Irish War Cry on the Kentucky Derby Trail

Irish War Cry on the Kentucky Derby Trail






Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry, a head-turning winner of the Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2), worked Saturday at the Palm Meadows Training Center for his next engagement, the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park March 4. It was a move that pleased the undefeated colt’s trainer, Graham Motion, immensely. The five-furlong […]






Unified Outperformed Mind Your Biscuits at Gulfstream

Unified Outperformed Mind Your Biscuits at Gulfstream






Unified Outperformed Mind Your Biscuits at Gulfstream Centennial Farms’ Unified fired fresh off an eight-month layoff Saturday, registering a front-running victory in the $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3) over favored Mind Your Biscuits. Sent to post as the 2-1 favorite in a field of six, Unified prevailed by a neck over the fast-closing 4-5 favorite […]






Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale

Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale






Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale Some of the World’s best 2yos in training go under the hammer at Gulfstream Park in the coming week. Horses like Tapit, Pioneerof the Nile, Uncle Mo and Curlin are well represented and this could well be a record year for the 2yos. Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 162 entries for The Gulfstream Sale […]






Hong Kong Horse Racing: Hong Kong Gold Cup and Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Hong Kong Gold Cup and Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup






Hong Kong Horse Racing: Hong Kong Gold Cup and Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup By David Morgan at HKJC With Hong Kong in the grip of a murky, cloud-covered cold snap, Zac Purton is crossing his fingers that any rain will remain locked overhead, at least until Beauty Only has had his chance to break the […]






Winx Might be World’s Best Race Horse

Winx Might be World’s Best Race Horse






By Mike Hedge at Godolphin Winx, the world’s second highest-rated racehorse, has laid down a challenge for the No.1 position with a 15th successive victory. Already the world’s best filly or mare and the best turf horse in training, Winx cruised to a two-length win in the G1 Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. […]






Blue Diamond Stakes Day Australia Selections

Blue Diamond Stakes Day Australia Selections






Blue Diamond Stakes Day Australia Selections The Blue Diamond Stakes is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-olds, at set weights, run over 1200 metres at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The event is Victoria’s richest two-year-old race with total prize money of A$1,500,000. The Blue Diamond Stakes is the […]






Oasis Dream Hits 50 Group Winners

Oasis Dream Hits 50 Group Winners






Ertijaal was sent off a short-priced favourite for this Gr.3 [Meydan Sprint] over 1000m, having only been beaten once in his last six starts, five of which were at Meydan, when finishing three quarters of a length second to Buffering in the Gr.1 Al Quoz Sprint. After a fairly even break, the son of OASIS […]






Brenton Avdulla to Ride Hartnell in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick

Brenton Avdulla to Ride Hartnell in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick






From J A McGrath at Godolphin The unfortunate injury sustained by Godolphin jockey James Doyle forced trainer John O’Shea to seek a substitute for Hartnell in Saturday’s G1 Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. O’Shea turned immediately to ever-reliable Brenton Avdulla, who is certainly not one to be fazed by another clash with Australia’s highest-rated horse, […]






Winstar Farm’s Bodemeister Keeps Producing Winners






Winstar Farm’s Bodemeister Keeps Producing Winners Millionaire Grade 1 winner Bodemeister has the brilliance, beauty, and bloodlines to become the industry’s next Big Sire. The dual Classic runner-up competed at the highest levels from coast to coast, becoming one of the rare runners in history to post three Triple Digit Beyers around two turns prior […]






Australian Racing News: Big Names are Coming to G1X

Australian Racing News: Big Names are Coming to G1X






Australian Racing News: Big Names are Coming to G1X An exceptionally rare share in one of Australia’s most valuable colts has been listed for sale at G1Xchange.com. Extreme Choice, a brilliant winner of the 2016 G1 Blue Diamond Stakes and G1 Moir Stakes, is one of the hottest stallion prospects in Australia and returns to […]






Coolmore Australia: Uncle Mo Produces Promising Piccadillies

Coolmore Australia: Uncle Mo Produces Promising Piccadillies






Piccadillies (3f Uncle Mo x Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) , the last filly foal from celebrated Coolmore Australia matron Piccadilly Circus became a winner at Kilmore on Thursday. Prepared by Lee and Anthony Freedman, Piccadillies cast off maiden status with a stylish length victory in the 1200 metre maiden as a short priced favourite. […]






Hong Kong Classic Cup: Can California Whip Go 1800m

Hong Kong Classic Cup: Can California Whip Go 1800m






Hong Kong Classic Cup: Can California Whip Go 1800m By Andrew Hawkins at HKJC Emerging four-year-old California Whip has had an unorthodox preparation for the Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) on Sunday, 19 February, but jockey Neil Callan believes the English import is ready to step up for his biggest test yet – although the […]






Winning Week in Australia Expected for Godolphin

Winning Week in Australia Expected for Godolphin






by J A McGrath at Godolphin History plays such an important part in racing. Landmark races dot the calendar like beacons guiding a pilot safely home. Good races consistently showcase good horses. Saturday’s G1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington has stood the test of time. The honour roll tells us that only top horses […]






Tattersalls February Sale Shows Rising Value of Thoroughbreds

Tattersalls February Sale Shows Rising Value of Thoroughbreds






Tattersalls February Sale Shows Rising Value of Thoroughbreds The Tattersalls February Sale, being held over two days for the first time, saw records across the board as it concluded on Friday evening. The robust trade continued from where it left off yesterday with a remarkable 94% clearance rate sending turnover past 2 million guineas for […]






Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X

Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X






Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, but there is a new business in Australia trading Australian Race Horse shares online, we have already signed up and if you are in the market for a horse it would […]






Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday

Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday






Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday Premium Hunter Valley nursery Segenhoe Stud will be chiming in late at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale presenting a draft of nine top class youngsters on Sunday and Monday. Feature photo above: Bred and sold by Segenhoe – Eagle Way wins the Queensland Derby Now […]






Australian Horse Racing: Maurice Takes up Duties at Arrowfield Stud

Australian Horse Racing: Maurice Takes up Duties at Arrowfield Stud






Australian Horse Racing: Maurice Takes up Duties at Arrowfield Stud 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 […]






Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale






Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale The Hong Kong Jockey Club bought six colts at last week’s New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale for a total outlay of NZ$1.5 million (approximately HK$8.4 million). An attractive O’Reilly youngster was the first of the Club’s purchases. Lot 205 is a full-brother […]






Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper

Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper






Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper from Mike Hedge at Godolphin Australia’s two highest-rate racehorses will on Saturday announce the beginning of eagerly anticipated Autumn campaigns that seems certain to leave Australia with the world’s best racehorse. Winx and Hartnell, the former bred by Darley, the latter raced by Godolphin, weighed in third […]






Godolphin and the Kentucky Derby

Godolphin and the Kentucky Derby






from J A McGrath at Godolphin The season’s first major upset in the ranks of America’s Classic generation occurred when Classic Empire suffered a comprehensive defeat inflicted by Irish War Cry in Saturday’s G2 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park, Florida. All indications are that last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner was not at his […]






Godolphin Ready for Golden Slipper Glory

Godolphin Ready for Golden Slipper Glory






Godolphin Ready for Golden Slipper Glory   Get all the Godolphin News Godolphin has its first confirmed starter in the 2017 G1 Golden Slipper Stakes thanks to a courageous victory by Veranillo in Saturday’s Listed Hinchinbrook Plate at Randwick. Veranillo kept his unbeaten record intact, scoring by a length-and-a-half from Exceeds, but only after fending […]






Kentucky Derby: 2017 WinStar Stablemates Fantasy Derby Challenge!

Kentucky Derby: 2017 WinStar Stablemates Fantasy Derby Challenge!






2017 WinStar Stablemates Fantasy Derby Challenge! To enter the contest, pick 3 horses out of each of the 4 groups offered (12 horses total) and answer the Tiebreaker question by 12:00 pm (Noon) February 4, 2017. You will collect “purse winnings” for your stable each time one of your horses races and earns a purse! […]






Godolphin was Buying at Karaka

Godolphin was Buying at Karaka






from J A McGrath at Godolphin History was made at Karaka on the first day of the 91st National Sales when Godolphin purchased its first yearlings at a New Zealand public auction. John Ferguson, Godolphin’s chief executive and racing manager, signed for two cracking fillies by dual New Zealand champion sire Savabeel. Both will be shipped […]






Pioneerof the Nile a Champion 2yo Sire

Pioneerof the Nile a Champion 2yo Sire






Pioneerof the Nile a Champion 2yo Sire Pioneerof the Nile’s sensational 2016 juvenile Classic Empire was named Champion 2-year-old Male at Saturday evening’s Eclipse Award ceremony at Gulfstream Park. The win marked the second time from his first four crops that Pioneerof the Nile was represented by the Juvenile Male champion. It will take some […]






Horse Racing News: The Pegasus World Cup was a Hit

Horse Racing News: The Pegasus World Cup was a Hit






Horse Racing News: The Pegasus World Cup was a Hit The Stronach Group’s inaugural running of the $12 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational was held on Saturday, January 28th, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida, to a crowd of more than 12,000 fans. Total handle on the $12 million Pegasus World Cup on Saturday […]






Dubai Horse Racing News

Dubai Horse Racing News






Dubai Horse Racing News Godolphin Continue Classic Meydan Weekend With Saturday Feature Victory Close finishes were the order of the day at Meydan on Saturday evening, including the hard fought success of Classic Collection, the only Godolphin-owned runner on the card, in the DP World, UAE Region, over 1800m on turf. The race looked ultra-competitive […]






California Chrome Vs Arrogate will Test Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

California Chrome Vs Arrogate will Test Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings






California Chrome Vs Arrogate will Test Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings from J A McGrath at Godolphin It is extremely rare for compilers of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings to wait less than a week to test the validity of their figures. But the spanking-new Pegasus World Cup, to be run at Gulfstream Park, […]






Shalaa Makes Arrowfield Stud Home

Shalaa Makes Arrowfield Stud Home






Shalaa Makes Arrowfield Stud Home Shalaa (Invincible Spirit-Ghurra by War Chant) made his mark on the 2015 European season with five consecutive 1200-metre victories, culminating in Group 1 success in Europe’s premier 2YO sprinting tests, powering clear of his rivals in the Deauville Prix Morny G1 and making all in the Newmarket Middle Park S. […]






Longines World’s Best Horse: Arrogate

Longines World’s Best Horse: Arrogate






Longines World’s Best Horse: Arrogate Longines and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) honoured the top racehorses and horse race from 2016 during a ceremony held at the iconic hotel Claridge’s in London. The American colt Arrogate was crowned the 2016 Longines World’s Best Racehorse with a rating of 134. California Chrome, also from […]






LONGINES World’s Horse Race: Breeders’ Cup Classic

LONGINES World’s Horse Race: Breeders’ Cup Classic






LONGINES World’s Horse Race: Breeders’ Cup Classic Coinciding with the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse and LONGINES World’s Best Horse Race Ceremony, the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities has published its annual top 100 Group 1 and Grade 1 races. The ranked list is compiled using the annual race ratings, which in turn are an average […]






Godolphin, Lonhro and the Blue Diamond

Godolphin, Lonhro and the Blue Diamond






Godolphin, Lonhro and the Blue Diamond by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The unraced two-year-old’s Unwise (Lonhro) and Ganzfeld (Lonhro) will provide a guide to their immediate futures and to their standing in Godolphin’s Australian two-year-old team when they run in Blue Diamond Previews at Caulfield on Thursday. Unwise, a daughter of Lonhro, goes into the […]






Pegasus Word Cup: Outside Favors California Chrome and Here is Why

Pegasus Word Cup: Outside Favors California Chrome and Here is Why






Pegasus Word Cup: Outside Favors California Chrome and Here is Why Deciphering this complicated 2 horse race Arrogate drew the inside 1 post and California Chrome has been relegated to the extreme outside 12, race over?, not so fast, this may not help Arrogate. Breeder’s Cup The last time both these horses met was in […]






Hong Kong Racing: Hong Kong Classic Mile

Hong Kong Racing: Hong Kong Classic Mile






By David Morgan at the HKJC Pakistan Star the local celebrity gelding by Sharmadal and the John Moore stable’s Rapper Dragon, Beauty Generation and Eagle Way will carry the heaviest weight of expectation into Sunday’s (22 January) Hong Kong Classic Mile, but just off-radar, Nash Rawiller is anticipating something exciting from Aussie Seasons Bloom. “I’ve […]






After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses

After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses






After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses After the Finish Line will provide funding assistance to rescue organizations across the United States to support the Thoroughbred racehorses in their care. After the Finish Line will provide yearly grants and establish an Emergency Fund to assist horses as needed throughout the year. They take […]






Stronach Group Lift the Profile of Florida Horse Racing

Stronach Group Lift the Profile of Florida Horse Racing






Horse Racing and the Thoroughbred Industry are on the rise in Florida and the Stronach Group is leading the way. Florida is now home to the World’s Richest Horse Race. The $12m Pegasus World Cup Invitational is the world’s richest thoroughbred horse race! The innovative Pegasus World Cup Invitational, to be contested at 1 1/8 […]






The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics

The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics






The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics Many readers have ask us why we cover political and health issues when our primary focus is on the financial markets. The Key reason is that all these fields are connected, we do not have free market forces anymore. Virtually everything is manipulated, from […]






Arrowfield Own Day 3 of the Magic Millions

Arrowfield Own Day 3 of the Magic Millions






Arrowfield Own Day 3 of the Magic Millions Arrowfield Estate Arrowfield Stud was established in 1985 under the visionary and innovative leadership of John Messara. Traversed by the Pages River, the Arrowfield Estate comprises 2500 acres of prime land in the fertile Segenhoe Valley, near Scone in the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales, […]






American Pharoah Proves Popular in Keeneland

American Pharoah Proves Popular in Keeneland






Oussama Aboughazale’s International Equities Holding led buyers at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale for the second consecutive day on Tuesday by spending $1,080,000 for four horses, including $575,000 for session-topper Joyfully, in foal to 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Joyfully, a 5-year-old daughter of Mineshaft out of the Forestry mare Rejoicing, […]






Keeneland January Sale Posts Strong Day 1

Keeneland January Sale Posts Strong Day 1






Siren Serenade, a daughter of Unbridled’s Song in foal to 2016 leading sire Tapit, sold to Don Alberto Corporation for $1,025,000 to top’s Monday’s first session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, consigned Siren Serenade, an 11-year-old half-sister to Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) winner George […]






California Chrome Arrives for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1)

California Chrome Arrives for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1)






California Chrome Arrives for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) California Chrome arrived at Gulfstream Park Friday to begin preparation for a highly anticipated rematch with Arrogate in the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28. Accompanied by a state police escort from Palm Beach International Airport, the van […]






Some Australian Horse Racing Slang for #RaceNight

Some Australian Horse Racing Slang for #RaceNight






Some Australian Horse Racing Slang for #RaceNight I love #RaceNight on TVG, especially seeing the racing from Australia (pronounced STRAYA for us Aussies). I do have a good laugh listening to those poor [email protected] @TVGs_Blaise trying to pronounce some of the Australian Race Tracks, I was in fits of laughter when they were trying to […]






Godolphin Australia Gearing Up for Autumn

Godolphin Australia Gearing Up for Autumn






Godolphin Australia Gearing Up for Autumn From Mike Hedge at Godolphin The Autumn campaign of the talented sprinter Chetwood took further shape in an impressive trial victory at Randwick on Thursday that suggested the G1 targets the stable has in mind are within range. One of Godolphin’s most lively prospects from last Spring when he […]






Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards

Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards






Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards Established in 1971 and named after the great 18th-century racehorse and sire Eclipse, who was undefeated in 18 starts, the Eclipse Awards are presented annually to recognize Thoroughbred horses and individuals whose achievements have earned them the title of Champion in their respective categories, and to members of the media […]






Godolphin May Have a Dirt Champion

Godolphin May Have a Dirt Champion






Godolphin May Have a Dirt Champion From J A McGrath at Godolphin Emotionless, a brilliant two-year-old for Godolphin before disappointing at three, reappears following a 160-day absence in Thursday’s G2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 at Meydan, and hopes are high that he can make a name for himself on dirt. This G2 Champagne Stakes-winning […]






Todd Pletcher Trained Malagacy Continues Shackleford Success

Todd Pletcher Trained Malagacy Continues Shackleford Success






Todd Pletcher Trained Malagacy Continues Shackleford Success Malagacy Owner(s): Sumaya U.S. Stables Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher Bred: Kentucky (USA) by John Trumbulovic Pedigree: Shackleford – Classiest Gem by Dehere Malagacy won in grand fashion today at Florida’s Gulfstream Park for trainer Todd Pletcher, the 3 yo Colt a son of rising star Shackleford was impressive […]






Dubai World Cup Carnival Starts Tomorrow

Dubai World Cup Carnival Starts Tomorrow






2017 Dubai World Cup Carnival which gets underway at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday January 5, 2017, is one of the most exciting racing spectacles in the world. Horseracing began in the Emirate of Dubai in October 1981, when the dusty Camel Track hosted the first Thoroughbred racemeeting. Three races were run – a sprint, a […]






Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners

Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners






Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Decked Out and Sassy Little Lila ran 1-2, separated by only a nose, in Saturday’s American Oaks (G1) at Santa Anita in the final North American Grade 1 event of 2016. In 2016, 60 Keeneland sales alumni accounted for 77 Grade/Group 1 events, sweeping […]






Racing From Evil: A Nikki Latrelle Mystery Novella; The Prequel

Racing From Evil: A Nikki Latrelle Mystery Novella; The Prequel






Racing From Evil: A Nikki Latrelle Mystery Novella; The Prequel Review “Could Sasscer Hill be the Dick Francis of her generation? Count me among those who would vote yes.” Margaret Maron, New YorkTimes Best Selling Author and Winner of Edgar Best Novel, Edgar Grand Master,Agatha, Anthony & Macavity Awards From the Author It may be […]






Fasig-Tipton 2017 Midlantic Winter Mixed Sale

Fasig-Tipton 2017 Midlantic Winter Mixed Sale






Fasig-Tipton 2017 Midlantic Winter Mixed Sale Fasig-Tipton’s Midlantic division has catalogued 229 entries for the 2017 Midlantic Winter Mixed Sale, an increase of 37% over the 2016 catalogue.  The sale will be held on Sunday, January 29 at the Maryland State Fair Grounds in Timonium, Maryland, beginning at 11 am. “Moving the sale date from […]






Godolphin Ready for Dubai World Cup

Godolphin Ready for Dubai World Cup






Emotionless makes his dirt debut in the mile G2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round One (20.50hrs local time), highlight of the opening fixture of the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, January 5. The four-year-old Shamardal colt was among the UK’s most exciting juveniles in 2015 following a scintillating win in Doncaster’s G2 […]






Hong Kong Horse Racing News: New Year’s Day Blizzard

Hong Kong Horse Racing News: New Year’s Day Blizzard






Hong Kong Horse Racing News: New Year’s Day Blizzard By David Morgan HKJC Blizzard has long been touted as a Group 1 contender and the talented five-year-old looked the part when blowing away six classy rivals to win the G3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 1 January. Country […]






IGGI POP READY FOR TATTERSALLS CLUB CUP

IGGI POP READY FOR TATTERSALLS CLUB CUP






IGGI POP READY FOR TATTERSALLS CLUB CUP Jockey: Regan Bayliss Trainer: Peter Robl (Randwick) Owner: Segenhoe Thoroughbreds Australia Syndicate (Mgr: K W Maloney) Breeding: BROWN G 8yo 2008-11-02 Savabeel x Freequence by O’Reilly TATTERSALLS CLUB CUP 2400m Of $150,000.00. 1st $84,750, 2nd $28,500, 3rd $13,500, 4th $6,750, 5th $3,750, 6th $2,250, 7th $2,250, 8th $2,250, […]