Yearly Archive: 2013

Enquare adds further gloss to already impressive Toorak Toff colt

Having already recorded stakes success last season, three-year-old Stratum filly Enquare has really taken her career to another level this time in, winning her last two starts, both at stakes level, highlighted by a cracking victory in the Group Three Vo Rogue Plate over 1350m at Doomben. Having now won her last four starts (five...
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Starspangledbanner colt receives significant pedigree update

Heading into the sales season pedigree updates are always important, and none more so when the update is an impressive winner who is aiming for Group One glory! The Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison-trained Eloping, a Choisir filly out of the Rory’s Jester mare Runaway Jesse is a three-quarter-sister to Rosemont Stud’s 2014 Magic Millions...
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Victoria’s dominance sees a new force emerge

It is no secret the success that Victorian farms have enjoyed with both racetrack results and yearling sales highlights in recent years. From the rise and rise of the Helsinge family through the deeds of Black Caviar and All Too Hard, to the dizzying prices achieved in the sale ring from farms such as Makybe,...
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Toorak Toff’s magic link

The running of the Wyong Magic Millions 3yo Stakes (1200m) on Thursday saw Victorian young gun stallion Toorak Toff (pictured left) jump to the fore again with several links to the star performers in the race. Crack filly and race favourite the Gai Waterhouse–trained Sweet Idea fought on for a dogged win in the rich...
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Breeder seeking election to VRC Committee

The principal of one of Victoria’s most progressive stud farms is seeking to be elected to the VRC committee. There are few more enthusiastic and passionate people in the bloodstock industry than Rosemont Stud’s Anthony Mithen, who is standing for election to the VRC committee to ensure industry participants at the owner and breeder level...
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Star rewards Rosemont Stud

Rosemount Stud reports there’s been a marked improvement in the fertility of Group One-winning sprinter Starspangledbanner. From a select book of mares, 16 have already been confirmed in foal, 13 are waiting to be scanned, and 20 are still to be covered. Starspangledbanner (Choisir) initially retired to Coolmore Stud in Ireland in 2011 following a...
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Deserved break for Rosemont’s girl, but Flashy’s spring has just sprung

Group Two-winning Matriarch Stakes heroine Girl Gone Rockin’ has arrived at Rosemont Stud’s Ceres spelling farm for a well-deserved break after taking out the $300,000 feature on Saturday at Flemington. Pictured left in Box number 1, and below just after stepping off the float today. Having just three starts this time in, she will spell...
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Toorak Toff gives her a cheer

Sometimes when a horse wins a big race it showers the associated benefits across a number of quarters. That was the case last Saturday when the Rosemont Stud owned Girl Gone Rockin’ scored a narrow victory in the Group Two VRC Matriarch Stakes at Flemington. Girl Gone Rockin’ was purchased by Rosemont Stud for $380,000...
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Ararat Cup to Rosemont’s Flashy Fella

After putting in a few indifferent performances so far this campaign in the Bairnsdale and Hamilton Cups, trainer Michael Moroney decided to make a few small changes to Flashy Fella’s gear, removing the blinkers and attaching a tongue tie, and to the credit of his trainer – it worked!! Jumping away well from the gates...
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Rosemont celebrate Girl Gone Rockin’

The red and white gatecrasher silks of Rosemont Stud were in action on Saturday at Emirates Stakes Day when their progressive five-year-old mare Girl Gone Rockin’ stormed down the Flemington straight to grab victory in the Group Two Matriarch Stakes, defeating last start winner Queenstown by a nose with Keep De Rose a half-length back...
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Rosemont Stud set to cheer for Seville in the Cup

Secured by Astute Bloodstock on behalf of Rosemont Stud at the 2012 Arqana Breeding Stock Sale in December, lot 81, a High Chaparral colt out of the Pivotal mare Silver Haze, a half-sister to the Lloyd Williams-owned German-bred Seville (left), is one of the six-strong team for the successful owner in this year’s Group One...
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Rosemont Stud has a Joint Aspiration for Fastnet Rock colt

With the 2013 Tattersall’s October Book One Yearling Sale set to commence on October 8, the Rosemont Stud-owned, Lot 463, Fastnet Rock x Join Aspiration colt will sell on the final day of Book One, October 10. Consigned by The Castlebridge Consignment, the February born colt (pictured) is out of the Listed-winning, Group Three-placed Pivotal...
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