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September 26, 2017


After being winless for more than 18 months, seven-year-old gelding Charlie Boy scored a great win on Saturday in the City of Ipswich Spring Sprinter’s Cup. Now trained by Tony Gollan, Charlie Boy had 15 winless runs since February 2016 when he took out the Group 3 Liverpool Cup at Royal Randwick. With Tiff Brooker […]
September 25, 2017


Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien will be looking at Black Type goals going forward for his talented Denman mare Merriest following her bold front running victory at Caulfield on Saturday. A Listed winner last season at three, Merriest showed she was back to her best with a tenacious half neck win in the 1400 metre mares […]
September 20, 2017


A brilliant early two year-old that won the 2014 Magic Millions 2YO Classic, Unencumbered fired up with his first two year-old trial winner with a fast finishing win at Gosford on Tuesday for well named colt Swoop. Prepared by John Sargent, Swoop did just that, travelling sweetly back in the field before surging to the […]
September 16, 2017


Debut winners from the powerful Darren Weir stable at this time of year by High Chaparral (IRE) are always worth a much closer look. Specced at longer odds from $16 into $12, Highoffer settled off the pace for Dean Yendall and when angled into clear running hit the line hard to win the 1200 metre […]
September 12, 2017

Newhaven Park Welcomes Katherine Sheridan

Newhaven Park has announced the appointment of Katherine Sheridan to the management team. Katherine has moved from her role at Magic Millions and has commenced an exciting new position as Manager of Operations, Client Relations and Marketing, as well as being involved in a wide variety of other areas of the business. Katherine is originally […]
September 8, 2017

Newhaven Park bred and sold Sanadaat to press Group One Guineas claims

The Lindsay Park team has a number of quality fillies in the stable and Thousand Guineas hopeful Sanadaat is one who has flown under the radar. That could be about to change. “We think she’s a real sleeper in the stable,” co-trainer Ben Hayes said. Sanadaat won in Adelaide on debut as a two-year-old in […]
July 6, 2017

Blake Shinn to ride English in the Everest

By AAP   Blake Shinn is the first jockey booked to ride in the Everest, just days after his mount’s spot in the $10 million race was confirmed. The Sydney jockey will take the reins of English at Randwick in October, having already piloted the mare to a win in the Challenge Stakes and second place […]
July 6, 2017

Gai’s English gets Tabcorp’s seal of approval for Everest shootout

GAI Waterhouse returned from a midyear European holiday to some welcome news — her outstanding mare English has secured a start in the $10 million The Everest. Tabcorp has decided to make an early call on its Everest slot and on Tuesday night selected English as its runner. English becomes the fifth confirmed starter in […]
May 29, 2017

Third 2YO Winner for Delago Deluxe

Debut Delago Deluxe Winner at Sunshine Coast Newhaven Park’s promising young sire Delago Deluxe added another winner to his tally with a Sunshine Coast victory on Friday for two year-old filly Rooibos Deluxe. Prepared by David Vandyke, Rooibos Deluxe was easy in the market but produced a stylish performance on debut. She travelled fourth in […]
April 6, 2017

$1.8 Million Filly Sold by Newhaven Park

  Newhaven Park had the honour of selling the top priced offering on the first day of the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale when the half-sister to our Group I winning filly English sold for $1.8 million. By champion sire Redoute’s Choice from Group II winner Court, the star filly was snapped up by […]
March 21, 2017

Media Release: Newhaven Park to Sponsor Country Championships Final

Newhaven Park is proud to announce it has signed an agreement with Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club to sponsor 'The Country Championships Final', held at Royal Randwick on Day One of the Championships (1 April, 2017).
March 21, 2017

Newhaven Park Leaves historic Newmarket with its Best of the Best

We are selling siblings to our most recent Gr.1 winners including: a half-sister to Champion 2YO and 3YO Gr.1 winner English, a half-brother to Gr.1 Coolmore Classic winner Peeping, a full brother to Gr.1 winner Wylie Hall and half-brother to Champion Hong Kong sprinter Absolute Champion, a Snitzel half-sister to Charlie Boy and more. So it’s fair to say for us we are selling our best of the best’.
March 21, 2017

Golden Slipper Second for Newhaven Park

The Kelly family of Newhaven Park have enjoyed much success in the Golden Slipper and went close to another victory on Saturday with honest filly Frolic charging home for second to She Will Reign in the $3.5 million Group I event. Winner of the $250,000 Inglis Classic and then the Group II ATC Reisling Stakes, […]
March 6, 2017

Golden Slipper Contender for Newhaven Park

The Kelly family of Newhaven Park have a glorious history of Golden Slipper success and have the opportunity to write a new chapter this year after their rapidly improving filly Frolic stormed home to defeat Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign in the Group II ATC Reisling Stakes at Randwick. A last start winner of […]
March 6, 2017

Stakes Double for Newhaven Park

Newhaven Park celebrated a surprise stakes win early in the day at Randwick when their progressive juvenile Frolic landed the Group II ATC Reisling Stakes and then made it a stakes double when their star mare English captured the Group II ATC Challenge Stakes for the second year running. Resuming from a spell following an […]
February 27, 2017

Newhaven Sold HK Winner Has Sibling for Inglis Easter

February 26 – Scoring his fourth win at Sha Tin on Sunday was five year-old Encosta de Lago gelding Fantasticlife, a half-brother to Group I HK International Sprint winner Absolute Champion and dual South African Group I winner Wylie Hall. Fantasticlife transferred to Caspar Fownes last year and scored his second win since joining the […]
February 13, 2017

Newhaven Park Cheer Frolic Inglis Classic Victory

The Kelly family of Newhaven Park have been busy over the past week selling yearlings at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, but they had a taste of success on the other side of the fence at Randwick on Monday when Frolic, a filly they purchased from the same sale last year, charged home from […]
February 5, 2017

Shadwell Debut Winner Sold by Newhaven Park

The powerful Hayes / Dabernig stable produced an impressive debut juvenile winner at Morphettville on Saturday in Sanadaat, a $300,000 Magic Millions purchase for Shadwell Australia from the Newhaven Park draft. Easy in the market, she had no trouble dispatching the favourites in the 1000 metre scamper, forging clear to win by nearly three lengths […]
January 30, 2017

First Winner for Delago Deluxe

Newhaven Park’s promising young sire Delago Deluxe has broken the ice with his first winner after Delago Thunder scored a strong finishing debut victory at Kembla on Saturday. Given a good education with three previous trials under her belt, the David Payne trained filly powered to the line for Mitchell Bell to win the 1000 […]
January 26, 2017


In a coup for the Australian breeding industry, Newhaven Park is excited to announce they have secured Champion New Zealand 3YO Xtravagant (Pentire (GB) x Axiom (NZ)). A sensational eight length debut winner at his only start at two and a dual Group One winner, Xtravagant won the Group One New Zealand 2000 Guineas by […]
January 18, 2017

Zac Spirit - 2016 Singapore Champion Sprinter

  The Champion Sprinter of Singapore in 2014, now retired speedster Zac Spirit was awarded the title for the second time at a glittering awards ceremony in Singapore last night. The Cliff Brown trained son of Flying Spur won the Singapore Lion City Cup Sng Gr 1 in April last year for the second time […]
January 18, 2017

$4.7 Million in Magic Sales for Newhaven

Newhaven Park enjoyed great results at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale selling 29 yearlings for $4.7 million across Book 1 and 2. Newhaven Park sold to a wide range of purchasers from all over the world and we wish everyone the very best of luck with their new acquisitions going forward. Top seller was […]
January 3, 2017

‘Must See’ at the Millions

Tara Madgwick – Monday, 2 January 2017 We’ve bred and sold a Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner and bred three Group I winners in 2016 – is it any wonder our draft is always a ‘must see’ at the Gold Coast in January. The Kelly family of Newhaven Park have a proud history of success […]
January 3, 2017

30 years on, Magic Millions a true Gold Coast success story

January 3, 2017 1:00am WHEN Newhaven Park handler Ken Parsons came to the Gold Coast for the first Magic Millions in 1987, around 200 horses were sold at the carnival that was seen as a gamble by many in the racing community. Now, with 1086 yearlings catalogued for sale at this year’s event, the Cowra […]
December 19, 2016

Bjorn Baker Loves a Newhaven Park Purchase

Bjorn Baker is no stranger to success with a Newhaven Park bred horse having won the Magic Millions 2YO Classic with Unencumbered and was back in the winner’s circle with another Newhaven bred Magic Millions purchase on Friday night in Goodfella. With race fitness and experience on his side, Goodfella was well equipped to handle […]
December 13, 2016

'Bred to Win' Visits Newhaven Park

Bred to Win - Caroline Searcy speaks to John Kelly about Delago Deluxe and news from Newhaven Park. Delago Deluxe achieved great results at the 2016 yearling sales and has his first two-year-olds gearing up for their race starts. In this clip you will also see a foal (a half sister to Gr 1 Coolmore Classic winner 'Peeping') who is only a few hours old. Click here to watch -
December 12, 2016

Nice Winner and Timely Update

A modest $26,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft in 2014, four year-old Manhattan Rain gelding Manhattan Son scored his third win at Hawkesbury on Sunday to provide a timely update for his yearling half-brother headed to the 2017 Inglis Classic. Prepared by Clarry Conners, Manhattan Son bolted in to win over 1800 metres by nearly three lengths as favourite and has now won his past two starts at Hawkesbury.
December 12, 2016

First Win for Peeping Brother

A $475,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Newhaven Park draft, royally bred Redoute’s Choice colt France made a winning return from a spell to score at Canterbury on Wednesday. The Peter and Paul Snowden trained colt had one start back in June finishing unplaced, but has returned this time a much stronger individual. France put […]
December 12, 2016

Newhaven Sold Winner in Hong Kong

November 7 – Scoring his third win at Sha Tin on Sunday was five year-old Encosta de Lago gelding Fantasticlife, a half-brother to Group I HK International Sprint winner Absolute Champion and dual South African Group I winner Wylie Hall. Fantasticlife is now with Caspar Fownes and took the 1400 metre event by a length […]
December 12, 2016

Sizzling Return for Newhaven Park Sold Sundance

October 26 – A brilliant juvenile stakes-winner at Doomben last December, three year-old I Am Invincible colt Sundance made a sizzling return to the track at Doomben on Wednesday. A $140,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft for Blue Sky Bloodstock and his trainer Toby Edmonds, Sundance failed to fire in two starts […]
October 8, 2016

Sparkle Wins Maiden

The first foal of Group I MRC Thousand Guineas and SAJC Australasian Oaks winner Gallica is a winner with three year-old More Than Ready (USA) filly Sparkle
October 7, 2016

Newhaven Park bred English Crowned Champion 3YO Filly

Now retired champion Australian sire Encosta de Lago was again in the limelight at the 2016 Australian Horse of the Year Awards in Sydney last night.
October 7, 2016

Sandown Win for Try Four

Super consistent since joining the stable of Darren Weir, royally bred Fastnet Rock gelding Try Four racked up his eighth win when scoring a determined victory at Sandown on Wednesday. He ploughed thought the heavy conditions to win over 2100 metres by a head taking his earnings in excess of $160,000. A $400,000 Magic Millions […]
September 4, 2016

Newhaven Park Bred Wins SA Horse of the Year

September 4 – Bred and sold by Newhaven Park, bargain buy Eclair Choice was on Saturday night crowned the South Australian Horse of the Year at the TRSA Industry Awards at Morphettville. Trained during the 2015/16 racing season by Phillip Stokes, Eclair Choice proved one of the country’s most consistent gallopers. From Stokes’ Morphettville base […]
September 3, 2016

Smart Stakes Winner Bred and Sold by Newhaven

September 3 – The Listed MVRC Atlantic Jewel Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday produced a stirring battle to the line with previously unbeaten West Australian filly Whispering Brook going down in the last few strides to progressive Denman filly Merriest, a $210,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven draft for Barry and Jan McRostie. […]
August 22, 2016

Newhaven Winners on Saturday

August 22 – Astute Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote is no stranger to success with a good Mossman and has a likely prospect in progressive filly Cushion Pink, a $24,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft. An encouraging third on debut at the Sunshine Coast in July, Cushion Pink broke her maiden at Doomben […]
July 30, 2016

Sixth Win for The Iliad

July 30 – Scoring his first win for new trainers John and Chris Meagher at Doomben on Saturday was blue-blooded Redoute’s Choice gelding The Iliad, a $460,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft. He scored by more than a length over 1615 metres and has now won six of 22 starts earning nearly […]
July 23, 2016

Prime Success with Newhaven Park Purchase

July 23 – It’s been a long time between drinks for handy mare Awasita, who carried the Prime Thoroughbreds colours to a well-earned win at Canterbury on Saturday. An $80,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft, five year-old Awasita started her career in promising fashion winning three of her first four starts for […]
July 13, 2016

Newhaven Bred and Sold Doomben Winner

July 13 – Well known owners Graham and Linda Huddy enjoyed a visit to the winner’s circle at Doomben on Wednesday with Irish Bandit, a $380,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft. Previously trained by Peter Moody and now with Tony Gollan, the five year-old son of Fastnet Rock shed maiden status with […]
June 2, 2016

Delago Deluxe Fee Remains at $11,000

Newhaven Park have given breeders a golden opportunity for financial upside in making the decision to leave the service fee for exciting young sire Delago Deluxe at $11,000 for 2016. A dual Group I winning son of champion sire Encosta de Lago, Delago Deluxe has been a runaway success at the yearling sales in 2016, […]
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