Champion sire Fastnet Rock posted a trans-Tasman stakes-double on Saturday with Irish bred gelding Fastnet Tempest (6g Fastnet Rock x Dame Blanche, by Be My Guest) winning the Group III SAJC Robert A Lee Stakes at Morphettville, while in New Zealand Hinerangi (5m Fastnet Rock x Hinemoa, by Elusive City) claimed her first Black Type win in the Listed Rangitikei Gold Cup at Awapuni.
You could not have wished for a better start to the 2019 Aushorse Golden Horseshoe Series in Singapore on Sunday after hot favourite, Big Hearted, held out fellow Australian-bred, Rocket Star, in an absolute nail-biter.
Howard Be Thy Name will stand at Grassyards Farm this coming breeding season.
It was a weekend that neither Yarraman Park Stud nor Twin Hills Stud will ever forget.
Popular Scone trainer Rod Northam won the $100,000 Inglis Scone Challenge for the fifth time on Friday saddling talented maiden Spilt (2g Choisir x My Cup Runneth Over, by Encosta de Lago) to win the lucrative sprint for horses sold as yearlings at the Inglis Scone Yearling Sale the previous year.
All Too Hard youngster Frosted Gold (Aus) staked his claim for Champion 2yo honours in South Africa with more black-type on Saturday.