Rosemont Stud News

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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Runaway looks to win hometown cup at Geelong

Runaway was born and raised only 20 minutes from Geelong, making him as local as Gary Ablett jnr and Patrick Dangerfield, so it would be fitting if he could win his way into the Melbourne Cup via Wednesday’s Geelong Cup. Rosemont Stud was Runaway’s early home. When he was sold to Gai Waterhouse as a...
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Iconoclasm claims Listed win at Caulfield

Iconoclasm could be set for a Group One handicap at Flemington after bouncing back to winning form at Caulfield in his first start since undergoing throat surgery. The Darren Weir-trained Iconoclasm won five of his eight starts as a three-year-old last season but had been winless in two runs this preparation. After an eighth in...
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GUINEAS DAY EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR ROSEMONT RUNNERS AT CAULFIELD

A huge day at Caulfield with four big chances at Caulfield on the Melbourne Racing Club’s biggest day. And no less than two runners in the 1000 Guineas Classic at G1 level. Thrillster, bred at the farm will represent the Rosemont colours while Rosemont breeze-up graduate Krone will wear good client’s Roll The Dice racing’s...
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Rosemont’s Big Day Racing

Stakes races, stakes horses resuming and a couple of sticky barriers will have Team Rosemont on the edge of their seats today at Caulfield. There’s plenty of anticipation ahead of G1 racing at The Heath. Follow our runners through the day: ROSEMONT RUNNERS CAULFIELD Race 4 – no. 11 SPLIT LIP First start for Weiry...
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Santa Ana Lane Strikes in Premiere Stakes

The betting on the $13 million Everest was thrown into turmoil after Anthony Freedman’s pair Santa Ana Lane and Shoals went one-two in Saturday’s Group II Premiere Stakes at Randwick while Redzel and Trapeze Artist missed a place. Given a rail-hugging ride by Ben Melham, Santa Ana Lane defeated Shoals (Fastnet Rock), who came from...
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Starcraft’s “Toss The Boss” Making Everyone a Winner

When representatives of Magic Millions turned up at Rosemont this week for yearling inspections ahead of the 2019 yearling sales series, the first question they asked on jumping out from the car was “how many Starcrafts are you showing us?” Contrary to common perception, the determination to get quality Starcraft stock into their sales is...
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‘Sunday’ horses just fine by Mithen

Rosemont Stud’s Anthony Mithen is quite content to breed ‘Sunday’ horses–specifically those out of his increasingly important broodmare Sunday Service. Alan Carasso talks to Mithen after Sunday Service’s son Winner’s Way, by resident sire Starcraft, won impressively on opening day at Sha Tin. In the Thoroughbred business, owners are always looking for that ‘Saturday’ horse,...
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