soon.

Sounds of success for Gingerbread Man

Sparingly-raced 4yo mare Enchanting Sound has given Yarradale Stud sire Gingerbread Man a second Saturday win in a row at Ascot.

Safeguard filly’s easy-kill at Narrogin

Miss Flirtacious found a winnable scamper at Narrogin on Sunday and her performance could be best described as a belated easy-kill in the James Squire Maiden Hcp (1190m).

Ducimus joins Rommel at Ridgeport Farm

Leading owner-breeder Santa Guagliardo has upgraded his Ridgeport Farm roster with rising sire Ducimus joining Rommel at the new stud on the block in WA.

Jolly Stable strikes again with Headwater

Pure Aqua improved the strike-rate of Adelaide trainers Richard and Chantelle Jolly with Headwater to 80% when she scored a resounding victory in the Without Fear Stakes (LR, 1050m) on Saturday.

Yarradale Stud farewells War Chant (USA)

It is with great sadness that Yarradale Stud said goodbye to War Chant (USA) on Thursday.  The 27-year-old stallion succumbed to the infirmities of old age at the Gidgegannup nursery that he had called home for over a decade.