ANZ Bloodstock: Hickman moves to back life-changing stallion at Inglis Classic Sale


From ANZ Bloodstock: Pierata (Pierro) was the horse of a lifetime for veteran Warwick Farm trainer Greg Hickman. The astute horseman selected him from the Kitchwin Hills draft at the 2016 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale and he went on to become a $5.8 million prize-money-earning Group 1 winner, defeating the likes of Trapeze Artist (Snitzel), Bivouac (Exceed and Excel), Brutal (O’Reilly), Nature Strip (Nicconi), and Redzel (Snitzel) along the journey.

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Breednet: Classic First Season Favourites

From Breednet: The Inglis Classic Yearling Sale produced some strong results for first season sires… Hot on the heels of Yes Yes Yes was Aquis Farm’s Pierata, who had 18 yearlings average $110,566 with his best result Tyreel Stud’s colt from Dizzy Diva that made $250,000 when bought by Magus Equine, HK.

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ANZ Bloodstock: FSS Report: Waller and Mulcaster out to repeat trick with Ascot Park-bred son of Pierata

From ANZ Bloodstock: Chris Waller, Guy Mulcaster and owners Neville Morgan and David Devine will be hoping a pervious affinity with the Ascot Park brand can deliver more success with a son of Pierata (Pierro) after the champion trainer and agent went to $650,000 to secure a colt by the Aquis Farm first season stallion.

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Each year in October, our local town of Canungra turns pink to support our local residents affected by cancer, as well as those affected all over Australia.

50% of all proceeds and fundraising goes directly to the Cancer Council, and 50% goes to our Pink Assist Fund. This fund provides financial support to locals that are currently affected by cancer.

This year, Aquis have donated a 2022 nomination to Gr.1 winner and winner of over $5.8million in prizemoney… PIERATA!!

Help us support a cause that is important to our local community.

Keep scrolling to read a re-cap on all that Pierata has achieved, then click on the bid button to bid on a nomination to the best stallion in Queensland, all whilst knowing you are also supporting our local cancer charity.


Pierata needs no introduction but a little re-cap…

Group One Winner
Winner of the Gr.1 ATC All Aged Stakes and over $5.8m in prizemoney.

Race Career
Defeated 42 individual Gr.1 winners of 96 Gr.1 races including Trapeze Artist, Bivouac, Brutal, Exceedance, Nature Strip, Santa Ana Lane & Redzel.

Pierata was globally recognised with a Timeform rating of 126.

First weanlings sold for up to $200,000.

Quality First Foals
Respected breeders from all around the country praising his first foals.

First Gr.1 winning sprinting son of Champion 1st & 2nd season sire Pierro to go to stud.

At Stud
Covered over 300 mares in his first and second seasons at stud including 82 stakes performers and 45 dams of stakes performers.

He was outside of the top five only twice in his 26 career starts which netted more than $5.8 million.