Rosemont Stud News

Starspangledbanner filly could break new ground at Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot could welcome a new aspect of international competition this year if an ambitious plan by Australian stud owner Anthony Mithen to send a first juvenile trained down under to run at the meeting comes to fruition. Two-year-olds in each hemisphere cannot compete against each other in normal circumstances, but Mithen, principal of Rosemont...
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Spirit Of Boom colt sets new VOBIS Gold record

A Spirit of Boom colt today became the highest-priced horse ever sold at an Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale. Offered by Rosemont Stud, Lot 248 (Spirit of Boom x Moxie Doll) was the subject of a fierce bidding duel before eventually selling to Gelagotis Racing and Anthony Panozzo for $120,000. “The stallion is doing incredible...
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Spirit of Boom at Adelaide Magic Millions

Spirit of Boom colt makes $300,000 at Adelaide Magic Millions

A colt by first season sire sensation Spirit Of Boom (Sequalo), who was bought for $10,000 at the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Yearling sale, made $300,000 on day one of the Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale yesterday. By the Eureka Stud-based stallion, who has sired ten winners, including four stakes winners, the colt is...
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Ruthven wins Hong Kong Derby lead-up

It was a tale of contrasting fortunes for John Moore’s BMW Hong Kong Derby aspirants at Sha Tin on Saturday as Ruthven stamped his claims for the HK$18 million feature with a tough win in the Class 2 Snipe Handicap (1800m). Last year’s Queensland Derby winner Ruthven was one of two G1 winners for Moore...
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First winner a Stakes-winner for Eurozone

Newgate Farm’s promising young Northern Meteor son Eurozone broke the ice for his first winner at Morphettville on Saturday and did it in style with talented filly Krone taking out the Listed SAJC Cinderella Stakes. Placed at her first two starts at Moonee Valley and Bendigo last month, the Darren Weir trained filly had race...
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Starspangledbanner momentum builds

The smart win of Henry Dwyer’s 2yo filly Melveen at Sandown-Lakeside last week at just her second trip to the races further underlined the growing momentum of her sire Starspangledbanner as the sales season rolls on towards Melbourne and Inglis Premier. Melveen, emergency for Saturday’s G1 Blue Diamond stakes, was just the second 2yo runner...
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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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