The breeding industry is one in which you always continue to learn. The need to have quality broodmares is the most important aspect of breeding. It is definitely a process in getting to the stage of having a quality broodmare band with the prices of the sort after mares very high.
BRT Bloodstock and partners will continue to build their broodmare band over the upcoming years. The end goal is to have 12 broodmares who will hold their own through good and bad economic times.
MICA BE THE ONE - BERNARDINI X VARENNA MISS
RACE RECORD: Summary: 12-3:1:2 Prizemoney: $54,340
HIGHEST RATING: 68
Owned in partnership with Widden Stud and Murray Murdoch. This mare is from an outstanding family and is a metropolitan winner. Her pedigree is full of high -class performers including Champion 4-time Group 1 winner CRITERION and Group 1 Doomben Cup winner COMIN THROUGH.
1st Dam VARENNA MISS was a top-class Group 2 winning sprinter and she has a number of her progeny on the track who will enable the pedigree to upgrade further.
Her 2018 foal by Flying Artie sold through the Inglis Classic sales rings and she has produced a filly by Trapeze Artist in 2020.
This mare was the standout from all the sales be purchased at in 2020. She has an exceptional international family and she herself was Stakes placed as a 2-year-old in the Fernhill. Her best form was on rain affected ground where she had a very good record in her short career.
Her half brother Aramayo was victorious in Group 3 company and was runner-up in the Group 1 Spring Champions Stakes. This feat was also accomplished by Tupac Amaru her half brother by Street Cry when he finished 2nd in the Group 1 Australian Derby.
The third dam presents as good a pedigree as you will see anywhere in the world. It includes the Group 1 Breeders Cup winner In The Wings who also saluted at Group 1 level in England and France. Morozov and Hunting Hawk where both Group 2 winners in France whilst Hawker’s News won in Group 3 company in England.
Chachapoyas first foal by Snitzel sold for $410,000 at the 2020 Magic Millions sale and this year she foaled down another filly by Snitzel. She has been served by Zoustar in 2020.
PHOENIX PARK : THORN PARK X STEAL
RACE RECORD: Summary: 16-4:0:1 Prizemoney: $71,050
HIGHEST RATING: 71
Pheonix Park was a 4-time city winning grey mare by Top class New Zealand stallion THORN PARK. Her pedigree is full of black type and her 1st Dam Steal is a half-sister to Group 1 winner ANGST. Steal has produced the high-class juvenile She’s A Thief who has already achieved Group 2 placed status as a 2-y-old and is Multiple Melbourne Saturday Metropolitan winner.
Pheonix Park is from a family whose female progeny have great records in the breeding barn and have regularly upgraded their offspring. She produced an outstanding Pierro filly in 2018 and she sold through the Magic Millions sales ring in 2020 for $550,000.
She has a filly by SPIRIT OF BOOM who is another great type heading to the Magic Millions January sale in 2021. This filly looks an early precocious type who you could see back in the 2022 Magic Millions Classic
Adio is a big strong mare by Lonhro who was a winner of 2 race starts from as many starts. She had untold ability and she is leaving that in her progeny. At this stage she has only Charleise who has reached and she has already been Stakes-placed in the Listed Talindert Stakes in Melbourne.
Her first foal by Smart Missile showed a stack of ability but unfortunately never reached the track and the same can be said for her 3-year-old son of Headwater Thawra. She was purchased to go to Spirit of Boom in 2020, whilst she foaled down a filly by Divine Prophet early in October.
ATOMIC KITTEN : NORTHERN METEOR X IRISH DARLING
Atomic Kitten was a $360,000 Yearling by speed sire and already a sire of sires NORTHERN METEOR. She is a full sister to stallion FIGHTING SUN and is out of IRISH DARLING who won a Group 1 Oaks.
She has a great nature and a quality head. She is 15.3 hands and has a yearling colt heading to the Melbourne Premier by the outstanding racetrack performer DISSIDENT.
She won 3 races on the track and we are thrilled to have purchased her with Three Bridges thoroughbreds in Victoria. She has foaled down a quality colt by Darley super stallion EXCEED AND EXCEL in 2020.
She has been served by BRAZEN BEAU in 2020.