BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Andrew Mackenzie, boss of mining giant BHP Billiton, doubled his take-home pay this year, after the reinstatement of his short-term bonus. Mr Mackenzie earned $4.55m (£3.35m) in the year to June 30, compared with $2.24m the year before, the company’s annual report revealed. The rise was largely because BHP […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights All four of Australia’s biggest banks have decided to stop charging customers of other banks a $2 fee to withdraw cash from their ATMs. The Commonwealth Bank was the first to announced early on Sunday the abolition of the fee, citing ongoing consumer unhappiness with it. NAB, ANZ and […]

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO Fairfax Media’s shareholders are set to vote on spinning off its lucrative property advertising division, the Australian publishing giant said Friday. Like its international peers, Fairfax — the owner of major mastheads The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review — has seen profits hit by […]

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light One of the most interesting horses in regards to pedigree at last Saturday’s Flemington meeting was , determined winner of the Gr.2 Let’s Elope Stakes. It was win number five from 19 starts for the classy mare who also won last year’s Gr.3 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview. What a fascinating […]

Impressive Debut for Casares

Impressive Debut for Casares

A number of well related fillies lined up in a 1170m maiden at Wangaratta on Tuesday, a couple of whom were well supported in the betting. But it was one unwanted by punters who would upstage them, the Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra trained Casares proving too strong. Jumping the fastest of the nine runners, […]

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World $UAL, $BA, $EADSF Gulf carriers dominate when it comes to ultra long-haul flights Qantas recently made headlines when it announced its decision to re-route its daily Sydney to London service via Singapore instead of Dubai. But the concept of a stopover could soon be abandoned altogether. The Australian carrier […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group, the world’s fourth largest iron ore exporter, said on Friday its chief executive Nev Power would step down in February after seven years in the role. The Australian mining group did not name a successor but said it was confident of finding a replacement for Mr […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Australian bank Westpac has decided the time is right to bring its Distributed System Access service in-house, rather than continue an arrangement that saw it tended by IBM. The Register understands that Distributed System Access (DSA) is the Bank’s authentication infrastructure and is used to manage user accounts, group […]

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 588, September 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) marks a fundamental change from Barack Obama’s priorities. It could also create a policy vacuum in Asia, as the US is no longer the driving force behind regional […]

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues Queensland Nickel is a company owned by businessman and politician Clive Palmer. Queensland Nickel owns and operates the Palmer Nickel and Cobalt Refinery at Yabulu in North Queensland. On 19 January 2016 the company entered into voluntary administration. In April 2016 the companies’ creditors voted for liquidation. Queensland Nickel Collapse History […]

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials Inglis graduates will be represented in 10 of the 12 season-opening 2YO barrier trials at Canterbury on Monday. Among them are several well-bred youngsters including Inglis Classic graduate Mia Stella Rose (Written Tycoon x Fantastic Glen), a filly which sold for $350,000 at this year’s inaugural Gold Riband […]

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale By Kristen Manning Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale kicks off early at Oaklands Junction on Wednesday October 4 with Dean and Phoebe Grass to lead one of the first into the ring. Lot 4 – an eye-catching Super VOBIS qualified son of Exceed And Excel’s dual […]

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally China’s economy has been optimized in both growth and structure guided by the five development concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, opening up and inclusiveness, according to economists. The “Greening” part is driving high-grade Iron Ore prices and will continue to do so in the future. The rapidly increasing […]

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sydney property prices have reached risky levels, says S&P Global Ratings. “Asset prices, especially property prices, today are as stretched as they were before the Asian crisis,” Elena Okorochenko, head of Asia-Pacific ratings, said at a conference in Singapore yesterday. Combined with increased […]

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi By Kristen Manning Popular Moe trainer Peter Gelagotis looks to have another smart one in the shape of Levendi, impressive winner of his first two starts. Sent out favourite in a BM64 contest at Mornington on Wednesday, Levendi was not completely at home in the heavy conditions but was […]

Australian Sires: Maurice

Australian Sires: Maurice Champion Miler and six-time Group 1 winner Maurice will shuttle to Arrowfield from the 2017 southern hemisphere breeding season onwards. Maurice was named Japan’s 2015 Horse of the Year, Champion Sprinter & Champion Miler. He was also honoured with a Special JRA Award for his 2016 victories in the Tokyo Tenno Sho […]

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior By Kristen Manning What a timely victory it was by Stone Warrior at Sandown last Wednesday with Carin Park just days before announcing the arrival of the promising gelding’s sire Shamoline Warrior. A member of the Anthony Freedman stable, Stone Warrior was having his first run since May and was double […]

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia Godolphin’s profile in Australia’s famous G1 handicaps is already high, with domestic flag-bearer Hartnell allotted second top weight of 57.5kg in the Melbourne Cup and topweight of 58kg in the Caulfield Cup. But, on the other side of the world, trainers Saeed bin Suroor and Charlie Appleby are […]

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Australian iron ore producers fell on Monday after the price of the steel making ingredient slipped on Friday. BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Foretescue Metals Group were among the worst performers on Australia’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200, after iron ore with 62 per cent iron content for delivery to Qingdao […]

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying Dubawi’s runners are well and truly flying at the moment and on Sunday, 10 September he reached a new high, even by his own remarkable standards, when siring the first three home in the G1 Prix Vermeille at Chantilly. The 12-furlong contest was won by Francis-Henri Graffard’s charge Bateel, who battled […]

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On By Kristen Manning The Gr.2 Theo Marks Stakes, the Gr.3 Sheraco Stakes and the Gr.2 Run To The Rose – three features contested at Rosehill last Saturday, won by horses – Deploy, Ravi and Menari – with genes in common. And not just those prepotent Danehill genes; Deploy […]

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5 SOUTH32 FPO closed up 0.030 at 3.120. Volume was 6% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 10% wider than normal. Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on […]

Australian Dollar Outlook

Australian Dollar Outlook

Australian Dollar Outlook Christina Parthenidou, XM Investment Research Desk Last week the Reserve Bank of Australia decided to hold cash rates at a record low of 1.5% and maintained its optimism about the future economic performance of the country, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) published the GDP growth figures for the second quarter on Wednesday. These surprised […]

Australian Sires: Sepoy

Australian Sires: Sepoy

Australian Sires: Sepoy A week that ranks as his best in Australia has capped an outstanding few months worldwide for Darley’s Golden Slipper-winning stallion Sepoy. Sons and daughters of Sepoy have won 47 races since 1 June, a tally that includes Sepoy’s first Classic winner, Unforgetable Filly, who took out the G2 German Guineas in Dusseldorf in […]

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run Exciting sprinter Deploy (5g Fastnet Rock x Crimson Reign, by Red Ransom) is soaring to new heights this spring breaking the course record for 1200 metres at Randwick when resuming from a spell last month and then breaking the 1300 metre record at Rosehill on Saturday to win the […]

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms As far as Australian Sires go, O’lonhro is really outperforming and looks a bargain at only $5,500. O’Lonhro is stamping his progeny with his own impressive looks and considerable presence, O’Lonhro hails from a prolific in-form black-type family. O’Lonhro‘s progeny excel when given time to mature and his overall stats now […]

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

Ampulla Lodge’s I Am Invincible x Lustful colt (Lot 139) clocked 10.07secs for his 200m gallop at Canterbury today, making it the fastest breeze up time in the history of the Inglis Ready2Race sale. >Steve Jostlear of Ampulla Lodge was thrilled with his star performer, although not surprised. “This horse has shown us he’s super […]

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard By Kristen Manning One of the most impressive wins at Sandown on Wednesday was that recorded by the exciting colt Superhard. Up in class off a smart Pakenham maiden debut victory, the Robert Smerdon trained colt finished strongly and is a horse to follow being nominated for the Caulfield Guineas […]

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy By Kristen Manning Named in honour of one of the all time great racing administrators, Saturday’s running of the Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy has attracted only a small field of seven runners but still manages to be a ripper of a race! Group One winner Russian Revolution – last […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners Champion sire Fastnet Rock reeled off two blue-blooded three year-old maiden winners at Warwick Farm and Sandown on Wednesday. A $400,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Michael Otto Bloodstock from the Yarraman Park draft, the Chris Waller trained filly Aonair (3f Fastnet Rock x Perfect Persuasion, by Encosta de […]

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common? By Kristen Manning Winx… daughter of outstanding stallion Street Cry, one of the great shuttling success stories, the sire of 113 stakes winners including 20 Group One horses. Wolf Cry… son of Street Cry, proven sire of sires whose sons are strongly supported in both hemispheres. […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress Merchant Navy Exciting Ciaron Maher trained colt Merchant Navy (3c Fastnet Rock x Legally Bay, by Snippets) powered home from back in the field to win the Group III MRC HDF McNeil Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. The colt maintained his unbeaten record at his first run of […]

Arrowfield Stallion Parade 2017 Video

Arrowfield Stallion Parade 2017 Video Arrowfield was among several Hunter Valley stud farms that opened their gates last weekend to welcome hundreds of clients, guests and other visitors for the annual stallion parades. Glorious Spring weather, a stunning line-up of stallions, plus the warm hospitality and hard work of Team Arrowfield all helped to make […]

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing by J A McGrath at Godolphin International racing is dominated this weekend by the Australian colossus Winx, who is confidently expected to register her 19th consecutive win when she lines up for the G1 Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick in Sydney. Last time, in a 1,400m G2 race, Winx […]

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals It is that time of year again, today the breeding season began in Australia and for the last month foals have been hitting the ground at Larneuk Stud in Victoria. Larneuk Stud was established in 1980. The 200 acre property has a 120 mega litre dam for irrigation and a […]

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots By Kristen Manning The Ready To Run concept has taken a bit longer to be accepted in Australia than other parts of the world but over the past few years the catalogues for such sales have strengthened and the upcoming Inglis sale to be held in early […]

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk Picturesque Larneuk Stud in the heart of Victoria’s most fertile thoroughbred country is home to exciting stallions – Cluster, Ilovethiscity & O’Lonhro and in 2017 they will introduce two additions to their stallion roster this season. Wolf Cry who is a Magic Millions winner and G2, Listed son […]

Australian Horse Racing: Big Weekend of Racing

Australian Horse Racing: Big Weekend of Racing

Australian Horse Racing: Big Weekend of Racing As one of Godolphin’s top bracket of Australian juveniles last season, Trekking began his three-year-old season with hopes high that he would pick up where he left off. Sent out as one of the leading prospects in the Listed Rosebud, Trekking (James Cummings/Craig Williams) performed as anticipated finishing […]

Australian Racing: Bryan & Daniel Guy Team up with DZ Pty Ltd

Australian Racing: Bryan & Daniel Guy Team up with DZ Pty Ltd

Australian Racing: Bryan & Daniel Guy Team up with DZ Pty Ltd Team Guy is pleased to announce Insurance and Financial Services company DZ Pty Ltd have joined forces to offer their clients the best of each others services. DZ Pty Ltd owner operator David Zahnleiter believes that similarities in the two industries have brought […]

Australian Racing History: The Legendary Desert Gold

Australian Racing History: The Legendary Desert Gold

Australian Racing History: The Legendary Desert Gold By Kristen Manning A win by the promising Blondie at Sandown on Wednesday brought back timely memories of one of the greats of the Australasian turf, a mare so revered that each year at Trentham a Group Three race is run in her honour. The Legendary Desert Gold. […]

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals Widden Stud based Outreach looks like he has a big future based on the high quality foals he has produced. Widden Stud’s Outreach impressed many broodmare owners at the stallion parades last year with his typically powerful bay Danehill line good looks and judging by his first foal, there […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton intends to sell its nickel division despite its decision to invest $US43 million in boosting its capacity to meet demand created by the boom in electric vehicles. In revealing that in the long term it will probably sell Nickel West, which operates in Western Australia, BHP is […]

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia The preeminent Australian stallion for two-year-old speed, precocity and class and Australia’s Champion sire of 2012/13. Sire of record-breaking G1 winner Helmet and G1-winning miler Excelebration, plus top fillies Overreach, Guelph and Earthquake. The leading sire’s highly sought-after yearlings sell now for up to $1.2 million. Exceed […]

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights Engineering firm WorleyParsons has edged fancied rivals by gaining a foothold in Rio Tinto’s proposed next big iron ore development in the Pilbara. Rio Tinto selected WorleyParsons to provide engineering services to support the feasibility study phase of the $US2.2 billion ($2.8 billion) Koodaideri project. The $31 million study […]

Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) Trading Outlook

Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) Trading Outlook

Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) Trading Outlook SUNCORP FPO closed up 0.090 at 13.070. Volume was 4% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 62% wider than normal.   Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages:              10-period         50-period                 200-period Close:                                         13.00                 14.17                           13.61 Volatility:                                      29                       29                                23 Volume:                           5,332,984          4,445,677 […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Outlook

WESFARMER FPO SE closed down -0.460 at 41.490. Volume was 7% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 12% wider than normal. Open           High         Low                 Close               Volume___ 41.770       41.900    41.370               41.490               2,130,945 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages:                       10-period              50-period           […]

Arena REIT No 1 (ASX:ARF) Australian Dividend Stock

Arena REIT No 1 (ASX:ARF) Australian Dividend Stock

Arena REIT No 1 (ASX:ARF) Australian Dividend Stock Arena REIT No. 1 (ARF1) is a Trust. The objective of the Trust is to generate and predictable income distributors to investors with earnings growth prospects over the medium to long term. The Company is a part of the Arena REIT Stapled Group.   ARENA REIT STAPL […]

World War 3: North Korea Warn Australia

World War 3: North Korea Warn Australia

World War 3: North Korea Warn Australia North Korea’s official KCNA news agency denounced Washington and Seoul as “warmongers” and said the drills are proof of their intention to invade. It also branded its enemies as “war maniacs” and “dull immature infants.” “The reality vividly shows that the US ambition for stifling the DPRK [North […]

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star Last seen finishing a brave second in the Group I SAJC Goodwood Handicap, talented mare Missrock (4m Fastnet Rock x Miss Judgement, by Strategic) resumed from a spell with a resounding win over speedy mare Heatherly in the Listed MVRC Norman Carlyon Stakes. Well supported in betting, Missrock settled […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Mr Power said Fortescue is “reviewing proposals right now” for solar, and for the extension of the gas and power distribution grids near its operations as it sought to improve efficiency and environmental performance of energy supply for its mines. “They are the three key areas that we […]

Strong Year for Coolmore Australia

Strong Year for Coolmore Australia

The 2016/17 racing season bore witness to an incredible run of success for graduates of Coolmore Australia. In this 12 month period, a staggering 29 graduates of Coolmore’s farm at Jerrys Plains won a total of 45 Stakes races, including Group 1 winners Catchy (Fastnet Rock), Inference (So You Think), Awesome Rock (Fastnet Rock) and […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook Wesfarmers Ltd -:FY net profit attributable to members $2.873 billion versus $407 million.FY revenue $68.44 billion versus $65.98 billion.Final dividend 120 cents per share.”Group remains generally optimistic in its outlook”.”Sales and margin pressures in coles are expected to persist”.”Target will progress its transformation plan”.”Within home improvement outlook for BANZ is […]

Australian Sires: Arrowfield Rolls Out the Big Guns

Australian Sires: Arrowfield Rolls Out the Big Guns

Australian Sires: Arrowfield Rolls Out the Big Guns The leading Stud in Australia by far is Arrowfield and this weekend is your chance to see the legends of Arrowfield in the flesh. Arrowfield’s 2017 shuttle stallions have now arrived at the farm, ready to parade for guests and visitors at next week’s Open House. Champion […]

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade By Kristen Manning Breeders and racing fans alike should consider a morning trip out to Oaklands Junction on Friday with Inglis conducting its annual Victorian First Season Sire Parade. Kicking off at 10am, the parade will showcase ten new stallions standing at Larneuk Stud (Honorius and Wolf Cry), Swettenham Stud […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group insists its new, more generous, dividend policy will be dependable despite the inevitable gyrations of the iron ore market. The company on Monday announced it would triple its full year dividend to 45 cents per share (Australian dollars) compared to last year and that it […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights Fresh from a share price battering yesterday Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) is now trying to persuade investors that the decision to slash its dividend nearly 30% is the right one for the long-term strength of the business. Back on July 18 Telstra’s chairman softened up the market to […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track BHP reported a return to profit Tuesday as strong commodity prices helped it bounce back from a large loss last year, with the mining giant also flagging the sale of its US shale assets. The world’s largest miner recorded an annual net profit of 5.89 billion for […]

Australian Sires: Swettenham Stud Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Swettenham Stud Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Swettenham Stud Stallion Parade By Kristen Manning It was Swettenham Stud‘s turn to host a stallion parade last weekend, on Sunday the Nagambie property opening its doors to a large crowd happy to soak up the winter sunshine. A family run stud with Adam Sangster at the helm, Swettenham boasts a long tradition […]

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock) The rise of champion sire Fastnet Rock as a sire of sires has been clearly illustrated by his brilliant sons Hinchinbrook, Foxwedge, Smart Missile and now Your Song, so Neville Murdoch of Larneuk Stud is more than hopeful he has the horse to write the next chapter of success for […]

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights Singtel has unveiled the first of its “Power On” video series to show support for Team Singapore in the 2017 SEA Games. The 90-second film, which profiles six Singapore athletes – Joseph Schooling, Loh Zhi Zhi, Mark Leong, Nur Alfian, Shanti Pereira and Shayna Ng, pays tribute to the […]

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights Rio Tinto has hailed a more productive dialogue with the State Government as the resources industry works to improve its image with regional communities. The mining giant hosted WA Premier Mark McGowan on a tour of its Dampier port facilities this month to highlight the work being done to […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers, the conglomerate that owns Coles and Bunnings, has reported a large increase in profit and boosted its dividend to shareholders by 20 per cent. The retail, mining and industrials conglomerate reported a 606 per cent surge in net profit to $2.87 billion, with the rebound mainly due to massive […]

Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success Magical (2f Galileo-Halfway To Heaven, by Pivotal) led home a 1-2 for Galileo when finishing ahead of stablemate Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) in the G2 Debutante Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Donnacha O’Brien was aboard the winner, a sister to Rhododendron, finishing a length and a quarter ahead […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights Five customers of the Commonwealth Bank allegedly financed terrorism through six transactions using intelligent deposit machines, according to the financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC. AUSTRAC chief declined to declare confidence CBA was now complying with anti-money laundering laws Westpac, NAB and ANZ given an “all clear” Careful consideration given […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Westpac has opted to suspend potential sale plans for its $10 billion portfolio of car loans for a year while it works to separate the division from the main bank, according to sources. The understanding in the market is that the bank will use the time to put a […]

Possible Terror Attack in Sydney

Possible Terror Attack in Sydney

Possible Terror Attack in Sydney Reports of injured after car hits pedestrians in busy Sydney street Several people have been injured, including a baby, after a car rammed into pedestrians in a busy street in Sydney, local media say. According to unconfirmed reports, the driver of the car suffered a medical episode which led to […]

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s Honorius won himself as a two year old twice, once in listed company, showing that he was quick to get going and he actually ran seven times as a two year old. As a three year old he placed in races ranging from 7f up to 1m4f, making […]

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks by J A McGrath at Godolphin Comebacks are high on the news agenda these days. Understandably, too, following the disappointment of Arrogate, the world’s highest-rated horse, trailing in a distant fourth, over 15 lengths from the winner, at Del Mar four weeks ago. What had been intended […]

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Race Horse Although Winx and Arrogate will be running in different races in different hemisphere’s they will be going head to head in the race to be the World’s Best Racehorse. The LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings is horseracing’s equivalent to World Rankings by other major sporting organizations such […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers, the conglomerate that owns Coles and Bunnings, has reported a large increase in profit and boosted its dividend to shareholders by 20 per cent. The retail, mining and industrials conglomerate reported a 606 per cent surge in net profit to $2.87 billion, with the rebound mainly due to massive […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Vito Forte will next month join Edith Cowan University as its chief information officer. Until early 2015, Forte was CIO at Fortescue Metals Group before ending his four-year tenure for a position at Oracle. Prior to his stint at the resources company he was the IT chief at […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton has hit the button on a $2.46bn (£1.9bn) project to expand a giant copper mine in northern Chile, as it looks to feed rising demand for the red metal. The long-awaited plan will extend the life of its Spence mine by 50 years, and comes as investors […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights The chief executive of one of Australia’s biggest banks will resign next year, as the lender struggles with accusations that criminals used its cash machines to launder nearly $35 million. Catherine Livingstone, chairwoman of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, said in a news release that Ian Narev, 50, who […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Westpac is expected to put the sale of its Hastings Management business on the backburner after the expected $250 million deal with Charter Hall fell through. Charter Hall said yesterday it had decided not to go ahead with further due diligence on its planned acquisition of the global infrastructure […]

Australian Politics: The Burqa Ban

Australian Politics: The Burqa Ban

Australian Politics: The Burqa Ban An Australian politician has caused uproar on social media after entering the senate chamber wearing a burqa, calling for a ban on the Muslim full-faced veil which she calls “oppressive.” She was immediately chided by the government representative. Pauline Hanson, the leader of One Nation political party, was dressed in […]

Juddmonte Farms on a Roll

Juddmonte Farms on a Roll

Juddmonte-sired horses snatched three Group wins at Deauville today (15th August). Starting with a first Group win for DANSILI’s First Sitting in the Gr.3 Gontaut-Biron and swiftly followed by a FRANKEL Group race double from Eminent (Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, Gr.2) and Lady Frankel (Prix de Lieurey, Gr.3). First Sitting is a full brother to Group […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating Revenue from continuing operations rose 0.4% to $28,205 million Profit from continuing operations grew 1.1% to $3,874 million Telstra’s profit fell 33%, but this is due to profits from the sale of Autohome in 2016 that were not repeated this year. Telstra maintained its dividend at 31 cents […]

Australian Sires: Raheeb

Australian Sires: Raheeb

Australian Sires: Raheeb By Kristen Manning “Very easy on the eye,” is how Oritah Park, Kerang’s Andrea Otto describes Raheeb, the former Queensland based stallion who makes Victoria his home this spring. Arriving at the northern Victorian property on Wednesday morning, the handsome chestnut has the look of a male model… handsome with a confident […]

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards By Kristen Manning Larneuk Stud‘s Neville Murdoch has always been proud of his underrated consistent stallion O’Lonhro – all the more so when the quite achiever was recognised at last week’s Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards. Earning the title of “Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000,” O’Lonhro was recognised […]

Australian Racing: The Return of Hartnell

Australian Racing: The Return of Hartnell

Australian Racing: The Return of Hartnell from Mike Hedge at Godolphin Godolphin’s highest-ranked Australian runner Hartnell makes a seasonal debut at Caulfield on Saturday that should give a strong guide to the major Spring targets ahead of a horse rated among the world’s top ten. Hartnell (James Cummings/Craig Williams) resumes an “all-Melbourne” campaign against high-class […]

Black Caviar’s Daughter Oscietra

Black Caviar’s Daughter Oscietra

Black Caviar’s Daughter Oscietra By Kristen Manning With Black Caviar’s daughter Oscietra the talk of Geelong after her dominant victory on the synthetic there last Friday, it is timely to have a look at the records of the first foals of other great race mares. How have some of best females of the turf kicked […]

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses By Kristen Manning Breeding and racing giant Darley looks to have another smart one on their hands with Esperance impressive winning his second race from as many starts when lining up as a short priced favourite at Sandown on Wednesday. Creating a big impression when saluting by eight lengths at his […]

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights A SYDNEY woman who won $151,000 in compensation from Woolworths after slipping on a grape has lost her case on appeal. Colleen McQuillan successfully sued the supermarket last year over injuries she sustained from slipping on a grape — “colour unknown” — in the fruit and vegetable section at the […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights At long last, the buck at the Commonwealth Bank has finally stopped at the boss’ door. The AUSTRAC money laundering disaster was a scandal too far and something had to give. Ripping off customers in your financial planning and insurance divisions is one thing, putting the community at […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Economists at one of New Zealand’s largest mortgage lenders have predicted a flat to muted housing market for the next few years. A new Westpac report out today has a gloomy national outlook for the housing sector. The report, signed by the bank’s chief economist Dominick Stephens and others, […]

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) HEFFX Highlights

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) HEFFX Highlights

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) HEFFX Highlights Leading National Australia Bank Limited (ASX:NAB) since 2014, Andrew Thorburn took the company to a valuation of AUD$82.15B and pocketed $6,709,667 over the past year. We’re going to find out whether Thorburn’s stock-based compensation is in-line with the salaries of CEO-peers in globally recognized companies. In 2015, 60% […]

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights RBC Capital Markets’ Tyler Broda turned slightly less bullish on Rio Tinto plc (ADR) RIO 1.23%by downgrading the London-listed stock rating from Top Pick to Outperform with an unchanged 4,200p price target, which implies upside from Tuesday’s opening price of 3,382.50p. One of the reasons to support a continued […]

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, if you are in the market for a horse or are looking to sell it would behoove you (pun intended) to contact us. Beyond investing Knightsbridge is a premier lifestyle, business and thoroughbred club and […]

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