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Jul 23, 2013

Bowness Stud | Thoroughbred Horse Breeding Services

Bowness Stud near Young in NSW is a beautiful property specialised for breeding, rearing and selling thoroughbred horses. Undulating hills and lush feed, Bowness Stud is beautifully sheltered and peaceful.

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Jul 05, 2013

First Season Sires - Bullet Train

Article Source: Inside Breeding Magazine (First Season Sires)

Bullet Train is a three-quarter brother to unbeaten champion Frankel. He is best known for his exploits in pacesetting for Frankel in many of the great horse's fantastic Group 1 victories, but Bullet Train was more than just a lead horse. He won his only run as a 2YO and at three, at his third start, he won the 2010 G3 Lingfield Derby Trial (2200m).

Bullet Train's final six starts in a 14-start career were at Group 1 level in races won by Frankel and he retires with the boast of having finished ahead of 11 Group 1 winners. Last year, he finished on level terms with Australian colt Helmet when sixth in the G1 Queen Anne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Ascot.

One wonders what sort of record Bullet Train would have developed if he had been campaigned in races to suit his ability.

Interestingly, Peter Moody, after he visited the stables of trainer Sir Henry Cecil, said Bullet Train was a "better type" than Frankel.

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Jun 24, 2013

First Winner For Bon Hoffa

Bon Hoffa is off to a flying start with his first winner in Tasmania - Bon Bonita.

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