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 […]

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate Keeneland sales graduates secured spots in the starting gate for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar with wins in weekend graded stakes. Four sales graduates clinched bids over Fall Stars Weekend at Keeneland: Zipessa, winner of the First Lady (G1) (Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare […]

Always Dreaming Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner to Continue Racing

Always Dreaming Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner to Continue Racing

Always Dreaming Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner to Continue Racing Always Dreaming, winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday. The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Bodemeister was found to have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Weekend

Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Weekend

Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Weekend Recent non-graded winner Always Thinking returns to G3 level for the Franklin County Stakes over five and a half furlongs on turf at Keeneland, USA, on Friday, October 13. The four-year-old Street Sense filly ran on strongly to score by a cosy length and a half in the […]

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 – […]

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK Highly promising two-year-olds Magic Lily, Sound And Silence and Expressiy feature among seven Godolphin runners on day one of the Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK, on Friday, October 13. The three juveniles are trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick. Magic Lily has been […]

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia An exciting young prospect by former crack juvenile Smart Missile topped Day One of the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2Yos in Training Sale on Tuesday. The colt, catalogued as Lot 58, was presented at the auction by Kenmore Lodge and attracted an opening bid of $100,000. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend Four Fall Stars Weekend stakes live on NBC Sports; all races carried live on TVG, Keeneland.com and Keeneland Race Day App No matter your location, Keeneland fans can tune into the Fall Meet racing action via a number of broadcast, radio and online platforms, including live streaming of races on Keeneland.com and […]

Great Racing at Newmarket, UK

Great Racing at Newmarket, UK

Great Racing at Newmarket, UK Usherette and Arabian Hope try for a first G1 victory in the Sun Chariot Stakes over a mile at Newmarket, UK, on Saturday, October 7. Five-year-old Usherette (Andre Fabre/Mickael Barzalona) has already gained a major victory on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile course, having stayed on strongly to beat G1 winners Arabian […]

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) […]

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 […]

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale Keeneland has cataloged 4,145 horses for its 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, the world’s largest and most important sale of its kind, to be held Nov. 7-18. Headlining the November Sale catalog are graded stakes winners and graded stakes producers, led by champion Stellar Wind and Grade 1 stakes winners […]

Australian Breeding News: Eight Carat Still on Top

Australian Breeding News: Eight Carat Still on Top

Australian Breeding News: Eight Carat Still on Top Last Saturday was a good day for the Eight Carat clan, more specifically for the prolific branch that stems from her wonderful unraced daughter Cotehele House. A mare proving a strong line-breeding influence, Cotehele House was duplicated (a close 2 X 3) in the pedigree of Gr.3 […]

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running The Bull Market in leadership stocks and Ferrari sports and racing cars from Enzo’s Golden Era (Ys 1947 – 1972) has now made its way into the world of Thoroughbred horses In the Keeneland auction ring in Lexington, Kentucky, demand was so strong last month for the bluest-blooded young […]

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 […]

Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK

Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK

Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK G1 runner-up Frontiersman spearheads a three-pronged challenge for the 12-furlong Listed Godolphin Stakes at Newmarket, UK, on day two of the Cambridgeshire meeting, Friday, September 29. The four-year-old Dubawi colt, trained by Charlie Appleby, went down by a length and three quarters to Highland Reel in the G1 Coronation […]

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 […]

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Longchamp Racecourse; Paris, France

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Longchamp Racecourse; Paris, France

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Longchamp Racecourse; Paris, France By Kristen Manning Run since 1920, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is justifiably considered one of the best races in the world and whilst most eyes this Sunday will be on the hot favourite Enable, the talented Zarak is one of great interest to fans […]

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News By David Morgan at HKJC Group 1 stars Beauty Only, Mr Stunning, Peniaphobia and Contentment will step out for the first time this term at Sunday’s (1 October) National Day race meeting at Sha Tin Racecourse. Hong Kong’s 2017/18 Group race programme kicks off with twin features, the G3 National Day […]

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE Singapore Turf Club (STC) will be hosting the annual Sakura Day @ The Racecourse in conjunction with the running of the $700,000 Group 1 Panasonic Kranji Mile on Sunday, 1 October 2017. The Panasonic Kranji Mile is the first Leg of the Singapore Triple Crown Series, […]

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 […]

Keeneland Sale: Big Money in Breeding

Keeneland Sale: Big Money in Breeding Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Saturday following a 12-day run that saw commerce achieve heights not seen in nearly a decade. A spectacular crop of yearlings spurred bidding wars among domestic and foreign buyers throughout the auction, driving gross receipts above $300 million for the first time since 2008, […]

Interest is High for Last ‘The Everest’ Slots

Interest is High for Last ‘The Everest’ Slots

Interest is High for Last ‘The Everest’ Slots Kevin Maloney’s Segenhoe Stud part owned DEPLOY (pictured above) became the 8th confirmed starter for AU$10-M “The Everest”, the World’s richest turf race DEPLOY became the 8th confirmed starter, Tabcorp was announced as the major race sponsor, and the magnificent trophy for the AU$10-M The Everest was […]

The Everest: Who Will Contest the Inaugural Sprint Spectacular?

The Everest: Who Will Contest the Inaugural Sprint Spectacular?

The Everest: Who Will Contest the Inaugural Sprint Spectacular? The Everest is a 1200m WFA event offering a staggering $10-M purse to competitors. It will be held at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday 14 October 2017 and will feature a crack field of 12 elite sprinters from both here and abroad. The lucrative purse makes The Everest the richest horse […]

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light

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

Impressive Debut for Casares

Impressive Debut for Casares

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

G2 Champagne Stakes at Doncaster, UK

G2 Champagne Stakes at Doncaster, UK

Mythical Magic and Home Of The Brave each try for a first G2 success at Doncaster, UK, on Saturday, September 16. Unbeaten two-year-old Mythical Magic (Charlie Appleby/James Doyle) steps up in class for the seven-furlong G2 Champagne Stakes an impressive all-the-way success over the same trip in the Listed Prix Francois Boutin at Deauville, France, […]

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

The bullish market at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale continued to generate strong trade among a global contingent of buyers on Thursday, producing healthy results and the sale of two fillies for $1 million each. Keeneland sold 198 yearlings for a total of $47,231,000, an average of $238,540 and a median of $175,000 on Thursday, which […]

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

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

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

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

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

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

Australian Sires: Maurice

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

Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland

Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland

Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland Champion sire Giant’s Causeway had just three entries in Book One at the 2017 Keeneland September Yearling Sale and all were sold at an average $733,333. His trio of fillies proved hot property with the top seller at $875,000 a filly from Grade I winner Hollywood Story that was […]

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

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

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale Buyers and sellers in the opening Book 1 session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale commented on Monday’s strong trade: Trainer Ben Colebrook: “The market was very strong. We got outbid on a few, so we will be doing some more shopping. The good ones sold the way they […]

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

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

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket Keeneland’s reformatted Week 1 of the September Yearling Sale produced eight million-dollar-plus horses and fueled significant increases in trade during Monday’s opening premier Book 1. Leading the action was a $2.7 million Tapit filly purchased by Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier to be the most expensive yearling sold at public auction in […]

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Chantilly, France Ribchester consolidated his position as Europe’s top miler by gaining a fourth G1 victory in the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, September 10. The four-year-old Iffraaj colt, unlucky in the G1 Sussex Stakes on his previous start, made no mistake this time. […]

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying

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

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend Galileo produced an amazing 4 Group 1 winners over the Irish Champions Weekend for Coolmore making him the dominant stallion of the season in Europe. Galileo added to his amazing record at Irish Champions Weekend on Sunday with another two G1 victories to add to his pair on the previous […]

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

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

Become a Racehorse Owner

Become a Racehorse Owner

Become a Racehorse Owner Price:$1000.00 Shipping: $0.00 Add to Cart Member Member $1000 VIP, private-guided, tour of Farm or Stable (2 persons), including picnic lunch at Farm and photo opportunity with our Stallion (*both lunch and photo need to be scheduled in advance in order to guarantee the best experience for your party). Horseshoe from a […]

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

Korea’s biggest day of racing of the year takes place at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday with the 2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint. Ten overseas-trained runners are in the Korean Capital for the two races which have a combined purse of approaching $1.5Million. 10 races at Seoul from 10:45 to 18:00 and […]

The Incredible Galileo Shines at Ireland’s Champions Weekend

The Incredible Galileo Shines at Ireland’s Champions Weekend

The incredible Galileo dominated day one of Ireland’s Champions Weekend courtesy of Hydrangea (3f Galileo-Beauty Is Truth, by Pivotal) and Decorated Knight (5h Galileo-Pearling, by Storm Cat). It was a first top-level success for Hydrangea as she led home a 1-2 for Galileo when coming out ahead of Winter (3f Galileo-Laddies Poker Two, by Choisir) […]

Australian Sires: Sepoy

Australian Sires: Sepoy

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

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

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

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

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

US Trained Horses Head to Korea

US Trained Horses Head to Korea

US Trained Horses Head to Korea Wherever The Truth Or Else and Papa Shot finish on Sunday, the pair will make history as the first ever US-trained horses to run in Korea when they line up respectively in the KOR G1 Keeneland-sponsored Korea Sprint (1200m) and Korea Cup (1800m). Meanwhile, locally-trained horses will be looking […]

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France Europe’s top-rated miler Ribchester and progressive three-year-old Inns Of Court go for G1 glory in the G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp, highlight of a superb card at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, September 10. Ribchester (Richard Fahey/James Doyle) is seeking a fourth G1 win over a mile, […]

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh Leading stayer Twilight Payment and unexposed two-year-old Active Approach step up to G1 level on day two of Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh this Sunday, September 10. Both horses are trained by Jim Bolger and ridden by Kevin Manning, with Twilight Payment lining up in the Irish St […]

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

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

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

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

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

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

Singapore Racing: Jumbo Jet Trophy Group 3

Singapore Racing: Jumbo Jet Trophy Group 3

Singapore Racing: Jumbo Jet Trophy Group 3 Jumbo Jet Trophy (Singapore Group 3) RACE INFORMATION Prizemoney S$200,000 (Souvenir trophies will be given to winning owner, trainer and jockey) Distance 1400 Metres Surface Turf Open To 3 yo and above Date of Race Sunday 10 SEPTEMBER 2017 Conditions The race will be run under the Weight-For-Age […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

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

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased four youngsters at Doncaster’s Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale last week (29 and 30 August), for a total outlay of £595,000 (approximately HK$6.105 million). The Jockey Club completed its transactions with Lot 295, an attractive bay colt by […]

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures The fixture list for the 2017 – 2018 UAE racing season 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 ERA season will offer 62 race dates and opens at […]

Songbird Retires

Songbird Retires

It was announced August 31st that Medaglia d’Oro‘s four-year-old daughter Songbird has been retired from racing following a brilliant career in which she captured nine G1 races and won back-to-back Eclipse Awards. Owned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, Songbird burst onto the scene as a two-year-old in July 2015, […]

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

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

Arrowfield Stallion Parade 2017 Video

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

Quality Racing in Chantilly, France this Sunday

Quality Racing in Chantilly, France this Sunday

Four Charlie Appleby-trained two year-olds run at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, September 3. Dual Listed winner Sound And Silence goes in the five-furlong G3 Prix d’Arenberg with James Doyle in the saddle The son of Exceed And Excel was successful in the Listed Windsor Castle Stakes over five furlongs at Royal Ascot on June 20. […]

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

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

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

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

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