Buying & Selling
Pinhooking: What is it and how can I take advantage of it?
The term pinhooking is used in the thoroughbred industry to describe the process of purchasing a weanling and reselling it as a yearling. It is essentially an investment opportunity and one with a rel...
Buying & Selling
Successful Weanling Purchases in Australia
Year in, year out, weanling sales continue to present a fantastic opportunity for buyers across the country to find value. With yearling sales consistently increasing in strength and competition, they...
Buying & Selling
Conformation Lesson with Lindsey & Boomer
Watch and learn from Lindsey Smith and Boomer about what physical attributes they look for in a horse at the yearling sales. Featuring stable stars Tuvalu, Corner Pocket and a promising young 2YO. ...
Buying American mares
Buying American Mares: What mares have proven successful in Australia?
What US mares have proven successful in Australia? My role as a Bloodstock Agent is to assist my clients in selecting the best possible bloodstock as well as staying up to date on the best emergin...
Buying American mares
Buying American Mares: What are the costs involved with buying a broodmare in USA and importing to Australia?
What are the costs involved with buying a broodmare in America and importing to Australia? Just as the thoroughbred sales process is very similar between the US and Australia, the same can be said ...
Buying American mares
Buying American mares: A step-by-step guide
Step 1: Find local knowledge Partnering with a reputable bloodstock agent with extensive knowledge of both the Australian and American market is the first port of call when looking to buy bloodstoc...
Buying American mares
Buying American mares: What should I be looking for in an American mare to bring to Australia?
When purchasing a mare from America ideally you will want to maintain the same standards that you would employ when purchasing a mare in Australia. However, avoiding certain negative conformati...
Buying American mares
Buying American mares: Should I buy an in-foal mare or an empty mare?
Purchasing a mare from an American sale comes with a host of considerations, all of which are determined through a clear strategy; what do you aim to achieve? One of the main benefits of engaging ...
Buying American mares
Buying American mares: Why should I engage a bloodstock agent for overseas purchases?
An Australian breeder wishing to purchasing bloodstock from the American market can be faced with a number of varying challenges, however the engagement of a professional and knowledgeable bloodst...