From TDN: The Tony and Maddysen Sears-trained Yellow Brick (The Mission) claimed his Group 3 success on Saturday in G3 Gold Coast Guineas at the Sunshine Coast, providing his young Aquis Farm-based sire The Mission a first stakes winner. TDN AusNZ caught up with Maddysen Sears and Paul Moroney to discuss this $20,000 bargain buy.
ANZ Bloodstock: Morning Briefing: First for The Mission
From ANZ Bloodstock: The Tony and Maddysen Sears-trained Yellow Brick (3 g ex Magical Mist by High Chaparral) took his career record to six wins and two placings from eight starts when he landed the Gold Coast Guineas (Gr 3, 1200m) at the Sunshine Coast yesterday.
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TDN: Yellow Brick hands The Mission a first stakes winner
From TDN: Queensland trainers Tony and Maddysen Sears fended off a host of inter-state raiders to win Saturday’s G3 Gold Coast Guineas at the Sunshine Coast with their 3-year-old gelding Yellow Brick (The Mission), who made it six wins from eight starts.
Breednet: A $20,000 Yearling and $1 million earner – Yellow Brick is the Real Deal
From Breednet: It took eight starts and six wins for Yellow Brick to earn the respect he deserves, but the 3yo son of The Mission made an army of new admirers with his dominant performance in Saturday’s $200,000 Group III Brandons Gold Coast Guineas (1200m) at the Sunshine Coast.
TDN: Aquis roster finalised: Jonker and Stronger headline seven stallions
From TDN: Aquis Farm has released its final stallion roster for the upcoming spring and, in addition to new sire Stronger, it features the Manikato-winning Jonker at the head of affairs at an unchanged fee of $16,500 (inc GST).
ANZ Bloodstock: Jonker Headlines Aquis Farm roster
From ANZ Bloodstock: The service fees for a slimmed down Aquis Farm stallion roster have been confirmed, with second season Group 1-winning sprinter Jonker (Spirit of Boom) and new recruit Stronger (Not A Single Doubt) headlining the Queensland stud’s line-up.
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Racing & Sports: Jonker headlines Aquis’ 2023 roster
From Racing & Sports: The Aquis stallion roster has undergone some change since last season, but it is now set for 2023 with the Queensland operation confirming the upcoming season’s fees on Tuesday.
Breednet: Aquis Announce Stronger 2023 Roster
From Breednet: Aquis Stallions has today announced their 7-strong stallion line up for the coming spring.
Headlining the Stronger than ever team is the Group 1 winning sprinter, Jonker ($16,500 fee), who covered a superb book of mares for his first season in 2022.
ANZ Bloodstock: Group 1 winner Stronger to stand at Aquis Farm
From ANZ Bloodstock: Aquis Farm has gone some way to replenishing the stallion ranks of the Queensland stud with the acquisition of eye-catching Australian-bred, Hong Kong Group 1-winning sprinter Stronger (Not A Single Doubt).
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TDN: Group 1 winner Stronger joins Aquis, will stand for $13,750
From TDN: The good-looking son of Not A Single Doubt was a Group 3 scorer in Australia, before winning last year’s G1 The Centenary Sprint Cup at Sha Tin.