Moving day for Inglis and Sons
The Inglis family are approaching an end of an era as they close the doors to their Newmarket Thoroughbred Auction Complex. After 100 years in business the last horse has been sold and the Inglis family prepare to move into the $100m development at Warwick Farm. All that will remain at Randwick will be the grand family home and the iconic fig tree.
The company stage a busy schedule of thoroughbred auctions during the year, covering all aspects of the breeding and racing industry, from weanlings and yearlings, through to broodmares, stallions and tried racehorses. Famous identities such as Bart Cummings, Nelson Bunker Hunt as well as award winning horses Bernborough, Black Caviar and Shannon have all had associations through William Inglis and Sons sale yard at Randwick.
The new site features a state of the art multipurpose selling auditorium and hotel with 888 stables for use on their sale days. The new centre is positioned close to major roads, public transport and Sydney's new international airport.
“Inglis have been the premier bloodstock auctioneers for over a century, and we are thrilled to be given the opportunity to help create what will be one of the premier thoroughbred auction venues in the world” says Northrop’s mechanical engineer, Sean Rapley.
Northrop have been engaged by FDC Building and Fitout and are providing Sustainability, Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic and Fire and Structural engineering services. Construction has started with the project to be completed by the end of 2017.