Cluster has become One of Australia’s Leading 1st Season Sires

Cluster has become One of Australia’s Leading 1st Season Sires

Larneuk based Cluster has become One of Australia’s Leading 1st Season Sires. Cluster has only had 3 runners so far, 2 of them winners Gee Gees Darl and Galaxy , Bunched has had one start for a gallant 2nd at Lismore during the week. Check the Australian 1st Season Sires List A particularly good looking […]

Fastnet Rock Continues to Deliver at Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Continues to Deliver at Coolmore Australia

A $1million purchase from the 2018 NZB Book One Yearling Sale, promising colt Conqueror (2c Fastnet Rock x Diademe, by Savabeel) was well fancied when making his debut at Sandown on Wednesday, but had to settle for second place behind another son of Fastnet Rock in the race favourite Game Keeper (2c Fastnet Rock x […]

Cluster One of Australia’s Best 1st Season Sires

Cluster One of Australia’s Best 1st Season Sires

by Kristen Manning Two runners… two winners, the perfect start for Larneuk Stud’s exciting young stallion Cluster. And in the space of just five days a winner and black type! Having impressed saluting at her Hobart debut last November, Gee Gees Darl has not put a hoof wrong since, in her three subsequent outings finishing […]

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

Larneuk based Cluster (Fastnet Rock) has produced some exceptional results at the trials and on race day over the past few months. Gee Gee’s Darl a filly the Geards purchased at the 2018 Tasmanian Magic Millions Yearling Sale for $45,000 won the first 2YO race of the season at Elwick on Saturday she not only […]

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy 1st Season Victorian Sire, Cluster (Fastnet Rock x Tarcoola Diamond (Last Tycoon)) has had an impressive debut as a sire with his very 1st runner winning in impressive fashion in Hobart. Gee Gees Darl won clearly over 1000m, she was a $45,000 purchase by Paul and Elizabeth […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) in the Betting for Leading 1st Season Sire in Victoria

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) in the Betting for Leading 1st Season Sire in Victoria

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) in the Betting for Leading 1st Season Sire in Victoria A cracking type in his own right, Cluster is by Champion Sire and sire of sires in Fastnet Rock (137 stakes winners), and is from the Flemington stakes winner Tarcoola Diamond. Successful family? The first two dams alone have produced 13 winners […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos have been fortunate enough to end up in some very good stables too: Greg Eurell, Bryan Guy and Terry Evans. … and you can rest assured they’ll be targeting eligible races such as the $1 million VOBIS Sires ‘The Showdown’ at Caulfield next year, […]

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia A full sister to Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy, promising filly Symi (3f Fastnet Rock x Cat’s Whisker, by Fusaichi Pegasus) was the centre of attention at Canterbury when making her debut on Wednesday and she emerged with a win on the board. Prepared […]

Incredible Month for Fastnet Rock

Incredible Month for Fastnet Rock

Incredible Month for Fastnet Rock Turret Rocks Trainer Jim Bolger has some international plans for Turret Rocks (5m Fastnet Rock-Beyond Compare, by Galileo) following the game Fastnet Rock mare’s G3 success at Leopardstown on Thursday evening. Bred by Bolger’s wife Jackie, the ever-reliable five-year-old won the G2 May Hill Stakes as a juvenile and also […]

Dreamforce (Fastnet Rock) Targets Group 1 Success

Dreamforce (Fastnet Rock) Targets Group 1 Success

Progressive gelding Dreamforce (5g Fastnet Rock x Eskimo Queen, by Shinko King) has been knocking on the door of a stakes success and it came at Rosehill on Saturday when he scored a tenacious victory in the Listed ATC Winter Stakes. Runner-up at his previous outing when a painfully close second in the Listed ATC […]

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh

Big Day for Newgate Farm and Foxwedge at The Curragh Newgate Farm’s Foxwedge became an international success last night with the triumph of Urban Fox in the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes (Group 1) at The Curragh. Foxwedge in no stranger to Australian breeders, he has made his name with Group I winning fillies Foxplay and […]

Fastnet Rock Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings

Fastnet Rock Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings

$300,00 Fastnet Rock Colt Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings A powerful colt by champion sire Fastnet Rock was a pedigree standout and duly topped the first day of the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale in Melbourne on Sunday when fetching $300,000 for Rosemont Stud. A half-brother to European Group III winner Cartaya and stakes-placed Elabela, […]

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock Scratched after raring up in the barriers two weeks ago, the Chris Waller-trained Sambro (3g Fastnet Rock x Eau de Joie, by Encosta de Lago) was on his best behaviour in Saturday’s $350,000 Group II Queensland Guineas (1600m). Given a peach of a ride by Michael Walker, the talented […]

Coolmore King at Magic Millions

Coolmore King at Magic Millions

Coolmore King at Magic Millions Coolmore dominated the latest edition of the Magic Millions sale on Australia’s Gold Coast as values remained strong. A stunning Fastnet Rock filly from More Valour was the top seller at the record breaking 2018 Magic Millions Weanling Sale that concluded at the Gold Coast on Friday. Consigned by Coolmore, […]

Fastnet Rock a Global Sensation

Fastnet Rock a Global Sensation

Fastnet Rock a Global Sensation Third Group One Triumph for Shoals Exciting filly Shoals (3f Fastnet Rock x The Broken Shore, by Hussonet) is probably the best bred filly in Australia and also the best on the track. The three year-old scored a resounding win for Tim Clark at Morphettville on Saturday when taking out […]

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at The Day 2 top Lot of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale yesterday was a Fastnet Rock colt out of Group 1-winning mare O’Marilyn, which George Moore Bloodstock purchased for $1.8million Today another Fastnet Rock, the full brother to Shoals hammered for a whopping $2.3m. The […]

Fastnet Rock the Star of Inglis Yearling Sale

Fastnet Rock the Star of Inglis Yearling Sale

Another big day of trade at the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale was highlighted by a $1.8 million colt for champion sire Fastnet Rock that topped proceedings on Tuesday and the overall sale with one session still to come. The Kia Ora Stud-consigned colt is the first foal of Group I Manawatu Sires’ Produce […]

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale The rise of champion sire Fastnet Rock as a sire of sires has been clearly illustrated by his brilliant sons Hinchinbrook, Foxwedge, Smart Missile and now Your Song, so Neville Murdoch of Larneuk Stud is more than hopeful he has the horse to write the […]

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia It was a big weekend for Coolmore’s Fastnet Rock in Australia, it started Saturday at Randwick with Shoals (3f Fastnet Rock x The Broken Shore, by Hussonet) her second Group 1 victory and has now clocked up over $1m in winnings. On Sunday Fastnet Rock was once again […]

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia The success of graduates of Coolmore Australia in recent years is showing no signs of stalling if the early months of 2018 are anything to go by. In 2017, there were 26 stakes winning graduates of Coolmore’s Jerrys Plains nursery. That tally includes 5 Gr.1 winners and […]

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds Exceed And Excel Unbeaten colt Performer gave his G1 Golden Slipper Stakes prospects another boost, along with those of his sire Exceed And Excel, with a hard-fought victory in the G3 Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill on 3 February. Performer survived a tight finish to score by […]

Fastnet Rock 2yo’s are Outstanding

Fastnet Rock 2yo’s are Outstanding

Fastnet Rock 2yo’s are Outstanding Some of the best 2yos in Australia are by International Super Sire Coolmore‘s Fastnet Rock. Having made the decision to bypass the Karaka Million, the Lindsay Park team has the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes firmly in its sights with exciting colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet Rock x Frustrating, […]

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock Fastnet Rock has gone from strength the strength as a sire over the past 12 months. It is not just on the race track, Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and horses like Cluster are set to extend the Fastnet Rock legacy. The first Cluster yearlings will […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales Cluster’s oldest progeny are now yearlings and can be inspected at Larneuk Stud by appointment only. Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and Cluster is the best value of his Group winning sons at stud in Victoria. A stunning individual with great scope, […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner The familiar navy blue Coolmore colours were carried to victory in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown on Saturday by talented colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet Rock x Frustrating, by Stravinsky), a $750,000 NZB Premier purchase for BBA Ireland from the Curraghmore Stud draft. Trained by […]

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington It was great to see Fastnet Rock continue to expand his legacy in Flemington over the weekend. Fastnet Rock is the sire of Cluster, Knightsbridge have sent several mares to Cluster this year and are looking forward to some of his yearlings hitting the track in late 201 It only seemed fitting that […]

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

The $350,000 Group III MRC Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield on Wednesday drew a strong field of three year-old sprinters with powerhouse filly Formality (3f Fastnet Rock  x Jolie’s Shinju, by Jolie’s Halo) proving too good. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Formality was a brilliant winner of the Group II ATC Silver […]

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock Second in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes and fifth in the Golden Slipper, Fast ‘n’ Rocking (7g Fastnet Rock x For the Good Times, by Hennessy) is still going strong at age seven after scoring a tenacious win over Religify in the Listed MRC Weekend Hussler […]

Cluster Son of Fastnet Rock a Hit in Australia

Cluster Son of Fastnet Rock a Hit in Australia Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and Cluster is the best value of his Group winning sons at stud in Victoria. A stunning individual with great scope, strength and presence, Cluster raced in stakes races at eight of his 12 starts, proving himself […]

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run Exciting sprinter Deploy (5g Fastnet Rock x Crimson Reign, by Red Ransom) is soaring to new heights this spring breaking the course record for 1200 metres at Randwick when resuming from a spell last month and then breaking the 1300 metre record at Rosehill on Saturday to win the […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners Champion sire Fastnet Rock reeled off two blue-blooded three year-old maiden winners at Warwick Farm and Sandown on Wednesday. A $400,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Michael Otto Bloodstock from the Yarraman Park draft, the Chris Waller trained filly Aonair (3f Fastnet Rock x Perfect Persuasion, by Encosta de […]

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star Last seen finishing a brave second in the Group I SAJC Goodwood Handicap, talented mare Missrock (4m Fastnet Rock x Miss Judgement, by Strategic) resumed from a spell with a resounding win over speedy mare Heatherly in the Listed MVRC Norman Carlyon Stakes. Well supported in betting, Missrock settled […]

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock) The rise of champion sire Fastnet Rock as a sire of sires has been clearly illustrated by his brilliant sons Hinchinbrook, Foxwedge, Smart Missile and now Your Song, so Neville Murdoch of Larneuk Stud is more than hopeful he has the horse to write the next chapter of success for […]

Stallion News: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Stallion News: Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Brilliant Group 2 winning and dual group placed son of champion sire Fastnet Rock. From a female line littered with 2yo stakes performers this stunning individual is blessed with great scope and strength and exudes presence. With his first foals due to arrive this season we eagerly await their arrival […]