“Arrowfield is my vision made real, where first-class people live and work with thoroughbred horses, striving to stand, breed, raise & sell the best equine athletes to realise the wildest dreams of racing glory.”

- John Messara AM, Founder & Chairman of Arrowfield Stud

About the Stud

Arrowfield is one of the world’s leading stud farms, famous as the launch-pad for breed-shaper Danehill, the home of Champion Sires Redoute’s Choice, Flying Spur, Not A Single Doubt & Snitzel the source of 81 Group 1 winners and the vendor of 77 million-dollar yearlings since 2001.

Established in 1985, Arrowfield now employs 120 people working in the Stud’s stallion, broodmare, yearling & racing operations on 2500 acres of the fertile Segenhoe Valley, near Scone in the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.



Snitzel Snitzel

$247,500 INC. GST

The 4-time Champion Sire of Australia & 4-time Champion Sire of 2YOs. Sire of 12 Champions, 12 stakes-siring sons & 58 million-dollar yearlings. And 18 individual stakeswinners in 2022/23, including Champion 2YO Shinzo.

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$82,500 INC. GST

The Champion 3YO, the six-time Group 1 winner & weight-for-age superstar of Australia. Now one of Australia's leading sires with 8 Group 1 winners, including multiple G1 winners Castelvecchio, Militarize & Celestial Legend.

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The Autumn Sun

$66,000 INC. GST

The spectacular star of his generation, the 5-time Group 1 winner at two & three. This is The Autumn Sun, poised to burnish the legacy of his sire Redoute's Choice, and already sire of Group winners Autumn Angel, Autumn Ballet & Vibrant Sun.

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$82,500 INC. GST

Horse of the Year Maurice is an all-time great of Japanese racing. He is now among the leading sires in both Japan & Australia where he's left Classic champion Hitotsu, top-flight sprinter Mazu and GW Muramasa & Genzano.

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$27,500 INC. GST

A record-breaking Champagne 2YO, Guineas 3YO & Cox Plate runner-up, Castelvecchio's first yearlings have sold for up to $360,000 to buyers including Golden Slipper trainers Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, Gary Portelli & Team Hawkes.

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Admire Mars

$22,000 INC. GST

Japan's Champion 2YO Colt, undefeated in 4 starts at two, a triple Group 1-winning miler and the only 3YO winner of the Hong Kong Mile G1 - Admire Mars is one of an elite group of stallions who won Group 1 races at two & three.

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$22,000 INC. GST

The history-making triple Group 1 Classic winner, the best son of sire sensation Maurice and grandson of Arrowfield legend Redoute's Choice - this is Hitotsu, standing his first season at Arrowfield in 2023.

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$16,500 INC. GST

He's a smashing son of Champion sire Snitzel, the conqueror of Hartnell over 1400m at weight-for-age, the brother to Group 1 winner Sweet Idea and already sire of 2YO SW Show Royale & Group-placed Tacito among 16 winners.

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The Sapphire goes to Snitzel’s Wee Nessy The Sapphire goes to Snitzel’s Wee Nessy

Snitzel's 4YO daughter Wee Nessy sealed an edition of The Championships that Arrowfield will long remember with a terrific victory in the Sapphire S. G2...


The Autumn Sun celebrates first-crop Group 1 winner The Autumn Sun celebrates first-crop Group 1 winner

Autumn Angel's emphatic Australian Oaks G1 victory is a major milestone for her sire The Autumn Sun, the best racing colt by Redoute's Choice...


Dundeel dominates the Doncaster Mile Dundeel dominates the Doncaster Mile

3YO colts Celestial Legend and Militarize gave Dundeel an unforgettable 1-3 finish in one of Australia's greatest races, the Doncaster Mile G1 at Randwick...