Australian Thoroughbred

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Horse Racing
Sheidel wins Group One Oakleigh Plate

Sheidel has capped a day to remember for the Lindsay Park team and owner Robert Crabtree with her Oakleigh Plate win at Caulfield.

Family affair in Blue Diamond Stakes

David Hayes has claimed a sixth Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield with brilliant filly Catchy, but says winning it with his family makes the victory even sweeter.

Forster's dream of Winx showdown continues
Desleigh Forster's dream of winning a Group One race with Cylinder Beach has moved up another notch after the gelding scored an impressive win at Doomben.
NZ filly La Bella Diosa wins Surround
New Zealand filly La Bella Diosa has reaffirmed her Australian Oaks favouritism with a tough Group Two win in difficult conditions at Randwick
World's Best Winx Does it Again
Champion galloper Winx made it ten Group One wins and eclipsed one of Australia's greatest racehorses when she cruised to victory in today's Group One Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick
Fifth Group One for Brilliant Bart
Star galloper Black Heart Bart extended his love affair with the Caulfield track by winning a fifth Group One race in today's Futurity Stakes (1400m)

Horse Breeding News
Sweet success in coveted 2YO feature
The Group 2 ATC Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) saw the green and white livery of Emirates Park very much to the fore when One More Honey turned in a relentless performance
Snitzel's trans-Tasman stakes double day
Melbourne 3YO Farson and New Zealand-based juvenile Summer Passage gave the sensational Snitzel his ninth same-day stakes double on Saturday, taking his tally of stakeswinners to 52
Star Filly for So You Think
Kiwi filly La Bella Diosa (3f So You Think x A Star Affair, by Star Way) resumed from a spell at Randwick to defeat a crack field to win the Group II ATC Surround Stakes
Blue Diamond Winner for Fastnet Rock

Unbeaten filly Catchy (2f Fastnet Rock x Cats Whisker, by Fusaichi Pegasus)  produced a sparkling turn of foot at Caulfield on Saturday to overhaul star Sydney colt Pariah to win the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes.

Tenth Group One Winner for Holy Roman

Older mare Sheidel (5m Holy Roman Emperor x Laventour, by Metal Storm) scored a valuable first Group I victory in the MRC Oakleigh Plate.

Winx Stars as MM Graduates Sweep 10 Stakes Races
The world's best on turf led the way as Magic Millions graduates starred across Australasia on a massive day's racing with no fewer than 10 individual stakes wins.