Australian Racing: It’s All Winx the $18m Horse

Australian Racing: It’s All Winx the $18m Horse

Australian Racing: It’s All Winx the $18m Horse 6yo Bay Mare D.O.B: 14-Sep-2011 by STREET CRY (IRE)  from VEGAS SHOWGIRL (NZ) View Pedigree Report Summary: 35-29:3:0    Prizemoney: $18,968,424     Prizemoney incl. Bonus: $18,998,425 BOBS Bonus: $30,000    BOBS Double Up: $0    Other Bonus: $0 Min/Max-Dist-Win: 1100/2200     1st Up: 9:8-0-0    2nd Up: 9:7-1-0 Firm: 0:0-0-0    Good: 25:21-2-0    Soft: 7:5-1-0    Heavy: 3:3-0-0 By Mark Brassel at […]

Group 1 for Larneuk

Group 1 for Larneuk

Larneuk Stud’s Neville Murdoch enjoyed a great day at Randwick last Saturday, excited enough when his home-bred O’ So Hazy was a gallant third after facing the breeze in the Country Championship Final and just over an hour later delighted when El Dorado Dreaming broke her maiden in spectacular fashion in the Gr.1 Sires’ Produce […]

Godolphin Out in Force at Randwick Saturday

Godolphin Out in Force at Randwick Saturday

Godolphin Out in Force at Randwick Saturday Alizee Godolphin’s high-class filly Alizee is expected to produce the best form of her current preparation as she bids for a second G1 success in the Coolmore Legacy Stakes at Randwick on Saturday, 14 April. “She’s ready to peak here, I feel like she’s ready to produce the […]

Winx Faces Tough $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) Field

Winx Faces Tough $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) Field

Winx Faces Tough $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) Field By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Saturday’s $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) is Winx’s toughest test since her first Cox Plate. That’s the opinion of Hugh Bowman, who has ridden her in nineteen races since. The rising seven-year-old stretched her legs on her home […]

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at The Day 2 top Lot of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale yesterday was a Fastnet Rock colt out of Group 1-winning mare O’Marilyn, which George Moore Bloodstock purchased for $1.8million Today another Fastnet Rock, the full brother to Shoals hammered for a whopping $2.3m. The […]

Fastnet Rock the Star of Inglis Yearling Sale

Fastnet Rock the Star of Inglis Yearling Sale

Another big day of trade at the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale was highlighted by a $1.8 million colt for champion sire Fastnet Rock that topped proceedings on Tuesday and the overall sale with one session still to come. The Kia Ora Stud-consigned colt is the first foal of Group I Manawatu Sires’ Produce […]

Australian Yearlings are all the News

Australian Yearlings are all the News

Australian Yearlings are all the news today with a stellar opening to the Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale. The sale seen a lot of $1m plus horses and the average was over $350k, if you are not ready to splash out that sort of money on horses Knightsbridge have some very good options. Knightsbridge […]

Good Magic Takes the Blue Grass (G2) Kentucky Derby Next

Good Magic Takes the Blue Grass (G2) Kentucky Derby Next

Good Magic Takes the Blue Grass (G2) Kentucky Derby Next E Five Racing Thoroughbreds and Stonestreet Stables’ champion Good Magic roared past Flameaway in the upper stretch and went on to score a 1½-length victory in the 94th running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) for 3-year-olds before a crowd of 14,269 on a […]

Larnuek Shines at Day 1 Of The Championships

Larnuek Shines at Day 1 Of The Championships

Larnuek Shines at Day 1 Of The Championships Close to 20,000 people enjoyed Day 1 of the prestigious carnival with four Group 1 events on the 10-race program. The opening day of The Championships has produced a a Group 1 winner and a placing in the Country Championships for Larneuk. O’ So Hazy (by O’Lonhro) […]

Australian Racing Just Keeps Getting Better: The Darley Scone Cup Carnival

Australian Racing Just Keeps Getting Better: The Darley Scone Cup Carnival

Australian Racing Just Keeps Getting Better: The Darley Scone Cup Carnival The Darley Scone Cup Carnival is fast approaching with Friday 11th and Saturday 12th of May set to once again showcase all the beautiful Hunter Valley has to offer along with the quality racing this magnificent $2million dollar metropolitan status carnival attracts. With eight […]

Australian Easter Yearling Sale

Australian Easter Yearling Sale

The biggest fortnight of horse auctions in the southern hemisphere is almost upon us, with on-site inspections for the Australian Easter Yearling Sale set to begin on Monday. Eight drafts (Kitchwin Hills, Newhaven Park, Widden Stud, Arrowfield Stud, Canning Downs Stud, Glenlogan Park, Lucas Bloodstock and Milburn Creek) will be parading at Riverside Stables from […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night at Kranji

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night at Kranji

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night at Kranji brought to you by Knightsbridge, be part of the fun of racing in Singapore with Knightsbridge Normally the 1st race on the card on Fridays in Singapore is worth missing, but tonight it looks like an interesting affair. RACE 1: COUNTOFMONTECRISTO 2017 STAKES CLASS 5 – 1400M COURSE […]

Florida Derby Hopefuls and the Kentucky Derby

Florida Derby Hopefuls and the Kentucky Derby

Florida Derby Hopefuls and the Kentucky Derby Trainer Todd Pletcher Seeks 5th Florida Derby Win with G2 Holy Bull Winner G2 Fountain of Youth Hero Promises Fulfilled in Field of 9 3-Year-Olds $1 million Florida Derby Headlines Eight Stakes worth $2.4 Million Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout; Late Pick 4, Late Pick 5 Pool Guarantees Silks […]

Thoughts on the Florida Derby Draw

Thoughts on the Florida Derby Draw

Co-owner Elliott Walden, President/CEO WinStar Farm (Audible, Post 8, 9-5): “With only nine horses in the race, it’s fine. Obviously there was some discussion about the 11 or the 12 going a mile and an eighth here at Gulfstream Park, but he doesn’t have to worry about that so I think everything else is good.” […]

$250,000 Honey Fox (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park

$250,000 Honey Fox (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park

G3 Winner Speed Franco Tops $150,000 Cutler Bay G1-Placed Best Performance Returns in $150,000 Sanibel Island Led by the Christophe Clement-trained pair of Grade 3 winner Lull and multiple graded-stakes placed Stormy Victoria and Stuart Janney III’s Grade 3-winning homebred On Leave, 10 older fillies and mares are set to contest the $250,000 Honey Fox […]

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horseracing Excellence Awards

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horseracing Excellence Awards

The winners of the His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horseracing Excellence Awards for horseracing excellence, established by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will be honoured on Thursday, March 29, 2018, two days prior to the 2018 renewal of […]

Godolphin Hunt Easter Glory in Australia

Godolphin Hunt Easter Glory in Australia

Godolphin Hunt Easter Glory in Australia Alizee to run in G1 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill Alizee will run in the G1 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill on 31 March in preference to the G2 Emancipation Stakes after the filly accepted for both races. The decision came after lengthy analysis of each option with trainer […]

Enable Looks Set for Coronation Cup at Epsom

Enable Looks Set for Coronation Cup at Epsom

Enable could make her seasonal debut in the Investec Coronation Cup at Epsom. An alternative starting point to the QIPCO British Champions Series contest for the outstanding filly is the Tattersalls Gold Cup in Ireland five days earlier. The John Gosden-trained four-year-old lit up last season and won five Group 1 contests, with three of […]

Aidan O’Brien Looks at the QIPCO British Champions Series

Aidan O’Brien Looks at the QIPCO British Champions Series

Aidan O’Brien opened up his Ballydoyle stable to the media on Wednesday to help launch the new Irish Flat season which gets under way at Naas on Sunday. O’Brien won 13 of the 35 QIPCO British Champions Series races last year and a dozen of them contributed to his world record tally of 28 Group […]

The World Will Not Meet Winx

The World Will Not Meet Winx

The World Will Not Meet Winx By Brad Gray at Racing NSW Winx will be staying home. Chris Waller has announced, after months of deliberation, that the only Royal race track the champion mare will be running at this campaign will be Randwick when she contests the $4 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on April […]

Godolphin Rehoming Programme is Exceptional

Godolphin Rehoming Programme is Exceptional

Godolphin Rehoming Programme is Exceptional by J A McGrath at Godolphin If the G1 Dubai World Cup winner happens to be of the calibre of Champions Dubai Millennium, Street Cry or Singspiel, then retirement from the racetrack automatically brings with it all the trappings associated with being a top Darley stallion. But, what happens when […]

Churchill Heads to Coolmore Australia

Churchill Heads to Coolmore Australia

Churchill Heads to Coolmore Australia Champion two-year-old and dual Guineas winner Churchill will stand at Coolmore Australia for the 2018 southern hemisphere season. A five-time stakes winner at two, Churchill is the fastest and most precocious Danehill-outcross son of superstar sire Galileo. Churchill complemented his success as a two-year-old by adding a pair of Gr.1 […]

The Gulfstream Sale Now Online

The Gulfstream Sale Now Online

from Fasig-Tipton Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 158 entries for The Gulfstream Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, to be held on Wednesday, March 28, in the racetrack’s walking ring.  The sale will begin at 3 pm. The under tack show is scheduled for Monday, March 26, beginning at 9 am. “This is an exciting catalogue,” said […]

Craven Meeting Marks the Return of Flat Racing in Newmarket

Craven Meeting Marks the Return of Flat Racing in Newmarket

After a long, and in the case of this year a particularly harsh, winter, racing action returns to Newmarket’s Rowley Mile on Tuesday, 17 April for the three-day Craven Meeting where racegoers will look forward to the seasonal reappearance of many Classic hopefuls. The feature race of the first day is the nine-furlong Listed Feilden […]

Kentucky Derby Update

Kentucky Derby Update

Saturday’s 105th running of the $1 million Louisiana Derby Presented by TwinSpires.com (Grade II) and Sunday’s 15th running of the $800,000 Sunland Derby (GIII) are the featured stops on this week’s Road to the Kentucky Derby Championship Series as 3-year-old Thoroughbreds continue their quest for points to secure a berth in the 144th running of […]

Gulfstream Park: Florida Derby (G1) an Important Indicator for Kentucky Derby

Gulfstream Park: Florida Derby (G1) an Important Indicator for Kentucky Derby

Gulfstream Park: Florida Derby (G1) an Important Indicator for Kentucky Derby Courtlandt Farms’ Grade 3-winning homebred Strike Power put an exclamation point on his final major preparation for the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) March 31 with a bullet half-mile breeze over Gulfstream Park’s main track Friday morning. Working in company with regular exercise rider […]

Spirit of Boom Owns Day 1 of 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Spirit of Boom Owns Day 1 of 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Records tumbled on Day One of the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale today as the progeny of Australia’s first season sire sensation Spirit of Boom lit up the sale ring. A graduate of the 2009 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale, Spirit of Boom has made an incredible start to his siring career […]

2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

The auction that gives buyers more incentives than any other, the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale, is now online. The sale source of star sprinters Buffering, Spirit of Boom and Winning Rupert and recent $1 million Magic Millions QTIS winner I’m a Rippa, this year will see 389 select lots go under […]

Holy Roman Emperor Hot in Hong Kong

Holy Roman Emperor Hot in Hong Kong

A Holy Roman Emperor half-brother to G1 Epsom Derby winner Wings Of Eagles set an all-time Hong Kong International Sale record on Friday night, as one of 26 lots put under the hammer at Sha Tin Racecourse. The British-bred gelding, catalogued as Lot 17 and a son of the G1-placed French mare Ysoldina, was bought […]

Longines Golden Slipper Carnival Begins

Longines Golden Slipper Carnival Begins

The 2018 Longines Golden Slipper begins in style this Saturday, 17 March with Chandon S Ladies Day at Rosehill Gardens and the running of the Group 1 $600,000 Coolmore Classic. Olympic Gold Medalist and Casula-local Chloe Esposito will help launch the Carnival and be on the judges’ panel at the Harrolds Fashion Chute competition. Joining […]

Scat Daddy Filly Tops OBS Sale

Scat Daddy Filly Tops OBS Sale

Hip No. 141, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Phoenix Thoroughbreds III for $875,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest […]

O’Lonhro Sired O’So Tempting Remains Unbeaten

O’Lonhro Sired O’So Tempting Remains Unbeaten

O’Lonhro Sired O’So Tempting Remains Unbeaten 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. Lightly-raced Goulburn trained gelding O’So Tempting steps […]

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race JAVIER CASTELLANO, BOLT D’ORO, WINNER: “He broke really well out of the gate and put me in a good spot in the race. He broke and shot out of the gate and put me where I wanted to be. […]

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale 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 […]

Promises Fulfilled Takes Aim at Kentucky Derby

Promises Fulfilled Takes Aim at Kentucky Derby

Promises Fulfilled Takes Aim at Kentucky Derby Robert Baron’s Promises Fulfilled was ‘in good shape’ Sunday morning after registering a front-running victory in Saturday’s $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park. “He came out of the race very well,” trainer Dale Romans said. “He’s in good shape. Romans is pointing his Fountain of Youth […]

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia It was a big weekend for Coolmore’s Fastnet Rock in Australia, it started Saturday at Randwick with Shoals (3f Fastnet Rock x The Broken Shore, by Hussonet) her second Group 1 victory and has now clocked up over $1m in winnings. On Sunday Fastnet Rock was once again […]

2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Day 1, Book 1 The Hot Lots

2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Day 1, Book 1 The Hot Lots

2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Day 1, Book 1 The Hot Lots A busy week of inspections has vendors and buyers ready for the 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale, which begins on Sunday at Oaklands Junction. To view the Inglis TV Premier Preview, CLICK HERE. Day 1, Book 1, 4th March 2018 1 – 117 […]

Research Points to a Strong Inglis Sale in Melbourne

Research Points to a Strong Inglis Sale in Melbourne

Research Points a a Strong Inglis Sale in Melbourne Yes prices are rising but the value proposition is outpacing that rise, you are actually getting more for your money this year than ever before. The hard work of the Sales Companies and the States is clearly paying off as demand for Yearlings continues to grow, […]

Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3) Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3) Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3) Gulfstream Park A graded-stakes winner on turf at Gulfstream Park, William Parsons Jr. and David Howe’s Summersault figures to be on firm ground in Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3). Trained by Mark Hennig, the 6-year-old daughter of Rock Hard Ten won all three of her starts during the […]

Santa Anita GRADE III, $100,000 SANTA YSABEL STAKES

Santa Anita GRADE III, $100,000 SANTA YSABEL STAKES

Santa Anita GRADE III, $100,000 SANTA YSABEL STAKES Bob Baffert’s undefeated Dream Tree and Bill Spawr’s nearly perfect Midnight Bisou renew their rivalry as they head a field of six 3-year-old fillies going a mile and one sixteenth in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes at Santa Anita. A nose victress over Midnight Bisou […]

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever

Santa Anita Alive with Derby and Oaks Fever Ed Golan Looks at the Weekend Action at Santa Anita DERBY FEVER HAS TEMPERATURES RISING IT’S MILLER TIME IN SATURDAY’S DAYTONA STREAKING MARE IS BACK IN WISHING WELL             TOP SOPHS PREP FOR THREE-YEAR-OLD STAKES              With the Santa Anita Derby and Santa Anita Oaks six […]

Godolphin Hunt the G1 Blue Diamond

Godolphin Hunt the G1 Blue Diamond

Godolphin Hunt the G1 Blue Diamond by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The Godolphin two-year-olds Plague Stone and Encryption are fit and ready to make winning breakthroughs in the G1 Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday, 24 February. The James Cummings trained pair come into the race with five placings between them and considerable improvement […]

The Grand Finals of Australian Racing

The Grand Finals of Australian Racing

The Championships was inaugurated in 2014 as a “Grand Finals” concept to feature and showcase the very best of Australian racing as the jewel in the crown of Sydney’s Autumn Carnival. 2018 will witness the fifth year of this exciting initiative, launched by Racing NSW in partnership with The Australian Turf Club and supported by […]

Magic Millions Tasmania Sets Records

Magic Millions Tasmania Sets Records

A colt by exciting Darley stallion Epaulette topped today’s record breaking 2018 Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale at Launceston. Offered early in the afternoon as Lot 6, the Armidale Stud consigned youngster was knocked down to Melbourne horseman Simon Zahra and will join Ellerton Zahra Racing at Flemington. The colt is a half brother to […]

Winx Headlines Royal Randwick’s Chinese Festival Of Racing

Winx Headlines Royal Randwick’s Chinese Festival Of Racing

Superstar mare Winx takes centre stage for a special appearance at Royal Randwick this Saturday as the Australian Turf Club hosts The Star Chinese Festival of Racing and the $250,000 Group 2 The Star Apollo Stakes. Traditional lion dances, Asian inspired foods, Chinese New Year theming across the racecourse and a special Owners Forum are […]

Inglis’ Riverside Stables Prove Popular with Buyers

Inglis’ Riverside Stables Prove Popular with Buyers

2018 CLASSIC YEARLING SALE STATISTICS BOOK 1 (2017 in brackets) Lots Sold: 518 (505) Clearance Rate: 93% (90%) Average Price: $93,565 ($71,342) Median Price: $75,000 ($55,000) Top Price: $480,000 ($400,000) Gross: $48,466,500 ($36,025,500) BOOK 2 Lots Sold: 157 Clearance Rate: 88% Average Price: $44,914 Median Price: $35,000 Top Price: $200,000 Gross: $7,051,500 Inglis’ Riverside Stables […]

Segenhoe Shines at the Inglis 2018 Classic Yearling Sale

Segenhoe Shines at the Inglis 2018 Classic Yearling Sale

Segenhoe Shines at the Inglis 2018 Classic Yearling Sale With total sales of $986,000 over across 10 lots for an average of $98,600 and a 100% sale rate the 2018 Classic Yearling Sale was another winner for Segenhoe Stud. The top lot was by the Newgate Sire Deep Field brining $205,000. The success in Sydney […]

Inglis Sets Sights on the Future

Inglis Sets Sights on the Future

By Julieanne Horsman AUCTION HOUSE INGLIS HAS THROW OPEN THE DOORS TO ITS BRAND NEW RIVERSIDE STABLES, CLOSING THE BOOK ON MORE THAN A CENTURY OF SALES AT NEWMARKET. Guests at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, which begins tomorrow, are in for a treat especially those who’ve never stepped foot inside the $140million Riverside Stables […]

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview

Santa Anita Saturday Racing Preview HOLLENDORFER’S UNIQUE BELLA TOWERS OVER RIVALS IN SATURDAY’S GRADE II, $200,000 SANTA MARIA STAKES FOR OLDER FILLIES & MARES AT 1 1/16 MILES   REDDAM’S MOPOTISM SHOOTS FOR HER SECOND CONSECUTIVE GRADED VICTORY   Unique Bella, America’s reigning Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter, towers over four rivals in Saturday’s Grade II, […]

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas Three-year-old filly Winter Lightning continued her impressive start to the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival with an excellent victory in the Listed UAE 1,000 Guineas over a mile on dirt at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 8 February. The daughter of Shamardal, a half-sister to Thunder Snow and representing […]

Segenhoe Stud Bring Some Hot Lots to the 2018 Classic Yearling Sale

Segenhoe Stud Bring Some Hot Lots to the 2018 Classic Yearling Sale

Segenhoe Stud Bring Some Hot Lots to the 2018 Classic Yearling Sale Segenhoe has been producing some high quality yearlings over the last few years and has seen plenty of success on the race course. Segenhoe had a spectacular result at the Magic Millions with total sales of $7,750,000 across 19 yearlings (av $409,211 ). […]

Hartnell Returns in G1 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield

Hartnell Returns in G1 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield

Hartnell Returns in G1 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield by Mike Hedge at Godolphin  Hartnell begins a new campaign in the G1 CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield on 10 February with as much confidence and faith behind his prospects as ever and with another lofty goal ahead of him. The star of Godolphin’s Australian team […]

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks Heavily favored Dream Tree ran her unbeaten skein to four as she demolished five rival sophomore fillies in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes, winning by 3 ¾ lengths under Drayden Van Dyke. Conditioned by Bob Baffert, the 3-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo got a flat […]

Audible Follows Pletcher Path to Kentucky Derby

Audible Follows Pletcher Path to Kentucky Derby

Audible Follows Pletcher Path to Kentucky Derby Holy Bull (G1) winner Audible’s next start could well come in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park March 31. “I think you have to leave all the options open and see how he trains,” trainer Todd Pletcher said Sunday afternoon. “Talking to (WinStar Farm’s President, […]

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia The success of graduates of Coolmore Australia in recent years is showing no signs of stalling if the early months of 2018 are anything to go by. In 2017, there were 26 stakes winning graduates of Coolmore’s Jerrys Plains nursery. That tally includes 5 Gr.1 winners and […]

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners Quality filly Dream Tree (3f Uncle Mo x Afleet Maggi, by Afleet Alex) kept her unbeaten record intact when she scored a commanding win in the $200,345 Grade II Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday. Last seen winning the Grade I Starlet Stakes in December last year, the […]

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds Exceed And Excel Unbeaten colt Performer gave his G1 Golden Slipper Stakes prospects another boost, along with those of his sire Exceed And Excel, with a hard-fought victory in the G3 Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill on 3 February. Performer survived a tight finish to score by […]

Kentucky Derby Trail: Audible Takes the Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Kentucky Derby Trail: Audible Takes the Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Kentucky Derby Trail: Audible Takes the Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park Audible (Into Mischief) registered a resounding victory in Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park, stamping himself as a prime prospect on the Road to the Florida Derby (G1) and the Triple Crown. Making his stakes debut in the 29th running of […]

Countdown To $3.5Million Golden Slipper

Countdown To $3.5Million Golden Slipper

Countdown To $3.5Million Golden Slipper Rosehill Gardens, home of the Longines Golden Slipper, hosts a fantastic day of racing this Saturday, 3 February for Sydney Markets Expressway Stakes Raceday. The Golden Slipper Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-olds run over 1,200 metres on turf at set weights conditions, […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup; Ertijaal Sharp at Seven; Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup • Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Ertijaal Sharp at Seven • D B Pin Eyes Shaheen; Classic Emperor to Handicap • Improving Janszoon […]

Big Saturday of Racing at Santa Anita

Big Saturday of Racing at Santa Anita

Big Saturday of Racing at Santa Anita Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes Recently crowned America’s Eclipse Award-winning Champion Sprinter for 2017, trainer Peter Miller’s Roy H looms a complete standout as he seeks his third consecutive win in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes going six furlongs at Santa Anita.  To be run […]

Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin entered graded-stakes winner Enticed in Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park in a quest to win the important Florida Derby (G1) and Triple Crown prep for the third time in five years. Enticed looms as the horse to beat in a field […]

Godolphin Youngsters Hunt Group Glory in Australia

Godolphin Youngsters Hunt Group Glory in Australia

Godolphin Youngsters Hunt Group Glory in Australia by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Having established himself as one of Godolphin’s better Australian two-year-olds in the spring, Encryption returns to racing at Caulfield on 3 February ready to graduate to a new level. On a card that heralds the return of several runners expected to feature in […]

Cluster Yearlings Head to Magic Millions in Adelaide

Cluster Yearlings Head to Magic Millions in Adelaide

Cluster Yearling Head to Magic Millions in Adelaide The quest to find Australia’s next life changing sprinter is underway with the release of the 2018 Adelaide Yearling Sale catalogue. Viddora, the multi-million dollar earner, shone a light on the SA based sale when she raced away for the easiest of wins on the $10 million […]

Gulfstream Park is Setting Records

Gulfstream Park is Setting Records

Gulfstream Park is Setting Records Two-Day Handle $70 Million, Three-Day Handle $81 Million Record-Setting $41.9 Million Handle on Pegasus World Cup Day Sunday’s Total Handle $28 Million Miami’s Gulfstream Park is bringing new interest and new money to the sport by offering some spectacular racing, the innovative Stronach Group his continuing to to build the […]

Starspangledbanner Colt Being Syndicated

Starspangledbanner Colt Being Syndicated

“Speedy, strong and superbly put together” is how Damian White describes a stunning Starspangledbanner colt being syndicated as he prepares to head to the stables of the highly respected Mt Eliza based trainer Grahame Begg. Just 20% (available as 5 or 10% shares) are left in the colt described by White as “correct and extremely […]

Pegasus World Cup Invitational News

Pegasus World Cup Invitational News

Gun Runner In his typically professional manner Monday, Gun Runner turned in the last timed workout for his career finale in the Saturday’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) with a half-mile breeze in :49 at Gulfstream Park. Gun Runner, co-owned by Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm, will be the morning line favorite […]

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 […]

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