O’Lonhro Victoria’s Versatile Value Stallion

O’Lonhro Victoria’s Versatile Value Stallion

O’Lonhro has proven himself to be exceptional value in Victoria. Last week he produced a City double and has managed to creep up to 13th on the National Sires Tables. With 59% winners to runners and over $5.3m in the bank from 75 winners ($70,000 av) O’Lonhro’s numbers continue to outperform many Stallions on offer […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Award Winning Victorian Sire O’Lonhro Proving Popular

Award Winning Victorian Sire O’Lonhro Proving Popular

Award Winning Victorian Sire O’Lonhro Proving Popular O’Lonhro, a close relative of I Am Invincible is having an exceptional year both on the track and at stud. Bookings for O’Lonhro have soared at Larneuk compared to previous years as his talented progeny have been proving themselves on racetracks around the country. O’Lonhro has gotten off […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Talented O’lonhro 3yo O’tauto on the $2m Caulfield Guineas Trail

Talented O’lonhro 3yo O’tauto on the $2m Caulfield Guineas Trail

Talented O’lonhro 3yo O’tauto on the $2m Caulfield Guineas Trail The very talented son of Victoria’s value sire O’lonhro is stepping out tomorrow at Flemington and all going well he should be Guineas bound. Trained by Greg Eurell and raced by prominent Victorian breeder Neville Murdoch O’tauto was an impressive winner at his only trial […]

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia

Big Wins for Fastnet Rock Youngsters in Australia A full sister to Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy, promising filly Symi (3f Fastnet Rock x Cat’s Whisker, by Fusaichi Pegasus) was the centre of attention at Canterbury when making her debut on Wednesday and she emerged with a win on the board. Prepared […]

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Deliver

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Deliver

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Deliver USA Holy Roman Emperor is well-used to international success and Glorious Empire (7g Holy Roman Emperor-Humble And Proud, by Pivotal) was his latest globe-trotting scorer at Saratoga at the weekend. Jimmy Lawrence’s charge shared the spoils in the $250,0000 G2 Bowling Green Stakes when joined at the wire by […]

Dreamforce (Fastnet Rock) Targets Group 1 Success

Dreamforce (Fastnet Rock) Targets Group 1 Success

Progressive gelding Dreamforce (5g Fastnet Rock x Eskimo Queen, by Shinko King) has been knocking on the door of a stakes success and it came at Rosehill on Saturday when he scored a tenacious victory in the Listed ATC Winter Stakes. Runner-up at his previous outing when a painfully close second in the Listed ATC […]

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere

Uncle Mo Producing Winners Everywhere USA The stakes winners keep coming for Uncle Mo, the latest to salute being Jessica Krupnick (5m Uncle Mo x Wear Red, by Henny Hughes), who captured the $75,250 Dashing Beauty Stakes at Delaware Park. Trained by Francis Abbott, she won the six furlong sprint by a nose taking her […]

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 […]

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, […]

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor Holy Roman Classic hope wins German G2 Well Timed (3f Holy Roman Emperor-Wells Present, by Cadeaux Genereux) looks one of the leading contenders for the G1 Preis der Diana following her victory in Hoppegarten on Sunday. Stall Ullman’s progressive home-bred Holy Roman Emperor won the G2 Diana Trial […]

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. […]

French Group 2 Double for Galileo

French Group 2 Double for Galileo

A pair of exciting performers claimed G2 successes on a great afternoon for Galileo at Chantilly on Sunday. First up was three-year-old Mission Impassible (3f Galileo-Margot Did, by Exceed And Excel), a top-notch juvenile last season, who returned to her best to win the G2 Prix de Sandringham for trainer Jean-Claude Rouget (pictured). “I wouldn’t […]

Coolmore King at Magic Millions

Coolmore King at Magic Millions

Coolmore King at Magic Millions Coolmore dominated the latest edition of the Magic Millions sale on Australia’s Gold Coast as values remained strong. A stunning Fastnet Rock filly from More Valour was the top seller at the record breaking 2018 Magic Millions Weanling Sale that concluded at the Gold Coast on Friday. Consigned by Coolmore, […]

Enhancing the Quality of Life for Racehorses

Enhancing the Quality of Life for Racehorses

Equine welfare was explored during the first plenary session on the third and final day (Thursday, 17 May, 2018) of the 37th Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Peter Curl, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Executive Manager, Veterinary Regulation, and Ms. Amanda Bond, the Club’s Executive Manager Equestrian Affairs, addressed the convocation. “Enhancing […]

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 […]

Fastnet Rock a Global Sensation

Fastnet Rock a Global Sensation

Fastnet Rock a Global Sensation Third Group One Triumph for Shoals Exciting filly Shoals (3f Fastnet Rock x The Broken Shore, by Hussonet) is probably the best bred filly in Australia and also the best on the track. The three year-old scored a resounding win for Tim Clark at Morphettville on Saturday when taking out […]

Group 1 for Larneuk

Group 1 for Larneuk

Larneuk Stud’s Neville Murdoch enjoyed a great day at Randwick last Saturday, excited enough when his home-bred O’ So Hazy was a gallant third after facing the breeze in the Country Championship Final and just over an hour later delighted when El Dorado Dreaming broke her maiden in spectacular fashion in the Gr.1 Sires’ Produce […]

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at

The Fastnet Rock You Should be Taking a Look at The Day 2 top Lot of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale yesterday was a Fastnet Rock colt out of Group 1-winning mare O’Marilyn, which George Moore Bloodstock purchased for $1.8million Today another Fastnet Rock, the full brother to Shoals hammered for a whopping $2.3m. The […]

Fastnet Rock the Star of Inglis Yearling Sale

Fastnet Rock the Star of Inglis Yearling Sale

Another big day of trade at the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale was highlighted by a $1.8 million colt for champion sire Fastnet Rock that topped proceedings on Tuesday and the overall sale with one session still to come. The Kia Ora Stud-consigned colt is the first foal of Group I Manawatu Sires’ Produce […]

O’Lonhro Sired O’So Tempting Remains Unbeaten

O’Lonhro Sired O’So Tempting Remains Unbeaten

O’Lonhro Sired O’So Tempting Remains Unbeaten Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms As far as Australian Sires go, O’lonhro is really outperforming and looks a bargain at only $5,500. O’Lonhro is stamping his progeny with his own impressive looks and considerable presence, O’Lonhro hails from a prolific in-form black-type family. Lightly-raced Goulburn trained gelding O’So Tempting steps […]

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 […]

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia

Big Weekend for Fastnet Rock in Australia It was a big weekend for Coolmore’s Fastnet Rock in Australia, it started Saturday at Randwick with Shoals (3f Fastnet Rock x The Broken Shore, by Hussonet) her second Group 1 victory and has now clocked up over $1m in winnings. On Sunday Fastnet Rock was once again […]

Larneuk Bred O’ So Hazy Heads to Sunday’s SDRA Country Championships Qualifier

Larneuk Bred O’ So Hazy Heads to Sunday’s SDRA Country Championships Qualifier

Larneuk Bred O’ So Hazy Heads to Sunday’s SDRA Country Championships Qualifier By Ray Hickson at Racing NSW With just a dozen horses in work, trainer Scott Spackman is rightly proud of his achievement to have a likely three runners in Sunday’s SDRA Country Championships Qualifier (1400m) at Wagga Wagga. He’s not a full-time trainer […]

The Grand Finals of Australian Racing

The Grand Finals of Australian Racing

The Championships was inaugurated in 2014 as a “Grand Finals” concept to feature and showcase the very best of Australian racing as the jewel in the crown of Sydney’s Autumn Carnival. 2018 will witness the fifth year of this exciting initiative, launched by Racing NSW in partnership with The Australian Turf Club and supported by […]

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks

Uncle Mo Filly takes Aim at Kentucky Oaks Heavily favored Dream Tree ran her unbeaten skein to four as she demolished five rival sophomore fillies in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes, winning by 3 ¾ lengths under Drayden Van Dyke. Conditioned by Bob Baffert, the 3-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo got a flat […]

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia

Fastnet Rock Powers the Success of Coolmore Australia The success of graduates of Coolmore Australia in recent years is showing no signs of stalling if the early months of 2018 are anything to go by. In 2017, there were 26 stakes winning graduates of Coolmore’s Jerrys Plains nursery. That tally includes 5 Gr.1 winners and […]

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners

Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Winners Quality filly Dream Tree (3f Uncle Mo x Afleet Maggi, by Afleet Alex) kept her unbeaten record intact when she scored a commanding win in the $200,345 Grade II Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday. Last seen winning the Grade I Starlet Stakes in December last year, the […]

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 […]

Fastnet Rock 2yo’s are Outstanding

Fastnet Rock 2yo’s are Outstanding

Fastnet Rock 2yo’s are Outstanding Some of the best 2yos in Australia are by International Super Sire Coolmore‘s Fastnet Rock. Having made the decision to bypass the Karaka Million, the Lindsay Park team has the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes firmly in its sights with exciting colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet Rock x Frustrating, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

QIPCO Champ Churchill Heads to Stud

Churchill was a gift for headline makers during his 13-race career even if constant mentions of him preparing for battles and, mostly, winning them got a little monotonous. The Galileo colt was crowned champion two-year-old of 2016 and when he won the QIPCO 2000 Guineas and Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas on his first two starts […]

American Pharoah Colt Brings $1m at Keeneland

American Pharoah Colt Brings $1m at Keeneland

Grade 2 winner Mrs McDougal, the final horse in the ring for Tuesday’s second session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, became the sale’s highest-priced offering when she sold to Steven W. Young, agent, for $1.6 million. Mrs McDougal and a yearling colt from the first crop of 2015 Triple Crown winner American […]

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Stars at Caulfield by Kristen Manning Four runners, three winners including a metropolitan double. The very successful Sunday enjoyed by Larneuk Stud’s consistent and undervalued stallion O’Lonhro. Kicking off his big day at Caulfield was the tough Cindy Alderson trained O’Lonera who showed plenty of heart when recording his fourth win at […]

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro

Outstanding Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’Lohnro As far as Australian Sires go, O’Lonhro is really outperforming and looks a bargain at only $5,500. The son of Australian Champion and successful International Sire Lonhro, O’Lonhro is making his mark with a string of winners all over Australia. Coming as he does from the family of red […]

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales

Cluster (Fastnet Rock) Yearlings in Focus at Australian Sales Cluster’s oldest progeny are now yearlings and can be inspected at Larneuk Stud by appointment only. Fastnet Rock’s sons are proving extremely popular at stud and Cluster is the best value of his Group winning sons at stud in Victoria. A stunning individual with great scope, […]

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore

Galileo takes European Sires Championship for Coolmore As another New Year begins, another European sires’ championship heads the way of the incomparable Galileo. It is amazingly the 9th time that the Coolmore flagbearer has led the way in Europe, with the title never looking in any doubt. According to TDN statistics, Galileo’s runners earned £15,145,613 […]

Australia Magic Millions Update

Australia Magic Millions Update

Australia Magic Millions Update The build up to the $10 million Magic Millions Raceday next month intensified with seven stakes wins today for graduates of Australia’s leading thoroughbred auctioneer. Led by an exciting win in the Group Two Villiers Stakes by talented Brisbane based miler Crack Me Up the performances of all stakes winners were […]

Kentucky: Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Quality

Kentucky: Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Quality

Kentucky: Uncle Mo Keeps Producing Quality Promising filly Dream Tree (2f Uncle Mo x Afleet Maggi, by Afleet Alex) kept her perfect record just that when scoring a resounding win in the $294,000 Grade I Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos on the weekend. Prepared by Bob Baffert, Dream Tree (pictured) has won her only two […]

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore

Pierro Keeps Producing Winners for Coolmore Greg Hickman has always had a huge opinion of three year-old colt Pierata (3c Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) and it proved justified at Doomben on Saturday when he powered clear to win the $100,000 Winning Rupert Plate by nearly three lengths. Having his first run back […]

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Australian Horse Racing: Quilate Highlights the Talents of Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning It has been a massive couple of months for Melbourne based writer and pedigree analyst Kristen Manning who is excited about what 2018 may bring with her home-bred galloper Quilate being aimed at the Melbourne and Adelaide autumn carnivals. And in the meantime […]

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia

Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock to Bring Newton to Australia Terry Evans Racing and Knightsbridge Bloodstock are bringing promising stayer Newton to Australia. The lightly raced gelding by Authorized has had 6 starts in New Zealand for 3 placings with prizemoney of $10,650.00, only a 4yo he is a youngster in staying terms. Newton […]

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 […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Produces 125th Stakes-Winner The familiar navy blue Coolmore colours were carried to victory in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown on Saturday by talented colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet Rock x Frustrating, by Stravinsky), a $750,000 NZB Premier purchase for BBA Ireland from the Curraghmore Stud draft. Trained by […]

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 […]

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards

Coolmore Shine at the 2017 Cartier Awards As has now become almost customary, the progeny of Galileo dominated the 2017 Cartier Awards, presented at a ceremony in London on Tuesday evening. Dual G1 winner Happily (2f Galileo-You’resothrilling, by Storm Cat) took the Cartier Two-Year-Old Filly Award, continuing her family record that saw her full-brother Gleneagles […]

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington

G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin The Godolphin runners It’s Somewhat and Folkswood add a large measure of international class to an Emirates Stakes at Flemington that is set to provide a fitting G1 finale to the Australian spring. It’s Somewhat (James Cummings/Craig Williams), a Stakes winner in England and winner […]

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington

Can Impending Take the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Godolphin’s G1 Stradbroke Handicap winner Impending can join the ranks of Australia’s best sprinters when he runs in the G1 Darley Classic at Flemington on Saturday. In a race rated the premier sprint of the Melbourne Spring Carnival, if not the […]

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah

$1million Weanling for American Pharoah The first weanlings offered at public auction by Triple Crown legend American Pharoah were in hot demand at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale on Monday. American Pharoah had five weanlings sell at average of $475,000 with his star performer a filly from Untouched Talent that made $1million for Eaton Sales […]

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel

Coolmore Set Fees for Churchill and Highland Reel European Champion 2-year-old and dual Guineas winner Churchill will stand at Coolmore at a fee of €35,000. Coming from one of the fastest female lines of recent times, that of Airwave and Jwala, and impressing in his homework from a very early stage, it came as no […]

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington

Fastnet Rock Dominates Flemington It was great to see Fastnet Rock continue to expand his legacy in Flemington over the weekend. Fastnet Rock is the sire of Cluster, Knightsbridge have sent several mares to Cluster this year and are looking forward to some of his yearlings hitting the track in late 201 It only seemed fitting that […]

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 […]

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018

Coolmore Ireland Fees for 2018 “We are delighted to have three very exciting new prospects for the coming season and are very much looking forward to seeing Churchill and Highland Reel run at the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday. Mindful of the fact that breeders are keen to get on with their mating plans we have […]

JUDDMONTE FARMS ANNOUNCES 2018 NOMINATION FEES FOR ITS EUROPEAN STALLIONS

JUDDMONTE FARMS ANNOUNCES 2018 NOMINATION FEES FOR ITS EUROPEAN STALLIONS

Juddmonte Farms is pleased to announce the 2018 nomination fees for its five European stallions standing at Banstead Manor Stud near Newmarket.  BATED BREATH – £10,000 SLF DANSILI – £65,000 SLF FRANKEL – £175,000 SLF KINGMAN – £55,000 SLF OASIS DREAM – £30,000 SLF Stud Director Simon Mockridge commented: “FRANKEL has had a sensational start with […]

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia

Winning Week for Larneuk in Singapore and Australia Larneuk Grads had a week of winners claiming impressive victories in Singapore and Australia. Filibuster, an impressive filly by Larneuk’s Ilovethiscity won her second race from 2 starts in grand style (watch race here) the filly has now won S$72,292.50 in prize money in just 2 starts […]

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star

Pierro is a Rising Coolmore Star Pierro was in hot form on Monday with wins for blue-blooded filly Pierrocity (3f Pierro x Dane Ripper, by Danehill) at Te Rapa in New Zealand and at Stawell in Victoria where Kentucky Breeze (3g Pierro x Tahni Girl, by Redoute’s Choice) made a winning debut to give his […]

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy

Holy Roman Emperor Continues to Build His Legacy Holy Roman Emperor stole the show at Baden-Baden on Sunday when responsible for both Group winners on the card, including an unbeaten juvenile filly who looks a high-class prospect. The Markus Klug-trained Rock My Love (2f Holy Roman Emperor-Rondinay, by Cadeaux Genereux), bred by Ralf Kredel,  made […]

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro

Treble for Larneuk Stud’s O’lonhro Larneuk Stud based O’lonhro scored a treble on the weekend with winners in Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria. On Sunday FRANKLY HARVEY O’Lonhro – Rustie Bugles won the last race at Seymour at 40 to 1 and on Saturday O’Lonh Star O’Lonhro – Perfect Penny won in Hobart at 13 to […]

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day

Galileo Dominates British Champions’ Day Aidan O’Brien equalled the late Bobby Frankel’s record of 25 G1 wins in a season when Hydrangea (3f Galileo-Beauty Truth, by Pivotal) completed a double for Galileo at Ascot on Saturday at QIPCO British Champions’ Day. Partnered by Ryan Moore, Hydrangea ran out a decisive winner of the G1 QIPCO […]

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Australian Sires: Pierro Captures a Group3

Golden Slipper winner Pierro was one of the great favourites of champion trainer Gai Waterhouse and his top class daughter Pinot (3f Pierro x Dizelle by Zabeel) might be the one to deliver victory for her in one of the few major races Waterhouse has never won. Waterhouse is one step closer to fulfilling a […]

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

Fastnet Rock Claims Another Australian Classic

The $350,000 Group III MRC Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield on Wednesday drew a strong field of three year-old sprinters with powerhouse filly Formality (3f Fastnet Rock  x Jolie’s Shinju, by Jolie’s Halo) proving too good. Prepared by the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership, Formality was a brilliant winner of the Group II ATC Silver […]

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop

FRANKEL Produces Outstanding 1st Crop Two stakes winners this weekend have boosted FRANKEL‘s first crop stake winners to 16 and his first crop stakes winners to foals ratio to an outstanding 15% Goldrush, FRANKEL‘s regally bred daughter out of Alexander Goldrun, kicked off the weekend in style, stepping up to stakes company when she powered […]

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate

Breeders’ Cup: Keeneland Grads Dominate Keeneland sales graduates secured spots in the starting gate for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar with wins in weekend graded stakes. Four sales graduates clinched bids over Fall Stars Weekend at Keeneland: Zipessa, winner of the First Lady (G1) (Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare […]

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 […]