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 […]

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 […]

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying

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

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

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

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 […]

Australian Sires: Sepoy

Australian Sires: Sepoy

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

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

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

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

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

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

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

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

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

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

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

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

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

Arrowfield Stallion Parade 2017 Video

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

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

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

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

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

China Horse Racing: Inglis China-Australia Cup Final

China Horse Racing: Inglis China-Australia Cup Final

A full field of 14 will line up in Saturday’s A$200,000 Inglis China-Australia Cup Final (1200m) at Yulong Racecourse in Shanxi. The race – the richest in China at RMB 1million – forms part of Inglis’ program to support horse racing in China. The field of 14 is made up of runners sourced by several […]

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

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

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

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

Australian Horse Racing: Big Weekend of Racing

Australian Horse Racing: Big Weekend of Racing

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

Australian Racing History: The Legendary Desert Gold

Australian Racing History: The Legendary Desert Gold

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

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

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

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia

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

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

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

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend A quality quartet of Godolphin three-year-olds headed by the Gimcrack Stakes winner Jorda will be out to establish their Spring prospects when they step out at Randwick and Flemington on Saturday. Along with Jorda who runs in the G3 San Domenico Stakes, the stable has Astoria and […]

Dubawi Builds his Legacy

Dubawi Builds his Legacy

Record-breaking Champion and four-time G1 winner Postponed will join his outstanding sire Dubawi at Dalham Hall Stud next season. Rated 130 when crowned Timeform’s Champion older horse in 2016, he will stand for £20,000 Oct 1st special live foal. An outstanding middle-distance performer for his owner Sheikh Mohammed Obaid, Postponed earned his highest rating when […]

Australian Sires: Arrowfield Rolls Out the Big Guns

Australian Sires: Arrowfield Rolls Out the Big Guns

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

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

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

Lee Freedman Heads to Singapore

Lee Freedman Heads to Singapore

Lee Freedman recently submitted an application to train in Singapore. Today, it has been confirmed that his application was successful and the Singapore Turf Club has granted him a licence where he will take up the opportunity to train. This is an exciting new venture for Lee and a timely passing of the batton as […]

Australian Sires: Swettenham Stud Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Swettenham Stud Stallion Parade

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

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

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

Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success

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

Australian Racing: Hartnell is Back

Australian Racing: Hartnell is Back

Australian Racing: Hartnell is Back by Mike Hedge at Godolphin All the signs of a Spring to savour were revealed on Saturday as Godolphin’s Australian flag-bearer Hartnell returned to racing in impeccable order to brilliantly win the G2 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield. Hartnell always had control of the race, asserting himself with 200m to […]

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s

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

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks

Winx Vs Arrogate a Tale of 2 Comebacks

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

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

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

Juddmonte Farms on a Roll

Juddmonte Farms on a Roll

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

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick Mike Hedge at Godolphin The highly promising three-year-olds Sanctioned, Toga Picta and Alizee take early steps and high hopes toward major Spring goals at Randwick on Saturday. And for two of them a Classic opportunity could lay ahead. The colts Sanctioned (James Cummings/Jay Ford) and Toga Picta […]

Australian Sires: Raheeb

Australian Sires: Raheeb

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

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards

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

Australian Racing: The Return of Hartnell

Australian Racing: The Return of Hartnell

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

Black Caviar’s Daughter Oscietra

Black Caviar’s Daughter Oscietra

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

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

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

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication

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

Australian Sires: Snitzel is King

Australian Sires: Snitzel is King

Australian Sires: Snitzel is King Less than a fortnight after landing his first stallion Premiership, Snitzel has put up his first city treble of the new season, including Menari, a dashing winner of the $150,000 The Rosebud 1100m LR at Rosehill. He is the second son of Snitzel to win The Rosebud, following Thronum’s success […]

Australian Sires: Victorian Breeder Backs Stallions

Australian Sires: Victorian Breeder Backs Stallions

Australian Sires: Victorian Breeder Backs Stallions With a record number of new sires around Australia the competition is fierce, but both Larneuk Stud and Knightsbridge have stepped up to support their own stallions. Larneuk stands O’lonhro, Wolf Cry, Cluster and Ilovethiscity in Euroa, Victoria, they also stand Honorius for Knightsbridge. Issaree Suwunnavid one of the […]

Abbey Marie Prepares for Gr.2 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield

Abbey Marie Prepares for Gr.2 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield

Abbey Marie Prepares for Gr.2 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield By Kristen Manning Classy mare Abbey Marie is looking well as she gears up for her return to the racetrack, the Mick Kent trained mare set to resume in the Gr.2 PB Lawrence Stakes (the old Liston) at Caulfield on Saturday week. Relaxed as she […]

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records The thoroughbred breeding industry around the world is booming and Keeneland will set brand new records this year. If you are intereseted in investing in the Thoroughbred industry now is the time, Contact us or complete the form at the bottom of this article. Keeneland announced the expansion of […]

Australian Sires: Wolf Cry

Australian Sires: Wolf Cry

Australian Sires: Wolf Cry Larneuk Stud is proud to announce that the exciting prospect Wolf Cry will join its already impressive stallion line-up for 2017. A particularly good looking son of the great Street Cry – whose name has been in the headlines with the amazing deeds of his superstar daughter Winx – Wolf Cry […]

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia by J A McGrath at Godolphin Memories of previous international stars to have carried Godolphin colours are revived this week as Scottish sets out on the first leg of an ambitious campaign that takes in G1 races on two continents. Horses such as Fantastic Light and Grandera, both trained […]

Australian Racing: True Excelsior is Something Special

Australian Racing: True Excelsior is Something Special

Australian Racing: True Excelsior is Something Special By Kristen Manning “She’s got the looks at the attitude,” said in-form jockey Ben Thompson after kicking home True Excelsior to a smart maiden victory at Geelong on Wednesday. Having just her third start and her first since late March, the Leon & Troy Corstens trained filly enjoyed […]

Australian Sires: Mezyaan

Australian Sires: Mezyaan

Australian Sires: Mezyaan By Kristen Manning It has not taken long for Springview Farm’s Peter Smith to become smitten with new arrival Mezyaan, the handsome young stallion impressing him in every way. “He is just a beautiful horse,” the Euroa based stud master and trainer enthused. “He has the loveliest, most genuine temperament – he […]

Gr.3 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday

Gr.3 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday

Gr.3 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday By Kristen Manning Melbourne racegoers may still be warding off winter chills as they head to the track but there is a definite taste of spring in the air with the running of the Gr.3 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday. A race run in honour […]

Australian Sires: O’lonhro is a Value Sire

Australian Sires: O’lonhro is a Value Sire

Australian Sires: O’lonhro is a Value Sire It is a big year for Australian Sires, competition is tough and the hunt for value is on. With his family Members like Lonhro and I am Invisible commanding huge fees O’lonhro is a great value proposition. O’Lonhro‘s progeny excel when given time to mature and his overall […]

A Bletchingly Stakes Preview

A Bletchingly Stakes Preview

Not since 1995/96 has a horse won consecutive runnings of the Gr.3 Bletchingly Stakes but that is just what is being attempted by Lord Of The Sky when he heads to Sandown on Sunday. Showing his customary dash when resuming in the Gr.3 John Monash Stakes, Lord Of The Sky tired late but was beaten just […]

Exciting Frankel Colt to Hit the Track at Flemington

Exciting Frankel Colt to Hit the Track at Flemington

Exciting Frankel Colt to Hit the Track at Flemington by Craig Jones Those racegoers heading to Flemington on Saturday are in for a treat when the unraced Frankel colt, which has a beautiful name, Frankel My Dear will see a race track from the first time. He makes his debut in the VRC Members Pavilion […]

Australian Racing: The Grand National Hurdle

Australian Racing: The Grand National Hurdle

Australian Racing: The Grand National Hurdle By Kristen Manning Victoria’s version of The Grand National Hurdle, a race which boasts a 136 history, has seen many changes in recent times – switching from its traditional venue at Flemington to Sandown. In 2015 run at Warrnambool whilst work took place at Sandown, it is probably the […]

Australian Sires: Snitzel is King

Australian Sires: Snitzel is King

Such was Snitzel’s history-making 2016/17 Championship season in Australia, that it’s easier to list what he didn’t do. He’s not the Champion Broodmare Sire, but otherwise, Snitzel dominated every category he contested. Arrowfield’s new superstar headed the key columns of the General Premiership table, with $16.1 million prizemoney (breaking Street Cry’s 2015/16 record by almost […]

Frankel My Dear Might Provide Frankel his 1st Win in Australia

Frankel My Dear Might Provide Frankel his 1st Win in Australia

Frankel My Dear Might Provide Frankel his 1st Win in Australia By Kristen Manning Every now and then there is a first starter who really grabs the attention, whether it be due a memorable name or a flashy pedigree. In the case of Frankel My Dear – the Robbie Laing trained two-year-old who has accepted […]

Lonhro an Established Sire of Sires

Lonhro an Established Sire of Sires

Lonhro an Established Sire of Sires Lonhro The Champion three-year-old, the Champion miler, the Horse of the Year. Now a Champion sire. His son Pierro, unbeaten juvenile Triple Crown winner, was rated the best juvenile colt in Australia since 1977. Sire of 66 Stakes winners, including G1 Golden Rose hero Exosphere in 2015 and South […]

Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m

Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m

 Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m Australian racing is booming and the prizemoney just keeps getting better, if you are keen to get involved in the owning or breeding scene in Australia contact Knightsbridge. Here is what Mike Hedge had to say about Godolphin’s success in Australia Godolphin’s Australian operation has ended the latest racing […]

Australian Sires: Honorius

Australian Sires: Honorius

Australian Sires: Honorius By Kristen Manning As befitting a horse named after a Roman Emperor, Honorius is a horse of great style and presence and he is sure to impress breeders as he begins his stud career at Larneuk Stud, Euroa. The Honorius story is one of many threads, beginning way back to the The […]

Australian Sires: More Success for Teofilo

Australian Sires: More Success for Teofilo

Australian Sires: More Success for Teofilo Teofilo sired a new Group winner on Sunday 30 July when his two-year-old daughter Tantheem impressed in the G3 Prix de Cabourg. Run over six furlongs at Deauville, she was sharply away form the stalls and never seeing another rival, ran right to the line for a three-and-a-half length […]

No Tan Tat Delivers Another Winning Weekend for Larneuk Stud

No Tan Tat Delivers Another Winning Weekend for Larneuk Stud

No Tan Tat Delivers Another Winning Weekend for Larneuk Stud Larneuk Stud 3yo filly has provided Neville Murdoch’s Larneuk Stud with another winning weekend. A daughter of Larnek’s successful sire O’lonhro No Tan Tat has an impressive record of 9 starts for 2 wins 2 seconds and a third. Sire: O’Lonhro Dam: Tan Tat Elle […]

Australian Sire O’Lonhro a Rising Star

Australian Sire O’Lonhro a Rising Star

Australian Sire O’Lonhro a Rising Star Larneuk Stud based O’Lonhro is a rising star in Australian racing. The son Australian Champion and successful International Sire Lonhro, O’Lonhro is making his mark with 20 winners in the last 120 days all over Australia. This record breaking Group 2 winner has inherited his sires outstanding looks and […]

So You Think Continues Success for Coolmore Australia

So You Think Continues Success for Coolmore Australia

So You Think Continues Success for Coolmore Australia Dashing grey colt D’Argento (2c So You Think x Fullazz, by Redoute’s Choice) kept his unbeaten record intact and stamped himself as a spring stakes prospect with a stylish victory at Rosehill on Saturday for the powerful Chris Waller stable. A debut winner at Newcastle on July […]

Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House

Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House

Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House Australian Horse Racing and Breeding is a tough business, but the participants of are also great supporters of charity. This week BloodstockAuction.com is Auctioning Stallion Covers as breeding season approaches in Australia. The Ronald McDonald House are building a new establishment so that they can house more families, […]

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires It has been a busy time at Larneuk with a procession of new Mares arriving to support the 2 new Sires, Wolf Cry and Honorius. Larneuk Stud has all the facilities required to cater for broodmares and the healthy development of the growing Thoroughbred. Larneuk Stud has […]

Galileo Dominates 2yo Races at Leopardstown

Galileo Dominates 2yo Races at Leopardstown

Two-year-olds The Pentagon (2c Galileo-Vadawina, by Unfuwain) and Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) looked two more hugely-exciting prospects for Galileo at Leopardstown on Thursday evening. The Pentagon, a runaway maiden winner earlier in the month, confirmed that promise when taking the G3 Tyros Stakes under Ryan Moore. He is now 8/1 favourite for the […]

Larneuk Stud has Some Exciting Sires for 2017

Larneuk Stud has Some Exciting Sires for 2017

Larneuk Stud has Some Exciting Sires for 2017 Breeding Season is coming in Australia and Larneuk Stud has some very exciting propositions for broodmare owners. Larneuk Stud was established in 1980. The 200 acre property has a 120 mega litre dam for irrigation and a permanent creek. Larneuk Stud has all the facilities required to […]

Hartnell Heads to Melbourne for Godolphin

Hartnell Heads to Melbourne for Godolphin

Hartnell Heads to Melbourne for Godolphin The Spring campaign of Godolphin’s established Australian star Hartnell began taking a firmer shape this week with the horse’s arrival in Melbourne where he is due to race exclusively during this latest preparation. Head trainer James Cummings spoke with both confidence and enthusiasm about Hartnell’s latest campaign that is […]

2 New Stallions to Larneuk Stud

2 New Stallions to Larneuk Stud

2 New Stallions to Larneuk Stud Picturesque Larneuk Stud in the heart of Victoria’s most fertile thoroughbred country is home to exciting stallions – Cluster, Ilovethiscity & O’Lonhro and in 2017 they are proud to introduce two additions to their stallion roster this season. Wolf Cry who is a Magic Millions winner and G2, Listed […]

Spendthrift Australia Stallion Parade

Spendthrift Australia Stallion Parade

Spendthrift Australia Stallion Parade Spendthrift Australia will host multiple stallion parades this year on Friday, August 18th and Saturday, August 19th. The parades will introduce newcomer Swear and include his Group 1-winning barnmates Hampton Court, Jimmy Creed, and Warrior’s Reward. The stallions will parade on Friday 18th at 3pm with afternoon tea served afterward, and […]

Winx is Back

Winx is Back

Winx is Back Mike Hedge at Godolphin The timing wasn’t deliberate, but it could hardly have been better. Less than 24 hours after the world’s highest-ranked racehorse Arrogate disappointed so dramatically at Del Mar on Saturday, Winx, his closest challenger in the international ratings, made the first public appearance of her latest preparation in Sydney. […]

Australian Racing: Another Great Win for Guy Racing

Australian Racing: Another Great Win for Guy Racing Queen Of Wands scored an impressive victory in the Allchin Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Handicap at the Sunshine Coast yesterday. The daughter of Not A Single Doubt was slow to begin and settled towards the tail of the field some ten lengths off the pacesetter. Then approaching […]

Inglis Turangga Farm Sale Shows Strong Demand for Broodmares

Inglis Turangga Farm Sale Shows Strong Demand for Broodmares

Inglis Turangga Farm Sale Shows Strong Demand for Broodmares Inglis delivered yet another great sale with the Turangga Farm event. Broodmares proved to be hot property as the breeding season in Australia approaches. Stuart Ramsey “couldn’t be happier’’ with today’s Turangga Farm Unreserved Dispersal of In-Foal Mares Sale at White Park. Brilliant Bisc (Elvstroem x […]

Winx Must Now be World’s Best Race Horse

Winx Must Now be World’s Best Race Horse

With only 2 points separating Arrogate and Winx on the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, Winx must have taken the lead after Arrogate’s dramatic misfire at Del Mar. Arrogate was off his game yesterday in Del Mar finishing a distant fourth to a very impressive Accelerate. The Champion never looked comfortable in the race, he […]