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God's Own Relocating To Greta West
In further breeding news, The God's Own Syndicate, headed by Yallambee Stud and Eliza Park Stud, has announced that Gr1-winning stallion God's Own (Redoute's Choice-Angel In Disguise, by Sky Chase) will stand the 2013 season at one of Victoria's oldest and most respected family-owned stud farms, Greta West Stud. This news comes hot on the heels of an outstanding two state metropolitan winning double on Wednesday for God's Own, with highly consistent mare Manor Lady (God's Own-M'Lady's Manor, by Grand Lodge) winning commandingly at Sandown in Melbourne, followed by 3YO Destiny Rising (God's Own-Palace de Lago, by Encosta de Lago) romping away by 4-lengths at Sydney's Canterbury circuit. Commenting on behalf of the God's Own Syndicate, Yallambee Stud's Peter Woodard explained, "We have known the McCarthy family for a lifetime and are absolutely thrilled that God's Own will continue his successful stud career at Greta West Stud. There was fierce competition from local and interstate stud farms to stand God's Own, but we know brothers Laurie and John McCarthy will do a fantastic job with God's Own as they have been standing stallions all their lives." God's Own, an exciting Gr1 Caulfield Guineas-winning son of Redoute's Choice has the impressive statistics this season of siring 63 winners of over $2 million in prize money and is currently in 45th position on the Australian General Sires Table. His 2013 stud fee will be announced shortly.
Dinkum Diamond Wins The Jansz
Former Swettenham Stud & now Greta West Stud stallion Keep The Faith (Sunday Silence-Duelling Girl, by Dayjur) added a juvenile group success (& 2nd individual stakes-winner) when the filly Dinkum Diamond (Keep The Faith-Raja Lane, by Devaraja) prevailed in a 3-way photo-finsh to the $115,000 Gr3 The Jansz (1200m) for 2YOs at Morphettville. Dinkum Diamond (ridden by Clare Lindop for trainers Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas) scored by a neck from the gelding Beau Jez (Beautiful Crown-Karadeniz, by Dauberval) with a further long-head to fellow filly Stella Lante (Starcraft-Villa Lante, by Filante). Dinkum Diamond took her record to 2 wins & a runner-up (in last month's Listed Dequetteville Stakes over 1100m at Morphettville) from 3 starts for $128,050 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at Arion Pedigrees.)
Lucky Penny Wins Darley Laelia Stakes
Former Swettenham Stud & now Greta West Stud stallion Keep The Faith (Sunday Silence-Duelling Girl, by Dayjur) also added a black-type success (& 3rd individual stakes-winner) when unbeaten daughter Lucky Penny (Keep The Faith-White Hart Lane, by Flying Spur) maintained her perfect record when she gained the judge's decision in a 3-way photo-finish to the $100,000 Listed Darley Laelia Stakes (1600m) for 3YO fillies at Morphettville. Equal top-weighted Lucky Penny (ridden by Linda Meech for trainer Peter Morgan) scored by a long-head from Juliet's Princess (More Than Ready-Malayan Princess, by Thunder Gulch) with a further half-neck to equal top-weighted Tai Tai Tess (Magic Albert-Tycoon Tess, by Last Tycoon). Lucky Penny now has 3 wins from 3 starts for $136,575 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at Arion Pedigrees.)
Keep The Faith Moves From Swettenham To Greta West
Swettenham Stud announced Keep The Faith (Sunday Silence-Duelling Girl, by Dayjur) will move to Greta West Stud where "it is felt the horse would enjoy being the big fish". At Swettenham, Keep The Faith was managed by Tim Stewart & owned equally by 3 partners: Adam Sangster, the McCarthy family (Greta West proprietors) & Lindsay Park Racing Stables. This season Keep the Faith currently boasts 50 individual winners & Adam Sangster confirmed he will retain his shareholding in the stallion.
Coubertin Returns To Track After 1 Season At Stud
Impeccably-bred 5YO stallion Coubertin (Redoute’s Choice-Circles Of Gold, by Marscay) has rejoined the Tony Vasil stable after fertility problems plagued his sole season at Greta West Stud in Victoria last year, reported racenet.com.au. Coubertin is a 3/4-brother to multiple Gr1-winning sire Elvstroem & half-brother to multiple Gr1-winning sire Haradasun, while their dam Circles Of Gold won the Gr1 AJC Oaks at Randwick. Coubertin previously won 2 races (at 1300m & 1400m) from 7 starts before a suspensory injury forced his early retirement.
1st Winner For Freshman Sire Man Of Illusion
Victoria's Greta West Stud-based 9YO freshman stallion Man Of Illusion (Encosta de Lago-Raunchy Ruler, by Rancho Ruler) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO filly Lascelles (Man Of Illusion-Nandaly, by Geiger Counter) scored on debut over 1000m at Bendigo for trainer Rod Symons. After starting his racing career in Australia with 5 wins from 8 starts (including a 6-lengths victory at Doomben over 1100m in a fast 1min 3.05sec) Man Of Illusion was sent to the US, where he won the Gr3 Aegon Turf Sprint (5 furlongs) in a scorching 56.28sec on Gr1 Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs. He also placed in the Gr3 Shakertown Stakes at Keeneland & Listed Lone Star Park Turf Sprint.
8 Winners In 6 Days For King Of Prussia
Victoria's Greta West Stud-based sire King Of Prussia (Anabaa-Professionelle, by Centaine) has sired 8 individual winners over the past 6 days. The octet included:
- 6YO gelding Prussian Secret (Wellington Cup)
- 6YO gelding Naratel (Barossa Cup, Gawler)
- 5YO gelding King of Scots (Hong Kong)
- 6YO gelding Macau Stand (Macau)
- 3YO gelding Kenston (Albury)
- 4YO mare Argenore (Ararat)
- 5YO mare Tossit Around (Sale)
- 6YO mare Queens Are trumps (Scone)
Trifecta For King Of Prussia
Victoria's Greta West Stud-based sire King Of Prussia (Anabaa-Professionelle, by Centaine) recorded a race trifecta at Bendigo over 1100m. The race was won by 4YO gelding Dangarway (King Of Prussia-Brocco Dancer, by Brocco) from 5YO mare Them's The Rules (King Of Prussia-Exceptional, by Bluebird) & 5YO gelding Prussian Power (King Of Prussia-Keltrissimo, by Keltrice). King Of Prussia stands for $3,300.
Freshman Parade At Inglis Melbourne Today
There will be a parade of 2010 Victorian freshman stallions this morning at the Inglis Oaklands Junction property in Melbourne. Among the sires parading from 11am are:
- Coubertin (Redoute’s Choice-Circles of Gold, by Marscay) standing at Greta West Stud
- Delightful Choice (Redoute’s Choice-Lady’s Delight, by Local Talent) standing at Meadow Farm
- Globetrotter (Street Cry-Cool Slew, by Seattle Slew) standing at Brackley Park
- O’Lonhro (Lonhro-Mamzelle Pedrille, by Zoffany) standing at Larneuk Stud
- Pillar Of Hercules (Rock Of Gibraltar-Coat, by Brocco) standing at Grange Thoroughbreds
- Shield (Redoute’s Choice-In The Past, by Zafonic) standing at Allan Hills Farm
- Shimonhro (Lonhro-Shingle Moss, by Twig Moss) standing at Bombora Downs
- Turffontein (Johannesburg-Spirit Of Grace, by Dr Grace) standing at Blue Gum Farm
- US Ranger (Danzig-My Annette, by Red Ransom) standing at Independent Stallions
- Von Costa de Hero (Encosta de Lago-Piavonic, by Scenic) standing at Darley Northwood Park
- Wanted (Fastnet Rock-Fragmentation, by Snippets) standing at Eliza Park
1st Metro Winner For King Of Prussia
Victoria's Greta West Stud-based sire King Of Prussia (Anabaa-Professionelle, by Centaine) recorded his 1st city winner when 2YO filly Tossit Around (King Of Prussia-Merrymaker, by Bluebird) scored over 1200m at Sandown in Melbourne for trainer Kane Harris to remain undefeated in 2 starts. Tossit Around was a $3,750 weanling at the 2006 Inglis June Sale (now Great Southern Sale) in Melbourne. King Of Prussia (whose oldest runners are 3YOs) is a stakes-winning half-brother to Group winners Hoystar, Sportsman & Prisoner Of Love. With Blue Prussian winning at Gawler & debutante Zareena also successful at Moe last Friday, King Of Prussia now has 15 individual winners from his 33 runners (45%), with 72% finishing in the money.
Greta West To Stand Man Of Illusion
Victoria's Greta West Stud (which currently stands King Of Prussia & Dangerous) will include Man Of Illusion (Encosta de Lago-Raunchy Ruler, by Rancho Ruler) in its 2007 roster. After starting his racing carer in Australia with 5 wins from 8 starts (including a 6-lengths victory at Doomben over 1100m in a fast 1min 3.05sec) Man Of Illusion was sent to the US, where he won the Gr3 Aegon Turf Sprint over 5 furlongs in a scorching 56.28sec on Gr1 Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs. He also placed in the Gr3 Shakertown Stakes at Keeneland & Listed Lone Star Park Turf Sprint. Greta West principal Laurie McCarthy enthused Man Of Illusion's return to Australia "offers breeders the chance to access one of the fastest sons of leading sire Encosta de Lago at a very reasonable $4,400 in his 1st season at stud."
1st Winner For King Of Prussia
Victoria's Greta West Stud-based sire King Of Prussia (Anabaa-Professionelle, by Centaine) recorded his 1st winner when juvenile daughter Miss Aristocrat (King Of Prussia-Queen Isolde, by Marauding) scored a half-length victory over 1000m at Bendigo for trainer Allen Browell.
Inglis Easter Day-3: $750,000 Danehill Dancer Colt
Japanese owner-breeder Katsumi Yoshida also paid $750,000 for a Danehill Dancer colt (the 7th foal from Centaine mare Professionelle). All Professionelle's 5 foals to race are winners, including: 9-time winner (from 1100-1500m) & $731,550-earner Sportsman (whose victories include the Gr2 Expressway Stakes, Gr2 Shannon Stakes, Gr2 Peter Pan Stakes, Gr3 Tramway Handicap & Listed Show County Quality, plus runner-up in the Gr2 Phar Lap Stakes, Gr2 Queensland Guineas, Gr3 South Pacific Classic, Gr3 Mercedes-Benz Stakes & listed Glasshouse Handicap, as well as 3rd in the Gr2 Warwick Stakes & Gr2 Gloaming Stakes); dual stakes-winner Prisoner Of Love; & stakes-winner King Of Prussia, who stands at Victoria's Greta West Stud.
Dangerous Relocates To Greta West
Regally-bred stallion Dangerous (Danehill-Antwerp, by Sir Tristram) will relocate to Victoria's Greta West Stud for the 2006 season in conjunction with Woodlands Stud (which stands his boom half-brother Viscount at stud) & Chatswood Stud (where he has stood up until 2005). A highly precocious 2YO who finished 4th in the Gr1 Golden Slipper Stakes (& also placed in the Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes, Gr1 VRC Sires Produce Stakes & Gr1 AJC Sires Produce Stakes), Dangerous is the sire of Gr2 VRC Sires Produce Stakes winner Danger Looms (& 4 individual winners already this week). Aided by the large crops of 180 2YOs & yearlings still to come through as a result of his strong support at Chatswood Stud, Dangerous can be assured a strong book of mares at his 2006 fee of $2,200. On Sunday he will be represented by his son Jason (who raced as Deafen in Australia) in the Gr1 Macau Derby.
King Of Prussia Colt 20-Times Fee
Victoria's Greta West Stud principal Laurie McCarthy was ecstatic after Monday's Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale, where Denise Martin's Star Thoroughbreds (whose horses are trained by Gai Waterhouse) paid $55,000 for the 1st yearling ever sold by his 7YO sire King Of Prussia (Anabaa-Professionelle, by Centaine). The colt was from Soft Lady & the $55,000 (3rd highest sold in Launceston) represented 20-times King Of Prussia's service fee. McCarthy has another 7 yearlings by King Of Prussia (a dual Group-placed Flemington stakes-winning sprinter) being prepared for upcoming sales: 2 for Inglis Melbourne Premier & 5 for Magic Millions Adelaide.
1st Hillman Foals At Greta West
The 1st foals by Hillman (Danehill-Triscay, by Marscay) have arrived at Greta West Stud in Victoria:
- Sydney winning mare Brittany Miss produced a colt; her yearling filly by Commands sold for $110,000 at the Inglis Melbourne Premier sale earlier this year.
- And stakes-winning Brigand mare Pleasure Bandit produced a filly.