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Spirit Of Boom To Stand At Eureka Stud
Meanwhile, Spirit of Boom, impressive winner of Friday night's Gr1 William Reid Stakes (1200m), has been purchased outright by Scott and Colin McAlpine to be syndicated and stand at Eureka Stud in Queensland for the 2014 breeding season. He has also been placed in no less than 14 Gr1 races across three states, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Spirit of Boom will have his last start in the Gr1 Stradbroke during the Brisbane Winter Carnival before retiring to the McAlpine family's Eureka Stud to be syndicated. A real Queenslander, he was Eureka-bred, Eureka-raced and returns to Eureka to stand. "He is a boost for QLD, the industry and breeders. He has the right qualities - 2YO speed, tenacity, and toughness to train on and remain sound. An honest horse, by the right sire, we are so happy to keep him in QLD and return him home to continue our family's 80-year breeding tradition of standing stallions" said Scott McAlpine.