Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This

Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This If you are thinking of buying a horse at the Magic Million sales then you are already on the right track. The sale brings together some of the finest horses in Australia and the world. The Video above is an excellent must watch video for anyone about to […]

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney Tuscan Light one of the Knightsbridge owned 2yos is a filly by SCINTILLO from Moments I Treasure ( USA ) has gone in to pre-training with Phil Sweeney in Jerilderie, Phil reported “After a month of serious work she is ready for the paddock. […]

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt

Burning Front a Big Winner for Justin Lovatt by Kristen Manning As the popular chestnut Burning Front is being readied for a crack at Saturday’s Listed Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington, his proud breeder Justin Lovatt is reflecting on the grand galloper’s wonderful career. A career that has seen him win an amazing 18 races […]

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions

Darley Well Represented at Magic Millions The first yearling to be offered at Australia’s first yearling sale of 2018 will enter the Magic Millions ring on the Queensland Gold Coast on Wednesday morning and is part of an Australian breeding and racing industry that is stronger, healthier and potentially more rewarding than almost any other […]

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues

Mamzelle Pedrille Legacy Continues By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW There’s a very special reason, dating back 25 years, trainer Ron Quinton has a soft spot for lightly raced mare Duchess Pedrille. The four-year-old is the final foal of Mamzelle Pedrille who was the first horse under Quinton’s care when he took out his trainer’s […]

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield by Kristen Manning Four runners, three winners including a metropolitan double. The very successful Sunday enjoyed by Larneuk Stud’s consistent and undervalued stallion O’Lonhro. Kicking off his big day at Caulfield was the tough Cindy Alderson trained O’Lonera who showed plenty of heart when recording his fourth win at […]

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro As far as Australian Sires go, O’Lonhro is really outperforming and looks a bargain at only $5,500. The son of Australian Champion and successful International Sire Lonhro, O’Lonhro is making his mark with a string of winners all over Australia. Coming as he does from the family of red […]

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory

Magic Millions Bargain Protest Looking for Oaks Glory Protest was purchased out of the 2016 Magic Millions winter sale, the Aquis Farm/Team Guy combination picked the stylish filly up for only $20,000 Co Trainer Daniel Guy said “She was the least expensive out of the three fillies costing only $20 000 but they don’t know […]

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut

Magic Millions: $1.2m Fastnet Rock Filly Wins on Debut The most expensive filly sold at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale was blue-blooded filly Angel (3f Fastnet Rock  x Dazzling Gazelle, by More Than Ready), who made a winning debut at Geelong on Thursday. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Angel was a […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales Cluster’s oldest progeny are now yearlings and can be inspected at Larneuk Stud by appointment only. Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and Cluster is the best value of his Group winning sons at stud in Victoria. A stunning individual with great scope, […]

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker

Magic Millions: A Closer Look at Jonker by Kristen Manning For the second year in a row Wicklow Lodge’s Jeff Cullen has been looking forward to the rich Magic Millions race day, so very proud that a horse he bred is hot favourite for the feature two-year-old contest. Last year, as breeder of star sprinter […]

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance

Australian Sires: Swift Alliance by Kristen Manning Springview Park’s Swift Alliance continues to do the job off the back of severely limited opportunities; the handsome and speedy member of the Zabeel sire line last week represented by another smart winner. Having already sired a Group Three winner – the high class Singapore galloper Clarton Super […]

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing

Knightsbridge and Terry Evans take Aim at Sydney Racing Knightsbridge have had a strong start in Australia in the breeding sector but 2018 will see them move into a lot more Racing. The Prize-money in the Sydney Metropolitan Races is exceptional and of course will be on of the primary targets of the group. Terry […]

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft

Arrowfield’s 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Draft It’s almost 25 years since the first yearlings by Danehill went through the sale-ring in Australia and his name has been up in lights ever since. As a multiple champion sire and founder of a mighty global stallion dynasty, his influence remains vibrant around the world. Arrowfield has […]

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday Saturday 13 January 2018 – Gold Coast Turf Club View the current Top 50 in Ballot order for the 2018 $2m Magic Millions 2YO Classic here (as at 30 December 2017) View the current ballot order for the 2018 $2m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas here (as at 27 […]

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales Magic Millions kicks off the focus on Australia with their sales starting January on the Gold Coast and then Inglis sales begin in February. With new big money races announced around Australia and the ever improving regular prize money these sales will set new records for Australia. […]

Godolphin 2017 Greatest Moments

Godolphin 2017 Greatest Moments

Godolphin 2017 Greatest Moments THUNDER SNOW (G2 UAE Derby, Meydan) This tough son of Darley stallion Helmet fought every inch of the long Meydan straight to get the better of Japanese colt Epicharis in an epic running of the local Classic. Thunder Snow ran eight times for the campaign, returning from a bizarre episode when […]

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start

Magic Millions: Care to Think Gets Cup Start Lightly raced gelding Care to Think (4g So You Think x Slippery Madam, by Hussonet) secured a start in the $1million Magic Millions Cup (1400m) on January 13 with a brilliant victory in the $150,000 Magic Millions The Buffering at Doomben on Saturday. Trained at Murwillumbah by […]

Horse Racing News: Port Macquarie Outlook

Horse Racing News: Port Macquarie Outlook

Horse Racing News: Port Macquarie Outlook Terry Evans will have the following starters at Port Macquarie Port Macquarie: Port Macquarie Racing Club Monday 01, January 2018 | View race field Race 1 – 5:20PM OPEN TRIAL  Colours No. / Horse Name / Barrier Jockey Weight Status 3. Dolphin Watch (0) 0kg Racing Port Macquarie: Port […]

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials

Horses to Watch from Randwick Barrier Trials By Ray Hickson Racing NSW We’ll definitely want to see him again but import George Patton oozed quality in his first Australian hitout at Randwick on Friday. The five-year-old American bred, former French entire is now with the Snowden stable and hasn’t raced for 18 months due to […]

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday

Horse Racing Australia: Randwick Selections for Saturday Tips by Brad Gray at Racing NSW Brad Gray’s tips and insights for Royal Randwick on Saturday. There are winners to be found for nine races! The rail is out 6m the entire with the track currently in the Good range but morning showers are forecast for Saturday. […]

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018

Racing Returns to Singapore on January 1 2018 Singapore have a big year of racing in 2018, the prize money has risen and the quality of racing continues to improve. From Australia Knightsbridge plan on at least 3 horses in the first half of 2018 with the first horse arriving in January. If you have […]

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat If you are heading to Australia’s Gold Coast this January for any of the Magic Millions festivities here are my top picks of place to head for dinner after a day at the sales or the races. Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar […]

Hallowed Crown Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

Hallowed Crown Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

“He was a racehorse who would turn up every start, perfectly sound, full of determination, a real pro,” Cummings said. “But that was only part of it. He always rose to whatever challenge we set him. “He was right up there with the best of them – his race record proved he was one of […]

Australia: Inglis to Start a $2million race for 2YOs

Australia: Inglis to Start a $2million race for 2YOs

Australia: Inglis to Start a $2million race for 2YOs A new $2million race for 2YOs and a $1million race for 3YOs will highlight a bumper annual Inglis Race Day at Warwick Farm each February. The introduction of the $2m Inglis Millennium, which will have its first running in February 2019, will leave only the Group […]

Australia Magic Millions Update

Australia Magic Millions Update

Australia Magic Millions Update The build up to the $10 million Magic Millions Raceday next month intensified with seven stakes wins today for graduates of Australia’s leading thoroughbred auctioneer. Led by an exciting win in the Group Two Villiers Stakes by talented Brisbane based miler Crack Me Up the performances of all stakes winners were […]

All Too Hard and the Magic Millions

All Too Hard and the Magic Millions

All Too Hard unearthed another genuine prospect for the $10 million Magic Millions Raceday at the Gold Coast whilst also notching an impressive new winner for Marcus Jooste in South Africa. His filly Sasso Corbaro returned to racing with an explosive first up victory in the McGraths Hill Florist Hcp (1100m) at Hawkesbury on Sunday. […]

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018

Australia: 4 New Darley Stallions Yearlings Selling in 2018 They all had the pedigrees, the conformation, the temperament and the ability to be among the best racehorses of their era. The outstanding gallopers Brazen Beau, Hallowed Crown, Shooting To Win and Sidestep all performed magnificently on the track and have been doing the same in […]

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

The Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes headlines a cracking pre-Christmas day of blacktype racing and free family entertainment at Royal Randwick this Saturday, 16 December. The James Cummings trained Godolphin runner Interlocuter, to be ridden by Tye Angland, is the $3.20 TAB Fixed Odds favourite in the Inglis Villiers, ahead of Chris Waller’s runner […]

Can Godolphin take the Villiers

Can Godolphin take the Villiers

Can Godolphin take the Villiers By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW Trainer James Cummings says Interlocuter will need to go to “the next level’’ to win Saturday’s Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick but is quietly confident he can. Interlocuter has been arguably the most progressive horse in Sydney in 2017 with […]

Own a Race Horse for $300

Own a Race Horse for $300

Exclusive Opportunity The Terry Evans Platinum Club provides you with the Exclusive Opportunity to own a share in a race horse, bred by and specially chosen to be trained by Terry Evans. Terry’s proven record of training champion horses has placed him at the forefront of provincial horse racing in Australia. Your membership into Terry […]

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Ascot Racecourse

Raceday Focus:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Ascot Racecourse

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Ascot Racecourse Bordered by the Swan, Ascot Racecourse is one of Perth’s oldest and most elegant sporting venues. With a two-tier grandstand, shaded seating and hospitality set around the course, there’s something for everyone – whether you’re a racing enthusiast, enjoying a day out with the family or looking for good […]

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Gold Coast Racecourse

Raceday Focus:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Gold Coast Racecourse

Raceday Focus: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Preview for Gold Coast Racecourse The Gold Coast Turf Club is home to one of Australia’s richest racedays, Magic Millions. Hosting approximately 58 race meetings across the year, the Gold Coast Turf Club is one of the country’s busiest racecourses. Popular racedays for the club include the prestigious Gold Coast Stakes, […]

Gai Waterhouse and the Villiers Stakes

Gai Waterhouse and the Villiers Stakes

Gai Waterhouse and the Villiers Stakes By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW Josh Parr’s unbeaten record on Cabeza De Vaca goes on the line at Randwick on Saturday as he reunites with the front-running galloper in the Villiers Stakes. Trainer Gai Waterhouse said the six-year-old is more than capable of bouncing back from a shock […]

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Smart Youngsters To Follow To the victor belongs the spoils. Gongs is certainly a ready made two-year-old but track the second and third horses – Orcien and Charge. Both trained by Chris Waller. Orcien, who is out of Zabeel mare Zupurple, simply found the […]

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly

Gongs Looks to be a Very Special Filly 2yo Brown Filly D.O.B: 03-Sep-2015 by DAWN APPROACH (IRE) from BELCENTRA Raced by Godolphin By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Gongs is a “very special filly” according to Darren Beadman and her professionalism saw her make it two from two at Rosehill Gardens. The two-year-old belted her […]

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Pakenham Park Racecourse

Race Watch:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Pakenham Park Racecourse

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Pakenham Park Racecourse Pakenham Racecourse is within an hour’s drive from Melbourne on the city fringe, Pakenham provides a country atmosphere within reach of the city, without the metropolitan price tag. It has a regular train service to the Pakenham Station which is an easy two minute […]

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Race Watch:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Rosehill races is the main Western Sydney track of the Australian Turf Club and is the home of Sydney’s biggest horse race, the Golden Slipper Stakes. Golden Slipper Stakes day is run on the first Saturday in April and the race is the richest in the […]

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Doomben Racecourse

Race Watch:  Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Doomben Racecourse

Race Watch: Knightsbridge Bloodstock tips and preview for Doomben Racecourse Doomben Racecourse is situated 6.3 km from the Brisbane CBD. The first race meeting was held at Doomben in 1933. The course proper has a circumference of 1,715 metres and a straight of 350 metres. The race course has three chutes- 1,350 metres, 1,650 metres […]

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

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

Horse Racing Australia: $13m 2018 TAB Everest

Horse Racing Australia: $13m 2018 TAB Everest

Horse Racing Australia: $13m 2018 TAB Everest By Brad Gray at Racing NSW TAB have opened defending champion Redzel as $8 favourite for the 2018 TAB Everest, to be run on October 13 and will be worth a staggering $13 million. The five-year-old has won six straight races which not only include the inaugural running […]

Victorian Breeders Vobis and the $1m Showdown Plus $20m in Bonuses

Victorian Breeders Vobis and the $1m Showdown Plus $20m in Bonuses

Victorian Breeders Vobis and the $1m Showdown Plus $20m in Bonuses We have been telling everyone for a while now, Victoria is the best place in Australia to breed horses, and the news out of Victoria is a game changer for the State’s Breeders. Racing Victoria (RV), in association with Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV), has […]

Racing Australia Warwick Farm Preview

Racing Australia Warwick Farm Preview

Racing Australia Warwick Farm Preview Warwick Farm Racecourse is a racecourse at Warwick Farm a south-west suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is used as a racecourse for Thoroughbred horse racing. The racecourse is owned and operated by the Australian Turf Club. Here are the selections from Knightsbridge home of quality race horses. Race 1. TAB.COM.AU HANDICAP […]

Racing Australia Ipswich Turf Club Preview

Racing Australia Ipswich Turf Club Preview

Racing Australia Ipswich Turf Club Preview Ipswich Turf Club’s Racecourse is about 32 Kilometres from Brisbane and situated in the metropolitan suburb of Bundamba. The race course has a course proper circumference of 1,746 metres and a straight of 300 metres, a relatively short straight and the race course generally favours horses which like racing […]

Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale

Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale

The catalogue for the 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale is taking shape, with an elite line up set to grace Riverside Stables on April 9-11. The annual Inglis Easter Preview Magazine is now available online and contains the pedigrees of hundreds of world-class yearlings that will be offered to a local and international buying bench […]

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore Greg Hickman has always had a huge opinion of three year-old colt Pierata (3c Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) and it proved justified at Doomben on Saturday when he powered clear to win the $100,000 Winning Rupert Plate by nearly three lengths. Having his first run back […]

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand

Frosted’s Half Sister Takes the G3 Go For Wand Indulgent gained her third victory at the New York track of Aqueduct in the G3 Go For Wand Handicap over a mile on dirt on Saturday, December 2. The four-year-old Bernardini filly, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, found the mile fine after two six-furlong victories in November […]

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning It has been a massive couple of months for Melbourne based writer and pedigree analyst Kristen Manning who is excited about what 2018 may bring with her home-bred galloper Quilate being aimed at the Melbourne and Adelaide autumn carnivals. And in the meantime […]

Australian Horse Racing: Rosehill Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Rosehill Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Rosehill Preview Rosehill races is the main Western Sydney track of the Australian Turf Club and is the home of Sydney’s biggest horse race, the Golden Slipper Stakes. Golden Slipper Stakes day is run on the first Saturday in April and the race is the richest in the world for two-year-olds. Such has been […]

Australian Horse Racing: Sandown Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Sandown Preview

Australian Horse Racing: Sandown Preview Sandown is the only thoroughbred racecourse in Australia with two race tracks. In 2001 the Club built a second track, Hillside, around the outside of the existing Lakeside track. The racing surface at Sandown is widely recognised by industry and punters alike as one of the best in Australia. With both tracks […]

Singapore Horse Racing News: Australian Jockeys Return

Singapore Horse Racing News: Australian Jockeys Return

Singapore Horse Racing News: Australian Jockeys Return Australian jockeys Daniel Moor (pictured) and William Pike will return to Kranji for another short-term visit this weekend.   The Singapore Turf Club has granted Moor a visiting jockey’s licence to ride at the Kranji race meetings on 1 and 3 December, 2017 while Pike’s licence is for […]

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock are bringing promising stayer Newton to Australia. The lightly raced gelding by Authorized has had 6 starts in New Zealand for 3 placings with prizemoney of $10,650.00, only a 4yo he is a youngster in staying terms. Newton […]

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill

G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill from Mike Hedge at Godolphin The track-and-distance specialist Moher and the well-credentialed Federal make up a formidable Godolphin force in the G3 Festival Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday, 2 December. For Moher (Josh Parr), the race is a substitute for last Sunday’s Listed Kilmore Cup that was abandoned after a […]

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Racecourse

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Racecourse

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Racecourse The Race Club holds around 60 racing meetings per year. There are many highlights at the Gold Coast Racecourse including the hugely popular Magic Millions Carnival held annually in January and also the Prime Minister’s Cup and A D Hollindale Stakes, both held in early […]

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park Sandown is the only thoroughbred racecourse in Australia with two race tracks. In 2001 the Club built a second track, Hillside, around the outside of the existing Lakeside track. The racing surface at Sandown is widely recognised by industry and punters alike as one of the best […]

A Double for Guy Racing on the Gold Coast

A Double for Guy Racing on the Gold Coast

A Double for Guy Racing on the Gold Coast Bryan and Daniel Guy pulled off a spectacular double at the Aquis Park on the Gold Coast yesterday. ABSOLUTLYPOSITIVLY Absolutlypositivly made a successful return to racing today at Aquis Park at the Gold Coast when taking out the National Masonry Fillies and Mares Class Two Handicap. […]

Ascot Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Ascot Racecourse Bordered by the Swan, Ascot Racecourse is one of Perth’s oldest and most elegant sporting venues. With a two-tier grandstand, shaded seating and hospitality set around the course, there’s something for everyone – whether you’re a racing enthusiast, enjoying a day out with the family […]

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Gold Coast Turf Club The RaceClub holds around 60 racing meetings per year. There are many highlights at the Gold Coast Racecourse including the hugely popular Magic Millions Carnival held annually in January and also the Prime Minister’s Cup and A D Hollindale Stakes, both held […]

Rosehill Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Rosehill Park

Rosehill Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Rosehill Park

Rosehill Raceday Focus – Preview Saturday’s Meeting at Rosehill Park Rosehill races is the main Western Sydney track of the Australian Turf Club and is the home of Sydney’s biggest horse race, the Golden Slipper Stakes. Golden Slipper Stakes day is run on the first Saturday in April and the race is the richest in […]

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park

Sandown Raceday Focus – Preview Wednesday’s Meeting at Sandown Park Sandown is the only thoroughbred racecourse in Australia with two race tracks. In 2001 the Club built a second track, Hillside, around the outside of the existing Lakeside track. The racing surface at Sandown is widely recognised by industry and punters alike as one of […]

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

The 2018 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale will be the biggest in the company’s history with 800 horses catalogued for the first ever auction at Riverside Stables. Progeny from 109 sires including Snitzel, I Am Invincible, Choisir, Exceed And Excel, Fastnet Rock, Written Tycoon, Hinchinbrook, Not A Single Doubt, Pierro, Savabeel, Sebring and Star Witness are […]

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions is ready to set the tone for the summer of Australian racing with full details of the spectacular 2018 Carnival unveiled today. These details include: the world’s most famous polo player Nacho Figueras, captaining the Veuve Clicquot team for Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo on Sunday, 7 January; thoroughbreds galloping along the Surfers […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner The familiar navy blue Coolmore colours were carried to victory in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown on Saturday by talented colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet Rock x Frustrating, by Stravinsky), a $750,000 NZB Premier purchase for BBA Ireland from the Curraghmore Stud draft. Trained by […]

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online On behalf of the leading thoroughbred breeders of Australasia, Magic Millions is proud to announce the star studded catalogue for the 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is now online. “We would like to thank breeders and vendors for their continued and incredible support,” Magic Millions […]

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards As has now become almost customary, the progeny of Galileo dominated the 2017 Cartier Awards, presented at a ceremony in London on Tuesday evening. Dual G1 winner Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) took the Cartier Two-Year-Old Filly Award, continuing her family record that saw her full-brother Gleneagles […]

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The Godolphin runners It’s Somewhat and Folkswood add a large measure of international class to an Emirates Stakes at Flemington that is set to provide a fitting G1 finale to the Australian spring. It’s Somewhat (James Cummings/Craig Williams), a Stakes winner in England and winner […]

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Godolphin’s G1 Stradbroke Handicap winner Impending can join the ranks of Australia’s best sprinters when he runs in the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington on Saturday. In a race rated the premier sprint of the Melbourne Spring Carnival, if not the […]

Bryan and Daniel Guy Guide Luna Missile to Victory

Bryan and Daniel Guy Guide Luna Missile to Victory Luna Missile (Smart Missile x Lunasong) broke his maiden in fine style yesterday at Aquis Park at the Gold Coast Turf Club in winning the Simon Says Landscaping Maiden Handicap. The well-related son of Smart Missile was sent out a well-backed favorite after an impressive barrier […]

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia The legacy of the late great High Chaparral has been thrust into the spotlight this week after he sired Ace High (3c High Chaparral x Come Sunday, by Redoute’s Choice) to win the Group I Victoria Derby on Saturday and then Irish bred Rekindling (3c High […]

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

The Melbourne Cup: Australia’s Horse Race

In 1895 the American author and traveller Mark Twain went to Flemington and saw the three-year-old filly Auraria win the Melbourne Cup. The victory itself was unremarkable, but Twain’s impressions of Australia’s great race were the opposite. “Nowhere in the world have I encountered a festival of people that has such a magnificent appeal to […]

Melbourne Cup Selections

Melbourne Cup Selections

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

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington It was great to see Fastnet Rock continue to expand his legacy in Flemington over the weekend. Fastnet Rock is the sire of Cluster, Knightsbridge have sent several mares to Cluster this year and are looking forward to some of his yearlings hitting the track in late 201 It only seemed fitting that […]

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin

Hartnell May Deliver Melbourne Cup Glory to Godolphin By Mike Hedge at Godolphin The goal of Godolphin’s founder His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his stable to be in contention in the world’s biggest races will be realised yet again in Australia when Hartnell runs in next week’s G1 Melbourne Cup. Following […]

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Graduates of Coolmore Australia enjoyed a stunning run of success through the three days of the Caulfield Spring Carnival. Last Saturday week, the Group I Caulfield Guineas over 1600m was won by Mighty Boss, with star filly Catchy (Fastnet Rock), also raised and grazed at Coolmore Australia, finishing third. On Wednesday Formality (Fastnet Rock), bred […]

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners With lifetime earnings of nearly $160,000,000 Giant’s Causeway leads all active sires in North America bar none. The only horse since Danzig to top the General Sires List on three occasions, he has also twice topped the 2YO table. Giant’s Causeway has sired champion 2-y-o’s, Classic winning 3-y-o’s, record breaking […]

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia Larneuk Grads had a week of winners claiming impressive victories in Singapore and Australia. Filibuster, an impressive filly by Larneuk’s Ilovethiscity won her second race from 2 starts in grand style (watch race here) the filly has now won S$72,292.50 in prize money in just 2 starts […]

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact

Redoute’s Choice Making an International Impact Memo from Redoute’s Choice: “Don’t sign off on the news out of a day’s racing while I have a couple of stakes runners still to come.” The champion sire sent that message on Saturday evening, after the celebrations of Winx’s three-peat Cox Plate victory, and after Snitzel’s fourth big-track […]

G3 Bendigo Cup

G3 Bendigo Cup

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

$250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Banner (1000m) at The Valley

$250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Banner (1000m) at The Valley

Graduates from each of Inglis’ three major select yearling sales will be represented in Saturday’s $250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Banner (1000m) at The Valley. In the final field of 11, six runners are from the Classic Yearling Sale, four have come through the Premier Yearling Sale and one – $800,000 Snitzel colt Jawwaal – is […]

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate

Winx Vs Folkswood in the Cox Plate Mike Hedge at Godolphin The magnitude of the challenge confronting Folkswood when he takes on world champion mare Winx in Saturday’s G1 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley is obvious. But the Charlie-Appleby trained runner is still going into Australia’s premier weight-for-age race fit and ready to run the […]

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley A talented group of three-year-old fillies led by the emerging star Demerara will be out to establish their place in the stable hierarchy at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Unbeaten in her three starts, Demerara (Brenton Avdulla) faces the biggest test of her short career in the Listed Crockett Stakes […]

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

Arrowfield farewells Champion Alinghi

The extraordinary life of Champion Alinghi ended early on Monday morning when she died foaling at Arrowfield Stud. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Arrowfield’s dedicated foaling team and vet Dr Sean Finan, neither the 16-year-old mare nor her foal by Not A Single Doubt could be saved. Arrowfield Chairman John Messara says, “It’s a […]

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star Pierro was in hot form on Monday with wins for blue-blooded filly Pierrocity (3f Pierro x Dane Ripper, by Danehill) at Te Rapa in New Zealand and at Stawell in Victoria where Kentucky Breeze (3g Pierro x Tahni Girl, by Redoute’s Choice) made a winning debut to give his […]

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy Holy Roman Emperor stole the show at Baden-Baden on Sunday when responsible for both Group winners on the card, including an unbeaten juvenile filly who looks a high-class prospect. The Markus Klug-trained Rock My Love (2f Holy Roman Emperor-Rondinay, by Cadeaux Genereux), bred by Ralf Kredel,  made […]

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro Larneuk Stud based O’lonhro scored a treble on the weekend with winners in Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria. On Sunday FRANKLY HARVEY O’Lonhro – Rustie Bugles won the last race at Seymour at 40 to 1 and on Saturday O’Lonh Star O’Lonhro – Perfect Penny won in Hobart at 13 to […]