Opal Buyers Articles
Australian breeders take note: Big Brown, one of America's most exciting gallopers in recent times, is about to hit town, with Vinery Stud announcing the 2008 Kentucky Derby winner will stand this year at its Scone property.
IT IS a race that would have any racing fan or administrator excited. Fancy seeing Golden Slipper winner Stratum, Blue Diamond winner Undoubtedly, Oakleigh Plate winner Snitzel, Caulfield Guineas winner God's Own, Magic Millions juvenile winner Bradbury's Luck and Black Opal winner Al Samer lining up over 1200 metres.
ADELAIDE: A syndicate of miners at Coober Pedy has claimed a world record after finding a giant opal rock weighing more than five kilograms and a large gem-quality opal worth more than $1 million. A spokesman for the syndicate, Mr John Wood, said the rocks were found..read more
ADELAIDE: A Coober Pedy opal miner, Mr Joe Seric, has shown an extraordinary will to survive. On Friday he was working alone 20 metres underground in his mine when the tunnel caved in on top of him. Despite a fractured cheek and broken left wrist..read more