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Two Out of Two for Holyfield

Barbaric was not the only two year-old winner for Yarraman Park’s champion sire I Am Invincible on Wednesday with the powerful Ciaron Maher and David Eustace team claiming a Sandown victory with talented colt Holyfield. A debut winner at Newcastle back on January 25 beating subsequent $2million Inglis Millennium winner Prime Star, Holyfield was favourite [...]

$900,000 I Am Invincible Colt Breaks the Ice

The red and yellow China Horse Club colours have been carried by some smart winners since the start of the year and we can add I Am Invincible colt Barbaric to the list after the two year-old resumed from a spell to score a stylish victory at Randwick on Wednesday. Sixth at his only previous [...]

Invincible Filly Wins Lonhro Plate

The Listed ATC Lonhro Plate (1000m) a Randwick on Saturday produced a brilliant form reversal for the winner Supreme Idea, who led all the way to win by more than a length. An easy winner on debut at Geelong on Boxing Day, the Anthony Freedman trained I Am Invincible filly raced below expectation when finishing [...]

Yarraman Leading Classic Vendor by Aggregate

Yarraman Park finished a hugely successful Inglis Classic Yearling Sale as the leading vendor by aggregate selling 22 yearlings in Book 1 for $2,425,500 at an average $110,250. Top seller was the Hinchinbrook colt from proven producer Morinda that went to George Moore Bloodstock for $360,000 and not far behind the Sebring colt from Canny [...]

$360,000 Hinchinbrook Colt Headed to Hong Kong

The achievements of Hinchinbrook’s brilliant Group I winning Hong Kong based sprinter Beat the Clock have not gone unnoticed with his progeny proving super popular at the sales this year with Hong Kong buyers. At the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale on Monday, Yarraman Park sold a classy Hinchinbrook colt from proven producer Morinda for $360,000 [...]

$350,000 for I Am Invincible Filly

Last year Mike O’Donnell of Fairhill Farm sold an I Am Invincible filly from Limbo Down at Inglis Classic for $330,000 to Star Thoroughbreds / Randwick Bloodstock and it’s fairly safe to say she must be showing good ability as they stepped up to buy her full sister on Sunday at Riverside Stables for $350,000. [...]

Stakes-Winning Return for Hinchinbrook’s Mildred

A busy and successful juvenile in the spring when she won two of three starts, the Grahame Begg trained Hinchinbrook filly Mildred picked up where she left off at Caulfield on Saturday when scoring a stylish victory in the Group III MRC Chairman’s Stakes (1000m). She jumped straight to the front for Jordan Childs and [...]

$625,000 I Am Invincible Colt at Karaka

After quietly sliding to the top of the Australian General Sires List by earnings over the long weekend, I Am Invincible was also making his mark in New Zealand at Karaka Book 1 where his colt from Sancerre sold for $625,000 on Monday. Consigned by Trelawney Stud and bought by David Ellis, he is the [...]

Invincible Colt on Target for Blue Diamond

The open juvenile event at Randwick on Saturday always looked good on paper with some highly rated fillies and two expensive colts engaged and at the winning post it was I Am Invincible’s Rulership that claimed the victory and he did it in style!] The Peter and Paul Snowden trained colt was sent out favourite [...]

Another Yarraman Park Sold Stakes-winner

Consistent Snitzel gelding Scallopini kept the run going for trainer Steve O’Dea and Proven Thoroughbred with a fighting win in Saturday’s Listed Sunshine Coast Cup at Caloundra. Ridden along by Boris Thornton to hold a prominent position early, Scallopini wore down the stubborn Nicconi gelding Niccanova by a long-head. Scallopini had hit the board in [...]

Hinchinbrook Sprinter wins G1 Centenary Sprint Cup

The sad loss of Hinchinbrook was highlighted yet again at Sha Tin on Sunday when his quality sprinter Beat the Clock claimed another major victory in the Group I Centenary Sprint Cup (1200m). Beat The Clock displayed the class that has made him a champion to complete back-to-back wins in the HK$10 million feature. The [...]

Golden Slipper Filly for Hinchinbrook

Yarraman Park’s much missed Hinchinbrook has had some cracking fillies in the past including his Group I winners Seabrook and Spright, but he looks to have one that might be the best of them all in exciting two year-old Cellsabeel. Trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, Cellsabeel caught the eye when charging home to [...]

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 [...]

Million Dollar Colts for I Am Invincible

Champion sire I Am Invincible provided two of the top three lots during the first session of the Magic Millions Yearling Sale on Wednesday with colts from Adrift and Amanpour selling for $1,050,000 and $1million. Tipped as one of the stars on day one, the I Am Invincible colt from Group II winning Zabeel mare [...]

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 [...]