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One degree of separation
Merchant Navy On face value, two of the headline acts among the first-season sires represented at the 2021 Australian Easter Yearling Sale would not appear to have that much in common. But a closer examination of the backgrounds of Coolmore’s Merchant Navy and Newgate’s Russian Revolution reveals some remarkably parallel lines. One degree of separation, you could say. The…
Tyreel Stud
Tiger of Malay Tyreel Stud's name has been synonymous with Easter success for years and under the leadership of the Monds family the famed Hawkesbury Valley farm continues to excel. At last year's Easter sale Tyreel Stud sold five horses for a total in excess of $2.4 million and already those youngsters are making their mark with…
Invincible eleven – Yarraman Park bring 11 of ‘Vinnies’ best to Easter
I Am Invincible “The best of Shadwell breeding” is how Yarraman Park’s Harry Mitchell describes the famed international stud’s twelve yearlings heading to Easter, a unique opportunity to secure some of Australia’s most successful bloodlines. “The cream” meanwhile is Shadwell’s racing manager Angus Gold description of the draft and it seems apt with each of the youngsters…
Vinery Stud
Artorius Vinery Stud has an exceptional record as a proven source of Gr.1 winners and in the last three years have sold the winners of three of the biggest 2yo races in the country: Exhilarates (2yo Magic Millions Classic), Farnan (Gr.1 Golden Slipper Stakes), and Artorius (Gr.1 Blue Diamond Stakes). Their record from the Inglis Easter…
Lime Country
In the short time Lime Country has been in operation in Australia, they have attracted a solid client base of Gr.1 producing farms. Lime Country believe that a young racehorse needs three things to maximise their success on the track; they need to be well-grown, sound, and properly educated. Bluebloods spoke to Lime Country owner…
Kia Ora Stud
Wild Ruler With Kia Ora's 2020 Easter graduates being in such capable hands as the stables of Hawkes, Busuttin & Young, Chris Waller, Price & Kent, Kris Lees, Peter & Paul Snowden and Annabel Neasham, there is much to look forward to for the farm that presents another stellar draft in 2021. "I could not be happier…
Cressfield
The Easter Sale and Cressfield were made for each other as both brand names are synonymous with the best pedigrees in the nation, and quality racehorses. With Gr.1 winner Personal (Fastnet Rock-Personify, by Galileo) and group placed winner Cellsabeel (Hinchinbrook) from their Easter 3YO class, Cressfield continues to build on their reputation as a Gr.1…

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