Breeding & Racing News

April 24, 2018

Rosemont’s record-breaking VOBIS Colt

A Spirit Of Boom colt bred at Rosemont Stud secured a record price of $120,000 for a lot sold at the Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale on Sunday. The colt surpassed the $110,000 top price achieved at the 2017 Oaklands […]
April 16, 2018

Spirit Of Boom to stand for $55,000

Queensland-based first season sire sensation Spirit Of Boom will remain in his home state and stand for a fee five times higher than he stood for in 2017 after making an immediate impact across Australia with his juveniles. Eureka Stud […]
March 21, 2018

Spirit Of Boom progeny supercharge Magic Millions March Yearling Sale

GUN stallion Spirit Of Boom has led this week’s Magic Millions March Yearling Sale on the Gold Coast to a result that has been described as the best-ever sale in Queensland breeding history. The sale is for horses qualified for […]
March 20, 2018

Magic Continues For Spirit of Boom

Just as he had done on opening day, Queensland’s first-season sire sensationSpirit of Boom (Aus) dominated the second and final session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale on Tuesday. Spirit of Boom had provided the top 10 lots on […]
March 20, 2018

Records Smashed Galore as Boom Fever Hits Gold Coast

The insatiable appetite for the latest crop of youngsters by Australian first season sire sensation Spirit of Boom continued today with the Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale smashing records across the board. With prices never before seen at […]
March 19, 2018

Booming Start to Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Booming Start to Gold Coast March Yearling SaleRecords tumbled on Day One of the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale today as the progeny of Australia’s first season sire sensation Spirit of Boom lit up the sale ring. […]
March 13, 2018

Spirit of Boom Colt Tops Day One in Adelaide

A colt by Australia’s first season sire sensation Spirit of Boom topped a healthy opening day at the 2018 Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale at Morphettville today. Presented as Lot 127 by Rosemont Stud the colt was sold to Yulong […]
February 23, 2018

Kinky Boom out to keep the good times rolling for Scott McAlpine’s Eureka Stud

POLITE as ever, Eureka Stud’s Scott McAlpine precedes this Wednesday afternoon interview pertaining to Kinky Boom’s Blue Diamond prospects almost apologetic that he has only a few minutes to spare. “I’ve got Boomsara about to run at the Gold Coast […]
February 3, 2018

Kinky Boom Wins Inglis Premier

CRAIG Williams compared Kinky Boom to last year’s Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy after her spectacular debut victory in the $250,000 Inglis Premier (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Kinky Boom didn’t begin well and was a clear last in the […]
January 8, 2018

Boom time for first-season sire with service fee spike

One of the most intriguing questions floating around the thoroughbred world, as the 2018 yearling sales circuit enters it first round this week, is the one concerning the young stallion Spirit Of Boom. Can he finish what he has started? […]
December 23, 2017

Baby boom to spark all-out bidding war as new sire enjoys blistering start to stud career

MAGIC Millions Bloodstock manager Barry Bowditch has tipped a frenzy of bidding on the Spirit Of Boom yearlings heading to next month’s Gold Coast sale. Feltre winning at the Gold Coast for trainer Brian Smith and jockey Jim Byrne. Picture: […]
December 18, 2017

The Spirit Of Racing

Not sure if Simon Adams is a Star Wars fan, but the ‘hobby breeder’ from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, definitely believes in the force. On Saturday, Adams cheered on as brilliant youngster, Ef Troop, raced into raging hot favouritism for the […]