Larneuk Stallions now on Magic Millions Horseco Exchange

Larneuk Stallions now on Magic Millions Horseco Exchange

Larneuk Stallions now on Magic Millions Horseco Exchange Larneuk Stallions are now available on Magic Millions Horseco Exchange joining some of Australia’s major Studs, Horseco Exchange makes it easy for mare owners to find suitable stallions, receive offers from farms and all in one easy step. “we think having Larneuk on Magic Millions Horseco Exchange […]

Justify Parades at Santa Anita!

Justify Parades at Santa Anita!

Justify Parades at Santa Anita! Santa Anita Park welcomed hometown hero Justify to parade for fans Saturday. The undefeated Triple Crown Champ paraded between races 4 & 5. Just 5 mins after Santa Anita’s admission gates opened at 10:00a Saturday, a line estimated at more than 3,000 people formed as racing devotees flocked to get a word […]

Segenhoe’s Merchant Navy Takes the Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Segenhoe’s Merchant Navy Takes the Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Segenhoe’s Merchant Navy Takes the Diamond Jubilee Stakes Segenhoe bred Coolmore Stud G1 winner Merchant Navy who will stand next to his father, super sire Fastnet Rock, at Jerrys Plains after being sold to global breeding powerhouse Coolmore for more than $30 million. It is the first son of Fastnet Rock that Coolmore has decided […]

Who is the Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000?

Who is the Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000?

Who is the Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000? 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 years’s Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards. Earning the title of “Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000,” O’Lonhro was recognised for the great […]

Royal Ascot 2018: Harry Angel

Royal Ascot 2018: Harry Angel

J A McGrath at Godolphin A glance at the form book shows Godolphin sprinting star Harry Angel has yet to break his Ascot ‘duck’ after four outings at the Berkshire course. But it may be unwise to interpret that as a negative factor going into Saturday’s feature, the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, run over the […]

The Emirates Singapore Derby 2018

The Emirates Singapore Derby 2018

The Emirates Singapore Derby 2018 The Emirates Singapore Derby is a time-honoured classic run on the Singapore racing calendar each year where top racing action and glamour come together. The first Singapore Derby was run in 1880 with prizemoney of $150 and won by Moracia. Today, the Emirates Singapore Derby is the final leg of […]

Magic Millions Launches Horseco Exchange for 2018

Magic Millions Launches Horseco Exchange for 2018

Magic Millions Launches Horseco Exchange for 2018 Magic Millions is pleased to announce the launch of Horseco Exchange in Australia for 2018. The big names are already on board, Arrowfield, Darley, Coolmore, Larneuk, Newgate, Vinery, Aquis, Widden, Swettenham and the platform looks like it will be a huge success. As the first central platform that allows […]

The Lonhro Legacy

The Lonhro Legacy

The Lonhro Legacy Legendary Australian Racehorse Lonhro is making his mark around the world. Champion three-year-old, Champion miler, Horse of the Year, Champion sire… and now a sire of sires. Sire of Denman, Pierro, O’Lonhro Exosphere and Impending, plus star three-year-old Kementari. Lonhro was an incredible performer At 2 1st Blue Diamond Prelude S (G3), 1100m, […]

Shanghai Bobby Delivers at Royal Ascot

Shanghai Bobby Delivers at Royal Ascot

Shanghai Bobby Delivers at Royal Ascot First crop Shanghai Bobby filly Shang Shang Shang (2f Shanghai Bobby-Yankee Victoria, by Yankee Victor) was the toast of Royal Ascot after winning the G2 Norfolk Stakes on Thursday. Victory for the filly against colts – the first such success since Superstar Leo beat male rivals in 2000 – […]

Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita.

Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita.

Bob Baffert’s American Anthem and Phil D’Amato’s Touching Rainbows, a pair of horses in top form, head a field of eight 3-year-olds and up going seven furlongs in Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita. Fresh of a stirring gate to wire win in a high level allowance June 1 at Churchill […]

Santa Anita to Celebrate Triple Crown Champion Justify

Santa Anita to Celebrate Triple Crown Champion Justify

Santa Anita to Celebrate Triple Crown Champion Justify Bob Baffert’s undefeated Triple Crown Champion Justify, who returned to Santa Anita on Sunday, will be the subject of a beautiful Triple Crown poster which will be given away free with paid admission, to the first 4,000 attendees this Saturday, June 23. Hall of Fame jockey Mike […]

June 30 Summit of Speed program at Gulfstream Park

June 30 Summit of Speed program at Gulfstream Park

Curlin’s Approval to Defend Title in $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) Alter Homebred among 23 Noms for ‘Win and You’re In’ Event X Y Jet Tops List of 16 Noms for $250,000 Smile Sprint (G3) Multiple Grade 1-Placed Gelding Seeks 6th Straight at Gulfstream Alter Racing Stables and Bridlewood Farm’s Curlin’s Approval and Rockingham Ranch and […]

Hong Kong Horses Making the Move to China

Hong Kong Horses Making the Move to China

Following the two successful shipments of a total of 35 Racing Development Board (RDB) horses from Hong Kong to the Conghua Training Centre (CTC) on 12 June (Tuesday) and 14 June (Thursday), all horses have been settling extremely well in the Club’s state-of-the-art training centre. Mr. William A Nader, Director of Racing Business and Operations, […]

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot Saturday

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot Saturday

The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot Saturday The Diamond Jubilee Stakes is the focus of Royal Ascot’s Saturday swansong and as ever it has attracted an array of international sprinting talent for the 1200m G1 charge up the Ascot straight. UK-trained runners have won six of the last 10 renewals and it is fairly […]

Royal Ascot Winner Poet’s World May Head to Breeders’ Cup

Royal Ascot Winner Poet’s World May Head to Breeders’ Cup

Royal Ascot Winner Poet’s World May Head to Breeders’ Cup Saeed Suhail’s 5-year-old Poet’s Word (IRE) surged to the front in the final furlong to upset odds-on favorite Cracksman (GB) to win Wednesday’s 1 ¼- mile Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1) by 2 ¼ lengths under James Doyle at Royal Ascot and earned an automatic berth into […]

Royal Ascot 2018 Poet’s World Beats Cracksman

Royal Ascot 2018 Poet’s World Beats Cracksman

Royal Ascot 2018 Poet’s World Beats Cracksman Sir Michael Stoute trained Poet’s Word has beaten the favoured Cracksman in the G1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes bringing up 76 triumphs at Royal Ascot for the trainer. Record-breaker! Sir Michael Stoute is the most successful trainer at Royal Ascot of all-time pic.twitter.com/6aT9fLKUgY — Great British Racing (@GBRacing) […]

Royal Ascot 2018 Galileo Trifecta in QUEEN’S VASE (G2)

Royal Ascot 2018 Galileo Trifecta in QUEEN’S VASE (G2)

Royal Ascot 2018 Galileo Trifecta in QUEEN’S VASE (G2) Legendary Coolmore Sire Galileo produced an outstanding Trifecta in the Queens Vase at Royal Ascot. 1st Kew Gardens (IRE) (b, c, 3 yo), A++, $113,420 Galileo (IRE) – Chelsea Rose (IRE), by Desert King (IRE) B: Barronstown Stud; O: DERRICK SMITH & MRS JOHN MAGNIER & […]

Marijuana Legal in Canada

Marijuana Legal in Canada

Both chambers of the Canadian parliament have voted to approve the bill, paving the way for recreational use of marijuana and its cultivation, including home growth. To become law, it needs a largely formal royal approval. The Canadian non-elected Senate passed the bill, commonly known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday, with 52 votes in […]

Order Of St George to make History at Royal Ascot

Order Of St George to make History at Royal Ascot

Order Of St George to make History at Royal Ascot Order Of St George will attempt to become the first horse in 18 years to regain his Gold Cup crown at Royal Ascot on Thursday. The six-year-old, who heads a final field of nine for the £500,000 showpiece, which forms part of the Long Distance […]

Blue Point, Without Parole Star at Royal Ascot

Blue Point, Without Parole Star at Royal Ascot

Blue Point, Without Parole Star at Royal Ascot Blue Point wore down Battaash to claim top honours in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot. The five-furlong sprint was billed as a match between the Charlie Hills-trained Battaash and Wesley Ward’s defending champion Lady Aurelia, who was bidding for a third Royal Ascot victory overall. […]

Winning Weekend for Shane Edwards in Penang, Malaysia

Winning Weekend for Shane Edwards in Penang, Malaysia

Winning Weekend for Shane Edwards in Penang, Malaysia Shane Edwards trained a double at a big weekend of racing in Penang, Malaysia. The winning duo were both Australian bred, one by Encosta De Lago and the other by Manhattan Rain Prize money in Malaysia is growing and the increased access for horses to Singapore and […]

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot Two star speedsters take each other on in a cracking first day at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, 19 June when Lady Aurelia and Battaash will launch themselves at glory in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes over 1000 metres. American trainer Wesley Ward has imprinted his name on […]

Godolphin’s Best Royal Ascot Chances

Godolphin’s Best Royal Ascot Chances

Progressive four-year-old Saltonstall is out to provide a third victory for Godolphin in the fiercely competitive Royal Hunt Cup on day two of Royal Ascot, Wednesday, 20 June. The Pivotal colt’s trainer Michael Halford captured the heritage handicap over Ascot’s straight mile with Portage in 2016, adding to the success of the Saeed bin Suroor-trained […]

Enable and Cracksman Face Challengers

Enable and Cracksman Face Challengers

Enable and Cracksman Face Challengers Star fillies Enable and Laurens are on course to run in QIPCO British Champions Series races at York in August. Enable is pleasing trainer John Gosden as she continues to build towards a planned late-summer return. The four-year-old’s five Group 1 triumphs last year included the Investec Oaks, QIPCO-sponsored King […]

Fastnet Rock Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings

Fastnet Rock Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings

$300,00 Fastnet Rock Colt Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings A powerful colt by champion sire Fastnet Rock was a pedigree standout and duly topped the first day of the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale in Melbourne on Sunday when fetching $300,000 for Rosemont Stud. A half-brother to European Group III winner Cartaya and stakes-placed Elabela, […]

Bombard takes the $80,000 Siren Lure Stakes at Santa Anita

Bombard takes the $80,000 Siren Lure Stakes at Santa Anita

Bombard settled into a perfect tracking trip under Flavien Prat en route to a gutsy half length win in Sunday’s $80,000 Siren Lure Stakes at Santa Anita. Trained by Richard Mandella, the 5-year-old War Front gelding got 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course in 1:13.38. Breaking sharply from his number seven post position, […]

Royal Ascot Latest News

Royal Ascot Latest News

Royal Ascot Latest News Oisin Murphy believes Lightning Spear’s senior status will not prevent him making another bold bid for Group 1 glory in the £600,000 Queen Anne Stakes (2.30pm) at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. The most valuable race on day one of the Royal Meeting, which has attracted a final field of 15, is […]

Knightsbridge and Nunez a winning team at Gulfstream Park

Knightsbridge and Nunez a winning team at Gulfstream Park

Knightsbridge and Nunez a winning team at Gulfstream Park Become an owner and enjoy the fun of racing in the USA, our man on the ground is 3rd generation horseman Milton Nunez, the youngest of the Nunez clan and brother to International Bloodstock Agent and long time Knightsbridge associate Ozzie Nunez. Whether you would like to join us in […]

2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Heats Up

2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Heats Up

2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Heats Up Keeneland sales graduates compete for automatic berths in the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be held Nov. 2-3 at Churchill Downs, via wins in the Stephen Foster (G1) and Fleur de Lis (G2) contested at the Louisville track on Saturday. Keeneland sales are represented by six of […]

French Racing: Lady Athena Australia to Arcachon

French Racing: Lady Athena Australia to Arcachon

French Racing: Lady Athena Australia to Arcachon Lady Athena (Redoute’s Choice), trained at La Teste by Yan Durepaire, carries the Australian colours of John Hutchins. For those au fait with the international panorama, the Hutchins name is synonymous with the six times group one winning and Australian Horse of the Year Typhoon Tracy. She is […]

Ascot Racecourse is Very Profitable Business

Ascot Racecourse is Very Profitable Business

Ascot Racecourse today announces its financial results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2017. Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL) reported a pre-tax profit of £6.2 million. Pre-tax profits rise from £5.1m to £6.2m Prudent balance sheet management – net debt reduced by £11.9m ahead of schedule to under £60m Increase in Capital Investment and […]

Longines the Official Partner of Ascot Racecourse

Longines the Official Partner of Ascot Racecourse

Ascot is delighted to announce that Longines, provider of race times at Ascot since 2007, has become an Official Partner of the racecourse. The Swiss watchmaker will continue its designation of Official Timekeeper, credited on ITV Racing, with an enhanced presence alongside Ascot’s existing Official Partners, QIPCO and Gigaset. This will include use of the […]

Australian Racing: Latest on The Everest

Australian Racing: Latest on The Everest

Australian Racing: Latest on The Everest By Ray Hickson at RacingNSW Five locked in, seven to go – the field for The Everest is quickly taking shape and after the euphoria of the inaugural running slot holders are playing a fast game. As prominent racehorse owner and breeder John Messara says: “nobody wants to miss […]

Frankie Dettori Set to Shine at Royal Ascot

Frankie Dettori Set to Shine at Royal Ascot Frankie Dettori will ride leading fancies in at least half of the eight races that fall under the QIPCO British Champions Series banner at Royal Ascot next week and on Thursday gave them all a positive bulletin. The Italian jockey’s enviable book of rides is headed by […]

TONIGHT’S IRT JUVENILE STAKES SINGAPORE

TONIGHT’S IRT JUVENILE STAKES SINGAPORE

TONIGHT’S IRT JUVENILE STAKES SINGAPORE RACE 4: IRT JUVENILE STAKES OPEN 2YO (2 YEAR OLD) (CONDITION WEIGHT) (3RD LEG SINGAPORE GOLDEN HORSESHOE SERIES) (RIDER ALLOWANCES NOT PERMITTED) – 1200M COURSE C (SC) (TURF TRACK) TIME: 14:55 PRIZE MONEY: S$90000 Stephen Gray Trained TIGER BOSS will be ridden by Greg Boss and the 2 have proven […]

Justify Victory Appearance at Santa Anita

Justify Victory Appearance at Santa Anita

Justify Victory Appearance at Santa Anita Santa Anita Park has announced it will go with a special early first post time of 12 noon on Saturday, June 23, in order to accommodate an on-track appearance between races by undefeated Triple Crown winner, Justify, who is scheduled to return to The Great Race Place this Sunday. […]

Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch at Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch at Gulfstream Park

Her three-race win streak halted abruptly last time out, Madame Uno will seek to rebound in Saturday’s $100,000 Ginger Punch at Gulfstream Park. The 4-year-old daughter of First Dude is scheduled to face 6 rivals in the 1 1/16-mile turf stakes for Florida-bred fillies and mares that also drew two main-track only entrants. In the […]

TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION JUSTIFY TO RETURN HOME TO SANTA ANITA

TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION JUSTIFY TO RETURN HOME TO SANTA ANITA

TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION JUSTIFY TO RETURN HOME TO SANTA ANITA THIS SUNDAY; BAFFERT SUPERSTAR TO BE PARADED BETWEEN RACES ON SATURDAY, JUNE 23 Bob Baffert’s undefeated Triple Crown Champion Justify, fresh off victory in this past Saturday’s Grade I Belmont Stakes in New York, will return home to Santa Anita this Sunday, with an estimated […]

Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita

Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita

A Grade II winner in New Orleans two starts back, trainer Tom Amoss’ Chocolate Martini ships west from her Kentucky base to take on Bob Baffert’s Grade I stakes-placed Thirteen Squared and four other 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita. CHOCOLATE MARTINI Owner:  Double Doors […]

Royal Ascot Horses to Watch

Royal Ascot Horses to Watch

Royal Ascot gets under way on Tuesday and the action will come thick and fast – with three Champions Series races alone on the opening afternoon. Below are five horses with the potential to enhance their reputations at the meeting. WITHOUT PAROLE When: St James’s Palace Stakes on Tuesday Trainer: John Gosden. General odds: 11-4 […]

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA

Queen Cheers Home a Winner in USA Galileo gave the Queen a rare Graded winner in the US on Friday evening when Newmarket handler William Haggas sent Call To Mind (4c Galileo-Memory, by Danehill Dancer) on a successful trans Atlantic foray to New York. The four-year-old stayed on well in the G2 Belmont Park Invitational […]

Exceed And Excel Continues European Success

Exceed And Excel Continues European Success

Exceed And Excel Continues European Success One of Australia’s best stallions Exceed And Excel recorded a new Black Type winner on Monday, 11 June when his three-year-old daughter Spaday demonstrated an impressive turn of foot to land the Listed Prix Marchand d’Or, run over six and a half furlongs at Maisons-Laffitte. Settled towards the rear […]

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor Holy Roman Classic hope wins German G2 Well Timed (3f Holy Roman Emperor-Wells Present, by Cadeaux Genereux) looks one of the leading contenders for the G1 Preis der Diana following her victory in Hoppegarten on Sunday. Stall Ullman’s progressive home-bred Holy Roman Emperor won the G2 Diana Trial […]

Big Weekend of Racing in Penang Malaysia

Big Weekend of Racing in Penang Malaysia

Big Weekend of Racing in Penang Malaysia Penang – a world renowned exotic holiday destination – was known, once upon a time, as Pulau Pinang or the “Isle of the Betel Nut”. Listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008, this virgin paradise has no shortage of cultural sights and natural scenery. Nicknamed […]

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock Scratched after raring up in the barriers two weeks ago, the Chris Waller-trained Sambro (3g Fastnet Rock x Eau de Joie, by Encosta de Lago) was on his best behaviour in Saturday’s $350,000 Group II Queensland Guineas (1600m). Given a peach of a ride by Michael Walker, the talented […]

Justify Runs ‘Wire to Wire’ Winning Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

Justify Runs ‘Wire to Wire’ Winning Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

Justify Runs ‘Wire to Wire’ Winning Horse Racing’s Triple Crown On this sunny and dry Saturday afternoon Justify won the 150th Belmont Stakes in Elmont, NT, becoming the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown and the 2nd undefeated Champion to achieve racing’s most prestigious fete. Starting out of the # 1 post, jockey Mike […]

Big Weekend for Lonhro

Big Weekend for Lonhro

Big Weekend for Lonhro J A McGrath at Godolphin So much surrounding the quest for a 13th American Triple Crown winner depends on Justify’s stamina reserves, and even this brilliant racehorse’s most loyal followers acknowledge this as the obstacle in his path to greatness. Few horses could have coped better with the adverse weather the […]

Larneuk Encourages People to Get in on the VOBIS

Larneuk Encourages People to Get in on the VOBIS

Larneuk Encourages People to Get in on the VOBIS The countdown to the inaugural running of the $1 million ‘Showdown’, a race exclusively for two-year-olds by VOBIS Sires’-nominated stallions in April 2019 is on, with all Larneuk stallions located in Victoria eligible for the scheme this breeding season. The very exciting Cluster, the ever-consistent O’lonhro, […]

Horse Racing in Europe this Weekend

Horse Racing in Europe this Weekend

G3 John of Gaunt Stakes at Haydock Park, UK Dutch Connection and D’bai both return to seven furlongs for the G3 John of Gaunt Stakes at Haydock Park, UK, on Saturday, 9 June. Six-year-old Dutch Connection (Charlie Hills/James Doyle) drops back down in distance following an excellent run over a mile on his seasonal return […]

Another Winning Week for Magic Millions

Another Winning Week for Magic Millions

Another Winning Week for Magic Millions Today’s final day of selling comprising Book Two Yearlings and Racehorses grossed over $2.3 million helping push the overall sale average price and clearance rate to record levels. The total sale gross this afternoon sat at over $140 million – just the second time in history such a figure […]

Singapore Horse Racing: $1 million Group 1 Charity Bowl

Singapore Horse Racing: $1 million Group 1 Charity Bowl

In 2018, the $1 million Group 1 Patron’s Bowl will be renamed as the Charity Bowl. All other details of the race will remain unchanged, with the 1,600m race still run as the second Leg of the Singapore Four-Year-Old Challenge on Sunday, 24 June 2018 at the Singapore Racecourse. 2018 is a significant milestone for […]

Will Masar Take on the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot

Will Masar Take on the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot

Will Masar Take on the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot Investec Derby hero Masar could drop back in distance and contest the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on July 7 his next start and, long term, the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day may be on his agenda. Charlie Appleby, trainer of the […]

Over $4.2 million Changes Hands Day 1 of Magic Millions

Over $4.2 million Changes Hands Day 1 of Magic Millions

The top selling youngster, catalogued as Lot 1817, was bred and sold by Baramul Stud with John Crowley of Chevaux Bloodstock snaring him for $250,000. The colt is a half brother to this season’s Widden Stakes placegetter Mystic Empire and is from a lightly raced General Nediym half sister to Group One winner Royal Descent. […]

Inglis Digital a Huge Hit in Australia

Inglis Digital a Huge Hit in Australia

Inglis Digital has celebrated the one year anniversary of its monthly online auctions, with the May catalogue reaching a record gross of $1.215 million. Te Akau Racing, buying on Inglis Digital for the first time, secured the top lot for $210,000 – also a new high top price for the platform – in 3YO Snitzel […]

French Group 2 Double for Galileo

French Group 2 Double for Galileo

A pair of exciting performers claimed G2 successes on a great afternoon for Galileo at Chantilly on Sunday. First up was three-year-old Mission Impassible (3f Galileo-Margot Did, by Exceed And Excel), a top-notch juvenile last season, who returned to her best to win the G2 Prix de Sandringham for trainer Jean-Claude Rouget (pictured). “I wouldn’t […]

The Lonhro Family is Going Strong

The Lonhro Family is Going Strong

Pierro A homebred for Waratah Thoroughbreds, lightly raced Commander (2g Pierro x Ephemera, by More Than Ready) cast off maiden status with a resounding win in the Listed BRC The Phoenix Stakes at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday. Trained by John Thompson, he was sixth on debut to boom colt The Autumn sun on debut […]

Masar Wins the Epsom Derby

Masar Wins the Epsom Derby

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai won Epsom Derby, Britain’s richest horse race, and the most prestigious of the five Classics. Masar of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum’s Godolphin stable stormed to victory under jockey William Buick in Saturday’s Epsom Derby, as trainer Charlie […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview RACE 1: CLASS 5 – 1200M COURSE D (LC) (TURF TRACK) TIME: 18:20 PRIZE MONEY: S$20000 DOMINY (2) looks overdue for a victory and this is not the toughest of races, Glen Boss will be in the saddle and that will help. GREATBALLS OF FIRE (4) from the Burridge […]

UNIQUE BELLA, VALE DORI & PARADISE WOODS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S GRADE I, $400,000 BEHOLDER MILE

UNIQUE BELLA, VALE DORI & PARADISE WOODS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S GRADE I, $400,000 BEHOLDER MILE

With 13 group or graded stakes victories among them, Unique Bella, Vale Dori and Paradise Woods need little in the way of introduction as they headline Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Beholder Mile at Santa Anita.  The Beholder Mile, formerly run as the Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park from 1940 through 2013, has attracted a field […]

The Investec Oaks: Aidan O’Brien Vs William Haggas

The Investec Oaks: Aidan O’Brien Vs William Haggas

Who will win the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Friday? Here’s a guide to all the leading contendersWild Illusion was fourth in the QIPCO 1000 Guineas and has plenty of stamina on the dam’s side of her pedigree. WILD ILLUSION Trainer: Charlie Appleby. General odds: 4-1 Signed off last year with victory in the Group […]

Big Money in Broodmares on the Gold Coast

Big Money in Broodmares on the Gold Coast

Champion racemare Jameka will embark on her next life in the breeding barn after she sold for $2.6 million to top a vibrant opening day of the 2018 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale. The triple Group One winner could visit exciting freshman sire Merchant Navy after she was purchased outright by original part owners Colin […]

Bad Boy Pakistan Star Makes Good in Hong Kong

Bad Boy Pakistan Star Makes Good in Hong Kong

Bad Boy Pakistan Star Makes Good in Hong Kong Pakistan Star recorded his second G1 victory with an impressive one-and-three-quarters length victory in the Standard Charter Champions & Chater Cup at Sha Tin. The talented son of Shamardal was settled second through the early stages of the race, as stablemate Exultant (by Teofilo) led the […]

Vazirabad Wins the G2 Prix Vicomtesse Vigier in France

Vazirabad Wins the G2 Prix Vicomtesse Vigier in France

The brilliant Vazirabad added yet another sterling accomplishment to his resume when he rallied from far back to take the G2 Prix Vicomtesse Vigier for the third consecutive year. It was the 13th Group victory for the son of Manduro, who now boasts 15 wins and five second-place finishes in 22 career starts. Settled near […]

Alpha Centauri Takes the Irish Guineas

Alpha Centauri Takes the Irish Guineas

Alpha Centauri (3f Mastercraftsman-Alpha Lupi, by Rahy) ran out a superb winner of the G1 Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Sunday on a great day for Mastercraftsman. The Niarchos family home-bred relished quicker underfoot conditions than she had experienced on recent starts as she took charge of proceedings in the final furlong to […]

Australian Superstar Merchant Navy Impresses in Ireland

Australian Superstar Merchant Navy Impresses in Ireland

Australian superstar Merchant Navy (3c Fastnet Rock-Legally Bay, by Snippets) made a huge splash on his northern hemisphere debut at the Curragh on Saturday. An unbeaten two-year-old, who went on to win the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington in November, the son of Fastnet Rock cruised home to take the G2 Greenlands Stakes […]

Holy Roman Emperor Takes the G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas

Holy Roman Emperor Takes the G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas

Holy Roman Emperor Takes the G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas Fabulously reliable Holy Roman Emperor hit the jackpot on Saturday when Robert Ng’s Romanised (3c Holy Roman Emperor-Romantic Venture, by Indian Ridge) ran out an impressive winner of the G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh. The three-year-old, bred by Monica Aherne, showed a brilliant turn […]

Hong Kong Takes the Singapore Kranji Mile

Hong Kong Takes the Singapore Kranji Mile

Hong Kong came back, saw and reconquered at Singapore’s return to International racing on Saturday night when its two contenders Southern Legend and Horse Of Fortune stole the quinella in the $1.5 million Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile (1600m).   The former British colony have been a long-time supporter of Singapore races during the time […]

Singapore Racing: Million Dollar Day for Stephen Gray

Singapore Racing: Million Dollar Day for Stephen Gray

Singapore Racing: Million Dollar Day for Stephen Gray Stephen Gray took Singapore’s $1 million Group 1 Lion City Cup (1200m) with last year’s winner Lim’s Cruiser making it back-to-back in devastating style on Saturday. Interestingly, the reigning Singapore champion sprinter had not won since that glorious victory in the third Leg of the Singapore Sprint […]

$1.5 million Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile Latest News

$1.5 million Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile Latest News

$1.5 million Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile Latest News Tuesday morning trackwork at Kranji was a hive of activity among the local hopes for the $1.5 million Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile (1600m) while the “foreigners” were just humming along, but still looking ready to go.   Eight of the 10-strong home team had a […]

Singapore Racing: Kranji Mile News

Singapore Racing: Kranji Mile News

Singapore Racing: Kranji Mile News With four days to go before the $1.5 million Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile (1600m), the mercury level is rising for the race tagged as the “hottest race in the tropics”. All three overseas horses emerged from their International Stables for some light work, with New Zealand’s Ocean Emperor also […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Arqana Breeze-up Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Arqana Breeze-up Sale

The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased five colts at the 2018 Arqana Breeze-up Sale in Deauville, France (11-12 May), for a total cost of €870,000 (approximately HK$8.281 million). The Club’s purchases are athletic youngsters by a mix of proven stallions and exciting young sires. Among the eye-catching quintet was Lot 161 by Exceed And Excel, […]

Great Weekend for Uncle Mo

Great Weekend for Uncle Mo

Outstanding sire Uncle Mo was in top form on Saturday with classy mare Ultra Brat (5m Uncle Mo x Prof McGonagall, by Giant’s Causeway) winning the $150,000 Grade III Gallorette Stakes at Pimlico, while Miss Mo Mentum (3f Uncle Mo x Somalia, by Mineshaft) took out the Grade III Selene Stakes at Woodbine. The Graham […]

European Racing Round Up

European Racing Round Up

European Racing Round Up Rhododendron pipped the luckless Lightning Spear by a short head in a gripping finish to the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Lightning Spear looked like he just about hit the front under Oisin Murphy and was about to spring a 16-1 surprise in the QIPCO British Champions Series showpiece, but […]

Enhancing the Quality of Life for Racehorses

Enhancing the Quality of Life for Racehorses

Equine welfare was explored during the first plenary session on the third and final day (Thursday, 17 May, 2018) of the 37th Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Peter Curl, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Executive Manager, Veterinary Regulation, and Ms. Amanda Bond, the Club’s Executive Manager Equestrian Affairs, addressed the convocation. “Enhancing […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO on Improving Global Racing

Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO on Improving Global Racing

Hong Kong racing’s wagering strategy was a core point in the opening plenary session on day two of the Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Seoul, South Korea today, Wednesday, 16 May, 2018. Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Asian Racing Federation (ARF), chaired the session, titled […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief and the Master Brand

Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief and the Master Brand

The 37th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Seoul, South Korea, with Asian Racing Federation Chairman and Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief Executive Officer Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges calling on the sport’s stakeholders to establish racing as a global “master brand.” As Chair of the convocation’s opening plenary session, Mr. Engelbrecht-Bresges said that horseracing must create a […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Golden Horseshoe Series

Singapore Horse Racing: Golden Horseshoe Series

Singapore Horse Racing: Golden Horseshoe Series   Comprising five races, the eighth edition of the Singapore Golden Horseshoe Series began with the Kranji Nursery Stakes on Fridayat the Singapore Racecourse.   The Series is sponsored by Aushorse Marketing Pty Ltd (Aushorse), William Inglis & Son Ltd (Inglis), International Racehorse Transport Pty Ltd (IRT) and Magic […]

Larneuk Producing Group Quality Horses

Larneuk Producing Group Quality Horses Larneuk has followed up their Group 1 success when El Dorado Dreaming broke her maiden in spectacular fashion in the Gr.1 Sires’ Produce Stakes with Mamzelle Tess finishing a strong a 3rd in a the Group 3 Proud Miss in Morphetville today. Mamzelle Tess is by award winning sire O’lonhro. […]

Big Season of Racing Coming to Dubai

Big Season of Racing Coming to Dubai

Knightsbridge are excited about the record fixture list for the 2018-19 UAE racing season that has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The season will offer an unprecedented 67 race dates, five more […]

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park Experience heart-pounding action from the Grandstand or be pampered like royalty while enjoying the “Sport of Kings” from a private luxury suite. Ideal for a corporate outing or an afternoon with family and friends, Gulfstream Park is sure to provide a racing experience unlike any other. Average Daily […]

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