Rosemont Stud News

Sun Stud’s Snitzel colt off to the Blue Diamond

Prairie Fire will carry the colours of Sun Stud in next weeks $1,500,000 Blue Diamond after the son of Snitzel came with a barnstorming finish to claim Saturday’s Listed The Asian Executive (Talindert) Stakes (1100m) at Flemington. The Mick Price-trained youngster had just one of the 10 runners behind him halfway down the straight. When...
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Timely win for Rimraam

The imported Singspiel mare Swansea (IRE) has been the gift that keeps on giving since being purchased for $55,000 out of a Darley Reduction at the 2014 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale. At the time her rap sheet did not look overly impressive with four named foals, none of which had reached the racetrack. But...
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Starcraft colt sells for $340,000

Late in yesterday sale’s session, a Bowness Stud-offered colt by Starcraft (Soviet Star) was bought by Carmel Size Racing on behalf of Hong Kong owner Boniface Ho Ka Kui for $340,000. Size, who manages Kui’s bloodstock interests who race under the Legend moniker in Hong Kong, said she had to go beyond what she thought...
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$340,000 for Rosemont Stud’s Zoustar filly

When prominent trainer Tony McEvoy inspected a filly by Zoustar (Northern Meteor) from the Rosemont Stud draft at the sale, he immediately saw a replica of his Magic Millions 2YO Classic (RL, 1200m) winner Sunlight (Zoustar). Early yesterday, McEvoy backed his judgment and went to $340,000 for the filly after outlasting underbidder Gai Waterhouse to...
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Zoutenant out to continue family tradition

Family pride goes on the line for Tulloch Lodge recruit Zoutenant against Group One colts Pride Of Dubai and Counterattack in the Eskimo Prince Stakes. So does the bone and muscle method of training that is an integral part of stable way as trainer Gai Waterhouse tries to take the colt’s racing to another level....
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Fish River, Guineas next

FISH River stamped herself as a filly with classic aspirations as she cruised home to win the R250 000 Gr3 Three Troikas Stakes over 1400m at Turffontein on Saturday. The Australian-bred galloper was registering her first career stakes score at her seventh start, and made it look ever so easy. Anthony Delpech had Fish River...
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Stakes victory for Lady Esprit as she causes upset at Caulfield

The Aaron Purcell-trained Lady Esprit has defied her starting price and stormed over odds-on favourite Snitty Kitty to win the Listed WJ Adams Stakes at Caulfield. Lady Esprit was sent out the $51 outsider in Saturday’s 1000m sprint, with Snitty Kitty the $1.75 favourite in her return from a spell. Snitty Kitty began quickly and...
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Volkstok’n’barrell to join Logan in Singapore

Donna Logan will have one of her favourite horses to fly her new stable flag at Kranji. The Ruakaka horsewoman is on the road to recovery after suffering a fractured skull in a fall last month, which has so far prevented her from flying to Singapore for a new chapter in her training career. When...
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Toorak Toff leaves his mark at the Gold Coast

In one of the hottest years for first season sires in recent memory, son of Show a Heart and multiple G1 winner Toorak Toff more than held his own with the first of his yearlings on offer at the Magic Millions last week. The Gold Coast was awash with progeny by first season stallions with...
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The next Group One winner could be easy to find

Farms all over the country are preening and primping for next week’s Magic Millions festival in the hope of selling the big fish, and one farm that keep growing out the killer whale is Victoria’s Rosemont Stud. Having ramped up their operation in the past 5 years, Rosemont has been a regular source of stakes...
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Ruthven ready for Hong Kong debut

Group 1 Queensland Derby winner Ruthven will make his Hong Kong debut at Sha Tin on New Year’s Day, the top-class prospect’s step-out run being the day’s 11th and last event, the Class 2 Tai Mo Shan Handicap. The 1400m contest could provide more than one thread of insight into this year’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series...
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Santa Ana Lane headed to Perth

Santa Ana Lane is set to fly to Perth on Sunday and continued his preparations for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes with a solid jumpout at Balnarring on Wednesday morning. The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes winner hasn’t raced since that victory at Caulfield on October 1 and was ridden on Wednesday by race jockey Dean...
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