Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland

Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland

Giant’s Causeway a Hit in Keeneland Champion sire Giant’s Causeway had just three entries in Book One at the 2017 Keeneland September Yearling Sale and all were sold at an average $733,333. His trio of fillies proved hot property with the top seller at $875,000 a filly from Grade I winner Hollywood Story that was […]

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend

Galileo Owned Irish Champions Weekend Galileo produced an amazing 4 Group 1 winners over the Irish Champions Weekend for Coolmore making him the dominant stallion of the season in Europe. Galileo added to his amazing record at Irish Champions Weekend on Sunday with another two G1 victories to add to his pair on the previous […]

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On By Kristen Manning The Gr.2 Theo Marks Stakes, the Gr.3 Sheraco Stakes and the Gr.2 Run To The Rose – three features contested at Rosehill last Saturday, won by horses – Deploy, Ravi and Menari – with genes in common. And not just those prepotent Danehill genes; Deploy […]

The Incredible Galileo Shines at Ireland’s Champions Weekend

The Incredible Galileo Shines at Ireland’s Champions Weekend

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

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

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

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

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

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh

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

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

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

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

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

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Breeding Season Begins at Larneuk

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

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

Australian Sires: Outreach Producing Quality Foals

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

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia

Exceed And Excel Another International Star for Australia The preeminent Australian stallion for two-year-old speed, precocity and class and Australia’s Champion sire of 2012/13. Sire of record-breaking G1 winner Helmet and G1-winning miler Excelebration, plus top fillies Overreach, Guelph and Earthquake. The leading sire’s highly sought-after yearlings sell now for up to $1.2 million. Exceed […]

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

Australia’s Fastnet Rock an International Star

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

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend A quality quartet of Godolphin three-year-olds headed by the Gimcrack Stakes winner Jorda will be out to establish their Spring prospects when they step out at Randwick and Flemington on Saturday. Along with Jorda who runs in the G3 San Domenico Stakes, the stable has Astoria and […]

Galileo Takes Another Group 1 with Ulysses

Galileo Takes Another Group 1 with Ulysses

Galileo Takes Another Group 1 with Ulysses The G1 Juddmonte International was a trifecta for the champion Galileo, he sired the winner, second place and is the dam sire of the third placegetter. Galileo has dominated UK racing this season. Ulysses (4c Galileo-Light Shift, by Kingmambo) confirmed himself another simply outstanding performer for Galileo when […]

Strong Year for Coolmore Australia

Strong Year for Coolmore Australia

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

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

Australian Sires: Inglis Stallion Parade

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

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

Australian Sires: Cluster (Fastnet Rock)

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

Galileo Produces More Success

Galileo Produces More Success

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

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 […]