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Soho Standardbreds to shine at APG Sale

08:46 AM 28 Jan 2013 NZDT
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Soho Standardbreds will sell 16 quality harness racing yearlings at the Australian Pacing Gold Sales in Melbourne next Sunday (February 3).

Principal of Soho Standardbreds, Robert Watson said one of the highlights of the day would be when a colt by Rocknroll Hanover out of Miss Galvinator goes under the hammer.

Miss Galvinator (by Fake Left) was a pacing princess having won 60 of her 231 starts and $1,148, 446.

Perth-based Watson said he was excited about the sale, especially the quality of his horseflesh that would be offer.

One of the biggest owners and breeders of standardbreds in Western Australia, Watson has had hundreds of winners since getting into the sport boots ‘n all back in the late 1990s.

"The company (Soho Standardbreds) was formed several years ago but I have been breeding for 15 years or more," Watson told Harnesslink.

His management team comprises: Mike Ponchard (Syndicate manager); & Sue and Les Markwell (Tamarin Park Stud managers).

The fillies for the Sale are being prepared at Tamarin Stud, while Annie Dalton is preparing the colts at Shepparton.

The 16 Soho Standardbred representatives for Sunday's Australian Pacing Gold Sale are:

Lot 5: Mach Three-I Am Posh filly; Lot 33 - Bettor's Delight-Lombo Silhouette colt; Lot 36 - Mach Three-Lourdes filly; Lot 41 - Bettor's Delight-Magic Maddy Lombo filly; Lot 46 - Mach Three-Miss Astronomical colt; Lot 47 - Rocknroll Hanover-Miss Galvinator colt; Lot 51 - Mach Three-Molly Penny Filly; Lot 70 - Bettor's Delight-Pelicanrama filly; Lot 74 - Mach Three-Pixel Perfect colt; Lot 101 - Courage Under Fire-Soho Artemis colt; Lot 102 - Mach Three-Spank Me Hard colt; Lot 105 - Courage Under Fire-Tag Heuer Colt; Lot 132 - Courage Under Fire-Whitby's Miss Penny; Lot 144 - Mach Three-Beach Madam filly; Lot 161- Major In Art-Chip And Gale filly; Lot 170 - Bettor's Delight-Cornsilk filly.

To view Soho's BROODMARES click here.

Soho's STALLIONS include: Mach Three, Courage Under Fire, Mister Big, Art Official, Majestic Son, Major In Art, Royal Mattjesty, Riverboat King, Pacific Fella, Safari.

Soho Group and Feature winners:


1) Group One 2010 Bathurst Gold Tiara Final.

2) Group One 2010 Kay Seymour Nursery Pace Final.

3) Group Three 2011 Bathurst Gold Bracelet Final:


1) Group One 2011 Alabar Bathurst Gold Crown.

2) Group Three 2012 Mitavite Bathurst Gold Chalice.


The Group One $100,000C Lipsil 2yo Fillies Sales Classic of 2011.


The $50,000 Westbred Classic for 2yo colts and geldings.

Meanwhile, the following yearlings will be sold at the annual Yearling Sales conducted by Gloucester Standardbreds in Perth:

A Boa Vista Lombo filly, a Summer Lovin colt, a Fidelius Charm filly, an Armidala colt, and a Jupiters Darling filly.


by Duane RANGER (editor)

Soho Standardbreds' recent winner: Soho Eastwood in the first event at Echuca on Thursday January 24:

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