ANOTHER WINNING WEEK FOR WRITTEN TYCOON

With eight winners in the last seven days highlighted by a treble on Friday which included a double at the Canterbury night meeting, Written Tycoon further cemented himself as a leading winning-producing sire, currently sitting with only three stallions above him on the Australian Sires’ Table for winners. Wednesday saw the Archie Alexander-trained Write Your Name, a three-year-old colt out of the stakes performed Jillimarg, record his second victory at [...]

2018-11-19T04:01:21+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Progeny, Sales, Stallions, Written Tycoon, Yearlings|

CARNIVAL STAKES SUCCESS FOR TYCOON

With the Flemington Cup Carnival over for another year, it’s great to reflect on the week that was and take stock of the results. Cup day saw the Mick Price Racing-trained Teleplay continue her consistent form and become the newest stakes winner for her sire Written Tycoon. After a good getaway from the gates, jockey Michael Dee had Teleplay settled in a midfield position, although she was still quite a [...]

2018-11-12T05:54:10+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Progeny, Stallions, Tosen Stardom, Written Tycoon|

TIME AND TIME AGAIN…

For his second consecutive start, the Logan McGill-trained Written Choice, a Woodside Park sold yearling son of Written Tycoon, showed sustained speed to capture another heat of the Ladbrokes 55 Seconds Challenge at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Recording 54.77 for the 955m in Heat 3 of the challenge, a time that bettered six winners from the past eight years of the challenge, the victory really highlighted the class he [...]

2018-10-29T02:55:56+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Progeny, Stallions, Tosen Stardom, Written Tycoon|

OUTSTANDING COLT ADDS BLUE SAPPHIRE TO HIS DIAMOND COLLECTION

The deeds of Written Tycoon’s G1-winning colt are there for all to see, but now as a 3yo, Grahame Begg’s Written By resumed in September, recording victory at Caulfield before returning to the track some three weeks later to capture the G3 Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m). Achieving the highest timeform rating of any 2yo from his crop at 120, the performance of the smashing looking chestnut at Caulfield last week [...]

2018-10-29T03:00:51+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Progeny, Stallions, Written Tycoon|

WRITTEN IN THE STARS

As the winner of five of his six career starts, highlighted by a stunning victory in the G1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield during his juvenile season, Grahame Begg’s Written By, a son of Victoria’s Leading Sire Written Tycoon looks to have come back in fine form. Making is seasonal debut at Caulfield on Saturday in the Skyline Education Foundation Plate (1000m), the Jordan Childs-ridden colt went forward [...]

2018-09-24T00:50:13+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Progeny, Stallions, Written Tycoon|

WOODSIDE WEEKLY WRAP

The continued dominance of global sire sensation Deep Impact was once again on show over the past week when his three-year-old fillies ran the trifecta in the Group 2 Sho Rose Stakes (1800m) at Hanshin racecourse in Japan. It was of no surprise that the 15 strong field comprised ten fillies by Deep Impact, with the Katsuhiko Sumi-trained Cantabile winning by a length and quarter from Salacia, with Lathyros taking [...]

2018-09-25T01:55:01+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Progeny, Stallions, Tosen Stardom|

TYCOON TARA AWARDED NSW CHAMPION SPRINTER

Champion mare Tycoon Tara won the 2017 NSW Champion Sprinter Award at the NSW Racehorse Association event held at Randwick on Thursday, 17 August. The star mare who scored her final career win with a dashing front-running display in the $500,000 Group 1 Tattersall's Tiara (1350m) last season, finished her racing career with 10 wins (including the Group 2 Golden Pendant, Group 2 Missile Stakes, Group 3 Show County Quality [...]

2018-08-08T02:32:33+00:00 August 19th, 2017|Progeny, Written Tycoon|

A TATTS TIARA ADORNS THE GROUP 1 TYCOON TARA

Tycoon Tara’s $500,000 Group 1 Tattersalls Tiara win has again confirmed the phenomenal rise of Woodside Park Stud’s Written Tycoon. The talented and tough mare is now the fourth individual Group One winner for the sire, following on from Music Magnate, Luna Rossa and last year’s Golden Slipper winner, Capitalist. Written Tycoon covered a massive book of 224 mares last spring at a fee of $49,500 - the second most [...]

2018-08-08T02:41:09+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Progeny, Written Tycoon|

DOUBLE YOU TEE DEBUTS FOR WT

Double You Tee, the cleverly named two-year-old colt by Written Tycoon is making his promising debut this weekend at Devonport in Tasmania. Trained by the leading Tasmanian stables of John Blacker, he believes the eye-catching youngster has an exciting future. "He is a very nice colt. Being a big, tall, long horse, he looks like a stayer, but he has a bit of wheel about him which is very promising." [...]

2018-08-08T03:02:00+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Progeny, Stallions, Written Tycoon|