2018

Mr Clint Wins Gr1 Singapore Guineas

Monday, 28th May 2018

At Kranji racecourse in Singapore, Oaklands Stud's newly acquired European Gr1-winning stallion Power (Oasis Dream-Frappe, by Inchinor) celebrated an elite race success when 3YO New Zealand-bred gelding Mr Clint (Power-Victoria Belle, by Zabeel) unwound his trademark storming finish to post a comfortable win in the S$1 million Gr1 Singapore Guineas (1600m) for 3YOs, defeating King Louis & Captain Jamie. Trained by Lee Freedman, New Zealand Bloodstock graduate Mr Clint improved his record to 3 wins and 4 placings from 8 starts for S$185,439 in earnings. Freedman, who began his Singapore training career in September, said he was delighted to have trained a Group 1 winner. "It's a great thrill to win a Group 1 race here in Singapore. We're here now and that's what we have to do; win these big races," the Australian Hall of Fame trainer told the Singapore Turf Club.

Mister Yeoh Wins Gr2 Singapore 3YO Classic

Monday, 23rd April 2018

At Kranji racecourse in Singapore, Clear Mountain Fairview's Gr1-winning stallion Wanted (Fastnet Rock-Fragmentation, by Snippets) added a Group race success when 3YO Australian-bred gelding Mister Yeoh (Wanted-Wai Lin, by Scenic) posted a strong front-running win in the second leg of the Singapore Three-Year-Old Challenge, the S$500,000 Gr2 Singapore 3YO Classic (1400m), defeating Be Bee & King Louis. Mister Yeoh improved his record to 2 wins and 1 placing from 5 starts for approximately S$275,000 in earnings. Trainer Cliff Brown said Mister Yeoh would not run in the S$1 million Gr1 Singapore Guineas (1600m) on 26 May and instead would head for a spell.

2017

Sir Nate Wins Listed Wellesley Stakes

Monday, 30th October 2017

At Trentham in New Zealand, Little Avondale Stud's Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes-winning stallion Nadeem (Redoute's Choice-Candide, by Sound Reason) added a black-type success when 2YO brown colt Sir Nate (Nadeem-Just Diamonds, by No Excuse Needed) kept his perfect record intact when posting his maiden stakes win in the $50,000 Listed Wellesley Stakes (1000m) for 2YOs, defeating King Louis & Masque. Purchased by his trainer Lisa Latta for $65,000 at the 2017 NZB Select Yearling Sale from the draft of Little Avondale Stud, Sir Nate extended his unbeaten record to 2 wins from 2 starts for NZ$34,375 in earnings.