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A Group One quinella at Rosehill on Saturday has pushed Snitzel through the $10 million mark in Australia for the first time with the champion sire maintaining his lead at the top of the Australian General Sires' list.
He is more than $1 million ahead of the late Street Cry, who is ion contention of top honours thanks to the amazing wining streak of his champion daughter Winx.
Scott Darby, the founder and managing director of Darby Racing and the man behind the eclectic syndicate that races Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign, has built an enviable syndications record since establishing the business 10 years ago.
Darby boasts the distinction of ‘finding’ two of Australia’s best juveniles in successive seasons in Yankee Rose and She Will Reign.
Only two legendary winners of the New Zealand Derby have gone on to win the Melbourne Cup but it may well be within the scope of this year’s Ellerslie victor Gingernuts if he sustains his maternal pedigree.
The NZ Derby was run for the first time in 1860 but only Nightmarch (1928) and Dalray (1951) have gone on to succeed in the Melbourne Cup.
High class Snitzel colt Russian Revolution boosted the standing of the current 3YO crop when he beat the older horses in the G1 Galaxy at Rosehill on Saturday.
The win was a change of fortune for the age group in Group races against the older generations this season after several highly vaunted colts had failed to meet expectations.
Crack four-year-old Palentino capped a massive week in Australia for shuttle sire Teofilo when he won the G2 Blameyy Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.
A G1-winning son of Teofilo, Palentino added to his superb record at Flemington and is now on track for the G1 Doncaster Mile at Randwick on April 1.
Highgrove Stud’s Ron Gilbert celebrated his third career Group 1 and Snitzel sired his 21st Stakes winner of the season when his 2YO colt Summer Passage won Thursday’s G1 Sistema Stakes at Ellerslie.
Summer Passage proved himself New Zealand’s best juvenile with the win and a trip to Sydney for next month’s G1 ATC Sires Produce Stakes at Randwick is now firmly on the radar.