Talented Stryker colt Baggio resumed from a spell to score a well backed win at Gosford on Thursday for the Gerald Ryan stable.
The 2016 Magic Millions Yearling Sale at the Gold Coast (January 6-10) is now online with a stunning draft of 12 youngsters heading north from Three Bridges Thoroughbreds.
The $125,000 Listed Rosemont Stud Stakes at Geelong on Wednesday was won in a thrilling finish by lightly raced Nicconi mare Exclusive Lass, a $75,000 Inglis Premier purchase for Sheamus Mills Bloodstock from the Three Bridges Thoroughbreds draft.
The first event on a star studded card at Caulfield on Saturday went the way of promising Stryker filly Andrioli, a $65,000 Inglis Premier purchase for Peter Carrick’s Lakeview Resources from the Three Bridges Thoroughbreds draft.
The opening race at Caulfield on Wednesday was won in decisive fashion by progressive Starspangledbanner colt Mr Individual, a $240,000 Magic Millions purchase from the draft of Three Bridges Thoroughbreds.
The most expensive yearling by ill-fated Street Cry (IRE) ever sold in Australia, blue-blooded colt Taaj opened his account at Gosford on Thursday for Team Hawkes and was one of two winners on the program sold by Three Bridges.
A $165,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Three Bridges Thoroughbreds draft for McEvoy Mitchell Racing, Mr Markou was the most expensive yearling from the second crop of Stryker and made a winning debut at Morphettville on Saturday.
October marks the start of two year-old racing in Australia and in 2013, fledgling trainer Bjorn Baker produced a brilliant early juvenile winner at Randwick in Testa Rossa colt Unencumbered.
Breaking his maiden at his second start over 1600 metres at Kembla on Tuesday for the David Payne stable was three year-old High Chaparral (IRE) gelding Doc Holliday, a $180,000 Inglis Premier purchase for Nordic Breeding and Racing from the Three Bridges Thoroughbreds draft.
The familiar colours of well-known Victorian owner Phil Sly have been carried by star Fastnet Rock fillies such as Mosheen and Lumosty with a promising winner at Geelong on Sunday aspiring to follow in their footsteps.