- HK Threat To Ban NSW Bets
- V'Landys Responds "We Won't Be Bullied"
- Schreck Brands Munce Decision "Sad Day For Racing"
- Callander "Amazed by Arrogance" Of HKJC
- Amendments Passed To NSW Race Fields Laws
- Melb Cup Winner Efficient Aims At May 2009 Return
- Apache Cat & Douro Valley Speed Work In HK
- Arqana Breeding Stock Day-2: $1.045m Alpine Rose
- Arqana Breeding Stock Day-2: $998k Celebre Vadala
- Arqana Breeding Stock Day-2: $950k Dariena
- Arqana Breeding Stock Day-2: $532k Shadiyna
- Arqana Breeding Stock Day-2: $494k Vadazing
- Arqana Breeding Stock Day-2: Top Lots
- Arqana Breeding Stock Day-2: Average Down 25.4%
- Arqana Day-2: 5YO mare Evidential To Aust Buyer
- Dragon Dancer Retired To Stud In France
- Refuse To Bend Adds Italian Black-Type
- Montjeu Adds Italian Black-Type
- Washington Mixed: Average Down 40.2%
- Sicotico Makes It 17-From-18 In Caribbean Derby
- B&R's Galloping Horse Never Sleeps
Montjeu Adds Italian Black-Type
Also in Italy overnight, dual-Derby winning Coolmore sire & former NZ Windsor Park shuttler Montjeu (Sadler's Wells-Floripedes, by Top Ville) added a black-type success when Irish-bred 6YO entire Montalegre (Montjeu-Alma Alegre, by Lahib) scored a half-length victory in the €44,000 (A$84,000) Listed Premio Mediterraneo Memorial Francesco Faraci (2300m) at Siracusa. Montalegre (ridden by Dario Vargiu for trainer for trainers Alduino & Giuseppe Botti) defeated fellow Irish-bred 6YO gelding Cape Martin (Polish Precedent-Clara House, by Shirley Heights) & 5YO gelding Fa A Mezz (Halling-Sispre, by Master Willie). Previously this season Montalegre also notched placings in Italy's Gr3 Premio Carlo D'Alessio (2400m) at Capannelle, Listed Premio Rioma Vecchia (2800m) at Capannelle & Listed Coppa D'Oro (300m) at San Siro. During 2007 Montalegre won the Listed Premio Coppa D'Oro Di Milano (3000m) at San Siro for the 2nd year in succession, plus the Listed Gran Premio Unire (2250m) at Naples & placed in the Gr3 Premio Federico Tesio (2200m) at San Siro, Listed Premio Roma Vecchia (2800m) at Capannelle, Listed St Leger Italiano (2800m) at San Siro & Listed Premio Reione Toscana (2000m) at Pisa. In 2006 Montalegre won the Listed Coppa D'Oro (noted above) & placed in the Listed Listed Premio Mediterraneo Memorial Francesco Faraci (2300m) at Siracusa. In 2005 Montalegre notched placings in both the Listed Premio Villa Borghese (2000m) at Capannelle & Listed Premio Emanuele Filiberto (2000m) at San Siro. And as a 2YO in 2004, Montalegre finished runner-up in the Listed Premio Campobello (1800m) at San Siro. Overall Montalegre now has 4 wins & 13 placings from 22 starts for £129,523 (A$311,000) earnings.