Australian racing

Marquand Rides Group 3 Double Down Under

British jockey Tom Marquand, who is currently riding in Australia, booted home a pair of Group 3 winners at Rosehill on Saturday-2-year-old colt Holyfield (Aus) (I Am Invincible {Aus}) in the G3 Schweppervescence H. (video) and Vegadaze (Aus) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) in the G3 Star Kingdom S. (video) later on the card. Marquand earned his first Group 1 win aboard Addeybb (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) in the G1 Ranvet S. last Saturday. Raced by Aquis Farm and Phoenix Thoroughbred, who secured the G1 Golden Slipper with Farnan (Aus) (Not a...

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Making Their Mark: Louis Le Metayer

In this new series we sit down with a selection of Europeans making a significant impression in the Thoroughbred industry on foreign shores. Today we have France's Louis Le Metayer in the hot seat. Position: Astute Bloodstock, an  independent bloodstock agency. Original Hometown: I grew up in a small village in the southern part of Normandy called Colombiers. It's a region where horses are a very big part of the local culture. If you drive from Colombiers to Deauville (130km) you are pretty much guaranteed to see a stud farm,...

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