MAKYBE

MAKYBE is the breeding ground of premier racehorse champions, and the home of three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva. Situated in the lush green pastures of Gnarwarre, just west of Geelong in Victoria, this world-class stud farm produces quality bloodstock to race and breed.

Acquired in 2003 by Tony Santic, one of Australia’s most successful tuna fishermen, MAKYBE is named in honour of his three-time champion Melbourne Cup-winning mare Makybe Diva.  The paddocks of MAKYBE have proven to be an ideal site for champion thoroughbreds including Starspangledbanner, Amicus, Mr Stunning, Pear Tart and many more.

Sales MAKYBE has a long and proud history of performing well at sales nation-wide. Take a look at MAKYBE's current sales information, including images, pedigree, lot number, sire and dam details.Explore
Success Stories
Makybe DivaA legend on the track, the Makybe Diva story is well known throughout the industry. Passed in at sale in England, she came to Australia as an unknown. Born to northern hemisphere time, Makybe Diva... Read More
Mr StunningIt’s a somewhat bittersweet story for MAKYBE to have sold such a great horse as a weanling. A $110,000 purchase from the Great Southern Sale, Mr Stunning was a beautiful-moving colt destined for great things.... Read More
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As a boutique farm with skilled staff, the mares, foals and yearlings are given exceptional care. There is a team of professionals monitoring their upkeep and it shows. The farm is currently home to 80 mares, foals and yearlings.

Thoroughbred stud farm in Victoria

As a boutique thoroughbred stud farm with skilled staff, the mares, foals and yearlings at MAKYBE receive exceptional care. There is a team of professionals monitoring their upkeep and it shows. The farm is currently home to 80 mares, foals and yearlings.

MAKYBE is home to some of Victoria’s top quality mares at stud, well-known for producing foals with an impressive pedigree and a track record of performing exceptionally well at sales.

MAKYBE breeding success stories

The stables of MAKYBE are filled with horseracing success stories – from Makybe Diva, to the 2014 MRC Thousand Guineas winner Amicus, 2017 Hong Kong Sprint winner Mr Stunning and Makybe Diva foal Divination.

Led by Tony Santic, MAKYBE’s breeding and racing team includes a racing manager experienced in training horses at group level and a fully qualified veterinary nurse.

The MAKYBE Story
MAKYBE is a boutique horse-racing stud farm that now allows for unparalleled attention in producing and racing superior bloodstock.
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Latest News
Keep up to date with the latest MAKYBE breeding news, including information about Makybe Diva, Mr Stunning, Headway, Gold Anthem and other thoroughbreds.
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