Armidale Stud has been breeding racehorses for almost half a century and we are justifiably proud of the outstanding success of the horses carrying the Armidale brand or sired by Armidale stallions.
In recent years Armidale sires have produced LADY LYNETE (14 wins including Group 2 Blazer Stakes) LIKE A CAROUSEL (placed Gr.1, Sydney Cup), multiple Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed THE CLEANER, Group 3 winner and multiple Listed winner HELLOVA STREET, dual Listed 2 yo winner PATEENA ARENA, JUBILANCE (winner of MM 3yo) and exciting 2YO’s MYSTIC JOURNEY, OUR LONG SALI (winner of MM 2yo) and TRIPLE STRIP.
Lot 113 Inglis Melbourne Premier – Written Tycoon x Splendid Thing.
By Written Tycoon - Victoria’s Champion Stallion, Champion First Season Sire of Australia in 2010/11, Champion Two-Year-Old Sire in Australia in 2015/16. Champion Victorian Sire 2015/16. The sire of three individual Group One winners in 2016.
Splendid Thing is by Encosta De Lago. She has had three foals to race for two winners. She is from the family of St Reims, Champagne, Bonneval & more.
Lot 14 Inglis Melbourne Premier Toronado x Pontington.
Toronado - World Champion Miler, Unbeaten Group 2 winning 2YO, by leading sire High Chaparral. Pontington is a daughter of Ponton Flyer (Gr2 winner, multiple Gr1 placed). Pontington’s first foal is an unraced 3YO filly by Written Tycoon (Island Daze) in the stable of Mick Kent. Her 2nd foal is an unraced 2YO trained by Barry Campbell and raced by Star Throughbreds.
Colt Needs Further (AUS) Wiora Terricks (AUS)
1/2 brother to Home Sweet (g. by Ladoni) who won 7 races, $161,060 and placed in a Bendigo Cup.
Colt Tough Speed (USA) Darmasanda (AUS)
Same sire of Banca Mo from the three time winning mare Darmasanda who has produced Darmasun placed as a 2YO in Victoria.