First Win for Blueblood Churchill Colt

First Win for Blueblood Churchill Colt

Last week saw the passing of champion European broodmare Cassandra Go at age 25 and overnight she was back in the news when her two year-old colt by Churchill (IRE) became her tenth winner. Trained by Ger Lyons and ridden by Colin Keane, Once Upon a River was third on...
Annunciate breaks Hyland’s drought

Annunciate breaks Hyland’s drought

Chris Hyland trained his first jumps winner in almost five years when Annunciate won his 3200-metre maiden hurdle at Hamilton on Tuesday. Hyland had dabbled with jumpers through the 2000s and experienced his most successful year in 2008 when Weeping Willow won the...
Moet at Moe for Karakoram

Moet at Moe for Karakoram

Karakoram (aka Kenny) enjoyed a return to the winners circle after 962 days on Tuesday at Moe. A happy Chris said “it was well deserved after some very consistent performances in higher mid week races this preparation”. In what looked to be a very winnable...
Jinda retired and sent to stud at Coolmore

Jinda retired and sent to stud at Coolmore

Chris has announced the immediate retirement of Jinda one of the stables most consistent mares. Jinda hadn’t come up as expected this┬ápreparation and Chris made the decision┬áto end her racing career and embark on the next phase of her life of becoming a...
Another Jinda surprise

Another Jinda surprise

The Pat and Chris Hyland-trained Jinda again defied the odds to succeed in town for the second-consecutive start, winning an open handicap over 2530 metres at Flemington on Saturday. Jinda ended last season by winning over 2400m at Benchmark 70 level at Sandown...