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Stakes Potential for Invincible Filly

A $450,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Yarraman Park draft for Asian Bloodstock Services, two year-old I Am Invincible filly California Zimbol made a big impression when scoring on debut at Canterbury on Wednesday. A big strong filly that has been given time to mature by Peter and Paul Snowden, California Zimbol raced on the [...]

Fourth G1 Winner for Hinchinbrook

The tragic loss last year of Yarraman Park’s Hinchinbrook was highlighted at Morphettville on Saturday when his brilliant sprinting daughter Spright captured the Group I SAJC Sangster Stakes. An elite 1200 metre sprint for fillies and mares, it was first run as a Group I in 2005 when won by champion filly Alinghi and since [...]

$600,000 I Am Invincible Filly Tops Inglis Weanling Sale

A stunning filly by Yarraman Park’s champion sire I Am Invincible from dual Group I winner Srikandi lit up the sale ring on Thursday at the Inglis Australian Weanling Sale when fetching $600,000. Consigned by Kitchwin Hills, the star filly topped the sale and has the honour of becoming the most expensive weanling by her [...]

Second Group One Win for Hinchinbrook Sprinter

Quality sprinter Beat the Clock rose to the challenge of international rivals to score a brilliant win in the Group I Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin on Sunday with Australian contender Santa Ana Lane finishing fourth. The John Size trained five year-old has really come of age this year and is yet to finish [...]

New Stakes-Winner for Much Missed Hinchinbrook

Sadly no longer with us, Hinchinbrook sired his 18th stakes-winner on Saturday when East Indiaman took out the Listed SAJC Nitchske Stakes at Morphettville. Gelded before coming back into work for his current preparation, the Tony McEvoy trained three year-old has been in great form since then and scored a career best win in the [...]

Yarraman Park Set 2019 Fees

I Am Invincible has had a truly remarkable 2018/19 season thus far with an impressive 26 individual stakes winners, a phenomenal number that has only ever been reached by the likes of the great Danehill and Snitzel. Even more importantly the equal-record number is more than double that of his closest rivals - Not a [...]

I Am Invincible Equals Record

I Am Invincible put himself into rarefied company on Saturday when siring his 26th stakes-winner of the season, a number that puts him on an equal footing with champion sires Danehill and Snitzel, who hold the record for number of Australian stakes-winners in a season at 26. The horse that did it for him was [...]

Inglis Easter Success for Yarraman Park

A super successful 2019 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale produced some great results for Yarraman Park with 13 yearlings selling for $5.1 million at Riverside Stables. Our best result was an I Am Invincible colt from Group III winner Camporella that was bred by Yarraman in partnership and made $1.2 million when secured by Jadeskye [...]

Hinchinbrook Filly Aliferous Wins G3 Adrian Knox

Our much missed sire Hinchinbook was in the frame on the first day of The Championships at Randwick when Aliferous captured the Group III ATC Adrian Knox Stakes over 2000m. With the favourite Amangiri drifting out under pressure in the straight and taking most of the field with her, Brenton Avdulla found himself all alone [...]

Gem of a Win for Invincible Mare

Winless since taking out the Group II ATC Missile Stakes in August 2017, talented mare Invincible Gem finally got her nose back in front when scoring a tenacious victory in the Group II ATC Emancipation Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday. The Kris Lees trained five year-old daughter of I Am Invincible raced up on the [...]

Yarraman Bred G1 Success South Africa

The Champion 2YO in South Africa last year, Epaulette colt Soqrat added a third Group I win to his tally when taking out the Group I HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes at Turffontein in South Africa on Saturday. Taking on older horses at weight-for-age over 1600 metres, the Mike de Kock trained Soqrat was sent [...]

Record Breaker for I Am Invincible

Lightly raced three year-old filly Prophet's Thumb became the 44th stakes-winner and the 24th individual stakes winner this season for the unstoppable I Am Invincible, but she needed to overcome a troubled run and lower Redzel's track record in Saturday's Listed Fireball Stakes to achieve it. Raced by her breeders, Bell River Thoroughbreds and the Hongo family, [...]

She’s So High, Another Invincible SW

Lightly raced I Am Invincible mare She’s So High won the Group III SAJC Proud Miss Stakes in May last year and picked up where she left off at her first run back from a lengthy spell when winning the Listed VRC ATA Bob Hosted Handicap at Flemington on Saturday. Ridden by Damian Oliver, the [...]

Yarraman Park Sold Silver Slipper Winner

The Group II ATC Silver Slipper at Rosehill on Saturday was won in exciting style by Time to Reign, a $325,000 Magic Millions purchase from the daft of Yarraman Park, who will offer his full sister at the 2019 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale. Trainer Gary Portelli admitted he was gutted when Time To Reign [...]

$260,000 I Am Invincible Colt Tops Perth MM Opener

The opening session of the 2019 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale on Monday was topped by a stunning son of Yarraman Park’s superstar sire I Am Invincible. Consigned by Western Breeders Alliance, the colt is from the grand producing Real Jester mare Jestceny, the dam of five winners headed by stakes-winner The River and stakes-placed [...]

Another Millionaire for I Am Invincible and a Slipper Contender

Talented five year-old mare Eckstein became the newest millionaire performer for her sire I Am Invincible when scoring a tenacious win in the Group III ATC Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Trained at Goulburn by Kurt Goldman, Eckstein was having her first run back from a spell and hit the line hard for [...]

Another Invincible Saturday

With more than double the number of stakes-winners of any other sire this season, Yarraman Park’s I Am Invincible enjoyed another super Saturday with a new stakes-winner in Crack the Code, an unbeaten Blue Diamond contender in I Am Immortal and the winning return of established star filly Fiesta. Exciting colt I Am Immortal produced [...]

2019 Inglis Classic Yearling Draft

Lot 49 Hinchinbrook x Andromache - Filly Lot 61 Deep Field x Aimee - Filly Lot 63 Written Tycoon x Ambers Waltz - Colt Lot 92 Hinchinbrook x Maritess - Colt Lot 169 Hinchinbrook x Bronislava - Filly Lot 207 I Am Invincible x Chickasaw - Filly Lot 257 Brazen Beau x Diamond Cove - [...]

Another Invincible 2YO Stakes Winner

Yarraman Park’s outstanding sire I Am Invincible added a sixth juvenile stakes-winner this season to his tally on Saturday with an impressive debut victory for Loving Gaby in the Group III MRC Chairman’s Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, she was sent out favourite, but was slowly away and [...]

Hinchinbrook Mare Wins G2 Australia Stakes

Former star Western Australian mare Whispering Brook made it three consecutive wins this preparation when capturing Friday night's Group II MVRC Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley. Making full use of an inside barrier, Mark Zahra had the Darren Weir-trained mare travelling sweetly behind the pacesetting Fell Swoop before easing out on the home turn. [...]