Federation of Bloodstock Agents Australia Limited
President: Mr Tim Stewart
Mobile: 0417 320 537
Secretary: Mrs Tracy Howard
Phone: 61-3-9580 7916
Fax: 61-3-9580 7916
Mobile: 0408 321 651
Postal PO Box 7071 Aspendale, VIC 3194
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Federation of Bloodstock Agents Australia Ltd was formed in 1988 to maintain, improve and develop the standards, status and services of Bloodstock Agents throughout Australia and to present and promote the views of it's members. Right now, there are 25 member firms which are available to assist in the sale and purchase of bloodstock as well as assisting in matters pertaining to bloodstock valuations, consultancy, management, matings advice, insurance, shipping, and other related matters.
The Federation is the best point of contact for people requiring advice and guidance with their thoroughbred racing and breeding operations. The minimum requirement to become a member is five years operation and at present members have on average, been working in the bloodstock agency field for twenty three years. Each member has agreed to abide by the Federation's Code of Ethics and is held to account via a complaints system which gives further assurance of integrity and professionalism.
Services Provided by Members
Selection and Purchase of yearlings, racehorses and breeding stock by private treaty and public auction.
Selection of stallions suitable for the Australian Racing Industry, either from local ranks or overseas.
Purchase of shares in stallions.
Recommendations of matings for mares and purchase of stallion nominations.
Placement of insurance with recognised firms, not only to secure a competitive rate but to ensure the policy meets the needs of the client.
Member firms are happy to consult on any of the above matters, even if a commission is not to be fulfilled. A consultancy fee may be charged, but the way is open for a client to secure any number of independent opinions for their investment options.
Further Services Provided by Members
Opinions of value of bloodstock for purchase, dissolution of Partnership or Insurance.
Assistance with Stud Book Documentation, Registration of your racehorse<./li>
Recommendation of a trainer for your horse and ongoing liaison.
Management of your stock, checking and payment of accounts for expenses.
Transport arrangements for your horses across Australia and those being exported or imported.
Updates on pedigrees, supply of statistical data for stock already owned, or prior to your purchase.
Members of the Federation recommend that investors undertake certain protective measures to assist them achieve success in our industry. The expertise of members of the Federation is set out above, but we can also recommend:
Experienced veterinarians to undertake physical appraisals of stock being purchased.
Experienced accounting and legal firms to offer advice on the establishment of joint venture and syndication agreements.
Agistment properties, where the standard of horse care is suitable for the year round care of your breeding stock and preparation of animals for sale
Assistance in joining the Thoroughbred Breeders Association and Racehorse Owners Association.
Members Australia Wide
New South Wales
DGR Thoroughbred Services Pty Ltd
Doncaster Bloodstock Services Pty Ltd
Philippa Duncan Bloodstock Pty Ltd
Freyer Bloodstock Pty Ltd
Laurel Oak Bloodstock Pty Ltd
Randwick Bloodstock Agency Pty Ltd
Dean Watt Bloodstock
Roberts Bloodstock Pty Ltd
Belmont Bloodstock Agency Pty Ltd
Anthony G. Cavanagh & Co. Pty Ltd
Tim Stewart & Associates Pty Ltd
Bryan R. Muschialli Pty Ltd
JJ Gordon Bloodstock
John Ford Bloodstock Agent & Consultant
Peter Ford Thoroughbreds
Sheamus Mills Bloodstock
Blue Sky Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd
Boomer Bloodstock Pty Ltd
Darling Downs Bloodstock
Magic Millions Sales Pty Ltd
John Foote Bloodstock Pty Ltd
David Bridgland Bloodstock
Hancock Quality Bloodstock
John Chalmers Bloodstock Services Pty Ltd
Commercial Bloodstock Services Pty Ltd
Michael Flannery Bloodstock
Premier Bloodstock Services Pty Ltd (WA)