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 […]

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 […]

Stellar Wind Booked to American Pharoah

Stellar Wind Booked to American Pharoah

Champion racemare Stellar Wind will be retired and bred to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah after selling for $6 million to Coolmore’s MV Magnier to top Tuesday’s opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. A five year-old mare by Curlin, Stellar Wind won over $2.2million in winning 10 of 16 starts and was […]

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah The first weanlings offered at public auction by Triple Crown legend American Pharoah were in hot demand at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale on Monday. American Pharoah had five weanlings sell at average of $475,000 with his star performer a filly from Untouched Talent that made $1million for Eaton Sales […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day Aidan O’Brien equalled the late Bobby Frankel’s record of 25 G1 wins in a season when Hydrangea (3f Galileo-Beauty Truth, by Pivotal) completed a double for Galileo at Ascot on Saturday at QIPCO British Champions’ Day. Partnered by Ryan Moore, Hydrangea ran out a decisive winner of the G1 QIPCO […]

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Golden Slipper winner Pierro was one of the great favourites of champion trainer Gai Waterhouse and his top class daughter Pinot (3f Pierro x Dizelle by Zabeel) might be the one to deliver victory for her in one of the few major races Waterhouse has never won. Waterhouse is one step closer to fulfilling a […]

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

The $350,000 Group III MRC Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield on Wednesday drew a strong field of three year-old sprinters with powerhouse filly Formality (3f Fastnet Rock  x Jolie’s Shinju, by Jolie’s Halo) proving too good. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Formality was a brilliant winner of the Group II ATC Silver […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018 Knightsbridge are raising the price of Honorius to $11,000 inc GST in Australia for 2018. “Next year we will not only be expanding our broodmare holdings but we will also dramatically upgrade our broodmares to much more commercial lines” John Heffernan the UK Manager of […]

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock

Great Weekend in Australia for Fastnet Rock Second in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes and fifth in the Golden Slipper, Fast ‘n’ Rocking (7g Fastnet Rock x For the Good Times, by Hennessy) is still going strong at age seven after scoring a tenacious win over Religify in the Listed MRC Weekend Hussler […]

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success

Coolmore Australia a Huge Success The six and a half length Group I VRC Turnbull Stakes win of the rampaging Winx was part of a group-winning treble at Flemington on Saturday for graduates of Coolmore Australia. Group II Gilgai Stakes winner Keen Array, raised at Coolmore for his breeder, the late Oliver Wong, was joined […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock When Sheikh Mohammed sat down and created Godolphin, his vision was for his ‘boys in blue’ to challenge Coolmore in the UK and eventually overtake them. He wanted to be the biggest and the best both on the track and off the […]

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 […]

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners Late bloomer Kathryn The Wise (4m Uncle Mo x Shea d’Lady, by Crafty Prospector) kept her unbeaten record intact when scoring a resounding victory in the $200,000 Critical Eye Stakes for New York breds at Belmont. A homebred for Lawrence Goichman prepared by Chad Brown, Kathryn The Wise had dominated […]

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. […]

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 […]