Australia: Sir Blink Captures Third Straight Win, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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Reports Front Foreign Racing Centers Australia Sir Blink Captures Third Straight Win WinBy By BOB THOMSON THOMSONOur Our Melbourne Correspondent CorrespondentMELBOURNE MELBOURNE Sir Blink Victoria em ¬ bryo sophomore star unbeatenxin his four Flemington starts added to his imposing record by winning the onemile Ferndale Handicap Partowner Mrs W Kellett bought the colt in New Zea ¬ land last year for 1187 and the stylish Blue Coral Blue Pe ¬ ter colt has proved a rare bargain As an in ¬ dividual Blue Coral was unplaced in the Eng ¬ lish Derby but has every credential for breeding Cup and Classic horses His dam Correa Coronach produced Gaekars Pride sire of Prince Morvi now domiciled in America Jack Godby scion of one of Australias bestknown racing families ex ¬ pects Sir Blink to take high rank next season Godby one of Melbournes leading trainers has won two races with the Do ¬ minionowned colt Young Idealist whose juvenile deeds stamped him as a likely Derby winner The Sabaen Blue Peter colt failed to make grade to classic stand ¬ ards in Sydney and was sent across to Melbourne To win the historic Goodwood Handicap 6 furlongs at Morphettville South Australia Young Idealist must de ¬ feat the States ace sprinter Copper Year YearStanley Stanley Wooton has brought several successful stallions and racers to Aus ¬ tralia Star Kingdom sire of Kingster Todman and such fliers as Staroyer Mighty Kingdom and Star Realm win ¬ ner of the Santa Anita Rose Bowl Spe ¬ cial Newton Wonder a successful sire of sprinters including Sydneys latest speed sensation Dubbo New Spec and New Slipper deceased Donegal Blue Mickie Blue Peter Bob Cherry Bob ¬ sleigh and now Rawson Probably the best mare is Oceana the dam of Tod ¬ man recordholder for 5 furlongs Raw son replaced the Big Game horse Stock ¬ ade who died at Carrington Stud NSW where Bob Cherry has had four seasons By Watling Street Fairway Rawson from Barroby Gem a daugh ¬ ter of Hurstwood from the Grand Parade mare Flower Show Rawson proved him ¬ self a good stayer in England He had to bypass the International Stakes at Washington because of a training mishap mishapSouth South Australias ace sprinter Copper Year scored a smashing victory in the John Lewis Quality Stakes at Cheltenham on May 3 The Copperplate Fair Copy horse looked tired after his Victorian cam ¬ paign but came with a wonderful run un ¬ der 133 pounds to nose out St Kevin and In Transit Now the question arises whether he can go on and win the Goodwood Handi ¬ cap His rivals will include Young Idealist who will attempt to win the grand slam of winter sprints SAJC Goodwood Handicap Queenlands richly endowed Stradbroke Stakes and the Northern States Doomben Ten Thousand in the next two months The colt would earn 38500 if he won the treble trebleTuki Tuki one of Victorias best threeyear olds will accompany Young Idealist to Queensland for the Doomben and Bris ¬ bane cups Frank Prattens latest year ¬ ling buy Blue Grove made ah auspicious debut at Cheltenham After visiting America Pratten called in at the Mel bourne Vic yearling sales and was at ¬ tracted by the young Gaekwars Pride colt Sir of Ngapuni and Prince Morvi will be kept in the spotlight by this bril ¬ liant galloper galloperMacdougall Macdougall son of Frenchbred Marco Polo II made a successful comeback when he outstayed Sydneys hardy campaigner Beaupa and Noble Empire in the May Handicap at Warwick Farm near Sydney Macdougall a poddy foal whose dam Lady Fox died a few days after foaling was rated one of Sydneys best stayers last season Since he joined Dick Rodens team the New Zealandbrec horse had proved a choosy feeder Glucose and car ¬ rots have aided this magnificent horse Macdougall finished third to Cambridge and Sombrero two fine Dominionbred geldings in the 1957 Brisbane Cup and will tackle Quetenslands major two miler on June 16 16Victorian Victorian breeder G R Nicholas has acquired the English performer Donald for his Shirley Park nursery by that Continued on Page TV five JntfT S5 Tto VsiTi troJ Australia AustraliaI I By BOB THOMSON Continued trarn Page Ten Tengreat great sprinter Honeyway a grand look ¬ ing horse Donalds second dam Pearl has produced seven winners of 22 races including three French classic winners Pearl Cap a member of this notable family of sprinters and stayers won the Prix de 1Arc de Triomphe one of Frances longest and most difficult races Orgoglio one of Englands speediest sprinters now located at H C Nitschkes Stud is destined to prove one of Aus ¬ tralias outstanding sires Landau and Pan II are probably the only horses to cost more money than the Nasrullah horse His first progeny will go to the races next October Orgoglio won the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster and was nosed out in the Middle Park Stakes Jockey E Britt rated Orgoglio the best sprinter he has riddn and faster than the crack Aussie sprinter Winooka a winner in America AmericaTen Ten Australian thoroughbreds are due to leave Sydney for America this week Four of the horses Waterford Commedia Atel lor and Prince Jambo are good winners on Sydneys major tracks U S owner T B Clifford has engaged Sydney jockey T Hill who is traveling with the consign ¬ ment to ride for him in America Clif ¬ ford has bought Commedia Prince Jambo a former sprinting star Attelor and Rom berg A Nilo yearling will accompany the quartet Nilo Nearco which stood at Lio ¬ nel Israels famed Segenhoe Stud NSW has been bought by Daniel F Rice of Chi ¬ cago The contingent is valued at more than 125000 Nilo raced in England and sired the Victoria Derby and St Leger the AJC St Leger and Rosehill and Canter ¬ bury guineas winners

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