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Ongoing Drought Causes Australia To Prep For Another Year Of High Feed Prices

Australian livestock feed producers warn of rising costs for feed production as the drought gripping many parts of the country shows minimal signs of abating. Longtime producer Brett Caddy of Southern Cross Feeds says that the impact of the drought on feed production is “frightening” and it’s the worst he’s ever seen. Though Caddy is […]

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‘Bouncing Around The Yard’: Dam Of Australian Star Winx Has Deep Impact Filly

Vegas Showgirl, the dam of Australian champion Winx, had a filly by leading Japanese sire Deep Impact on Sept. 3 at Segenhoe Stud in Aberdeen, Australia, ANZ Bloodstock News reports. Bred by John and Deb Camilleri’s Fairway Thoroughbreds, the filly was described as the best one yet out of the mare by farm staff. This […]

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‘In Immaculate Condition’: Triple Crown Winner Justify Settles In At Coolmore Australia

After completing his first North American season at stud, Triple Crown winner Justify has arrived at Coolmore’s Australian base to stand the upcoming Southern Hemisphere breeding season as a shuttle stallion, reports the Thoroughbred Daily News’ Australian and New Zealand wing. The son of Scat Daddy was joined on his journey from Coolmore’s Ashford Stud […]

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Wrona Named Full-Time Track Announcer For Los Alamitos

Michael Wrona, one of the world’s top race-callers, has been named the full-time track announcer at Los Alamitos Race Course starting with the opening night of the Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred season on Friday, December 27, 2019. Wrona will follow the longtime voice of Los Alamitos Ed Burgart, who is retiring from the announcer’s booth […]

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Sir Prancealot To Shuttle To Rancho San Miguel In California For 2020

In a deal signed earlier this month, Cornerstone Stud stallion Sir Prancealot will be shuttling from South Australia to Rancho San Miguel in San Miguel, Calif., commencing with the 2020 breeding season. Bursting onto the scene as champion freshman sire in Europe, Sir Prancealot has quickly grown to become a truly international success story. To […]

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G1 Winner And Pensioned Stallion Golden Snake Enjoying His Golden Years

Golden Snake, a 23-year-old stallion who was bred by Sheikh Maktoum’s Gainsborough Farm, is loving his retired life. A son of Danzig, the bay left the United States to run at Newmarket before an attempt was made to retire him to the National Stud. With minimal interest shown by breeders, Golden Snake went back into […]

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Australian Race Horse Owner Charged In Cocaine Smuggling Sting

Prominent Australian Thoroughbred owner Damion Flower was arrested on charges of cocaine smuggling, reports abc.net.au. Police are claiming that the drugs were smuggled into Australia on commercial flights from South Africa, and Flower is facing six charges of commercial quantity importation of a controlled drug. Lawyer Chris Watson indicated that Flower would plead not guilty. The […]

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Ticked Off: Asian Longhorned Tick Confirmed In Kentucky

The University of Kentucky has reported that the Asian longhorned tick has appeared in the state. An invasive tick from Australia and East Asia, the arachnids have been reported in 10 states and their population is steadily moving northwest. Their rapid rise in numbers is because Asian longhorned tick can reproduce without mating; the female […]

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Spendthrift Australia Sets 2019 Roster And Fees

Spendthrift Australia has set service fees for its roster of six stallions for 2019, led by multiple Group 1-winning 2-year-old Bolt d’Oro who will stand his debut season for $13,750 (US$9,588) including Goods and Service Tax. The son of Medaglia d’Oro will shuttle after covering a full book of mares in his first season at […]

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Bolt D’Oro To Become ‘Highest-Profile Stallion’ Shuttling To Spendthrift Australia

Bolt d’Oro (USA), the multiple Group 1-winning millionaire by Medaglia d’Oro and a leading U.S. two-year-old of 2017, will shuttle to Spendthrift Australia to stand the upcoming breeding season. A service fee has been set at $13,750 Inc. GST which will be payable on live foal terms. “Bolt d’Oro will be the highest-profile stallion to […]

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