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Twin Hills Delighted With Millions Success

A 100% clearance rate with total sales of $2,085,000 and an average of $160,385 had Olly Tait and his team at Twin Hills Stud super happy after departing the Gold Coast following a memorable 2020 Magic Millions.

$450,000 Choisir colt from Sweetest Melody$450,000 Choisir colt from Sweetest Melody

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2YO Talent

Trainer Les Ross has signalled he could be a force to be reckoned with in upcoming juvenile races after Mishani Miss (Denman) won at Eagle Farm.

The filly finished strongly on Saturday to claim top honours in the Makers Mark 2-Year-Old over 1000 metres.

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Magic Millions Gold Coast 2020 – Breednet interview

Olly Tait is feeling very positive about Twin Hills quality draft of 13 yearlings by 13 different sires.

 

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Doncaster Mile the target for Something Fast

Anthony Cummings resisted the temptation to run Something Fast in the Villiers Stakes but he has ambitious plans for the autumn including the Group One Doncaster Mile.

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Missile Launch Takes Off – 16th Stakes Winner for Smart Missile

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When Missile Launch reeled off six wins in seven starts as a 4-year-old few would have thought it would take him over a year and 15 starts to earn his first black-type.

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More Glory tops Inglis Digital auction

Broodmare More Glory (More Than Ready) has topped the Inglis Digital November (Late) Sale, selling for $105,000. The mare was offered in foal to Denman (Lonhro) with a colt by Pariah (Redoute’s Choice) at foot and was snapped up by Victorian-based Gary and Yvonne Hutchins of Catalina Pastoral. “She’s in foal to Denman and I have a good Denman mare at home…”

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Smart Missile Gelding Wins $500,000 Country Final

The VRC Cup Carnival Country Final (1600m) at Flemington on Oaks Day did not carry Black type, but with a $500,000 pot of prizemoney was a hotly contested race with talented Smart Missile gelding Star Missile powering home to down the hot favourite Harbour Views (Fr).

Jockey chalks up treble with Star Missile

Williams continued his stellar day, landing a treble aboard Star Missile (Smart Missile) in the $500,000 Country Final (1600m), a race restricted to horses that had won their way through a series of heats on country tracks around Victoria and to trainers away from the metropolitan area.

Star Missile ridden by Craig Williams wins the Melbourne Cup Carnival Country Final at Flemington Racecourse on November 07, 2019 in Flemington, Australia. (Natasha Morello/Racing Photos)

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Jericho Missile Makes it a Stakes Double for Smart Missile

The amazing last to first win by Jericho Missile in the Listed D’Orsogna-Belgravia Stakes (1200m) at Ascot rounded out another successful Saturday Twin Hills Stud’s resident stallion Smart Missile.

Following the win of Broadwayandfourth in the Listed Crockett Stakes at Moonee Valley and a successful career debut by the 2yo gelding Trident at Ellerslie, Jericho Missile was the cherry on top.

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Smart Missile’s Broadwayandfourth Captures Crockett Stakes

Trainer Mitchell Freedman’s impressive stable of three-year-olds, which includes Classic hopefuls Moonlight Maid and Southern Moon, grew by one at Moonee Valley on Saturday when the Smart Missile filly Broadwayandfourth powered home to earn her first stakes win in Saturday’s Listed Crockett Stakes (1200m).

Punters let out a cheer when short-priced favourite Villami kick-clear rounding the home bend as Ben Melham darted back to the fence on  Broadwayandfourth, quickly reeling in the favourite before holding the fast-finishing Niccovi (Nicconi) by a length with Villami (Foxwedge) a further neck away in third.

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