Weekly Spotlight on Breeding – Harnesslink

Breeding Officer Peter Wharton brings all the belt racing news on the breed from Australia, New Zealand and North America every Friday brought to you by Garrard’s & Hound.

Triple the Spirit of St. Louis Cup

Spirit of St. Louis, son of an American father sweet lowho stands in Woodlands Stud, was the star of the Victorian country cups circuit.

He won three of the main trophies on the track – the Bendigo, Shepparton and Ballarat Cups – over 2,650m and beyond. His 2,690-meter win at Shepparton bypassed a 1:55.6 cut 0.5 of the record jointly held by Lochinvar Art and Im The Boss.

Spirit Of St Louis earned a rating of 1:55.6 at 2,710m at Ballarat last Saturday, beating a star-studded field including Amazing Dream, Lochinvar Art and Expensive Ego.

Spirit Of St Louis is closely related to star pacer Lazarus, winner of this year’s NZ Horse, Inter Dominion champion and winner of $4.1 million in stakes. He also raced in North America.

Five-year-old Spirit of St. Louis was created by Sweet Lou of Spirit Of Art, by champion Art Major, a horse of the Artsplace and brother to pioneering father Perfect Art.

Spirit Art (1:56.5), who won six races in New Zealand, was out of Spirit Eros, a light-race mare and by In The Pocket out of Spirit Of Bethlehem, by Suki Atom of Able Bye mare Tabella Beth (1:55.6), dam NZ Sires Stakes 3YO Champion Spirit Of Zeus 1:57.8 ($243,472) and Kindergarten Stakes winner Karmic Reward (1:58.6) and Grand Dame four-time derby winner Stars And Stripes, Light And Sound (NZ 2YO of the year), Bright Diamond (1: 49.8), Davy Maguire, Victory Spirit and Niobium heat winner at Inter Dominion.

Tabela Beth was also the third dam in Lazarus, winner of the WA Golden Slipper Mitch Maguire, Our Crown Law (NSW Tatlow) and several other dams.

Spirit Of St Louis Named Half-Brother NZ Leonard Memorial, WA Gold Bracelet Dracarys 1:51.2 ($208,840), Gloucester Park El Chema victor (1:58.2) and final winner of three-year-old Addington Azor Ahai (1:56.2).

The spirit of St. Louis (Jack Callahan) pervades an upper field at the Ballarat Basing Cup – Photo by Stuart McCormick

Round at 1:49.9

New Zealand born four-year-old Krog is now 99y pacer to go within 1:50 in Australia. He scored 1:49.9 when he was successful with Menangel last Saturday.

By Shark Horse Cam Card joy of bitur – The leading sire in four countries last season – Krug from Champagne Princess (1:56.9), by Soky’s Atom from Champagne Royal (1:59.7), from Smooth Fella and eventually traced back to the American mare Estella Amos.

Krug Dam, Champagne Princess, won 12 races including NZ Southland Oaks and Leonard Memorial, $143,484 in stakes and in the stall left Prince McArdle Clever (1:49.6), Linola Stride 1:53.7 (Tasmanian Oaks’ Enchanted Dam winner ) Stride), Jay Dub (1:57.3) and a capable passenger in Champagne Prince ($108,438).

Krug was born by the late Jack Smolensky, the late Hall of Famer.

Won the Fremantle Cup

Coached by two part-owners Greg and Skye Bond, Minstrel won the $300,000 Fremantle Cup and will be among the leading fictional characters in the $450,000 WA Pacing Cup on February 4.

A Golden Nugget winner, Minstrel hasn’t done a great deal of racing, averaging 10 runs per season. In three seasons of racing, Minstrel has won 15 races and been placed 10 times out of 29 starts for $495,523.

By the deceased western ideal horse Rocknroll Hannoveris Out of Ovaride, by Mach Three from Top Gear, by Falcon Seelster from Fill The Purse, by Holmes Hanover.

Minstrel is blood brother to Dalvui Dominator Rollova winner (1:57.4) and half-brother to Gloucester Park winner The Achiever (1:57.6), now in breeding.

Minstrel (Ryan Warwick) leads all over the Fremantle Cup in Gloucester Park – Hamilton Content Creators image.

Adore Me’s daughter wins Raith

The $50,000 JL Raith Memorial, the first Australian classic for three-year-old fillies, and operated in Menangel, has been comfortably won by Just Remember Me, a skilled by Betrayal of the captive From the great horse race Adore Me (by Bettor’s Delight), who posted a mile record of 1:47.7 at Menangle.

Just Remember Me, which won in 1:51.8, has won three of its eight games so far and $78,685.

Just Remember Me’s dam, Adore Me ($1.6 million), has produced previous Sweet On Me 1:55.2 winners ($246.960), winning six of its seven starts including the NZ Sires Stakes 2YO Final and Harness Jewels, and Darling Me, who He set a New Zealand mile record of 1:51.4 at Ashburton last October.

Adore Me was the brother of Auckland Cup champion Miracle Mile and double derby winner Have Faith In Me ($1.8 million), who held an Australian mile record of 1:47.5 for several years, Stand By Me (1:51) and half-sister to the 3 Imagine group winner Me 1:56.9 ($241,972), Megabucks (1:49.6) and Splendid Dreams (1:59.3), dam for champion pacer and Miracle Mile winner Christen Me 1:49.1 ($2.7 million), top-tier racing at Dream About Me 1:50.1 ($1.3 million), Hands Christian 1:52.5 ($321,556) and others.

Just Remember Me, who was raced by the late Charles Roberts’ manor and trained by Crane Dalgty, looks like a top-notch filly.

Just Remember Me (Jack Trainor) captures the JL Raith Memorial in Menangle.

Private eye looks good

The Private Eye is one of Victoria’s most capable youth gambling races at the moment, which is making rapid progress through the grades. His Melton hit was his fifth from just seven entries.

Private Eye has a blood background to back up his claim to get further promotion, by watching From the listed winner Oh Eye See 1:54.5 ($101.705), by Grace Robinson’s Armbro Operative, who proved to be a great brood.

Unexpectedly, Grace Robinson left nine winners – all at 2:00 – from 12 foals including the winner of Seymour Nursery Two Eye See 1:52.4 ($306,703), a brother of Oh Eye See, NSW Breeders Eye See Diamonds Challenge winners 1:51.6 ($284,875), Hardhitter 1:51.4 ($175,430), and Now Eye See (1:55.8).

Zoeyzoey’s unrecognized daughter Grace Robinson (by Fake Left) became the dam for export Seeuinnashville 1:51.1 ($152.477), Eye See Double 1:58.4 (SA Kindergarten) and Menangle-winning Zoey’s Boy (1:54.6).

By Perfect Art, Grace Robinson was far from charming filly Jasmarilla, who once held the two-year-old Australian record at 1:57.7. She had 50 wins in Australia and America and ended with a net worth of $503,000.

private eye. Photo by Stuart McCormick

Im Off N Gone was born well

Im Off N Gone, who won her second of four races in Australia at the Ballarat Cup meeting, is a four-year-old mare who is expected to graduate after her current classification.

As a member of Dean Braun’s Lara team, she has a good deal more to her credit on the blood score than most. by Some beaches somewherewho gave birth to top players in Our Waikiki Beach, Poster Boy and Maajida, Im Off N Gone came out from Bettor’s Delight mare Kabet (1:56), whose dam was Spring Thaw from the Falcon Seelster mare that left a string of winners including a Cup winner Victoria Ladyship Talaspring 1:53.4 ($194,145), good spring drive from Albion Park Victorious 1:53.6 ($109,082) and Menangle Haze winner The Artisan 1:57.7 ($135,919).

Tuapeka Frost’s Spring Thaw, ranked by Vance Hanover as a half-sister to a double derby winner at Brad Addius and a race cup at Tuapeka Star, being out of Sakontala, was by Armbro Del of Brahman mare Hindu Star. This was the family founded by the American mare Norris.

From its Hindu Star subsidiary to which it belongs Im Off N Gone, and others in NZ Iraklis and Monkey King Cup winners Karloo Mick ($1.4 million), Inter Dominion double heat winner Galactic Star, double derby winner Lavros Star, O Baby (NZ 3YO Filly of the Year), Black Line (APG 2YO Final), Warp Drive (SA Pacing Cup), and Hail Christian (1:49) are also members.

Im Off N Gone (Chris Alford) Attacks His Rivals in Ballarat – Photo by Stuart McCormick.

Golden guitar winner

Aqua Sancta, who won both the playoffs and the final on a $40,800 Tamworth gold guitar, promises to make rapid progress through the classes.

He is a member of one of the most successful families in New Zealand, aged five years joy of bitur A lightly raced Sossusvlei castrated, Art Major mare who is also the dam winner of last year’s NZ$150,000 millionth prize Harness the Million for two-year-old foals, Cover Girl (1:57.4).

Sossusvlei was out of Corbie, a popular producer by Vance Hanover of Scottish Command mare Black Watch, a multiple group winner who established a powerful offshoot of the Regina tribe.

Corby, who won twice, became Dam seven winners including Wellington Cup winner Agios Nikolaos (1:52.2), Zingara (1:57.6), Moonee Valley winner Vingt Coeur (1:59.6), Our Bagger Vance (1:59). ) and Black Meyer (1:59.8), the Falcon Celester mare who left the luster of the Lorella race 1:55.9 ($649.946), winner of the New Zealand State Cups at Kreuzer (1:57.3), good winner of The Pacman’s Menangel (1:54), Estilo (1:54.1) and The Muskeg Express.

Corby was also the grand dam for Milton Laredo Torpedo (1:52.6), event winner Group 2 WA Youre So Fine, Meticulous (1:55.6), Someardensomhere, listed winner Macy Supreme and Town Echo (NZ Leonard Memorial).

The Black Watch family has carved out a place of its own in production racetracks such as Laurella, Pacific Flight, Megaera – all Group 1 winners – and ponies in the same class as Arden Rooney, Rocknroll Lincoln, The Unicorn, Sovereign Hill and others.

first winner

the Some beaches somewhere The horse Goodtime Sammy, winner of the Victoria Youthful Stakes and now at the Goodtime Lodge stud in Victoria, represented the first winner when Goodtime Someime recently succeeded in Bendigo.

Good time sometime he set off his earlier start in Milton.

Bred and owned in part by Tracy Bradley, Goodtime Someime originated from Jereme’s Jet mare Lady Suffragette (1:59), which was bridged, Hot Talk, by Talkshow Lobell of Vance Hanover mare Leone Way, which left several beneficial winners including the winner The free Menangle Courageous Kiwi 1:52.4 ($226,736).

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