One to Watch – Ballarat

Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 28

This two year-old I Am Invincible colt had plenty of excuses at his first two starts, but joined the dots for an impressive win at Ballarat on Sunday to become the 20th juvenile winner for his sire this season.

Efflorescence wins at Ballarat - image Pat Scala / Racing Photos

The Anthony Freedman trained Efflorescence enjoyed the synthetic track and step up to 1400 metres, controlling the race throughout and racing clear for an easy two and a half length win as favourite.

A $510,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Phoenix Thoroughbreds from the Rosemont Stud draft, he carries the same colours as I Am Invincible’s dual Group I winner Loving Gaby.


Efflorescence was bred by Saconi Thoroughbreds and partners at Longwood Thoroughbred Farm and is the second winner from Group II winner Oasis Bloom.

Longwood Thoroughbred Farm will offer the weanling filly from Oasis Bloom by Sebring as Lot 610 at the Inglis Great Southern Sale.

Efflorescence is the 20th 2YO winner of the season for champion sire I Am Invincible, who stands at Yarraman Park at a fee of $209,000 this spring.



Race Result - Eclipse Ford Mdn Plate 1400m

Ballarat Synthetic Track: Synthetic Time: 1:25.48
T: Anthony Freedman J: W Egan 58
2c I Am Invincible (AUS) x Oasis Bloom (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $510,000
V:Rosemont Stud, Gnarwarre, Vic
B: Phoenix Thoroughbred (II) Ltd
T: M M Laurie J: Ethan Brown 58
2g Foxwedge (AUS) x Gossamer (AUS) (Northern Meteor (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $75,000
V:Kitchwin Hills, Scone
B: Matt Laurie Racing
Split Second
T: D & B Hayes & T Dabernig J: L Nolen 58
2c Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Moment In Time (AUS) (Archway (IRE))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $250,000
V:Henley Park
B: Lindsay Park Racing / Andrew Williams Bloodstock
T: James Cummings J: D Yendall 58
2c Teofilo (IRE) x Sung (AUS) (Anabaa (USA))
Shadow Prey
T: S Morrish J: John Allen 58
2g Crackerjack King (IRE) x Lady Brave (AUS) (High Chaparral (IRE))
T: James Cummings J: B Rawiller 58
2c Golden Horn (GB) x Dysphonia (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
T: Archie Alexander J: Neil Farley 58
2g Free Eagle (IRE) x Abazan (AUS) (Anabaa (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $80,000
V:Ampulla Lodge Bunyip Vic
B: Hamish Alexander
MM National Weanling Sale $42,500
V:Cornerstone Stud Farm Angaston SA
B: Ampulla Lodge
King And King
T: T & C McEvoy J: Damien Thornton 58
2c Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Wild Mia (USA) (Wildcat Heir (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $200,000
V:Rosemont Stud Gnarwarre Vic
B: Bjorn Baker Racing/Song Ru Chua
Sweet Cheval
T: M D Moroney J: Patrick Moloney 58
2g Sweet Orange (USA) x Raffaella (NZ) (Duelled (AUS))
NZB Ready To Run Sale $85,000
V:Dormello Stud
B: Paul Moroney Bloodstock / Ballymore Stables
Yankee Diva
T: N A Blackiston J: M J Walker 56
2f Americain (USA) x Eternal Circle (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale $20,000
V:Countrywide Thoroughbreds, Chiltern
B: N.A. Blackiston Thoroughbred Racing Pty Ltd
Inglis Great Southern Sale - Weanlings $3,500
V:Swettenham Stud, Nagambie
B: L Vandersluys
I Am Invincible in upcoming sales:
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