Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy

1st Season Victorian Sire, Cluster (Fastnet Rock x Tarcoola Diamond (Last Tycoon)) has had an impressive debut as a sire with his very 1st runner winning in impressive fashion in Hobart.

Gee Gees Darl won clearly over 1000m, she was a $45,000 purchase by Paul and Elizabeth Geard from the Alva Stud draft at the 2018 Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale. She not only won for her owners the first prizemoney of almost $12,000 but they also picked up a breeding incentive bonus of $16,000.

Fastnet Rock has definitely proven to be the best sire in the Southern Hemisphere, Dual Champion Sire with 36 individual Gr.1 winners, 5 Gr.1 winning 2yos since the start of 2016, 16 million dollar yearlings since the start of 2016 and a Proven Gr.1 sire of sires! Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and Cluster is the best value of his Group winning sons at stud in Victoria.

A stunning individual with great scope, strength and presence.

That’s just one side of the story, the first two dams alone have produced 13 winners from 15 to race and the pedigree emanates precocious speed. What’s more, Cluster was lightning quick: finishing second in the Group Three San Domenico in his first run at three, he was a neck third in the Group Two Stutt Stakes and capped off his career with a brilliant victory in the Group Two Theo Marks Stakes. Better still, the acorn hasn’t fallen far from the tree as he is really ‘stamping’ his progeny, as evidenced by the first of his yearlings selling up to $72,000 at 2018 yearling sales – 12 times service fee.

The Farm

Larneuk Stud was established in 1980. The 200 acre property has a 120 mega litre dam for irrigation and a permanent creek.

Larneuk Stud is situated 15km south-west of Euroa in the heart of Victoria’s Thoroughbred country.

Larneuk Stud has all the facilities required to cater for broodmares and the healthy development of the growing Thoroughbred.

Larneuk Stud has a proven record of producing winners and it is where the passion for racing begins.

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Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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