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Conductor
Consistency, Consistency, Consistency...

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Conductor was the forgotten horse at Peel Valley, but his results and his progeny’s sale performances rate him among the top stallions of this era.

As a young horse he was neither campaigned nor promoted heavily, as the family were standing their older sire, Red Oak, as their No 1. Now in his later years he is again being relegated as Hugh is heavily promoting his new exciting young stallion Millionnic Chic.

However, don’t be misled! This is a seriously good horse. The inaugural winner of the Charlie Maher Young Gun Draft, Landmark 2014, a winner at Paradise, the winner of the Stallion Shootout, Landmark 2015, a winner at Sydney Royal, 4th in the Gold Cup 2012 and a finalist on 2 previous occasions.  He is a horse that continues to post good scores with little fuss and his progeny continue to create sale results that impress year, after year, after year.

Standing

“Peel Valley”
Tamworth  NSW  2340

Conductor's story
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Conductor was bred by the Miles family in 1998. They were big fans of Doc’s Spinifex and as he was ageing they were keen to put a really good mare to him.

ConductorCedar Downs Anna was their standout young mare. She was by Star Black Minstral and from an Open mare drafted by Russell Miles, Cedar Downs Misha. The decision was made to breed from her early as it was felt this would be a promising cross. She would then be returned to work as a quality competition mare when Hugh was a little older.

Heartbreaking news was to follow as CD Anna was found dead in the paddock only days after Conductor was weaned.

Conductor was sent to Todd Graham to be broken in and then had 6 months cutting training with him before being spelled. He then returned to work and was prepared for the Rocky Rush Challenge and the ASH Maturity by Duncan Steele-Park.

As Red Oak was standing at Peel Valley as the main sire, Conductor was spelled again. This time the spell was to last 2 or 3 years. During this time he only paddock served several home bred mares and it is these foals that Hugh has been competing on and selling so successfully. The Conductor, Red Oak cross has been highly sought by the industry for their temperament, trainability & competition attitude.

Conductor’s life changed when Hugh was a young boarding school boy. He returned home for holidays and decided to give him a try. He got him in, rode him and his campdrafting career started from there.

Results
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Hugh and Conductor started their campdrafting careers together. Along with a mare called Jasmine, Hugh first attended the Gresford Draft he thinks as a 14 year old. He came 1st and 2nd in the Juvenile and he and Conductor were on their way.

They followed up with a win in a Maiden at Dungowan, a Novice win and then broke open at Nundle. Conductor has now won numerous Open Drafts, including some impressive wins.

Ridden by Hugh

2016

2015

2014

2012

  • Paradise Lagoons Stallion Draft – 1st

Ridden by Warwick Lawrence

2009

  • Sydney Royal World Championship Draft – 3rd

2008

  • Sydney Royal World Championship Draft.   Winner of the T.B. McFarlane Trophy, the highest Cutout of the Show and the highest Horsework of the Show.
Progeny
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After a late start Conductor’s progeny speak for themselves and are just starting to come to the fore. In the performance arena they are excelling and in the sales ring they continue to receive consistently good prices.

Cedar Downs Minimax

  • Open Campdraft Mare
  • Owned by Warwick Lawrence.

Champion Working ASH Sydney Royal Show

Cedar Downs Dreamtime

2016

2015

  • Scone: 1st Open  |  1st Open Cut Out

Spinnies Corvette

2015

  • Scone – 1st Restricted Open   |   1st Restricted Open Cut Out

Peelvale Wishes

2018

  • Sydney Royal Easter Show World Championship Campdraft winner.  3 firsts and one second out of 6 rounds.
    • Duke of Gloucester Perpetual Trophy Winner
    • Highest placed Stockhorse.

2017

  • Wee Waa
    • Restricted Open – 2nd with Hugh Miles
    • Ladies Cutout – 1st after run off, with Micaelin Morley
Sales Ring
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2018 Landmark Classic Sale Results

  • Tillers Tune, 4 yo mare.  Sold for $38,000.

2017 Landmark Classic Progeny Sale Highlights

  • Peelvale Simone, 6 yo mare.  Sold for $16,000
  • Tillers Tune, 3 yo mare.  Sold for $18,000
  • Clovelly Stella, 4 yo mare.  Sold for $15,000

2015 Progeny Sale Results –  Landmark

  • Cedar Downs Duchess, Open Mare.  Sold $22,000 [View Video]
  • Peelvale Jessie, 2 yo mare.  Sold $18,000  [View Video]

Progeny Performance – Landmark

  • Wayne Bean & Cedar Downs Duchess.  86 pts. Final Masters, 2nd[View Video]
  • Peter Bolton & Peelvale Conduct. 90 pts. Landmark Classic Rd 1. [View Video]

2014 Progeny Sale Results – Dalby


2013 Progeny Sale Results – Landmark

  • Peelvale Jade, 3 yo mare. SOLD for $14,000.  Full sister sold previously for $18,000.
  • Peelvale Duncan, 2 yo gelding.  SOLD for $5,000.
  • Peelvale Simone, 2 yo filly.  SOLD for $9,000.
  • Travers Mistro:  2 yo stallion.  SOLD for $15,000 – [View Video.]

2012 Progeny Sale Results – Landmark

  • Cedar Downs Susie.  SOLD – $28,000.
  • Rhythm and Rose.  SOLD – $18,000.
  • Cedar Downs Tom, 2 yo gelding.  SOLD – $15,000.
  • Cedar Downs Playmate, Novice Mare owned by Terry Ogilvie.  SOLD –  $22,000.
  • SOLD – Dalby Sale 2012.

Progeny Sale Results – Dalby


2011 Progeny Sale Results – Landmark

  •  5 geldings and 2 mares.  Average:  $13,500.
Pedigree
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Sire: Doc’s Spinifex

Doc's Spinifex & Pete Amos, Scone.
Doc’s Spinifex & Pete Amos, Scone. Photo by Kenyon Sports Photos.
Doc's Spinifex ridden by Pete Costello. Scone 1982.
Doc’s Spinifex ridden by Pete Costello. Scone 1982. Photo by Kenyon Sports Photos.
Studbook
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ASHS Registration #: 146100
Foaling Date:  12/10/1998
Breeder:  Mr RG Miles
Current Owner:  Ms J Miles

Clicking on the link will lead to the horse’s listing on the Australian Stock Horse Stud Book register.  
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Sire: DOCS SPINIFEX – IS Docs Oak 02 Doc Bar 02
Susies Bay 02
Roanies Lynx 02 Docs Lynx 02
Roan Star Cindy 02
Dam: CEDAR DOWNS ANNA Star Black Minstril – FS HSH Omego 02
Yarranoo Star – IM HSH
Cedar Downs Misha Cedar Downs Docs Junior
Timor Shiralee
Video Gallery
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Conductor

2016

Warwick Gold Cup


2015

Warwick Gold Cup

Landmark Merial Stallion Draft


2014

Warwick

Landmark Classic


2013

Landmark Classic

Warwick Gold Cup
Consistency at the Warwick Gold Cup. 3 rounds, 3 identical scores of 22, 63, 4, Total 89 Placed 4th.


Conductor’s progeny

Dreamtime

Cedar Downs Duchess

  • 2015 Landmark Classic.

Peelvale Jessie

  • 2015 Landmark Classic. Lot 259, 2.y.old Mare. Sold $18,000. [View Video]

Peelvale Conduct

Peelvale Rhythm

Peelvale Melody

  • 2013 Dalby Stockhorse Sale. Lot 70 – 5 y.o. mare. Sold $24,000. Vendor: M/s J. Miles. [View Video]
  • 2013 ASH Nationals, Tamworth. Ridden by Hugh Miles – Rd1, Maiden Series 16 Campdraft. [View Video]

Travers Mistro

  • 2013 Landmark Classic Horse Sale. Lot 478 – SOLD $15,000. [View Video]

Peelvale Sportsgirl

  • 2012 Dalby Stockhorse Sale. Lot 57 – SOLD $17,500. [View Video]

Contact

Hugh Miles
M: 0400 354 008
E: hughmiles@hotmail.com

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