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BREED SECURE PROVIDING BREEDERS A LEG-UP

Having changed the breeding landscape in America, Spendthrift’s Australian arm has turned its attention to assisting Australian breeders by minimising the cash flow risks associated with producing quality stock. Recognising the financial strain and risk faced by breeders, founder B. Wayne Hughes has long believed that Spendthrift should bear their fair share of the responsibility…

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Written Tycoon: The Emerging Sireline

While he has been Champion Victorian Sire for the last five seasons, Written Tycoon has reached new heights in the last year, delivering milestone results both on the track and in the sale ring. He has also quickly become the country’s most exciting emerging sire of sires, further amplifying the appeal of his brilliant sprinting…

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Something a little bit Dirty has arrived…

We are excited to announce the arrival of Dirty Work to Spendthrift Australia.   By Australia’s leading sire, Written Tycoon, exceptional sprinter Dirty Work will stand his first season at stud at $19,800 inc GST. He is eligible for Spendthrift’s breeding initiative, Share the Upside, allowing breeders the opportunity to secure a lifetime breeding right.…

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Spendthrift 2021 Roster Release

Brilliant sprinter Dirty Work is set to complete a six stallion 2021 Spendthrift Australia roster, with the announcement of the G2-winning son of Written Tycoon joining the team for the upcoming season.   From a precocious sireline, with the combination of potent speed and stunning looks Dirty Work is an exciting addition to the Victorian…

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Swear off to a flying start

Off to a flying start Spendthrift Australia’s Swear has secured his second winner from three starters, with the victory of Morecoruba at Pakenham on April 22nd. The two-year-old gelding, trained & bred by Julian Welsh, prevailed at his second start, defeating Bring The Stars (Sebring) and Blushing Tycoon (Written Tycoon). Enjoying a lovely ride from jockey Carleen…

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Spendthrift Australia Inglis Easter Sale Review

The 2021 Inglis Easter Sale was one of the strongest on record with 22 $1million+ yearlings going under the hammer, resulting in stiff competition when bidding. Two outstanding colts were knocked down to Spendthrift Australia on Day 1, with the team underbidding several others throughout the sale. Lot 30 is a colt by the exciting…

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Impressive 2YO Colt Wins on Debut

Patton

It was an impressive win for Spendthrift Australia’s debut juvenile colt Patton on Thursday, becoming the 3rd winner for American Triple Crown Winner, American Pharoah.   Racing in the Spendthrift silks, Patton who is trained by the Hawkes Racing team, enjoyed a lovely trial behind the leaders and was allowed to work through his gears…

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Job Opportunity: Experienced Foaling Attendant

A wonderful opportunity for an Experienced Foaling Attendant has become available with Spendthrift Australia. The Australian arm of the highly successful Kentucky-based Spendthrift Farm who raced Kentucky Derby & Breeders’ Cup Classic hero Authentic and now stand him alongside his Champion sire Into Mischief, Spendthrift Australia is an exciting young business that has invested significantly…

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Overshare’s first yearling sells at Magic Millions

Spendthrift Australia were thrilled with the sale of Overshare’s first progeny, sold at the Gold Coast Magic Millions for $180,000. The bay filly was the first yearling through the sale ring for the son of I Am Invincible and out of the USA mare Spirited Away, offered by Glastonbury Farms as Lot 823. She was…

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Farm Manager

An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Farm Manager has become available with Spendthrift Australia. The Australian arm of the highly successful Kentucky-based Spendthrift Farm who raced Kentucky Derby & Breeders’ Cup Classic hero Authentic and now stand him alongside his Champion sire Into Mischief, Spendthrift Australia is an exciting young business that has invested significantly in…

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