SA Breeders Thoroughbred Horses


Attrition gives Harry Perks a remarkable day ! Read More Download our SATB NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2023    


SA Breeders presents the ” RACING REWARDS SA PLUS AWARDS 22/23 “ Read More Download our SATB NEWSLETTER – RACING REWARDS SA PLUS AWARDS 2022/2023    


SA Breeders presents the ” HORSE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS 22/23 “ Read More Download our SATB NEWSLETTER HORSE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS for 2022/2023    


SA Breeders and SA Breds Spring into Action ! Read More Download our SATB NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2023    


SA Breeders AGM – Annual General Meeting with a special Complimentary Event Open Invitation from the SA Breeders Read More Download our SEPTEMBER 2023 AGM & SEMINAR    


Congratulations on your retirement and Thankyou LEON MACDONALD, from the SA Breeders Read More Download our AUGUST 2023 Newsletter                   


SA BRED VALIDATED WINS FEATURE $100,000 3YO RACING REWARDS RACE AT MURRAY BRIDGE Read More Download our JULY 2023 Newsletter                   


CORNERSTONE STUD FARM SELL SALE TOPPING WEANLING ON THE GOLD COAST Read More Download our JUNE 2023 Newsletter                   


ROYALLY BRED DUO SALUTE ON DERBY DAY SA – BREEDER HARRY PERKS Read More Download our MAY 2023 Newsletter                   




HORSE OF THE YEAR FORBIDDEN LOVE Read More on the Awards Download our MARCH 2023 Newsletter  

MILEVA returns to win the G3 Sir John Monash Stakes

WHAT A RETURN ! Congratulations to Dr Geoff and Chris Tucker of Little Hills Pastoral ! MILEVA returned from a spell to win yesterdays G3 SIR JOHN MONASH STAKES at CAULFIELD The SA Breeders spoke with Chris Tucker today who shared that : “We were delighted with the win. She looked so well in the yard, […]


  Breeding information from article linked – ANZ BLOODSTOCK September Run (4 m Exceed And Excel – Pittsburgh Flyer by Street Cry) was purchased by her owners Hermitage Thoroughbreds for $380,000 at the 2019 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale from Phil Campbell’s Blue Gum Farm draft and this latest victory takes her prize-money earnings to […]


4YO MARE FORBIDDEN LOVE DELIVERED SA BREEDER KERRY O’BRIEN WITH A MEMORABLE MARCH   Mark Smith from Breednet delivered this article on the mares win—a-third-group-1-for-all-too-hard%27s-forbidden-love

Prance’N’Dance ends lean run for trainer John Croucher

Cornerstone Stud resident stallion Sir Prancealot delivered another exciting youngster onto the scene with the win of Prance’n’Dance at Morphettville. The 2yo filly has delivered a wonderful result in just 2 starts for connections with the Racing Reward Bonus being of 50% higher return in February Summary: 2-1:1:0    Prizemoney: $57,250    Total Bonus: $31,400 The stable have shared […]

NEW AWARDS DATE – SAT 9th April 2022

NEW DATE SET SAT 9TH APRIL 2022 SA BREEDERS AWARDS The Committee of the SA Breeders have met and approved the timing of this years awards, originally  planned for Jan 29th will now be held on Saturday the 9th April These were postponed to consider the safety and importance to our members and guests. With the upcoming […]

RACING REWARDS – February Bonus Announcement

31st January 2022 Racing Rewards SA will ramp up with an increase in bonuses in February. Kicking off at Murray Bridge this Wednesday, Racing Rewards SA bonuses will be increased by 50 per cent across the board offering a significant financial reward to all facets of the industry. Racing SA Chief Operating Officer Vaughn Lynch […]


The Committee of the SA Breeders have considered the timing of this years awards planned for Jan 29th best be postponed to consider the safety and importance to our members and guests. With the upcoming yearling sales period playing ultimate importance to our industry , the Committee will meet and propose a new date in […]

Hill Smith Stakes Winner is SA Bred

Stakes Success for Expensive Dundeel Colt Tara Madgwick – Saturday October 9 The focus of stakes racing on Saturday centred on Caulfield and Randwick, but the Listed SAJC Hill Smith Stakes (1800m) in Adelaide produced an interesting winner in Cerberus, a $750,000 Magic Millions purchase for James Harron Bloodstock from the Mill Park draft. Trained […]

A second stakes win for Mill Parks SERADESS

ARTICLE : BREEDNET Tara Madgwick – Friday September 24 Astern Filly Wins G3 Scarborough Stakes A stakes-winner last season at two, Astern filly Seradess stripped fitter at her second run back from a spell at Moonee Valley on Friday night, hitting the line hard for Luke Currie to win the Group III MVRC Scarborough stakes […]

Star 3yo filly stays in SA hands but changes stables

MILEVA  – She is the South Australian bred 3yo filly who burst onto the scene in Jan 2020 and immediately announced herself in Blue Diamond contention.   Bred, owned and trained in South Australia.   For her 4 year old season  MILEVA changes ownership and training hands but all is not lost for the locals […]

New Season Memberships

      Racing Season 21/22 is upon us Memberships are now open Click on the link below to open the membership form for completion or Simply email your name and details to Georgie at Membership Renewal July 2021V2

AWAY GAME set to test her AWAY GAME

  Another impressive win for the #MillParkRaised bred AWAY GAME Trainer Ciaron Maher revealed that he’d been looking for an excuse to set the daughter of Sitzel for a tilt at a feature race during the Breeders Cup, which will this year be run over two days in November at Del Mar. Options could include […]

Akeed Mofeed returns to SA in 2021

Goldin Farms confirmed this week that AKEED MOFEED would return Lindsay Park and be available to serve mares this season.   Jeff Gordon , for Goldin Farms , confirmed that  he would stand in SA in 2021 for $8800   Already proven and well known to so many in South Australia, Akeed Mofeed is proven […]

Murray Bridge Racing Club – Breeders & Owners Day

SA BREEDERS & OWNERS DAY FREE INVITATION TO ALL MURRAY BRIDGE The Murray Bridge Racing Club is conducting an Owner’s & Breeders Raceday on Sunday 13 June. Owners on the day, Members of the SA Thoroughbred Breeders and SAROA will be provided with free entry, a free first shout from the bar and a few […]

3yo SA Filly delivers a home Group 1

With thanks to Thoroughbred Daily News:   “It’s a great effort by all the staff and my son Tommy and Craig Williams – what a ride, he never went around another horse,” Stokes said. “It’s a big thrill for the owners Trevor and Beth.” – Phillip Stokes    

Podcast Link – Stallion Fees 2021

Matt Kelly and Ross Hatton shared the news and discussed the 2021 Stallion Fee announcements by Cornerstone Stud and Ducatoon Park Stud this week. You can listen in to the discussion on the SA Breeders podcast page by clicking the link  

Unique Chantilly win for South Australian Breeder

It is not often that 11pm on a Monday evening delivers high levels of emotion and excitement but South Australian thoroughbred breeder, owner and major enthusiast Peter Katelanis doesn’t do things by halves. Matthew Kelly from the SA Breeders caught up with Peter this morning to hear the news and unique back story to a […]


Another day , another quality SA Bred winner came to the fore when STREET LIFE  took out yesterdays LISTED RAILWAY STAKES at Oakbank. STREET LIFE is now an 11 time winner of over $300,000 in stakes the 7yo is by Street Boss from Mimiele ( Barely a Moment ) Congratulations to breeder Claredale Pastoral.


MILEVA The #SABred winner of the MANIHI CLASSIC 2021 This talented 3yo filly is by Headwater from Lady Einstein and takes her record to 4 wins from just 7 starts. Congratulations her breeders Chris Tucker and Dr Geoff Tucker of Little Hills Pastoral Company Trainers Dan Clarken & Oopie Macgillivray originally has  Group 1 plans […]


It was a red letter day for the SA Breeders when ECUMENICAL took out the LISTED LISTED CLARE LINDOP STAKES A reigning SA Breeders TopSport Horse of the Year Finalist in 2020 the 3yo filly showed she’s ready for higher targets  and confirmed the Melbourne Spring is within her sights. Congratulations to breeders Perry Gunner […]

SA Breeders Get a Rare Result

It was a unique breeding and race winning double by Ken and Helen Smith at Morphettville last  Saturday the March 20th 2021. It is no surprise to South Australian racing participants to see an ‘Exalted’ double, yet it was a unique for the fact the two winners came from the same dam, Exalted Beauty. EXALTED […]

LIQUEURO wins Bendigo St Leger Trial for Dali Drazetic

South Australian Thoroughbred Breeder Dali Drazetic delivered a breeding highlight with the win of LIQUEURO in the St Leger Trial at Bendigo today. Raised at Willow Grove Stud , both Dali and also the Satchell family kept shares in the youngster. Liqueuro, ridden by Jye McNeil, wins the Bendigo St Leger Trial The Cindy Alderson-trained […]

Sam Hayes – A transformational week

“The support of Racing SA through increased Prizemoney and perhaps more notably the recently re-launched and financially bolstered Racing Rewards Scheme (formerly SABOIS), gave the 2021 Adelaide Magic Millions sale a new lease of life and has encouraged me (Cornerstone) to reinvest back into South Australian Racing and Breeding” declared Sam Hayes in a recent […]

Iconic Kambula Stud deliver 100% clearance at Adelaide Magic Millions

The team at Kambula Stud have declared the 2021 Adelaide Magic Millions as ‘one of the best’. The iconic South Australian stud delivered a 100% clearance rate for our draft of 21 yearlings  – 14 on day one and 7 on day 2. David Toole and daughter Rebecca Toole presented a draft filled quality youngsters  […]

Breednet – $525,000 Fastnet Rock Colt Smashes Magic Millions Adelaide Record

By Tara Madgwick – Tuesday March 9 The 2021 Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale is underway and there were some serious fireworks early in the sale when Lot 22, a Fastnet Rock colt from Group I winner Small Minds was sold for $525,000. Bred and consigned for sale by Goldin Farms, the stunning bay colt […]

Mill Park Raised Seradess takes out the Listed Cinderella Stakes ( March 8 2021)

Impressive!  There was only one way to describe the win of the SA bred 2yo filly SERADESS in the LISTED CINDERELLA STAKES It was another great result for  breeders The Quality Thoroughbred Breeding Joint Venture, SA Seradess is by Astern from Obsidian Dragon, a 9 timer winner herself of over $419,000 Mark Kavanagh has again […]

SA Thoroughbred Breeder & Horse of the Year Awards 2019/20

The South Australian Thoroughbred Breeders will celebrate the success of the 2019/20 season with its annual awards evening on Saturday the 30th of January 2021. More information or to book your tickets see the flyer attached or contact Matthew Kelly on 0409 054 917. Flyer SA Thoroughbred Breeders HOY 2020 (1)  

Breednet – ALL TOO HUIYING takes SALE CUP in a canter

ALL TOO HUIYING takes the 2020 Sale Cup and the Seymour Cup in 7 days … by All Too Hard (AUS) 2009  from Madame Flurry (AUS) 2000 bred by Mr BK Parker, E.H.Parker, SA   All Too Huiying is a half-brother to the triple Group I winner Happy Trails as well as the Group III […]

EDITION 4 2020 #SABred Spring Stars

EDITION 3 2020 #SABred Spring Stars

Take a look at the #SABred Stars that will shape this years Spring


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EDITION 1 2020 #SABred Spring Stars

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EDUARDO provides Willow Grove Stud Stallion HOST a Grp 2 Missile win

He may have passed but can EDUARDO provide HOST with a runner in the $AU15M. The worlds richest turf race could be on the spring agenda for Joe Pride’s recent stable acquisition Eduardo who put his hand up for a potential slot in The Everest 2020 winning the Group 2 $200,000 Missile Stakes (1200m).   Eduardo was named by Pride following his […]

Trevor and Beth Roberston’s filly Celebrity girls win the SAJC Oaklands Plate LR

Instant Celebrity was raised at the Watson family’s renowned South Australian nursery Mill Park Stud and Chris Watson remembers her well. “She’s very similar to Celebrity Girl, a lovely strong type, with great depth of girth – overall just a very athletic style of filly. “She was always an attractive type to the eye from […]

SA Breeders Annual Membership 2020-2021 Due Now

The South Australian Thoroughbred Breeders operate to promote, advance, encourage and coordinate the thoroughbred breeding industry in South Australia. The Association is legally and democratically structured for the betterment of this great industry and welcomes new members and new ideas at all times. By becoming a member of your state association you help the breeder […]

Help the TBA – Complete our 3 question survey

Thoroughbred Breeders  –  we would like your help ! Are you an SA Breeder, farm or stud ? You can help the industry by answering our 3 question survey about your awareness of Job Keeper and how it worked for you and your farm. Click the link below and help the TBA to work with […]

SA Stallion Valentia launches his 2yo’s in style

The history of the Paella is much like the history of the Yorkshire Hotpot or the Hungarian Goulash.  It’s a peasant’s meal that utilises local ingredients and leftovers to create a dish that can happily feed a hungry family returning from the fields. The Paella originated from Valencia and much like the city’s namesake, Group Two winner VALENTIA is […]


On Wednesday, April 29 bidding will open on Magic Millions inaugural online sale which features 70 lots of weanlings, yearlings, broodmares from Cornerstone Stud. There will also be a select group of race and breeding propositions offered by Cornerstone clients. “The way we all do business is changing and the bloodstock industry has shown a […]

Final invitations from HOST

The recent loss of South Australian stallion HOST allowed us time to sit and recall his talents in the breeding barn. After 10 seasons of his progeny hitting the racetrack ( 2012 – 2021) we found that season 2018 was his peak of individual winners of 41 whilst he had over 30 individual winners in […]

LOT 547 2019 Gold Coast #SABred AWAY GAME

The current race record for Away Game is 4 wins from 7 starts with prizemoney of $2,721,800.00. Away Game is a 2yo filly foaled on the 27th Aug 2017. Take a second to take that in and then see the link below to her win on Saturday in the Percy Sykes that rounds out her […]

The story of How Womantic ! Summerset ParkStud

It takes a lot of strength to be a thoroughbred breeder. The success of How Womantic for SA Breeders Rob and Maureen McBryde shares a lifetime of passion and the strength to succeed. How Womantic was the 5th service to mare Banderilla, herself a winner of 4 from 16 starts for smart South Australian trainer […]

25th March – SA Racing continuing ‘with caution’

25th March 2020 Racing is continuing “with caution” in South Australia, as the industry adopts a raft of measures and protocols to ensure all participants remain safe from COVID-19. Thoroughbred Racing South Australia (TRSA) and all its employees and industry parties and participants continue to heed the latest up-to-date government advice and direction. Importantly, TRSA […]

24th March 2020 – The Races SA – Nick Redin

24th March 2020 Dear Owners, I write to seek your co-operation with the restrictions we have put in place to ensure the racing industry meets the Federal Government’s ban on mass gatherings over 500 people and other restrictions Thoroughbred Racing SA, in consultation with industry stakeholders, has implemented. All thoroughbred activities have been restricted to […]

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia – COVID-19

Dear Breeder, As we are all well aware, these are challenging times as the country deals with the spread of the coronavirus and the impacts of the measures governments have put in place to limit infections. While many farms have already put in place measures to mitigate the spread of the virus, a number of […]

SA Bred – The Inevitable – Racenet – Golden Eagle  – Mitch Cohen 31 October 2019 Spend a moment or two with Scott Brunton and you’re certain to enjoy a laugh, but when it comes to his pint-sized Golden Eagle (1500m) hope The Inevitable the Tasmanian trainer means serious business. It wasn’t always that way – Brunton is quick to admit the idea of running […]

First Winner for Booker Brother – Breednet – Tara Madgwick

A full brother to Group I MRC Oakleigh Plate winner Booker, expensive Written Tycoon colt Banquo broke the ice for his first win at Sale on Sunday. The three year-old joined the Danny O’Brien stable earlier this year after two unplaced runs for Steven Marsh. Narrowly beaten at his first run back from a spell […]

SATB AGM Wed 16th Oct 7pm

The Annual General meeting of the South Australian Thoroughbred Breeders will be held on Wednesday the 16th of October. All past and present members are welcome to attend – special guest speaker will be Nick Redin , COO of the TRSA who will provide an update and overview on the direction of the industry. Meeting […]

#SABred The Inevitable wins Silver Eagle

Making it 8 wins from just 10 starts, the pint sized mating of Dundeel and Gift Bouquet is yet another highlight on the successful breeding record of Alistair McFarlane and his Tori Park Stud. The yearling was sold via the Adelaide Magic Millions draft of Cornerstone Stud.

#SABred Dalasan 5th in Grp 1 Caulfield Guineas

Australia’s up and coming star colt Dalasan has run 5th in the Grp 1 Caulfield Guineas. The Harry Perks bred and Mill Park Raised colt was coming off a campaign that has seen him win the Grp 2 Danehill Stakes and the Group 3 Breeders Stakes.

SA Stallion for US Shuttle

@SAbreeders A boon for #SABred with@CornerstoneStud announcing Sir Prancealot will shuttle to California for the 2020 breeding season. The sire has become an international success story in North America with 9 winners from 13 runners including 4 stakes winners (link:

Murray Bridge Opening

@SAbreeders The Committee and Members of the South Australian Thoroughbred Breeders wish the Murray Bridge Racing Club  @racingMBridge Committee and its members congratulations and the best of luck for their opening day today @TheRacesSA

G1 Win for Viddora

Congratulations to Dr. Terry Hodgson, Riva Ridge Stud on the great win by VIDDORA in the G1 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot WA.  Bred by Terry Hodgson who also retained a racing share, VIDDORA  by I am Invincible out of the Colombia mare Snow Flight trained by Lloyd Kennewell was ridden to perfection by Joe Bowditch  – […]

Mint Lane – A Month of Firsts in March

Hero Time became Mint Lane’s first Hong Kong winner  scoring by 1.6 lengths over 1200m at Happy Valley on 7th March.  Friday night racing at Moonee Valley produced a Mint Lane quinella  by Our Gladiator and Another Diamond.  Willi Willi became Mint Lane’s first Stakewinner scoring in the Albury Gold Cup, taking his record to […]

Finalists Announced for Godophin Awards 5/4/18

The finalists in the 2018 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards have been selected from a record field of 300 nominations. The judging panel, led by South Australia’s chief stipendiary steward Johan Petzer, have settled on 14 finalists from whom the seven winners will be chosen. “The GSSSA, now in its fourth year, is a […]

Award to Patrick Sheehan

Congratulations to Patrick Sheehan, son of well known Cummins breeder Peter who  was the winner of the Godolphin Award for Dedication to Breeding.  This award is presented to a staff member who has shown talent in thoroughbred breeding horsemanship, consistency and reliability in a stud role.

Danish Twist Sold for $575,000

Danish Twist by Dane Shadow-Madame Flurry and half sister to Happy Trails,was purchased by Newgate Farm for $575,000 at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Broodmare Sale today.  Danish Twist was bred by local South Australian Breeders Liz & Brenton Parker and was part of the Mill Park draft.  Triple G1 winner Jameka topped the sale […]

Don’t Bother Me to Stand at Glenrae Stud

Son of Dark Angel bound for Australian Stud.   Don’t Bother Me (Dark Angel-Faleh by Silver Hawke) will be standing this season at Glenrae Stud for a fee of $3,300.    Don’t Bother Me won 5 races from 1200 to 1500 metres for $204,000 (Aust.) in earnings with stakes  placings in Irish Two Thousand Guineas Trial, Ballycorous […]

Half Brother to Viddora Winner at Sha Tin

Relentless Me by Statue of Liberty – Snow Flight, bred by Riva Ridge Stud and a half brother to Viddora, notched up his third win in Hong Kong when winning at Sha Tin on Saturday (16/6/18)

Ellicazoom Sold for $420,000

Stakes winning mare Elllicazoom (Testa Rossa-Ellicorsam  by Fimiston) bred by South Australian breeder Michael Birchall was a S.A. Horse of the Year finalist for two years running.  Purchased by Mick Malone of Kitchwin Hills at the Magic Millions Perth Winter Sale for $420,000 Elllicazoom will have another campaign before retiring to stud.

$4.85 Million to SA Racing Industry

The State Government has announced it will provide $4.85 million to S.A. racing industry to protect local jobs and help offset losses incurred as a result of the betting operations tax. Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing Corey Wingard said he was pleased to be able to secure Racing SA the one-of grant to help […]