2016 Capricornia 2YO Classic First Acceptance Deadline

IMPORTANT NOTICE – 2016 CAPRICORNIA 2YO CLASSIC FIRST ACCEPTANCE DEADLINE.   Buyers of yearlings from the recent Capricornia Yearling Sale be aware that first acceptances for the $100,000 2016 2YO Classic (1200m) to be run at Callaghan Park, Rockhampton close on Friday, May 8, 2015.   The $990 (Inc GST) first acceptance fee payment must […]

Capricornia Yearling Sale Unearths Potential Top Liner

Rockhampton’s Capricornia Yearling Sale (CYS), the despatch point of so many gifted young racehorses may have unearthed another potential top liner in last Friday’s Mackay winner Wicked Crime. Wicked Crime (b g c 2 Wicked Style (USA)-No More Crime) demonstrated courage personified to defeat Craiglea Altise in the $30,000 QTIS Plate (1200m). Ridden for the […]

2015 Capricornia Yearling Sale Results

2015 Capricornia Yearling Sale Results

Central Queensland Thoroughbreds Triumph

The strength and confidence in the thoroughbred racing industry in Central Queensland was highlighted by triumph both on the racetrack and in the sale ring venue in Rockhampton last weekend. Sunday’s Central Queensland Thoroughbred Breeders Capricornia Yearlings Sales (CYS) at the Rockampton Showground, records tumbled as gross sales almost broke the magical $1M. Some 75 […]

Laurel Glen Enthusiasm

Marketing, self belief and enthusiasm in the product being offered is the vital prerequisite for any successful commercial operation. In a bold new era cultivated by exciting times ahead where racing young horses makes good business sense, Laurel Glen Equine Centre, Alton Downs’ stud Master/principal is a leader in this field. Kerrod Smyth virtually lives, […]

Oaklands Stud Quality for Capricornia Yearling Sale

The name Oaklands Stud is synonymous with the breeding of quality horses that have progressed to greatness in the highest levels of Australian racing. In more recent years the outstanding galloper and Australian Derby winner Shoot Out, a five times Gr 1 winner has done Oaklands proud. Oaklands Stud principal Neville Stewart acquired Shoot Out’s […]

Springton Park Fillies for Capricornia Yearling Sale

Bill and Di Ouston’s Springton Park will offer three yearling fillies at the Capricornia Yearling Sales in Rockhampton on Sunday. The couple have devoted much of their resources and energies into their love of racing and thoroughbred breeding and have extensive interests throughout Australia. However, they are fervent supporters of all things racing in Central […]

Four Days of Equine Excitement

The first of four days of events centring on racing and socialising building-up towards this weekend’ pageants of Rockhampton’s Capricornia 2YO Classic race day and yearling’s sales on Sunday provided some surprise results yesterday THURSDAY. Callaghan Park punters and indeed those tuned-in at home Australia wide as avid race watchers couldn’t possible smile by the […]

Local Breeders Passionate Success

By nature in the main, small time thoroughbred breeders are passionate individuals. It is recognised that passion conquers insurmountable obstacles and its qualities are all too often unhindered by budget or limitations. If they were not motivated by passion the little player’s in the thoroughbred breeding industry would no doubt focus on more profitable pursuits. […]