A decision taken 18 months ago to try and establish themselves in the competitive world of thoroughbred breeding is on the cusp of paying some serious dividends for Cambridge couple Craig and Steph Dunphy.Read More
Category: Thoroughbred Breeding
A week after two-year-old Showcasing filly Last Sight won on debut at Ruakaka, Valachi Downs principal Kevin Hickman struck again with another filly by the same sire, The Tailors Niece, on debut at Tauherenikau today.Read More
A brother to exciting Kiwi filly Verry Elleegant was welcomed into the world just hours after his three-year-old sister stamped herself as a leading contender for the Gr. 1 VRC Oaks.Read More
Libby and Sam Bleakley’s Highden Park celebrated a huge result in Hong Kong last night as top-class graduates Beauty Generation and Ping Hai Star filled the quinella in the Gr. 3 Celebration Cup at Sha Tin.Read More
Group One winner Sofia Rosa produced a filly foal by Savabeel today. “She foaled this morning at Waikato Stud and they are already back at Blandford Lodge. By all reports, it’s a very good first foal,” said...Read More
Well-known bloodstock consultant Steve Brem has died in Sydney after a long illness. A racing journalist, bloodstock adviser and stud manager in his native New Zealand, Brem was recruited by Gai Waterhouse to bring more...Read More
It’s not unknown for a broodmare to have two of her progeny winning on the same day, or even on the same racing programme.
It was nonetheless an exciting outcome for breeder David Archer when his broodmare Seven Schillings was represented by the Morphettville (Adelaide) winner Heptagon (Jimmy Choux) on September 15 and then, last Saturday, by the doughty South Island filly Emily Margaret (Pins) in the Listed Canterbury Belle Stakes at Riccarton.