Eureka Stud

Eureka Stud

Eureka Stud's 85-year history gives it the distinction of being a true achiever in the field of producing exceptional thoroughbreds. Located 2 hours from Brisbane on the rich black soils of the Darling Downs, a region renown for producing tough racehorses.

Eureka has earned the title of leading Queensland stud over the years, and has been home to Champion Queensland stallions: Spirit of Boom, Semipalatinsk (USA) and Brave Warrior. The farm has produced Group winners in every state of Australia including Group One winners Pippie, Spirit of Boom, Temple of Boom, Tinto, Picaday, Just Now, Scenic Peak, Show a Heart and Apache Chase.

658 Cambooya Felton Rd , Cambooya, QLD, 4358
(07) 46 96 1204
Harry McAlpine - Sales & Nominations
0407 736 317
Scott McAlpine - Stud Manager
0408 700 724

Stallions standing at Eureka Stud


Encryption service fee for 2023 is $13,200

Latest winner: Duntroon Lass

Spirit Of Boom

Spirit Of Boom service fee for 2023 is $38,500

Latest winner: I Say Boom

Latest News

Of the 118 foals from Spirit Of Boom's 2020 crop, there is just one grey, Spirit Of Brodie, who broke his maiden with a fighting win over a 1000m at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday.
It was a case of third time lucky at the Magic Millions for popular mare Outback Barbie who, after placings in the 2YO Classic in 2018 and 3YO Guineas in 2019, won the $1 million Racing Queensland Magic Millions QTIS Quality (1300m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
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.
Sunshine Coast trainer David Vandyke had a good day at the office at Doomben on Saturday, winning the opening race with the debutant Red Stiletto before closing out the programme with a maiden stake success with the 4-year-old Spirit Of Boom mare Frangipani Moon in the Listed Just Now Stakes (1350m).
Four heats for juveniles on Monday morning at Rosehill delivered some interesting winners including two sired by Spirit of Boom, who posted his tenth stakes-winner last Saturday in Sugar Boom.
While she has averaged just one win a year for the past three years, Outback Barbie remains one of the most popular racehorses in Queensland and fans that backed her if unbeatable in Saturday’s Listed Keith Noud Quality at Doomben were rewarded for their patience.
With only two crops to race, Spirit of Boom has elevated himself to Champion Sire of Queensland.
Selling for $500,000 at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale to James Harron Bloodstock, two year-old Spirit of Boom colt Warfare cast off maiden status with a decisive victory at Gosford on Thursday.
Encryption has arrived on the Darling Downs ready to commence his stud career.
Carrying the colours made famous by her sire Spirit Of Boom, two-year-old filly Perudo took advantage of an inside barrier and a gem of a ride by Brad Stewart to edge out the fast-finishing Gem Of Scotland in Saturday’s Listed Bill Carter Stakes (1200m) at Doomben.
A colt by leading Eureka Stud based sire Spirit of Boom topped Day One of the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale today.
In a huge result for the thoroughbred industry in Queensland, Chris Munce’s gallant Spirit Of Boom gelding Boomsara refused to be beaten in a thrilling three-horse war in Saturday’s $2 million Magic Millions 3yo Guineas at the Gold Coast.
While the short-priced favourite Outback Barbie endured a horror run from her outside barrier in Saturday’s Group III Vo Rogue Plate (1350m) at Doomben, Boomsara was ridden along by Damian Browne to overcome barrier 12 and he kept up a relentless gallop to win by four and a half lengths.
Punters could be forgiven for believing Spirits Aubeer was under the influence when winning the Group III Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday, but there is no denying the talent of the wayward three-year-old.
Winless in six starts since capturing the Listed Calaway Gal Stakes at Doomben last December, the odds-on favourite Outback Barbie was all out to run down a determined Jami Lady in Saturday’s Listed BRC Mode Stakes (1200m) at Doomben to credit Eureka Stud’s high-flying Spirit of Boom with a 1-2 finish.
The Listed MRC Inglis Debutante Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday was won in sensational style by Spirit of Boom filly Champagne Boom from Biscara, a daughter of first season sire Rubick.
The Nigel Tiley-trained three-year-old Spirits Aubeer continues to make good progress, making it back to back victories this term when successful at Tauranga on Friday.
When the new season ticked over there wouldn’t have been anybody tipping Spirit Of Boom to be 21 runners without a winner but he’s on the board now with an impressive debutant at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday.
It’s been a slow start to the new season for Eureka Stud’s young sire sensation Spirit of Boom, but that could change quickly judging by a brilliant barrier trial win at Rosehill on Monday morning for his star performer Ef Troop.
Eureka Stud’s young sire sensation Spirit of Boom posted an 18th first crop winner at Ipswich on Wednesday with a tenacious win for Bold Warrior.

Recent Sales For Eureka Stud

2024 Classic Yearling Sale - Top price: $220,000
2024 Gold Coast Yearling Sale - Top price: $340,000
2023 Classic Yearling Sale - Top price: $230,000
2023 Gold Coast Yearling Sale - Top price: $475,000
2023 Premier Yearling Sale - Top price: $200,000