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

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

It’s All Roads to Birdsville for Team Quilly Park 

When Sharon Lee Chapman approached us with her plans to attract a convoy of teams to take to the Birdsville Track bound for the iconic Birdsville races, we gave it some serious thought. It occurred to us that we were being presented with the opportunity to take part in an extreme form of team building exercise.Pretty much overnight we made […] Continue Reading

Interview with rising star Toby Lake

Toby Lake, 18, has grown up with horses, dad Steven Lake is a trainer and before that was a jockey. Toby went from Pony Club to working for Bendigo-based Shane Fliedner 4 years ago and while riding track work got ‘the bug’ for race riding. A career as a Professional jockey eluded Toby as he was too big to make […] Continue Reading

A natural born trainer: Rebecca Waymouth interview

Horses have been part of Rebecca Waymouth’s life since she was born and many of her close and extended family are part of Victoria’s racing community. The Waymouth family have kept horses at their Boneo stables on the Mornington Peninsula for 18 years after moving there from Balnarring. Rebecca started training as a hobby when she was 19 years old […] Continue Reading

Interview: Reece Goodwin’s season gets off to a flyer

When we interviewed Picnic jockey Reece Goodwin, 18, he was in good spirits. Not surprising given that he’s currently leading this season’s Premiership! Horses have been part of Reece’s life since he was born, he lives and works at Seymour with his dad, trainer Barry Goodwin. Was there ever any doubt in your mind that you would become a jockey? […] Continue Reading