Rosemont Stud News

Shamus Award Knocking Up The Winners

  By Mark Smith of Breednet   If you think you have noticed Shamus Award popping up regularly in the winner’s column, you’d be right. In the past four weeks the Rosemont Stud resident has been churning out the winners and in the last fortnight alone he has had the Moonee Valley winner Sovereign Award...
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Mr Quickie Onwards and Upwards to Caulfield Cup

By Andrew Eddy and Adam McGrath of racing.com   Mr Quickie is most likely to press-on towards Saturday week’s $5 million Caulfield Cup after emerging unscathed from his unplaced Turnbull Stakes performance. Trainer Phillip Stokes said on Monday that after ‘’a bit of head scratching’’ when the horse beat just one rival home in the...
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Starspangledbanner Gets Another 2yo G1 Winner

By MARTIN STEVENS of Racing Post Another chapter in the extraordinary story of Starspangledbanner was written on Saturday when daughter Millisle became his second Group 1 winner by storming to success in the Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket. To give a brief summary of Starspangledbanner’s biography so far, the well-bred son of Choisir won the Caulfield Guineas and Oakleigh...
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ROSEMONT RUNNERS: Group One Glory For Iconoclasm??

A big day for the colours with good chances at three venues. But everyone at the farm is hoping son of Toorak Toff Iconoclasm’s big day has arrived! CAULFIELD RACE 7 no 13 ICONOCLASM Big Benson as we call him is set to run a massive race. He won’t know himself with 53kgs today. Banged...
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Nostradamus Trialler A Sign of Future Riches?

The first of the Nostradamus (Medaglia D’Oro – Leone Chiara) progeny to trial has proven to be a big surprise packet for star Queensland trainer Liam Birchley. Latin Prophet, a Nostradamus colt out of Fastnet Rock mare Isle Du Cap ran an impressive hard-held second in a 650m Deagan trial to have Birchley eyeing off...
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Rosemont International Shopping Enables Yorkshire Oaks Star Foal

One of international racing’s highlights of the year came last week in the thrilling win of superstar mare Enable in the G1 Yorkshire Oaks. But no filly or mare has been more dominant in that race this century than Sadler’s Wells mare Quiff who won in a hand-canter by 11 lengths in 2004 … sporting...
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Hot Stallions Warm The Day at Rosemont Parade

By Bren O’Brien of TDN Australia/NZ with compliments Photos courtesy of Tracey Robertson of TREquine The Victorian winter weather held off long enough for Rosemont Stud to showcase its two new arrivals to around 150 visitors as part of its four-strong stallion parade at its Gnawarre farm outside of Geelong on Saturday. While the predictions...
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Rosemont annouces Stallion Parade 2019

Rosemont Stud will throw open the gates to its impressive Gnarwarre Stud in Geelong on Saturday, August 10 for an 11am sharp parade of their high quality stallion draft for 2019. Starspangledbanner is expected to have settled in by then and be the star attraction along with new arrival Shamus Award. Evergreen StarCraft and exciting...
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Mr Quickie wins G1 for Shamus Award in Rosemont Fill-up!

Rosemont Stud has bred Group One winners, sold Group One winners and raced Group One winners. However, until Saturday’s Channel 7 Queensland Derby victory via Mr Quickie, the Victorian operation hadn’t bred, sold and raced one … and stood the sire as well! Well, to be specific – ‘will stand’ – is actually more accurate....
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O’Brien Group One Belief in Iconoclasm

  Trainer Danny O’Brien is looking at an interstate Group One double with stable newcomer Iconoclasm beginning with The Goodwood at Morphettville. The Melbourne trainer is sending Iconoclasm to Adelaide for Saturday’s The Goodwood before taking him north to Brisbane for the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm on June 8. A former member of disqualified...
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A Group One Favourite … But Plenty More!

It’s a big day in Adelaide …. Derby Day! And Rosemont-bred and part-owned Mr Quickie is favourite. Group One glory awaits the team in the City of Churches but there is a big stable of runners heading to Caulfield too for what should be a big day for the red colours! Here’s our look at...
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English Oaks Favourite a Rosemont Coup

By Martin Stevens of the Racing Post   Sayyedati Symphony, the regally bred dam of Wednesday’s impressive Cheshire Oaks winner Mehdaayih, was sold for just €8,000 as part of a cull of Godolphin mares at the Goffs November Sale six months ago. To let go of the dam of a Frankel filly trading at a...
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