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Anderson happy with Ballistic Boy

Ballistic Boy (Smart Missile) is another Queensland horse being aimed at an interstate carnival tilt after making a pleasing return at the Doomben trials yesterday. The Group 3-winning five-year-old has not raced since finishing eighth in January’s Magic Millions Subzero (2400m) and Anderson was pleased with his trial win yesterday.

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$230,000 Smart Missile Mare Tops Inglis Digital July (late)

The final Inglis Digital Auction of the 2020/21 season has been topped by 4YO mare Egyptian Missile (Smart Missile), who is set for a Written Tycoon cover.

A three-quarter sister to Hong Kong G1 sprinter Strathmore and a half sister to multiple Stakes winner Egyptian Symbol, Egyptian Missile was offered by Bjorn Baker Racing as a racing and breeding proposition and was purchased by Cunningham Thoroughbreds in conjunction with Clarke Bloodstock for $230,000.

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The Peltzer Parade

Obviously, travelling  to see a new stallion is not as easy this year as we would all like… So please click on the video below to see The Peltzer Parade. Peltzer is magnificent and definitely worth looking at either in person (if you can) or on video (if you can’t).

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Born & Raised: Bobby’s Kitten off The Mark

One season Twin Hills shuttler Bobby’s Kitten (USA) is off the mark in Australia after the Richard Laming-trained gelding Cecil Street Lad made a winning career debut over 1000m at Sandown-Hillside on Wednesday.

Cecil Street Lad makes winning debut image Pat Scala/Racing Photos

It was an open secret that the two-year-old posed ability and went off the second favourite.

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Final Foal of Golden Slipper Heroine becomes her First Stakes Winner

The John O’Shea-trained Lillemor (Hallowed Crown) denied Lee Freedman the best possible return to the training ranks when she edged out Intrepidacious in a deceptive finish to Saturday’s Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic (1200m) at Ipswich.

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Second Winner for Odyssey Moon

Twin Hills Stud based Odyssey Moon posted his second winner on Friday when the Richard Litt trained gelding Peregrination ran out an easy winner at Canberra.

Gelded after finishing fourth on debut back in January at Kembla behind subsequent Group II winner Jamaea, Peregrination was well fancied on his return and hit the line strongly to win the 1200m maiden by three and a half lengths.

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Two for Odyssey Moon

Twin Hills Stud’s Odyssey Moon (Snitzel) sired an impressive first-up winner at Canberra yesterday when the Richard Litt-trained Peregrination (2 g ex Sharp Hill by Danehill) scored by three and a half lengths on the Acton track.

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Regally Related Smart Missile Filly Opens Winning Account

A trio of expensive yearling purchases searching for their first win did battle over 1400m in the opening event at Warwick Farm on Wednesday. It was Kia Ora Stud and partners that could breathe a little easier after the Smart Missile filly Alighted did enough to open her winning account. At the same time, connections of a pair of I Am Invincible geldings, $1.4million Captivare and the $1.3million Volterra will have to wait for another day.

Alighted a $360,000 Magic Millions yearling

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$1million for Humma Humma

The million dollar mares keep coming at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale with Denman‘s Group 3 winning daughter  Humma Humma snapped up by Widden Stud for $1million.

Humma Humma wins the Listed Alinghi Stakes at Caulfield - image Grant Courtney
Consigned by Widden on behalf of her ownership group, Humma Humma was trained throughout her career by John McArdle and was a fast and consistent sprinter winning at two and training on to win six races and place 10 times earning over $650,000 in prizemoney.

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Peltzer to Twin Hills

Peltzer, the unbeaten two year old and Group 2 winning three year old by So You Think, has been retired to Twin Hills Stud for the 2021 breeding season. He will stand at a fee of $16,500 inc GST.

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