19 For Charm Spirit

The stocks of hot young first season sire Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) continued on an upward trajectory when Epistrophy became her sires 19th individual winner for the season at Chantilly in Paris yesterday.

Charm Spirit’s (Invincible Spirit) stellar first year with runners continued, with
the northern / southern hemisphere shuttler handed number 19 of his first crop winner after Episotrophy (2 f ex Cheriearchby Arch) ran out a convincing winner of the Prix de l'Aunette (1400m) at Chantilly yesterday.

The Shinichiro Kobayashi-trained two-yearold,who was having her second career start,having finished fourth on debut last month, beat Zenagh (Mizzen Mast) by three quarters of a length with Lucky Doe (Dawn Approach) a further half a length adrift in third.

A triple Gr.1-winning miler, Charm Spirit now lies in third position on the European First Season Sires list and has sired 2YO winners from 1000m to 1600m including recent English Group winner YOURTIMEISNOW.


Creative Moss Breaks Maiden At Home Track

Creative Moss headed to Aquis Park at the Gold Coast Turf Club on Saturday looking to break her run of minor placing’s and find the elusive winners stall and was able to do so in taking out the Cordner Tax Advisory Fillies and Mares Maiden 

Sacred Falls Notches Up First Winner

Sacred Falls has sired his first winner as the favoured Shoshone turned in a very solid effort to break her maiden in her first start at Ellerslie over 1200m today. Bred by Mr Garry Chittick from Waikato Stud, Shoshone (a 2-year-old filly), is out of Zabeel mare, Dee I Why, who is from one of the stalwart Waikato Stud families  

Regine Off To Magic Millions Broodmare Sale

Champion Thoroughbreds will be represented by one mare in next weeks Magic Millions broodmare sale. 5 year-old Mastercraftsman mare Regine will be presented by the Newgate Farm draft on Tuesday, May 28th as Lot 933. A metropolitan winner herself, Regine is backed by a strong pedigree  

Southern Lad Primed For Scone Task

Promising Ocean Park gelding Southern Lad is ready to roll second-up at Scone and his trainer John O'Shea isn't deterred by the wide draw. The 4 year old is having his 9th career start and aiming for his 4th win 

Sacred Falls Pins Cross On Track

In New Zealand, on Monday, we saw a group of speedy youngsters trial at Cambridge over 935 metres. The trial was won by Vibrato. What is extremely pleasing about this is that Vibrato is a 3/4 brother in blood to our Sacred Falls Pinata filly being by Sacred Falls out a Pins mare. 

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