Jan / Feb Newsletter

Mar 05, 2012

 HARVEY RACING NEWSLETTER

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012


 Welcome to the January/February Harvey Racing Newsletter.  Harvey Racing has had a lot of success on and off the track over the past 2 months.  We have purchased excellent quality horses from Sydney, Melbourne, New Zealand and Perth Yearling Sales and we are looking forward to some very exciting times in 2012.  We hope you enjoy this newsletter and we look forward to seeing you at the Stables and/or the Races soon.


11th January
CLINT RETURNS TO RIDING
After nearly 12 months on the sideline, Jockey Clint Harvey returned to racing at Pinjarra Park and rode a winner Teddy’s Mate in a 2,000 metre Race.  The horse paid $16.50 for the win and $4.50 for the place!  Well done Clint.


13th January
FASTNET ROCK FILLY JOINS ASCOT STABLE
The Fasten Rock filly purchased by Todd at last year’s Melbourne Premier Yearling Sales came into the Ascot Stables.  She is a beautiful horse and the team at Harvey Racing are confident that her ability will shine through on the racetrack.


It was great to see Clint riding again at Ascot.  He was beaten by a nose on Bontiara

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20th January
INGLIS CLASSIC YEARLING SALE - SYDNEY 2012
Todd left Perth for the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale in Sydney which was held at Newmarket Sales Complex in Randwick.  A real standout at the sales was this Savabeel Colt purchased by Harvey Racing


Savabeel Colt - Picture available in Photo Gallery 

The colt is by Savabeel from the Marscay mare Belong In Love his foal date is 23rd of September and he is brown. He is from the family of group 1 winners With Me and Accomplice and group winners Alert Me and Techniques.
Savabeel needs no introduction a champion 3 year old by champion sire of sires Zabeel, he won the MVRC Cox Plate G1 and went on to run 2nd to Western Australia's own Plastered in the VRC Derby in 2004. He really was an outstanding racehorse! At stud Savabeel's progeny are on fire with last season’s VRC Derby G1 hero Sangster flying the flag. His fillies are also doing the job in classic races with Scarlett Lady winning the 2010 Queensland Oaks G1 in dominant style, and last season’s G1 VRC Oaks runner up Dowager Queen also a stakes winner. Savabeel is the sire of 175 runners for 104 winners and 11 stakes winners, He truly is a group 1 sire with the world at his feet!!
If you would like to be a part of this exciting journey pleasr contact Todd for information!


31st January, 2012
MUNGRUP STUD VISIT

Todd flew to Albany to preview horses at Mungrup Stud, Mount Barker that will be available at this year’s Magic Millions Perth Sales at Belmont Park, with a view to purchase to enhance the Harvey Racing Stables. 

1st February, 2012

PURCHASE OF THORN PARK/BREMER BAY FILLY FROM NEW ZEALAND

Harvey Racing purchased a beautiful Thorn Park – Bremer Bay Filly from the Karaka Sales in New Zealand.  Todd was very keen to acquire this West Australian bred filly and had the final bid to secure this horse for their boutique stable in Ascot.

Thorn Park Filly picture available in photo gallery


Lot 609 bay filly by Champion NZ Sire THORN PARK from BREMER BAY (Scenic by Sadlers Wells)
Third foal, Half sister to Caiguna (Group 2) 2nd place WA Guineas 2011


She is the 3rd foal from BREMER BAY. Her 2nd foal (CAIGUNA by Dubai Destination) is a winning Group 2 placegetter 2011 (1st of the fillies) in the WA Guineas. (Notional favourite for the 2012 WA Oaks)

The filly was born and raised at on the lush pastures of Mapperley Stud (as Champion SO YOU THINK, NOM DE JEU, 2011 VRC Derby winner SANGSTER etc.)

 

5th February, 2012

HARVEY RACING FUNCTION – THE ROYAL WATERFRONT BAR EAST PERTH

60 Clients attended the Sunday evening function on the waterfront.   It was a fantastic get together with Todd & Rob both being able to discuss both the Savabeel Colt and Thorn Park Filly.  There was a lot of interest in both these horses and they are sure to add more profile to the Boutique Ascot Stable.

Pictures available in Photo Gallery

8th February, 2012

THE HARVEY RACING TEAM COMBINE TO PRODUCE ANOTHER WINNER AT ASCOT

Rouge Dior won the Magic Million Handicap by 1 ¼ lengths. Todd presented the horse perfectly and with Clint taking the ride she never looked beaten.  It was great to see Clint back in the winner’s enclosure at Ascot.  Here’s too many more Harvey Racing Team winners. 

14th February 2012
MAGIC MILLIONS YEARLING SALES - PERTH
The magic Millions Sales commenced at Belmont Park Racecourse.  There was a lot of very keen bidding on day one which surprised a lot of punters.

Harvey Racing was able to secure an outstanding filly by Blackfriars from the Citidancer Mare Hollywood Touch making this filly a full sister to 12 times winner Friars Touch a $411,000 stake earner.

Harvey Racing also had the winning bid on a McFlirt Colt, a full brother to Stable favourite Frenchman and a half brother to 5 time winner Rouge Dior.

Pictures available on Photo Gallery.


24th February
INGLIS PREMIER YEARLING SALES MELBOURNE
Todd flew to Melbourne to attend the Yearlings Sales.  With his keen eye, Todd took a particular liking to a magnificent Stratum Colt.   This colt is by a Golden Slipper Winner who has sired a Golden Slipper winner in Crystal Lily.  The Colt also descends from a magnificent maternal line with the 3rd Dam being champion producer Jesmond Lass the Mother of Golden Slipper Winner and Champion Sire Canny Lad.  Champion 2 year old Sepoy, a Golden Slipper Winner, is also a member of this famed family.
 
Lot 47 STRATUM / MADAM BUBBLES (NZ) BAY COLT
PURCHASED BY HARVEY RACING 27 FEB, 2012
MELBOURNE PREMIER YEARLING SALES

Picture available on Photo Gallery.

Sire:  STRATUM
Dam: MADAM BUBBLES (NZ)
Sire of dam: MONTJEU (IRE)
Colour: Bay
Gender: Colt
Age: 1 year old
MADAM BUBBLES is a half sister to listed winner TERRACE.
This colt is from the family of CANNY LAD, CANNY LASS, ROTHESAY, CAMERNA, CAMERENA, CAMARILLA and the 2YO CHAMPION SEPOY.

SHARES AVAILABLE NOW!

CONTACT:  TODD HARVEY MANAGER 0412 443 002
todd.harvey@live.com.au
www.harveyracing.com.au

 

The Harvey Racing Team is looking forward to the Autumn Carnival and having a lot of success at the track.   

Our two year olds are now starting to hit the track with Pegasus Wind, Highway Assassin, Novadarl, Captain Flynn, Feral Flynn and Marchand all showing great promise in their barrier trials.


We take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you in the winner’s circle.


Rob, Gail, Todd, Clint and the Harvey Racing Team.


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