Can Godolphin take the Villiers

Can Godolphin take the Villiers

Can Godolphin take the Villiers By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW Trainer James Cummings says Interlocuter will need to go to “the next level’’ to win Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick but is quietly confident he can. Interlocuter has been arguably the most progressive horse in Sydney in 2017 with […]

Talismanic, Andre Fabre Strong Showing in Hong Kong Vase

Talismanic, Andre Fabre Strong Showing in Hong Kong Vase

Talismanic, Andre Fabre Strong Showing in Hong Kong Vase Talismanic, trained by Andre Fabre and ridden by Maxime Guyon, put in another very gutsy performance to finish second to Highland Reel in the G1 Hong Kong Vase over 12 furlongs on fast turf at Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on Sunday, December 10. The winner on […]

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly 2yo Brown Filly D.O.B: 03-Sep-2015 by DAWN APPROACH (IRE) from BELCENTRA Raced by Godolphin By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Gongs is a “very special filly” according to Darren Beadman and her professionalism saw her make it two from two at Rosehill Gardens. The two-year-old belted her […]

Godolphin Takes Aim at Kentucky Derby

Godolphin Takes Aim at Kentucky Derby

Godolphin Takes Aim at Kentucky Derby J A McGrath at Godolphin Godolphin trainer Kiaran McLaughlin remains confident he has two Derby contenders for next year in his stable. The burning question is: which colt for which Derby? McLaughlin was pleased with the second registered by Avery Island in Saturday’s G2 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct, particularly […]

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand Indulgent gained her third victory at the New York track of Aqueduct in the G3 Go For Wand Handicap over a mile on dirt on Saturday, December 2. The four-year-old Bernardini filly, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, found the mile fine after two six-furlong victories in November […]

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock are bringing promising stayer Newton to Australia. The lightly raced gelding by Authorized has had 6 starts in New Zealand for 3 placings with prizemoney of $10,650.00, only a 4yo he is a youngster in staying terms. Newton […]

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill from Mike Hedge at Godolphin The track-and-distance specialist Moher and the well-credentialed Federal make up a formidable Godolphin force in the G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday, 2 December. For Moher (Josh Parr), the race is a substitute for last Sunday’s Listed Kilmore Cup that was abandoned after a […]

Godolphin has a Shot at the 2018 Kentucky Derby

Godolphin has a Shot at the 2018 Kentucky Derby

Godolphin has a Shot at the 2018 Kentucky Derby from J A McGrath at Godolphin It is never too early to start dreaming of the annual ‘Run For The Roses’ at Churchill Downs, and Godolphin trainer Kiaran McLaughlin already believes he has two young colts, who could be realistic contenders come May 5, 2018. Enticed, […]

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018 Barney Roy, who broke the course record when triumphing in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot, has been retired from racing and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud. His fee has been set at £10,000 Oct 1, Special Live Foal and […]

Harry Angel won the 2017 Cartier Sprinter Award

Harry Angel won the 2017 Cartier Sprinter Award

Harry Angel won the 2017 Cartier Sprinter Award Harry Angel won the 2017 Cartier Sprinter Award for Godolphin, trainer Clive Cox and jockey Adam Kirby after establishing himself as the standout six-furlong speedster in Europe with victories in the G1 Darley July Cup and G1 32Red Sprint Cup. The presentation at the 27th annual Cartier […]

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

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

Dubawi Filly Takes G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Del Mar

Dubawi Filly Takes G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Del Mar

Dubawi Filly Takes G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Del Mar Dubawi has been having great success lately and Wuheida is the latest Group 1 winner for the Champion Stallion. Dubawi has been delivering strong results in the sales ring and on the track, that is very encouraging for Knightsbridge as their Dubawi […]

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

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

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1)

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1)

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) By Bob Ehalt Conduit and High Chaparral currently stand as the only horses with back-to-back wins in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), but the record books might need a revision in a couple of weeks. Showing speed and stamina, the European-based Highland […]

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

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

Darley announces fees for its 2018 roster in the US

Darley announces fees for its 2018 roster in the US

Medaglia d’Oro‘s best son Astern will join the 2018 Darley stallion roster at Jonabell for a fee of $15,000.  Astern, who is currently proving very popular during his first southern hemisphere season as a Darley stallion at Kelvinside Farm in Australia, is rated the best ever winner of the G1 Golden Rose, Australia’s top seven-furlong […]

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

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

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success By J A McGrath Smart two-year-old Masar is to be aimed at the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar, USA, on November 3 and misses Saturday’s G1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Charlie Appleby believes the New Approach colt has a similar profile to Outstrip, who gave […]

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day From J A McGrath The debrief following Ribchester‘s gutsy second in Saturday’s G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot was unusual in the extreme. Trainer Richard Fahey listened intently to the words of jockey William Buick as he explained how the soft ground had prevented the Godolphin flagship from […]

Godolphin Gear Up for a Big Weekend of Racing in Australia

Godolphin Gear Up for a Big Weekend of Racing in Australia

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

Richard Hannon Talks G1 Champion Stakes and Barney Roy

Richard Hannon Talks G1 Champion Stakes and Barney Roy

Richard Hannon Talks G1 Champion Stakes and Barney Roy By Richard Hannon I believe Saturday’s G1 Champion Stakes at Ascot will turn out to be the best race run in Britain in 2017. It’s got everything, it’s a fascinating race. And Barney Roy, the colt I train for Godolphin, has a great chance of winning […]

British Champions Day

British Champions Day

British Champions Day G1 winners Barney Roy, Ribchester, Thunder Snow and Harry Angel feature among a formidable team of Godolphin runners for Britain’s richest raceday, British Champions Day, at Ascot, UK, on Saturday, October 21. Barney Roy (Richard Hannon/James Doyle) goes after a second G1 success at Ascot this year in the 10-furlong Champion Stakes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

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

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday

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

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Godolphin Ready for Goodwood

Godolphin Ready for Goodwood

Godolphin Ready for Goodwood Richard Pankhurst (John Gosden/Andrea Atzeni) tries for more G2 success in the Celebration Mile at Goodwood, UK, on Saturday, August 26. The five-year-old horse has made one appearance so far in 2017, when finishing eighth and last in the G3 Criterion Stakes over seven furlongs at Newmarket on July 1. Last […]

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 […]

Big Day for Darley’s Farhh

Big Day for Darley’s Farhh

Big Day for Darley’s Farhh Wells Farhh Go (by first-season sire Farhh) caught the eye late last month when winning impressively on his racecourse debut and on 23 August, he made a successful return to the Knavesmire when landing the G3 Acomb Stakes. Tim Easterby’s charge was settled off the pace during the early stages […]

European Racing News

European Racing News

European Racing News France Sobetsu gained another big-race victory at Deauville, France, with an impressive display in the 10-furlong G2 Prix de la Nonette on Saturday, August 19. The three-year-old Dubawi filly, an easy winner of the G1 Prix Saint-Alary over the same course and distance in May, led the 10-strong field early on before […]

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 […]

Big Races at Curragh, Ireland

Big Races at Curragh, Ireland

Big Races at Curragh, Ireland Two-year-old fillies Dawn Delivers and Mary Tudor step up to G2 level for the Debutante Stakes over seven furlongs at the Curragh, Ireland, on Sunday, August 20. Dawn Delivers (Jim Bolger/Kevin Manning) came home third in the G3 Silver Flash Stakes over the same distance at Leopardstown on July 27, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017 by Craig Jones 470 yearlings have been entered in the Goofs UK Premier Yearling Sale next month and after a very productive 2017, the market is expected to be strong. Two Group One heroes, Barney Roy and Harry Angel both came from the sale, further […]

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 […]

Big Orange Can Land Goodwood’s Group One Feature

Big Orange Can Land Goodwood’s Group One Feature

Big Orange Can Land Goodwood’s Group One Feature Today is the opening day of the Glorious Goodwood festival and all eyes will be on superstar stayer Big Orange. The Michael Bell trained five year old heads to Goodwood looking to pick up his third Goodwood Cup and arrives on the back of a thrilling Ascot […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Animal Kingdom Makes his Mark in Australia

Animal Kingdom Makes his Mark in Australia

Animal Kingdom Makes his Mark in Australia Animal Kingdom’s two-year-old son Animalia dominated a one-mile maiden against older horses at Gosford on July 20, becoming his sire’s sixth winner in the Southern Hemisphere.  A Godolphin homebred, Animalia pulled away in the stretch to win impressively by seven lengths. Animalia is out of the Stakes winning […]

Dubawi Mare Booked to Honorius

Dubawi Mare Booked to Honorius

Dubawi Mare Booked to Honorius Isabel Street has been booked to Knightsbridge Bloodstock‘s Stallion Honorius. “ISABEL STREET” IS A WINNING MARE BY ONE OF THE TOP STALLIONS IN THE WORLD “DUBAWI” HIS 2017 SERVICE FEE HAS BEEN SET AT $250,000.00 POUNDS, WHICH CONVERTS TO APPROXIMATELY $415,000.00 AUSSIE DOLLARS The fastest ever to sire 50 Group […]

Australian Horse Racing News: Larneuk 2017 Service Fees

Australian Horse Racing News: Larneuk 2017 Service Fees

Australian Horse Racing News: Larneuk 2017 Service Fees Neville Murdoch is pleased to announce the 2017 service fees for Larneuk Stud’s exciting spring line-up. Welcoming to the Euroa stud the exciting first season stallions Wolf Cry and Honorius, Murdoch is also happy to again be standing the consistent O’Lonhro, the quiet achiever Ilovethiscity and the […]

Godolphin a Big Winner at Newmarket

Godolphin a Big Winner at Newmarket

Hawkbill made all of the running to deny Frontiersman as Godolphin and trainer Charlie Appleby had the first two in the G2 Princess Of Wales’s Stakes over a mile and a half at Newmarket, UK, on Thursday, July 13. Last season’s G1 Eclipse Stakes winner broke well and went straight to the front under James […]

Another Big Win for Lohnro

Another Big Win for Lohnro

Another Big Win for Lohnro Juvenile colt Cardsharp has been a consistent performer for his sire Lonhro throughout his first European campaign and on 13 July he added a well-deserved first Group win to his record when landing the 1200m July Stakes at Newmarket. Travelling well throughout under James Doyle, Mark Johnston’s charge was asked […]

Newmarket July Festival: G2 Princess of Wales’s Stakes

Newmarket July Festival: G2 Princess of Wales’s Stakes

Newmarket July Festival: G2 Princess of Wales’s Stakes Frontiersman and Hawkbill race against each other for a second time in the 12-furlong G2 Princess of Wales’s Stakes, highlight of day one of Newmarket’s July Festival on Thursday, July 13. The Charlie Appleby-trained duo both ran well over the same trip in the G1 Coronation Cup […]

Horse Racing News: Great Week for Godolphin

Horse Racing News: Great Week for Godolphin

Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor’s confidence and belief in Thunder Snow was rewarded when the three-year-old delivered a reminder of his sheer class when delivering a deserved G1 victory in Sunday’s Prix Jean Prat at Chantilly. On a glorious weekend globally for Godolphin, in which James Cummings was swiftly off the mark with a winner […]

Thunder Snow Wins Group 1 in Chantilly, France

Thunder Snow Wins Group 1 in Chantilly, France

Thunder Snow Wins Group 1 in Chantilly, France Thunder Snow made all to win the G1 Prix Jean Prat much more comfortably than the length and a quarter verdict suggests at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, July 9. The three-year-old son of Helmet went to the front from the start under regular rider Christophe Soumillon and […]

Lohnro Proves to be a Sire of Sires

Lohnro Proves to be a Sire of Sires O’Lonhro O’Lonhro (son of champion sire Lonhro) the record breaking Group 2 winner has inherited his sires outstanding looks and magnificent conformation so it is no wonder his progeny are performing on the racetracks. From limited numbers O’Lonhro has an amazing winners to runners strike rate of […]

Preview G1 Eclipse Stakes from Sandown

Preview G1 Eclipse Stakes from Sandown

Preview G1 Eclipse Stakes from Sandown It’s the first great clash between the generations and Saturday’s G1 Eclipse Stakes from Sandown – one of the great UK racecourses – looks set to be a thriller on a track where the uphill finish regularly isolates the men from the boys. Epsom Derby (G1 2405m) runner-up Cliffs […]

A New Era for Godolphin Australia

A New Era for Godolphin Australia

A New Era for Godolphin Australia From Mike Hedge at Godolphin A new era for Godolphin in Australia begins on Saturday, July 8, when James Cummings has his first runners as head trainer for the stable. Cummings, 29, a fourth-generation member of one of Australia’s greatest racing dynasties, brings experience beyond his years to an […]

Elusive Quality, sire of Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones Retires

Elusive Quality, sire of Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones Retires

Elusive Quality, sire of Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones Retires Champion sire and world record breaker Elusive Quality has been retired from stud duties at Sheikh Mohammed’s Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Campaigned by Sheikh Mohammed, the 24-year-old took up residence at Gainsborough Farm in Versailles, Kentucky, in 1999, as the second stallion to stand for Sheikh […]

Hard Spun a Rising Star at Darley

Hard Spun a Rising Star at Darley

Timeline earned his second straight Graded Stakes win with a convincing wire-to-wire romp in the G3 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park. The three-year-old son of Hard Spun, who remains undefeated in four starts, captured the G3 Peter Pan Stakes in similar fashion at Belmont Park in May. The Chad Brown-trained Timeline likely punched his ticket […]

Godolphin Day 3 Royal Ascot

Godolphin Day 3 Royal Ascot

Godolphin Day 3 Royal Ascot Talented stayer Endless Time, who tackles two and a half miles for the first time in the G1 Gold Cup, features among 13 Godolphin runners for day three of Royal Ascot on Thursday, June 22. The Charlie Appleby-trained five-year-old has twice finished second at G1 level in France, including last […]

40th Anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed’s First Winner

40th Anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed’s First Winner

40th Anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed’s First Winner While the opening day of Royal Ascot will be the centre of attention on 20 June, it is by no means the only racing fixture of the day as Tuesday also sees racing take place at Brighton, where exactly 40 years ago, Hatta became the very first winner […]

Barney Roy, Godolphin and Royal Ascot

Barney Roy, Godolphin and Royal Ascot

Barney Roy, Godolphin and Royal Ascot Roy out for revenge at Royal Ascot Barney Roy, one of Godolphin’s leading three year olds, heads to Royal Ascot next week looking to gain revenge over his rival Churchill after defeat in the 2000 Guineas. He has been kept fresh since that run and with a better passage […]

Godolphin Heads to Royal Ascot

Godolphin Heads to Royal Ascot

Godolphin Heads to Royal Ascot J A McGrath at Godolphin Royal Ascot approaches, regally-bred Glorious Journey makes a sparkling racecourse debut, and Australian legend Darren Beadman writes another chapter in his remarkable racing story. There has been no shortage of action for Godolphin followers over the past few days, and that interest is certain to […]

Horse Racing Australia: Godolphin take the Group 1 Stradbroke

Horse Racing Australia: Godolphin take the Group 1 Stradbroke

Horse Racing Australia: Godolphin take the Group 1 Stradbroke The classy colt Impending scored a G1 victory that defied the odds and provided full reward for the perseverance and dedication of Godolphin’s entire Australian team in the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben on Saturday. The colt, who had spent so much of his early career in the […]

Belmont Stakes Day Selections

Belmont Stakes Day Selections

Belmont Stakes Day Selections by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock We have a great card of Grade 1 racing at Belmont on Saturday night, with six fascinating top quality races. The Belmont Stakes is the pick of those and Japanese raider Epicharis heads what is a fascinating field. Epicharis is a highly promising three year […]

Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics

Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics

Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock One of my favourite things about being interested in Horse Racing breeding is pinpointing new stallions to follow. One stallion I like the look of and will follow with interest is Honorius, who will stand in Australia but also stand […]

Keeneland Dominates Belmont Stakes

Keeneland Dominates Belmont Stakes

Keeneland Dominates Belmont Stakes Keeneland sales are represented by 22 graduates entered in the six graded stakes to be held Thursday and Friday at Belmont Park in celebration of Saturday’s final leg of the 2017 Triple Crown, the Belmont (G1). September Yearling Sale graduate Fair Point, winner of the 2016 Senator Ken Maddy (G3), is […]

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock When Sheikh Mohammed sat down and created Godolphin, his vision was for his ‘boys in blue’ to challenge Coolmore in the UK and eventually overtake them. He wanted to be the biggest and the best both on the track and off the […]