Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock Fastnet Rock has gone from strength the strength as a sire over the past 12 months. It is not just on the race track, Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and horses like Cluster are set to extend the Fastnet Rock legacy. The first Cluster yearlings will […]

2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale Catalogue Out Now

2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale Catalogue Out Now

An elite catalogue of 534 top-level yearlings will be the focus of the world’s thoroughbred industry at the 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale at Riverside Stables from April 9-11. Among the catalogue, which is now available online, are 38 siblings to Group 1 winners such as Catchy, Starspangledbanner, Mighty Boss, Shoals, Buffering, Mossfun, Lankan Rupee, […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News Winter Lightning bravely edged out Rayya in a pulsating finish to the UAE 1000 Guineas Trial over seven furlongs at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 18 January. The Saeed bin Suroor-trained Shamardal filly, switching to dirt for her three-year-old return after finishing second on turf in a Newmarket, UK, maiden in […]

Inglis Classic Yearling Sale is Coming

Inglis Classic Yearling Sale is Coming

Inglis Classic Yearling Sale is Coming The countdown is on to the sale that provided last year’s Golden Slipper quinella, with the final touches being put on Riverside Stables ahead of next month’s Inglis Classic Yearling Sale. A total of 800 horses have been catalogued for the fastest-growing sale in the southern hemisphere, which this […]

Magic Millions: Big Day for Women’s Syndicates

Magic Millions: Big Day for Women’s Syndicates

Magic Millions: Big Day for Women’s Syndicates Women-only syndicate back in with another Millions hopeful There is so much about Queensland’s hugely successful Magic Millions week that typifies racing in Australia. The glitzy, glamorous promotion, the high quality of horseflesh and the opportunity for intense competition, both on the track and in the sales ring, […]

Magic Millions: Spectacular Results for Segenhoe

Magic Millions: Spectacular Results for Segenhoe

Magic Millions: Spectacular Results for Segenhoe Segenhoe has been producing some high quality yearlings over the last few years and has seen plenty of success on the race course. At the Magic Millions Sale on Australia’s Gold Coast Segenhoe certainly outperformed. [email protected] owned in partnership Tumultuous gets a terrific run through to claim the Sky […]

Magic Millions Book 3: The Hot Lots

Magic Millions Book 3: The Hot Lots

Magic Millions Book 3: The Hot Lots By Knightsbridge Bloodstock It has been a spectacular sale on Australia’s Gold Coast and Book 3 will finish off a record breaking run for Magic Millions. Now it’s bargain time but given the strength of the sale it is unlikely you will be stealing anything. Bullet Train feature […]

Kentucky Derby: Good Magic (Curlin)

Kentucky Derby: Good Magic (Curlin)

Kentucky Derby: Good Magic (Curlin) Foaled on March 1st, 2015, Good Magic was sired by leading sire Curlin and out of Glinda the Good. More importantly, his damsire is 2007 Kentucky Derby and Breeders’ Cup Classic runner-up Hard Spun. He is owned by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings and trained by the incomparable Chad Brown. With a […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Horse Racing: The Chinese New Year The Chinese New Year Raceday has always been one of Hong Kong’s most popular horseracing events, bringing families and friends together in festive celebration. With the Year of the Dog just around the corner, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, hosted a […]

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA Uncle Mo was well received at the Magic Millions sale on Australia’s Gold Coast 8 Uncle Mo’s went under the hammer at the Magic Millions averaging $114,375.00 the 6 colts averaged $135,000.00 none were passed in with a maximum of $200,000 and a minimum of $80,000. […]

Gulfstream Park Racing Review

Gulfstream Park Racing Review

Gulfstream Park Racing Review Shining Copper Fights Back to Capture G2 Fort Lauderdale Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Shining Copper fought back in the shadow of the finish line to capture Saturday’s $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The multiple Grade 1 stakes-placed 8-year-old gelding was headed by 30-1 longshot One Go All Go in […]

Pegasus World Cup Update: Sharp Azteca, Gunnevera

Pegasus World Cup Update: Sharp Azteca, Gunnevera

Pegasus World Cup Update: Sharp Azteca, Gunnevera Sharp Azteca ‘Sharp’ in Breeze for Pegasus World Cup Sharp Azteca breezed five furlongs in a sharp 1:00.60 over a sloppy track at Gulfstream Park West Saturday in preparation for a start in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27. The Jorge […]

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000 The Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has smashed all records for its Book One auction with previous benchmarks obliterated during the action packed four day event. A filly by Snitzel became the ninth individual lot to sell for $1 million or more when she was knocked down to […]

Godolphin was Buying at the Magic Millions

Godolphin was Buying at the Magic Millions

James Cummings Godolphin trainer James Cummings has taken the opportunity this week to drink in the captivating atmosphere of Queensland’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. But now, he must wait 12 months before learning whether the impressive collection of purchases that marked Godolphin’s return to this famous sales ring deliver the desired results on […]

The Return of Irish War Cry

The Return of Irish War Cry

The Return of Irish War Cry Isabelle de Tomaso’s multiple Grade 2 winner Irish War Cry continues to steadily move toward his 4-year-old debut, which trainer Graham Motion expects to come during Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet. The New Jersey-bred son of Hall of Famer Curlin has breezed twice at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream’s satellite training facility […]

Coolmore’s Deep Impact Experiment Pays Off with Saxon Warrior

Coolmore’s Deep Impact Experiment Pays Off with Saxon Warrior

Coolmore’s Deep Impact Experiment Pays Off with Saxon Warrior Coolmore’s experiment of sending mares to visit Japan’s super stallion Deep Impact has paid dividends with the emergence of group one-winning juvenile Saxon Warrior. Victories in the Beresford Stakes (G2) and the Racing Post Trophy (G1) have made Saxon Warrior a great stallion prospect already for […]

Kentucky: Keeneland Market for Thoroughbreds Growing

Kentucky: Keeneland Market for Thoroughbreds Growing

Keeneland’s 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale concluded Thursday with healthy results that signal continued buyer confidence and demand for quality that buoyed the recent September Yearling and November Breeding Stock auctions. Evidence of market strength were the significant growth in gross, average and median prices spurred by competition among major domestic and foreign […]

Australian Racing: Terry Evans Heads to Port Macquarie

Australian Racing: Terry Evans Heads to Port Macquarie

Australian Racing: Terry Evans Heads to Port Macquarie PANTHERS RACEDAY – FRIDAY 12th Twilight Racemeeting – All Panthers Members Admitted Free 8 Races & $160.000 p/money. First race 2.53 pm – Last 7.04 pm Port Macquarie Race Clubs holds approximately 23 race meets per year. The track is situated on the Oxley Highway, just 3km […]

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018 This year’s Champions Series promises to be a vintage with Enable and Cracksman among the stars of last year who will be back for more in 2018. Here are six who could scale the heights when summer arrives. BATTAASH: The Charlie Hills-trained speedster put up an outstanding […]

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

Churchill was a gift for headline makers during his 13-race career even if constant mentions of him preparing for battles and, mostly, winning them got a little monotonous. The Galileo colt was crowned champion two-year-old of 2016 and when he won the QIPCO 2000 Guineas and Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas on his first two starts […]

Brooke Sweeney and Rebeka Prest Can Deliver for Spackman

Brooke Sweeney and Rebeka Prest Can Deliver for Spackman

Girl power could reign supreme as trainer Scott Spackman tries to keep his winning run going with jockeys Brooke Sweeney and Rebeka Prest at Wagga on Friday. Spackman and Sweeney will combine with O’ So Hazy ($2.15 favourite on TAB fixed odds), while Prest will be legged aboard Takookacod ($2.40 fav) who is coming off […]

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions The Magic Millions yearling sale is underway on the Gold Coast and Day proved to be a strong market once again. $35,765,000 in sales and a clearance rate of over 80%. The Top Lots were no surprise with Fastnet Rock dominating the big money and Coolmore the leading vendor […]

American Pharoah Colt Brings $1m at Keeneland

American Pharoah Colt Brings $1m at Keeneland

Grade 2 winner Mrs McDougal, the final horse in the ring for Tuesday’s second session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, became the sale’s highest-priced offering when she sold to Steven W. Young, agent, for $1.6 million. Mrs McDougal and a yearling colt from the first crop of 2015 Triple Crown winner American […]

Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This

Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This If you are thinking of buying a horse at the Magic Million sales then you are already on the right track. The sale brings together some of the finest horses in Australia and the world. The Video above is an excellent must watch video for anyone about to […]

Godolphin Prepare for Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin Prepare for Dubai World Cup Carnival

Dual G1 winner Thunder Snow features among a 16-strong Godolphin team for the first fixture of this year’s Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 11 January. The Saeed bin Suroor-trained Helmet colt returns to dirt for the mile G2 Al Maktoum Challenge R1 having scored over the same course and distance in […]

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney Tuscan Light one of the Knightsbridge owned 2yos is a filly by SCINTILLO from Moments I Treasure ( USA ) has gone in to pre-training with Phil Sweeney in Jerilderie, Phil reported “After a month of serious work she is ready for the paddock. […]

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt by Kristen Manning As the popular chestnut Burning Front is being readied for a crack at Saturday’s Listed Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington, his proud breeder Justin Lovatt is reflecting on the grand galloper’s wonderful career. A career that has seen him win an amazing 18 races […]

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions The first yearling to be offered at Australia’s first yearling sale of 2018 will enter the Magic Millions ring on the Queensland Gold Coast on Wednesday morning and is part of an Australian breeding and racing industry that is stronger, healthier and potentially more rewarding than almost any other […]

Keeneland Sale Shows Growth in Thoroughbred Valuations

Keeneland Sale Shows Growth in Thoroughbred Valuations

Keeneland Sale Shows Growth in Thoroughbred Valuations Keeneland realized double-digit growth in gross, average and median prices during Monday’s opening session of the 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which was highlighted by the $485,000 paid by Steven W. Young, agent, for Bellavais, a stakes-winning daughter of Tapit from a successful female family developed […]

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW There’s a very special reason, dating back 25 years, trainer Ron Quinton has a soft spot for lightly raced mare Duchess Pedrille. The four-year-old is the final foal of Mamzelle Pedrille who was the first horse under Quinton’s care when he took out his trainer’s […]

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield by Kristen Manning Four runners, three winners including a metropolitan double. The very successful Sunday enjoyed by Larneuk Stud’s consistent and undervalued stallion O’Lonhro. Kicking off his big day at Caulfield was the tough Cindy Alderson trained O’Lonera who showed plenty of heart when recording his fourth win at […]

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro As far as Australian Sires go, O’Lonhro is really outperforming and looks a bargain at only $5,500. The son of Australian Champion and successful International Sire Lonhro, O’Lonhro is making his mark with a string of winners all over Australia. Coming as he does from the family of red […]

Kentucky Derby: Baffert and McKinzie Stake their Claim

Kentucky Derby: Baffert and McKinzie Stake their Claim

Kentucky Derby: Baffert and McKinzie Stake their Claim Bob Baffert’s McKinzie took another significant step toward the Kentucky Derby by winning Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes in stylish fashion under Mike Smith, as he dominated by 3 ½ lengths while getting a flat mile in 1:36.58. With Baffert removing blinkers, McKinzie seemed more settled […]

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut The most expensive filly sold at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale was blue-blooded filly Angel (3f Fastnet Rock  x Dazzling Gazelle, by More Than Ready), who made a winning debut at Geelong on Thursday. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Angel was a […]

3yo’s Take Center Stage at Gulfstream

3yo’s Take Center Stage at Gulfstream

3yo’s Take Center Stage at Gulfstream Godolphin Racing’s graded-stakes winners and top 3-year-old prospects Enticed and Avery Island are poised to begin serious preparations for their expected sophomore debuts next month, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said. Both colts are based at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility in Palm Beach County, where they have each […]

Bob Baffert Prepares for the Pegasus World Cup

Bob Baffert Prepares for the Pegasus World Cup

Bob Baffert Prepares for the Pegasus World Cup In multiple graded-stakes winners West Coast and Collected, Bob Baffert has two chances to defend his title in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), the world’s richest Thoroughbred race, to be run Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park. Unlike last January when he brought Arrogate to […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales Cluster’s oldest progeny are now yearlings and can be inspected at Larneuk Stud by appointment only. 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, […]

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker by Kristen Manning For the second year in a row Wicklow Lodge’s Jeff Cullen has been looking forward to the rich Magic Millions race day, so very proud that a horse he bred is hot favourite for the feature two-year-old contest. Last year, as breeder of star sprinter […]

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance by Kristen Manning Springview Park’s Swift Alliance continues to do the job off the back of severely limited opportunities; the handsome and speedy member of the Zabeel sire line last week represented by another smart winner. Having already sired a Group Three winner – the high class Singapore galloper Clarton Super […]

Bob Baffert’s McKinzie Should take the Grade III Sham Stakes

Bob Baffert’s McKinzie Should take the Grade III Sham Stakes

Bob Baffert’s McKinzie Should take the Grade III Sham Stakes A scintillating first-out maiden winner going seven furlongs here on Oct. 28 and a winner via disqualification of the Grade I Cash Call Los Alamitos Futurity Dec. 9, Bob Baffert’s McKinzie will try to remain unbeaten as he towers over six rival sophomores in Saturday’s […]

Big Races Coming to Gulfstream Park

Big Races Coming to Gulfstream Park

Undefeated Colt Takes First Step on Road to G1 Florida Derby Undefeated Dak Attack is scheduled to make a highly anticipated return to action in Saturday’s $100,000 Mucho Macho Man, the first stakes for newly turned 3-year-olds on Gulfstream Park’s Road to the March 31 Florida Derby (G1). Trained by Dale Romans for Albaugh Family […]

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing Knightsbridge have had a strong start in Australia in the breeding sector but 2018 will see them move into a lot more Racing. The Prize-money in the Sydney Metropolitan Races is exceptional and of course will be on of the primary targets of the group. Terry […]

Singapore Horse Racing Review

Singapore Horse Racing Review

Singapore Horse Racing Review Meagher laps up fleeting time at the top with Elise Michael Lee at Singapore Turf Club The honour of firing the first 2018 salvo went to trainer Daniel Meagher after he took out the season opener, the $45,000 Welcome 2018 Stakes (1200m) with the well-backed Elise, on Monday.   The Australian […]

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft It’s almost 25 years since the first yearlings by Danehill went through the sale-ring in Australia and his name has been up in lights ever since. As a multiple champion sire and founder of a mighty global stallion dynasty, his influence remains vibrant around the world. Arrowfield has […]

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore As another New Year begins, another European sires’ championship heads the way of the incomparable Galileo. It is amazingly the 9th time that the Coolmore flagbearer has led the way in Europe, with the title never looking in any doubt. According to TDN statistics, Galileo’s runners earned £15,145,613 […]

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales Magic Millions kicks off the focus on Australia with their sales starting January on the Gold Coast and then Inglis sales begin in February. With new big money races announced around Australia and the ever improving regular prize money these sales will set new records for Australia. […]

Godolphin 2017 Greatest Moments

Godolphin 2017 Greatest Moments

Godolphin 2017 Greatest Moments THUNDER SNOW (G2 UAE Derby, Meydan) This tough son of Darley stallion Helmet fought every inch of the long Meydan straight to get the better of Japanese colt Epicharis in an epic running of the local Classic. Thunder Snow ran eight times for the campaign, returning from a bizarre episode when […]

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials By Ray Hickson Racing NSW We’ll definitely want to see him again but import George Patton oozed quality in his first Australian hitout at Randwick on Friday. The five-year-old American bred, former French entire is now with the Snowden stable and hasn’t raced for 18 months due to […]

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018 Singapore have a big year of racing in 2018, the prize money has risen and the quality of racing continues to improve. Knightsbridge will be bringing several horses to Singapore to race in 2018 including 3 time Group 1 winner Eragon and some other high quality thoroughbreds […]

Hallowed Crown Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

Hallowed Crown Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

“He was a racehorse who would turn up every start, perfectly sound, full of determination, a real pro,” Cummings said. “But that was only part of it. He always rose to whatever challenge we set him. “He was right up there with the best of them – his race record proved he was one of […]

Australia: Inglis to Start a $2million race for 2YOs

Australia: Inglis to Start a $2million race for 2YOs

Australia: Inglis to Start a $2million race for 2YOs A new $2million race for 2YOs and a $1million race for 3YOs will highlight a bumper annual Inglis Race Day at Warwick Farm each February. The introduction of the $2m Inglis Millennium, which will have its first running in February 2019, will leave only the Group […]

Strong Results for Fasig-Tipton December Sale

Strong Results for Fasig-Tipton December Sale

Strong Results for Fasig-Tipton December Sale by Fasig-Tipton Returning to its customary December slot on the calendar for the first time since 2014, the Midlantic December Mixed Sale posted gains in gross, average, and median over its contemporary, the Midlantic Winter Mixed Sale held this January. Multiple stakes placed winning three-year-old Carradine (Hip 256) topped […]

Keeneland and the Kentucky Derby

Keeneland and the Kentucky Derby

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Greyvitos’ eye-catching victory in Sunday’s Remington Springboard Mile netted the colt 10 points on the 2018 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Keeneland September Sale alumni accounted for three Grade 3 wins on Saturday’s card at Gulfstream: Rich Mommy was an authoritative winner of the Sugar Swirl; Lewis Bay returned from a 13-month freshener to […]

Meydan Racing News: Charlie Appleby

Meydan Racing News: Charlie Appleby

Meydan Racing News: Charlie Appleby Comicas and Fly At Dawn return from time off as the UAE racing season steps up a gear at Meydan on Thursday, December 21. Both horses are trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick, with Comicas lining up in the 12-runner Listed Garhoud Sprint over six furlongs on […]

Kentucky: Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Quality

Kentucky: Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Quality

Kentucky: Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Quality Promising filly Dream Tree (2f Uncle Mo x Afleet Maggi, by Afleet Alex) kept her perfect record just that when scoring a resounding win in the $294,000 Grade I Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos on the weekend. Prepared by Bob Baffert, Dream Tree (pictured) has won her only two […]

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update Eragon is in quarantine and will head to Dubai on Dec 28, Danny Murphy will be training him and we are aiming at a Start in the Dubai World Cup in March, we may then race the 3 time Group 1 winner in Singapore. Diamonds Only is over at […]

All Too Hard and the Magic Millions

All Too Hard and the Magic Millions

All Too Hard unearthed another genuine prospect for the $10 million Magic Millions Raceday at the Gold Coast whilst also notching an impressive new winner for Marcus Jooste in South Africa. His filly Sasso Corbaro returned to racing with an explosive first up victory in the McGraths Hill Florist Hcp (1100m) at Hawkesbury on Sunday. […]

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018 They all had the pedigrees, the conformation, the temperament and the ability to be among the best racehorses of their era. The outstanding gallopers Brazen Beau, Hallowed Crown, Shooting To Win and Sidestep all performed magnificently on the track and have been doing the same in […]

The Legendary Gimcrack

The Legendary Gimcrack

The Legendary Gimcrack Gimcrack was a small grey horse at 14.2 hands sired by Cripple, a son of the Godolphin Arabian, his dam Miss Elliot was by (Grisewood’s) Partner. Sire Cripple Grandsire Godolphin Arabian Dam Miss Elliott Damsire Grisewood’s Partner Sex Stallion Foaled 1760 Country Great Britain Colour Grey Breeder Gideon Elliot Owner Richard Grosvenor, […]

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 […]

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

At the opening of the International Conference on the Equine Disease Free Zone (ICEDFZ) today (12 December), Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland authorities signed four memoranda of understanding reinforcing policies and procedures governing the operation of the biosecurity zone in the Conghua District of Guangzhou and related horse movement arrangements between the Club’s new […]

Highland Reel Retires with 7th G1 Win

Highland Reel Retires with 7th G1 Win

Highland Reel Retires with 7th G1 Win Aidan O’Brien’s message was clear after the G1 Longines Hong Kong Vase on Sunday – Highland Reel (5h Galileo-Hveger, by Danehill) is “Irreplaceable” as the unique son of Galileo heads to a new career as a stallion at Coolmore Highland Reel closed out his globe-trotting career with a […]

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 […]

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Tips

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Tips

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races Tips It is the biggest day of the year in Hong Kong with the running of the The LONGINES Hong Kong International Race Series. Here are the tips from Knightsbridge the home of quality horses, you can get the tips of the week all around Asia at www.asiaracingclub.com Race […]

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 […]

Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale

Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale

The catalogue for the 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale is taking shape, with an elite line up set to grace Riverside Stables on April 9-11. The annual Inglis Easter Preview Magazine is now available online and contains the pedigrees of hundreds of world-class yearlings that will be offered to a local and international buying bench […]

Gulfstream Park Claiming Crown Review

Gulfstream Park Claiming Crown Review

Pay Any Price, a record holder on the Gulfstream Park turf course, returned from a five-month layoff to score a half-length victory in the $110,000 Canterbury Stakes on Saturday’s opening-day program of the 2017-2018 Championship Meet. The Canterbury, a five-furlong turf dash for horses that started for a claiming price of $25,000 or less since […]

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore Greg Hickman has always had a huge opinion of three year-old colt Pierata (3c Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) and it proved justified at Doomben on Saturday when he powered clear to win the $100,000 Winning Rupert Plate by nearly three lengths. Having his first run back […]

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 […]

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning It has been a massive couple of months for Melbourne based writer and pedigree analyst Kristen Manning who is excited about what 2018 may bring with her home-bred galloper Quilate being aimed at the Melbourne and Adelaide autumn carnivals. And in the meantime […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview Dec 3

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview Dec 3

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview Dec 3 Singapore action returns Sunday with an 11 race card, the last meeting of 2017, here are our selections for the day brought to you by Knightsbridge Bloodstock Come racing in Singapore in 2018 with one of their easy syndicates. RACE 1: CLASS 5 – 1200M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 12:50 […]

Aqueduct Racing Preview

Aqueduct Racing Preview

Race 1 12:00PM Purse: $69,000.00, Allowance Optional Claiming Wagers: Early Pick 5 Races (1-5), Double Wagers Distance: 1 1/8 Miles on Turf (UP TO $12,420 NYSBFOA) FOR THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD WHICH HAVE NEVER WON $10,000 TWICE OTHER THAN MAIDEN, CLAIMING, STARTER, OR STATE BRED ALLOWANCE OR WHICH HAVE NEVER WON THREE RACES OR […]

Goffs November Foal Sale Update

Goffs November Foal Sale Update The third lot into the ring on the feature day of Goffs November Foal Sale provided the highlight of a superb three day’s foal trade that saw turnover rise by 43% and average by 22% over the equivalent sessions in 2016.  Lot 541, a stunning filly foal by Galileo and […]

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Buyers at Europe’s final yearling auction of 2017, as they had at sales in previous weeks, took a shine to the first crop of the brilliant Australia on Monday. The son of Galileo was responsible for another two six-figure youngsters at the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale to add to his highly-prized offerings sold earlier in […]

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, […]

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Racecourse

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Racecourse

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Racecourse The Race Club holds around 60 racing meetings per year. There are many highlights at the Gold Coast Racecourse including the hugely popular Magic Millions Carnival held annually in January and also the Prime Minister’s Cup and A D Hollindale Stakes, both held in early […]

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club The RaceClub holds around 60 racing meetings per year. There are many highlights at the Gold Coast Racecourse including the hugely popular Magic Millions Carnival held annually in January and also the Prime Minister’s Cup and A D Hollindale Stakes, both held […]

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia Four foreign runners have accepted their invitations to run in the 2017 edition of the Japan Cup (G1, 2,400m) on November 26 at Tokyo Racecourse. Idaho (IRE, C4, by Galileo) guided by top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien is a two-time group-two winner who also finished third […]

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale will be the biggest in the company’s history with 800 horses catalogued for the first ever auction at Riverside Stables. Progeny from 109 sires including Snitzel, I Am Invincible, Choisir, Exceed And Excel, Fastnet Rock, Written Tycoon, Hinchinbrook, Not A Single Doubt, Pierro, Savabeel, Sebring and Star Witness are […]

Karaka Ready to Run Sale Update

Karaka Ready to Run Sale Update

Racetrack’s in New Zealand, Australia, and further afield have delivered some outstanding results to further boost the calibre of pedigrees on offer at the fast approaching Ready to Run Sale of 2YO’s held at New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka Sale Centre next week. Flemington in particular saw Ready to Run graduate Luvaluva (NZ) (Mastercraftsman) come from […]

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions is ready to set the tone for the summer of Australian racing with full details of the spectacular 2018 Carnival unveiled today. These details include: the world’s most famous polo player Nacho Figueras, captaining the Veuve Clicquot team for Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo on Sunday, 7 January; thoroughbreds galloping along the Surfers […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner The familiar navy blue Coolmore colours were carried to victory in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown on Saturday by talented colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet Rock x Frustrating, by Stravinsky), a $750,000 NZB Premier purchase for BBA Ireland from the Curraghmore Stud draft. Trained by […]

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 […]

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections A very exciting Bank of China Race Day. The BOCHK Jockey Club Cup is one of three G2 features on Sunday, alongside the BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile and BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m), which are the prime lead-up races to the LONGINES […]

Singapore: Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore

Singapore: Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore

Singapore: Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore If you have always wanted to own a well-bred quality racehorse and be directly involved with a top stable, then purchasing a share in one of our Singapore Syndicates is the perfect way to fulfill all your ownership dreams. Owning a racehorse can be expensive, that is why syndicates […]

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online On behalf of the leading thoroughbred breeders of Australasia, Magic Millions is proud to announce the star studded catalogue for the 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is now online. “We would like to thank breeders and vendors for their continued and incredible support,” Magic Millions […]

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards As has now become almost customary, the progeny of Galileo dominated the 2017 Cartier Awards, presented at a ceremony in London on Tuesday evening. Dual G1 winner Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) took the Cartier Two-Year-Old Filly Award, continuing her family record that saw her full-brother Gleneagles […]

Stellar Wind Booked to American Pharoah

Stellar Wind Booked to American Pharoah

Champion racemare Stellar Wind will be retired and bred to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah after selling for $6 million to Coolmore’s MV Magnier to top Tuesday’s opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. A five year-old mare by Curlin, Stellar Wind won over $2.2million in winning 10 of 16 starts and was […]

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Update

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Update

Champion Stellar Wind Commands $6 Million during Opening Session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale   The big news at Keeneland was Champion Stellar Wind will be retired and bred to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah after selling for $6 million to Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier to top Tuesday’s opening session of the Keeneland November […]

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 […]

Bryan and Daniel Guy Guide Luna Missile to Victory

Bryan and Daniel Guy Guide Luna Missile to Victory Luna Missile (Smart Missile x Lunasong) broke his maiden in fine style yesterday at Aquis Park at the Gold Coast Turf Club in winning the Simon Says Landscaping Maiden Handicap. The well-related son of Smart Missile was sent out a well-backed favorite after an impressive barrier […]

Gun Runner to Three Chimneys Farm

Gun Runner to Three Chimneys Farm

The Owners of Breeders Cup Classic Champion and leading candidate for Horse of the Year Gun Runner announced today that Gun Runner will stand the 2018 breeding season at Three Chimneys Farm after his next start in the $16,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1, Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park). He will be available for special […]

Strong Fasig-Tipton November Sale Results

Strong Fasig-Tipton November Sale Results

Strong Fasig-Tipton November Sale Results from Fasig-Tipton The stars aligned for a record-breaking sale Monday night at Fasig-Tipton, led by the sales of multiple champions Songbird and Tepin, and featuring two million-dollar weanlings. Two-time champion filly and nine-time Grade 1 winner Songbird topped the sale when sold for $9,500,000 midway through the evening. Offered as […]

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