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RACING NEWS
The Godolphin two-year-olds Plague Stone and Encryption are fit and ready to make winning breakthroughs in the G1 Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday
Guineas-bound colt Kementari will be out to establish his standing among Australia’s three-year-olds when he appears at Rosehill on Saturday
Mr Sneaky earns chance in Futurity
Group One-placed four-year-old Mr Sneaky (High Chaparral) will look to land his first race at the elite level when he lines up in Saturday’s Futurity Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) at Caulfield
Full field of 18 for Oakleigh Plate
A capacity field of 18 plus two emergencies has been declared for the Oakleigh Plate (Gr 1, 1100m), with weights raised one and a half kilograms after champion sprinter Chautauqua did not accept.
First acceptors taken for Flemington G1s

One-time favourite Tosen Stardom has been officially withdrawn from Australian Cup entries at the first acceptance stage while star sprinter Redzel is no longer in Newmarket Handicap calculations.

Long Leaf favourite for G1 Blue Diamond

Long Leaf is the slight favourite in an open Group One Blue Diamond Stakes after the barrier draw for the $1.5 million race for two-year-olds at Caulfield.

Pierata's biggest test in Hobartville

Pierata is the highest prize money earner among the Hobartville Stakes nominations but his trainer Greg Hickman admits he still has a bit to prove in the Group Two race.

Stewart to ride Savanna Amour
Brisbane-based jockey Ron Stewart is set to ride Savanna Amour (Love Conquers All) in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield on 24 February, the first time he will ride at the Melbourne track
Embellish on course for Guineas
Co-trainer Jamie Richards believes Embellish (Savabeel) will improve for a step up in trip after the Opie Bosson-ridden colt finished sixth in the C S Hayes Stakes (Gr 3, 1400m) at Flemington on Saturday

BREEDING NEWS
Ten for Spirit Of Boom
The Chris Munce-trained Boomsara (2 g ex Passara by Tsuimai) became the tenth individual first-crop winner for Eureka Stud-based stallion Spirit Of Boom (Sequalo) when the gelding was victorious at the Gold Coast yesterday.
Momentum Continues as Records Smashed in Perth
The sale across both Book One and Two produced a 24% increase on the 2017 auction with records across the board led by a 96% clearance for Book One and 91% sold rate overall.

WA welcomes Hvasstan

Rivercrest Park Stud owner Steve Hoare has purchased a share and the standing rights in stakes-winning Fastnet Rock stallion Hvasstan

Records Smashed at Best Ever Day of Perth Yearling Sale
Three yearlings sold for $200,000 or more and 28 sold for six figures during a record trading day at the pin up Western Australian bloodstock event of the year.

Aquis To Stand Australia’s Champion Two-Year-Old Colt Invader

Progressive Australian racing and breeding powerhouse Aquis and prominent international thoroughbred investor Phoenix Thoroughbreds have joined forces in securing for stud duties Snitzel’s Champion two-year-old son Invader.

Tasmanian Yearling Sale Soars to Record Levels
A colt by exciting Darley stallion Epaulette topped today's record breaking 2018 Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale at Launceston.

Needs Further Sires Magic Millions Tassie Double
The progeny of promising young Tasmanian sire Needs Further continued their winning run at Mowbray tonight capturing the Magic Millions feature race double in brilliant style
Entries Open for Life Changing National Sale
The biggest and best domestic and international buying bench coupled with the country's best commission rates will present owners, breeders and vendors with an incredible opportunity on the Gold Coast this May & June.

Spectacular Classic sale leads Inglis into a new era

Inglis’ Riverside Stables era has begun in the most astonishing fashion imaginable, with a stunning Book 2 today complementing a record-breaking Book 1 to take the sale to never-before-seen levels.