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Ole Kirk (AUS)

2017 Written Tycoon (Iglesia) x Naturale (Bel Esprit)
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Champion Australian 3YO Colt … won Group 1 Golden Rose and Group 1 Caulfield Guineas … stakes winning 2YO on debut … by Australia’s Champion Sire WRITTEN TYCOON, from a full-sister to Champion BLACK CAVIAR and a half-sister to Champion ALL TOO HARD … sensational yearling – sold for $675k … “Ole Kirk is one of the best bred horses in the world” – Sebastian Hutch, Inglis General Manager of Bloodstock Sales ... first yearlings have sold up to $1 million (2024).

Vinery Stud

Vinery Stud

Stands at Vinery Stud
2024 FEE: $55,000

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

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.

Wootton Bassett Leads Inglis Easter First Season Sires

The Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale tends to be dominated by the established champion sires, but there was still a selection of youngsters by first season sires with Wootton Bassett (GB) again proving super popular with buyers.

Australia’s Busiest Second and Third Crop Sires 2023

Our analysis of Australian Studbook covering statistics for 2023 continues with a look at the second and third crop sires last year and these are the guys whose first foals were being born last spring and whose first yearlings are selling right now.

Wootton Bassett Leads Premier First Season Sires

The Inglis Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 featured strong representation by a wide range (21 in total) of first season sires and once again Coolmore shuttler Wootton Bassett (GB) made his presence felt.

Classic First Season Sires Will Make an Impact

Having had a good look at the progeny of first season sires through Magic Millions and Karaka, the market has had a chance to assess the young guns and now we move to Inglis Classic starting this Sunday where five of the top 10 most represented sires are first season sires.

First Season Sires at MM Book 1 – How Did They Fare?

Proven sires did dominate at the 2024 Magic Millions Yearling Sale, but there was also a spectacular response to Coolmore shuttler Wootton Bassett (GB), who was a runaway leader in the first season sire division and produced the sale-topping filly from Avantage that sold for $2.1million, but it wasn’t all about him, so let’s look a little closer at this cohort of young guns.




Top Sales

2022 ex Supara(AUS)
2022 ex Cool Passion(AUS)
2022 ex Kibibi(AUS)
2022 ex Tune Doubt(AUS)
2022 ex Wayupinthesky(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Written Tycoon (AUS) 2002
Naturale (AUS) 2012
Iglesia (AUS) 1995
Party Miss (AUS) 1991
Bel Esprit (AUS) 1999
Helsinge (AUS) 2001
Last Tycoon (IRE) 1988
Yodells (AUS) 1988
Kenmare (FR) 1975
Miss Entertainer (AUS) 1975
Royal Academy (USA) 1990
Bespoken (AUS) 1990
Desert Sun (GB) 1988
Scandinavia (AUS) 1994
Elated: 5d x5s
Northern Dancer: 5s x5d
Vain: 4s x4d x5d
Wilkes: 5d x5s

Race Record

At 2
1st - Talindert Stakes (1100) LR
3rd - Moet & Chandon Champagne Stks (1600) Gr.1
3rd - Mss Security Sires' Produce (1400) Gr.2
4th - Inglis Sires' (1400) Gr.1
At 3
1st - Golden Rose (1400) Gr.1
1st - Caulfield Guineas (1600) Gr.1
2nd - Run To The Rose (1200) Gr.2
2nd - Schweppes Rosebud (1100) LR
3rd - Inglis Sprint (1200)

Fee History

2023-$55,000 , 2022-$55,000 , 2021-$55,000

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