A half-share in Perth 2yo Agent Pippa has been sold to Melbourne businessman Rod Menzies by her part-owners Wes Martin and Nathan Hebbard.
Agent Pippa looked every inch a professional winning the opening juvenile race of the Ascot season on Saturday.
Demerit mare Don’t Speed finished the Goldfields season with a well-deserved victory in the Vissign Australia Hcp (1760m) on Sunday.
Local mare Penalty Point put the finishing touch on a terrific week for Taunton Vale sire Demerit at Kalgoorlie on Sunday.
Successful Lonhro sire Demerit has jumped the blocks with a season-opening double for Taunton Vale owners Kent and Nina Johnston.
Snitzel’s three-quarter brother King’s Troop has been retired to Taunton Vale Stud in Western Australia.
Kiss Bang Love has provided Taunton Vale sire Demerit with his first black-type winner in the G3 Gimcrack Stakes (1100m) at Ascot.