Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 30 November 2016
A $475,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Newhaven Park draft, royally bred Redoute's Choice colt France made a winning return from a spell to score at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The Hermitage Syndicate managed by Anton Koolman is generally seen in the winner's circle with colts destined for Hong Kong, but it was a promising Sebring filly that carried their colours to victory at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Stakes-placed mare Sea Spray is up for sale in gavelhouse Australia's latest online auction.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Dual Group I winner Rebel Dane, is a 'working-class hero'.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The second day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale was, as ever, a truly international affair with buyers from four continents represented by the top ten lots.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 30 November 2016
In coming weeks as we move towards the start of the 2017 yearling sale season you will no doubt be bombarded from every direction as to the merits of the progeny of our new and up and coming stallions, but invariably it pays not to overlook the obvious.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 30 November 2016
It’s the last day of November and it’s a month that has belonged to this stallion.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Four juvenile trials at Randwick on Tuesday morning produced some interesting winners including a blue-blooded Exceed and Excel colt that will need to improve his social skills before he appears on race day.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 29 November 2016
As a three-quarter sister-in-blood to Champion 3YO Filly Serenade Rose, this debut winner at Werribee on Tuesday looks to have been very well bought from the 2015 NZB Premier Yearling Sale by James Bester Bloodstock.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Local and international buyers were active in the most recent gavelhouse New Zealand auction which wrapped up on 28 November.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 29 November 2016
The opening day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale got off to a buoyant start with a clearance rate of 84% and THE MINIVER ROSE topping proceedings at 550,000 guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Shadai Stallion Station in Japan have released their fees for 2017 with a vast roster headed by champion sire Deep Impact, who has had six foals born here in Australia this year at Arrowfield Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 November 2016
If you want to buy a horse, sell a horse or get involved in a syndicate, the Inglis Digital network remains your one-stop for success.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 November 2016
Jonathan Riddell will resume his Group One association with trainers Steven Ramsay and Julia Ritchie at Trentham this weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 November 2016
A hard fought Group I victory in the WATC Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot last Saturday for Takedown credited his sire Stratum with his fifth Group I winner, which got us thinking about the fortunes of our Golden Slipper winning sires.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 November 2016
Encosta de Lago's reputation as a sire of sires looks like being enhanced by his handsome Tasmanian based son Needs Further, whose promising filly Il Regalo made it two wins in as many starts at Hobart on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 November 2016
Any young stallion looking to make a name for himself needs one good horse and for Aquis Farm's Benfica it is progressive filly Benfica Princess, who landed her third consecutive victory when saluting at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 27 November 2016
Although we are approaching the end of November Kitchwin Hills is still a hive of activity, especially the covering shed, where Time For War is covering his second book of mares.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 27 November 2016
Gary Wallace missed one of his most memorable racing achievements last season and he wasn't about to make the same mistake on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 27 November 2016
The result of Friday's $70,000 Group 3 Lucia Valentina Wellington Stakes (1600m) at Otaki had Karaka significance on multiple levels – the winner Lincoln Blue (NZ) (Savabeel) is a graduate of the Premier Sale, and he also has a full-brother catalogued for Karaka 2017.
Racenet - Sunday, 27 November 2016
The first three horses home in Saturday's $50,000 Listed Trevor Eagle Memorial (1500m) at Ellerslie were all Karaka graduates, headed by Top Prospect (NZ) (Swiss Ace) who picked up his third win in a row.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 November 2016
A giant in stature with a heart to match, Stratum's son Takedown loves nothing more than eyeballing his opposition and Saturday's $1 million Group 1 Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) played to his strengths.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 November 2016
Winless in 26 starts since capturing the WATC Derby in April 2014, the Fred Kersley-trained Respondent turned back the clock in Saturday's $100,000 Listed Tabtouch - Tattersall's Cup (2100m) at Ascot.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 November 2016
It's been a profitable seven days for trainer Desleigh Forster who backed up the win of Too Good To Refuse in last week's Listed Keith Noud Handicap with a dominant performance by Cylinder Beach in Saturday's Listed Sky Racing Tatt's Recognition Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 November 2016
Time has served Coldplay well and she now looks set to challenge for higher honours after maintaining her unbeaten record this season.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 November 2016
The appropriately-named Top Prospect lived up to his trainer's expectations when he opened his black type account at Ellerslie.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 November 2016
Winner of her first six starts, the Bradbury's Luck mare Elegant Composure met defeat for the first time when a close-up fourth at Doomben back in May.
Racenet - Saturday, 26 November 2016
Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott will be hoping the Inglis Nursery continues its trend as being one of the form 2YO races in the country in recent years when they send Serena Bay there for her next start.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 November 2016
A colt with a pedigree and a future, Cao Cao will head to the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic at the Gold Coast on January 14 with a favourites chance following a hugely impressive win in Saturday's Whiteman Property Plate (1000m) at Moonee Valley.
Racenet - Friday, 25 November 2016
I Am Invincible added another winner to the list when an underdone Invincible Gem was too good when resuming at Canterbury on Thursday night with plenty more upside according to those involved.
Mark Smith - Friday, 25 November 2016
Defeated a nose on his career debut at Canberra on Friday, Curdled continued a frustrating run of minor placing for the high-profile first season sire All Too Hard but we’re tipping all his supporters, including the vendors of 56 yearlings at the Magic Millions in January, will be rejoicing on Saturday when four youngsters by Black Caviar’s half-brother make their debut.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 November 2016
Savabeel colt Lincoln Blue is proving more than a match for his own age group over a mile and there is confidence that the Awapuni three-year-old can make his presence felt over more ground.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 November 2016
Federation of Bloodstock Agents Australia (FBAA) can sign off another very successful month in the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 November 2016
Zoutenant unsurprisingly topped today's Inglis Spring Thoroughbred Sale, selling for $34,000.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 November 2016
One of Australia's best performing and top growth auctions is ready to reach new heights in February with an outstanding line up of lots to go under the hammer.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 November 2016
Lisa Latta will be leaving the immediate future of upset Otaki winner North And South to a higher power.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 November 2016
Swettenham Stud shuttler Toronado (Ire) topped Day 2 of the Tattersalls Foal Sale on Thursday with a first-crop colt that made 190,000 guineas (AUD 334,130).
Racenet - Friday, 25 November 2016
A reasonably light week for barrier trials but there’s always some interest so here are the two year-old barrier trial placegetters for the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 November 2016
Trade stepped up a level on the second day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale with 17 lots selling for 100,000 guineas or more and colts by KODIAC and TORONADO sharing top billing at 190,000 guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 November 2016
An impressive maiden win for this well-related Snitzel filly made her an easy choice as the ‘One to Watch’ from Wyong on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 November 2016
US bloodstock investor Jon Kelly has bought a number of yearlings through Magic Millions in recent years and this one made a winning debut at Bendigo on Thursday for the Lee and Anthony Freedman stable.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 November 2016
As we move towards the 2017 yearling sale season everyone becomes a pedigree expert, so in a new series of Breednet articles we'll look at nicks that click which might help lead you to a future racetrack star.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 November 2016
Glen Avon Lodge based Unusual Suspect (USA) has a stunning selection of foals on the 2016 Breednet Foal Gallery and for those curious to learn more about their sire read on.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 November 2016
A Breednet 'One to Watch', Maraini is in top order for the first black type challenge of his fledgling career in Friday's Group III  Lucia Valentina Wellington Stakes at Otaki.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 November 2016
Well-performed maiden three-year-old Hello M'Lady is overdue to take a winning trick and she has a couple of factors in her favour when seeking that elusive victory at Otaki on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 November 2016
A recent trip to Asia by Bloodstockauction Director Anthony Gafa resulted in some exciting leads and great interest from Thoroughbred buyers looking for reliable new avenues.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 November 2016
The well-known colours of Corumbene Stud were carried to victory at Warwick Farm on Wednesday by impressive debut winner Jessamin from the Gai Waterhouse/ Adrian Bott stable.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Sun Stud's Magnus is on target for more Group I success this Saturday with his star sprinter Malaguerra set to run in the Group I WATC Winterbottom Stakes, but it was one of his up and coming prospects that caught the eye at Sandown on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 November 2016
The most recent catalogue for gavelhouse New Zealand is now online with a bumper offering of 67 Lots.
Racenet - Wednesday, 23 November 2016
The time has arrived to find the next future champions of the turf.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 November 2016
On the same day Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell purchased a Redoute's Choice colt from Champion South African mare National Colour (SAfr) at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale for $1,75 million, they won a race at Vaal in South Africa with his full brother, who was back in the winner's circle at the same venue again on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Three juvenile trials at Rosehill on Tuesday morning produced wins for two well bred Godolphin colts and a bargain based Inglis Classic purchase for Darby Racing – is she the next Yankee Rose?.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Red-hot sires I Am Invincible, Snitzel, Medaglia d'Oro and Fastnet Rock are all represented at Friday's Inglis Spring Thoroughbred Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 November 2016
A colt by the all-conquering FRANKEL topped the one-day Tattersalls December Yearling Sale at 250,000 guineas on a day that saw a record average and median and robust trade throughout the day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Line breeding to superior broodmares is a practice utilised by many astute breeders and we saw a good example of it in Perth on Saturday with Group I WATC Railway Stakes winner Scales of Justice.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
The Hayes / Dabernig training partnership produced a well-bred Fastnet Rock winner on Monday at Ballarat that scored as a short priced favourite.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Ugo Foscolo will do his future racing in Australia following a change in the top three-year-old's ownership.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Select Sale and Ready to Run Sale graduate Bahana (NZ) (Elusive City) followed in the footsteps of star galloper Debt Collector (Thorn Park) to complete a Karaka clean sweep of Singapore's Triple Crown Series.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Sunday with solid results that further recent trends toward selectivity and strength in the top and middle markets.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Brimming with quality, the catalogues for New Zealand Bloodstock's 91st National Yearling Sales Series are available online now and will be in letterboxes from early December.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Australian bred sprinters Not Listenin'tome and Lucky Bubbles filled the quinella in the Group II Bochk Wealth Mgmt Jockey Club Sprint at Sha Tin on Sunday, the race also featuring the return of the great HK Champion Able Friend.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Aquis Farm's classy shuttler Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) is a favourite sire in Hong Kong with Irish bred Beauty Only (IRE) staking his claim for International Day with a stylish victory in the Group II The Bochk Wealth Mgmt Joc Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Coolmore's stalwart sire Choisir is best known for his sprinter milers, but Northern Hemisphere bred Secret Weapon (GB) has longer races as his preference with a barnstorming win in the Group II Longines Jockey Club Cup over 2000 metres at Sha Tin on Sunday putting him right in the frame for International Day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Aquis Farm's Domesday has been churning out the winners in the last week racking up nine winners in seven days including Carusmatic, a slick juvenile winner at Morphettville on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
The most expensive yearling by Group I winning Redoute’s Choice son Master of Design and a half-brother to dual Group I winner Trust in a Gust, this three year-old winner on Sunday was an easy pick as the ‘One to Watch’.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 November 2016
Queensland's most promising young sire, Rothesay , can now lay claim to having the most promising horse in the Sunshine State after his 4YO son Too Good To Refuse unleashed an incredible turn of foot to come from the tail of the field and blow away a quality group of sprinters in the Listed Keith Noud (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 20 November 2016
Speedy O'Reilly filly Talaria (NZ) scored a winning debut in Saturday's $50,000 Listed Murdoch Newell Stakes (1100m) at Pukekohe putting herself firmly in the picture for the rich Karaka Million.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 20 November 2016
The sheer delight of winning good races is always worth celebrating and Clyde and Pat Buckingham certainly enjoyed Lasarla's upset win in Saturday's Group II NRM Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 20 November 2016
A passion for the New Zealand thoroughbred that was ignited over thirty years ago saw last week's annual New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run sale of two-year-olds take on special meaning for one of the members of a small Korean group in attendance.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 20 November 2016
Winner of the Group III RJ Peters Stakes at Ascot just over 12 months ago, Hazzabeel had been winless in six starts before running away with Sunday's $130,000 Listed bet365 Kilmore Cup (1600m).
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 20 November 2016
A half-brother to $2million earner and four-time Group I winner Danleigh, promising filly Highleigh became the latest winner for champion racehorse So You Think when saluting at the Beaumont track in Newcastle on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 20 November 2016
Promising three year-old Foxwedge filly Quick Brown Fox made it two easy wins in as many starts when scoring at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 20 November 2016
Making a belated start to the season, high-class Street Sense (USA) mare Cosmic Storm came with a barnstorming finish to claim Saturday's Jungle Mist Classic (1200m) at Ascot.
Racenet - Sunday, 20 November 2016
Shezhardtocatch has limited racing opportunities ahead of her, but she showed at Pukekohe Park that she's in the right order to take advantage of them.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 20 November 2016
Despite a big betting drift, it was business as usual for rising star Chocolate Holic in Saturday's Listed Carbine Club Of W.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 November 2016
What a difference a year makes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 November 2016
A huge prize for a horse making his first start at stakes level, the Stephen Miller-trained Variation weaved between runners under a daring ride by Damian Lane to claim Saturday's $500,000 Group II Sky Racing-W.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 19 November 2016
Classy Nicconi filly Caipirinha cast off maiden status last month with a stylish victory in the Listed WATC Belgravia Stakes and added another stakes win to her tally when taking out the Listed WATC Placid Ark Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 November 2016
Without a win since his importation from France last December, royally-bred gelding Pilote d'Essai (GB) showed his 16 opponents a clean pair of heels to open his Australian account as well as his stakes account in Saturday's $300,000 Listed  Sportsbet.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 November 2016
A milestone for Glenlogan Park Stud's Rothesay who celebrated his first stakes winner when the Desleigh Forster-trained Too Good To Refuse powered home from last to win Saturday's Listed Keith Noud Quality (1200m) at Eagle Farm.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 November 2016
The very best will be seen of the precocious filly Talaria when she steps out on top of the ground, according to her biggest fan.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 November 2016
Moira Murdoch’s judgement proved on the money at Pukekohe Park where her unfancied mare Lasarla caused a Group Two boilover.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 November 2016
The second most expensive yearling sold at the Adelaide Magic Millions in 2016, Written Tycoon colt Dispatch, went some way to recouping his purchase price at his career debut when holding off stablemate Nistaan in Saturday's $200,000 Magic Millions 2YO Clockwise Classic (1000m) at Ballarat.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
A trio of well-bred debut three year-old winners at Hawkesbury on Friday all caught the eye as 'Ones to Watch' and one of them has a sibling headed to the Magic Millions Yearling Sale in January.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
NSW Farmers, Upper Hunter Winemakers, thoroughbred breeding industry representatives, local landholders, employees and businesses sent a strong unanimous message to the Baird Government at the PAC meeting on Drayton South this week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
Springview's Peter Smith could not be happier with the way in which Swift Alliance has settled in at Euroa, the handsome stallion quickly adapting to his new surroundings and impressing all who see him.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
It is an unfortunate fact of racing life that not all horses can keep up.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
The "backrooms" of racing can be found in city office blocks, at auction houses, in stables or on stud farms.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
Ian Brady isn't the type of person who looks for accolades.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
When the spring carnival finishes the two-year-old picture only starts getting more and more interesting so here are the two year-old barrier trial placegetters for the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 November 2016
Closely related to one of the best horses in the world, Altius is a blue-blooded stallion for Central Queensland breeders.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Records tumbled for a fifth consecutive year at New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale, which concluded today with the aggregate, average and median all up on last year's record results, setting new benchmarks for two-year-old sales in Australasia.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Sun Stud's exciting young sire Instinction has a good filly to fly his flag with Paradis Imperial making it two wins from two starts when scoring an easy victory in the $30,000 juvenile feature at Mackay on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
One of the more interesting winners at scone on Thursday was the half-brother to 2006 Caulfield Cup winner Tawqeet.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Former Cambridge trainer Trent Busuttin made a flying trip across the Tasman to make his mark on the annual New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
An association developed over many years and any number of well performed horses has again been strengthened in the early stages of day two of the annual New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
The powerful presence of a solid Hong Kong buying bench was well in evidence during the second day of the annual Ready To Run sale at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Shaune Ritchie is hoping the So You Think run can continue at Pukekohe this weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Top 3yo staying colt VENTURA STORM was purchased this week by Astute Bloodstock on behalf of the Lindsay Park Team.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Industry leaders came out in force on Day 1 of Planning Assessment Commission meeting to voice their strong opposition to an open cut coal mine, less than 1km Australia's leading studs, Coolmore and Godolphin.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
The most contentious area of horse taxation is whether the breeding and/or racing activity is an income tax "business" or GST "enterprise".
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Spring action heads to Ballarat this Saturday where a great ten race programme is highlighted by the running of the $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
As much as we may love them, thoroughbreds are a commodity that is traded daily and for those looking to move on a horse, gavelhouse have made life a lot easier.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
As a half-sister to 2011 South African Horse of the Year Igugu, three year-old Fastnet Rock filly Ngaga has a lot to live up to, but her eye-catching debut victory at Kenilworth in South Africa on Wednesday was a big step in the right direction.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 November 2016
Yarradale Stud couldn't have asked for a better start to the careers of their first-season sires Gingerbread Man and Frost Giant (USA).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Day 1 of New Zealand Bloodstock'sReady to Run Sale of 2YO's  closed in a flurry of fierce bidding today, resulting in two record prices achieved in quick succession.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
The juvenile maiden at Sunshine Coast on Wednesday featured a trifecta for perennial grey sire Bradbury's Luck with all youngsters offered by Magic Millions.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Aquis Farm's Benfica was in the frame at Sunshine Coast on Wednesday when his talented daughter Benfica Princess notched her second consecutive win beating older rivals with a barnstorming finish from last.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
It was definitely a case of saving the best until last as the top lot on day one of the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale didn't emerge until the last five minutes of the day's selling action.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
The China Horse Club / Newgate Farm and partners were in the winner's circle at Warwick Farm on Wednesday with a smart maiden winner in Calanda, but he won't be joining any stallion rosters in the future as the three year-old son of Snitzel is a gelding.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
A successful foray at an earlier edition of the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale has fuelled further action for the Singapore based combination of Jason Goh and David Kok this year.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
This season's leading Hong Kong trainer Caspar Fownes is hoping lightning might strike twice after setting the pace during the mid stages of selling on the first day of the annual Ready To Run Sale at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Despite heavy interest from a strong international buying bench the Cambridge based father and son duo of Ginger and Bryce Tankard struck a blow for the locals during the early stages the annual Ready-To-Run sale of two-year-olds at Karaka today.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
A successful connection with former top galloper and now sire, Starcraft, led Hong Kong trainer Ricky Yiu to ignite the early action on day one of New Zealand Bloodstock's annual Ready To Run Sale of two-year-old's at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders will today front a fourth PAC which will determine their future in the Hunter Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Rich Hill Stud is to be the Southern Hemisphere home of the blue-blooded European Group I winner Vadamos (Fr)from next year.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Making it two wins in as many starts at Vaal in South Africa on Tuesday was lightly raced Stratum gelding Super Stratum.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Smart Missile has had a flow of winners since the start of spring and this one caught our eye as a horse to follow from Sale on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 November 2016
With two smart placegetters and a trial winner at Randwick on Tuesday morning, Vinery Stud's young gun All Too Hard is fast working towards his first winner.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 November 2016
A victory celebration would come as a surprise party to Allan Sharrock this weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 November 2016
NZB's Ready to Run Sale of 2YO's  – the most successful Sale of its kind in Australasia – commences tomorrow, Wednesday 16 November, with horses available for inspection now at the Karaka Sales Centre.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 November 2016
With spring stakes racing now complete the leading Australian Sires List can often be somewhat skewed by the huge prizemoney on the majors, but a reliable guide as to just which stallions are firing comes when looking at their success by stakes-winners.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 November 2016
It was a red letter day for Ridgeview Park Stud's Onemorenomore on Saturday, the up and coming young stallion represented by no less than four winners in four different states including a new stakes winner.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Success rolls on for Brisbane based syndicators Adrenaline Thoroughbreds whose exciting filly Champ Elect was an impressive debut winner at Doomben on Saturday November 5.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 November 2016
The much maligned double Danehill cross featured last Saturday with a new stakes-winner, so we thought it was timely to take a look at the stats with yearling sales just around the corner.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 November 2016
Westbury Stud's Makfi (GB) already has an Oaks winner on the resume in Sofia Rosa and has a Derby contender in the pipeline.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 November 2016
Talented Ready to Run Sale graduate Go Go Partners (NZ) (Bachelor Duke) scored a slick win in the MOP$200,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale Trophy (1100m) in Macau on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 November 2016
There were a raft of well-bred interesting three year-old winners at the Beaumont track at Newcastle on Sunday, but this one carried the colours of the mighty $7 million earner Criterion.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 November 2016
The first two races at Geelong on Sunday were both won by well-bred three year-olds that scored by a big space and were both sold as yearlings by Segenhoe Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
Hunter Valley based Newgate Farm was making news in Kentucky over the past week sparking keen interest from US breeders in just where 33 year-old Henry Field and his dynamic team are taking this most progressive of farms.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
It was a confident plan with that confidence shared by the punters and, on a day when a couple of well favoured runners were rolled, glory belonged to La Diosa.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
Aquis Farm's Domesday is seldom without a handy galloper and his lightly raced three year-old Ruthven stamped himself as a rising star after finishing a close second in the Group II MRC Sandown Guineas on Saturday at just his third start.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
John Thompson is coaxing career best from progressive Nicconi mare Nieta, who posted her fifth win from just nine starts when bolting away to win easily at Rosehill on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
Two weeks ago, progressive four year-olds Beluga Blue and Mail It In made it a winning double at Morphettville for yearlings sold by Mill Park and they repeated the performance on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
A part-owner of superstar mare Winx, Richard Treweeke featured as an owner/breeder at Rosehill on Saturday when his homebred Stratum filly Zumbelina won with a leg in the air.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
Improving three-year-old filly Samovare provided Waikato Stud sire Savabeel with another feather in his cap when she stormed clear to score in Saturday's Group III WA Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 November 2016
Pump Up The Volume (NZ) (Savabeel), who was secured for a mere $14,000 and $10,000 in his two visits to the Karaka Sales ring, has boosted his stakes earnings past $380,000 with a hard-fought win in Saturday's $250,000 Group 3 Christchurch Casino 153rd New Zealand Cup (3200m) at Riccarton.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 13 November 2016
The Not a Single Doubt gelding Scales Of Justice earned a free ticket to next week's $1 million Group I Railway Stakes following his victory in Saturday's Group III R.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 13 November 2016
Never further back than fourth in her 12-start career to date, the Andrew Noblet-trained Silent Sedition kept the till ticking over with a dominant win in Saturday's $150,000 Le Pine Funerals Summoned Stakes at Sandown.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
A second stakes winner on the day for former Darley shuttler Hard Spun (USA) after the Matthew Williams-trained Turnitaround earned his black-type victory $150,000 Group III Eclipse Stakes (1800m) at Sandown.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
For a horse whose earnings are just shy of $2 million, Lucky Hussler has been having a hard time of it of late but he was back to his brilliant best when edging Illustrious Lad in Saturday's Group III Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sandown.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Arriving in Australia unheralded despite strong Group form in Europe, the Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Beautiful Romance (GB) became the third stakes winner for Godolphin on the programme when she claimed the feature Quayclean Zipping Classic (2400m) in a thrilling finish.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
After receiving few breaks in the run, Godolphin's Morton's Fork came with a barnstorming finish under Craig Williams to win Saturday's $250,000 Group II Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas (1600m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 November 2016
In-form mare Abidewithme has served notice that she could yet sign off her career with a perfect result.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Runner-up in the Listed Crocket Stakes at Moonee Valley and the Lexus Hybrid Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day, Beneteau filly Prompt Response scored a richly deserved first stakes win in Saturday's $120,000 Listed City Of Greater Dandenong Twilight Glow Stakes (1400m) at Sandown.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Lightly raced Husson (ARG) gelding Husson Eagle edged closer to a million dollars in earnings when returning from a 203 days break to capture Saturday's $120,000 Listed OTI Racing Doveton Stakes (1000m) at Sandown.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Quickly building himself a cult following from his three starts in Australia, Qewy (IRE) justified his short-priced favouritism when galloping his opponents into submission in Saturday's $150,000 Listed Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Much loved champion racehorse So You Think passed a milestone in his new career at stud when posting his first Group I winner in New Zealand on Saturday with his star filly La Diosa capturing the Group I NZ 1,000 Guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Exciting summer prospect Volpe Veloce ensured that not all the focus on the females was at Riccarton on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Speed merchant Prom Queen made winning look 'super easy' when she bolted away with the Listed Welcome Stakes at Riccarton and a memorable first success for the newest member of her training partnership.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Described by co-trainer Matthew Ellerton as an ugly plane Jane when she first entered training, Arctic Angel looked to be a filly with a future when leading all the way in Saturday's $120,000 Listed Thoroughbred Club Merson Cooper Stakes (1000m) at Sandown.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Bought to win a Hong Kong Derby, rejuvenated gelding Redkirk Warrior (GB) may yet find success at the highest level if his co-trainer David Hayes is correct in his assessment.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Champion North American sire Tapit has been the leading sire for the past three years and will stand at an unchanged fee of $300,000 at Gainesway next year.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 November 2016
Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms operation has released 2017 service fees for its stallions at Banstead Manor Stud with champion racehorse and now leading young sire Frankel remaining at £125,000.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 November 2016
Lightly raced Star Witness four year-old Firsthand made it three wins from four starts when scoring at Canterbury on Friday night.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 November 2016
Promising young stayer Betcha Thinking became the latest winner for champion racehorse So You Think when saluting as favourite on Friday night at Canterbury.
Racenet - Friday, 11 November 2016
When the spring carnival finishes the two-year-old picture only starts getting more and more interesting so here are the two year-old barrier trial placegetters for the past week.
Racenet - Friday, 11 November 2016
Group winners Nicoscene, Chivalry and Shards highlight a strong catalogue on offer at the Inglis December Thoroughbred Sale in Melbourne next month.
Racenet - Friday, 11 November 2016
The instantly recognised racing colours of Mr Bob Peters were carried to an impressive debut victory when Awaken lined-up for her first public appearance and duly landed a Bunbury maiden event by a very comfortable four-length winning margin on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 November 2016
If you thought this year's was next level, get ready to be taken into another stratosphere in January.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
Next week's NZB Ready to Run Sale  is packed with Karaka Million eligible horses.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
This father and son duo made headlines at Flemington last week for all the right reasons.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
SF Bloodstock and Newgate Farm partnered again during the second session of the 2016 Keeneland November Breeding sale to secure a further six mares and a royally bred weanling filly for $3,955,000.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency achieved notable results during the second session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale selling two weanlings from mares purchased in Australia at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale highlighted by the top priced weanling of the sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (G1) winner and millionaire Unrivaled Belle sold for $3,8 million to Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm during Tuesday's second session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, the biggest price paid for a Thoroughbred sold at public auction in the world this year.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
A three year-old Star Witness filly bought by a group of Australian cricketers to honour late teammate Phillip Hughes won on debut in good style at Gosford on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
Superstar mare Goldikova, a three time winner of the Group I Breeder's Cup Mile, produced her first winner in France on Tuesday with a debut victory for two year-old filly Terrakova.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 November 2016
Encosta de Lago's reputation as a sire of sires was enhanced when his handsome Tasmanian based son Needs Further landed his first winner with his first runner at Launceston on Wednesday evening.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
New Zealand's leading three-year-old fillies will battle for supremacy in Saturday's $300,000 gavelhouse  44th New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Consistent top level performer Battle Time gained a deserved stakes victory with a commanding front-running performance at Riccarton to win the in Wednesday's Group II Coupland's Bakeries Mile.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Lisa Latta rarely goes home empty-handed from Riccarton and she snared another major prize on Wednesday with five year-old Pins mare Reilly Lincoln.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Lightly raced Swiss Ace mare First Serve produced a dominant performance at Riccarton on Wednesday to continue her climb up the rankings.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Segenhoe Stud have announced the passing of a broodmare legend with Group I AJC Australian Oaks winner Circles of Gold passing away at 25.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Fresh from purchasing four top class mares destined for Australia at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton November Sale, SF Bloodstock and Newgate Farm were in buying mode again during the first session of the 2016 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale securing the fourth highest priced mare on day one.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
A string of successes in recent months has further enhanced the proud record New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale enjoys as a source of racetrack performers across Asia.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Group 2 winner Secret Gesture (GB), carrying her first foal by War Front, brought $3,5 million during Tuesday's opening day of Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale, which was marked by the sale of 10 horses for $1 million or more – the most for the session since 2011 – along with double-digit increases in results and competition among many of the world's leading buyers.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 November 2016
With four outstanding new stallions set to join the Newgate Farm roster next year in Flying Artie, Capitalist, Extreme Choice and Russian Revolution, Newgate were active in Kentucky on Monday securing four lovely race mares from the 2016 Fasig-Tipton November Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 November 2016
The Fasig-Tipton November Sale always produces stellar results as some of the world's most desirable mares go under the hammer.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Beaten Group I NZ 2000 Guineas favourite Mongolian Falcon is facing an uncertain future.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Melbourne's spring carnival is respected the world over for its prestigious and highly competitive racing, and this year's carnival has provided some notable pedigree updates for New Zealand Bloodstock's upcoming Ready to Run Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 November 2016
The first Gavelhouse online auction offering in Australia is now online.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Capitalist, Australian Champion two-year-old in 2015/16 has been retired to stud after coming out of his final piece of work ahead of the Darley Classic with a small fetlock chip.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 November 2016
Breeders love to talk up the outcross and why we need it and why we should try this stallion and that, but from 25 stakes races run at Flemington last week, 11 were won by the progeny of Danehill (USA) line sired horses and a further five from the Danzig sireline, four of them through Green Desert.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 November 2016
Anticipation is building with resident Armidale stallion NEEDS FURTHER having his first 2YO race starters at Launceston Wednesday night.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 November 2016
Luskin Park and Aston Bloodstock have been making news this spring with their Group I colt Flying Artie, who was sold in a multi-million dollar stud deal, but it was promising gelding Mr Manhattan that had them back in the winner's circle at Canterbury last Saturday along with a huge team of delighted co-owners.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 November 2016
Three-time Breeders' Cup winner & Eclipse champion Beholder has retired from racing and will begin a new career as a broodmare at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Kentucky where she is booked to leading sire Uncle Mo for her inaugural mating in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 November 2016
Fresh from siring not one but two stakes-winners at the Flemington Carnival, Hinchinbrook has given us a Breednet 'One to Watch' with an impressive debut winner at Sha Tin.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 November 2016
Aquis Farm's Domesday has made a strong start to the month posting seven winners since November 1 including metropolitan winners Ingegoodbee (Eagle Farm), Emphasis (Doomben) and Lucky Guy, who scored a stylish win at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 November 2016
Inglewood Stud's Gus Wigley has a word of warning for punters - Dismiss Zacinto's daughter, Zigwig in the Group I gavelhouse 1000 Guineas at your peril.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 November 2016
Australian bred four year-old New Predator scored his second Black Type success when taking out the Group II Peermont Emperor's Palace Charity Mile at Turffontein in South Africa on Saturday providing a great result for Three Bridges Thoroughbreds, who now own his dam.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 November 2016
Awesome Rock emerged as a top stallion in the making with a deserved Group One win in Saturday's $2 million Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington and sent the worth of his yearling half-sister skywards.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 November 2016
Inglis graduates' domination of the big races at Flemington in Melbourne Cup week continued on Saturday when Malaguerra won the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) and Jessy Belle claimed the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 6 November 2016
Winner of the Grade 1 Travers by a widening 13 1/2 lengths, in track-record time at his most recent start, the 3yo Unbridled's Song colt Arrogate rained on the parade of the charismatic California Chrome in the $6 million Group 1 Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 6 November 2016
Under an enterprising ride by Seamus Heffernan, Coolmore's world traveller Highland Reel galloped his rivals into submission in the $4 million Grade I Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (2400m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 6 November 2016
The catalyst for yearly antipodean migration to Royal Ascot, Coolmore's magnificent chestnut Choisir continues to break new ground for the Australian thoroughbred.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 6 November 2016
Placed in the Group II Karrakatta Plate (1200m), Group III WA Sires' Produce Stakes (1400m), Bunbury 3YO Classic (1000m) and Listed Belgravia Stakes (1200m), the Dan Morton-trained Saul's Special broke through for a well-deserved maiden stakes success in Saturday's $100,000 Listed Fairetha Stakes (1400m) at Ascot.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 6 November 2016
One of the rare examples of a horse that did not rise to new heights for Darren Weir, Perfect Reflection celebrated her return home in Saturday's $250,000 Group II Lee-Steere Stakes (1400m) at Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 November 2016
The $2million Group I VRC Emirates Stakes at Flemington Saturday was won in scintillating style by talented Fastnet Rock entire Awesome Rock, a $575,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newgate Farm draft for Spicer Thoroughbreds.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 November 2016
A $75,000 Inglis Premier purchase from the draft of Torryburn Stud, talented six year-old Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) mare Jessy Belle has taken her own good time to win her first Black Type event, but did it in style at Flemington on Saturday with a sweet victory in the Group II VRC Matriarch Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 November 2016
The 16th foal of the stakes-winning Bletchingly mare Tennessee Morn, 5-year-old Magnus gelding Malaguerra added a second Group 1 to his CV when holding off rising sprint star Spieth in Saturday's $1million Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 November 2016
Winner of the Group II Pago Pago Stakes at Rosehill back in March, the Lonhro colt Souchez was in for the fight of his life when contracting a virus after finishing fourth behind Sacred Elixir in the Group I JJ Atkins Stakes at Eagle Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 November 2016
Any pre-race concern about Ugo Foscolo mastering 1600 metres proved unfounded at Riccarton where he turned in a classic front-running display.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 November 2016
Though he did not take home any of the Group 1 plumbs over the Carnival, Godolphin's retained trainer Charlie Appleby will long remember his Melbourne spring.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 November 2016
Two-year-old Medaglia D'Oro filly New Money Honey captured the one mile Group I Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita to become the 16th Group I winner for her superstar sire.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 November 2016
While his more favoured stablemate Azazel disappointed, the Tony McEvoy-trained Aspect powered home at his racetrack debut in Saturday's $150,000 Group III Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) to credit his sire Pluck (USA) with his first stakes winner.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 November 2016
A $200,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Newgate Farm draft for David Ellis, the well-related two year-old Stratum colt Summer Monsoon delivered the right result when he proved too slick for his rivals at Te Rapa.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
Widden Stud's exciting Group I winning Fastnet Rock sire Your Song posted his first winner on Friday with a dominant victory for Bold Kingston.
Mark Smith - Friday, 4 November 2016
What do Newmarket, Rosehill Gardens, Deauville, Epsom, Ascot, The Curragh, Belmont, Goodwood, York, Leopardstown , Keeneland and Chantilly have in common?.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
Queensland based freshman sire INSTINCTION is on the board with his first winner, courtesy of Paradis Imperial at Rockhampton on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
There are just a few days left to enter the  first gavelhouse online auction for Australia-based listings.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
Queensland bred horses have once again stolen the show on one of Australia's most prestigious race days.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
Not many 28 year-old stallions are still covering mares, but Bullarook Park Stud have one of the feel good stories of the breeding season proving love in the twilight years is a happening thing!.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
Complications following surgery for colic have claimed the life of 16 year-old Glamour Puss, the sprint queen of the 2005 Flemington Carnival when she claimed the Group I VRC Salinger Stakes (1200m) on Derby Day and then the Group II VRC The Age Classic (1200m) on the final day.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist (Ger) will take up stallion duties at Gestut Rottgen in Germany for the 2017 breeding season at a fee of €6,500.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
Three year-old High Chaparral (IRE) filly Being Fabulous broke the ice in impressive fashion at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday at her second start.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 November 2016
The 2016 NZB Ready to run Sale  will feature the quality drafts of 62 proven and highly skilled vendors.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 3 November 2016
Without a win in her first nine starts, Beneteau filly Lasqueti Spirit chose the biggest stage of all to break her maiden in Thursday's $1 million Group I VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) a Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
Yarraman Park based Hinchinbrook sired his second stakes-winner of the Flemington Carnival when his progressive three year-old daughter Spright landed the Group III VRC Crown Resorts Stakes on Oaks Day.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
Sizzling Snitzel speedster Redzel carried the colours of Triple Crown Syndications to victory at Flemington on Oaks Day with a typically bold front running performance to capture the Listed VRC Mumm Stakes over 1000m.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
Part-owned by New Zealand based Windsor Park Stud, blue-blooded Street Cry (IRE) stallion Rageese returned to top form at Flemington on Thursday with a strong finishing win in the Group III VRC L'Oreal Paris Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
A second emergency for the Group I VRC Victoria Derby on Saturday, promising Fastnet Rock colt Anaheim gained consolation with a powerful win in the Listed VRC TCL TV Stakes at Flemington on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
Not sighted since finishing eighth in the Group I Queensland Oaks, lightly raced Tavistock mare Tavi Bay started Oaks Day in great style by giving last year's Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne a winning start to the program.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is flush with excitement on the eve of Ugo Foscolo's tilt at Saturday's Group I Sothys 44th New Zealand 2000 Guineas at Riccarton.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale has cemented its status as Australasia's go-to destination for buyers looking for two-year-olds that are impeccably prepared and ready to perform to a high level.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 November 2016
Coolmore have announced their fees for the coming season with new additions The Ghurka and Australian bred dual Group I winning juvenile Pride of Dubai.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
A dual Group I winner of the Queensland Oaks and STC Storm Queen Stakes, former star staying filly Purple produced her first winner for Darley at Kyneton on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Celebrated white broodmare The Opera House has done it again producing her third white foal in a row at Windsor Park Stud in New Zealand.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
The Group I VRC Oaks is worth $1million making it the premium spring event for three year-old fillies, but at a marathon distance of 2500 metres it’s not always every girl’s cup of tea.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
The Gai Waterhouse / Adrian Bott stable had three winners on Cup day at Flemington including promising mare Sort After, a $200,000 Magic Millions purchase for Gai Waterhouse/ James Harron Bloodstock from the draft of Newgate Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Triple Group I winner Lucia Valentina has been retired and will be covered by champion sire Fastnet Rock later this month.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Magic Millions graduates shone on racing's biggest stage at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day with five wins on the feature card.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Freshman sire Burgundy got his career off to a flying start on Tuesday when his first runner Hard Merchandize took out the Hunting & Fishing 2YO at Otaki.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 November 2016
With the flat racing season all but complete in the Northern Hemisphere, the rolling out of 2017 service fees has begun with Haunui's stallion duo of Iffraaj and Showcasing, both seeing significant fee increases.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Lightly raced Testa Rossa three year-old filly Ellicazoom won the Listed WATC Burgess Queen Stakes at Ascot on Cup Day to become the first stakes-winner for former star WA mare Ellicorsam, who won the Group I SAJC Swettenham Stud Stakes.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Two new stakes winners on Melbourne Cup day at Flemington underscored yet again the tragedy of losing High Chaparral (IRE) in December 2014.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
WA based owner/breeder Neven Botica has been enjoying success of late through his young New Zealand based stallion Dalghar (Fr), but was in the winner's circle at Flemington on Cup Day with classy mare Artistry, winner of the Group III VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Yarraman Park's I Am Invincible has been a star performer at the Flemington Carnival so far posting three stakes-winners, but it was his barn mate Hinchinbrook who put up the winner of the Listed VRC MSS Security Sprint on Cup Day in speedy mare Flippant.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Saint Emilion was allowed a free rein at Ellerslie and his opposition paid the price with the gallant grey son of Mastercraftsman (IRE) taking the thick end of the stake in Tuesday's feature.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Who could have foreseen that a midsummer Group II race at Baden Baden, Germany in 2014 worth $40,000 to the winner would supply two winners of the $6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup?.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
I Am Invincible sired his third Group winner of the Flemington carnival when brilliant two year-old filly Invincible Star scored a winning debut in the Group III VRC Ottawa Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Bidding has started in gavelhouse's most recent New Zealand auction.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Top class juvenile and Group I VRC Coolmore Stud Stakes hero Flying Artie will be raced for the remainder of his racing career by a syndicate that includes Newgate Farm, China Horse Club, SF Bloodstock, Matthew Sandblom and his initial owners Luskin Park and Aston Bloodstock.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Darley have announced fees for their 2017 European roster which is headed by superstar sire Dubawi at the increased fee of £250,000.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Darley USA have announced service fees on their US roster which with the addition of recently retired Nyquist now includes three Kentucky Derby winners.