Egmont Park Stud achieved a breeding milestone late on Tuesday evening. Not only did the Biddleston breeding establishment produce its first foal of 2020, but it was also the first foal by 'first-season sire', Ohoka Punter.
Matt Elkins and his partner Narissa McMullen will form a formidable training partnership on September 1. Elkins will take just one horse into the new set-up - a gift horse from Kevin and Kay Seymour, who won at Albion Park last start.
Clarendon horseman, Trent Dawson, has given up a University career to concentrate fully on harness racing with his fiancee, Crystal Towns.
John Polson puts his recent Group One win down to the outstanding start in life Big Wheels and his older brother, Blacksadance, were given at Egmonst Park Stud.
Little did Kevin Seymour know that when he purchased Call Girl from New Zealand back in December 1982, it would be the start of a breeding empire in Queensland.
The Biddetson Couple, who manage Egmont Park, were responsible for managing both the mares who produced both 2-year-old Group One colt and filly winners of Qbred finals run at Albion Park last Saturday night.
Ian Corazzol dreams of being the first owner to breed a mother and daughter to win in the prestigious Group One Ladyship Mile in Sydney.
Imagine being gifted a 4-year-old Mr Feelgood gelding, and then after 11 starts you realise you have been in the winner's circle four times.
“That was the best win of my life. He could have gone a whole lot quicker had he not been forced to wear mud fenders and an apron. I would say that time would be the fastest on a sticky track anywhere in the world.”
Two Egmont Park stallions won six races at five meetings in the Sunshine State last week, while the third has become a bit of a Facebook star in South Australia.
The international horseman who broke in the two-time Queensland Horse-of-the-Year, Colt Thirty One, never thought the brilliant entire would be as good as what he is now.