Nature Strip Takes the G1 TJ Smith

Nature Strip Takes the G1 TJ Smith

World class sprinter Nature Strip made it back-to-back G1 TJ Smith wins and firmed into a $4.50 favourite for the $15m TAB Everest with another devastating display of speed at Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships. The Premier Yearling Sale graduate gave his rivals little chance, stalking the speed before producing his customary devastating […]

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh We will Miss You

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in […]

Godolphin Set for Saturday’s Group One Doncaster Mile at Randwick

Godolphin Set for Saturday’s Group One Doncaster Mile at Randwick

from Mike Hedge at Godolphin Impressive work on the training track and the promise of ideal racing conditions are behind the prospects of a classy trio of Godolphin contenders in Saturday’s Group One Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Avilius, Cascadian and Best Of Days all produced sparkling gallops this week, leaving trainer James Cummings satisfied they […]

Bivouac The Worlds Best Sprinter

Bivouac The Worlds Best Sprinter

from Mike Hedge at Godolphin Bivouac, the world’s top-ranked sprinter of 2020, is in the right form and the right frame of mind to reproduce his best form when he runs in Saturday’s Group One TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick. In a race that seems certain to be his last in this country, Bivouac (Hugh […]

Capitalist a Hit for Newgate

Capitalist a Hit for Newgate

Newgate Farm’s leading first season sire Capitalist went close to siring his first seven figure yearling at the Gold Coast earlier this year, but he passed the magical sale ring milestone at Riverside Stables on Tuesday at Inglis Easter when his colt from Bonnie Mac sold for $1,050,000. Consigned by Yarraman Park, the half-brother to […]

$132m Generated at Easter Yearling Sale

$132m Generated at Easter Yearling Sale

The Easter Yearling Sale has again asserted itself as the Southern Hemisphere’s No.1 equine auction following a phenomenal two days of trade at Riverside. A year after being forced into a Virtual auction at the height of Covid-19, people and horses returned to Riverside to help create an amazing spectacle of equine theatre that resulted […]

Inglis Gold Yearling Sale

Inglis Gold Yearling Sale

A strong catalogue of 339 yearlings has been finalised for the Gold Yearling Sale. To be held at Oaklands over the two days of May 16 and 17, the sale that produced this year’s G1 Australian Guineas winner Lunar Fox will provide buyers another opportunity to secure potentially top-class racehorses at significant value. To view […]

Another Record Breaking Day at Inglis Easter Sale

Another Record Breaking Day at Inglis Easter Sale

An extraordinary opening day of Inglis Easter has resulted in a record individual day of trade for a Southern Hemisphere yearling sale, with $64,470,000 grossed at Riverside. The day’s top lot realised $2.5m – one of two colts to surpass the $2m barrier – with Hawkes Racing buying the Snitzel x Rising Romance colt from […]

Inglis Easter Yearling Sale

Inglis Easter Yearling Sale

All is in readiness for next week’s Easter Yearling Sale, with inspections well under way at Riverside. Industry expert and media personality Caroline Searcy travelled to the Hunter Valley for Sky Channel’s Bred To Win program recently to preview the stunning drafts of Widden, Coolmore, Arrowfield, Cressfield, Vinery, Yarraman Park, Torryburn, Middlebrook Valley Lodge, Bhima, […]

Larneuk a Big Winner at Inglis Digital

Larneuk a Big Winner at Inglis Digital

Another spectacular Inglis Digital Online Auction has seen in excess of $3.2m grossed, with Victoria’s Larneuk Stud enjoying a stunning night selling the top two lots. A pair of Stakes placed 2YO fillies led the sale – the sale-topper was Blue Diamond Prelude place-getter Wolves (Wolf Cry), selling to ML Stables for $250,000, while Wanaroo […]

Mystic Guide 2021 US$12m Dubai World Cup

Mystic Guide 2021 US$12m Dubai World Cup

Godolphin’s American-based raider Mystic Guide (USA) proved himself a champion at Meydan on Saturday night when capturing the 2021 US$12m Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline. The 4-year-old had risen through the ranks across the Atlantic and was veteran trainer Mike Stidham’s first ever overseas runner when lining up in the 2000m showpiece. Jockey […]

Frankie Dettori and the $12m Dubai World Cup

Frankie Dettori and  the $12m Dubai World Cup

If Frankie Dettori steers Great Scot (GB) to victory in the $12m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline on Saturday, he will not only achieve an individual milestone in equaling Jerry Bailey’s win record but will also score a historic first triumph in the race for Saudi Arabia. A total of 24 Saudi Arabian […]

Group 1 $12M Dubai World Cup Update

Group 1 $12M Dubai World Cup Update

Chuwa Wizard (JPN) – Schooled at the paddock ring before he cantered on the dirt track under his exercise rider Kota Kato. “He was full of beans this morning,” Kato said. “He breezed on Tuesday and did just hand-walking yesterday, so he was very fresh. He was patient in the starting gate when he got […]

Jane Chapple-Hyam and the Godolphin Mile

Jane Chapple-Hyam and the Godolphin Mile

A £21,000 (US$29,000) bargain from Tattersalls sales in Britain two years ago has taken trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam on an engrossing journey from South Korea to California that continues in Dubai on Saturday. Australian-born Chapple-Hyam, who oversees a boutique 28-strong stable in Newmarket, has enjoyed a dream journey with the now 7-year-old Ambassadorial who looks a […]

French trainer André Fabre and the $12m Dubai World Cup

French trainer André Fabre and the $12m Dubai World Cup

The master French trainer André Fabre has won most of the world’s top races and is hoping that he can finally add the $12m Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline to his impressive record on Saturday when he saddles the Godolphin owned Magny Cours (USA). The 6-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro and Indy Five […]

David Egan and Mishriff Head to $5m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic

David Egan and Mishriff Head to $5m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic

Fresh from enjoying the biggest success in his still very young career, 2021 Saudi Cup-winning jockey David Egan is now hoping to add the Group 1 $5m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic to his growing record when he reunites with the John Gosden-trained Mishriff (IRE) on Saturday. Some racing fans were surprised that the 4-year-old son […]

Group 1 $12M Dubai World Cup Sponsored By Emirates

Group 1 $12M Dubai World Cup Sponsored By Emirates

Ajuste Fiscal (URU) – Uruguay’s hope cantered a lap on the dirt track this morning. Trainer Antonio Cintra, who has been based at Meydan Racecourse with his five-strong Dubai World Cup Carnival team since December, said: “The two horses, Ajuste Fiscal and El Patriota (who runs in the UAE Derby) will continue like this until […]

Rocket Tiger is Bound for the Golden Slipper

Rocket Tiger is Bound for the Golden Slipper

Rocket Tiger (Cluster x Takook) bred, born and raised at Larneuk in Victoria is Golden Sipper bound. The exciting 2yo Gelding by rising star Cluster (Fastnet Rock) CAREER4–2–1–1 PRIZE MONEY $138,675 was a very unlucky second in the G2 Silver Slipper at Rosehill before running 3rd in the Group 3 Black Opal after an unusual […]

Inglis Chairman’s Sale Update

Inglis Chairman’s Sale Update

Recent G1 Oakleigh Plate winner Celebrity Queen (Redoute’s Choice) is among the latest headline entries confirmed for the Inglis Chairman’s Sale. The outstanding 4YO scored a stunning dead-heat victory in last month’s Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield, her seventh career win from just 14 race starts. Celebrity Queen is by champion stallion and leading broodmare sire […]

Capitalist a Winner for Newgate

Capitalist a Winner for Newgate

Golden Slipper winning Champion 2YO Capitalist is making every post a winner as an exciting young sire and added a third stakes-winner to his tally in Canberra on Sunday when promising colt Kalashnikov won the Group III Black Opal Stakes (1200m) for a syndicate of James Harron Bloodstock owners. Fifth on debut in the Group […]

So You Think a Star at Coolmore Australia

So You Think a Star at Coolmore Australia

The Australian Studbook have released updated statistics on the busiest sires in Australia in 2020 with champion racehorse and proven Group I sire So You Think heading the list after covering 261 mares. It was his biggest ever book of mares and recent racetrack results have certainly justified the faith of breeders that supported him […]

Savatiano G1 for Godolphin

Savatiano G1 for Godolphin

The honesty and class of Savatiano earned her a G1 success that could hardly have been more deserved in the Canterbury Stakes at Randwick on Saturday, 6 March. And on a card that featured some of the final lead-ups to the G1 Golden Slipper Stakes, Anamoe staked his claim on the world’s richest two-year-old race […]

Dubai World Cup #DWCCarnival Super Saturday Review

Dubai World Cup #DWCCarnival Super Saturday Review

Super Saturday, the second biggest meeting of the UAE season at Meydan and a dress rehearsal for Dubai World Cup night three weeks later, was officially highlighted by the Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge R3 sponsored by Emirates Airline. Group 1 $390,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (2000m D)Over the same 2000m on dirt as […]

Larneuk 2yo’s Feature Again this Weekend

Larneuk 2yo’s Feature Again this Weekend

After a month of featuring is some of Australia’s biggest 2 year old races, Larneuk Sires are back again this weekend. It has been an incredible 2 year old season for Larneuk having been represented in the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes and having another horse working his way towards Golden Slipper glory in New […]