KIWI IDA WINS AGAIN Group winning four-year-old SQUAMOSA mare KIWI IDA has recored her ninth race victory - with success in the Francolin Stakes (1400m) at Riverton on Saturday.
The New Zealand based mare has an impressive CV - having notched nine wins (two at stakes level) from 800m-1400m, with a further ten placings (4 at stakes level) for owner/trainers John & Karen Parsons.
Bred by Paul Kelly of Ponderosa Park in Victoria, KIWI IDA is out of the Blevic mare, Empress Ida. A full-brother to the Group 3 winner will be offered for sale as a weanling at the 2019 Inglis Great Southern Sale.
SQUAMOSA boasts an enviable 11% stakes horses to runners and has a winners average earnings index of $68,143. ... See MoreSee Less
MAGNUS GROUP WINNER STREETS AHEAD Sun Stud’s MAGNUS appears to have produced another outstanding sprinter with STREETS OF AVALON following up last month’s Listed Hareeba Stakes victory with a power packed display in the Group Three Ladbrokes Victoria Handicap over 1400m at Caulfield Racecourse. Bred and raced by Warren Racing and trained by Shane Nichols, Streets of Avalon is closely related to Champion 2YO Jokers Wild and has now won over $630,000 in stakes. Magnus, whose yearlings have sold up to $150,000 (Gold Coast Magic Millions) and $140,000 (Inglis Melbourne Premier) in 2019, has been on fire in recent weeks with Streets of Avalon, Volcanic General and Rio Del Mar all capturing Group races, while Valiant Dream was a winner in Hong Kong last Sunday. ... See MoreSee Less
Sun Stud’s prolific stallion, LOVE CONQUERS ALL has posted another stakes winner with lightning fast, MR MARBELLOUZ, capturing the Listed TAB Ascot Quality over 1200m at Doomben Racecourse after missing the start. Talk about digging deep when it counts! Trained by Kevin Kemp Racing, Mr Marbellouz has been the model of consistency throughout his career, winning eight of his 15 outings with a further three placings for over $300,000 in stakes. Bred by Phillipa and William Kingswell – who wisely retained a share – Mr Marbellouz is one of seven winners for Love Conquers All in the last seven days and he joins fellow black typers in 5-time stakes winner, Savanna Amour, multiple Group winner I’m A Rippa, Perilous Love, Conquering Lass and Par Oneri. ... See MoreSee Less