“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”
This famous phrase is never truer than when applied to racehorses. Planning for Group 1 races begins months in advance, and each of those months must pass by perfectly and without setback, so small are the margins for error at the top level. After the su ..read more
Sometimes it takes a bit longer to harness a talent. One such horse who has always demonstrated a huge amount of talent, but has taken a bit of knowing and figuring out is JHB purchase Wandjina, who broke through for his first stakes win this past weekend in the Group 3 C.S. Hayes Stakes at Flemington.
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When Adrift was purchased at the 2013 New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Yearling Sale by James Harron Bloodstock, she was bought as a filly for whom an Oaks would be an ultimate aim. Prior to last weekend all had been going to plan, with her winning her second two starts in impressive fashion, over 1850m and 1600m and in the style of a filly who wil ..read more
Something that the very best horses have is a touch of the X-Factor, and that is certainly the case with JHB and Gai Waterhouse purchase Vancouver who followed up his all-the-way win in the Listed Breeders’ Plate with a brilliant come-from-behind win in the Group 3 Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill this past weekend. For a two-year-old to have shown ..read more