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KIA ORA STUD ex Insta Erma (Pioneerof The Nile)   Kia Ora Stud stallion Farnan (Not A Single Doubt) has welcomed his first foal, a colt by the 2020 Golden Slipper (Gr 1, 1200m). Kia Ora returned to stand stallions last year with Farnan spearheading the roster alongside Group 3 winner Prague (Redoute’s Choice). The... Read More

Yarraman Park increases ownership of promising unbeaten colt Nettuno

Talented Group 3-winning son of champion sire I Am Invincible wins Doomben trial ahead of spring Yarraman Park has moved to shore up its position in unbeaten I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) colt Nettuno by increasing its percentage of ownership in the new season three-year-old ahead of a pivotal spring campaign which is likely to... Read More

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FARNAN KIA ORA STUD C. ex Insta Erma (Pioneerof The Nile) Kia Ora Stud stallion Farnan (Not A Single Doubt) has welcomed his first foal, a colt by the 2020 Golden Slipper (Gr 1, 1200m). Kia Ora returned to stand stallions last year with Farnan spearheading the roster alongside Group 3 winner Prague (Redoute’s Choice).... Read More

‘He’s champion sire material’ – Thompson believes his flying Proisir can break Savabeel stranglehold

While Waikato Stud’s Savabeel (Zabeel) continued his iron grip on the New Zealand general sires’ premiership, the depth of progressive, young stallions queuing up behind him to challenge for his mantle has filled the breeding industry with a new-found optimism for the future, and John Thompson’s Rich Hill Stud has a major hand to play... Read More

TBA to conduct mental health workshops in NSW, Victoria and online 

Australia’s peak thoroughbred breeding body will continue its investment in tackling mental health issues amongst the industry’s workforce. The Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) will be conducting a number of free workshops in the coming weeks. TBA has partnered with respected mental health educator Pip Baker to hold the in-person workshops in the breeding heartlands of... Read More

Elsdon Park enters new era with takeover of Valachi Downs property

Petagnas officially take control of Matamata farm once owned by the Hickmans New Zealand’s Lib and Katrina Petagna’s significant investment in the Australasian racing and breeding industry added a new chapter yesterday, with the official opening of their private stud operation Elsdon Park at Matamata. The former Valachi Downs property of 600 acres was purchased... Read More