Australian Racing is an industry rich with so much history over the many decades, that is history of some of our most iconic and oldest races, history made famous by some of our best races horses and of course the men and women that risk their lives every day to be part of that history.
The Inglis name is one that is synonymous with Australian Racing. Established in 1867, William Inglis & Sons Ltd is a family owned company that primarily sold farm produce. With the Inglis family still involved in the business, an expansion saw them widen their range of products including a range of livestock, horses, vehicles and other farming machinery. The bloodstock arm of the business commenced in 1906 from the infamous Newmarket Complex at Randwick.
For 112 years, the Newmarket Complex would frequently be visited by the who’s who of the industry as they all went in search of the next champion that would also etch their name in our history, with many being brought from right under the world recognised Fig Tree.
But after such a long time of bringing people together around the old fig tree, in 2017 Inglis made the big announcement that at the end of the sales season they would be fare-welling the Newmarket Complex and would be relocating to the South West suburb of Warwick Farm. The location of the new complex would be built next to the also very historic Warwick Farm race course. As we fare-welled the old complex, Inglis began to release plans of the...