Ones to Watch – Sandown
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 2
Sebring had a super year in 2018 with 14 Australian stakes-winners in that calendar year, but 2019 promises to be even better with a pair of lightly raced three year-olds stamping themselves as horses to follow after scoring impressively at Sandown on Wednesday.

SebringOne of the most astute breeders in the business having given us the likes of Black Caviar, Jameka, All Too Hard and The Quarterback, Rick Jamieson of Gilgai Farm saw his black colours carried to victory in the first race by hombred Sebring filly Amanika.

Prepared by Mick Kent, Amanika was unplaced on debut at Geelong in June last year on a heavy track, but returned from a good long spell a much stronger filly.

She settled last in the field of nine and came out wide to charge home and win the 1300 metre maiden by a neck going away.

Amanikan is the first living foal of Group II winning Savabeel mare My Emotion, a half-sister to the dam of Group I ATC Champagne Stakes winner Seabrook from the famed "Tennessee" family that has also produced Group I winners Aloha and Malaguerra.

Based in Victoria, Gilgai Farm will be selling at the 2019 Magic Millions next week and you can see their draft here which includes the full brother to $4.8 million earner Jameka .

Ridgewood Drive as a yearlingSaluting in the next race was Sebring gelding Ridgewood Drive, a half-brother to Group I Queensland Derby winner Sonntag.

Second on debut last month at Bendigo, the Anthony Freedman trained Ridgewood Drive relished the step up to 1500 metres and cast off maiden status with a powerful length and a quarter win as favourite.

Bred and offered for sale by Torryburn Stud, Ridgewood Drive was bought by Freedman Racing for $140,000 at Inglis Easter and runs for a big group of owners woth Torryburn Stud retaining share.

Ridgewood Drive is the fourth winner for Parfaits, a half-sister by Strategic to Grouyp I winner Flavour.

Torryburn Stud are selling at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale next week and you can see their draft here.


Sebring has 3 lots on offer at NZB Karaka Book 1
Sebring has 12 lots on offer at Inglis Classic Yearling Sale
Sebring has 12 lots on offer at Inglis Premier Yearling Sale
Ladbrokes Multiverse Mdn Plate 1500m
Sandown-Hillside Track: Good(4) Time: 1:34.34
1
1.3
Ridgewood Drive
T: Anthony Freedman J: M Zahra 58
3g Sebring (AUS) x Parfaits (AUS) (Strategic (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $140,000
V:Torryburn Stud, Torryburn
B: Freedman Brothers Pty Ltd $140,000
2
1.3
Ordell
T: J F Moloney J: Jarrod Fry 56
3f Fighting Sun (AUS) x Orcades (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
3
1.4
Poony
T: D K Weir J: Ethan Brown 56.5
3g Dream Ahead (USA) x Oberne Rose (AUS) (Ad Valorem (USA))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale $36,000
V:Riverina Downs Tarcutta NSW
B: Darren Weir Racing $36,000
4
1.5
Schwitzer
T: G Eurell J: Ms N Beriman 58
3g Danerich (AUS) x Early Wakening (AUS) (Hennessy (USA))
Inglis Premier Yearling Sale Ses 2 $95,000
V:Bucklee Farm, Greta West
B: G Eurell $95,000
5
2.3
Whitemore
T: R D Griffiths J: Jye McNeil 58
3g Statue Of Liberty (USA) x Miss Barysh (AUS) (Baryshnikov (AUS))
MM Tasmanian Yearling Sale $26,000
V:Belrock Farm Whitemore Tas
B: Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock $26,000
6
2.4
Countess De Galvez
T: D K Weir J: John Allen 56
3f All Too Hard (AUS) x Galvez (AUS) (Zizou (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $50,000
V:Turangga Farm Scone NSW
B: B2B Bloodstock $50,000
7
3.1
Wild Vitality
T: Rodney Foster J: D W Stackhouse 58
3g Vital Equine (IRE) x Flying Gaga (AUS) (Flying Pegasus (AUS))
8
3.3
King Landon
T: M D Moroney J: Jordan Childs 58
3g Testa Rossa (AUS) x Alamea (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $100,000
V:Westbury Stud Ltd Karaka NZ
B: Paul Moroney Bloodstock $100,000
9
3.7
Monteferrante
T: L and T Corstens J: B Prebble 56
3f Pierro (AUS) x Espurante (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $180,000
V:Vieira Group Pty Ltd Sydney NSW
B: Sheamus Mills Bloodstock/Malua Bloodstock $180,000
10
4.5
Budd Fox
T: Henry Dwyer J: Regan Bayliss 58
3g Foxwedge (AUS) x Banker's Choice (USA) (Canadian Frontier (USA))
11
4.7
Surging Storm
T: Matthew Brown J: Teodore Nugent 55
3g Needs Further (AUS) x No Reflection (AUS) (Dracula (AUS))