Starspangledbanner Colt Being Syndicated

Starspangledbanner Colt Being Syndicated

“Speedy, strong and superbly put together” is how Damian White describes a stunning Starspangledbanner colt being syndicated as he prepares to head to the stables of the highly respected Mt Eliza based trainer Grahame Begg. Just 20% (available as 5 or 10% shares) are left in the colt described by White as “correct and extremely […]

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana Diamonds are set to slump further, according to a hedge fund whose bet on Marijuana helped make it the world’s best performer in Y 2016. Prices of dDamonds and other precious gems may slump as much as 10% this year as they lose appeal with younger consumers […]

Singapore Horse Racing Sunday Preview

Singapore Horse Racing Sunday Preview

Singapore Horse Racing Sunday Preview Big day of racing in Singapore with an 11 race card. Singapore backs up Tuesday Night for the first ever Tuesday meetings. Brought to you by Knightsbridge, the home quality bloodstock. RACE 1: CLASS 5 – 1700M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 12:40 PRIZE MONEY: S$20000 Some very well bred horses but not […]

Singapore Turf Club Launch Tuesday Night Racing

Singapore Turf Club Launch Tuesday Night Racing

Singapore Turf Club Launch Tuesday Night Racing For the first time in the annals of Singapore horse racing, race meetings will be held at Kranji on Tuesday night starting from 23 January, 2018! Racegoers will thereafter be able to again attend such meetings – which will all be mixed turf and Polytrack meetings – on […]

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia $BTCUSD Bitcoin and the other major cryptocurrencies rebounded after a steep mid-week selloff on concerns about regulatory crackdowns in SKorea. After briefly dipping to near $9,000 during the week, Bitcoin traded near $12,000 on Friday as investors turned their attention away from Asian government crackdowns and focused on some new cryptocurrency-related options […]

2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale Catalogue Out Now

2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale Catalogue Out Now

An elite catalogue of 534 top-level yearlings will be the focus of the world’s thoroughbred industry at the 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale at Riverside Stables from April 9-11. Among the catalogue, which is now available online, are 38 siblings to Group 1 winners such as Catchy, Starspangledbanner, Mighty Boss, Shoals, Buffering, Mossfun, Lankan Rupee, […]

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts China’s economy finished Y 2017 on strong with a better-than-expected growth rate and improved structure, official data showed Thursday. The world’s 2nd largest economy expanded 6.9% Y-Y in Y 2017, higher than the 6.7% growth registered in Y 2016, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed. […]

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend $LVMUY, $PPRUY, $BBRYF  China’s luxury goods market is back in fashion A new China is emerging with new consumers that were not there 5 years ago that have different profiles, different expectations and different tastes. Domestic sales of Gucci handbags to Chanel cosmetics, sluggish in China for years, […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview 19 Jan 2018

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview 19 Jan 2018

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview 19 Jan 2018 Big week coming for Singapore Horse Racing, for the first time in the annals of Singapore horse racing, race meetings will be held at Kranji on Tuesday night starting from 23 January, 2018! Racegoers will thereafter be able to again attend such meetings – which will […]

Travel News: The Spa at Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Travel News: The Spa at Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Fusion Gets a New Name and Wellness Concept in Cam Ranh Cam Ranh’s only all-spa inclusive resort introduces aerial & kids yoga and new spa therapies Fusion Resort Cam Ranh, on Vietnam’s south central coast, welcomed the new year with a new name and a new wellness concept. The all-spa inclusive resort has revamped its […]

Travel News: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Travel News: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 Emerges as THE Place to See the Real Saigon A neighborhood of leafy avenues, storied palaces and pagodas, meaningful museums and some of Vietnam’s most striking colonial architecture, District 3 is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most underrated enclaves. As well as history and heritage, it is also […]

China Economy Continues to Grow

China Economy Continues to Grow

China, the world’s second largest economy, has eclipsed its official growth target of about 6.5 percent, expanding 6.9 percent last year. It’s the first time since 2010 that the pace of growth has picked up. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also said last week he expected growth to be at “around 6.9 percent.” Official data showed […]

Thai Court Drops Royal Insult Charges Against Academic

Thai Court Drops Royal Insult Charges Against Academic

Thai Court Drops Royal Insult Charges Against Academic Wednesday, a Thai Military court dropped royal insult charges against a historian who questioned whether a Thai King had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago. Sulak Sivaraksa, 84 anni, was charged in October under the lese majeste law that protects the […]

Magic Millions: Big Day for Women’s Syndicates

Magic Millions: Big Day for Women’s Syndicates

Magic Millions: Big Day for Women’s Syndicates Women-only syndicate back in with another Millions hopeful There is so much about Queensland’s hugely successful Magic Millions week that typifies racing in Australia. The glitzy, glamorous promotion, the high quality of horseflesh and the opportunity for intense competition, both on the track and in the sales ring, […]

Singapore CellOs Scandal: Has CellOs Turned the Corner?

Singapore CellOs Scandal: Has CellOs Turned the Corner?

Singapore CellOs Scandal: Has CellOs Turned the Corner? Well according to a shareholder update issued yesterday the answer is a resounding yes! The 4th Quarter 2017 is packed with good news for shareholders it seems, 9 new customers from around the world. The ASEAN customer while not named is described as “million-dollar revenue-generating project for […]

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple It has been widely reported that Chinese authorities aiming to completely ban centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services. That seems to be more headline than fact. The report was based on an internal memo from a government meeting seen […]

Magic Millions: Spectacular Results for Segenhoe

Magic Millions: Spectacular Results for Segenhoe

Magic Millions: Spectacular Results for Segenhoe Segenhoe has been producing some high quality yearlings over the last few years and has seen plenty of success on the race course. At the Magic Millions Sale on Australia’s Gold Coast Segenhoe certainly outperformed. [email protected] owned in partnership Tumultuous gets a terrific run through to claim the Sky […]

Magic Millions Book 3: The Hot Lots

Magic Millions Book 3: The Hot Lots

Magic Millions Book 3: The Hot Lots By Knightsbridge Bloodstock It has been a spectacular sale on Australia’s Gold Coast and Book 3 will finish off a record breaking run for Magic Millions. Now it’s bargain time but given the strength of the sale it is unlikely you will be stealing anything. Bullet Train feature […]

Thailand’s Robot Future

Thailand’s Robot Future

On the road towards an advanced economy under the Thailand 4.0 model, the public and private sectors have been making concerted efforts to accelerate the growth and development of the robotics and automation industries and technologies. These efforts focus on human resources development, knowledge enhancement, information sharing and industrial support networks in tandem with tax […]

China Economy Improves: Wages Rise

China Economy Improves: Wages Rise

Zhaopin Limited (“Zhaopin” or the “Company”), a leading career platform in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities through their career lifecycle, released its 2017 fourth-quarter report on China labor market supply and demand for white-collar workers. While the competition for jobs was relatively stable in the fourth quarter, the average monthly salary […]

Video: Disaster Strikes Indonesia’s Stock Exchange

Video: Disaster Strikes Indonesia’s Stock Exchange

Video: Disaster Strikes Indonesia’s Stock Exchange Disaster struck in Jakarta today as the floor at Indonesia’s stock exchange collapsed into the building’s lobby on Monday, injuring an unknown number of people, according to media reports. “We are still investigating the cause, but for now our priorities are the casualties,” Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono told […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year The Chinese New Year Raceday has always been one of Hong Kong’s most popular horseracing events, bringing families and friends together in festive celebration. With the Year of the Dog just around the corner, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, hosted a […]

Philippine Volcano Erupts, Lava Flowing, Thousands Evacuated

Philippine Volcano Erupts, Lava Flowing, Thousands Evacuated

Philippine Volcano Erupts, Lava Flowing, Thousands Evacuated More than 9,000 people have evacuated the area around the Philippines’ most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in ab eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology increased the alert level for Mount Mayon late Sunday to 3 […]

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA Uncle Mo was well received at the Magic Millions sale on Australia’s Gold Coast 8 Uncle Mo’s went under the hammer at the Magic Millions averaging $114,375.00 the 6 colts averaged $135,000.00 none were passed in with a maximum of $200,000 and a minimum of $80,000. […]

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Raises Some Questions

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Raises Some Questions

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Raises Some Questions It is becoming too common for major races to be marred by controversial riding, especially early in the race where the chance of a protest being upheld are minimal, but things have to change. Owners, Trainers, Jockeys and all the connections of horses that have the ability to […]

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000 The Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has smashed all records for its Book One auction with previous benchmarks obliterated during the action packed four day event. A filly by Snitzel became the ninth individual lot to sell for $1 million or more when she was knocked down to […]

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions Fastnet Rock, Pierro and Rubick sold well at the Magic Millions. Champion sire Fastnet Rock provided the top lot during the opening session of the 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale and also finished the day as the leading sire by average. His star performer was a colt […]

Belt and Road a Hit for China

Belt and Road a Hit for China

Last year brought steady trade growth to China thanks to domestic and global expansion, while behind the numbers, trends are emerging which tell of shifting engines of growth. China’s foreign trade rose 14.2 percent to 27.8 trillion yuan (4.3 trillion U.S. dollars), following two years of decline. Exports increased 10.8 percent to reach 15.3 trillion […]

SKorea’s Government Plans to Ban Bitcoin Trade

SKorea’s Government Plans to Ban Bitcoin Trade

SKorea’s Government Plans to Ban Bitcoin Trade $BTCUSD Thursday, SKorea’s government said it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending Bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the nation’s police and tax authorities raided local exchanges on alleged tax evasion. The clampdown in SKorea, a crucial source of global demand for […]

China Building Trade in South East Asia

China Building Trade in South East Asia

China Building Trade in South East Asia China’s involvement is set to boost the economies of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam China eyes stronger ties with the other five countries along the Lancang-Mekong river, pledging new loans, medical aids and scholarships to its neighbors. At the second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders’ meeting here on […]

Big Sunday Meeting for Wellington Race Club

Big Sunday Meeting for Wellington Race Club

Big Sunday Meeting for Wellington Race Club By Tony Megahey at Racing NSW Recent city TAB Highway contenders Ryan Bloodstock and the Cameron Crockett stable provide the strongest push into Sunday’s booming Wellington TAB meeting where champion regional jockey Greg Ryan has stood down from a full book with injury. Capacity fields and emergencies are […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview The action returns to Kranji tonight in Singapore with 9 races on the card. For those interested in racing a horse in partnership contact Knightsbridge they have several horses that will be headed to Singapore in 2018 and shares are available. Knightsbridge will also be bringing 3 time group […]

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative China’s plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14-B pothole in Pakistan. Pakistan’s relations with Beijing are so close that officials call China their “Iron Brother.” Despite that, plans for the Diamer-Bhasha Dam were thrown […]

Australian Racing: Terry Evans Heads to Port Macquarie

Australian Racing: Terry Evans Heads to Port Macquarie

Australian Racing: Terry Evans Heads to Port Macquarie PANTHERS RACEDAY – FRIDAY 12th Twilight Racemeeting – All Panthers Members Admitted Free 8 Races & $160.000 p/money. First race 2.53 pm – Last 7.04 pm Port Macquarie Race Clubs holds approximately 23 race meets per year. The track is situated on the Oxley Highway, just 3km […]

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

Churchill was a gift for headline makers during his 13-race career even if constant mentions of him preparing for battles and, mostly, winning them got a little monotonous. The Galileo colt was crowned champion two-year-old of 2016 and when he won the QIPCO 2000 Guineas and Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas on his first two starts […]

Brooke Sweeney and Rebeka Prest Can Deliver for Spackman

Brooke Sweeney and Rebeka Prest Can Deliver for Spackman

Girl power could reign supreme as trainer Scott Spackman tries to keep his winning run going with jockeys Brooke Sweeney and Rebeka Prest at Wagga on Friday. Spackman and Sweeney will combine with O’ So Hazy ($2.15 favourite on TAB fixed odds), while Prest will be legged aboard Takookacod ($2.40 fav) who is coming off […]

President Trump: “No War Looming, Peace through Strength, My Opinion Counts More’ than Generals”

President Trump: “No War Looming, Peace through Strength, My Opinion Counts More’ than Generals”

President Trump: “No War Looming, Peace through Strength, My Opinion Counts More than Generals” Wednesday, US President Donald Trump dismissed the Top Marine’s opinion about a “big-a** fight” looming overseas, saying his own opinion “counts more.” During his news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, President Trump was asked by a Norwegian reporter about […]

President Trump Open to Talks With NKorea

President Trump Open to Talks With NKorea

President Trump Open to Talks With NKorea South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that US President Donald Trump “deserves big credit” for his country’s talks with NKorea. President Donald Trump told Moon Jae-in, the leader of SKorea, that the United States is open to talks with NKorea “at the appropriate time, under the right […]

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions The Magic Millions yearling sale is underway on the Gold Coast and Day proved to be a strong market once again. $35,765,000 in sales and a clearance rate of over 80%. The Top Lots were no surprise with Fastnet Rock dominating the big money and Coolmore the leading vendor […]

Australia and Asia Pacific are Biotech Destinations

Australia and Asia Pacific  are Biotech Destinations

Australia and Asia Pacific are Biotech Destinations Australia and the Asia Pacific are fast becoming the destination of choice for the over US$140 billion international biotech industry1, with considerable research incentives, supportive regulatory environments and affordable trial costs available. The increase in industry participation in the Asia Pacific region was highlighted in a private event […]

World War 3: North Korea Situation Report

World War 3: North Korea Situation Report

World War 3: North Korea Situation Report South Korea began preparations Wednesday for what would be the first military talks with North Korea in more than three years. The move is a follow-up to a deal at their high-level talks a day earlier on the North’s participation in the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics. But it […]

Chetwood Returns in the Listed Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford

Chetwood Returns in the Listed Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford

Chetwood Returns in the Listed Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The classy sprinter Chetwood (James Cummings/Tim Clark) has his second run after a long break in the Listed Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford, Australia, on January 11. Age: 5 Foal Date: 07/11/2012 Gender: Gelding Colour: Bay Sire: Exceed And Excel […]

Canterbury Horse Racing Preview

Canterbury Horse Racing Preview

Canterbury Horse Racing Preview By Ray Hickson  at Racing NSW Tips and race by race preview by Ray Hickson for Wednesday’s Canterbury Park meeting. The track was rated Soft 6 on Tuesday, expecting it to race around that range, and the rail is in the true position. Race 1 – 2:00PM TAB.COM.AU HANDICAP (1550 METRES) […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Happy Valley Preview

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Happy Valley Preview

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Happy Valley Preview Hong Kong racing features a Group 3 and several high quality races at Happy Valley tonight, here is a preview brought to you by Knightsbridge. Race 1 – PATERSON HANDICAP Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Happy Valley, 19:15 Turf, “B” Course, 1000M, Good Prize Money: $660,000, Rating:40-0, Class 5 Not much […]

Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This

Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This If you are thinking of buying a horse at the Magic Million sales then you are already on the right track. The sale brings together some of the finest horses in Australia and the world. The Video above is an excellent must watch video for anyone about to […]

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney Tuscan Light one of the Knightsbridge owned 2yos is a filly by SCINTILLO from Moments I Treasure ( USA ) has gone in to pre-training with Phil Sweeney in Jerilderie, Phil reported “After a month of serious work she is ready for the paddock. […]

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt by Kristen Manning As the popular chestnut Burning Front is being readied for a crack at Saturday’s Listed Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington, his proud breeder Justin Lovatt is reflecting on the grand galloper’s wonderful career. A career that has seen him win an amazing 18 races […]

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions The first yearling to be offered at Australia’s first yearling sale of 2018 will enter the Magic Millions ring on the Queensland Gold Coast on Wednesday morning and is part of an Australian breeding and racing industry that is stronger, healthier and potentially more rewarding than almost any other […]

Bitcoin: Opportunities Abound in China’s Uncertainty

Bitcoin: Opportunities Abound in China’s Uncertainty

China’s regulatory clampdown on cryptocurrencies is sparking a mass exodus of bitcoin miners from the country, which has the potential to radically alter both global bitcoin and energy markets. According to a document leaked online, China’s internet-finance regulator has recommended that local governments squeeze bitcoin miners out of the country through electricity pricing, taxation, property […]

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks North and South Korea held historic talks at their border Tuesday to discuss how to cooperate in next month’s Winter Olympics in the South and improve their long-strained ties. Senior SKorean officials left Seoul early in the morning for the meeting in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the […]

Donald Trump Channels Ronald Reagan for NKorea Resolution

Donald Trump Channels Ronald Reagan for NKorea Resolution

Donald Trump Channels Ronald Reagan for NKorea Resolution A new analysis suggests the United States and SKorea could benefit by taking a page from The Reagan Administration’s playbook when it comes to dealing with NKorea and its threats of starting a nuclear war. Analysts Robert Carlin and Joel Wit recalled the time when former President […]

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW There’s a very special reason, dating back 25 years, trainer Ron Quinton has a soft spot for lightly raced mare Duchess Pedrille. The four-year-old is the final foal of Mamzelle Pedrille who was the first horse under Quinton’s care when he took out his trainer’s […]

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield by Kristen Manning Four runners, three winners including a metropolitan double. The very successful Sunday enjoyed by Larneuk Stud’s consistent and undervalued stallion O’Lonhro. Kicking off his big day at Caulfield was the tough Cindy Alderson trained O’Lonera who showed plenty of heart when recording his fourth win at […]

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M $DIS The Force was not with Star Wars: The Last Jedi in China at the weekend. The Disney (NYSE:DIS) Lucasfilm was dominated by a local comedy ‘The Ex-File 3: The Return of the Exes,’ which earned a huge $86.7-M in its 2nd frame. The 8th installment […]

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro As far as Australian Sires go, O’Lonhro is really outperforming and looks a bargain at only $5,500. The son of Australian Champion and successful International Sire Lonhro, O’Lonhro is making his mark with a string of winners all over Australia. Coming as he does from the family of red […]

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory Protest was purchased out of the 2016 Magic Millions winter sale, the Aquis Farm/Team Guy combination picked the stylish filly up for only $20,000 Co Trainer Daniel Guy said “She was the least expensive out of the three fillies costing only $20 000 but they don’t know […]

Travel: Cambodia

Travel: Cambodia

Travel: Cambodia Not too long ago a trip to Cambodia could begin and end with the Khmer temples of Angkor Wat (pictured above: Ta Prohm Temple, part of the Angkor Wat temple complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia). Not anymore Interest in the country’s natural treasures now extends to the country’s untouched islands and mountainous rain-forest where […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview 7th Jan 2018

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview 7th Jan 2018

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview 7th Jan 2018 Brought to you by Knightsbridge, if you are looking to buy a horse for Singapore or participate in a Singapore Syndicate contact Knightsbridge RACE 1: CLASS 4 NON PREMIER – 1000M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 12:50 PRIZE MONEY: S$45000 Tough on to start proceedings with, mostly Class 5 horses […]

Singapore Horse Racing Awards 2017

Singapore Horse Racing Awards 2017

Singapore Horse Racing Awards 2017 Singapore Turf Club It’s this time of the year when the Singapore racing fraternity comes together to applaud its winners at the Singapore Racing Awards gala night. Hosted by the Association of Racehorse Trainers of Singapore and coordinated by the Customer Care Department of the Singapore Turf Club, the annual […]

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut The most expensive filly sold at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale was blue-blooded filly Angel (3f Fastnet Rock  x Dazzling Gazelle, by More Than Ready), who made a winning debut at Geelong on Thursday. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Angel was a […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales Cluster’s oldest progeny are now yearlings and can be inspected at Larneuk Stud by appointment only. Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and Cluster is the best value of his Group winning sons at stud in Victoria. A stunning individual with great scope, […]

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker by Kristen Manning For the second year in a row Wicklow Lodge’s Jeff Cullen has been looking forward to the rich Magic Millions race day, so very proud that a horse he bred is hot favourite for the feature two-year-old contest. Last year, as breeder of star sprinter […]

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China The New Year’s speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping  Sunday promises a Golden Age for China and shows a global vision to brush aside challenges hindering prosperity for humanity. Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said that President Xi once again made a historic speech, saying […]

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance by Kristen Manning Springview Park’s Swift Alliance continues to do the job off the back of severely limited opportunities; the handsome and speedy member of the Zabeel sire line last week represented by another smart winner. Having already sired a Group Three winner – the high class Singapore galloper Clarton Super […]

Australia to Export Marijuana

Australia to Export Marijuana

Australia aiming high, wants to become world’s top pot exporter when trade opens in February Australia hopes to become the world’s largest exporter of medical marijuana by helping domestic growers expand their business and allowing them to sell the herb overseas. Australia agreed to allow exports of medicinal cannabis starting from February and immediately set […]

Singapore: Inside the Keppel Corporation Corruption Scandal

Singapore: Inside the Keppel Corporation Corruption Scandal

Singapore: Inside the Keppel Corporation Corruption Scandal By Vincent Khoo Teng Lau published on Today On Aug 3, 2016, a news wire report alleged that Keppel Corporation was involved in a bribery scandal in Brazil. However, the company strongly refuted those allegations and this denial was also widely reported in the news media. Keppel Corp […]

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing Knightsbridge have had a strong start in Australia in the breeding sector but 2018 will see them move into a lot more Racing. The Prize-money in the Sydney Metropolitan Races is exceptional and of course will be on of the primary targets of the group. Terry […]

Singapore Horse Racing Review

Singapore Horse Racing Review

Singapore Horse Racing Review Meagher laps up fleeting time at the top with Elise Michael Lee at Singapore Turf Club The honour of firing the first 2018 salvo went to trainer Daniel Meagher after he took out the season opener, the $45,000 Welcome 2018 Stakes (1200m) with the well-backed Elise, on Monday.   The Australian […]

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft It’s almost 25 years since the first yearlings by Danehill went through the sale-ring in Australia and his name has been up in lights ever since. As a multiple champion sire and founder of a mighty global stallion dynasty, his influence remains vibrant around the world. Arrowfield has […]

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday Saturday 13 January 2018 – Gold Coast Turf Club View the current Top 50 in Ballot order for the 2018 $2m Magic Millions 2YO Classic here (as at 30 December 2017) View the current ballot order for the 2018 $2m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas here (as at 27 […]

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship Rui Severino has claimed the Championship Crown in China’s Kunming Province home of the Rider Horse Club CITIC RIDER JIALIZE Jockey Club. Rui has had a golden run since leaving Australia to train in China, he has claimed 2 Group 2 races and finished an unlucky […]

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales Magic Millions kicks off the focus on Australia with their sales starting January on the Gold Coast and then Inglis sales begin in February. With new big money races announced around Australia and the ever improving regular prize money these sales will set new records for Australia. […]

China Economic Data

China Economic Data

China Economic Data China’s manufacturing activity edged down in December, official data showed Sunday, but largely maintained momentum despite increased curbs on heavy industry aimed at taming the country’s chronic air pollution. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI), a gauge of factory conditions, stood at 51.6 in December, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said, […]

WWIII: NKorea’s Obese Boy Leader Has “Death Wish”

WWIII: NKorea’s Obese Boy Leader Has “Death Wish”

WWIII: NKorea’s Obese Boy Leader Has “Death Wish” Kim Jong Un, true age unknown, repeated his wild claims that he could hit the US with a nuclear weapon, saying that its deterrent is “irreversible” and would prevent President Donald Trump from starting a war. He says he plans to send a delegation to the Winter […]

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start Lightly raced gelding Care to Think (4g So You Think x Slippery Madam, by Hussonet) secured a start in the $1million Magic Millions Cup (1400m) on January 13 with a brilliant victory in the $150,000 Magic Millions The Buffering at Doomben on Saturday. Trained at Murwillumbah by […]

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite Exciting colt Pierata (3c Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) stamped himself as the horse to beat in the $2m Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on Saturday week with a dominant win in the Group III BRC Vo Rogue Plate at Doomben on Saturday and the son of […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: New Years Day Preview

Hong Kong Horse Racing: New Years Day Preview

Hong Kong Horse Racing: New Years Day Preview Hong Kong Races returns to Sha Tin tonight with a good race card. Here are the Hong Kong Happy Valley selections from Knightsbridge home of quality race horses. Race 1. Kowloon Peak Hcp (C5) “B+2” Course, 1400M, Expected Going: Good Prize Money: $660000, Rating: 40-0, Class 5 1. (6)  Scarborough Fair 2. (10)  Winning […]

Horse Racing News: Port Macquarie Outlook

Horse Racing News: Port Macquarie Outlook

Horse Racing News: Port Macquarie Outlook Terry Evans will have the following starters at Port Macquarie Port Macquarie: Port Macquarie Racing Club Monday 01, January 2018 | View race field Race 1 – 5:20PM OPEN TRIAL  Colours No. / Horse Name / Barrier Jockey Weight Status 3. Dolphin Watch (0) 0kg Racing Port Macquarie: Port […]

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials By Ray Hickson Racing NSW We’ll definitely want to see him again but import George Patton oozed quality in his first Australian hitout at Randwick on Friday. The five-year-old American bred, former French entire is now with the Snowden stable and hasn’t raced for 18 months due to […]

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday Tips by Brad Gray at Racing NSW Brad Gray’s tips and insights for Royal Randwick on Saturday. There are winners to be found for nine races! The rail is out 6m the entire with the track currently in the Good range but morning showers are forecast for Saturday. […]

The Hot China Stocks

The Hot China Stocks

The Hot China Stocks There are a few Chinese companies listed in the USA that still represent value. NetEase Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:NTES) Just before Christmas Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company increased Netease Inc (Adr) (NTES) stake by 243.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company acquired 4,343 shares as Netease Inc (Adr) […]

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global $RACE, $PPRUY, $MAR, $HLT, $AXP The rise of Chinese middle class is helping drive luxury ownership trend. Investors have driven up the price of luxury-brand stocks around the world, expecting opulent consumption to increase amid the global economic recovery, high stock prices and the growing ranks of the […]

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018 Singapore have a big year of racing in 2018, the prize money has risen and the quality of racing continues to improve. Knightsbridge will be bringing several horses to Singapore to race in 2018 including 3 time Group 1 winner Eragon and some other high quality thoroughbreds […]

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat If you are heading to Australia’s Gold Coast this January for any of the Magic Millions festivities here are my top picks of place to head for dinner after a day at the sales or the races. Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar […]

Bangkok’s Newest Luxury Landmark: Magnolias Ratchadamri 

Bangkok’s Newest Luxury Landmark: Magnolias Ratchadamri 

Bangkok’s Newest Luxury Landmark: Magnolias Ratchadamri Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard is the latest Super-luxury development that has risen in Bangkok, Thailand. The 60-story high-rise mixed-use development sits on 9,600 sqm of prime real-estate on Ratchaprasong Road, comprising luxury residences and the 5-Star Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, the 1st Waldorf Astoria in South East Asia. To elevate the […]

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $GS 1st Main Street, then LaSalle Street, and now Wall Street bring new interest to the Bitcoin market The futures markets have shown that investors want to gain exposure to Bitcoin in a regulated manner without having to store the underlying asset, aka price […]

World War 3: North Korea Moves Closer to Destruction

World War 3: North Korea Moves Closer to Destruction

World War 3: North Korea Moves Closer to Destruction On Friday, the UN Security Council unanimously imposed a new round of sanctions on North Korea following its latest ballistic missile test launch on November 29. Pyongyang is already under an extremely harsh economic sanctions regime, but the latest round further slashed its refined petroleum product […]

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