Riverbank Farm

Riverbank Farm

Riverbank Farm is located in north-east Victoria, in an easy to find location opposite Benalla racecourse and within easy driving distance of Melbourne. Owned and managed by Russell and Caroline Osborne, Riverbank offers affordable thoroughbred agistment and caters for every stage from foaling, breeding, weaning and spelling to the racetrack.

118 Holdsworth Rd , Benalla, NSW, 3672
rosborne3@bigpond.com
www.riverbankfarm.com.au
0423 768 155
Russell Osborne
0423 768 155
Caroline Osborne
0401 364 188

Stallions standing at Riverbank Farm

Anacheeva

Anacheeva service fee for 2021 is $3,300

Latest winner: Reward Achiever

Boulder City

Boulder City service fee for 2021 is $5,500

5th season at stud

Prince of Caviar

Prince of Caviar service fee for 2021 is $4,400

3rd season at stud

Redente

Redente service fee for 2021 is $3,300

Latest winner: Lima Spice

Skilled

Skilled service fee for 2021 is $3,300

Latest winner: Skilendra

Von Costa De Hero

Von Costa De Hero service fee for 2021 is $2,200

Latest winner: Mister Businessman

Wayed Zain

Wayed Zain service fee for 2021 is $2,200

6th season at stud

Latest News

Skilled mare Fiscal Fantasy may be small, but she is mighty.
As one exceptionally famous daughter of Vegas Showgirl prepares for her maiden season at stud, a quality son of the same very celebrated broodmare has already commenced his sophomore season in the Victorian stallion ranks.
Cheers from Riverbank Farm, Benalla as Fiscal Fantasy stormed home to an impressive victory in last Friday's Group III Manawatu Breeders Stakes at Awapuni.
A few weeks ago we published a story – Genetic Magic at Work – highlighting the recent success of line breeding to influential mare Cotehele House (GB) as demonstrated by the now Group I winner Verry Elleegant and Group II winning two year-old Cosmic Force and we saw that magic work again for a new Group III winner in New Zealand on Friday bred in Victoria by Wingrove Park.
Handsome Riverbank Farm sire Von Costa de Hero posted a new stakes-winner when Von Costa Glass won the Listed Murray Bridge Gold Cup last week.
What a great headliner for Redente is Just Stellar, the gutsy and talented mare living up to her name as being one of the most successful horses by number of wins in Victoria this year.
Beaten a whisker in the Golden Slipper to Sebring as a two year-old, Von Costa de Hero featured on Friday with a new stakes-winner when Von Costa Glass won the Listed Murray Bridge Gold Cup.
It was a mere half head that denied Von Costa de Hero his place in Golden Slipper history, the David Hayes trained colt letting loose with a late dash in the run home after settling at the rear from the second outside gate in the 2008 edition of the world's richest juvenile contest.
High Chaparral - six times Group One winning sire of 118 stakes winners.
Riverbank Farm's Russell Osborne and Dr Caroline Duddy have great pleasure in providing just the right stallions for the owner/breeder market, one that has traditionally been such a great force in Victorian breeding.
The recent impressive victories recorded by Viva Acheeva (determined winner of his last two despite racing wide) and Sleek Acheeva (dominant on pace winner) put the under utilized but still promising young stallion Anacheeva in the spotlight as a good prospect for owner/breeders.
Spring is well and truly in the air at Riverbank Farm where Russell Osborne and Dr Caroline Duddy have done such a good job building up a loyal client base that they have been able to add two new stallions to the roster.
Second in the Golden Slipper to subsequent leading sire Sebring, Von Costa de Hero was a $1,2 million Inglis Easter Yearling purchase, so has always been a high profile horse and is available to breeders this spring in Victoria at Riverbank Farm at a fee of $2,200.
Snitzel - reigning Champion Sire, Australia's highest priced stallion, super sire of 83 stakes winners including 13 Group One winners with progeny earnings in excess of $105 million.
It was straight to the lead for the promising Miss Jane at Morphettville on Saturday and it was there she stayed, the lightly raced and talented four-year-old kicking clear early in the straight and holding a 2 1/4 length winning margin to the line.