ParisLongchamp, the Qatar Arc Trials

ParisLongchamp, the Qatar Arc Trials

#ParisLongchamp #horseracing #france On Sunday at ParisLongchamp, the Qatar Arc Trials will take place. Three races, two Group 1s and a Group 2, to prepare for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the Thoroughbred World Championship which will take place on the 4th October. Three weeks until this huge event, now it’s time to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Galway Races Summer Festival

Galway Races Summer Festival

Galway Races Summer Festival is one of dozens of events having to adapt to the new normal – but staff at the racecourse are working round the clock to make sure this year’s bonanza still captures its famous old magic, writes Will Jennings. The storied seven-day showpiece stands tall as one of the quintessential staples of […]

Siskin Heads to Glorious Goodwood

Siskin Heads to Glorious Goodwood

Colin Keane admits Siskin will need to improve if he is to land his second Group One triumph of the season in Wednesday’s Qatar Sussex Stakes, writes Will Jennings. Red-hot jockey Keane guided Ger Lyons’ cracking colt to a searing victory in the Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh last month, with the trainer now […]

Enable Makes History

Enable Makes History

Aidan O’Brien was left disappointed after Enable roared to an emphatic victory over Sovereign and Japan to secure her record third King George VI and Elizabeth Stakes triumph at Ascot, writes Will Jennings. The master of Ballydoyle was all that stood between the marvel mare and King George immortality, but Frankie Dettori piloted John Gosden’s mount […]

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 […]

Stradivarius Looks for 4th Goodwood Cup

Stradivarius Looks for 4th Goodwood Cup

Stradivarius heads a field of seven runners entered for next weeks Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup on day one of the Qatar Goodwood Festival. The Stayers King has become a household name in the racing world as a whole and next Tuesday he will look to tread where no horse has trodden before – a fourth […]

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 […]

Ny Traffic a Kentucky Derby Contender

Ny Traffic a Kentucky Derby Contender

Ny Traffic stalled at the top of the stretch before shifting into high gear in Saturday’s Haskell (G1) at Monmouth Park, putting a late scare into front-running Authentic, only to fall an excruciating nose short of victory. Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. expressed more satisfaction than disappointment in his Gulfstream Park-based Kentucky Derby (G1) prospect Sunday […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019-2020 racing season at Meydan Racecourse

2019-2020 racing season at Meydan Racecourse

The 2019-2020 racing season at Meydan Racecourse gets underway in just a few weeks on Thursday, October 24, and online sales of tickets for the ‘Racing at Meydan’ programmes and concurrent Dubai World Cup Carnival are available to racegoers. Tickets and packages can be purchased here: https://store.meydan.ae/. For those looking to enjoy more of the […]

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 […]

Keeneland’s Fall Meet begins Friday, Oct. 4

Keeneland’s Fall Meet begins Friday, Oct. 4

Keeneland’s Fall Meet begins Friday, Oct. 4, celebrating 17 days of some of the finest Thoroughbred racing in North America that kicks off with the blockbuster Fall Stars Weekend, featuring nine of the meet’s 10 Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” races. The season offers a full slate of special events, highlighted by the return […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

$100,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park

$100,000 Skip Away at Gulfstream Park

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

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

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

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

Enable, Stradivarius Set to Return for John Gosden

Enable, Stradivarius Set to Return for John Gosden

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

Dubai World Cup Latest News

Dubai World Cup Latest News

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

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

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

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

Keeneland 2019 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale

Keeneland 2019 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale

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

Keeneland and TVG Creating Better Race and Sales Days

Keeneland and TVG Creating Better Race and Sales Days

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

Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

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

Santa Anita Approves New Racing Rules

Santa Anita Approves New Racing Rules

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

Florida Derby (G1) March 30 at Gulfstream Park

Florida Derby (G1) March 30 at Gulfstream Park

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

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 […]

Another Big Weekend of Racing for Larneuk

Another Big Weekend of Racing for Larneuk

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

Alizee and Hartnell Head to All-Star Mile at Flemington

Alizee and Hartnell Head to All-Star Mile at Flemington

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

Big Races Coming to Sydney

Big Races Coming to Sydney

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

Dubai World Cup Carnival Heats Up

Dubai World Cup Carnival Heats Up

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

The Autumn Sun Shines on Guineas Day at Royal Randwick

The Autumn Sun Shines on Guineas Day at Royal Randwick By Brad Gray At Royal Randwick How Did The Autumn Sun Do That? That was the question punters were left asking themselves after The Autumn Sun came from the clouds to prevail in stunning fashion in the G1 Randwick Guineas. The Autumn Sun (Pic: Steve […]

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 […]

Code of Honor on Same Path as Orb to Kentucky Derby

Code of Honor on Same Path as Orb to Kentucky Derby

Trainer Shug McGaughey reported that William S. Farish’s Code of Honor came out of his victory in Saturday’s $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) in good order. “So far, all systems are go,” said McGaughey less than 16 hours after watching the 3-year-old colt win Saturday and bounce back from a disappointing performance Jan. 5 […]

Super Saturday at Meydan Racecourse

Super Saturday at Meydan Racecourse

As the heat starts to turn up for the world’s richest ($35 million) race meeting in the Dubai World Cup night three weeks from now, Super Saturday at Meydan Racecourse is set to stage a top-quality dress rehearsal, including a pair of Group 1 affairs and a total of seven stakes worth $2.65 million. Each […]

Dubai World Cup Latest News

Dubai World Cup Latest News

• · LONGINES DUBAI SHEEMA CLASSIC: Magical Leads Ballydoyle Brigade • · AL QUOZ SPRINT: Viddora Brings Top Class from Down Under • · UAE DERBY: Plus Que Parfait the Perfect Possible • · DUBAI GOLD CUP: Weekender On Schedule for Gold Cup MAGICAL LEADS BALLYDOYLE BRIGADE Last year’s Dubai World Cup night saw a […]

Code of Honor Looks Ready for the Kentucky Derby

Code of Honor Looks Ready for the Kentucky Derby

W.S. Farish’s Code of Honor rebounded from a disappointing effort in his 2019 debut to capture Saturday’s $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park and stamp himself as a leading prospect for the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) and the 2019 Triple Crown. Code of Honor was saddled by Hall of Fame […]

Little Larneuk Produces Big Results

Little Larneuk Produces Big Results

Larneuk, a small stud in rural Victoria has been producing some outstanding results over the last couple of years. Resident Sires as well as horses raised on the farm have been performing exceptionally well, a Group 1 win and some very good runs in Group races are proving the quality of Larneuk progeny. Larneuk veteran […]

Blamed Takes the $150,000 Royal Delta (G3)

Blamed Takes the $150,000 Royal Delta (G3)

Ken McCarthy, longtime assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, was all smiles Saturday at Gulfstream Park after Blamed registered a commanding triumph in the $150,000 Royal Delta (G3), a stakes for fillies and mares named for the three-time Eclipse Award champion and 2019 Hall of Fame finalist who was trained by Mott. With […]

Winx Makes it 30 Straight and $23m

Winx Makes it 30 Straight and $23m

The world champion mare broke the race record and sent her earnings soaring past $23 million with her soft two and a quarter length victory. And in a scary thought for possible rivals over the remainder of her autumn campaign, connections predicted more improvement from the rising eight-year-old. After Winx's win in The Apollo Stakes […]

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 […]

Japan Breeders Cup Qualifier for this year’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)

Led by former champions Gold Dream (JPN), Nonkono Yume (JPN), and Moanin, and the speedy Inti (JPN) 14 horses have been entered for Sunday’s 36th running of the one mile, $870,000 February Stakes (G1) on dirt at Tokyo Racecourse, the first automatic qualifier for this year’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) to be awarded through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series. The Breeders’ […]

Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Monica Stakes

Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Monica Stakes

In what shapes up as a truly star-studded affair, Dream Tree, Escape Clause, Marley’s Freedom and Paradise Woods headline a field of seven older fillies and mares in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Monica Stakes at seven furlongs. Although she flopped as the 3-5 favorite in the opening day Grade I La Brea at the […]

Can X Y Jet take the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1)

Rockingham Ranch and Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet romped to a 7 ¾-length victory in Wednesday’s featured ninth race at Gulfstream Park, punching his ticket to Dubai for a third run in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) March 30. Great to have @RockinghamRanch's Racing Manager @RealBrianTrump join us on the line today with […]

Cluster has become One of Australia’s Leading 1st Season Sires

Cluster has become One of Australia’s Leading 1st Season Sires

Larneuk based Cluster has become One of Australia’s Leading 1st Season Sires. Cluster has only had 3 runners so far, 2 of them winners Gee Gees Darl and Galaxy , Bunched has had one start for a gallant 2nd at Lismore during the week. Check the Australian 1st Season Sires List A particularly good looking […]

Osborne Bulls in Saturday’s G1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington

Osborne Bulls in Saturday’s G1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington

G1 challenge confronts Osborne Bulls at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The return to racing of brilliant sprinter Osborne Bulls in Saturday’s G1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington is being treated cautiously by trainer James Cummings. But whatever the result, the gelding who rose to every challenge in the spring is shaping as a key […]

The Championships at Royal Randwick on Saturday 6 April and Saturday 13 April

The Championships at Royal Randwick on Saturday 6 April and Saturday 13 April

The Championships has attracted a record number of nominations, bursting through the 1500-mark, following the closing deadline for the sixth running of the highly-successful series. Racing NSW and Australian Turf Club received 1536 nominations for the 10 races to be run during The Championships at Royal Randwick on Saturday 6 April and Saturday 13 April. […]

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 […]

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

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

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

Inglis Classic Yearling Sale News

Inglis Classic Yearling Sale News

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

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

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

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

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

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

Godolphin 2yo’s Seek Glory in Australia

Godolphin 2yo’s Seek Glory in Australia

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

Fastnet Rock Continues to Deliver at Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Continues to Deliver at Coolmore Australia

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

Larneuk Yearling Draft is Worth a Look

Larneuk Yearling Draft is Worth a Look

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

Darren Weir and the Hypocrisy of Australia

Darren Weir and the Hypocrisy of Australia

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

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

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

2 Chances to See Winx in Sydney

2 Chances to See Winx in Sydney

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

Cluster One of Australia’s Best 1st Season Sires

Cluster One of Australia’s Best 1st Season Sires

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

Mucho Gusto and Baffert on Track to Kentucky Derby

Mucho Gusto and Baffert on Track to Kentucky Derby

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

Ken McPeek-trained Harvey Wallbanger a Kentucky Derby Contender

Ken McPeek-trained Harvey Wallbanger a Kentucky Derby Contender

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

Alizee a Big Winner for Godolphin

Alizee a Big Winner for Godolphin

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

Coolmore Australia Stars at Karaka Sale

Coolmore Australia Stars at Karaka Sale

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

No Nay Never Has 1st Runner in Japan

No Nay Never Has 1st Runner in Japan

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

2019 Dubai World Cup Day Nominations

2019 Dubai World Cup Day Nominations

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

Cluster Climbs Australia’s 1st Season Sire Ranks

Cluster Climbs Australia’s 1st Season Sire Ranks

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

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

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

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

$16 million Pegasus World Cup an International Hit

$16 million Pegasus World Cup an International Hit

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

Jorge Navarro, Gulfstream Park’s Champion Hit 1000 Wins

Jorge Navarro, Gulfstream Park’s Champion Hit 1000 Wins

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

Pegasus World Cup Turf

Pegasus World Cup Turf

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

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

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

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

Inglis Graduates Impress as Sale Approaches

Inglis Graduates Impress as Sale Approaches

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

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, […]

Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita

Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita

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

Another Exciting Weekend of International Racing for Larneuk

Another Exciting Weekend of International Racing for Larneuk

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

Spectacular 12-race Pegasus Program Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Spectacular 12-race Pegasus Program Saturday at Gulfstream Park

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

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

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

Accelerate ready for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Accelerate ready for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

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

Record Breaking 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Record Breaking 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

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

Godolphin the Leading Owner in France

Godolphin the Leading Owner in France

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

Pegasus World Cup Update

Pegasus World Cup Update

Audible Flavien Prat, a leading rider on the Southern California circuit, will be aboard 2018 Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), the richest race in North America, Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. Audible’s trainer, Todd Pletcher, confirmed the mount Sunday afternoon after speaking with Elliott Walden, president […]

O’Tauto Proves the Value of O’Lonhro and Larneuk

O’Tauto Proves the Value of O’Lonhro and Larneuk

by Kristen Manning Half way down the famed Flemington straight, the good looking bay still had several lengths to make up. Supporters of the short priced favourite were feeling a bit nervous, especially as the leader gave a nice little kick. But the bay changed legs, pinned his ears back and lengthened his impressive stride […]

No Nay Never Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

No Nay Never Yearlings Head to Magic Millions

No Nay Never Yearlings Head to Magic Millions No Nay Never has already proven himself in the Northern Hemisphere. The leading first crop sire in 2018 in the northern hemisphere, his first 2YO’s include… Ten Sovereigns – unbeaten 3-time winner including the G1 Middle Park Stakes & G3 Round Tower Stakes for Aidan O’Brien Land […]

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