Latest News from John Foote Bloodstock Pty Ltd

Cliff's Edge wins Crystal Mile

Oct 28, 2018

Victoria's premier trainer Darren Weir believes a weight-for-age win on Cox Plate day is the perfect springboard for Cliff's Edge into a Group One handicap during the Melbourne Cup carnival.Weir ...

Native Soldier puts himself on course for Guineas with Prelude win

Sep 30, 2018

Native Soldier made it two wins from four at Caulfield and two victories in his last three outings when he scooted away with the Guineas Prelude on Sunday, ensuring himself a start in the $2 million ...

Sepoy's Native Soldier Romps in McNeil

Sep 01, 2018

A career best for Sepoy's consistent son Native Soldier who turned a competitive looking Group III H.D.F McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield into a one-act affair.Given a positive ride by Dean Yendall ...

Fifty Stars Goes 4 Straight at Sandown

May 26, 2018

By | AAPImported three-year-old Fifty Stars has extended his winning streak to four with an impressive win at Sandown.After victories at Warrnambool at his first two starts, Fifty Stars was ...

Offers abound for Furrion

May 09, 2018

By | Andrew Eddy, MRC   The feature-race bookmakers have certainly taken notice and so too the thoroughbred buyers with owner Gerry Ryan confirming the unbeaten Furrion is quickly becoming ...

Derby Connection

Apr 03, 2018

By | Darryl Sherer, Racenet   Fifty Stars and Furrion won on debut during the week but punters can be forgiven for thinking things did not look as they should. Furrion won the ...

CLIFF'S EDGE wins Manfred Stakes first-up

Feb 03, 2018

By | AAP Racing   Cliff’s Edge is the new favourite for the Group One Australian Guineas after showing his class with a first-up win in the Manfred Stakes at Caulfield. The Darren ...

John Size trifecta in G1 Centenary Sprint Cup as DB Pin wins

Jan 28, 2018

By | Andrew Hawkins   Trainer John Size once again showed the depth of the top-line sprinters in his stable as he prepared the first three horses home in the Group 1 Centenary Sprint Cup ...

SNITZEPEG to follow proven spring program

Oct 21, 2017

A strong on-pace win by Snitzepeg has set the three-year-old on a path to the Carbine Club Stakes and Sandown Guineas, races won by former stablemate Mahuta.Trainer Darren Weir is hoping Snitzepeg ...

Allen rates CLIFF'S EDGE to win Classic

Oct 21, 2017

The first three races at Caulfield demonstrated the difficulty of running down the leaders and jockey John Allen assessed the state of play perfectly rating Cliff’s Edge to lead all the way to win ...

Oct 14, 2017

by Breeding And Racing: At Morphettville racecourse in Adelaide, Waikato Stud's Cox Plate-winning champion sire Savabeel (Zabeel-Savannah Success, by Success Express) added a black-type success when 3YO brown colt Savaheat (Savabeel-Heat Storm, by Green Desert) stormed home for ...

Oct 07, 2017

The Snitzel Show Rolls On With SnitzepegMark Smith - Saturday, 7 October 2017The Darren Weir-trained Snitzepeg scored a surprise win in the Listed Antler Luggage Stakes (Poseidon Stakes) (1400m) to make it two out of two for reigning champion stallion Snitzel on Turnbull Stakes ...

May 08, 2017

Tara Madgwick -BreednetMonday, 8 May 2017 Six year-old Australian bred Hussonet (USA) gelding Contentment claimed another major victory in Hong Kong on Sunday when taking out the Group I Champions Mile.Trained by John Size and ridden by Brett Prebble, Contentment scored a ...

Apr 23, 2017

By Tara MadgwickBreednetAquis Farm's new addition Husson (Arg) is the sire of exciting Hong Kong three year-old Nothingilikemore, who kept his unbeaten record intact with another powerful win at Sha Tin on Sunday.Prepared by John Size, Nothingilikemore surged clear to win the ...

Feb 24, 2017

Reward for Effort's flying start to the year gained momentum on Friday night when his improving filly Brugal Reward claimed a tenacious win in the Group III MVRC Typhoon Tracy Stakes at Moonee Valley.A last start winner at the same venue, the Darren Weir trained filly was drawn ...

Feb 18, 2017

Story By:BreednetTara MadgwickSaturday, 18 February 2017A three-quarter sister to Aquis Farm's popular young sire Spill the Beans, progressive filly Kenedna produced a career best performance in her first run in blinkers to win the Group III VRC The Vanity at Flemington on ...

Oct 29, 2016

Tiamo Grace has stamped herself as a serious Crown Oaks contender after leading a talented field home to win the Group 2 Wakeful Stakes(2000m) at Flemington this afternoon.Tiamo Grace received plenty of support from punters in the hours leading up to jump on Derby Day and the ...

Feb 28, 2016

Contentment made his long-anticipated Group 1 breakthrough with a brilliant win in this afternoon’s HK$10 million Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin Racecourse. 

Dec 11, 2015

Bloodstock agent John Foote has been a part of the furniture at most sales complexes throughout Australasia over the years. In fact, he's also likely to turn up at most of the high profile venues world-wide.The Queensland-based Foote is not one of those persons to make a big ...

Dec 05, 2015

It wasn't hard to find a pedigree standout in the opening event at Doomben on Saturday for two year-olds and despite a wide gate, exciting colt Nikitas ran right up to his impressive bloodlines to win as he pleased.Prepared by Kelso Wood and ridden by Michael Cahill, Nikitas led ...

Nov 03, 2015

NZ-based Rich Hill Stud stallion Pentire celebrated an elite Gr1 success when 6YO New Zealand-bred gelding Prince Of Penzance (Pentire-Royal Successor, by Mr. Prospector) scored a half length win at odds of 100-1 for trainer Darren Weir and jockey Michelle Payne in the $6 ...

Oct 25, 2015

Contentment took another no-nonsense stride towards the Longines Hong Kong International Races on 13 December with a smooth victory in the HKG2 Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy (Handicap) at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday 25 October.“The (Group 2) Jockey Club Mile will be next and ...

Oct 24, 2015

DARREN Weir found himself in unfamiliar territory today, but he quite liked the experience.Weir, the leading trainer in Australia for the past two seasons, prepared Dalradian to win the $250,000 Inglis Banner (1000 m) at Moonee Valley. He could not remember the last time, if ...

Oct 01, 2015

Contentment made the most of his light weight to land Thursday's Celebration Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin under Joao Moreira.Contentment landed his first feature race in the Celebration Cup at Sha Tin. Photo: Darryl Sherer The John Size-trained five-year-old carried 52kg and started ...