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. […]

Riverside Stallion a Winner

In what was most decidedly a term of endearment, Bruce Watts of Riverside Thoroughbreds, Alton Downs quaintly said “poor old Bagger Vance”. With an approximate winning strike rate of 50% runners to winners, Bagger Vance (ch h 2000 Gilded Time-Fluoro x Rory’s Jester) has been the flagship stallion at Riverside now nigh on a decade. […]

Captain Sonador Outstanding

A Captain Sonador colt described as “simply outstanding” and accepted to sell at the prestigious Magic Million January Gold Coast Yearling Sale heads a quality draft of eight yearlings from Raheen Stud at Sunday’s Capricornia Yearling Sale (CYS). The chestnut colt –  Lot 105 (Captain Sonador-Kai Cibo x Sanction) is according to stud principal Basil […]