Stallion News

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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War Front’s sire son Omaha Beach positioned with exceptional crosses

Omaha Beach (USA) made his mark in an impressive career on the racetrack, and he has the credentials and bloodlines to be an even bigger force at stud. Shuttling to Spendthrift Australia from 2020, Omaha Beach won half of his 10 starts including the G1 Arkansas Derby, Santa Anita Sprint Championship and Malibu Stakes. He…

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LENGTHS AHEAD – OMAHA BEACH AND VINO ROSSO

Like Australians, Americans seek speed, precocity and versatility in their stallions. And with over 19,000 foals born in the US every year, only the cream rises to the top. Impeccably bred by two of the most in demand and successful sires in America, Omaha Beach (War Front) and Vino Rosso (Curlin) were sighted as stallion…

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GET TO KNOW HALL OF FAME TRAINER TODD PLETCHER

Victories in nearly every major race in North America have made Todd Pletcher a household name and in just over 20 years his horses have already won more prizemoney than any other trainer in history. Multiple G1 winner Vino Rosso has contributed to that success having remained unbeaten as a 2-year-old and powering home to…

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Omaha Beach, a son of legendary War Front

At 18 years old War Front has established himself as a prolific stallion throughout the world producing stakes winners in the USA, England, Ireland, Hong Kong, France, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and Australia. With 21 individual Group 1 winners, and a stakes winners to runners’ ratio of 14.8%, War Front’s meteoric rise to stardom…

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Get to know Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella

Spendthrift Australia’s new shuttle stallion Omaha Beach (USA) (War Front), a triple G1 winner, is the latest in a long list of stars to pop up in trainer Richard Mandella’s stable. Never finishing out of the top three in his entire career, stakes success came to Omaha Beach in quick succession. He won the G2…

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2020 ROSTER AND SERVICE FEES ANNOUNCED FOR SPENDTHRIFT AUSTRALIA

Two exciting newcomers will complete the five stallion 2020 Spendthrift Australia roster, with the announcement of three-time G1-winning son of legendary War Front, Omaha Beach (USA), and dual G1-winning son of Curlin, Vino Rosso (USA) winner of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Classic. Both stallions demonstrated brilliance on the racetrack, are by Champion Sires and possess…

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Setting the standard – gold class and quality

This time last year Spendthrift Australia’s newcomer Gold Standard, champion sire Sebring’s Group 2-winning son, was serving his first book of mares. Now, the flashy chestnut is giving breeders another opportunity to get excited as his first foals are being born. We have been very impressed by all of the foals we have seen, with…

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