Australian Thoroughbred

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Tips and Race Previews by John Scorse
Eagle Farm challenge for Derby fancy
The versatility of the current Gr.1 Queensland Derby favourite Shocking Luck will be fully tested in his final lead-up this weekend to the June 10 classic.
Magnate Lloyd's hope at another accolade
Jeff Lloyd, who at Ipswich on Wednesday set a new record for winners in a season in Queensland when he partnered his 156th winner of the period, wants to get his name on the Group One winners' list.
German-bred import ready for Sandown debut

With winter approaching and Melbourne racing in the off-season, a German-bred import creates a lot of interest at Sandown.

Hopfgarten Fancied To Run Well
Local trainer Robert Heathcote is hopeful of a good run from Hopfgarten in the Kingsford-Smith Cup this weekend.
Smart 2YO ready for BRC Sires' Produce Stakes Unbeaten New Zealand stakes winner Qiji Phoenix will strip at the top of his game for Saturday's Gr.2 BRC Sires' Produce Stakes at Eagle Farm.
Kiwi trainer Evan Rayner allowed his heart to rule his head when he brought Start Wondering to Queensland for the winter carnival and is hoping the decision will be vindicated with a Group One win at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Racehorse Syndications
Fastnet Rock Filly Tops National Weanling Sale Opener
A filly by champion Coolmore Stud sire Fastnet Rock topped Day One of the 2017 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale on the Gold Coast on Thursday.

Gold Coast mares to have spring foals by super sires
Predictably there will be several foals arrive in Australia in August resulting from mares served to southern hemisphere time at Gainesway in Kentucky by Tapit, a current American supersire
Volatile Mix Darren Weir’s new Prince of Penzance 
Volatile Mix, the colt who claimed the $600,000 South Australian Derby over 2500m, could be the vehicle to provide both his Ballarat based trainer Darren Weir and veteran New Zealand sire Pentire (GB) with their second Melbourne Cup victory in three years.
Ryan adds milestone winner to Snitzel's record
Snitzel has exceeded even the high hopes that owner Damion Flower & trainer Gerald Ryan had of him when they bought the Redoute’s Choice-Snippets’ Lass colt for $260,000 at the 2004 Magic Millions Sale.
Sebring Winner for Laurel Oak

The Gary Portelli stable continued a great run of success with their juveniles at Canterbury on Wednesday with a front running victory for Lipizzan, a $120,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Laurel Oak Bloodstock from the Newhaven Park draft.

Turangga Farm to Disperse its Bloodstock Interests 
Inglis to conduct Scone sale offering more than 80 mares, fillies and weanlings
Typhoon Tracy’s son to stand at Bullarook Park

The only foal of a superstar mare will stand in Victoria this coming season at Avenel’s Bullarook Park Stud.