Author Archives: Hobartville Stud

Hurtle Myrtle revives Light of Peace Family

January 8, 2013

by Jennifer Churchill, 2012 An example of how a family can hang by a thread has come to the fore through the talented five-year-old mare Hurtle Myrtle, the daughter of Dane Shadow who fulfilled her great promise at the recent … Continue reading

Baby brother for Hurtle Myrtle

September 11, 2012 Tara Madgwick – Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Top class mare Hurtle Myrtle hit the headlines earlier this year when selling for $1million at the 2012 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale and sported the colours of her new owners Segenhoe … Continue reading

Triple win for Hobartville to kick off the 2012 Spring Carnival

September 5, 2012

Hobartville enjoyed a great start to the Spring Carnival with 3 individual winners on Saturday 1st September 2012 at their local Hawkesbury track. All three were trained in house by Garry White. East Village kicked off they day well with … Continue reading

Dane Shadow gives the best returns at the 2012 Easter Yearling Sale

April 17, 2012

Kitchwin Hill’s Dane Shadow (pictured) heads the list of most profitable stallions at the 2012 Easter Yearling Sales achieving an average $194,000 off a $16,500 fee and is the classic example of a sire on an upward swing that rewarded … Continue reading

Hobartville bred Ashokan sets sights on the Golden Slipper

March 27, 2012

An $810,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the draft of Kitchwin Hills, stylish near black colt Ashokan was the most expensive yearling by his sire sold in 2011 and is now headed for the Group I ATC Golden Slipper after scoring … Continue reading

2012 Magic Millions Yearling Sale

January 17, 2012

It was another soft market at the 2012 Magic Millions Yearling Sales. The stand out yearlings went well but there were plenty of vendors taking horses home. Hobartville had an “exclusive” offering this year with one colt going through with … Continue reading

Famous Hobartville hurtles into more history

November 3, 2011

Hurtle Myrtle’s strong win in the $500,000 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday saw this 5-year-old mare from the first crop of the Kitchwin Hills stud’s Danehill sire Dane Shadow added to the long list of Group 1 winners … Continue reading