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posted on 21 March, 2017

Sweynesse’s sire produces Tasman double

Sweynesse’s sire produces Tasman double

Sweynesse’s sire Lonhro has produced an outstanding sire performance in Australia’s and New Zealand’s biggest 2yo Group One races over the last week.

In New Zealand in the Group One Sistema Stakes the Stephen McKee trained Star Treasure by Lonhro finished second, three quarters of a length away from the winner Summer Passage after making up seven lengths on the winner in the home straight.

In Australia it was Tulip by Lonhro's son Pierro finishing third in the Group One Golden Slipper after also putting in a huge run after racing widest throughout. Tulip won the Group Three Magic Night Stakes the week before the Golden Slipper. 

Sweynesse’s sire Lonhro carries a host of accolades.

Champion 3yo Australian Middle Distance Champion Australian Horse Of The Year Champion Sire Australian Record holder for the most individual winners in a season. World Champion Miler Australian Racing Hall Of Fame

Lonhro’s son Pierro the unbeaten juvenile Triple Crown winner was the best juvenile colt in Australia since 1977.

Multiple Group One performer Sweynesse is the only son of Champion sire Lonhro at stud in New Zealand

Sweynesse is the highest rated stallion from the Zabeel sire line to begin stud duties in New Zealand since Champion sire Savabeel.

Image- Sweynesse

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