Cat Breeding Articles
HONG KONG: A couple of owners in Hong Kong will be ruing their luck as Apache Cat and All Silent fly the Australian flag in the International Sprint at Sha Tin on tomorrow.
JOHN THOMPSON, the long-time Sydney foreman for Bart Cummings, will take over as head trainer of the massive Patinack Farm operation, effective immediately.
The plan by the Australian Jockey Club and Inglis Bloodstock to join forces at Warwick Farm in the not-too-distant future was nearly as big a shock as Sheikh Mohammed's takeover of Bob Ingham's Woodlands Stud empire.
Patinack Farm's Nathan Tinkler is going places fast. It's hard to believe he's in the middle of only his second year as Australia's second-biggest owner, with only the Darley outfit having more racing and breeding stock.
"The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret." Salvador Dali