In what is possibly the Australian bloodstock industry’s ultimate leap of faith, a new venture is taking up one of breeding’s greatest commercial challenges in standing the 2022 Melbourne Cup winner Gold Trip.

Gold Trip
Gold Trip's racing career is over and he will stand at Lovatsville (Photo: George Sal/Racing Photos via Getty Images)

Gold Trip, retired from racing after a tendon injury cut short autumn ambitions, has found at home at Lovatsville, a joint venture operation between Leneva Park and Seymour Bloodstock.

He will easily be the best-known horse on the Lovatsville roster but that doesn’t mean his service fee will be the most expensive.

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