Stallion News

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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Gold Standard following in Sebring’s footsteps

As his first crop of yearlings prepare to go through the sale ring this season, the signs are good that Spendthrift Australia’s Gold Standard could be a strong successor to his late, great sire Sebring. Sebring was Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2007-08, winning the G1 Golden Slipper and Sires’ Produce S., and he…

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Swear’s progeny set to shine

The first crop of Spendthrift Australia stallion Swear are ticking all boxes as they approach the start of their racing careers. A stakes-winning and Group 1-placed son of Redoute’s Choice, Swear began stud duties at Spendthrift in 2017. His oldest progeny are two-year-olds in the 2020-21 season. Sons and daughters of Swear have taken up…

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Vino Rosso making waves at Spendthrift

Since his arrival in Australia for his first season shuttling to Spendthrift, Vino Rosso (USA) has wasted no time in making a massive impression. The son of Curlin (USA) had already caught breeders’ attention with his pedigree and race record, and now his physical presence has only added to the buzz. Renowned bloodstock agent Adrian…

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Gold Standard Brings Bold Credentials

With pedigree credentials to match his imposing physical presence, Spendthrift Australia’s Gold Standard looms as an attractive option for breeders this year at a service fee of $5,500. Gold Standard is by the top-class racehorse and sire Sebring. His dam is the Greig mare Coniston Gem, whose nine wins included the Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy…

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Superb Crosses with Spendthrift’s Swear

With his oldest progeny about to turn two and a stack of pedigree credentials behind him, the sky is the limit for young Spendthrift stallion Swear. His sire is the legendary Redoute’s Choice who has risen to become one of the biggest names in Australian stallion history and whose influence will continue to be felt…

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Overshare an Attractive Option for 2020

A bright talent on the racetrack with high-quality Australian blood on both sides of his pedigree, Spendthrift Australia’s Overshare offers great value to breeders at an $11,000 service fee in 2020. By I Am Invincible out of a Group-placed daughter of the great Redoute’s Choice, Overshare’s racing career featured three wins, headed by the Group…

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Quality cross options for Vino Rosso

Spendthrift Australia’s new shuttle stallion Vino Rosso (USA) heads down under this year, bringing an impressive race record and blood that is likely to cross successfully with families in the southern hemisphere. Unbeaten in two starts as a juvenile, Vino Rosso compiled six wins and more than US$4.8 million on the racetrack, headed by victories…

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