Rosemont Stud News

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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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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Debut Winner for Wandjina

On the eve of the Group I VRC Australian Guineas, which he won in 2015, Wandjina has posted a promising debut winner with a tenacious front running victory for Order of Valour at Kyneton on Thursday. The Henry Dwyer trained colt was easy in the market, but showed natural pace to lead and kicked off...
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Gnarwarre’s Rosemont Stud celebrates epic Magic Millions results

GNARWARRE breeding powerhouse Rosemont Stud is celebrating an “unbelievable” week, selling the majority of its yearlings for good money at the Magic Millions sales on the Gold Coast. The stud sold 17 out of the 20 yearlings that featured in the sale’s book one, with an average sale price of $260,000. A Fastnet Rock colt...
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Group 1 homecoming for True Excelsior

Connections of New Zealand-bred Stakes performer True Excelsior are hoping a return to her homeland will result in the addition of a valuable Group 1 victory to her record. The Leon and Troy Corstens-trained mare will line up in the G1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham on Saturday and her Melbourne-based conditioners...
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