Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport My contribution to the Horsetech Conference Market Report, the full report covers everything from diet, medicine and psychology and is a must read for any one in the industry. As the victor returns to the winners circle and the proud connections pose for their photo, what you […]

Winx Wins Again

Winx Wins Again

Champion galloper Winx extended her winning streak and wrote more history when she cruised to her 27th straight victory in today’s Group One George Main Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. After looking under pressure shortly after turning for home, the champion showed why she is ranked the world’s best racehorse with a stunning sprint over the […]

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster Kew Gardens and Lah Ti Dar feature among a final field of 12 for the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien is seeking a sixth success in the world’s oldest Classic, which was first run in 1776 and forms part of the […]

Midnight Soiree Set for Victory at Gulfstream Park

Midnight Soiree Set for Victory at Gulfstream Park

Midnight Soiree Set for Victory at Gulfstream Park Midnight Soiree earned her first stakes success at Gulfstream Park last time out, fighting off a persistent rival through the stretch run to capture the $117,500 Martha Washington Stakes. Trainer Lisa Lewis and owners Randy McBride, James Pickering, Terry Hookstra and Arcilla Hudgins didn’t get to immediately […]

The Remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill

The Remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill

The Remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill Lineage Report for HONORIUS Points to Success at Stud There is no better sire line in Australia then the one Honorius comes from as this ARION Pedigree report shows. The remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill is impossible not to notice. HONORIUS Honorius proved himself a talented racehorse, […]

Order Of St George Heads to Stud at Coolmore Ireland

Order Of St George Heads to Stud at Coolmore Ireland

Aidan O’Brien has paid tribute to staying star Order Of St George after his retirement was announced on Tuesday. The highlight of his 13 career wins was when landing the the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2016 and he was beaten just a short head by Big Orange in a tremendous renewal when defending […]

Magic Millions Breeze-Ups Live Online From Tomorrow

Magic Millions Breeze-Ups Live Online From Tomorrow

Magic Millions Breeze-Ups Live Online From Tomorrow The first of four breeze up sessions leading into Australasia’s best strike rate 2YO sale will be held at Warwick Farm tomorrow. Starting at 10am, tomorrow’s Sydney based breeze-ups will be followed by a session at Seymour on Friday and the first of two at the Gold Coast […]

Honorius begins Second Season in Australia

Honorius begins Second Season in Australia

Honorius begins Second Season in Australia Knightsbridge are very keen to discuss opportunities breeding to Honorius with Mare owners or those wishing to enjoy the fun of being a breeder, we intend to breed and race as many as possible. His family have been an international success, Holy Roman Emperor was a champion 2yo, his […]

Charm Spirit a Hit for Aga Khan

Charm Spirit a Hit for Aga Khan

Charm Spirit a Hit for Aga Khan CHARM SPIRIT’s excellent season with his first juveniles continued on Thursday as the appropriately-named Yourtimeisnow offered the young sire his first Group success. Already a winner from pillar to post at Newbury in August, on this occasion Yourtimeisnow showed both courage and a turn of foot. She took […]

Uncle Mo Continues Success at Coolmore

Uncle Mo Continues Success at Coolmore

Uncle Mo Continues Success at Coolmore Scoring a first Black Type win at Hastings on Saturday was Absolutely Stylish (4h Uncle Mo x Circumstance, by Vindication), who scored a resounding win in the $50,000 SW Randall Plate. Prepared by Phillip Hall, Absolutely Stylish was just that, cruising clear to win the 1 and 1/8th mile […]

Godolphin Ready for Australian Spring Racing

Godolphin Ready for Australian Spring Racing

Godolphin’s early arrivals from Britain have touched down at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport and transferred to the quarantine barn at Werribee, on the outskirts of the city. Three horses trained by Charlie Appleby at Moulton Paddocks in Newmarket (UK) form the advance party, which will focus initially on lucrative targets in September. Jungle Cat is being […]

Well Timed Weekend Double for O’Lonhro

Well Timed Weekend Double for O’Lonhro

Well Timed Weekend Double for O’Lonhro This weekend seen a Television advertising push for O’Lonhro and he lived up to his well earned reputation by delivering 2 winners. Saturday Dancing Angel broke her maiden in impressive form Dancing Angel (AUS) 2014 4m O’Lonhro x Angelic (Giant’s Causeway (USA)) Foaled August 11, 2014 Career: 9 starts, […]

Lady Eli to Sell at Keeneland

Lady Eli to Sell at Keeneland

Champion and five-time Grade 1 winner Lady Eli, the horse that leading trainer Chad Brown described as “the best turf horse I’ve ever trained,” will highlight Hill ’n’ Dale Sales Agency’s consignment to the 2018 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, where she will sell in foal to top sire War Front. “She is the best turf […]

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

Breeders’ Cup Latest News Accelerate, Diversify Lead in Race to Classic Glory Classic division stars ACCELERATE and DIVERSIFY lead the way over an aspiring group 3-year-olds as the field for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic November 3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville figures to become much more defined over the next five weeks. The 1 ¼-mile Classic rates as the centerpiece of […]

Santa Anita Ship & Stay

Santa Anita Ship & Stay

Santa Anita’s successful “Ship & Stay” program, which was initiated this past Dec. 26, will once again be in place for the beginning of the track’s 22-day Autumn Meet, which opens on Friday, Sept. 28. “Ship & Stay,” which is funded solely by The Stronach Group (TSG), provides ongoing bonuses to individual trainers and owners […]

Enable Ready to Defend her Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Crown

Enable Ready to Defend her Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Crown

Enable Ready to Defend her Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Crown Enable bounced back with a bang as she gained a fluent all-the-way triumph in the 188Bet September Stakes at Kempton Park. The John Gosden-trained four-year-old, whose five Group 1 wins last year included three QIPCO British Champions Series triumphs, had been absent since winning […]

Equiano Gelding takes the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock

Equiano Gelding takes the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock

Equiano Gelding takes the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock The Tin Man hit the jackpot at the third time of asking in the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock. Hot favourite Harry Angel burst out of the stalls without a problem this time after his mishap at Royal Ascot, but might have used up too much gas too soon, as despite having a break on all the field bar […]

Larneuk Releases O’Lonhro TV Commercial

Larneuk Releases O’Lonhro TV Commercial

Larneuk Releases O’Lonhro TV Commercial Larneuk the little farm doing big things in Victoria is ramping up awareness of their Award winning sire O’Lonhro with a TV commercial currently airing on Racing.com. It has been a great year for Larneuk the farm has produced a Group 1 winning 2yo, one of Australia’s best country horses […]

Get Lucky at Larneuk

Get Lucky at Larneuk

Get Lucky at Larneuk Welcome to LARNEUK STUD – the thoroughbred world’s answer to Perfect Match!. What’s not to like? Swipe right for CLUSTER, a Group Two winning son of Champion Sire and Sire of Sires, Fastnet Rock. Swipe right for HONORIUS, who raced from two to seven and has plenty of staying power. Swipe […]

The Everest Tickets Selling out Fast

The Everest Tickets Selling out Fast

The Everest Tickets Selling out Fast Reigning TAB Everest champion Redzel begins his title defence at Royal Randwick this Saturday as ticket sales and wagering interest in the world’s richest race on turf intensifies. Redzel ($1.70 TAB Fixed Odds) takes on TAB Everest rival Invincible Star ($2.30 TAB Fixed Odds) in Saturday’s Concorde Stakes at […]

1st Foal for Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor)

1st Foal for Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor)

1st Foal for Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor) Honorius GET READY FOR THE HONOR(IUS) ROLL … At first flush, you might consider that HONORIUS is just the type of stallion to produce a good stayer … and you’d probably be right. After all, he ran third in the Group One Spring Champion (2000m) behind Dundeel, third […]

Snitzel Sprinter Menari Heads to Newgate

Snitzel Sprinter Menari Heads to Newgate

Snitzel Sprinter Menari Heads to Newgate Newgate Farm is delighted to announce an exciting late addition to the 2018 stallion roster with freakishly talented Snitzel sprinter Menari joining the team. “We are committed to standing the very best and fastest sons of champion sires and Menari, an incredibly brilliant son of Snitzel, certainly fits this […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos have been fortunate enough to end up in some very good stables too: Greg Eurell, Bryan Guy and Terry Evans. … and you can rest assured they’ll be targeting eligible races such as the $1 million VOBIS Sires ‘The Showdown’ at Caulfield next year, […]

Chautauqua Gets a Reprieve

Chautauqua Gets a Reprieve

Chautauqua Gets a Reprieve Racing NSW Stewards today considered submissions from Mr Rupert Legh, managing owner of Chautauqua, Mr Michael Ramsden, part owner of Chautauqua and Mr Peter Wright, part owner of Chautauqua in response to Racing NSW Stewards preliminary decision that the nominations of Chautauqua for barrier trials and race meetings, should be refused […]

Magic Millions 2YOs in Training Sale Catalogue Online

Magic Millions 2YOs in Training Sale Catalogue Online

Magic Millions 2YOs in Training Sale Catalogue Online The catalogue for Australia’s best performing breeze up style auction, the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale, is now online. To be held at the Gold Coast Sales Complex on October 9, the sale features 219 exciting prospects with buyers looking to secure their next […]

Catholic Boy a Winner for Vinery

Catholic Boy a Winner for Vinery

Catholic Boy a Winner for Vinery Catholic Boy stole the show with a four-length romp in the 149th running of the Travers Stakes Gr.1 over 2000m at Saratoga on Saturday. “They should make a movie about this horse…it’s unbelievable,” managing part-owner Robert LaPenta said at the presentation of the Mid-Summer Derby. “This race has always […]

Godolphin and Charlie Appleby Success in France

Godolphin and Charlie Appleby Success in France

Godolphin and Charlie Appleby Success in France by J A McGrath at Godolphin Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby has been approaching Deauville like a Frenchman, using the popular Normandy seaside venue as a launching pad for his future stars. British-born Appleby has sent out seven winners from 15 runners there in August, including one at quaint […]

Holy Roman Emperor Posts More Group 1 Wins

Holy Roman Emperor Posts More Group 1 Wins

Holy Roman Emperor Posts More Group 1 Wins World renowned shuttle sire Holy Roman Emperor added a 13th Group I winner to his tally in the US on the weekend when Glorious Empire (7g Holy Roman Emperor x Humble and Proud, by Pivotal) captured the $1 million Sword Dancer Stakes at Saratoga. Winner of the […]

Knightsbridge Stable Update

Knightsbridge Stable Update

Knightsbridge Stable Update Some runners that are of interest to the stable over the next few days. 26/08/2018 Australia Cranbourne TC 14:05 Race 5 Mypunter.com Maiden P., A$26000 1300m Miss Matriarch (AUS) 2015 (F. by Street Boss-Grand Manners) (trainer: R D Griffiths) She is a half sister to the Horse with Bryan Guy on the […]

Stradivarius Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million Bonus

Stradivarius Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million Bonus

Stradivarius King of Cups Stradivarius continued his domination of the Staying Category of the QIPCO British Champions Series with a workmanlike success in the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at York. It means he has won the first four legs of the division and his exploits have been richly rewarded because victory enabled his connections to […]

Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 25, 2018

Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 25, 2018

Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 25, 2018 Travers Day, featuring the legendary Travers Stakes (which dates back to 1864), is the most popular day of the Saratoga summer racing meet. Nicknamed Saratoga’s Midsummer Derby, the Travers Stakes is a Grade 1, $1,250,000 race for 3-year-olds, traditionally held on the last Saturday in August […]

Breeders’ Cup 2019 Heads to Santa Anita California

Breeders’ Cup 2019 Heads to Santa Anita California

Breeders’ Cup 2019 Heads to Santa Anita California Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today announced Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California as the host site for the upcoming 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. In 2019, Santa Anita will host the Breeders’ Cup on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November […]

Poet’s Word Ready for Juddmonte International

Poet’s Word Ready for Juddmonte International

James Doyle has acclaimed Poet’s Word’s “as tough a horse as I’ve ever ridden” ahead of the five-year-old taking on a glittering cast in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday The Group 1 showpiece, run over an extended mile and a quarter and part of the Middle Distance category of the QIPCO British Champions Series, […]

American Pharoah Yearlings will Bring Big Money in Australia

American Pharoah Yearlings will Bring Big Money in Australia

American Pharoah Yearlings will Bring Big Money in Australia American Pharoah Yearlings have been bringing big money all over the world and the Australian first sales season in Australia is expected to bring the same level of interest. His first in-foal mares sold for Aus$850,000, Aus$750,000, Aus$500,000, Aus$500,000 etc. His first US crop have sold […]

Godolphin Stars Head to York

Godolphin Stars Head to York

Saeed bin Suroor said on Friday that he plans to run stable stars Thunder Snow and Benbatl in the £1 million Juddmonte International Stakes at York Wednesday Bin Suroor is seeking a fifth triumph in the mile and a quarter showpiece,  which forms part of the Middle Distance category of the QIPCO British Champions Series. […]

France: #DarleySeries Sees Europe’s Best 2yos

France: #DarleySeries Sees Europe’s Best 2yos

France: #DarleySeries Sees Europe’s Best 2yos The toast of Europe’s new generation is meeting in Deauville in the Darley Prix Morny (Gr1), final leg of the #DarleySeries. Nine 2-year-old colts and fillies have been confirmed on the 6 furlongs straight course. Naturally there are the winners of the two previous #DarleySeries, namely Signora Cabello (Camacho), […]

Sunday’s $75,000 Jupiter Beach at Gulfstream Park

Sunday’s $75,000 Jupiter Beach at Gulfstream Park

Glencrest Farm’s Sighted and Team Valor International’s High Hours figure to give trainer Ralph Nicks a strong hand in Sunday’s $75,000 Jupiter Beach at Gulfstream Park. Sighted is scheduled to make his turf debut in the five-furlong stakes, while High Hours will be in search of his first victory in the U.S. Sighted, a lightly […]

Weekend Mischief at Gulfstream Park in the $75,000 Barely Even

Weekend Mischief at Gulfstream Park in the $75,000 Barely Even

Weekend Mischief will be up to no good at Gulfstream Park Saturday as far as her rivals in the $75,000 Barely Even are concerned. The Arindel homebred is scheduled to seek her third straight victory when she faces eight other fillies and mares in the mile event for non-winners of a sweepstakes this year. The […]

Accelerate Looks Set for $1-million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar

Accelerate Looks Set for $1-million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar

Hronis Racing’s Accelerate drew Post 5 Tuesday afternoon and was installed the 8-5 favorite to beat seven rivals Saturday in the 28th running of the $1-million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Post positions for the mile and one-quarter headliner for 3-year-olds and up were drawn at The Brigantine restaurant overlooking the racetrack with connections […]

The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival

The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Four superb QIPCO British Champions Series races will take place at The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival next week. Here are the potential clashes which should have racing fans on the edge of their seats. Wednesday: Juddmonte International Stakes POET’S WORD v ROARING LION Sir Michael Stoute has already saddled the winner of the International […]

Behavioral / Mental Profiling of Horses

Behavioral / Mental Profiling of Horses

Behavioral / Mental Profiling of Horses by KERRY M. THOMAS of THT Bloodstock *THT Bloodstock had the honor of being included in Ireland based Horse Tech Conference’s recognition of innovative and pioneering equine businesses market report. The following is an excerpt of our introduction in the Psychology section.* “When investing in inanimate objects, you can […]

Mastercraftsman Strikes Again in France

Mastercraftsman Strikes Again in France

Mastercraftsman Strikes Again in France Three days after Alpha Centauri (3f Mastercraftsman-Alpha Lupi, by Rahy) stole the show in Deauville’s G1 Prix Jacques Le Marois, another three-year-old daughter of Mastercraftsman starred at the Normandy track on Wednesday. Andre Fabre saddled Wind Chimes (3f Mastercraftsman-Militante, by Johannesburg), who was beaten a neck in the G1 Poule […]

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

The road to what looks like a Breeders’ Cup Classic there for the taking begins in earnest Saturday at Del Mar, when ACCELERATE starts as the 8-5 favorite against seven rivals on Saturday in the $1 million “Win and You’re In” TVG Pacific Classic (GI). The Pacific Classic, run at 1 ¼ miles, will offer the fifth of seven automatic starting berths […]

Alpha Centauri and the Breeders’ Cup Mile

Alpha Centauri and the Breeders’ Cup Mile

Alpha Centauri and the Breeders’ Cup Mile The Niarachos Family’s homebred 3-year-old filly Alpha Centauri (IRE) won her fourth consecutive Group 1 race on Sunday, dominating the one-mile Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le Buffard – Jacques Le Marois (G1) over male rivals at Deauville with a 2 ½-length victory over Recoletos (FR), and gained an […]

Poet’s Word Vs Roaring Lion

Poet’s Word Vs Roaring Lion

Poet’s Word and Roaring Lion are on course to clash in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York next week The pair dominate the betting for the mile and a quarter showpiece in eight days time after sparkling this summer but are not frightening away the opposition because on Tuesday afternoon Aidan O’Brien indicated Saxon Warrior, […]

Australia’s Altrenogest (Regu-Mate) Debate

Australia’s Altrenogest (Regu-Mate) Debate

Australia’s Altrenogest (Regu-Mate) Debate Regu-Mate is the hot topic in Australian racing today, the debate gathered steam after a July FDA warning in the USA that was pointed towards the safe usage of the drug in regards to the human handlers, not really about the impact or performance enhancing results. But, on the eve of […]

Keeneland Debuts New Television Commercial

The Thoroughbred industry is unique. No industry is more demanding, or more rewarding. More than 80 years ago, Keeneland was founded by a group of horsemen committed to developing a racecourse in the heart of horse country to improve the sport and serve the industry. Since Keeneland’s founding in 1936, many aspects of the industry […]

SANTA ANITA’S TURF COURSE FULLY RENOVATED & READY FOR 2018 AUTUMN MEET OPENER ON SEPT. 2

SANTA ANITA’S TURF COURSE FULLY RENOVATED & READY FOR 2018 AUTUMN MEET OPENER ON SEPT. 2

In an exact replication of last year’s regularly scheduled maintenance, Santa Anita Park’s highly acclaimed turf course has been completely renovated and will be race-ready for the track’s Autumn Meet opener on Friday, Sept. 28. With the introduction of approximately four acres of brand new Bandera-Bermuda Turf which was installed with an emphasis on the […]

Mastercraftsman a Rising Star at Coolmore

Mastercraftsman a Rising Star at Coolmore In France Alpha Centauri (3f Mastercraftsman-Alpha Lupi, by Rahy) confirmed herself one of the outstanding three-year-old fillies of recent years with another G1 success in France on Sunday. The Mastercraftsman filly bagged her fourth successive G1 of the year when putting in a supreme performance to take the G1 […]

American Pharoah in High Demand

American Pharoah in High Demand In America The 2018 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale saw the first yearlings by Triple Crown hero American Pharoah offered for sale and they lit up the ring with a filly and colt selling for $1.2 million and $1million to top the opening session of this prestigious sale. Offered […]

Solid Guineas Trial for O’tauto, Big Future for O’lonhro

Solid Guineas Trial for O’tauto, Big Future for O’lonhro

Solid Guineas Trial for O’tauto, Big Future for O’lonhro The Greg Eurell trained O’tauto lived up to expectations yesterday at Flemington staging a an incredible finish to run second at his first start in the city and the second of his career. 3rd last at the turn O’tauto showed that distinctive turn of foot reminiscent […]

Segenhoe’s Voodoo Lad Takes Group 3 at Flemington

Segenhoe’s Voodoo Lad Takes Group 3 at Flemington

Segenhoe’s Voodoo Lad Takes Group 3 at Flemington Purchased for just $36,000 by Segenhoe Thoroughbreds from the Yarraman Park draft at the Inglis Scone Yearling Sale, Voodoo Lad has an impressive record with prizemoney of $1,204,410, showing what a keen eye for horses Segenhoe has developed. Today Voodoo Lad proved what a tenacious race horse […]

Another Win for Guy Racing and Aquis Farm

Another Win for Guy Racing and Aquis Farm Guy Racing and Aquis Farm are proving to be a powerful combination, the team claimed another win today on Australia’s Gold Coast. It was a great day on the track for Aquis and partners sending out 4 runners for 4 winners! Just Rolling won R1 @SAJockeyClub for […]

Buying Horses: Stress & Structure

Buying Horses: Stress & Structure by KERRY M. THOMAS of THT Bloodstock The herd dynamics by their nature come with many parts to the whole that break down in to unique “character traits” and tendencies under stress when isolated. This is why I always advocate the nurture and develop point of reference; you develop the […]

Talented O’lonhro 3yo O’tauto on the $2m Caulfield Guineas Trail

Talented O’lonhro 3yo O’tauto on the $2m Caulfield Guineas Trail

Talented O’lonhro 3yo O’tauto on the $2m Caulfield Guineas Trail The very talented son of Victoria’s value sire O’lonhro is stepping out tomorrow at Flemington and all going well he should be Guineas bound. Trained by Greg Eurell and raced by prominent Victorian breeder Neville Murdoch O’tauto was an impressive winner at his only trial […]

Cracksman Vs Poet’s Word in £1.3m QIPCO Champion Stakes

Cracksman Vs Poet’s Word in £1.3m QIPCO Champion Stakes Last year’s stunning QIPCO Champion Stakes winner Cracksman has “a very good possibility” of defending his title in the £1.3 million contest according to his owner Anthony Oppenheimer. John Gosden’s colt finished the season as the highest-rated horse in Europe on the back of his display […]

Saturday’s $75,000 Panama City at Gulfstream Park

Bitacora is slated to seek back-to-back stakes wins and her third straight victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Panama City at Gulfstream Park. The Peter Walder-trained 4-year-old filly, who captured the $100,000 Ginger Punch June 16, will seek an encore performance in Saturday’s mile turf stakes for Florida-bred fillies and mares while clashing with the runner-up and […]

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia A full sister to Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy, promising filly Symi (3f Fastnet Rock x Cat’s Whisker, by Fusaichi Pegasus) was the centre of attention at Canterbury when making her debut on Wednesday and she emerged with a win on the board. Prepared […]

Record Setting QIPCO British Champions Day

Record Setting QIPCO British Champions Day

The winners of 77 Group One races and 16 European Classics hold entries for Britain’s richest raceday Four of the world’s best six horses feature among the entries for what is set to be an unmissable QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 20th October. Potential runners include the current holder of the QIPCO […]

75th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale

75th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Keeneland announced today that 4,538 yearlings have been cataloged for the 75th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the world’s most important sale of Thoroughbreds, to be held Sept. 10-23. The auction, which attracts major buyers from around the world, produces horses that compete at the highest level of racing led this year by Triple Crown winner Justify and […]

Gunnevera Vs Leitone at Gulfstream Park

Gunnevera Vs Leitone at Gulfstream Park

Gunnevera Vs Leitone at Gulfstream Park Salomon Del Valle’s Gunnevera is set for a return to action Friday at Gulfstream Park, where he is scheduled to face four rivals, including Chilean Derby champion Leitone. A multiple graded-stakes winner, Gunnevera hasn’t raced since exiting an eighth-place finish in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1) with […]

Behavioral Economics in Investment Strategies in the Thoroughbred Industry

Behavioral Economics in Investment Strategies in the Thoroughbred Industry

Behavioral Economics in Investment Strategies in the Thoroughbred Industry Position Paper By: Kerry M Thomas The economics of behavior is a reality in any business that involves anything more than an automated machine, and yet I have long been of the opinion that it is perhaps the least considered and at times underappreciated truth in […]

Pierata takes Missile Stakes at Randwick

Pierata takes Missile Stakes at Randwick

The Group II ATC Missile Stakes at Randwick on Saturday was won by exciting sprinter miler Pierata (4h Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) over his arch rival Kementari. The Greg Hickman trained Pierata was the star of the Queensland Summer Carnival reeling off a string of eye-catching wins culminating in a lucrative victory […]

Strong Finish to 2018 for Terry Evans

Strong Finish to 2018 for Terry Evans

Strong Finish to 2018 for Terry Evans After having some issues with the surface of the training facility Terry Evans is back in full swing and looking for a strong finish to the year. Stable star Arise Augustus ((Holy Roman Emperor) 53-10:9:6 Prizemoney:$266,895) has returned to work is in fine form winning his trial at […]

Bloodstock Auction for Ronald McDonald House

Bloodstock Auction for Ronald McDonald House

Bloodstock Auction for Ronald McDonald House Anthony Gafa and Bloodstock Auction are back again this year supporting with their charity auction. Bloodstock Auction team have been hard at work putting together an impressive list of Stallions with the farms donating proceeds from the sale to Ronald McDonald House. Not only are Bloodstockauction.com covering all costs […]

Gold Coast, Australia: A Great Place to Race

Gold Coast, Australia: A Great Place to Race

Gold Coast, Australia: A Great Place to Race Where ever you are in the World the possibility of enjoying the Sport of Kings on Australia’s Gold Coast is an attractive proposition. The Gold Coast’s star attraction of course is its beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back […]

Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick the Path to Everest

Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick the Path to Everest

Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick the Path to Everest Saturday’s Group 2 Mostyn Copper Group Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick will be a launching pad for several star sprinters as they head into spring and the Australian Turf Club’s Everest Carnival. The $200,000 Mostyn Copper Group Missile Stakes over 1200m has drawn together an outstanding […]

Horse Racing: Stress & Herd Dynamics

Horse Racing: Stress & Herd Dynamics

Horse Racing: Stress & Herd Dynamics by KERRY M. THOMAS of THT Bloodstock Few things are more performance, health or growth inhibiting than stress, be it physical, mental or as is often the case, both. To understand performance anxiety is to embrace the notion that emotional stress can come from worry about an anticipated event […]

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Deliver

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Deliver

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Deliver USA Holy Roman Emperor is well-used to international success and Glorious Empire (7g Holy Roman Emperor-Humble And Proud, by Pivotal) was his latest globe-trotting scorer at Saratoga at the weekend. Jimmy Lawrence’s charge shared the spoils in the $250,0000 G2 Bowling Green Stakes when joined at the wire by […]

Thoroughbred Auctions at Legendary Santa Anita Park

Thoroughbred Auctions at Legendary Santa Anita Park

Thoroughbred Auctions at Legendary Santa Anita Park The Stronach Group and Fasig-Tipton announced today they have reached an agreement to conduct Thoroughbred auctions at legendary Santa Anita Park beginning in 2019. A tentative date for a 2-year-olds in training sale has been set for June 5. Tentative dates for a yearling sale are September 24th […]

Gulfstream’s Spring/Summer Meet was Exceptional

Gulfstream’s Spring/Summer Meet was Exceptional

Gulfstream’s Spring/Summer Meet was Exceptional When Catherinethegreat rolled to an impressive 4 ¼ length triumph in the Schuylerville (G3) at Saratoga Race Course July 20, John Oxley’s homebred daughter of Uncaptured flattered Gulfstream Park’s Spring/Summer racing program as an increasingly attractive launching pad for promising 2-year-olds The Spring/Summer Meet has strengthened every year since Gulfstream […]

Stradivarius Impressive in 2nd Goodwood Cup Win

Stradivarius Impressive in 2nd Goodwood Cup Win

Stradivarius confirmed himself the best stayer by scooping back-to-back renewals of the Qatar Goodwood Cup. It was a third successive win in the QIPCO British Champions Series for the John Gosden-trained four-year-old, winner of the Mansionbet Yorkshire Cup and Gold Cup earlier in the campaign. Stradivarius has developed into the best stayer around and is […]

Imagine your Future as a Racehorse Owner

Imagine your Future as a Racehorse Owner

Imagine your Future as a Racehorse Owner At Knightsbridge Bloodstock we will do the work for you. Knightsbridge Bloodstock can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality.  Joining a syndicate is the easiest way to become a part of the Sport of Kings, writes Shayne Heffernan. If you’re looking at getting into ownership […]

Victorian Sires: O’Lonhro Producing Some Exciting Horses

Victorian Sires: O’Lonhro Producing Some Exciting Horses

Victorian Sires: O’Lonhro Producing Some Exciting Horses Earning the title of “Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000,” in 2017 O’Lonhro was recognized for the great job he has been doing for those in the owner/breeder market. This year he has continued to produce some very exciting horses, An imposing near black stallion built very much in […]

Sydney Spring Carnival Becomes The Everest Carnival

Sydney Spring Carnival Becomes The Everest Carnival

Australian Turf Club has announced the renaming of its six-week Sydney Spring Carnival to Everest Carnival which will conclude on Saturday 13 October with the running of the world’s richest race on turf, the $13m The Everest. The new identity reflects the success of the inaugural running of The Everest in 2017 and also ATC’s […]

Imagine Owning a Racehorse

Imagine Owning a Racehorse

D you have a passion for horse racing?  The Sport of the Kings. Imagine the reality of owning a racehorse. Imagine the thrill of watching your own horse thundering down the straight, it’s difficult not to get excited about. Imagine the roar of the crowd; the fashion; the champagne; the buzz you get from a […]

Dubai World Cup prize money to $35 million

Dubai World Cup prize money to $35 million

Dubai World Cup prize money to $35 million On March 30, 2019, the Dubai World Cup meeting is set to enhance its status as the world’s richest day of horseracing. Total purses for the card, which will feature six Group 1 and three Group 2 fixtures, will increase from US $30 million to $35 million. […]

France Racing: Deauville Barrière

France Racing: Deauville Barrière

France Racing: Deauville Barrière The Deauville Barrière meeting begins this weekend with two high class cards including a Group 1 and three Group 3 events. On Sunday, the Prix Rothschild (Gr1) opens the ball of the five Groups 1 run every Summer in Deauville. A mile race open to fillies and mares aged 3yo and […]

Win $5,000 towards Breeding Season at Horseco Exchange

Win $5,000 towards Breeding Season at Horseco Exchange

Win $5,000 towards Breeding Season at Horseco Exchange While the competition is fierce, the process doesn’t have to be! With the breeding season just a few weeks away, competition to match the best mares with the best stallions, on the most favorable terms, is steadily increasing. While competition is fierce, however, the process doesn’t have […]

Darley Princess Series at the Randwick Spring Carnival

Darley Princess Series at the Randwick Spring Carnival

Darley Princess Series at the Randwick Spring Carnival One of world racing’s biggest thoroughbred breeding organisations Darley has partnered with the Australian Turf Club’s premier Spring Carnival feature series for three-year-old fillies, giving breeders, owners and trainers extra incentive to target four Group races. Darley has secured naming rights to each of the four legs […]

Shanghai Bobby Another Coolmore Success

Shanghai Bobby Another Coolmore Success

Shanghai Bobby Another Coolmore Success A flurry of recent winners for Shanghai Bobby continued on Saturday with an impressive Del Mar victory for Chasin Lucas (3f Shanghai Bobby x Tiz Gentle, by Tiznow) and a Gulfstream success for promising colt Reservenotattained (2c Shanghai Bobby x Chamrousse, by Peaks and Valleys). Trained by Mark Glatt, Chasin […]

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday So far it’s been a relentlessly hot summer, and the heatwave continues with record temperatures expected across the UK. For a jockey it’s business as usual, and having spent a lot of time riding in places like Australia and Dubai, this hot spell doesn’t […]

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