Cornerstone Consolidates Roster With Ambidexter relocating to Tasmania Cornerstone Stud is backing Valentia and Sir Prancealot in 2021. Both stallions are proven producers of black type performers with Smokin Val (by Valentia) running a slashing second in the Redelva Stakes on the weekend. This is now Valentia’s second stakes performer from only 17 runners.
"It is often in the darkest skies that we see the bightest stars." For the past 18 months the question of "can we stand continue to stand stallions" at Cornerstone Stud has been repeatedly scrutinised. The costs associated with staffing and advertising a stallion farm are prohibitive unless you can attract the right amount
Another Valentia Filly Dazzles on Debut Jon O'Connor's debutant SMOKIN VAL (by Valentia) produced a dazzling performance at Murray Bridge on Wednesday 26th August. Having her first public outing, SMOKIN VAL hails from Valentia's first crop of foals and duly romped to a 57.3sec facile victory over the 1000m and indoing so, put pay
THE PAELLA, THE HOTPOT & THE GOULASH The history of the Paella is much like the history of the Yorkshire Hotpot or the Hungarian Goulash. It’s a peasant’s meal that utilises local ingredients and leftovers to create a dish that can happily feed a hungry family returning from the fields. The Paella originated from Valencia
2020 Service Fee Announcement Cornerstone Stud has been South Australia’s Premier Stallion Station for nearly two decades and our commitment to the State’s breeders remains strong. Consequently AMBIDEXTER, SIR PRANCEALOT and VALENTIA will have their services fees for 2020 reduced by 25% to encourage local breeders to engage with a history that is steeped in success.
The continuation of racing could have a significant upside for VALENTIA as soon as this Saturday. The Anthony Cummings-trained filly Fayerra contests the G1 Champagne S. this Saturday and was bred at the famous South Australian farm and is by Cornerstone's first year stallion, Valentia. She has proven herself a tough and consistent filly through her 2-year-old campaign,
As we move from yearling sales to weanling sales it s time to start planning our matings for the upcoming season. With that in mind it is with great pleasure that we can announce our service fees for 2019. With young stars by Free Eagle, Valentia and Zebedee stepping into stables right around the
The famous Hayes family could be forced to permanently cut ties with South Australian thoroughbred racing, ending a decades-long dynasty started by Hall of Fame trainer Colin, if the state government does not answer a call for action over returns to the industry generated by the point of consumption (PoC) tax. The South Australian
Cornerstone Stud is looking for a full-time veterinarian to oversee all aspects of the commercial family owned thoroughbred stud. Working alongside our dedicated team you will be responsible for the reproductive vet work during the stud season while managing the ongoing veterinary needs of all growing stock, broodmares and stallions on the property. We