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‘A superstar’ – G1 Doncaster Mile victory for Celestial Legend

Celestial Legend, a yearling purchase by Avenue Bloodstock with trainer Les Bridge and owner Bon Ho of Legend Racing, continued his rapid ascent with a brilliant display to win the Group 1 Doncaster Mile at Randwick on Saturday. A three-year-old taking on older horses, Celestial Legend overcame adversity in running, weaving through traffic to fly […]

Private purchase Massive Sovereign brilliant in Hong Kong Derby

Massive Sovereign, a private purchase in conjunction with Andy Lo on behalf of Chan Kam Hung, turned in a performance out of the top drawer to win the Group 1 Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin on only his second local start on Sunday Trained by Dennis Yip, the son of No Nay Never had […]

Classic-placed Cairo purchased to race for Refai Alghuraban

Group 3 winner Cairo has been purchased by Refai Alghuraban, a leading owner in Kuwait in a deal brokered by Avenue Bloodstock’s Mark McStay. Successful in the Group 3 Killavullan S. in 2022 for the Coolmore partners and trainer Aidan O’Brien, the son of Quality Road was second in the Group 1 Irish 2,000 Guineas […]

‘The best I’ve had’ – Legend Racing’s Celestial Legend wins the G1 Randwick Guineas

Celestial Legend, a yearling purchase by Avenue Bloodstock with trainer Les Bridge and owner Legend Racing, proved he was a colt out of the top drawer on Saturday with a brave win in the Group 1 Randwick Guineas at Royal Randwick. The Dundeel colt had previously broken through with a victory in the Group 2 […]

Celestial Legend impressive in Group 2 win for Legend Racing

Legend Racing’s Celestial Legend served notice that he is ready for a step up to Group 1 company on Saturday with an impressive win in the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill Gardens. The son of Dundeel, who was a yearling purchase with owner Bon Ho, took up a midfield position under jockey Kerrin McEvoy […]

Private purchase Anisette dominates G1 American Oaks

Private purchase Anisette turned in another performance out of the top drawer on Tuesday for owner Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners when easily accounting for her rivals in the Grade 1 American Oaks at Santa Anita. It was the second Grade 1 success for Anisette following her spectacular display in the Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks in […]

G1 successes headline memorable 2023

The win of Porta Fortuna in the G1 Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket in September provided a real exclamation point on a memorable year for Avenue Bloodstock. The Caravaggio filly was a private purchase on behalf of a partnership comprising Barry Fowler, Medallion Racing, Steve Weston and Reeves Thoroughbred Racing following her debut victory […]

Land Legend impressive in ATC St Leger

Yearling purchase Land Legend made the perfect start to his Australian campaign for owner Bon Ho and trainer James Ferguson when capturing the A$500,000 ATC St Leger Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. The classy three-year-old, who kept good company this season in Britain, was set alight by jockey Tyler Schiller as the field passed the […]

Private purchase Anisette impressive in G2 breakthrough

Private purchase Anisette made a spectacular breakthrough into Graded stakes company for owners Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners at Del Mar on Saturday with an impressive victory in the G2 San Clemente Stakes. The Awtaad filly was returning following an easy win in allowance company at Santa Anita on her first start Stateside for trainer Leonard Powell. Sent […]

Deserved Group 1 for Arapaho

Arapaho scored a deserved Group One breakthrough during the Sydney Autumn Carnival at Rosehill when coming out on top in a competitive renewal of the Kia Tancred Stakes (G1). The son of Lope De Vega was a €140,000 purchase by Avenue Bloodstock at the 2020 Arqana Autumn Sale in conjunction with his trainer Bjorn Baker […]