Progeny News

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…

Read More

Dirty Work: Fast, Strong & Sexy

As the progeny of champion sire Written Tycoon begin to stamp their mark on the Australian breeding industry, Spendthrift Australia has ensured Victoria will not miss out on the action, confirming Group 2 winner Dirty Work is set to become only the second son to stand in the state. It was his dominant win in…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Almond Eye showcases an opportunity for breeders

The Japan Cup of Sunday last proved as exciting as it had promised, with Almond Eye (Lord Kanaloa {JPN}) holding a sensational field at bay for her final lifetime start. The five-year-old mare went out with glorious indignation, capping a 15-start career with 11 total wins, nine of which were group ones, and close to…

Read More

Authentic’s Classic blitz another boost for Spendthrift

Authentic’s Classic blitz another boost for Spendthrift Star colt Authentic (USA) (Into Mischief {USA}) in the orange and purple silks of B. Wayne Hughes, delivered a huge boost to the global Spendthrift operation, when dominating the G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland. For the second time in a couple of months, Spendthrift had an unforgettable…

Read More

Spendthrift Australia set to offer two colts at Inglis Classic

Spendthrift Australia will have two quality colts heading through the ring at the 2020 Inglis Classic Sale, offered through the expert drafts of Widden Stud and KBL Thoroughbreds on Monday 10th February. The first colt to go under the hammer for Spendthrift will be Widden Stud’s Lot 368. By the farm’s very own young stallion and…

Read More

Jimmy Creed breaks through

Jimmy Creed (USA) has secured his first Australian winner with just his third runner, 2-year-old filly Statement Of Faith victorious against older horses at Swan Hill on Sunday. Bred by Spendthrift as part of Jimmy Creed‘s first Australian crop, Statement Of Faith was purchased out of the 2018 Vobis Gold Sale for $45,000, and is raced by a…

Read More

Warrior’s Reward colt comes up big in first stakes win

Millionaire Runner stretched out to a mile and a quarter for Monday’s Home of the Brave S. at Gulfstream Park and came away a resounding seven-length winner. The 3-year-old Warrior’s Reward colt was facing older horses after running against the likes of Audible and Hofburg in this year’s Florida Derby (G1). After winning his debut…

Read More