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First to 100

Yarraman Park’s I Am Invincible hit a milestone on Wednesday when becoming the first sire to post 100 winners this season. I Am Invincible has come out of Magic Millions as the leading sire by average with 42 yearlings averaging $482,024 and he’s also number one where it really matters on the track in delivering [...]

First Win for Expensive I Am Invincible

A $1,050,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Yarraman Park draft for China Horse Club / John O'Shea Racing / Boomer Bloodstock (FBAA), talented three year-old colt Quantico opened his account at Canterbury on Friday night. Having his second race start after finish second at his only previous run last August, the John O’Shea trained Quantico [...]

Yarraman Sold MM Contender Gotta Kiss Wins for Proven

Aided by a rails hugging ride by Stephanie Thornton, Proven Thoroughbreds two-year-old filly Gotta Kiss fought off a stubborn challenge from runner-up Lady Banff in Saturday’s $125,000 Basil Nolan Junior Two-Year-Old (1000m) at Eagle Farm, booking her ticket to the Magic Millions 2yo Classic. In a race run at a frantic pace, the daughter of [...]

Matt Scown Returns to Yarraman to Join Management Team

The Mitchell family are pleased to announce that Matt Scown will be returning to Yarraman Park to join the management team in 2020. Matt was previously at Yarraman Park for over 4 years until his move south of the border to Victoria to expand his experience within the bloodstock ranks including his current role as [...]

Hinchinbrook Sprinter Wins G1 HK International

The sad loss of Hinchinbrook was highlighted yet again at Sha Tin on Sunday when his quality sprinter Beat the Clock led home an Aussie bred first four in the Group I HK International Sprint. Partnered by Joao Moreira, the John Size-trained Beat The Clock earned his third win at the highest level. Boom horse [...]

Winning Debut for Invincible Filly

There was a competitive finish to the juvenile event at Rosehill on Saturday and it produced another debut winning two year-old for champion sire I Am Invincible. The Peter and Paul Snowden trained filly had shown good promise in two recent trial wins and ran up to those performances with a tenacious half neck win [...]

Invincible Sprinter Makes History

Talented Tasmanian trained sprinter I’m Wesley made it a back to back treble of wins in the $100,000 Listed Launceston Newmarket Handicap on Wednesday evening, giving his sire I Am Invincible his sixth stakes-winner of the season. Prepared by Glenn Stevenson, I’m Wesley was having his third run back from a spell and scored a [...]

$1million Golden Gift Won by Invincible Filly

Exciting filly Dame Giselle staked an early claim to the 2020 Group I ATC Golden Slipper when scoring an easy win in in the $1million ATC Golden Gift (1100m) at Rosehill on a day when several daughters of I Am Invincible were also making their mark. Ridden by Andrew Adkins, the Peter and Paul Snowden [...]

Yarraman Graduate Wins 2YO Cup Day Stakes

Foaled and raised at Yarraman Park for Shadwell, two year-old Epaulette filly Aryaaf made a winning debut at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day when taking out the Group III VRC Ottawa Stakes (1000m). Despite racing greenly for Luke Nolen, the Lindsay Park trained Aryaaf proved too strong for I Am Invincible filly Muntaseera, who also [...]

Invincible Filly Wins G1 Manikato

Glamour colt Bivouac might have been the hot favourite for the Group I MVRC Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night , but an inside gate brought about his downfall with exciting I Am invincible filly Loving Gaby producing a career best performance to win the prestigious 1200 metre WFA sprint. With Bivouac cluttered [...]

G2 Win for Miss Leonidas

Speedy I Am Invincible mare Miss Leonidas is getting better and better with the five year-old claiming her biggest win to date when taking out the Group II MRC Caulfield Sprint (1000m) on Saturday. The Shaun Dwyer trained mare was sixth in this race last year, but has soared to new heights this preparation coming [...]

49th SW for I Am Invincible

Saturday's Group III MRC Thoroughbred Club Stakes at Caulfield was dominated by two fillies by I Am Invincible although for most punters the wrong one won. The heavily backed odds-on favourite Loving Gaby could not close the gap on the front-running California Zimbol who came clear to win by two and a quarter lengths. A [...]

First Win for Magic Sale-Topper

Yarraman Park’s champion sire I Am Invincible kickstarted the Kensington track meeting at Randwick on Wednesday with two impressive three year-old maiden winners in Willowheart and Faretti, who topped the 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale. A $2million purchase for Reg Inglis/Jon Kelly/Paul Frampton from the Yarraman Park draft at the Gold Coast, the Gai Waterhouse [...]

Brilliant Return for Loving Gaby

Super talented I Am Invincible filly Loving Gaby was placed in the Group I ATC Champagne Stakes and ATC Sires Produce Stakes last season and showed her class when powering home to win the Group III AMVRC Scarborough Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace trained filly was considered [...]

Black Type Beckons for Invincible Fillies

I Am Invincible had two impressive winners at Canterbury on Wednesday with talented three year-old fillies California Zimbol and Sangria both giving the promise of Black Type success to come. Blue-blooded I Am Invincible filly Sangria broke the track record for 1100 metres at Hawkesbury when winning her maiden earlier this month and stepped it [...]

Hinchinbrook Fillies Impress at Flemington

Last year Mark Newnham won the $60,000 Kennedy Oaks Trial at Flemington with classy staying filly Greysful Glamour and on Wednesday at Flemington he won the same race again, this time with her three year-old half-sister Celestial Falls. The Hinchinbrook filly won her final start last season over 1550 metres at Randwick, prompting her trainer [...]

G1 Thousand Guineas Next for I Am Eloquent

Progressive I Am Invincible filly I Am Eloquent handled a massive step up in grade to score a stylish victory in the Listed MRC Jim Moloney Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday staking her claim for the Group I MRC Thousand Guineas next month. Trained by Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young, I Am Eloquent was a [...]

Yarraman Graduate wins G2

Foaled and raised at Yarraman Park for Sheikh Hamdan’s Shadwell Stud, seven year-old Nicconi gelding Faatinah campaigned successfully in Dubai earlier this year and showed he was back to his very best with a brave win in the Group II MVRC McKewen stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Trained by the Hayes / Dabernig partnership [...]

Invincible Filly Wins G2 Furious

Gerry Harvey’s homebred I Am Invincible filly Libertini won the second leg of the Darley Princess Series at Randwick on Saturday, showing tenacity as well as ability when powering to the line to score a determined victory over gallant Villami in the Group II ATC Furious Stakes (1200m). The Gerald Ryan trained Villami made the [...]

Libertini Wins G2 Silver Shadow

It was a very easy watch for supporters of boom I Am Invincible filly Libertini in Saturday's $200,000 Group II ATC Darley Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) at Randwick. Tommy Berry had the Anthony Cummings-trained filly lobbing along sweetly in third place and when given a couple of backhanders at the 300 metres she accelerated so [...]

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