Stallion 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…

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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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Authentic an American standout

A stellar season for Authentic (USA) (Into Mischief {USA|) saw him win the G1 Kentucky Derby and G1 Haskell S. but it was his 2.25l victory in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic which was judged to be his standout performance of the year with a rating 126. This placed him second overall in the World Best…

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First 2YO runner an impressive winner for Swear

  Spendthrift Australia’s young Redoute’s Choice stallion Swear had his first runner salute the judge in first place with colt Faulds, from G1-placed Patricia’s Gem (USA) (Mineshaft {USA}) taking out the 2-year-old event at Geelong. The Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained colt justified the faith of punters when beating Pegasi (Star Turn) and Micro (Medaglia…

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Dam of G1 Winterbottom winner covered by Omaha Beach

The G1 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth provided an exciting update for a mare covered by Spendthrift’s exciting new shuttle stallion Omaha Beach (USA). The triple G1-winner recently covered Elite Ateates (Exceed And Excel), dam of Elite Street (Street Boss), to add another quality producer to the list he has covered in his debut Australian season.…

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Dirty Work sprinting his way to becoming the Victorian heir apparent for sire

Article courtesy of TDN AusNZ Bren O’Brien The relocation of Australia’s hottest sire, Written Tycoon, to the Hunter Valley is set to open up significant opportunities for his sire sons in his previous home of Victoria, including Saturday’s G2 Schillaci S. winner Dirty Work who has secured his stallion future at Spendthrift Australia. Written Tycoon’s…

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A story worth (over)sharing

Copy provided by R M Begg Kyneton Aged Care. While the arrival of spring reminds us of years past when it was possible to enjoy being among the hustle and bustle of the Spring Racing Carnival’s unbridled, ahem, social gatherings, season 2020 is shaping up to look considerably different. But all is not lost. In…

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Australians welcome War Front’s superstar son

The introduction of a triple G1-winning superstar son of War Front (USA) to Spendthrift Australia’s stallion roster has been enthusiastically welcomed by breeders and bloodstock agents. Omaha Beach (USA) is available to Australian breeders for the first time in 2020, having risen to stardom in a short but spectacular racetrack career. He won five of…

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