Latest news from Valachi – 30th July 2021

Recent News A winner over 2000 metres in May, four-year-old gelding Sleepless (Rip Van Winkle – Darcey Bussell, by Rhythm), recorded his fourth win last Friday in the $60,000 Benchmark 70 2000 metres at Mildura, Victoria. Sold by Valachi to bloodstock agent Phill Cataldo for $65,000 at the 2018 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run […]

Latest news from Valachi – 23rd July 2021

Recent News Trainer Steven Woodsford, at Rangiora, continued fine form with the progeny of Zacinto (Dansili) when three-year-old filly Justabelle (ex. Just Curious, by O’Reilly) won last Friday at Timaru. A week earlier for Woodsford, Louie Louie (5 g Zacinto – Cremisi, by Royal Academy) made it two in a row at Ashburton, before Justabelle broke through […]

Latest news from Valachi – 2nd July 2021

Recent News Valachi stallion Zacinto (Dansili) bookended the programme last Saturday at Riccarton, with winning progeny Russian Fable (ex. Gorgie Porgie, by Entrepreneur) and Louie Louie (ex. Cremisi, by Royal Academy). Trained on the course by Kevin & Pam Hughes, four-year-old mare Russian Fable raced handily before going on to lead at the 300m and kept going for three-kilo […]

Latest news from Valachi – 18th June 2021

Recent NewsValachi mare Baggy Green (Galileo) had daughter Tofane (Ocean Park) register her second Group One victory last Saturday in the $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (Gr. 1, 1400m) at Eagle Farm, Brisbane. In April, she won the All Aged Stakes (Gr. 1, 1400m) at Royal Randwick, Sydney. Kiwi rider Opie Bosson was aboard for the All Aged […]

Latest news from Valachi – 11th June 2021

Recent News Early in the season, Atomic Kitten (4 m Makfi – Eternal Path, by Theatrical) provided the newly formed Valachi training partnership of Stephen Autridge and Kris Shailer with their first win. On Wednesday at Matamata, she was dominant in the hands of Craig Grylls when racing clear to win easily in the Rating 65 1600 […]

Latest news from Valachi – 4th June 2021

Recent News Stakes placed last time out, Vespa (Elusive City) two-year-old gelding Mackenzie Lad (ex. Tallulah Belle, by Iffraaj) had too many guns in the $22,500 2YO 1100 metres last Friday Wingatui. Despite chasing a strong pace, third in the open, he collared the leader and draw clear over the final stages for jockey Samantha Wynne. A […]

Latest news from Valachi – 21st May 2021

Recent News Purchased from Valachi at the Karaka 2020 Book 1 Sale, Murrami Express (2 g Shamexpress – Miss Avalon, by Fantastic Light) followed a very good debut third with a smart front-running victory in the 2YO Maiden Plate 1225 metres last Friday at Geelong, Victoria. A half-brother to resident stallion Vespa (Elusive City), whose deeds […]