New Zealand’s champion sire Savabeel has continued to scale new heights as a sire in recent weeks, with his progeny extending his number of individual Group One winners to fourteen.
Coolmore’s Golden Slipper winning young gun Pierro has enjoyed remarkable success during the Melbourne Cup Carnival siring three stakes-winners at Flemington in the biggest week of them all.
Rich Hill Stud stallion Shocking has completed a memorable Melbourne Cup day double.
Despite enjoying some truly remarkable achievements over many years, local (NZ) thoroughbred identity Christopher Grace has no hesitation in labelling the results from Flemington on Saturday as the pinnacle of his racing and breeding career to date.
Snitzel’s success has been more plural than singular this Spring, with three double and two trebles accounting for 12 of his progeny’s 20 stakes victories – two-thirds of his total Australian haul in 2016/17.
An unexpected victory in the $2 million G1 MRC Caulfield Guineas 1600m by 100/1 shot Mighty Boss (Not A Single Doubt-Bullion Mansion by Encosta de Lago) completed an unforgettable day.