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Seven starters, four winners (Magic Millions 2YO Classic contender Schiffer, Hot Snitzel, Saramenha & Hollyweird), a placegetter & a trial winner, plus stakes-placed Red Dress Harley is the Arrowfield/Bellerive record – so far – from our 2010 Magic Millions Yearling Sale draft.

Pictured: Lot 406, the Snitzel-Modave filly from the 2011 Arrowfield Magic Millions draft – bought by trainer Gerald Ryan & now known as the exciting 2YO Magic Millions contender Schiffer.

Those success stories, and other outstanding Arrowfield & Bellerive Magic Millions sale graduates such as Squamosa, Fashions Afield, Ego’s Dare, Miss Darcey & Hurried Choice are excellent reasons to inspect our 2011 draft.

Please note that all our Magic Millions yearlings are selling this year under the Arrowfield banner.

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Lot 13 – Starcraft-Belle Giselle filly

Lot 25 – Hussonet-Biscuit Biter filly

Lot 39 – Danzero-Burningwood filly
Full sister Pyrography – 4th win, Rosehill, 20 November.

Lot 99 – Hussonet-Dama de Noche colt

Half-sister Seduced – 2nd win, Morphettville, 24 November

Lot 103 – Charge Forward-Danetana colt

Lot 112 – Starcraft-Debutante Robe colt

Lot 116 – Danzero-Deposition colt

Lot 158 – Flying Spur-Fairessa filly

Lot 169 – Holy Roman Emperor-Fetes Galante colt

Lot 188 – Distorted Humor-Forest City Girl filly

Lot 199 – Redoute’s Choice-Gift Bouquet filly

Half-brother Blahnik – 5th stakes win, SAJC Christmas H. LR, Morphettville, 26 December

Lot 236 – Redoute’s Choice-Icy Reception filly

Lot 293 – Flying Spur-Let’s Get Even filly

Lot 342 – Hussonet-Miss Bussell colt

3YO full brother Beckenbauer won his maiden at Morphettville, 29 December.

Lot 355 – Flying Spur-Miss Victoria colt

Lot 362 – Charge Forward-Morton filly

Lot 386 – Redoute’s Choice-Oceanette colt

Lot 418 – Charge Forward-Portrayal colt
Half-sister Bolocco Miss – 2nd win, Ipswich, 19 November

Lot 439 – Starcraft-Quicken colt

Lot 468 – Redoute’s Choice-Riddle Me filly

Lot 473 – Hussonet-Rosa’s Spur filly

Lot 549 – Hussonet-Sportivo colt

Lot 559 – Choisir-Stormy Cugat colt

Lot 560 – Hussonet-Stormy Hill colt

Lot 566 – Testa Rossa-Superleggera filly

Lot 578 – Not A Single Doubt-Tennessee Sunrise

Lot 590 – Snitzel-Trois Couleurs filly

Lot 596 – Charge Forward-Urge To Merge colt

Lot 659 – Shamardal-Anything But Love colt

Lot 672 – Starcraft-Ava de Belle colt

Lot 727 – Charge Forward-Flidais filly

Lot 744 – Snitzel-Hasty Bird filly

Lot 763 – Charge Forward-Kistena colt

Lot 769 – Snitzel-Lady’s Delight filly

Lot 778 – Danzero-Madeleine de Belle filly

Lot 825 – Snitzel-Sarah de Belle filly

Lot 847 – Snitzel-Steal My Love colt

Arrowfield stamp on Magic Milions favourites

They helped to make the Millions magic as racehorses, and now Redoute’s Choice ‘s sons Not A Single Doubt and Snitzel are set to put their stamp as sires on the 2011 Magic Millions Classic & Guineas.

Not A Single Doubt’s 2YO daughter Karuta Queen is the TAB Sportsbet $3.30 favourite for the $2 million BMW-sponsored 2YO Classic ahead of Snitzel’s daughter Schiffer ($5.50).

In the $1 million 3YO Guineas Snitzel’s son Top Drop ($4.40) is the new favourite, following the news that Squamosa (by Not A Single Doubt) has returned to the spelling paddock.

Pictured: Karuta Queen with her owners Glenn & Viive Williams at the Neville Layt stables, December 2010. Grateful thanks to Glenn & Viive for the photo.

Karuta Queen’s extraordinary, record-breaking trial on Boxing Day at Queanbeyan, where she posted 49.93 seconds for 900 metres and defeated her two rivals by 21 lengths, has only sharpened the anticipation of her appearance at the Gold Coast on 15 January.

Boxing Day was fruitful for Snitzel’s pair too. Schiffer, second on debut to Karuta Queen in the Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic on 5 December, franked that result with a second-up maiden win at Randwick.

Top Drop, a city winner last season, won on the same card after three second placings, including good efforts in September’s AJC Stan Fox S. G2, and the Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Stakes.

Favouritism, of course, is temporary; results are permanent. However, starters are a pre-requisite for victory and it is a feather in any young sire’s cap to produce one leading chance, never mind two, in the major events on Magic Millions day.

But Not A Single Doubt and Snitzel are not just any young sires. They currently occupy second & third positions on the 2010/11 Australian 2YO Sires’ list with six individual winners from 11 starters between the two of them.

Snitzel is third on the 2nd Season Sires’ list, while Not A Single Doubt holds the same place on the 3rd Season Sires’ list.

Both are Magic Millions Sale graduates, and themselves competed with distinction in the centrepiece of the Magic Millions programme, the 1200-metre Gold Coast 2YO Classic.

A $210,000 yearling, Not A Single Doubt won his first three starts and became the first stakeswinner for Redoute’s Choice when he claimed the AJC Canonbury S. LR on 20 December 2003. Three weeks later he ran second – beaten less than a length – in Dance Hero’s 2004 Magic Millions 2YO Classic. The result was a triumph for Arrowfield with all three placegetters sired by the stud’s stallions: Dance Hero (by Danzero ), and Not A Single Doubt and Marie Madeleine (both by Redoute’s Choice). Danzero is represented among this year’s Magic Millions Guineas favourites by the Gold Coast-trained Startsmeup ($8.00).

Snitzel was purchased by Gerald Ryan for $260,000 from the Yarraman Park draft at the 2004 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale and, like Not A Single Doubt, he won his first three starts. At his fourth start he was part of a stunning Redoute’s Choice-dominated result in the 2005 Magic Millions 2YO Classic, dead-heating for third with Al Samer with Bradbury’s Luck the winner.

Snitzel went on to win four more races, includng the 2006 MRC Oakleigh Plate G1, beating Virage de Fortune and Takeover Target.

This season Not A Single Doubt has left stars from each of his first three crops: 4YO Group 3 winners Doubtful Jack and, in Singapore, Always Certain; 3YO Group 3 winner (and G1-placed) Squamosa & G3-placed Castlethorpe (in South Africa); and Karuta Queen from his 2008 crop. There’s plenty of talent in the supporting cast too, as a review of his city winners since 1 November shows: 4YOs So So Sure, Sure Diversion & Tai Sing Yeh (in Hong Kong), 3YOs Flourishing & Unanimously, plus the 2YO filly Jackpot Queen, second on debut at Randwick in the $250,000 Inglis Nursery.

Snitzel’s Australian black type performers in 2010/11 are all 3YOs: Melbourne stakeswinner Zelsnitz, G2-placed Top Drop, G3-placed Chance Bye & stakes-placed Yorkshire Lad, with smart 2YOs Hot Snitzel and Saramenha adding city wins in the past two months.

Both sires are well-represented in Sessions 1-5 of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale : Snitzel has 20 catalogued lots, and Not A Single Doubt has twelve.

Schiffer & Top Drop extend Ryan's record with Snitzel

Leading trainer Gerald Ryan makes no secret of his admiration for Snitzel , Arrowfield Stud’s high-class son of Redoute’s Choice that he trained to win seven races, including the MRC Oakleigh Plate G1.

He’s now establishing himself as the go-to trainer for Snitzel’s progeny, and underlined that today with strong wins at Randwick by his Gold Coast Magic Millions prospects, 2YO filly Schiffer and 3YO colt Top Drop.

Co-incidentally, they both won three weeks after filling the runner-up positions in their respective Wyong Magic Millions races, and are now second favourites for the two major Magic Millions events on 15 January.

Pictured above: 2YO filly Schiffer defeats favourite Benfica at Randwick today.

Top Drop posted his second win for owners Scott & Mrs H Cameron, Wayne Harrison, Norm & Carolyn Pinder, A M & Mrs K L Pinder, D N Pinder & the Bradley Racing Syndicate in today’s $70,000 BM85 event over 1400 metres. Bred by Peter Horwitz and purchased for $110,000 from the Vinery Stud draft at the 2009 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale, Top Drop’s five placings include a second in September’s AJC Stan Fox S. G2.

Gerald Ryan has trained all three of Snitzel’s 2YO winners this season, and Schiffer proved the equal of Saramenha and Hot Snitzel when she overcame a wide draw and the favourite Benfica to win by 0.75 length over 1200 metres at Randwick today.

Schiffer’s rapid progress from her debut second to the winner’s circle firmly franks the quality of the Wyong winner, the brilliant Karuta Queen (by Not A Single Doubt ), who heads the Order of Entry for the $2 million BMW Magic Millions 2YO Classic on 15 January.

Ryan bought the Snitzel-Modave filly for $240,000 from the Arrowfield draft at the 2010 Magic Millions Yearling Sale on behalf of owners Damion Flower’s Jadeskye Syndicate, Elio & Jacqui Galante and George Macdonald. Damion Flower and his wife Camilla also raced Snitzel, while Elio Galante enjoyed international success with champion sprinter Scenic Blast.

Ryan confirmed to Racing & Sports that Schiffer will now head to a re-match with Karuta Queen on 15 January.

“Magic Millions is the plan,” Ryan said.

“I am really happy with where she is sitting. She is eating her feed, she is strong and hopefully we’ll get to the Gold Coast on one piece and she will be thereabouts.”

Bred by the Arrowfield Group Pty Ltd & Jungle Pocket Pty Ltd, Schiffer is from the outstanding family developed by New Zealand breeder Jim Barlow. Her dam Modave (by Montjeu) is an unraced sister to G1 Sharvasti and half-sister to Group 3 winners Bhandara and Shastri, from the family of dual Australian Group 2 winner Linton.

There’s a strong Magic Millions flavour in the pedigree too. Schiffer’s grand-dam is the Group 1-placed stakeswinner Vedodara, whose four wins included the 1994 WRC Magic Millions Classic; and Vedodara’s half-sister G2 winner Balmacara left 2004 GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy LR winner Jamieson Valley.

Schiffer’s half-brother by Danzero is Lot 135 in the Bellerive draft at the 2011 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale. Modave foaled a filly by Flying Spur this season, and is in foal again to Snitzel.

There are 21 lots by Snitzel catalogued in Sessions 1-6 of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, seven of them in

the Arrowfield draft.

Fifteen yearlings by Not A Single Doubt, including Arrowfield’s colt from Tennessee Sunrise, are catalogued for the six sessions of the Magic Millions Sale.

Tranquility makes 69 SW for Redoute's Choice

Leading Perth owners Bob and Sandra Peters gave champion sire Redoute’s Choice his 69th stakeswinner this evening, when their 4YO mare Tranquility (ex Creatrix by Umatilla) won the $80,000 WATC La Trice Classic 1800m LR.

Jockey William Pike settled Tranquility in a trail behind Premardal and then, as the field swung for home, he released the brakes and the mare let down with a good finishing burst to win by 1.5 lengths from Premardal.

Today’s victory was Tranquility’s third win from ten starts, which also include second placings in last season’s Belmost Guineas LR and the Jungle Dawn Classic LR on 27 November. She is now likely to step up to the 2400 metres of the $400,000 BMW Perth Cup G2 on New Year’s Day.

Bred by Queensland bloodstock investor Paul Sweeney, Tranquility was a $300,000 purchase from the 2008 Australian Easter Yearling Sale. The Belmont Bloodstock Agency signed for the filly on behalf of the Peters, who subsequently bought her dam as well. Creatrix visited Redoute’s Choice again this season and is safely in foal.

Tranquility’s pedigree features 3 x 3 inbreeding to the great broodmare Dancing Show, through the half-siblings Shantha’s Choice (dam of Redoute’s Choice) and Umatilla.

Redoute’s Choice’s tally of stakeswinners this season is now seven: G1 King’s Rose (in New Zealand), G2 Rekindled Interest, G3 Drumbeats, SW Kittens, SW Milestone, SW Grand Jardin and SW Tranquility. Arrowfield’s superstar shares first spot on the current Australian Sires of stakeswinners list with Lonhro and Commands.

Redoute’s Choice has been among Australia’s top five sires of individual stakeswinners every season since 2005, and headed the list in 2008/09 (with 15) and 2009/10 (with 14). History indicates that he’s on target for another double-figure total in 2010/11. Last season for instance, he posted eight Australian stakeswinners by Christmas and almost doubled that tally by the end of the season.

California Choice wins again in Hong Kong

Look at the summary of Redoute’s Choice’s stud career and Australia naturally dominates the figures. His Australian runners, including 426 winners, have won more than 84% of his total progeny earnings of $64.4 million.

But next on the list is Hong Kong where two sons of the champion sire are making waves this season. One of them, Dr Howard Liang‘s homebred 3YO colt California Choice (ex Storminwinter by Seattle Slew) is now two-for-two after a 3.3 length victory over 1000 metres at Sha Tin this evening.

The strapping colt, a three-quarter brother to dual Group 2 winner California Dane (by Danehill), won his debut over the same distance in devastating fashion on 4 December.

4YO gelding Redoute Star (from Significant Moment, a half-sister by Bletchingly to champion sire Zabeel) has won three of his six starts in Hong Kong this season. A $710,000 Hong Kong Jockey Club purchase from the 2008 Australian Easter Yearling Sale, Redoute Star topped the 2008 Hong Kong International Sale when owner Cheng Keung-fai outlaid $HK5.5 million for him.

Both California Choice and Redoute Star are trained by Tony Cruz.

The other two winners by Redoute’s Choice in Hong Kong this season are 4YO Packing OK (ex Abbadena by Runyon), and durable 9YO campaigner Global Win (ex Hit and Giggle by Marauding), one of five members of his sire’s first crop still racing. (The others are Hobson’s Choice, Private Certifier and Zafran in Australia, and Time and Moment in New Zealand.)

Arrowfield sires dominate 2YO Sires list

Yesterday’s $250,000 AJC Inglis Nursery over 1000 metres at Randwick had the potential to re-shuffle the Australian 2YO Sires’ leaderboard, but after the race Arrowfield’s boom sires Not A Single Doubt and Snitzel remain in first and fourth positions, with their records enhanced by two eye-catching performances.

Pictured: Snitzel’s talented 2YO son Hot Snitzel, seen on his successful debut at Rosehill on 11 December.

Not A Single Doubt’s daughter Jackpot Queen (ex Cash Crazy by Secret Savings) finished a solid second at her second start to the impressive winner Pane In The Glass and earned $50,000 for her owners the Dragon Lodge Syndicate, G. Costi, V. Liaros and Mrs A Dale, and for her sire whose five 2YO runners, headed by Magic Millions Classic favourite Karuta Queen, have accumulated prizemoney of $363,500. Jackpot Queen was a $47,000 purchase from the Goodwood Farm draft at the 2010 Classic Yearling Sale.

Snitzel’s son Hot Snitzel (ex Flames Of Paris by Blushing Groom) started favourite for the race after his excellent debut win at Rosehill last Saturday, but he fluffed the start and did not get going until jockey Nash Rawiller took him to the outside at the top of the straight. At that point, Hot Snitzel directed his considerable ability into forward motion and powered home for fourth. Purchased from the Bellerive Stud draft for $60,000 by Triple Crown Syndications at the 2010 Melbourne Premier Sale, Hot Snitzel will now be gelded. He has done a fine job for his owners and Snitzel, earning $72,000 in eight days.

Snitzel is enjoying a tremendous early summer as his first and second crop runners come out to play. This month alone he’s posted four winners, Hot Snitzel, and 3YOs Jypsiere, New York’s Finest and Vienna Snitzel, and provided the runners-up in the two Wyong RC Magic Millions races on 5 December, 3YO Top Drop and 2YO filly Schiffer. Like Hot Snitzel, winning 2YO filly Saramenha and Snitzel himself they are trained by Gerald Ryan, who told the Sydney Morning Herald’s Chris Roots why he believes Snitzel’s progeny are much more than smart juveniles.

“He was a very good early two-year-old himself. He won a Breeders’ Plate and was placed in a Magic Millions. But he wasn’t just a two-year-old. He won an Oakleigh Plate as a three-year-old, and it took a horse called Takeover Target to beat him in the Newmarket. He was still improving and I would have loved to see what he would have done the next year.”

“They [Snitzel’s progeny] are all tough, they eat up and take to training, and I have only had the one that went shin sore badly….The good thing is that you have confidence to get them up and going early, and that is when the big money is around in these [sales-based] races. But that doesn’t mean you won’t be seeing them still winning as older horses.”

Apart from making their mark on early season juvenile racing, the two sons of Redoute’s Choice also have high profiles in their respective stallion cohorts.

Snitzel is third on the Australian 2nd Season Sires’ list with prizemoney of $719,939 and 14 winners of 18 races, including the Melbourne stakeswinner Zelsnitz and stakes-placed winner Yorkshire Lad. That’s on top of nine 2YO from his Japanese-conceived 2008 crop, among them two stakes performers. Snitzel has 20 yearlings catalogued for the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale, seven of them in the Arrowfield draft .

Not A Single Doubt is third on the Australian 3rd Season Sires’ list with earnings $1,555,475 gathered mainly by his 31 winners of 40 races. His principal earner is the brilliant Group-winning 3YO Squamosa, early favourite for the $1 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on 15 January. Twelve yearlings by Not A Single Doubt are listed in the Magic Millions Gold Coast catalogue, including Arrowfield’s colt from Tennessee Sunrise, a full brother to Group-placed, four-time winner Sweepstaking.

Danzero's girl rocks again in Queensland

She’s a darling of Queensland racing with 10 wins from 18 starts in the state, the last three of them in a row, and she faces every challenge with her trademark speed and zest for racing. Her name is Zero Rock and she’s an undoubted star for Arrowfield’s marvellous stallion Danzero .

Such is her popularity, the 5YO mare (ex Broc ‘n’ Roll by Brocco) started 2nd favourite in today’s $200,000 BRC Lough Neagh S. 1350m LR, despite her previous lack of success beyond 1200 metres. She settled beautifully in fifth place for jockey Chris Munce, and rolled forward round the turn to take the lead at the top of the straight. A decisive burst of acceleration quickly settled the outcome and Zero Rock won by a length from the favourite Listen Son, with more than two lengths back to Lucky Luna in third place.

The victory, her richest to date, took her earnings for owner-breeder David Devine and trainer Kelso Wood to $605,550, and added a second Listed Stakes win to her record, after she claimed the Qld Tatt’s RC Tattersall’s Classic LR on 27 November.

Wood was confident she would cope with today’s trip. He said, “She’s always had the dash early in her career but I’ve always felt she would run 1400 metres.”

His challenge now is to find another race for her ahead of the $400,000 R.M.Williams Magic Millions Cup on 15 January – a race in which she finished second this year.

Winning rider Munce was full of praise for Zero Rock, whose form is showing the benefit of maturity and strength. “They went quick and she relaxed well but she always keeps trying. I came around them four deep and she went very quick and was able to sustain it.”

Zero Rock is the season’s leading earner by Danzero, whose Australian prizemoney since 1 August totals $1,359,721. He sits inside the top 20 sires by winners (44) and wins (62), and Zero Rock and 3YO Startsmeup, who posted his third stakes placing in today’s BRC Gold Edition Plate LR, are among Danzero’s 61 stakes performers (7.4% of his runners).

Danzero has 20 yearlings catalogued for the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, including three lots in the Arrowfield draft : a sister to talented 3YO sprinter Pyrography, a colt from a three-quarter sister to dual G1 winner Victory Vein and a grand-daughter of Group 2-winning juvenile Maxamore.

68th stakeswinner for Redoute's Choice

Champion sire Redoute’s Choice posted his 68th individual stakeswinner today when Grand Jardin (ex Liberty Rose by Royal Academy) won the $80,000 WATC R.S. Crawford S. 1000m LR.

Pictured right: Grand Jardin as a 2YO at Caulfield, March 2008.

It was the 5YO gelding’s fifth win from 17 starts for his owners, who include Keith Biggs, Rod Russell, John Jones and Elio Galante.

Bred by John Camilleri’s Fairway Thoroughbreds, Grand Jardin was sold for $1.5 million at the 2007 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale and was originally trained by Lee Freedman in Melbourne, before transferring in 2009 to the Bruce Watkins stable in Perth.

Grand Jardin is the 6th stakeswinner by Redoute’s Choice this season, following G1 King’s Rose, G2 Rekindled Interest, G3 Drumbeats, SW Milestone and SW Kittens. He is also the 15th stakeswinner from Redoute’s Choice’s 2005 crop, which is headed by Group 1 winners Samantha Miss, Gallica and Allez Wonder.

Grand Jardin is a brother to the talented 3YO filly Pontiana, winner of two races from three starts this season. Their stakes-winning, Group-placed dam foaled a colt by Redoute’s Choice in August.

Seventeen yearlings by Redoute’s Choice are catalogued for the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, and five of them will be offered in the Arrowfield draft.

Karuta Queen's team looks forward to Magic Millions Classic

“We’ve done all the buying, Neville has done all the hard work.”

That’s how Glenn Williams, co-owner with his wife Viive of exciting Not A Single Doubt filly Karuta Queen describes the team that has presented her three times for three decisive victories, most recently in the $200,000 Wyong RC Magic Millions 2YO Classic on 4 December.

Of course, there is a little more to the story behind Glenn’s successful $30,000 bid for the filly at the 2010 Magic Millions Gold Cost Yearling Sale and his decision to send her to Queanbeyan trainer Neville Layt.

Pictured: Glenn Williams and Neville Layt (front) after Karuta Queen’s Wyong Magic Millions victory.

It began more than 40 years ago, when the euphoria of Rain Lover’s 1968 Melbourne Cup sparked Glenn’s interest in racing. It was an interest he pursued mainly as a punter until 2004, when he and Viive bought a share in an Anabaa filly named Anamanor, who won three races in Sydney.

Various experiences of syndicate ownership, and a share in talented 3YO One More Grand (by Snitzel ) followed until January 2010, when Glenn suddenly appeared as the buyer of 14 yearlings for a total of $482,000 at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale. After a successful career in the insurance and couriering industries, Glenn was keen to expand his involvement in horses.

He explains why he bought the striking chestnut filly now set to return to the Gold Coast for the $2 million BMW Magic Millions 2YO Classic on 15 January.

“I really liked the look of her in the ring. I’m a bit of a Not A Single Doubt fan, and when I saw Card Queen was her dam, I thought that’s a sign of a possible sprinter. I remembered her racing and she was a good mare, but not quite up to top class.” Card Queen (by Final Card) won five of her 46 starts from two to six, including the VATC Blue Diamond Prelude G3, and retired in 2003 to Stuart Ramsey‘s highly regarded Turangga Stud, which bred Karuta Queen.

Glenn explains how he and Viive named the filly. “We just googled “Card Queen” and discovered that there was a Japanese play about a young girl who was taught to play cards by her grandmother. The girl became so proficient that nobody could beat her.

“She and her grandmother agreed that should she ever be beaten she would retire immediately and never play cards again. She was referred to as the Card Queen and also known as Karuta Queen. Unfortunately, we haven’t been able to ascertain whether she was ever beaten or not. Ironically, our filly, so far, is living up to her name as she is undefeated from 3 starts – but it doesn’t mean she will be retired should she be beaten at any time!”

Glenn’s other purchases last January included a Starcraft filly from August Queen (to be trained by Gary Portelli) and Neville subsequently signed for a colt and a filly by Snitzel from the Arrowfield draft at the Scone Yearling Sale. They joined a group of “about 50 racehorses and youngsters” now owned by the Williamses, and distributed among several Sydney-based trainers, as well as the Layt stable.

Glenn says, “I wasn’t expecting Karuta Queen to do what she’s done, but it shows that a novice like me can still achieve success in racing.”

Asked how the filly pulled up after her Wyong win, Neville Layt says, “Terrific, you wouldn’t know she’d gone around, she’s a lovely filly with a terrific temperament.”

TAB Sportsbet has posted Karuta Queen as the $3.60 favourite for the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, with Arrowfield-bred and -sold Snitzel filly Schiffer, a game 2nd in the Wyong race at her debut, on the third line of betting at $9.

Twelve yearlings by Not A Single Doubt are catalogued for the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, including a colt from Tennessee Sunrise in the Arrowfield draft.

King's Rose blooms again in Eulogy Stakes

The outstanding Redoute’s Choice filly King’s Rose has added today’s $NZ70,000 MRC Eulogy S. 1600m G3 to her record, with a repeat of the field-looping run which gave her victory in last month’s CJC NZ 1000 Guineas G1.

Pictured right: King’s Rose winning the NZ 1000 Guineas G1 at Riccarton last month.

Trained by Jason Bridgman for her owner-breeder Dr Gene Tsoi, King’s Rose settled wide, just behind midfield, and travelled comfortably into the home turn when she moved into the lead and quickly put a winning break on the field to score in a time of 1.37.93 on the Dead4 track. Kiwi Lady and Remember Howe filled the placings.

King’s Rose (ex Nureyev’s Girl by Nureyev) has now won four of her eight starts, the last three consecutively in Group & Listed Stakes company, and her prizemoney exceeds $250,000. She also maintains her lead on the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year table with 18 points, ahead of Remember Howe on 7.5 points.

King’s Rose and Starcraft ‘s brilliant daughter We Can Say It Now have cut something of an Arrowfield swathe through New Zealand 3YO racing this season, winning three Group 1 races between them, as well as two Listed Races and today’s Group 3 event named for the celebrated foundation broodmare Eulogy.

Redoute’s Choice’s 2007 crop has supplied four of his five stakeswinners in 2010/11 to date, with Australian Listed Race winners Milestone and Kittens, and MVRC AAMI Vase G2 winner Rekindled Interest joining King’s Rose, and 5YO Drumbeats contributing the AJC Bill Ritchie H. G3. The champion sire of 19 Group 1 winners heads the current Australian 3YO Sires’ list by prizemoney ($1,156,257) and shares the lead on indvidual winners (23).

Redoute’s Choice has 17 yearlings catalogued for the 2011 Magic Milllions Gold Coast Sale, five of them in the Arrowfield draft . Five yearlings from Starcraft’s small 2009 crop will also be offered at Magic Millions, four of them by Arrowfield.

Two colts by Australia’s champion sire will also be offered on the first day of the New Zealand Premier Yearling Sale, 31 January, from the drafts of Trelawney Stud & Curraghmore Stud.