Brooker Park and Quilly Park partner to stand first season sire De Gaulle

Featured image: De Gaulle as a yearling Quilly Park and Gippsland’s Brooker Park are proud to be working in partnership this season. Their purchase of speed stallion De Gaulle (Exceed and Excel) marks Quilly Park’s first venture into stallion ownership. ‘De Gaulle provides an exciting and affordable option for the breed-to-race breeder.’ Richard Anderson, Quilly Park De Gaulle arrived at […] Continue Reading

A second win at Sunshine Coast for Ad Finem

Ad Finem (Fastnet Rock x Quilly Park’s Avienus) won his second race, a handicap over 1,400m on Sunday October 15th at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club. The race was unusual in that no one wanted to take the lead so the pace was incredibly slow. Playing back the video you’ll hear the commentator saying ‘They are walking in front here’ […] Continue Reading

Laughing Heir clocks up third win at Geelong

Quilly Park-bred gelding Laughing Heir clocked up a third win at Geelong on October 4th over 1540m. After Tasmania trainer Paul Maher decided to campaign him in Victoria, the Street Boss x Pedigree Pays gelding is now trained by Mornington-based Kelvin Southey. ‘He’s very promising, I think he’ll go a long way once he learns his craft a bit more.’ […] Continue Reading

Second win for QP-bred Laughing Heir

Quilly Park-bred Laughing Heir won for the second time at Benalla on September 4th over 1106m. The Street Boss x Pedigree Pays gelding is trained by Tasmania-based Paul Maher. Laughing Heir has now had 3 starts for 2 wins and will only improve with more racing. After being slow away and getting back to last with the big weight of […] Continue Reading

Quilly Park partner with Yea Racing Club

Quilly Park are delighted to have entered into partnership with Yea Racing Club for the 2017-18 season. Our association with the Victorian Picnic Racing club began during the 2016-17 season. We had such a good experience we have decided to consolidate our relationship and sponsor this season’s leading trainer and jockey awards. Quilly Park, Yea Racing Club and Yea St […] Continue Reading

The new life of Brian

Former Champion Jumps Jockey Brian Constable’s whole life changed when he lost his leg to septicemia last year. Taking an entirely new direction, Brian is now focused on the road to the Paralympics. Quilly Park are proud to support him in his quest as an active sponsor. Last week, Brian was interviewed by RSN’s Felgate for Racing Pulse’s Open Mic. […] Continue Reading

Avienus’ colt Ad Finem wins first time out

Ad Finem won his first race, a three-year-old maiden over 1,000m first time out on Sunday November 6th at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club. His time of 57.9 was just shy of the class record of 57.77 held by Bearskin who has chalked up two further wins since then. Ad Finem is by Fastnet Rock out of Quilly Park’s Group winning […] Continue Reading

A strong win for Mystyko at the Sunshine Coast

Mystyko won at the Sunshine Coast over 1,200m yesterday by a length and three quarters from a field of 12. It was his first race since arriving in Queensland just a few weeks ago. Trainer, Trevor Rogers said, ‘Mystyko raced well, his sectionals in the last 400 and 200 were the best of the day for the same type of horse which looks great […] Continue Reading

Celebrating the stars of the 2015-16 Picnic season

The Victorian Picnic Racing Awards celebrates the stars of the 2015-16 season and gives the picnic racing community a chance to let their hair down in the off season. Photos courtesy of PicnicBet.com. 2015/16 Picnic Horse of the Year won by Freshwater Reset trained by Kevin Carrolan.   2015/16 Leading Rider – Picnic Jockey of the Year won by Reece Goodwin. […] Continue Reading

A busy month for the Quilly Park team

It’s been a busy month for the team and our horses at Quilly Park. Goodbye to our first Champion! Richard Anderson said a fond goodbye to Immortal Fire (feature photo) but was philosophical about the sale, “We purchased Harvey from Jason Cunningham and he bought him back after we accepted his offer. Everything is for sale at the right price and we’re open […] Continue Reading