News About Swettenham Stud

CF Orr Target for Australia Stakes Runner Trust In A Gust

CF Orr Target for Australia Stakes Runner Trust In A Gust

There may be concerns about the first-up run of Trust In A Gust in Saturday’s Australia Stakes but if all goes well the 2016 CF Orr Stakes is next on the cards for the Darren Weir-trained Group 1 winner. The five-year-old Keep The Faith stallion enjoyed an elite level double in the spring of 2014…

Injury Forces Puissance De Lune’s Early Retirement

Injury Forces Puissance De Lune’s Early Retirement

A joint injury has forced the early retirement of the Darren Weir-trained one-time Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune who will now prepare for the next stage of his career serving at stud. The Ballarat-based Weir noticed an injury to seven-year-old Shamardal stallion Puissance De Lune while the grey galloper was preparing for an autumn…

Melbourne Cup Winner Americain to Stand at Swettenham Stud

Melbourne Cup Winner Americain to Stand at Swettenham Stud

Prestigious Victorian stud Swettenham Stud has been named as the new home for 2010 Melbourne Cup hero Americain as the $5.9 million earner begins their new breeding career as a stallion. A winner of 11 of their 34 starts as a racehorse the American-bred, Australian-owned and French-trained champ earned close to six million dollars in…