Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success






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






Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s

Australian Sires: Honorius will Produce Quality 2yo’s






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






Big Races at Curragh, Ireland

Big Races at Curragh, Ireland






Big Races at Curragh, Ireland Two-year-old fillies Dawn Delivers and Mary Tudor step up to G2 level for the Debutante Stakes over seven furlongs at the Curragh, Ireland, on Sunday, August 20. Dawn Delivers (Jim Bolger/Kevin Manning) came home third in the G3 Silver Flash Stakes over the same distance at Leopardstown on July 27, […]






Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick






Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick Mike Hedge at Godolphin The highly promising three-year-olds Sanctioned, Toga Picta and Alizee take early steps and high hopes toward major Spring goals at Randwick on Saturday. And for two of them a Classic opportunity could lay ahead. The colts Sanctioned (James Cummings/Jay Ford) and Toga Picta […]






Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards

Larneuk Stud Wins at Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards






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






Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses






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






Australian Sires: Victorian Breeder Backs Stallions

Australian Sires: Victorian Breeder Backs Stallions






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






Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York

Strong Thoroughbred Market in New York






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






Australian Sires: Wolf Cry

Australian Sires: Wolf Cry






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






Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia






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






Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton

Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton






Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton The Saratoga Sale got off to an spectacular start Monday night, with average and median eclipsing last year’s figures and an exceptionally low RNA rate. A colt by Curlin (Hip 45) proved most popular Monday night during the first session of The Saratoga Sale, breaking the seven-figure mark […]






Australian Sires: Mezyaan

Australian Sires: Mezyaan






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






Australian Sires: O’lonhro is a Value Sire

Australian Sires: O’lonhro is a Value Sire






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






Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017

Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017






Top Class Yearlings Available at Goffs UK Premier Sale 2017 by Craig Jones 470 yearlings have been entered in the Goofs UK Premier Yearling Sale next month and after a very productive 2017, the market is expected to be strong. Two Group One heroes, Barney Roy and Harry Angel both came from the sale, further […]






Lonhro an Established Sire of Sires

Lonhro an Established Sire of Sires






Lonhro an Established Sire of Sires Lonhro The Champion three-year-old, the Champion miler, the Horse of the Year. Now a Champion sire. His son Pierro, unbeaten juvenile Triple Crown winner, was rated the best juvenile colt in Australia since 1977. Sire of 66 Stakes winners, including G1 Golden Rose hero Exosphere in 2015 and South […]






Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m

Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m






 Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m Australian racing is booming and the prizemoney just keeps getting better, if you are keen to get involved in the owning or breeding scene in Australia contact Knightsbridge. Here is what Mike Hedge had to say about Godolphin’s success in Australia Godolphin’s Australian operation has ended the latest racing […]






Australian Sires: Honorius

Australian Sires: Honorius






Australian Sires: Honorius By Kristen Manning As befitting a horse named after a Roman Emperor, Honorius is a horse of great style and presence and he is sure to impress breeders as he begins his stud career at Larneuk Stud, Euroa. The Honorius story is one of many threads, beginning way back to the The […]






Enable books a date with Frankel in exciting Juddmonte matchup

Enable books a date with Frankel in exciting Juddmonte matchup






Enable books a date with Frankel in exciting Juddmonte matchup While Coolmore have their own very exciting filly on their hands in Winter, there is no doubt about it, the star filly of this season has to be Enable. She is exciting on the racecourse, but what happens off the racecourse next season is likely […]






Winning Weekend for Coolmore America

Winning Weekend for Coolmore America






Winning Weekend for Coolmore America Lookin at Lucky Grade I placed three times last year, Money Multiplier (5h Lookin at Lucky x Intensify by Unbridled’s Song) was long overdue to post a big win and finally did so when taking out the $199,000 Grade II Monmouth Stakes on Sunday. Prepared by Chad Brown, Money Multiplier […]






No Tan Tat Delivers Another Winning Weekend for Larneuk Stud

No Tan Tat Delivers Another Winning Weekend for Larneuk Stud






No Tan Tat Delivers Another Winning Weekend for Larneuk Stud Larneuk Stud 3yo filly has provided Neville Murdoch’s Larneuk Stud with another winning weekend. A daughter of Larnek’s successful sire O’lonhro No Tan Tat has an impressive record of 9 starts for 2 wins 2 seconds and a third. Sire: O’Lonhro Dam: Tan Tat Elle […]






Australian Sire O’Lonhro a Rising Star

Australian Sire O’Lonhro a Rising Star






Australian Sire O’Lonhro a Rising Star Larneuk Stud based O’Lonhro is a rising star in Australian racing. The son Australian Champion and successful International Sire Lonhro, O’Lonhro is making his mark with 20 winners in the last 120 days all over Australia. This record breaking Group 2 winner has inherited his sires outstanding looks and […]






So You Think Continues Success for Coolmore Australia

So You Think Continues Success for Coolmore Australia






So You Think Continues Success for Coolmore Australia Dashing grey colt D’Argento (2c So You Think x Fullazz, by Redoute’s Choice) kept his unbeaten record intact and stamped himself as a spring stakes prospect with a stylish victory at Rosehill on Saturday for the powerful Chris Waller stable. A debut winner at Newcastle on July […]






Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House

Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House






Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House Australian Horse Racing and Breeding is a tough business, but the participants of are also great supporters of charity. This week BloodstockAuction.com is Auctioning Stallion Covers as breeding season approaches in Australia. The Ronald McDonald House are building a new establishment so that they can house more families, […]






Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires






Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires It has been a busy time at Larneuk with a procession of new Mares arriving to support the 2 new Sires, Wolf Cry and Honorius. Larneuk Stud has all the facilities required to cater for broodmares and the healthy development of the growing Thoroughbred. Larneuk Stud has […]






Galileo Dominates 2yo Races at Leopardstown

Galileo Dominates 2yo Races at Leopardstown






Two-year-olds The Pentagon (2c Galileo-Vadawina, by Unfuwain) and Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) looked two more hugely-exciting prospects for Galileo at Leopardstown on Thursday evening. The Pentagon, a runaway maiden winner earlier in the month, confirmed that promise when taking the G3 Tyros Stakes under Ryan Moore. He is now 8/1 favourite for the […]






Larneuk Stud has Some Exciting Sires for 2017

Larneuk Stud has Some Exciting Sires for 2017






Larneuk Stud has Some Exciting Sires for 2017 Breeding Season is coming in Australia and Larneuk Stud has some very exciting propositions for broodmare owners. Larneuk Stud was established in 1980. The 200 acre property has a 120 mega litre dam for irrigation and a permanent creek. Larneuk Stud has all the facilities required to […]






2 New Stallions to Larneuk Stud

2 New Stallions to Larneuk Stud






2 New Stallions to Larneuk Stud Picturesque Larneuk Stud in the heart of Victoria’s most fertile thoroughbred country is home to exciting stallions – Cluster, Ilovethiscity & O’Lonhro and in 2017 they are proud to introduce two additions to their stallion roster this season. Wolf Cry who is a Magic Millions winner and G2, Listed […]






Congrats Producing Quality Fillies

Congrats Producing Quality Fillies






WinStar Farm’s Overture broke on top and never looked back in Saturday’s $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G3) at Indiana Grand, the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Congrats filly. Congrats has been among the leading sires of winners over the past several years and is once again in the top 10 in 2017 with 94 individuals […]






Son of Holy Roman Emperor to Stand in Australia






Son of Holy Roman Emperor to Stand in Australia Champion 2yo in France, winner of the G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere in record time as well as the G1 Phoenix Stakes & G2 Railway Stakes. He is Timeform’s highest rated 2yo ever by Danehill. Out of a Secretariat mare, like Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Gone West […]






Holy Roman Emperor King of Hong Kong

Holy Roman Emperor King of Hong Kong






The Hong Kong racing season finished at Sha Tin on Sunday with Holy Roman Emperor achieving outstanding success to be crowned champion sire by earnings. The Hong Kong racing scene is all about colts, who frequently become geldings, and to succeed in this challenging environment a horse needs a good constitution and the right mental […]






Galileo and Coolmore Continue Success

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Success






Galileo and Coolmore Continue Success Churchill’s sister Clemmie (2f Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) continued the family’s fabulous record when winning the G2 Duchess of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket on Friday. Ryan Moore, who was aboard the Aidan O’Brien-trained daughter of Galileo, feels she is as good as any juvenile filly seen out so far this […]






Australian Horse Racing News: Larneuk 2017 Service Fees

Australian Horse Racing News: Larneuk 2017 Service Fees






Australian Horse Racing News: Larneuk 2017 Service Fees Neville Murdoch is pleased to announce the 2017 service fees for Larneuk Stud’s exciting spring line-up. Welcoming to the Euroa stud the exciting first season stallions Wolf Cry and Honorius, Murdoch is also happy to again be standing the consistent O’Lonhro, the quiet achiever Ilovethiscity and the […]






Daughter of Breeders Cup Winner Booked to Honorius

Daughter of Breeders Cup Winner Booked to Honorius






Making Moments is a daughter of 2yo Breeders Cup winner WAR PASS from the mare Moments I Treasure . Unbeaten at 2, War Pass captured the Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and the Champagne Stakes (gr. I). He was named champion 2-year-old male in 2007. At 3, he ran second in the Wood […]






Horse Racing in Hong Kong to Get Boost

Horse Racing in Hong Kong to Get Boost






Horse Racing in Hong Kong to Get Boost brought to you by Knightsbridge Bloodstock The Hong Kong Jockey Club will offer a record HK$1.16 billion in prize money across its 88 race meetings in the 2017/18 season, scheduled to commence on Sunday, 3 September at Sha Tin Racecourse, while also increasing purses for all three […]






Coolmore and Galileo Claim Another G1

Coolmore and Galileo Claim Another G1






Coolmore and Galileo Claim Another G1 Ulysses Eclipses rivals to give Galileo another G1 The mighty Galileo was responsible for yet more G1 glory on Saturday when Ulysses (4c Galileo-Light Shift, by Kingmambo) came out on top in a brilliant renewal of the G1 Eclipse Stakes ar Sandown. The Flaxman Stables home-bred prevailed in a […]






Galileo Continues to Dominate UK Summer

Galileo Continues to Dominate UK Summer






Galileo Continues to Dominate UK Summer Super-Sire Galileo continued his domination of UK racing with his 4yo Colt Ulysses claiming the Eclipse. Ulysses Sired by a Derby winner (Galilelo) out of an Oaks winner (Light Shift), there cannot be many better bred horses in training than Ulysses. He is bred to be a star over […]






Galileo Mare Booked to New Sire Honorius

Galileo Mare Booked to New Sire Honorius






Galileo Mare Booked to New Sire Honorius Arcangela (Galileo) a half-sister to Group 1 winner UMRUM and to Tan Tat Star, the dam of dual Hong Kong HK-1 winner Sun Jewellery has been booked in to be served by Honorius. Having such high quality mares goes a long way to secure a sound future for […]






Son of Magic Albert, Ilovethiscity at Larneuk Stud






This Group 1 winner is an imposing chestnut from a sireline that is stacked full of 2yo speed. His sire Magic Albert was a four time winner at 2 while his grandsire Zeditave won 10 of his 11 2yo starts including the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes – his only defeat being the Golden Slipper. […]






Fasig-Tipton’s July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale

Fasig-Tipton’s July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale






The interactive catalogue for Fasig-Tipton’s July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale is now available online.  The session will be held Monday, July 10 at 5 pm in Lexington, Kentucky.  It will precede the July Selected Yearling Sale that will take place the following day beginning at 10 am. The catalogue currently features ­­­106 accepted […]






$1.7m Congrats Filly Wows the Crowd

$1.7m Congrats Filly Wows the Crowd






$1.7m Congrats Filly Wows the Crowd After selling for a sales-topping $1.7 million at the OBS March Sale, much was expected from Diamondsandpearls, and the 2-year-old Congrats filly didn’t disappoint her connections in her five furlong maiden special weight debut July 2 at Santa Anita Park. The 2-year-old daughter of Congrats was consigned to the […]






Stallion News: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)






Stallion News: Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Brilliant Group 2 winning and dual group placed son of champion sire Fastnet Rock. From a female line littered with 2yo stakes performers this stunning individual is blessed with great scope and strength and exudes presence. With his first foals due to arrive this season we eagerly await their arrival […]






Honorius to Stand at Larneuk Stud in Australia

Honorius to Stand at Larneuk Stud in Australia






Honorius to Stand at Larneuk Stud in Australia The proven Australian race horse Honorius will stand at for Knightsbridge in Australia 2017 and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2018. Larneuk Stud was established in 1980. The 200 acre property has a 120 mega litre dam for irrigation and a permanent creek. Larneuk Stud is situated […]






Coolmore and Galileo Big Winners in Ireland

Coolmore and Galileo Big Winners in Ireland






Coolmore and Galileo Big Winners in Ireland A day after the G1 Irish Derby victory of Capri (3c Galileo-Dialafara, by Anabaa), Galileo was again to the fore at the Curragh on Sunday. There have been few more impressive juvenile fillies this season than Churchill’s fulll-sister Clemmie (2f Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) who came home two […]






Galileo and Highland Reel Star at Royal Ascot

Galileo and Highland Reel Star at Royal Ascot






Galileo and Highland Reel Star at Royal Ascot Globetrotting superstar Highland Reel (5h Galileo-Hveger, by Danehill) stamped his class on the G1 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot on Wednesday with a game performance to lead home another G1 1-2-3 for the incredible Galileo. Always prominent after breaking smartly under Ryan Moore, the Aidan […]






Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics

Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics






Stallion Honorius Could Make his Name in British Classics by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock One of my favourite things about being interested in Horse Racing breeding is pinpointing new stallions to follow. One stallion I like the look of and will follow with interest is Honorius, who will stand in Australia but also stand […]






Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge






Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge The proven Australian race horse Honorius will stand at for Knightsbridge in Australia and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2018. Bred to be a Champion Honorius is a 7 year stallion with an impeccable pedigree and strong racing credentials that will prove to be popular in Australia, Hong […]






Coolmore a Big Winner at Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale

Coolmore a Big Winner at Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale






Coolmore a Big Winner at Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale A record breaking Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale this week at the Gold Coast highlighted keen demand for mares in foal to former superstar colts Vancouver (Golden Slipper) and Pride of Dubai (Blue Diamond), the two standout first season sires in Australia last spring. Group […]






English-Irish 2,000 Guineas Double: Galileo has Impressive Weekend

English-Irish 2,000 Guineas Double: Galileo has Impressive Weekend






English-Irish 2,000 Guineas Double: Galileo has Impressive Weekend Coolmore’s Galileo continue to outperform in the stallion world, his record stands alone as a true champion sire in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 with 64 Gr.1 winners including Classic winners such as World Champion Frankel (2,000 Guineas), Australia (Derby), Ruler Of The […]






Coolmore Continues Success in Europe

Coolmore Continues Success in Europe






Coolmore Continues Success in Europe G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas Churchill (3c Galileo-Meow, by Storm Cat) added a second Classic to his glittering record at the Curragh on Saturday afternoon. The brilliant son of Galileo, last season’s champion European two-year-old, heading to the G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas after his victory in the British equivalent at Newmarket […]






Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1

Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1






Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1 Day 1 of the Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale opened with strong bidding and great pricing, Filly’s were very popular and a number of Sires produced great results. Led by a filly by the late Smart Strike, a trio of six-figure fillies topped […]






Aquis Farm Teams Up With Emirates Park

Aquis Farm Teams Up With Emirates Park






Leading Hunter Valley thoroughbred breeding facility Emirates Park and Queensland’s Aquis Farm have today announced a new joint venture that will see Aquis Farm take over management of Emirates Park’s Murrurundi property, facilities and stallion roster. Hussain Lootah, son of His Excellency Nasser Lootah, Founder and Chairman of Emirates Park, said the joint venture between […]






Rare Indochine Tigers Seen Breeding in a Thai Jungle

Rare Indochine Tigers Seen Breeding in a Thai Jungle






Rare Indochine Tigers Seen Breeding in a Thai Jungle Animal conservationists say they have evidence that the critically endangered Indochinese Tiger is breeding in a Thailand jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be less than 300. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation along with 2 private […]






Coolmore Australia: Uncle Mo Produces Promising Piccadillies

Coolmore Australia: Uncle Mo Produces Promising Piccadillies






Piccadillies (3f Uncle Mo x Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) , the last filly foal from celebrated Coolmore Australia matron Piccadilly Circus became a winner at Kilmore on Thursday. Prepared by Lee and Anthony Freedman, Piccadillies cast off maiden status with a stylish length victory in the 1200 metre maiden as a short priced favourite. […]






Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X

Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X






Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, but there is a new business in Australia trading Australian Race Horse shares online, we have already signed up and if you are in the market for a horse it would […]






After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses

After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses






After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses After the Finish Line will provide funding assistance to rescue organizations across the United States to support the Thoroughbred racehorses in their care. After the Finish Line will provide yearly grants and establish an Emergency Fund to assist horses as needed throughout the year. They take […]






Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards

Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards






Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards Established in 1971 and named after the great 18th-century racehorse and sire Eclipse, who was undefeated in 18 starts, the Eclipse Awards are presented annually to recognize Thoroughbred horses and individuals whose achievements have earned them the title of Champion in their respective categories, and to members of the media […]






Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners

Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners






Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Decked Out and Sassy Little Lila ran 1-2, separated by only a nose, in Saturday’s American Oaks (G1) at Santa Anita in the final North American Grade 1 event of 2016. In 2016, 60 Keeneland sales alumni accounted for 77 Grade/Group 1 events, sweeping […]






Horse Racing News: Great Year for Darley Europe

Horse Racing News: Great Year for Darley Europe






Horse Racing News: Great Year for Darley Europe With 23 individual G1 victories in eight countries during 2016, the European Darley stallions enjoyed another great year on the racecourse around the world. Offspring of the mighty Dubawi netted a tally of seven victories, including a hat-trick scored by his leading son Postponed. From Meydan in […]






Keeneland Keeps Producing Winners

Keeneland Keeps Producing Winners






Keeneland sales graduates swept the three graded stakes featured at Santa Anita on Monday. Mind Your Biscuits, sold as a yearling at the 2014 January Horses of All Ages Sale, captured the Malibu (G1);Constellation, a 2014 September Yearling Sale alum, took the La Brea (G1); and Conquest Enforcer, a graduate of the 2016 November Breeding […]






Hong Kong Racing: Pakistan Star Wins Griffin Trophy

Hong Kong Racing: Pakistan Star Wins Griffin Trophy






Hong Kong Racing: Pakistan Star Wins Griffin Trophy By Andrew Hawkins Boom horse Pakistan Star ( Shamardal ) went some way towards redeeming his reputation as he scored an emphatic win in the Griffin Trophy at Sha Tin today (Tuesday, 27 December), with trainer Tony Cruz now setting his sights on the Four-Year-Old Classic Series […]






CANDY RIDE, QUALITY ROAD KEEP PRODUCING WINNERS

CANDY RIDE, QUALITY ROAD KEEP PRODUCING WINNERS






CANDY RIDE, QUALITY ROAD KEEP PRODUCING WINNERS Juveniles by CANDY RIDE (ARG) and QUALITY ROAD swept California’s prestigious Grade I races and THE FACTOR was represented by a new undefeated stakes winner in an exciting weekend that could well have Classic implications down the road. All eyes were on CANDY RIDE’s son Mastery in the […]






Keeneland January Sale

Keeneland January Sale






Keeneland January Sale Keeneland has cataloged 1,892 horses for its 59th Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Jan. 9-13, 2017. The catalog includes 726 broodmares, 147 broodmare prospects, 732 yearlings, 280 horses of racing age and seven stallions and stallion prospects. The interactive catalog is available online at Keeneland.com. Print catalogs are to […]






Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs

Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs






Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs Thanksgiving Weekend Thursday, November 24th through Sunday, November 27th Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend at the track with a traditional buffet and 7 exciting Stakes races, including up-and-coming Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Participate in the 50/50 Raffle on Friday, November 25th or the Pick 6 Mandatory Payout on Sunday, November 27th and be […]






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore

Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore European Champion 2YO by WAR FRONT The first time since 2001 that any two-year-old has won three European Group 1 races WON Dewhurst Stakes [G1], Newmarket WON Vincent O’Brien National Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Phoenix Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Maiden, Curragh on debut May 24 “the best two-year-old we’ve […]






36th Running of the Japan Cup

36th Running of the Japan Cup






36th Running of the Japan Cup Sunday, 27 November 2016 Distance(surface): 2,400 meters, Turf(about 12 furlongs) Age: 3yo & up Racecource: Tokyo Racecource(Left-handed) Maximum Number of Horses: 18 Weight: 3yo 55kg / 4yo & up 57kg Allowance: Fillies and Mares:2kg Southern Hemisphere Horses born in 2013:2kg Twenty one horses are in line for the big […]






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia

Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia Spendthrift Farm is bringing its renowned “Breed Secure” program to Spendthrift Australia for the upcoming 2016 breeding season. “We are pleased to introduce Breed Secure to the Australian breeders,” said Spendthrift’s B. Wayne Hughes. “It is a program that was designed solely to equal the playing field between […]






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News The sale of stakes winner Uptown Twirl, a half-sister to recent Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner and probable 2-year-old champion male Classic Empire, for $1.075-M and the popularity of horses in the Complete Dispersal of Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell’s Conquest Stables generated increases in gross, average […]






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup

Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78 set over the same track in 2013. Tourist is Tiznow’s second Breeders’ Cup winner, joining Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner […]






Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted






By Bob Ehalt, special to the Breeders’ Cup Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted There’s little that has avoided California Chrome’s grasp in terms of accomplishments on the racetrack. He’s won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Dubai World Cup and Pacific Classic, to name a few, and has been named Horse of the Year in four […]






Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday

Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday






Keeneland’s globally important November Breeding Stock Sale begins Tuesday, Nov. 8, featuring among the 4,762 horses cataloged a number of Grade 1 stakes-winning and stakes-producing fillies and mares, weanling siblings to champions and graded stakes winners, prominent horses of racing age and notable dispersals during its 13-day run through Sunday, Nov. 20. Keeneland will provide […]






California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup

California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup






California Chrome, Arrogate, Beholder, Songbird, Stellar Wind, Tepin and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup California Chrome LLC’s California Chrome and Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate are the top two morning line favorites in a field of 10 3-year-olds and up set for Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), the climax of the 33rd […]






Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup

Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup






Seventy-four horses that are graduates of Keeneland sales were pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships being held Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita. (Nine horses – Carina Mia, Catch a Glimpse, Curalina, Midnight Storm, New Money Honey, Om, Photo Call (IRE), War Story and Win the Space – were pre-entered in two races.) Post positions […]






Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale






Highlighting Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 8, is the 11-horse reduction from Phipps Stable, which offers fillies and mares from some of racing’s most productive families. Consigned by Claiborne Farm, agent, the reduction includes Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Pleasant Home, in foal to Orb; Satisfaction, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner […]






Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way

Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way






Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way Thursday, the US Congress authorized $1.1-B to fight Zika, with the virus threatening the US. Nevertheless, pregnant women still face the choice to cover themselves with chemically-laden bug repellent or risk catching the virus, which can cause microcephaly and other heartbreaking brain defects in newborns. […]






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs

Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs The Big Q: Are Mutts healthier than Purebred Dogs? The Big A: Many people believe that Mutts aka mixed breeds are healthier than purebreds. One of the reasons for this notion is that when 2 or more breeds are blended together, there is less risk a dog will inherit breed-specific […]