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AWESOME ROCK Service Fee Announcement

AWESOME ROCK Service Fee Announcement

Apr 18, 2017

Gold Front Thoroughbreds are proud to announce that AWESOME ROCK (Fastnet Rock x Awesome Planet, by Giant’s Causeway) will be joining the Western Australian Stallion ranks in 2017.Awesome Rock earned over $2Million in prize money during his career, to become the highest ...

Gold Front to stand AWESOME ROCK

Gold Front to stand AWESOME ROCK

Apr 03, 2017

Gold Front Thoroughbreds are proud to announce that AWESOME ROCK will be joining the Western Australian Stallion ranks in 2017.It has been noted by many that WA needs to upgrade its stallion ranks in a bid to reinvigorate the local industry and what better way to introduce a ...

​GOLD FRONT OCTOBER UPDATE

​GOLD FRONT OCTOBER UPDATE

Nov 08, 2016

GOLD FRONT OCTOBER UPDATE October has been an exciting month for Gold Front with Awesome Rock and Excess Knowledge mixing it with the best in Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival. Both horses have produced some very promising runs in some very competitive races. Excess ...

Awesome win for The Rock

Awesome win for The Rock

Nov 08, 2016

Local WA couple Alan and Sue Olive watched from afar yesterday afternoon as Awesome Rock, the horse they bred and part own took out the $2 million Emirates Stakes at Flemington.There is no greater thrill for an owner than winning a Group 1 race during the Melbourne Spring Racing ...

Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2016: Awesome KO, but the Winx bout is the one that counts

Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2016: Awesome KO, but the Winx bout is the one that counts

Sep 03, 2016

IN many ways it was an upside down result, helped by traffic carnage at a key point, but once the dust settled on Saturday’s Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes, longshot winner Awesome Rock emerged with a golden ticket and a mighty challenge.The ticket is now a free pass into the Cox ...

Three in a row for Northern Jewel

Three in a row for Northern Jewel

Aug 10, 2016

Gold Front’s NORTHERN JEWEL makes it 3 from 3, with another win yesterday at the Broome Turf Club on Ladies Day. It was an impressive win by the 6-year-old gelding, who led from start to finish and pulled away from the field at the 200m mark to win by 3 lengths. Northern Jewel ...

Albuino Chasing Broome Success

Albuino Chasing Broome Success

Jul 01, 2016

Trainer Ian Albuino is optimistic Masahiko can improve and be hard to beat in the Skylla Lounge Bar Sprint (1300m) at Broome on Saturday. Albuino and Masahiko formed a successful partnership at Broome last season, combining for two wins and a third from five starts.Masahiko, ...

Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016: Awesome Rock back in picture for all the right reasons

Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016: Awesome Rock back in picture for all the right reasons

Apr 08, 2016

AWESOME Rock is the best horse Leon and Troy Corstens have raced together, but until Thursday it was also their unluckiest.The father-son training duo must have felt like their striking black stallion had crossed paths with a stinking black cat.Awesome Rock lost the Australian ...

GOLD FRONT- March Update

GOLD FRONT- March Update

Apr 01, 2016

Imagine the thrill and excitement of breeding your first Group One winner which is the goal of every breeder and then the disappointment of losing the race on objection.Crossing the line first in the $1.5 million Australian Cup was Gold Front bred, and part owned AWESOME ROCK. ...

Protest heartbreak for connections of Awesome Rock in Australian Cup

Protest heartbreak for connections of Awesome Rock in Australian Cup

Mar 23, 2016

For the third time in recent weeks the Flemington stewards room was the centre of drama, with stewards reversing the result of the $1.5 million Australian Cup.The result meant heartbreak for the father-son training combination of Leon and Troy Corstens when their tough stayer, ...

Gold Front - February Update

Gold Front - February Update

Mar 02, 2016

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Waller colt Earth follows famous hoofsteps

Waller colt Earth follows famous hoofsteps

Feb 09, 2016

IN two public appearances there has been nothing to suggest Chris Waller's unraced colt Earth is a standout two-year-old.But it's a rating that could be reassessed if the youngster makes a winning debut in the Schweppes Plate at Canterbury on Wednesday.That's because the ...

GOLD FRONT - January update

GOLD FRONT - January update

Feb 09, 2016

The 2016 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling sale was yet another success for Gold Front. Our Street Cry x Mafia Miss colt fetched \$370,000 and was bought by The China Horse Club in conjunction with bloodstock agent Michael Wallace. We wish them all the best with this colt as he ...

2015 - The Year That Was

2015 - The Year That Was

Dec 29, 2015

2015 could not have started any better with Danaura continuing his winning run taking out the $50,000 Mandurah Cup at Pinjarra Park on the 4th of January. Unfortunately injury stopped his preparation at that point but we are hopeful this immensely talented son of Danzero will ...

Quality horses for Gold Coast Sale

Quality horses for Gold Coast Sale

Dec 04, 2015

Gold Front will offer a Street Cry colt from Mafia Miss (Lot 403) who earned black-type in the LR Gimcrack Stakes at Randwick. The Mossman mare’s first foal by Commands is a 2yo filly with Warwick Farm trainer David Pfieffer.A colt by Sepoy (Lot 548) is the first foal from ...

Gold Front winner set for G2 WA Guineas

Gold Front winner set for G2 WA Guineas

Nov 13, 2015

Sunspeed breeders Alan and Sue Olive fronted up at Ascot with a promising winner on Wednesday following a feature double during the spring carnival at Flemington.Their progressive galloper Big Red Costa graduated from three placings at the provincials to lead all the way over ...

Gold Front graduate set for Gimcrack Stakes

Gold Front graduate set for Gimcrack Stakes

Feb 27, 2015

Gold Front bred filly Jevilla opened her career with a courageous victory at Ascot on Wednesday.Jevilla (2f Reward For Effort – Princess Baxaar by Xaar) is trained and owned by Elva Van Merwyk in partnership with Jill Lewis. She jumped straight to the front for Kyra Yuill in ...

Another Awesome colt at Magic Millions

Another Awesome colt at Magic Millions

Jan 07, 2015

Gold Front Thoroughbreds owners Alan and Sue Olive returned to the Gold Coast Magic Millions on Wednesday with another gem from their blue-chip mare Awesome Planet.Sold through Newgate Farm’s draft on Day 1, the Redoute’s Choice – Awesome Planet colt made $450,000 to the ...

Mandurah Cup mission for Danaura

Mandurah Cup mission for Danaura

Jan 06, 2015

Danaura will be on trial for black-type company in the $50,000 Mandurah Cup (1409m) at Pinjarra this Sunday.The Gold Front Thoroughbreds galloper is coming off a front-running victory in the Grandstand Cup at Pinjarra (1400m) on December 14. “We’re spacing his runs and ...

Long term plan pays off with Danaura

Long term plan pays off with Danaura

Jan 06, 2015

The Brent Albuino-trained Danaura has taken out the Gannon’s 100 Club-Mandurah Cup (1409m) in impressive fashion at Pinjarra on Sunday.Albuino made his intentions clear to run the five-year-old in the $50,000 feature, after he won the Grandstand Cup three weeks ...