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Murtajill Retired To Patinack Roster At $22k

Friday, 8th May 2009

Regally-bred & multiple stakes-winning 4YO entire Murtajill (Rock Of Gibraltar-Skating, by At Talaq) has been retired from racing to join the stallion roster at Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm this season. Murtajill (who set an Australasian record for a weanling when Sheikh Mohammed's agent Tim Stakemire purchased him for $660,000 at the 2005 Magic Millions June National Sale on the Gold Coast) set a race record on debut in winning 2006's Listed Breeders Plate over 1000m at Randwick & later also set a race record in winning 2007's Gr3 Skyline Stakes over 1200m at Randwick; he also placed in 2008's Gr1 All-Aged Stakes over 1400m at Randwick, Gr1 Doomben 10,000 over 1350m at Doomben, Gr2 Hobartville Stakes over 1400m at Rosehill & Listed Strada Stakes over 1200m at Randwick, plus 2007's Gr2 International Animal Health Silver Slipper Stakes over 1100m at Rosehill, as well as 4th in each of the Gr1 Golden Slipper, Gr1 AJC Sires' Produce Stakes, Gr1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes & Gr3 McNeil Stakes. The 2009 Patinack roster is:

  • $33,000 Casino Prince (Flying Spur-Lady Capel, by Last Tycoon) -14%
  • $24,200 Husson (Hussonet-Villa Elisa, by Roy) -20%
  • $22,000 Murtajill (Rock Of Gibraltar-Skating, by At Talaq) new
  • $16,500 Wonderful World (Agnes World-Success Tale, by Success Express) -25%
  • $16,500 Beautiful Crown (Chief's Crown-Beautiful Glass, by Pass The Glass) same
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