Bromac Lodge success story, Cruz Bromac, stormed into NZ Cup calculations on Sunday, October 14.
Initially developed by Burnham trainer Mark Jones and sold, as a qualified but unraced late two-year-old, to Australian interests, Sunday's win was a triumphant homecoming.
The powers of longevity of outstanding stallion Falcon Seelster were again to the fore last week.
Hardy Falcon Seelster 10-year-old Hugh Hefner continues to win in North America.
Falcon Seelster straws are still available this season from Bromac Lodge.
There was good news at Auckland on Friday, September 28, for the new owners of former Bromac Lodge broodmare Moulin Bromac, and her yearling He's Watching filly foal.
Five hundred yearlings are set to go under the hammer at New Zealand Bloodstock’s first series of new standardbred sales next year.
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Amaretto Bromac, who has a sale price reduction from Bromac Lodge to $5000 (plus GST), in foal to Courage Under Fire, is from the same family as winners in both NZ and North America over the last week.
Ambro Courage gets a chance to add to her smart year in North America in a $US29,000 fillies and mares pace at Yonkers, New York, on Saturday (NZ time).
Simba Bromac's 18th win for the Australian season from 25 starts, which concluded on August 31, is the most in a single season since former WA star Has The Answers achieved the same number in 2011.
Bromac Lodge broodmare Banshee (Christian Cullen-Tania Tandias, by Falcon Seelster-Tandias Courage) is now an unraced half-sister to three sub-1:58 performers, and a 2:00.6 2YO qualifier.
Simba Bromac became the latest $100,000 earner for former Bromac Lodge broodmare, Sabrina Bromac, in style at Gloucester Park, Perth, on Friday, August 17.