Central Queensland Thoroughbred Breeders Association Inc.

Month: April 2018

Wrap Up: 2018 Capricornia Yearling Sale

To coin a racing phrase yesterday’s Capricornia Yearling Sales in Rockhampton got off to a very slow start before rallying late to actually better the figures of its 2017 counterpart. Alarmingly and rightly so, 16 of the first 33 yearlings offered for auction were passed in and walked from the ring before many were subsequently…
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Saturday’s Big 2YO Race Preview

Today’s Rockhampton Jockey Club TAB race meeting sponsored by DLV Finance offers almost $250,000 in prize money making it the richest of its kind since the race day proto type’s inception in 1988. The six-race card features the $118,000 Capricornia Yearling Sale 2YO Classic (1200m) and similarly the 3YO Classic (1300m) of $68K. Actually, with…
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CQTBA | Local Breeders Supporting the 2018 Capricornia Yearling Sale

CQTBA are proud sponsors of: Free BBQ Brunch & Inspections Friday 6th April from 12:00 noon Free BBQ Breakfast & Inspections Saturday 7th April from 8:00 am Select Yearling Parade & Free Welcome BBQ from 6:00 pm

Oakland Stud Offers Full Brother to Wicked Crime

Omens abound and proliferate in the very superstitious nature of the racing industry which is spawned by so many complexities none more so than the thoroughbred breeding industry. Remember the old adage from the punter’s bible – always back the first horse you see on a racecourse? If that theory was applied to yearling sales,…
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Lyndhurst Stud’s Offerings Include Better Than Ready Colt

The Kruger family of Lyndhurst Stud, Warwick has been breeding thoroughbreds at the historic property since 1956 and as breeders they are among the top echelon in Australia. Lyndhurst goes back even further as a nursery for thoroughbred breeding as it all started in 1886 when Charles Edward McDougall started the stud with talented racehorse…
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A Big Week of Racing in Rockhampton!

Organisers of the Capricornia Yearling Sale (CYS) would have been gratified by the encouraging list of entries for the two big race days leading into the high-profile sale on Sunday. This follows the Rockhampton Jockey Club receiving 91 entries for Friday’s seven race TAB card at Callaghan Park as well as excellent nominations for the…
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Laurel Glen says Lot 49 developing into a “Cracker”

Kerrod Smyth of Laurel Glen Equine Centre, Alton Downs reports that Lot 49 at next Sunday’s forthcoming Capricornia Yearling Sale is developing into a “cracker”. The filly is a daughter of Rothesay and the Radjhasi mare Isis River and Laurel Glen is preparing her for the sale for Ray and Rosemary Anderson’s Sarna Racing and…
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Capricornia Yearling Sale this weekend

Later this week well over 100 thoroughbred yearlings will leave their natural habitat at studs and properties throughout Queensland to take up temporary stabling at the Rockhampton Showgrounds. Some 113 of the young aristocrats will be based in a maze of deportable stables at the Robert Schwarten Pavilion for the annual Capricornia Yearling Sale which…
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