News About Australian Bloodstock

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Last year’s Geelong Cup – Sandown Cup double winning English raider Qewy looks on track for a return trip to Australia this spring for a second shot at the Melbourne Cup in 2017. The Godolphin-raced son of Street Cry is prepared at Newmarket by Charlie Appleby and enjoyed a successful spring bid down under last…

Singing Chases Fourth to Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017

Singing Chases Fourth to Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017

Australian Bloodstock director Jamie Lovett said connections would be thrilled to simply run fourth or fifth behind superstar mare Winx at Royal Randwick this Saturday in the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes with their roughie import Singing.  It cost owners a $15,000 final acceptance fee to get the Kris Lees-trained French import into the eventual nine-horse…

Emirates Stakes 2016 Target for Cup Flop Articus

Emirates Stakes 2016 Target for Cup Flop Articus

Australian Bloodstock’s Jamie Lovett has confirmed plans to target the 2016 Emirates Stakes with German raider Articus after his failed 13th in the Caulfield Cup on debut down under. Last Saturday the Areion stallion lined-up in Australia for the first time as a $10 chance in the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) over…

2016 Cox Plate Off the Cards for Tosen Stardom

2016 Cox Plate Off the Cards for Tosen Stardom

A Cox Plate 2016 bid for Toorak Handicap withdrawal Tosen Stardom is off the cards with trainer Darren Weir and connections now focusing on having the Japanese import in full fitness for a Melbourne Cup Carnival run. The six-year-old Deep Impact stallion debuted for Weir on September 3 running fourth to Awesome Rock in the…

Singing To the Tune of 2016 Caulfield Cup

Singing To the Tune of 2016 Caulfield Cup

Connections of lightly-raced French import Singing are hoping patience pays off with the stallion to debut down under on Saturday in Sydney ahead of a Caulfield Cup 2016 campaign this spring in Melbourne. Australian Bloodstock had plans to race the son of Singspiel in Australia two years ago in the ‘race that stops a nation’…

2015 Railway Stakes Option For Magic Artist

2015 Railway Stakes Option For Magic Artist

Visiting German galloper Magic Artist is set to head over to Western Australia nominated for two of Perth’s biggest races starting with Saturday week’s Railway Stakes 2015. Prepared by Melbourne Cup winning trainer Andreas Wohler, who won the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Protectionist last spring, five-year-old Iffraaj stallion Magic Artist has had two…

Protectionist’s Melbourne Cup Defence to Start in Chelmsford Stakes

Protectionist’s Melbourne Cup Defence to Start in Chelmsford Stakes

2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist will be set for a likely racing return in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on September 5th, in the lead-up to his defence of the Race That Stops a Nation. Protectionist stamped his claims as a standout thoroughbred upon debuting to Australian racing during the 2014 Spring…

Goldstream to be Set for Cox Plate

Goldstream to be Set for Cox Plate

Talented Italian three-year-old Goldstream has been purchased by the Australian Bloodstock Syndicate with a view towards gaining an invitation to compete in the 2015 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley in October. Saddled by renowned Italian trainer Stefano Botti, Goldstream has more than stamped his claims to the international racing community in posting a perfect…

Protectionist Under 2015 Peter Young Stakes Odds Says Lees

Protectionist Under 2015 Peter Young Stakes Odds Says Lees

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees is warning punters at Caulfield ahead of Saturday’s Peter Young Stakes 2015 believing his race favourite Protectionist is under the odds first-up over the distance. German import Protectionist made an immediate impact down under during the spring and returns on Saturday on Blue Diamond Stakes Day to kick off a hopefully…

Williams Secures Protectionist Ride for 2015 Autumn Carnival

Williams Secures Protectionist Ride for 2015 Autumn Carnival

Fresh off the news that Kris Lees was leaning towards an Australian hoop to partner Protectionist in his first autumn campaign down under, the horse’s owners Australian Bloodstock has announced the prestigious job will go to Craig Williams. It’s an obvious choice considering Williams previously rode Protectionist in the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m)…