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 […]

Become a Racehorse Owner

Become a Racehorse Owner

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

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

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

The Incredible Galileo Shines at Ireland’s Champions Weekend

The Incredible Galileo Shines at Ireland’s Champions Weekend

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

Australian Sires: Sepoy

Australian Sires: Sepoy

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

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

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

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

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

US Trained Horses Head to Korea

US Trained Horses Head to Korea

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

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France

G1 Prix de Moulin de Longchamp Chantilly, France

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

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

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

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

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

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

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

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

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

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

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

Songbird Retires

Songbird Retires

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

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

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

Arrowfield Stallion Parade 2017 Video

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

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

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

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

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

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

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

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

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

Australian Horse Racing: Big Weekend of Racing

Australian Horse Racing: Big Weekend of Racing

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

Always Dreaming Heads to Winstar

Always Dreaming Heads to Winstar

WinStar Farm has entered into an agreement to acquire the breeding rights to 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming. “We are excited to add another potentially breed-shaping stallion from the dominant Unbridled line, which has proven to be today’s preeminent classic sire line,” said Elliott Walden, WinStar President & CEO. […]

Wesley Ward Prepares Lady Aurelia for Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

Wesley Ward Prepares Lady Aurelia for Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint

Wesley Ward Prepares Lady Aurelia for Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Keeneland-based trainer Wesley Ward said this morning that European champion Lady Aurelia would return here at week’s end from England, where last Friday a hard-charging rival named Marsha nosed her out to win the Coolmore Nunthorpe (G1) at York. Lady Aurelia, who has five wins, […]

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

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

USA Racing News: Winstar Outperforms

USA Racing News: Winstar Outperforms

Hieroglyphics surges late to take $100,000 Better Talk Now S. Hieroglyphics’ big move in the final furlong carried the 3-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile to his first stakes win in Monday’s $100,000 Better Talk Now S. at Saratoga. The bay colt has won three of his last four starts and has finished worse than […]

Singapore Turf Club News

Singapore Turf Club News

Singapore Turf Club introduces free fitness classes and brings back the popular Guided Stable Tours Complimentary fitness sessions at Kranji MRT Plaza from September 2017 Singapore Turf Club (STC) invites all to take part in action-packed, hour-long workouts and get your heart rate up and pumping with fitness classes every Tuesday from September onwards. STC […]

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

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

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 […]

Travers Stakes Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 26, 2017

Travers Stakes Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 26, 2017

Travers Stakes Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 26, 2017 Once again our money is on Gunnevera, the track and distance will suit him and he is an outstanding horse. Travers is the most popular day during the entire Saratoga summer racing meet, featuring the legendary Travers Stakes, dating back to 1864. Nicknamed Saratoga’s Midsummer […]

Strong Year for Coolmore Australia

Strong Year for Coolmore Australia

The 2016/17 racing season bore witness to an incredible run of success for graduates of Coolmore Australia. In this 12 month period, a staggering 29 graduates of Coolmore’s farm at Jerrys Plains won a total of 45 Stakes races, including Group 1 winners Catchy (Fastnet Rock), Inference (So You Think), Awesome Rock (Fastnet Rock) and […]

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 […]

Australian Sires: Arrowfield Rolls Out the Big Guns

Australian Sires: Arrowfield Rolls Out the Big Guns

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

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

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

Strong Weekend for Keeneland Graduates

Strong Weekend for Keeneland Graduates

Strong Weekend for Keeneland Graduates Graduates of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale finished 1-2-3 in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar on Saturday. Collected earned his third graded stakes win this year, leading at every call to score a half-length victory over stablemate and champion Arrogate followed by Accelerate in third. Keeneland will feature half-brothers to Collected and Accelerate and a […]

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

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

Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success

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

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 […]

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s

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

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 […]

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

Winx Vs Arrogate for World’s Best Racehorse

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

Juddmonte Farms on a Roll

Juddmonte Farms on a Roll

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

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards

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

Australian Racing: The Return of Hartnell

Australian Racing: The Return of Hartnell

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

Black Caviar’s Daughter Oscietra

Black Caviar’s Daughter Oscietra

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

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

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

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication

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

Keeneland Graduates Dominate US Racing

Keeneland Graduates Dominate US Racing

Keeneland sales graduate Beach Patrol claimed racing’s biggest prize of the weekend, gamely turning back challengers to win the $1 million Arlington Million (G1). Keeneland sales alumni Copper Bullet and Run Away turned in dominating performances to win the Saratoga Special (G2) by four lengths and Best Pal (G2) at Del Mar by 3½ lengths, respectively. ***************************************************** Keeneland will feature a […]

Australian Sires: Snitzel is King

Australian Sires: Snitzel is King

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

More Than Ready Shines at Saratoga

More Than Ready Shines at Saratoga Copper Bullet has been working well since shipping to New York from Kentucky, and the results showed in Sunday’s $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2) when the 2-year-old More Than Ready colt took the lead at the quarter pole en route to a four-length victory. For More Than Ready, Copper Bullet […]

French Racing: Great Show from Godolphin

French Racing: Great Show from Godolphin

Hawkbill was collared inside the final furlong as he attempted to make all in the Grosser Preis von Berlin, with Racing History taking third in the 12-furlong G1 contest at Hoppegarten, Germany, on Sunday, August 13. Four-year-old Hawkbill (Charlie Appleby/James Doyle), seeking a second G1 success after capturing the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park last […]

Australian Sires: Victorian Breeder Backs Stallions

Australian Sires: Victorian Breeder Backs Stallions

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

Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York

Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York

Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York The market strength evidenced earlier this week during The Saratoga Sale continued Saturday evening during the first session of The New York Bred Sale, which saw increases in average and median over last year’s sale. Tonight’s session saw 93 yearlings change hands for a total of $8,155,000 good for […]

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

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

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

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

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

Saratoga Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Industry

Saratoga Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Industry

Saratoga Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Industry The Saratoga Sale concluded its two-night run on Tuesday with gains across the board and an historical high in median, bolstered by a deep buying bench with purchasers from North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, and Dubai. “We had had high expectations coming into the sale and we exceeded […]

Australian Sires: Wolf Cry

Australian Sires: Wolf Cry

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

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia

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

Australian Racing: True Excelsior is Something Special

Australian Racing: True Excelsior is Something Special

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

Wesley Ward Takes Lady Aurelia Back to England

Wesley Ward Takes Lady Aurelia Back to England European champion Lady Aurelia, based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, on Tuesday covered 5 furlongs on a firm turf course in 1:02 in her final work here before her next scheduled start in England in the Aug. 25 Coolmore Nunthorpe (G1) at York. The 3-year-old Scat […]

Australian Sires: Mezyaan

Australian Sires: Mezyaan

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

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

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

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

Australian Sires: O’lonhro is a Value Sire

Australian Sires: O’lonhro is a Value Sire

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

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 […]