Australia to Target Google and Facebook to Protect Local Industry

Australia to Target Google and Facebook to Protect Local Industry

The head of Australia’s competition watchdog warned Monday that tough new regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook was needed to protect the future of independent journalism. Rod Sims, chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), said the market power wielded by Google and Facebook has had a devastating impact on Australian […]

Hartnell, Best Of Days and Alizee Aim at All-Star Mile

Hartnell, Best Of Days and Alizee Aim at All-Star Mile

Godolphin trio nominate for world’s richest mile race by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Godolphin’s star G1 performers Hartnell, Best Of Days and Alizee have been entered for the world’s richest mile race, the $5m All-Star Mile to be run at Flemington on March 16. Head Trainer James Cummings has confirmed that all three horses will […]

Australian Labor MPs Face Abortion Backlash

Australian Labor MPs Face Abortion Backlash

Cherish Life Queensland has announced that it will campaign strongly at next year’s federal election against Labor MPs and candidates of an abortion mindset. Ms Teeshan Johnson, executive director of Cherish Life Queensland, said: “We condemn the undertaking by federal Labor to use taxpayer money to increase ‘accessibility’ to abortion, if it wins the 2019 […]

Racist South Africa Now Desperate for Foreign Investors

Racist South Africa Now Desperate for Foreign Investors

South Africa’s government can not attract foreign investors into the key mining sector while also pledging to seize land without paying compensation. President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is pushing the Anti-White “expropriation without compensation” land reform, last week tried to quell investor fears when he spoke at an annual conference of international mining industry executives in […]

Join Trump and Stop the Democrats Killing Babies

Join Trump and Stop the Democrats Killing Babies

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address: “President Trump reached past the political divide in Congress to unify Americans around an inspiring vision of what America can be. He took the policy issues that often polarize Washington and appealed to Americans […]

Democrats Out in Force Against Babies

Democrats Out in Force Against Babies

Family Research Council is urging Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to sign onto a discharge petition introduced yesterday by House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) that is intended to force a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 962). Yesterday, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) re-introduced […]

The Moronic Green New Deal

The Moronic Green New Deal

The long-awaited Green New Deal was unveiled in Washington laying down a marker for 2020 and beyond. If you haven’t heard of the Green New Deal, you probably live under a rock. The highly-anticipated policy proposal, spearheaded by freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Senator Ed Markey (MA), calls for a World War II-style or […]

Markets Look to US China Trade Deal

Markets Look to US China Trade Deal

With a March 1 deadline fast approaching, US and Chinese officials resume negotiations next week to prevent escalation of a trade dispute that has major implications for the global economy. China’s economy already has shown signs of slowing, while the trade war has shaken the confidence of US businesses, as retaliatory tariffs have raised prices […]

Trial of the Century in Malaysia as Najib Razak Faces Court

Trial of the Century in Malaysia as Najib Razak Faces Court

Malaysia’s toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world. The former prime minister and his cronies are accused of stealing $4.5 billion from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB in a mind-boggling fraud that stretched […]

Inglis Classic Yearling Sale News

Inglis Classic Yearling Sale News

All is in readiness for the biggest ever Classic Yearling Sale, with the action set to begin at Riverside Stables. To view the full parade schedule, CLICK HERE. To view the Classic catalogue, CLICK HERE. Graduates of the Classic Sale continue to shine on the track. Of all Australasian yearling sales, only the Easter Yearling […]

Canada Has Money to Burn on LGBTQI

Canada Has Money to Burn on LGBTQI

Canadian taxpayers are going to spend $30m on a Global push promoting LGBTQI. Canada is stepping up as a global leader supporting LGBTQI rights with a new commitment of $30 million in dedicated funding over five years, followed by $10 million per year to advance human rights and improve socio-economic outcomes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Rating System

Cryptocurrency Exchange Rating System

Cointelligence (https://www.cointelligence.com/), a company that conducts data research and analysis for the crypto economy and creates relevant tools for investors, has announced the launch of their new cryptocurrency exchange rating system. Inspired by the success of their rating system for initial coin offerings (ICOs) and security token offerings (STOs), this new feature provides the crypto […]

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) Booming

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) Booming

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) today reported financial results for the 2018 fourth quarter and full year. Consolidated results for the year ended December 31, 2017 include Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats) for the period March 1 through December 31, 2017.  Cboe completed its acquisition of Bats on February 28, 2017. “Our record results were fueled […]

FBI and CNN in Collusion on Roger Stone Arrest

FBI and CNN in Collusion on Roger Stone Arrest

A draft copy of the indictment against Trump adviser Roger Stone may have been deliberately leaked by the chief prosecutor to CNN, tipping them off to the FBI raid on the “dirty trickster’s” home last week, Stone’s lawyer says. Pointing to the lack of court filing markings on the indictment draft, as well as metadata […]

Another Big Weekend at Gulfstream Park

Another Big Weekend at Gulfstream Park

Tequilita Tops Noms for Feb. 16 Royal Delta (G3) Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout Set for Saturday Friday’s Stronach 5 All Star Ticket (Video Link) Dorothy Alexander Matz’s Tequilita is prominent among 17 nominations for the $150,000 Royal Delta (G3) Feb. 16 at Gulfstream Park. Trainer Michael Matz saddled the 5-year-old daughter of Union Rags for […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Thursday’s sixth meeting of the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse was highlighted by the Group 2 $450,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 sponsored by Al Naboodah Allied Products Division over 1900m on the dirt and boasting a purse of $450,000. Also on tap was the classic Group 3 $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas, […]

Godolphin and Saturday’s G1 C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield

Godolphin and Saturday’s G1 C F Orr Stakes at Caulfield

Kementari, Best of Days return in G1 Orr Stakes at Caulfield by Mike Hedge at Godolphin This time last year Kementari began a campaign that led to him being hailed as one of Australia’s best three-year-old colts. Twelve months on, he remains among the top bracket, but with a need to establish his place in […]

Godolphin 2yo’s Seek Glory in Australia

Godolphin 2yo’s Seek Glory in Australia

Rich two-year-old opportunities on offer in Melbourne and Sydney by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The final opportunity to stake G1 Blue Diamond Stakes’ claims is presented to the Godolphin youngsters Auxin and Athiri at Saturday’s Caulfield meeting, while in Sydney the filly Avon River appears in the best juvenile field assembled this season. Auxin (Dwayne […]

Fastnet Rock Continues to Deliver at Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Continues to Deliver at Coolmore Australia

A $1million purchase from the 2018 NZB Book One Yearling Sale, promising colt Conqueror (2c Fastnet Rock x Diademe, by Savabeel) was well fancied when making his debut at Sandown on Wednesday, but had to settle for second place behind another son of Fastnet Rock in the race favourite Game Keeper (2c Fastnet Rock x […]

Zen IPO Bangkok

Zen IPO Bangkok

ZEN Corporation Group Plc., or ZEN, has fixed its IPO price at 13 baht per share, the highest price surveyed during the book building process, following a good response from institutional investors. ZEN has appointed Kasikorn Securities as its underwriter, with SCB Securities Co., Ltd., Finansia Syrus Securities Pcl., KGI Securities (Thailand) Pcl. and KTB […]

Larneuk Yearling Draft is Worth a Look

Larneuk Yearling Draft is Worth a Look

Larneuk has produced another round of exceptional yearlings well worth considering. You will not find them at any of the sales they have all been retained on the farm and are available for viewing by appointment. 3 hot sires are well represented in the yearling draft, Cluster, Ilovethiscity and O’Lonhro. The Yearling Draft Yearlings Perfect […]

Darren Weir and the Hypocrisy of Australia

Darren Weir and the Hypocrisy of Australia

The Darren Weir case, guilty or not, is a sad reflection on the Australian Authorities and Media and demonstrates their strong bias against some groups of society. Darren Weir was arrested it seems for questioning, the raid on his properties was blasted around the world and the Media/Social Media in Australia found him guilty immediately. […]

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

The auction giving buyers more incentives than any other sale, the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale, is now online. The sale source of star sprinters Buffering, Spirit of Boom, I’m a Rippa and Winning Rupert and recent $2 million Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas winner Boomsara, this year will see 392 select lots […]

2 Chances to See Winx in Sydney

2 Chances to See Winx in Sydney

The world’s best horse Winx will be on show for her Sydney fans at a special public event this Saturday, 9 February, ahead of her highly-anticipated return to racing in The Star Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick a week later. The Australian Turf Club and Chris Waller Racing will host the breakfast event and exhibition […]

Godolphin Dominate Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin Dominate Dubai World Cup Carnival

At the halfway point of the 2018-2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival, the jockey, trainer and owner standings are led by James Doyle, Charlie Appleby and Godolphin. While many of the top connections and horsemen are the proverbial usual suspects, they are closely followed by several who speak to the depth of this season’s Carnival. James […]

Cluster One of Australia’s Best 1st Season Sires

Cluster One of Australia’s Best 1st Season Sires

by Kristen Manning Two runners… two winners, the perfect start for Larneuk Stud’s exciting young stallion Cluster. And in the space of just five days a winner and black type! Having impressed saluting at her Hobart debut last November, Gee Gees Darl has not put a hoof wrong since, in her three subsequent outings finishing […]

Terror Attack at Brisbane Airport Subject of Major Cover Up

Terror Attack at Brisbane Airport Subject of Major Cover Up

Once again the serious threat of Islamic Terrorism has been the subject of a Massive Police/Media cover up. Australia is now a victim of Politically Correct Authorities and a Left Wing Media that will not cover the truth. Australia needs to change, the major parties have failed and parties like One Nation have grown as […]

Mucho Gusto and Baffert on Track to Kentucky Derby

Mucho Gusto and Baffert on Track to Kentucky Derby

Favored Mucho Gusto was all business on Saturday at Santa Anita, as he rated kindly and exploded the final eighth of a mile to take the Grade III, $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes by 4 ¾ lengths under Joe Talamo.  Trained by Bob Baffert, the chestnut colt by Mucho Macho Man got a mile and […]

Ken McPeek-trained Harvey Wallbanger a Kentucky Derby Contender

Ken McPeek-trained Harvey Wallbanger a Kentucky Derby Contender

Harvey Wallbanger parlayed a ground-saving trip under Brian Hernandez Jr. into a 29-1 upset victory in Saturday’s $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The Holy Bull, a 1 1/16-mile prep for 3-year-olds, headlined a 12-race program that also offered the $150,000 Swale, a seven-furlong stakes for 3-year-olds, and the $150,000 Forward Gal (G3), […]

Alizee a Big Winner for Godolphin

Alizee a Big Winner for Godolphin

Alizee a Big Winner for Godolphin by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Alizee confirmed her arrival as a new star of Australian racing with a spectacular win in Saturday’s G2 Expressway Stakes at Rosehill. On a day when Godolphin won three Stakes races in Australia, Alizee raced up to the G1 form she showed and as […]

Coolmore Australia Stars at Karaka Sale

Coolmore Australia Stars at Karaka Sale

The 2019 NZB National Yearling Sale Series Book One produced some good results for our young gun sires with Pride of Dubai leading the first season sire averages marginally ahead of Vancouver. A dual Group I winning two year-old by Street Cry, Pride of Dubai had four yearlings average $160,000. His top seller was a […]

Trump has America Back at Work

Trump has America Back at Work

US job creation saw another blockbuster month in January, blowing past the government shutdown, but that disruption helped to push the unemployment rate higher, the Labor Department reported Friday. The construction, health care, hospitality and retail sectors added tens of thousands workers, another sign the robust labor market remain a fundamental source of strength even […]

Sunday’s $100,000 Sweetest Chant (G3) at Gulfstream Park

Sunday’s $100,000 Sweetest Chant (G3) at Gulfstream Park

Multiple stakes winner A Bit Special, a neck shy of being undefeated in her young career, will make the step up to graded company for her 3-year-old debut in Sunday’s $100,000 Sweetest Chant (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The 23rd running of the Sweetest Chant and the 11th renewal of the $100,000 Dania Beach, both at […]

Bellavais among 20 Noms for Feb. 9 Suwannee River (G3)

Bellavais among 20 Noms for Feb. 9 Suwannee River (G3)

Bellavais among 20 Noms for Feb. 9 Suwannee River (G3) Bortolazzo Stable LLC’s Bellavais, who captured the Jan. 12 Marshua’s River (G3) at Gulfstream Park, is among 20 nominations for the $150,000 Suwannee River (G3) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 9. Trained by Todd Pletcher, the 5-year-old daughter of Tapit, stalked the early pace in the […]

Racing at Meydan on Saturday

Racing at Meydan on Saturday

Racing at Meydan on Saturday, a seven-race card, is highlighted by a turf handicap over 1800m, the Healthpoint Better Together Cup. Sixteen are declared, the maximum allowed, headed by a trio already in possession of handicap mark sufficient to make them eligible for races at the Dubai World Cup Carnival. Trained by Sandeep Jadhav and […]

Outlook 2019: ‘Next Big Thing’

Outlook 2019: ‘Next Big Thing’

 The pace, scope, and accessibility of innovation today provides organizations an ever-expanding array of digital transformation tools; but it also brings new challenges in orchestrating technology, people, and process. This is one of the key themes explored in the “IT Industry Outlook 2019,” the annual report published by CompTIA, the leading association for the global […]

Darren Weir Unfairly Treated by Victorian Authorities

Darren Weir Unfairly Treated by Victorian Authorities

The raid on Darren Weir conducted this morning by Police has been blasted not only around Australia but around the world thanks to the amazing coincidence of the media showing up to film the raid. How exactly does that happen, are the Police orchestrating these arrests with the Media in an attempt to prejudice public […]

Infinito Blockchain Platform (IBP) is a total one-stop solution for Businesses and Developers

Infinito Blockchain Platform (IBP) is a total one-stop solution for Businesses and Developers

Leading blockchain tech provider Infinito, who builds and operates the Infinito Wallet, has just released a comprehensive blockchain platform for businesses and developers to seamlessly use of a wide variety of blockchain-based functionality from one stop. The Infinito Blockchain Platform (IBP for short) enables easy development of decentralized apps using APIs. Businesses can also choose […]

Dubai is Still Booming

Dubai is Still Booming

Increased infrastructure spending could bode well for the UAE economy, finds the latest Q4 edition of Global Economic Conditions (GECS) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The UAE GECS survey found overall economic confidence higher in Q4, recovering some of the ground lost in Q3. Lindsay Degouve […]

No Nay Never Has 1st Runner in Japan

No Nay Never Has 1st Runner in Japan

No Nay Never’s first runner in Japan, the Yoshito Yahagi-trained Unicorn Lion (3c No Nay Never– Muravka, by High Chaparral), made a winning debut at Kyoto on Sunday. There was strong market support for the Lion Race Horse Co-owned colt and he was sent off favourite under Mirco Demuro, who rode him to break well […]

2019 Dubai World Cup Day Nominations

2019 Dubai World Cup Day Nominations

A host of global Thoroughbred racing stars have been nominated for the Dubai World Cup card at Meydan Racecourse. Created in 1996 as part of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai’s a long-term vision for racing, the nine-race meeting is scheduled […]

Jim Rogers Upbeat on China

Jim Rogers Upbeat on China

After undertaking an in-depth study of China, Jim Rogers, an international investor who started his career in the financial industry in 1980 and has become one of the world’s most renowned investors, said that China is the only country in the world that has experienced multiple periods of prosperity and that “the 21st century belongs […]

Chunghwa NYSE:CHT is Growing

Chunghwa NYSE:CHT is Growing

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412,NYSE:CHT) (“Chunghwa” or “the Company”) today reported its guidance for 2019 on a consolidated basis. All figures were prepared in accordance with Taiwan-International Financial Reporting Standards (“T-IFRSs”). Mr. Yu Cheng, Chairman and CEO of Chunghwa Telecom, stated, “Despite intense competition in the overall market in 2018, we saw successful consolidation of […]

Thailand Travel News

Thailand Travel News

Thailand’s first, and Southeast Asia’s longest, water, light and sound feature recently opened on the banks of the Chao Phraya River with a dazzling display of dozens of waterjet fountains choreographed to dance to the accompaniment of classical music.  The water feature runs along the 400-metre river frontage of ICONSIAM — the US$1.65 billion, 750,000-square meter […]

Ecommerce Comes to North Korea

Ecommerce Comes to North Korea

North Korea’s official newspaper Tuesday boasted about the growing popularity of mobile shopping among its citizens by drawing attention to one of its e-commerce portal sites. The Rodong Sinmun, the organ of the North’s ruling party, reported on the wider use of the Manmulsang website, a mobile shopping portal, launched by North Korea’s Yonpung Commercial […]

Huawei Hits Asian Markets

Huawei Hits Asian Markets

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as the charging of Chinese giant Huawei in the US cast a shadow over upcoming trade talks, while investors were also tracking a Wall Street sell-off fuelled by concerns over corporate profits. A busy week across the globe got off to a nervous start Monday after industrial giant Caterpillar and […]

Issues at Apple Inc

Issues at Apple Inc

A newly discovered FaceTime bug lets people hear and even see those they are reaching out to on iPhones using the video calling software, sparking privacy fears. The bug, initially outlined by Apple product and review website 9to5Mac.com, was reported by several media outlets. A video posted at Twitter account @BmManski showing how simple it […]

NetDragon HK:777 Learning Tech in Hong Kong

NetDragon HK:777 Learning Tech in Hong Kong

NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (“NetDragon” or “the Company”) (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building internet communities, is thrilled to showcase some of the hottest learning technologies at the latest British Educational Training and Technology Show (“Bett Show”). Promethean, Edmodo and JumpStart, all subsidiaries of NetDragon, brought the best of Education Technology […]

Pierro a Hit in Hong Kong

Pierro a Hit in Hong Kong

Furore (4g Pierro x Stormy Choice, by Redoute’s Choice) emerged as one of Hong Kong’s budding four-year-old stars with a powerful come-from-behind performance in the HK$10 million Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday. Bought for $210,000 at the 2016 NZB Premier Sale from the Haunui Farm draft by Australian Bloodstock/Lees Racing, […]

Gold Vs Bitcoin

Gold Vs Bitcoin

The plunge of cryptocurrencies has forced investors to seek other safe havens in traditional commodities, like precious metals. Investing analysts have revealed that many are turning to gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has been trading below $4,000 for nearly three weeks. Other major digital currencies, including Ethereum and Ripple (XRP) […]

$325 Million to be Bet on Superbowl

$325 Million to be Bet on Superbowl

Legal online and retail sportsbooks across the country will take in about $325 million in total bets for the NFL’s Big Game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams, analysts for PlayUSA.com predict for the Big Game. Following are more of PlayUSA.com’s predictions for the NFL’s Big Game: Nevada will continue to […]

Florida is the State to Retire

Florida is the State to Retire

A dream retirement means something different for everyone, but it is often centered around comfortable living, even for active adults on a budget. Knowing how far a dollar will go can help define what becomes an attainable reality. That’s why 55places.com, the number one resource for active adult communities in the United States, identified the […]

Hong Kong Business Awards

Hong Kong Business Awards

The Award Ceremony of Quamnet Oustanding Enterprise Awards 2018 was successfully held on 24 January 2019 at The Murray Hong Kong. Representatives and honourable guests attended and witnessed the 10th Anniversary of the Awards. With celebration of the remarkable achievement, the Awards gained wide support from the business community and media from both Hong Kong […]

Pegasus Winner City of Light Off to Stud

Pegasus Winner City of Light Off to Stud

Trainer Michael McCarthy spent much of the 2 1/2 hours he was at Gulfstream Park Sunday morning in the stall with William and Suzanne Warren’s City of Light, winner of Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). “I try to spend as much time as I can with him, to sit around,” McCarthy said […]

Cluster Climbs Australia’s 1st Season Sire Ranks

Cluster Climbs Australia’s 1st Season Sire Ranks

With only 2 runners to have graced the track so far Larneuk based Cluster (Fastnet Rock) continues to climb the 1st Season Sire Tables in Australia. Next month a new round of Cluster progeny will hit the track and they have proven to be impressive at the recent trials. Cluster now sits 10th on the […]

Vote and Win $250,000 in the Innovative All-Star Mile

Vote and Win $250,000 in the Innovative All-Star Mile

What is The All-Star Mile Love sport? Love your mates? Love to win* $250,000? ALL STAR MILE- VOTE NOW from All Star Mile on Vimeo. Then be a part of The All-Star Mile to be run for the first time at Flemington racecourse on 16 March, 2019! It’s the only race in Australia where you get […]

The Pinksheet Hot List VYST, NNRX, DSCR

The Pinksheet Hot List VYST, NNRX, DSCR

The Pinksheet Hot List VYST, NNRX, DSCR Vystar Corp. (VYST) Volume has been solid and the price is on the move, there does not seem to be much holding this back from hitting 7c or more. Vystar® Begins Soft  Launch of Vytex® Cloud Bed-in-a-Box via Rotmans Luxuriously soft supportive comfort, resilience and breath-ability Thicker mattress […]

Fake News is About to Get Worse

Fake News is About to Get Worse

If you see a video of a politician speaking words he never would utter, or a Hollywood star improbably appearing in a cheap adult movie, don’t adjust your television set — you may just be witnessing the future of “fake news.” “Deepfake” videos that manipulate reality are becoming more sophisticated due to advances in artificial […]

African Gangs Terrorize Melbourne Children, Politicians Silent

African Gangs Terrorize Melbourne Children, Politicians Silent

African Gangs Terrorize Melbourne, Politicians Silent Australia’s imported African Gang Crime Wave continues while the Politically Correct Media join with the Left Wing Politicians to hide the facts from the Australian Public. Again this morning a Group of 30 Africans Refugees attacked and robbed 2 Australian kids 14 and 17 at a bus stop in […]

$16 million Pegasus World Cup an International Hit

$16 million Pegasus World Cup an International Hit

$16 Million Series Televised to National, International Audience Saturday’s blockbuster $16 million Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series program of 12 races at Gulfstream Park featured some of Thoroughbred racing’s biggest human and equine stars performing before a live, national and international audience. A total of 143 horses were entered, an average of 11.9 starters […]

Jorge Navarro, Gulfstream Park’s Champion Hit 1000 Wins

Jorge Navarro, Gulfstream Park’s Champion Hit 1000 Wins

Jorge Navarro, Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet-leading trainer, earned his 1,000th career victory as Joseph E. Besecker’s Aztec Sense led most of the way to win the $150,000 Fred W. Hooper (G3) by 1 ¾ lengths over late-running Breaking Lucky on Saturday’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational card at Gulfstream Park. It was Aztec […]

Pegasus World Cup Turf

Pegasus World Cup Turf

Order of finish: Bricks and Mortar, Magic Wand, Delta Prince, Catapult, Channel Maker, Yoshida, Next Shares, Dubby Dubbie, Aerolithe, Fahan Mura. TRAINER QUOTES Chad Brown (Bricks and Mortar, 1st): “[Jockey] Irad [Ortiz Jr.] rode him beautiful. The horse came ready and handled the course. Everything worked out perfectly.” “For a little while there, I didn’t […]

City of Light Wins the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1)

City of Light Wins the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1)

Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren Jr.’s City of Light concluded his racing career in electric fashion Saturday at Gulfstream Park, scoring a brilliant 5 ¾-length triumph in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). The third edition of the Pegasus World Cup, the richest race in North America, co-headlined Saturday’s 12-race program with […]

Inglis Graduates Impress as Sale Approaches

Inglis Graduates Impress as Sale Approaches

As the Autumn 2YO features rapidly approach, Inglis Graduates I Am Immortal (I Am Invincible), Catch Me (I Am Invincible) and Dawn Passage (Dawn Approach) all won impressively, including a clean sweep of the Blue Diamond Previews at Caulfield for Inglis Easter graduates. The Blue Diamond Preview (Colts & Geldings, Listed) went the way of […]

Longines World’s Best Horse Race award was given to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Longines World’s Best Horse Race award was given to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

For the third time in four years, the Longines World’s Best Horse Race award was given to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in 2018. France Galop President Edouard de Rothschild was in London this Wednesday, January 23rd, to accept the award. The first four finishers of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe […]

Germany Struggles as EU Fails

Germany Struggles as EU Fails

German business confidence fell to a nearly three-year low in January, a closely-watched survey said Friday, in the latest sign of waning momentum in Europe’s top economy. The Munich-based Ifo institute’s monthly barometer slipped to 99.1 points from 101.0 in December, to hit its lowest level since February 2016. The decline was worse than analysts […]

Politicians Hunt Amazon Riches

Politicians Hunt Amazon Riches

Ministers from 75 countries — including the US and China — agreed Friday to launch talks towards establishing global rules on e-commerce at the WTO in a rare victory for international cooperation. The talks were announced by the EU’s top trade official, Cecilia Malmstrom, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos where […]

The Never-ending Euro Crisis is the Price of Socialism and Mass Immigration

The Never-ending Euro Crisis is the Price of Socialism and Mass Immigration

The European Central Bank will “probably” downgrade its growth forecasts soon, a senior official said Friday, a day after the Frankfurt institution warned that economic risks to the euro area had worsened. “The near-term growth will probably be reduced in our forecast published in March,” Bank of France governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau told Bloomberg […]

Caravaggio’s First Foals at Coolmore

Caravaggio’s First Foals at Coolmore

High Expectations for Caravaggio’s First Foals As Scat Daddy fever continues to grow, so too does the popularity of his sons, no better demonstrated than by the quality of mares sent to ‘the Ballydoyle Bullet’, Caravaggio, in his first season at stud. Of the 187 mares due to foal by the unbeaten two-year-old this Spring, […]

Brexit is On

Brexit is On

British finance minister Philip Hammond said Friday he believed the EU might compromise over a Brexit deal in a way that would persuade lawmakers in London to support it. “I don’t think the European Union is going to change its fundamental position around the backstop”, a controversial provision in the deal relating to Ireland, Hammond […]

Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita

Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events, today announced that tickets for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will go on sale to the public on March 4 at Noon ET/9:00 a.m. PT. The 2019 event will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, and for […]

Asia Rebounds

Asia Rebounds

Asian markets rose Friday putting them on course to end a shaky week on a positive note as investors look ahead to crucial trade talks between China and the United States at the end of the month. Small signs of a break in the impasse on Capitol Hill also provided some hope, with Democrats and […]

Royal Randwick Polytrack A Big Winner For Horses, Trainers And Owners

The Australian Turf Club’s new all-weather Polytrack training surface at Royal Randwick has been widely praised by trainers, and completes construction of all-weather synthetic training surfaces at all four Australian Turf Club racecourses. The $6.2 million track – measuring 13.5 wide around an almost 2000m circuit – is expected to reduce the number of horses […]

Another Exciting Weekend of International Racing for Larneuk

Another Exciting Weekend of International Racing for Larneuk

Larneuk is continuing to produce winners around the world and this weekend Larneuk bred horses feature in a Group 2 race in South Africa and a listed race in Australia. Ballad of the Sea the Larneuk bred half brother to our yearling filly by Ilovethiscity goes around in the Cape Stayers Gr.2, R400000 2800m in […]

Dubai World Cup Latest

Dubai World Cup Latest

• · Chris Waller Makes Dubai Debut with COMIN’ THROUGH • · DEAUVILLE Gets Do-Over in Rashidiya • · WITHOUT PAROLE Eyes Dubai Turf • · RAVEN’S CORNER to Skip Shindagha • · McPeek, Hit the Bid and Asmussen CHRIS WALLER MAKES DUBAI DEBUT WITH COMIN’ THROUGH Arguably the best card thus far of the […]

Spectacular 12-race Pegasus Program Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Spectacular 12-race Pegasus Program Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Breeders’ Cup Rematch Between Stormy Liberal & World of Trouble in $150,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint Morticia Looks to Scare Competition in $150,000 Ladies’ Turf Sprint Full Field of 14 Set to Rumble in $125,000 South Beach Stakes Three turf sprint stakes are part of a 12-race program Saturday at Gulfstream Park that features nine […]

Latest News from Davos

Latest News from Davos

1. Davos experts explain the Venezuela crisis Following news on Tuesday that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was unseated by opposition leader Juan Guaidó, experts gathered to discuss how the country got here and where it is headed. South American countries and Canada have recognised Guaidó as interim president. Earlier on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump […]

Bravazo, Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1)

Bravazo, Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1)

Training legend D. Wayne Lukas wasn’t joking when he quipped recently that he is hoping to find a good 3-year-old in his barn to put on the Triple Crown trail. Lukas knows that’s possible. A year ago, he discovered Bravazo, who competed in big event after big event throughout the season and will start in […]

Socialism Destroyed Venezuela

Socialism Destroyed Venezuela

Venezuela has been in a state of deepening economic and humanitarian crisis for several years. Last week, Venezuela’s Congress declared President Nicolás Maduro illegitimate, and there were mass protests and violence across the country. On January 23, opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself President, and US President Donald Trump endorsed this declaration, as did Canada […]

Europe is a Disaster

Europe is a Disaster

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Thursday warned that risks to the eurozone economy were now tilted “to the downside”, acknowledging for the first time that waning global momentum was weighing on the region’s outlook. But he stressed the ECB had “not run out of” tools to tackle worsening headwinds, suggesting the bank was […]

Google and Facebook Keep Throwing Cash at Politicians

Google and Facebook Keep Throwing Cash at Politicians

Facing increased public scrutiny, Google and Facebook spent record amounts of money lobbying the US government on privacy and antitrust policies in 2018, with both companies topping previous highs, new data filings showed. In quarterly filings to Congress disclosed on Tuesday, Google revealed that it dished out a company-record of $21.2 million on Washington lobbying […]

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

Larneuk based Cluster (Fastnet Rock) has produced some exceptional results at the trials and on race day over the past few months. Gee Gee’s Darl a filly the Geards purchased at the 2018 Tasmanian Magic Millions Yearling Sale for $45,000 won the first 2YO race of the season at Elwick on Saturday she not only […]

Accelerate ready for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Accelerate ready for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Hronis Racing LLC’s Accelerate, the 9-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), got acquainted with Gulfstream Park during a morning gallop Wednesday. John Sadler-trained Accelerate arrived at Gulfstream Park Tuesday evening, along with stablemate Catapult, who will compete in Saturday’s $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1). “Accelerate’s doing […]

China Economic Outlook

China Economic Outlook

China’s economic growth of 6.5% in the past quarter was the weakest since the financial crisis and is expected to slow further. How are emerging domestic and global trends affecting China’s economic outlook? Did you know: China’s GDP growth is slowing from 6.6% last year to a projected 6.3% this year. Background reading: Is a […]

Kentucky Derby Action Heats Up at Gulfstream Park with the Holy Bull

Kentucky Derby Action Heats Up at Gulfstream Park with the Holy Bull

Cash is King and LC Racing’s Grade 2 winner Maximus Mischief, undefeated in three starts as a 2-year-old, tops 24 horses nominated to the $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull (G2) Saturday, Feb. 2 at Gulfstream Park. Following the one-mile Mucho Macho Man Stakes Jan. 5, the 30th running of the 1 1/16-mile Holy Bull for 3-year-olds […]

Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy Questions Europe’s Future

Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy Questions Europe’s Future

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says the Italian people are questioning the validity and credibility of the European project without regarding its historical merits. “Our experience might be an indication of what Europe will look like tomorrow,” he says. “A sense of despair is spreading. Even the middle class is facing poverty. Everyone feels that […]

Alibaba’s Daniel Zhang

Alibaba’s Daniel Zhang

Thanks to Alibaba’s rise to prominence as a global powerhouse in the retail, ecommerce and technology sectors, Jack Ma, founder and chairman of the China-based multinational conglomerate, is one of the world’s most well-known business leaders. It’s small wonder then that when he announced he was stepping down as chairman of Alibaba, the news turned […]

China Retail Market is Expanding

China Retail Market is Expanding

Chinese consumers should outspend their American counterparts in 2019, with retail sales in the Asian giant continuing to grow in the coming years, according to an industry forecast published Wednesday. Retail sales in China are expected to hit $5.64 trillion, an increase of 7.5 percent over 2018, while Americans are likely to spend $5.53 trillion, […]

Vote O’tauto in the All Star Mile

Vote O’tauto in the All Star Mile

Vote O’tauto in the All Star Mile There is excitement in the air at Larneuk Stud and at the Cranbourne stables of Greg Eurell with the exciting three-year-old O’Tauto nominated for the inaugural running of the rich All Star Mile to be run at Flemington on March 16. The world’s richest 1600m race has attracted […]

Record Breaking 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Record Breaking 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

The 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has been confirmed as the best ever with records tumbling across the board during a sensational six days of selling which concluded today. Today over $1.7 million was grossed across Book Three of the Gold Coast Yearling Sale and the  Gold Coast Summer Racehorse Sale. Headlined by the $230,000 […]

Godolphin the Leading Owner in France

Godolphin the Leading Owner in France

The 2018 owners rankings in France are pretty clear. The Godolphin stable of Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum dominates with a total of €5.6m in earnings, plus around €200,000 in owners’ premiums, as most of the horses in this team are traditionally bred abroad and are not assimilated French. This is also the case for Khalid […]