Greenstead (4*)

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Mrs F Body was from the well known wool producing family from the Trangie district. Exceptional wool clips provided the means for the ‘Wool Barons’ to indulge in Thoroughbred Racing and Breeding. Putting on the Yearling Sales in Sydney around the Easter (Autumn) Racing Carnival and the Sydney Royal Easter Show (RAS of NSW) was strategically designed by the agents to provide opportunity for those graziers holding substantial wool cheques to invest in thoroughbred yearlings. It often worked. ‘Kingster’ by Star Kingdom was the initial investment by Les Gibson of ‘Compton’, Narromine. He won a Stakes Race at his very first start,