Media Release

3 June 2019

Thompson Creek Thoroughbreds announces its new broodmare management service

Thompson Creek Thoroughbreds (TCT) today announced its intention to offer broodmare management services to outside clients.

Starting immediately, TCT will offer year round broodmare agistment, foaling down and walk out services to major studs from its base at Modewarre, just outside of Geelong.

TCT’s farm, Glentree South, offers the perfect environment for broodmares and foals. The 120 acre property features gentle rolling hills, excellent feed cover, first class facilities and fencing and around the clock staffing. With the support of leading veterinarians and other support services in the area, TCT offers a professional management service combined with the benefits of a boutique, family owned environment.

Pricing is well below major stud farm rates.

TCT’s Sally Ballantine said of the new services, “After owning the property for two years and developing our own broodmare band – and strong relationships with proven local reproductive specialist veterinarians – we are extremely confident of offering an excellent service to breeders.

“The south west region is blossoming with thoroughbred ownership and we feel having a local, highly professional and family owned operation taking care of clients’ prized possessions is something that will be well received.

“All services are managed onsite by Derek Ballantine who has over 40 years industry experience. We can also offer pedigree analysis to aid clients in their stallion decisions.

“This is an exciting time for TCT and we welcome our existing and any prospective clients to get in touch with us for the 2019 breeding season. We offer a personalised service with industry leading communications and owner updates. With all services being offered at a very competitive rate to the larger farms, we believe this is an opportunity not to be missed.”


Sally Ballantine: 0438 642 004

Derek Ballantine: 0412 205 142

About Thompson Creek Thoroughbreds:

Thompson Creek is owned by the Ballantine and Stroud families and offers breeding, racing and agistment services. Based at “Glentree South” in Modewarre, just outside of Geelong, Thompson Creek has a number of racehorses in work and a growing broodmare band. Glentree South is currently utilised by a range of leading trainers to spell racehorses. 2019 marks the start of offering a suite of broodmare management services to outside clients. A passion of the two families involved, Derek Ballantine resides at Glentree South and manages all equine activities.