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March 17, 2020

Easter would not be Easter without the presence of horses bred and reared at Kia Ora Stud, the historic Hunter Valley property which first offered yearlings at the sale way back in 1917. Seven Melbourne Cup winners have been amongst the stars to emerge from their paddocks and there well could be another one amongst...

March 17, 2020

Marc and Sarah Devcich have built an enviable reputation for their horsemanship and the quality yearlings they present each year both in their homeland New Zealand and at the major Australian sales. They have an obvious passion for the industry and their small select drafts are on every serious buyer’s “must inspect” list. Over recent...

March 17, 2020

Great sales results are obviously a priority for any commercial stud but there is nothing quite as gratifying for a breeder than top race track results, to see the fruits of years of labour blossom, to cheer home a horse remembered as being a personality laden foal or a special yearling. Great sales results are...

March 17, 2020

Cressfield has built a reputation for offering buyers the finest elite of pedigrees at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, and this year’s draft is one for the most discerning of buyers with an eye to potential broodmares as well as immediate racing ability. With impressive current season two year-olds Personal (winner and placed in 2020...

March 17, 2020

For over forty years now George Altomonte’s Corumbene Stud has been producing truly outstanding Thoroughbreds. Few, if any, studs of comparable size can keep pace with the success rate of Corumbene, breeders of the likes of Golden Slipper winners Sebring and Overreach and of the Blue Diamond winner True Jewels along with Heart Ruler and...

March 17, 2020

Bhima will consign a draft of 18 yearlings at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, bringing a close to the major yearling sales for 2020 with buyers commenting on their exceptional standard of horses set to enter the sale ring. “When you look at the draft as a whole there are some very good sires with...

March 17, 2020

The Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale is the pinnacle of the yearling sale season in the southern hemisphere and Aquis will consign a small and select draft of eight yearlings highlighted by the progeny of Champion Sires including Fastnet Rock, I Am Invincible, Hinchinbrook and Medaglia d’Oro. Q: What are some of the highlights in...

March 17, 2020

A List Stud are the new kids on the Easter block but there is a wealth of experience behind the Benalla based farm who have been building up an impressive bloodstock portfolio. Bluebloods had a chat with manager Codie O’Neill who has been working with thoroughbreds for several years having grown up with stock horses...

March 17, 2020

Thoroughbred racing and breeding is a game full of numbers – form, odds, dollars, strike rates and a multitude of statistics. What counts most, though, are the stories the numbers tell and there are few bigger stories at Inglis Easter 2020 than those compiled by Arrowfield. Take, for instance, Arrowfield’s 13 Group 1-winning Easter graduates...

September 22, 2016

DARREN Gauci first encountered horses when his apprentice brother Mick asked him to help out at the stables of trainer Don Shannon after school. That led to the soccer mad teenager being bitten by the racing bug and enjoying a wonderful career as one of Australia’s leading jockeys. Now at 50, he’s still riding winners...



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