By Peter Wharton
Allwood Stud Farm bred a dozen individual winners and the winners of 15 races in April!
The haul included five winners by resident sire FOLLOW THE STARS, one of the current season’s leading two-year-old and three-year-old sires.
FOLLOW THE STARS two-year-old winners bred by Allwood Stud were the ‘new’ Gloucester Park winners Shes A Bright Star (1:59.6) and Troopingofthecolour (1:59.6), while three-year-old winners were the filly Star Fromthepalace, who scored at Gloucester Park in 1:56.6 and 1:57.9, The Stars Above, who won at Bunbury in 1:57.7 and 1:59.1, and Star Of The Class (1:58.8, Bunbury).
Another ‘new’ three-year-old winner by FOLLOW THE STARS was the Pinjarra victor Fiord.
Make It Happen, a gelding bred and raced by Allwood Stud, is one of the most improved three-year-olds in WA, notching consecutive wins at Gloucester Park (1:56.4) and Pinjarra (1:55.9).
Other recent Allwood Stud bred winners have been the two-year-old Machnificent, a winner at Gloucester Park in 1:58.9, Rollsoffthetongue (Gloucester Park), The Righteous (1:58.3, Bunbury), Morant (1:59, Bunbury), Marilyn Said (1:59.2, Bunbury), For Honourandglory (Pinjarra) and the trotter Allwoods Sunbeam (Shepparton).
Allwood Stud resident stallion FLY LIKE AN EAGLE continues to produce important winners in NSW. Chasing The Wind, a talented three-year-old gelding and one of his first crop, won twice at Bathurst in April and now boasts four wins from nine lifetime starts, while the two-year-old Eagle Commander completed back-to-back successes at Bathurst.