Yearly Archive: 2014

Toffs to shine at Gold Coast

It won’t just be ‘two legged toffs’ making their way to the Gold Coast next month for the 2015 Magic Millions Yearling Sale. Brilliant dual Group I winning sprinter Toorak Toff was plucked from the Magic Millions sale ring in 2009 for $135,000 by wily trainer Rick Hore-Lacy, so it’s only fitting to see one...
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Rosemont Stud purchases share In Volkstok’n’barrell

Victorian thoroughbred nursery Rosemont Stud has acquired an interest in exciting New Zealand 3YO Volkstok’n’barrell (Tavistock-Volkster, by Volksraad), reports theinformant.co.nz. The son of Cambridge Stud sire Tavistock was installed as equal favourite for the Gr1 New Zealand Derby at Ellerslie on 28 February after scoring a brilliant 4.5-length win in the Gr3 Bonecrusher Stakes in...
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Rosemont Stud-owned filly seeking Group One

Stephen Marsh has a plan to send Sardaaj across the Tasman to her new owners with a Group One victory on her record. The Cambridge trainer has a programme mapped out for the unbeaten daughter of Iffraaj (GB) now owned by Victoria’s Rosemont Stud, with Friday’s Group III Wellington Stakes at Otaki the first black...
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New acquisition wins for Rosemont

After a slow start Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is now reaping the rewards of the patient approach he adopted for the start of the current racing season. The win of three-year-old filly Sardaaj at Te Rapa on Saturday was the 12thfor the Marsh stable this season with eight of those coming in the last three...
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Rosemont Stud goes two for two

In what is a really pleasing result for Rosemont Stud, of the 16 yearlings we took to the 2014 Magic Millions Yearling Sale at the Gold Coast in January, so far seven of them have been named, and with only two having been to the races, it’s great to report that both are winners!! Getting...
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Another Starspangledbanner winner

Never further back than fourth in six previous runs, the Michael Dodds trained colt broke through at last with a head win over six furlongs. Ocean Sheridan is the second winner for Tiger Hill mare Endless Night, a German bred sibling to four stakes-winners headed by Group II winners Eagle Rise and Eye of the...
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Brave, alright

Having already proven himself in the northern hemisphere as a sire with a huge reputation, it was amazing to see Starspangledbanner start off in the southern hemisphere on an even better note. With his ever first ever runner making his debut on Saturday, the Mark Riley trained two-year-old colt Of The Brave had won his...
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Group Three Spring Stakes a boost for Rosemont Stud

There are countless stories of the good fortune enjoyed by breeders that have bought wisely from Darley reductions of breeding and racing stock in Australia and here is another. Unbeaten Lonhro colt Sweynesse stamped himself as a rising star for Godolphin when the John O’Shea trained three year-old powered to victory in the Group III...
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Toorak Toff Stallion Profile

It’s now more than 60 years since Star Kingdom (IRE) began his stud career at Baramul Stud in the beautiful Widden Valley, and his name remains at the heart of the pedigrees of many of our best performers. Rosemont Stud’s dual Gr.1 winner Toorak Toff is a perfect example with two lines of this sire...
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Simply put: Wow

Heading into the Group One Prix Morny over 1200m, two-year-old Starspangledbanner colt The Wow Signal was an undefeated winner of the Group Two Coventry Stakes, ending the day, he was now an undefeated Group One winner, and the first winner at the elite level for his Australian-based sire Starspangledbanner! Not only the first Group One...
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Here they come…

With the outstanding success of the first European crop of Starspangledbanner, all at Rosemont Stud can’t wait for his first Australian crop to hit the track this season – but in the meantime we have plenty to keep us busy with the arrival of his first Rosemont Stud-conceived crop and the ‘first cab off the...
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Rich Rosemont pickings at Magic Millions

A maiden first start winner at Newcastle wouldn’t get many more cheers other than from those that had a bet or a lucky group of owners. But cheers were loud and proud in Victoria on Saturday when Brilliant Meteor cantered to victory for David Pfeiffer in fine style on debut. The 3yo son of sire...
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