Bright Prospects For Superhard After Back To Back Wins

They can't do much more than win and that's exactly what Superhard achieved at Sandown on Wednesday. The three year old son of Vinery Stud's ALL TOO HARD made is back to back wins over the 1000m in the Benchmark 70 grade after winning on debut at Pakenham on the synthetic on August 22nd. Partnered again by Ryan Maloney, Superhard jumped cleanly from the widest gate and took a sit behind the Wait For No One (Hayes & Dabernig) the favourite, Written Choice (Logan McGill). He travelled very strongly around the home turn and let down with an enormous turn of foot to attack the line, defeating his rivals by half a neck.

"He's a horse of obvious talent and not the most straight forward horse- Ryan (Maloney) has done a lot of work with him from Day 1" Robert Smerdon told following the race. "I think drawing wide helped him today as he didn't have long to wait in the barriers and his manners were so much better." "I'm really pleased that he's gone out and won a race which I thought had a quite a bit of depth."

A $130,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Champion Thoroughbreds from the Kitchwin Hills draft, Superhard is a half-brother to Group II winner Twilight Royale and stakes-placed Mio Roiale. He is the seventh winner from good producing Royal Academy (USA) mare Royal Season. He was the only purchase for Champion Victoria at last year's Inglis Sales after returning an outstanding cardio rating with the Matchem Genetics Testing.

Congratulations to his big team of owners Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria, Dr C M Rogers, Mr S G Mcpeake, Mr I F Foster, Barham Racing, Mr T N Dickson, Mrs A M Dickson, Ms D J Mcshane, C And F W Racing, Mr A S Bongiorno, Mr M J Symons, Mr B J Rogers, Mr R T Ponting, Mr J A Henderson, Mr M A Hunter, Mr G Sposato, Mrs T L Hussey, Mr M J Catanzariti, Mrs N Murashova, Mr S P Hedge


"Bargain Purchase Of The Sale"- O'Shea & Champion Thoroughbreds Strike Gold At Magic Millions

Champion Thoroughbreds & John O'Shea secured their first yearling for 2018 with the purchase of Lot 161 on the first day of the Magic Millions sale on Wednesday. The Colt, by Helmet is a 3/4 brother to multiple stakes winner ABILITY, 

Regine Gives Champion & O'Shea Perfect Start To 2018

Four year old imported mare Regine kicked off 2018 in winning style after saluting at Royal Randwick on New Year's day. The daughter of Mastercraftsman was having just her seventh career start, notching up her third win and adding an all important metropolitan victory to her pedigree. 

Inglis Announce Revamped $8M Race Series

A new $2million race for 2YOs and a $1million race for 3YOs will highlight a bumper annual Inglis Race Day at Warwick Farm each February. The introduction of the $2m Inglis Millennium, which will have its first running in February 2019, will leave only the Group 1 Golden Slipper worth more prizemoney for a 2YO race in the southern hemisphere. 

EVENT REMINDER: 2017 Christmas Gathering

Champion New South Wales will be holding their 2017 Christmas Gathering at the John O'Shea Racing Stables on Friday, December 15th from 5pm onwards. Champion open the invitation to all owners (past and present) and friends to come along and enjoy some fantastic Spanish themed food whilst catching up with the team and our four legged friends. 

Regine Too Tough To Line at Gosford

Imported Mastercraftsman mare, '''Regine''', proved too strong in a hard fought finish at Gosford over the mile on Saturday to keep her second up record intact. 

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