The final curtain has been lowered on the prolific broodmare career of Classic Blue Jeans, who died from natural causes last weekend.
The first day of winter showed its teeth for the first Harness Jewels at Addington on June 1, 2019, but Bromac Lodge were warmed by pleasing results.
Former Bromac Lodge mare Banshee, an unraced Christian Cullen mare from Tania Tandias (Falcon Seelster-Tandias Courage), is now a half-sister to two sub 1:54 Albion Park, Brisbane, winners.
Courage Under Fire, the champion racing colt and now sire of superstar NZ 4YO Turn It Up (1:54.5), will again have chilled semen available from Bromac Lodge next season.
A late-closing second on debut at Auckland last Friday night has qualified Zeuss Bromac for the $150,000 McMillan Equine Feeds 2YO Emerald at Addington on June 1.
Avid Bromac Lodge supporter and owner, Diane Reilly, has come up with her own jingle . . . "you can't go wrong with a Bromac."
The Falcon Seelster broodmare siring influence starred again on Friday, May 3, with the victory of One Change in the Listed $161,000 PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 2YO Pace at Addington.
The Bromac legacy was the to the fore at Albion Park, Brisbane, on Tuesday, April 30, with Tennyson Bromac holding Twitter Bromac in a C2-3 pace.
Celerina, the first foal from the five-win mare Chiquita Bromac (McArdle-Classic Blue Jeans), won the $A20,000 Kevin & Kay Semour 3YO Fillies Evolution Series Final at Menangle on Saturday, April 27.
Former big-winning racemare Jillbo featured in April as the grand-dam of unbeaten West Australian juvenile, Jaspervellabeach.