Yearly Archive: 2017

Star Witness filly debuts in style

Two year-old Star Witness filly Star Galaxy was sent out favourite for the juvenile maiden at Canterbury on Wednesday, but Pierro gelding Noviero made her work hard to post the win. Unbeaten in two previous trials, Star Galaxy was tenacious to the line for Kerrin McEvoy, scoring a long head win over Noviero in the...
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Rosemont Stud raised Ruthven dominant in Derby

It was a case of third time lucky in a Group 1 Derby for Ruthven in Saturday’s Queensland Derby at Doomben. The Ciaron Maher-trained colt registered his maiden Group 1 success when he dominated his rivals in the $600,000 event over 2200m. It followed a fourth placing in the ATC Derby (2400m) back on April...
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Second Group 3 victory for Rosemont Stud graduate

Star Witness filly Fuhryk tasted Group 3 success back in February at Caulfield and was in the frame again at Morphettville on Saturday when taking out the Group 3 SAJC Proud Miss Stakes. Narrowly beaten at her previous run at the same venue when second to Sweet Sherry in the Group II SAJC Euclase Stakes,...
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Santa takes Wagga Town Plate

Jockey Mark Pegus only picked up the ride on Santa Ana Lane in the XXXX Gold Wagga Town Plate this morning after Chad Lever injured his back and couldn’t make the trip. The pressure to perform was on. “Lee (Freedman) rang me this morning and said I’ve put you down on this horse, don’t mess...
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Nostradamus makes sale ring ‘debut’

Breeders to Rosemont’s new sire of 2016 Nostradamus will get a glimpse into the future at the Inglis Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale next week. The very first mare in foal to the blue-blooded sire will be offered at the sale and it will be the well-related and proven broodmare Troposphere (Stratum) at Lot 510....
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Malua Racing hoping to rock WATC Derby

Leon and Troy Corstens will still have a Classic runner this weekend, despite Vinery Stud Stakes-winning filly Montoya’s Secret missing the ATC Australian Oaks. Malua Racing will be represented in the Group 2 Schweppes WATC Derby (2400m) by progressive three-year-old Rock With You at Ascot on Saturday. Troy Costens says the stars have aligned for...
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Starcraft’s property a class above in Kindergarten Stakes

The first race on day one of The Championships at Randwick on Saturday went the way of the Victorians as Hugh Bowman guided the Starcraft gelding Property to the easiest of wins in the Group 3 Kindergarten Stakes (1100m). Given plenty of time to settle, Property only had two behind him coming around the home...
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Hey Doc triumphs in Australian Guineas

Following the euphoric scenes as Luke Currie brought the Tony McEvoy-trained Hey Doc back to scale following his win in Saturday’s $750,000 Group I Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington, it must have been a bittersweet moment for the geldings breeder and part-owner Adrian Hall. The story begins in 2001 when Noble Glow the grand dam...
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Unique deal for Rosemont Stud’s Starcraft

A unique offer has been announced for the sire of super impressive Kindergarten Stakes winner Property. Following the purchase of Starcraft (who stood previously under the ownership of Arrowfield), Rosemont Stud are offering breeders the chance to breed to the stallion for free …. with a catch. Mare owners who book swiftly get the chance...
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Rosemont rolls into the Easter Yearling Sale on a winning streak

It’s been a red-letter weekend for Rosemont Stud after the emerging Victorian nursery landed the feature AgVantage UAV VOBIS Gold Rush at Bendigo on Saturday when Speed Street (Al Maher) lead all the way to land the $137,500 first prize at Bendigo whilst Rosemont’s resident stallion Starcraft notched up his 17thstakes winner when Property took...
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The secret of her success

hey say patience is a virtue and it’s particularly so in the racing caper. For all intents and purposes, Montoya’s Secret is something of an ‘overnight’ success, winning her maiden at Pakenham on 2 March before, just 23 days later, notching up a Group One in the $500,000 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill. Meteoric...
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Rosemont stud-bred Montoya’s Secret claims Group 1

The loss of outstanding Coolmore sire High Chaparral (IRE) was highlighted at Rosehill on Saturday when his progressive filly Montoya’s Secret overcame her more seasoned rivals to score a tenacious long head win in the Group I ATC Vinery Stud Stakes. Having her first start in stakes company and first run at 2000 metres, the...
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