Monthly Archive: April 2019

Shamus Award Another Coup for Rosemon’t Stallion Ranks

The news last week of the return of Starspangledbanner to Rosemont Stud has been backed up this week with the Victorian farm announcing that former Widden stallion Shamus Award will stand at Rosemont this season. Stud principal Anthony Mithen reported that the stallion arrived at his new home over the weekend. “He arrived on Saturday...
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Mr Quickie For South Australian Derby

Mr Quickie cemented favouritism for next month’s Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) with victory in Saturday’s VOBIS Gold Heath (2000m) at Caulfield. Punters who stuck with the Phillip Stokes-trained three-year-old despite a shock last-start defeat were rewarded when the son of Shamus Award quickened well off a slow tempo to easily account for his...
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Iconoclasm earns shot at Stradbroke Handicap

Loftier targets are in the sights of the connections of Iconoclasm after scoring a first-up win for his new trainer at Caulfield. Iconoclasm was having his first run for Danny O’Brien when successful in Saturday’s VOBIS Gold Sprint. O’Brien’s assistant trainer Ben Gleeson said Iconoclasm was now Brisbane bound with the ultimate goal being the...
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Starspangledbanner Returns To Rosemont!!

Rosemont Stud have pulled off a major coup with the announcement that gun stallion Starspangledbanner will be returning to Victoria for the forth-coming 2019 breeding season. Majority owned by Coolmore, Starspangledbanner previously stood at Rosemont for the 2013, 2014 & 2015 breeding seasons before returning to Coolmore in 2016. He has regularly shuttled to the...
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Rosemont Star Makes For a Good Day

The highs, lows, frustrations but ultimately satisfaction of the racing game were on full view for team Rosemont at both Caulfield and Randwick yesterday.  Spinning three around at Caulfield sporting the Stud’s gatecrasher lion, it was a case of what could have been! Remember The Name was the first to the starter’s gates and in...
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Mr Quickie to continue path to SA Derby

Impressive three-year-old Mr Quickie is set to continue his march towards the South Australian Derby when he runs in a 1600m-race against his own age at Caulfield. Mr Quickie headlines nominations for Saturday’s Super Vobis Three-Year-Old Handicap in which he will be aiming to stretch his current winning sequence to seven which includes his two...
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