Stud News

Covid-19 forces Hunter Valley stallion parades to go virtual again

The ever popular on-farm stallion parades scheduled to take place this month in the Hunter Valley have been forced to go virtual once again due to the widening impact of Covid-19 in NSW and the subsequent state government protocols that are now in place. The Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders Association (HTBA) confirmed the decision yesterday which... Read More

Rosemont agree deal for Frankel’s three-quarter brother Maximal

Victorian stud enters into partnership with Juddmonte to race son of Galileo in Australia as stallion prospect Rosemont Stud has partnered with Juddmonte Farms to secure a deal to race in Australia the high-class three-year-old colt Maximal (Galileo), a three-quarter brother to champion racehorse and stallion Frankel (Galileo). Speaking to ANZ Bloodstock News yesterday, Rosemont... Read More

‘We were offering free nominations and they were rejecting it’

Agent Suman Hedge celebrates the success of newly crowned champion Written Tycoon after struggle to establish stallion Written Tycoon (Iglesia) will have awoken yesterday morning proudly settling into his new throne as Australia’s champion sire. But behind all the glitz and glamour that now surrounds him, the making of Victoria’s newly-crowned king is a tale... Read More

Seventh consecutive title for Savabeel who ends ‘special’ season as Australasia’s leading sire of stakes winners

Waikato Stud’s perennial champion stallion Savabeel (Zabeel) has added a seventh consecutive New Zealand sire premiership, in a season that stud principal Mark Chittick has described as ‘special’ for his exploits on both sides of the Tasman. A seventh title in a row is a feat only bettered by the 11 consecutive stallion premierships won... Read More

Newgate Farm’s four-strong investment pays off with trio dominating first season title

Extreme Choice (Not A Single Doubt) has defied his small foal crop to be crowned Australia’s champion first season sire, holding off his Newgate Farm barnmates Capitalist (Written Tycoon) and Flying Artie (Artie Schiller), to land the coveted title as the 2020-21 racing season came to a close yesterday. Courtesy of Golden Slipper winner Stay... Read More

Written Tycoon crowned champion Australian sire

Yulong Stud’s recruit ends Snitzel’s four-year dominance at top of stallion premiership Written Tycoon (Iglesia), in a stud career traversing three states and 14 years, has won his maiden Australian general sires championship, ending the four-year reign of prolific rival Snitzel (Redoute’s Choice), and the first “Victorian” stallion to do so in more than 40... Read More