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Inglis Classic Sale - Lot 535 Adelaide x Money Tree 16' Filly

Why join Matthew C. Smith Racing?

Nothing beats the feeling of race day on the big stage at Royal Randwick, Rosehill Gardens or Flemington - seeing your horse, meeting the jockey and conversing with Matthew in the mounting yard before the off.

The anticipation as you wait with nervous excitement in the exclusive owner’s area and finally the elation when your horse crosses the finish line. It’s always exhilarating when your horse wins but ultimately it’s all about the journey & how we get there. With racehorse shares available at our Group 1 winning stable, Matthew C. Smith Racing and huge amounts of prizemoney on offer for owners, our horses available have never been so attractive!

Why should you take the racehorse ownership journey with us?

  • Consistent updates – Frequently receive emails, photos, voice recordings, videos, phone calls and text messages regarding your horse’s progress. Weekly updates are a bare minimum and include audio reports direct from Matthew outlining the week’s work, progress and upcoming plans for his/her preparation. You will also receive pre and post race reports from Matthew and our leading jockeys. You will be kept entirely up to date.
  • Access to the Matthew C. Smith Racing stables – Attend trackwork sessions and stable visits/open days. Gain exclusive knowledge about the training process and get an insider’s view of the thoroughbred industry.
  • Exclusive access - Access into racecourses, members’ areas, mounting yard and special owners rooms on race days.
  • Fortnightly newsletters – The owners’ exclusive fortnightly newsletter details upcoming runners for the stable along with a handy tip or two for the weekend. Feel part of the Matthew C. Smith Racing team!
  • Selection and management – You have the advantage of Matthew & Melissa Smith selecting your horse. Their exceptional results on the racetrack speak for themselves. They utilise very strict and specific selection processes at the sales, along with employing only the very best industry professionals for all aspects of training, veterinary, riding, breaking and spelling.


  • A rangey filly with a lovely temperament, she has text book conformation and a beautiful step to her walk. She is a very athletic filly who looks like she will be a cracking 3YO Classics type!

  • She is a very efficient mover with a lovely action & almost looks like she is floating when she is walking - VERY LIGHT ON HER FEET!

  • This filly is sired by Adelaide who scored one of the greatest Cox Plate wins in history. Adelaide is a son of the No.1 stallion in the world, GALILEO! To date, sons of Galileo at stud have produced no less than 31 individual Group 1 winners across the globe!

  • Walks and moves extremely well which generally translates to galloping well. She also has a lovely feminine head with an intelligent eye who was very switched on to what was going on at the sales complex.

  • Scope and size to continue to grow, continuing to improve physically as a 3YO and on to an older horse.

  • Has very good length of body & a magnificent overstep which equates to a good length of stride, typical of prolific staying type of horses.

  • Extremely good depth of girth, this is important to house good sized lungs. The larger the lungs, the greater the oxygen intake enabling peak performance under racing conditions.

  • She is out of a city winning mare in Money Tree who is sired by the great, FASTNET ROCK! The cross of Galileo over Danehill line mares is like no other - To date, 26.3% of the runners bred on this cross are stakeswinners & 9.5% of them are GROUP 1 WINNERS! This is truly a statistic to behold!

  • She has the pedigree to match as her pedigree page is saturated with blacktype horses including multiple Group winners CRITERION, COMIN' THROUGH, MOQUEEN, MALICE & SIEGE OF QUEBEC!


Her Sire, Adelaide...

  • Brilliant Cox Plate winner from the Sadler’s Wells sire line, just like exciting young sire SO YOU THINK!

  • “Adelaide produced one of most extraordinary last-to-first efforts seen in the race. It will be remembered as a famous and historic win. Adelaide defied all logic to win the $3 million Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley.” Australian Daily Telegraph, 26/10/14

Adelaide scores one of the most historic Cox Plate wins in 2014!
Adelaide scores one of the most historic Cox Plate wins in 2014!

  • “It was an exceptional effort which must rank him with the very best winners of this race” Racingandsports.com.au

  • Rated 128 by Timeform – No colt rated higher in Australia in the last three seasons including Flying Artie, Astern, Capitalist, Extreme Choice, Brazen Beau, Exosphere, Shamus Award, Dissident, Wandjina, Shooting To Win, Palentino, Kermadec etc.

  • By the best sire in the world GALILEO, out of a Gr.2 winning 2yo at Royal Ascot!

  • 11 sons of Galileo have already sired 31 individual Gr.1 winners

Prizemoney opportunities like never before. . .

Please note that this outstanding filly is eligible and suited to target the following races:

  1. $8,000,000 Inglis race series (already nominated)
  2. $3,500,000 Golden Slipper (already nominated)
  3. $2,000,000 Inglis Millennium (already nominated)
  4. $1,000,000 Golden Rose (already nominated)
  5. $1,000,000 Inglis Sprint (already nominated)

In September 2017, Racing New South Wales announced unprecedented increases in prizemoney, with $204 million on offer for the year to come.

He is also BOBS (Breeder Owner Bonus Scheme), and BOBS EXTRA eligible which means he will be running for millions of dollars in extra bonuses over and above any prizemoney. For example (using some standard race figures):

Metro Race (Saturday) – Prizemoney = $100,000 plus BOBS up to $40,000. Total on offer = $140,000!

Metro Race (Midweek) – Prizemoney = $40,000 plus BOBS up to $20,000. Total on offer = $60,000!

Provincial Race – Prizemoney = $30,000 plus BOBS up to $10,000. Total on offer = $40,000!

Country Race – Prizemoney = $20,000 plus BOBS up to $10,000. Total on offer = $30,000!

Contact our Racing Manager, Colum Mc Cullagh for more information!



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