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 […]

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Champion Stellar Wind sold for $6 million to M.V. Magnier during today’s opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Lane’s End, agent, consigned the 5-year-old daughter of Curlin cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect. Stellar Wind has won 10 races […]

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah The first weanlings offered at public auction by Triple Crown legend American Pharoah were in hot demand at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale on Monday. American Pharoah had five weanlings sell at average of $475,000 with his star performer a filly from Untouched Talent that made $1million for Eaton Sales […]

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel European Champion 2-year-old and dual Guineas winner Churchill will stand at Coolmore at a fee of €35,000. Coming from one of the fastest female lines of recent times, that of Airwave and Jwala, and impressing in his homework from a very early stage, it came as no […]

Fasig-Tipton Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Valuations

Fasig-Tipton Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Valuations

Fasig-Tipton Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Valuations A record-setting renewal of The October Sale ended Thursday with an historical high in gross and average. In sum, 981 yearlings sold for $35,812,900, good for an average of $36,507 and median of $12,000. Gross was up 39.4% over 2016, while average rose 10.4%. The previous record gross […]

Keeneland and the Breeders’ Cup

Keeneland and the Breeders’ Cup

Horses who sold at Keeneland or raced there during the 2017 Fall Meet excelled Saturday during the second day of the 34th Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar. Two colts by Curlin who both are graduates of the 2016 September Yearling Sale finished 1-2 in the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1). […]

LANE’S END ANNOUNCES 2018 STALLION ROSTER

LANE’S END ANNOUNCES 2018 STALLION ROSTER

Lane’s End announced its 2018 stallion roster and stud fees. After a successful 2017 for their stallions, the farm looks forward to building on that momentum next year with a roster that includes its long-standing, proven stallions as well as its strong team of young up and comers. Lane’s End’s 2018 stallion roster includes two […]

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington It was great to see Fastnet Rock continue to expand his legacy in Flemington over the weekend. Fastnet Rock is the sire of Cluster, Knightsbridge have sent several mares to Cluster this year and are looking forward to some of his yearlings hitting the track in late 201 It only seemed fitting that […]

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 […]

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Graduates of Coolmore Australia enjoyed a stunning run of success through the three days of the Caulfield Spring Carnival. Last Saturday week, the Group I Caulfield Guineas over 1600m was won by Mighty Boss, with star filly Catchy (Fastnet Rock), also raised and grazed at Coolmore Australia, finishing third. On Wednesday Formality (Fastnet Rock), bred […]

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners With lifetime earnings of nearly $160,000,000 Giant’s Causeway leads all active sires in North America bar none. The only horse since Danzig to top the General Sires List on three occasions, he has also twice topped the 2YO table. Giant’s Causeway has sired champion 2-y-o’s, Classic winning 3-y-o’s, record breaking […]

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018 “We are delighted to have three very exciting new prospects for the coming season and are very much looking forward to seeing Churchill and Highland Reel run at the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday. Mindful of the fact that breeders are keen to get on with their mating plans we have […]

JUDDMONTE FARMS ANNOUNCES 2018 NOMINATION FEES FOR ITS EUROPEAN STALLIONS

JUDDMONTE FARMS ANNOUNCES 2018 NOMINATION FEES FOR ITS EUROPEAN STALLIONS

Juddmonte Farms is pleased to announce the 2018 nomination fees for its five European stallions standing at Banstead Manor Stud near Newmarket.  BATED BREATH – £10,000 SLF DANSILI – £65,000 SLF FRANKEL – £175,000 SLF KINGMAN – £55,000 SLF OASIS DREAM – £30,000 SLF Stud Director Simon Mockridge commented: “FRANKEL has had a sensational start with […]

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia Larneuk Grads had a week of winners claiming impressive victories in Singapore and Australia. Filibuster, an impressive filly by Larneuk’s Ilovethiscity won her second race from 2 starts in grand style (watch race here) the filly has now won S$72,292.50 in prize money in just 2 starts […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador From placing wagers with her father to hobnobbing with Hall of Fame jockeys and starring in the 2003 film Seabiscuit, Banks is more than your average spectator. BY MIKE SAGER If you’re one of those Del Mar Racetrack aficionados who finds the show in the grandstand just as riveting as […]

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 […]

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

The extraordinary life of Champion Alinghi ended early on Monday morning when she died foaling at Arrowfield Stud. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Arrowfield’s dedicated foaling team and vet Dr Sean Finan, neither the 16-year-old mare nor her foal by Not A Single Doubt could be saved. Arrowfield Chairman John Messara says, “It’s a […]

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star Pierro was in hot form on Monday with wins for blue-blooded filly Pierrocity (3f Pierro x Dane Ripper, by Danehill) at Te Rapa in New Zealand and at Stawell in Victoria where Kentucky Breeze (3g Pierro x Tahni Girl, by Redoute’s Choice) made a winning debut to give his […]

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy Holy Roman Emperor stole the show at Baden-Baden on Sunday when responsible for both Group winners on the card, including an unbeaten juvenile filly who looks a high-class prospect. The Markus Klug-trained Rock My Love (2f Holy Roman Emperor-Rondinay, by Cadeaux Genereux), bred by Ralf Kredel,  made […]

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory Trainer Wesley Ward was excited after Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s Keeneland-based European champion Lady Aurelia turned in her final Keeneland work Saturday, a day before she leaves for Southern California and her next start in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on Nov. 4 at Del […]

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update by Fasig-Tipton Ghostzapper Yearlings Lead Solid Opening Session of The October Sale Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining […]

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro Larneuk Stud based O’lonhro scored a treble on the weekend with winners in Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria. On Sunday FRANKLY HARVEY O’Lonhro – Rustie Bugles won the last race at Seymour at 40 to 1 and on Saturday O’Lonh Star O’Lonhro – Perfect Penny won in Hobart at 13 to […]

Singapore Gold Cup November 12

Singapore Gold Cup November 12

The Singapore Gold Cup is the richest race on the Singapore racing calendar with a history dating back to 1924. First run on October 18, 1924 at Farrer Park racecourse, Thelasocrete won and took home only $1,600. Now run over 2,200 metres under handicap conditions, the time-honoured race now carries a total purse of $1.35 […]

Hong Kong Racing: G2 Premier Bowl Handicap

Hong Kong Racing: G2 Premier Bowl Handicap

Hong Kong Racing: G2 Premier Bowl Handicap From Knightsbridge’s  John Heffernan It’s hard to go past the top 3 Mr Stunning, Thewizardofoz and Luck Bubbles. On past performances Lucky Bubbles has to come out on top, but Thewizardof oz does have “Magic” Joao Moreira on board and that is a real advantage. Thewizardofoz will be […]

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day Aidan O’Brien equalled the late Bobby Frankel’s record of 25 G1 wins in a season when Hydrangea (3f Galileo-Beauty Truth, by Pivotal) completed a double for Galileo at Ascot on Saturday at QIPCO British Champions’ Day. Partnered by Ryan Moore, Hydrangea ran out a decisive winner of the G1 QIPCO […]

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Golden Slipper winner Pierro was one of the great favourites of champion trainer Gai Waterhouse and his top class daughter Pinot (3f Pierro x Dizelle by Zabeel) might be the one to deliver victory for her in one of the few major races Waterhouse has never won. Waterhouse is one step closer to fulfilling a […]

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2017 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2017 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs

Breeze Up videos for New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2017 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs are now available for viewing online. 393 youngsters breezed into gustily winds down the home straight at Te Rapa Racecourse earlier this week. Filmed and timed for their last 200 metres of work, a full spreadsheet of times can also be […]

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 […]

WinStar Farm announces 2018 stud fees

WinStar Farm announced 2018 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster on Thursday, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile who will stand for a fee of $110,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season. Over the course of the last 12 months, WinStar stallions have made as big of a mark as ever on our industry, especially on […]

Deep Impact sire-line in Australia

Deep Impact sire-line in Australia

Deep Impact sire-line in Australia The outstanding performance by topweight Tosen Stardom in Saturday’s $500,000 MRC Toorak H. 1600m G1 has strengthened the case for backing the Deep Impact sire-line in Australia. Arrowfield stands the only two Group 1-winning sons of Deep Impact available to breeders outside Japan: Real Impact, whose first Australian foals are […]

Shuttle Sires: Animal Kingdom

Shuttle Sires: Animal Kingdom

Shuttle Sires: Animal Kingdom Champion three-year-old and brilliant winner of the Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup rated 128 by Timeform. Uniquely talented: a G1 horse on dirt, turf and synthetic tracks. Brilliantly consistent: out of the first two only twice in his career. Three Stakes winning juveniles in his first crop, including G2 winner […]

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

The $350,000 Group III MRC Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield on Wednesday drew a strong field of three year-old sprinters with powerhouse filly Formality (3f Fastnet Rock  x Jolie’s Shinju, by Jolie’s Halo) proving too good. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Formality was a brilliant winner of the Group II ATC Silver […]

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in the rural economy and Australian society: that was the message echoed by Federal Government ministers and senior politicians at an event in Canberra last night. Defence Minister Marise Payne and Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten traded stories of their […]

Australian Sires: Helmet

Australian Sires: Helmet

Australian Sires: Helmet Helmet’s star Italian three-year-old colt Anda Muchacho landed his fourth Stakes race on Sunday, 15 October when taking the G3 Premio del Piazzale. Always going well in the 1800m contest run in Milan, he won with plenty to spare over the front-running Voice Of Love (Poet’s Voice) with the English-raider Red Label […]

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop Two stakes winners this weekend have boosted FRANKEL‘s first crop stake winners to 16 and his first crop stakes winners to foals ratio to an outstanding 15% Goldrush, FRANKEL‘s regally bred daughter out of Alexander Goldrun, kicked off the weekend in style, stepping up to stakes company when she powered […]

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate

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

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018 Knightsbridge are raising the price of Honorius to $11,000 inc GST in Australia for 2018. “Next year we will not only be expanding our broodmare holdings but we will also dramatically upgrade our broodmares to much more commercial lines” John Heffernan the UK Manager of […]

Arrowfield Own the Everest and Everything Else

Arrowfield Own the Everest and Everything Else

Arrowfield Own the Everest and Everything Else What and incredible weekend of racing in Australia, and for Australia’s leading stud Arrowfield! Pictured: Michael & Chris Ward of Triple Crown Syndications celebrate Redzel’s $10 million Everest victory on an extraordinary day for the Redoute’s Choice dynasty. (PHOTO: Sportpix) Saturday 14 October 2017 is a date that […]

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock Second in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes and fifth in the Golden Slipper, Fast ‘n’ Rocking (7g Fastnet Rock x For the Good Times, by Hennessy) is still going strong at age seven after scoring a tenacious win over Religify in the Listed MRC Weekend Hussler […]

Larneuk Stud Producing Winners in Singapore

Larneuk Stud Producing Winners in Singapore

Larneuk Stud Producing Winners in Singapore Filibuster landed her maiden last Friday in Singapore bringing her to $40000 in winnings in just 3 starts. Bred at Larneuk Stud in Euroa Victoria she is the latest winner in a series of wins that is bringing lots of attention to Larneuk. Watch her demolish the field in […]

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne Godolphin’s best-performed Australian galloper Hartnell retains all the qualities he has shown over several seasons and is ready to produce them in Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne. A winner at Caulfield first-up back in September, Hartnell has finished second at G1 level at his past two runs – […]

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

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

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia

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

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications Knightsbridge can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for a very fair price. If you have a passion for horse racing, you’re not alone. The thrill of watching your own horse […]

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards

Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards Fourteen-time Group One winning mare Winx was crowned Australia’s Champion Racehorse for the second straight year at the awards hosted by Racing Queensland in Brisbane on Sunday. It comes as the Chris Waller-trained mare prepares to attempt winning a third-consecutive Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 28, following […]

Snitzel Continues Success at Arrowfield

Snitzel Continues Success at Arrowfield

Eleven stakeswinners in the first 62 days of the season was impressive enough but, yet again, Snitzel has excelled himself. The superstar son of Redoute’s Choice now claims 13 stakeswinners in 68 days after a black type double on Turnbull Stakes day – make that Winx day – at Flemington. First up was the Hayes […]

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success The six and a half length Group I VRC Turnbull Stakes win of the rampaging Winx was part of a group-winning treble at Flemington on Saturday for graduates of Coolmore Australia. Group II Gilgai Stakes winner Keen Array, raised at Coolmore for his breeder, the late Oliver Wong, was joined […]

Inglis is the Home of Champions

Inglis is the Home of Champions

Inglis is the Home of Champions Five Inglis Graduates were named champions of the 2016-2017 Australian racing season at last night’s Australian Racehorse of the Year awards in Brisbane. The brilliant season of syndicators Darby Racing was recognised as horses they race won two awards, She Will Reign being named Champion 2YO and Yankee Rose […]

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

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

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend

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

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) […]

Pinhooking Pays Off at Inglis

Pinhooking Pays Off at Inglis

An outstanding pin-hooking result for today’s top Lot highlighted the 2017 Inglis Ready2Race Sale at Oaklands Junction. Brian Jenkins of Uppergumtree Farm was thrilled when Hong Kong’s David Lui, of Sweetbriar Equine, bought Lot 86, his impressive War x Crevasse colt, for $420,000. The colt (pictured below) was a $155,000 buy at this year’s Melbourne […]

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor) has settled in like a Champion at Larneuk Stud in Victoria. Honorius has seen a steady flow of mares in his first season and has had his first mares test positive for pregnancy. Honorius is a son of Danehill’s highest ever rated […]

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

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

Australian Breeding News: Eight Carat Still on Top

Australian Breeding News: Eight Carat Still on Top

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

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 […]

Cluster Son of Fastnet Rock a Hit in Australia

Cluster Son of Fastnet Rock a Hit in Australia Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and Cluster is the best value of his Group winning sons at stud in Victoria. A stunning individual with great scope, strength and presence, Cluster raced in stakes races at eight of his 12 starts, proving himself […]

Larneuk Stud Keeps Producing Winners

Larneuk Stud Keeps Producing Winners

Larneuk Stud Keeps Producing Winners By Kristen Manning Neville Murdoch was busy in the paddocks of Larneuk Stud on Wednesday evening, a Cluster (FASTNET ROCK) colt and a Toronado filly arriving not long after dinner – not giving him too much time to celebrate a Flemington winner! Murdoch is the happy owner of Success Express […]

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

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

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

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News

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

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk Honorius is a son of Danehill’s highest ever rated 2YO Holy Roman Emperor, a Champion 2YO himself and internationally successful Group One producing sire. Holy Roman Emperor’s 54 stakes winners include Hong Kong Horse Of The Year, Designs On Rome and his progeny have also enjoyed Group […]

Keeneland Sale: Big Money in Breeding

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

G2 Champagne Stakes at Doncaster, UK

G2 Champagne Stakes at Doncaster, UK

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

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

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

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

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

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

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

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

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

Australian Sires: Maurice

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

Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland

Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland

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

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

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

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale

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

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

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

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

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

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying

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

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend

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

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

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

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