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 […]

Sex Symbol the Latest Star by Uncle Mo

Sex Symbol the Latest Star by Uncle Mo

Tying for the overall session lead with a colt by Mendelssohn and one other horse, Uncle Mo’s daughter Sex Symbol (3f Uncle Mo x Icon Project, by Empire Maker) sold for $300,000 at the Keeneland November Sale on Thursday. Purchased by Green Lantern Stables from the Bluewater Sales consignment, the filly is out of Grade […]

Justify Weanlings Dominate at Keeneland November

Justify Weanlings Dominate at Keeneland November

For the third straight session a Justify weanling led all in his age group at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale when the colt out of Stayclassysandiego sold for $435,000 to Baccari Bloodstock. Bred by Nancy Shuford, the colt offered by Elm Tree Farm is a three-quarter brother to the multiple graded stakes winner and Grade I-placed […]

O’Brien and Weld claim big wins at Breeders’ Cup

O’Brien and Weld claim big wins at Breeders’ Cup

Sometimes in this ‘new normal’ life it pays to just embrace the unexpected, writes James Toney. Top Belgian jockey Christophe Soumillon was due to take rides on Irish raiders Order of Australia and Tarnawa at the Breeders’ Cup in Keeneland. But a late positive test for Covid-19 meant he watched from the quarantined sidelines as […]

The 2020 Flat Season Champions

The 2020 Flat Season Champions

Matching his 2017 title-winning tally of 100, Colin Keane is the Irish champion jockey for a second time. The 2020 Flat season concludes at Naas Racecourse tomorrow where Gavin Ryan will be crowned champion apprentice. Aidan O’Brien and Mrs Sue Magnier are once again the champion trainer and champion owner respectively. Keane, from Trim, County […]

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 […]

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 […]

British #ChampionsDay At Home Activity Pack

British #ChampionsDay At Home Activity Pack

from QIPCO British Champions Series We sadly can’t welcome you to QIPCO British Champions Day 2020, but that hasn’t stopped us being able to bring the day to your living room! Alongside all the world-class racing action on ITV, Racing TV and Sky Sports Racing, we have also taken some of the traditional bits of […]

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Winner Sottsass Retired to Coolmore

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Winner Sottsass  Retired to Coolmore

Peter Brant owner of Sunday’s brilliant Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Sottsass has announced his retirement to Coolmore. “A World Champion at three and now an Arc winner at four, I have decided to retire Sottsass after what he has achieved. He has retired sound and right at the top of his game – […]

Caravaggio Another Coolmore Success

Caravaggio Another Coolmore Success

Few sires could boast a first book of mares of such quality as Caravaggio, which is evident in his progeny catalogued for the Tattersalls Book 1 Yearling Sale. His first crop found favor with top judges at last year’s foal sales and they return through leading consignors at Tattersalls this week. Rathbarry Stud offer a […]

Holy Roman Emperor Still Producing Big Winners

Holy Roman Emperor Still Producing Big Winners

The progressive Jadoomi (2c Holy Roman Emperor – South Sister, by Sakhee) confirmed his class when racing clear to win the valuable Arqana sales race at Longchamp on Saturday afternoon. Third on his first two starts, the Simon and Ed Crisford-trained colt won his maiden in comfortable fashion last month and stepped up to a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Strong Demand for Uncle Mo

Strong Demand for Uncle Mo

An outstanding sale for Uncle Mo continued on Wednesday at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale when the stallion’s $950,000 colt out of Bella Rafaela topped the session. Going through the ring early in the day for the Gainesway consignment, the colt was hammed down to Mayberry Farm as one of six to sell for the […]

History of Horse Racing in Deauville France

History of Horse Racing in Deauville France

#Deauville #France #Horseracing “Mornyville”: this was the name used in 1864 by Le Sport newspaper to refer to the small town of Deauville, separated by the La Toucques river from her twin town of Trouville-Les-Bains. Over one hundred and fifty villas, a casino and a grand hotel had already been constructed there when the Duc […]

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe 2020 Will be Spectacular

#enable #love #Ghaiyyath Love, is indeed, all you need – except perhaps if your name is Enable? The Aidan O’Brien-trained Ballydoyle filly added another Group 1 to what has already been a glamorous three-year-old campaign by winning the Darley Yorkshire Oaks in a canter. The chestnut was rightly well fancied before the race due to […]

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 […]

$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 […]

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 […]

King George VI Coolmore Challengers to Enable

King George VI Coolmore Challengers to Enable

Aidan O’Brien says Anthony Van Dyck’s late withdrawal from the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes is a blow to his chances of toppling Enable but that the blood-based decision was the right course of action, writes Will Jennings. The thinly-cut Group One field at Ascot has now been reduced from just four entries to […]

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 […]

Investec Derby Stolen by Front Running Serpentine

Investec Derby Stolen by Front Running Serpentine

The son of Galileo, Serpentine, stunned the Investec Derby field to lead all the way and win the Epsom Classic at odds of 28/1. Jockey Emmet McNamara’s decision to kick clear on Serpentine, who only broke his maiden tag one week ago, around Tattenham corner caught all his rivals off guard and saw the outsider […]

Ryan Moore Aidan O’Brien and Mogul Set to Make History in the Epsom Derby

Ryan Moore Aidan O’Brien and Mogul Set to Make History in the Epsom Derby

Ryan Moore will carry Aidan O’Brien’s history-making hopes as he opts to ride Mogul in Saturday’s Epsom Derby, writes Will Jennings. O’Brien is vying to become the leading trainer in the race’s 240-year history after watching seven horses triumph under his auspices since 2001, with two-time Derby winner Moore choosing to pilot his colt in the […]

Uncle Mo Brings Big Results for Coolmore

Uncle Mo Brings Big Results for Coolmore

#COOLMORE #UNCLEMO #FASIGTIPTON Uncle Mo’s 2-year-old colt out of Miss Ocean City sold for $1.1 million to Donato Lanni for Michael Lund Petersen to top the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale on Monday. The colt is a half-brother to Grade II winner Azar and out of a half-sister to Grade […]

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 […]

All You Need To Know About Irish Racing This Weekend

All You Need To Know About Irish Racing This Weekend

It’s all eyes on the Curragh this weekend as the famous course hosts a bumper triple-header of racing action, broadcast live to the nation on RTE. The thrills and spills get underway on Friday when coverage starts at 7pm and you can watch some of Ireland’s most promising fillies – young female horses – duel […]

American Pharoah Colt Stars at Tattersalls

American Pharoah Colt Stars at Tattersalls

A 2-year-old American Pharoah colt became the Triple Crown winner’s latest sales ring success when he sold for 400,000gns at the Tattersalls Craven Breeze-Up Sale on Wednesday as the second most expensive offering of the one-day sale. Bred by Bridlewood Farm, the colt out of Harlan’s Honor was purchased by Simon Chappell from Star Bloodstock. […]

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 […]

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 […]

American Pharoah Leads Inglis Easter First Season Sires

American Pharoah Leads Inglis Easter First Season Sires

The 2020 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale online was a unique sale that brought out innovation and a can do spirit between vendors, buyers and the auction house to deliver an outcome few would have dreamed possible a month ago. Fittingly, Coolmore’s Triple Crown hero American Pharoah finished as the leading first season sire by […]

Strong Inglis Easter for Fastnet Rock and Coolmore

Strong Inglis Easter for Fastnet Rock and Coolmore

In a market where buyers were inclined to focus on the tried and true, champion sire Fastnet Rock proved a popular commodity at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale online. He had 12 yearlings average $439,583 with his best results including the half-brother to Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss from Bullion Mansion that made $750,000 […]

No Nay Never Colt Gains Deserved Stakes Success

No Nay Never Colt Gains Deserved Stakes Success

The lightly-raced Vitalogy (3c No Nay Never – Sylvestris, by Arch) gained hirs first Stakes success when justifying favoritism in Saturday’s Grade 3 Palm Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The son of No Nay Never began his career with Joseph O’Brien, for whom he won on debut before finishing fourth in the Group 3 Acomb […]

Pierro a Classic winner for Tyreel Stud

Pierro a Classic winner for Tyreel Stud

Respected nursery Tyreel Stud presented two lovely yearlings by Pierro at the 2020 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale on Sunday and were well rewarded when they both sold for $210,000. A filly (pictured) from well related Starspangledbanner mare Dizzy Diva was bought by John Foote Bloodstock and a colt from I Am Invincible mare Lanikai was […]

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, […]

Another $750,000 Colt for American Pharoah

Another $750,000 Colt for American Pharoah

After two sessions of the Magic Millions Yearling Sale, American Pharoah is the leading first season sire with three or more yearlings sold with 12 youngsters averaging $343,333. His popularity continued with a colt from Group III winning Fastnet Rock mare Jazz Song fetching $750,000 for Coolmore when bought by Waller Racing/Mulcaster Bloodstock. Bred by […]

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 […]

Fastnet Rock Filly Impressive on Debut

Fastnet Rock Filly Impressive on Debut

Champion sire Fastnet Rock produced the quinella in the juvenile maiden at Geelong on Thursday with the Yulong Investments colours carried to a very easy victory by the winner Fresh (2f Fastnet Rock x Mother’s Milk, by Savabeel). The Peter and Paul Snowden trained filly Fresh was a class above her rivals, dashing clear to […]

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 […]

Coolmore Stud sires Caravaggio, Churchill and Highland Reel made a bright start at the Tattersalls Foal Sale

Coolmore Stud sires Caravaggio, Churchill and Highland Reel made a bright start at the Tattersalls Foal Sale

While first crop Coolmore Stud sires Caravaggio, Churchill and Highland Reel made a bright start at the Tattersalls Foal Sale, their more established counterparts continued to prove popular in the sales ring. No Nay Never was crowned champion first season sire in 2018 and built on his tremendous success this year with a host of […]

Caravaggio was crowned the top first crop sire of the Tattersalls Foal Sale

Caravaggio was crowned the top first crop sire of the Tattersalls Foal Sale

Caravaggio was crowned the top first crop sire of the Tattersalls Foal Sale, after his 19 foals sold for a total of 1,927,000gns. His turnover was also second overall in the stallion table, standing higher than established sires such as Kodiac and Showcasing. The Marnane family are well-versed in precocious speed and sold Caravaggio’s highest […]

Churchill’s first crop saw him enter the top ten stallion table at last week’s Tattersalls Foal Sale

Churchill’s first crop saw him enter the top ten stallion table at last week’s Tattersalls Foal Sale

Churchill’s first crop saw him enter the top ten stallion table at last week’s Tattersalls Foal Sale, where a select offering of nine foals returned an average price of 99,556gns and total of 896,000gns. Norman Court Stud celebrated a terrific result when their May-born colt bred from a covering fee of €35,000 sold for 220,000gns. […]

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 […]

Stateside Plan For No Nay Never’s Latest Stakes Winner

Stateside Plan For No Nay Never’s Latest Stakes Winner

Tango (2f No Nay Never – Idle Chatter, by Galileo) joined an ever-growing list of Stakes horses by No Nay Never when taking Sunday’s Listed Legacy Stakes at the Curragh. A maiden winner in June, the Aidan O’Brien-trained filly was last seen finishing second to Millisle (Starspangledbanner) in the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes. As a result, she […]

Regally Bred Fastnet Rock Colt Lights Up Tattersalls

Regally Bred Fastnet Rock Colt Lights Up Tattersalls

Thursday saw a son of Fastnet Rock light up the Tattersalls sales ring when selling to Aquis Farm for 725,000gns. Offered by James Hanly’s Ballyhimikin Stud on behalf of breeder Sven Hanson, the bay colt was predicted to prove popular, given that he is a full-brother to the top-class One Foot In Heaven (Fastnet Rock). Their dam […]

Coolmore Grab Another Breeders’ Cup Spot

Coolmore Grab Another Breeders’ Cup Spot

Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and Mrs. John Magnier’s 2-year-old longshot Royal Dornoch (IRE), under jockey Wayne Lordan, prevailed by a neck over 6-5 favored Kameko to win Saturday’s one-mile $160,000 Juddmonte Royal Lodge (GII) at Newmarket Racecourse. With this victory, Royal Dornoch earned an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf through the international […]

TDN Rising Star for American Pharoah and a New G1 Performer

TDN Rising Star for American Pharoah and a New G1 Performer

Talented filly Princesa Caroline (2f American Pharoah x Sacre Coeur, by Saint Ballado) made a huge impression when cruising home to with ease at Belmont on Saturday. Trained by Chad Brown, she stormed home to win the 1 and 1/16th mile contest on turf by three and a half lengths earning TDN Rising Star status. A […]

Impressive Sydney Trial Winner for Vancouver

Impressive Sydney Trial Winner for Vancouver

The official two year-old trials in Sydney on Monday at Randwick produced some interesting winners including blue-blooded filly Ticket to Ride (2f Vancouver x Abbey Road, by Street Cry), who was one of the first foals born for Golden Slipper winning sire Vancouver in 2017 and is now his first trial winner. She hit the line hard […]

G1 Goal for New Pierro Stakes-Winner Rock

G1 Goal for New Pierro Stakes-Winner Rock

G1 Goal for New Pierro Stakes-Winner Rock A patient approach with progressive four year-old Rock (4g Pierro x Subtitle, by Fastnet Rock) paid big dividends at Newcastle on Friday when he stormed into contention for the Group I ATC Epsom Handicap with a barnstorming victory in the Group III Cameron Handicap. Drawn wide in the big field of […]

Galileo has Produced 82 Group 1 Winners

Galileo has Produced 82 Group 1 Winners

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

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 […]

$875,000 Filly for American Pharoah – Keeneland September

$875,000 Filly for American Pharoah – Keeneland September

With his first two year-olds impressing on the track, the second crop of American Pharoah yearlings have been in strong demand during the first two sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale this week with a filly from Grade I placed Connie and Michael selling for $875,000. Consigned by Betz Thoroughbreds, the filly was bought by Jamie […]

Progressive No Nay Never Colt Wins With Ease

Progressive No Nay Never Colt Wins With Ease

The improving Clockers Corner (3g No Nay Never – Starlight Night, by Distant View) ran out an easy winner of Monday’s seven furlong maiden at the Listowel Festival. Trained by John Oxx for Barbara Keller, the chesnut was last seen finishing third over a mile at Killarney and faced 14 rivals when dropped back in trip. Declan McDonogh rode […]

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

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

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

Four Wednesday Metro Winners for Pierro

Four Wednesday Metro Winners for Pierro

Four metropolitan winners in Sydney and Melbourne on Wednesday made it a great day at the office for Golden Slipper winning sire Pierro with promising three-year-old The Lifeline (3g Pierro x Princess Quality, by Elusive Quality) a highlight. The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable often send a promising three year-old to Melbourne at the […]

Impressive US Stakes-Winner for No Nay Never

Impressive US Stakes-Winner for No Nay Never

Talented Irish trained filly Yesterdayoncemore (2f No Nay Never x Danehill’s Dream, by Danehill) made a winning first appearance in North America when capturing the $102,106 Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes on Monday. Placed twice in five previous starts in Ireland, the James Stack trained filly had worked well at Del Mar prior to […]

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 […]

American Pharoah and Foal Continue Wins

American Pharoah and Foal Continue Wins

It’s been a big couple of days for Triple Crown hero American Pharoah with a new stakes-winner in Another Miracle (2c American Pharoah x Retraceable, by Medaglia D’Oro) and two new winners on Saturday in American Butterfly (2c American Pharoah x Gracie’s Butterfly, by War Front) and American Legend (2f American Pharoah x Yong Musician, […]

Arqana’s First Million Sale

Arqana’s First Million Sale

The first million sale at the 2019 Arqana August Yearling Sale came courtesy of Ecurie des Monceaux and Lady O’Reilly’s Galileo colt out of Prudente, a full-sister to the dam of Irish Oaks heroine Chicquita (Montjeu). At a bid of €1.5million, the successful buyer was Japanese trainer Mitsu Nakauchida, much to his delight, as he later explained, […]

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 […]

Coolmore Stallions Dominate Hurry Harriet Stakes

Coolmore Stallions Dominate Hurry Harriet Stakes

Coolmore stallions dominated the finish of Wednesday’s Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes at Gowran Park, where the Aidan O’Brien-trained Goddess (3f Camelot – Cherry Hinton, by Green Desert) gained a well-deserved maiden Stakes success. An impressive 10 length winner of a Leopardstown maiden last season, the bay was last seen finishing second in the Group 2 Kilboy Estate Stakes over […]

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 […]

No Nay Never is Hot Property

No Nay Never is Hot Property

No Nay Never’s terrific run with his juveniles continued on Friday, when Balancing Act (2f No Nay Never – My Lass, by Elmaamul) justified favoritism in the five furlong novice stakes at Thirsk. The Jedd O’Keeffe-trained filly was last seen finishing second in a similar contest at Ripon and PJ McDonald was back on board […]

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 […]

Great Day of Racing for Larneuk

Great Day of Racing for Larneuk

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

Big Races Coming to Sydney

Big Races Coming to Sydney

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

An Early Look at the Investec Derby

An Early Look at the Investec Derby

There are just over 12 weeks until the 240th running of the G1 Investec Derby, the premier Classic and the Greatest Flat Race in the World, at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Saturday, June 1. The 2019 renewal of the historic race over a mile and a half, Britain’s richest at £1.5 million, has 96 contenders […]

No Nay Never an International Hit for Coolmore

No Nay Never an International Hit for Coolmore

The Charlie Appleby-trained Art Du Val (3c No Nay Never – Aquarelle Rare, by Rainbow Quest) ran out an impressive winner of the Meydan Trophy on his racecourse return on Thursday. Successful on debut in August, he was last seen finishing second in a Listed contest in Deauville in October and was sent off the […]

Dubai World Cup Latest News

Dubai World Cup Latest News

• · WinStar Three-Wide in World Cup • · Suave Richard Sets Sights on Sheema • · Bravazo World Cup-Bound • · Meydan Sprint Step One for Blue Point • · Watson Chats Kimbear, Muntazah & Pop the Hood • · Good Curry Spices Up Thursday Card • · Poetic Charm Ready to Disarm WINSTAR […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

Pegasus World Cup Saturday, January 26

Pegasus World Cup Saturday, January 26

Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Accelerate, runner-up Gunnevera, Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Monomoy Girl and Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible are all strong possibilities to compete in the richest race in North America – the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday, January 26 at Gulfstream Park. Other horses considering the third running […]

Big Money for Broodmares at Keeneland

Big Money for Broodmares at Keeneland

Champion and five-time Grade 1 winner Lady Eli and Grade 2 winner My Miss Sophia, both in foal to leading sire War Front, were among eight horses to bring $1 million or more during a robust day of trade to open Keeneland’s 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale. Monday’s session featured an exclusive Book 1 with […]

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry Winx has captured the imagination of the world with her record breaking performance winning her 4th Cox Plate and clocking up a record breaking run of Group 1’s. You might have heard of some of these other horses as well, Zenyatta, Heavens Above, Whobegotyou. Well, all […]

Our Top 4 Picks for the Melbourne Cup

Our Top 4 Picks for the Melbourne Cup

Our Top 4 Picks for the Melbourne Cup It’s that time of year again, Australia will stop and the world will tune in for one of the great horse races, the Melbourne Cup. 2. THE CLIFFSOFMOHER  JOCKEY: Ryan Moore TRAINER: Aidan O’Brien (Co. Tipperary (IRE)) 5 Year Old SIRE: Galileo DAM: Wave The Cliffsofmohar is bred to win this one, […]

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