WRITTEN TYCOON’S DAUGHTERS ARE REAPING REWARDS FOR BREEDERS

With the 2YO season commencing, Woodside Park’s champion sire Written Tycoon is playing a solid hand in the early juvenile races with two of his talented fillies saluting on the line in a recent Saturday metropolitan double. Claiming victory at Newcastle and the Sunshine Coast in Tilia Rose and Dusty Tycoon respectively, they are both hyped to have exciting preparations ahead of them. The Peter and Paul Snowden trained 2YO [...]

2019-11-19T02:48:07+00:00November 19th, 2019|Stallions, Woodside Park Stud, Written Tycoon|

WOODSIDE’S RISING SON

With the Melbourne Spring Carnival in full flight, the Japanese raiders have impressed, by dominating the first two legs of one of Australian racing’s most celebrated G1 doubles and claiming two further G1 scalps through Fierce Impact. In the space of seven days the Japanese entire, Mer De Glace took out the G1 Caulfield Cup by producing an outstanding staying performance, a week before the brilliant mare Lys Gracieux, known [...]

2019-11-04T09:17:22+00:00November 4th, 2019|Stallions, Tosen Stardom, Woodside Park Stud|

A TASTE OF TOSEN

The vagaries of thoroughbred racehorse breeding never fail to fascinate. How on occasions a 1000m specialist can produce a Cup aspirant, how a known mudlark can throw a confirmed firm tracker, how a perfect specimen can sire a poorly conformed speedster. How Woodside Park Stud's handsome but plain bay Tosen Stardom can sire foals with bling. And not just some bling... plenty of it! Of course the answers are always [...]

2019-10-14T04:56:47+00:00October 14th, 2019|Progeny, Stallions, Tosen Stardom|

A STAKES CLASS WEEKEND FOR FOXWEDGE

Clocking up three black-type performances in three days, Foxwedge continues to produce numerous stakes quality horses, deserving of their place on the highest stage. On MVRC Moir Stakes night, we saw a spirited performance by Gerald Ryan’s Villami (ex Galapagos Girl) in the G3 MVRC Scarborough Stakes, with less than a length separating the first three placegetters, to add further black-type to her pedigree. On Saturday, the Hawkes trained Dyslexic [...]

2019-10-02T01:34:13+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Foxwedge, Stallions|

TOSEN FOALS ARE SET FOR STARDOM

Like their sire, when Tosen Stardom dropped from the sky in his emphatic G1 Emirates Stakes victory, Tosen Stardom’s first foals have also dropped and are now creating their own hype. With reports coming in of the quality he has stamped his foals with, as a group they are showing good bone, plenty of strength and correct legs. Having syndicated the brilliant dual G1 son of Deep Impact during his [...]

2019-09-19T01:25:53+00:00September 19th, 2019|Stallions, Tosen Stardom, Woodside Park Stud|

FOXWEDGE TRIO READY FOR THE SPRING

With three winners in three days last week for Woodside Park Stud’s stallion Foxwedge, he is gathering a nice group of gallopers ready for an assault on spring racing. Foxwedge recorded his 15th stakes-winner, courtesy of Foxy Housewife’s determined win in the hugely competitive $140,000 Listed Mona Lisa Stakes at Wyong over 1350 metres. Foxy Housewife was transferred to the Pride yard two starts back from Queensland trainer David Vandyke, [...]

2019-09-10T05:16:34+00:00September 10th, 2019|Foxwedge, Stallions|

PIP PIP HOORAY

The exciting daughter of Written Tycoon, sprinter Pippie, claimed her first black-type win in the highly competitive G3 Moet & Chandon Cockram Stakes Stakes at Caulfield over 1200 metres. Declaring three wins in a row, the John and Chris Meagher-trained Pippie ran her rivals into the ground with an all-the-way win. Pippie was sold by Eureka Stud for $60,000 at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling sale to Meagher Racing, having [...]

2019-09-04T00:00:14+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Progeny, Stallions, Written Tycoon|

NOORILIM IS SET FOR STARDOM

Peter Carrick’s Noorilim Park Thoroughbreds, nestled on the banks of the Goulburn River, is located in the heart of thoroughbred breeding country. Professionally managed by Sherah Sullivan, she is looking forward to a busy but rewarding season ahead. “We are ready for our biggest season to date, expecting around 40 foals. We have four healthy foals now on the ground, with a classy daughter of Tosen Stardom the first to [...]

2019-08-26T23:00:14+00:00August 26th, 2019|Stallions, Tosen Stardom, Woodside Park Stud|

CABLE BAY CONTINUES TO CLOCK UP THE WINNERS

Spearheaded by exciting G3 winner Liberty Beach in the northern hemisphere, Woodside Park Stud shuttler Cable Bay (Invincible Spirit) claimed his 15th first crop winner yesterday in excellent fashion. Courtesy of the promising 2YO Afficionado (Affolante by Whywhywhy), the filly’s maiden victory over 1400 metres at Deauville, was at only her third time of asking with a two and a half-length success over a quality field.

2019-08-23T05:02:07+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Cable Bay, Stallions|

SUN SHINES ON WOODSIDE PARK STUD STALLION SHOWCASE

With the weather and stallions all playing their roles to perfection, Woodside Park Stud enjoyed a highly successful stallion parade on Saturday morning. James Price, the stud’s General Manager Commercial, was delighted with the day. “It was a fantastic turnout,” he said. “All of the clients who came along were blessed with absolutely beautiful weather. That’s not always the case here at this time of year, but today the sun [...]

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