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Futurity then All-Star Mile for Kolding

Epsom Handicap and Golden Eagle winner Kolding is sitting pretty among the top 10 in voting for the $5 million All-Star Mile and trainer Chris Waller hopes he can pick up another Group One win on the way to the rich race.Kolding, who resumed from a spell with a closing fourth in the Group Two Expressway Stakes (1200m) in Sydney on Saturday, is currently fourth in the poll for the All-Star Mile (1600m) on March 14 with the top 10 to be offered a berth in the race.Voting closes on February 16 and ...

February 4, 2020

Mulcaster prefers Karaka Yearlings

Yearlings by four-time Group One winner Preferment were offered at Karaka for the first time this week and it was apt that three were purchased by Guy Mulcaster.The prominent bloodstock agent bought the Brighthill Farm stallion as a yearling at Karaka in 2013 for $190,000 and he went back to the same well to try and source the same success with his progeny.Mulcaster topped the last day of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale on Friday when he went to $120,000 to secure lot 1097, the...

January 31, 2020

Guy Mulcaster digs deep for colt

Prominent bloodstock agent Guy Mulcaster has been active at this year's New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale purchasing for clients, but yesterday he dipped into his own pocket to add another yearling to his own portfolio.Mulcaster went to $130,000 to secure lot 775, the Contributer colt out of Parvati, a full-sister to Group Two winner Yearn, out of Lansdowne Park's draft.He inspected the colt at Karaka earlier in the morning and liked what he saw."I just saw the horse this morning and...

January 30, 2020

The Autumn Sun impresses in return

Chris Waller witnessed his prized three-year-old colts Lean Mean Machine and Zousain beaten at their return runs in 2019 but the best of them all, Mulcaster Bloodstock buy The Autumn Sun, maintained his excellent winning record in Saturday’s $400,0000 Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill.The Hobartville Stakes shaped as a banana skin for Australia’s champion three-year-old colt, returning to competitive racing for the first time since his four-and-a-half-length victory in the $2 mi...

February 24, 2019

Imports Shine with Metro Treble

A treble of metropolitan winners by imported horses sourced from the Tattersalls Horses in Training Sale anchored a successful Saturday.The headline act was Exoteric with his victory in the Listed ATC Cup at Rosehill, his third win from his last four starts.In a career best form, Exoteric won the valuable Port Macquarie Cup the won the Listed Tattersalls Cup at Randwick before Saturday’s black-type victory. In his past four starts, Exoteric has quickly earned over $225,000 in prizemoney.In a s...

December 3, 2018

Even Mulcaster’s wildest dream couldn’t have imagined Winx

Guy Mulcaster will always be the man who found Winx but he has never seen her win a Cox Plate live – and as she shoots for No.4 on Saturday he is once again in England.The bloodstock agent, who works closely with the Chris Waller stable, is getting ready for a tried horse sale in England, but will be up early to watch his star find.“It is a great advertisement for my business that she just keeps winning,” Mulcaster said. “I might not get to see her do it at this time of year, but I’m a...

October 24, 2018

The Autumn Sun rises in stunning 2018 Caulfield Guineas romp

Chris Waller missed the chance to take on the world with Winx on foreign shores – he won’t miss the chance with rising superstar The Autumn Sun.And Waller won’t totally rule out The Autumn Sun having an unlikely clash with wonder mare and stablemate Winx in the Cox Plate after the three-year-old colt produced an arrogant win after sitting wide in the Group I Caulfield Guineas (1600m).It gave jockey James McDonald his first Group I win since returning from a betting ban in May and the Sydne...

October 16, 2018

Winx Wins in a Heart-Stopper

A few anxious moments quickly dissipated for the legions of Winx fans as the wonder mare put on a heart-stopping race in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes.It was the 28th consecutive victory for Winx and possibly her most nerve-racking, especially for her owners Debbie Kepitis, Peter Tighe & Richard Treweeke. She was selected for the group by Mulcaster Bloodstock at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from Coolmore Stud and her $230,000 price tag has turned into $19,884,924 of prizemoney....

October 8, 2018

Sun Shines for the Rose

The hugely exciting three-year-old The Autumn Sun landed the second Group 1 race of his short career with a scintillating last to first victory in the Golden Rose on Saturday.With just five starts under his belt, The Autumn Sun went undefeated as a juvenile, winning three races culminating in the Group 1 JJ Atkins Stakes. His only defeat came at his first start as a three-year-old when desperately unlucky after being checked out of a gap.His Golden Rose victory was a performance that had to be s...

September 24, 2018

20 Group 1 Wins for Winx

The records have tumbled now wonder Winx continues to set new benchmarks with every race, taking her Group 1 tally to 20 with victory in the Colgate Optic White George Main Stakes.It was the 27th consecutive win for Winx with her unbeaten run counting over three years as she continues to amaze not only the public but hose closest to her.“It is impossible to do what Winx is doing,’’ trainer Chris Waller said.“It’s like what Black Caviar did in 25 races, what Makybe Diva did to win ...

September 17, 2018

Carzoff Collects Another Cup

French import Carzoff made it back to back wins in Cup races with victory in the Group 3 Newcastle Cup following his win the Listed Wyong Cup at his previous start.Kerrin McEvoy was in the saddle for both wins and produced a patient ride to find late gaps and burst through to claim victory.“He’s in a really good space the horse,” McEvoy said. “He’s loving travelling around there on the bridle and being the last one off the bridle and getting the splits just fills him with confidence....

September 17, 2018

Don’t Forget About the Other Mare

After an eye-catching run behind Winx in the Group 1 Winx Stakes the classy Unforgotten reminded everyone she is a mare of huge ability as well with an outstanding win of her own in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes.A memorable winner of the Group 1 Oaks in the autumn, Unforgotten put pay to a high-class field on Saturday and unleashed a devastating winning sprint reminiscent of her famous stablemate.Second up from a spell, the win came over 1600m for the daughter of Fastnet Rock carrying the colour...

September 3, 2018

Carzoff Races to Cup Victory

French import Carzoff zoomed to a stakes victory in the Listed Wyong Gold Cup over 2100m on Friday.After getting well back in the field, Carzoff showed a good turn of foot to come through the runners and triumphed under Kerrin McEvoy.“There was a bit of jockeying going on early and I had to come right back behind them to get some cover,” McEvoy told Sky Racing.“I must admit, after we passed the mile I was thinking to myself ‘we’re well back here, I’m going to need some luck’ and it...

September 3, 2018

Hat Trick for Paret

The progressive Paret completed a hat trick of victories with success in over 1350m at Rosehill on Saturday.It wasn’t all smooth sailing for the $2 favourite as he went back from an outside barrier to settle last. Hugh Bowman had to pick a path through the field and the horse showed his turn of foot to win comfortably in the end.“It got a little hairy there,” commented Bowman. “I had the horse and I had the room and when I went for it there was a bit of a shift but that’s racing.“He...

August 27, 2018

The Wolf Pounces on 2nd Stakes Victory

Imported galloper Mister Sea Wolf bounded to a second successive stakes victory in the Listed Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury.The last start winner of the Listed Winter Challenge at Rosehill has quickly racked up over $250,000 in prizemoney after arriving from Ger Lyons’s stable in Ireland less than 12 months ago.Rider James McDonald had Mister Sea Wolf relaxed in middle field and timed his run to perfection to land the feature prize.“It was an easy watch from the 400 (metres),” Chris Waller’s...

August 24, 2018

Unstoppable Winx goes past Black Caviar with 26th consecutive win

Winx breaks the hearts of her rivals, moves grown men to tears and makes racing sport’s feel-good story.Racing’s winning machine is now a seven-year-old but age, like her rivals, isn’t catching up with the champion as she proved with her runaway win in the race named in her honour, the Group 1 $500,000 Winx Stakes (1400m) before 11,793 race fans at Royal Randwick.Sydney’s super mare claimed the national record for consecutive wins, put another would-be challenger in their place, and agai...

August 23, 2018

Savabeel’s Kaonic to Target Epsom

The Chris Waller-trained Kaonic, a four-year-old entire by Savabeel, made it back to back wins at Randwick on Saturday and will now be set for the A$1 million Gr.1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) on September 29.“It was a good win,” Waller said. “He is obviously a progressive horse.“He almost threw it away a couple of times over the last 200m. I just think that just shows the horse is still a bit raw. He is definitely looking for a mile, so I think when we get him up to that extra distance he wil...

August 23, 2018

Collett and blinkers help Mister Sea Wolf put best foot forward

The application of blinkers and a perfectly judged Jason Collett ride witnessed Mister Sea Wolf (by Amadeus Wolf) register his maiden victory in Australia when landing the $150,000, Listed, Winter Challenge (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney.A 6-year-old Irish-import trained by Chris Waller, Mister Sea Wolf was the medium of strong support for the black-type event and put his best foot forward at his second outing back from a four-week freshen-up.Ridden just off the pace with a handful of riv...

July 30, 2018

6 Winners, 2 Stakes Winners, 1 Day

It was a fruitful Saturday for Mulcaster Bloodstock selected and sourced horses with six winners, all at metropolitan meetings, including two stakes winners.The imported Mister Sea Wolf found form and a scintillating finish under Jason Collet to take out the Listed Winter Challnege Stakes at Rosehill.Mulcaster Bloodstock brokered a deal between original Irish-based owner David Spratt, who retained a share, and Australian-based clients Peter Tighe and Noel & Maria Greenhalgh, having raced from th...

July 30, 2018

Paret panache points to so much more, says upbeat Chris Waller

Sydney’s champion trainer Chris Waller came up with a novel description of Paret after the gelding’s win at Rosehill Gardens. “Paret is a second-tier good horse,’’ Waller said.“Each carnival we see one go through the grades and I’m hoping it is Paret this spring.“He could get to the Epsom Handicap, we will see how he goes."Paret ($3.90 favourite) was brilliantly ridden by Hugh Bowman, coming from well back in the field with a ground-saving run near the rails before he forced his ...

July 30, 2018

Kaonic Shows His Class

The always promising Kaonic returned to racing in impressive fashion with victory at Randwick on Saturday, fresh up over 1400m.A horse that always showed potential, the son of Savabeel was coming off two unplaced runs at Group 1 level at his last two starts, including finishing just three lengths from Kementari in the Randwick Guineas.Trainer Chris Waller thought that last preparation “might have all come too quickly” for the colt but showed with this win that he has the ability to go onto b...

July 23, 2018

A Win with Honours

A brilliant ride by Hugh Bowman saw Jolly Honour clapping all the way to the bank in Australia with victory on Saturday at Rosehill over 1800m, completing back to back wins.It may have been the horse’s last shot fired before his imminent departure to Hong Kong. He will transfer to Hong Kong in the new year with a big target in mind for owner Philip Ng.“It was a very special win,” said Waller.“He is going to Hong Kong to be prepared for the Hong Kong Derby next season.”Bowman was praise...

July 16, 2018

Gold Struck in France

Entering unchartered ground was Vanilla Gold with her victory over 1100m at Chateaubriant yesterday.Trained by Nicolas Clement, Vanilla Gold debuted in June at Mais-Laffitte to finish third over 1100m and progressed nicely to win by two lengths at her second start.No Nay Never The two-year-old daughter of No Nay Never became the first European winner for Gold Coast based owner Hoss Heinrich.Visiting Deauville last year for the Arqana August Yearling Sale with Guy Mulcaster, the pair combined to ...

July 12, 2018

No Complaints for Ombudsman

Three-year-old Ombudsman may have missed out on a start in the Queensland Derby last month but proved on Saturday that the 2400m was never a concern with a decisive win over that distance at Randwick.Balloted out of the Queensland Derby, the son of Reliable Man took on the older horses on Saturday and won with relative ease under Corey Brown.“He was an emergency for last month’s Queensland Derby and didn’t get in but today he has shown he can stay the distance,” commented Chris Waller....

July 9, 2018

The Autumn Sun Shines Bright

Exciting two-year-old The Autumn Sun delivered on the biggest stage, winning the Group 1 JJ Atkins over 1600m at Doomben. Despite only having two starts and never racing at stakes level, the highly-regarded The Autumn Sun started favourite for the Group 1 event following two victories at his first two starts.“I was questioning whether at only his third start he was ready, only certain horses can take that step so quickly,” commented Chris Waller.“Early in the day I was thinking about every...

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