The Legendary Gimcrack

The Legendary Gimcrack

The Legendary Gimcrack Gimcrack was a small grey horse at 14.2 hands sired by Cripple, a son of the Godolphin Arabian, his dam Miss Elliot was by (Grisewood’s) Partner. Sire Cripple Grandsire Godolphin Arabian Dam Miss Elliott Damsire Grisewood’s Partner Sex Stallion Foaled 1760 Country Great Britain Colour Grey Breeder Gideon Elliot Owner Richard Grosvenor, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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). […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running The Bull Market in leadership stocks and Ferrari sports and racing cars from Enzo’s Golden Era (Ys 1947 – 1972) has now made its way into the world of Thoroughbred horses In the Keeneland auction ring in Lexington, Kentucky, demand was so strong last month for the bluest-blooded young […]

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 […]

17 Graded Stakes | $5.325 Million | View the Keeneland Fall Meet stakes schedule

17 Graded Stakes | $5.325 Million | View the Keeneland Fall Meet stakes schedule

17 Graded Stakes | $5.325 Million | View the Keeneland Fall Meet stakes schedule Keeneland 2017 Fall Stakes Schedule: October 6 – 28 Keeneland’s 2017 Fall Meet opens Friday, October 6 and continues through Saturday, October 28. *Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In series Date Race Name Nom Deadlines Sex Distance Course Fri, Oct. 6 *$400,000 Darley […]

Keeneland Graduates Dominate US Racing

Keeneland Graduates Dominate US Racing

Keeneland sales graduate Beach Patrol claimed racing’s biggest prize of the weekend, gamely turning back challengers to win the $1 million Arlington Million (G1). Keeneland sales alumni Copper Bullet and Run Away turned in dominating performances to win the Saratoga Special (G2) by four lengths and Best Pal (G2) at Del Mar by 3½ lengths, respectively. ***************************************************** Keeneland will feature a […]

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 […]

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records The thoroughbred breeding industry around the world is booming and Keeneland will set brand new records this year. If you are intereseted in investing in the Thoroughbred industry now is the time, Contact us or complete the form at the bottom of this article. Keeneland announced the expansion of […]

Saratoga Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Industry

Saratoga Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Industry

Saratoga Sale Shows Strength of Thoroughbred Industry The Saratoga Sale concluded its two-night run on Tuesday with gains across the board and an historical high in median, bolstered by a deep buying bench with purchasers from North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, and Dubai. “We had had high expectations coming into the sale and we exceeded […]

Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton

Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton

Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro Star at Fasig Tipton by 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 […]

A Bletchingly Stakes Preview

A Bletchingly Stakes Preview

Not since 1995/96 has a horse won consecutive runnings of the Gr.3 Bletchingly Stakes but that is just what is being attempted by Lord Of The Sky when he heads to Sandown on Sunday. Showing his customary dash when resuming in the Gr.3 John Monash Stakes, Lord Of The Sky tired late but was beaten just […]

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 […]

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. by Fasig-Tipton The catalogue currently features […]

Fasig Tipton Day 2: Curlin Owns the Day

Fasig Tipton Day 2: Curlin Owns the Day

Fasig Tipton Day 2: Curlin Owns the Day by Fasig-Tipton A chestnut colt by Curlin (Hip 388) led the way at the 2017 edition of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale when sold for $1,500,000 during the second and final session of the sale on Tuesday. The price tag was both a record for this […]

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 […]

Dubai World Cup: Baffert Vs Pletcher Vs Team Godolphin

Dubai World Cup: Baffert Vs Pletcher Vs Team Godolphin

Dubai World Cup: Baffert Vs Pletcher Vs Team Godolphin The Dubai World Cup brings together not only the worlds best horses, but also the worlds best trainers. This Year the focus is on the 2 Americans, Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher, local Team Godolphin trainers field some strong hopes as well. The legend Suroor and […]

Hong Kong International Sale: Aussie Hot Lots

Hong Kong International Sale: Aussie Hot Lots

By Andrew Hawkins The Hong Kong International Sale, to be held next Friday night (17 March) in the Sha Tin parade ring, is a one-of-a-kind sale. It brings together unraced stock, purchased from some of the grandest yearling auctions in the world, who are then offered exclusively for sale to Hong Kong’s ownership brigade. With […]

Hong Kong International Sale: European Hot Lots

Hong Kong International Sale: European Hot Lots

Hong Kong International Sale: European Hot Lots By David Morgan The Hong Kong International Sale on the evening of Friday, 17 March will offer Hong Kong racehorse owners the chance to purchase unraced stock, selected from the world’s elite thoroughbred sales and prepared for the Hong Kong circuit at pre-training facilities in England and New […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2017 Hong Kong International Sale

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2017 Hong Kong International Sale

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2017 Hong Kong International Sale By Andrew Hawkins The 2017 Hong Kong International Sale (HKIS) on the evening of Friday, 17 March gives Hong Kong Jockey Club members the opportunity to purchase any of 31 select lots, sourced from some of the world’s most prominent yearling auctions and offered to the […]

Dubai Horse Racing: Group 1 Jebel Hatta and the 1800m Dubai Turf

Dubai Horse Racing: Group 1 Jebel Hatta and the 1800m Dubai Turf

Dubai Horse Racing: Group 1 Jebel Hatta and the 1800m Dubai Turf The turf feature on the US$1.8 million Super Saturday card at Meydan Racecourse is the Group 1 Jebel Hatta sponsored by Emirates Airline, and is the official prep race for the 1800m Dubai Turf on Dubai World Cup Day. Decorated Knight, representing England […]

Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale

Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale

Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale Some of the World’s best 2yos in training go under the hammer at Gulfstream Park in the coming week. Horses like Tapit, Pioneerof the Nile, Uncle Mo and Curlin are well represented and this could well be a record year for the 2yos. Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 162 entries for The Gulfstream Sale […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Hong Kong Gold Cup and Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Hong Kong Gold Cup and Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Hong Kong Horse Racing: Hong Kong Gold Cup and Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup By David Morgan at HKJC With Hong Kong in the grip of a murky, cloud-covered cold snap, Zac Purton is crossing his fingers that any rain will remain locked overhead, at least until Beauty Only has had his chance to break the […]

Oasis Dream Hits 50 Group Winners

Oasis Dream Hits 50 Group Winners

Ertijaal was sent off a short-priced favourite for this Gr.3 [Meydan Sprint] over 1000m, having only been beaten once in his last six starts, five of which were at Meydan, when finishing three quarters of a length second to Buffering in the Gr.1 Al Quoz Sprint. After a fairly even break, the son of OASIS […]

Australian Racing News: Big Names are Coming to G1X

Australian Racing News: Big Names are Coming to G1X

Australian Racing News: Big Names are Coming to G1X An exceptionally rare share in one of Australia’s most valuable colts has been listed for sale at G1Xchange.com. Extreme Choice, a brilliant winner of the 2016 G1 Blue Diamond Stakes and G1 Moir Stakes, is one of the hottest stallion prospects in Australia and returns to […]

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. […]

Hong Kong Classic Cup: Can California Whip Go 1800m

Hong Kong Classic Cup: Can California Whip Go 1800m

Hong Kong Classic Cup: Can California Whip Go 1800m By Andrew Hawkins at HKJC Emerging four-year-old California Whip has had an unorthodox preparation for the Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) on Sunday, 19 February, but jockey Neil Callan believes the English import is ready to step up for his biggest test yet – although the […]

Tattersalls February Sale Shows Rising Value of Thoroughbreds

Tattersalls February Sale Shows Rising Value of Thoroughbreds

Tattersalls February Sale Shows Rising Value of Thoroughbreds The Tattersalls February Sale, being held over two days for the first time, saw records across the board as it concluded on Friday evening. The robust trade continued from where it left off yesterday with a remarkable 94% clearance rate sending turnover past 2 million guineas for […]

Australian Horse Racing: Maurice Takes up Duties at Arrowfield Stud

Australian Horse Racing: Maurice Takes up Duties at Arrowfield Stud

Australian Horse Racing: Maurice Takes up Duties at Arrowfield Stud Champion Miler and six-time Group 1 winner Maurice will shuttle to Arrowfield from the 2017 southern hemisphere breeding season onwards. Maurice was named Japan’s 2015 Horse of the Year, Champion Sprinter & Champion Miler. He was also honoured with a Special JRA Award for his […]

Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper

Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper

Godolphin Takes on Winx and the Golden Slipper from Mike Hedge at Godolphin Australia’s two highest-rate racehorses will on Saturday announce the beginning of eagerly anticipated Autumn campaigns that seems certain to leave Australia with the world’s best racehorse. Winx and Hartnell, the former bred by Darley, the latter raced by Godolphin, weighed in third […]

Godolphin and the Kentucky Derby

Godolphin and the Kentucky Derby

from J A McGrath at Godolphin The season’s first major upset in the ranks of America’s Classic generation occurred when Classic Empire suffered a comprehensive defeat inflicted by Irish War Cry in Saturday’s G2 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park, Florida. All indications are that last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner was not at his […]

Godolphin Ready for Golden Slipper Glory

Godolphin Ready for Golden Slipper Glory

Godolphin Ready for Golden Slipper Glory   Get all the Godolphin News Godolphin has its first confirmed starter in the 2017 G1 Golden Slipper Stakes thanks to a courageous victory by Veranillo in Saturday’s Listed Hinchinbrook Plate at Randwick. Veranillo kept his unbeaten record intact, scoring by a length-and-a-half from Exceeds, but only after fending […]

Kentucky Derby: 2017 WinStar Stablemates Fantasy Derby Challenge!

Kentucky Derby: 2017 WinStar Stablemates Fantasy Derby Challenge!

2017 WinStar Stablemates Fantasy Derby Challenge! To enter the contest, pick 3 horses out of each of the 4 groups offered (12 horses total) and answer the Tiebreaker question by 12:00 pm (Noon) February 4, 2017. You will collect “purse winnings” for your stable each time one of your horses races and earns a purse! […]

Horse Racing News: The Pegasus World Cup was a Hit

Horse Racing News: The Pegasus World Cup was a Hit

Horse Racing News: The Pegasus World Cup was a Hit The Stronach Group’s inaugural running of the $12 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational was held on Saturday, January 28th, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida, to a crowd of more than 12,000 fans. Total handle on the $12 million Pegasus World Cup on Saturday […]

Dubai Horse Racing News

Dubai Horse Racing News

Dubai Horse Racing News Godolphin Continue Classic Meydan Weekend With Saturday Feature Victory Close finishes were the order of the day at Meydan on Saturday evening, including the hard fought success of Classic Collection, the only Godolphin-owned runner on the card, in the DP World, UAE Region, over 1800m on turf. The race looked ultra-competitive […]

Shalaa Makes Arrowfield Stud Home

Shalaa Makes Arrowfield Stud Home

Shalaa Makes Arrowfield Stud Home Shalaa (Invincible Spirit-Ghurra by War Chant) made his mark on the 2015 European season with five consecutive 1200-metre victories, culminating in Group 1 success in Europe’s premier 2YO sprinting tests, powering clear of his rivals in the Deauville Prix Morny G1 and making all in the Newmarket Middle Park S. […]

Godolphin a Winner in the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

Godolphin a Winner in the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

Godolphin a Winner in the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings from Godolphin’s Mike Hedge Godolphin’s best American runner and its best Australian performer of 2016 have been officially named among the top 10 racehorses in the world. Frosted, whose 14-1/4 length demolition of the G1 Metropolitan Handicap field at Belmont in June will be remembered […]

Godolphin, Lonhro and the Blue Diamond

Godolphin, Lonhro and the Blue Diamond

Godolphin, Lonhro and the Blue Diamond by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The unraced two-year-old’s Unwise (Lonhro) and Ganzfeld (Lonhro) will provide a guide to their immediate futures and to their standing in Godolphin’s Australian two-year-old team when they run in Blue Diamond Previews at Caulfield on Thursday. Unwise, a daughter of Lonhro, goes into the […]

Pegasus Word Cup: Outside Favors California Chrome and Here is Why

Pegasus Word Cup: Outside Favors California Chrome and Here is Why

Pegasus Word Cup: Outside Favors California Chrome and Here is Why Deciphering this complicated 2 horse race Arrogate drew the inside 1 post and California Chrome has been relegated to the extreme outside 12, race over?, not so fast, this may not help Arrogate. Breeder’s Cup The last time both these horses met was in […]

Hong Kong Racing: Hong Kong Classic Mile

Hong Kong Racing: Hong Kong Classic Mile

By David Morgan at the HKJC Pakistan Star the local celebrity gelding by Sharmadal and the John Moore stable’s Rapper Dragon, Beauty Generation and Eagle Way will carry the heaviest weight of expectation into Sunday’s (22 January) Hong Kong Classic Mile, but just off-radar, Nash Rawiller is anticipating something exciting from Aussie Seasons Bloom. “I’ve […]

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 […]

Stronach Group Lift the Profile of Florida Horse Racing

Stronach Group Lift the Profile of Florida Horse Racing

Horse Racing and the Thoroughbred Industry are on the rise in Florida and the Stronach Group is leading the way. Florida is now home to the World’s Richest Horse Race. The $12m Pegasus World Cup Invitational is the world’s richest thoroughbred horse race! The innovative Pegasus World Cup Invitational, to be contested at 1 1/8 […]

Arrowfield Own Day 3 of the Magic Millions

Arrowfield Own Day 3 of the Magic Millions

Arrowfield Own Day 3 of the Magic Millions Arrowfield Estate Arrowfield Stud was established in 1985 under the visionary and innovative leadership of John Messara. Traversed by the Pages River, the Arrowfield Estate comprises 2500 acres of prime land in the fertile Segenhoe Valley, near Scone in the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales, […]