Aquis Farm And Vinery Stallion Rosters

Aquis Farm will stand a total of 13 stallions at two stud properties in NSW and Queensland in 2019.

The Asian-owned operation has added three new stallions with multiple G1 winner Brave Smash, Santos and the shuttle sire Aclaim joining the Aquis rosters.

Brave Smash
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Aclaim is currently serving his second season at The National Stud in the UK.

Brave Smash and Santos will be standing at the former Emirates Park stud at Murrurundi in the Hunter Valley while Aclaim will serve his first season in Australia at the Aquis base at Canungra in Queensland.

Aclaim, a son of Acclamation, won the G1 Prix de la Foret in France and wil head the Canaungra list on a fee of $13,750 including GST.

Brave Smash, the Japanese import by Tosen Phantom who won the G1 Manikato Stakes and G1 Futurity Stakes in Melbourne, will stand a for a first season fee of $22,000.

Santos, a G2 winner as a 2YO, also goes to the Hunter Valley on a fee of $16,500.

The Aquis roster at Murrurundi is headed by Snitzel’s G1 winner Invader.

He covered 156 mares in his first season at stud in 2018 and remains on a fee of $27,500.

Aquis Farm Stallion Rosters 2019

Hunter Valley NSW

Invader $27,500

Brave Smash $22,000

Divine Prophet $22,000

Santos $16,500

Spieth $16,500

Jukebox $11,000

Canungra, Queensland

Aclaim $13,750

The Mission $13,200

Kiss And Make Up $11,000

Spill The Beans $11,000

Domesday $9,900

Husson $9,900

Kobayashi $4,400


High class G1 winner All Too Hard has taken over as the headline sire on the Vinery Stud roster in 2019.

With Vinery’s long serving shuttle champion More Than Ready now based permanently in Kentucky the Hunter Valley stud has a reduced roster of six stallions headed by the son of Casino Prince.

The sire of 147 individual winners from three crops of racing age will stand for a fee of $27,500 including GST.

2019 Vinery Stud Stalion Roster

All Too Hard $27,500

Star Turn $22,000

Headwater $16,500

Press Statement $16,500

Casino Prince $6,600

Pluck $6,600

All To Hard
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