Jess Brien

Peltzer to remain at fee of $16,500

Twin Hills Stud has announced that the second season sire Peltzer (So You Think) will remain at an unchanged fee of $16,500 (inc GST) this coming breeding season. Undefeated in his first three starts as a two-year-old, the son of red-hot sire So You Think (High Chaparral) won the Stan Fox Stakes (G2, 1500m) and […]

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Hallowed Crown’s Vilana Adds to Family Fortunes

Like most of the breed, the 3yo Hallowed Crown colt Vilana loves a rain affected track and he found conditions to suit in Saturday’s Listed Bisley Workwear South Pacific Stakes (1400m) at Randwick. Ridden by Sam Clipperton for trainer James Cummings, Vilana stayed on strongly to defeat the Lonhro colt Loch Eagle by three-quarters of […]

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Tait’s American dream pays dividends

A canny investment in an American speed mare with a formline familiar to Australians returned a handsome dividend for Twin Hills Stud and partners at Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale yesterday when her Capitalist (Written Tycoon) colt sold for $700,000.   Madame Cactus (Cactus Ridge) was a dual stakes winner in the US who won […]

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Sweet win for Cherry Tortoni

The Patrick Payne-trained Cherry Tortoni (4g Night Of Thunder – Tortoni by Strategic) bounced back to winning ways when he landed the Golden Mile (Listed, 1600m) at Bendigo yesterday. Having not tasted victory since his win in the Adelaide Guineas (Listed, 1600m)last May, the son of Night Of Thunder (Dubawi) beat Hi Stranger (Zoffany)by three-quarters […]

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Charles secures Finals berth at Scone

The Matthew Dale trained Cavalier Charles (Denman) secured his place in the Country Championships Final (1400m) at Randwick on April 2 with victory in yesterday’s Wildcard (1400m) race at Scone. The 5YO defeated autumn carnival star Shelby Sixtysix at the Sapphire Coast back in January, and is now the winner of three of his four […]

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Juddmonte to offer mares in foal to Frankel, Kingman at Chairman’s Sale

Fresh from siring yet another Australian Group I winner at Randwick last Saturday with Converge taking out the Group I ATC Randwick Guineas, exceptional sire Frankel is poised to play a major role at the 2022 Inglis Chairman’s Sale with Juddmonte Farm to offer two mares in foal to the champion son of Galileo and […]

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Twin Hills reaping rewards from Fast Track approach

Twin Hills Stud’s Olly Tait is a firm believer that good people make great businesses and the Cootamundra-based farm’s ongoing participation in the Fast Track Program has played a big role in helping him fulfill that philosophy. Twin Hills has brought three Fast Track trainees through the farm in recent years, with two of them […]

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Consolation for filly from a unique coupling

Encryption and Consolation (Medaglia D’Oro {USA}) were in training at Godolphin together when tragedy struck in a truck accident. Several years later, on the Saturday night session of the Magic Millions Sale, their filly was offered through the ring. The former Godolphin pair were stablemates heading for a spell in May 2018, and on the […]

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Plenty of interest shining through for Twin Hills

The draft of Twin Hills Stud had drawn plenty of interest by the eve of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on Monday, with a colt and a filly from the first crop by Encryption, one of a handful of Southern Hemisphere-bred Kingman (GB) yearlings in the Sale and a filly by Hellbent raising […]

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Prime Candidate a New Stakes-Winner for Denman

Twin Hills Stud’s Denman added a new stakes-winner to his tally on Friday evening when spritely seven year-old gelding Prime Candidate scored a popular win in the Listed ATC Christmas Classic (1200m). Prepared by Bjorn Baker and ridden by Jason Collett, Prime Candidate led all the way and scored by a length and a quarter […]

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