Qtis is here

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The highly anticipated QTIS sale is just four days away.
Studs have kept their best yearlings for the big event to be held on the Gold Coast on Sunday March 18th and Monday March 19th.
The catalogue has been restricted to just 440 lots and there are plenty of classy colts and fillies to choose from.
Here are just a few reasons why you want a QTIS yearling in your stable:
* 22 metropolitan races held since the start of this season, 14 have been won by QTIS horses. That’s a very impressive 63.6% strike rate for QTIS horses.
* Black type on offer includes:
Two lots related to Group 1 placegetters
Two related to Group 2 placegetters
Six lots related to Group 3 placegetters
30 lots related to Listed placegetters
Two yearlings from Group 2 winning mares
Four yearlings from Group 3 winning mares
Twelve yearlings from Listed winning mares
* QTIS bonus prizemoney has been extended to include 3yos as well as 2yos
* QTIS yearlings are also eligible for the Magic Millions Series
* Yearlings that meet the criteria are also eligible for the $500,000 Women in Racing Series
* Queensland-bred horses continue to dominant both nationally and internationally
* QTIS yearlings are the best value for money you will find anywhere
What more do you need. Check out the catalogue now – the next Black Caviar could be in there waiting for you.
Another fantastic achievement for Glenlogan Park, with Falvelon having five runners for five winners in just two days.
Last Tuesday he took out four races on the Townsville card with 2yo Sizzleon opening the program in dashing style over the 1000m for trainer Roy Chillemi to win in a hand canter.
That was followed up with 3YO filly Ultrazonal, who also dominated over the 1000m.
Rounding off the day for one of Queensland’s very best sires was a “Craiglea double” – with first Craiglea Gee Tee and then Craiglea Fighter giving Stan and Marilyn Johnston and their trainer Peter Fleming a winning day.
“You have to love these Falvelon’s,” Stan boasted. “Every single one of them can run and we have knocked up winning this QTIS money with them. Having been born and raised at Craiglea we have always had a soft spot for Falvelon – but our love affair with him is only getting stronger.”
Not to be outdone by the ‘Fab Four’, Ima Queenslander, backed up for Falvelon, winning on Wednesday at Eagle Farm.
Trained by Leon Morton Ima Queenslander was never in doubt as he easily accounted for his opposition over the 1000m despite not really appreciating the Heavy 10 rating.
Ima Queenslander was purchased from the draft of Glenlogan Park at the Magic Millions QTIS Sale a few years ago and looks all set to give his owners a terrific ride and plenty of fun.
The efforts of the Queensland horses Buffering, Phelan Ready and Woorim to fill three of the first five positions across the line in the $1million G1 Newmarket Handicap was a fantastic achievement and a big indicator as to the strength of our racing up here.

And the money kept rolling in for the Queenslanders back home, thanks to the great bonuses offered in the QTIS races.

Two ‘pure-bred’ Queenslanders won the 2yo and 3yo QTIS races, with both Sires and the Dam’s Sires being Queensland stallions.
Race 3: 2yo QTIS Hcp (1300m) – Holey Gadoley (pictured coutesty Dan Costello Racing) (Monashee Mountain – Miss Marples (Falvelon)
Race 5: 3yo QTIS Hcp (1600m) – What About Me (Greenwood Lake – Warmuda (Brave Warrior)
Race 6: One Metro Win Hcp (1010m) – The Ringmaster (Clang)
If you want a crack at that QTIS money – you’ve got to be in it to win.
If you can’t get to the Gold Coast, check out the sales on-line this Sunday, March 18th and Monday, March 19th.
While you’re at the sale, please pop over to the TBQA marquee and say hello.
We’ll have membership forms, 2011 Queensland Stallion Directories to give away, 2012 Queensland Stallion Directory Booking Forms and Trade Advert Booking Forms along with information about what the TBQA does for you.
You can also purchase raffle tickets, $10 each for a fantastic Tip Easy All Round Trailer, manufactured by Stephen Irwin Farm Equipment valued at $2,200.
We are also assiting with a fundraising raffle for jockey Kristy Banks – those prizes include two holidays to Tangalooma Island Resort worth $2,500 each, Framed autographed Socceroos Sports Memorabillia worth $4000 and The Last Stride Services valued at $4000.
We look forward to meeting you at the QTIS Sale this weekend.
If you won’t be at the Sale but are interested in either of the above raffles please contact the office 0412 026 540 or info@queenslandbreeders.com.au