Sunshine Stars Yearling Sale fast approaching

The highly anticipated inaugural Ladbrokes Sunshine Stars Yearling Sale, conducted by Nutrien Equine, will be held at the Magic Millions complex at the Gold Coast over two big days on March 11-12.

On Saturday, March 11 the contingent of yearlings are available for inspection throughout the day and a sales parade will commence from 4.30pm.

Other social activities will also be available over the weekend, including a corporate area at the Gold Coast Turf Club on Saturday, casual Saturday dinner and drinks plus more.

Horses catalogued will go to auction on Sunday, March 12 commencing at 11am.

A total of 137 lots are listed to go under the hammer, with all horses that enter the sales ring becoming eligible, if sustained, for both the $600,000 Ladbrokes Sunshine Stars race series and the national Nutrien Race Series.

This Queensland industry owned sale is built on transparency, integrity and innovation with option of advertised reserves, non-sale entries and a traffic light system:

> Red: not on the market;

> Amber: close to reserve; and

> Green: on the market.


Details of the Sunshine Stars race series are as follows:

2YO Fillies Final


2YO Colts & Geldings Final


2YO Fillies Final (Trotters)


2YO Colts & Geldings Final (Trotters)


3YO Fillies Final


3YO Colts & Geldings Final


4YO Entires & Geldings


4YO Mares




The Ladbrokes Sunshine Stars Yearling Sale was the brainchild of the Albion Park Harness Racing Club.

By partnering with Nutrien Equine, they have built a mammoth sale with social events that not only has attracted a great quantity of yearlings, but a very high quality of yearling to offer.

Many are saying this is the biggest Queensland harness yearling sale in decades which will attract buyers from all over Australasia.

Come down to the Gold Coast for a great weekend on March 11 and 12, enjoy the social activities and for those looking for a yearling to purchase, there are plenty of outstanding prospects to choose from the high quality draft on offer.

If you’re looking for some great accommodation, The Albion Park Harness Racing Club has partnered with Sofitel at Broadbeach.