Too Darn Hot Trio Make Blue Gum Farm a Must Inspect

Sponsored Content - by Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 9

Leading Victorian nursery Blue Gum Farm have over 30 weanlings to offer at the Inglis Great Southern Sale next week and buyers will be making a swift path to their draft which includes three strapping colts by outstanding young sire Too Darn Hot (GB), who is poised to be crowned Australia’s Champion First Season Sire.

With 12 Australian winners headed by his Group I winning colt Broadsiding and five additional stakes horses, Too Darn Hot has made a glowing impression in Australia while his stocks continue to rise in Europe where he just sired Fallen Angel to win the Group I Irish 1000 Guineas.

His Australian service fee for this spring has soared to $110,000 and interest in his progeny will certainly put the spotlight on this trio of colts.

Lot 105 Colt Too Darn Hot (GB) x Dragon’s Kiss (NZ), by Divine Prophet

First foal of a well related mare that placed at two and comes from the family of Group I winners Kidnapped, Hauraki and Melbourne Cup winner Vow and Declare.

An October 1st foal with real quality and loads of improvement to come. This colt represents a buying opportunity for pinhookers or end users .


Lot 354 Colt Too Darn Hot (GB) x Smarter Than (NZ), by Ghibellines

Second foal of an unraced half-sister to stakes-winner Yogi from the family of Group I winners Linesman and Toccata.

Good quality scopey horse with loads of improvement. He will be an outstanding yearling.


Lot 383 Colt Too Darn Hot (GB) x Tennesee Gold by Lonhro

Half-brother to a winner as her first foal Give it a Nudge has won since catalogue went to print. Dam is a winning half-sister to stakes-winner Pergram from the family of Group I winner Snitzerland. Bred on the same cross as this week’s Sydney metro winning 2YO for Godolphin Tartaglia, read about him here.

The third Too Darn Hot colt in the draft and the best. A wonderful type with deep colour and great presence . This colt will please the eye and is a horse with a big walk and lovely depth.

Click here to see the full draft with additional highlights below:

Lot 148 Colt Toronado (IRE) x Gig, by Commands

By Group I sire Toronado from multiple Group placed Gig, a half sister to $7.3million earning triple Group I winner Happy Clapper and Group II winning juvenile Not a Single Cent.

A well grown masculine colt born in August who will have major appeal to the commercial market . This colt is a must inspect for the serious buyer .


Lot 238 Filly Toronado (IRE) x Maisaa, by Zoffany (IRE)

Second foal of a winning half-sister to stakes-winner Muntaseera from the family of Group I winner Musir and Group winners Merhee and Moofeed.

A racy filly with great shape and attitude. The right type of Toronado filly and has been a pleasure to work with since birth.


Lot 290 Colt Home Affairs x Peace of Mind, by Bernardini (USA)

From the first crop of dual Group I winner Home Affairs, whose weanlings sold for up to $430,000 at Magic Millions. Second foal of a winning daughter of Group III winner Sweet Corn and half-sister to stakes-winner Baby Corn, dam of this season’s Group III VRC Carbine Club Stakes winner Kaizad.

A November foal with scope and pedigree, a must see for all buyers. Home Affairs will be one of the hottest sires at 2025 yearling sales.


Lot 394 Colt The Autumn Sun x Tonza Rossa, by Testa Rossa

By the sire of G1 winners Autumn Angel, Coco Sun and Vibrant Sun. Fourth foal of a winning half-sister to $1.9million earning multiple Group winner Grey Song, Group III winner Tonz More Fun and to the dam of Group III winner Dirty Thoughts.

A big scopey horse who cries out stayer. We are thrilled to be selling a number of horses for Manningtree Park, this is another example of the high quality product Darren and Liz have produced over the last 30yrs .


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