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HARD SPUN (USA)

  • Nearctic (CAN) 1954
  • Northern Dancer (CAN) 1961
  • Natalma (USA) 1957
  • Danzig (USA) 1977
  • Admiral's Voyage (USA) 1959
  • Pas De Nom (USA) 1968
  • Petitioner (GB) 1952
  • Hard Spun (USA) 2004
  • Alydar (USA) 1975
  • Turkoman (USA) 1982
  • Taba (ARG) 1973
  • Turkish Tryst (USA) 1991
  • Roberto (USA) 1969
  • Darbyvail (USA) 1984
  • Luiana (USA) 1963

Yearling Stats

Australian Yearling Stats (133 sold) Average Median
HARD SPUN stands at Darley Vic
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Latest News

With wins in the Group I Randwick Guineas and Group 1 Cantala Stakes, Le Romain has shown he has few peers at a mile but with his first-up win under 61 kgs in Monday's $150,000 Group III Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick proved he is no slouch over 1200 metres.
A second stakes winner on the day for former Darley shuttler Hard Spun (USA) after the Matthew Williams-trained Turnitaround earned his black-type victory $150,000 Group III Eclipse Stakes (1800m) at Sandown.
Described by co-trainer Matthew Ellerton as an ugly plane Jane when she first entered training, Arctic Angel looked to be a filly with a future when leading all the way in Saturday's $120,000 Listed Thoroughbred Club Merson Cooper Stakes (1000m) at Sandown.
Breeder and part owner Mark Carusi now has 1,506,325 reasons to thank sales companies for rejecting Le Romain after the son of Hard Spun (USA) claimed his second win at the elite level in Saturday's $1,000,000 Group 1 Cantala Stakes (1600m) at Flemington.

Top Progeny

Le Romain 5 wins, 3 stakes (2 x Gr1)
Turnitaround 8 wins, 1 stakes
Spin Da Wheels 8 wins, 1 stakes
Western Blaze 6 wins, 1 stakes
Text'n Hurley 5 wins, 1 stakes
Spinning Jenny 5 wins, 1 stakes
Tarquin 4 wins, 1 stakes
Late Charge 4 wins, 1 stakes
San Nicasio 3 wins, 1 stakes
Royal Haunt 3 wins, 1 stakes

Top Nicks

Snippets 8 winners, 2 stakes Sichuan Vigour
Royal Academy 5 winners, 2 stakes Refulgent
Quest For Fame 6 winners, 1 stakes Text'n Hurley
Xaar 5 winners, 1 stakes Arctic Angel
Brief Truce 3 winners, 1 stakes Spinning Jenny

Top Trainers

Trainer Rnrs Wnrs Top Earner
M Ellerton and S Zahra 9 8 Crystal Web
P G Moody 10 8 Mirage
J A O'Shea 10 7 Tarquin
Brent Stanley 6 5 Royal Scandal
J J Size 4 4 Sichuan Vigour
J P Salanitri 8 4 Hard Call
Adam Trinder 5 3 Harvey Bay
C W McDonald 4 3 Schneller
D K Weir 7 3 Refulgent
M C Kent 3 3 Silk And Diamonds
P Stokes 4 3 Spun Dry
Peter Snowden 6 3 Coins
Tony McEvoy 3 3 Jenner
B J McCarthy 2 2 Jack Hammer
Archie Alexander 2 2 Chippenham