Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions is ready to set the tone for the summer of Australian racing with full details of the spectacular 2018 Carnival unveiled today. These details include: the world’s most famous polo player Nacho Figueras, captaining the Veuve Clicquot team for Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo on Sunday, 7 January; thoroughbreds galloping along the Surfers […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner The familiar navy blue Coolmore colours were carried to victory in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown on Saturday by talented colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet Rock x Frustrating, by Stravinsky), a $750,000 NZB Premier purchase for BBA Ireland from the Curraghmore Stud draft. Trained by […]

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online On behalf of the leading thoroughbred breeders of Australasia, Magic Millions is proud to announce the star studded catalogue for the 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is now online. “We would like to thank breeders and vendors for their continued and incredible support,” Magic Millions […]

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The Godolphin runners It’s Somewhat and Folkswood add a large measure of international class to an Emirates Stakes at Flemington that is set to provide a fitting G1 finale to the Australian spring. It’s Somewhat (James Cummings/Craig Williams), a Stakes winner in England and winner […]

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Godolphin’s G1 Stradbroke Handicap winner Impending can join the ranks of Australia’s best sprinters when he runs in the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington on Saturday. In a race rated the premier sprint of the Melbourne Spring Carnival, if not the […]

Bryan and Daniel Guy Guide Luna Missile to Victory

Bryan and Daniel Guy Guide Luna Missile to Victory Luna Missile (Smart Missile x Lunasong) broke his maiden in fine style yesterday at Aquis Park at the Gold Coast Turf Club in winning the Simon Says Landscaping Maiden Handicap. The well-related son of Smart Missile was sent out a well-backed favorite after an impressive barrier […]

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

In 1895 the American author and traveller Mark Twain went to Flemington and saw the three-year-old filly Auraria win the Melbourne Cup. The victory itself was unremarkable, but Twain’s impressions of Australia’s great race were the opposite. “Nowhere in the world have I encountered a festival of people that has such a magnificent appeal to […]

Melbourne Cup Selections

Melbourne Cup Selections

Melbourne Cup Selections Libran Best run this preparation when runner-up in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup and the third horse came out and won the Lexus. JOCKEY: Dwayne Dunn TRAINER: Chris Waller (Flemington) 7 Year Old Bay Or Brown Gelding SIRE: Lawman DAM: True Crystal PRIZEMONEY $1,038,373.00 CAREER 29 9-3-1 LAST 6 X61652 LAST 15 112X87460X61652 DISTANCE 2 0-1-0 […]

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington It was great to see Fastnet Rock continue to expand his legacy in Flemington over the weekend. Fastnet Rock is the sire of Cluster, Knightsbridge have sent several mares to Cluster this year and are looking forward to some of his yearlings hitting the track in late 201 It only seemed fitting that […]

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) Cuts 6,000 Australian Jobs

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) Cuts 6,000 Australian Jobs

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) Cuts 6,000 Australian Jobs Up to 6,000 jobs will be axed in a major restructure at National Australia Bank, the lender said Thursday after posting Aus$5.28 billion (US$4.1 billion) in annual net profits. The positions will go as it further automates and simplifies its business. Some 2,000 new jobs will […]

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin By Mike Hedge at Godolphin The goal of Godolphin’s founder His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his stable to be in contention in the world’s biggest races will be realised yet again in Australia when Hartnell runs in next week’s G1 Melbourne Cup. Following […]

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Graduates of Coolmore Australia enjoyed a stunning run of success through the three days of the Caulfield Spring Carnival. Last Saturday week, the Group I Caulfield Guineas over 1600m was won by Mighty Boss, with star filly Catchy (Fastnet Rock), also raised and grazed at Coolmore Australia, finishing third. On Wednesday Formality (Fastnet Rock), bred […]

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners With lifetime earnings of nearly $160,000,000 Giant’s Causeway leads all active sires in North America bar none. The only horse since Danzig to top the General Sires List on three occasions, he has also twice topped the 2YO table. Giant’s Causeway has sired champion 2-y-o’s, Classic winning 3-y-o’s, record breaking […]

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia Larneuk Grads had a week of winners claiming impressive victories in Singapore and Australia. Filibuster, an impressive filly by Larneuk’s Ilovethiscity won her second race from 2 starts in grand style (watch race here) the filly has now won S$72,292.50 in prize money in just 2 starts […]

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact Memo from Redoute’s Choice: “Don’t sign off on the news out of a day’s racing while I have a couple of stakes runners still to come.” The champion sire sent that message on Saturday evening, after the celebrations of Winx’s three-peat Cox Plate victory, and after Snitzel’s fourth big-track […]

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup The Melbourne Cup hopefuls have dodged Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup as an opportunity to better their prospects with and only seven horses will head to the gates for the $300,000 Group 3. Of the seven only Qewy and Foundry remain in contention for the following Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup yet both eight-year-olds are considered […]

$250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Banner (1000m) at The Valley

$250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Banner (1000m) at The Valley

Graduates from each of Inglis’ three major select yearling sales will be represented in Saturday’s $250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Banner (1000m) at The Valley. In the final field of 11, six runners are from the Classic Yearling Sale, four have come through the Premier Yearling Sale and one – $800,000 Snitzel colt Jawwaal – is […]

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Slammed

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Slammed

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Slammed Blackham looks like good buying today after being hammered in reaction to a fairly innocuous update, the financing seems to be the issue, the hedge and the possible dilution created a strong negative sentiment. I am not a fan of the hedge, but still if the operation is profitable, the […]

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese Asia leads the world with billionaires, China leads the Asians Peer networks are playing an increasingly important role for billionaires when it comes to making, spending and giving away money Billionaire wealth increased 17% to $6-T in Y 2016, after a decline the prioryear, UBS […]

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate Mike Hedge at Godolphin The magnitude of the challenge confronting Folkswood when he takes on world champion mare Winx in Saturday’s G1 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley is obvious. But the Charlie-Appleby trained runner is still going into Australia’s premier weight-for-age race fit and ready to run the […]

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Headed to 30c

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Headed to 30c

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Headed to 30c This could do better but the PPS will be limited by a recent funding that was done in the 30c range. Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) provides the Annual Report to shareholders. Review of Operations Over the last six years, Blackham has consolidated the Wiluna Goldfield with a tenement […]

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley A talented group of three-year-old fillies led by the emerging star Demerara will be out to establish their place in the stable hierarchy at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Unbeaten in her three starts, Demerara (Brenton Avdulla) faces the biggest test of her short career in the Listed Crockett Stakes […]

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel The New Esplanade Hotel, the successor to the storied old Esplanade hotel that fell to the wrecking ball in the early 1970’s, is embarking on a renovation and repositioning that will reestablish its position as a vibrant link on Perth’s Elizabeth Quay. The hotel’s new management company, Louis T […]

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights Supermarket giant Woolworths could face strikes at Victorian and NSW distribution centres as 2000 staff push for pay rises and job certainty. The National Union of Workers last week lodged applications in the Fair Work Commission flagging possible strikes. “Workers at four Woolworths distribution centes have applied for Protected Action […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 42.08. The projected upper bound is: 43.75. The projected lower bound is: 41.75. The projected closing price is: 42.75. Wesfarmers Limited is engaged […]

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

The extraordinary life of Champion Alinghi ended early on Monday morning when she died foaling at Arrowfield Stud. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Arrowfield’s dedicated foaling team and vet Dr Sean Finan, neither the 16-year-old mare nor her foal by Not A Single Doubt could be saved. Arrowfield Chairman John Messara says, “It’s a […]

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star Pierro was in hot form on Monday with wins for blue-blooded filly Pierrocity (3f Pierro x Dane Ripper, by Danehill) at Te Rapa in New Zealand and at Stawell in Victoria where Kentucky Breeze (3g Pierro x Tahni Girl, by Redoute’s Choice) made a winning debut to give his […]

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy Holy Roman Emperor stole the show at Baden-Baden on Sunday when responsible for both Group winners on the card, including an unbeaten juvenile filly who looks a high-class prospect. The Markus Klug-trained Rock My Love (2f Holy Roman Emperor-Rondinay, by Cadeaux Genereux), bred by Ralf Kredel,  made […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers’ incoming chief executive Rob Scott has signalled plans to take a fresh look at the portfolio of businesses owned by the Perth based conglomerate, which could see a “very different” company in 10 years’ time. “The expectation of the board is that I look at everything with a fresh […]

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro Larneuk Stud based O’lonhro scored a treble on the weekend with winners in Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria. On Sunday FRANKLY HARVEY O’Lonhro – Rustie Bugles won the last race at Seymour at 40 to 1 and on Saturday O’Lonh Star O’Lonhro – Perfect Penny won in Hobart at 13 to […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) Trading Outlook

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) Trading Outlook

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 5.29. The projected upper bound is: 5.22. The projected lower bound […]

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Trading Outlook

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Trading Outlook

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 66.66. The projected upper bound is: 71.78. The projected lower bound is: 66.57. The projected closing price is: 69.18. RIO TINTO FPO […]

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Golden Slipper winner Pierro was one of the great favourites of champion trainer Gai Waterhouse and his top class daughter Pinot (3f Pierro x Dizelle by Zabeel) might be the one to deliver victory for her in one of the few major races Waterhouse has never won. Waterhouse is one step closer to fulfilling a […]

Taxation Kills Australia’s Auto Sector

Taxation Kills Australia’s Auto Sector Weak politicians and hideous taxation has killed yet another Australian business. Companies are taxed at a flat rate of 30%. It doesn’t stop there, Australian employers after getting whacked with hefty payroll tax must pay the superannuation guarantee, a minimum of 9.5 per cent of their employees’ earnings, into a […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Premieres the 812 Superfast in Australia

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Premieres the 812 Superfast in Australia

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Premieres the 812 Superfast in Australia $RACE The Ferrari 812 has the most powerful ever V12 800 Hp production engine Great performance, luxury and comfort The Ferrari 812 Superfast has officially made its Australasian debut, the very 1st appearance in Australia following the International Premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show in March this year. […]

Godolphin Gear Up for a Big Weekend of Racing in Australia

Godolphin Gear Up for a Big Weekend of Racing in Australia

Godolphin Gear Up for a Big Weekend of Racing in Australia Classic aspirations on the line at Caulfield by Mike Hedge The Derby prospects of progressive colt Ataraxia and the Stakes potential of rising sprint star Badajoz go on show as Godolphin’s Australian stable gears up for the business end of the Melbourne spring at […]

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Charged With Fraud

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Charged With Fraud

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) Charged With Fraud Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has been charged with fraud in the US and fined £27.4m in the UK after being accused of overstating the value of African coal assets. The FTSE 100 company and two of its top former executives were charged in the US of hiding […]

Deep Impact sire-line in Australia

Deep Impact sire-line in Australia

Deep Impact sire-line in Australia The outstanding performance by topweight Tosen Stardom in Saturday’s $500,000 MRC Toorak H. 1600m G1 has strengthened the case for backing the Deep Impact sire-line in Australia. Arrowfield stands the only two Group 1-winning sons of Deep Impact available to breeders outside Japan: Real Impact, whose first Australian foals are […]

Shuttle Sires: Animal Kingdom

Shuttle Sires: Animal Kingdom

Shuttle Sires: Animal Kingdom Champion three-year-old and brilliant winner of the Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup rated 128 by Timeform. Uniquely talented: a G1 horse on dirt, turf and synthetic tracks. Brilliantly consistent: out of the first two only twice in his career. Three Stakes winning juveniles in his first crop, including G2 winner […]

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

The $350,000 Group III MRC Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield on Wednesday drew a strong field of three year-old sprinters with powerhouse filly Formality (3f Fastnet Rock  x Jolie’s Shinju, by Jolie’s Halo) proving too good. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Formality was a brilliant winner of the Group II ATC Silver […]

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in the rural economy and Australian society: that was the message echoed by Federal Government ministers and senior politicians at an event in Canberra last night. Defence Minister Marise Payne and Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten traded stories of their […]

Australian Sires: Helmet

Australian Sires: Helmet

Australian Sires: Helmet Helmet’s star Italian three-year-old colt Anda Muchacho landed his fourth Stakes race on Sunday, 15 October when taking the G3 Premio del Piazzale. Always going well in the 1800m contest run in Milan, he won with plenty to spare over the front-running Voice Of Love (Poet’s Voice) with the English-raider Red Label […]

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop Two stakes winners this weekend have boosted FRANKEL‘s first crop stake winners to 16 and his first crop stakes winners to foals ratio to an outstanding 15% Goldrush, FRANKEL‘s regally bred daughter out of Alexander Goldrun, kicked off the weekend in style, stepping up to stakes company when she powered […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights About 1,000 staff have been let go from Westpac over the past two years as a result of technological advancements such as automation; however CEO Brian Hartzer sees a silver lining, telling a House of Representatives committee his bank is also witnessing new jobs being created as a result […]

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) Disappointing Copper Numbers

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) Disappointing Copper Numbers

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) Disappointing Copper Numbers Global miner Rio Tinto on Tuesday said it had lifted its third quarter iron ore shipments by 6 percent after modernizing its haulage railway in Australia’s outback, but cut its production target for copper due to delays at a major mine in Chile. Iron ore shipments totaled […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018 Knightsbridge are raising the price of Honorius to $11,000 inc GST in Australia for 2018. “Next year we will not only be expanding our broodmare holdings but we will also dramatically upgrade our broodmares to much more commercial lines” John Heffernan the UK Manager of […]

Questions Raised in Ipswich Election

Questions Raised in Ipswich Election

Questions Raised in Ipswich Election Ipswich has become the scene of some of Australia’s worst political corruption. Paul Pisasale, the former mayor has been charged with corruption for allegedly receiving bribes from a property developer. The Crime and Corruption Commission announced it had laid six charges against the 65-year-old Ipswich man, including official corruption, fraud, […]

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights WOOLWORTHS has finalised its exit from its disastrous Masters hardware venture by completing the sale of its store sites. The supermarket giant said it has completed the sale of Hydrox – the joint venture company it set up with US firm Lowe’s to run Masters – to the privately owned […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights A $100 million class action has been filed against Westpac Banking Corporation over claims it overcharged customers for life insurance. Shine Lawyers filed the action in Federal Court yesterday, alleging the bank took advantage of its customers through referrals to Westpac financial planners who would then sign them up […]

North Korea Ready to Strike Australia

North Korea Ready to Strike Australia

North Korea Ready to Strike Australia North Korea has threatened Australia with “disaster” unless the island nation abandons its allegiance with the US interests. Canberra however said it will not be “cowed” by threats and will continue to do everything to “protect and help” its allies. Australia is about to start a process of equipping […]

Dubawi Colt takes the Masar Godolphin Autumn Stakes

Dubawi Colt takes the Masar Godolphin Autumn Stakes

Dubawi Colt takes the Masar Godolphin Autumn Stakes Ghaiyyath took the step up to G3 level in his stride with a convincing victory in the Masar Godolphin Autumn Stakes over a mile on day two of the Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK, on Saturday, October 14 The two-year-old Dubawi colt, an easy winner […]

Arrowfield Own the Everest and Everything Else

Arrowfield Own the Everest and Everything Else

Arrowfield Own the Everest and Everything Else What and incredible weekend of racing in Australia, and for Australia’s leading stud Arrowfield! Pictured: Michael & Chris Ward of Triple Crown Syndications celebrate Redzel’s $10 million Everest victory on an extraordinary day for the Redoute’s Choice dynasty. (PHOTO: Sportpix) Saturday 14 October 2017 is a date that […]

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock Second in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes and fifth in the Golden Slipper, Fast ‘n’ Rocking (7g Fastnet Rock x For the Good Times, by Hennessy) is still going strong at age seven after scoring a tenacious win over Religify in the Listed MRC Weekend Hussler […]

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights Woolworths has finalised its exit from its disastrous Masters hardware venture by completing the sale of its store sites. The supermarket giant said it has completed the sale of Hydrox – the joint venture company it set up with US firm Lowe’s to run Masters – to the privately owned […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook News

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook News

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook News Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 41.63. The projected upper bound is: 43.04. The projected lower bound is: 41.02. The projected closing price is: 42.03. Wesfarmers Limited is […]

Larneuk Stud Producing Winners in Singapore

Larneuk Stud Producing Winners in Singapore

Larneuk Stud Producing Winners in Singapore Filibuster landed her maiden last Friday in Singapore bringing her to $40000 in winnings in just 3 starts. Bred at Larneuk Stud in Euroa Victoria she is the latest winner in a series of wins that is bringing lots of attention to Larneuk. Watch her demolish the field in […]

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne Godolphin’s best-performed Australian galloper Hartnell retains all the qualities he has shown over several seasons and is ready to produce them in Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne. A winner at Caulfield first-up back in September, Hartnell has finished second at G1 level at his past two runs – […]

Magic Millions Shows Strength in Australia’s Breeding Market

Strong domestic and international competition helped the average price rise over 20 per cent as the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale came to a close on Wednesday. A pair of colts on Day Two topped proceedings when selling for $280,000 and they contributed to a gross of over $10 million – […]

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights “Gains from AutoHaul are already being realised including reduced variability and increased speed across the network, helping to reduce average cycle times.” The technology that enables cars to be driven without human intervention could soon become the norm on the rail tracks, after a mining company completed the world’s […]

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications Knightsbridge can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for a very fair price. If you have a passion for horse racing, you’re not alone. The thrill of watching your own horse […]

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards Fourteen-time Group One winning mare Winx was crowned Australia’s Champion Racehorse for the second straight year at the awards hosted by Racing Queensland in Brisbane on Sunday. It comes as the Chris Waller-trained mare prepares to attempt winning a third-consecutive Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 28, following […]

Snitzel Continues Success at Arrowfield

Snitzel Continues Success at Arrowfield

Eleven stakeswinners in the first 62 days of the season was impressive enough but, yet again, Snitzel has excelled himself. The superstar son of Redoute’s Choice now claims 13 stakeswinners in 68 days after a black type double on Turnbull Stakes day – make that Winx day – at Flemington. First up was the Hayes […]

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success The six and a half length Group I VRC Turnbull Stakes win of the rampaging Winx was part of a group-winning treble at Flemington on Saturday for graduates of Coolmore Australia. Group II Gilgai Stakes winner Keen Array, raised at Coolmore for his breeder, the late Oliver Wong, was joined […]

Inglis is the Home of Champions

Inglis is the Home of Champions

Inglis is the Home of Champions Five Inglis Graduates were named champions of the 2016-2017 Australian racing season at last night’s Australian Racehorse of the Year awards in Brisbane. The brilliant season of syndicators Darby Racing was recognised as horses they race won two awards, She Will Reign being named Champion 2YO and Yankee Rose […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights The future of BHP Billiton boss ­Andrew Mackenzie has come under ­renewed scrutiny ahead of the miner’s AGMs, as its new chairman looks to further reshape the board. Investors have urged BHP to begin succession planning as Scottish-born Mr Mackenzie approaches his fifth anniversary as chief executive – and […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights Last AGM season, the Commonwealth Bank was one of a record number of companies to receive a ‘first strike’ against its remuneration report. What annoyed shareholders was a proposal to move towards ‘soft’ unquantifiable targets for huge bonuses for chief executive Ian Narev. Since that meeting last November, […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights WESTPAC have received backlash after encouraging their staff to vote Yes in the same-sex marriage plebiscite through a company wide email, which contained exaggerated information about LGBTI suicide rates in Australia. The email, sent by the bank’s Youth Network to Westpac and St George employees, stated that a Yes […]

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry It is perhaps the ultimate compliment to Winx that the only way she can guarantee a prominent place on the front pages of newspapers in Australia these days is to get beaten. Winx is a ‘winner machine,’ and it has got to the point where she is […]

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday by Mike Hedge at Godolphin A pair of two-year-olds making their racing debuts, some classic prospects, and the seasoned performer Tally all make notable appearances for Godolphin at Flemington on Saturday. At the youthful end of the spectrum are the colts Ranier (Dwayne Dunn) and Sanglier (Damien Lane) […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 42.21. The projected lower bound is: 40.18. The projected closing price is: 41.20. Wesfarmers Limited is engaged in various business operations, such as supermarkets, liquor, hotels and convenience […]

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Hightlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Hightlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Hightlights The consumer watchdog has delayed its final decision on BP’s proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ 527 retail service station sites. The former proposed decision date of October 26 has been pushed back to November 30 to allow more time for analysis of data and information provided by all parties […]

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China Inglis is pleased to announce it has doubled its sponsorship of the Yulong Race Series in China, taking its total financial support to RMB 2million. The Yulong Race Series is contested over several heats for Inglis graduates racing in China. The final is the Inglis China-Australia […]

Pinhooking Pays Off at Inglis

Pinhooking Pays Off at Inglis

An outstanding pin-hooking result for today’s top Lot highlighted the 2017 Inglis Ready2Race Sale at Oaklands Junction. Brian Jenkins of Uppergumtree Farm was thrilled when Hong Kong’s David Lui, of Sweetbriar Equine, bought Lot 86, his impressive War x Crevasse colt, for $420,000. The colt (pictured below) was a $155,000 buy at this year’s Melbourne […]

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor) has settled in like a Champion at Larneuk Stud in Victoria. Honorius has seen a steady flow of mares in his first season and has had his first mares test positive for pregnancy. Honorius is a son of Danehill’s highest ever rated […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights The world’s largest mining company BHP Billiton said 2017 will be considered a tipping point for electric cars, boosting demand for commodities from copper to nickel. “I think if we look back in a few years we would call 2017 the tipping point of electric vehicles,” Arnoud Balhuizen, head […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) NZ Chief Executive To Retire

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) NZ Chief Executive To Retire

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) NZ Chief Executive To Retire The chief executive of the Commonwealth Bank’s New Zealand subsidiary, ASB Bank, will retire at Easter next year. Barbara Chapman has held the role since April 2011. ASB, fully-owned by CBA, is looking for a replacement. Ms Chapman, 57, says being ASB chief executive has […]

Inglis Ready2Race Sale in Melbourne: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready2Race Sale in Melbourne: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready2Race Sale in Melbourne: The Hot Lots Here are some of the lots that have caught the eye of Knightsbridge Lot 139: I Am Invincible X Lustful This one is not only very well bred but he clocked an impressive 10.07 and this boy could well be the sale topper Lot 39: More Than […]

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 No.4 iron ore miner, is looking to diversify its business by investing in energy infrastructure and exploring for gold and base metals, the head of the Australian company told Reuters on Wednesday. Chief Executive Neville Power who is due to step down in […]

Hartnel Hunts 3rd Group 1 in Australia

Hartnel Hunts 3rd Group 1 in Australia

Hartnel Hunts 3rd Group 1 in Australia by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Extra distance and a change in tactics will be behind Hartnell’s bid to avenge his last start defeat and collect a third G1 title in Sunday’s Underwood Stakes at Caulfield. Hartnell had to settle for second place behind the high-class runner Humidor over […]

Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever Head to Australia

Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever Head to Australia

Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever Head to Australia Qewy, Francis Of Assisi, Folkswood and Kidmenever underwent their final pieces of work on Wednesday, September 27, ahead of travelling out to Australia for Melbourne’s Spring Carnival. All four Charlie Appleby-trained horses, who have been in pre-export quarantine in Newmarket, worked over six furlongs prior […]

Cluster Son of Fastnet Rock a Hit in Australia

Cluster Son of Fastnet Rock a Hit in Australia 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, strength and presence, Cluster raced in stakes races at eight of his 12 starts, proving himself […]

Larneuk Stud Keeps Producing Winners

Larneuk Stud Keeps Producing Winners

Larneuk Stud Keeps Producing Winners By Kristen Manning Neville Murdoch was busy in the paddocks of Larneuk Stud on Wednesday evening, a Cluster (FASTNET ROCK) colt and a Toronado filly arriving not long after dinner – not giving him too much time to celebrate a Flemington winner! Murdoch is the happy owner of Success Express […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights Ericsson and Telstra have announced achieving the encryption of data while in transit over a 100Gbps link between Australia and the United States by using telecommunications equipment and software provider Ciena’s 100Gbps wire-speed ultra-low latency encryption solution. Using optical encryption technology, the companies claimed the ability to secure data […]

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 chief executive Nev Power will step down in February after seven years in charge of the mining company. The world’s forth-biggest iron ore exporter said Mr Power’s decision was consistent with its long-term succession plan to enter a period of growth in other business opportunities. […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers boss Richard Goyder is going out on a high, taking home a record $12 million pay packet for his final full year at the helm of the retail conglomerate. The bumper pay packet brings the AFL commission chairman’s total remuneration since his appointment as Wesfarmer’s managing director in 2005 […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk Honorius is a son of Danehill’s highest ever rated 2YO Holy Roman Emperor, a Champion 2YO himself and internationally successful Group One producing sire. Holy Roman Emperor’s 54 stakes winners include Hong Kong Horse Of The Year, Designs On Rome and his progeny have also enjoyed Group […]

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 […]

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