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Victorian-Sired Black Type Wins (Feb)

In February 2024 in Australia and New Zealand combined, Victorian stallions have been responsible for siring the winners of ten stakes races.

Captured By Love (Written Tycoon x Moldova)

G3 Taranaki 2YO Classic - 3rd February

Two-year-old filly by Yulong’s eight-time Champion Victorian Sire, Captured By Love (ex Moldova), won her second Group race, proving too good under Opie Bosson for Te Akau Racing. Bred by Maykbe Racing & Breeding in Victoria, she was sold at Magic Millions by Milburn Creek for $525,000 to David Ellis.

Lady Of Camelot (Written Tycoon x Miss Debutante)

G3 Widden Stakes - 3rd February

Go Bloodstock homebred Written Tycoon two-year-old filly, Lady Of Camelot (ex Miss Debutante) put in a very smart performance to win the Widden Stakes for Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott under Tim Clark, confirming the promise of her three trial wins. This victory proved to be no fluke either, as she finished second later in the month in the G1 Blue Diamond Stakes.

Lady Laguna (Overshare x Catalina De Lago)

G3 Southern Cross Stakes - 3rd February

Bred in Victoria by Spendthrift and by Widden Victoria’s stallion Overshare, four-year-old Lady Laguna (ex Catalina De Lago) followed up her Magic Millions victory by winning her first Group-level race in the Southern Cross Stakes for trainer Annabel Neasham.

Coleman wins the Chairman's Stakes (Image: Racing Photos)

Coleman (Pierata x Sboog)

G3 Chairman’s Stakes - 3rd February

A son of Yulong’s leading first-season sire Pierata, Coleman (ex Sboog) made his first start back from a spell with a stylish victory in the G3 Chairman’s Stakes for trainer Matt Laurie, confirming his promise and thrusting himself to the top of the betting for the G1 Blue Diamond. Purchased by his trainer and Justin Bahen from breeders Kulani Park’s Magic Millions draft, this Victorian-bred looks like having an exciting future ahead of him.

Hayasugi (Royal Meeting x China Road)

G2 Blue Diamond Prelude - 10th February

Two-year-old filly by Leneva Park’s first-season sire Royal Meeting, Hayasugi (ex China Road) followed up her win in the G3 Blue Diamond Preview by winning the G2 Prelude. Purchased as a weanling by James Bester, Rathosheen Bloodstock & Owner C Mok for just $47,500, she fully deserved her place in the G1 Blue Diamond for trainer Clinton McDonald.

Just A Tribute (Street Boss x Laura’s Charm)

Listed Thomas Lyons Stakes - 11th February

A Hirsch family homebred in Victoria, by Darley Victoria’s Street Boss, Just A Tribute (ex Laura’s Charm) took out the Listed Thomas Lyons Stakes at Hobart for trainer Gary White, proving too good for his rivals.

Aurora’s Symphony (Glass Harmonium x Aurora’s Hot)

G3 Hobart Cup - 11th February

Bred in Victoria and by Blue Gum Farm’s Glass Harmonium, Aurora’s Symphony recorded the tenth win of his career by putting in a classy performance to win the G3 Hobart Cup for Symon Wilde. Sold by Blue Gum Farm to his trainer as a yearling for just $40,000, he has now earned just shy of $1 million, a very special horse!

Captured By Love (Written Tycoon x Moldova)

G2 Matamata Breeders’ Stakes - 24th February

Written Tycoon filly, Captured By Love (ex Moldova) again proved too good for her rivals, recording her third consecutive Group-level victory for the Tangerine team, and her second this month. This Victorian-sired and -bred filly certainly looks to have a very exciting future.

Raikoke wins the Zedative Stakes (Image: Racing Photos)

Raikoke (Written Tycoon x Sunset Affair)

G3 Zedative Stakes - 24th February

Bred by Rushton Park in Victoria, and by Yulong’s Written Tycoon, three-year-old Raikoke (ex Sunset Affair) proved experience was no barrier to success when beating a classy field at Caulfield on just his second start to maintain his unbeaten record. He was purchased by his trainers Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr from the Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale for $275,000, and looks like having a promising Autumn Carnival in store.

Hayasugi wins the Blue Diamond Stakes (Image: Racing Photos)

Hayasugi (Royal Meeting x China Road)

G1 Blue Diamond Stakes - 24th February

Hayasugi became just the second horse in history to win the G3 Preview and G2 Prelude before following up in the G1 Blue Diamond. Relatively unfancied by the bookmakers, she flew down the outside to lead home a Victorian-sired trifecta in the race.

Congratulations to all connections of these fantastic horses, bring on more Victorian winners in March!

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