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

Fastnet Rock x Avienus colt begins sales prep at Coolmore

Avienus’ Fastnet Rock colt is due to be offered for sale under the Coolmore draft at the Magic Millions National Sales on the Gold Coast  held from June 6th to 8th. Coolmore’s Sebastian Hutch kindly gave us an update as he began his preparation. The Fastnet Rock x Avienus colt began his preparation for the sale earlier this month and the objective is […] Continue Reading

Quilly Park’s 2016 Matings

Feature image: Arrowfield Stud’s Panzer Division Quilly Park are expecting 7 foals on the ground later this year by some of Australia’s top stallions carefully chosen for their pedigrees in order to maximise the potential of our broodmares. AVIENUS Group 2 winning mare Avienus is currently in foal to Darley sire Street Boss (Street Cry x Blushing Ogygian). ‘Street Boss is the fastest son of Champion stallion Street […] 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

Birdsville: Our adventure in the iconic Outback town

In the second part of our All Roads to Birdsville blog, we take you through our extended stay in the Outback town. When we woke on our first morning in Birdsville, we were blissfully unaware that some of the most testing times were yet to come for Team Quilly Park. Day Four – Birdsville and Simpson Desert Party Wednesday, August […] Continue Reading