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Takeover Target Videos

RIP Legend – 20/6/2015

Takeover Target - Champion Australian racehorse

Bought for $1250 by cab driver, and part time horse trainer Joe Janiak, Takeover Target is amongst the best sprinters Australia has ever produced. Not only winning multiple Group One races here in Australia, Takeover Target also took on the best of the international gallopers at Royal Ascot. With his distinctive white blaze, and gutsy never-say-die attitude, Takeover Target became a favourite amongst Australian racing enthusiasts.

Information on Takeover Target:

» Record: 35 Starts: 17-6-4
» Career Earnings: $5,199,026

SIRE: Celtic Swing
DAM: Shady Steam
FOALED: 1999
SEX: Gelding
COUNTRY: Australia
BREEDER: Meringo Stud
TRAINER: Joe Janiak
OWNER: Joe and Ben Janiak

The Takeover Target videos below are of a collection of his finest ever wins:

Kings Stand Stakes Ascot 2006 – Takeover Target

Sprinters Stakes Japan 2006 – Takeover Target

Krisflyer Sprint Singapore 2008 – Takeover Target

Takeover Target’s Group One race wins:
• Salinger Stakes (2004)
• Lightning Stakes (2006)
• Newmarket Handicap (2006)
• King’s Stand Stakes Grp2 (2006)
• Sprinters Stakes (2006)
• Doomben 10,000 (2007)
• Singapore International Sprint (2008)