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 […]

Segenhoe Yearlings Head to 2019 Magic Millions

Segenhoe Yearlings Head to 2019 Magic Millions

Segenhoe Yearlings Head to 2019 Magic Millions Segenhoe look set for another successful year as their 2019 Yearlings head to the 1st major sale at Magic Millions on Australia’s Gold Coast. This year Segenhoe are bringing very well bred yearlings by some of the hottest sires in Australia. Snitzel, I Am Invincible , So You […]

Brazen Beau Will be Hot Property at the Australian Yearling Sales

Brazen Beau Will be Hot Property at the Australian Yearling Sales

The brilliant start to his stud career made by Brazen Beau continued at Royal Randwick on Saturday, 15 December when Accession became his first Stakes winner with an impressive victory in the Restricted Listed Inglis Nursery over 1,000m for those offered at the Inglis yearling sales in 2018. Trained by Chris Waller who conditioned Brazen Beau to […]

Pierro will be a Hit at the Magic Millions Sale

Pierro will be a Hit at the Magic Millions Sale

A homebred for Bob and Sandra Peters, the Grant and Alana Williams trained filly Arcadia Queen (3f Pierro x Arcadia, by Redoute’s Choice) stamped herself as the find of the summer when powering clear to score a resounding victory in the $1million Group I WATC Kingston Town Classic at Ascot on Saturday. A brilliant winner […]

Magic Millions Hopefuls Head to Doomben Saturday

Magic Millions Hopefuls Head to Doomben Saturday

The build up to Magic Millions’ $10 million raceday intensifies at Doomben on Saturday with a string of feature races to be contested. While the depth of the fields is strong it could be the weather that is a major player with forecasts for South East Queensland predicting widespread rain. The listed Phelan Ready Stakes […]

O’Lonhro and Larneuk Back in the Spotlight

O’Lonhro and Larneuk Back in the Spotlight

O’Lonhro and Larneuk Back in the Spotlight O’Lonhro and Larneuk are back in the Spotlight after the Larneuk bred and raced O’So Hazy was recognized for an outstanding season by being named Southern District Racing Association (SDRA) Horse of the Year. With a career record of 18:5-3-4 and Prize Money $231,370 the O’Lonhro mare finished […]

Larneuk’s Exciting Young Stallion Cluster

Larneuk’s Exciting Young Stallion Cluster

Larneuk’s Exciting Young Stallion Cluster by Kristen Manning Larneuk’s exciting young stallion Cluster is off and rolling with his very first runner – the promising Gee Gees Darl – recording such a gutsy victory at her Hobart debut on Saturday. First catching the eye when fetching $45,000 at the Tasmanian Magic Millions where she was […]

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy

Cluster Set to Continue the Fastnet Rock Legacy 1st Season Victorian Sire, Cluster (Fastnet Rock x Tarcoola Diamond (Last Tycoon)) has had an impressive debut as a sire with his very 1st runner winning in impressive fashion in Hobart. Gee Gees Darl won clearly over 1000m, she was a $45,000 purchase by Paul and Elizabeth […]

Terry Evans Expanding Tuncurry Stable

Terry Evans Expanding Tuncurry Stable

Terry Evans Expanding Tuncurry Stable Local trainer Terry Evans has been busy of late with an influx of new horses and more are on the way. The stable has purchased 2 tried horses at recent sales and has a good cross section of 2yo’s by sires like Sizzling, Cluster and Al Maher. For next year […]

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Record support from breeders across Australasia has led to Magic Millions cataloguing a record number of lots in a star studded catalogue for the 2019 Gold Coast Yearling Sale. A mouth watering line up of 1,122 lots have been confirmed by vendors for the first five days of the […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Come Racing in Queensland with Bryan and Daniel Guy

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Come Racing in Queensland with Bryan and Daniel Guy

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Come Racing in Queensland with Bryan and Daniel Guy With week one down since the record prize money increase in Queensland the benefits of these increases are now clear for all to see. These increases have returns more funds to more participants then ever before and has made […]

Godolphin Set to Continue Win Streak at Flemington

Godolphin Set to Continue Win Streak at Flemington

Another multi-national G1 Godolphin challenge is in the making when Blair House and It’s Somewhat tackle Saturday’s G1 LKS Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington. In an open race, the Godolphin pair have strong prospects of adding another top-level victory to a spring collection that includes some of Australia’s best races. Blair House (William Buick) is yet […]

Lane’s End Farm stud fees for Accelerate, City of Light and West Coast

Lane’s End Farm stud fees for Accelerate, City of Light and West Coast

Lane’s End Farm today announced the 2019 stud fees for Accelerate, City of Light and West Coast. Champion Older Horse elect Accelerate capped off an incredible 2018 season, which included five Grade 1 wins, with a thrilling victory in the GI Breeders’ Cup Classic. Accelerate bested 10 Grade I winners in his Classic victory, earning […]

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 […]

Panama Horses Arrive in Miami for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday

Panama Horses Arrive in Miami for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday

Panama Horses Arrive in Miami for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday A dozen horses from Panama arrived at Gulfstream Park Wednesday afternoon to prepare for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday, Dec. 8. The Panamanian horses joined 10 horses from Venezuela who arrived Saturday morning. Horses arriving from Panama included Fray Angelico, a son […]

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 […]

Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley

Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley

Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Thirty years of persistence, patience and conviction had their spectacular reward when Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley at Flemington, Australia, on Tuesday, 6 November. In […]

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 […]

Want to Breed a Melbourne Cup Winner, Consider Honorius

Want to Breed a Melbourne Cup Winner, Consider Honorius

Want to Breed a Melbourne Cup Winner, Consider Honorius Not many real stayers make it to stud in Australia despite the fact that some of the biggest races in Australia are over a reasonable distance. Honorius ran third in the Group One Spring Champion (2000m) behind Dundeel, third in the Group One Queensland Derby (2400m) […]

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, […]

Keeneland Yearlings Dominate Breeders’ Cup

Keeneland Yearlings Dominate Breeders’ Cup

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates swept seven Breeders’ Cup World Championship races Nov. 2-3 at Churchill Downs: Accelerate(Classic-G1), Monomoy Girl (Distaff-G1), Roy H (TwinSpires Sprint-G1), Game Winner (Sentient Jet Juvenile-G1), Jaywalk (Tito’s Handmade Vodka Juvenile Fillies-G1),City of Light (Dirt Mile-G1) and Bulletin (Juvenile Turf Sprint). Also representing Keeneland was Shamrock Rose, winner of the Lexus […]

Breeders’ Cup a Huge Success

Breeders’ Cup a Huge Success

Following back-to-back Breeders’ Cup wins by Roy H and Stormy Liberal and a history-making win in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf by 4-year-old European super filly Enable (GB), the first horse to win the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Longines Turf in the same year, Accelerate’s victory in the $6 million […]

Larneuk Have 2 Group Runners at Flemington Saturday

Larneuk Have 2 Group Runners at Flemington Saturday

Larneuk Have 2 Group Runners at Flemington Saturday Larneuk is continuing a run of success at Group level in Australia and this weekend there are 2 Larneuk bred runners in one of the biggest racing days of the year. El Dorado Dreaming (Ilovethiscity) already a Group 1 winner in the Sires Produce is well in […]

Gunnevera and the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs

Gunnevera and the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs

Margoth’s Gunnevera breezed six furlongs in 1:15.20 Friday morning at Gulfstream Park West in preparation for a planned start in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs Nov. 3. The Antonio Sano-trained 4-year-old worked by himself under exercise rider Raul Velasquez. “It was a nice work. We gave him a nice easy […]

Get the Breeders’ Cup App

Get the Breeders’ Cup App

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today announces an updated version of the Official Breeders’ Cup Mobile App, offering new and improved capabilities designed to provide fans worldwide with an integrated and immersive user experience. The renewed app is the latest of many digital developments and enhancements that Breeders’ Cup has introduced in recent years, […]

Rosehill Gardens Returns In Full Bloom For Spring Racing This Saturday

Rosehill Gardens Returns In Full Bloom For Spring Racing This Saturday

The Australian Turf Club’s Rosehill Gardens is back in full bloom as it begins a big six weeks of consecutive Saturday meetings and Spring racing. Along with all the racing action televised live from down south, Rosehill Gardens will usher in Spring with a special Eats at The Gardens food precinct, pop-up bars and live […]

Cox Plate Day Success for Larneuk

Cox Plate Day Success for Larneuk

Cox Plate Day Success for Larneuk Winx dominated the news on Cox Plate Day and deservedly so, an incredible effort to put together 4 Cox Plate wins and delight an entire nation made headlines around the world. Cox Plate Day always offers a day of sensational racing and Saturday was no exception. The day also […]

Royal Randwick’s Spectacular Spring Carnival

Royal Randwick’s Spectacular Spring Carnival

Royal Randwick’s spectacular Spring Carnival continues this Saturday as the Australian Turf Club joins with one of its longest-standing partners for City Tattersalls Club Cup Day. Just a week after a record crowd for The $13 million TAB Everest meeting, Royal Randwick hosts a nine-race card including the Group 3 $160,000 ICD Property Nivison Stakes, […]

Amphitrite Wins the Group One Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield

Amphitrite Wins the Group One Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield

Amphitrite has emerged as one of Australia’s most progressive and exciting gallopers after an amazing win in the Group One Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield. The untapped filly, a $50,000 Adelaide Yearling Sale buy for Flying Start Syndications, made it four straight wins and looks a potential Oaks winner with her incredible Guineas triumph. Last […]

Magic Millions Purchase REDZEL Takes the Everest Hits $15,372,000

Magic Millions Purchase REDZEL Takes the Everest Hits $15,372,000

Magic Millions Purchase REDZEL Takes the Everest Hits $15,372,000 When Chris and Michael Ward secured a Snitzel colt from Marquee Stud at the 2014 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale they were hoping the horse would turn out a life changer. And what a life changer he has become. Back then he was lot number […]

Gippsland Bloodstock at the Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock at the Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock at the Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale by Kristen Manning At each of the three Inglis Ready 2 Race sales at which Gippsland Bloodstock has been represented by a draft they have achieved great results; each time selling a six figure horse. And things are looking good for this year with Dean and […]

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