Rosemont Stud News

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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Another straight exam awaits Excelsior

True Excelsior is still on track to run in next month’s Group 1 Telegraph (1200m) in New Zealand despite being beaten against her own sex at Flemington last Saturday. The four-year-old daughter of Exceed and Excel finished third, beaten a long neck by Smart Coupe, in a $100,000 benchmark 84 handicap (1100m) for fillies and...
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True Excelsior on trial for NZ G1 attempt

Talented mare True Excelsior hasn’t had a lot of luck in recent starts but her trainer Troy Corstens says he has ‘lost no faith’ in the four-year-old and has grand ambitions for her next month. The daughter of Exceed And Excel will run at Flemington on Saturday and if she can notch a victory in...
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Warren in red-hot form with Rosemont

MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer Jason Warren is enjoying a winning run of late alongside Victorian thoroughbred farm, Rosemont Stud. The pair combined to win two metropolitan races with two runners on Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December in slashing style. Warren, who has trained out of his private property Denistoun Park, Tuerong for the past...
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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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