Australia’s fastest growing yearling sale - The Inglis Classic – has become the focus of buyers as the inaugural Gold Riband session takes centre stage on opening night.
Easter colt Hall of Fame proved himself one of New Zealand’s most exciting 3YOs when he took out Saturday’s Levin Classic (1600m) at Trentham – the sole Group 1 race contested in Australasia over the weekend.
Australia’s leading thoroughbred auction house Inglis was the leading source of 2YO Stakes winners and 2YO Group 1 winners last season, and today’s results further strengthen the argument it will continue to dominate in 2017.
Calanda continued a strong month for his late mother Speedy Bell by winning today’s $250,000 Inglis Sprint (1100m) at Randwick.
She Will Reign stamped herself as the leading 2YO in Australasia with another breathtaking victory in today’s $500,000 Inglis Nursery at Randwick.
She was “the standout filly’’ at this year’s Inglis Easter Yearling Sales and Gai Waterhouse believes Serena Bay will continue to prove her initial judgment correct in Saturday’s $500,000 Inglis Nursery.
She Will Reign will back up in Saturday’s $500,000 Inglis Nursery after producing arguably the best 2YO performance of the season in winning on debut at Kembla Grange today.
Yu Long Investments has ended the year on a high, purchasing the top three racing Lots at today’s Inglis December Thoroughbred Sale at Oaklands.
Relations to the likes of The Quarterback, Not Listenin’tome, Tiamo Grace, Palentino and Defcon headline a memorable catalogue for the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.
Friday’s December Thoroughbred Sale has received 44 supplementary entries, taking to 139 the number of Lots to be offered at Oaklands.
Australian bred sprinters Not Listenin'tome and Lucky Bubbles filled the quinella in the Group II Bochk Wealth Mgmt Jockey Club Sprint at Sha Tin on Sunday, the race also featuring the return of the great HK Champion Able Friend.
Not A Single Doubt went 1-2 in Group 1 Railway Stakes in Perth with Scales Of Justice defeating Good Project
The 16th foal of the stakes-winning Bletchingly mare Tennessee Morn, 5-year-old Magnus gelding Malaguerra added a second Group 1 to his CV when holding off rising sprint star Spieth in Saturday's $1million Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington.
A $75,000 Inglis Premier purchase from the draft of Torryburn Stud, talented six year-old Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) mare Jessy Belle has taken her own good time to win her first Black Type event, but did it in style at Flemington on Saturday with a sweet victory in the Group II VRC Matriarch Stakes.
A $200,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Newgate Farm draft for David Ellis, the well-related two year-old Stratum colt Summer Monsoon delivered the right result when he proved too slick for his rivals at Te Rapa.
It was appropriate in the week the state's imminent greyhound ban was reversed, Garry Frazer won at Randwick.
Voodoo Lad atoned for his narrow defeat in the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke by winning Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.
Encosta De Lago’s classy Group One winner Vanbrugh gave his future stud career a boost with his win in the G3 Coongy Cup at Caulfield on Saturday.
A broodmare career beckoned for the Testa Rossa mare Cavaloce following her unplaced effort in the Listed Balaklava Cup on August 31 however the lure of a stakes win kept her in training for the Listed Durbridge Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.
Inglis has welcomed Racing NSW’s increased prizemoney announcement, which will see owners enjoy greater reward in all races state-wide.
Inglis Sales Catalogues
2017 Classic Yearling Sale
11, 12, 13 February 2017
2017 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale
1 March & 26, 27, 28 February 2017