Capitalist and Flying Artie Provide a Big Weekend for Newgate

Capitalist and Flying Artie Provide a Big Weekend for Newgate

Golden Slipper winning sire Capitalist just missed siring two new winners on Saturday, but the potential shown by Forbes and Snowdrop was impossible to miss. The Anthony and Sam Freedman trained colt Forbes was highly regarded when making his debut in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown and delivered a terrific performance to […]

Last Call at Larneuk

Last Call at Larneuk

Larneuk in the picturesque Gooram Valley of Victoria is coming to the end on the 2020 breeding season but it is not too late to secure a spot to one of the 5 Stallions on offer so Book Now. The 2020 Season will go down in history as the Covid Season and the Industry seems […]

Amazing Career Opportunities in the Thoroughbred Industry

Amazing Career Opportunities in the Thoroughbred Industry

When you leave high school or university it’s hard to know what your next step should be – there are so many career choices. It’s even harder to know what a job will be like when you do it and whether it is going to be the right fit for you. The thoroughbred industry is […]

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria Award Winners

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria Award Winners

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV) celebrated the successes of the Victorian industry virtually last night. Brought to viewers by Michael Felgate and Charmein Bukovec, headlining the awards were the IRT Champion Victorian sire, TAB Champion Victorian-bred racehorse and the TAB Champion Victorian breeder awards. For a fifth consecutive year, Woodside Park’s Written Tycoon won the IRT […]

Another Spring Stakes Winner for Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Another Spring Stakes Winner for Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

For the second time this spring the Melbourne based pedigree analyst Kristen Manning was cheering home a stakes winner when, at Doomben on Saturday, Jonker raced away to a record-breaking victory in the Listed Keith Noud Quality. Having his first run for the Tony Gollan stable, the son of Spirit Of Boom was the medium […]

Sweet Deal for Inglis in The Hunter

Sweet Deal for Inglis in The Hunter

Top-class mare Sweet Deal (Casino Prince x Dorothy Evelyn) posted a career best performance to win today’s $1m TAB The Hunter at Newcastle.The John Thompson trained mare, already a dual winner in group company, took her earnings past the $1.35m mark with today’s effort.Sweet Deal was a $67,500 purchase by Boomer Bloodstock from the draft […]

Magic Millions 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Magic Millions 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Unprecedented support from breeders across Australasia has led to Magic Millions unveiling a star studded catalogue, to sell across seven consecutive days for the first time, at the 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale. A quality line up of 1273 lots has been confirmed by vendors for a seven day selling extravaganza, including a record 962 lots to […]

The Whip Rule: Animal Cruelty or Activist Pandering?

The Whip Rule: Animal Cruelty or Activist Pandering?

Whip Rules are a hot topic in the racing industry around the world but there has been very little presented as factual data on either side of the debate. A lot of the Animal Welfare groups have presented studies and many of them contradict the other. The use of whips in Thoroughbred racing in Australia […]

English King Headed for Australia

English King Headed for Australia

Lingfield Derby Trial victor English King (3c Camelot – Platonic, by Zafonic) smashed records when selling to Australian interests for 925,000gns at the Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training Sale on Wednesday. The Ed Walker-trained wildcard entry was expected to prove popular, but few could have predicted the manner in which he surpassed the previous 625,000gns […]

Portland Sky and the $200,000 Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes

by Kristen Manning Cheers from Western Australia on Saturday as the exciting colt Portland Sky recorded a dominant victory in one of W.S Cox Plate day’s features the, $200,000 Gr.3 Red Anchor Stakes. The Matt Laurie trained three-year-old was having just his fourth start on the back of a couple of somewhat unlucky runs at […]

Champion Australian First Crop Sire Pride of Dubai

Champion Australian First Crop Sire Pride of Dubai

Pride of Dubai is the reigning Champion Australian First Crop Sire and the dual Group I winning son of Street Cry is also making his presence felt in the Northern Hemisphere where he has sired more stakes-winners than any other first season sire this year in Europe. Pride of Dubai added a new stakes-winner to […]

Group I Winner for American Pharoah

Group I Winner for American Pharoah

Set to have his first runners in Australia this season, Triple Crown hero American Pharoah posted his first Group I winner in North America when quality filly Harvey’s Lil Goil (3f American Pharoah x Gloria S, by Tapit) won the Group I Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup ( 1/8th mile) at Keeneland. Trained by Bill […]

Churchill Popular at Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book Two

Churchill Popular at Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book Two

Galileo’s champion son Churchill is in Australia this spring, but his stocks have been on the rise in the Northern Hemisphere with good results from his first yearlings sold at European sales highlighted again this week when he was the leading freshman sire at Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 2 by aggregate. Churchill had 16 yearlings sell […]

Churchill Yearlings Impress at Tattersalls October Book One

Churchill Yearlings Impress at Tattersalls October Book One

The leading first crop sire at the 2020 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book One by aggregate was exciting shuttler Churchill, whose first Southern Hemisphere bred yearlings will be a highlight at Australasian sales next year. The four time Group I winning son of Galileo had 13 yearlings sell at an average 123,615 guineas (A$234,107) with his […]

Can Godolphin Claim The Everest

Can Godolphin Claim The Everest

The proven G1 sprinter Trekking (Josh Parr) will give Godolphin a second runner in next month’s $15 million The Everest after being awarded the “slot” in the race owned by Max Whitby, Neil Werrett, Steve McCann and Colin Madden. Trekking joins stablemate Bivouac (Glen Boss) who will run in the Godolphin slot in the world’s richest […]

Godolphin’s Group Hopes for Flemington

Godolphin’s Group Hopes for Flemington

The lightly-raced fillies Silhouette and Thermosphere will be out to plot their spring course when they run in Saturday’s Group Two Edward Manifold Stakes at Flemington. In a race that traditionally reveals a filly with Oaks potential, both the Godolphin runners have winning prospects with Silhouette (John Allen), a daughter of Teofilo the more likely […]

Camelot Continues Success at Coolmore

Camelot Continues Success at Coolmore

Russian Camelot History maker Russian Camelot (3c Camelot – Lady Babooshka, by Cape Cross) confirmed his status as one of the most exciting horses in Australasia when justifying favoritism in Saturday’s Group 1 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield. The Danny O’Brien-trained colt became the first Northern Hemisphere bred horse to win an Australian Derby when taking […]

Big Day for Inglis and Hawkes Racing

Big Day for Inglis and Hawkes Racing

They were the two highest-priced colts at last year’s Premier Yearling Sale and at Rosehill today, Ole Kirk and North Pacific proved themselves two of the best colts of their generation. In a stunning result for the Premier Sale and for Hawkes Racing, Ole Kirk (Written Tycoon x Naturale) nosed out his stablemate North Pacific […]

O’lonhro Victoria’s Best Value Sire

O’lonhro Victoria’s Best Value Sire

O’Lonhro has gotten off to a good start at stud with his first few crops producing Mamzelle Tess, the winner of six and Group placed, stakes placed O’Lonera – also a 6-time winner with over half a million in the bank – O’Lonh Star (6 wins), Big Reel (6 wins), O’ So Hazy (5 wins). […]

Coruscate too Good in the Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield

Coruscate too Good in the Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield

The potential shown by Coruscate from the day he began his racing career was realised when he made a one-horse race of the Listed Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday, 26 September. Coruscate, an older brother to the star sprinter Bivouac, opened his account with a two-year-old Maiden win at Canterbury in February 2017 […]

Honorius and Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Honorius and Bloodstockauction.com Raising Money for Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Knightsbridge Stallion Honorius standing privately at Larneuk and Bloodstockauction.com have been successfully raising money for Ronald McDonald House Westmead. Over $5000 has been raised so far and there is still plenty of time to make a donation and secure a service to Honorius. The only way the public can secure a service to Honorius in […]

Capitalist a Winner at Newgate

Capitalist a Winner at Newgate

There was Spring in the air at Randwick on Monday morning with the official Sydney two year-old barrier trials and it was a perfect start for Golden Slipper winner Capitalist, who sired the first winner on the program. Handsome black colt Kalashnikov scored an impressive win in the JHB colours that were carried by his […]

Godolphin Ready for a Big Spring in Australia

Godolphin Ready for a Big Spring in Australia

The opportunity to enhance his own standing in an illustrious family presents itself to the capable sprinter Coruscate (Damien Oliver) when he runs in the Listed Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday, 26 September. An older brother to the classy Bivouac, Coruscate showed good early potential with a debut win followed by two Group […]

Lots of Winners for No Nay Never

Lots of Winners for No Nay Never

The Brian Meehan-trained Decisive Edge (2c No Nay Never – Echo Charlie, by Tertullian) shaped like a smart prospect when gaining his maiden victory at Chelmsford on Sunday. The son of No Nay Never showed promise on debut earlier in the month when finishing mid-division in a similar contest at Kempton. Remaining over seven furlongs […]

Wolf Cry Impresses with 1st Crop at Larneuk

Wolf Cry Impresses with 1st Crop at Larneuk

Larneuk Sire Wolf Cry always looked like being something special and the 1st crop, now 2yos appear ready to deliver. A $320,000 yearling, Wolf Cry was a speedy youngster whose only four starts at two yielded three stakes placings: the Breeders’ Plate, Lonhro Plate and, in the important Golden Slipper leadup, the Group Two Skyline […]

Phoenix Thoroughbreds: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Phoenix Thoroughbreds: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

There has been a lot of rumor and speculation about Phoenix Thoroughbreds but that is all there has been. France and England both moved to ban the group despite there being no conviction, no charges but mere rumor and speculation, is that really the way the industry is supposed to work? The ownership group, headed […]

More Winners for Larneuk Sire Cluster

More Winners for Larneuk Sire Cluster

Little Larneuk nestled in the Victoria’s Gooram Valley has plenty of choices when it comes to Sires. One of them Cluster is producing an increasing number of winners lately. Cluster (2020 fee $5,500) is by Champion Sire and sire of sires in Fastnet Rock (2020 fee $165,000) Sire of 39 Gr.1 winners and a proven […]

Barood arrives at Glen Eden Stud

Barood arrives at Glen Eden Stud

by Kristen Manning What a terrific job Starspangledbanner has been doing in both hemispheres, from limited numbers well represented by 143 winners, 14 of whom have been successful at stakes level including the Group One winners The Wow Signal and Millisle. Boasting a 65.3% winners-to-runners strike rate in the southern hemisphere, Starspangledbanner hails from one […]

Armidale Stud’s quiet achiever Tough Speed

Armidale Stud’s quiet achiever Tough Speed

by Kristen Manning A bit of history was made at Devonport on Sunday where four of the seven races were won by the progeny of one stallion – Armidale Stud’s quiet achiever Tough Speed. Success came early on the card with the opening event, a BM60 1009m contest, taken out by the Leanne Gaffney trained […]

2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

The quality packed catalogue for Australia’s best producing breeze-up style auction, the 2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale, is now online. To be held at the Gold Coast Sales Complex on November 10, the sale features 210 exciting prospects (plus supplementaries) with buyers looking to secure their next stakes winning star. “This is a […]

Inglis Premier Yearling Sale 3YOs Here for Spring

Inglis Premier Yearling Sale 3YOs Here for Spring

A pair of Premier Yearling Sale 3YOs announced themselves as serious Spring contenders with dominant Group wins today as Inglis graduates won Stakes races in four States. Magnificent colt North Pacific (Brazen Beau x Up In Lights) – who topped the 2018 Premier Sale at $800,000 – surged into G1 Golden Rose favouritism with a […]

American Pharoah Continues to Impress

American Pharoah Continues to Impress

The second Northern Hemisphere crop of Triple Crown hero American Pharoah are up and running with two smart winners in the past two days in North America and a Group place-getter in Ireland. First to salute was promising filly American Grace (2f American Pharoah x Warrior Made, by Holy Bull), who scored a two and […]

BLACK CAVIAR’S SON TO STAND AT RIVERBANK, Victoria

Royal by name, regally bred. Prince Of Caviar. A horse whose sire was a high class, a horse whose dam does not really need introduction… but we will talk about her anyway! Black Caviar… the undefeated sprinting Queen of Australian racing. Fifteen Group One victories, three times crowned Australian Horse Of The Year, Australian Racing […]

$210,000 Merchant Navy Colt Tops MM National Weanling Day Two

$210,000 Merchant Navy Colt Tops MM National Weanling Day Two

A handsome bay colt by exciting first season sire Merchant Navy topped Day Two of the 2020 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale at the Gold Coast on Friday when selling for $210,000. The result marked the highest price achieved by any first season sire at this sale. Consigned by Rothwell Park Thoroughbreds, the day’s top seller is […]

Record breaking night for Bloodstockauction.com

Record breaking night for Bloodstockauction.com

Record breaking night for Bloodstockauction.com on Tuesday night, with the beautifully bred daughter of Fastnet Rock Paprena Selling for $174,070, Paprena has become Fastnet Rock’s highest selling maiden broodmare/filly, to be sold on a dedicated online auction site. Fastnet Rock currently sits fifth on the leading Australian Broodmare Sires List by earnings, and at age […]

Big Week for Coolmore Australia

Big Week for Coolmore Australia

Winner of the Group I ATC Australian Oaks in 2018, outstanding Fastnet Rock mare Unforgotten kept the big prices coming at the Gold Coast on late Monday afternoon when selling for $2.75 million at the Magic Millions National Sale. Consigned by Blue Sky Premium Consignment on behalf of her owners, Unforgotten was bought by Yulong […]

Coolmore Spend Big at Magic Millions

Coolmore Spend Big at Magic Millions

Champion mare Sunlight smashed the all time Magic Millions auction record when she sold for $4.2 million on a spectacular Day One of the National Broodmare Sale on the Gold Coast today. Coolmore Stud’s Tom Magnier snapped up the mare and was among three seven figure purchases for his Hunter Valley operation. “We are very lucky […]

American Pharoah is the Sire on Fire

American Pharoah is the Sire on Fire

It was a fourth winner in three days for American Pharoah on Saturday when American Dream (3f American Pharoah x Dancing Alone, by Kingmambo) broke her maiden in her second start. Racing over 7 ½ furlongs on the turf at Louisiana Downs, the Peter Blum homebred broke slowly and was settled by jockey Joel Dominguez […]

Great Southern Sale switches to Inglis Digital

Great Southern Sale switches to Inglis Digital

Great Southern Sale switches to Inglis Digital As a result of the restrictions currently in place in Victoria, the Great Southern Sale will now form part of the Inglis Digital August (Early) Online Sale, which will be held over five days from August 7-12.This move follows the success of the most recent Inglis Digital July […]

Inglis Making Online Auctions a Winner

Inglis Making Online Auctions a Winner

Another stunning Inglis Digital Online Auction has ended, with staggering results across the board leading to several records being broken. In a remarkable day of online trade: *The Inglis Digital July (Early) sale gross of $5,617,900 is a new record, eclipsing the May sale’s aggregate of $4.8m *Overall top lot Faretti (I Am Invincible) sold […]

Pride of Dubai Coolmore’s Latest Success Story

Pride of Dubai Coolmore’s Latest Success Story

It’s been a productive 24 hours for Australia’s leading first crop sire Pride of Dubai with two new winners, one in each hemisphere. On Saturday in the UK, Fancy Man (2c Pride of Dubai x Fancy, by Galileo) made a winning debut over seven furlongs at Haydock. The Richard Hannon trained colt was strong to […]

Estate of the late Eduardo Cojuangco Heads to Magic Millions

Estate of the late Eduardo Cojuangco Heads to Magic Millions

The catalogue comprising stock on behalf of the Estate of the late Eduardo Cojuangco is online and details of the selling times at the upcoming Magic Millions National Sale are confirmed. The 41 lot catalogue of yearlings, race fillies, broodmares and racehorses will present buyers with a unique opportunity to invest in the history of one […]

Australian Success Story Bloodstockauction.com New York Bred Yearling Sale

Australian Success Story Bloodstockauction.com New York Bred Yearling Sale

Dedicated NY Bred Online AuctionOpen For Bidding  Online auction specialist Bloodstockauction.com is supporting NY thoroughbred breeders this week, by hosting a dedicated New York Bred Yearling Sale on its online auction platform. Bloodstockauction.com’s dedicated New York Bred catalog is now live and open for bidding.  The catalog is open for bidding for five full days, […]

Another record-breaking Inglis Digital Auction

Another record-breaking Inglis Digital Auction

Another stunning Inglis Digital Online Auction has ended, with staggering results across the board leading to several records being broken. In a remarkable day of online trade: *The Inglis Digital July (Early) sale gross of $5,617,900 is a new record, eclipsing the May sale’s aggregate of $4.8m *Overall top lot Faretti (I Am Invincible) sold […]

Knightsbridge are donating all proceeds from the sale of the Honorius Stallion Covers to Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Knightsbridge are donating all proceeds from the sale of the Honorius Stallion Covers to Ronald McDonald House Westmead

vobis #victoria #horseracing Notes for buyers: NB: All proceeds from the sale of the Honorius Stallion Covers are to be donated to Ronald McDonald House Westmead Bred to be a Champion Honorius is an impressive stallion with an impeccable pedigree and strong racing credentials that will prove to be popular in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, […]

First Merchant Navy and Churchill Weanlings on Show

First Merchant Navy and Churchill Weanlings on Show

The 2020 Inglis Australian Weanling Sale next week (July 8 and 9) at Riverside Stables will mark the first sale ring appearance in Australia of the progeny of Royal Ascot hero Merchant Navy, the champion sprinting son of Fastnet Rock and Galileo’s champion son Churchill. A Group I winner in both hemispheres, Merchant Navy is the fastest son of […]

QIPCO 2000 Guineas here Kameko seeks to stay step ahead of Investec Derby rivals

QIPCO 2000 Guineas here Kameko seeks to stay step ahead of Investec Derby rivals

Qatar Racing star aiming for more Classic success in Saturday’s showpiece Six runners trained by Aidan O’Brien and Kameko, the QIPCO 2000 Guineas winner, feature among a fascinating field of 16 for the 241st Investec Derby at Epsom Downs (4.55pm, live on ITV1) on Saturday. The premier Classic, which forms part of the 35-race QIPCO British Champions Series […]

Varian hoping his fillies can rise to the occasion in the Investec Oaks

Varian hoping his fillies can rise to the occasion in the Investec Oaks

A field of 8 have been declared for the Fillies’ Classic on Saturday Roger Varian is hoping his two runners, Gold Wand and Queen Daenerys, can break the stranglehold that John Gosden and Aidan O’Brien have had on the Investec Oaks for the past six years in Saturday’s renewal (3.40pm, live on ITV1). Gosden saddled last year’s winner, […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Stallion Fees to Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Australian Sires:  Honorius Stallion Fees to Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Knightsbridge are donating all proceeds from the sale of the Honorius Stallion Covers to Ronald McDonald House Westmead bloodstockauction.com/catalogue/58 Honorius stands privately for the Heffernan family and the only way to secure a nomination to Honorius is to contact Bloodstock Auction. Bred to be a Champion Honorius is an impressive stallion with an impeccable pedigree […]

Another Big Weekend for American Pharoah

Another Big Weekend for American Pharoah

#AmericanPharoah #kentucky #coolmore #ireland Harvey’s Lil Goil (3f American Pharoah x Gloria S., by Tapit) became the third Grade III winner in a week for American Pharoah and fifth stakes horse in 10 days with her win in the Grade III Regret Stakes at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Always shadowing the leader through the 1 […]

Triple Crown and other major stakes for 3-year-olds finally firming up

Triple Crown and other major stakes for 3-year-olds finally firming up

With the schedules for the 2020 Triple Crown and other major stakes for 3-year-olds finally firming up, trainer Patrick Biancone is stepping up the training programs for Sole Volante and Ete Indien at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility in Palm Beach County.  “I gave them an easy time in April. They should be […]

Sunlight Shines on Magic Millions Broodmare Sale

Sunlight Shines on Magic Millions Broodmare Sale

Champion mare Sunlight has been retired and the superstar sprinter will be sold as an elite breeding prospect at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale in July. A triple Group One winner and earner of over $6.5 million, Sunlight has spent the past three racing seasons as one of Australia’s best gallopers and she retires as the […]

Another Bumper Inglis Digital Sale in Australia

Another Bumper Inglis Digital Sale in Australia

For the second successive month, popular demand for the Inglis Digital Online Sale platform has seen a new record number of entries. The May Sale will take on the same format as the April Online Sale, where more than 432 lots sold (80%) for a gross of $4.2 million, demonstrating the strong demand across all […]

Murat: Newcomers enter hot waters

Murat: Newcomers enter hot waters

A major stage in the spring chasing season, the Murat Chase (Gr2) also becomes the only one this year on the way to the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris (Gr1) due to the coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown on racing that was enforced from March to May.The Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris (Gr1) will indeed be held on June […]

Larneuk Stud Drops Fees in Victoria as a Response to Coronavirus

Larneuk Stud Drops Fees in Victoria as a Response to Coronavirus

Prolific Victorian nursery, Larneuk Stud, has announced fees for its 2020 stallion lineup, with significant reductions across the board. Despite the continued success of O’Lonhro and Cluster, along with the positive vibes around Wolf Cry’s rising 2YOs, Larneuk’s new roster structure represents a 20% decrease on last spring. Cluster will now stand at $5,500 O’Lonhro […]

Star Mares to Visit Justify

Star Mares to Visit Justify

Coolmore’s Tom Magnier secured Group I winner Booker earlier in the Inglis Chairman’s Sale for $1.6 million and then later added Champion Sprinting filly Samaready to his tally for $1.8 million, both mares set to be covered by Triple Crown winner Justify in the spring. Consigned by Vinery Stud, Samaready won the Group I MRC […]

Russian Camelot Makes History With Derby Victory

Russian Camelot Makes History With Derby Victory

Russian Camelot (3c Camelot – Lady Babooshka, by Cape Cross) became the first Northern Hemisphere-bred horse to win an Australian Derby when taking Saturday’s South Australian Derby worth $400,000. The Danny O’Brien-trained colt was sent off favourite for the Morphetville feature, despite the six month age gap between the bay and his rivals, with another challenge posed by […]

Chairman’s Sale defies global economic downturn to post strong results

Chairman’s Sale defies global economic downturn to post strong results

The Australian bloodstock market again defied the global trend of Coronavirus-inflicted economic downturn with some extraordinary results at tonight’s Inglis Chairman’s Sale. Held as a virtual auction for the first time, the Chairman’s Sale offered some of the southern hemisphere’s most sought-after broodmare prospects and the top of the market especially didn’t disappoint, with four […]

Irish and English Politicians Fail to Recognise the Importance of Racing to the Economy

Irish and English Politicians Fail to Recognise the Importance of Racing to the Economy

It takes a special kind of stupid to make Australian Politicians look good, but their Irish and English counterparts are doing their best. Both Ireland and England banned racing even after Australia provided a workable model for racing to continue, the out of touch politicians chose buy in to the hysteria but the price is […]

It will be a Great Year to Breed Race Horses in Australia

It will be a Great Year to Breed Race Horses in Australia

It will be a tough for Aussie’s in the horse business for 2020 but if you are looking towards the 2022-3 Yearling sales it is great year. We have already seen some studs lower prices, broodmare prices will begin to bottom in July, the Owner/Breeder and the recreational owners will take a beating this year […]

American Pharoah Leading Sire at Karaka Book 1

American Pharoah Leading Sire at Karaka Book 1

Strong trade at the 2020 New Zealand Yearling Sale Series Book 1 at Karaka this week delivered another huge vote of confidence in the Southern Hemisphere bred progeny of Triple Crown hero American Pharoah, who was the leading first season sire and also overall sire by average. American Pharoah had six yearlings offered and all […]

$600,000 Vancouver a Dream Result for Many

$600,000 Vancouver a Dream Result for Many

The first crop of two year-olds by Golden Slipper Vancouver are showing plenty of promise with this exciting young stallion producing a big result early at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale on Thursday with a colt from Exclusive Lass selling for $600,000. Consigned by Willow Park on behalf of his breeders Fergus and Delia Doyle, […]

First Justify Foal Born in Northern Hemisphere

First Justify Foal Born in Northern Hemisphere

Coolmore’s Triple Crown winner Justify has just completed his first Australian season at stud covering a star studded book of 132 mares, while in the Northern Hemisphere breeders are now expecting his first foals. Born at Amaroo Farm in Kentucky for Audley Farm, this filly by Justify is the first foal for the winning Exchange […]

First Winner for Vancouver

First Winner for Vancouver

New Year’s Day racing at Randwick produced the first winner for exciting young sire Vancouver with the success of Tulloch Lodge debutant Vangelic (2f Vancouver x Angel Bee, by Pins), who was the equal most expensive lot by her sire at the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. Nash Rawiller had Vangelic travelling sweetly […]

New G2 Winner for Pierro

New G2 Winner for Pierro

A $1,050,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Hermitage Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd / Wexford Stables / Andrew Williams Bloodstock from the Coolmore draft, exciting three year-old Dragon Leap (3g Pierro x Pontiana, by Redoute’s Choice) stamped his New Zealand Derby credentials with his winning effort in the Group II Jamieson Park Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie on […]

More 2YO Success Looms for Choisir

More 2YO Success Looms for Choisir

Evergreen sire Choisir has made his reputation in part with fast precocious horses that are easy to train and quick to show their potential with this season already producing the brilliant filly Every Rose (2f Choisir x Couredge by Show a Heart) and an up and comer in Malkovich (2c Choisir x Mabkhara , by Anabaa) that […]

Inglis response to ABC 7.30 Report

Inglis  response to ABC 7.30 Report

In response to last night’s disturbing story on the ABC’s 7.30 Report regarding horse welfare, Australia’s leading thoroughbred auction house Inglis condemns the alleged actions of animal mistreatment. The alleged vision shown was appalling and the abattoirs involved need to be investigated ASAP and held to account. Cruelty towards any type of animal is totally […]

Racing NSW Response to ABC 7.30 Report

Racing NSW Response to ABC 7.30 Report

Racing NSW Response to ABC 7.30 Report Following the program that aired on the ABC’s 7.30 Report last night, Racing NSW Chief Executive, Peter V’landys AM, unequivocally condemned the alleged abhorrent actions of the Meramist Queensland Abattoir. The vision was sickening, and horrendous and Racing NSW calls upon the Queensland Government and its Department of […]

Ready2Race breeze ups, free brunch at Riverside tomorrow

Ready2Race breeze ups, free brunch at Riverside tomorrow

All is in readiness for the Inglis Ready2Race Sale, with final breeze ups and a free champagne brunch at Riverside Stables tomorrow to complete preparations. From 9.30am tomorrow, 23 horses will breeze up on the Warwick Farm Pro Ride track. Immediately following the breeze ups will be a complimentary brunch at Riverside from 11am, accompanied […]

Kelly Rowland To Perform At The TAB Everest

Kelly Rowland To Perform At The TAB Everest

Multi Grammy Award-winning artist Kelly Rowland will perform a free concert for racegoers attending The Everest, featuring the $14 million The TAB Everest – the world’s richest turf race on Saturday, 19 October at Royal Randwick. With the support of Kelly, in its third year The Everest is set to be bigger and better, attracting the world’s best […]

Cluster is Ready to Rock at Larneuk

Cluster is Ready to Rock at Larneuk

Broodmare owners employ various criteria when it comes to stallion selection. Pedigree is a biggie. So are looks. However, it’s often ‘performance’ that plays the biggest role. Let’s face it, ‘To the manor born’ isn’t worth a jot if you can’t run out of sight on a dark night. That’s why breeders would be well […]

Ready2Race breeze ups begin with successful Cranbourne session

Ready2Race breeze ups begin with successful Cranbourne session

Ready2Race breeze ups begin with successful Cranbourne session The build-up to the 2019 Inglis Ready2Race Sale gathered further momentum today with the first of five breeze up sessions. On a track rated a Soft 5 at Cranbourne in south east Victoria, 63 professional and well educated two-year-old’s hit the track for their official 200m breeze. […]

Promising No Nay Never Filly Gains Second Success

Promising No Nay Never Filly Gains Second Success

Promising No Nay Never Filly Gains Second Success The Simon Crisford-trained Last Surprise (2f No Nay Never – Beta Tauri, by Oasis Dream) defied a penalty to secure her second career success at Chelmsford on Thursday. An impressive winner on debut in June, the chesnut was sent off favourite under Pat Cosgrave and chased the leader for much of […]

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 […]

Exciting Debut Stakes-Winner for American Pharoah

Exciting Debut Stakes-Winner for American Pharoah

The fortunes of Triple Crown hero American Pharoah continue to soar with Four Wheel Drive (2c American Pharoah x Funfair, by More Than Ready ) winning the $100,000 Rosies’s Stakes at Colonial Downs on Saturday, while American Theorem (2c American Pharoah x Mighty Renee, by Maria’s Mon) scored an easy debut win at Del Mar. […]

Spring Stakes Prospect for So You Think

Spring Stakes Prospect for So You Think

This time last year Thinkin’ Big was one of the most promising staying three year-olds in Sydney and 12 months on his three-quarter brother by So You Think looks like picking up where he left off. Trained by Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott, as was his older sibling before he was sold to Hong Kong, […]

Six Figure Sales For Fastnet Rock and Footstepsinthesand

Six Figure Sales For Fastnet Rock and Footstepsinthesand

Footstepsinthesand saw his terrific run on the track mirrored in the sales ring on Tuesday, when his son (Lot 2) sold for £100,000 to bloodstock agent Bobby O’Ryan and trainer Richard Spencer at the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale. Consigned by Egmont Stud, the son of Stakes performer Ondeafears produced a fine profit on his foal […]

Exciting Stakes-Winner for Rubick

Exciting Stakes-Winner for Rubick

Promising colt Condo’s Express (2c Rubick x Braided, by Elusive Quality) blitzed his rivals to score a stunning win in the Listed MVRC McKenzie Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday. A last start winner at the same track at the start of the month, the Richard Laming trained colt was originally headed to the paddock after that […]

2019 Ready2Race catalogue released

2019 Ready2Race catalogue released

The 2019 renewal of the Inglis Ready2Race Sale, to be held at Riverside Stables on Tuesday October 22, has attracted a strong catalogue of 191 2YOs. The catalogue, which is now available online, features juveniles by leading stallions such as I Am Invincible, Zoustar, Not A Single Doubt, Written Tycoon, Dundeel, Medaglia d’Oro, More Than […]

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 […]

Coolmore is King at Arqana

Coolmore is King at Arqana

Coolmore sires enjoyed a profitable Saturday in Deauville, where they accounted for the three most expensive lots sold on the opening day of the Arqana August Yearling Sale. The top price of €800,000 was paid by Phoenix Thoroughbreds for a son of Galileo offered by Haras d’Etreham as Lot 23. The February-born colt is 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 […]

Zoffany Making a Name For Himself at Coolmore

Zoffany Making a Name For Himself at Coolmore

The well-bred Game And Set (2f Zoffany – Grace And Four, by Montjeu) will now aim for black-type after gaining her maiden win in authoritative fashion at Newbury. Placed on both her previous starts, the Andrew Balding-trained filly was dropping back in trip to six furlongs on Friday, with David Probert back on board. He rode the bay prominently […]

Another Miracle Lands Second Stakes Win For American Pharoah

Another Miracle Lands Second Stakes Win For American Pharoah

Triple Crown hero American Pharoah featured at the Saratoga meeting on Friday when exciting colt Another Miracle (2c American Pharoah x Retraceable, by Medaglia D’Oro) powered clear to win the $100,000 Skidmore Stakes on the grass. Second on debut at Belmont, the Gary Contessa trained colt was a winner on dirt at Saratoga last month […]

Entries Open for 2020 Magic Millions Yearling Sales

Entries Open for 2020 Magic Millions Yearling Sales

Magic Millions is thrilled to announce entries are now open for the 2020 Yearling Sales Series across Australia. The Southern Hemisphere’s leading thoroughbred sales company is coming off a record breaking season with over $378 million grossed at Magic Millions auctions. “The impressive growth of Magic Millions sales in 2019 began with amazing support from […]

Magical and Enable to meet again in Yorkshire Oaks

Magical and Enable to meet again in Yorkshire Oaks

Fourth clash between pair on cards after Magical is supplemented for York feature. Enable and Magical look set to clash for the fourth time after Aidan O’Brien supplemented the latter for the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on Thursday. Seven fillies remain in contention for the mile-and-a-half contest, with the prospect of taking on nine-time Group 1 winner Enable […]

Royal Ascot Winner A’Ali and Earthlight Lead Sunday’s Prix Morny at Deauville for Automatic Berth for Automatic Berth into Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

Royal Ascot Winner A’Ali and Earthlight Lead Sunday’s Prix Morny at Deauville for Automatic Berth for Automatic Berth into Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint

Shaikh Duaij Al Khalifa’s A’ Ali (IRE), seeking his second Breeders’ Cup Challenge victory this year, and the unbeaten Earthlight (IRE), headline Sunday’s six-furlong Darley Prix Morny (G1) for 2-year-olds at Deauville. The Prix Morny winner will receive an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. […]

Australian Bloodstock Secure Melbourne Cup Hopeful

Australian Bloodstock Secure Melbourne Cup Hopeful

A horse rated one of the better older stayers in Ireland has figured in a sale to Australian interests and will be set for a spring Cups campaign. Prominent syndicator Australian Bloodstock has bought a controlling interest in Mustajeer, a seven-year-old to southern hemisphere time who has been sparingly raced for his age. Mustajeer has […]

Camelot a Rising Star at Coolmore

Camelot a Rising Star at Coolmore

Step Up In Trip Sparks Arthur’s Court Win A step up in trip saw the Hugo Palmer-trained Arthur’s Court (2c Camelot – Logjam, by Royal Academy) gain his maiden win at Windsor on Monday evening. Placed last time out over seven furlongs, he was given a hold-up ride on his first start over a mile, as James Doyle waited […]

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 […]

Holy Roman Emperor is Still a Force in Group 1 Racing

Holy Roman Emperor is Still a Force in Group 1 Racing

Fifth last year, Irish raider Romanised (Holy Roman Emperor) took his revenge on Sunday in the 98th renewal of the Prix de Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques le Marois (Gr1), the traditional Summer mile championship of the summer on the 1,600 meters in a straight line from Deauville. Led by the two pacesetters, the race really started […]

Racing’s Night Of Champions Auction For Charity

Racing’s Night Of Champions Auction For Charity

While the presentation of annual industry awards is the main objective of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association’s Racing’s Night of Champions, raising money via auction for charity is the another feature of the event being held next Thursday evening. Partnering for the first time with Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA), the beneficiary’s relevance has hit […]

American Pharoah Continues Producing Winners

American Pharoah Continues Producing Winners

Scoring an impressive debut victory at Laurel in North America on Thursday was talented colt King of Egypt (2c American Pharoah x Prof McGonagall, by Storm Cat), the seventh first crop winner for Triple Crown hero American Pharoah. Trained by Graham Motion, King of Egypt continued the good form of American Pharoah’s progeny on the turf by […]

Coolmore Shines at Goodwood

Coolmore Shines at Goodwood

Footstepsinthesand Colt Completes Hat-Trick Governor Of Punjab (2c Footstepsinthesand – Simla Bibi, by Indian Ridge) completed a hat-trick of wins when producing a late challenge in Thursday’s competitive two-year-old contest at Glorious Goodwood. The Mark Johnston-trained colt suffered a bad start to the race, becoming short of room and being hampered early in the seven furlong test. Recovering […]

Larneuk Offers Great Value in Victoria

Larneuk Offers Great Value in Victoria

Larneuk Offers Great Value in Victoria O’ what a lineup! Offering tremendous value with its 3-strong roster, Victoria’s Larneuk Stud has announced stallion fees for the 2019 season. O’LonhroLeading the charge is the proven, O’Lonhro, but the Group producing son of Lonhro (83 stakes winners) is ably supported by the up and comers in Cluster […]

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 […]

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