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There was plenty of excitement at the Inglis Classic sale a few years ago, when a new vendor sold a sale topping grey colt by Not A Single Doubt. That colt has since won 6 races including last year’s TAB Everest. That seller Linda Monds is much better known today.
Linda talks of the apprehension she and husband Laurence felt when they took on the well established breeders.
She talks of her original purchase of broodmares which included Pinocchio, the grey mare destined to become Classique Legend’s dam.
Linda talks of Classique Legend’s half brother Aethero who went to a Hong Kong buyer as a yearling. He’s already a Gr 2 winner. She also sings the praises of another half brother, the unraced Fairy Legend who’s in the care of John and Gary Moore.
She talks of her involvement in the Behemoth story. The giant gelding was born and reared at Linda’s Tyreel Stud before being sold as a weanling.
Linda talks of her husband Laurence who plays a major role in the day to day running of Tyreel Stud in the Hawkesbury Valley. Sons Ben and Blake work away from the farm, but help out when needed.
She talks of the all night vigils during the foaling season and pays tribute to the dedicated Tyreel team.
Linda talks of her association with Inglis and her upcoming draft at the Classic Sale 7-9 February.