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 […]

World will be Watching the World’s Richest Turf Race in Sydney, Australia

World will be Watching the World’s Richest Turf Race in Sydney, Australia

World will be Watching the World’s Richest Turf Race in Sydney, Australia The eyes of the world will be on Sydney this Saturday for the running of world’s richest race on turf – the $13 million The TAB Everest at Royal Randwick. On a huge 10 race card, the $13 million The TAB Everest has […]

Brooke Sweeney and O’So Hazy: Can Girl Power take the Kosciuszko

Brooke Sweeney and O’So Hazy: Can Girl Power take the Kosciuszko

Brooke Sweeney and O’So Hazy: Can Girl Power take the Kosciuszko There is only 1 mare in the Kosciuszko and that is Larneuk bred O’So Hazy, a mare by the award winning sire O’Lonhro. She is teamed up with her regular rider Brooke Sweeney one of the finest Jockeys any where in Australia and the […]

2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

The scene is set for the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale following today’s final breeze-up session at the Gold Coast Turf Club. Just over 60 juveniles breezed this morning as they and other exciting prospects from three earlier breeze-up sessions around the country prepare to go under the hammer tomorrow from […]

Continued Success for Larneuk and O’Lonhro

Continued Success for Larneuk and O’Lonhro

Continued Success for Larneuk and O’Lonhro It was another big weekend for Larneuk and O’Lonhro with a city winner in Brisbane and a Group 2 placing in Melbourne and O’So Hazy steps out next week in the $1.3 million Kosciuszko! Mr Bellagio (AUS) 2013 16 starts, 4 – 3 – 4 $93,300 took the 4th […]

Magic Millions a Big Winner at Flemington

Magic Millions a Big Winner at Flemington

Magic Millions a Big Winner at Flemington Led by a stunning 21st Group One win for the world’s highest rated racehorse Winx, Magic Millions sold runners dominated Australia’s most famous racecourse yesterday with five outstanding stakes wins. Winx’s amazing win in the Group One Turnbull Stakes was the day’s highlight at Flemington with the crowd […]

Aga Khan Studs Success at Goffs

Aga Khan Studs Success at Goffs

Aga Khan Studs Success at Goffs The Aga Khan Studs’ Classic sires SEA THE STARS and SIYOUNI both boast a strong hand of beautifully-bred yearlings at the prestigious Goffs Orby Sale on 2nd and 3rd October. Arc hero SEA THE STARS, who has shone this season thanks to star performers SEA OF CLASS and STRADIVARIUS […]

Winx Wins 28 in a row and $19,582,425

Winx Wins 28 in a row and $19,582,425 Champion Winx showed she was on track for an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate triumph when she extended her winning streak to 28 in today’s Group One Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington. In front a large and adoring crowd, Winx made it six wins from six starts in […]

Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

The races of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October at ParisLongchamp, will take place without open stretch. Set up on the Parisian racecourse since its re-opening in April, the open stretch proved very conclusive in terms of regularity but, for the races on Sunday, using it could […]

No Nay Never Brings Big Money Goffs

No Nay Never Brings Big Money Goffs

No Nay Never Brings Big Money Goffs No Nay Never has made a simply sensational start to his stallion career thanks to the likes of Saturday’s G1 Middle Park Stakes hero Ten Sovereigns (2c No Nay Never-Seeking Solace, by Exceed And Excel). And his second crop understandably proved hot properties at Goffs on Tuesday, headed […]

Big Money on Offer at Dubai World Cup Carnival

Big Money on Offer at Dubai World Cup Carnival

Big Money on Offer at Dubai World Cup Carnival The 15th Dubai World Cup Carnival will be one of historic proportions in 2019, with record purses during the course of its 10 meetings at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Prize money will be boosted 12%, totalling US $12,670,000, and the Dubai World Carnival […]

Magic Millions 2yo Sale: The Hot Lots

Magic Millions 2yo Sale: The Hot Lots To be held at the Gold Coast Sales Complex on October 9, the sale features 219 exciting prospects with buyers looking to secure their next stakes winning star. Already some 23 graduates of last year’s catalogue have been winners for their connections headlined by recent Aushorse Golden Horseshoe […]

Uncle Mo Producing Quality 2 Year Olds

Uncle Mo Producing Quality 2 Year Olds

Uncle Mo Producing Quality 2 Year Olds The $200,000 Grade III Pilgrim Stakes at Belmont on Saturday was won by promising colt Forty Under (2c Uncle Mo x Argent Affair, by Black Tie Affair). Trained by Jeremiah C. Englehart, Forty Below came with a late rush to win the 1 and 1/16th mile contest by […]

Horse Racing Gaining Fans at Gulfstream Park

Horse Racing Gaining Fans at Gulfstream Park

Horse Racing Gaining Fans at Gulfstream Park Total handle on the finals of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes Series at Gulfstream Park Saturday was $9.852 million, an increase over last year of 23.40 percent. On the three Saturdays that Gulfstream hosted the Sire Stakes this summer, total handle was $27.241 million compared to $23.867 last […]

The £250,000 Balmoral Handicap, sponsored by QIPCO

The £250,000 Balmoral Handicap, sponsored by QIPCO

The £250,000 Balmoral Handicap, sponsored by QIPCO, the race that brings down the curtain on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on October 20, has attracted a bumper 74 entries. A maximum field of 20 will be allowed to run in the mile contest, which is Europe’s richest mile handicap. Last year all bar three […]

Mo Town Heads to Ashford Stud

Mo Town Heads to Ashford Stud

A brilliant two-year-old, Mo Town gained ‘TDN Rising Star’ status when graduating with a powerful performance at Belmont scoring by 7 lengths. Next out on his Stakes debut in the Grade 2 Remsen S., and first around two turns, Mo Town soared past his rivals with an impressive display to win unchallenged. Mo Town’s success […]

Breeders’ Cup Update

Breeders’ Cup Update

Accelerate, Diversify in Final Classic Preps on Huge Breeders’ Cup Challenge Weekend The second biggest Breeders’ Cup Challenge weekend of the year ushers in the Santa Anita fall meet, which hosts a quintet of “Win and You’re In” races, including the Awesome Again (GI), which will feature West Coast handicap leader ACCELERATE, while Belmont Park’s […]

2018-2019 Championship Meet stakes schedule at Gulfstream Park $29m in purses

2018-2019 Championship Meet stakes schedule at Gulfstream Park $29m in purses

2018-2019 Championship Meet stakes schedule at Gulfstream Park $29m in purses The 2018-2019 Championship Meet stakes schedule at Gulfstream Park will feature a record 105 stakes worth a record $29.079 million in purses, headlined by the blockbuster Jan. 26 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series, featuring the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and […]

The Pegasus World Cup 2019 Grade 1 Turf Stakes

The Pegasus World Cup 2019 Grade 1 Turf Stakes

The Pegasus World Cup 2019 Grade 1 Turf Stakes The Stronach Group, owners of the Pegasus World Cup, announced today an exciting new element to what has become, in just two short years, one of the premier events on the Thoroughbred racing calendar. The Pegasus World Cup 2019, to be held on January 26, will […]

Australian Stallions: Honorius has the Staying Power

Australian Stallions: Honorius has the Staying Power

Australian Stallions: Honorius has the Staying Power While the Australian breeding industry is focused on speedy 2yo’s that is not the end of Australia’s racing industry. Staying races are some of the biggest races in the country and the prize-money on offer is phenomenal. If you are looking to breed a quality stayer Honorius is […]

Blair House Ready for Aussie Spring

Blair House Ready for Aussie Spring

The Australian spring ambitions for English-trained runner Blair House will be decided after he runs in Sunday’s G1 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield. In a race that has brought together a multi-national field of genuine 2000m horses and stayers warming up for longer races, Blair House is firmly in the former group. “This is an important […]

Hartnell Ready for Epsom

Hartnell Ready for Epsom

Hartnell Ready for Epsom by Mike Hedge at Godolphin A handy weight and some encouraging work on the training track has influenced trainer James Cummings to give Hartnell his chance in Saturday’s G1 Epsom Handicap at Randwick in which he is joined by stablemate Duca Valentinois. Hartnell is one of Godolphin’s true globetrotters, and has […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) in the Betting for Leading 1st Season Sire in Victoria

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) in the Betting for Leading 1st Season Sire in Victoria

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) in the Betting for Leading 1st Season Sire in Victoria A cracking type in his own right, Cluster is by Champion Sire and sire of sires in Fastnet Rock (137 stakes winners), and is from the Flemington stakes winner Tarcoola Diamond. Successful family? The first two dams alone have produced 13 winners […]

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport My contribution to the Horsetech Conference Market Report, the full report covers everything from diet, medicine and psychology and is a must read for any one in the industry. As the victor returns to the winners circle and the proud connections pose for their photo, what you […]

Winx Wins Again

Winx Wins Again

Champion galloper Winx extended her winning streak and wrote more history when she cruised to her 27th straight victory in today’s Group One George Main Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. After looking under pressure shortly after turning for home, the champion showed why she is ranked the world’s best racehorse with a stunning sprint over the […]

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster

Aidan O’Brien Goes for 6th St Leger at Doncaster Kew Gardens and Lah Ti Dar feature among a final field of 12 for the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien is seeking a sixth success in the world’s oldest Classic, which was first run in 1776 and forms part of the […]

Midnight Soiree Set for Victory at Gulfstream Park

Midnight Soiree Set for Victory at Gulfstream Park

Midnight Soiree Set for Victory at Gulfstream Park Midnight Soiree earned her first stakes success at Gulfstream Park last time out, fighting off a persistent rival through the stretch run to capture the $117,500 Martha Washington Stakes. Trainer Lisa Lewis and owners Randy McBride, James Pickering, Terry Hookstra and Arcilla Hudgins didn’t get to immediately […]

The Remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill

The Remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill

The Remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill Lineage Report for HONORIUS Points to Success at Stud There is no better sire line in Australia then the one Honorius comes from as this ARION Pedigree report shows. The remarkable Similarity of Honorius to Danehill is impossible not to notice. HONORIUS Honorius proved himself a talented racehorse, […]

Order Of St George Heads to Stud at Coolmore Ireland

Order Of St George Heads to Stud at Coolmore Ireland

Aidan O’Brien has paid tribute to staying star Order Of St George after his retirement was announced on Tuesday. The highlight of his 13 career wins was when landing the the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2016 and he was beaten just a short head by Big Orange in a tremendous renewal when defending […]

Magic Millions Breeze-Ups Live Online From Tomorrow

Magic Millions Breeze-Ups Live Online From Tomorrow

Magic Millions Breeze-Ups Live Online From Tomorrow The first of four breeze up sessions leading into Australasia’s best strike rate 2YO sale will be held at Warwick Farm tomorrow. Starting at 10am, tomorrow’s Sydney based breeze-ups will be followed by a session at Seymour on Friday and the first of two at the Gold Coast […]

No Nay Never Will Bring Big Money in Australia

No Nay Never Will Bring Big Money in Australia

No Nay Never has been on fire around the world and as he is a bargain in Australia at $19,250. He has produced a string of winners in the Northern Hemisphere and he has produced the types of horses Australian’s love, fast 2yo’s. Just how much the market loves fast-maturing 2yos was highlighted by the […]

Honorius begins Second Season in Australia

Honorius begins Second Season in Australia

Honorius begins Second Season in Australia Knightsbridge are very keen to discuss opportunities breeding to Honorius with Mare owners or those wishing to enjoy the fun of being a breeder, we intend to breed and race as many as possible. His family have been an international success, Holy Roman Emperor was a champion 2yo, his […]

Charm Spirit a Hit for Aga Khan

Charm Spirit a Hit for Aga Khan

Charm Spirit a Hit for Aga Khan CHARM SPIRIT’s excellent season with his first juveniles continued on Thursday as the appropriately-named Yourtimeisnow offered the young sire his first Group success. Already a winner from pillar to post at Newbury in August, on this occasion Yourtimeisnow showed both courage and a turn of foot. She took […]

Uncle Mo Continues Success at Coolmore

Uncle Mo Continues Success at Coolmore

Uncle Mo Continues Success at Coolmore Scoring a first Black Type win at Hastings on Saturday was Absolutely Stylish (4h Uncle Mo x Circumstance, by Vindication), who scored a resounding win in the $50,000 SW Randall Plate. Prepared by Phillip Hall, Absolutely Stylish was just that, cruising clear to win the 1 and 1/8th mile […]

Godolphin Ready for Australian Spring Racing

Godolphin Ready for Australian Spring Racing

Godolphin’s early arrivals from Britain have touched down at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport and transferred to the quarantine barn at Werribee, on the outskirts of the city. Three horses trained by Charlie Appleby at Moulton Paddocks in Newmarket (UK) form the advance party, which will focus initially on lucrative targets in September. Jungle Cat is being […]

Well Timed Weekend Double for O’Lonhro

Well Timed Weekend Double for O’Lonhro

Well Timed Weekend Double for O’Lonhro This weekend seen a Television advertising push for O’Lonhro and he lived up to his well earned reputation by delivering 2 winners. Saturday Dancing Angel broke her maiden in impressive form Dancing Angel (AUS) 2014 4m O’Lonhro x Angelic (Giant’s Causeway (USA)) Foaled August 11, 2014 Career: 9 starts, […]

Lady Eli to Sell at Keeneland

Lady Eli to Sell at Keeneland

Champion and five-time Grade 1 winner Lady Eli, the horse that leading trainer Chad Brown described as “the best turf horse I’ve ever trained,” will highlight Hill ’n’ Dale Sales Agency’s consignment to the 2018 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, where she will sell in foal to top sire War Front. “She is the best turf […]

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

Breeders’ Cup Latest News Accelerate, Diversify Lead in Race to Classic Glory Classic division stars ACCELERATE and DIVERSIFY lead the way over an aspiring group 3-year-olds as the field for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic November 3 at Churchill Downs in Louisville figures to become much more defined over the next five weeks. The 1 ¼-mile Classic rates as the centerpiece of […]

Santa Anita Ship & Stay

Santa Anita Ship & Stay

Santa Anita’s successful “Ship & Stay” program, which was initiated this past Dec. 26, will once again be in place for the beginning of the track’s 22-day Autumn Meet, which opens on Friday, Sept. 28. “Ship & Stay,” which is funded solely by The Stronach Group (TSG), provides ongoing bonuses to individual trainers and owners […]

Enable Ready to Defend her Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Crown

Enable Ready to Defend her Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Crown

Enable Ready to Defend her Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Crown Enable bounced back with a bang as she gained a fluent all-the-way triumph in the 188Bet September Stakes at Kempton Park. The John Gosden-trained four-year-old, whose five Group 1 wins last year included three QIPCO British Champions Series triumphs, had been absent since winning […]

Equiano Gelding takes the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock

Equiano Gelding takes the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock

Equiano Gelding takes the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock The Tin Man hit the jackpot at the third time of asking in the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock. Hot favourite Harry Angel burst out of the stalls without a problem this time after his mishap at Royal Ascot, but might have used up too much gas too soon, as despite having a break on all the field bar […]

Larneuk Releases O’Lonhro TV Commercial

Larneuk Releases O’Lonhro TV Commercial

Larneuk Releases O’Lonhro TV Commercial Larneuk the little farm doing big things in Victoria is ramping up awareness of their Award winning sire O’Lonhro with a TV commercial currently airing on Racing.com. It has been a great year for Larneuk the farm has produced a Group 1 winning 2yo, one of Australia’s best country horses […]

Get Lucky at Larneuk

Get Lucky at Larneuk

Get Lucky at Larneuk Welcome to LARNEUK STUD – the thoroughbred world’s answer to Perfect Match!. What’s not to like? Swipe right for CLUSTER, a Group Two winning son of Champion Sire and Sire of Sires, Fastnet Rock. Swipe right for HONORIUS, who raced from two to seven and has plenty of staying power. Swipe […]

The Everest Tickets Selling out Fast

The Everest Tickets Selling out Fast

The Everest Tickets Selling out Fast Reigning TAB Everest champion Redzel begins his title defence at Royal Randwick this Saturday as ticket sales and wagering interest in the world’s richest race on turf intensifies. Redzel ($1.70 TAB Fixed Odds) takes on TAB Everest rival Invincible Star ($2.30 TAB Fixed Odds) in Saturday’s Concorde Stakes at […]

1st Foal for Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor)

1st Foal for Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor)

1st Foal for Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor) Honorius GET READY FOR THE HONOR(IUS) ROLL … At first flush, you might consider that HONORIUS is just the type of stallion to produce a good stayer … and you’d probably be right. After all, he ran third in the Group One Spring Champion (2000m) behind Dundeel, third […]

Knightsbridge Stable Update

Knightsbridge Stable Update

Knightsbridge Stable Update Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos have been fortunate enough to end up in some very good stables too: Greg Eurell, Bryan Guy and Terry Evans. … and you can rest assured they’ll be targeting eligible races such as the $1 million VOBIS Sires ‘The Showdown’ at Caulfield next year, or the many millions […]

Snitzel Sprinter Menari Heads to Newgate

Snitzel Sprinter Menari Heads to Newgate

Snitzel Sprinter Menari Heads to Newgate Newgate Farm is delighted to announce an exciting late addition to the 2018 stallion roster with freakishly talented Snitzel sprinter Menari joining the team. “We are committed to standing the very best and fastest sons of champion sires and Menari, an incredibly brilliant son of Snitzel, certainly fits this […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos Now in Training Cluster (Fastnet Rock) 2yos have been fortunate enough to end up in some very good stables too: Greg Eurell, Bryan Guy and Terry Evans. … and you can rest assured they’ll be targeting eligible races such as the $1 million VOBIS Sires ‘The Showdown’ at Caulfield next year, […]

Chautauqua Gets a Reprieve

Chautauqua Gets a Reprieve

Chautauqua Gets a Reprieve Racing NSW Stewards today considered submissions from Mr Rupert Legh, managing owner of Chautauqua, Mr Michael Ramsden, part owner of Chautauqua and Mr Peter Wright, part owner of Chautauqua in response to Racing NSW Stewards preliminary decision that the nominations of Chautauqua for barrier trials and race meetings, should be refused […]

Magic Millions 2YOs in Training Sale Catalogue Online

Magic Millions 2YOs in Training Sale Catalogue Online

Magic Millions 2YOs in Training Sale Catalogue Online The catalogue for Australia’s best performing breeze up style auction, the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale, is now online. To be held at the Gold Coast Sales Complex on October 9, the sale features 219 exciting prospects with buyers looking to secure their next […]

Catholic Boy a Winner for Vinery

Catholic Boy a Winner for Vinery

Catholic Boy a Winner for Vinery Catholic Boy stole the show with a four-length romp in the 149th running of the Travers Stakes Gr.1 over 2000m at Saratoga on Saturday. “They should make a movie about this horse…it’s unbelievable,” managing part-owner Robert LaPenta said at the presentation of the Mid-Summer Derby. “This race has always […]

Godolphin and Charlie Appleby Success in France

Godolphin and Charlie Appleby Success in France

Godolphin and Charlie Appleby Success in France by J A McGrath at Godolphin Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby has been approaching Deauville like a Frenchman, using the popular Normandy seaside venue as a launching pad for his future stars. British-born Appleby has sent out seven winners from 15 runners there in August, including one at quaint […]

Holy Roman Emperor Posts More Group 1 Wins

Holy Roman Emperor Posts More Group 1 Wins

Holy Roman Emperor Posts More Group 1 Wins World renowned shuttle sire Holy Roman Emperor added a 13th Group I winner to his tally in the US on the weekend when Glorious Empire (7g Holy Roman Emperor x Humble and Proud, by Pivotal) captured the $1 million Sword Dancer Stakes at Saratoga. Winner of the […]

Stradivarius Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million Bonus

Stradivarius Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million Bonus

Stradivarius King of Cups Stradivarius continued his domination of the Staying Category of the QIPCO British Champions Series with a workmanlike success in the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at York. It means he has won the first four legs of the division and his exploits have been richly rewarded because victory enabled his connections to […]

Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 25, 2018

Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 25, 2018

Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 25, 2018 Travers Day, featuring the legendary Travers Stakes (which dates back to 1864), is the most popular day of the Saratoga summer racing meet. Nicknamed Saratoga’s Midsummer Derby, the Travers Stakes is a Grade 1, $1,250,000 race for 3-year-olds, traditionally held on the last Saturday in August […]

Breeders’ Cup 2019 Heads to Santa Anita California

Breeders’ Cup 2019 Heads to Santa Anita California

Breeders’ Cup 2019 Heads to Santa Anita California Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today announced Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California as the host site for the upcoming 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. In 2019, Santa Anita will host the Breeders’ Cup on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November […]

Poet’s Word Ready for Juddmonte International

Poet’s Word Ready for Juddmonte International

James Doyle has acclaimed Poet’s Word’s “as tough a horse as I’ve ever ridden” ahead of the five-year-old taking on a glittering cast in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday The Group 1 showpiece, run over an extended mile and a quarter and part of the Middle Distance category of the QIPCO British Champions Series, […]

American Pharoah Yearlings will Bring Big Money in Australia

American Pharoah Yearlings will Bring Big Money in Australia

American Pharoah Yearlings will Bring Big Money in Australia American Pharoah Yearlings have been bringing big money all over the world and the Australian first sales season in Australia is expected to bring the same level of interest. His first in-foal mares sold for Aus$850,000, Aus$750,000, Aus$500,000, Aus$500,000 etc. His first US crop have sold […]

More Than Ready for Australia

More Than Ready for Australia

More Than Ready for Australia More Than Ready delivered some timely success as the Australian Breeding Season kicks off, over the weekend Spanish Harlem got her first stakes victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Barely Even S. at Gulfstream Park, soon after Rushing Fall won the Lake Placid S. (G2), to give More Than Ready a pair […]

Coolmore and So You Think Producing Winners

Coolmore and So You Think Producing Winners

Coolmore and So You Think Producing Winners It was a good day at the office on Saturday for leading sire So You Think with a winning double at Caulfield and a slashing return for his Rosehill Guineas winner D’Argento (4h So You Think x Fullazz, by Redoute’s Choice) in the Group I ATC Winx Stakes […]

Godolphin Stars Head to York

Godolphin Stars Head to York

Saeed bin Suroor said on Friday that he plans to run stable stars Thunder Snow and Benbatl in the £1 million Juddmonte International Stakes at York Wednesday Bin Suroor is seeking a fifth triumph in the mile and a quarter showpiece,  which forms part of the Middle Distance category of the QIPCO British Champions Series. […]

France: #DarleySeries Sees Europe’s Best 2yos

France: #DarleySeries Sees Europe’s Best 2yos

France: #DarleySeries Sees Europe’s Best 2yos The toast of Europe’s new generation is meeting in Deauville in the Darley Prix Morny (Gr1), final leg of the #DarleySeries. Nine 2-year-old colts and fillies have been confirmed on the 6 furlongs straight course. Naturally there are the winners of the two previous #DarleySeries, namely Signora Cabello (Camacho), […]

Sunday’s $75,000 Jupiter Beach at Gulfstream Park

Sunday’s $75,000 Jupiter Beach at Gulfstream Park

Glencrest Farm’s Sighted and Team Valor International’s High Hours figure to give trainer Ralph Nicks a strong hand in Sunday’s $75,000 Jupiter Beach at Gulfstream Park. Sighted is scheduled to make his turf debut in the five-furlong stakes, while High Hours will be in search of his first victory in the U.S. Sighted, a lightly […]

Winx Hits $19m, 19 Group 1s

Winx Hits $19m, 19 Group 1s

Winx Hits $19m, 19 Group 1s Bought for $230,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Winx has won $19m after claiming her 19th Group 1 Victory today. After winning the same race the past two years, the Warwick Stakes was renamed to the Winx Stakes and elevated to Group One status. It […]

Weekend Mischief at Gulfstream Park in the $75,000 Barely Even

Weekend Mischief at Gulfstream Park in the $75,000 Barely Even

Weekend Mischief will be up to no good at Gulfstream Park Saturday as far as her rivals in the $75,000 Barely Even are concerned. The Arindel homebred is scheduled to seek her third straight victory when she faces eight other fillies and mares in the mile event for non-winners of a sweepstakes this year. The […]

Accelerate Looks Set for $1-million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar

Accelerate Looks Set for $1-million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar

Hronis Racing’s Accelerate drew Post 5 Tuesday afternoon and was installed the 8-5 favorite to beat seven rivals Saturday in the 28th running of the $1-million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Post positions for the mile and one-quarter headliner for 3-year-olds and up were drawn at The Brigantine restaurant overlooking the racetrack with connections […]

The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival

The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Four superb QIPCO British Champions Series races will take place at The Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival next week. Here are the potential clashes which should have racing fans on the edge of their seats. Wednesday: Juddmonte International Stakes POET’S WORD v ROARING LION Sir Michael Stoute has already saddled the winner of the International […]

Big Weekend of Racing for Vinery

Big Weekend of Racing for Vinery Winx will steal the spotlight from football when she runs an early lap-of-honour at Randwick on Saturday. Everyone has their favourite Winx story and Vinery partner Greg Perry will have one to relish and rehash if his lightly-raced homebred Cabeza de Vaca (7g Northern Meteor – Dirty) can come […]

Behavioral / Mental Profiling of Horses

Behavioral / Mental Profiling of Horses

Behavioral / Mental Profiling of Horses by KERRY M. THOMAS of THT Bloodstock *THT Bloodstock had the honor of being included in Ireland based Horse Tech Conference’s recognition of innovative and pioneering equine businesses market report. The following is an excerpt of our introduction in the Psychology section.* “When investing in inanimate objects, you can […]

Mastercraftsman Strikes Again in France

Mastercraftsman Strikes Again in France

Mastercraftsman Strikes Again in France Three days after Alpha Centauri (3f Mastercraftsman-Alpha Lupi, by Rahy) stole the show in Deauville’s G1 Prix Jacques Le Marois, another three-year-old daughter of Mastercraftsman starred at the Normandy track on Wednesday. Andre Fabre saddled Wind Chimes (3f Mastercraftsman-Militante, by Johannesburg), who was beaten a neck in the G1 Poule […]

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

Breeders’ Cup Latest News

The road to what looks like a Breeders’ Cup Classic there for the taking begins in earnest Saturday at Del Mar, when ACCELERATE starts as the 8-5 favorite against seven rivals on Saturday in the $1 million “Win and You’re In” TVG Pacific Classic (GI). The Pacific Classic, run at 1 ¼ miles, will offer the fifth of seven automatic starting berths […]

Aristocratic Miss Another Star for Foxwedge

Aristocratic Miss Another Star for Foxwedge Newgate has gone from strength to strength over the last few years with strong performances by it’s stallions in the sales ring and on the racetrack. Newgate Farm was founded by Henry Field in 2010 with only a handful of mares on a 250 acre leased property. Today, Newgate […]

Alpha Centauri and the Breeders’ Cup Mile

Alpha Centauri and the Breeders’ Cup Mile

Alpha Centauri and the Breeders’ Cup Mile The Niarachos Family’s homebred 3-year-old filly Alpha Centauri (IRE) won her fourth consecutive Group 1 race on Sunday, dominating the one-mile Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le Buffard – Jacques Le Marois (G1) over male rivals at Deauville with a 2 ½-length victory over Recoletos (FR), and gained an […]

Poet’s Word Vs Roaring Lion

Poet’s Word Vs Roaring Lion

Poet’s Word and Roaring Lion are on course to clash in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York next week The pair dominate the betting for the mile and a quarter showpiece in eight days time after sparkling this summer but are not frightening away the opposition because on Tuesday afternoon Aidan O’Brien indicated Saxon Warrior, […]

Australia’s Altrenogest (Regu-Mate) Debate

Australia’s Altrenogest (Regu-Mate) Debate

Australia’s Altrenogest (Regu-Mate) Debate Regu-Mate is the hot topic in Australian racing today, the debate gathered steam after a July FDA warning in the USA that was pointed towards the safe usage of the drug in regards to the human handlers, not really about the impact or performance enhancing results. But, on the eve of […]

Keeneland Debuts New Television Commercial

The Thoroughbred industry is unique. No industry is more demanding, or more rewarding. More than 80 years ago, Keeneland was founded by a group of horsemen committed to developing a racecourse in the heart of horse country to improve the sport and serve the industry. Since Keeneland’s founding in 1936, many aspects of the industry […]

SANTA ANITA’S TURF COURSE FULLY RENOVATED & READY FOR 2018 AUTUMN MEET OPENER ON SEPT. 2

SANTA ANITA’S TURF COURSE FULLY RENOVATED & READY FOR 2018 AUTUMN MEET OPENER ON SEPT. 2

In an exact replication of last year’s regularly scheduled maintenance, Santa Anita Park’s highly acclaimed turf course has been completely renovated and will be race-ready for the track’s Autumn Meet opener on Friday, Sept. 28. With the introduction of approximately four acres of brand new Bandera-Bermuda Turf which was installed with an emphasis on the […]

Mastercraftsman a Rising Star at Coolmore

Mastercraftsman a Rising Star at Coolmore In France Alpha Centauri (3f Mastercraftsman-Alpha Lupi, by Rahy) confirmed herself one of the outstanding three-year-old fillies of recent years with another G1 success in France on Sunday. The Mastercraftsman filly bagged her fourth successive G1 of the year when putting in a supreme performance to take the G1 […]

American Pharoah in High Demand

American Pharoah in High Demand In America The 2018 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale saw the first yearlings by Triple Crown hero American Pharoah offered for sale and they lit up the ring with a filly and colt selling for $1.2 million and $1million to top the opening session of this prestigious sale. Offered […]