Kentucky Yearling Sale Gradutates Go Onto Wins In G1

Kentucky Yearling Sale Gradutates Go Onto Wins In G1

Siblings to graded stakes winners Valid Point, Got Stormy and Café Americano cataloged for Keeneland September Sale Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Bricks and Mortar, Valid Point and Got Stormy scored impressive Grade 1 wins to headline weekend racing. Bricks and Mortar dominated the Arlington Million (G1) to earn an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) on Nov. […]

Coolmore Shines at Goodwood

Coolmore Shines at Goodwood

Footstepsinthesand Colt Completes Hat-Trick Governor Of Punjab (2c Footstepsinthesand – Simla Bibi, by Indian Ridge) completed a hat-trick of wins when producing a late challenge in Thursday’s competitive two-year-old contest at Glorious Goodwood. The Mark Johnston-trained colt suffered a bad start to the race, becoming short of room and being hampered early in the seven furlong test. Recovering […]

Bill Introduced in the US Senate to Ban Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption

Bill Introduced in the US Senate to Ban Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption

Legislation has been introduced in the US Senate to permanently end the slaughter of American horses for human consumption in the US.  Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC)., Sheldon Whitehouse, (D-RI), and Susan Collins, (R-Maine), introduced the bill Tens of thousands of American horses are shipped each year to Canada and Mexico to be slaughtered for human consumption. This being a practice […]

The Belmont Stakes, the Battle Between Tacitus and War Of Will

The Belmont Stakes, the Battle Between Tacitus and War Of Will

Tacitus and War of Will were confirmed at 9-5 and 2-1, respectively, as the 2 favorites for the 2019 Belmont in New York. Tacitus, the legendary Senator-historian of the Roman empire’s wars, and War of Will’s handle references exactly that quality that both horses will need when faced with the Belmont Stakes’ towering mile-and-a-half sandy […]

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 […]

QIPCO British Champions Series Horses to Follow

QIPCO British Champions Series Horses to Follow

QIPCO British Champions Series Horses to Follow There have been plenty of QIPCO British Champions Series clues over the past three days. Haggas, left, has a Derby contender on his hands in Young Rascal. Picture: Racingfotos.com There have been plenty of QIPCO British Champions Series clues over the past three days. Here’s five things we […]

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis, and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE The world’s wealthiest investors are looking to expand their holdings in volatile digital coins, despite a mismatch in the group’s knowledge surrounding the asset class. The latest annual Wealth Report survey by Knight Frank indicated that 21% of wealth advisers and private bankers said their clients increased investments in cryptocurrencies in Y 2017, […]

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow

Racing Australia: Horses to Follow By Brad Gray At Rosehill Gardens Smart Youngsters To Follow To the victor belongs the spoils. Gongs is certainly a ready made two-year-old but track the second and third horses – Orcien and Charge. Both trained by Chris Waller. Orcien, who is out of Zabeel mare Zupurple, simply found the […]

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 […]

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running The Bull Market in leadership stocks and Ferrari sports and racing cars from Enzo’s Golden Era (Ys 1947 – 1972) has now made its way into the world of Thoroughbred horses In the Keeneland auction ring in Lexington, Kentucky, demand was so strong last month for the bluest-blooded young […]

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals It is that time of year again, today the breeding season began in Australia and for the last month foals have been hitting the ground at Larneuk Stud in Victoria. Larneuk Stud was established in 1980. The 200 acre property has a 120 mega litre dam for irrigation and a […]

The Singapore Turf Club

The Singapore Turf Club

The Singapore Turf Club The History The Singapore Turf Club (STC) was founded in Y 1842 as the Singapore Sporting Club to operate the Serangoon Road Race Course at Farrer Park. Today the only horse-racing club in Singapore and is part of the Malayan Racing Association (MRA), which also regulates the 3 Turf Clubs in […]

2017 Stradbroke Handicap: Our Selections

2017 Stradbroke Handicap: Our Selections

2017 Stradbroke Handicap: Our Selections The 2017 Stradbroke Handicap field will be a selection of the finest sprinters on offer. One of the most highly anticipated races in Australia, and certainly in Queensland. Our Selections 3. Burning Front (12) Burning Front is a 6yo chestnut gelding (male) from Australia trained by Darren Weir, who is […]

Eagle Farm Debacle: Queensland Oaks Moved To Doomben

Eagle Farm Debacle: Queensland Oaks Moved To Doomben

Eagle Farm Debacle: Queensland Oaks Moved To Doomben by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock After receiving much criticism from both trainers and jockeys, the Eagle Farm race track has lost two huge meetings in June. First the Queensland Oaks will move away from the course to Doomben, and just a week later the Stradbroke Handicap […]

QUEENSLAND OAKS Chris Waller Trifecta Possible

QUEENSLAND OAKS  Chris Waller Trifecta Possible

QUEENSLAND OAKS Chris Waller Trifecta Possible TREASURY BRISBANE QUEENSLAND OAKS Of $500,000.00. 1st $320,000, 2nd $100,000, 3rd $50,000, 4th $20,000, 5th $10,000. Open Set Weights. Three-Years-Old. Fillies. Apprentices Cannot Claim. LW: SW (Grp 1) The Queensland Oaks meeting has officially been transferred from the Eagle Farm track to Doomben. The last minute change followed many […]

Guineas Breeze Up & Horses in Training Sale

Guineas Breeze Up & Horses in Training Sale

Catalogue For Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up And Horses In Training Sale Now Online The catalogue for the 2017 Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up and Horses in Training Sale can now be viewed online at www.tattersalls.com. Numbering 213 breeze up two year olds and 91 horses in training, the sale takes place May 4th and 5th, with […]

U.S. Open Polo Championship at the International Polo Club Palm Beach

U.S. Open Polo Championship at the International Polo Club Palm Beach

The United States Polo Association® (USPA), the governing body for the sport of polo, and its official apparel brand, U.S. Polo Assn., will host the U.S. Open Polo Championship® at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC). Spanning a three-week period with six teams vying for the most prestigious trophy in U.S. polo competition, the […]

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order It is about the beauty of the horse… Rising from the desert is a real life “City of the Future”, there is something from the Arabian Nights, awe-inspiring, a sleek glass building glows high above the manicured race track below. It is an […]

Dubai World Cup Day 2017 Race Track Notes for 23 March

Dubai World Cup Day 2017 Race Track Notes for 23 March

Dubai World Cup Day 2017 Race Track Notes for 23 March Trackwork Notes with updates on and build -up to all nine races to be held Dubai World Cup Day 2017. Group 1 US$10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline – 2000m (Dirt) Special Fighter (IRE) – Fernando Jara, jockey, said: “We are very happy […]

Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X

Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X

Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, but there is a new business in Australia trading Australian Race Horse shares online, we have already signed up and if you are in the market for a horse it would […]

Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday

Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday

Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday Premium Hunter Valley nursery Segenhoe Stud will be chiming in late at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale presenting a draft of nine top class youngsters on Sunday and Monday. Feature photo above: Bred and sold by Segenhoe – Eagle Way wins the Queensland Derby Now […]

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News The sale of stakes winner Uptown Twirl, a half-sister to recent Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner and probable 2-year-old champion male Classic Empire, for $1.075-M and the popularity of horses in the Complete Dispersal of Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell’s Conquest Stables generated increases in gross, average […]

Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies

Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies

Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies Greenpeace said Sheikh Mohammed was one of the biggest beneficiaries of UK farming subsidies UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been revealed as one of the biggest beneficiaries of UK farming subsidies over the […]

Thoroughbred News: 2017 January Cape Premier Sale

Thoroughbred News: 2017 January Cape Premier Sale

The following was written by Keeneland‘s Associate Director of Sales Development Tom Thornbury, chronicling a recent trip to South Africa. Like much of the world today, South Africa is experiencing challenging times. Politics, socio-economic effects, and as always, climate-related problems, such as the major drought that grips most of the country, make for a tough […]

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery It is thought that modern dogs have 1 common ancestor: the Eurasian grey wolf, and that about 30,000 to 40,000 years ago a subspecies of wolf began interacting with humans, perhaps foraging for food around human campsites. Humans then learned the animals were valuable for companionship and […]