Forty-Two Years of Elite Campdraft Breeding 1970 to 2011

This book contains all the results and breeding of the horses that have won and placed in the elite campdrafts of Australia since 1970. Further, a statistical analysis of the pedigrees of those horses has been broken up into the distinct horse families. The most successful 112 sires have had a brief profile recorded.

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Niches and Nicks

(Last Updated 2019). Analysis of the elite campdrafting statistics reveals that 12 of the 57 Acres Destiny progeny are out of Spinifex mares and a further 4 are out of mares by Spinifex sons. That’s 28% carry a cross of Spinifex. Then the next most influential Acres Destiny cross is…

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Bookine Patsy Profile

Photo curtesy Pechey family collection According to Phil Fraser, who was managing the horse section of the Emerald Pastoral College in 1985, College Patience “was a second string mare that was paddock mated to Tobruk on the College property. Tobruk was a replacement colt for the previous horse that classifiers…

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Almora Fire Fly Profile

Photo curtesy Buttswoth family collection If the Royal Wood registered in Fire Fly’s pedigree with the ASH is the same Royal Wood listed in the ASB thoroughbred registry, then her pedigree would be as shown above. The breeding dates make this a possibility. However Mark was unsure but said “Royal…

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Elite Campdraft Statistics

The statistics on this page are designed to help the campdrafting enthusiast and breeder to identify the successful sire and dam lines, ignoring the favouritism some have for one breed society over another. Further these stats concentrate on the number of individual progeny who have won or placed in the…

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