Stakes round up

Sebring, Spirit Of Boom and Written Tycoon add new juvenile stakes winners on Saturday

Spirit Of Boom.
Spirit Of Boom. Picture: Eureka Stud

55 for Artie Schiller
Living The Dream (6 h ex Dreamwinner by Fusaichi Pegasis) provided Artie Schiller with his 55th stakes winner when the now Brian Allen-trained entire won the Kalgoorlie Cup (Listed, 2200m). Allen is the fifth trainer for Living The Dream who has won seven times and placed in another six of his 27 career starts. Artie Schiller is based at Stockwell Thoroughbreds in Victoria where his 2021 fee is advertised at $11,000. His stakes winners include five Group One winners including the Newgate Farm-based successful young sire Flying Artie. 


33 for Champs Elysees
British-bred Grand Promenade (5 g ex Zacchera by Zamindar) won Saturday's The Bart Cummings (Gr 3, 2500m) at Flemington, providing Champs Elysees with stakes winner number 33. Champs Elysees, who died in 2018, is also the sire of dual Australian Group One winner Harlem. 


Two for Jakkalberry
The late Novara Park-based sire Jakkalberry (Storming Home) sired his second stakes winner on Saturday when the Anthony and Sam Freedman-trained Elusive Express (3 f ex Braided by Elusive Quality) won the Edward Manifold Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m) at Flemington. Elusive Express has now won twice and placed in his two other career starts. Jakkalberry’s first stakes winner was the dual Derby winner Explosive Jack and he has also sired four stakes placegetters. 


156th for Medaglia d’Oro
Former Darley shuttler Medaglia d’Oro (El Prado) recorded his 156th stakes winner on Saturday when the James Cummings-trained Kallos (3 c ex Calliope by Exceed And Excel) won the Danehill Stakes (Gr 2, 1100m) at Flemington. Kallos broke his maiden over 1100 metres at Hawkesbury on September 9 first-up from a spell. Medaglia d’Oro’s sire sons in Australia include Astern and Vancouver. 

34 for No Nay Never
Former Coolmore Australia shuttler No Nay Never (Scat Daddy) notched up stakes winner number 34th when the Chad Ormsby-trained Mana Nui (3 c ex Alpine Julz by Keeper) took out Saturday’s Hawke’s Bay Guineas (Gr 2, 1400m) at Hastings. Mana Nui broke his maiden last month over 1200 metres at Te Rapa first up from a spell. The colt was bought by Rogerson Bloodstock for NZ$165,000 at Book 1 of the 2020 New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka National Yearling Sale when offered by Milan Park. No Nay Never is the sire of Group One winners Alcohol Free, Ten Sovereigns and Brook. 


21 for Per Incanto
The LA Stud-based sire Per Incanto (Street Cry) recorded his 21st stakes winner courtesy of Justacanta’s (8 g ex Just Casual by Casual Lies) win in the Paris Lane Stakes (Listed, 1400m) at Flemington. 


71 for Sebring
Sejardan’s (2 c ex Miss Amajardan by Hinchinbrook) debut victory in Saturday’s Breeders’ Plate (Gr 3, 1000m) at Randwick provided the late Widden Stud-based sire Sebring (More Than Ready) with his 71st stakes winner. Navigating a path between runners, Sejardan scored a good length and a quarter victory over Zambezi River (I Am Invincible) who was a $1.150 million purchase at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale by James Harron Bloodstock and Tom Magnier. Sejardan meanwhile was a $160,000 purchase by Portelli Racing at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale from the draft of Middlebrook Valley Lodge. 


14 for Spirit Of Boom
Get In The Spirit (2 f ex Sopraffina by Exceed And Excel) won Saturday’s Maribyrnong Trial Stakes (Listed, 1000m) at Flemington, giving Spirit Of Boom (Sequalo) his 14th stakes winner. Get In The Spirit was bought for $110,000 by Pendant Equine Syndicate at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale in January when offered by Kitchwin Hills. The Eureka Stud-based Spirit Of Boom’s stakes winners are headed by his Group Two winning son Prince Of Boom. He is also the sire of Group Three scorers Boomsara and Spirits Aubeer, while Get In The Spirit is her sire’s ninth juvenile stakes winner. 


43 for Written Tycoon
The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained Coolangatta (2 f ex Piping Hot by More Than Ready) handed Yulong’s Written Tycoon (Iglesia) with stakes winner number 43 on Saturday when the filly landed the Gimcrack Stakes (Gr 3, 1000m) at Randwick. Coolangatta was a $280,000 buy for Ciaron Maher Bloodstock from the draft of Milburn Creek at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale in January and the stable will now plot a path towards the Golden Slipper (Gr 1, 1200m) next year for the filly. Written Tycoon has now sired 11 two-year-old stakes winners headed by Group One winners Written By, Capitalist and Luna Rossa. 

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