Luvaluva Retired - What a Great Opportunity
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday March 25

Randwick trainer John Sargent has announced via Twitter that his star mare Luvaluva has been retired due to injury, news that will prick the ears of many commercial breeders as she is by the same sire as the dam of current Group I star Loving Gaby.

LuvaluvaA half-sister to Group II winner Brandenburg, Luvaluva has an impressive record with six wins and five placings from 30 starts with prizemoney topping $850,000

A multiple Group winner with the Group II VRC Wakeful Stakes her highlight win, Luvaluva has a very appealing pedigree.

She is by Mastercraftsman (IRE) from a daughter of Galileo (IRE) opening up a wide variety of options as to a future partner with Loving Gaby’s sire I Am Invincible an obvious contender.


More Reading...
Nettoyer From The Clouds to Claim The Doncaster Mile
Only two yearlings at the 2015 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale made less than the $20,000 shelled out for the Sebring filly Nettoyer, but the little filly no-one wanted took her earnings to over $1,614,000 when she powered home to capture Saturday’s Group 1 Doncaster Mile at Randwick.
Countdown to Easter Online gathers momentum
All is in readiness for the 2020 Australian Easter Yearling Sale – the first ever to be run as a solely digital auction.
Karaka May Sale Cancelled
Given the government’s announcement on Monday that the country is to go into lock-down due to the COVID-19 virus, New Zealand Bloodstock has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Karaka May Sale, due to be held on Friday 15 May.
Nature Strip on Fire in TJ Smith Stakes
A world-class field of sprinters lined up for Saturday’s Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick and the fleet-footed Nicconi gelding Nature Strip saw them all off in style.
Brilliant Stakes Win for $1.1 Million Colt
Arrowfield Stud’s now retired Not a Single Doubt continued his stellar season adding another impressive juvenile stakes-winner to his tally when expensive colt Doubtland justified his price tag with a commanding four length victory in the Group III ATC Kindergarten Stakes (1100m) on the first day of The Championships at Randwick.
So You Think Colt Wins G1 Australian Derby
He might be trained and ridden by Kiwis, but Group I ATC Australian Derby (2400m) hero Quick Thinker is an Aussie bred stayer that showed class and courage to score a tenacious victory in the Blue Riband at Randwick on Saturday.