Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Buying from the best can give you a head start to finding your next Group I winner and a stud with proven stallions and a proven record of Group I success is the best place to start.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Paul Whelan of Luskin Park and Wilf Mula of Aston Bloodstock have had an amazing year in racing thanks to the success of horses such as Flying Artie, but it was their 6yo Snitzel gelding Le Cordon Bleu that put the icing on the cake with a fast finishing win in the Listed ATC Canterbury Stakes on New Year's Eve.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 31 December 2016
It was a sea of cerise and white in the last 100 metres of Saturday's $500,000 Group II TABTouch Perth Cup (2400m) as Star Exhibit clung to a desperate nose victory over the gallant Neverland who was consigned to the runner-up stall the second consecutive year.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Winning Rupert was not the only horse to pick up a $500,000 bonus at Eagle Farm on Saturday with progressive I Am Invincible sprinter Most Important following suit to claim his half million after winning the final leg of the Brisbane summer sprint triple crown.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Godolphin will have a rare runner on Magic Millions raceday after Kinshachi earned a wild card for the Fillies and Mares race following her victory in Saturday's Listed Nudgee Quality at Eagle Farm.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Desleigh Forster's exciting Cylinder Beach looked to have the task ahead in running down the freewheeling Man of His Word and Hopfgarten in Saturday's $250,000 Listed Bernborough Handicap (1600m) at Eagle Farm but his fierce will to win carried him to his third stakes success.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Unwanted as a yearling, Ours To Keep will head to the Magic Millions 2yo Classic as a leading chance after the son of Seidnazar kept his record at a perfect three for three in Saturday's $200,000 Group III Lilivale Stud B.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Yet another romp for Winning Rupert in Saturday's Group Three Vo Rogue Plate at Eagle Farm to keep his record at a perfect five for five while bagging a pot of gold that dwarfs most Group 1 races in Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 31 December 2016
On New Year's Eve, just a week and a half out from the start of the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale, Champion 2YO Pierro has posted his first winner and she's an absolute cracker!.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 31 December 2016
At the ripe old age of six, Hidden Pearl broke through for her first stakes win in Saturday's Listed Gopher Coffee Falvelon Quality Handicap (1000m) at Eagle Farm, earning her a wildcard into the $1 million Magic Millions Sprint (1200m) at the Gold Coast on January 14.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Featured twice in Breednet's popular 'Juvenile Trial Watch' stories, exciting two year-old filly From Within lived up to her reputation on race day to score an easy debut victory over the colts at Canterbury on New Year's Eve.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 December 2016
Former Singapore galloper Sebrose remains on target to tackle at least two of the major summer cups.
Mark Smith - Friday, 30 December 2016
With Black Caviar’s daughter Oscietra making her highly anticipated race debut at Flemington on Sunday it would be so easy to go for the obvious and make her the ‘Best On Breeding’ however we will be turning our sights further north on Saturday with the running of the $200,000 Group III Lilivale Stud BJ Mclachlan Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm.
Racenet - Friday, 30 December 2016
The current Gavelhouse Australia catalogue features a last start winner in Drunk on a Plane who connections feel is ready to win again next start.
Racenet - Friday, 30 December 2016
The most expensive yearling by Star Witness impressed again at the Rosehill trials on Friday, one of two winners for the Widden based sire.
Racenet - Friday, 30 December 2016
A quiet week on the barrier trial front between Christmas and New Year although no rest for the wicked in NSW and there was one heat in WA.
Racenet - Friday, 30 December 2016
The quiet achievers in racing sometimes go unnoticed but Springview's Peter Smith has well and truly been taking note of the early accomplishments of his new stallion Swift Alliance.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 December 2016
Opening his account with a resounding five and a quarter length win at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday was three year-old gelding Unrehearsed.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 December 2016
He’s not quite Capitalist, but the James Harron Bloodstock team did taste success at Gosford on Thursday with another precocious colt by Written Tycoon.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 December 2016
A filly from the last crop of champion sire O'Reilly attracted plenty of attention in the most recent gavelhouse New Zealand auction.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 December 2016
The 2017 Jeep Magic Millions Carnival, Raceday and Yearling Sale features 10 days of fun, excitement and horse powered action both on and off the track.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 December 2016
Mill Park sold winners have brought Christmas cheer to their owners over the holidays with Mail It In scoring at Gawler on Christmas Eve, while improving three year-old Dream First opened her account at Mornington on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 December 2016
The New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series stretches beyond 1600 metres for the first time in the 2016-17 season when a field of 12 fillies contests the $100,000 Group 2 Stella Artois Royal Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie on New Year's Day.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 December 2016
A $300,000 investment at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale looks like paying dividends for well-known breeders and racing men John Cornish and Alan Osburg.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
By champion Australian sire Fastnet Rock from the winner of the 2002 Group I Royal Ascot Coronation Stakes, royally bred Serena's Pride is certainly a filly with a big pedigree.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
There is no better nick for champion sire Lonhro than with the daughters of this sire.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
It's easy to understand why the gallant eight-year-old Gallant Guru gelding Tommy Tucker is Jacob Lowry's pet horse.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
The majority of the current gavelhouse  NZ catalogue has already met their reserves with some great value opportunities still available going into the final countdown at 7pm NZ time tonight.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
Quality mare Consensus (NZ) (Postponed) achieved a new career highlight in the $200,000 Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) at Ellerslie on Boxing Day, greatly enhancing both her own pedigree and that of a full-sister entered for the 2017 Festival Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
David Ellis celebrated one of his most satisfying wins when Nucleonic posted an impressive debut victory at New Plymouth.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
Success for Royal Fashion at Ellerslie on Thursday could see her mixing it at the highest level with the older horses.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
Turangga Farm can lay claim to having sold one of the all-time greats into Hong Kong in Champion Miler Able Friend and while promising four year-old My Darling may never quite reach those heights, he is a progressive horse for the John Size stable.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 December 2016
A rising sprint star for the John Size stable in Hong Kong, exciting Kiwi bred four year-old DB Pin posted his third successive win at Sha Tin on Tuesday making a timely update for his full brother headed to Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Cambridge Stud's young Redoute's Choice stallion Burgundy posted his third winner on Tuesday with a debut victory at Pukekura for two year-old filly Nucleonic, whose half-brother will be offered at Magic Millions by Aquis Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
A brilliant undefeated Champion Australian 2YO by leading North American sire Medaglia D'Oro, Vancouver has arrived safely at Ashford Stud in Kentucky.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
A sale ring blow turned to a Boxing Day celebration for Little Avondale Stud and Awapuni horseman Stephen Mercer.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Nigel Tiley believes I Am Invincible four year-old The Justice League can realise his full potential this preparation.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
High-class filly Volpe Veloce (Foxwedge) extended her unbeaten record to six out of six when she won the $100,000 Group 2 Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Classic (1600m) at Ellerslie on Boxing Day, taking the lead in the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Speech Craft (Oratorio), who has twice been sold at the Karaka sales complex, picked up the biggest win of his career at Ellerslie on Boxing Day when he claimed the $60,000 Listed Hallmark Stud Handicap (1200m).
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Under-rated sprinter Batman (NZ) (Falkirk) picked up the biggest win of his career when he took out the $50,000 Listed BP2Go Alco Mosgiel Stakes (1200m) at Wingatui on Boxing Day.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 December 2016
There were a plethora of meetings in Australia and New Zealand on Boxing Day, but this debut winner by Fastnet Rock, bred and retained to race by one of our most successful breeders, caught our eye as a One to Watch.
Mark Smith - Monday, 26 December 2016
It took 47 starts for Kenjorwood to earn his first stakes win in Monday's Listed Swettenham Stud Lord Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield but few horses deserved it more.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
Star Foxwedge filly Volpe Veloce completed six of the best at Ellerslie when she successfully defended her unbeaten record with a determined display to claim the Group II Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Classic.
Mark Smith - Monday, 26 December 2016
The Henry Dwyer-trained Lucky Liberty came with a barnstorming finish under Michelle Payne to open his stakes account in the Listed Ian McLeod Christmas Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Boxing Day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
Underrated mare Consensus upset the applecart when she produced a powerful finishing burst to capture the Group I  Zabeel Classic at outside odds.
Mark Smith - Monday, 26 December 2016
Five years after contesting the first 2yo race of the season, finishing unplaced behind the champion Pierro in the Breeders' Plate, Gerald Ryan's ageless warrior Red Excitement gave nothing else a chance when leading all the way in the $150,000 Group III Summer Cup (2000m) at Randwick on Boxing Day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
Spendthrift Australia enjoyed a great result with one of their high profile purchases posting a winning debut at Geelong on Boxing Day in two year-old Fastnet Rock colt Will's Bid.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
Blue-blooded Fastnet Rock filly Alter Call booked her ticket to Magic Millions raceday on the Gold coast next month with a tenacious win over the colts and geldings at Caulfield on Boxing Day.
Mark Smith - Monday, 26 December 2016
The Newgate Sizzling Juvenile Handicap (1000m) at Randwick on Boxing Day looked to be going to script on the home turn when the highly regarded Darhad (All Too Hard) and the heavily backed odds-on favourite Hualalai (Street Cry) led them up rounding the home turn but as the early pace began to take its toll the swoopers swamped them in the closing stages.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
The newly minted combination of Te Akau Racing and leading rider Opie Bosson were quickly back doing what they do best when they struck early on Boxing Day at Ellerslie with a son of Savabeel originally sourced in Australia from the draft of Newgate Farm at Inglis Easter.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
Stephen McKee's chances of defending his Karaka Million title were given a significant boost at Ellerslie on Boxing Day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
Two exciting juveniles staked their claims for the $2 million Jeep Magic Millions 2YO Classic with outstanding wins on Christmas Eve.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 December 2016
Star Exhibit made his stakes debut at his 16th race start and was a beaten favourite but it took him just one more start to break his stakes duck, which came in Saturday's $100,000 Listed A.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 December 2016
A brilliant four length debut victory at Doomben on Christmas Eve has two year-old I Am Invincible filly Houtzen pressing for a start in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic next month.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 December 2016
Out of luck in recent starts, the Les Kelly-trained Volpino will target the $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas following a dominant display in Saturday's Merry Christmas All From The BRC QTIS Three-Years-Old Handicap (1615m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 December 2016
Long time Widden stud clients Rob and Deb Anderson got a Christmas present at Sandown on Saturday when their Sebring filly Fille Champagne scored a tenacious win brining a timely pedigree update for her half-brother headed to the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 December 2016
Stuart Ramsey's Turangga Farm have already bred and sold a Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner in Karuta Queen and will have a runner in the race this year following a stylish victory at Rosehill on Christmas Eve for Falconic, who was purchased from their 2016 draft by Kevin and Jenny Moses for $105,000.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 December 2016
Exciting times ahead for Brisbane based syndicators Adrenaline Thoroughbreds who at Doomben on Saturday cheered home their first stakes winner - the exciting filly Champ Elect.
Mark Smith - Friday, 23 December 2016
Prominent first crop sires Pierro and All Too Hard take their personal battle to Rosehill on Saturday where both have strong representation in the TAB.
Racenet - Friday, 23 December 2016
A bit of a quiet week leading into Christmas for barrier trials, so let's take a look at the two year-old barrier trial place-getters for the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 December 2016
The latest Summer version of our popular Widden Whinnies featuring our 2017 Magic Millions draft is now online.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 December 2016
In a little over an hour last Saturday the Smithies family celebrated two winners at Te Rapa.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
Boutique Hunter Valley farm Cressfield couldn't sell this blue-blooded daughter of former star mare Our Egyptian Raine at the yearling sales and it's proven a blessing in disguise.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 22 December 2016
Sent off an odds-on favourite, Victorian visitor Madeenaty will head o the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on January 14 with a favourite's chance after leading every step of the way in Thursday's $200,000 Wyong Magic Millions 2YO (1100m).
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
It's been a big week for resident Rosemont stallion Toorak Toff with another impressive winner at Sale today for Robbie Griffiths and a big team of owners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
The race is on to secure the best sprinting colts in the land with Vinery Stud announcing today that exceptional three year old colt Star Turn will be joining the Vinery Stallion roster.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
The continuation of growth in the Victorian breeding sector is the number one item in James O'Brien's priorities, re-elected President of Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV).
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
The famous Boxing Day races at Ellerslie will feature the running of the fourth leg of New Zealand Bloodstock's Filly of the Year Series, the $100,000 Group 2 Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Classic (1600m), which could have a big impact on this season's Series leader board.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
No first season sire with progeny on offer at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale has Magic Millions credentials quite like this one.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
Armidale Stud's exciting young Encosta de Lago son Needs Further sired his second winner at Launceston on Wednesday with a dominant victory for Pateena Arena.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 December 2016
Star Tasmanian galloper Admiral went on his winning way at Launceston on Wednesday taking out the Listed Tasmanian Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
December has been good for Newgate Farm's exciting young sire Foxwedge, who featured at Sandown on Wednesday with another new winner in Barjeel, his 11th winner since the start of the month.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
The well-known blue and red colours carried by champion colt Pierro were in the winner's circle at Warwick Farm on Wednesday aboard impressive I Am Invincible gelding Ebenos, a $300,000 Inglis Classic purchase from the Yarraman Park draft.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
A homebred for Ingham Racing, promising Fastnet Rock filly Oklahoma Girl cast off maiden status at Warwick Farm on Wednesday at her first attempt at 1600 metres.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
The connections of La Diosa will be relying on local riding knowledge to further their chances of success in Sydney next year.
Racenet - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
One of the standout features of New Zealand Bloodstock's upcoming National Yearling Sales Series at Karaka is the plethora of blue-blooded fillies on offer.
Racenet - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Stakes-placed mare Vive La Difference is the highlight of the latest Gavelhouse New Zealand auction.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Manhattan Rain not only is the sire of arguably the best two year-old we've seen to date this season in She Will Reign, but also a smart horse in South Africa in Whisky Baron, who posted his fourth win at Kenilworth on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
The Devitt, Gordon and Hayes families have enjoyed much success with former star sprinter Nicconi and his offspring with this impressive debut winner at Mornington set to add to their enjoyment.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
It was a busy but rewarding spring for Larneuk Stud's Neville Murdoch, a real highlight of his year being the arrival of the first foals by exciting young stallion Cluster.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Three juvenile trials at Rosehill on Tuesday morning produced a trio of well-bred youngsters from the powerful stables of Chris Waller, Gerald Ryan and Peter and Paul Snowden.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
It took just one start for Dijon Bleu (NZ) (Burgundy) to race her way into contention for next month's $1m Karaka Million  (1200m) at Ellerslie.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Top three-year-old Sacred Elixir is making smooth progress in his build-up toward another Group One title.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Renowned Hunter Valley nursery Willow Park Stud have added another string to their bow in producing the 2016 Breednet Favourite Foal of the Year.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 December 2016
THE winning run of the Shane Fliedner stable and Wingrove Park stud extended last week with the partnership combining for three more victories – making it six wins in as many weeks.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
Widden Stud's Group I winning Fastnet Rock son Your Song posted his second winner on Monday with an easy debut victory for two year-old filly Hope Ya Don't Mind.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
Yarraman Park bred/ sold horses have been racing up a storm in recent weeks and this eye-catching two year-old trial winner at Warwick Farm on Monday morning looks well up to continuing their run of success.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
It is with great sadness Kitchwin Hills announces the death of their young stallion Time For War.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
Tony Gollan is expecting Unlikely Story to bring winning form to Ellerslie next month.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
Richard Collett has no doubt that his progressive Myboycharlie (IRE) three-year-old Florence Hill will be at her best over a classic trip as is that other superstar Myboycharlie filly Jameka, winner of the Group I VRC Oaks and MRC Caulfield Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
Following his 6th individual winner this season, last Friday in Scone, emerging young stallion Arlington (Red Ransom-Savannah Success, by Success Express) will continue actively serving through January 2017 at Tamalee Farm, an hour north of Scone.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
With the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale now less than a month away on stud inspections are in full swing, but for those of us that won't see the horses until they arrive at the sale let's take a look at some Group I relations.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
Not content with victory at Group III level just 30 minutes beforehand, the Gary Vile and Alysha Collett combination went one better when they combined to score with Miss Appleton in the Group II Kamada Park Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
A superb piece of judgement mid-race from Alysha Collett saw her seize the initiative and a victory in the Group III Hotel Coachman Manawatu Cup (2300m) at Awapuni today.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 18 December 2016
Mi Suerte failed to give Frankel a second Group 1 winner in Japan in the space of seven days when she finished fourth in Sunday's The Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes (1600m) at Hanshin, however the winner's pedigree is very familiar to Australians.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
Awapuni's rescheduled raceday started well for the locals when Lisa Latta scored the quinella in the opening event, the Mills Reef Winery 2YO Premier (1100m).
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
Led by another stunning performance from the country's most exciting three-year-old, Magic Millions graduates have had a field day on a massive day's racing at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
Calanda continued a strong month for his late mother Speedy Bell by winning the $250,000 Inglis Sprint (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
She Will Reign stamped herself as the leading 2YO in Australasia with another breathtaking victory in Saturday's $500,000 Inglis Nursery at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 18 December 2016
Australian bred two year-old Choisir colt Sir Frenchie was a debut winner at Kenilworth in South Africa on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Yarraman Park sold horses were on fire on Saturday with Sense of Occasion winning the Group II ATC Villiers Stakes and Calanda capturing the $250,000 Inglis Sprint, the hot form following on to Doomben with another stakes success for exciting I Am Invincible four year-old Most Important.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Widden Stud's sadly missed stalwart Stratum has been in hot form over the summer and added another stakes-winner to the tally when the Gary Portelli trained Straturbo took out the Listed BRC Bribie Stakes at Doomben on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 December 2016
While he doesn't win out of turn nowadays, 8yo gelding Destiny's Kiss has been a poster boy for the value on offer at the Inglis Classic Yearling sale.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 December 2016
On a day when bargain priced yearling rules the roost, the Bruce Hill-trained Man Of His Word added his name to the roll call when opening his stakes account with a last to first performance in Saturday's Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Saluting at Randwick on Saturday in the Group II ATC Villiers Stakes was classy stayer Sense of Occasion, an $80,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Beamish Bloodstock from the draft of Yarraman Park.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Can Darby Racing go one better in this year's Golden Slipper after their mighty midget Yankee Rose finished second last year?.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Champion 2YO colt Capitalist may now be retired to stud at Newgate Farm, but his sire Written Tycoon has wasted no time producing a substitute for his star flagbearer with unbeaten three year-old colt Winning Rupert set to take his place following a dazzling victory at Doomben on Saturday in the Listed BRC Gold Edition Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
A daughter of Melbourne Cup hero Shocking, Fanatic powered into contention for the major summer cups after turning her fortunes around with a hot performance at Te Rapa.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Sun Bloodstock's Snitzel colt King's Authority delivered a quick return on his $280,000 purchase price when making a winning debut in Saturday's Christmas Season 2YO Plate (1100m) at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Former champion jockey Chris Munce is no stranger to Magic Millions success and will seek to win the rich $2million 2YO Classic as a trainer for the first time next month with leading hopes Ours to Keep and Champ Elect, who both won Listed races for juveniles at Doomben on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Still going strong at age seven, More Than Ready (USA) gelding Readytogorightnow scored another feature win on Friday at Fairview in South Africa when taking out the Listed Memorial Mile.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 17 December 2016
Gelded before this preparation, blue blooded Fastnet Rock four year-old Deploy made a stylish return to racing at Canterbury on Friday night to score a dominant win in the Torryburn Stud colours providing a timely update for his Magic Millions bound half-brother.
Mark Smith - Friday, 16 December 2016
Placed behind Golden Slipper hero Capitalist at her career debut in the Wyong 2yo Classic 12 months ago, Foxwedge filly Aghna broke her maiden when making her seasonal debut for new trainers David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 16 December 2016
Bjorn Baker is no stranger to success with a Newhaven Park bred horse having won the Magic Millions 2YO Classic with Unencumbered and was back in the winner's circle with another Newhaven bred Magic Millions purchase on Friday night in Goodfella.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 16 December 2016
On Sunday, Bendigo's Rod Symons will saddle up a fascinating two-year-old in Crash Cranach at his home track in the $23,000 2YO Maiden Plate (plus $50,000 in VOBIS bonuses).
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 16 December 2016
It's been a busy week for juvenile trials around the country, so let's take a look at the two year-old barrier trial place-getters for the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 16 December 2016
James Harron Bloodstock today announced the launch of a new company - JHB Syndications - which will offer horses for public syndication commencing in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 16 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday’s race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 15 December 2016
A Breednet ‘One to Watch’ when scoring on debut last month, this royally bred Kiwi made it two wins in as many starts when saluting at Geelong on Thursday.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 15 December 2016
Fans of Josh Pons’ engaging Country Life Diary would have been thrilled with the joy his Maryland based farm received from the success of the AP Indy stallion Malibu Moon.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 15 December 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, 15 December 2016
Voting is now open for the reader's choice favourite baby from the 2016 Breednet Foal Gallery sponsored by Rubick, so read on to see our top picks and have your vote before we announce the winner next week.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 15 December 2016
With their oldest progeny now four year-olds Hinchinbrook and Star Witness continue to excel and are fast on the way to establishing themselves as legitimate older leading sires, both featuring with smart winners at Happy Valley on Wednesday from the stable of leading trainer John Moore.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 15 December 2016
In the lead up to the 2017 yearling sales, information is king and for vendors and buyers we have come up with a daily snapshot of yesterday's race results featuring siblings to be offered at upcoming sales and yearlings bred on the same cross as these winners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 15 December 2016
Magic Millions is a Frankel free zone, but visiting South African buyers will not be missing out as there are four of his Southern Hemisphere bred offspring to be offered at the 2017 Cape Premier Yearling Sale in South Africa on January 21- 22.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Promising Fastnet Rock filly My True Love made it two wins from three starts when she scored with authority at Warwick Farm on Wednesday for the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable.
Racenet - Wednesday, 14 December 2016
She was "the standout filly'' at this year's Inglis Easter Yearling Sale and Gai Waterhouse believes Serena Bay can continue to prove her initial judgment correct in Saturday's $500,000 Inglis Nursery.
Racenet - Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Snitzel newcomer Debonairly threw her hat into the Magic Millions ring with a brilliant debut victory at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 December 2016
The Emirates Park consignment heading to the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale (Book One) received a significant boost last weekend when Melagrana scored a maiden stakes race victory in Japan.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 December 2016
The latest gavelhouse Australia catalogue is online and features some attractive breeding and racing propositions.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Seven juvenile trials at Randwick on Tuesday morning held plenty of interest with the reappearance of one of our more interesting trialers in recent weeks in blue-blooded colt De Gaulle, whose manners were much improved.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Victorian racehorse Owners and Trainers have strongly condemned the delay by Racing Victoria(RVL) in matching recent prizemoney increases in NSW, where prizemoney for standard Saturday races was raised to $100,000 per race and to $30,000 for standard races at Provincial tracks.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 December 2016
At least two Australian juveniles have the Karaka Million on their January shopping list.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 December 2016
In 2017, the internationally renowned thoroughbred nursery Widden Stud will celebrate 150 years, the world’s longest standing continuously family owned thoroughbred stud.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 December 2016
The trainers of Cha Siu Bao have high hopes that the smart three-year-old can outrun his pedigree.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Lorna Moore's breeding philosophy is simple but effective.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 December 2016
The Chris Waller trained Storm the Stars (USA), a blue-blooded entire that placed in both Epsom and Irish Derbies in 2015, will continue his racing career in Germany in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 December 2016
With increased prizemoney for country racing in New South Wales there has never been a better time to have a dabble as an owner/breeder as passionate Tamworth racing and breeding enthusiast Errol Leicht can attest.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 December 2016
Gone too soon, Widden Stud's former stalwart Stratum has been red hot over the start to summer with Group I winners Takedown and Stratum Star as well as a filly that promises to add to his stakes tally sooner rather than later.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 December 2016
Aerovelocity capped an extraordinary run of results for Waikato Stud when he turned back the clock for a second success in the Group I Hong Kong Sprint.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 December 2016
Champion racehorse Frankel has made a dazzling start to his stud career and put the icing on the cake over the weekend when siring his first Group I winner with two year-old filly Soul Stirring successful in the Group I Hanshin Juvenile Fillies in Japan.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 December 2016
She Will Reign will back up in Saturday's $500,000 Inglis Nursery after producing arguably the best 2YO performance of the season in winning on debut at Kembla Grange on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 December 2016
Karaka graduate Aerovelocity (NZ) (Pins) produced another supreme performance at Sha Tin on sunday to win the Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) for the second time in three years.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 December 2016
With his first Australian bred yearlings set to make their sales ring debut in 2017, Newgate Farm's exciting young shuttle sire The Factor (USA) was making news in the US on the weekend when his unbeaten colt Fact Finding earned TDN Rising Star status with a dazzling victory in the $75,000 Smooth Air Stakes at Gulfstream.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 11 December 2016
This blue-blooded Fastnet Rock filly has been off the scene since March of this year, but showed she had lost none of her talent when casting off maiden status with ease.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 December 2016
A grand looking horse with a giant stride, Japanese superstar Maurice bows out of racing a 6-time Group 1 winner after blowing away a top-class field in Sunday's Group 1 The Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 December 2016
Irish-bred gelding Beauty Only became the ninth Group 1 winner for Aquis Farm's Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) when a fast-finishing winner of the Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 11 December 2016
A successful reconnaissance mission completed at Ellerslie on Sunday should see Awapuni visitor Lincoln Blue return to the venue for a tilt at the $1m Group I Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) in March.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 December 2016
The ageless sprinter Aerovelocity turned the clock back two years when holding the challenge of Lucky Bubbles as the loclas struck back in Sunday's Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Sprint.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 December 2016
First blood on Hong Kong International Stakes day at Sha Tin went to Japan with Satono Crown, ridden by local hero Joao Moreira, running down the thoroughly game favourite Highland Reel in the Group 1 The Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 December 2016
Punters found it difficult to separate the five starters in Saturday's $250,000 Group III A.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
Yarraman Park's top class sire I Am Invincible produced his sixth Australian stakes-winner this season when speedy three year-old filly Eckstein won the Listed BRC Mode Plate at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 December 2016
Rejuvenated 6yo mare Cavaloce continued her fine run of form since joining the stable of Will Clarken, staging a last to first performance in Saturday's $100,000 Listed City Of Marion Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 December 2016
An important first stakes win for the royally-bred mare Ravi who turned Saturday's $100,000 Listed Canadian Club Just Now Handicap (1300m) at Eagle Farm into a procession.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
Coldplay hasn't missed a beat this season and she's now in line to show she belongs on the Group One stage.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
Newgate Farm's classy young sire Foxwedge was in hot form on Saturday with unbeaten three year-old filly Volpe Veloce taking the Group III Eulogy Stakes at Awapuni in New Zealand, while the Aquis Farm owned two year-old filly Colosimo remained unbeaten at Eagle Farm after posting her second win from as many starts.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
The well-related Zabeel mare Lizzie L'Amour has pushed her value skyward with her successful open class debut at Te Rapa.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
Magic Millions sale-topper Chauffeur was not the only impressive two year-old winner on Saturday in New South Wales with the Darby Racing owned filly She Will Reign running up to her impressive trial form with a facile debut victory at Kembla.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
The main protagonists in Saturday's feature sprint at Te Rapa look set to challenge for higher honours over the holiday period.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 December 2016
A winning career debut over 1100 metres at Rosehill on Saturday for the Gerald Ryan-trained Chauffeur who will head to the Gold Coast in a bid to emulate his dam, the 2006 Magic Millions 2yo Classic heroine Mirror Mirror, while at the same time gaining some revenge for his three-quarter sister No Looking Back, who lost the valuable Gold Coast feature on protest in 2012.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
The New Zealand arm of Sean Buckley's extensive Australasian racing and breeding operation is making its presence felt, tasting success at Te Rapa with two year-old Nicconi filly Caesour's Dream.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
Widden Stud have been on a winning roll of late sharing in the ownership of recent Widden bred Group I winners Takedown and Stratum Star and were back in the winner's circle again at Canterbury on Friday night with lightly raced Redoute's Choice mare Zestful.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 December 2016
Honey Cara stepped into her big sister's shoes on Friday night demolishing a strong field by six lengths at Moonee Valley over the Cox Plate trip of 2040m.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
From last to first, talented Fastnet Rock filly Catchy made it look all too easy at Moonee Valley on Friday night when scoring an explosive debut victory.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
Offered in the same Newgate Farm draft at the 2015 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale as the previous Canterbury winner Northwest Passage, three year-old Snitzel filly Lubiton won her second race with a blazing three and a half-length victory.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable have a high opinion of three year-old So You Think gelding Northwest Passage, who made it two wins in as many starts when saluting at Canterbury on Friday evening.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
Gooree Stud won the opening event at Canterbury on Friday evening with a lightly raced James Cummings trained gelding from one of their favourite female families.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
Yu Long Investments has ended the year on a high, purchasing the top three racing Lots at today's Inglis December Thoroughbred Sale at Oaklands.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
A strong contingent of Karaka graduates and New Zealand-breds will take on the world in Sunday's Longines Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin, and the Kiwis have a proud record in the four prestigious races.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
It's been a busy week for juvenile old trials around the country, so let's take a look at the two year-old barrier trial placegetters for the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 December 2016
I can’t believe it’s taken 16 starts for this horse to win a race!.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 December 2016
The New Zeland Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series returns to the North Island on Saturday with leg three, the $70,000 Group 3 Lawnmaster Eulogy Stakes (1600m) at Awapuni, the chance for some newcomers to make their mark on the prestigious Series in 2016-17.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 December 2016
Relations to the likes of The Quarterback, Not Listenin'tome, Tiamo Grace, Palentino and Defcon headline a memorable catalogue for the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 December 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, 8 December 2016
Australasian horsemen would be wise to pay attention to the quality broodmares, broodmare prospects and yearlings cataloged for Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held in Lexington, Kentucky on January 9-13, 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 December 2016
Beating older horses at Ascot on Wednesday was progressive three year-old Stryker filly Persian Princess, a $24,000 Inglis Select Weanling purchase from the Three Bridges draft for John Chalmers Bloodstock.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 December 2016
Scoring a bold front running win at his first run back from a spell at Ascot on Wednesday was four year-old Al Maher gelding Key to Fame, a $30,000 Inglis Classic purchase for Aquanita Racing from the Turangga Farm draft.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 December 2016
Star Tasmanian galloper Admiral made it back to back wins in the Listed Conquering Stakes at Launceston on Wednesday evening.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
Yarraman Park's red hot sire I Am Invincible had the quinella in the first event at Sandown on Wednesday with the Darby Racing owned filly Invictum Domina defeating I'll Decide, both fillies sporting the brand of Yarraman Park.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
The juvenile maiden at Wyong on Wednesday was expected to be an easy target for the Waterhouse and Bott stable runner Maddonica, but Sebring Express had other ideas.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
Four year-old More Than Ready (USA) mare Epitomise was the most expensive yearling filly by her sire sold in 2014 and broke the ice at Wyong on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
The China Horse Club colours were carried to victory in the opening maiden at Wyong on Wednesday by progressive Street Cry (IRE) gelding Amazing Story, a $210,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Newgate Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
The Racing Australia Board is pleased to announce Mr Barry O'Farrell as its new Chief Executive officer.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
Unbeaten filly Volpe Veloce has filled a hole in Graham Richardson's bank account.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
New Zealand's latest gavelhouse catalogue is online now with bidding open until 7pm Monday 12 December.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 December 2016
A sibling to two Australian stakes-winners, Australian bred Fastnet Rock colt Furiosa broke the ice for his first win at Turffontein in South Africa on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Between Saturday ​26 November to Saturday 3 December, eight winners by Reward For Effort saluted the judge for the first time.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Five juvenile heats at Rosehill on Tuesday produced some interesting winners including two Sebring colts that were both purchased from the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Friday's Inglis December Thoroughbred Sale has received 44 supplementary entries, taking to 139 the number of Lots to be offered at Oaklands.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Last season's Karaka Million winner Xiong Feng is to continue his career overseas.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Leading Australian thoroughbred operation, Sun Stud, is proud to announce the appointment of Phil Marshall as Nominations and Sales Manager.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 December 2016
The yearling sales are fast approaching and with so many yearlings now carrying a double cross of Danehill (USA) any news regarding this pattern of breeding is eagerly received by our audience particularly the emergence of this stakes-winner, who is the first to involve Snitzel.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 December 2016
Some mares become champions on the racetrack and others achieve their fame at stud, but very few can do it at both ends of their career.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 December 2016
The latest addition to Highclere Australia's racing roster is Group II  Royal Lodge Stakes winner, Foundation.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 December 2016
A modest $26,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven Park draft in 2014, four year-old Manhattan Rain gelding Manhattan Son scored his third win at Hawkesbury on Sunday to provide a timely update for his yearling half-brother headed to the 2017 Inglis Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 December 2016
Final bids will be taken on the five lots on offer in the current gavelhouse.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 December 2016
Gift of Power (NZ) (Power) strengthened her position for the Karaka Million in January with another exciting win on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 December 2016
As we head towards the 2017 yearling sale season there can be no better yearling draft promotion than racetrack success and for Yarraman Park, last Saturday was a red letter day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 December 2016
Champion sire Fastnet Rock had the ‘One to Watch’ on Sunday at Hawkesbury.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 December 2016
With his first Australian bred yearlings set to be offered at Australasian sales in 2017, Newgate Farm shuttler The Factor (USA) broke new ground at the weekend when siring his first winner in Japan.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 4 December 2016
Deep Impact colt Satono Arthur, a son of the Group 1-winning New Zealand mare King's Rose (Redoute's Choice), made it two wins from as many starts with a bloodless win in a 2-Year-Old Allowance over 1800 metres at Hanshin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 December 2016
A Group I winning son of High Chaparral, Redwood (IRE) was the toast of Ellerslie on Saturday with two winners who look headed for greater heights.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 December 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 made it two wins in as many starts when saluting at Kenilwoth in South Africa on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 December 2016
Proceedings got off to a strong start on the first day of the 2016 ARQANA Breeding Stock Sale in France with the clearance rate, average and median prices all posting steady increases and a classy daughter of Aquis Farm's shuttler Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) topping the session at 1million euros.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 December 2016
Natuzzi (NZ) (Coats Choice) was bought at the South Island Sale for just $9,000, but he won his sixth black-type race in Saturday's Group 3 $70,000 JA Russell Ltd Concorde Handicap (1200m) at Ellerslie and passed $500,000 in prize-money earnings.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 December 2016
While it wasn't a black type race, the most impressive win on a metropolitan track anywhere in Australia on Saturday was turned in by unbeaten three-year-old Winning Rupert.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 December 2016
The HTBA have called for bipartisan support to protect the Hunter's Thoroughbred Breeding Industry.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 4 December 2016
The win of Written Tycoon gelding Grande Rosso in Saturday's $100,000 VOBIS Gold Bullion (1400m) at Pakenham would have been welcomed by Redbank North/Huntworth Stud who will be offering his half-brother at the Magic Millions in January.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 4 December 2016
Co-trainer David Hayes said they will up their sights in the autumn for the striking Oasis Dream gelding Pilote D'Essai (GB) after he cruised to victory in Saturday's $200,000 Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
Widden Stud's former stalwart sire Stratum made it a week to week Group I double in Western Australia with Takedown successful in last week's $1million Winterbottom Stakes and Stratum Star victorious in the $1million WATC Kingston Town Classic at Ascot on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
Purchased for $320,000 by Belmont Bloodstock from the Yarraman Park draft at the 2013 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, Al Maher filly Silverstream is the most expensive yearling for her sire ever sold and showed again why she was worth the money when powering home to win the Listed WATC Jungle Dawn Classic at Ascot on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
Five winners including a new stakes-winner in Most Important made Saturday another good day at the office for Yarraman Park's headline sire I am invincible.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 December 2016
Champion Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman rode his first winner at Ascot when guiding the Dan Morton-trained Lusaha to victory in Saturday's Listed Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic (1400m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 December 2016
Placed three times at stakes level, 4yo Snitzel mare Sweet Redemption broke through in Saturday's $150,000 Group III Steel Builders Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 December 2016
On a day when breaking a long run of outs has become the norm, Malice took his place on the board with a dominant performance in Saturday's $125,000 Listed ATC Cup (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
A tough decision had a Group One reward for Robert Hannam at Trentham where his judgement proved impeccable.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
OTI Racing's Terry Henderson might have been on the other side of the world, but that didn't stop him from watching events unfold at Ellerslie.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 December 2016
Winless in 12 starts since capturing the Listed Mick Dittman Plate at Doomben in May 2015, classy sprinter Kuro bounced back to his best under Jay Ford in Saturday's $125,000 Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
A Breednet 'One to Watch' when scoring on debut at Wyong in July, talented colt Pipeline booked his ticket to Magic Millions Day on the Gold Coast in January with a stylish return at Rosehill on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
Gift Of Power continues to deliver the goods to all those connected with the unbeaten filly, and in particular Bailey Rogerson.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 December 2016
One of 112 live foals from the final crop of Street Cry (IRE), the heavy backed Trekking gave his supporters little cause for concern when making a winning career debut over 1100 metres at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 December 2016
The Moonee Valley meeting on Friday night produced three winners with siblings entered for upcoming sales by Newgate Farm, Cambridge Stud and Aquis Farm, vital information that is provided in the Breednet race results section each and every day for every meeting in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Mark Smith - Friday, 2 December 2016
With Sebring and Northern Meteor becoming instant successes at stud, Golden Slipper winner Stratum found himself demoted to the third rung at Widden Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
Riverdene Stud stallion Kaphero has an exciting new prospect representing him on Victorian tracks in the form of Wise Hero, a very lightly-raced 3-year-old gelding trained at Cranbourne by John Price.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
It's been a busy week for juvenile old trials around the country, so let's take a look at the two year-old barrier trial placegetters for the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
Sheikh Hamdan’s Shadwell operation unleashed yet another successful Inglis Easter purchase at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday with an impressive win for Sebring colt Alaadel.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
James Harron Bloodstock today announces that Dean Elliott will be joining the team to head up an exciting new venture.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
Hawke's Bay couple Greg and Jo Griffin are on the move next year, announcing plans to relocate their Lime Country Thoroughbreds operation to Think Big Stud in New South Wales.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
Mapperley Stud are reeling following the shock death of their promising young stallion Atlante.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
The quest to find racing's next multi million dollar earner like Black Heart Bart starts today.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 December 2016
Regally-bred Time Out Of Mind made his much awaited debut on Gosford's Thursday program and lived right up to his superior bloodlines by recording an authoritative victory at the first time of asking.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 December 2016
2017 is fast approaching and the catalogue for the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale shapes as another inspiring collection of the best of the best.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 December 2016
If good things come to those who wait, Abidewithme will get her Group One win at Trentham in the Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 December 2016
Juddmonte Farms' REPLETE topped the third day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale at 775,000 guineas and in the process took Tattersalls' annual turnover into unchartered territory, breaking the previous turnover record set in 2014.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 December 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, 1 December 2016
The most impressive winner at Happy Valley on Wednesday night was the John Moore trained Star Witness three year-old Sea Jade, who bolted clear to win as he pleased.