Rosemont Stud News

Rosemont's Fastnet colt

Rosemont Stud’s Fastnet Rock Colt Tops Day One

A colt by champion stallion Fastnet Rock (Danehill) is now in the hands of Hunter Valley nurseries Kia Ora Stud and Bhima Thoroughbreds after they combined to secure the weanling at the Inglis Great Southern Sale yesterday for $300,000. The top-priced colt, who has been earmarked to be re-offered as a yearling, was one of...
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Santa Ana Lane races into history

Santa Ana Lane goes for broke and races into history

Is Santa Ana Lane the best sprinter in Australia? If you asked any members of the William Street Syndicate (his owners), around 2.17pm on Saturday, there’s a pretty solid chance the answer would have been in the affirmative. Sure, the rusted on fans of Redzel, Redkirk Warrior, Trapeze Artist, Merchant Navy, Shoals and co. might...
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Santa Ana Lane salutes in Stradbroke

Santa Ana Lane Salutes In Stradbroke

To say Santa Ana Lane finds it hard to get a lot of love in the betting ring would be an understatement as the shortest price he has started in his three Group 1 triumphs is $12, which came when the son of Lope de Vega put then to the sword in Saturday’s $1,500,000 Group...
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Starcraft Fans Can Toss The Boss …. Again!

After inspiring a big book of mares last year, Rosemont Stud have announced that its hugely popular strategy to punt on a free service to ever-popular proven outcross stallion STARCRAFT is on again in season 2018. “The Toss The Boss deal was a big winner last year and there has been no slowing down for...
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Ascot trip closer for Luck Favour

Ascot trip closer for Luck Favours

The long-shot dream of taking an unraced juvenile horse to the Royal Ascot Carnival took a massive leap forward on Monday when filly Luck Favours thrashed her rivals in a trial at Werribee. The northern hemisphere-bred two-year-old’s owner and breeder Anthony Mithen confirmed after the filly won her trial by three-and-a-half lengths that, given all...
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New stakes winner for Rosemont Stud's Starcraft

New Stakes Winner For Rosemont Stud’s Starcraft

The Group 3 Sha Tin Vase on Sunday was won by progressive Starcraft sprinter Winner’s Way, a $55,000 Magic Millions National Yearling Sale purchase for John Foote Bloodstock from the Kitchwin Hills draft. Winner’s Way won two of three in starts in Australia in 2016 for Patrick Payne at Sale and Morphettville before transferring to...
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Santa Ana Lane connections

Santa Ana Lane syndicate is Streets ahead

The Anthony Freedman trained Santa Ana Lane is raced by the successful William Street Syndicate. Syndicate manager Michael Ramsden was a little nonplussed at the starting price too, but, naturally, thrilled with the win. “I thought when they were offering $13 about the horse midweek he was way over the odds, but I’m not complaining,”...
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Second Group One for Lope De Vega's Santa Ana Lane

Second Group 1 for Lope De Vega’s Santa Ana Lane

Punter’s threw their lot behind last year’s winner Vega Magic in Saturday’s $1,000,000 Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville but it was another son of Lope De Vega (IRE) who stole the show. Fifth in the race last year, the Anthony Freedman-trained Santa Ana Lane had plenty to do when the capacity field turned...
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Runaway on path to Melbourne Cup

Runaway on right path to secure start in Melbourne Cup

Racing Victoria’s Greg Carpenter confirmed a win by Runaway in the 3200m race could secure him a coveted spot in the Melbourne Cup. “A win in the Andrew Ramsden as a three-year-old colt to put alongside his win in the VRC St Leger and last-start third in the Group 1 South Australian Derby would put...
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Iconclasm wins back-to-back at Flemington

Iconoclasm Causing Chaos With Back-To-Back Flemington Wins

In case you were wondering, the state of belief or behaviour that is different to most and a little chaotic is the state of iconoclasm. And the horse with the same name might just be that after showing rare talent his past two starts to win at Victoria’s headquarters. The handsome colt son of Toorak...
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Manhattan Rain’s Runaway goes wire to wire in St Leger

Carrying the colours of Anthony Mithen’s Rosemont Stud, the 3yo Manhattan Rain rig Runaway led every step of the way under Stephen Baster in the 161st running of the $200,000 Listed VRC St Leger (2800m) at Flemington on Anzac Day. It was the third win from 12 starts for the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained...
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Starspangledbanner filly could break new ground at Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot could welcome a new aspect of international competition this year if an ambitious plan by Australian stud owner Anthony Mithen to send a first juvenile trained down under to run at the meeting comes to fruition. Two-year-olds in each hemisphere cannot compete against each other in normal circumstances, but Mithen, principal of Rosemont...
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