Feature image: Sun Stud’s Palentino  Quilly Park are expecting 10 foals on the ground later this year. The stallions were handpicked for our broodmares by pedigree expert Diane Neylon. AVIENUS Our Group 2 winning mare Avienus is in foal to dual Group 1 winner and first season sire Palentino. We are excited by this mating with Sun Stud’s fast miler from the […] Continue Reading

Supre (Avienus x High Chaparral) won by 2 lengths over 1,406m at Murray Bridge on May 16th. It was the 3-year-old’s first win from just two starts. She did everything wrong and still won by 2 lengths. I’d expect her to be a Group horse. She’s all class. Trainer, Paul Beshara Trainer, Paul Beshara said, ‘She’s a work in progress […] Continue Reading

Quilly Park-bred gelding Laughing Heir finished a length and a half in front of Buena Veloz to win at Ladbrokes Park Hillside on May 9th over 1,800m. It’s the fourth win for the Street Boss x Pedigree Pays gelding and the second since he’s been in training with Kelvin Southey. Southey said, ‘We feel that he still has a bit […] Continue Reading

We are excited to announce that De Gaulle will stand at Mornington Peninsula’s Bombora Downs this season. Quilly Park’s Managing Director Richard Anderson said, ‘John [Pratt] and myself were looking at keeping De Gaulle privately but after Estijaab’s performance it has essentially given us the opportunity to commercialise our stallion.’ ‘We are delighted to take this opportunity to work with […] Continue Reading

Of eight Puissance de Lune yearlings, our Varone filly achieved the highest bid of $25,000 at the VOBIS Gold Sale on Sunday, April 22nd. Our striking filly, one of just two Puissance de Lune greys, was purchased by Alisa Vermay for Empower Racing. The purchase price was more than double that of the next highest Puissance de Lune.   She’s […] Continue Reading

Quilly Park is a relaxed environment, this is reflected in our foals attitudes and response when the time comes for weaning. All horses have been handled as foals and taught to lead with their mothers. So, by the time they come in for weaning they are already used to being handled and already have a rapport with stud manager Angela […] Continue Reading

When Estijaab overcame a wide barrier to win the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill, she gave an enormous boost to De Gaulle’s pedigree. The John Hawkes trained filly won two of three lead-up starts before going on to win the world’s richest two-year-old race. Her success backs up our belief in the bloodline and makes us all the more […] Continue Reading

Quilly Park are delighted to welcome three-year-old filly Lucky Cat to our string of racehorses. The Star Witness x Casual Friday  filly won her maiden at Bendigo in December 2017 over 1,100m. ‘The horse is aptly named as we were lucky enough to get her!’ said Richard Anderson.   We can build on the foundations already laid by Darren Weir. She […] Continue Reading

Mystyko won over 1,200m at Pakenham on Friday, March 23rd. The strong win for our home-bred Plan the Peace gelding by Sakhee’s Secret comes off the back of a successful campaign at the Picnics. The strategy of taking him to the picnics might be a blessing in disguise. It gave him enormous confidence. The patience that Trevor has taken with […] Continue Reading

Kirra Burke purchased Nikinov 2 years ago upon arriving home after spending 6 months in Germany. Nikinov is by Ustinov ex Lady in Waiting, he raced in Quilly Park’s colours until the end of his racing career in November 2014. Kirra said, ‘I looked at a few other off the tracks before Nikko but as soon as I sat on […] Continue Reading