For 2YO Gohan Timing Really Is Everything

In the horse racing and thoroughbred breeding industries one of the most vital components on which successful results are born is timing. It seems so simplistic really to think that the dependency on timing plays such a pivotal role in two of the country’s biggest industries, So, it is and what perfect timing was delivered […]

Button Likely to Have Four Starters in Rockhampton’s Richest Race

Premier Rockhampton trainer Tom Button looks likely to have as many as four starters in Rockhampton’s richest race the $118,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales 2YO Classic (1200m) at Callaghan Park on Saturday, April 7. In what will be unprecedented, Button plans to run the Oaklands Stud bred winners Ruby Georgie; Wicked Grimshaw and Gypsy Toff as […]

Dual Personality aka. “Batman” First Across the Post (Finally)

It was classic testimony to the wisdom of the saying ‘’If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’’ when Batman flew home winning at Rockhampton’s Callaghan Park racecourse last Friday. More to the point it should have been try, try, try, try and go on trying again! Actually, the feat was sufficient to implore […]

Sweet Success with Hi Sugar

Hi Sugar – how sweet you are! It’s fair to say that’s the expression Rockhampton trainer Darryl Johnston would be using about his race mare of that name after she won two races in the space of four days earlier this week. After winning a BM 0-55 Handicap (1000m) at Emerald last Saturday, Hi Sugar […]

Brook’s Pleasure sets aim for the Capricornia Sales 2YO Classic

The effortless win on debut in Rockhampton last Friday (February 16) of debutante Hinchinbrook filly Brook’s Pleasure has created another wonderful chapter in the history of Rockhampton’s Capricornia Yearling Sale. It is uncanny how year in and year out the sale, where yearling numbers average around just 100, can be the launching pad of an […]

Preparations well underway for 2018 Capricornia Yearling Sales Carnival

It seems the early hype building towards this year’s Capricornia Yearling Sales Carnival in Rockhampton in April complements the importance of the event. Accordingly, preparations are well advanced for the 2018 Capricornia Yearling Sales which are to be held at the Robert Schwarten Pavilion at the Rockhampton Showgrounds on Sunday, April 8. The sale, which […]

2018 Sale Catalogue is Online

View the Catalogue online:     Catalogues are still available in paper form, please contact Jeff Leaver- 0427 229 033 or email to arrange your copy.  

2018 Capricorn Yearling Sale Set to Break Records

This year’s Capricornia Yearling Sale (CYS) scheduled for April 8 in Rockhampton is set to break records on a number of fronts. This was announced yesterday TUESDAY by the sale’s convenor Jeff Leaver who was delighted with the close-off entry of 112 thoroughbred yearlings from leading nurseries (studs) throughout Queensland. The number is a pleasing […]

2017 Sale Graduates Set to Race in Rockhampton Tomorrow

As the winners keep rolling-in for Rockhampton’s Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS), more graduates are likely to etch their name on the honour list after racing at Rockhampton’s Callaghan park racecourse tomorrow. The Rockhampton Jockey Club will stage a seven event TAB card which is highlighted by the return to racing of the Breeders Plate winner […]