Sire of the moment, Sweet Lou, surprisingly has some low numbers in upcoming yearling sales in the New Zealand and Australian catalogues.
He has just three colts in the Auckland Sale and four colts and one filly in the two days at Christchurch.
Sydney has 8 (2colts, 1 Gelding & 5 fillies) only 3 in Melbourne all colts.
APG has 5 nominated for Queensland 2 colts & 3 fillies, Melbourne has 6 3 each colts & fillies, NSW 8 catalogued 3 colts 5 fillies & Perth has none.
Rumours around that the Inter-Dominion Grand Finals is scheduled to be run at 6.30pm (Queensland summer time) on the 16th December has led to some criticism, however let’s look at it from another angle first of all that will be 7.30pm Eastern Summer Time, it also will coincides with the final day of the Ascot WA Carnival which has a $1.5million dollar race, hopefully that will encourage of course punters to bet on the Inters Final and finally stats tell us that turnover on early races is much greater than later races.
Southern Cross Finals are to be held Saturday night at Globe Derby Park the $30,000 Finals for both sexes for both two and three-year-olds while the young square gaiters will race off for $15,000.
The final acceptors show a strong representative from the South Australian Yearling sale the two-year-olds division have three sales graduates in both colts & geldings and fillies final, while the three-year-olds there are 3 in the male finals and 2 in the fillies final.
Speaking of Sires Stakes Finals in Tasmania Sunday night is the finals of both the Bandbox for 3yo fillies and the Globe Derby Final for colts and geldings both finals worth $60,000 also on the program is the $50,000 Golden Apple.
The bloodlines of outstanding broodmare Soky’s Number, dam of the Group One winners Saab, Talladega and Saabella and no less than eight other winners her legacy continues on through her fillies.
The most recent being Blue Cannon who is out of Blue Steeler a daughter of Soky’s Number.
Soky’s Number is also the grand dam of $100k plus winners Genuine Numbers, Configuration, Pole Dancer, Lierra Noir, Bettors Ace, and Gottashopearly,