“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 11 Champions, 12 stakes-siring sons & 54 million-dollar yearlings. And 18 individual stakeswinners in 2022/23, including Golden Slipper winner 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 7 Group 1 winners, including Group 1-winning 2 & 3YO colts Castelvecchio & Militarize.

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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 dual GW Autumn Ballet, GW Autumn Angel & a $1.8 million sale-topper.

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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 first-crop 2YO stakeswinner Show Royale & Group-placed Tacito.

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A big day for Leah Gavranich & Maurice A big day for Leah Gavranich & Maurice

Maurice's 3YO daughter Genzano delivered a very fitting first stakes victory for her co-trainer Leah Gavranich in Saturday's Newcastle 3YO Spring S. G3...


Dellingr shines at Equimillion Dellingr shines at Equimillion

Arrowfield-bred Dellingr is loving his new life with Elsa Ribal-Vigneau as an eventer and class winner at the inaugural Equimillion...


“Another fantastic graduate from Arrowfield” “Another fantastic graduate from Arrowfield”

Graduate Muramasa's victory in the Queen Elizabeth S. G3 on Stakes Day capped a series of significant recent Arrowfield results at Flemington and elsewhere...