Spicer Thoroughbreds was established by Brad Spicer in 2005 as a professional bloodstock business. Our mission is to source high standard yearlings and make these horses available to our clients at affordable prices.
As a boutique style operation we believe in quality over quantity both in the yearlings we choose and in our target audience.
Each horse selected by us must pass a vigorous array of pre-sale tests including vet checks, X-Ray inspection, scoping and most importantly receive the Spicer Thoroughbred stamp of approval on type and pedigree. We spend countless hours inspecting horses and pouring over pedigree’s to get the right fit for the Spicer Thoroughbreds model. Our philosophy is that metropolitan-class horses are paramount in this game and we only target horses capable of reaching that elite level.
As far as clients are concerned, we strive get to know all of our owners personally and endeavour to make the experience of racing a horse with us as special as possible. We pride ourselves on the level and standard of communication provided to our owners as we are mindful that many people are time poor but still have a thirst for information. It goes without saying that the on race day our owners enjoy total interaction with trainers, jockeys and of course the horse.
- Worked for Corstens Racing since 1999 as a Racing Manager and during that time it was Brad’s job to liaise with all owners to keep them informed with their horse’s progress. Brad also attended all early morning training sessions clocking Leon’s horses during their gallops.
- Attended all the Major yearling sales throughout Australasia working alongside some of the highest regarded judges in the business including Leon & Troy Corstens, and George Smith, who is unparalled when it comes to judging yearlings. Brad studied under George for several sales seasons, picking up the neccessary skills and developed an ‘eye’ for finding Group 1 horses.
- Since 2006 Brad has been an on air talent with 1116 SEN radio. He co-hosts RACING FIX every Saturday morning from 8am with the industry legend Bryan Martin and the ever popular Jason Richardson.