9 JUVENILE'S TO WATCH

The first 2-year-old trials in Sydney will be held on Monday, September 18 at Randwick-Kensington. It is very well possible the next G1 Golden Slipper or G1 Blue Diamond, R. Listed Magic Millions 2YO Classic or R. Listed Inglis Millennium winners could be among them.

The first juvenile stakes race in Australia is the G3 Gimcrack S. for the fillies, and the G3 Breeders’ Plate for the colts and geldings will be held at Randwick on September 30.

Archibald told The Thoroughbred Report AusNZ, “These nine 2-year-olds will jump-out on Friday. Pending they come through the jump-out in good order, the plan is to push towards the Randwick trials on September 18.

“The trials will decide if any of them are ready to be lining up in a Breeders’ Plate or a Gimcrack Stakes.”

I Am Invincible x Modern Wonder (Snitzel) (colt) An unnamed colt by the reigning Champion Sire I Am Invincible has been giving all the right indications to the stable that he could be an early runner.

The unnamed colt was a $700,000 purchase by TFI, Annabel Neasham Racing and Dermot Farrington Bloodstock when offered by Kia Ora Stud at the 2023 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.

He colt is the third foal from the Snitzel mare Modern Wonder. She won the Listed Dequetteville S. and placed in the G3 Thoroughbred Club S. as a 2-year-old and trained on to place in the G3 Typhoon Tracy S.

Modern Wonder is the daughter of the juvenile winner and Listed-placed Elusive Wonder (Elusive Quality {USA}). Making Modern Wonder a full sister to the Champion 2-Year-Old Filly in Australia in 2019/20 - Away Game.

During a remarkable career Away Game claimed the R. Listed Magic Millions 2YO Classic, the G2 Percy Sykes S. and the G3 Widden S. and placed in the G1 Golden Slipper.

As an older horse, Away Game placed in the G1 Oakleigh Plate and the G1 Robert Sangster S. highlighting her remarkable constitution.

Furthermore, the colt is related to G3 Blue Diamond Preview (Fillies) placegetter Written Swoosh (Written Tycoon).

Modern Wonder’s first foal was a winner named Wonderwall (Sebring) who won over 1400 metres. Her second foal is the unraced filly Khaznah (Zoustar) who is trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace.

Bosustow - Blue Point (Ire) x Bumbasina (Ire) (Canford Cliffs {Ire}) (colt) This son of Blue Point (Ire) named Bosustow is a half-brother to the super filly Amelia’s Jewel (Siyouni {Fr}).

Offered by Segenhoe Stud at the 2023 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale he was knocked down to the Rosemont Alliance, Suman Hedge Bloodstock (FBAA) and Annabel Neasham Racing for $900,000.

Bosustow is the third foal from the Canford Cliffs (Ire) mare Bumbasina (Ire). She won twice and was placed in the Listed Ruby S. and the Listed Navigation S. in Ireland.

Bumbasina is the dam of the aforementioned Amelia’s Jewel, a victress of seven races including the G1 Northerly S.

Bumbasina is a half-sister to G2 Lanwades Stud S. winner Epona Plays (Ire) (Australia {GB}) and Group 3- winning Dolce Strega (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}).

Justify (USA) x Champagne Cuddles (Not A Single Doubt) (colt) The unnamed colt is a son of Justify (USA) who is the sire of the Neasham stable’s star juvenile of last season - Learning To Fly.

Justify was crowned the Champion First Season Sire in Australia for the 2022/23 season.

The colt was offered by Coolmore Stud at the 2023 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale where he caught the eye of Kia Ora Stud, TFI and Annabel Neasham Racing who paid $700,000 to secure him. He is the first foal from the bonny Not A Single Doubt mare Champagne Cuddles. She won four races including the G2 Breeders’ Classic and the G3 Gold Coast Guineas, while she placed in the G1 Golden Rose and G1 Flight S. and the G1 Stradbroke H.

Champagne Cuddles is well-related herself as a daughter of the Group 1 winner Sky Cuddle (Snippets).

The Bjorn Baker-trained mare was offered at the 2020 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale at the conclusion of her career where Tom Magnier paid $2 million for her.

Needing Attention - Zousain x Seeking Attention (Exceed And Excel) (filly) The 2-year-old filly named Needing Attention is from the first crop of Widden Stud’s exciting sire Zousain, a son of Zoustar.

The filly is the 10th foal of the Exceed And Excel mare Seeking Attention. She won five races and was placed at Group 3 level.

Seeking Attention is a half-sister to Stryker who won the G3 BTC Classic and placed in the G1 Golden Rose.

Furthermore, this is the family of Buckinghampshire (Lonhro) who won the Listed Summer Juvenile S. at Kenilworth. Needing Attention is a homebred by Mr JS Mackay and was not offered for sale.

Justify (USA) x Paulownia (Fastnet Rock) (filly) This unnamed daughter of Justify (USA) was purchased by Champion Thoroughbreds and Annabel Neasham Racing for NZ$300,000 from the New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka National Yearling Sale.

The filly is the second foal from the Fastnet Rock mare Paulownia. She won over 1200 metres and was placed in the G2 Wellington Guineas.

The filly’s dam is a full sister to the G1 William Reid S. hero Foxwedge and the Listed winner She’s A Fox (Fastnet Rock).

Paulownia descends from the family of the G1 Australian Guineas fourth placegetter Bank Maur (Maurice {Jpn}) who also claimed the G2 Alister Clark S.

Tudaya - Trapeze Artist x Moss Trip (Mossman) (colt) Tudaya, a colt by Trapeze Artist, is the first foal from the Mossman mare Moss Trip and is another that is showing signs he could be a early runner to the stable.

Moss Trip won five races including G3 James HB Carr S. and placed in the G2 Hot Danish S.

Dubious x Thisisus (NZ) (High Chaparral {Ire}) (colt) This unnamed colt is from the first crop of the Kitchwin Hills Stud-based Dubious, he was a $500,000 purchase by Justin Fung, Aquis Stallions and Annabel Neasham Racing from the draft of Noralla Stud at the 2023 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.

The colt is the sixth foal from the High Chaparral (Ire) mare Thisisus (NZ). She is a half-sister to Smitten Kitten (NZ) (Volksraad {GB}) a victress of eight races including the Listed Breeders’ S.

Furthermore, this is the family of Katana (NZ) (Volksraad {GB}) who was crowned the Champion 2-Year-Old Filly in New Zealand in 2002/03 winning the G2 Breeders’ S. and placed in the G1 Manawatu Sires’ Produce S. Stallone - Extreme Choice x Good Looking Mare (Medaglia D’Oro {USA}) (colt) Stallone, a son of Newgate Farm's Extreme Choice was a $300,000 purchase by Darby Racing and de Burgh Equine from the draft of Bell River Thoroughbreds at the 2023 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.

Stallone is the third foal from an unraced daughter of Medaglia D’Oro (USA) - Good Looking Mare. She is a daughter of Sherine (USA) (Precise End {USA}) who claimed the G2 Comely S. at Aqueduct.

Superhero - Deep Field x Mine Two (I Am Invincible) (colt) Rounding out the nine highlighted gallopers is a 2-year-old colt by Newgate Farm’s pensioned Deep Field, Superhero.

The colt was a $340,000 purchase by Yes Bloodstock and Group 1 Bloodstock (FBAA) from the draft of Twin Hills Stud at the 2023 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale. Superhero is the fourth foal from the I Am Invincible mare Mine Two. She won as a juvenile and was placed in the G3 Schweppervescence H. and finished fourth in the G2 Reisling S.

Mine Two is a half-sister to Spright (Hinchinbrook). She claimed the G1 Robert Sangster S. and the G3 Star Kingdom H. among his six victories.

Spright was also placed in the G1 Goodwood H. and the G1 Moir S. and finished fourth in the G1 Stradbroke H. and G1 Manikato S.

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