Australasia’s best race mare Dream About Me continued building towards the Auckland Cup with victory in the Group 1 Queen of Hearts at Auckland this week past. Dream About Me’s victory in the $100,000 feature takes her career earnings in excess of $863,000. The daughter of the stallion king Bettor’s Delight has recorded 18 career wins from 21 starts and has a magnificent seven Group 1 trophies in her cabinet.

On the same race card the Woodlands bred Spanish Armada was a winner of the Group 2 Breckon Farms Caduceus Club classic. In the $75,000 feature the Woodlands stallions landed the first three placings in the race.

Rounding out the night top flight 3yo Ultimate Machete was a winner of the Alabar classic, scooting home in 26.6. The son of Bettor’s Delight has assumed the spot as Australasia’s best 3yo.

Great week for American Ideal with a plethora of winners. Among them where Guilana Rancic at Pinjarra, Sally Fletcher paced 1.52.3 to win at Menangle, Let’s Play Ball was a Tamworth winner, Illegal Immigrant won at Addington and Run Boy Run was a Rangiora winner.

With the festive season upon us Woodlands Stud would like to wish all industry participants a Merry Christmas.