• Property

    beautiful family run horse property

    Nestled on the banks of the Broken River in Benalla, north-east Victoria, you will find the beautiful Riverbank Farm.

  • racehorse

    breed a racehorse

    Our vision is to help you make the dream of owning a racehorse become a reality through affordable stallions.

  • Agistment

    affordable thoroughbred agistment

    We cater for every stage from foaling, breeding, weaning and spelling to the racetrack.

Stallions standing in 2019

Riverbank farm is very excited to announce the arrival of BON AURUM to join our stallion roster for the 2019 breeding season. Bon Aurum will stand alongside Boulder City, Redente, Skilled, Wayed Zain, Von Costa De Hero and Anacheeva. This year we will continue to offer our special package of routine reproductive veterinary fees included in the stallion service fee (conditions apply).

  • Anacheeva


    BAY - 2007 - 16 HH

    Champion 3yo Miler in AUS/NZ in 2010-11

    Impressive winner of Caulfield Guineas (Gr1)

    Showed versatility as a racehorse winning at stakes level over 1200m to 1600m and placed in the ATC Australian Derby (Gr1) over 2400m

    Sire of Gr 3 winner and multiple Gr 1 placed Ana Royale

    Progeny have his versatility winning from 1000m to 3200m

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  • Bon Aurum

    Bon Aurum

    Bon Hoffa x Goldsmobile
    CHESTNUT - 2012 - 16.1 HH

    Impressive Group 1 winning son of Bon Hoffa

    Precocious speedster winning at 2

    Multiple stakes wins as 3YO over 1200-1400m including Caulfield Guineas Prelude

    Multiple Stakes wins as 4YO including G1 MRC Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (won by his sire in 2007)

    Described by trainer Ciaron Maher as “a tough horse, an exceptional athlete and a beautiful type”

    Described by Ken King as “a better racehorse than his sire”

    Destined to emulate his sire in the breeding barn

    Relocated in 2019 offering exceptional value for money

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  • Boulder City

    Boulder City

    Snitzel (AUS) x Vegas Showgirl (NZ)
    BAY - 2014 - 16.3HH

    Maternal half-brother to superstar Winx

    Only son of leading Australian sire Snitzel to stand at stud in Victoria under $10,000

    Impressive looking colt sold for $2.3m as yearling

    Unraced due to suspensory injury

    Covered 94 mares in 2018 with fertility in excess of 90%

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  • Redente


    Redoute's Choice x Stella Cadente
    BAY - 2006 - 16.2 HH

    Arguably the best value son of Redoutes Choice standing at stud in Australia

    Blueblood pedigree out of champion mare Stella Cadente

    Progeny earnings in excess of $2.4m

    Progeny have looks, speed and temperament

    62% winners to runners from first 5 crops to race

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  • Skilled


    Commands x Dextrouse
    BAY - 2007 - 16.1 HH

    Beautifully conformed group 1 winning son of Commands

    Son of blueblood mare Dextrous, winner of Sandown Guineas, from prolific stakes winning family

    Sire of group winners Pecans and Fiscal Fantasy

    Progeny have versatility winning from 1000m to 2400m

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  • Von Costa De Hero

    Von Costa De Hero

    Encosta De Lago x Piavonic
    BAY - 2005 - 16.2 HH

    Winner of Sires’ Produce Stakes (Gr 2) earning over $1.1m in career prize money

    Sire of stakes winners Lord Von Costa and Von Costa Glass

    61% winners to runners from first two crops

    Progeny earnings in excess of $5.8m

    Versatile – progeny have won over distances from 1000m to 2200m

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  • Wayed Zain

    Wayed Zain

    High Chaparral x Zyoon
    BAY - 2012 - 16.3 HH

    Magnificent looking son of multiple Gr 1 winning sire High Chaparral

    Regally bred out of half-sister to champion sire Encosta De Lago

    Won 2 of 5 starts over 1900m before retiring due to injury

    First crop of foals have his looks, scope and temperament

    Offers affordable access to superior bloodlines

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