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AUSTRALIAN PACING GOLD

Australia’s Premier Yearling Sales & Australia’s Richest Juvenile Series

Australian Pacing Gold is Australia’s leading standardbred sales company, conducting annual yearling sales in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia.

Australian Pacing Gold has a well-earned reputation for quality. Last season, APG Sales Graduates were crowned Australian 2yo Pacing Colt/Gelding of the Year (The Storm Inside), Australian 3yo Pacing Colt/Gelding of the Year (Our Waikiki Beach) and joint Grand Circuit Champion (Smolda).

Besides its reputation for offering Australia’s best yearlings, APG also offers buyers the opportunity to compete in the richest two-year old sales series and bonus scheme in the Southern Hemisphere.

Only graduates from the APG yearlings sales are eligible to sustain for the APG Two-Year Old Race Series which carries over $1million in prizemoney, and features $10,000 heats, $350,000 Group One finals and $30,000 Group Three consolation finals.

In addition, APG runs a lucrative Gold Bonus Scheme, which sees owners of an eligible horse (or registered lessee(s) in the case of a leased horse) receive an APG Gold Bonus Certificate upon their horses first 2yo win in any officially sanctioned race offering minimum stakes of over $1,000.

CONTACT
David Boydell – General Manager
P (03) 5275 1999
E davidb@apgold.com.au
ww.apgold.com.au

If you would like to become an owner, the table below outlines a guide for the cost of owning a Standardbred:

  Yearling 2YO 3YO+ Notes
Spell/Agistment $1,960 $3,360 $1,120 Approx. $20 a day
Break In $2,520     Approx. $45 a day
Pre-Train $1,890 $1,260 $2,520 Approx. $45 a day
In Work   $8,400 $13,650 Approx. $50 a day
Registration $750      
Transport $250 $500 $750  
Vets $1,200 $1,500 $1,500 $300 per visit
Farrier $500 $600 $1,200 $120 racing/$100 normal
Equipment/Sundries $500 $750 $1,000 Rugs, vitamins etc.
Nomination Fees $440 $220   Feature Races
Trial Fees   $25 $50 $25 per trial
Total (ANNUAL) $10,010 $16,615 $21,790  
Per Month $1,668 $1,385 $1,816 Yearling = 6 months

Syndication Budget

Annual Yearling 2YO 3YO+
5% $501 $831 $1,090
10% $1,001 $1,662 $2,179
By Month Yearling 2YO 3YO+
5% $83 $69 $91
10% $167 $138 $182

 



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