G1 Golden Slipper

Gun Runner To Stand For $65K On Southern Hemisphere Time; Golden Slipper Bonus Offer

Three Chimneys Farm's multiple-leading sire Gun Runner (Candy Ride {Arg}) will stand to Southern Hemisphere time and they are offering a AU$500,000 bonus to any progeny that wins the G1 Golden Slipper S., Doug Cauthen, the vice chairman of Three Chimneys Farm, told TTR AusNZ. The farm's stud fee of $65,000 (AU$98,000) is slightly less than the $75,000 (AU$110,000) he commanded last year on Southern Hemisphere covers. They are hoping to attract anywhere between 20 and 40 Southern Hemisphere mares this spring. "The goal is to make him appealing," Cauthen...

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Henry Field Q&A: “The Winning Post Trumps All”

In a little over a decade, Henry Field has built Newgate into one of the leading stallion operations in Australia and a force to be reckoned with on the international thoroughbred playing field.    Foxwedge got the stallion arm of the operation up and running in 2012 and, since then, the roster has grown exponentially, with Capitalist and Extreme Choice some of the more recent additions to the farm.    In this week's Q&A, Field explained the key principals that helped him build Newgate into what it is today, discussed...

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Group Winners Down Under for Frankel, Shalaa

Chris Waller snapped up the golden ticket into next Saturday's G1 Golden Slipper S. with Shaquero (Aus) (Shalaa {Ire}) after his victory at Rosehill. The Waller-trained Shaquero was successful in the G3 Bowermans Commercial Furniture Pago Pago S. Shaquero won the R. Listed Magic Millions 2YO Classic at the Gold Coast in January and in one subsequent appearance since a break had finished sixth in the G2 Skyline S. Improved for that outing, he settled in the trail and once into the clear 200 meters off the post he accelerated...

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