"After our annual weaning programme, pregnant mares are pictured above grazing on lush autumn lucerne."



      Star juvenile colts FLY LIKE AN EAGLE, 1:53.9, p2,1:54.6, $756,595. Multiple G1 winner and NZ 2YO Colt Of The Year. Winner G1 NZ 2YO Cardigan Bay Stks, NZ 2YO Harness Jewels Emerald, Ht & Semi 2YO APG, 3rd Ht & Final 2YO VICBRED. Winner G1 NZ Derby, Ht, Semi & Final G1 Australasian 3YO Breeders Crown. Winner 2012 G3  Methven Cup, 4th G1 NZ Auckland Cup, 2nd G1 2013 NZ Cup, Winner of G2 2013 Kaikoura Cup, 2nd 2013 G3 Methven Cup (SIRE)  

Multiple USA winner WESTERN ROCKSTAR (By Western Terror). MIA Breeders Plate Heat & Final winner, plus  several G1 2 & 3YO places. Au1:51.9, $345,915, 24 Aust wins including 8 Menangle & Melton, 2nd G1 3YO APG Final, 2nd SA Derby, Semi Aust Breeders Crown (4th G1 Final). Further USA wins 1:50.2, US$164,280


Pictured is the American Ideal colt (REGAL IDEAL) at the Christchurch New Zealand Premier Yearling Sales. The colt attracted a frenzy of bidding, finally being knocked down for $52,000 to trainer Ken Barron for well known NZ owner Steve Thompson. Now 1:51.4 USA winner

Art Major/Nightshade Franco colt purchased by clients ofGreg Sugars for $55,000


(Gee) SHE’S MIGHTY (NZ) (New York Motoring) pictured with her outstanding colt by leading World Champion, Horse Of The Year & sire of sires WESTERN IDEAL. Mighty has 2 daughters maintained for racing and future stud duties. This multiple G1 producing mare is the dam of 6 winners in 2:00 including G1 winners Likmesiah, 1:55.9, $427,964, Mighty Cullen, 1:50.4US, $626,958, (Multiple US and NZ G1 winner), Mighty Shard, 1:56.7, $70,393, Mister Presley, pl 1:51.0, 1:54.2, $254,994, Shards Of Cullen, 1:54, Shard Ark, 1:58.1, $82,759. 2nd dam includes multiple NZ G1 winner & NZ 4yo mare of the year SMOOTH GRETNA, dam of US winner JACCAR 1:52.2, and to dam of BACHELORETTE 1:56.3 (NZ 4YO Pacing Mare Of The Year), I'VE GOTALIFE, 1:50.7, $221,480 and POCKET THE DREAM, 1:53.1 "Mighty" had a beautiful ALWAYS B MIKI FILLY in 2020.  MACEY CULLEN, Unraced due to 2YO injury had her first foal in 2020 a filly by ART MAJOR and is in foal to LAZARUS


NIGHTSHADE FRANCO (NZ) (2006 – By Badlands Hanover) p3, pl 2:00.2 (2nd) - 2 3YO starts only. Dam of REGAL NIGHTSHADE p3, 1:54.6, p2, 1:58.2, $79,198, incl 6AP, 2YO 2015 MIA Breeders Plate heat winner, 2nd in G3 Final (Race/track record). 2nd in fastest heat Bathurst Gold Crown (5th in G1 Final). Also race timed in 1:55.4 in G3 NSW 2YO Sapling Stks. Also Whosashadylady, 1:59.7, p3,1:56.4pl. 'Nightshade’ is a FULL SISTER to champion multiple G1 winning mare, NZ Pacing Mare Of The Year and NZ Record Holder NEAREA FRANCO 1:54.4, $439,376, (Pictured), dam of outstanding filly NIKE FRANCO, US1:48, p3 1:52.6, (Aust 3YO Record), $850,745  (Further USA wins), Plus 5 other winners including FRANCO NEVADA, 1:56.1 and FIFTEEN PLUS 1:55. From the regally bred Abercrombie (USA) mare NO PABA, a ½ sister to 12 winners including USA Horse Of The Year, USA 3YO Pacer Of The Year, World Champion and sire BEACH TOWEL, p3,1:50, US$2,570,357.  Art Major yearling colt sold to clients of Greg Sugars for $55,000 at the 2017 APG Sales and has a beautiful FULL sister by ART MAJOR. She foaled a magnificent Mach Three COLT in 2017 & has another outstanding ART MAJOR yearling filly & currently in foal to            AWAYS B MIKI


 GORGEOUS GUEST (NZ) (2004 – By Village Jasper). 2:00.2, $23,088. (9 starts - 3-2-1). Multiple race winning mare with her 1st foal, REGAL GESTURE, 1:59.4 2 NZ wins. She is a ¾ sister to G1 & 16 USA wins horse VILLAGE HERO (pictured) 1:50.6US, $343,552. Also ½ to dams of CHARLEYS DREAM 1:56.4, COPENHAGEN 1:55.4, HE’S MY HERO 1:55.5, FAKE ROSE 1:57.8 etc. 2nd dam is the magnificent multiple NZ G1 winning Hilarious Way mare HILARIOUS GUEST 1:57.3, $285,380 (21 wins).  NZ 2YO Of The Year, 3YO Of The Year & Aged Pacing Mare Of The Year.

Filly foal CHRISTIAN GUEST by G1 champion racehorse and sire CHRISTIAN CULLEN and currently in foal to HE'S WATCHING in 2018-19.


The studs aim of acquiring high-end quality broodmares has been paramount, mainly leaning towards young elite bred, well conformed mares, with good temperament and strong black type G1 winning pedigrees, then joining to high profile commercial stallions. Racewinning mares was not an essential requirement as proven statistics indicate a large percentage of quality winners are from non-winning/unraced mares.

MOSCARDON (NZ) By Holmes Hanover. 1:54.8USA, $55,550. Former NZ record holder, dam of 8 winners (6 in 2:00) including: THE RISING, 1:50.8US, $336,790, BENNY MAC, 1:56, $199,215, MURPHY MAGUIRE, 1:54.8, $111,331, MY MATE STRIDE, p3, 1:53.7, $89,731, ALFIE MAGUIRE, 1:59.1, FREDDY FUNK, 1:53.4 and multiple 2:00 producing mare TOOTSIE. Dam NEW YORK is a half sister to 26 wins USA winner ATOMIC CRUISER, 1:53.6, $193,222. She has a MACH THREE 2YO filly MACH JODENKRIST (Pictured), which we purchased at last years 2017 PGG Wrightson NZ Premier Yearling Sales. She has had two impressive 2YO wins, including Melton going 1:59.4 & this season racing in all the top 3YO races with a best time of 1:55.6, pl 1:53.9 (2nd). She unfortunately suffered an early 3YO injury so is now in foal to ART MAJOR.

LETHAL MEE (NZ) (By In The Pocket). 2:02.1. Lightly raced winning mare. Dam of 4 in 2:00 including multiple G1 winner & NZ Pacing Filly Of The Year SUSIE MAGUIRE, p2 1:57.7, $290,784, (Pictured),
dam of promising USA winner & NZ 2YO 
STAR COMMANDER, 1:50.3US, p2, 1:57.9NZ. DOUGIE MAGUIRE, p3 1:57.3, ANVIL GAV, p3 1:57.9 and current Bettor's Delight filly
STORM MAGUIRE, 1:56.9, p3 1:58.0, 1:52.4pl (2nd)2nd dam includes multiple USA winners PIC ME POCKETS, 1:52.8, $348,000 and COME HOLME WITH ME, 1:52.4, $148,480. Immediate family of NZ 3YO Of The Year MIGHTY MEE, VEE MEE, p3 1:56.0, POCKET ME, 1:53.7, MILLY MEE, 1:52US, etc., 
Foaled a black HE'S WATCHING colt in 2018 & currently in foal to Sunshine Beach. 

TIPSY GAMBLER (NZ), (By Bettors Delight). Lightly raced winning 3yo mare. From the famed Black Watch Family. Half sister to G1 NSW Oaks winner FAKE SPIRIT p2, 1:59.8, $183,328, THAT’S THE SPIRIT 1:54.9, $134,566, FAMILY SPIRIT 1:52.4US, and to dams of CHILLI PALMER 1:51.5, $280,780, IN THE WHITE HOUSE 1:56 & IM JASPER THE GHOST 1:55.4. 2nd dam includes NKETIA 1:52.4US, JINNI’S FANTASY 1:51.4US, $414,442, WALTZIN WITH CULLEN 1:51.7, multiple G1 winners and sires IL VICOLO p3 1:56.7, $1,580,947, GOTTA GO CULLEN p2 1:58.3, $1,173,570, STUNNIN CULLEN 1:54.1, $1,493,746 and NZ 2YO Colt Of The Year McGUIGAN 1:52.2 etc.  She has a filly to leading sire ART MAJOR and currently has an American Ideal COLT and in foal to He's Watching

JODI LINDENNY (NZ) - (By Mach Three).   Lightly raced (2 wins/5 starts in 2013) - half sister to 7 other winners including multiple G1 NZ & Australian winner SURPRISE PACKAGE  1:52.4US, $848,679, (Pictured winning Victorian Hunter Cup), GREAT WESTERN 1:51.4US, $189,205, I'VECOMEALONGWAY 1:56.7, LADY DANCER 1:57.9, etc., Outstanding NZ family -   3rd dam includes millionaires LUXURY LINER, $1,721,984 and CHRISTOPHER VANCE, $1,747,167 and
Miranda Belle (1988 Broodmare Of The Year) and Disco Girl (1992 Broodmare Of The Year).
Currently has an outstanding Rock N Roll Heaven yearling COLT. She foaled a colt to Alabars new sire ALWAYS B MIKI in 2020 and in foal to SPORTSWRITER                                                                                                                  Surprise Package

 MISSY ELLIOTT (NZ), (By Courage Under Fire). Half sister to FRANCO LAYMAN 1:54.8, $169,033, LIKELY FRANCO 1:59.6, dam of 4 winners in 1:53 & g/dam of Australasias leading racemare ARMS OF AN ANGEL, 1:49.4, $221,270 and to dams of 13 in 2:00 incl: PUKPUK POWER 1:52.6US, KUAI DIAM 1:53US, POCKETFULL OF POWER 1:56US and NZ 2YO Colt Of The Year & Sire  OHOKA ARIZONA p2, 1:56.2, $273,424, GOODAY STRIDE 1:53.9, OHOKA COLORADO 1:54.4, HAWTHORNDEN 1:55.9 etc., Her 2nd foal, an outstanding colt by SPORTSWRITER (Razs Veyron) p3 1:58.1, 1:56.4pl (2nd) was sold to Kerryn Manning at the APG Sales. She currently has an outstanding COLT by Downbytheseaside & in foal to BLING IT ON.

ZEST PHILLY (NZ) (2008 2:01.8 - By Christian Cullen). Young lightly raced winning half sister to ZENAS ART, 1:55.8, $100,298, 3 HP & 4 Menangle, (Pictured), ZENNART p3, 1:55.4, p2 1:59.9, $100,010, 2 NZ 2YO wins at Alexander Pk, 15 Aus starts (8 Perth wins), HIGHVIEW EMBER, 1:54.5, $105,810 (7 Albion Park). Dam is half sister to 7 winners. 3rd dam includes multiple G1 racehorse, NZ Pacer Of The Year and sire TINTIN IN AMERICA, DESTINATION MOON, 1:52.1US, ZENABLE 1:51.2, MY DUSKY SOUND 1:53.2 etc., Based in New Zealand, she has a colt foal by leading sire ART MAJOR (Harley Zest p3, 1:57) and foaled an AMERICAN IDEAL colt (American Lightning p2, 1:58.5).

KITTY MAGUIRE (NZ), (2006 – By Badlands Hanover). Half sister to 5 winners incl NZ, Harold Park & Perth winner (What) GOD KNOWS 1:57.4, $110,040 and to dams of 9 in 2:00, incl LETS TANGO LAVROS 1:54, $198,517, GOD FORBID, US1:50.2, $364,840, GOD SEND, 1:51.8, $228,290, RAINDOWNE 1:56.4, LAVROS JADE 1:56, etc. Dam is ½ sister to 11 winners, including Tuapeka Wings, dam of NZ G1 & 2013 G1 4YO Breeders Crown, G1 Qld Pacing Champ'ship & Qld Blacks A Fake winner IDEAL SCOTT 1:52.8, p2 1:57.2, $816,220 (Pictured). From 2012 NZ Broodmare Of Excellence MAUREENS DREAM, dam of 11 winners (8 in 2:00). 1/2 sister to multiple G1 winner and NZ 2YO Colt Of The Year and sire TUAPEKA KNIGHT. – "Kitty" has a beautiful 2YO colt by CHANGEOVER & has just foaled a stunning black SUNSHINE BEACH colt.