Leading Victorian agent Peter Ford has several irons in the fire for the Melbourne spring carnival and he also weighed in with two winners in Hong Kong during September.
You would be hard pressed to find a breeding farm in better place right now than Nagambie’s Hillside Thoroughbreds.
What a good effort it was by Teoflyte to win over 1600m at Ballarat on Thursday, the promising three-year-old taking on some handy fillies at only her second run back from a break and finding the line well.
Whispering Brook, the unbeaten star Perth filly by Hinchinbrook, comes from a family that boasts an incredible 127 stakes winners under her first six dams.
Hillside Thoroughbreds graduate Whispering Brook underlined a dominant day for the Victorian breeding industry in Western Australia on Saturday.
Peter Arvanitis' Hillside Thoroughbreds is off and running - the showcase Nagambie farm represented by its first crop of home-breds this season and what a fantastic start they have made.
Last October the stud's first two-year-old runner Whispering Brook - who was sold for $45,000 at the 2014 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale - debuted for the Simon Miller stable in Perth's first juvenile contest for the season.
A $160,000 Exceed And Excel filly started the yearling sale season on a positive note for Hillside Thoroughbreds at the Gold Coast Magic Millions.
Following on from a successful Magic Millions Sale we continued the trend with a strong showing at the 2015 Melbourne Premier Sale. Hillside’s top lot was the Snitzel x Tor’s Dancer colt (pictured below) which was purchased for $150k by James Harron Bloodstock & Snowden Racing.
The Nagambie based farm has a new look with experienced horseman Peter Ford now managing the business and bloodstock operation.