2018

Duca Valentinois Wins Gr3 Lord Mayor's Cup

Monday, 28th May 2018

At Doomben racecourse in Brisbane, former Coolmore & now Aquis Farm-based dual Gr1-winning stallion Holy Roman Emperor (Danehill-L'On Vite, by Secretariat) added a Group race success when 6YO Irish-bred gelding Duca Valentinois (Holy Roman Emperor-Love Valentine, by Fruits of Love) registered the third stakes victory of his career in the $125,000 Gr3 Lord Mayor's Cup (1630m) for 3YO+, defeating Sheiswhatsheis & Coldstone. The Godolphin-owned Duca Valentinois improved his record to 7 wins (including the Listed Ladies Day Cup & Listed Scone Cup) and 9 placings (including the Gr3 BRC Lord Mayor's Cup) from 34 starts for $553,384 in earnings.

Sheiswhatsheis Wins Listed Members' Handicap

Monday, 14th May 2018

At Doomben racecourse in Queensland, triple Gr1-winning Darley shuttler & US Eclipse Award-winning stallion Bernardini (A.P. Indy-Cara Rafaela, by Quiet American) added a black-type success when 6YO Australian-bred mare Sheiswhatsheis (Bernardini-Cry Baby, by Street Cry) kicked strongly in the straight to post a tough all-the-way victory in the $100,000 Listed Members' Handicap (1600m) for 3YO+, defeating Aqua Vite & Nozomi. This was the first stakes win for Sheiswhatsheis who improved her record to 8 wins and 12 placings (including the Listed BRC Just Now Handicap) from 34 starts for $443,783 in earnings. Sheiswhatsheis was purchased for $30,000 from the 2013 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale from the draft of Meringo Stud.

2017

Sylpheed Wins Listed Just Now Quality

Monday, 11th December 2017

At Doomben racecourse in Brisbane, Eureka Stud's Gr2 Todman Stakes winning & Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes placed stallion Real Saga (Tale Of The Cat-Windy Kate, by Air Express) added a black-type success when 4YO Australian-bred mare Sylpheed (Real Saga-Domitilla, by Strategic) opened her stakes account with a well-deserved win in the $100,000 Listed Just Now Quality (1350m) for fillies & mares, defeating Denmagic & Sheiswhatsheis. A $36,000 purchase at the 2015 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Raheen Stud, Sylpheed improved her record to 3 wins and 6 placings (including the Gr3 BRC Fred Best Classic & Listed BRC Queensland Plate) from 15 starts for $215,900 in earnings.

2016

Ravi Wins Listed Just Now Handicap

Monday, 12th December 2016

At Eagle Farm racecourse in Brisbane, Arrowfield Stud's multiple Champion Australian Sire Redoute's Choice (Danehill-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) added a black-type success when 4YO mare Ravi (Redoute's Choice-Mambo in Freeport, by Kingmambo) cruised to an easy 3.3 length win for trainers Peter & Paul Snowden in the $100,000 Listed Just Now Handicap (1300m) for fillies & mares, over 5YO mares Unequivocal (Not a Single Doubt-Chocaholic, by General Nediym) & Sheiswhatsheis (Bernardini-Cry Baby, by Street Cry). This was an overdue maiden stakes victory for the talented Ravi who improved her record to 5 wins and 3 placings (including the Gr3 ATC Sheraco Stakes) from 11 starts for $283,520 earnings. "She deserved that win. She's always shown good ability," co-trainer Peter Snowden said. "It's time to go now and she'll be prepared for the autumn and maybe back here [Queensland] for the winter." Ravi, who was retained to race by her breeder Kia-Ora Stud when passed in $190,000 at the 2014 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, is a full-sister to stakes winner and dual Gr2-placegetter Elzaam who stands at Ballyhane Stud in Ireland.

Tina Melina Wins Listed Nudgee Handicap

Monday, 25th January 2016

At Doomben in Brisbane, Glenlogan Park's Gr2-winning stallion Jet Spur (Flying Spur-Verocative, by Bletchingly) added a black-type success when 4YO mare Tina Melina (Jet Spur-Hidden Savings, by Secret Savings) scored by 0.1-length for trainer Tony Gollan in the $100,000 Listed Nudgee Handicap (1200m) for fillies and mares, over fellow 4YO mares Sheiswhatsheis (Bernardini-Cry Baby, by Street Cry) & Miss Cover Girl (Monashee Mountain (USA) 1997 out of Tolart (AUS) 2004, by Show a Heart). This was the first stakes victory for Tina Melina who took her record to 6 wins and 2 placings from 15 starts for $348,300 earnings.

2015

Bohemian Lily Wins Listed Gold Coast Bracelet

Monday, 27th April 2015

At the Gold Coast in Queensland, Waikato Stud's deceased Champion stallion O'Reilly (Last Tycoon-Courtza, by Pompeii Court) added a black-type success when 3YO New Zealand-bred filly Bohemian Lily (O'Reilly-Bohemian Blues, by Blues Traveller) scored by 0.3-length for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $125,000 Listed Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m) for 3YO fillies, over fellow fillies Col 'N' Lil (Bradbury's Luck-Jyler, by Street Cry) & Sheiswhatsheis (Bernardini-Cry Baby, by Street Cry). This was the first stakes victory for the well bred Bohemian Lily who took her record to 2 wins and 2 placings from 8 starts for $101,296 earnings. Racing in the same colours as star Kiwi mare Silent Achiever, the Kevin Hickman-owned Bohemian Lily is a full-sister to Australian Guineas & Australian Derby winner Shamrocker (O'Reilly), and a half-sister to stakes winner and Gr1 placegetter Rock Diva (Lucky Unicorn).