Avenue Success in Australia
HIGH BRIDGE capped off a phenomenal weekend for Avenue Bloodstock in Australia after winning the valuable Victorian Owner Gold Card Handicap at Flemington. Settled in the rear of the field HIGH BRIDGE showed an impressive turn of foot in the closing stages to cruise to victory by two lengths. Avenue Bloodstock brokered the deal OTI Racing and Chris Waller for the purchase of this ultra-consistent gelding.
Another exciting performer was BIRTH OF VENUS, winning the the A$125,000 Bookmaker Recognition Day at Rosehill by a comfortable margin. A private purchase, this exciting filly is now being aimed at bigger things with a Stakes race on the cards for her next start. Owned by Cstn Bloodstock(Mgr: C J Waller), M A C Buckley, Ms C McStay, Falcon Breeding (Mgr: R E B Mews), Mrs L Shanahan, J P Ferguson & Mrs E Magnier.
Last but certainly not least NIGHT OF POWER, went wire-to-wire in just his second start for trainer Bjorn Baker to land the A$80,000 Kia Evening Star at Canterbury. A deal brokered by Avenue Bloodstock and James Clarke Bloodstock in Australia. This horse was recommended by previous trainer John Oxx. He’s an exciting prospect for new owners, jorn Baker Racing (Mgr: B Baker), Mrs A Delic, C Tognolini, Dr T P Clarke, S S Saad, R G Price, D S Robbins, R N Woods, R S Canceri, Mrs J A Canceri, B L Parker, M H Wood, M Fitzgerald, Mrs J E Bregenhoj, D Healey, H M Kelly, K R Ferrel, P T Doyle & D S Berridge.
Private purchase Porta Fortuna gains Group 1 breakthrough in Cheveley Park Stakes
Porta Fortuna, a private purchase by Avenue Bloodstock in conjunction with Philip Shelton of Medallion Racing back in the spring, broke through at Group 1 level with an authoritative display to win the Group 1 Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday. Carrying the colours of owners Barry Fowler/Medallion Racing/Steve Weston/Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Porta […]
Breeze-up purchase Letsbefrankaboutit lands G3 Round Tower
Breeze-up purchase Letsbefrankaboutit took the jump into Group company in his stride at the Curragh on Saturday to land the G3 The Heider Family Stables Round Tower Stakes on only his second start. Owned by Eamon Water’s Alymer Stud, the Sioux Nation colt made a bright start to his career for Paddy Twomey two weeks […]
Yearling purchase Sea Theme wins Galtres Stakes
Sheikh Juma al Maktoum’s Sea Theme, a yearling purchase by Avenue Bloodstock, continued her upward curve in fine style on Thursday when successful in the Listed Galtres Stakes at York. Making only her third start for William Haggas following a wide-margin novice win at Doncaster last time out, the daughter of Sea The Stars was […]