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[07/06/2018] Third stakes win on the board for Snippets Land

[25/03/2018] Kiwi-bred Ping Hai Star scores spectacular win in Hong Kong Derby

[25/03/2018] Fresh Bloom's too good in the G1 Stewards' Cup



[14/08/2017] Golden Archer.....Queensland's Rising Star

[14/08/2017] Golden Archer Right On Target

[09/08/2017] Another 'Win' In Golden Horseshoe Series

[23/07/2017] Argent in a Thriller

[18/07/2017] Winners For Ocean Park & Golden Archer

[16/07/2017] Son of Montijeu A Timely Gain For Queensland

[16/07/2017] Tiyatrolani Wins Listed Mick Dittman Plate

[16/07/2017] Oak Door Wins Group 2 Autumn Stakes

[16/07/2017] First Stakes Winner for Rothesay

[29/06/2017] Manzelmann on a mission with Rocket To Glory


[31/05/2015] Busy season ahead for Golden Archer
Golden Archer is gearing up for his third book this year after averaging 100 mares in his first two seasons at Raheen Stud.

[22/03/2015] Captain caps successful week at Doomben
Captain Sonador capped off a successful week at the Magic Millions QTIS Sale with another promising city winner on Saturday.

[20/03/2015] Magic Millions QTIS Sale
Raheen Stud finished second for turnover among vendors at the Gold Coast QTIS Sale on March 16 and 17.  Gross returns for 24 yearlings at the end of two sessions was $715,000 at an average of $29,792.

[15/03/2015] Glory days at Gold Coast
Brilliant Raheen Stud bred sprinter Rocket to Glory sent his earnings past $750,000 with a gutsy, front-running victory in the Carbine Club Stakes (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

[10/03/2015] Raheen Stud Lands National Sprint
Snippets Land added his name to the list of Raheen Stud’s black-type graduates in the LR National Sprint (1400m) in Canberra on Sunday.

[05/03/2015] Front-runner’s strong Finnish
Raheen Stud received another update for its QTIS Sale yearlings when Captain Sonador filly Dream Finnish won the Sirromet Wines Hcp (1350m) on Wednesday.

[24/02/2015] Raheen enters 31 yearlings for Gold Coast Sale
Raheen Stud has 31 yearlings catalogued for the Magic Millions QTIS Sale and its draft includes 18 lots from the penultimate crop of Captain Sonador.

[14/02/2015] First winner for Captain Sonador
Capitanear scored a fitting first win for Captain Sonador in the CCS Insurance Solutions Maiden (1100m) at Gold Coast on Saturday.


[27/08/2014] Perfect promo for Magic Millions 2YO Sale
Raheen Stud’s record at the Magic Millions 2YO Sale received another boost at the back of last season when Perfect Weapon won three times in four starts at Warwick Farm.

[10/07/2014] Publishing raider wins Grafton Guineas
Royal Scribe continued the late-season surge for Raheen Stud sire Publishing in the Grafton Guineas (1600m) on Wednesday.

[20/06/2014] Archer targets busy book at Raheen
Group 1 sprinter Golden Archer is gearing up for another busy season after retiring to Raheen Stud last year.

[12/03/2014] Handy Magic Millions updates for Raheen Stud
Raheen Stud’s updates for the Magic Millions March yearling sale continued in full swing at Doomben on Saturday when Kiss Me Deadly was successful in the Gap Handyman Hcp (1600m).

[18/02/2014] Paddock accident claims Captain Sonador
In a devastating blow to the Queensland breeding industry, Raheen Stud’s promising freshman sire Captain Sonador died in a freak paddock accident on Monday.

[01/02/2014] Eagle soars over Moonee Valley
Sino Eagle has posted another update for Raheen Stud ahead of the Gold Coast Magic Millions March Sale.


[16/09/2013] Landmark result for Raheen Stud
Raheen Stud produced 4 of the 8 winners on a landmark day for the Nolan family at Saturday’s Doomben meeting.

[03/09/2013] Archer a main attraction for QTIS
Raheen Stud’s incoming sire Golden Archer has struck a chord with Queensland breeders leading up to his first season at stud.

[01/09/2013] Summer resurrection for Rocket To Glory
Former QTIS 2YO star Rocket To Glory is all set to resurrect his career as a five year-old.

[20/08/2013] Tiger set for black-type at Belmont
Tiger Pete will take the next step to black-type racing this preparation after his latest win in the TAB Touch Mobi Hcp (1200m) in Perth.

[17/08/2013] Kiss A Rose blooms in Quezette Stakes
Raheen Stud bred filly Kiss a Rose (pictured) will be set for the G1 Thousand Guineas after producing a paralysing last-to-first burst in the G3 Quezette Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

[05/08/2013] Publishing sires 8 first-season winners
Raheen stallion Publishing launched a late-season surge that saw him credited with 8 first-season winners in 2012-13.

[19/07/2013] Caulfield Guineas quest for Longma
Melbourne colt Longma is on the threshold of a breakout season after an 8 length victory at Werribee on Wednesday.

[12/07/2013] Golden source of 2YOs at Raheen Stud
New Raheen Stud sire Golden Archer is the most precocious Danehill-line stallion to stand in Queensland in recent years.

[07/07/2013] Treasure hunt shifts to Brisbane
Publishing youngster Treasure Map is heading back to Brisbane after a first-up victory in Toowoomba on Saturday night.

[25/06/2013] Golden Archer a perfect fit for Queensland
Raheen Stud has been thrilled by the response to Golden Archer since announcing his retirement last month.

[23/06/2013] Consistency rewarded at Flemington
Raheen Stud bred galloper Club Command was rewarded for his consistency in Heat 6 of the Winter Championship Series (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday.

[15/05/2013] Smart Prospects by Publishing
Raheen Stud freshman Publishing helped Gold Coast trainer David Kelly dominate the Ramornie Winners Maiden Plate (1006m) at Grafton on Tuesday.

[07/05/2013] Golden future for Raheen
Peter Moody’s outstanding sprinter Golden Archer has been purchased to stand at Raheen Stud in Queensland.

[27/03/2013] Eagles party at Vermont
Black Caviar’s enormous entourage has got nothing on the syndicate that races her stablemate Sino Eagle.

[13/03/2013] Winter prospects winning in tandem
The Stromberg Carlson duo are scoring in tandem after completing a city double at Doomben on February 16.

[20/02/2013] Eagle swoops at Sandown
Raheen Stud is on a roll with its Magic Millions graduates and Sino Eagle landed the latest win at Sandown on Wednesday.

[16/02/2013] Carmora flying for Forster and Raheen Stud
Desleigh Forster has a potent strike-rate with Raheen Stud graduates and the combination came good with its latest winner at Doomben on Saturday.

[13/02/2013] Queenslanders set for third G1 Oakleigh Plate
Raheen Stud bred sprinter Adebisi has a Group 1 assignment in his sights after an impressive win in the G3 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.

[07/02/2013] New Raheen releases by Publishing
Raheen Stud has a second-to-none record at the QTIS Sale and the Nolan family is back with another quality draft for this year’s auction on March 17 and 18.

[23/01/2013] Raheen Stud has entered 39 yearlings for the Gold Coast QTIS Sale on March 17 & 18
Click on the Lot No. to view the catalogue page

[22/01/2013] Raheen Tiger targets LR Bunbury Stakes
Raheen Stud graduate Tiger Pete (pictured) is heading for black-type company after completing a winning hat-trick in the Perth Racing Sprint (1100m) at Ascot on Saturday.

[10/01/2013] Positive start for Raheen Stud at Magic Millions
Raheen Stud started the Gold Coast Magic Millions on a positive note when its Sebring colt sold to Peter Moody for $180,000 on Wednesday morning.

[05/01/2013] QTIS graduate a First for Publishing
Raheen Stud stallion Publishing was represented by his first winner on Saturday.  His filly First Release scored an on-pace victory in the 100% Gold Coast Maiden Plate (900m).


[23/12/2012] Adebisi hones Razor Sharp skills in Sydney
Queensland sprinter Adebisi provided a valuable pedigree update for his Magic Millions bound half-sister by Jet Spur with a last-start victory in Sydney.

[12/12/2012] Rose doubles up for Raheen Stud
Kiss A Rose completed a Magic Millions double for Raheen Stud with an authoritative victory in the Legatee Eric Baker Plate (1000m) at Caulfield on Wednesday.

[10/12/2012] Sebring colt centre-stage for Raheen Stud
Raheen Stud will set the tone for January’s Gold Coast Magic Millions with a cracking colt by leading first-season sire Sebring.

[15/11/2012] Forster filly too good in Timeform Plate
Germayne Lass continued her rise up the ranks with another impressive victory at Doomben on Wednesday.  It was her third win in four starts since resuming from a winter spell.

[11/11/2012] Adebisi set for second George Moore Stakes
Stable star Adebisi continued the marvellous winning run of Desleigh Forster at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

[09/11/2012] Shovhog signs off at Rockhampton

[05/11/2012] Raheen trio bought by Commercial Bloodstock
All 9 lots catalogued by Raheen Stud found new homes at the Magic Millions HIT Sale last week.

[29/10/2012] Boss boost for Raheen HIT Sale
My New Boss gave Raheen Stud’s Magic Millions HIT Sale consignment a timely boost when he won again in Singapore on Sunday.

[26/10/2012] Better Than Ready connection to Publishing
Brisbane trainer Kelly Schweida has prepared plenty of winners by Raheen Stud sires over the years and now he’s breaking new ground with a close relation to Raheen resident Publishing.

[23/10/2012] Headline colts by Publishing at HIT Sale
Basil Nolan jnr is putting the finishing touches on Raheen Stud’s two year-olds catalogued for the Magic Millions HIT Sale next week.

[17/10/2012] Warhogg wins for Bileena Stud
Warwick based breeder Naomi Tuckwell has enjoyed a good run with Raheen Stud sires and their latest winner Warhogg is a promising horse in the making.

[15/10/2012] Forster flyer set for Sydney
Brisbane trainer Desleigh Forster is ready to hit the road with Adebisi for a Sydney campaign next month.

[15/10/2012] Raheen has catalogued nine lots for the upcoming Magic Millions HIT Sale
 Click on the Lot Number to view their Breeze-Up video.

[08/10/2012] Winning Solution for Anna Lizzie
Anna Lizzie relished a huge drop in grade to win the CCS Insurance Solutions Maiden (1400m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

[01/10/2012] Shamardal relentless in Europe
Shamardal is continuing a relentless drive for stakes winners as the flat season draws to a close in Europe.

[26/09/2012] Positive start for Publishing
Publishing is off to a positive start at stud.  His first starter Angie’s Diary came from near last to snatch second spot in the Hopeful Stakes at Toowoomba on September 22.

[08/08/2012] Christmas comes early for Captain
Queensland trainer Roger Milne was a guiding force behind Captain Sonador during his rise up the ranks to a Group 1 victory in the 2010 Epsom Hcp at Randwick.

[18/07/2012] Slick start for Force

[17/07/2012] Talented Tiger wins with Wolfe
Albany trainer Steve Wolfe is getting value for money with Tiger Pete.  The gelding has won 4 of his 8 starts and his bank balance is just shy of $100,000 after winning the Westspeed Hcp (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday.

[07/07/2012] Popular prospects by Publishing
Publishing’s youngsters are getting ready for the early-season scampers and typical of his first-crop are the colts being prepared by Gold Coast trainer David Kelly.

[27/06/2012] Flying Spur filly Soaring
Soaring Angel lived up to her pedigree with a welcome win at Warwick on Saturday.  The Flying Spur filly scored by three lengths in the Ergon Sense Maiden Plate (1350m) for local trainer Brian Tattam.

[17/06/2012] Moody in Command
In the lead-up to the most visible week of his working life, Peter Moody is managing a less than stress-free environment on foreign shores superbly.

[13/06/2012] GT horse-power at Doomben
Gran Torino produced horse-power of a different kind at Doomben’s holiday meeting on Monday.

[09/06/2012] Winning send-off for Stromberg Carlson
Bossberg gave his sire Stromberg Carlson a winning send-off with a sound victory in the CJB Electrical Plate (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

[07/06/2012] Busy season for Captain Sonador
Raheen Stud’s Basil Nolan is looking forward to another busy season with Captain Sonador in 2012. The Group 1 AJC Epsom Handicap winner covered 119 mares in his first season last year.

[26/05/2012] No Doubt about Raheen filly at Magic Millions
The Magic Millions National Sale is the last chance to buy a Not A Single Doubt yearling this season and there are five catalogued for the Gold Coast next week.

[10/05/2012] Regular routine for Redoute’s Choice
Arrowfield Stud champion Redoute’s Choice added another name to his line-up of winning sire sons during Queensland’s Labour Day meeting at Ipswich.

[15/04/2012] Raheen Stud dominates at Doomben
Raheen Stud dominated Saturday’s Doomben program with a stakes winning double courtesy of Morning Captain and Adebisi. Winning jockey Chris Munce will stay aboard both horses for the upcoming winter carnival.

[24/03/2012] Coolmore Classic connection at Raheen
Ofcoursiecan capped off an extraordinary afternoon of racing at Rosehill on Saturday with a G1 triumph in the Coolmore Classic.

[20/03/2012] Guy buys tops QTIS colt from Raheen
Raheen Stud sold 24 yearlings at an average of more than $23,400 at the QTIS Yearling Sale on Sunday and Monday.

[15/03/2012] Portelli test drives another Testa Rossa
Warwick Farm trainer Gary Portelli is a Testa Rossa fan and he bought another bargain by the Vinery sire at the Adelaide Magic Millions this week.

[11/03/2012] Raheen Stud’s G3 update for Adelaide Magic Millions
Mossman received a consolation of sorts with the G3 victory of Ofcourseican in the Liverpool City Cup at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

[02/03/2012] Silver lining in Perth
There were mixed emotions on either side of the nation after Tiger Pete won the Thunder Air Roofing Hcp in Perth this week.

[08/02/2012] Raheen adds Punch to QTIS Sale
Raheen Stud returns to the Gold Coast with 36 yearlings for the Magic Millions QTIS Sale starting on March 18. First season sire Publishing accounts for 21 yearlings in a draft that has been bolstered by several significant up dates at home and abroad.

[05/02/2012] Publishing first for Adelaide
Raheen Stud is coming off a very successful yearling sale on the Gold Coast and the Queensland based nursery will send three of its best colts down to Adelaide for the Magic Millions in March.

[04/02/2012] Publishing comes of age
Raheen has catalogued 21 yearlings by first season sire Publishing for the upcoming Magic Millions QTIS Sale.

[18/01/2012] Queenslanders quash stigma at Magic Millions
The growing popularity of Queensland bred horses was highlighted during the Magic Millions Gold Coast Carnival.

[14/01/2012] Raheen delivers knock-out Punch
Punch On climaxed a perfect week for Raheen Stud with a determined victory in the $1 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

[10/01/2012] Moody gives Club Command the Green Light
Raheen Stud’s Basil Nolan jnr has been busy parading the Commands colt closely related to Gimmethegreenlight at the Gold Coast Magic Millions this week.

[08/01/2012] Raheen gets Green Light for Magic Millions
Raheen Stud’s Nolan family were celebrating on Saturday night after the Group 1 victory of Gimmethegreenlight in the Queens Plate (1600m) at Kenilworth.

[02/01/2012] Atomic Aussie blasts New Zealand
Aussie raider Atomic Force overcame a slow start and a wide run to claim his second Group 1 in the NZ Railway Stakes on Sunday.


[31/12/2011] Raheen graduates gang up for Magic Millions Guineas
Raheen Stud will be double-handed in the $1 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas after Punch On defeated Noisy Ocean in a thrilling finish to the G3 Vo Rogue Plate at Doomben on Saturday.

[22/12/2011] Plenty of horsepower Underthebonnet
Trainer Ben Ahrens believes Underthebonnet will develop into a quality stayer after the Stromberg Carlson gelding won the Sky Racing Handicap (1815m) at Eagle Farm on Wednesday.

[21/12/2011] Charity service by Reaan
Raheen and Cornerstone Studs have donated the price of a Reaan service fee to Tanzanian charity School Of St. Jude.

[19/12/2011] Raheen Stud colt beats Santa
Jeonseong Sidae (Aus) confirmed his rating as one of the most consistent three year-olds in South Korea with another convincing victory at Busan on Sunday.

[11/12/2011] Johnny on the spot at Kranji
Testa Rossa gelding John Of Arch relished racing with the leaders on his way to a gutsy victory at Kranji on Friday night.

[11/12/2011] Adebisi at cutting edge in Queensland
Magic Millions graduate Adebisi has turned the corner since being gelded following a disappointing winter campaign.

[28/11/2011] Dubai calling the Force
THE irony of Atomic Force’s brave win at Canterbury was not lost on the nation’s leading syndicator Dean Watt, still smarting over the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s snub of the star sprinter.

[28/11/2011] Adebisi boost for Captain Sonador
Trainer Desleigh Forster cheered home Adebisi at Eagle Farm on Saturday and the win was also a boost for Raheen Stud’s first-season sire Captain Sonador.

[26/11/2011] No Force for Hong Kong
Australia will not be represented at the Hong Kong International meeting in December after top-class sprinter Atomic Force was overlooked for an invitation.

[21/11/2011] Raheen’s 2012 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale draft
Raheen Stud has a quality draft of yearlings for sale at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from 11 to 17 January 2012.

[28/10/2011] Force ready to fly at Rosehill
Raheen Stud graduate Atomic Force has thrived since returning from Melbourne and trainer Darren Smith has opted to run him in the Turner Freeman Hcp (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

[17/10/2011] Stromberg’s 60% strike-rate in South East Asia
South East Asian buyers will target Stromberg Carlson’s draft of 9 lots at the Magic Millions HIT Sale starting on Wednesday.

[14/10/2011] Raheen supplements Lucky wild card for HIT Sale
Magic Millions and Raheen Stud have organised a get-out-of-jail card for buyers at the Gold Coast HIT Sale next week.

[03/10/2011] Prime time for Primera Espada
The winners continued to roll in for Stromberg Carlson on the weekend.

[21/09/2011] Whitsunday strikes for Stromberg
Stromberg Carlson sustained his winning strike-rate from the weekend when Whitsunday Express won at Townsville on Tuesday.

[17/09/2011] Thrilla Smokin’ in Singapore
Champion Singapore jockey Joao Moreira has a winning rapport with Raheen graduate Thrilla In Manila.  The Brazilian hoop won on him for the third time in four starts at Kranji on Friday night.

[08/09/2011] Raheen rolls out new Fleet
Raheen Stud bolstered its broodmare numbers at the 2011 Inglis Melbourne March Sale with two well-bred mares from Lindsay Park and Darley.

[01/09/2011] Raheen and Cornerstone combine for charity
Queensland’s Raheen Stud and South Australia’s Cornerstone Stud may be over 1,800km apart but they have joined forces to support a cause outside the realms of the thoroughbred world.

[24/08/2011] Express delivery by Stromberg Carlson
Castle Express can continue the winning run of Stromberg Carlson at Ipswich this Friday August 26.

[17/08/2011] Captain Sonador enhances Shamardal sireline
The Shamardal phenomenon is sweeping the world and Captain Sonador is perfectly placed to enhance the sireline at Raheen Stud.

[13/08/2011] Stromberg scores a century
Stromberg Carlson broke through the 100 wins barrier earlier this week and he embarked on the next hundred at Ipswich on Friday.

[04/08/2011] First winner of the season for Raheen and Excites
It only took three days for Raheen Stud and promising sire Excites to produce their first winner of the new season.

[01/08/2011] Punch On strikes for Raheen Stud
Punch On put the seal on a very successful season for Raheen Stud’s two year-olds when she scored an eye-catching victory at Doomben on Saturday.

[28/07/2011] Many happy returns for Gran Torino
Gran Torino celebrated the Happy 2nd Birthday Cushion Track Hcp in style at Toowoomba on Saturday evening. She is by former Raheen Stud sire Shovhog and raced away to win the 850m sprint by more than four lengths.

[25/07/2011] South Korea targets Stromberg Carlson
Raheen Stud sire Stromberg Carlson has built up a winning reputation in South East Asia and buyers from that region will target his stock at the 2011 Magic Millions Horses in Training Sale on October 19 & 20.

[25/07/2011] Stromberg star in Singapore
My New Boss boosted Raheen Stud’s strike-rate from the 2010 Magic Millions HIT Sale with a brilliant victory in Singapore on Sunday.

[20/07/2011] Atomic launches spring campaign
Group 1 winning sprinter Atomic Force is ready to resume racing after winning a barrier trial at Wyong on Monday.

[19/07/2011] Raheen juvenile in Command at Seymour
Raheen Stud has a great strike-rate with champion sire Commands and their latest winner looks extra special.

[09/07/2011] Raheen Rocket wins $250,000 QTIS 600 Plate
Mackay flyer Rocket to Glory led in a Raheen Stud quinella with a front-running victory in the $250,000 Geon Group QTIS 600 Plate (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

[02/07/2011] Prime time for Stromberg Carlson in Singapore
Primera Espada bounced back to form for Raheen Stud sire Stromberg Carlson in Singapore on Friday night.

[02/07/2011] All Coin another money-spinner for Shovhog
Shovhog kept his strike-rate soaring when All Coin was a resolute maiden winner at Ipswich on Friday.

[28/06/2011] Glory days for Raheen Stud
Raheen Stud’s domination of feature QTIS races is poised to continue with brilliant juveniles Rocket to Glory and Noisy Ocean.

[08/06/2011] Rocket heads to Rockhampton
Rocket To Glory will be set for another rich QTIS 600 bonus after a brilliant front-running victory in the $100,000 Parry Nissan Final at Townsville last Saturday.

[03/06/2011] More Rockets from Raheen
Raheen Stud returns to the Magic Millions sales complex this weekend with a draft of yearlings that may well include another Rocket To Glory.

[29/05/2011] Adebisi back in form for Forster
Trainer Desleigh Forster thinks the world of Adebisi and the gelding confirmed that rating with a return-to-form result at Doomben on Saturday.

[26/05/2011] Captain Sonador retires to Raheen Stud
News that Shamardal won’t be shuttling to Darley this year comes just hours after his Group 1 winning son Captain Sonador arrived at Raheen Stud in readiness for his first season at stud.

[25/05/2011] Townsville Glory for Raheen Stud
Wayward youngster Rocket To Glory won the QTIS 600 Parry Nissan Prelude at Townsville on Tuesday but had to survive a protest before connections collected the cash.

[09/05/2011] Beethog in Silk Department
Classy mare Beethog earned a start in the G1 Stradbroke Hcp with an on-pace victory in the LR Silk Stocking Handicap (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

[07/05/2011] Raheen dominates Capricornia yearling sale
Raheen Stud dominated the leader-board for the Capricornia yearling sale at Rockhampton on Friday.

[05/05/2011] Radio man backs Stromberg Carlson
Top rating Sydney radio commentator Ray Hadley is a racing fan from way back and he backed another winner with Break The Ice at Eagle Farm on Wednesday.

[03/05/2011] Captain Sonador set for Prime Minister’s Cup
Captain Sonador can return to winning form at the Gold Coast this Saturday.

[27/04/2011] Force flying for Victory Stakes
A sparkling track gallop by G1 The Galaxy winner Atomic Force has boosted his chances for the G2 Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday

[19/04/2011] Raheen colt tops Day 2 at Magic Millions QTIS 600 Sale
A Falvelon colt from Raheen Stud topped Day 2 of the 2011 Magic Millions QTIS 600 Yearling Sale on Monday.

[17/04/2011] Atomic Force blasts Group 1 Galaxy
Raheen Stud experienced an afternoon of highs and lows in the Randwick rain on Saturday.

[13/04/2011] Sonador’s shoe fits for Big Mile
Oakey trainer Roger Milne says a gear change is a crucial pointer to the fitness of G1 Epsom Handicap winner Captain Sonador in the lead-up to Saturday’s G1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick.

[06/04/2011] Captain Sonador peaking for Doncaster
Captain Sonador was doing his best work in the last 100 metres of the G1 George Ryder last Saturday and connections are looking forward to the clash with super mare More Joyous in the G1 Doncaster Hcp on April 16.

[24/03/2011] All-systems go for Captain Sonador
Captain Sonador has pulled up a treat after last Saturday’s Gold Coast Stakes and it’s all-systems go for his next start in the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill.

[20/03/2011] Raheen Stud a Force at Rosehill
Raheen Stud graduate Atomic Force is racing better than ever for Darren Smith.  The Newcastle based trainer is recovering from a broken leg but his gallopers are firing on all cylinders. Atomic Force (5g Danehill Dancer – Show Of Force by Luskin Star) followed up a Warwick Farm victory on March 5 with Listed victory in the Maurice McCarten Stakes to close out the Coolmore Stakes card at Rosehill on Saturday.

[11/03/2011] Singapore winner for Stromberg Carlson
Primera Espada wasted no time getting back into the winning groove in Singapore.  The Stromberg Carlson gelding had been off the scene for nine months but the long lay-off didn’t blunt his brilliant turn of foot.

[01/03/2011] Captain Sonador to stand at Raheen Stud
Leading Queensland thoroughbred nursery Raheen Stud has won the race to secure Shamardal’s Group 1 winning sprinter-miler Captain Sonador for stud duties.

[29/01/2011] QTIS quality from Raheen Stud
Brisbane juvenile Noisy Ocean continued to build his bank account with an on-pace victory in the $150,000 QTIS 600 Plate at the Sunshine Coast on Friday night.

[23/01/2011] Running double for Raheen
Noisy Ocean nailed the second leg of a Brisbane double for Raheen Stud at Eagle Farm on Saturday.  The Bryan Guy trained sprinter railed up to give connections a consolation result in the Lyndhurst Stud Hcp (1000m).  The winner had been first emergency for the Magic Millions 2YO Classic on January 15 but didn’t get a start.

[20/01/2011] Raheen colt Jet propelled at Magic Millions
Astute Gold Coast trainer Helen Page paid $20,000 for a Jet Spur colt from Raheen Stud during Session 6 at the Magic Millions on Wednesday.

[19/01/2011] New date for QTIS 600 Yearling Sale
The QTIS 600 Yearling Sale has been transferred from March to April 17 & 18.  The announcement was made after a meeting between Queensland breeders and Magic Millions at its Bundall complex on Tuesday.

[18/01/2011] Canny Lad connection repays Raheen Stud
Glenn Williams is on top of the world with his brilliant filly Karuta Queen.  The Sydney businessman bought her for just $30,000 at the 2010 Magic Millions and he returned to the Gold Coast to look for another bargain last week.

[17/01/2011] High Noon for Commands
A Commands colt topped the Raheen Stud draft at the Magic Millions when Tony Noonan weighed in with $80,000 during Session 2 last Thursday.

[10/01/2011] Racing To Win at Raheen
Raheen Stud has a dozen yearlings catalogued for the Magic Millions and its likely leader is the Encosta de Lago filly scheduled to sell on Thursday afternoon.


[22/12/2010] Gold Plated victory by Adebisi
Last week’s preview of Doomben’s Gold Edition Plate put plenty of punters on Adebisi and he responded with a convincing half length victory over quick-closer Bianca Jewel.  In a blanket-finish for the minors Startsmeup was third and heavily backed favourite Spirit of Boom fourth.

[17/12/2010] Adebisi dressed up for Doomben
Brisbane’s big-wet has played havoc with recent racing schedules and Eagle Farm trainer Desleigh Forster can attest to that after having Adebisi all dressed up with nowhere to go.

[13/12/2010] Star mare retires a winner for Raheen Stud
Beyonce’s Star bowed out of racing in style with a driving victory in driving rain at Eagle Farm on Saturday.  And the black-type she earned in the Listed Just Now Quality boosted her future value as a broodmare at Raheen Stud.

[07/12/2010] Pfieffer flying at Wyong
Warwick Farm trainer David Pfieffer loves to go racing at Wyong.  He won the $100,000 Magic Millions Stakes there last December with Graceful Anna and that race was the launching pad for a memorable victory in the Magic Millions 3YO Trophy on the Gold Coast in January.

[04/11/2010] Exquisite Art a bargain
Raheen Stud bought a bargain at the 2009 Magic Millions National Sale when Exquisite Art entered the ring as a repossessed lot.

[28/08/2010] Joker hat-trick at Ipswich
Shovhog gelding Shotfire Joker continued his winning streak in the Ipswich RSL Legacy Cup on Friday but the judge needed a developed print before connections collected the cash.

[17/07/2010] Shovhog sires Ipswich double
Former Raheen Stud sire Shovhog made the scoreboard twice with the maiden winners Mr Tracey and Shotfire Joker at Ipswich on Friday, 16 July 2010.

[09/07/2010] Basil Nolan heads Queensland Breeders
TBQA President Bob Frappell has resigned.  The Clear Mountain Fairview studmaster has held the position since 2001.  Raheen Stud owner Basil Nolan is the new TBQA President.  Nolan was previously President for seven years.  He is also on the committee of the Thoroughbred Breeders Association.

[09/07/2010] Flash result for Raheen Stud
Wadham Park trainer Dale Sutton maintained his winning streak with Magic Millions graduates when Flash O’Brilliance saluted for the first time at Bendigo on Thursday.  Flash O’Brilliance (3g Royal Academy – Sweet Thunder by Thunder Gulch) had over a length to spare in the Horses Birthday Celebrations Maiden (1600m).  He was a bargain $27,000 buy out of the Raheen Stud draft at the 2008 Gold Coast Magic Millions Summer yearling sale.

[02/07/2010] Posthumous QTIS bonus for Shovhog
The Hardy Brothers Jewellers QTIS 3YO Handicap provided the perfect platform for Tunahog to complete a winning hat-trick at Eagle Farm last Saturday.  Tunahog has now accrued $67,300 in prizemoney which includes $21,000 in QTIS added bonuses.

[31/05/2010] Too Ra Loo too good in Victoria
Zabeel’s current crop of 3YO fillies have been nominated as Maiden Winners more times than any other group this season and Too Ra Loo added her name to the list at Cranbourne on Sunday.

[12/05/2010] Beethog salutes in the Guineas
Raheen-bred and raised filly Beethog launched her Winter Carnival assault with plenty of tenacity and conviction when she scored an impressive victory on Saturday, 8 May in the Group 3 Carlton Mid Gold Coast Guineas 3YO Plate over 1200m.