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, […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions Fastnet Rock, Pierro and Rubick sold well at the Magic Millions. Champion sire Fastnet Rock provided the top lot during the opening session of the 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale and also finished the day as the leading sire by average. His star performer was a colt […]

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions

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

Canterbury Horse Racing Preview

Canterbury Horse Racing Preview

Canterbury Horse Racing Preview By Ray Hickson  at Racing NSW Tips and race by race preview by Ray Hickson for Wednesday’s Canterbury Park meeting. The track was rated Soft 6 on Tuesday, expecting it to race around that range, and the rail is in the true position. Race 1 – 2:00PM TAB.COM.AU HANDICAP (1550 METRES) […]

Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This

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

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

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

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory Protest was purchased out of the 2016 Magic Millions winter sale, the Aquis Farm/Team Guy combination picked the stylish filly up for only $20,000 Co Trainer Daniel Guy said “She was the least expensive out of the three fillies costing only $20 000 but they don’t know […]

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence “Pepita Canaã” The largest surviving Gold Nugget, on display at the Brazilian central bank headquarters, Brasilia Ironstone’s “Crown Jewel” gold nugget is a single piece of crystalline leaf gold found in California in December 1992 by Sonora Mining Company is the 5th largest and pictured above Throughout gold rush […]

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

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

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

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

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

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

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

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday Saturday 13 January 2018 – Gold Coast Turf Club View the current Top 50 in Ballot order for the 2018 $2m Magic Millions 2YO Classic here (as at 30 December 2017) View the current ballot order for the 2018 $2m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas here (as at 27 […]

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

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

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start Lightly raced gelding Care to Think (4g So You Think x Slippery Madam, by Hussonet) secured a start in the $1million Magic Millions Cup (1400m) on January 13 with a brilliant victory in the $150,000 Magic Millions The Buffering at Doomben on Saturday. Trained at Murwillumbah by […]

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite Exciting colt Pierata (3c Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) stamped himself as the horse to beat in the $2m Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on Saturday week with a dominant win in the Group III BRC Vo Rogue Plate at Doomben on Saturday and the son of […]

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

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

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday Tips by Brad Gray at Racing NSW Brad Gray’s tips and insights for Royal Randwick on Saturday. There are winners to be found for nine races! The rail is out 6m the entire with the track currently in the Good range but morning showers are forecast for Saturday. […]

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat If you are heading to Australia’s Gold Coast this January for any of the Magic Millions festivities here are my top picks of place to head for dinner after a day at the sales or the races. Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar […]

Hallowed Crown Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

Hallowed Crown Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

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

Australians too Dumb to Spell Terrorist

Australians too Dumb to Spell Terrorist

Australians too Dumb to Spell Terrorist While it may not be true for the whole country it certainly is true for the Government, the Police Departments, the Politicians and the Media. A second obvious terror attack has occurred in Melbourne, again it was an ISIS inspired attack, again the Authorities have denied it was a […]

Islamic Terror Attack in Melbourne the Result of Weak Politicians

Islamic Terror Attack in Melbourne the Result of Weak Politicians

Islamic Terror Attack in Melbourne the Result of Weak Politicians Another Islamic Terrorist attack in Melbourne, Australia today, while it seems an easy to blame the religion the real problem is the moronic left-wing politicians in Australia. Political Correctness has seen a myriad of warning signs within some groups of the Islamic Community ignored, the […]

Australia Magic Millions Update

Australia Magic Millions Update

Australia Magic Millions Update The build up to the $10 million Magic Millions Raceday next month intensified with seven stakes wins today for graduates of Australia’s leading thoroughbred auctioneer. Led by an exciting win in the Group Two Villiers Stakes by talented Brisbane based miler Crack Me Up the performances of all stakes winners were […]

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update

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

All Too Hard and the Magic Millions

All Too Hard and the Magic Millions

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

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018

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

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

The Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes headlines a cracking pre-Christmas day of blacktype racing and free family entertainment at Royal Randwick this Saturday, 16 December. The James Cummings trained Godolphin runner Interlocuter, to be ridden by Tye Angland, is the $3.20 TAB Fixed Odds favourite in the Inglis Villiers, ahead of Chris Waller’s runner […]

Can Godolphin take the Villiers

Can Godolphin take the Villiers

Can Godolphin take the Villiers By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW Trainer James Cummings says Interlocuter will need to go to “the next level’’ to win Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick but is quietly confident he can. Interlocuter has been arguably the most progressive horse in Sydney in 2017 with […]

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Ascot Racecourse

Raceday Focus:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Ascot Racecourse

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Ascot Racecourse Bordered by the Swan, Ascot Racecourse is one of Perth’s oldest and most elegant sporting venues. With a two-tier grandstand, shaded seating and hospitality set around the course, there’s something for everyone – whether you’re a racing enthusiast, enjoying a day out with the family or looking for good […]

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Gold Coast Racecourse

Raceday Focus:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Gold Coast Racecourse

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Gold Coast Racecourse The Gold Coast Turf Club is home to one of Australia’s richest racedays, Magic Millions. Hosting approximately 58 race meetings across the year, the Gold Coast Turf Club is one of the country’s busiest racecourses. Popular racedays for the club include the prestigious Gold Coast Stakes, […]

Gai Waterhouse and the Villiers Stakes

Gai Waterhouse and the Villiers Stakes

Gai Waterhouse and the Villiers Stakes By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW Josh Parr’s unbeaten record on Cabeza De Vaca goes on the line at Randwick on Saturday as he reunites with the front-running galloper in the Villiers Stakes. Trainer Gai Waterhouse said the six-year-old is more than capable of bouncing back from a shock […]

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Smart Youngsters To Follow To the victor belongs the spoils. Gongs is certainly a ready made two-year-old but track the second and third horses – Orcien and Charge. Both trained by Chris Waller. Orcien, who is out of Zabeel mare Zupurple, simply found the […]

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly 2yo Brown Filly D.O.B: 03-Sep-2015 by DAWN APPROACH (IRE) from BELCENTRA Raced by Godolphin By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Gongs is a “very special filly” according to Darren Beadman and her professionalism saw her make it two from two at Rosehill Gardens. The two-year-old belted her […]

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Pakenham Park Racecourse

Race Watch:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Pakenham Park Racecourse

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Pakenham Park Racecourse Pakenham Racecourse is within an hour’s drive from Melbourne on the city fringe, Pakenham provides a country atmosphere within reach of the city, without the metropolitan price tag. It has a regular train service to the Pakenham Station which is an easy two minute […]

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Race Watch:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Rosehill races is the main Western Sydney track of the Australian Turf Club and is the home of Sydney’s biggest horse race, the Golden Slipper Stakes. Golden Slipper Stakes day is run on the first Saturday in April and the race is the richest in the […]

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Doomben Racecourse

Race Watch:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Doomben Racecourse

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Doomben Racecourse Doomben Racecourse is situated 6.3 km from the Brisbane CBD. The first race meeting was held at Doomben in 1933. The course proper has a circumference of 1,715 metres and a straight of 350 metres. The race course has three chutes- 1,350 metres, 1,650 metres […]

Horse Racing Australia: $13m 2018 TAB Everest

Horse Racing Australia: $13m 2018 TAB Everest

Horse Racing Australia: $13m 2018 TAB Everest By Brad Gray at Racing NSW TAB have opened defending champion Redzel as $8 favourite for the 2018 TAB Everest, to be run on October 13 and will be worth a staggering $13 million. The five-year-old has won six straight races which not only include the inaugural running […]

Victorian Breeders Vobis and the $1m Showdown Plus $20m in Bonuses

Victorian Breeders Vobis and the $1m Showdown Plus $20m in Bonuses

Victorian Breeders Vobis and the $1m Showdown Plus $20m in Bonuses We have been telling everyone for a while now, Victoria is the best place in Australia to breed horses, and the news out of Victoria is a game changer for the State’s Breeders. Racing Victoria (RV), in association with Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV), has […]

Racing Australia Warwick Farm Preview

Racing Australia Warwick Farm Preview

Racing Australia Warwick Farm Preview Warwick Farm Racecourse is a racecourse at Warwick Farm a south-west suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is used as a racecourse for Thoroughbred horse racing. The racecourse is owned and operated by the Australian Turf Club. Here are the selections from Knightsbridge home of quality race horses. Race 1. TAB.COM.AU HANDICAP […]

Racing Australia Ipswich Turf Club Preview

Racing Australia Ipswich Turf Club Preview

Racing Australia Ipswich Turf Club Preview Ipswich Turf Club’s Racecourse is about 32 Kilometres from Brisbane and situated in the metropolitan suburb of Bundamba. The race course has a course proper circumference of 1,746 metres and a straight of 300 metres, a relatively short straight and the race course generally favours horses which like racing […]

Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale

Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale

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

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand Indulgent gained her third victory at the New York track of Aqueduct in the G3 Go For Wand Handicap over a mile on dirt on Saturday, December 2. The four-year-old Bernardini filly, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, found the mile fine after two six-furlong victories in November […]

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

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

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

Australian Horse Racing: Rosehill Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Rosehill Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Rosehill Preview Rosehill races is the main Western Sydney track of the Australian Turf Club and is the home of Sydney’s biggest horse race, the Golden Slipper Stakes. Golden Slipper Stakes day is run on the first Saturday in April and the race is the richest in the world for two-year-olds. Such has been […]

Australian Horse Racing: Sandown Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Sandown Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Sandown Preview Sandown is the only thoroughbred racecourse in Australia with two race tracks. In 2001 the Club built a second track, Hillside, around the outside of the existing Lakeside track. The racing surface at Sandown is widely recognised by industry and punters alike as one of the best in Australia. With both tracks […]

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock are bringing promising stayer Newton to Australia. The lightly raced gelding by Authorized has had 6 starts in New Zealand for 3 placings with prizemoney of $10,650.00, only a 4yo he is a youngster in staying terms. Newton […]

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill from Mike Hedge at Godolphin The track-and-distance specialist Moher and the well-credentialed Federal make up a formidable Godolphin force in the G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday, 2 December. For Moher (Josh Parr), the race is a substitute for last Sunday’s Listed Kilmore Cup that was abandoned after a […]

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

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

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

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park Sandown is the only thoroughbred racecourse in Australia with two race tracks. In 2001 the Club built a second track, Hillside, around the outside of the existing Lakeside track. The racing surface at Sandown is widely recognised by industry and punters alike as one of the best […]

Weak Australian Leaders are Breeding Islamic Terrorists

Weak Australian Leaders are Breeding Islamic Terrorists

Weak Australian Leaders are Breeding Islamic Terrorists Since the country’s terrorism threat level was upped in 2014, the police launched some 347 counter-terrorism probes, charging a total of 74 people with terrorism-related offences. In the run-up to Christmas celebrations last year, Australian police reported that it had foiled a “very substantial terrorist plot” in Melbourne, […]

A Double for Guy Racing on the Gold Coast

A Double for Guy Racing on the Gold Coast

A Double for Guy Racing on the Gold Coast Bryan and Daniel Guy pulled off a spectacular double at the Aquis Park on the Gold Coast yesterday. ABSOLUTLYPOSITIVLY Absolutlypositivly made a successful return to racing today at Aquis Park at the Gold Coast when taking out the National Masonry Fillies and Mares Class Two Handicap. […]

Ascot Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Ascot Racecourse Bordered by the Swan, Ascot Racecourse is one of Perth’s oldest and most elegant sporting venues. With a two-tier grandstand, shaded seating and hospitality set around the course, there’s something for everyone – whether you’re a racing enthusiast, enjoying a day out with the family […]

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

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

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

Rosehill Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Rosehill Park

Rosehill Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Rosehill Park

Rosehill Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Rosehill Park Rosehill races is the main Western Sydney track of the Australian Turf Club and is the home of Sydney’s biggest horse race, the Golden Slipper Stakes. Golden Slipper Stakes day is run on the first Saturday in April and the race is the richest in […]

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park Sandown is the only thoroughbred racecourse in Australia with two race tracks. In 2001 the Club built a second track, Hillside, around the outside of the existing Lakeside track. The racing surface at Sandown is widely recognised by industry and punters alike as one of […]

Canterbury Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Canterbury Park

Canterbury Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Canterbury Park

Canterbury Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Canterbury Park Home of the Sydney Turf Club, Canterbury Racecourse is NSW’s most prominent venue for midweek racing. Located a short 11km, 15 minute drive from Sydney City, Canterbury Racecourse lies opposite the Canterbury Railway Station, making the voyage to the course more than convenient for the […]

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

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

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

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

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

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

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

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

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The Godolphin runners It’s Somewhat and Folkswood add a large measure of international class to an Emirates Stakes at Flemington that is set to provide a fitting G1 finale to the Australian spring. It’s Somewhat (James Cummings/Craig Williams), a Stakes winner in England and winner […]

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Godolphin’s G1 Stradbroke Handicap winner Impending can join the ranks of Australia’s best sprinters when he runs in the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington on Saturday. In a race rated the premier sprint of the Melbourne Spring Carnival, if not the […]

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia The legacy of the late great High Chaparral has been thrust into the spotlight this week after he sired Ace High (3c High Chaparral x Come Sunday, by Redoute’s Choice) to win the Group I Victoria Derby on Saturday and then Irish bred Rekindling (3c High […]

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

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

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

In 1895 the American author and traveller Mark Twain went to Flemington and saw the three-year-old filly Auraria win the Melbourne Cup. The victory itself was unremarkable, but Twain’s impressions of Australia’s great race were the opposite. “Nowhere in the world have I encountered a festival of people that has such a magnificent appeal to […]

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

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

Lake Resources N.L. (ASX:LKE) HEFFX Highlights

Lake Resources N.L. (ASX:LKE) HEFFX Highlights

Lake Resources N.L. (ASX:LKE) HEFFX Highlights Lithium exploration company Lake Resources N.L. ( ASX:LKE) (“Lake” or “LKE”) announces that it has secured commitments to raise $1.665 million in an oversubscribed offer by way of the issue of 1,665,000 unsecured notes (Notes) to sophisticated and professional investors. The intention was to raise $1.5 million but due […]

Emeco Holdings Limited (ASX:EHL) HEFFX Highlights

Emeco Holdings Limited (ASX:EHL) HEFFX Highlights

Emeco Holdings Limited (ASX:EHL) HEFFX Highlights Heavy earthmoving equipment company Emeco (ASX:EHL) has announced the successful completion of its institutional entitlement offer. The company raised approximately $67 million through 320 million new shares at 21 cents a share. Emeco said it received strong support from existing eligible institutional shareholders with an uptake of 66 per […]

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) Cuts 6,000 Australian Jobs

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) Cuts 6,000 Australian Jobs

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) Cuts 6,000 Australian Jobs Up to 6,000 jobs will be axed in a major restructure at National Australia Bank, the lender said Thursday after posting Aus$5.28 billion (US$4.1 billion) in annual net profits. The positions will go as it further automates and simplifies its business. Some 2,000 new jobs will […]

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin By Mike Hedge at Godolphin The goal of Godolphin’s founder His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his stable to be in contention in the world’s biggest races will be realised yet again in Australia when Hartnell runs in next week’s G1 Melbourne Cup. Following […]

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

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

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

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

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

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

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact Memo from Redoute’s Choice: “Don’t sign off on the news out of a day’s racing while I have a couple of stakes runners still to come.” The champion sire sent that message on Saturday evening, after the celebrations of Winx’s three-peat Cox Plate victory, and after Snitzel’s fourth big-track […]

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Slammed

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Slammed

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Slammed Blackham looks like good buying today after being hammered in reaction to a fairly innocuous update, the financing seems to be the issue, the hedge and the possible dilution created a strong negative sentiment. I am not a fan of the hedge, but still if the operation is profitable, the […]

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate Mike Hedge at Godolphin The magnitude of the challenge confronting Folkswood when he takes on world champion mare Winx in Saturday’s G1 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley is obvious. But the Charlie-Appleby trained runner is still going into Australia’s premier weight-for-age race fit and ready to run the […]

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Headed to 30c

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Headed to 30c

Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) Headed to 30c This could do better but the PPS will be limited by a recent funding that was done in the 30c range. Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX:BLK) provides the Annual Report to shareholders. Review of Operations Over the last six years, Blackham has consolidated the Wiluna Goldfield with a tenement […]

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley A talented group of three-year-old fillies led by the emerging star Demerara will be out to establish their place in the stable hierarchy at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Unbeaten in her three starts, Demerara (Brenton Avdulla) faces the biggest test of her short career in the Listed Crockett Stakes […]

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel

Travel Australia: Perth’s New Esplanade Hotel The New Esplanade Hotel, the successor to the storied old Esplanade hotel that fell to the wrecking ball in the early 1970’s, is embarking on a renovation and repositioning that will reestablish its position as a vibrant link on Perth’s Elizabeth Quay. The hotel’s new management company, Louis T […]

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights Supermarket giant Woolworths could face strikes at Victorian and NSW distribution centres as 2000 staff push for pay rises and job certainty. The National Union of Workers last week lodged applications in the Fair Work Commission flagging possible strikes. “Workers at four Woolworths distribution centes have applied for Protected Action […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 42.08. The projected upper bound is: 43.75. The projected lower bound is: 41.75. The projected closing price is: 42.75. Wesfarmers Limited is engaged […]

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

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

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

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

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers’ incoming chief executive Rob Scott has signalled plans to take a fresh look at the portfolio of businesses owned by the Perth based conglomerate, which could see a “very different” company in 10 years’ time. “The expectation of the board is that I look at everything with a fresh […]

4 Winners at Singapore Races for Stephen Gray

4 Winners at Singapore Races for Stephen Gray

4 Winners at Singapore Races for Stephen Gray Raffles Cup Day is one of Singapore’s most important meetings of the year and one Stephen Gray will not soon forget. One of the leading trainers in Singapore Stephen’s horses are always expected to perform well but this Sunday was something special. 4 of the stables horse […]

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