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6 May 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

SECOND GROUP WINI FOR TIMS A TROOPER

The Tintin In America gelding Tim’s A Trooper, a Group 1 winner as a two-year-old last season, posted his second win at Group level in the $52,000 APG Gold Bullion Final at Albion Park.

Despite sitting parked throughout, the gelding proved a class above his rivals, scoring by half a length.

The mile rate was 1:55.3 for 1660 metres including the final 800 in a sharp 56.9 seconds.

Tim’s A Trooper, who was bred, reared and sold by Yirribee Pacing Stud, has now won six races and almost $200,000 in stakes.

His success put the exclamation mark on a huge week for Tintin In America. The three-year-old Mahomes, a winner at Menangle in 1:54.5, For Tony NZ (1:57.1, Bendigo) and Boston Busker (1:57.9, Launceston) were other winners sired by him.

Fear The Dragon left two divisional winners of the 3YO Buckeye Stallion Series at Miami Valley Raceway, Ohio in Fearful Intent (1:52.8) and Self Made (1:53.6), the Northfield Park, Ohio winner Miss Venus (1:57.2) and the Saratoga Raceway, New York victor Fomo (1:57.8).

29 April 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FEAR THE DRAGON'S PROGENY TOPS $1 MILLION

 

A spate of winners in America this week from the first crop of North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon, whose frozen semen is available in Australia from Yirribee Pacing Stud, has sent his progeny earnings beyond the $1 million mark.

His winners included Odds On Capitalism (1:51.6), Pearl Snaps (1:52.2), Type A Personality (1:54), Dragononthebeach (1:55.4) and Spread The Fear (1:58).

 

From 108 foals, Fear The Dragon has sired 83 starters for 44 individual winners with 36 in 2:00 and 11 in 1:55. They have earned $1,065,979 in stakes as at April 28.

 

The Tintin In America three-year-old Tim’s A Trooper, last season’s NSW Breeders Challenge champion, returned to the winner’s list in a heat of the APG Gold Bullion at Albion Park. It was his fifth success and pushed his earnings over the $160,000 mark.

Another recent Tintin winner was the three-year-old filly Zara’s A Treasure, who scored for the third time at Redcliffe.

 

Sal’s Glee, a four-year-old mare, became the 22nd winner from the first crop (47 foals) of former world record holder Warrawee Needy when she came from near last to win at her second start at Tamworth. Warrawee Needy has left 33 winners from 58 Australian starters – a 60 percent strike rate.

 

Other stud-sired winners have been Pat McGarry 1:53.4 (by Million Dollar Cam) and Songkran 1:56.5 (by Renaissance Man).

 

Fear The Dragon, Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy, Million Dollar Cam and Renaissance Man are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

By Peter Wharton

22 April 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

MORE WINNERS FOR WARRAWEE NEEDY

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy, who is now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW), enjoyed a strong Easter period with winners in NSW and Canada.

 

Ideal In Dreams (1:56.3) and Brooklyn Bandit, a pair of three-year-olds, won at Wagga and Parkes respectively. Ideal In Dreams sat parked before winning for the fourth time in 11 starts, while Brooklyn Bandit led from end-to-end in a career best 1:59.8.

In Canada, Warrawee Needy was represented by High Flyin Jamie, a winner in 1:54.2 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and Ajknight (1:57.8).

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon led in another winner from his first crop when the three-year-old Dragon Storm prevailed in 1:56.2 at Miami Valley Raceway, Ohio.

 

Our Millionaire, a Yirribee Pacing Stud bred and raised son of three-time NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam, led throughout for an impressive win in a heat of the Mildura Pacing Cup and will be the one to beat in Saturday’s Group 2 $60,000 Final. Another son of Million Dollar Cam in Dollarbill brought up his 28th success at Marburg.

 

The Breeders Crown champion Tintin in America left a very smart three-year-old filly in Ittakesluv, who notched her first success at Hamilton, rating a slick 1:55.4 for 1660 metres including a flying 56.5 seconds last half.

 

Renaissance Man, the former multiple Group winning juvenile, sired winners on either sides of the country. Classnsmart became his 32nd individual winner (from 48 starters when he scored at Pinjarra, while Dynamite Dolly won her third race at Wagga.

By Peter Wharton

15 April 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

NEW 2YO WINNER BY TINTIN IN AMERICA

 

New two-year-old winner by Tintin In America

 

Foxi Five, a two-year-old filly by former star En Zedder Tintin In America, now standing at Yiribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW), became her sire’s third individual juvenile winner this season when she emerged successful at Albion Park on Tuesday (April 12).

 

The filly led from go to whoa, rating 1:59.9 over 1660 metres with the last half in 58.3 seconds.

 

Tintin In  America was also represented by the Redcliffe three-year-old winner Zara’s A Treasure and the Cambridge Raceway, NZ victor Jack Tar (1:58.4).

 

Fear The Dragon, the North America Cup winner, sired a further three winners from his first American crop in The Fear Is Real (1:53.4), Springbridge Dragn (1:55.2) and Diva’s Dragon (1:55.4).

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy sired a brace of winners in Canada this week in the three-year-old Just Call Me Pete and Just Plain Needy (1:53.4).

 

Three-time NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left the Queensland winner Kay Nora Shannon, while former champion juvenile Lombo Pocket Watch sired a ‘new’ three-year-old winner at Young (NSW) in Miss Stormy Grey.

 

By Peter Wharton

8 April 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FIRST WINNER BY LENNYTHESHARK

 

Lennytheshark, the former Inter Dominion and Miracle Mile hero and now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, sired his first winner when the two-year-old Heathbern Bruce was successful on debut at Bendigo.

 

The gelding led throughout in a 1:58.1 rate for 1650 metres with the last 800 in a sharp 56.8 seconds.

 

Smooth Rye, a daughter of Tintin In America, came from  near last to win in a career-best 1:52.2 at Menangle. It was her 13th win.

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy left his 32nd winner from 54 Australian starters when the three-year-old Brooklyn Bandit scored at Dubbo.

 

Warrawee Needy was also represented by the Canadian winners Heresthatmanagain (1:53.8) and the three-year-old Pop’s Legacy.

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon sired three three-year-old winners in Ohio in Springbridge Dragn (1:55), The Mad King (1:55.6) and Drag On Storm (1:56.6).

 

The Yirribee Stud sires Lombo Pocket Watch and Renaissance Man also sired winners in Winamotza and Patrikiar respectively.

 

By Peter Wharton

28 March 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

SILVER FOR OLIVEIRA
by Peter Wharton

Promising Tintin In America two-year-old filly Oliveira brought up her first success at only her third start when she led throughout in the Bathurst Gold Tiara Silver Consolation on Wednesday night (March 23).

 

She won effortlessly by 11.3 metres, rating 1:58.7 for 1730 metres.

 

Tintin In America was also represented by two ‘new’ New Zealand winners in Grinning Again (Addington) and Paradise Valley (Forbury Park).

 

Warrawee Needy, the former world champion, left winners in both hemispheres last week. Esther Rising, a three-year-old filly, won her second race at Junee, while High Flyin Jamie scored in 1:55.4 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, Canada.

 

Fear The Dragon, the North America Cup winner, produced another winner from his first American crop when the three-year-old The Fear Is Real emerged successful in 1:53.6 at Northfield Park, Ohio.

 

Million Dollar Cam sired repeat winners in Whatta Conk (Penrith) and Kay Nora Shannon (Marburg), while the Renaissance Man mare Dynamite Dolly won her second race at Bunbury.

 

Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy, Fear The Dragon, Million Dollar Cam and Renaissance Man are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

21 March 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

GROUP WINNER BY WARRAWEE NEEDY

by Peter Wharton

Talented Warrawee Needy mare Im So Needy notched her fourth win on end and hoisted a new lifetime mark of 1:54.1 when she won the Group 3 $30,000 Go Girlfriend Final at Menangle on Saturday night (March 19).

After working to the front at the end of the first quarter, Im So Needy was steadied in the middle stages before ripping home in 26.3 seconds to leave her rivals struggling in her wake.

It was fifth success from nine starts this season.

Warrawee Needy, a former world champion now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, also sired a quartet of winners in North America this week. They included Need Ur Opinion (1:51.4, Rosecroft Raceway), Needless To Say (1:53.6, Pocono Downs), Heresthatmanagain (1:55.6, Woodbine Mohawk Park) and Ajknight (1:58.4, Flamboro Downs).

Renaissance Man’s son Arma Einstein sent his stake earnings above the $100,000 plateau when he led from end-to-end in a career-best 1:54.9 over 1730 metres.

Former NZ 4YO of the Year Tintin In America led in two winners at The Meadowlands, New Jersey in God’s Spirit NZ (1:51.2) and Nimah Franco NZ (1:52.6) and the Northam (WA) winner Cavalry Call.

Million Dollar Cam, the thrice NSW Sire of the Year, was represented by the Canadian winner Pat McGarry (1:57) and the Australian winners Dollarbill and Dollarsign.

While the North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon sired another winner from his first northern hemisphere crop in the three-year-old The Mad King, a 1:56.8 winner at Miami Valley Raceway, Ohio.

14 March 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FEATURE DOUBLE FOR TINTIN

by Peter Wharton

Yirribee Pacing Stud resident sire Tintin In America had a red-letter weekend when he left feature race winners in two States.

Rippin Rupert, a two-year-old gelding, powered home from midfield to capture the Group 2 $50,000 NSW Sapling Stakes in 1:53.2 at Menangle at only his second start.

The following night Nerano NZ annexed his third country cup success when he outsprinted his rivals in the Wangaratta Pacing Cup.

 

Tintin In America was also represented by the grey Tennessee Miracle, who completed back-to-back wins at Globe Derby Park in the space of five days.

Lady Zegna, a first crop daughter of world champion Warrawee Needy, made it three wins from five lifetime starts when she led throughout in a career-best 1:57.6 at Gloucester Park.

 

Warrawee Needy also sired the fast Canadian winners High Flyin Jamie (1:54.6) and Rocket Girl (1:59.6).

 

Arma Einstein, a gelding by Renaissance Man, notched his sixth success at Gloucester Park and lifted his stake tally to more than $90,000, while the Million Dollar Cam three-year-old filly Rumblin made it two starts for two wins this season at Dubbo.

 

Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy, Renaissance Man and Million Dollar Cam are all members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

7 March 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

GROUP WIN FOR SMOOTH RYE

by Peter Wharton

Talented Tintin In America mare Smooth Rye completed back-to-back wins at Menangle when she outsprinted a smart field in the Group 3 $30,600 Mares’ feature on Saturday night (March 5).

 

It was her 12th success and increased her bankroll to more than $70,000.

 

Tintin In America was also represented by the Globe Derby Park victor Tennessee Miracle on the same night.

 

The two-year-old filly Meraki became Warrawee Needy’s 31st individual winner from 51 starters when she won at only her second start at Bathurst.

 

Im So Needy, winner of the Go Girlfriend Series heat in 1:54.7 at Wagga, and Heresthatmanagain (1:55.2, Woodbine Mohawk Park, Canada) were other recent winners sired by Warrawee Needy.

 

Three-time NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left five winners for the week including the three-year-old filly Rumblin (Parkes), Dollarsign (1:55, Newcastle), Getaloadathisgirl and Dollarbill (both Redcliffe) and the Canadian winner Pat McGarry (1:53.6).

 

Apologize, a five-year-old entire, maintained the great run being enjoyed by Renaissance Man’s stock in WA when he won for the sixth time at Gloucester Park.

 

Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy, Million Dollar Cam and Renaissance Man are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud stallion roster.

28 February 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

CUP WINNER BY MILLION DOLLAR CAM
By Peter Wharton

Smart Million Dollar Cam entire Our Millionaire picked up his third Victorian country cup success when he effortlessly won the Group 2 $60,000 Horsham Pacing Cup.

 

He led every step of the way to win by two lengths in a 1:57.6 rate over 2700 metres including a 55.2 seconds last half.

 

It was Our Millionaire’s 14th win from 33 starts and sent his stake tally over the $160,000 mark.

 

Million Dollar Cam was also represented by the runaway Tamworth winner Dollarsign (1:56.6) and Pat McGarry, a winner in 1:54.6 at Flamboro Downs, Canada.

Tintin In America’s brilliant son Tim’s A Trooper, last season’s NSW Breeders Challenge champion at two years, made it two for two this season when he took out the opening heat of the NSW Derby at Menangle.

 

The gelding led for the last round in a 1:55.7 rate over 2400 metres.

 

The win tipped his earnings over the $150,000 plateau.

Other recent winners sired by Tintin In America have been Smooth Rye (1:52.5, Menangle) and American Bullitt (Pinjarra).

 

Rosetta Shannon became the 22nd individual winner from the first crop (47 foals) of world champion Warrawee Needy when she emerged successful at Tamworth, while Im So Needy completed back-to-back wins at Wagga.

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon left another winner from his first crop when the three-year-old Mythical Dragon scored in 1:59.6 at The Meadows, Pennsylvania.

 

Million Dollar Cam, Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy and Fear The Dragon are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster at Wagga (NSW).

21 February 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

TIMS A TROOPER ON DERBY TRAIL

By Peter Wharton

Brilliant Tintin In America three-year-old Tims A Trooper tuned up for next Saturday’s NSW Derby heats with an emphatic win at Albion Park on Friday (February 18).

The gelding, who won the NSW Breeders Challenge Final as a two-year-old last season, led throughout at his three-year-old debut to win by 14.9 metres in a 1:54.5 rate for 1660 metres including a 55.8 seconds closing 800.

Bred and raised by Yirribee Pacing Stud, Tims A Trooper has now won three races and $142,235 in stakes.

Former world champion Warrawee Needy enjoyed a big week with winners in USA, Canada and NSW.

The two-year-old filly Saveeon was a most impressive winner on debut at Bathurst, coming from midfield to win in a 1:58.1 rate with the last half in 57.9.

Lady Zegna, a four-year-old mare by Warrawee Needy, made it two wins from three starts at Pinjarra last Monday, while Im So Needy won in a career-best 1:55 from the front end at Wagga.

In North America, Warrawee Needy was represented by Heresthatmanagain, a winner in 1:55.8 at Woodbine Mohawk Park, Canada, and Needingoffthegrid (1:58.6, Northfield Park, Ohio).

Lombo Pocket Watch, the former outstanding juvenile, left winners at Launceston in The Black Assassin (his 27th win) and Winamotza (Penrith).

Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy and Lombo Pocket Watch are based at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW).

10 February 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

LOST 50 METRES - AND WON !

The highlight of the Gloucester Park midweek meeting this week was turned on by the Tintin In America gelding Middlepage, who broke soon after the start and gave the leaders 50 metres start.

 

With two laps to run he was still 30 metres from the leaders, and his chance could have been written off. But Middlepage looped the field at the halfway mark, reached the front in the home straight and finally held off all comers.

 

It was his eighth success at Gloucester Park and lifted his stake tally to over $50,000.

 

Tintin In America was also represented by the New Zealand bred American Colt, a winner in 1:55.4 at Northfield Park, Ohio recently.

 

Warrawee Needy has sired a swag of winners in Australia, USA and Canada during the past fortnight. Lady Zegna won on debut at Pinjarra to become his 28th Australian bred winner from 48 starters, while St Lad’s Guru (1:52.6) and Need Ur Opinion (1:53) both saluted in USA.

 

Warrawee Needy was also represented by three winners in Canada in Elroy Shiner (1:59), Azucar Jack (1:59.6) and Need Arocket (2:00).

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam led in the NSW provincial winners Tallaringa Harms (1:56.7, Newcastle), Whatta Cork (1:59.9, Penrith) and Doctor Somes (Parkes) and the Globe Derby Park victor Levi Jimmy (1:58.6).

 

Former champion juvenile Lombo Pocket Watch sired a new three-year-old winner in Smokin Pocket, a tough winner at Temora.

 

By Peter Wharton

21 January 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

MEDIEVAL MAN ALL THE WAY

 

Medieval Man, a son of the multiple Group winner Renaissance Man, now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, hoisted a career-best 1:57.9 winning at Gloucester Park last Friday night (January 14).

 

The five-year-old gelding led from the outset and reeled off a 57.2 seconds final 800 metres to leave his rivals gasping in his wake. He has now won 14 races including five at Gloucester Park and almost $115,000 in stakes.

 

Million Dollar Cam, the reigning NSW Sire of the Year, left winners in both hemispheres with Christian Shannon scoring at Tamworth and Justa Camilion scoring at Freehold Raceway, New Jersey.

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy sired a brace of winners in North America in Need Ur Opinion, a winner in 1:54.6 at Rosecroft Raceway, Maryland, and Reminisce Road (Western Fair Raceway, Canada).

 

Three colts from the first crop of New Zealand superstar Lazarus will go under the hammer at the Australian Pacing Gold sale at Magic Millions, Gold Coast on Sunday.

 

By Peter Wharton

14 January 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

A FLYER FOR WARRAWEE NEEDY

 

Warrawee Flyer, a three-year-old filly by the world champion Warrawee Needy, and one of his second crop, posted back-to-back successes at Albion Park in the space of four days. The filly rated 1:58.5 and 1:59.4 over the 1660 metres trip.

 

Warrawee Needy has now sired 27 individual winners from 46 starters from 70 foals of racing age in Australia. He was also represented by the Northfield Park, Ohio winner St Lad’s Guru (1:55.4).

 

American Flyer NZ, a daughter of Tintin In America, maintained her devastating form with a convincing end-to-end success in 1:59.4 at Albion Park. She has now won four of her last seven outings.

 

Another of the Tintin In America progeny in American Bullitt came from worse than midfield to chalk up his sixth lifetime success at Bunbury.

 

Arma Einstein, a four-year-old son of Renaissance Man, came from second last to win his eighth race at Gloucester Park, clocking 1:56.5 over 2130 metres. The gelding has now earned more than $75,000.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left a brace of winners at Globe Derby Park in Levi Jimmy (1:57.8) and Alimonie and the Newcastle winner Waiting For Love (1:57.5).

 

Warrawee Needy, Tintin In America, Renaissance Man and Million Dollar Cam are member of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster at Wagga (NSW).

8 January 2022

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

CUPS WINNER BY TINTIN IN AMERICA

 

Brilliant Tintin In America gelding Nerano NZ picked up his second win on the NSW country cups circuit when he blitzed his rivals in the Leeton Pacers Cup on New Year’s Night. He returned a slick 1:56.7 mile rating for the marathon 2582 metres trip, zipping home in 27.9.

 

A few weeks earlier he took out the Griffith Cup and from eight starts on Australian soil has recorded seven wins and a second.

 

Tintin In America was also represented by the three-year-old American Bullitt, a winner from a 10 metre handicap at Bunbury.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left a pair of NSW provincial winners during the holiday racing in Christian Shannon (1:57.8) and The Girls Have It.

 

Im So Needy, a four-year-old daughter of Warrawee Needy, became the 20th individual from the world champion’s first crop (47 foals) when she won at Leeton New Year’s night meeting.

 

Meanwhile, Folsom Prison, a son of former superstar juvenile Lombo Pocket Watch, notched win No. 6 at Bunbury.

 

Tintin In America, Million Dollar Cam, Warrawee Needy and Lombo Pocket Watch are members of he Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster at Wagga.

 

By Peter Wharton

24 December 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

40 PER CENT STRIKE RATE FROM FIRST CROP!

 

When the three-year-old filly Studleigh Rowsy won at Redcliffe on Thursday (December 23) she became the 19th individual winner from the first crop of the former world mile record holder Warrawee Needy (1:46.8).

 

The Yirribee Pacing Stud sire has left 19 winners from 47 foals in his initial crop for an impressive 40 percent strike rate.

 

While Esther Rising, a two-year-old filly, became the seventh individual winner from Warrawee Needy’s second crop (23 foals) when she emerged successful in a slick 1:55 at Wagga.

 

From 70 foals of Warrawee Needy’s first two crops he has sired 46 starters for 25 winners and eight placegetters.  

 

Warrawee Needy was also represented by a trio of winners in North America this week in Just Plain Needy (1:53.4), High Flyin Jamie (1:55.8) and the three-year-old filly Needingoffthegrid (1:57.2).

 

Warrawee Needy’s companion sires Renaissance Man and Lombo Pocket Watch both chimed in with important winners.

 

Renaissance Man sired the Gloucester Park three-year-old winner Arma Einstein (1:55.7), while Lombo Pocket Wtach was represented by Lombo Eye Watch, a winner in 1:58.7 at Cobram, and Ifsbutzandmaybes (1:59.9, Hobart).

 

By Peter Wharton

17 December 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

OUR MILLIONAIRE IN THE MONEY

 

Talented Million Dollar Cam entire Our Millionaire completed back-to-back country cup successes when he scored an effortless win in the Group 3 $45,000 Stawell Pacing Cup on Sunday (December 12).

 

The Yirribee Pacing Stud bred five-year-old led from the outset and carved out his last three quarters in 29, 27.6 and 26.7 on the way to a 8.3 metres victory.

 

It was his 13th win from 30 starts and lifted his stake tally to $126,450.

 

American Flyer, a New Zealand-bred daughter of Tintin In America, made it three wins on end at Albion Park on Friday night (December 10). The mare led from end-to-end in a 1:56 rate over 1660 metres.

 

Fear The Dragon, the third leading first crop sire in America, was represented by Makena Hanover, a two-year-old colt who won in 1:58 at Dover Downs, Delaware.

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy sired a pair of fast winners in North America in High Flyin Jamie (1:56.2) and the three-year-old Needyoffthegrid (1:57).

 

Million Dollar Cam, Tintin In America, Fear The Dragon and Warrawee Needy are all members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster at Wagga (NSW).

 

By Peter Wharton

 

10 December 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

NINTH TWO YEAR OLD WINNER BY TINTIN IN AMERICA

 

Tintin In America, the former NZ 4YO of the Year who is standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, was credited with his ninth individual two-year-old winner this season when Dreamy Castafiore emerged successful at Newcastle on Friday night (December 3).

 

Tintin In America’s two-year-olds have earned $348,643, an average of $19,369 per starter – behind only Captaintreacherous.

 

He was also represented by the impressive Gloucester Park winner in Middlepage (1:56.4).

 

Lombo Pocket Watch sired a brace of winners in Louth Park Watch, a winner in 1:56.6 at Newcastle, and Ifbutzandmaybes (Hobart).

 

Fellow Yirribee Pacing Stud sires Warrawee Needy and Million Dollar produced winners in Canada in Elroy Shiner (1:56.8) and Pat McGarry (1:53.4) respectively.

By Peter Wharton

3 December 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

TWO WINS IN FIVE DAYS !
 

Talented Tintin In America mare Common Courtesy won two races in the space of five days recently.

The four-year-old mare took out the Cranbourne 10000 Final and then won the Vicbred Platinum Pace in a career-best 1:57.6 at Ballarat. On both occasions she came from absolute last.

Ideal In Dreams, a Group 2 winning two-year-old filly by Warrawee Needy, defeated older rivals at Newcastle, clocking 1:57.6 for the mile.

Warrawee Needy, the former world champion, was represented by three winners in Canada in Elroy Shiner (1:55.8), Azucar Jack (1:59.2) and Heresthatmanagain (2:00).

Renaissance Man, Million Dollar Cam and Lombo Pocket Watch each sired a single winner. Renaissance Man was represented by the three-year-old filly Patrikiar, who has won three of her last four starts, Million Dollar Cam by Its Only Rocknroll, a 1:55.4 winner at Saratoga Raceway, New York, and Lombo Pocket by the three-year-old Hez All Ticker, who won for the fourth time at Penrith.

By Peter Wharton

26 November 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

TINTIN IN AMERICA'S STOCK TO THE FORE

 

The Tintin In America siring juggernaut continues...

 

The Yirribee Pacing Stud sire was represented by three winners for the week including promising mare Common Courtesy, who scored a thrilling win in the Cranbourne 10000 Final.

 

Escape Artist, winner of the NSW Breeders Challenge 2YO Regional heat in 1:56.1 at Wagga, and the three-year-old Lady Jadore, who won in 1:57.5 at Pinjarra, were other recent winners sired by Tintin In America.

 

Tintin In America is enjoying his best ever season with the winners of $775,000 in Australia to date.

 

Flare Up, a two-year-old filly by the former world champion Warrawee Needy, notched her sixth success from nine starts in a NSW Breeders Challenge Regional heat at Newcastle.

 

Million Dollar Cam, the three-time NSW Sire of the Year, produced a brace of winners in NSW in Isntthatright (1:57.2) and The Girls Have It, and the North American winner Milliondollardad.  (By Peter Wharton)

19 November 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

LADY JADORE BACK IN WINNING LIST
By Peter Wharton

Lady Jadore, the Group 1 winning daughter of Tintin In America, made a triumphant return to the winner’s circler at Gloucester Park on Tuesday night (November 16).

 

The three-year-old filly led throughout in a 1:58.1 rate over 2130 metres, carving out the last three quarters in 29.2, 28.6 and 29.1.

 

It was her fourth success and lifted her stake tally to $77,612.

 

Patrikiar, a three-year-old filly by Renaissance Man, completed back-to-back successes at Collie (WA), while Dollarbill (by Million Dollar Cam) notched win No. 25 at Redcliffe (QLD).

 

Warrawee Needy, the former world mile record holder, was represented by the North American winners Needless To Say (1:57) and Azucar Jack (1:59.2).

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon had four lots average $28,000 at the Black Book Sale including a filly who fetched $40,000.

 

Tintin In America, Renaissance Man, Million Dollar Cam, Warrawee Needy and Fear The Dragon stand at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW).

12 November 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

OH WHAT A NIGHT!
By Peter Wharton

November 6, 2021 was certainly a red letter night for the leading NSW Riverina-based stud, Yirribee Pacing Stud.

 

The resident stallions Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy and Million Dollar Cam sired five feature race winners on the night including three Group successes.

 

Yirribee Pacing Stud also bred the winners of both Group 2 $50,000 NSW Breeders Challenge True Blue Series for two-year-olds at Menangle in the colt Saint Crusader (1:53.8) and filly Ideal In Dreams (1:55.5) and the winner of the St Arnaud Pacing Cup at Melton in Our Millionaire (1:55).

 

Tintin In America, who is enjoying a real purple patch, was represented by Teddy Disco, winner of the Group 3 $30,000 QBred for Life at Albion Park in Teddy Disco (1:56.6), Nerano NZ, the winner of the Griffith Cup, the Albury two-year-old winners Tash’s Spartan and Metallica Man and a ‘new’ winner Tennessee Miracle (1:57.7).

Former world champion Warrawee Needy led in two $50,000 Group 2 winners in the brilliant three-year-old Uncle Shank, who captured the inaugural Peak of the Creek Final in a slick 1:53.7 at Albion Park, and Ideal In Dreams.

Million Dollar Cam, the 2020 NSW Sire of the Year, figured as the sire of Our Millionaire, Million Dollar Art (Albury) and the Canadian winner Mighty Mouse.

Tiger Tara, the Inter Dominion champion who is standing this season at Yirribee, was represented by his second winner from three foals in his first crop when the two-year-old filly Tigerlicious swamped her rivals on debut in 2:00 at Penrith.

10 November 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FEATURE RACE WINNERS BY YIRRIBEE PACING STUD SIRES
By Peter Wharton

 

The great run of success being enjoyed by Yirribee Pacing Stud stallions Tintin In America and Warrawee Needy reached a crescendo last Saturday night (November 6).

 

Tintin In America, the former NZ 4YO of the Year and Breeders Crown champion, was represented by star youngster Teddy Disco, who notched his second Group success in the Group 3 $30,900 QBred For Life at Albion Park, and Nerano NZ, who extended his unbeaten winning sequence on Australian soil to six in the Griffith Cup.

 

Teddy Disco completed his seventh win from 10 starts and elevated his stake tally to $120,758 – behind only My Ultimate Byron on the two-year-old colts and geldings’ money-winning list.

 

Tintin In America, who one week earlier sired the winner of the Group 1 $150,000 NSW Breeders Challenge Final, Tim’s A Trooper, is the current leading NSW based two-year-old stakes-winning sire and is second in respect of average earnings per starter to Captaintreacherous.

 

Warrawee Needy (1:46.8),  the former world mile record holder and Canadian 2YO Colt of the Year, sired important winners in Brisbane and Sydney on Saturday.

 

Firstly, Uncle Shank, a three-year-old colt and one of Warrawee Needy’s first crop, took out the inaugural Group 2 $50,000 Peak of the Creek in a slick 1:53.7 at Albion Park. It was his ninth success from 12 starts and increased his bankroll to $83,412.

 

On the same night, the Warrawee Needy two-year-old filly Ideal In Dreams scored a brave, fighting win in the Group 2 $50,000 NSW Breeders Challenge True Blue Series in 1:55.5 at Menangle.

 

Warrawee Neddy, whose first crop has an amazing 40 percent strike rate, has now sired three Group winning two and three-year-olds.

 

By Peter Wharton

6 November 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FOURTH ON END FOR UNCLE SHANK
By Peter Wharton

Brilliant Warrawee Needy colt Uncle Shank extended his winning sequence to four when he led throughout at Albion Park on Thursday night (November 4).

 

The three-year-old rated a brisk 1:53.5 over 1660 metres with the last 800 in 55.4.

 

Uncle Shank has won eight of his 11 starts for more than $50,000 in stakes.

 

Tintin In America, whose progeny are firing on all fours, left winners in three different States and two countries this week.

 

Nerano NZ made it five wins from five starts on Australian soil when he captured a heat of the Griffith Cup, while Cavalry Call saluted at Gloucester Park, Destiny Jane emerged successful at Redcliffe and Nimah Franco NZ won in 1:52.2 at Harrah’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam was represented by the Griffith winner Camstar Road (1:57.3) and Alimonie (1:59, Globe Derby Park), while Renaissance Man’s promising three-year-old daughter Patrikiar blitzed her rivals at Collie (WA).

29 October 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

TINTIN BABIES SHINE IN NSW
By Peter Wharton

 

Former New Zealand 4YO of the Year and Breeders Crown champion Tintin In America, who is now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW), sired two ‘new’ two-year-old winners in the space of three days.

 

Billy Glanvill won in a slick 1:57.1 at Penrith, while Tash’s Spartan scored at Leeton, taking Tintin In America’s tally of two-year-old winners this season to eight.

 

Other recent winners sired by Tintin were Nerano NZ, who extended his winning sequence to four at West Wyalong, winning by 15 metres in a 1:56.4 rate, and Rintin (1:58.4, Newcastle).

 

The Mountain, a three-year-old gelding and one of the first crop of the former world record holder Warrawee Needy, posted his 10th success in 26 starts at Leeton, while Just Plain Needy, a member of Warrawee Needy’s initial North American crop, won in 1:56.8 at Flamboro Downs, Canada.

 

Million Dollar Cam, the thrice NSW Sire of the Year, left a brace of winners in Canada in Doc’s Ronhenry and Mighty Mouse, and the Marburg (QLD) winner Dollarbill (1:58.8).

 

Renaissance Man produced another winner from his WA crops when Told You Twice scored for the second time at Narrogin. The Art Major horse sired 31 individual winners from 73 foals three-year-old and older – a creditable 43 percent strike rate.

Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy, Million Dollar Cam and Renaissance Man are all members of the Yirribee Stud sire roster for the 2021/22 season.

15 October 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

THIS FILLY IS REALLY ROCKIN!

Talented Warrawee Needy filly Rockindownuder, one of the first crop of the former world mile record holder who is now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, continues to prove herself among the top bracket of her age and sex in Queensland.

The filly, raced by a large group of owners, exploded along the passing lane to defeat older, more experienced rivals at Albion Park last Saturday (October 9) in a career-best 1:55.7 over 1660 metres.

 

Warrawee Needy, who boasts almost a 40 percent strike rate with his first Australian crop, was also represented by the three-year-old fillies Ripponlea, a winner in 1:56.8 at Newcastle, and Cash Queen (Redcliffe), along with a quartet of Canadian winners in Elroy Shiner (1:54), Reminisce Road (1:58.2), Tilly Dreamcatcher and Needingoffthegrid.

 

Renaissance Man, who is standing his second season at Yirribee, provided a brace of winners in WA with My Prayer, who led throughout in Free-for-all company at Gloucester Park, and Told You Twice (Bunbury).

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon achieved outstanding results both on and off the track in America last week. At the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale he had a filly sell for $80,000 and colt realise $60,000, while the two-year-old filly Katie Ann won in 1:56.6 at Northfield Park , Ohio.

 

Fear The Dragon has sired the winners of more than $880,000 with his first crop with 29 in 2:00 and eight in 1:55.

 

Classy Tintin In America youngster Teddy Disco notched his five success from eight starts at Redcliffe, while Titanium NZ (by Tintin In America) emerged successful in 1:57 at Monticello Raceway, New York and Dollarbill (by Million Dollar Cam) posted win No. 22 at Redcliffe.

 

Warrawee Needy, Renaissance Man, Fear The Dragon, Tintin In America and Million Dollar Cam afre members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire lineup this season.

8 October 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

THE GREAT ESCAPE !

By Peter Wharton

 

Talented Tintin In America two-year-old Escape Artist overcame a couple of early miscues and a torrid passage to notch his second success at Wagga on Friday (October 1).

 

The gelding carved out his last four quarters in 28.9, 28.6, 28.3 and 29.7 on his way to a 1.6 metre victory in a sharp 1:54.8 rate over 1740 metres. He is a very smart youngster.

 

Escape Artist is this season’s sixth individual two-year-old winner sired by Tintin In America, who also left the promising Nerano NZ, a winner at the same track four days later in a career-best 1:54.2. It was his second success from as many starts on Australian soil.

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon sired a pair of two-year-old winners from his first crop in Rock The Dragon (1:54.6) and Fear No More (1:55). Fear The Dragon has left the winners of $870,000 so far with 28 in the 2:00 list and eight in 1:55.

 

Ideal In Dreams, a filly bred by Yirribee Pacing Stud, became the fifth juvenile winner sired by the former world champion Warrawee Needy this season when she scored in 1:56.6 at Wagga. Warrawee Needy was also represented by the recent Canadian winners Elroy Shiner (1:54.8) and High Flyin Jamie (1:58.4).

 

Million Dollar Cam’s smart son Our Millionaire returned to the winning list in impressive style at Ballarat last Friday (October 1), rating 1:56.7 over 2200 metres. It was his 11th success from 26 starts and sent his stake earnings over the $70,000 mark.

 

Tintin In America, Fear The Dragon, Warrawee Needy and Million Dollar Cam are all members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud stallion roster.

 

1 October 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FEAR THE DRAGON'S JUG DAY TREBLE

The North America Cup winner and emerging, young sire Fear The Dragon left the winners of three divisions of the Buckeye Stallion Series at Delaware, Ohio on Little Brown Jug Day.

The two-year-old filly Rock The Dragon won in 1:58.8 and the colts Sectionline Racer and Odds On Capitalism scored in 1:59.4 and 2:00 respectively. Another recent Fear The Dragon two-year-old winner was Fear Our Fayth, who emerged successful in 1:56.8 at Dayton Raceway, Ohio.

Fear The Dragon’s first crop of 108 foals has produced 73 starters with 28 in 2:00 and seven in 1:55 and he is the third leading first season sire.

 

Tintin In America sired winners in three different States this week with the highlight being the dashing win of American Flyer NZ in the $20,400 Penrith Futures Ladyship Final on Thursday night (September 30). Other Tintin In American winners were Nerano NZ, who won in a career-best 1:55.7 at his first start on Australian soil at Wagga, the three-year-old American Bullitt (Bunbury) and Villanelle (Globe Derby Park).

 

The Mountain, a three-year-old by Warrawee Needy, hoisted a fresh lifetime mark of 1:54 winning for the ninth time at Wagga, while Frownie’s Miracle, one of the first Canadian crop of the former world champion, won in 1:56.2 at Grand River Raceway.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam led in a pair of winners in Canada last week in Atomic Million Am (1:54.4) and Mighty Mouse (2:00).

 

Fear The Dragon, Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy and Million Dollar Cam are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster in 2021/22.

By Peter Wharton

24 September 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FLARE UP EYES CHALLENGE
 

Brilliant Warrawee Needy youngster Flare Up stamped herself as a genuine contender for next month’s $125,000 NSW Breeders Challenge Final with a decisive win in her heat at Tamworth on Thursday (September 23).

 

The filly led from the outset and won easing down by 12 metres in 1:59.3.

 

Flare Up, who was bred and raised by Yirribee Pacing Stud, who stand her sire, has won four of her five starts, the last three on end.

The three-year-olds Uncle Shank and Rusty El, both members of Warrawee Needy’s first crop, were big winners at Albion Park and Albury respectively. Uncle Shank, who rated 1:56.1 over 1660 metres, posted his seventh win from only 10 outings, while the filly Rusty El scored for the fourth time.

 

Warrawee Needy (1:46.8), the former world mile record holder, was represented by four winners in North America this week including Just Plain Needy (1:54.8), Needless To Say (1:54.8) and Ajknight (1:56.2).

 

Tintin In America, a studmate of Warrawee Needy, sired the convincing Penrith winner American Flyer NZ (1:57.1) and another former En Zedder, Kiwi Tintin, who won in 1:52.4 at Plainridge Park, Massachusetts.

 

Warrawee Needy and Tintin In America are part of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster for 2021/22 which also includes the Inter Dominion champions Lennytheshark and Tiger Tara, the North American Cup hero Fear The Dragon, NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam and emerging, young sire Renaissance Man.

 

By Peter Wharton

17 September 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

MORE WINNERS BY WARRAWEE NEEDY
 

Uncle Shank and Hurricane Hussler, a pair of three-year-olds from the first crop of  world champion Warrawee Needy, now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga, were very impressive winners at Albion Park and Ballarat respectively.

 

Uncle Shank made it six wins from nine starts when he comfortably defeated older rivals in a 1:53.8 rate over 1660 metres, while Hurricane Hussler scored his second success from three attempts, leading from the outset and carving out his last 800 in 56.2 seconds.

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon, whose frozen semen is available in Australia from Yirribee, was represented by the two-year-old Self Made, who won a Buckeye Stallion Series division in 1:53.4 at Scioto Downs, Ohio.

 

Fear The Dragon has sired the winners of $750,000 with his first crop, including 25 in the 2:00 list and seven in 1:55.

 

Million Dollar Cam, the three-time NSW Sire of the Year, produced winners in both hemispheres this week. Skedaddle Shannon was a runaway winner in 1:567.4 at Melton, Camstar Road won for the fourth time at Young, while Aussie ex-pat Its Only Rocknroll emerged successful in 1:53.6 at Saratoga Raceway, New York.

 

By Peter Wharton

3 September 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

RENAISSANCE MAN'S STOCKS CONTINUE TO RISE

The Art Major horse Renaissance Man, a Derby winner and Sires Stakes champion who is now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud in the NSW Riverina, produced three winners from his first Western Australian crop in the space of five days.

 

They included My Prayer, a five-year-old mare, who tipped her stake earnings over the $130,000 mark with a brilliant come-from-behind effort in 1:56.6 at Gloucester Park on Saturday night (September 11). Medieval Man, who overcame a 30 metre handicap at Pinjarra, and Apologize (Northam) have been other recent winners sired by Renaissance Man.

 

Billy Bourne, a two-year-old colt bred and raced by Yirribee Pacing Stud, became the latest winner sired by the world champion Warrawee Needy when he emerged successful in a slick 1:56 on debut at Wagga.

 

Fear The Queen, a two-year-old filly from the first crop of the North America Cup hero Fear The Dragon, hoisted a fresh lifetime mark of 1:55.4 winning at Northfield Park, Ohio. Fear The Dragon has sired 25 in 2:00, seven in 1:55 and the winners of $720,000 to date.

 

Other stud-sired winners for the week were For Tony NZ (by Tintin In America) and Tallaringa Harms (by Million Dollar Cam), who won in a career-best 1:56.1 at Newcastle.

 

Renaissance Man, Warrawee Needy, Fear The Dragon, Tintin In America and Million Dollar Cam are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster for the 2021/22 season.

27 August 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FEAR THE DRAGON BABES IN TOP FORM
By Peter Wharton

The Fear The Dragon juggernaut continues in North America.

Inherent Resolve (1:55.6) and Fear Abby (1:56.6), a pair of Fear The Dragon two-year-old fillies, won at Hoosier Park, Indiana and Scioto Downs, Ohio respectively this week.

 

Fear The Dragon, whose frozen semen is available to Australian breeders from Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW), has left 72 starters from his first foal crop of 108 with 23 in 2:00 and six in 1:55 and $609,000 in stake earnings.

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy, another member of the Yirribee Stud roster, left winners in three different countries this week. Flare Up, a two-year-old filly bred and raised by Yirribee, won in a career-best 1:56.8 at Newcastle, Needless To Say scored in 1:52.6 at Harrah’s Philadelphia, while Warrawee Speedy (1:57.6), Reminisce Road and Tilly Dreamcatcher all emerged successful in Canada.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar was represented by winners at Albury in Camstar Road, Saratoga Raceway, New York in Its Only Rocknroll (1:53) and the Canadian sub 2:00 victors Arrived Late and Doc’s Ronhenry.

 

Another Snag, a member of Renaissance Man’s first WA crop, notched his sixth success at Northam and has now earned almost $40,000.

 

Of Renaissance Man’s initial crop of 27 foals, 12 have raced and 10 have been winners.

20 August 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

MEDIEVAL MAN IN TOP FORM

By Peter Wharton

 

Medieval Man, a son of former Group 1 star Renaissance Man, now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud in NSW, is proving one of the ‘finds ‘ of the season in WA.

 

The four-year-old gelding recently completed back-to-back successes in smart company at Gloucester Park and is fast approaching the $100,000 stakemoney mark.

 

Warrawee Needy, the former world champion miler, sired winners in both hemispheres this week. Menames Needy, a three-year-old, hoisted a fresh lifetime mark of 1:57.8 at Wagga, while Heresthatmanagain led in a Warrawee Needy trifecta at Grand River Raceway, Canada, scoring in 1:56.4.

 

NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam was represented by winners in Deal Breaker, who posted his eighth success for the year at Launceston, and Its Only Rocknroll, a winner in 1:53.6 at Saratoga Raceway, New York, while Tintin In America’s son For Tony NZ rated a career-best 1:56.7 in his end-to-end win at Terang.

 

Renaissance Man, Warrawee Needy, Million Dollar Cam and Tintin In America are all members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster in 2021/22.

13 August 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

A RENAISSANCE FOR NSW SIRE

By Peter Wharton

The stock of the multiple Group 1 winning Art Major horse Renaissance Man, now at Yirribee Pacing Stud in the NSW Riverina, continue to shine in Western Australia.

Medieval Man, a four-year-old gelding by Renaissance Man and one of his second crop, outstayed a handy field over 2536 metres at Gloucester Park last Friday (August 6). It was the gelding’s 11th win and tipped his stake earnings over the $80,000 mark.

At the midweek Gloucester Park meeting, the Renaissance Man three-year-old Arma Einstein comfortably defeated older, more experienced rivals over 2130 metres, zipping home in 57.1 seconds.

 

Future Ex-wife, a two-year-old filly by Fear The Dragon, won a division of the Buckeye Stallion Series in 1:54.6 at Scioto Downs recently. The North America Cup winner has sired the winners of $496,000 with 19 in 2:00 and six in 1:55.

 

Boomer Rock, a two-year-old gelding by Warrawee Needy, led from end-to-end to win his second race at Penrith. The former world champion pacer has sired 19 winners from 37 starters in Australia to date.

 

Promising Tintin In America three-year-old American Bullitt posted his third win at Bunbury, while reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam produced winners at Bathurst in Bill Shannon (1:57) and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with Eastend Eddie (1:54.2).

 

Renaissance Man, Fear The Dragon, Warrawee Needy, Tintin In America and Million Dollar Cam are all members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud roster for the 2021/22 season.

6 August 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FOUR ON END FOR FIFTY FIVE REBORN

By Peter Wharton

Fifty Five Reborn, a four-year-old mare by the Art Major horse Renaissance Man, now at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga, is proving herself among the top bracket in the female pacing ranks in WA.

She registered her fourth success on end and her 14th lifetime win when she led throughout in the Group 3 $30,000 The Kerry Clarke at Gloucester Park last Friday night (July 30).

 

Fifty Five Reborn has now earned almost $180,000 in stakes.

 

Fear No More, a two-year-old colt by the North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon, earned a new lifetime mark of 1:54.8 winning a division of the Buckeye Stallion Series at Scioto Downs, Ohio.

 

Fear The Dragon has left the winners of $390,000 with his first American crop.

Warrawee Needy, the former world champion, sired important winners in both hemispheres this week.

 

Rockindownunder (1:57.6) and Warra Downs, a pair of three-year-old fillies by Warrawee Needy, won at Albion Park and Bathurst respectively, while Fleetwood Needy (1:58.6) and Heresthatmanagain emerged successful in Canada.

 

Million Dollar Cam, the NSW Sire of the Year, was represented by the NSW provincial winners Enk Spot Shannon (1:57.9) and Waiting For Love (1:59.8) and the American winner Eastend Eddie (1:54), while Smooth Rye (by Tintin In America) won her seventh race this year at Northam.

 

Renaissance Man, Fear The Dragon, Warrawee Needy, Million Dollar Cam and Tintin In American are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

30 July 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

GROUP GLORY FOR UNCLE SHANK

By Peter Wharton

Talented Warrawee Needy colt Uncle Shank, a three-year-old and one of his sire’s first crop, outfinished older, more experienced rivals in the Group 3 $30,000 The JC Mullen on the final night of Brisbane’s winter carnival.

 

The colt clocked a career-best 1:52.3 for the 1660 metres with the last 800 in 55.4 seconds.

 

Uncle Shank has won five of his seven starts to far and $40,429 in stakes.

 

Warrawee Needy was also represented by a pair of Canadian winners in High Flyin Jamie (1:56.6) and Frownie’s Miracle (1:59.4).

 

Fear The Dragon, the North America Cup winner, continues to churn out two-year-old winners with his first crop and has jumped into seventh position in the USA sire list. Recent winners have been the fillies Dragon Lady, who clocked 1:54 in a $40,000 Ohio Sire Stakes heat, Fear The Electra (1:56.6) and Gazitarena (1:59.2).

 

Fear The Dragon has sired 15 winners in 2:00 and five in 1:55 and his maiden crop has earned almost $350,000.

 

Million Dollar Cam produced winners in both hemispheres this week with Gina Tarantella scoring at Albion Park, May Cambo (Bathurst) and Sure Please, a 1:57 winner at Batavia Downs, New York.

 

American Flyer, a New Zealand-bred daughter of Tintin In America, posted her third success from seven starts on Australian soil when she led from end-to-end at 1:56.6 at the Menangle midweek meeting.

 

Warrawee Needy, Fear The Dragon, Million Dollar Cam and Tintin In America are members of the sire roster at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW).

23 July 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

HAT TRICK FOR FIFTY FIVE REBORN

By Peter Wharton

Fifty Five Reborn, a daughter of the Group 1 winner Renaissance Man, now standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW), completed a winning hat trick when she led most of the way in a career-best 1:56.5 over 2130 metres at Gloucester Park on Friday night (July 16).

It was the four-year-old’s 13th lifetime success and tipped her stake earnings over the $160,000 mark.

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy, a studmare of Renaissance Man, left winners in both hemispheres last week. The Mountain, a three-year-old gelding, defeated older rivals at Wagga rating 1:57.1 for 1740 metres, while Rocket Girl (1:56.2), Tilly Dreamcatcher and Heresthatmanagain saluted in Canada.

 

Middlepage, a tough winner at Gloucester Park and now the winner of six races, headlined a trio of victors for his sire the former NZ 4YO of the Year Tintin In America this week. The highly promising Onesmartfella NZ, who made it two for two on Australian soil at Hamilton, and the Penrith winner Glenferrie Duster NZ were other recent winners sired by Tintin In America.

 

Million Dollar Cam, the reigning NSW Sire of the Year, was represented by the fast finishing Bathurst winner Dulcetto, the 1:58 Redcliffe victor Deal Breaker and Milliondollar Wave, who won in 1:53 at Northfield Park, Ohio.

 

Renaissance Man, Warrawee Needy, Tintin In America and Million Dollar Cam are all members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

16 July 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FEAR THE DRAGON CLIMBS SIRES' LADDER

A pair of Stakes successes by the progeny of Fear The Dragon has resulted in the North America Cup winner vaulting into sixth position on the USA two-year-old sires’ premiership.

The filly Future Ex-Wife (1:54.6) and Dragon Dry Creek (1:56.8) won both won divisions of the Buckeye Stallion Series at Northfield Park, Ohio, while the filly Dragon’s Revenge (1:54.2) led in a trifecta for Fear The Dragon in a $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes division at the same track.

 

Fear The Dragon’s stock has earned $241,519 to date with 12 inside 2:00 and four in 1:55.

 

Associate sire Tintin In America was represented by important two-year-old winners at both gaits last weekend.

 

Teddy Disco outsprinted his rivals in the $25,000 Paleface Adios Classic (Listed) at Albion Park in a career-best 1:55.2, while Lettuce Trot scored a runaway win in the $30,000 NSW Trot Final at Menangle in a sparkling 1:57.8.

 

Teddy Disco has won four of his five starts for $90,283 in stakes, while Lettuce Trot is unbeaten in two attempts.

 

Renaissance Man, who is standing his second season at Yirribee Pacing Stud, landed a double at the Gloucester Park midweek meeting with Another Snag and debutant Kobe Edward (1:57.6).

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy was credited with a ‘new’ two-year-old winner in Boomer Rock (1:59.8), while the three-year-old The Mountain, who was bred and raised at Yirribee, hoisted a new lifetime mark of 1:55.6 at Wagga. The gelding has now won seven races.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left a trio of fast winners in Enk Spot Shannon (1:55.6, Bathurst), Alimonie (1:58.3, Globe Derby Park) and the Canadian winner Atomic Million Am (1:59).

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9 July 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS
 

By Peter Wharton

FEAR THE DRAGON OFF TO A FLYER AT STUD

The first crop of the North America Cup hero Fear The Dragon are making an impact on the American racing scene.

The millionaire son of Dragon Again, whose frozen semen is available ‘down under’ from Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW), has 14 two-year-old winners already including 10 in 2:00 and five in 1:56.

 

Self Made (1:53) and Greta T (1:56.2), a pair of Fear The Dragon youngsters, both won on the same night at Scioto Downs, Ohio earlier this week.

 

Tintin In America, the sire of the world’s fastest ever mare Shartin, produced winners on both sides of the Tasman.

 

American Flyer NZ won in a career-best 1:55.5 at Menangle, Smooth Rye (1:56.6) made it six wins from her last seven starts at Northam, Onesmartfella NZ hoisted a new lifetime mark of 1:55.4 winning at its Aussie debut at Terang, Boston Busker won his sixth race at Launceston and Rin Tin Tin broke novice ranks at the Forbury Park farewell meeting.

 

Talented mare Fifty Five Reborn and the three-year-old Arma Einstein continue to fly the flag for the new Yirribee stallion Renaissance Man in WA. Fifty Five Reborn sent her stake earnings over the $150,000 mark with a convincing end-to-end win in 1:57.1 at Gloucester Park, while Arma Einstein notched his fifth success at Pinjarra, going in 1:56.9.

 

Flare Up, a two-year-old filly by Warrawee Needy, and Waiting For Love (by Million Dollar Cam), completed a stud-sired double at Newcastle last weekend. Flare Up, who was bred and raised at Yirribee, won effortlessly by 10 metres in a slick 1:57 on debut.

 

Other Million Dollar Cam winners were Jamieson Steele (1:54), who came from last to beat a strong field at Bendigo, Milliondollar Wave, a winner in 1:52.8 at Northfield Park, Ohio,  and Lucky Millionaire (1:57.2, Buffalo Raceway, New York).

 
 

2 July 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

TEDDY WALTZES AWAY WITH GROUP 1

By Peter Wharton

Tough Tintin In America youngster Teddy Disco tasted Group 1 success for the first time when he outstayed his rivals in the $100,750 Garrard’s Redcliffe Yearling Sales Series 2YO Final last Saturday night (June 26).

Teddy Disco sat parked most of the way before careering away to win by 5.7 metres.

It was his third win from four starts.

Tintin In America, who stands at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga, has sired five individual two-year-old winners to date this season.

Companion sire Renaissance Man left four winners in the space of three days in Western Australia. Fifty Five Reborn led throughout in a 1:57.4 rate at Gloucester Park, the three-year-old filly Dynamite Dolly notched her maiden success at Pinjarra, while Thats So Fetch and Art Revival both saluted at Wagin.

 

Warrawee Needy’s brilliant first crop son Uncle Shank made it two from two this season when he led from end-to-end in a 1:55 rate at Albion Park. Warrawee Needy was also represented by the North American winners Needless To Say (1:52.8) and Wine Tyme (1:57.8).

 

Yirribee Stud’s stalwart Million Dollar Cam, the three-time NSW Sire of the Year, produced winners in Bill Shannon (1:57.7, Bathurst), Alimonie (Globe Derby Park) and  the Canadian winner Doc’s Ronhenry.

 

25 June 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

2YO WINNER BY FEAR THE DRAGON

By Peter Wharton

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon, whose frozen semen is available ‘down under’ at Yirribee Pacing Stud (NSW), has made a promising start to his stud career in America.

 

He has already sire five sub 2:00 winners and a 1:55 winner from his first crop including the colt The Fear Is Real, who won at Northfield Park, Ohio on Wednesday in 1:55.8.

 

Tintin In America, the sire of the world’s fastest ever female pacer Shartin, left two two-year-old winners in Queensland in the space of four days. Teddy Disco, a two-year-old gelding, won a heat of the Redcliffe Yearling Sale Series and has now won two of his three starts, while the filly Zaras A Treasure notched her maiden success at Albion Park in a 1:58 rate.

 

Tintin In America, who has sired five two-year-old winners this season, was also represented by the Cranbourne winner Common Courtesy (1:58.7) and the North American winner Kiwi Tintin NZ (1:51.2).

 

Former world champion Warrawee Needy left winners from his first crops in North America and Australia. Pld Needy (1:57.6) and Lil Memories (1:59.8) emerged successful in Canada, while the three-year-old The Mountain (1:55.9) posted his sixth lifetime win at Wagga.

 

Other Yirribee Stud sired winners have been Deal Breaker 1:58.7 (by Million Dollar Cam) and Ocean Eve (by Renaissance Man).

22 June 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

UNCLE SHANK BLITZES RIVALS

By Peter Wharton

Talented Warrawee Needy colt Uncle Shank made a triumphant winning return to the track at harness racing’s Albion Park on Tuesday (June 15).

The three-year-old led from the outset and proceeded to blitz his rivals, rating 1:55 over 1660 metres with the final 800 in 56.8 seconds.

It was his third success from four lifetime starts.

 

The world champion Warrawee Needy was also represented by three winners from his first North American crop in Needless To Say (1:52.6), Wine Tyme and Heresthatmanagain.

 

Smooth Rye, a winner at Gloucester Park in a career-best 1:56.7, continues to fly the flag for Tintin In America. The mare has now won five of her last six outings and eight races lifetime.

 

Other recent Tintin In America winners included American Flyer NZ, a runaway winner in 1:57.2 at Newcastle, and Wotdidusaaay (1:59.6, Warragul).

 

Arma Einstein, a three-year-old by Renaissance Man, scored his most important success to date in the $25,000 (Listed) Westsired Classic at Gloucester Park. The gelding rated a slick 1:56.9 over 2130 metres.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left winners in both hemispheres last week. Pat McGarry (1:55.6), Deal Breaker (1:59.7) and Chubbs emerged successful in Australia, while Its Only Rocknroll (1:54.2) and Sure Please (1:58.6) scored in New York.

10 June 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

YIRRIBEE STOCK WINNING EVERYWHERE !

By Peter Wharton

 

The progeny of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster have emerged successful in both hemispheres and four different States over the past fortnight.

 

Three-time NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam led in five winners including Olinksy, who scored at both Wagga (1:56.7) and Leeton, Waiting For Love (1:55.8, Newcastle), Little Pom (Young), Deal Breaker (1:59, Redcliffe) and the 2:00 Globe Derby Park victor Alimonie.

 

The Derby winner Renaissance Man, whose stock are firing on all fours, was represented by two winners from his WA crop. They were the impressive three-year-olds Mister Ridgewell, who made it four wins from eight starts at Gloucester Park, and the filly Patrikiar, who completed back-to-back wins at Northam.

 

Warrawee Needy (1:46.8), the former world champion, left winners in both hemispheres. Warra Downs, a three-year-old filly, led throughout in a career-best 1:58.9 at Bathurst, while Needless To Say won in 1:53.8 at Pocono Downs, Pennsylvania.

 

While Tintin In America, the former NZ 4YO of the Year and sire of the world’s fastest ever mare Shartin (1:46.8), was represented by the end-to-end Gloucester Park winner Middlepage (1:58.5) and Kiwi Tintin NZ, who won in 1:53 at Plainridge Park, Massachusetts.

31 May 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

THE GROGFATHER FLIES THE FLAG

 

The highly promising The Grogfather, a three-year-old gelding by Warrawee Needy and one of his first crop, is proving a fine advertisement for the former world champion who now stands at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga.

 

The Grogfather notched his seventh success and earned a new speed badge of 1:53.9 leading for the final 1000 metres at Albion Park on Saturday night (May 22).

 

Warrawee Needy, who took a mark of 1:46.8 and earned $1.25 million, was also represented by the recent North American winners Deprived (1:56.6) and Warrawee Speedy (1:58.2).

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left winners in two States last week.

 

The three-year-old filly Light Up Lily, Neville Shannon (1:56.8) and Milliondollarbill won at the NSW provincials, while Deal Breaker and Dollarbill both won at Marburg in Queensland.

 

Tintin In America, the sire of Australasia’s fastest ever pacer Shartin (1:46.8), was represented in Western Australia by Smooth Rye, who made it four on end with victories at Bunbury and Central Wheatbelt, and the 1:57.3 Gloucester Park winner Middlepage.

 

To round out a great week, Renaissance Man, the former multiple Group 1 winning juvenile who stood his first season at Yirribee in 2020, produced a winning double at Central Wheatbelt with the three-year-old Patrikiar and a ‘new’ winner That’s So Fetch.

 

14 May 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

NIMAH FRANCO LIKES ALBION PARK

 

Talented Tintin In America mare Nimah Franco’s affinity with the Albion Park track continued last weekend.

 

The six-year-old posted her seventh success at the Brisbane headquarters’ track this year and earned a new speed badge of 1:54 in the process. The win pushed her earnings over the $100,000 plateau.

 

Other Tintin In America winners for the week have been Nerano, a winner in 1:59.1 at Addington, and Smooth Rye (1:59.3, Central Wheatbelt).

World champion Warrawee Needy was represented by his 16th individual from his first crop when the three-year-old filly Ripponlea trounced her rivals at Dubbo. Another Warrawee Needy filly, Rusty El, made it three wins from only seven starts with a 1:58.5 effort at Wagga.

 

Warrawee Needy boasts a 34 percent winners-to-foals strike with his initial crop in this country.

 

Reigning NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam left winners in two countries this week. Kay Nora Shannon scored in a career-best 1:56.2 at Albion Park, Enk Spot Shannon captured a heat of the NSW Regional Championship at Bathurst, Whatta Conk won in 1:57.9 at Penrith, and the three-year-old filly Eippermill scored her maiden success by 17 metres at Young.

 

While in North America, Justa Camilion won again in 2:00 flat at Freehold Raceway, New Jersey.

 

The four-year-old Medieval Man continues to fly the flag for Renaissance Man in Western Australia. The gelding peeled off a flying 55 seconds final 800 metres on his way to his fifth success from 10 starts at Gloucester Park this year.

 

Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy, Million Dollar Cam and Renaissance Man are members of the powerful sire roster at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW).

 

By Peter Wharton

30 April 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

THE GROGFATHER IN TOP FORM

 

The Grogfather, a three-year-old gelding by world champion Warrawee Needy, and one of his first crop, continues to carry the flag for his sire in NSW.

 

The gelding notched his third win from his last five starts and his sixth lifetime when he overcame a difficult barrier draw and a wide passage to win in a 1:55.8 rate at the Bathurst midweek meeting.

 

Rockindownunder, a three-year-old filly, notched her third win at Penrith, while the Warrawee Needy pair, Needless To Say (1:54, Pocono Downs) and Farro’s Reign (1:57.2, Saratoga Raceway) both saluted in North America.

 

NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam was represented by winners in Million Dollar Gem, a mare bred by Yirribee Pacing Stud and a double winner at Buffalo Raceway, New York in 1:57.4 and 1:58.2, and Bill Shannon, who posted his fifth success at Bathurst.

 

Renaissance Man, who completed his first season at Yirribee last year, led in two winners in the West in Goodonya Mate, a winner in a career-best 1:56.6 at Bunbury, and Flywillowfly, one of two Stud-sired winners at Central Wheatbelt (WA). The other was Cavalry Call, a gelding by Tintin In America, who posted his 14th win and increased his bankroll to $95,000.

 

By Peter Wharton

14 April 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

UNBEATEN TWO YEAR OLD BY TINTIN IN AMERICA

Promising Tintin In America youngster Mahomes made it two wins from two starts when he led most of the way in an APG Bullion heat at Menangle on Tuesday (April 13). The gelding clocked a career-best 1:54.5 for the flying mile with the last 800 in 56.3 seconds.

Warrawee Needy was represented by a ‘new’ two-year-old winner in Inspector Callahan, who rated a slick 1:56.4 at Wagga, as well as the three-year-old filly Rusty El, a winner in 1:58.4 at Wagga, and the North American winner Deprived (1:57.6).

Other recent Tintin In America winners have been Wotdidusaaay, who won his eighth race at Melton, and Knockawarwon NZ, who notched his second win from four outings at Newcastle.

 

Three-time NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam produced the North American winners Sure Please (1:56.8) and Milliondollardad (1:58.2) along with the Parkes (NSW) victor Deal Breaker.

 

Renaissance Man continues to churn out the winners with the three-year-old Mister Ridgewell leading from end to end in a career-best 1:57.7 at the Gloucester Park midweek meeting and Trittrittbangbang notching win No. 7 at Cranbourne. Mister Ridgewell has won three of his five lifetime outings.

 

The North America Cup winner Fear The Dragon had a colt sell at the inaugural Nutrien Equine Yearling Sale for $67,000.

Tintin In America, Warrawee Needy, Million Dollar Cam, Renaissance Man and Fear The Dragon are members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

By Peter Wharton

7 April 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

WARRAWEE NEEDY - THE PERCENTAGE SIRE

 

World Champion Warrawee Needy, who stands at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga, was credited with his 14th individual winner from his first crop when the three-year-old Hurricane Hussler emerged successful at its second start at Maryborough recently.

The Grogfather, another of Warrawee Needy’s initial crop, won twice at Bathurst in the space of a week, rating 1:54.1 and 1:55.6.

 

Warrawee Needy boasts a 30 percent winner-to-foals strike rate with his first Australian stock.

 

Tintin In America, the companion sire to Warrawee Needy at Yirribee, left winners in three different countries last week. Nimah Franco NZ scored her 10th win at Albion Park in 1:57.4, Onesmartfella won for the fourth time at Wyndham, New Zealand, while Kiwi Tintin NZ was successful at Saratoga Raceway, New York in 1:56.4.

 

Renaissance Man, the latest addition to the Yirribee Stud sire roster, left winners in either side of the country. The smart Trittrittbangbang posted his sixth win and earned a new speed badge of 1:56.2 at Kilmore, while Addisyn notched her third success from her last four starts at Collie (WA).

 

To round out another big week, Spirited, a daughter of thrice NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam, posted win No. 5 at Albury.

By Peter Wharton

1 April 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

NEW WINNERS BY WARRAWEE NEEDY

Warrawee Needy, the former world mile record holder who now stands at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga, was represented by two ‘new’ winners in the three-year-old fillies Warrawee Tina and Warrawee Honey.

 

Warrawee Needy has left 13 individual winners from his first Australian crop of 47 foals – an almost 30 percent strike rate.

 

In North America, Warrawee Needy sired recent winners in Needless To Say, a double winner at Pocono Downs, Pennsylvania in 1:53 and 1:57.2, and High Flyin Jamie, who won at Western Fair Raceway, Canada in 1:58.2.

 

Tintin In America picked up his second two-year-old credit this year when the debutant Mahomes led most of the way to crush his rivals in 1:54.7 at Menangle.

 

Other recent winners by Tintin In America were Wotdidusaaay (1:58.5, Melton), Terrier (Addington, NZ) and Onesmartfella, a winner in 1:59.6 at Invercargill, NZ.

 

Renaissance Man, who stock are flying on all fours, left the impressive Gloucester Park winner Addisyn (1:58.3), while the Million Dollar Cam mare Million Dollar Gem, who was bred and raised at Yirribee Pacing Stud, scored again in 1:58.4 at Buffalo Raceway, New York.

By Peter Wharton

22 March 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

PERTH DOUBLE FOR RENAISSANCE MAN

 

Renaissance Man, a former Group 1 winning two and three-year-old and who now stands at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW), sired a winning double at the midweek Gloucester Park meeting.

 

His winners were Medieval Man, who sat parked before winning in a career-best 1:58.2 over 2130 metres, and Longreach Bay, who led throughout with the final 800 in 56 seconds. Both are members of Renaissance Man’s second crop of 27 foals which has produced 17 starters, 10 winners and three placegetters.

World champion Warrawee Needy sired his eleventh winner from his first Australian crop in the three-year-old filly Rusty El, a winner in 1:59 at her second start at Wagga. He was also represented by a winner in Canada in Farros Reign (1:57.8).

 

Fellow Yirribee Stud sires Tintin In America and Million Dollar Cam were both represented by winners at Albion Park. Nimah Franco NZ, a daughter of Tintin In America, posted her ninth success and lifted her stake tally to beyond $75,000, while Kay Nora Shannon (by Million Dollar Cam) earned a new speed badge of 1:58.2 on the way to her third win this year.

 

By Peter Wharton

15 March 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

GLOUCESTER PARK WINNER BY TINTIN IN AMERICA

 

Promising Tintin In America three-year-old gelding American Bullitt further underlined his potential with a smart come-from-behind win at Gloucester Park last Friday night (March 12).

 

The gelding clocked a career-best 1:56.6 for 2130 metres, with the final 800 in 57.3.

 

Tintin In America was also represented by a winner at the Young Cup meeting on the same day in the four-year-old Boston Busker (1:58.5).

 

The 2020 NSW Sire of the Year Million Dollar Cam led in five individual winners for the week including Getaloadathisgirl, who won twice at Redcliffe in 1:57.9 and 1:59.3.

 

Other winners by Tintin In America have been Whatta Conk, a 1:57.8 winner at Penrith, Kay Nora Shannon (Redcliffe), Our Mista Kalle (Northam) and Atomic Million Am, a winner in 1:55 at Rideau Carleton Raceway, Canada.

 

World champion Warrawee Needy also led in two winners in Canada in Noch Ten, who captured a leg of the Snowshoe Pacing Series at Woodbine Mohawk Park in 1:56.4, and Heresthatmanagain (2:00, Western Fair Raceway).

 

Tintin In America, Million Dollar Cam and Warrawee Needy are all members of the sire roster at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Wagga (NSW).

 

By Peter Wharton

23rd February 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

BROTHER TO SHARTIN SALUTES

 

The promising Tintin In America gelding Knockawarwon NZ, a younger brother of champion racemare Shartin, was a very impressive winner at his second start at Menangle on Tuesday (February 23).

 

The four-year-old pinged straight to the front and was never seriously challenged thereafter, scoring untouched in 1:53.6.

 

Tintin In America was also represented by The Meadowlands, New Jersey winner God’s Spirit (1:51.8).

 

Yirribee Pacing Stud’s newest addition, Renaissance Man, left a pair of Gloucester Park winners recently. Ourboybart notched his seventh success in runaway fashion in a 1:58.2 rate, while Apologize won for the fourth time.

 

Million Dollar Cam, who has enjoyed a solid start to the year, left winners in three States in Christian Shannon (Tamworth and Newcastle), Camroller (Redcliffe) and Levi Jimmy (Devonport), while world champion Warrawee Needy’s daughter Deprived won again at Northfield Park, Ohio in 1:58.2.

 

Tintin In America, Renaissance Man, Million Dollar Cam and Warrawee Needy are members of the star-studded Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

By Peter Wharton

18 January 2021

YIRRIBEE WEEKLY NEWS

FIFTY FIVE REBORN NEARS $120,00

Renaissance Man is leaving some nice horses.

 

Talented Renaissance Man mare Fifty Five Reborn completed back-to-back Gloucester Park harness racing successes when she led from end to end on Friday night (February 12). It was her 10th win and increased her bankroll to almost $120,000.

 

Another of the Renaissance Man progeny, Trittrittbangbang, was a very impressive winner at Warragul, blasting home in 56.8 to score by 10 metres.

 

The Little Brown Jug winner Million Dollar Cam left winners in NSW and Queensland recently. They included Wongalea Charli, Movin Millions, Spirited and Kay Nora Shannon.

 

Warrawee Needy, the world champion racehorse, was represented by three winners in North America in Need Ur Opinion (1:54), Needless To Say (1:55.8) and Deprived (1:56.6).

 

On the sales front, Lennytheshark had three from his first crop sell at the Melbourne APG sale with a colt making $22,000 and a filly $21,000.

Renaissance Man, Million Dollar Cam, Warrawee Needy and Lennytheshark are all members of the Yirribee Pacing Stud sire roster.

 

By Peter Wharton