Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale Update

Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale Update

Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale Update Victoria The build up to next month’s Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale continued in Victoria today when a quality line up of juveniles went through their paces at Seymour. The quickest time of the morning of 10.19 seconds was set by Lot 181, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Solid Guineas Trial for O’tauto, Big Future for O’lonhro

Solid Guineas Trial for O’tauto, Big Future for O’lonhro

Solid Guineas Trial for O’tauto, Big Future for O’lonhro The Greg Eurell trained O’tauto lived up to expectations yesterday at Flemington staging a an incredible finish to run second at his first start in the city and the second of his career. 3rd last at the turn O’tauto showed that distinctive turn of foot reminiscent […]

75th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale

75th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Keeneland announced today that 4,538 yearlings have been cataloged for the 75th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the world’s most important sale of Thoroughbreds, to be held Sept. 10-23. The auction, which attracts major buyers from around the world, produces horses that compete at the highest level of racing led this year by Triple Crown winner Justify and […]

Bloodstock Auction for Ronald McDonald House

Bloodstock Auction for Ronald McDonald House

Bloodstock Auction for Ronald McDonald House Anthony Gafa and Bloodstock Auction are back again this year supporting with their charity auction. Bloodstock Auction team have been hard at work putting together an impressive list of Stallions with the farms donating proceeds from the sale to Ronald McDonald House. Not only are Bloodstockauction.com covering all costs […]

Victorian Sires: O’Lonhro Producing Some Exciting Horses

Victorian Sires: O’Lonhro Producing Some Exciting Horses

Victorian Sires: O’Lonhro Producing Some Exciting Horses Earning the title of “Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000,” in 2017 O’Lonhro was recognized for the great job he has been doing for those in the owner/breeder market. This year he has continued to produce some very exciting horses, An imposing near black stallion built very much in […]

The Kosciuszko – The world’s richest country race

The Kosciuszko – The world’s richest country race

The Kosciuszko – The world’s richest country race The Honourable Paul Toole MP, Minister for Lands and Forestry, and Minister for Racing today announced the world’s richest country race will now be held on Everest Day at Royal Randwick, with a new $1.3 million race – The Kosciuszko. The race will be restricted to only […]

Camelot a Rising Star at Coolmore

Fabulous Camelot enjoyed his second G1 success in less than a week in New York on Saturday evening when Athena (3f Camelot-Cherry Hinton, by Green Desert) landed the G1 Belmont Oaks Invitational. Aidan O’Brien sent over the first-crop Camelot filly, who had raced just six days earlier at the Curragh, to capture the $1m event. […]

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance

Galileo and Coolmore Continue Global Dominance Victory in the G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud for Waldgeist (4c Galileo-Waldlerche, by Monsun) headed a haul of three European Group-race wins for the incredible Galileo on Sunday. The progressive four-year-old provided trainer Andre Fabre with an amazing eighth success in the Saint-Cloud showpiece when holding off the high-class […]

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange

Best Stallions in Australia are Joining Horseco Exchange Only a week after Magic Millions announced the launch of Horseco Exchange in Australia for 2018 the service has put together a whopping 177 Stallions. Best of all, Horseco Exchange is completely FREE to use for mare owners. Thank you to the BEST STALLION FARMS in Australasia […]

An Exciting Saturday at Gulfstream Park

An Exciting Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Grade 3 Winner Classic Rock Star of Show for Reeves, Ritvo Video: Navarro Looking Forward to Saturday’s Smile with X Y Jet Rainbow 6 Mandatory Payout Set for Summit of Speed Card Five Stakes, Two Graded, Worth $725,000 in Purses Saturday Gulfstream Park’s Spring Meet will conclude in style Saturday with a 14-race program that […]

Who is the Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000?

Who is the Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000?

Who is the Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000? Larneuk Stud‘s Neville Murdoch has always been proud of his underrated consistent stallion O’Lonhro – all the more so when the quite achiever was recognised at last years’s Northern Region Thoroughbreds Awards. Earning the title of “Best Victorian Stallion Under $10,000,” O’Lonhro was recognised for the great […]

Magic Millions Launches Horseco Exchange for 2018

Magic Millions Launches Horseco Exchange for 2018

Magic Millions Launches Horseco Exchange for 2018 Magic Millions is pleased to announce the launch of Horseco Exchange in Australia for 2018. The big names are already on board, Arrowfield, Darley, Coolmore, Larneuk, Newgate, Vinery, Aquis, Widden, Swettenham and the platform looks like it will be a huge success. As the first central platform that allows […]

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot

Lady Aurelia Vs Battaash at Royal Ascot Two star speedsters take each other on in a cracking first day at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, 19 June when Lady Aurelia and Battaash will launch themselves at glory in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes over 1000 metres. American trainer Wesley Ward has imprinted his name on […]

Godolphin’s Best Royal Ascot Chances

Godolphin’s Best Royal Ascot Chances

Progressive four-year-old Saltonstall is out to provide a third victory for Godolphin in the fiercely competitive Royal Hunt Cup on day two of Royal Ascot, Wednesday, 20 June. The Pivotal colt’s trainer Michael Halford captured the heritage handicap over Ascot’s straight mile with Portage in 2016, adding to the success of the Saeed bin Suroor-trained […]

Fastnet Rock Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings

Fastnet Rock Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings

$300,00 Fastnet Rock Colt Tops Inglis Great Southern Weanlings A powerful colt by champion sire Fastnet Rock was a pedigree standout and duly topped the first day of the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale in Melbourne on Sunday when fetching $300,000 for Rosemont Stud. A half-brother to European Group III winner Cartaya and stakes-placed Elabela, […]

Royal Ascot Latest News

Royal Ascot Latest News

Royal Ascot Latest News Oisin Murphy believes Lightning Spear’s senior status will not prevent him making another bold bid for Group 1 glory in the £600,000 Queen Anne Stakes (2.30pm) at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. The most valuable race on day one of the Royal Meeting, which has attracted a final field of 15, is […]

Australian Racing: Latest on The Everest

Australian Racing: Latest on The Everest

Australian Racing: Latest on The Everest By Ray Hickson at RacingNSW Five locked in, seven to go – the field for The Everest is quickly taking shape and after the euphoria of the inaugural running slot holders are playing a fast game. As prominent racehorse owner and breeder John Messara says: “nobody wants to miss […]

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock

Another Winning Weekend for Fastnet Rock Scratched after raring up in the barriers two weeks ago, the Chris Waller-trained Sambro (3g Fastnet Rock x Eau de Joie, by Encosta de Lago) was on his best behaviour in Saturday’s $350,000 Group II Queensland Guineas (1600m). Given a peach of a ride by Michael Walker, the talented […]

Over $4.2 million Changes Hands Day 1 of Magic Millions

Over $4.2 million Changes Hands Day 1 of Magic Millions

The top selling youngster, catalogued as Lot 1817, was bred and sold by Baramul Stud with John Crowley of Chevaux Bloodstock snaring him for $250,000. The colt is a half brother to this season’s Widden Stakes placegetter Mystic Empire and is from a lightly raced General Nediym half sister to Group One winner Royal Descent. […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview

Singapore Horse Racing: Friday Night Preview RACE 1: CLASS 5 – 1200M COURSE D (LC) (TURF TRACK) TIME: 18:20 PRIZE MONEY: S$20000 DOMINY (2) looks overdue for a victory and this is not the toughest of races, Glen Boss will be in the saddle and that will help. GREATBALLS OF FIRE (4) from the Burridge […]

Larneuk Producing Group Quality Horses

Larneuk Producing Group Quality Horses Larneuk has followed up their Group 1 success when El Dorado Dreaming broke her maiden in spectacular fashion in the Gr.1 Sires’ Produce Stakes with Mamzelle Tess finishing a strong a 3rd in a the Group 3 Proud Miss in Morphetville today. Mamzelle Tess is by award winning sire O’lonhro. […]

Another Great Week for Coolmore and Galileo

Another Great Week for Coolmore and Galileo

Another Great Week for Coolmore and Galileo Idaho perfect at Chester Highland Reel’s full-brother Idaho (5h Galileo-Hveger, by Danehill) looks set for a big season and won the G3 Ormonde Stakes with the minimum of fuss at Chester on Thursday. The son of Galileo was sent off odds-on favourite for the staying event and was […]

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More $BTC, $ETH Knightsbridge are now accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum for syndications and service fees. Knightsbridge Bloodstock can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for […]

Kentucky Oaks Day Sets Records for Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN)

Kentucky Oaks Day Sets Records for Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN)

Kentucky Oaks Day Sets Records for Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) The fifth-highest crowd of 113,510 fans watched Monomoy Girl capture the 144th running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) at Churchill Downs Racetrack. This follows a record-breaking Thursday (“Thurby”) crowd of 48,134. Wagering from all-sources was the highest all-time on […]

Success for Alpha at Darley Good News for Knightsbridge

Success for Alpha at Darley Good News for Knightsbridge

Success for Alpha at Darley Good News for Knightsbridge A year ago Alpha was not hot, but he has certainly changed that as his 1st offspring head to the ready to run sales. Despite not being a headline stallion at the time Knightsbridge invested in 2 horses closely related to Alpha. A yearling filly Tuscan […]

Australian Yearlings are all the News

Australian Yearlings are all the News

Australian Yearlings are all the news today with a stellar opening to the Inglis 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale. The sale seen a lot of $1m plus horses and the average was over $350k, if you are not ready to splash out that sort of money on horses Knightsbridge have some very good options. Knightsbridge […]

Australian Easter Yearling Sale

Australian Easter Yearling Sale

The biggest fortnight of horse auctions in the southern hemisphere is almost upon us, with on-site inspections for the Australian Easter Yearling Sale set to begin on Monday. Eight drafts (Kitchwin Hills, Newhaven Park, Widden Stud, Arrowfield Stud, Canning Downs Stud, Glenlogan Park, Lucas Bloodstock and Milburn Creek) will be parading at Riverside Stables from […]

Dubai World Cup 2018 $30m, 60,000 People, 118 Horses

Dubai World Cup 2018 $30m, 60,000 People, 118 Horses

Dubai World Cup 2018 drew participation of 118 horses from across the world, including the host UAE, United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Ireland, China and Japan. More than 60,000 fans of horse racing also watched the event. Dubai World Cup has become one of the highly important cultural and sporting events in the UAE. […]

Terry Evans Takes 6 to Port Macquarie

Terry Evans Takes 6 to Port Macquarie

Terry Evans Takes 6 to Port Macquarie Terry Evans is taking 6 runners to the Port Macquarie meeting tomorrow. EASTER SATURDAY 31 MARCH 2018 7 TAB RACES – $140,000 – 1st RACE 1.56pm The Track The kikuyu grassed course is 1600m in circumference and 18m wide, with a straight run of 375m to the winning […]

The Gulfstream Sale Shows Thoroughbred Valuations Rising

The Gulfstream Sale Shows Thoroughbred Valuations Rising

The Gulfstream Sale Shows Thoroughbred Valuations Rising This year’s renewal of The Gulfstream Sale featured three seven-figure two-year-olds, including two which tied for the top spot when sold for $1,200,000 each. The auction also posted the second highest average and median in the sale’s history, and the highest in both categories since the move to […]

Scat Daddy Filly Tops OBS Sale

Scat Daddy Filly Tops OBS Sale

Hip No. 141, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Phoenix Thoroughbreds III for $875,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest […]

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race

SAN FELIPE STAKES: BOLT D’ORO Vs MCKINZIE, What the Participants had to Say After the Race JAVIER CASTELLANO, BOLT D’ORO, WINNER: “He broke really well out of the gate and put me in a good spot in the race. He broke and shot out of the gate and put me where I wanted to be. […]

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale

Cluster Progeny Start Selling at 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale The rise of champion sire Fastnet Rock as a sire of sires has been clearly illustrated by his brilliant sons Hinchinbrook, Foxwedge, Smart Missile and now Your Song, so Neville Murdoch of Larneuk Stud is more than hopeful he has the horse to write the […]

2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Day 1, Book 1 The Hot Lots

2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Day 1, Book 1 The Hot Lots

2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Day 1, Book 1 The Hot Lots A busy week of inspections has vendors and buyers ready for the 2018 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale, which begins on Sunday at Oaklands Junction. To view the Inglis TV Premier Preview, CLICK HERE. Day 1, Book 1, 4th March 2018 1 – 117 […]

Inglis’ Riverside Stables Prove Popular with Buyers

Inglis’ Riverside Stables Prove Popular with Buyers

2018 CLASSIC YEARLING SALE STATISTICS BOOK 1 (2017 in brackets) Lots Sold: 518 (505) Clearance Rate: 93% (90%) Average Price: $93,565 ($71,342) Median Price: $75,000 ($55,000) Top Price: $480,000 ($400,000) Gross: $48,466,500 ($36,025,500) BOOK 2 Lots Sold: 157 Clearance Rate: 88% Average Price: $44,914 Median Price: $35,000 Top Price: $200,000 Gross: $7,051,500 Inglis’ Riverside Stables […]

Inglis Sets Sights on the Future

Inglis Sets Sights on the Future

By Julieanne Horsman AUCTION HOUSE INGLIS HAS THROW OPEN THE DOORS TO ITS BRAND NEW RIVERSIDE STABLES, CLOSING THE BOOK ON MORE THAN A CENTURY OF SALES AT NEWMARKET. Guests at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, which begins tomorrow, are in for a treat especially those who’ve never stepped foot inside the $140million Riverside Stables […]

Segenhoe Stud Bring Some Hot Lots to the 2018 Classic Yearling Sale

Segenhoe Stud Bring Some Hot Lots to the 2018 Classic Yearling Sale

Segenhoe Stud Bring Some Hot Lots to the 2018 Classic Yearling Sale Segenhoe has been producing some high quality yearlings over the last few years and has seen plenty of success on the race course. Segenhoe had a spectacular result at the Magic Millions with total sales of $7,750,000 across 19 yearlings (av $409,211 ). […]

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds

Blue Diamond, Golden Slipper: Australia’s Hot 2 Year Olds Exceed And Excel Unbeaten colt Performer gave his G1 Golden Slipper Stakes prospects another boost, along with those of his sire Exceed And Excel, with a hard-fought victory in the G3 Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill on 3 February. Performer survived a tight finish to score by […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup; Ertijaal Sharp at Seven; Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup • Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Ertijaal Sharp at Seven • D B Pin Eyes Shaheen; Classic Emperor to Handicap • Improving Janszoon […]

Gulfstream Park is Setting Records

Gulfstream Park is Setting Records

Gulfstream Park is Setting Records Two-Day Handle $70 Million, Three-Day Handle $81 Million Record-Setting $41.9 Million Handle on Pegasus World Cup Day Sunday’s Total Handle $28 Million Miami’s Gulfstream Park is bringing new interest and new money to the sport by offering some spectacular racing, the innovative Stronach Group his continuing to to build the […]

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock

Phenomenal Run for Fastnet Rock Fastnet Rock has gone from strength the strength as a sire over the past 12 months. It is not just on the race track, Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and horses like Cluster are set to extend the Fastnet Rock legacy. The first Cluster yearlings will […]

Kentucky Derby: Good Magic (Curlin)

Kentucky Derby: Good Magic (Curlin)

Kentucky Derby: Good Magic (Curlin) Foaled on March 1st, 2015, Good Magic was sired by leading sire Curlin and out of Glinda the Good. More importantly, his damsire is 2007 Kentucky Derby and Breeders’ Cup Classic runner-up Hard Spun. He is owned by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings and trained by the incomparable Chad Brown. With a […]

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA

Uncle Mo a Star in Australia and the USA Uncle Mo was well received at the Magic Millions sale on Australia’s Gold Coast 8 Uncle Mo’s went under the hammer at the Magic Millions averaging $114,375.00 the 6 colts averaged $135,000.00 none were passed in with a maximum of $200,000 and a minimum of $80,000. […]

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000

Magic Millions Book 1 Brings $155,952,000 The Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has smashed all records for its Book One auction with previous benchmarks obliterated during the action packed four day event. A filly by Snitzel became the ninth individual lot to sell for $1 million or more when she was knocked down to […]

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions

A Look at Coolmore and the Magic Millions Fastnet Rock, Pierro and Rubick sold well at the Magic Millions. Champion sire Fastnet Rock provided the top lot during the opening session of the 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale and also finished the day as the leading sire by average. His star performer was a colt […]

Godolphin was Buying at the Magic Millions

Godolphin was Buying at the Magic Millions

James Cummings Godolphin trainer James Cummings has taken the opportunity this week to drink in the captivating atmosphere of Queensland’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. But now, he must wait 12 months before learning whether the impressive collection of purchases that marked Godolphin’s return to this famous sales ring deliver the desired results on […]

Kentucky: Keeneland Market for Thoroughbreds Growing

Kentucky: Keeneland Market for Thoroughbreds Growing

Keeneland’s 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale concluded Thursday with healthy results that signal continued buyer confidence and demand for quality that buoyed the recent September Yearling and November Breeding Stock auctions. Evidence of market strength were the significant growth in gross, average and median prices spurred by competition among major domestic and foreign […]

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018

Horses to Watch at Royal Ascot in 2018 This year’s Champions Series promises to be a vintage with Enable and Cracksman among the stars of last year who will be back for more in 2018. Here are six who could scale the heights when summer arrives. BATTAASH: The Charlie Hills-trained speedster put up an outstanding […]

Magic Millions: Before You Buy Watch This

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

Godolphin Prepare for Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin Prepare for Dubai World Cup Carnival

Dual G1 winner Thunder Snow features among a 16-strong Godolphin team for the first fixture of this year’s Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 11 January. The Saeed bin Suroor-trained Helmet colt returns to dirt for the mile G2 Al Maktoum Challenge R1 having scored over the same course and distance in […]

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

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

Keeneland Sale Shows Growth in Thoroughbred Valuations

Keeneland Sale Shows Growth in Thoroughbred Valuations

Keeneland Sale Shows Growth in Thoroughbred Valuations Keeneland realized double-digit growth in gross, average and median prices during Monday’s opening session of the 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which was highlighted by the $485,000 paid by Steven W. Young, agent, for Bellavais, a stakes-winning daughter of Tapit from a successful female family developed […]

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Attracts Quality Horses

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Attracts Quality Horses

Meydan Group has released the list of horses accepted for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which gets underway at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday January 11, 2018. The list features 132 accepted horses with the intention to ship from 15 countries, including 14 Group 1 winners from many points of the globe. Several international stars […]

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

Horse Racing News: All Eyes on Australian Sales

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

Giant’s Causeway Extends Legacy

Giant’s Causeway Extends Legacy

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

Keeneland Dominates a Big Weekend of Racing in America

Keeneland Dominates a Big Weekend of Racing in America

Keeneland Dominates a Big Weekend of Racing in America Multiple Grade/Group 1 winners Mind Your Biscuits and Practical Joke, both graduates of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, headline entries for the Cigar Mile Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) at Aqueduct on Saturday. Six of the 10 Cigar Mile contenders are Keeneland sales graduates […]

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Update

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Update

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Update Trade was very strong on the first day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale where a colt by FARHH topped proceedings at 160,000 guineas and a record turnover for the opening session of this fixture was achieved. A total of 191 lots made 2,889,500 guineas at an average of 15,128 […]

Goffs November Foal Sale Update

Goffs November Foal Sale Update The third lot into the ring on the feature day of Goffs November Foal Sale provided the highlight of a superb three day’s foal trade that saw turnover rise by 43% and average by 22% over the equivalent sessions in 2016.  Lot 541, a stunning filly foal by Galileo and […]

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Horse Racing: European Sales News

Buyers at Europe’s final yearling auction of 2017, as they had at sales in previous weeks, took a shine to the first crop of the brilliant Australia on Monday. The son of Galileo was responsible for another two six-figure youngsters at the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale to add to his highly-prized offerings sold earlier in […]

Keeneland Sale Summary Reflects Strong Valuations

Keeneland Sale Summary Reflects Strong Valuations Fierce competition for quality horses among an exceptionally deep buying bench generated healthy results as Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Saturday. Buyer confidence carried forward from the September Yearling Sale, spurring premium prices; increases in average and median; and the sale of 18 horses for $1 million or […]

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 92nd National Yearling Sale

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 92nd National Yearling Sale

Packed with quality, the catalogues for New Zealand Bloodstock’s 92nd National Yearling Sales Series are available online now and will be in letterboxes from early December. Posing the destination of choice for many to secure their yearlings, the week-long showcase is set to present 1,247 of the best thoroughbreds from around the country at New […]

Karaka Ready to Run Sale Update

Karaka Ready to Run Sale Update

Racetrack’s in New Zealand, Australia, and further afield have delivered some outstanding results to further boost the calibre of pedigrees on offer at the fast approaching Ready to Run Sale of 2YO’s held at New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka Sale Centre next week. Flemington in particular saw Ready to Run graduate Luvaluva (NZ) (Mastercraftsman) come from […]

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

Magic Millions 2018 Carnival Set to Impress

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

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections

Bank of China Race Day in Hong Kong Selections A very exciting Bank of China Race Day. The BOCHK Jockey Club Cup is one of three G2 features on Sunday, alongside the BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile and BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m), which are the prime lead-up races to the LONGINES […]

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

Magic Millions 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is Now Online

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

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Update

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Update

Champion Stellar Wind Commands $6 Million during Opening Session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale   The big news at Keeneland was Champion Stellar Wind will be retired and bred to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah after selling for $6 million to Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier to top Tuesday’s opening session of the Keeneland November […]

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Stellar Wind sold for $6 million at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Champion Stellar Wind sold for $6 million to M.V. Magnier during today’s opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Lane’s End, agent, consigned the 5-year-old daughter of Curlin cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect. Stellar Wind has won 10 races […]

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia

Melbourne Cup: High Chaparral has Stunning Success in Australia

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

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

Coolmore Australia Dominate Caulfield Spring Carnival

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

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

Giant’s Causeway Keeps Producing Winners

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

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success

Godolphin Aims at Breeders’ Cup Success By J A McGrath Smart two-year-old Masar is to be aimed at the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar, USA, on November 3 and misses Saturday’s G1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Charlie Appleby believes the New Approach colt has a similar profile to Outstrip, who gave […]

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory

Wesley Ward Targets Breeders’ Cup Victory Trainer Wesley Ward was excited after Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel’s Keeneland-based European champion Lady Aurelia turned in her final Keeneland work Saturday, a day before she leaves for Southern California and her next start in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on Nov. 4 at Del […]

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update

Fasig-Tipton October Sale Update by Fasig-Tipton Ghostzapper Yearlings Lead Solid Opening Session of The October Sale Proven sires proved popular during the first session of The October Sale on Monday, October 23. The top filly and colt were both by Ghostzapper, currently #6 on the General Sires list, represented by 2017 Grade 1 winners Paulassilverlining […]

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2017 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs

New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2017 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs

Breeze Up videos for New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2017 Ready to Run Sale of 2YOs are now available for viewing online. 393 youngsters breezed into gustily winds down the home straight at Te Rapa Racecourse earlier this week. Filmed and timed for their last 200 metres of work, a full spreadsheet of times can also be […]

WinStar Farm announces 2018 stud fees

WinStar Farm announced 2018 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster on Thursday, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile who will stand for a fee of $110,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season. Over the course of the last 12 months, WinStar stallions have made as big of a mark as ever on our industry, especially on […]

Australian Sires: Helmet

Australian Sires: Helmet

Australian Sires: Helmet Helmet’s star Italian three-year-old colt Anda Muchacho landed his fourth Stakes race on Sunday, 15 October when taking the G3 Premio del Piazzale. Always going well in the 1800m contest run in Milan, he won with plenty to spare over the front-running Voice Of Love (Poet’s Voice) with the English-raider Red Label […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018

Australian Sires: Honorius Jumps to $11,000 inc GST in 2018 Knightsbridge are raising the price of Honorius to $11,000 inc GST in Australia for 2018. “Next year we will not only be expanding our broodmare holdings but we will also dramatically upgrade our broodmares to much more commercial lines” John Heffernan the UK Manager of […]

Magic Millions Shows Strength in Australia’s Breeding Market

Strong domestic and international competition helped the average price rise over 20 per cent as the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale came to a close on Wednesday. A pair of colts on Day Two topped proceedings when selling for $280,000 and they contributed to a gross of over $10 million – […]

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK

Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK Highly promising two-year-olds Magic Lily, Sound And Silence and Expressiy feature among seven Godolphin runners on day one of the Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket, UK, on Friday, October 13. The three juveniles are trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick. Magic Lily has been […]

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia

Strong Day 1 at Magic Millions in Australia An exciting young prospect by former crack juvenile Smart Missile topped Day One of the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2Yos in Training Sale on Tuesday. The colt, catalogued as Lot 58, was presented at the auction by Kenmore Lodge and attracted an opening bid of $100,000. […]

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications

Investing in Thoroughbred Syndications Knightsbridge can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for a very fair price. If you have a passion for horse racing, you’re not alone. The thrill of watching your own horse […]

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud

All Hail the Emperor: Honorius Settles in at Stud Honorius (Holy Roman Emperor) has settled in like a Champion at Larneuk Stud in Victoria. Honorius has seen a steady flow of mares in his first season and has had his first mares test positive for pregnancy. Honorius is a son of Danehill’s highest ever rated […]

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale Keeneland has cataloged 4,145 horses for its 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, the world’s largest and most important sale of its kind, to be held Nov. 7-18. Headlining the November Sale catalog are graded stakes winners and graded stakes producers, led by champion Stellar Wind and Grade 1 stakes winners […]

Inglis Ready2Race Sale in Melbourne: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready2Race Sale in Melbourne: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready2Race Sale in Melbourne: The Hot Lots Here are some of the lots that have caught the eye of Knightsbridge Lot 139: I Am Invincible X Lustful This one is not only very well bred but he clocked an impressive 10.07 and this boy could well be the sale topper Lot 39: More Than […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk Honorius is a son of Danehill’s highest ever rated 2YO Holy Roman Emperor, a Champion 2YO himself and internationally successful Group One producing sire. Holy Roman Emperor’s 54 stakes winners include Hong Kong Horse Of The Year, Designs On Rome and his progeny have also enjoyed Group […]

Keeneland Sale: Big Money in Breeding

Keeneland Sale: Big Money in Breeding Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Saturday following a 12-day run that saw commerce achieve heights not seen in nearly a decade. A spectacular crop of yearlings spurred bidding wars among domestic and foreign buyers throughout the auction, driving gross receipts above $300 million for the first time since 2008, […]

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

Strong Demand for Yearlings at Keeneland Sale

The bullish market at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale continued to generate strong trade among a global contingent of buyers on Thursday, producing healthy results and the sale of two fillies for $1 million each. Keeneland sold 198 yearlings for a total of $47,231,000, an average of $238,540 and a median of $175,000 on Thursday, which […]

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials Inglis graduates will be represented in 10 of the 12 season-opening 2YO barrier trials at Canterbury on Monday. Among them are several well-bred youngsters including Inglis Classic graduate Mia Stella Rose (Written Tycoon x Fantastic Glen), a filly which sold for $350,000 at this year’s inaugural Gold Riband […]

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale By Kristen Manning Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale kicks off early at Oaklands Junction on Wednesday October 4 with Dean and Phoebe Grass to lead one of the first into the ring. Lot 4 – an eye-catching Super VOBIS qualified son of Exceed And Excel’s dual […]

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Prices Skyrocket Keeneland’s reformatted Week 1 of the September Yearling Sale produced eight million-dollar-plus horses and fueled significant increases in trade during Monday’s opening premier Book 1. Leading the action was a $2.7 million Tapit filly purchased by Coolmore’s M.V. Magnier to be the most expensive yearling sold at public auction in […]