Climate Change Nazis Face Backlash in Germany

Climate Change Nazis Face Backlash in Germany

German farmer Edgar Thomas already has two towering pylons spoiling the view of the picturesque rolling hills around his land, and he’s exasperated that his area is being asked to find room for more. But in the country’s bid to ditch fossil fuels and switch to unproven renewables as it marches towards a carbon-neutral future […]

Apple Arcade is Here

Apple Arcade is Here

Apple’s entry into online games with a low-cost subscription plan is expected to bring a fresh set of consumers into gaming and potentially reshape the multibillion-dollar market. Apple Arcade, which launches Thursday, rides a trend of video games played by subscribers instead of purchased as downloads or disks, and its $4.99 monthly price could wind […]

Australia Will Suffer as Governments Ignore Farmers

Australia Will Suffer as Governments Ignore Farmers

An unprecedented water shortage in drought-stricken eastern Australia is driving home the brutal realities of ignoring farmers needs is threatening the much-mythologised Outback way of life. From sunny Queensland all the way to Sydney, more than a dozen small towns are facing their own “Day Zero” within months, a water crisis reminiscent of the taps […]

Indonesian blazes belch smog across Southeast Asia

Indonesian blazes belch smog across Southeast Asia

Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed schools and airports across the country and in neighbouring Malaysia Wednesday, while air quality worsened in Singapore just days before the city’s Formula One motor race. Illegal fires to clear land for agriculture are blazing out of control on Sumatra and Borneo islands, with Jakarta deploying thousands of […]

Airbus are Beating Boeing

Airbus are Beating Boeing

Airbus on Wednesday increased its estimate of the number of new aircraft needed over the coming two decades as airlines seek more fuel-efficient planes even as it trimmed its forecast for the increase in demand for air travel. In its latest Global Market Forecast for the next 20 years, the European aircraft maker said it […]

Huawei Set to Expand

Huawei Set to Expand

Huawei will step up its presence in the global market for computer hardware, a top company official said on Wednesday, as the Chinese telecom giant weathers a US assault on its 5G network and smartphone business. Deputy chairman Ken Hu said the strategy is based on expectations that “incredible computing power” is going to be […]

Changing Societies, Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co.

Changing Societies,  Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co.

Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, and Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, today opened Louvre Abu Dhabi’s first international exhibition of its new season ”Changing Societies, Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co. (1900-1939)”. It will open its doors to […]

JP Morgan Manipulated Gold Price

JP Morgan Manipulated Gold Price

Precious metals traders at JP Morgan made millions through fraudulent trades, operating a sprawling criminal conspiracy to manipulate prices, according to the US Justice Department, which appears to be signaling a crackdown. Current and former JP Morgan precious metals traders Gregg Smith, Michael Nowak, and Christopher Jordan engaged in “a massive, multiyear scheme to manipulate […]

Galileo has Produced 82 Group 1 Winners

Galileo has Produced 82 Group 1 Winners

After a super Saturday of four Stakes winners at Leopardstown, Galileo sired a Group 1 double at the Curragh to continue his domination of Irish Champions Weekend. Coolmore homebred Love (2f Galileo – Pikaboo, by Pivotal) was first to strike when staying on well to deny hot-favourite Daahyeh in the Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes […]

Asian Rally on Trade Deal Hopes

Asian Rally on Trade Deal Hopes

Equities rose in Asian trade Friday after the European Central Bank unveiled a fresh round of useless economic stimulus and another interest rate cut while a report said the US was considering a short-term trade agreement with China. Global markets have been buoyed this week by a growing sense that central banks are on the […]

BY ALL THAT’S HOLY, HONORIUS IS OUR BEST BET!

BY ALL THAT’S HOLY, HONORIUS IS OUR BEST BET!

After a couple of years of no interest whatsoever the Heffernan’s decided to stand Honorius privately to serve exclusively their own broodmares. He remains at one of Australia’s premier studs, Larneuk in Victoria. With a Horse of the Year, two Champion Sires’ titles and over $HK175 million in progeny earnings, Holy Roman Emperor has been […]

It’s a Great Year to be an Owner Breeder in Australia

It’s a Great Year to be an Owner Breeder in Australia

While the top end of the market continues to grab the headlines as prices for commercially bred horses skyrocket around the globe there is an outstanding opportunity developing for the owner breeder in Australia. According to our research the number of broodmares has halved in the last 10 years and the prize money and racing […]

Boeing 737 Max Saga Continues

Boeing 737 Max Saga Continues

Boeing was not able to respond to regulator questions on modifications made to the 737 MAX flight control system at an August meeting with international officials, sources said Tuesday. The planes have been grounded globally since mid-March, following two crashes that killed 346 people. Boeing is now seeking a green light to return the jets […]

Jeffrey Epstein Dead Before he Could Testify Against Clinton

Jeffrey Epstein Dead Before he Could Testify Against Clinton

 Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will two days before he died, putting his $578 million in assets into a trust with unnamed beneficiaries, the New York Post reported Monday well may have been in fear of his life as the possibility loomed of him being forced to testify against longtime pal Bill Clinton. Epstein, […]

Marmelo Heads to Melbourne CUp

Marmelo (Duke of Marmalade) started as the logical favourite in the 15 furlongs Darley Prix Kergorlay (Gr2), Sunday at Deauville. The Hughie Morrison-trained 6-year-old won the race at 4 in 2017 and finished second last year behind Holdthasigreen, who was not here this year. Ridden as usual in France by Christophe Soumillon, Marmelo once again made the […]

O’Lonhro Victoria’s Versatile Value Stallion

O’Lonhro Victoria’s Versatile Value Stallion

O’Lonhro has proven himself to be exceptional value in Victoria. Last week he produced a City double and has managed to creep up to 13th on the National Sires Tables. With 59% winners to runners and over $5.3m in the bank from 75 winners ($70,000 av) O’Lonhro’s numbers continue to outperform many Stallions on offer […]

Darley Prix Morny (Gr1) at Deauville

Darley Prix Morny (Gr1) at Deauville

The 2019 renewal of the Darley Prix Morny (Gr1), a juvenile 6 furlongs championship run this Sunday on the Deauville straight course, takes place this year for the 149th time. It is also the final stage of the Darley Series. The first two stages, the Darley Prix Robert Papin (Gr2) and the Darley Prix de Cabourg […]

The Darley Prix Jean Romanet (Gr1), on Sunday at Deauville

The Darley  Prix Jean Romanet (Gr1), on Sunday at Deauville

The Darley Prix Jean Romanet (Gr1), on Sunday at Deauville, is open to aged mares over 1m2f. Created in 2004, the race is still young but it is part of a circuit promoting the best females in Europe, and its record already counts some champions like Pride, Satwa Queen (the only one who appears twice […]

Buzz Technologies, Inc. — BZTG FinTech Services

Buzz Technologies, Inc. — BZTG FinTech Services

Buzz Technologies, Inc. — BZTG FinTech Services Our FinTech services and products are predominantly aimed at Institutions better serving their customer base in the area of Risk Management, Trading, International and Domestic Transactional processes as well as real Security and Privacy in an era of ever-changing geopolitical risk. Buzz Technologies, Inc. has drawn on 2 […]

Markets Rally on Trade War Shift

Markets Rally on Trade War Shift

US retailers and global financial markets got an early Christmas present Tuesday as President Donald Trump’s administration announced it is delaying tariffs on key consumer electronic goods imported from China. And news that top US and Chinese trade officials spoke by telephone early Tuesday offered further signs of a possible letup in the trade war […]

Larneuk Welcomes First Foal of the Season

Larneuk Welcomes First Foal of the Season

Picturesque Larneuk has seen the 1st foal of the season born during wintry conditions in Victoria, Australia. A stunning colt by Cluster from the Canny Lad mare Gourmet Garage who is a half to 2 listed winners out of a listed winner Gourmet Garage gas already produced 3 winners from 4 starters. The resident Sire […]

Asia Focused on US China Trade War

Asia Focused on US China Trade War

Asian markets were mixed Monday with investors gripped by concerns about the US-China trade war after Donald Trump said he was prepared to walk away from next month’s planned talks. The president’s comments spooked US investors and added to the sense of pessimism across world trading floors after the White House last week announced fresh […]

China Has Cathay Pacific Under Siege

China Has Cathay Pacific Under Siege

Shares in Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific plunged more than four percent on Monday, after Beijing banned airline staff supporting Hong Kong protesters from flights going through the mainland. Cathay shares lost 4.37 percent to HK$9.85 by the break in Hong Kong, with the carrier’s parent company Swire Pacific Ltd. plunging 5.26 percent to […]

Aramco Takes a Beating

Aramco Takes a Beating

Saudi state-owned energy giant Aramco said Monday its first half net income for 2019 had slipped to $46.9 billion, a first such disclosure for the secretive company ahead of its debut earnings call. “The company’s net income was $46.9 billion for the first half (of) 2019, compared to $53.0 billion for the same period last […]

Fashion Brands Should Stop Apologising to China

Fashion Brands Should Stop Apologising to China

Luxury fashion brands Versace and Coach have apologised for making perceived affronts to China’s national sovereignty on T-shirts, mistakes that cost them their high-profile Chinese brand ambassadors. Italy’s Dolce & Gabbana also apologised in November after its products were pulled from lucrative Chinese e-commerce platforms over an Instagram post seen by very few in China […]

Hong Kong Economy Takes a Hit

Hong Kong Economy Takes a Hit

Empty hotel rooms, struggling shops and even disruption at Disneyland: months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a major toll on the city’s economy, with no end in sight. City leader Carrie Lam has warned that the international financial hub is facing an economic crisis worse than either the 2003 SARS outbreak that paralysed […]

Facebook Wants to Control the News

Facebook Wants to Control the News

Facebook’s plan to hook ad-cash-deprived mainstream outlets on licensing payouts seems to be an attempt to hijack narrative control en route to total domination of the infosphere – the ultimate safe space, Zuckerberg-style. More than two thirds of American adults get their news from social media at the same time that more than half expect […]

Renovation work at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

Renovation work at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

Renovation work at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris could resume on August 19, a government official said Friday, after the clean-up was halted last month over fears that workers could be exposed to lead poisoning. Testing revealed dangerously high levels of lead contamination at the site as well as at nearby schools and other buildings, prompting […]

China’s Huawei Beating Apple

China’s Huawei Beating Apple

Apple lost more ground in the shrinking smartphone market last quarter, with a sales tracker saying the tech giant was pushed off the top-three seller list by a Chinese rival. Apple fell to fourth place in global smartphone sales, shipping 35.3 million iPhones in the second quarter compared to the 36.2 million units shipped by […]

#BoycottCathayPacific Trends as China Moves on Hong Kong

#BoycottCathayPacific Trends as China Moves on Hong Kong

China’s aviation regulator on Friday demanded that Cathay Pacific prevent airline staff who have shown support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong from working on flights to the mainland or routed through Chinese airspace. The regulator also ordered the city’s flag carrier to handover identity information of staff on mainland-bound flights starting Sunday — declaring […]

China Faces Downgrade

China Faces Downgrade

China’s economy already is slowing amid the trade conflict with the United States, but if Washington were to ramp up tariffs even further it could cut Chinese growth sharply, the IMF warned Friday. The International Monetary Fund already had trimmed its growth forecast for China to 6.2 percent this year, assuming no new tariffs are […]

Expect Profit Warnings in Hong Kong

Expect Profit Warnings in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s flagship airline Cathay Pacific warned Wednesday that increasingly violent protests in the financial hub had hit booking demand. Announcing interim results that showed the airline in the black after huge losses in the first half of last year, chairman John Slosar warned of further impact to the business in response to both the […]

Socialism has Failed Germany

Socialism has Failed Germany

Industrial production in European powerhouse Germany fell back in June, official data showed Wednesday, adding to a picture of a eurozone suffering from trade wars and global uncertainty. Output at producer firms shed 1.5 percent in June from the previous month, federal statistics authority Destatis said in figures adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects, after […]

Trade War Becomes Currency War

Trade War Becomes Currency War

Longstanding warnings from economists of global spillover from the US-China trade war appear to be materialising, with a trio of central banks springing surprise rate cuts on Wednesday. The monetary policy moves in India, New Zealand and Thailand came as industrial production in European powerhouse Germany fell back in June, adding to uncertainty in the […]

The Fed Vs The People

The Fed Vs The People

Four former US Federal Reserve chairs published an essay on Monday advocating for the independence of the institution, which has been the target of recent criticism by President Donald Trump. Writing in The Wall Street Journal, the four living former Fed chiefs, Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen, defended the central bank […]

What is Driving Mass Shootings

What is Driving Mass Shootings

Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users’ financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra. The watchdogs from Australia, the US, EU, Britain, Canada and other countries issued an open letter calling on Facebook to respond to more than a dozen concerns over how […]

The Risk of Banking with Facebook

The Risk of Banking with Facebook

Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users’ financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra. The watchdogs from Australia, the US, EU, Britain, Canada and other countries issued an open letter calling on Facebook to respond to more than a dozen concerns over how […]

Asian Markets Take a Beating

Asian Markets Take a Beating

Asian markets slumped in morning trade Tuesday, tracking global losses after Wall Street suffered its worst sell-off of the year as investors fretted over US-China trade war fears. A sharp fall in the Chinese yuan’s value against the dollar — breaching the 7.0 level seen as a key threshold by investors — prompted US President […]

Hong Kong Demands Independence

Hong Kong Demands Independence

Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos on Monday as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wide strike to ramp up pressure on the financial hub’s embattled leaders. Activists descended on key subway stations during the morning rush hour, deliberately keeping open doors to stop trains departing, causing long […]

Airbus has overtaken the American giant Boeing

Airbus has overtaken the  American giant Boeing

With its main rival hobbled by the worldwide grounding of a top-selling jet, Europe’s Airbus could seem poised to emerge as the undisputed global aerospace leader. Airbus has overtaken the American giant Boeing in some key benchmarks in 2019. And the company is now better positioned to move quickly on a new jet product. Meanwhile, […]

Apple After iPhone

Apple After iPhone

With its latest financial results, Apple is showing it can move beyond the iPhone with gadgets and services that can help the California tech giant weather the slumping smartphone market. In the just-ended quarter, Apple took in less than half its revenue from the iPhone, the longtime cash and profit driver for the company, representing […]

Boeing Remains a Protected Species

Boeing Remains a Protected Species

The grounding of the 737 MAX for more than four months after two deadly accidents has tarnished Boeing’s reputation, but it still has the confidence of US policymakers. This is despite the fact that one of the MAX flight systems, the MCAS, has been cited in both accidents. Is this an indication that the American […]

Google, Apple and Amazon are Spying on You Offline

Google, Apple and Amazon are Spying on You Offline

A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen by some as the next frontier in computing. Recent incidents involving Google, Apple and Amazon devices underscore that despite strong growth in the market for smart speakers and devices, more work is […]

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

US President Donald Trump vowed “substantial” retaliation against France on Friday for a tax targeting US tech giants, hinting he may slap tariffs on French wine and blasting President Emmanuel Macron’s “foolishness.” “France just put a digital tax on our great American technology companies,” Trump tweeted about the law, which targets US giants like Google, […]

Trump Moves on Apple

Trump Moves on Apple

President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would snub Apple’s requests for tariff exemptions on device components imported from China, as he put pressure on the tech company to shift production to the United States. “Apple will not be given Tariff wavers, or relief, for Mac Pro parts that are made in China. Make them […]

Boris Bullish on Brexit

Boris Bullish on Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a “massive economic opportunity” but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as “an impending adverse weather event”. In a speech in Manchester where he pledged new investment in Leave-voting areas, Johnson promised to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals and set up […]

The Trump Effect: America is Growing

The Trump Effect: America is Growing

At 2.1 percent, the growth of US Real Gross Domestic Product during the second quarter of 2019 comes out better than expected. The weakness observed at the end of 2018 and early 2019, which was underlined by revised estimates for earlier quarters, has been wiped out especially by very strong consumption growth at 4.3 percent in […]

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is Worth a Look

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is Worth a Look

Enterprises in the United States, the world’s largest market for Internet of Things technology, are embracing the use of IoT, especially in the manufacturing, automotive and healthcare sectors, according to a new report published today by Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ IoT […]

Twitter is now a Real Business

Twitter is now a Real Business

Twitter shares rallied Friday after a second-quarter update showed better-than-expected revenues and a growth in users even as the social network cracks down on fake accounts and inappropriate content. The short-messaging service said profit rose to $1.1 billion, lifted by a one-time tax benefit, up from $100 million a year earlier. Excluding special items, profit […]

BREXIT is Back: Boris Johnson is the New PM

BREXIT is Back: Boris Johnson is the New PM

Boris Johnson has been selected as the new leader of the British Conservative Party and thus, the new prime minister of the UK. He will officially succeed outgoing PM Theresa May on Wednesday. Johnson won with 66.4 percent of the vote (92,153) to Hunt’s 33.6 percent (46,656). 139,318 votes were cast by Tory members with […]

Hermes a Big Winner in China

Hermes a Big Winner in China

Global trade tensions may have sapped growth for many firms, but luxury handbag maker Hermes said Tuesday it posted a double-digit rise in second quarter sales thanks in part to China. For the months of April through June the firm recorded a 14.7 percent increase in sales to 1.67 billion euros ($1.87 billion), beating the […]

UBS Now Fee Driven

UBS Now Fee Driven

Swiss banking giant UBS beat analyst expectations by posting a small increase in net earnings, with a rise in fees helping balance out a reduction in interest income. The one percent increase in second quarer net profits to $1.39 billion (1.24 billion euros) was accompanied by a similar dip in operating income to $7.53 billion […]

European Banks Prepare for Socialist Powered Crisis

European Banks Prepare for Socialist Powered Crisis

Eurozone banks are tightening the criteria firms and households must meet to be granted loans, the European Central Bank said Tuesday, as policymakers weigh their response to stuttering growth brought about by years of Socialist policy. Lenders upped their requirements of business borrowers and households seeking consumer credit between April and June, the quarterly poll […]

Italy Tackles Mobile Phone Addiction

Italy Tackles Mobile Phone Addiction

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young. The bill seeks to treat so-called “no-mobile-phone phobia” (also known as “nomophobia”) or the fear of not being able to get regular access to social networks […]

Shanghai Stocks Exchange’s Sci-Tech Innovation Board the STAR Market

Shanghai Stocks  Exchange’s Sci-Tech Innovation Board  the STAR Market

Trading begins Monday on a new Nasdaq-style technology board in Shanghai that represents one of China’s most significant market reforms, and a potential weapon in its growing tech rivalry with the United States. Twenty-five stocks will debut on the Shanghai Stocks Exchange’s Sci-Tech Innovation Board — dubbed the STAR Market — in which listing and […]

A Look at Post Trade War Asia

A Look at Post Trade War Asia

Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighboring countries in light of Trump administration tariffs. Companies in sectors such as technology, clothing and footwear are exporting more goods from emerging giants including Vietnam and Malaysia, data show. At the same time, the shift has exposed the […]

Priscila Sales and Joe Matos Put the Shine on Miami Swim Week

Priscila Sales and Joe Matos Put the Shine on Miami Swim Week

Well known Miami Actress/Model Priscila Sales teamed up with Photographer Joe Matos to produce some of the hottest pics from Miami Swim week 2019. Priscila Sales has been a big success in Miami not only as one of the hottest Bikini Models but also featuring in a wide range of Music Videos featuring some of […]

Microsoft is Back

Microsoft is Back

Microsoft on Thursday posted quarterly earnings that trounced expectations, citing growth in partnerships with companies on technology and cloud computing services. The US technology titan, shifting in recent years to business services from consumer tech, reported its net income rose 49 percent to $13.2 billion on revenue that was up 12 percent to $33.7 billion. […]

Stop Eating Plastic

Stop Eating Plastic

People worldwide could be ingesting five grammes of microscopic plastic particles every week, equivalent in weight to a credit card, researchers said Wednesday. Coming mostly from tap and especially bottled water, nearly invisible bits of polymer were also found in shellfish, beer and salt, scientists and the University of Newcastle in Australia reported. The findings, […]

USA North Korea Latest News

USA North Korea Latest News

South Korea’s point man on North Korea on Sunday said now is the time to go all-out to create a positive atmosphere for a Washington-Pyongyang summit, despite uncertainty over whether there will be a breakthrough in the stalled U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations. Since the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader […]

China Economy Going Strong

China Economy Going Strong

China’s exports beat gloomy forecasts to rebound in May though imports sank more than expected as the trade war with the United States heats up, official data showed Monday. The spat between the world’s top two economies escalated last month, with President Donald Trump increasing tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods. But Chinese exports […]

Fortnite, The New Social Media?

Fortnite, The New Social Media?

National Research Group (NRG), a leading global insights and strategy firm with 40 years of media and entertainment expertise, released new findings around the global phenomenon Fortnite and what this means for the future of entertainment – in gaming and beyond (white paper linked here). In an era defined by immersive experiences, every brand must […]

OTCQX Cannabis Index

OTCQX Cannabis Index

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the launch of the OTCQX® Cannabis Index (.OTCQXMJ), a new performance benchmark for cannabis companies trading on the OTCQX Best Market. The OTCQX Cannabis Index is designed to highlight for investors the diversity of high-quality Cannabis companies that […]

Trump Brings Economic Success

Trump Brings Economic Success

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May, and the overall economy grew for the 121st consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Timothy R. Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee: “The May PMI® […]

Red Element Headlines Bloodstock Auction Sale in Australia

Red Element Headlines Bloodstock Auction Sale in Australia

by Kristen Manning It is that time of year when breeders start to think about their breeding plans for the upcoming season so what better time to stand a stallion who has already proven his worth as a reliable source of winners? Part of Tuesday’s www.bloodstockauction.com.au latest online sale, the handsome and impeccably bred Red […]

Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at ParisLongchamp

Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at ParisLongchamp

France Galop and Juddmonte Farms are pleased to announce the introduction of the “Grand Free Pass” qualification system, in which twelve of the best 3-year-olds in Europe will be invited to participate on July 14 in the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at ParisLongchamp. Eight top races in France and England have been selected to […]

Australia’s Horse Racing and Breeding Industry Needs Strong Political Representation

Australia’s Horse Racing and Breeding Industry Needs  Strong Political Representation

If you are involved in or you are fan of horse racing in Australia, it is important to think hard before you vote in the upcoming election. Given the size of the industry in the country it is well and truly underrepresented in the political arena. From the breeding shed to the winners circle, politicians […]

Ben Currie Vs Darren Weir: Extremes are Hurting Australian Racing

Ben Currie Vs Darren Weir: Extremes are Hurting Australian Racing

Aussie Racing is being directly impacted by the wildly erratic behavior of regulators. The 2 cases in point Ben Currie and Darren Weir have highlighted the inconsistency and apparent hypocrisy of those that are charged with the responsibility of keeping Racing clean. Darren Weir was arrested in a grand theatrical event aimed at convicting him […]

$100,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park

Grade 3-placed Marconi, briefly on the Triple Crown trail last spring, and stablemate Biblical, making his fourth start of the 2018-19 Championship Meet, head a field of seven set to contest Friday’s $100,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park. The 32nd running of the 1 3/16-mile Skip Away for 4-year-olds and up is among three $100,000 […]

Code of Honor Set for Florida Derby (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Code of Honor Set for Florida Derby (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park

“All systems are go” with W.S. Farish’s Code of Honor, who breezed a half-mile in 48.40 seconds Monday morning here at Payson Park in preparation for a much-anticipated start in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park. “He looked like he worked very well. I asked him for 49 and he […]

Dubai World Cup update

Dubai World Cup update

$6 million Dubai Turf (G1) sponsored by DP World Almond Eye—The Japanese superstar stretched her legs over the turf course first thing this morning. “We just wanted her to get acquainted with the track before we breeze her Wednesday,” trainer Sakae Kunieda said. “She has relaxed into her Dubai surroundings very well. The grass here […]

Electricity is the Fuel of the Future

Electricity is the Fuel of the Future

A 2.3 percent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewables and helped drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Tuesday. Fossil fuels satisfied nearly 70 percent of that growth for the second year running, with natural gas accounting for 45 percent of the rise in energy […]

Enable, Stradivarius Set to Return for John Gosden

Enable, Stradivarius Set to Return for John Gosden

Enable is set to make her eagerly awaited return in the Investec Coronation Cup at Epsom on May 31. The mile and a half contest forms part of the QIPCO British Distance Middle Distance category and the timing of the race suits John Gosden, trainer of the mighty mare. “She has started cantering again and you would […]

Dubai World Cup Latest News

Dubai World Cup Latest News

$6 million Dubai Turf (G1) sponsored by DP World Almond Eye—Almond Eye trotted 800m then cantered another 1400m over the Meydan dirt track at 5:00 a.m. before schooling in the gate. The 2018 Japan Cup winner Almond Eye will be headlining the Dubai Turf Sponsored by DP World as she makes her first start of […]

Media Lied about Trump-Russia

Media Lied about Trump-Russia

Donald Trump’s inner circle Monday piled in on the US news media, which was plunged into soul-searching over coverage of a two-year probe that failed to show collusion between the president’s 2016 campaign and Russia. With America’s political landscape reset by the bombshell findings, some continued to defend aggressive reporting of a story still unfolding […]

Winx, The Autumn Sun and Redzel add Shine to the Golden Slipper

Winx, The Autumn Sun and Redzel add Shine to the Golden Slipper

Winx, The Autumn Sun and Redzel add Shine to the Golden Slipper By Ray Hickson at RACINGNSW Sydney’s west has never seen a race day like this. Consider what’s on offer at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday – the world’s best racehorse and Australian racing icon Winx, the superstar three-year-old colt The Autumn Sun, dual winner […]

Keeneland 2019 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale

Keeneland 2019 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale

Keeneland has cataloged 72 juveniles for its 2019 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, scheduled for 2 p.m. ET, Tuesday, April 9. The Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale catalog is available online by clicking here. Print catalogs will be mailed the week of March 18. This year’s April Sale also will offer a selection of horses of […]

Keeneland and TVG Creating Better Race and Sales Days

Keeneland and TVG Creating Better Race and Sales Days

Keeneland and TVG officials today introduced several new initiatives on the racing and sales fronts that further enhance the long partnership enjoyed by the race track and racing network. Beginning with the Thursday, April 4, opening day of the Spring Meet, TVG racing analysts Gabby Gaudet and Scott Hazelton will host “Today at Keeneland,” the […]

Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Lyndhurst Stud Farm based sire sensation Better Than Ready returned to the top of the Leading First Season Sire table on earnings when exceptional juvenile The Odyssey cruised to victory in Saturday’s $500,000 Aquis 2YO Jewel at the Gold Coast. The success of progeny from the first crop of Better Than Ready has been sensational […]

Santa Anita Approves New Racing Rules

Santa Anita Approves New Racing Rules

Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) today reached an historic agreement to protect the safety and welfare of horses and riders in the state. This collective mandate enacts the most stringent medication policy in North America. Belinda Stronach, President and Chairman of The Stronach Group (TSG), which owns […]

Florida Derby (G1) March 30 at Gulfstream Park

Florida Derby (G1) March 30 at Gulfstream Park

Code of Honor Breezes Five Furlongs for Florida Derby McGaughey Likes What He Sees in Fountain of Youth (G2) Winner Holy Bull (G2) Victor Harvey Wallbanger Breezes at Gulfstream Video Link: Harvey Wallbanger/Signalman Workout W.S. Farish’s Code of Honor pleased Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey Saturday morning while prepping for the $1 million Xpressbet.com […]

New Zealand Shooter was a Left Wing Fascist

New Zealand Shooter was a Left Wing Fascist

Brenton Tarrant, the man who murdered 49 innocent people in Christchurch New Zealand was not a Right-Wing Conservative White Supremacists, he was in fact a Trump Hating Left Wing Fascist Pro-Union Environmentalist. That’s not an opinion it is the fact as stated in his rambling Manifesto, a document that shows he was poorly educated and […]

Great Day of Racing for Larneuk

Great Day of Racing for Larneuk

For a small farm in Euroa Victoria it is amazing how many major race days feature Larneuk bred horses, considering the relatively few horses the farm produces. Larneuk in Sydney It was another big day of Racing in Australia with the running of the $600,000 Group 1 Coolmore Classic at Rosehill Gardens, one of the […]

Thai Night returns to Hong Kong FILMART in 2019

Thai Night returns to Hong Kong FILMART in 2019

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government will host Thai Night at the Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong, on the evening of the 20th March, 2019. Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi will preside over Thai Night: ‘Thailand – Where Films Come Alive’, which this year celebrates the […]

49 Dead: Day of Terror in New Zealand

49 Dead: Day of Terror in New Zealand

A terrorist attack in New Zealand’s Christchurch has left 49 people dead and at least 48 wounded. The attacks occurred at two locations: Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque, which are approximately three miles apart. According to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 41 people have been killed at Al Noor and another 7 perished at Linwood […]

No Shortage of Oil

No Shortage of Oil

Production cutbacks by OPEC nations are building a supply cushion that could be called upon to mitigate a possible supply shock from an abrupt drop in crisis-hit Venezuela’s output, the IEA said Friday. With a nationwide blackout that paralysed the country for one week, demonstrating the unreliability of the country’s electricity network, new questions are […]

Record Breaking Tattersalls Cheltenham Festival Sale

Record Breaking Tattersalls Cheltenham Festival Sale

Tattersalls Cheltenham Festival Sale recorded the best ever results on record producing a set of statistics unrivalled with any other edition. The aggregate resulted in £3,410,000 (+7%)  the median finished on £150,000 (+2%) and the average concluded on £162,381 (+3%).  The star of the show was Patrick Turley’s mare My Whirlwind. The four-year-old made a lasting […]

Another Big Weekend of Racing for Larneuk

Another Big Weekend of Racing for Larneuk

Larneuk bred horses have a big weekend ahead, 4 city starters including a Group 1 contender. 2 horses Lady Solly (O’Lonhro) 4 starts, 1 – 2 – 1 $34,550 Moonlover (Ilovethiscity) 36 starts, 9 – 8 – 4 $429,880 and Mamzelle Tess (O’Lonhro) 33 starts, 6 – 4 – 10 $302,430 will be going around […]

Stage Set for a Godolphin Golden Slipper

Stage Set for a Godolphin Golden Slipper

The Godolphin Golden Slipper contingent that has grown steadily since last spring could be swelled yet again with a further four two-year-olds to present their credentials at Rosehill on Saturday, 16 March. The fillies Amercement, Athiri and Kiamichi run in Saturday’s G3 Magic Night Stakes, while Jetski runs in the colts division, the G3 Pago […]

China-US trade talks prompt improved exporter sentiment

China-US trade talks prompt improved exporter sentiment

The HKTDC Export Index 1Q19, for the first quarter of 2019, rebounded four points from the previous quarter to 39.2, indicating that confidence among exporters is growing across all sectors and markets. “Progress in the trade talks between Mainland China and the United States has led to an improved sentiment. However, it is still expected […]

Alizee and Hartnell Head to All-Star Mile at Flemington

Alizee and Hartnell Head to All-Star Mile at Flemington

The All-Star Mile will be run for the first time at Flemington racecourse on 16 March, 2019! It’s the only race in Australia where public votes shape the final field. Voting has now closed and the final field for the race has been announced. by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Perfect preparations and strong lead-up form […]

Big Races Coming to Sydney

Big Races Coming to Sydney

One of the most anticipated events in Sydney racing history starts at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday on Chandon S Ladies Day – day one of the 2019 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. It is the start of six weeks of world-class racing, fashion and entertainment at Rosehill Gardens and Royal Randwick – including the Longines Golden […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival Heats Up

Dubai World Cup Carnival Heats Up

• · DUBAI WORLD CUP: Dabster In, Gift Box Out • · DUBAI TURF: Almond Eye Sharpens Focus • · DUBAI GOLDEN SHAHEEN: Promises Fulfilled into the Fray • · AL QUOZ SPRINT: Brave Smash a Serious Player DABSTER IN, GIFT BOX OUT With shipping protocols and other such logistics coming into play, the world’s […]

Man Makes $20m on a Cryptocurrency and it’s Just the Beginning

Man Makes $20m on a Cryptocurrency and it’s Just the Beginning

A retired banking veteran, together with his associates, rank among the fortunate few who saw their collective portfolio increased to over US $20 million on Infireum (Buy Now on UDAX), a figure that many can only dream about and it does not look like it will stop growing. Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology has been getting […]

Yes Facebook is Down

Yes Facebook is Down

Netizens from all parts of the world have taken to Twitter to complain about their inability to log on to Instagram or Facebook, as both social media networks have been down with an unknown technical glitch for more than 10 hours. Twitter while Instagram and Facebook are down#facebookdown #instagramdown pic.twitter.com/FscF8Q46eF — mariana chacon (@JJKfocuss) March […]

Siam Piwat Announces Commitment to Be Leader in Creative Economy

Siam Piwat Announces Commitment to Be Leader in Creative Economy

Celebrates 60th anniversary of success with quantum growth reinforcing position as leader in Creative Economy in retail and property development Goes beyond domestic competition to lead Thailand to the world stage Teams up with world-class partners to build cities, grow retail industry and create mega-phenomena Works with partners to grow sustainable shared value Siam Piwat […]

$100 million for Blockchain Games from Ripple

$100 million for Blockchain Games from Ripple

Forte, a provider of blockchain-based platform technology for the games industry, and Xpring, Ripple’s developer ecosystem initiative, have formed a $100 million fund to support game developers. The fund will operate alongside Forte’s platform technologies and include open-source solutions designed in collaboration with Ripple to accelerate the mainstream adoption of blockchain technology in gaming. Blockchain […]

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