Redoute’s Choice & son shine at Eagle Farm

Redoute’s Choice & son shine at Eagle Farm

For every challenge that brilliant young sire Snitzel lays down, his champion sire Redoute’s Choice has a quick response.

So it proved again at Eagle Farm yesterday. Snitzel took his Australian season earnings beyond $6 million with a Group 2 quinella by Sizzling and Dances On Stars in the $350,000 BRC Queensland Guineas 1400m G2.

Two races later Redoute’s Choice posted his 20th individual stakeswinner for the season when Sheikh Mohammed’s 4YO home-bred colt Galah prevailed in the $175,000 BRC QTC Cup 1300m G2.

Sizzling, bred by John & Trish Muir’s Milburn Creek Thoroughbred Stud, fought hard to hold off Dances on Stars by a long neck and assert the class he also displayed in the T.J. Smith S. G1 and two other Group wins as a 2YO.

Sizzling has returned more than $1.2 million on the $260,000 that agent John Foote paid for him on behalf of David & Diane Devine and partners at the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale. His dam Admirelle (by General Nediym) has a rising 2YO filly by Flying Spur and is once again in foal to Snitzel.

Sizzling, one of Snitzel’s 11 stakeswinners this season, is now the favourite for next Saturday’s $1.3 million BRC Stradbroke Handicap G1.

Galah’s last-stride victory in the QTC Cup was his second Group win and boosted his career prizemoney to $520,300. Trainer Peter Snowden indicated that the 4YO’s next start was likely to be in the 1400-metre Glasshouse Handicap LR at the Sunshine Coast on 29 June.

Tags: Archive News


Castelvecchio weanlings sell up to $160,000

Five foals from Castelvecchio's first crop sold for a healthy average price of $115,000 at this week's Magic Millions National Weanling Sale...

Vulpine pounces in Ortensia Stakes

Team Snitzel has averaged a stakes win every 11 days so far this season & his daughter Vulpine maintained that exceptional success rate with her 3rd stakes win...

Pariah blasts off with his first stakeswinner

The stud career of Pariah powered up on Saturday when his 2YO son Swiss Exile scored a defiant, all-the-way victory in the Spirit of Boom Classic G2...