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Dual Group I winner Star Witness produced his first winner in South Africa on Saturday when two year-old filly Mella Maria won on debut at Turffontein. Prepared by Mike Azzie, she skipped away to win the 1000 metre scamper by two and a half lengths. Mella Maria was a modest Magic Millions National Yearling purchase [...][ Read More ]
As a well-seasoned five year-old mare, Robert Smerdon believed Shamal Wind’s opportunity to win a Group I race may have passed, but that all changed at Caulfield on Saturday when the Widden Stud bred and sold daughter of Dubawi (IRE) produced a withering finish to charge home and win the Group I MRC Oakleigh Plate. [...][ Read More ]
Well-known WA based owner/breeders Bob and Sandra Peters have enjoyed phenomenal success over the summer months in Perth and our top class sire Stratum provided them with another feature race winner on Saturday when Battle Hero saluted in the Listed WATC Lex Piper Stakes. A promising three year-old gelding prepared by Grant Williams, Battle Hero [...][ Read More ]
On the eve of the $1million Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield, Widden Stud have announced they have secured an interest in exciting colt Of The Brave, a son of sire sensation Starspangledbanner. A brilliant winner on debut of the Listed MRC Inglis Debutant Stakes in the spring, the Mark Riley trained colt [...][ Read More ]