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So far Sam Pritchard has created 23 blog entries.

Cornerstone to retain crown?

By |2024-01-25T08:13:54+00:00January 25th, 2024|Cornerstone Stud News, News|

Cornerstone Stud has been the leading vendor for the past three editions. In 2023, Cornerstone Stud offered 26 lots, accumulating a gross of $1,186,500, which was better than Gerry Harvey’s Baramul Stud, which finished second with 20 lots sold for $1,166,000. Click here to view Cornerstone Stud's draft. In 2022, Cornerstone Stud sold 27 yearlings

Opportunities Knock as Outstanding Adelaide Catalogue Unveiled

By |2024-01-25T07:50:42+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Cornerstone Stud News, News|

An outstanding line up of yearlings from across Australasia will converge on South Australia in March with the catalogue today unveiled for the 2024 Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale. Traditionally held immediately following the Adelaide Cup, the sale has switched dates with the Gold Coast March Yearling Sale and will now be held a week

Conquering Result For Cornerstone Stud

By |2023-12-14T00:01:19+00:00December 13th, 2023|Akeed Mofeed, Cornerstone Stud News, News|

While star Tasmanian galloper The Inevitable was expected to win the $125,000 Listed Conquering Stakes (1400m) at Launceston on Wednesday evening, but the eight year-old son of Dundeel couldn’t overhaul 25-1 shot Indispensable, becoming the 11 indisvisdual stakes performer for the Cornerstone Stud based Akeed Mofeed. Having his second run in Tasmania for new trainer

Tasmanian Horse of the Year to Cornerstone Stud’s The Inevitable

By |2023-10-17T01:10:16+00:00October 17th, 2023|Cornerstone Stud News, News|

Star Tasmanian gelding The Inevitable (Dundeel-Gift Bouquet, by King's High) has won the 2023 Tasmanian Ladbrokes Horse of the Year award, reports tasracing.com.au. The prestigious prize was announced at the Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards dinner at the Tailrace Centre in Riverside in front of more than 180 guests. Sold through Cornerstone Stud's Magic Millions Adelaide yearling

Elite International Sire Sir Prancealot Achieves First North American-Bred Winner At Del Mar

By |2023-09-09T03:59:05+00:00August 3rd, 2023|Cornerstone Stud News, News, Sir Prancealot|

Del Mar, California—Lord Prancealot, a 2-year-old colt by the prominent international stallion Sir Prancealot (Ire), etched a spot in history on July 29 as the first North American-bred winner for his sire with a dominant debut in a 10-horse maiden special weight race at Del Mar. Guided by Racing Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux,

Can SA breeding industry bounce back?

By |2023-07-25T08:34:54+00:00July 25th, 2023|Cornerstone Stud News, News, Sir Prancealot|

Prizemoney increases can help stimulate South Australia's shrinking thoroughbred breeding industry, but don't expect an immediate influx of commercial stallions into the state. That's the view of Cornerstone Stud's Sam Pritchard-Gordon, who welcomed the recent announcement by Racing SA that prizemoney across all levels of the sport will be lifted off the back of a

Frankel comes up trumps for Cornerstone

By |2023-05-20T07:58:32+00:00May 20th, 2023|Cornerstone Stud News, News, Sir Prancealot|

The standout Frankel colt is the first foal from the unraced Muhaarar (GB) mare Upside (Ire), a half-sister to dual Group 1 winner Europa Point (Ire) (Rock Of Gibraltar {Ire}) and unbeaten 2-year-old turned sire Harbour Watch (Ire) - whose arthritic issues enforced retirement after just five seasons at Tweenhills Stud in the UK. Aptly

Sir Prancealot Filly Caste Makes it Three on the Bounce in Queen Of The South Stakes

By |2023-05-08T00:04:39+00:00May 7th, 2023|Cornerstone Stud News, News, Sir Prancealot|

Last start H C Nitschke Stakes winner Caste continued on an upward curve with an impressive performance in Saturday’s Group II Queen Of The South Stakes (1600m) at Morphetttville. Ridden by Michael Dee for Ben and JD Hayes, the 3yo daughter of Sir Prancealot handed Foxy Frida (Foxwedge) a second runner-up finish by a long

It’s In The Blood – Caste

By |2023-04-28T04:30:27+00:00April 27th, 2023|Cornerstone Stud News, News, Sir Prancealot|

Racing and breeding sparkles with stories of twists of fate and happenstance that turn people’s lives. In the late 19th century, a young man named Robert Clyde “RC” Packer, enduring a rotten day at the track in his native Tasmania, found ten shillings on the ground, stuck it on something’s nose at 12-1 – and

Sir Prancealot Filly Caste Captures Nitschke Stakes

By |2023-04-23T06:07:12+00:00April 23rd, 2023|Cornerstone Stud News, News, Sir Prancealot|

Lightly raced filly Caste became the first Australian stakes-winner for Cornerstone Stud shuttler Sir Prancelot (IRE) and his fourteenth worldwide when capturing the Listed H C Nitschke Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville on Saturday. Ridden by Jake Toeroek for Ben and JD Hayes, Caste defeated the fast-finishing favourite Royal Merchant (Merchant Navy) by a short-head with