Rosemont Stud News

Winnings Colours On a Runaway Roll

The colours have been in good form lately and the team will be hoping it can continue at Pakenham today on their richest race and Saturday stand-alone meeting. Congrats to the team at Corstens Racing on the tough win of Immaculate Secret last night at the Valley. Things didn’t go according to plan, but she...
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Blue Diamond Plan for Starspangled Filly

Rosemont Stud’s homebred Starspangledbanner filly Brooklyn Hustle looked a star in the making when scoring a dazzling last to first debut win at Moonee Valley on Saturday with the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes next year her immediate goal in the short term. A powerhouse chestnut, just like her famous sire and his sire...
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Biggest ever Rosemont draft at Magic Millions 2019

Following the release this week of the catalogue for the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, Rosemont Stud is proud to preview our draft for the January sale. With 26 yearlings in the catalogue, we are taking our biggest draft ever to the Gold Coast and have included horses of all levels to appeal...
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Royal Ascot On the Cards After Santa Ana Lane Lands his Fourth Group One

In what looked to be as good a field of sprinters on turf anywhere in the world in 2018, the Anthony Freedman-trained gelding Santa Ana Lane came with a barnstorming finish to earn a fourth win at the highest level in Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic (1200m) at Flemington. Looking a picture...
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The backstory behind Geelong’s bred and owned Runaway

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most famous race, and on Tuesday, Geelong will have a runner to call its own. Runaway, bred and part-owned by Gnarwarre’s Rosemont Stud, won the Geelong Cup 10 days ago to effectively book his spot in Tuesday’s $7.3 million race. At one stage, champion trainer Gai Waterhouse was fed up...
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Moody’s Help Gets Sprinter On Target

Rosemont Stud has used the expertise of Peter Moody, the trainer of champion sprinter Black Caviar, to help return its mare True Excelsior to her best. The four-year-old daughter of Exceed and Excel is a massive chance to cause a boilover in tomorrow’s Group 3 Furphy Sprint (1100m) at Flemington, according to stud principal Anthony...
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Will Geelong Hero Runaway With The Melbourne Cup?

It has been a big week for Anthony Mithen and Rosemont Stud. Huge week actually. Last Wednesday, Rosemont’s bred and raced, Runaway, won the much coveted Group Three Bet365 Geelong Cup, while on Friday night another of the home-breds in Iconoclasm raced onto the second line of betting for Saturday’s Group One Kennedy Mile after...
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Can Red Colours Gatecrash Cox Plate Day!?

ROSEMONT RUNNERS – COX PLATE DAY!! Race 5 – DARK VILLAIN Very nice progressive son of I Am Invincible who popped off his maiden in fine style 3 weeks ago. Big step up to Group company but is speedy and competitive. Two year old form holds up well and is a horsenon the way up....
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Icon Shows Heart Of Gold

Darren Weir’s dominance of the lucrative VOBIS Gold Race Series continued at The Valley on Friday thanks to the fighting win of Iconoclasm in the $150,000 VOBIS Gold Star (1500m). The son of Toorak Toff was ridden positively by John Allen to settle on the speed and never really looked in danger of defeat, taking...
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Mithen laments Runaway limbo despite win

Anthony Mithen is relieved that Runaway appears more likely than not to gain a Melbourne Cup start, but that doesn’t mean the owner is not disappointed he is not guaranteed a place. The four-year-old was on Thursday morning handed a 1.5kg penalty for his Geelong Cup win, which takes his Melbourne Cup weight to 52kg...
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Runaway receives weight penalty after bet365 Geelong Cup win

Racing Victoria (RV) Executive General Manager – Racing & Participant Wellbeing, Greg Carpenter, has today announced that he has issued a 1.5kg weight penalty in the $7.3 million Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) to the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Runaway. Exciting four-year-old Runaway, who took home the Group 3 bet365 Geelong Cup (2400m) yesterday, now...
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Manhattan Rain’s Runaway Claims Geelong Cup

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott turned back the international challenge in Wednesday’s $350,000 Group 3 Bet365 Geelong Cup (2400m) as the front-running Runaway held the challenge of his stablemate Northwest Passage. Carrying the colours of Anthony Mithen’s Rosemont Stud, Runaway won the Listed VRC St Leger back in April before finishing third in the Group...
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