Bred in the Cold, Hot on the Track

Two fillies from the family of Golden Slipper winner Overreach and Blue Diamond winner Reward for Effort make this Premier draft a must see.

Albert the Fat

Albert the Fat

The Southern Highlands of NSW is a fast growing centre of quality thoroughbred breeding with Rheinwood Pastoral poised to make an impact at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale with their largest draft of 14 youngsters now available for inspection at Oaklands.

Situated at Mittagong on 142 undulating acres, Rheinwood Pastoral is owned and run by Ray and Marilyn Willis, who have already tasted Group I success as vendors having sold dual Group I winner Albert the Fat in 2006 for $40,000.

He went on to win 11 races and $1.3 million with highlight wins in the Group I VRC Emirates Stakes and BTC Cup, providing a great advertisement for their progressive nursery which is the source of numerous current winners including Stamina, Repartee, Manhattan Rock, Stellaglacier, Montana Diamond, etc..

Other star graduates from Rheinwood Pastoral include Group II WATC Karrakatta Plate winner Luke’s Luck and stakes-winning stayer Unchain My Heart, a winner of more than $447,000 in prizemoney.

Draft highlights are many and include:

Lot 16 Filly Stratum x You Smarty Pants (USA)


By the sire of Group I winning fillies Crystal Lily and Streama, she is the third foal of an unraced daughter of Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones from the family of US Group winners Til Forbid, Scoop, Sara Louise and Just Louise.

Lot 108 Filly Domesday x Chuckle


Half-sister to Group III winner Hoofit from stakes-winning Danehill(USA) mare Chuckle, a close relation of Golden Slipper winner Overreach and Blue Diamond winner Reward for Effort.

Lot 119 Filly Wanted x Comedy Club


Half-sister to two winners from a half-sister to stakes-winner Bleveeka, who comes from the family of Golden Slipper winner Overreach and Blue Diamond winner Reward for Effort.

Lot 188 Colt Stratum x Elusive Lady in Red (USA)


Third foal of a winning half-sister to Group I winner Military from Champion Canadian 2YO Wavering Girl.

Lot 359 Filly Exceed and Excel x Longueville Lass


Three-quarter sister-in-blood to Group II placed Exceed and Exalt and stakes-placed Seeking Attention. From a sister to the dam of Group III winner Stryker from the famed Denise’s Joy family.

Lot 543 Filly Magic Albert x She’s Best


By the sire of exciting three year-old Alberto Magic, a debut winner by nine lengths on Sunday at Canberra. Second foal of a winning half-sister to stakes-winner Global Warming and daughter of stakes-winner She’s Purring.

For more information on Rheinwood Pastoral yearlings contact Ray Willis on 0411 722 031 and visit