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SET FOR YEARLING STARDOM

Dominant in his two Australian Group 1 victories, Deep Impact’s Tosen Stardom has always been held in high regard by Woodside Park Stud as well as his shareholders, and with his first yearling crop set to go under the hammer in the upcoming Magic Millions Yearling Sale, we look forward to seeing them in the sale ring. With juvenile stakes success in Japan at just his second career start to [...]

2021-01-20T23:52:14+00:00January 4th, 2021|Stallions, Tosen Stardom|

AWESOME FOURSOME TO SHINE ON THE GOLD COAST

With the New Year on the horizon, January signifies for all in the industry the commencement of the yearling selling season, kicking off on the Gold Coast with the Magic Millions Yearling Sale. Offering a small, but select draft of four yearlings at the sale, the Woodside Park Stud consignment gets underway with Lot 88, a stunning bay colt by Champion Sire Written Tycoon out of the Bel Esprit mare [...]

2020-12-22T04:50:08+00:00December 19th, 2020|Woodside Park Stud, Written Tycoon|

FILLIES COLLECT THE DOSH ON LADIES DAY

After the success on Melbourne Cup day for the Woodside Park Stud stallions, Oaks Day was a repeat with a pair of fillies adding further Group success to the record of their respective sire. The Grahame Begg-trained Dosh, a second crop runner for Rich Enuff, had all the judges highlighting how well she looked in the parade ring prior to the her debut in the Group 3 Darley Ottawa Stakes [...]

2020-11-06T01:47:45+00:00November 6th, 2020|Rich Enuff, Stallions, Written Tycoon|

ON TRACK FOR A RECORD BREAKING SEASON.

Just over three months into the 2020/2021 racing season, Victorian Champion Sire Written Tycoon is on track to record the highest number of stakes winners he has previously ever achieved in a single season. A Group 3 double on Melbourne Cup day at Flemington gave the Arrowfield Stud-based stallion his seventh and eighth stakes winner of the season, equalling his best previous tally of the 2017/2018 season. Kicking the day of [...]

2020-11-04T06:54:19+00:00November 4th, 2020|Stallions, Written Tycoon|

ENTHAAR’S SUCCESS HIGHLIGHTS WRITTEN TYCOON’S 2021 YEARLING CROP

In what can only be described as another thrilling weekend of racing for Written Tycoon, his juvenile daughter Enthaar produced a stunning effort on debut to record the second quickest time ever achieved, with her three length victory in the G3 Gimcrack Stakes at Royal Randwick in a time of 57.06. Elevated to favouritism for the G1 Golden Slipper after her effortless win, the Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained filly [...]

2020-10-06T04:41:28+00:00October 5th, 2020|Progeny, Woodside Park Stud, Written Tycoon, Yearlings|

WRITTEN TYCOON’S PROGENY ARE AIRBORNE!

In what can only be described as a sensational 24 hour period for Victoria’s multiple Champion sire Written Tycoon, Friday’s night G1 Moir Stakes win by Pippie at Moonee Valley was further enhanced the following day by Ole Kirk’s stunning G1 Golden Rose win at Rosehill Gardens. A winner of the G1 Oakleigh Plate earlier this year in February, trainers John and Chris Meagher knew that Pippie’s best attributes were [...]

2020-09-27T08:07:01+00:00September 27th, 2020|Woodside Park Stud, Written Tycoon|

GRIFFITHS IS KING OF THE CABLE

Group One-winning trainer Robbie Griffiths is consistently amongst the leading trainer’s each season in Victoria and with the added incentives of the lucrative Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold bonuses, his stable aims to capitalise on these as much as possible to further benefit their owners. Selecting the right type of horse is also vital in securing owners, and Griffiths aims to select horses that will be ready to run early [...]

2020-09-23T00:35:02+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Cable Bay, Woodside Park Stud|

SCEPTRE FILLIES STAKES TO FOXWEDGE MARE

Overnight at Doncaster racecourse in the UK, the Andrew Balding-trained Foxtrot Lady became the latest stakes winner for Foxwedge, when the talented mare landed the G3 Sceptre Fillies’ Stakes in impressive fashion. Ridden to a length and a half win by Champion jockey Frankie Dettori, the mare was bred by Jeff Smith’s Littleton Stud, Foxtrot Lady has the overall record of five wins from 28 starts.   A [...]

2020-09-10T07:29:21+00:00September 10th, 2020|Foxwedge, Stallions, Woodside Park Stud|

THE TONE IS SET FOR STARDOM

The early success of Japanese-bred stallions in Australia was on show today with the first 2YO trials of the season conducted at Royal Randwick. The first of the two trials was taken out by I Love Lucy, the Lee Curtis-trained daughter of Maurice (Jpn), just ahead of the Woodside Park Stud-bred and sold Little Miss Magic, a filly by Written Tycoon. The very next 2YO trial of the day saw [...]

2020-09-09T22:45:39+00:00September 8th, 2020|Stallions, Tosen Stardom|

WHO IS NEXT – ROWSTHORN’S SIRE SELECTION HISTORY SET TO REPEAT

In 2013, when Mark Rowsthorn took control of Woodside Park Stud from his father, just a month into the job one of his first major decisions was to purchase into the then promising young sire Written Tycoon. Recently crowned Champion Victorian Sire for a fourth consecutive year, such is the opinion of Written Tycoon that leading Hunter Valley-based Arrowfield Stud brokered a deal with the shareholders to stand the multiple [...]

2020-08-28T07:54:20+00:00August 27th, 2020|Cable Bay, Foxwedge, Progeny, Rich Enuff, Tosen Stardom, Woodside Park Stud|
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