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New Group Winner For Charm Spirit

16 AUG 19 | WPS


Leading young sire Charm Spirit's progeny continued on with their fine form overnight when his three-year-old son Kick On defeated the older horses to land a thrilling renewal of the Gr.3 Tattersal...

Charm Spirit 3YO Impresses at Flemington


The impressive run of form of progeny from the first-crop of Windsor Park's star miler Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) continued on Saturday when his unbeaten son Heirborn defied a moderate tempo ...

Sansom Chasing Fourth-Straight Win

8 AUG | AAP


The Phillip Stokes-trained Sansom (Charm Spirit) will try to complete an unbeaten winter campaign when he runs for the first time as a three-year-old at Flemington.  Sansom was beaten in his first ...

Charm Spirit Three Year Olds Clash at Flemington

9 AUG | BY RACENEWS


Two progressive gallopers by Windsor Park Stud stallion Charm Spirit will clash in Saturday’s VRC Member Helen Saffin Handicap (1400m) at Flemington when the Anthony Freedman-trained Heirborn and P...

Charm Spirit taking off

29 JUL | BY RACENEWS


Yesterday’s impressive Australian 2YO winner Heirborn highlighted the weekend return of Leading First Season Sire Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) to his southern hemisphere base at Windsor Park St...

Heirborn destroys rivals on debut

29 JUL | BY RACENEWS


Anthony Freedman put the icing on an outstanding season when Heirborn (Charm Spirit) destroyed his rivals on debut at Bendigo on Sunday.  The son of Charm Spirit settled midfield with cover and, wh...

Freedman in the Express lane


Two days after hitting the century of wins on Friday night, the Lee Freedman yard took the score further up with Yulong Express (NZ) (Shamexpress) shedding his maiden status at his sixth start on S...

Sansom stars for Charm Spirit


Exciting Melbourne 2YO Sansom (Charm Spirit) has always been held in high regard by leading trainer Phillip Stokes and following the talented galloper’s dominant win at Sandown today that opinion c...

Group One prospect has deep roots at Windsor Park


Windsor Park Stud’s association with major Australian breeders and owners Wally Truscott and George Altomonte and their trainer Jack Denham is integral to the story of the Cambridge nursery’s risin...

Ripcord cruises to Australian victory

22 JUL 19 | BY RACENEWS


Talented three-year-old Ripcord (Rip Van Winkle) is the latest galloper to make the successful move from wily Wanganui trainer Kevin Myers to equally astute Victorian horseman Patrick Payne.  The s...

Overnight treble for Charm Spirit

19 MAR 2019


Leading Freshman Sire Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) continued his hot run of success in Europe with a hat trick of winners in England overnight at 1400m, 1600m & 2000m. Invincible Spirit’s h...

Cyber Attack to follow winning recipe

7 JUNE, 2019 NZ RACING DESK


Trainer Tony Pike believes he has found the recipe for three-year-old success in Queensland and he will begin to follow that formula at Eagle Farm on Saturday when Cyber Attack contests the Listed ...

Third time’s a charm for Savvy Oak


Expat New Zealand trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young will be hoping third time’s a charm for their talented three-year-old Savvy Oak when he lines up in the Gr.1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at ...

New G3 winner for Rip Van Winkle


Consistent mare Sleeping Beauty (Rip Van Winkle) finally got the major race win she deserved when she took out the Group III ISCL Rotorua Stakes (1400m) on Saturday. The Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew...

Windsor Park Stud release fees

06 MAY, 2019 NZ RACING DESK


The Schick family’s Windsor Park Stud, in Cambridge, has announced the stud fees for its seven-strong stallion roster headed by triple Group One winner Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) at $18,000+G...

Rip Van Winkle youngster lays down the law at Te Rapa

28th APRIL 2019, NZ RACING DESK


Trainer Tony Pike unleashed another eye-catching youngster from his Cambridge-based team when two-year-old filly Subpoena (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle) delivered a winning performance on debut at Te Rapa o...

Diva Express too swift at Avondale

26th APRIL 2019


Ruakaka galloper Diva Express (ShamExpress) proved too swift for her two-year-old rivals when she took out the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1200m) at Avondale on Thursday. Prepared by Ken Rae a...

New Stakes-winner for Rip Van Winkle

23 APR 2019


Locally trained mare Lil Miss Swiss (Rip Van Winkle) added an all-important black-type victory to her resume when storming home to defeat hot favourite Orepuki Lad (Raise The Flag) in the shadows o...

3YO stakes winner for Charm Spirit

17 APRIL 2019 | RACENEWS


Leading first season sire Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) has struck early in the new European flat season with a stakes-winning 3YO this week at the prestigious Craven Stakes meeting at Newmarket...

Debt Collector imperious in Chairman’s Trophy

08 APR | MICHAEL LEE, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB


Champion Windsor Park-bred galloper Debt Collector (Thorn Park) was equal to the task in the S$500,000 Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Kranji on Sunday but did not fail in his reputation for s...

Kranji salutes Debt Collector

3 APR 2019 | BRIAN MILLER, THE NEWPAPER


What we saw on Sunday at Kranji was an assassin at work. Cool, calm, cunning and deadly. That was Debt Collector (Thorn Park), the Windsor Park-bred champion who claimed the Gr.2 S$500,000 Chairman...

25th stakes winner for Rip Van Winkle

10 APR | BY RACENEWS


Highly talented racemare Naantali (Rip Van Winkle) confirmed her excellent recent race form in Group company when securing an important black type success in the Listed MRC Anniversary Vase in Melb...

Kingsguard enjoys successful homecoming

01 APR 2019 | BY NZ RACING DESK


Kingsguard made a successful return to his homeland with a gritty victory over 1200m at Ellerslie on Saturday. The Rip Van Winkle six-year-old commenced his career in New Zealand under the name His...

Aretha too tough in Matamata Breeders' Stakes

24 FEB 2019 | BY THE INFORMANT | RICHARD EDMUNDS


A long-range plan came to fruition when Aretha (Charm Spirit) returned from the sidelines for a $15 upset victory in Saturday’s Gr. 2 J Swap Contractors Matamata Breeders’ Stakes. Bred and raced by...

Filly to Embrace William Reid challenge

20 MAR 2019 | BY RACING.COM | ANDREW EDDY


Melbourne's final Group 1 of the season will feature a trio of three-year-olds up against the older sprinters in Friday night's William Reid Stakes after the connections of in-form filly Embrace Me...

Bizzwinkle's front-running special secures Spratt second New Zealand Cup

18 NOV 2018 | BY NZ RACING DESK


Just twelve months ago rider Sam Spratt was the toast of Riccarton after securing her first New Zealand Cup (3200m) with a daring front-running ride on outsider Gobstopper. Fast forward to the 2018...

Shark savages Coupland’s rivals

14 NOV 2018 | BY NZ RACING DESK


Te Akau Shark maintained his status as New Zealand’s most exciting galloper, producing a stunning finishing burst to land the Gr.2 Coupland's Bakeries Mile (1600m) at Riccarton on Wednesday.  Settl...

Three new 2YO winners take Charm Spirit to 23

24 OCT 2018 | BY RACENEWS


Leading young sire Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) enjoyed further success at the weekend in Europe when taking his tally of first-crop individual 2YO winners to 23, placing him just two behind di...

Debt Collector reigns supreme in QEII Cup

22 OCT 2018 | BY MICHAEL LEE, SINGAPORE TURF CLUB


Champion Windsor Park-bred galloper and Horse Of The Year Debt Collector (Thorn Park) left no doubt in anybody’s mind who is currently the middle-distance kingpin in Singapore after he raced away t...

ShamExpress 2YO tops Magic Millions sale

16 OCT 2018 | BY BREEDNET.COM.AU


A 2YO son of Shamexpress topped today's Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale when selling to Waterford Bloodstock for $320,000. Krit Chittaseni teamed up with Waterford Bloodstock to sec...