Amarina Farm published: 17 Mar, 2015

With recent graduates the likes of Catkins, Super Cool, Karacatis, Krupt, Aeronautical, Lets Rocknroll, Testamezzo and Wowee doing the farm proud, the quality continues unabated for Amarina Farm.

Eureka Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

WHEN Andrew McAlpine founded Eureka Stud on the Darling Downs in 1935 he could not have imagined the success that was to come the way of this family-owned thoroughbred nursery. In recent times horses like AJC Oaks winner Just Now, Magic Millions 2YO Classic heroine Sea Cabin and the brilliant brothers Spirit of Boom and Temple of Boom have flown the flag for the stud.

Arrowfield Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

Thirty-four spectacular Arrowfield yearlings await buyers at the Newmarket Barn including colts from Gr. 1 winners Miss Finland, Alinghi, Brazilian Pulse, Hollow Bullet, Miss Match & a filly from South African champion National Colour.

Attunga Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

Buyers with all range of budgets should be able to find something nice to buy from our 11 lots

Bell View Park Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

Youngsters from the finest families at home, abroad

Bowness Stud & Vieira Group published: 17 Mar, 2015

“EASTER is Easter,” said Bowness Stud’s John North when asked to describe the quality of the stud’s 2015 draft, “they are all good! Yearlings entered for the Easter Sale have to present well at inspection to get in, and I am extremely happy with our group who have all progressed extremely well since that time, they look great.”

Broadwater Thoroughbreds published: 17 Mar, 2015

MIKE and Kate Fleming’s Broadwater Thoroughbreds, in the heart of the Hunter Valley’s thoroughbred breeding country, will present a quality, 16-strong draft at this year’s Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale. Although this is only the fourth draft taken to the Easter auction under the Broadwater Thoroughbreds banner, the stud’s record is an enviable one.

Canning Downs published: 17 Mar, 2015

CANNING Downs on the Darling Downs of Queensland near Warwick is the oldest thoroughbred farm in Queensland, having produced racehorses since 1842. This is proven horse country and from reasonably small foal crops Canning Downs has produced winners of 29 Gr.1 races.

Corumbene Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

WHILE it is a small draft from Corumbene Stud at Easter 2015, it is a select one, with the stud’s three yearlings chosen for their class, presence and style. Raised in lush surroundings at Corumbene, they hail from the same paddocks as outstanding gallopers Overreach, Sebring, True Jewels (all Gr.1 winning two year-olds) and Heart Ruler.

Edinglassie Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

EDINGLASSIE Stud is nestled on the banks of the Hunter River near Muswellbrook and is steeped in Australian pioneering heritage. The property was the initial settlement for the White family when they came to the Hunter Valley more than 150 years ago, before later being purchased by the Oatley family, famous their yachting, equestrian and thoroughbred pursuits and of course for starting Rosemount Wines and as owners of Hamilton Island and Robert Oatley Wines.

Emirates Park published: 17 Mar, 2015

EMIRATES Park has been established in Australia for 25 years and during that time has achieved a great success for breeding, selling and racing. His Excellency Nasser Lootah purchased Emirates Park (Blandford Park) in the Upper Hunter in 1989 and set out to establish a world class facility where he could enjoy his breeding and racing. 

Evergreen Stud Farm published: 17 Mar, 2015

TONY BOTT’S boutique Evergreen Stud Farm at Heatherbrae has an excellent record of producing the type of racehorse buyers love. The BTC T.J. Smith-Gr.1 winner Sizzling (Snitzel- Admirelle by General Nediym), who has earnings of $1.3m, was sold off the farm and other graduates include Gr.1 placed, Listed winner Run for Naara (More Than Ready-Kristopher Street (USA) by Kris S), Gr.2 winner Happy Galaxy (Nadeem-Seven Stars by King’s Best (USA)) as well as several Listed winners in the past few years.

Fairview Park Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

 WHEN a vendor sells a Golden Slipper winner, you’d expect to see lots of backslapping and general cheering about the achievement as breeding the winner of our major race for two year-olds is the ultimate goal for many breeders. Last year’s Golden Slipper-Gr.1 winner Mossfun (Mossman-Eye for Fun by Snitzel)), bred in conjunction by Fairview Park’s Linda Duckworth, her husband Dr Ian Duckworth and partners Heather McKinnon and Darren Pullman, sold at Easter in 2013 for $85,000 and yet Linda Duckworth remains down to earth about Mossfun and her victory. 

Holbrook Thoroughbreds published: 17 Mar, 2015

 THE Harris family has been raising good horses for generations and Julie Harris, the latest in a long line of experienced thoroughbred breeders, is carrying on the good work at her lovely property in the epicentre of the breeding industry in the Hunter Valley. Holbrook Thoroughbreds is a family owned boutique broodmare and agistment farm in prime thoroughbred country about 15 kilometres east of Scone on the Pages River. 

Kia-Ora Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

 KIA-ORA Stud’s Easter 2015 draft is the culmination of a lot of hard work by the team at the Scone farm, and stud manager Alex Kingston is justifiably proud of the results. “The team as a whole has taken a lot of effort in preparing our yearlings and we are very happy with the quality of the draft.” 

The Macquarie Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

DAVID BAXTER’S Macquarie Stud has been in his family for about 50 years and has been selling at the Inglis Australian Easter Sale since 1975. This longevity in the breeding industry is admirable and when asked about it, Baxter said there were two main factors, the first was to keep working hard to strive for quality, but by far the most important factor was loyal staff. 

Milburn Creek published: 17 Mar, 2015

THE motto of Milburn Creek is, “a good reputation does not just happen - it must be earned”. There is no truer sentiment in the tough, competitive game of thoroughbred breeding, but it’s fair to say boutique NSW stud Milburn Creek has a good reputation and then some. 

Newgate Farm published: 17 Mar, 2015

FIRST crop sons and daughters of William Reid Stakes-Gr.1 winner Foxwedge (Fastnet Rock) are highlights of Newgate Farm’s Easter draft and Henry Field is looking forward to showing them off. “He is truly stamping his stock and they have wonderful minds to match,” he said.

Newhaven Park published: 17 Mar, 2015

A Derby winner in South Africa, a Group One sprinter in Singapore, a Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner, a champion two-year-old in Western Australia and a string of top class winners in Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland and South Australia.

Riversdale Farm published: 17 Mar, 2015

RIVERSDALE Farm, in the heart of thoroughbred country at Scone, is a family run broodmare farm established by Peter and Alison Hodges and now run by their son Nick. Riversdale has been rearing and breeding winners for more than 30 years and recent stars to come off the Hunter Valley farm include Black Jag, a winner of more than $450,000 and the very talented My Destiny who won the Lough Neagh Stakes–LR and earned $345,000. 

Segenhoe Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

“A CONSPICUOUS effort to buy high class stakes performing mares who tick the boxes with conformation and pedigree”, has resulted in a classy Easter draft for Segenhoe Stud. Described by stud manager Peter O’Brien as “a stunningly beautiful bunch of yearlings” the draft is the second for Segenhoe since being taken over by the Maloney family in 2010. 

Sledmere Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

SLEDMERE Stud is located on the edge of Scone in the heart of thoroughbred country of the Upper Hunter Valley, and is operated by Catriona (Treen) and Royston Murphy. It has a long and proud history of producing high class racehorses, and the husband and wife team took over the management of Sledmere in 2014 and have enjoyed their first year running the farm together.

Souther Cross Breeders published: 17 Mar, 2015

THE quality of yearling sale drafts presented by Southern Cross Breeders is well known and Easter 2015 is no exception with a quality selection of well related youngsters by a good mix of proven and up-and-coming stallions. The Fastnet Rock connection is a strong one here with lovely youngsters by his first crop sons Foxwedge and Smart Missile, while another first crop star in So You Think (NZ) is also represented.

Think Big Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

THE emergence of Think Big Stud was in many ways inevitable as owner Dato Tan Chin Nam’s core business is in real estate and the idea of owning land had been contemplated for a long time. Dato Tan had previously kept his mares at Kia-Ora Stud while hunting for the right property, and purchased Inverness Stud at Burradoo from Dr Jack Woolridge in late 2007.

Torryburn Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

MEMBERS of the flourishing Redoute’s Choice sire line make up the majority of Torryburn Stud’s 2015 Easter draft, including a son and daughter of this champion stallion. There are also several youngsters by his Oakleigh Plate winner Snitzel, who finished runner-up to Redoute’s Choice on the Champion Sire standings in 2013-14.

Turangga Farm published: 17 Mar, 2015

TURANGGA Farm’s star Easter graduate, Able Friend (Shamardal (USA)-Ponte Piccolo (NZ) by Volksraad (GB)) has truly flown the flag for the Scone nursery. Now the highest rated horse ever trained out of Hong Kong, Able Friend currently sits third on the overall international rankings with a rating of 127 behind only the Japanese duo of Just A Way and Epiphaneia.

Tyreel Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

TYREEL Stud has a rich and proud history at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling sales. For decades Tyreel has been represented by high quality bluebloods at Easter, and they have gone on to translate their strong pedigrees and looks into high class performances on racetracks all over the world.

Vinery Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

CHAMPION sire More Than Ready (USA) (Southern Halo-Woodman’s Girl by Woodman (USA)) headlines Vinery Stud’s outstanding consignment of 18 yearlings for the Inglis Easter Sale starting on April 7. The Gr.1 winner and leading sire with runners like Sebring, More Joyous and Samaready among more than 130 stakes winners, had five lots make $500,000 or more at the 2014 Easter Sale and he has another 30 yearlings this year including Vinery fillies from Gr.1 mares Sacred Choice and Bollinger.

Widden Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

WIDDEN Stud is without doubt one of Australia’s most successful thoroughbred nurseries. A seventh generation of the Thompson family is now at the helm and the property is in an environment ideal for the rearing of young thoroughbreds. Lush, spacious paddocks feed off rich alluvial creek flats, surrounded by huge sandstone cliffs, which combine to provide the perfect foundation for potential Gr.1 winners to thrive and grow.

Yarraman Park Stud published: 17 Mar, 2015

YARRAMAN Park Stud principals Arthur and Harry Mitchell and their clients are enjoying great recent success with emerging stallion I Am Invincible, while the stud’s stalwart Magic Albert and up-and-comer Hinchinbrook are also turning out their share of winners. Yarraman Park is gearing for Easter with a stellar draft, one which kicks off with “a very attractive” Fastnet Rock colt.