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May 2, 2018


Adrian Bott was impressed, and not because English got the better of star sprinter Redzel in their final tune-up before they clash again in the Group One Doomben 10,000. Co-trainer Bott knows the 1-1/2 length margin over Redzel in a barrier trial at Randwick on Tuesday is irrelevant, but admits it is satisfying. “The main […]
April 30, 2018

Delago Deluxe 2YO Winner on Debut

After witnessing a stylish win by two-year-old Total Excess at Hastings on the weekend, co-trainer Stephen Autridge admitted his thoughts immediately turned to Riccarton in the spring. A $200,000 purchase by Te Akau Racing boss David Ellis at the 2017 Karaka Ready To Run Sale, Total Excess was making his raceday debut for Autridge and […]
March 15, 2018

Winning Debut for Delago Deluxe Filly

A homebred for Newhaven Park, this well related daughter of Delago Deluxe won on debut at Goulburn on Thursday to be the Breednet ‘One to Watch’. Well educated at the trials by her trainer Edward O’Rourke, three year-old filly Swiss was a short priced favourite for the 1200 metre maiden She settled worse than midfield […]
February 17, 2018


With three winners this month and his first stakes horse Casa de Lago, Newhaven Park’s Delago Deluxe is starting to gain some traction with his latest winner at Albury on Friday bringing a pedigree update for a yearling headed to Inglis Easter for Milburn Creek. The Nick Olive trained filly Bella Deluxe scored a tenacious […]
February 16, 2018


Following the successful partnership between Newhaven Park, the Australian Turf Club and Racing NSW in 2017, Newhaven Park is proud to announce that it will remain the named sponsor of ‘Country Championships Final’ for the next three years.   “It is just awesome! The country championships fairy-tale captures the hearts and minds of all racing […]
February 4, 2018

Winning Return for Newhaven Park Sold 2YO Star Performer

Short priced favourite Performer returned to racing in the Group III ATC Canonbury Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens and the handsome chestnut scored a determined victory to keep his unbeaten record intact. Carrying a 3kg penalty for his win in the Listed Breeders’ Plate at Randwick back in October, Performer looked set for a comfortable […]
January 22, 2018

$1.8 million filly Al Naifa a winner

Twenty-four hours after Estijaab, the second top-priced filly of the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, broke her maiden at Randwick it was the turn of the sale-topping filly Al Naifa to break the ice at Sale. The Tony McEvoy-trained filly was sent off an odds-on favourite following an impressive debut when narrowly beaten at […]
December 20, 2017

Bright Future for Higher Ground

A small but competitive field contested the Benchmark 70 event over 1900 metres at Canterbury on Wednesday with So You Think colt higher Ground proving by far and away the best stayer. Race favourite Chain of Fools made all the play in front, but when Glyn Schofield asked Higher Ground to challenge the race was […]
December 15, 2017

Merriest to make Magic Millions bid

The Danny O’Brien-trained mare Merriest is set to try her luck in the Magic Millions Cup (1400m) on the Gold Coast in January, on the back of a consistent spring campaign. The four-year-old daughter of Denman has already banked over $330,000 in stakes in just 15 starts, and the $1million restricted race is now on the […]
November 21, 2017

Newhaven Sold Filly Headed for MM 2YO Classic

Booking her ticket to the 2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic with a brilliant victory at Doomben on Saturday was flashy chestnut filly Singular Sensation, a $250,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft for Aquis Farm / Blue Sky Bloodstock. The Steven O’Dea trained daughter of Not a Single Doubt was a runaway debut […]
November 18, 2017

Newhaven Quinella at Canterbury

The opening race at Canterbury on Friday night produced a quinella for Newhaven Park graduates with So You Think colt Higher Ground surging past Fastnet Rock gelding Zeppelin to score his first win. Prepared by Chris Waller, Higher Ground was having his third start following a good second on debut last month and then a […]
October 23, 2017

Newhaven Sold Stakes Winner

Progressive Snitzel colt Goodfella booked his ticket to Flemington for the Group I VRC Coolmore Stud Stakes with a stylish victory at Randwick on Saturday in the Listed ATC Sir Brian Crowley Stakes. His trainer Bjorn Baker is no stranger to success with a Newhaven Park bred horse having won the Magic Millions 2YO Classic […]
October 10, 2017


English appears ready to prove she is a horse for all seasons when the mare steps out in the inaugural $10 million Everest. Co-trainer Adrian Bott oversaw her final serious hit-out at Canterbury on Monday morning ahead of Saturday’s showpiece at Randwick and was confident the five-year-old could finally transfer her autumn form to Sydney’s […]
October 9, 2017

Baker Wins With Another 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 last Saturday at Randwick in Goodfella. Fourth in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic behind Houtzen, Goodfella was sent to […]
October 1, 2017

Newhaven Bred and Sold Performer Wins the Breeders Plate

Champion trainer Chris Waller is not known for his prowess with early two year-olds, but that might be about to change following a record breaking debut win in the Listed ATC Breeders Plate on Saturday at Randwick for Exceed and Excel colt Performer. Performer was a winner at the official two year-old trials with Hugh […]
September 27, 2017

Stylish Winner Sold by Newhaven Park

Leading young sire Your Song featured with a quinella at Rosehill on Wednesday with promising colts French Tune and Poetic Charmer fighting out the finish of the 1100 metre maiden. The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained French Tune won a couple of trials over the summer and was sent out favourite on debut back […]
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 […]
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