australian thoroughbred Archive

July 25, 2015
Country Australia

Arrowfield stud – australian thoroughbred


Arrowfield Stud was established in 1985 under the visionary and innovative leadership of John Messara. In 1989 Arrowfield made one of the single most important purchases in Australian bloodstock history when it selected and secured a majority interest in Danehill, who proved to be a global breed-shaping influence, and the sire of 89 Group 1 [...]

June 16, 2015
Country Australia

Vinery stud – Australian thoroughbred


Hoffmeister already owned and operated Vinery Farm in Kentucky and had purchased the iconic Hunter Valley property in order to “shuttle” his Vinery stallions between hemispheres. The magnificent property was renamed Vinery and the dual hemisphere operation opened its doors in 1998. Not long after, the entire dual hemisphere operation was bought by Dr Thomas [...]

May 24, 2015
Country Australia

Widden – Australian thoroughbred


Widden Stud is a name synonymous with champion sires – Marscay, Vain, Bletchingly, Todman, and General Nediym – brilliant, tough, speed oriented horses that left a legacy of greatness for generations to come. With the emergence of young champion sires Stratum, Sebring & Northern Meteor the future of Widden beiong the source of Champion stallions [...]