Uncanny Daunting Fillies!

Bundaberg based racing couple Merv and Lynette Petersen have every reason to question the logic in the idiom that “lightning never strikes twice”. That is figuratively speaking of course as they hope to put it to the sword in the $120,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) 2YO Classic (1200m) at Callaghan Park in Rockhampton on Saturday, […]

Sale graduate Bagus wins in Brisbane

It is fair to say that last Saturday’s impressive Doomben winner Bagus pronounced “Ba- Goose” is fortuitously named.

Prize money increase for 3YO Classic

The Central Queensland Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CQTBA) has announced a substantial increase in prize money for the race which was formerly known as the Capricornia 3YO Classic (1300m).


Rockhampton racing man Bill Reid is definitely a believer in the adage, “if you don’t at first succeed try, try again”. Because that’s exactly what Reid, albeit with fingers crossed, plans to be doing on April 9 in Rockhampton with $112,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) 2YO Classic (1200m) aspirant Bauhinia Sid. On nine previous occasions […]

Exceedingly Good Capricornia Yearling Sale.

Exceedingly Good Capricornia Yearling Sale. Graduates from the 2015 Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) continued on their barnstorming ways when they quinellaed the QTIS 2YO Maiden Plate (1000m) at Ipswich races last Saturday. The pair – winner Bagus (b/br f Jet Spur-Jezzamine x Commands) and runner-up Heaps Good (b c Exceedingly Good-Scatter Cat (NZ) x Spectacular […]

CYS Widespread Winners

Capricornia Yearling Sale Widespread Winners. The value of Rockhampton’s Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) as a source of widespread winners has certainly been emphasised by results from over the last week. CYS graduates, much to the delight of their buyers who chose them in recent sales at the Rockhampton Showground, five have won at Rockhampton, Gatton, […]

2016 Capricornia Yearling Sale new look agenda

2016 Capricornia Yearling Sale new look agenda. A new string in the bow has been added to the Rockhampton Jockey Club’s (RJC) burgeoning racing armoury with the scheduling of back-to-back Callaghan Park race meetings preceding the Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) in April. For the first time the RJC will stage a two day mini-carnival with […]

Capricornia Studs Birthplace of Dreams

It was a case of winners all round when Security Belle continued a victorious dynasty by romping home in the $42,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales QTIS 2YO Fillies Plate (1050m) at Rockhampton’s Callaghan Park races last Friday. Naturally the winning connections of trainer Fred “Motorised” Smith, jockey Justin Stanley and owners Max Ison and Patrick Paterson […]

2016 CYS 3YO Championship

2016 CYS 3YO Championship   Next year’s 3YO Sale Race will be worth $30000 at least with QTIS bonuses of $12000 to be confirmed by Racing Queensland. Nominations and accompanying $275 fee are due to the Rockhampton Jockey Club by 11.00AM on Friday 17th October 2015. The race is a handicap over 1300 metres and […]