Official Start Of Breeding Season September 101 Sep 2014
Only the produce of natural services are accepted by the Australian Stud Book. Foals produced by any artificial means are not permitted into the Australian Stud Book under international protocols. This specifically means artificial insemination, embryo transfer, cloning and genetic manipulation. We hope studs and breeders Australia wide are able to fulfill their mating plans for their stallions and broodmares, and wish them all well for the coming season.
Combined National and NSW Breeding Awards Presentation25 Aug 2014
Held at Scone Racecourse on Saturday 23 August, at a dinner hosted by Thoroughbred Breeders NSW (TBNSW) and Thoroughbred Breeders Australia where Redoute’s Choice (AUS) won the Champion Sire award, Mossman (AUS), sire of Golden Slipper winner Mossfun, won the Champion Sire of 2YOs award and I Am Invincible (AUS) was the winner of the Champion Australian First Season Sire award. The Aushorse Marketing Australian-bred Exported Racehorse of the Year Award was won by the breeder of Amber Sky (AUS), O E & D R Pope Pty Ltd. The title of NSW Champion Broodmare was awarded to Regard (AUS), dam of four time G1 winner Atlantic Jewel, as well as G1 winner Commanding Jewel. The Australian Broodmare of the Year was Estelle Collection (NZ), dam of Lankan Rupee. Estelle Collection’s owner Coolmore was represented by Shane McGrath who received the trophy from Jacqueline Stewart, the Keeper of the Australian Stud Book.
Reminder to Breeders06 Aug 2014
Live Foal Mare Returns are due within 30 days of birth. To access the Online mare return program, log on via the home page and select the ‘Online Services’ / ‘Lodge Mare Return’ header.
Official Covering Season06 Aug 2014
Stallion Proprietors are reminded that if any mare is covered prior to 1 September 2014 they must contact the ASB to obtain a ‘Declaration of Pre Covering Season Activity’ form and any foal conceived by artificial insemination, embryo transfer or cloning cannot be recorded in the Australian Stud Book.
Reminder to Breeders16 Jul 2014
Any mare covered by a stallion that has not been recorded to stand in the 2014 covering season, will not have the covering recorded in the ASB records, or any resulting progeny accepted. To ensure your choice of stallion is eligible to cover this season, check the stallion’s header block on our website. (New imported stallions are exempt and will not be displayed as standing until late August, due to completing the import DNA process).
Reminder to Stallion Proprietors19 Jun 2014
The Online Stallion Return facility is now available for stallion proprietors to lodge stallion returns for the 2014 covering season. Accessible through the ‘Online Services’ / ‘Stallion Return’ header on our website, and upon acceptance of payment, your stallion will be advertised on our website with stud or contact name, phone number and 2014 service fee, and also displayed in the 'Stallions Standing in Australia' listing. A 5% discount applies for Stallion Returns lodged Online by 30 June 2014.

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