Reward For Effort named Champion Vic Sire (Winners)

Chatswood Stud mainstay Reward For Effort ended the 2019/20 season as Victoria’s leading active sire of winners, amassing 95 individual winners and $4,704,380 in prize-money. Reward For Effort continues to provide a reliable option for breeders, with the Victorian stalwart averaging a winner every second day for the last two years. It is evident he…

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Chatswood to offer Agistment Refund

Victoria’s oldest commercial horse stud, Chatswood Stud are pleased to announce the implementation of the following agistment refund scheme: If your mare misses in 2020, her agistment bill for the season will be discounted by 50%. Conditions: Mare resides at Chatswood for the 2020 season until at least November 30. Mare is covered by either…

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Japanese stallions stranded

Two Japanese stallions destined for Australia and New Zealand this year have been stranded in their home country and will not be standing in the southern hemisphere this year in the latest fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic. Victoria’s Chatswood Stud was set to stand record-breaking dual Grade 1 winner Al Ain for the first…

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AL AIN set to Impact Australia

New Chatswood sire AL AIN is set to make an Impact on Australia with breeders signalling strong support for the $7 Million earner since his announcement last week. His sire Deep Impact sired a classy winner at Flemington on Saturday with Danon Roman winning for Anthony Freedman. Al Ain’s resemblance to his champion sire is best…

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Expert quotes: AL AIN

“Al Ain is a stunning individual. Though he was foaled in May, his appearance was very mature from the time he was foaled and he was one of the best foals within Northern Farm. He was sold to a syndication group when he was a yearling at a price of A$1.4 Million, but was immediately sold out,…

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Japanese Star AL AIN to stand at Chatswood Stud

Al Ain, the dual Group 1 Winning Record Breaker by Deep Impact out of Champion Sprinter/Breeders Cup Winner Dubai Majesty will shuttle to Chatswood Stud in Victoria this season.   Al Ain after breaking the Japanese 2000 Guineas Record Al Ain earned in excess of A$7 Million over a twenty start career which began as an undefeated 2YO.…

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SYT halo extends to Inference

From Thoroughbred Daily News ANZ: The other son of So You Think to stand in Australia is Inference, who enters his third season at Chatswood Stud in Victoria. Chatswood’s Nic Willis said the recent success of So You Think was definitely a boost to the profile of Inference, who was both his sire’s first Australian winner…

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Chatswood Stud Set 2020 Fees

Chatswood Stud enters it’s 49th year of operation in 2020. Dictated by market forces, we will be reducing our Service Fees. For a tenth season, Reward For Effort will provide much needed reliability and consistency for Victorian breeders. Having sired 113 individual winners in the 2018/19 season, he looks on track to sire over 100…

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2020 Inference Photoshoot

With impressive first foals, Group 1 Winner, $1Million earner Inference covered another quality book of over 100 mares in 2019. We recently checked in to see how isolation was treating him:   Request a detailed mating analysis for your mare:

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Inference’s half brother wins Group 2

Dragon Leap, the half brother to Chatswood Stud Sire Inference has justified his NZ Derby favouritism by winning the Group 2 Auckland Guineas at Ellerslie. Replay The $1Million son of Pierro beat the previously unbeaten Riodini  by a long neck, with 2-1/2 lengths back to Star Of Bombay in third. With a Group 2 next to…

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Flemington Double for Chatswood

Chatswood Stud enjoyed a double success at Flemington’s Saturday meeting with Jabali Ridge and Amadeus taking out their respective assignments. Jabali Ridge was a dominant victor in the $125k 2YO Handicap, with connections needing to weigh up if they want to pay the $55,000 late entry fee into next month’s $1.5 Million Blue Diamond. Replay Jabali Ridge…

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Friday Night Double For Reward

Reward For Effort has started the calendar year in typical style, siring a double at Cranbourne’s Friday Night meeting. Both Props and The Commoner are raced by their breeders, Rangal Park Stud and Barree Pastoral respectively. Props came from last over the 1300m trip to make it a second career win for Greg Eurell Replay. The Tom…

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Inference stamps first foals

The first foals of $1 Million earner Inference certainly impressed breeders with the handsome sire covering over 100 mares again in 2019. Only two of his first foals aren’t Bay/Brown and they’ve all inherited their sires gorgeous head. Click for larger image:

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Inference half brother wins Group 2

Dragon Leap, the half brother to Chatswood Stud Sire Inference has justified his NZ Derby favouritism by winning the Group 2 Auckland Guineas at Ellerslie. Replay The $1Million son of Pierro beat the previously unbeaten Riodini  by a long neck, with 2-1/2 lengths back to Star Of Bombay in third. With a Group 2 next to…

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Inference’s half-brother wins sensationally on debut

Dragon Leap, the half brother to Chatswood Stud Sire Inference has made an emphatic debut for Hermitage Thoroughbreds over 1400m. The $1Million Yearling stormed home in a similar fashion to his half-brother to enhance his future Derby prospects. Replay Trained by Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott, the son of Pierro spotted the leaders 7 lengths on…

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