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Raheen Stud is celebrating following a winning double for sire Stromberg Carlson at Doomben on Saturday.
Camora (pictured Dan Costello Racing) had a brilliant all-the-way win and collected the $54,000 QTIS Rhino Water Tanks 3yo Handicap (1600m), then in the very next event, Secret Garden, also by Stromberg Carlson, shot home to take out the Class 6 Reece Plumbing Plate (2000m) for trainer Paul Nolan.
Talented three-year-old Camora continued trainer Desleigh Forster’s golden run with a 2-1/2 length win over Elmantosh.
Saturday’s win was a timely warm-up for Forster who is attempting to win her first Group One race next week with Adebisi in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield.
And Forster seems to be having a lot of luck with her Raheen Stud graduates.
Adebisi, by former Raheen sire Shovhog, has thrived in Melbourne since scoring a brilliant win in the G3 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield on February 9.
Forster expects to have a strong hand during the Brisbane winter carnival with Camora her latest addition.
Magic Millions Managing Director, Vin Cox is encouraging vendors of the 2013 March QTIS sale to provide X-Rays for their yearlings.
“We are hoping to get a greater presence of inter-state and international buyers to this sale and they tend to expect X-Rays ,” said Vin.
Vin stressed this is not a requirement by Magic Millions for yearlings to be accepted into the sale but it is certainly recommended if you expect to make a commercial amount of money (over $25,000) on a yearling.
“I would suggest to any vendors who believe they have a yearling that will make over a commercial amount we have found that interstate and overseas buyers like to see X-Rays,” said Vin.
Yearlings must be X-rayed within forty two (42) days of the sale with the film to be lodged in the Magic Millions X-Ray repository.
You are welcome to discuss the matter further with Barry, Paul or James on (07) 5504 1200.
Trainer Toby Edmonds believes better things are ahead for Spot On Target (pictured Dan Costello Racing) who revived memories of the late Howard Wilson with his commanding win at Doomben on Saturday.
Spot On Target, ridden by apprentice Priscilla Schmidt, led all the way to record his second win from three starts since entering Edmonds stables last month.
The son of Banchory Stud sire, Markane, who was bought for $38,000 at the Magic Millions yearling sales, has now recorded back-to-back wins following a record breaking win at Grafton on February 7.
Another good Queensland bred metropolitan winner this weekend was Show A Heart mare, Show Affection.
Trainer Rob Heathcote has predicted a bright future for following her barnstorming finish to claim the GMEC and Merkel Plastering Handicap (1350m)…Full story…
Royal Jester, by Seidnazar out of Grand Lodge mare Rippa Royale finally saluted the judge during the week in a 3yo QTIS Maiden at Eagle Farm.
His win on Wednesday atoned for a series of mishaps in earlier races, starting with a close third behind Noogurra Burr in the first metroplolitan 2yo race of the season after missing the start badly.
Seidnazar was relocated to Banchory Stud from Riverdene Stud in NSW for the 2011 season.
The only son of Rory’s Jester to stand at stud in Queensland is quietly making his presence felt with good results from a handful of runners in the Sunshine State, including three runners in Queensland this week for two wins and a third.
It was a big week for QTIS with twelve bonus races held around Queensland and $158,000 up for grabs for eligible horses. $111,850 of that was collected with the remaining $46,150 to be re-allocated to future QTIS events.
The big dollars was won by Carmora collecting a total of $54,000 ($21,000 QTIS bonus) in the QTIS 3yo Handicap at Doomben on Saturday. $9,000 was available to share between the second and third placegetters, but neither were QTIS horses.
In the QTIS 2yo Handicap, $33,250 bonus prizemoney went begging when the winner and second horse were ineligible, but Pound on Tubby took home $6,750 for running third, thanks to QTIS.

Ipswich QTIS winner, Going Going Gone pictured – Dan Costello Racing

Vendors have expressed disappointment, but buyers searching for a bargain are thrilled with the results of the Brisbane Bloodstock Sales on Sunday.
Brisbane Lord Mayor, Graham Quirk, who has strong associations with Eureka Stud, was the special guest auctioneer to kick off the sale.
104 lots went under the hammer (9 withdrawn) in the yearling section, grossing $808,500. The average price was $7,716.
In the 2yo sale, all eleven lots were sold for an average price of $3,500 and a sale gross of $38,500.