Stallion News

Sebring nicks set the Gold Standard

Spendthrift Australia’s Gold Standard boasts pedigree credentials that match his imposing physical presence and talent on the racetrack. Impressing breeders that have already supported him, Gold Standard has the attributes to be a strong successor to his late, great sire Sebring. Out of multiple Group 3 winner Coniston Gem and from the stable of renowned…

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Written Tycoon Nicks Prove Dirty

As Group 2 Schillaci Stakes winner Dirty Work embarks on his new career at stud for Spendthrift Australia, the story of his sire Written Tycoon – who rose from an overshadowed young sire to become a five-time Champion Victorian Sire and the 2020/21 Australian Champion Sire – is fast becoming folklore. A Group 2 winner…

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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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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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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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