HEAD TO HEAD: Bushranger
, and (inset) Mastercraftsman
Heavy ground is forecast for this weekend's showpiece meeting and although it is not ideal for Bushranger
, Wachman is keen to give him a run before a likely trip to Royal Ascot.
It is important to remember that this bushranger
novel appeared three years before Henry Kingsley's The Fortunes of Geoffrey Hamlyn which is regarded as the beginning of Australian outback literature with the adventures of a bushranger
as the central character.
colt was a shrewd pinhook success, as they had plucked the son of Tally-Ho Stud's young sire out of Tattersalls December for 70,000gns.
HUNT, Panla (text) The Wild Colonial Boys: Australia's Most Notorious Bushrangers
Black Dog, 2008 56pp $16.
All the features which were to become the set pieces of writing on Gippsland are included in Haygarth's account: bush musters, hunting cattle in gullies, long horse rides in the forests, bushrangers
hunted by mounted police, ex-convicts as station hands, bush shepherds living solitary- lives on outstations, the depredations of Aborigines, the excitement and dangers of exploring new country, the constant sense of isolation.
DAVID WACHMAN'S challengers Bushranger
and Pursuit Of Glory have been handed high draws for their Breeders Cup assignments.
is an interesting first-crop sire and his first yearlings seem to be selling well so far.
Of particular interest will be the performances ofWachman's two-year-olds Bushranger
, in the Juvenile on Saturday and Pursuit Of Glory in the Juvenile Fillies on Friday.
vvBoost for Bushranger
A sale where conformation is king, no stallion provided more than one yearling who achieved any of the top nine prices at the sale.
will attempt to continue David Wachman's tremendous season in today's Shadwell Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket.
Charles Harpur's play The Tragedy of Donohoe also on a bushranger
was never performed