TDN: Pierata heads Aquis’ Queensland-only roster


From TDN: Aquis Farm is set to ramp up its footprint on the Queensland breeding scene, with 15 stallions set to feature on the 2021 roster for its Canungra base, after the decision to bring its New South Wales contingent, headed by Pierata, to the Sunshine State.

The consolidation of Aquis’ three-state operation into a single base for 2021 has seen it exit the New South Wales and Victorian market and opt to put the focus of all its stallions in the state where the business started in 2015, and where it first stood stallions five years ago.

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The Chronicle: Major breeding and racing operation Aquis Farm will consolidate their entire breeding operation in Queensland

From The Chronicle: Aquis Farm has announced it will move all of its stallions to its Queensland base from this year.

In a media release Aquis president Justin Fung said all 15 of its stallions would be located at Canungra, in the Gold Coast hinterland, in the new breeding season.

He indicated it was a restructuring after a review of the operations initial work model.

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From Aquis Farm will centralise its stallion roster to Queensland, with president Justin Fung reassuring the industry the operation is here to stay.

The 15-stallion roster, featuring the likes of Pierata and Spieth, will be based at Canungra, ending the breeding operation’s interstate experiment which saw bases in New South Wales and Victoria.

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Racing & Sports: Aquis Stallions Return To QLD

From Racing & Sports: Aquis Farm President, Justin Fung, announced that Pierata (Pierro), together with Aquis’ full 2020 New South Wales stallion roster, will be based in Queensland this year.

“Pierata was one of the most exciting first season stallions to stand at stud in the Hunter Valley last year. He covered an astonishing 168 mares, of which 65 were stakes performers, including Loving Gaby,” Mr Fung said.

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Breednet: Queensland Breeders the Big Winner as Aquis Bring All Stallions Home


From Breednet: Aquis Farm President, Justin Fung, is pleased to announce that $5.8 million prizemoney earner Pierata, together with the Aquis full 2020 New South Wales stallion roster, will call Queensland home this year and their fees have also been announced.

Mr Fung said the roster was the envy of some of the biggest stud farms in the southern hemisphere and reflected Aquis’ confidence in the future of the Queensland racing industry.

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ANZ Bloodstock: Aquis Farm to maintain stallions as full roster relocates to Queensland

From ANZ Bloodstock: Aquis Farm will consolidate its stallion operations in Queensland in the latest shakeup of the large-scale racing and breeding operation, bringing an end to its four-year interstate stud experiment, with high-profile Group 1 winner Pierata (Pierro) to spearhead a 15-strong line-up at Canungra. Justin Fung, Aquis Farm’s president, moved quickly to reassure breeders that he and his Hong Kong-based father Tony would remain major players in the Australian thoroughbred industry after months of speculation about their future.

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