A Double Shot Of Alcohol

AlcoholMorphettville based trainer Richard Jolly purchased Lot 152, a chestnut colt (pictured as a yearling) by Bianconi from Tendue, at Adelaide’s 2010 Magic Millions yearling sale from Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm for $25,000. The yearling was syndicated among a large group of owners and was named Alcohol.

Without winning Alcohol showed enough early promise for Jolly to send him to Victoria to tackle a $100,000 race at Moonee Valley. Alcohol won the mile race by half a length. He was ineligible for the $100,000 extra bonus offered by Inglis on the race, however he was qualified for Super VOBIS and that entitled to a share of the $30,000 Super VOBIS bonus.

During his next preparation, Alcohol was runner up at Group 3 level in the Chairman’s Stakes over 2,000 metres at Morphettville and performed admirably in the SA Derby.  He won twice at Morphettville during his next preparation before embarking again on an interstate raid into Victoria for another $100,000 race. This time the venue was Flemington and the journey 2,000 metres. He won by a length and a half.

Last Saturday with Jake Toeroek on board Alcohol returned to racing after an injury enforced lay off. He was sent out at long odds over the 1,200 metre Morphettville journey, but the punters had it wrong. Grinding late Alcohol fell in to record his fifth victory and increased his career prizemoney to more than $240,000.

Alcobro (2)Jolly also purchased a full brother to Alcohol (pictured as a yearling) at Adelaide’s 2013 Magic Millions yearling sale from Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm for $36,000. This yearling was named Alcobro and Alcobro shares many of the same owners as his older brother.

Yesterday Alcobro had his first race start at Halidon over 1,000 metres. And just like Alcohol Jake Toeroek wearing Jolly’s blue silks with a pink fleur-de-lys, yellow sleeves and a blue cap was up. Alcobro over raced outside the leader but was strong when it mattered and ran away in the latter stages to win by more than three lengths. Alcobro has a long way to go to match the feats of his older brother – but it was certainly an inspiring start.

Two Way StreetFour year old gelding Two Way Street (Street Cry x Street Smart – pictured as a yearling) was the third horse to carry the LTF brand into the winners stall for the weekend. Impressively, in just his third race start, he won the first at Deagon by more than six lengths.

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Skidoodle’s Sons Win on Consecutive Days

Lot 27,Strategic x Skidoodle_05-02-2013_GEN_Lauriston__1156Tudor, pictured as a yearling, stepped out at midweek city class last Wednesday at Bendigo in a 3yo race for colts and geldings over 1,100m. Tudor was taken to the lead by apprentice Jake Bayliss setting up an opportunity to display his turn of foot. He did not disappoint and stole a race winning break from the bend. Runner up Fast Cash was not comfortable racing along the fence inside runners and was taken back and then outside to the better part of the track. The Wendy Kelly trained gelding stormed home impressively and looks like a horse with a bright future. Tudor held off the late finisher to win by more than a length. The race carried Super VOBIS and VOBIS Gold bonuses. Tudor collected bonuses and prize money totalling $42,000.

Velonski [8197 Xtra Large]Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm bred Tudor is by Strategic from Encosta de Lago mare Skidoodle. Skidoodle’s first foal is 5yo Velonski by Falvelon. Velonski, pictured as a two year old courtesy of previous part owner Karen Hyland, won on just the day prior at Mackay. It was his first race in his new stable for trainer Phillip Pengelly.  Although only small he again proved his toughness carrying 59kgs to victory. Velonski has now won five races and earned more than $130,000.

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Coupe Express Keeps On Motoring

2014-07-05_race4Ricky Maund explained his decision to send Coupe Express to Morphettville yesterday,  “She is racing in her career best form and deserves a chance at city grade”.  It proved to be a winning decision. “Even though she has won two of her recent starts from the front I let Todd know that she didn’t have to be ridden forward”.

Coupe Express jumped well in the 0-82 mares race over 1,200 metres, but Todd Pannell didn’t push her in the early stages, and that decision allowed her to be strong in the closing stages. Finishing fast she bobbed her head when it mattered to edge out Kill Bill who ran a game second. Race Replay R4 Morphettville 05 July 14

The win was Lauriston Throughbred Farm’s Coupe Express’ sixth – her third victory from her last five starts and took her career earnings to more than $90,000.

Coupe Express was not the only horse in the orange and green to salute yesterday. Equissential resumed after a lengthy break at Toowoomba in a benchmark 75 race over 1,200 metres. With apprentice Emma Ljung up the rising 7yo bullocked his way into clear running room before powering to the line to win by over a length.

It was the eighth win for the Neville Saunders trained gelding and raised his prize money beyond $330,000. “He’s returned in great shape and I’m really looking forward to this preparation”.

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Coupe’s Swan Hill Express

Coupe Express was quickest to jump from the the wide gate in the 64 benchmark rated  Swan Hill race for fillies and mares over 1,300m on Saturday. Dean Holland allowed her to cross and lead to the bend. After the turn Dean took the Ricky Maund trained mare off the fence into the better going. Coupe Express remained strong to the line to win by more than two lengths.

Coupe Express was bred at Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm. It was her second win from her last three starts.

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Stimulatte Breaks Through at City Level

StimulatteGordon Richards trained Stimulatte (pictured as a yearling) won his second race and first at city level when he claimed the 3rd at Morphettville yesterday – a 3yo handicap over 1,550 metres. Settling toward the rear, Amy Herrmann brought Stimulatte around the field to comfortably win the event.

Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm bred Stimulatte was purchased by Richards from Lauriston’s draft at the 2012 Magic Millions Adelaide sale.

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Cailin Miss Impresses in Oaklands Plate

Caitlin MissTrainer Mick Price thought highly enough of Cailin Miss to send her to Adelaide to contest the Listed Oaklands plate for 2yos over a mile yesterday in just her second start.

Cailin Miss was slow away. During the early stages Dean Yendall was happy to settle her at the rear of the field. At the 600 metre mark Dean began to push her into the race and Cailin Miss responded circling the field. After straightening she loomed up to the odds on race favourite Royal Standing and the two looked set for a competitive battle down the straight. In the final stages Cailin Miss drew away to win by more than two lengths with Light Up Manhattan another 3 lengths away in third. The win earned the filly black type.  Race 3 replay Morphettville 03/05/14

After the race Mick Price indicated that the filly would be spelled and set for the VRC Oaks.

Lot 761,Domesday x Partygoer_10-02-2013_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__993Cailin Miss by Domesday from Mossman mare Partygoer was bred by Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm and sold to Mick Price at Inglis’ Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale in 2013. She became the third city winner from that draft. Previously 2yos Barnato (Redoute’s Choice x Glimmers) and Ms Mazetti (Lohnro x Amarazeti) had won at Singapore and Caulfield respectively.

Cailin Miss’s dam Partygoer is in foal to Choisir.

Cailin Miss was the first Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm bred yearling purchased by Mick Price. At this year’s Sydney Easter sale Mick purchased two from Lauriston’s draft. They were the More Than Ready filly from Amarazetti (a half sister to Ms. Mazetti) and a Starcraft colt out of Acceleration (a half brother to recent winner Leadfoot).

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2014 Inglis Vobis Gold Yearling Sale

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Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm are proud to be presenting a draft of eight quality yearlings at the 2014 Inglis VOBIS Gold Sale.

The draft will be available for inspection from Friday 25th April

Four of the yearlings will be stabled in Barn D Stables 89-92, while the four yearlings that comprise the supplementary catalogue to be offered at the conclusion of Day 1, Sunday 27th April will be stabled in Barn C stables 121-124.

Three of the yearlings in the supplementary catalogue were withdrawn from Melbourne’s Premier Sale earlier in the year.

Barn D89-92

Lot 31      Brown Colt   Turffontein x Bloomin MarvellousTurffontein x Bloomin Marvellous
This well balanced strong colt by two time Group one winner Turffontein is from a half sister to Grand Taj and Esprit de Roses and the family of Innovation Girl.

 

Lot 107   Bay Colt               Magnus x Here For GloryLot 107 Magnus x Here For Glory
This leggy colt is inbred 3×4 to the good stallion Lunchtime.  His Group one winning sire – Magnus is a prolific producer of winners and he is from stakes placed Dehere mare Here For Glory. Here For Glory is a half sister to stakes winner British Lion who is the dam of the consistent black type performer British General.

Lot 233   Bay Colt              Domesday x SpecatculaDomesday x Spectacula
This strong colt is by Domesday – sire of Pressday, Doctor Doom, Divorces, etc. His dam Spectacula, a daughter of Testa Rossa, is a city winning mare who won twice as a 2yo.

 

Lot 243   Chestnut Filly    Soldier’s Tale x TendueLot 243 Soldier's Tale x Tendue
This filly by Group 1 winning sprinter Soldier’s Tale is from General Nediym mare Tendue. Tendue is the dam of multiple city winner and Group 3 performer Alcohol.

 

Lauriston’s Supplementary draft. Barn C – Stables 121-124

Lot 390  Bay Colt          Artie Schiller (USA) x Blue VenusArtie Schiller x Blue Venus
This athletic colt by Breeder’s Cup winner Artie Schiller is from the family of Natural Tycoon and Vormista. He is a half brother to seven time winner Blue Light.

 

Lot 391   Chestnut Colt    Foreplay x Gal ExpressLot 276,Foreplay x Gal Express_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__1256
This leggy colt by successful sire Foreplay is from Success Express mare Gal Express. Four of this colt’s siblings have raced. All are winners including thrice listed placegetter Timely Truce.

 

Lot 392    Bay Filly            Charge Forward x ParamountLot 452,Charge Forward x Paramount_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__1871
This powerful filly by popular stallion Charge Forward is the first living foal from Paramount. Paramount is a full sister to Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap winning mare La Montagna.

 

Lot 393     Bay Filly          Flying Spur x Pride of EncostaLot 477,Flying Spur x Pride Of Encosta_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__2399
This attractive filly by Australian Champion Sire Flying Spur is from the highly regarded family of Pride Of Ingenue – dam of Atapi who finished top four at Group 1 level on eight occasions.

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Lauriston’s Easter Wrap

The Inglis Sydney Easter Yearling Sale concluded on Thursday with five yearlings comprising of Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm’s supplementary additions. The yearlings had previously been withdrawn from Inglis’ Melbourne’s Premier yearling sale due to a quarantine issue that was subsequently averted.

Combined with yearlings already entered into the main session at Easter, Lauriston’s final draft at Inglis’ Easter Yearling Sale totaled seven yearlings.

Among the draft was lot 28 – a grey colt by Street Cry form champion race mare Gold Edition. The colt was purchased by Darley.

Two yearlings will join Mick Price’s team – lot 310 a strong More Than Ready filly from stakes placed mare Amarazetti and lot 551 a Starcraft colt from Acceleration.

Lot 553 was a striking chestnut filly that caught a lot of attention. After strong bids she was knocked down to Flemington Bloodstock Agency/Corstens Racing.

The last lot through the sale was a Snitzel colt out of Venus. This colt was purchased by Blue Sky Bloodstock FBAA/Dean Hawthorne Bloodstock to be trained by Gerald Ryan.

Lot 554 by Exceed and Excel from Show Stealer was snapped up by Darren Dance’s Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock.

Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm’s Inglis Easter Yearling Sale Results
Lot Colour Sex Sire Dam Purchaser Price
28 G Colt Street Cry Gold Edition Darley Australia $200,000
310 B Filly More Than Ready Amarazetti M Price Racing & Breeding $200,000
551 B Colt Starcraft Acceleration M Price Racing & Breeding $60,000
552 B/Br Filly Encosta de Lago Complete Control Passed In
553 Ch Filly Not a Single Doubt Emilydelago Flemington Bloodstock Agency/Corstens Racing $300,000
554 B Filly Exceed and Excel Show Stealer Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock/BBA Ireland $80,000
555 Br Colt Snitzel Venus Blue Sky Bloodstock/Dean Hawthorne Bloodstock $180,000
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2014 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale

8-10 April 2014

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Lot 28  Grey Colt          Street Cry x Gold EditionLot 28 Street Cry x Gold Edition
This strong colt by champion sire Street Cry is from Gold Edition. Multiple Group 1 winner Gold Edition won 17 races and earned more than $3 million. She was rated the top Australasian 3yo sprinter and top Australasian 3yo filly in 2006-07 racing year.
This colt bears a striking resemblance to his dam.

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Lot 310  Bay Filly         More Than Ready x Amarazetti
This powerful filly by champion 2yo sire More Than Ready is from Amarazetti. Amarazetti was a sprinter who performed regularly at
city level winning more than $250,000. As an early 2yo, Amarazetti  finished runner up in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude.

Lot 24,Starcraft x Acceleration_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__1031Lot 551  Bay Colt           Starcraft x Acceleration
This athletic colt by Group 1 Australian Derby winner Starcraft is from Encosta de Lago mare Acceleration – a regular city grade performer who was runner-up at listed level and won more than $180,000.

Lot 121,Encosta De Lago x Complete Control_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__1959Lot 552 Bay/Brn Filly  Encosta de Lago x Complete Control
This well grown filly by two time Australian champion sire Encosta
de Lago is the first foal from Rubiton mare Complete Control. Complete Control won more than $130,000 and is the half-sister
to multiple black type winners including General Truce.

Lot 190,Not A Single Doubt x Emily Delago_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__2170Lot 553 Chestnut Filly  Not a Single Doubt x Emilydelago
This strong filly by boom sire Not A Single Doubt is the third foal
from Encosta de Lago mare Emilydelago. Emilydelago  is a half
sister to Group winner Shanghai Warrior. Her first two foals are
both winners including city winner and stakes placed Zellindi.

Lot 549,Exceed And Excel x Show Stealer_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__2101Lot 554 Bay Filly             Exceed and Excel x Show Stealer
This quality filly by Australia’s champion sire Exceed and Excel is
the first foal from Show Stealer. Show Stealer competed at city
level winning her last three race starts. She is a half-sister to
Group 2 winner Great Crusader and other black type performers. Show Stealer is also a half-sister to the dam of 2013 Magic Millions
2yo classic winner Real Surreal and Group winner Benny’s Buttons.

Lot 4,Snitzel x Venus_31-01-2014_GEN_Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm__1108Lot 555  Brown Colt         Snitzel x Venus
This attractive colt by Australia’s leading sire Snitzel is from Venus -
a daughter of the well-related stakes placed Stormette who has
begun a black type dynasty of her own. Venus herself is a half-sister
to a Group 1 winning stallion.

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Barnato Impresses on Debut

BarnatoSingapore’s first 2yo race for the season was held at Kranji yesterday. The 1000m race was the first leg of a six race 2yo series culminating in the Group2 Aushorse Golden Horseshoe.

Among the ten horse field was Barnato – a son of Redoute’s Choice and a three quarter brother to Australia’s top rated 3yo sprinter and top rated 3yo filly for 2006-07 – Gold Edition. Barnato was purchased by Derek Brugman for Markus Jooste’s Nordic Racing & Breeding from Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm’s draft at the 2013 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.

Barnato jumped well and jockey Vagner Leal positioned him just outside the two race leaders. The debutant was a little erratic in the straight but was strong in the final stages to win by three quarters of a length.

Replay: Singapore Race 5 23/04/14

“When you ride a good horse like this, it’s very easy. There’s a lot of speed in this horse and he has a lot of potential,” said Leal after the race.

Barnato, owned by the Saffa Stable, is trained by Patrick Shaw. “I felt the 1000m would be a bit sharp for him. He doesn’t look like a 1000m horse and we will send him out further.”

Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm will be offering Lot 28 at Inglis’ Easter sale. The grey colt by Street Cry is from Barnato’s three quarter sister Gold Edition.

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