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Sir Dancealot Sensational At Glorious Goodwood

It took some fancy footwork, and a determined late lunge, for Sir Dancealot (by Sir Prancealot) to take out a stunning renewal of the Group2 Qatar Lennox Stakes at Goodwood.

Weaving through traffic, under the guidance of veteran jockey Gerald Mosse, Sir Dancealot, who had encountered trouble in running, finished powerfully over the 7-furlong trip, to win by a short head.

The David Elsworth galloper has had an impressive preparation, last seen running a fast finishing fourth in the July Cup, after winning the Group 3 Criterion Stakes at Newmarket.

Elsworth said “he got into more trouble than I get into in the pub on a Saturday night.”

“His level of form has been very good, which gave him a very good chance today,” said the Newmarket trainer.

“Stall four was a difficult draw for a horse that needs to be taken back a little bit and relaxed, Gerald had a problem in organising him, everybody is trying to win, there is a lot of good luck involved and good fortune.”

“We would have been an unlucky loser, but we better be gracious in victory and say it was a scramble,” he said.

Asked about future plans, the trainer added, “we had a crack at a Group 1 the other day, there are lots of races for him, I have put him in the Hungerford Stakes which is another Group 2.”

Gerald Mosse, who rode Americain to win the 2010 the Melbourne Cup, registered his first winner at the Qatar Goodwood Festival said, “I hit the line on the right stride and although it was tight, I felt I had got there.”

“I really trust Sir Dancealot and wanted to ride him confidently, he is really a good horse and the best way to make him hit the line is to sit in and take time, I know when I press the button he will answer.”

“He is for me definitely a Group 1, it is not even a question, he needs things on his side a little bit when he races , but he has a great turn of foot, he is a magnificent animal and a dream to be on board.”.

Sir Dancealot ‘s sire, Sir Prancealot, stands at Cornerstone Stud at a fee $14,300 inc.GST

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Where the Winners Were

Where the Winners Were
Week Ending 4—8--2018

Reine Happy by Good Journey at Donald
Modulate by Ambidexter at Morphettville
Dexelation by Ambidexter at Morphettville
Gloryland by Good Journey at Broome
4 Winners for the Week


The loss of Hinchinbrook

The tragic loss of Hinchinbrook as a result of a broken hind leg will be felt throughout the entire breeding industry.

In particular the Mitchell family of Arthur and Harry, and the staff of Yarraman Park at Scone.

There will always be losses as far as bloodstock is concerned, it is unavoidable, but not a stallion in the prime of his life.

He was born and reared at Yarraman Park, he was rising 11 years of age, potentially with his best years still ahead of him, he was just blooming.

Hinchinbrook was a half brother to Snitzel, by Fastnet Rock from Snippets, he was among the most consistent sires this season, he is a great loss to the thoroughbred breeding industry.                


A Win for Zebedee in Hong Kong

Zebedee, who has proved a sensation in Europe, siring an average of 30 winners a season, broke new ground when siring a winner in Hong Kong over the last week-end, when Full Bloom won over 1600 metres at Sha Tin.

The gelding made most of the running, proving he is not only entirely a speed sire; there is some stamina in his make-up.

It was the first leg of a winning double for Zac Purton, as he won the following race on Glorious Forever.

The first crop of two year olds, bred to Southern Hemisphere time, by Zebedee, will race in the fast approaching new season.

His yearlings were popular in the sale ring, and are based in good stables, it will be no surprise to see his sons and daughters winning the early two year old races, and showing their owners an early return.


Where the winners were

Where the Winners were
Week Ending 7-7-2018

Amberdi by Ambdidexter at Gawler



Where the Winners Were

Where the Winners Were

Week Ending 30—6 –2018

Mussoorie by Good Journey at Morphettville


Where the Winners Were

Where the Winners Were

Week Ending 23—6 –2018

Mussoorie by Good Journey at Geelong
Gloryland by Good Journey at Broome


Another Stakes Winner for Sir Prancealot

The Richard Hanon trained Pepita, by Sir Prancealot, put in a career best performance to win the Musselburgh Maggie Dickson Stakes over 7.1/4 furlongs, on the weekend.

Pepita’s win follows on from two Grade 2 victories by Madam Dancealot and Beau Recall, in California recently.

Madam Dancelot was subsequently beaten in a photo in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Gamely Stakes over 9 furlongs, on May26.

Sir Prancealot is currently sitting sixth on the European third crop sires list, with 26 worldwide winners ahead of Helmet on 23, and So You Think, on 18.

“He is having another good season in the Northern Hemisphere, and we are eagerly awaiting his first foals in Australia this Spring,” said Sam Hayes from Cornerstone Stud.

Being an outcross, Sir Prancealot has nicked very well with Danehill line mares, making him ideally suited to the Australian broodmare population.

“It is hard to find a proven stallion in his price bracket that is not by Fastnet Rock,   Redoute’s Choice or Snitzel”.

“ Sir Prancealot offers breeders a proven commercial outcross, “ said Hayes.

Sir Prancealot will be standing at a fee of $14,300, inc.GST this season.

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Where The Winners Were

Where The Winners Were Week Ending 19 —5—2018

Breaker of Chains Good Journey at Bairnsdale
Masking by Good Journey at Port Augusta
Lotion by Good Journey at Tennent Creek

3 Winners for the Week


Raining Winners

Mick Channon’s two year old Barbill, kicked off an incredible ten-horse winning streak across Europe for Zebedee, (by Invincible Spirit), at Bath last week.

With ten wins in ten days Zebedee has taken his tally of winners to 44 for the season, keeping him firmly entrenched in the European top ten sires, by winners.

Starting last Monday Zebedee has had winners almost every day in Ireland, England and Italy, culminating in ten winners in a little over a week.

“Every morning we have been waking up with the news that Zebedee has had another winner, they just keep on coming,” enthused Sam Hayes of Cornerstone.

Zebedee’s first Australian crop of yearlings sold or an average of $61,500, at sales around the country.

They have been picked up by some of the best trainers in the country, including Anthony Freedman, Tony Noonan, David Hayes, Waterhouse/Bott, Leon McDonald, Toby Edmunds and Tony McEvoy.

“The fact he averages 30 two year old winners a year in Europe, has breeders and trainers confidence, reports have started rolling in from the breakers and we are trying to temper our expectations,” said Sam Hayes.

Zebedee will be standing at a fee of $14,300 inc.GST this season, making him one of the best value sons of Invincible Spirit in Australia.  


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