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 […]

F1: Maserati Plan to Return to the ‘The Grid’ in 2018

F1: Maserati Plan to Return to the ‘The Grid’ in 2018

F1: Maserati Plan to Return to the ‘The Grid’ in 2018 $FCAU, $RACE The Trident mark set to return to F1 for the 1st time since the 1950’s as the marque plans to take over naming rights for The Haas Team (US). Italian luxury carmaker Maserati, a unit of Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) could return to […]

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec If you are lucky enough to be in the Tuncurry-Foster area this Monday, find your way down to the Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club for the best Christmas Party in the region. The first Monday meet to be held at the club, the Christmas party race day […]

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 […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO: “F1 walking a tightrope in America”

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO: “F1 walking a tightrope in America”

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO: “F1 walking a tightrope in America” $RACE, $FCAU F1 is walking a tightrope as new owners Liberty Media plan to grow the sport in America, Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne warns. Mr. Marchionne, who is also CEO of Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU), recognized there was a big opportunity to win new audiences in […]

F1: Alfa Romeo Back to Grand Prix Racing in 2018

F1: Alfa Romeo Back to Grand Prix Racing in 2018

F1: Alfa Romeo Back to Grand Prix Racing in 2018 $FCAU, $RACE Alfa Romeo is 1 of the most historically significant constructors in Grand Prix racing. And now after decades away Alfa is coming back to F1 for the Y 2018 championship season. In an agreement announced on 29 November 2017, the Milano, Italy firm, […]

Gulfstream Park Claiming Crown Review

Gulfstream Park Claiming Crown Review

Pay Any Price, a record holder on the Gulfstream Park turf course, returned from a five-month layoff to score a half-length victory in the $110,000 Canterbury Stakes on Saturday’s opening-day program of the 2017-2018 Championship Meet. The Canterbury, a five-furlong turf dash for horses that started for a claiming price of $25,000 or less since […]

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 […]

Keeneland Dominates a Big Weekend of Racing in America

Keeneland Dominates a Big Weekend of Racing in America

Keeneland Dominates a Big Weekend of Racing in America Multiple Grade/Group 1 winners Mind Your Biscuits and Practical Joke, both graduates of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, headline entries for the Cigar Mile Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) at Aqueduct on Saturday. Six of the 10 Cigar Mile contenders are Keeneland sales graduates […]

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai The Sir Mark Prescott-trained On The Warpath (2c Declaration Of War-Elusive Pearl, by Medaglia d’Oro) could barely have won more easily when running away with a maiden in Britain this week. The first-crop Declaration Of War colt cruised clear of his opponents in the seven-furlong contest on […]

Aqueduct Racing Preview

Aqueduct Racing Preview

Race 1 12:00PM Purse: $69,000.00, Allowance Optional Claiming Wagers: Early Pick 5 Races (1-5), Double Wagers Distance: 1 1/8 Miles on Turf (UP TO $12,420 NYSBFOA) FOR THREE YEAR OLDS AND UPWARD WHICH HAVE NEVER WON $10,000 TWICE OTHER THAN MAIDEN, CLAIMING, STARTER, OR STATE BRED ALLOWANCE OR WHICH HAVE NEVER WON THREE RACES OR […]

Goffs November Foal Sale Update

Goffs November Foal Sale Update The third lot into the ring on the feature day of Goffs November Foal Sale provided the highlight of a superb three day’s foal trade that saw turnover rise by 43% and average by 22% over the equivalent sessions in 2016.  Lot 541, a stunning filly foal by Galileo and […]

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Buyers at Europe’s final yearling auction of 2017, as they had at sales in previous weeks, took a shine to the first crop of the brilliant Australia on Monday. The son of Galileo was responsible for another two six-figure youngsters at the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale to add to his highly-prized offerings sold earlier in […]

F1: Alfa Romeo Returns to Grand Prix Racing in 2018

F1: Alfa Romeo Returns to Grand Prix Racing in 2018

F1: Alfa Romeo Returns to Grand Prix Racing in 2018 $RACE, $FCAU Alfa Romeo, a unit of Fiat Chrysler NV (NYSE:NYSE) and long time Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) rival will return to F1 racing next year. The Alfa competed in the series for decades, both as a constructor and as an engine supplier, but it pulled out […]

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 […]

Olympian Boyd Martin Retraining Racehorses in Japan

Olympian Boyd Martin Retraining Racehorses in Japan

Tokyo, Japan: Two-time Olympian Boyd Martin is to host ‘retraining the racehorse’ clinics in Japan this December, in partnership with the National Riding Club Association of Japan (NRCAJ), the Japan Racing Association (JRA) and Godolphin, the global thoroughbred breeding and horseracing team founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and […]

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 […]

Godolphin has a Shot at the 2018 Kentucky Derby

Godolphin has a Shot at the 2018 Kentucky Derby

Godolphin has a Shot at the 2018 Kentucky Derby from J A McGrath at Godolphin It is never too early to start dreaming of the annual ‘Run For The Roses’ at Churchill Downs, and Godolphin trainer Kiaran McLaughlin already believes he has two young colts, who could be realistic contenders come May 5, 2018. Enticed, […]

Enticed Takes G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes

Enticed Takes G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes

Enticed Takes G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes Enticed came through to gain a gutsy victory in an exciting finish to the G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes over an extended mile on dirt at Churchill Downs, USA, on Saturday, November 25 The two-year-old Medaglia d’Oro colt, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin and ridden by Junior Alvarado, has […]

Keeneland Sale Summary Reflects Strong Valuations

Keeneland Sale Summary Reflects Strong Valuations Fierce competition for quality horses among an exceptionally deep buying bench generated healthy results as Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Saturday. Buyer confidence carried forward from the September Yearling Sale, spurring premium prices; increases in average and median; and the sale of 18 horses for $1 million or […]

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 92nd National Yearling Sale

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 92nd National Yearling Sale

Packed with quality, the catalogues for New Zealand Bloodstock’s 92nd National Yearling Sales Series are available online now and will be in letterboxes from early December. Posing the destination of choice for many to secure their yearlings, the week-long showcase is set to present 1,247 of the best thoroughbreds from around the country at New […]

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas on the Pole

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas on the Pole

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas on the Pole $RACE MercedesAMG’s Valtteri Bottas will start the final race of the 2017 F1 season on the Pole position after posting the quickest time in Qualifying Saturday in Abu Dhabi on the Yas Marina circuit Mr. Bottas will line up on the front row alongside MercedesAMG […]

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Expect a Duel Between Vettel and Hamilton

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Expect a Duel Between Vettel and Hamilton

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Expect a Duel Between Vettel and Hamilton $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and MercedesAMG are expecting this last race of Y 2017 to be very close. Ferrari, MercedesAMG and Red Bull Racing have each won 1 of the last 3 races and the early signs from Abu Dhabi are that the fight […]

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia Four foreign runners have accepted their invitations to run in the 2017 edition of the Japan Cup (G1, 2,400m) on November 26 at Tokyo Racecourse. Idaho (IRE, C4, by Galileo) guided by top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien is a two-time group-two winner who also finished third […]

Karaka Ready to Run Sale Update

Karaka Ready to Run Sale Update

Racetrack’s in New Zealand, Australia, and further afield have delivered some outstanding results to further boost the calibre of pedigrees on offer at the fast approaching Ready to Run Sale of 2YO’s held at New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka Sale Centre next week. Flemington in particular saw Ready to Run graduate Luvaluva (NZ) (Mastercraftsman) come from […]

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 […]

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018

Barney Roy retired and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud in 2018 Barney Roy, who broke the course record when triumphing in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot, has been retired from racing and will stand at Dalham Hall Stud. His fee has been set at £10,000 Oct 1, Special Live Foal and […]

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 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Under the Skin’ Exhibit in London

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Under the Skin’ Exhibit in London

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Under the Skin’ Exhibit in London $RACE The Life of Enzo Ferrari, creator of the most iconic Italian car brands, will be celebrated during a special exhibition this Fall in London. The London Design Museum in Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, will host the Ferrari Exhibition to commemorate the 70th ann of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), […]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018.

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018.

Autumn has now arrived in Cernobbio and all around Lake Como. This provides a very good reason to start looking forward to next year’s Summer season, and to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018. The preparations for this unique event have already started. The first vehicles have been nominated and the motto for this classic […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory $RACE Sebastian Vettel’s 5th victory of the year brought some cheer to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) who had seen their championship hopes dashed in the races since the Summer break. No driver has beaten a MercedesAMG rival in the championship since the V6 hybrid turbo era began […]

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas ‘On the Pole’

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas ‘On the Pole’

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas ‘On the Pole’ $RACE Round 19 of the 2017 F1 World Championship takes us this weekend to the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Sao Paolo, Brazil. And although the championship has been decided this year, the Brazilian Grand Prix is a race that should not be missed. Valtteri Bottas will start this Grand […]

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 Times from Friday’s Practice

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 Times from Friday’s Practice

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 Times from Friday’s Practice $RACE Friday, world champion Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in FP1 ahead of the 2017 Brazilian F1 Grand Prix, as he set a time of 1min, 9.202sec at Interlagos in Sao Paulo. His MercedesAMG team-mate, Valtteri Bottas was a close 2nd just 0.127 seconds behind, while Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) […]

F1: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Ferrari Preview

F1: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Ferrari Preview

F1: 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Ferrari Preview $RACE Driver Lewis Hamilton and MercedesAMG captured both F1 titles for Y 2017, the final 2 races of the year are yet to run, as attention turns to next season. Lewis Hamilton will be eager to avoid making any mistakes now, particularly with stiffer competition in the form […]

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Update

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Update

Champion Stellar Wind Commands $6 Million during Opening Session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale   The big news at Keeneland was Champion Stellar Wind will be retired and bred to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah after selling for $6 million to Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier to top Tuesday’s opening session of the Keeneland November […]

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 […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Racing Tech Comes Together in the FXX-K Evo

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Racing Tech Comes Together in the FXX-K Evo

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Racing Tech Comes Together in the FXX-K Evo $RACE Ferraris engineers and designers brought all of their latest innovations and advancements used in their cars that compete in Formula 1, GT3, GTE, and Challenge, and out came the FXX-K Evo. The car is built around the powerplant in the La Ferrari, a 6.3-liter […]

Basic Rolex Daytona Was A Sales Failure Before Paul Newman

Basic Rolex Daytona Was A Sales Failure Before Paul Newman

Basic Rolex Daytona Was A Sales Failure Before Paul Newman Paul Newman’s Own Rolex Daytona wristwatch recently hammered at Phillips in NYC for $17.8-M. And you may have read all the engraving Joanne Woodward had done on the caseback, and about Paul Newman passing the watch to his daughter’s boyfriend as they restored the old […]

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Champion Stellar Wind sold for $6 million to M.V. Magnier during today’s opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Lane’s End, agent, consigned the 5-year-old daughter of Curlin cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect. Stellar Wind has won 10 races […]

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 […]

Melbourne Cup Selections

Melbourne Cup Selections

Melbourne Cup Selections Libran Best run this preparation when runner-up in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup and the third horse came out and won the Lexus. JOCKEY: Dwayne Dunn TRAINER: Chris Waller (Flemington) 7 Year Old Bay Or Brown Gelding SIRE: Lawman DAM: True Crystal PRIZEMONEY $1,038,373.00 CAREER 29 9-3-1 LAST 6 X61652 LAST 15 112X87460X61652 DISTANCE 2 0-1-0 […]

Keeneland and the Breeders’ Cup

Keeneland and the Breeders’ Cup

Horses who sold at Keeneland or raced there during the 2017 Fall Meet excelled Saturday during the second day of the 34th Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar. Two colts by Curlin who both are graduates of the 2016 September Yearling Sale finished 1-2 in the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1). […]

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 […]

A Closer Look at the Breeders’ Cup

A Closer Look at the Breeders’ Cup

A Closer Look at the Breeders’ Cup SENTIENT JET JUVENILE Bolt d’Oro – Owner/trainer Mick Ruis stood outside barn LL at Del Mar Thursday morning admiring the calm manner in which Bolt d’Oro carried himself while cooling out from his 1 ½m morning gallop. “Look at him. He’s the alpha male, isn’t he? He’s the star […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Profit Jumps 17% in Q-3

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Profit Jumps 17% in Q-3

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Profit Jumps 17% in Q-3 $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) saw a 3.4% increase in vehicle shipments from the same frame in Y 2017 driven by a 27% increase in sales of V-12-powered Supercars. The 4-seat GTC4Lusso drove much of the jump in 12-cylinder sales, helped by deliveries of the limited-run LaFerrari Aperta Supercar. The […]

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival · Meydan Classic Turf Distance increased from 1400m to 1600m · Meydan Group releases the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Programme of Races The Meydan Group is pleased to announce that three races in the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme have been upgraded, adding thunder to […]

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 […]

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 […]

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup The Melbourne Cup hopefuls have dodged Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup as an opportunity to better their prospects with and only seven horses will head to the gates for the $300,000 Group 3. Of the seven only Qewy and Foundry remain in contention for the following Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup yet both eight-year-olds are considered […]

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1)

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1)

Highland Reel Hunts $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) By Bob Ehalt Conduit and High Chaparral currently stand as the only horses with back-to-back wins in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), but the record books might need a revision in a couple of weeks. Showing speed and stamina, the European-based Highland […]

Big Names Line Up for Breeders’ Cup

Big Names Line Up for Breeders’ Cup

Big Names Line Up for Breeders’ Cup Led by defending Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and the world’s all-time leading money earner ARROGATE, Whitney and Suburban winner GUN RUNNER, Longines Distaff standout STELLAR WIND, defending Longines Turf winner HIGHLAND REEL (IRE), Juddmonte International winner ULYSSES (IRE) and Filly & Mare Turf star LADY ELI, an all-star […]

Breeders’ Cup Festival Official Partners Announced

Breeders’ Cup Festival Official Partners Announced

Officials of the Breeders’ Cup Festival and organizers of the Host Committee today announced that Surf Cup Sports, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and the San Diego Tourism Authority have been named official partners of the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Festival, a week-long series of events and activations leading up to the 34th annual Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 3 and 4 at […]

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador

Elizabeth Banks Breeders’ Cup Ambassador From placing wagers with her father to hobnobbing with Hall of Fame jockeys and starring in the 2003 film Seabiscuit, Banks is more than your average spectator. BY MIKE SAGER If you’re one of those Del Mar Racetrack aficionados who finds the show in the grandstand just as riveting as […]

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success By J A McGrath Smart two-year-old Masar is to be aimed at the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar, USA, on November 3 and misses Saturday’s G1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Charlie Appleby believes the New Approach colt has a similar profile to Outstrip, who gave […]

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day

Godolphin’s Review of British Champions’ Day From J A McGrath The debrief following Ribchester‘s gutsy second in Saturday’s G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot was unusual in the extreme. Trainer Richard Fahey listened intently to the words of jockey William Buick as he explained how the soft ground had prevented the Godolphin flagship from […]

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 […]

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory Trainer Wesley Ward was excited after Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s Keeneland-based European champion Lady Aurelia turned in her final Keeneland work Saturday, a day before she leaves for Southern California and her next start in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on Nov. 4 at Del […]

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update by Fasig-Tipton Ghostzapper Yearlings Lead Solid Opening Session of The October Sale Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining […]

F1: US Grand Prix, a Double Podium for Ferrari

F1: US Grand Prix, a Double Podium for Ferrari

F1: US Grand Prix, a Double Podium for Ferrari $RACE Hamilton 1st, Vettel 2nd, Kimi to 3rd Ferrari team drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, finished 2nd and 3d at the Circuit of the Americas aka COTA, at the end of an super action packed race where we saw lots of dramatic moments. The last […]

F1: US Grand Prix F3, Hamilton 9/100th sec Faster Than Ferrari’s Vettel

F1: US Grand Prix F3, Hamilton 9/100th sec Faster Than Ferrari’s Vettel

F1: US Grand Prix F3, Hamilton 9/100th sec Faster Than Ferrari’s Vettel $RACE Lewis Hamilton may take his 4th world F1 championship title this weekend if he wins Sunday. But, to do so Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel has finish no better than 6th. Mr. Hamilton did post the fastest lap of the F3 session Saturday […]

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 […]

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in the rural economy and Australian society: that was the message echoed by Federal Government ministers and senior politicians at an event in Canberra last night. Defence Minister Marise Payne and Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten traded stories of their […]

Always Dreaming Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner to Continue Racing

Always Dreaming Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner to Continue Racing

Always Dreaming Kentucky Derby (G1) Winner to Continue Racing Always Dreaming, winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday. The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Bodemeister was found to have […]

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 […]

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne

Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne Godolphin’s best-performed Australian galloper Hartnell retains all the qualities he has shown over several seasons and is ready to produce them in Saturday’s G1 Caulfield Stakes in Melbourne. A winner at Caulfield first-up back in September, Hartnell has finished second at G1 level at his past two runs – […]

Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Weekend

Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Weekend

Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Weekend Recent non-graded winner Always Thinking returns to G3 level for the Franklin County Stakes over five and a half furlongs on turf at Keeneland, USA, on Friday, October 13. The four-year-old Street Sense filly ran on strongly to score by a cosy length and a half in the […]

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK Highly promising two-year-olds Magic Lily, Sound And Silence and Expressiy feature among seven Godolphin runners on day one of the Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK, on Friday, October 13. The three juveniles are trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick. Magic Lily has been […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Emerges as an Aristocrat Stock

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Emerges as an Aristocrat Stock

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Emerges as an Aristocrat Stock $RACE Ferrari is different from the other carmakers, it is not cyclical Ferrari is automobile business that goes beyond the sale of Supercars. The current share price, I believe, does not reflect Ferrari’s potential Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is a Tier 1 luxury brand which is very different from all […]

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications Knightsbridge can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for a very fair price. If you have a passion for horse racing, you’re not alone. The thrill of watching your own horse […]

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 […]

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton the Winner

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton the Winner

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton the Winner $RACE MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton is a race away from the 2017 drivers Championship and his 4th title after taking the Chequered Flag Sunday at Suzuka. Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel failed to finish. Starting on The Pole, Mr. Hamilton was always in control of the race despite some […]

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry

Winx, a Daughter of Darley Stallion Street Cry It is perhaps the ultimate compliment to Winx that the only way she can guarantee a prominent place on the front pages of newspapers in Australia these days is to get beaten. Winx is a ‘winner machine,’ and it has got to the point where she is […]

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice $RACE In the day’s 1st practice session, mainly run in the dry, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel edged Mr. Hamilton into 2nd with a lap of 1:29.166, while Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo placed 3rd. MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton topped the time-sheet in the rain during FP2 or the 2017 […]

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend

Make the Most of the Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend Four Fall Stars Weekend stakes live on NBC Sports; all races carried live on TVG, Keeneland.com and Keeneland Race Day App No matter your location, Keeneland fans can tune into the Fall Meet racing action via a number of broadcast, radio and online platforms, including live streaming of races on Keeneland.com and […]

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China

Inglis Doubles Up on Yulong Race Series in China Inglis is pleased to announce it has doubled its sponsorship of the Yulong Race Series in China, taking its total financial support to RMB 2million. The Yulong Race Series is contested over several heats for Inglis graduates racing in China. The final is the Inglis China-Australia […]

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale Keeneland has cataloged 4,145 horses for its 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, the world’s largest and most important sale of its kind, to be held Nov. 7-18. Headlining the November Sale catalog are graded stakes winners and graded stakes producers, led by champion Stellar Wind and Grade 1 stakes winners […]

F1: Sepang, Red Bull’s Verstappen Wins, Ferrari’s Vettel Came 4th

F1: Sepang, Red Bull’s Verstappen Wins, Ferrari’s Vettel Came 4th

F1: Sepang, Red Bull’s Verstappen Wins, Ferrari’s Vettel Came 4th $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) poor luck with their cars happened again Sunday at Sepang, with Kimi Raikkonen complaining of a lack of power on his way to the grid, he did not start, Red Bull Racing’s Infant Terrible Max Verstappen dominated Sunday’s 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix, […]

Family Day at Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 70th Anni

Family Day at Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 70th Anni

Family Day at Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 70th Anni $RACE A the weekend a record number of visitors went Maranello for the Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) employee open day What better way to celebrate Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary than with a record turnout for the now-traditional Family Day for the company’s employees and their families. In all about, 18,000 people […]

Keeneland Sale: Big Money in Breeding

Keeneland Sale: Big Money in Breeding Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Saturday following a 12-day run that saw commerce achieve heights not seen in nearly a decade. A spectacular crop of yearlings spurred bidding wars among domestic and foreign buyers throughout the auction, driving gross receipts above $300 million for the first time since 2008, […]

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

The bullish market at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale continued to generate strong trade among a global contingent of buyers on Thursday, producing healthy results and the sale of two fillies for $1 million each. Keeneland sold 198 yearlings for a total of $47,231,000, an average of $238,540 and a median of $175,000 on Thursday, which […]

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale

Insights in to the Keeneland Yearling Sale Buyers and sellers in the opening Book 1 session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale commented on Monday’s strong trade: Trainer Ben Colebrook: “The market was very strong. We got outbid on a few, so we will be doing some more shopping. The good ones sold the way they […]

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket Keeneland’s reformatted Week 1 of the September Yearling Sale produced eight million-dollar-plus horses and fueled significant increases in trade during Monday’s opening premier Book 1. Leading the action was a $2.7 million Tapit filly purchased by Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier to be the most expensive yearling sold at public auction in […]

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

Korea’s biggest day of racing of the year takes place at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday with the 2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint. Ten overseas-trained runners are in the Korean Capital for the two races which have a combined purse of approaching $1.5Million. 10 races at Seoul from 10:45 to 18:00 and […]

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