Progeny News

2021 Virtual Stallion Parade

In 2021, we are once again bringing our stallions into your home, showcasing our 6 sons of Champion sires – US boys Omaha Beach & Vino Rosso, newcomer Dirty Work, plus Gold Standard, Overshare and Swear. Click the video below to watch our 2021 Virtual Stallion Parade. Please do not hesitate to contact our office…

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Opportunities abound for Redoute’s Choice sire son Swear

A son of the legendary Redoute’s Choice, the sky is the limit for Spendthrift stallion Swear. Consistent support in his early years at stud has been reflected in the sale ring, with his yearlings selling up to 14 times his service fee. From a proven family and with results on the track, Swear is again…

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Overshare Presents Quality Options for Breeders

A bright talent on the racetrack with high-quality Australian blood on both sides of his pedigree, Spendthrift Australia’s Overshare presents himself as great value to Australian breeders. Overshare is a son of one of this country’s most dominant sires in I Am Invincible, who set a new Australian record during the 2020/21 season, siring 209…

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Vino Rosso’s Exceptional Bloodline

The return of our multiple Group 1 winner and undefeated two-year-old, Vino Rosso, will again this season provide Australian breeders an opportunity to invest in North America’s most popular first season sire, and only son of Curlin to stand on our shores. Emulating his sire and dominating the Breeders’ Cup Classic by more than 4l,…

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War Front’s Legendary Bloodline Explored

Legendary turf sire War Front continues his impressive record amongst the breeding ranks and is now making his mark as a sire of sires. As War Front’s champion son, Omaha Beach heads back to Spendthrift Australia for his second season at stud, providing a chance to explore what nicks perform well with the outstanding War…

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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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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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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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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…

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