Spreydon Lodge bred 3YO takes out Alabar Classic

7 March 2023

The Mark and Nathan Purdon trained Sherlock proved too good for his rivals in the Group 2 Alabar 3YO Classic at Alexandra Park on Friday evening.



Spreydon Lodge breed first two home in Group 1 Sires Stakes Final

10 November 2021

It was a Spreydon Lodge bred quinella in the Group 1 Sires Stakes Final at Addington Raceway on Cup Day, with Franco Indie edging out Franco Mac in a thrilling…


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Record price for Spreydon Lodge yearling

25 February 2021

Spreydon Lodge enjoyed it’s highest price ever for a yearling from its draft at this week’s New Zealand Bloodstock Christchurch Standardbred Sale, with a colt by the first season sire Vincent fetching an incredible $215,000 on day one of the pacing session.



Franco Jorik sets NZ record

3 June 2020

The Spreydon Lodge bred Franco Jorik looks set to play a big part in the upcoming feature races for 2-year-old trotters after smashing the NZ record for juvenile trotters over 2,600m at Addington Raceway on Friday evening.



Yearling Sales wrap up

20 February 2020

For the second successive year Spreydon Lodge has enjoyed a strong showing at the New Zealand Bloodstock Standardbred Yearling Sale, with its 2020 Christchurch based draft of nine yearlings selling for an impressive $446,000 in total.


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Thornley scores first win in sensational style

1 October 2019

Pre-race study paid off for Gemma Thornley when Nemera Franco produced a barnstorming finish to notch the junior driver’s first career win at Motukarara on Sunday.



Franco Tristan takes out Tasmanian Easter Cup

23 April 2019 | Written by Nikki Reed

The Spreydon Lodge bred 6-year-old gelding Franco Tristan claimed the biggest win of his career to date when taking out $75,000 Group 2 Easter Cup (2,698m) at Launceston, Tasmania on April 20.



Yearling Sales wrap up

21 February 2019 | Written by Nikki Reed

The inaugural New Zealand Bloodstock Standardbred Yearling Sale saw Spreydon Lodge achieve its best ever sales results, with its Christchurch based draft of nine yearlings selling for an incredible $522,500 in total.



Eden Franco too good in Group 2 WA Feature

26 November 2018 | Written by Nikki Reed

The Colin Brown trained and driven Eden Franco was an impressive winner of the $50,000 Group 2 Norms Daughter Classic at Gloucester Park on Friday evening, with the 6-year-old mare outclassing her rivals by open lengths.



Spreydon Lodge named the Canterbury Pacing Breeder of the Year

20 September 2018 | Written by Nikki Reed

The recent Canterbury Combined Awards Dinner saw Spreydon Lodge take home the coveted title of the Canterbury Breeders Association Pacing Breeder of the Year.


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