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Top Australian Filly Mosheen to Visit Deep Impact

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 11:30 AM

Four-time group I-winning filly Mosheen, who fractured a hind leg in the Oct. 20 Yellowglen Tristarc Stakes (Aus-II), has been retired and is scheduled to be bred to leading Japanese sire Deep Impact in 2013. Katsumi Yoshida, who stands Deep Impact at his family's Shadai Stallion Station, purchased a 50% share in the Fastnet Rock ( TrueNicks ) filly in January... Read More...

Written by Ian Tapp | Oct 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

Paint It Black

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 12:00 PM

On the international scene, the performance of last week was that put up by Black Caviar in the Lightning Stakes (gr. I, video below). The Australian filly was officially rated the best sprinter in the world for 2010, and confirmed that she will be hard to dislodge from her perch, while maintaining her unbeaten record and defying a ten week layoff to tally by... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter 1 | Mar 02, 2011 | 3 Comments

The King and I

Sunday, February 06, 2011 3:30 PM

While thankfully not (not yet, at least) being quite as folically challenged as Yul Brynner, we do have a connection with a King who has played a staring role in the orient. Having recommended the mating for King Kamehameha, whose dam was sold to Japan carrying that horse, we we’re delighted when he captured the Japan Derby and subsequently earned a title as... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter 1 | Feb 06, 2011 | 2 Comments