from siring a stakes double at Randwick last Saturday, ill-fated Northern
Meteor gave champion trainer Chris Waller a two year-old winner at Canterbury
on Wednesday when Idyllic Scenery scored a stylish victory.
Group I ATC Australian Oaks at Randwick last Saturday went the way of Kiwi
raider Rising Romance and it's a whole new group of fillies that will chase
Group I glory this Saturday at Morphettville in the Schweppes Australasian Oaks.
Smaller breeders are vital to the health of Australia's thoroughbred industry, but their numbers have fallen sharply in recent years and many of those still active have cut back on mare numbers for financial reasons.
Stallion owners need the support of smaller breeders, many of whom are responsible for producing top class performers, to fill the books of their sires, so the present situation is of concern to Thoroughbred Breeders Australia, TBNSW, racing administrators, sales companies, owners, trainers and all concerned with the future of our industry.
Caroline Searcy recently questioned a number of smaller breeders, all members of TBNSW, about their involvement, the problems they face and what they see in the future.
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Alamosa (NZ) (1),
Astronomer Royal (USA) (1),
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) (1),
Exceedingly Good (2),
Guillotine (NZ) (1),
Henrythenavigator (USA) (3),
Kheleyf (USA) (1),
Manhattan Rain (1),
Myboycharlie (IRE) (1),
New Approach (IRE) (1),
Northern Meteor (2),
Sakhee's Secret (GB) (2),
Sir Percy (GB) (1),
Street Hero (USA) (1),
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