Hungry Heart

Tattersalls Braced For Good Trade As International Travel Returns

NEWMARKET, UK--Newmarket's 'July week' has always been the perfect blend of parties and parades, on the racecourse and stallion farms. But at the centre of all this fun, there is plenty of serious business to be done at Tattersalls, which hosts its three-day mixed July Sale from Wednesday.  A sizeable delegation of Australians has already arrived in town, now free from the travel curbs of Covid, and it is a safe bet that they will be joined by breeders, trainers and agents of myriad nationalities at Park Paddocks over the...

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The Weekly Wrap: Snow In April

The steady return of high-class flat action to the European turf heightened to a crescendo last week, with enthusiasts of that realm treated to a plethora of quality racing not only across the UK, Ireland and France, but also in Australia, where European-bred and -sired horses shone bright on the second day of The Championships. While significant pointers were staged for the middle-distance and sprinting divisions, all eyes were on the Classic trials, with now under two weeks until the Newmarket editions. And while a handful of black-type races shook...

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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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Frankel Filly All Heart in Australian G2 Win

Yuesheng Zhang has been in regular attendance at bloodstock sales across the world in recent years and his Yulong Investments operation now has a classy homebred on its books in the form of Hungry Heart (Aus) (Frankel {GB}), the winner of Saturday's G2 Sweet Embrace S. at Randwick for Chris Waller. Making just her second start, the chesnut landed the six-furlong contest by three-quarters of a length under James McDonald and is now being aimed at the G1 Golden Slipper on Mar. 21. "She's obviously pretty talented and good on...

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