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Headwater (AUS)

2012 Exceed And Excel (Danehill) x River Dove (Hurricane Sky)
Vinery Stud

Leading First Season Sire by winners (equal) in 2019/20 … Champion Second Season Sire in 2020/21 … progeny include multiple Group 2 winner Jamaea, plus Group winners Mileva, Aitch Two Oh, Wisdom of Water, Starlight, Little Miss Kubi etc. … tremendous clearance at major yearling sales with progeny selling up to $280k.

Vinery Stud

Vinery Stud

Stands at Vinery Stud
2024 FEE: $9,900

Situated in the fertile Segenhoe Valley, just 10 minutes from Scone, Vinery Stud is nestled in the epicentre of the Thoroughbred Breeding heartland and is one of the most ideal thoroughbred nurseries in Australia. Encompassing more than 2300 acres, including 3km of frontage to the Pages River, lush irrigated pastures extend to rich, undulating paddocks and protected valleys.

684 Segenhoe Road , Scone, NSW, 2337
(02) 65438333
Adam White - Bloodstock Manager
0414 800 918
Harry Roach - Nominations & Sales
0401 970 006
Peter Orton - General Manager
0418 276 454

Latest News

New 2YO Winner for Headwater

Only six sires have produced 10 or more two year-old winners this season and Vinery Stud’s bargain priced Headwater is matching strides with the big guns in terms of ‘King of the Kids’.

Winning Debut for Top Priced Headwater 2YO

The highest priced yearling by Headwater sold in 2023, fleet footed filly Glassout made a winning debut at Hawkesbury on Tuesday for the Brad Widdup stable.

Juvenile Trial Watch – Warwick Farm

There were five heats won by juveniles at the Warwick Farm trials on Monday morning and they included unraced youngsters by Justify (USA) and Headwater, plus the half-sister to stakes-winner Commemorative that looks to have come back well.

Stakes Next for Headwater's Exciting Don't Forget Jack

All eleven runners in Wednesday’s Ladbrokes Blackbook 2yo (1200m) at Doomben were winners, including five last-start winners, and the Headwater gelding Don’t Forget Jack put them to the sword.

Vinery Stud Announce 2024 Fees

Hawaii Five Oh is an exciting newcomer to Vinery Stud’s seven-strong roster and breeders will be pleased to know that there have been no service fee increases to the line-up this year.

Another Two-Year-old Winner for Headwater as Furrina Opens Her Account

Vinery Stud’s Headwater has been a quiet achiever in the race for the number of two-year winners. When Furrina led at every call to break her maiden over 1100m at Bendigo on Sunday, she became the eighth two-year-old winner of the season for Headwater, equalling the leader Too Darn Hot (GB) and one ahead of Snitzel.

Current Runners Accepted

Tuesday, July 16
Newcastle Race 3 - 1200m Maiden
Devious Mind (ex: Lady Diva) Tnr: Albert O'Hearn Rdr: Kacie Adams
Wednesday, July 17
Gawler Race 8 - 1506m Class 1
Bywaters Road (ex: Indelible Lass) Tnr: J and C Hickmott and Riggs Rdr: Jessica Eaton
Grafton Race 2 - 1000m Maiden
Kaytee Wisdom (ex: Animal Spirits) Tnr: Daiki Chujo Rdr: Nozi Tomizawa
Randwick-Kensington Race 1 - 1100m Maiden
Lightly Sparkled (ex: Bright Eyes) Tnr: Mitchell Beer Rdr: Regan Bayliss
Thursday, July 18
Grafton Race 3 - 1000m Benchmark 66
Poita (ex: Pieetys) Tnr: Colt Prosser Rdr:
Grafton Race 5 - 1175m Open
Aquafire (ex: Flambe) Tnr: Stephen Farley Rdr: Cejay Graham
Grafton Race 5 - 1175m Open
Head Case (ex: Still Cool) Tnr: Tony Newing Rdr: Matthew McGuren
Grafton Race 5 - 1175m Open
Kaytee Wisdom (ex: Animal Spirits) Tnr: Daiki Chujo Rdr:
Northam Race 8 - 1300m Class 5
Enticing (ex: Draw The Curtain) Tnr: Jim P Taylor Rdr: Jason Brown
Thursday, July 18
Cranbourne Race 6 - 1000m Benchmark 64 0
Hydro Star (ex: Final Star)
Tnr: John McArdle
Cairns Race 8 - 950m Maiden 0
Isla Girl (ex: Whitsunday Dreams)
Tnr: Fred Wieland
Kembla Grange Race 1 - 1200m Benchmark 68 0
Headstock (ex: Black 'n' Tough)
Tnr: R and L Price
Kembla Grange Race 6 - 1600m Maiden 0
Ambitious Creek (ex: Ambitious Princess)
Tnr: Anthony Cummings
Kembla Grange Race 8 - 1000m Maiden 0
Lightly Sparkled (ex: Bright Eyes)
Tnr: Mitchell Beer
Friday, July 19
Ipswich Race 2 - 800m Benchmark 65 0
Maguro (ex: Tonkatsu)
Tnr: Scott Morrisey
Queanbeyan Race 5 - 2000m Class 1 0
Blind Date (ex: Perfect Stranger)
Tnr: Marc Conners
Tamworth Race 1 - 1000m Benchmark 82 0
Poita (ex: Pieetys)
Tnr: Colt Prosser
Tamworth Race 6 - 1000m Maiden 0
Kantishna (ex: Ballykisheen)
Tnr: Scott Singleton
Tamworth Race 8 - 1400m Maiden 0
Hedged Your Bets (ex: Dodged A Bullet)
Tnr: Jeremy Gask
Saturday, July 20
Fannie Bay Race 6 - 1300m Restricted 62 0
Queen In The North (ex: Lady Sansa)
Tnr: Tommy Logan
Fannie Bay Race 7 - 1100m Restricted 58 0
Lamoree (ex: Diva Lamore)
Tnr: Paul Gardner
Eagle Farm Race 2 - 1200m Open 0
Manhood (ex: My Miss Pedrille)
Tnr: Annabel Neasham
Eagle Farm Race 3 - 1200m Class 6 0
Manhood (ex: My Miss Pedrille)
Tnr: Annabel Neasham
Flemington Race 1 - 1000m Open 0
Fightthegoodfight (ex: Ready To Fight)
Tnr: Steven King
Gold Coast Poly Race 6 - 1200m Maiden 0
Demes Girl (ex: Demeanour)
Tnr: Neil Hocking
Gold Coast Poly Race 7 - 1200m Benchmark 68 0
Five Star Vixen (ex: Wall Street Vixen)
Tnr: Jay Bellamy
Inverell Race 1 - 1050m Benchmark 50 0
La Cache A Vin (ex: Kiss 'n Chase)
Tnr: Brett Bellamy
Inverell Race 2 - 1200m Benchmark 50 0
La Cache A Vin (ex: Kiss 'n Chase)
Tnr: Brett Bellamy
Griffinstown Girl (ex: Moohariba)
Tnr: Stirling Osland
Inverell Race 3 - 1400m Benchmark 50 0
Griffinstown Girl (ex: Moohariba)
Tnr: Stirling Osland
Mildura Race 4 - 1000m Restricted 58 0
Only Need Time (ex: Baylie Louise)
Tnr: Mark Stephenson
Mildura Race 5 - 1200m Restricted 58 0
Only Need Time (ex: Baylie Louise)
Tnr: Mark Stephenson
Mildura Race 7 - 1900m Restricted 58 0
Outpour (ex: Our Affirmative)
Tnr: Con Kelly
Townsville Race 3 - 1300m Class 6 0
Old School (ex: Vintage Drop)
Tnr: Ricky Gudge
Toowoomba Race 1 - 1200m Benchmark 70 0
Maya Bay (ex: Commitment)
Tnr: T J and M Sears
Wyong Race 1 - 1350m Benchmark 64 0
Candy Women (ex: Sugar Rush)
Tnr: G and S Ryan and Alexiou
Wyong Race 2 - 1000m Class 1 0
Vella's Best (ex: Here De Joy)
Tnr: Gratz Vella




Top Sales

2022 ex Lady Einstein(AUS)
2022 ex Tempting Delight(AUS)
2022 ex Magicaz(AUS)
2022 ex French(AUS)
2022 ex Hazy Lane(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Runners Today

Race 3 Devious Mind 4g ex: Lady Diva
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Yesterday's Results

3rd Pakenham Synthetic: Hydro Star 6g ex Final Star
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Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
75.1% - (378)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
17.7% - (89)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
5.4% - (27)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
1.8% - (9)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
0% - (0)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Royal Academy
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Wisdom Of Water
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Starlight
Magic Albert
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Mileva
Manhattan Rain
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Little Miss Kubi
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Jamaea
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Pure Aqua
Swiss Ace
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Aitch Two Oh
9 wnrs Akaka Falls
More Than Ready
8 wnrs Old School
7 wnrs We Are Hero

Race Record

At 2
1st - Blackwoods Uvex Silver Slipper (1100) Gr.2
1st - Cactus Imaging Plate (1000)
3rd - Unsw Todman Stakes (1200) Gr.2
At 3
1st - Kensington Stakes (1000) LR
4th - City Jeep Moir Stakes (1000) Gr.1

Fee History

2023-$13,200 , 2022-$16,500 , 2021-$16,500 , 2020-$13,750 , 2019-$16,500 , 2018-$16,500 , 2017-$16,500 , 2016-$16,500

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