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Evergreen Stud Farm
Evergreen Stud Farm sits on 500 well watered acres at Heatherbrae, fronting the Hunter River. Managing Director Tony Bott is one of the best known, most well respected figures in the industry, his wealth of knowledge and experience has overseen the success of Evergreen’s dual breeding and racing arms. So You Think He told Bluebloods, “I’ve seen…
Eureka Stud
It is a particularly exciting sales season for Eureka Stud, their star resident Spirit Of Boom represented by his best yearlings yet. On the back of his stunning early success both on the track and in the ring, Eureka were able to support him all the more, seeking out and purchasing well related mares especially for…
Emirates Park
It’s an exciting time at Emirates Park. A new focus, a renewed commitment to breed and offer to the market the best horses possible, and the chance of a third Gr.1 Golden Slipper Stakes, which this time could be with an exciting homebred. General Manager Bryan Carlson took time out to discuss the farm’s 2021…
Edinburgh Park
The adage of a picture painting a thousand words certainly applies when looking at the accompanying photo of Glenfiddich in splendid isolation at Moonee Valley in the Gr.2 Bill Stutt Stakes. With the finish line approaching, the handsome son of Fastnet Rock has just “towelled up” a field brimming with Stakes winners by an untroubled…
Daisy Hill
Draft is all quality, small but select Little wonder that Americain is Colleen and Kevin Bamford’s favourite horse, the couple amongst the proud owners cheering on the high class stayer to a memorable victory in the 2010 Melbourne Cup-Gr.1, 3200m. The passion for the thoroughbred that led to their involvement in that wonderful stayer is now…
Cressfield
The quality of pedigrees on offer in any Cressfield draft is always mouth watering, and this year’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling draft ticks all those boxes once again and with recent graduates like group placed three year-olds Aquagirl and Euphoric Summer, buyers can inspect with confidence. Bluebloods spoke to Liesl Baumann about Cressfield’s draft and…
Corumbene
For a stud farm that falls neatly into the “boutique” category, George Altomonte’s Corumbene Stud continually produces horses of a quality which are the envy of some larger operations. Just this season the likes of Standout and Bottega have carried the orange, brown spots and white sleeves to Stakes success while Corumbene has also delivered…
Coolmore
Present a stellar draft for MM 2021, Bluebloods spoke to stud manager John Kennedy How has your farm risen to the challenges presented by COVID 19? In Australia we have been very fortunate to be able to continue racing and trading in a way that is very close to normal, which is something that most other industries…
Bowness Stud
It has been another busy and successful year for Bowness Stud with such classy graduates as Chapada, Funstar and Indian Pacific strutting their stuff whilst D’Argento is proving a popular first season stallion. We caught up with Bowness’ John North in the lead-up to a big sales season... How has your farm risen to the challenges presented…
Bhima
January comes up quickly at the end of each calendar year, but particularly for Bhima Thoroughbreds in 2021. The boutique operator, along the Moobi Road in Scone, will present its largest ever draft of youngsters to the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. “We’ve got 31 heading there,” says Mike Fleming, “and that’s the largest I…

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