Armidale Stud

1302 Meander Valley Highway
Carrick 7291 TAS
0407 868 269

Stallions standing at Armidale Stud

Alpine Eagle
Alpine Eagle service fee is $4,400
Latest winner: Belpine Miss
Needs Further
Needs Further service fee is $5,500
Latest winner: Lip Sip Suk

Latest News

And maybe a Star by name and nature as well, the Gordon Richards trained 4Y0 so impressive recording a a tough and determined victory in Saturday's $140,000 Listed Kensington Stakes at Flemington.
Sensationally backed Tasmanian Yearling Sale graduate Bold Star did best in a driving finish to earn a maiden stakes win in Saturday’s Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington.
Saturday afternoon, across Tasmania racing fans will be crowding into their local TABs or sitting at home, glued to their television sets or computer screens, excitedly anticipating cheering on the much loved Betty - Mystic Journey - in the Group I WS Cox Plate.
It was a Needs Further domination at the Tasmanian Horse Of The Year Awards, Armidale Stud's outstanding young stallion stamping his name on all seven equine award categories.
On a quest for the Cox Plate and to take her place as the best in Australia, the Adam Tinder-trained Mystic Journey took her first steps to the spring with a convincing win in Saturday's Group II PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.
One weekend, three states, three winners.
There was plenty of excitement at Armidale Stud last spring with the arrival of the first foals for the well credentialled young stallion Alpine Eagle, a particularly good looking and highly talented son of the late, great High Chaparral.
Could it be that this time next year racegoers will be marvelling at the deeds of another rising star from Tasmania?.
What a stunning season it has been for Armidale Stud's exciting up-and-comer Needs Further; his outstanding daughter Mystic Journey the talk of the country on the back of her Australian Guineas and All Star Mile victories - so impressive that she is early favourite for the Cox Plate.
The inaugural running of the $5 million All-Star Mile at Flemington on Saturday got the fairytale finish organisers dreamed of when the pride of Tasmania, Mystic Journey, swept down the middle of the track to down Godolphin's multiple Group 1 winning pair, Hartnell and Alizee.
Looking a picture of health in the saddling paddock, the pride of Tasmania, Mystic Journey, became the first Group 1 winner for trainer Adam Trinder, jockey Anthony Darmanin and Armidale Stud’s young stallion Needs Further following a dominant performance in Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington.
Classy Tasmanian based sire Needs Further was in hot form at Launceston on Wednesday delivering the quinella in the Listed Gold Sovereign Stakes with undefeated filly Mystical Pursuit scoring a narrow victory over Deroche.
The legend of Tasmania’s latest star, Mystic Journey, continues to grow after the daughter of Needs Further came from last to run down the near $1 million earner Hellova Street in Sunday’s Magic Millions Thomas Lyons Stakes at Hobart.
Classy Tasmanian based sire Needs Further added a third stakes-winner to his tally when undefeated filly Mystical Pursuit scored an impressive win in the $100,000 Listed Elwick Stakes at Hobart on Sunday.
The exploits of star Tasmanian filly Mystic Journey during the Victorian Spring Racing Carnival certainly lifted the profile of her sire Needs Further, and last night his progeny lit up the Launceston racecourse.
On what will go down as one of the greatest days in Australian racing history, a filly bred and trained in Tasmania stood up and made herself known at Moonee Valley.
Tasmanian-bred filly Mystic Journey earned her third stakes win with a typically courageous performance in Saturday’s $200,000 Group II Aquis Farm Fillies Classic (1600m) at Moonee Valley.
The latest rising star from Tasmania, the 3yo filly Mystic Journey, blew away her opponents in Saturday’s Listed Jim Moloney Stakes at Caulfield.
The progeny of promising young Tasmanian sire Needs Further continued their winning run at Mowbray on Wednesday capturing the Magic Millions feature race double in brilliant style.
The Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale on February 15 received a boost on Sunday with sales graduate Mystic Journey winning the Listed Elwick Stakes for two year-olds and bringing a timely pedigree update for sales bound full sister.

Recent Sales For Armidale Stud

2024 Adelaide Yearling Sale - Top price: $80,000
2024 Adelaide Yearling Sale - Top price: $120,000
2024 Premier Yearling Sale - Top price: $140,000
2023 Adelaide Yearling Sale - Top price: $180,000
2023 Tasmanian Yearling Sale - Top price: $80,000
2023 Tasmanian Yearling Sale - Top price: $50,000