One to Watch – Tamworth
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday February 25

As we head towards the 2020 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale where he has nine yearlings on offer, Swettenham Stud’s young High Chaparral sire Toronado (IRE) gave us a ‘One to Watch’ on Tuesday from the stable of Melanie O’Gorman.

I'm on Break as a yearlingSecond and fifth at his first two starts last spring, good looking three year-old I’m On Break resumed from a spell at Tamworth on Tuesday and gave nothing else a chance when bolting away to win the 1000 metre maiden by four lengths.

“He’s not really bred to be winning over 1000 metres but it’s nice to get that one out of the way,” said Melanie O’Gorman.

“We bought him as a breeze up horse, but he really just needed more time so I kept him and I think we’ll now have a lot of fun.”

A $45,000 Inglis Premier purchase for O’Gorman Racing from the Swettenham Stud draft, I’m on Break is the third winner from Lanesborough, a Redoute’s Choice three-quarter sister to Group I winners Blackfriars and Larrocha, Group II winner Manton and stakes-winners Waterford Road and Lions Gate.

Given the classic stamina of his female pedigree, the fact he can win at over a sprint distance would suggest I’m on Break has a very bright future.

Toronado has nine entries for Inglis Premier and you can see them here.


Regional Maintenance Mdn 1000m
Tamworth Track: Soft(5) Time: 0:57.05
T: P M Perry J: Kyle Wilson-Taylor 56
4g Good Journey (USA) x Tapenade (AUS) (Barely A Moment (AUS))
I'm On Break
T: Melanie O'Gorman J: Ms S Clenton 58.5
3g Toronado (IRE) x Lanesborough (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Inglis Premier Yearling Sale $45,000
V:Swettenham Stud, Nagambie
B: O'Gorman Racing Pty Ltd
Valar Dohaeris
T: B F Cavanough J: B Looker 58.5
3g Fast 'n' Famous (AUS) x Valar Morghulis (AUS) (Henrythenavigator (USA))
Our Mate Chuckles
T: C K Martin J: Brooke Stower 58.5
3g Fast 'n' Famous (AUS) x Kiss 'n' Tale (AUS) (Tale Of The Cat (USA))
T: A J Denham J: G M Ryan 58.5
3g The Factor (USA) x Nash Rambler (AUS) (Diatribe (AUS))
Milo's Charm
T: Ms J Bowen J: Ms R Murray 58.5
3g Poet's Voice (GB) x Left In My Wake (AUS) (Elvstroem (AUS))
Mr Perfection
T: G L Woodward J: Qin Yong 56.5
3g Love Conquers All (AUS) x Octazure (AUS) (Octagonal (NZ))
MM National Yearling Sale $10,000
V:Waylon J Stud Wamuran Qld
B: George Woodward
MM National Weanling Sale $5,000
V:Kenmore Lodge Wyreema Qld
B: Hawkeye Bloodstock
T: J A Sylvester J: Ms M Weir 59
4g Dalakhani (IRE) x Van Welbilt (AUS) (Artie Schiller (USA))
T: Ms S Grills J: D Mc Lellan 58.5
3g Sebring (AUS) x Wynnstay Avenue (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $30,000
V:Torryburn Stud, Torryburn
B: P Wauch
T: S C Jones J: G Buckley 58.5
3g All Too Hard (AUS) x Porcelain (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $20,000
V:Murrulla Stud, Wingen
B: S Jones
T: Justin Bowen J: Clayton Gallagher 58.5
3g Arena (AUS) x Fairy Palace (AUS) (Valixir (IRE))
T: W Collison J: Billy Cray 58.5
3g Nicconi (AUS) x Eleyce's Jewel (AUS) (Carry The Crown (CAN))
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