Spirit of Boom Champion Queensland Sire for 2018/2019

Media Release - Monday August 5
With only two crops to race, Spirit of Boom has elevated himself to Champion Sire of Queensland. 

 

Spirit of BoomHighlighted by BOOMSARAwinning the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas, Spirit of Boom's progeny in the 2018/2019 season earned over $5,756,000 with 62 individual winners in Australia alone. 


His other stakes winners in Australia over the season included OUTBACK BARBIE, CHAMPAGNE BOOM and PERUDO. Internationally he was represented also by the Group 3 Bonecrusher Stakes winner SPIRITS AUBEERin New Zealand who was subsequently sold to Hong Kong.

On the national scene he was one of only three stallions to be represented in the Australian Top Ten Sires for both 2YO winners and 3YO winners, alongside SNITZEL and I AM INVINCIBLE.


Spirit of Boom follows in the footsteps of his father SEQUALO who won the Queensland Champion Sire title twice in 2002/2003 and 2013/2014. And is the first Eureka Stud stallion to earn the title since BRAVE WARRIOR in 1999/2000 and SEMIPALATINSKbefore him who was champion 5 times.


News from Eureka Stud
Advertisment
Stallion Parade
More Reading...
Rich Hill Graduates Chasing Feature Prizes
A trio of Rich Hill Stud graduates will be vying for top honours in prestige events across two Australian states in the coming days.
Karaka Million Early Order of Entry
The powerful Te Akau Racing operation has an incredible record in the $1m Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) in recent seasons, and they are well placed to carry on in the same vein in 2021.
The Jewel in the Crown
One of the saddest foaling stories to emerge this spring came from Coolmore last month when they reported the tragic death of Fastnet Rock’s champion daughter Atlantic Jewel, but a month on and her orphaned colt foal by Justify (USA) has not only survived, but he has thrived!
English King Sets Record at Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale
The exciting Camelot colt ENGLISH KING broke the record price for a colt in training on day three of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale when selling for 925,000 guineas on a day that saw five lots sell for 300,000 guineas or more.  
One to Watch – Gosford
The famed cerise colours of the Ingham family were carried to victory at Gosford on Thursday by a progressive son of Deep Field.
Camelot 3YO English King Headed for Australia
The Tattersalls Horses in Training third session is underway and as predicted Camelot three year-old English King proved a highly desirable commodity knocked down to Armando Duarte / Ballymore Stables Australia / Paul Moroney Bloodstock for a whopping 925,000 guineas.
Why Sell Online? It's a 'Surething'
For the second time this month, a 3YO filly by I Am Invincible has topped an Inglis Digital online auction, with Surething To Win selling to Peter Robl Racing for $265,000 in the October (Late) catalogue.
Derby Dreaming, Who is Bred to Stay?
The Group I VRC Victoria Derby is worth a whopping $2 million making it the richest race for spring three year-olds in the country and the testing trip of 2500m means not always the best horse wins, but rather the horse that stays best on the day.
G1 Success for Aussie Breeder
Australian breeder Bob Scarborough has a small band of mares based in Ireland and one of them, 13YO Galileo mare Cabaret, produced the winner of the Group I Dewhurst Stakes (7f) at Newmarket overnight.
Spirit Of Boom's Ef Troop Makes Winning Return
Former brilliant 2-year-old Ef Troop looked back to somewhere near his best following an authoritative win in Saturday’s Listed Xmas Quality (1200m) at Morphettville.