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Sun Stud has announced its stallion fees for 2019 with the exciting addition of Champion 2YO, National Defense, to Victoria's premier lineup.
Arrowfield Stud today announced its 2019 roster of 11 stallions headed by Champion Sire Snitzel, whose fee is unchanged at $220,000 inc GST.
All is in readiness for Sunday’s Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale, for which inspections begin tomorrow.
On Monday we looked at the statistics of rising star second season sires Zoustar and Dundeel, but they aren’t the only stallions in this division doing a great job with Eureka Stud’s Spirit of Boom also doing some amazing things, while Darley’s Epaulette has also shown his hand as a serious sire in the making.
Horses sold through the Karaka sale ring in recent years are now providing timely pedigree updates to the 61 yearlings catalogued in New Zealand Bloodstock's South Island Sale .
The 2013 Juddmonte International Stakes and Queen Anne Stakes winner Declaration Of War (USA) has covered plenty of ground in his short stud career to date, which began at Coolmore Stud in Ireland in 2014, then moved to Ashford Stud in America and in 2019 the Shizunai Stallion Station in Japan in addition to two seasons in Australia.
Only a long-head separated the speedy Bengalla Bay from the fast-finishing Deep Field colt King’s Champ in the Star Kingdom Handicap at Muswellbrook on Monday, which denied Deep Field of having four winners from as many runners in the space of five days.
Newgate Farm have a top class roster of young stallions in 2019 offering breeders a variety of the very best Australian speed bloodlines across an affordable price range.
Friendless in betting, I Am Courage was sent off a $61 chance at his career debut but he cut a swathe through nine opponents in a QTIS Two-Years-Old Handicap over 1050m at Toowoomba on Easter Monday to credit the First Season Sire frontrunner Sidestep with his fourth individual winner.
Exciting young Newgate sires Wandjina and Deep Field provided the quinella in the $27,000 Star Kingdom Handicap for juvenile colts at Muswellbrook on Easter Monday and then the next winner with Deep Field filly Just Field winning the $27,000 Miss Finland Handicap for juvenile fillies in spectacular style.
A comfortable victory at the Waverley trials earlier this month has confirmed a start in Saturday’s Group III Inglis Sales Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) for promising three-year-old Lincoln Falls.
Sun Stud sires Magnus and Love Conquers All had stakes success on Saturday with Streets of Avalon winning the Group III MRC Victoria Handicap at Caulfield, while Mr Marbellouz won the Listed BRC Ascot Handicap at Doomben.
Our current crop of second season sires includes some stallions that are being tipped for the very top of the stallion tree, so lets take a look at how Zoustar and Dundeel compare by statistics given Widden have already set Zoustar’s fee at $154,000 and we await the fee on Dundeel, who stands at Arrowfield Stud.
David Vandyke has a happy knack for getting the best from a good filly and might have another on his hands with Bacccarat Baby winning the Listed BRC Princess Stakes at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday after it was transferred from the abandoned Doomben meeting on Saturday.
Astute trainer Alan Denham produced an impressive winner for Deep Field on Saturday when Mocambo powered to an easy victory at Kembla Grange.
Woodside Park Announce 2019 Fees
Woodside Park Stud is extremely proud to announce our 2019 Stallion Roster that will once again be headed by Victoria's Champion Sire Written Tycoon, a stallion who really needs no introduction. MORE...
Middle Market Heavy Hitters
The decision to triple the service fee of Golden Slipper winning sire Sidestep from $7,700 to $22,000 has placed him into a hugely competitive middle market price bracket, so we thought a look at the most popular sires priced from $16,500 to no greater than $29,700 last year would be interesting.
Australia’s Busiest Sires for 2018
The Australian Studbook have released official covering statistics as at March 1 for 2018 with Coolmore supplying four of the top 10 busiest sires including the man at the top of the list.
Redoute's Choice Crop by Crop
Since the first foals by Redoute’s Choice hit the ground in 2001, the champion stallion has to date produced 163 stakes winners, 34 of them at Group One level so here they are crop by crop.
STALLION ANNOUNCEMENTS 2019
Al Maher Headed to Victoria
Renowned stud master Mike Becker from Stockwell Thoroughbreds is excited to announce that proven stallion Al Maher is heading down to Victoria to stand at the Diggers Rest based operation this season.
Kementari to Stand at Darley Kelvinside
Kementari, the dominant three-year-old of his generation when winning the G1 Randwick Guineas, will stand alongside his sire Lonhro at Kelvinside for the forthcoming southern hemisphere breeding season.
Undefeated Triple Crown Winner to Coolmore Australia
The 2019 Southern Hemisphere breeding season will see the arrival in the Hunter Valley of the only undefeated US Triple Crown winner.
Boulder City - Half-Brother to a Legend
What a send off it was for Winx in Saturday's $4 million Group One Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the grand mare doing what Lonhro and Octagonal were able to do at their final starts in that same race - saying goodbye to her tens ofthousands of devoted fans with a typically soft victory - one that saw her retire as the world's highest ever prize money earner.
NEW TO STUD 2019
Sire: Scat Daddy (Johannesburg)
Dam: Leslie's Lady (Tricky Creek)
Standing at: Coolmore Stud $17,600
Sioux Nation - Scat Daddy (Johannesburg) x Dream The Blues (Oasis Dream)
Standing at Swettenham Stud: $17,600
The Autumn Sun - Redoute's Choice (Danehill) x Azmiyna (Galileo)
Standing at Arrowfield Stud: $77,000
Aclaim - Acclamation (Royal Applause) x Axis (Danroad)
Standing at Aquis Canungra Qld: $13,750
Kementari - Lonhro (Octagonal) x Yavanna (Redoute's Choice)
Standing at Darley NSW: $33,000
SALES
GENERAL SIRES
Group Three Winner for Denman
As is the nature of things, the progeny of two stallions relocating to new homes in 2019 fought out of the finish of Saturday’s Group III Hong Kong Jockey Club J H B Carr Stakes at Randwick.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Snitzel308149 (11)$20,729,364
I Am Invincible308151 (26)$14,150,958
Street Cry11759 (5)$13,407,942
Fastnet Rock24186 (8)$9,754,335
Not a Single Doubt20080 (12)$8,668,933
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
I Am Invincible308151 (26)$14,150,958
Snitzel308149 (11)$20,729,364
Written Tycoon257119 (6)$6,959,672
Sebring292116 (9)$8,270,650
Smart Missile227106 (5)$6,051,803
Real Saga
TALE OF THE CAT x WINDY KATE
126 runners this season for 46 winners
FIRST SEASON SIRES
Newgate Sires Double
Exciting young Newgate sires Wandjina and Deep Field provided the quinella in the $27,000 Star Kingdom Handicap for juvenile colts at Muswellbrook on Easter Monday and then the next winner with Deep Field filly Just Field winning the $27,000 Miss Finland Handicap for juvenile fillies in spectacular style.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Sidestep144 (1)$2,445,105
Better Than Ready3515 (2)$1,488,000
Brazen Beau263 (1)$1,105,690
Rubick329 (1)$964,050
Deep Field2610 (2)$914,115
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Better Than Ready3515 (2)$1,488,000
Deep Field2610 (2)$914,115
Rubick329 (1)$964,050
Whittington155$195,025
Sidestep144 (1)$2,445,105
Warhorse
General Nediym x Rathlin Island
First Season Sire Runners Today: Better Than Ready (1), Deep Field (1), Mawingo (5), Olympic Glory (1), Rubick (2), Sidestep (1), Toronado (2),
For the full first season sires info incl daily runners, sires table, stats, news and more - CLICK HERE
SECOND SEASON SIRES
Spirit of Boom vs Epaulette
On Monday we looked at the statistics of rising star second season sires Zoustar and Dundeel, but they aren’t the only stallions in this division doing a great job with Eureka Stud’s Spirit of Boom also doing some amazing things, while Darley’s Epaulette has also shown his hand as a serious sire in the making.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Zoustar10452 (6)$5,985,405
Spirit of Boom10442 (3)$4,077,525
Dundeel6126 (3)$3,451,690
Epaulette7736 (4)$2,042,526
Fiorente6319 (3)$1,948,350
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Zoustar10452 (6)$5,985,405
Spirit of Boom10442 (3)$4,077,525
Epaulette7736 (4)$2,042,526
Unencumbered6033 (1)$1,896,972
Sizzling8329 (1)$1,907,985
Unencumbered
Testa Rossa x Blizzardly
64 runners this season for 35 winners
Stands at Deceased,
Second Season Sire Runners Today: Akeed Mofeed (1), Camelot (2), Dawn Approach (2), Declaration Of War (1), Dundeel (2), Epaulette (2), Eurozone (4), Ferlax (1), Fighting Sun (4), Fiorente (1), Galah (1), Kuroshio (2), Mahisara (2), Sizzling (3), Spirit Of Boom (1), The Factor (1), Unencumbered (1), Zoustar (2),
For the full first season sires info incl daily runners, sires table, stats, news and more - CLICK HERE
The future sires still on the track identified and analyzed. From the AAA rating jewels in the crown to those just hitting the radar.
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RACING

Stakes Races Coming Up

Thu Apr 25: FLEM - VRC ST LEGER (2800m),
ANZAC DAY STAKES (1400m),
Sat Apr 27: HAWK - HAWKESBURY GOLD CUP (1600m),
HAWKESBURY GUINEAS (1400m),
DARLEY CROWN (1300m),
HAWKESBURY GOLD RUSH (1100m),
Sat Apr 27: E FM - VICTORY STAKES (1200m),
GUNSYND CLASSIC (1600m),
DALRELLO STAKES (1200m),
Sat Apr 27: MORP - CHAIRMAN'S STAKES (2000m),
BREEDERS' STAKES (1200m),
Sat Apr 27: MORPP - H C NITSCHKE STAKES (1400m),
CITY OF ADELAIDE HANDICAP (1400m),
Sat Apr 27: CAUL - REDOUTES CHOICE STAKES (1200m),