Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
At this time of year with Autumn Classics around the corner any well related three year-old maiden winners by High Chaparral (IRE) are always worth a second look.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
This talented daughter of Golden Slipper winner Sepoy was second on debut to Blue Diamond winner Catchy and then second at her next run to Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner Houtzen, so was always going to be a short priced favourite at Bendigo on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
The 2017 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale has been declared "a resounding success'' as records tumbled and overall figures increased across the board.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
The first three fillies home in both the sixth and seventh legs of NZB Filly of the Year Series will clash once again in Thursday's eighth leg, the $70,000 Group 3 Little Avondale Lowland Stakes (2100m) at Hastings.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Hugh Bowman has been confirmed as the rider for top Kiwi filly La Bella Diosa in her next Sydney assignment.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Dual Stakes winner Astara has been transferred across the Tasman to continue her career.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
A Group II winner, a Listed placegetter, a metropolitan winner and a provincial success thrown in for good measure - such was a memorable Saturday for Ridgeview Park Stud's underrated stallion Onemorenomore.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 28 February 2017
There are already many chapters to the Burning Front story and he just keeps adding more, at his most recent outing the bold chestnut becoming the very first horse to win consecutive Carlyon Cups.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
Six juvenile heats at the Rosehill barrier trials on Monday morning produced some interesting winners including a Snitzel colt on a path to the Golden Slipper and a blue-blooded daughter of Fastnet Rock.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
The most expensive yearling ever sold in Victoria, the most expensive yearling sold in the world this year and the most expensive yearling ever by star stallion I Am Invincible.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
Australasia's best performing breeze up style auction, the Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale, will be conducted on October 10 and 11.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
The awesome run being enjoyed by graduates of Coolmore Australia continued over the weekend with Group I wins for horses raised and grazed at Jerrys Plains at both Caulfield and Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
I Am Invincible set the sale ring alight at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale on Monday when producing his very first seven figure yearling after Gilgai Farm's colt from Soorena was knocked down to leading Victorian trainer Ciaron Maher.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
The James Harron Bloodstock team had to settle for second in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes last Saturday with Redoute's Choice colt Pariah, but will be hoping to go one better this weekend when Attention backs up in the Group I VRC Australian Guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
A popular shuttler to Aquis Farm last spring, high class sire Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) added another elite winner to his tally at Caulfield on Saturday when his brilliant daughter Sheidel captured the Group I MRC Oakleigh Plate.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
After one session of the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale, Yarraman Park's I Am Invincible has taken an early lead on the sire averages with five youngsters averaging $210,000.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 27 February 2017
Hong Kong's reigning Horse of the Year Werther maintained his perfect record over the Sha Tin 2000m with a tenacious win in the Group I Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup on Sunday putting the spotlight on his full sister who will be offered at the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 26 February 2017
Scoring his fourth win at Sha Tin on Sunday was five year-old Encosta de Lago gelding Fantasticlife, a half-brother to Group I HK International Sprint winner Absolute Champion and dual South African Group I winner Wylie Hall.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 26 February 2017
Little Hung, an emerging force in the thoroughbred world, is starting to form a serious affiliation with quality Snitzel colts at the Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 26 February 2017
Thoroughbred Breeders Queensland Association and Racing Queensland are proud to announce the launch of a new initiative encouraging first-time owners to the racing industry.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 26 February 2017
Widden Stud's Your Song added a fourth winner to his tally at Morphettville on Saturday when two year-old gelding Tabbing scored a bold front running win.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 26 February 2017
Catchy led in a trifecta of Inglis Easter graduates in today's Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes, giving owners Rob and Sylvie Crabtree of Dorrington Farm the thrill of a lifetime.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 26 February 2017
The world's best on turf led the way as Magic Millions graduates starred across Australasia on a massive day's racing with no fewer than 10 individual stakes wins.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 26 February 2017
What a wonderful servant Silent Sedition has been for the Andrew Noblet stable.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 26 February 2017
Saturday's $200,000 Group II Guy Walter Stakes (1400m) at Randwick was a story easy told, the Ron Quinton-trained mare Dixie Blossoms went straight to the front under Tim Clark, extended her margin at every call to be six and a half lengths in front when the judge invoked the mercy rule.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Robert and Sylvie Crabtree of Dorrington Farm have had a day to remember with their star two year-old filly Catchy winning the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes followed by their brilliant older mare Sheidel scoring a valuable first Group I victory in the MRC Oakleigh Plate.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
A dominant last start winner of the Group I New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, star Kiwi So You Think filly La Bella Diosa resumed from a spell at Randwick on Saturday to defeat a crack field to win the Group II ATC Surround Stakes in driving rain.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Unbeaten Fastnet Rock filly Catchy produced a sparkling turn of foot at Caulfield on Saturday to overhaul star Sydney colt Pariah to win the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Drenching rain throughout the day added to the drama of whether Winx would take her place in Saturday's Group I Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick but eventually she was allowed to run and for the 15th consecutive time it was an easy watch for fans.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 25 February 2017
I would hope there would be a home at some leading stud for Darren Weir's bighearted Stratum Star who added Saturday's $200,000 Group II Crown Lager Peter Young Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield on Saturday to a growing list of accomplishments.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 25 February 2017
A first stakes winner for Sun Stud's Love Conquers All when 'the Magic Man' Joao Moreira teamed up with former top Victorian trainer John Meagher to win Saturday's Group II Angus Armanasco Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield with Savanna Amour.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Star galloper Black Heart Bart extended his love affair with the Caulfield track by winning a fifth Group One race in today's Futurity Stakes (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Promising two year-old Hinchinbrook colt Diamond Tathagata gave up and coming trainer Mark Newnham his first stakes win and a shot at Golden Slipper glory when winning the Group II ATC Skyline Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Kawi bagged his sixth Group One title on Saturday when he trumped the in-form Start Wondering at Otaki.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 25 February 2017
A deteriorating track drenched by constant rain played into the hands of John Thompson's tough Onemorenomore filly One More Honey in Saturday's $200,000 Group II Vale Edgar Britt OAM Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
From maiden to Group I contender in one preparation - it was onwards and upwards in the Group II MRC Autumn Classic on Saturday for the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Farson, a $180,000 Magic Millions purchase from the draft of Turangga Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Te Akau Racing's bid for major two-year-old honours was strengthened on Saturday when superbly bred Savabeel filly Gold Fever kept it in the family with a sterling effort to claim the Group II Matamata Breeders' Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 25 February 2017
After winning five races in succession, the Gordon Richards-trained three-year-old Benz looked to have found his mark when beaten out of a place at his next three starts.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Precocious Australian bred colt Summer Passage has strengthened his case for an autumn trip across the Tasman with an impressive home track triumph to open his black type account.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Nearly two years after earning his first stakes win in the Listed Melvista Stakes at Ascot, Flying Spur entire Boom Time earned a second black-type success in Saturday's Listed Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Prelude (2000m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 25 February 2017
Reward for Effort's flying start to the year gained momentum on Friday night when his improving filly Brugal Reward claimed a tenacious win in the Group III MVRC Typhoon Tracy Stakes at Moonee Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 24 February 2017
The annual HTBA Scone Yearling Sale will this year be held over two days, May 14 and 15, complemented by the addition of a Weanling and Mixed Thoroughbred sale.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 24 February 2017
A regally-bred mare and foal package currently up for auction in the gavelhouse Australia fortnightly online auction have met their reserve with bidding open until 7pm AEDT on Monday 27 February.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 23 February 2017
Since Undoubtedly won the Group I Blue Diamond Stakes in 2005 Arrowfield stallions have dominated Melbourne’s signature two-year-old race.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
Patience looks like paying off for the three-quarter sister to former slick Sydney stakes-winner Ladys Angel who broke the ice for her first win at Wyong on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
The powerful Darren Weir stable produced a couple of super interesting impressive maiden winners at Warrnambool on Thursday with runaway wins for So You Think colt Think Babe and Bloodlette, the half-sister to dual Group I winner Platelet.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
Thoroughbred Breeders Australia welcomes the decision of the NSW Planning Assessment Commission to reject the Drayton South mine application.
Racenet - Thursday, 23 February 2017
A surprisingly light week on the barrier trial front but as usual each Friday here are the two year-old barrier trial placegetters with the their breeding and sale details for the past seven days.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
This Inglis Premier draft has one of only two Fastnet Rock fillies in the sale, has the full sister to Kiwi star Volpe Veloce, has the sibling to Group I stars St Basil and Pantani, has a close relation to Houtzen as well as colts by the sires of Flying Artie and Capitalist.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
Ultra Thoroughbreds owner Sean Buckley and business partner Viv Oldfield (G&C Pastoral Co), have enjoyed the highs of racing with some outstanding horses over the years including Cox Plate and Australian Guineas winner Shamus Award, whose first crop yearlings are a highlight of their jointly owned Golden Grove draft at the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
Spendthrift Australia will transfer five mares to Kentucky next month in a move that underlines its rapid progress since establishing an Australian base at Romsey less than two years ago.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
In response to overwhelming demand, Newgate Farm have announced that last year's Group 1 Golden Slipper winner and Champion 2YO Capitalist will stand for a fee of $55,000 inc GST in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
Boutique Hunter Valley nursery Holbrook Thoroughbreds are offering an outstanding selection of 13 youngsters at the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale including nine that will be offered in Session 1, all of them eligible for the NSW BOBS bonuses.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
New South Wales vendors heading south to the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale need to take something special to stand out from the local crowd and Rheinwood Pastoral have certainly done that with five quality youngsters by I Am Invincible (2), Fastnet Rock, Choisir and Pierro.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 23 February 2017
Love it or hate it, we are seeing more and more of horses carrying a double cross of Danehill and two of them have won stakes races in the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
A Breednet 'One to Watch' when breaking her maiden at Canterbury last start, royally bred Dawn Wall raced away for her second easy win in the colours of the world renowned Niarchos racing family at Rosehill on Wednesday.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
The admirably consistent Hellova Street has only been further back than second once in seven starts this season.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
A maiden Group win for both horse and rider when Ben Allen guided the Darren Weir-trained import Big Duke (IRE) to victory in Wednesday's $200,000 Group III Launceston Cup (2400m).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Armidale Stud's blue-blooded Encosta de Lago stallion Needs Further has a very smart filly in the shape of Pateena Arena, who scored her second stakes win at Launceston on Wednesday when taking out the Listed $100,000 Gold Sovereign Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
The Tim Martin trained I am Invincible filly Limbo Soul burst into Golden Slipper contention with a super impressive debut win at Rosehill on Wednesday after landing a massive plunge.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Flashy grey Foxwedge two year-old Albumin was an easy winner at Rosehill on Wednesday and owes his colouring to his famous grand-mother Tristanagh, the darling of the 1989 Melbourne Spring Carnival when winning the Thousand Guineas, Wakeful Stakes and VRC Oaks.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
A brilliant winner of the 2009 Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes, Chatswood Stud's Reward for Effort has been churning out the winners this season and is currently engaged in a close battle with Star Witness for supremacy in the third crop sires division by winners.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 22 February 2017
A colt by I Am Invincible topped the second and final day of the 2017 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Fastnet Rock is having a great season with his two year-olds and added an exciting debut winner to the tally with a supremely dominant win for royally bred filly Shoals at Seymour on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Darby Racing have high hopes for Golden Slipper glory with their star two year-old She Will Reign, but also have cause for optimism about their Star Witness filly Star Sensation who saluted at Hawkesbury on Tuesday for the Mark Newnham stable.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Successful owners Dato Yap and Jeff Dimery look to have another smart galloper by O'Reilly on their hands in the form of impressive Seymour maiden winner Sacred Sham.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
The most represented sire in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes for two year-olds this Saturday at Caulfield is Coolmore heavyweight Fastnet Rock, who has five runners including the favourite Catchy – let’s take a look at the Sale Mail for the first juvenile Group I event of the Australian season.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Oaklands Junction is open for business ahead of the 2017 Melbourne Premier Sale, with yearling parades well underway.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
TWO imported performers, who not only were comfortable winners of the Melbourne Cup, but who went close to taking it out twice and at the same time proved world class in middle distance races, each have strong input into 771 lot catalogue put together for the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
When you sell a Cox Plate winner at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale, buyers will always come back to see your draft, particularly when it features a half-sister by Written Tycoon to a Group I winner.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 21 February 2017
A strapping colt by leading sire Not a Single Doubt topped Day One of the 2017 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale at Belmont Park on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
She Will Reign confirmed her standing as favourite for the Golden Slipper with a scintillating victory in last Saturday's Group II ATC Silver Slipper adding instant value to her half-sister that will be offered by Yarraman Park at the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
Five juvenile heats at Warwick Farm on Monday morning produced some interesting results with an early Golden Slipper favourite attempting to rekindle the fire and the half-sister to a $2million plus earner posting a stylish win.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
The return to the winner's circle of classy filly CANDIKA at Eagle Farm Saturday crowned a sparkling run of victories through February for PROVEN THOROUGHBREDS.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
A three-quarter sister to Aquis Farm's popular young sire Spill the Beans, progressive filly Kenedna produced a career best performance in her first run in blinkers to win the Group III VRC The Vanity at Flemington on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
Ugo Foscolo took effortless strides toward his return to serious competition on Monday morning with a runaway trial win at Warwick Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
Whether you are looking for a classic contender at the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale or a slick juvenile to develop into a powerhouse older sprinter, Mill Park has the draft to fit the bill.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
Australian bred four year-old Street Boss (USA) gelding Rapper Dragon continued his domination of the four year-old division in Hong Kong at Sha Tin on Sunday with another resounding win in the Hong Kong Classic Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 20 February 2017
He’s the most expensive Not a Single Doubt yearling ever sold and he broke the ice in style at Canberra on Sunday earning a $50,000 Inglis bonus in winning the Lightning Ridge Plate for two year-olds on debut.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 19 February 2017
Damian Lane and Darren Weir played the villain in both stakes races at Launceston on Sunday when their filly Parthesia downed the hometown heroine Hot Dipped in the $100,000 Listed Tasmanian Oaks (2100m) before they were beaten with the odds-on favourite Lyuba in the $125,000 Group III Vamos Stakes (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 19 February 2017
Renowned South Australian nursery Mill Park have had a great deal of success in selling the progeny of Darley quiet achiever Reset through the deeds of multiple Group I winners Fawkner and Rebel Raider and wrote another chapter of stakes success at Morphettville on Saturday with another of his sons in Mail It In.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 19 February 2017
Stuart Manning enjoyed an impressive success as the breeder, owner and trainer of Gisborne winner Milly Moo today while he offers her full sister for sale in the current gavelhouse New Zealand auction.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 19 February 2017
A pair of quality stakes winners at Ascot on Saturday turned the focus to the west for this week's 2017 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 19 February 2017
Our King Sway (NZ) (Shinko King) cost just $5,200 as a weanling at Karaka, and an impressive win in Saturday's $80,000 Group 3 Platinum Homes Taranaki Cup (1800m) took his career earnings through the $100,000 barrier.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 19 February 2017
She Will Reign's stranglehold on the Golden Slipper firmed, Ducimus 'did an All Too Hard' while Hey Doc, Man From Uncle, Kenedna and In Her Time all got in on the action too.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 19 February 2017
Undefeated in all four starts this season, the Benjamin Smith-trained In Her Time proved that her 14/1 win in the Group II Breeders' Classic (1200m) two weeks ago at Randwick was no fluke with a dominant performance in Saturday's Group II Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 19 February 2017
Cox Plate hero Ocean Park posted his first Australian winner, and in fact first winner anywhere, on Saturday at Morphettville with a debut victory for Beerzatbernz.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 18 February 2017
Widden Stud's former stalwart Stratum continues to churn out the stakes-winners with Precious Memories winning the Listed WATC Challenge Stakes at Ascot on Saturday becoming the 33rd stakes-winner for the 2005 Golden Slipper winner.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 18 February 2017
Classic Uniform reminded breeders, owners and trainers alike of Al Maher's proven ability to sire black-type winning progeny when leading from start-to-finish to land the Listed ATC Parramatta Cup (1900m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 18 February 2017
The Joe Pride-trained Terravista stunned punters in his first Group I win when defeating Chautauqua, Lankan Rupee and Buffering in the 2015 Darley Classic and was even less fancied in his second win at the elite level in Saturday's $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 18 February 2017
With the Inglis Premier Yearling sale just over a week away, one of the sales recent graduates Hey Doc was back to his brilliant best in Saturday's $150,000 Group III CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 18 February 2017
An audible groan rang around the track when long odds-on favourite She Will Reign missed the start in Saturday's Group II Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill but all was well in the end when the Manhattan Rain filly solidified favouritism for the Golden Slipper with the easiest of wins.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 18 February 2017
Exciting Uncle Mo (USA) three year-old Man From Uncle posted a surprise win in the Group III ATC Eskimo Prince Stakes two weeks ago and proved that win was no fluke when powering home to score a determined victory in the Group II ATC Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 18 February 2017
The Snitzel show rolls on - the impressive two-year-old colt Ducimus brought up a half century of stakes-winners for the star Arrowfield stallion with his dominant performance in Saturday's Talindert Stakes (1100m) at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 18 February 2017
A three-quarter sister to Aquis Farm's popular young sire Spill the Beans, progressive filly Kenedna produced a career best performance in her first run in blinkers to win the Group III VRC The Vanity at Flemington on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 18 February 2017
The connections of Gingernuts are going to have to speculate to accumulate if they are to fully cash in on the three-year-old's form.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 18 February 2017
Irish Flame completed a notable family double when the local hope upstaged his better fancied rivals in the juvenile feature at New Plymouth.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 18 February 2017
The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable are on fire at present with exciting young So You Think stayer Northwest Passage, who notched his third straight win with another powerful all the way victory in the $150,000 Listed MVRC Torney Night Cup at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
Racenet - Friday, 17 February 2017
Here are the past week's two year-old barrier trial results with breeding and sale information headlined by the two Golden Slipper favourites making their appearances at separate venues.
Racenet - Friday, 17 February 2017
Snitzel had his 21st two year-old winner of the season at Newcastle's Beaumont Track on Wednesday so we thought we'd have a crack at guessing just how many winners he'll have this season in the quest to set a new Australian record and with perhaps a new world mark in sight.
Racenet - Friday, 17 February 2017
Nine of the 14 runners in Canberra's Inglis Bonus 2YO Plate (1000m) on Sunday are qualified for the winner's $50,000 incentive.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
So You Think has been churning out the winners this month and gave us a One to Watch from Pakenham on Thursday with a maiden win for the half-sister to a much loved sprinting star.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
Newgate Farm offered a $100,000 bonus at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale to be paid to the recorded buyer of any yearling by our young guns Sizzling, The Factor (USA) or Eurozone that can return and win the Inglis Classic Race in 2018, so who is in the running to take home that bonus?.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 16 February 2017
A fascinating renewal of the $750,000 Group I Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday with the star three-year-olds Flying Artie and Star Turn shaping as the ones to beat.
Racenet - Thursday, 16 February 2017
The all time record price for the Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale was smashed in Launceston today when Kenjorwood's sister sold for $160,000.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
A new chapter in a famous association between two great Australian racing/breeding families played out at Randwick on Monday when the Group III ATC Robrick Lodge Triscay Stakes was won by progressive mare Zestful.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
It would be fitting if All Too Hard's first winner arrived in the Listed Talindert Stakes (1100m) at Flemington this Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
Buoyed by encouraging results at earlier sales this year, the Sun Stud team will head to the 2017 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale (26, 27 and 28 February, March 1) filled with excited anticipation as the Victorian marketplace gets ready to welcome a stunning selection of first crop yearlings by Melbourne Cup hero Fiorente (IRE) and unbeaten juvenile stakes-winner Fighting Sun.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
There was an across-the-card four-timer for graduates of Coolmore Australia on Wednesday, made up of a stylish juvenile winner for the Lindsay Park team and a trio of promising three year-old winners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
Group I two-year-old features in Australia could beckon exciting Cambridge youngster Aim Smart, says his racing manager Michael Wallace.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
Aquis Farm's Domesday has had a good week with his lone yearling at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale selling for $100,000 and his progressive five year-old Doom 'n' Boom scoring a good win at Sandown last Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 16 February 2017
The scene is set for today's 2017 Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale after a successful racenight at Mowbray on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Champion sire Fastnet Rock has a strong hand in the upcoming Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes with unbeaten fillies Catchy and Formality and the powerful Hayes / Dabernig stable, who prepare that dynamic duo, produced yet another talented juvenile winner by the same sire at Sandown on Wednesday in Justice Glory.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Snitzel racked up his 20th two year-old winner of the season when the Peter and Paul Snowden trained colt Invader broke the ice at Randwick on Wednesday for a syndicate of major stud farms.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Jason Collett will partner La Diosa in her Australian debut, but riding engagements for the remainder of the top filly's autumn campaign have yet to be confirmed.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 15 February 2017
New Zealand's most important thoroughbred market has already thrown its weight behind Vadamos, who will begin stud duties at Rich Hill Stud in the 2017 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.
Racenet - Wednesday, 15 February 2017
The consensus is it will be a strong form race and this beautifully bred filly should take improvement after the luck went her way to score a debut win at Randwick on Wednesday.
Tom Walter, Racenet - Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Exciting young stallion So You Think has his fourth winner in the past eight days after top Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman piloted the David Pfieffer-trained I Thought So to victory at Randwick on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 14 February 2017
With a record-breaking Classic Yearling Sale behind us, attention now switches to Melbourne for the four-day Premier Yearling Sale, which begins in 12 days' time.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Half a dozen juvenile heats at the Rosehill barrier trials on Tuesday morning held plenty of interest with the fastest two year-old winner validating the form of Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 14 February 2017
The performance of first season sires is always a hot topic of interest following any major yearling sale and the red hot market at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling sale produced some interesting results with Sun Stud's Fighting Sun posting the best average among his freshman peers.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Spendthrift Farm's Aussie bred Hampton Court, the record-breaking Group I winning son of Redoute's Choice, sired his first reported Northern Hemisphere foal on February 2 when a filly was born at Spendthrift's Lexington-based farm.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Matamata trainer Gary Hennessy believes he has a horse that can once again take him to racing's highest heights.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
Widden Stud have been on a winning roll in recent months sharing in the ownership of Widden bred Group I winners Takedown and Stratum Star and were back in the winner's circle again at Randwick on Monday with lightly raced Redoute's Choice mare Zestful, winner of the Group III ATC Triscay Stakes.
Mark Smith - Monday, 13 February 2017
After a momentary scare when she took a step back at the start, Winx made it 14 wins in a row with a minimum of fuss in Monday's Group II Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
Progressive three year-old I Am Invincible filly Invincible Gem has been the find of the summer, breaking her maiden in late November before rising all the way to a dominant victory in the Group III ATC Spring Stakes at Randwick on Monday.
Mark Smith - Monday, 13 February 2017
With wins in the Group I Randwick Guineas and Group 1 Cantala Stakes, Le Romain has shown he has few peers at a mile but with his first-up win under 61 kgs in Monday's $150,000 Group III Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick proved he is no slouch over 1200 metres.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
A dual Group I winner in the spring, high class Star Witness filly Global Glamour was back to her best at Randwick on Monday scoring a bold victory in the Group II ATC Light Fingers Stakes over the fast finishing Foxwedge filly Foxplay.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
Inglis has started its 150th year in business with a bang, as never-before-seen competition saw this year's Classic Yearling Sale comfortably finish as the best on record, with almost all key year-on-year indicators on the rise.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
The Kelly family of Newhaven Park have been busy over the past week selling yearlings at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, but they had a taste of success on the other side of the fence at Randwick on Monday when Frolic, a filly they purchased from the same sale last year, charged home from last to win the $250,000 Inglis Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
Leading filly Volpe Veloce has gone to the paddock for a well-deserved break.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
An unreserved filly in the current gavelhouse Australia  auction looks to represent great value as time ticks down on the opportunity to secure her.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
With the third and final session of the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale now in progress, the sire averages list looks like this.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
With the third and final session of the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale now in progress, the leading buyers list looks like this.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
With the third and final session of the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale now in progress, the leading vendors list looks like this.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 13 February 2017
A second consecutive successful day of action has guaranteed the 2017 Classic Yearling Sale will be the greatest edition the firm has ever conducted.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 12 February 2017
The result of the last two races at Caulfield on Saturday, the Group III TS Carlyon Cup and the Group III Bellmaine Stakes must have been cheered on by every small breeder dreaming of the big time.
Racenet - Sunday, 12 February 2017
More Than Ready filly Ektifaa made it four wins on the trot when she resumed with an impressive win in the Group III Tony Ruffel Stakes in South Africa on Saturday.
Racenet - Sunday, 12 February 2017
An inaugural Gold Riband session that exceeded all expectations has led to a remarkable start to the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 11 February 2017
A fabulous 40 minutes at Caulfield for trainer Darren Weir and jockey Brad Rawiller as another stable favourite, Burning Front defended his title in the Group III Resimax Group TS Carlyon Cup (1600m) after Black Heart Bart's romp in the Group I Orr Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 11 February 2017
The Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart broke through the $3million barrier in earnings following a convincing win in Saturday's $500,000 Group I Ladbrokes C.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 11 February 2017
The sixth pick in the 7-horse Group II Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday, Super Cash won in the manner of a short-priced favourite.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 11 February 2017
David Hayes was glowing his praise of progressive Star Witness filly Fuhryk, who nailed her first Black Type win when scoring a dominant victory in the Group III MRC Kevin Hayes Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 11 February 2017
Johnathan Parkes brushed aside an earlier disappointment at Te Rapa to celebrate another Group I victory aboard the star sprinter Start Wondering, the lone stakes-winner for ill-fated Zabeel stallion Eighth Wonder.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 11 February 2017
High-class Starcraft gelding Property gave connections plenty to ponder following his impressive win in Saturday's $200,000 Group III Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) (1100m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 11 February 2017
Brilliant two year-old filly Catchy kept her unbeaten record intact when scoring another impressive victory at Caulfield on Saturday in the Group II MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (1100m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 11 February 2017
Vinnie Colgan and Volkstok'n'barrell returned to their winning ways at Te Rapa to add another prestigious victory to their records.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 11 February 2017
One of New Zealand's best female families delivered a new Group II winner on Saturday in Bonneval, who appears in the pedigree of Think Big Stud's regally bred Eurozone filly from Quick Thinking that will be offered as Lot 163 at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale on Sunday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 11 February 2017
Striking black colt Oak Door held all challengers at bay to open his stakes account with all all the way win in Saturday's $200,000 Group II Hyland Race Colours Autumn Stakes (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 11 February 2017
Taking another step towards the better autumn races at Moonee Valley on Friday night was the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Snitzel three year-old Farson, a $180,000 Magic Millions purchase from the draft of Turangga Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 10 February 2017
To avoid a direct clash with Monday's revised Randwick race meeting, Inglis has altered the selling schedule for the 2017 Classic Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 10 February 2017
Exciting filly Volpe Veloce (Foxwedge) will try to add to her perfect record and strengthen her lead in the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series when she contests Saturday's $100,000 Group 2 Cambridge Stud Sir Tristram Fillies' Classic (2000m) at Te Rapa.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 10 February 2017
Following on from the announcement that Brett Cavanough will be taking over the stables of Greg Bennet in Scone at the beginning of April, Brett Cavanough has sold his stud farm, Jindera Park, which is situated near his former training base in Albury, NSW.
Racenet - Friday, 10 February 2017
Here are the past week's two year-old barrier trial results with breeding and sale information headlined by the two Golden Slipper favourites making their appearances at separate venues.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 10 February 2017
The famous colours of Dato Tan Chin Nam were carried to glory by champion racehorse So You Think and the highly talented Eurozone, so it's not surprising to see their offspring in the Think Big Stud draft for the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 10 February 2017
The most recent Australian Online Auction for Bloodstockauction cements the company's ever-growing position as the No.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 10 February 2017
In Her Time's Group 2 Breeders Classic win at Randwick last weekend influences a long and strong list of pedigree updates ahead of this weekend's 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
Vendors selling yearlings by Sepoy at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale this weekend will have been delighted to see the Golden Slipper winner deliver three promising winners on Thursday with a double at Hawkesbury for Every Chance and Distroyia, while Cambodian Prince saluted at Pakenham.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
Australasia's strongest domestic and international buying bench and the country's best commission rates will present owners, breeders and vendors with a spectacular opportunity on the Gold Coast this May and June.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 9 February 2017
Influential owner and breeder David Moodie casts a long shadow over Saturday’s Blue Diamond Preludes that goes well beyond his two homebred fillies Limestone (Helmet) and Arctic Angel (Hard Spun).
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
The last filly foal from celebrated Coolmore matron Piccadilly Circus became a winner at Kilmore on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
It's been a busy week for Sydney owner / breeder Bert Vieira with a trip to the winner's circle at the Beaumont track in Newcastle last Saturday with homebred two year-old Trapeze Artist and a draft of five youngsters to be offered at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale by the Vieira Group.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
NEXT week's Tasmanian Magic Millions Yearling Sale at the Inveresk Showground in Launceston promises to be as good if not better than last year's record breaking sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
The 3000-metre success of Prize on Moonee Valley's latest Friday night program in Melbourne isn't your conventional bloodstock agent coup but perfectly serves to illustrate the comprehensive service Pinhook Bloodstock International is providing for its growing band of clients.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
Premium Hunter Valley nursery Segenhoe Stud will be chiming in late at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale presenting a draft of nine top class youngsters on Sunday and Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
New Zealand Bloodstock's 91st National Yearling Sales Series concluded on Sunday after six action-packed days of selling.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 9 February 2017
It all started for Edinburgh Park back in 2001 at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale when they sold subsequent world champion sprinter Silent Witness for $55,000 and 16 years on Ian Smith is still bringing a quality selection to Newmarket including an eye-catching colt by red hot sire Written Tycoon.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Torryburn Stud homebred filly The Pinnacle became the 20th Australian winner this season for former champion racehorse So You Think, when she made light of the heavy conditions at Warwick Farm on Wednesday to score with ease.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Star Witness enjoyed a two state metropolitan double on Wednesday with a brilliant juvenile debut winner at Eagle Farm in Legadema and a smart three year-old winner at Sandown in Hot Seat.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
The 2017 sales season will be the last for Inglis at its iconic Newmarket complex, with confirmation the company's new Warwick Farm base will be ready for use by early next year.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Breaking her maiden with a resounding victory at Murray Bridge on Wednesday was promising Helmet filly Flying Pan, whose half-sister will be offered by Bowness Stud at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
A full field of 14 runners has been declared for Saturday's $250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Classic (1200m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Driving rain and a track downgraded to a heavy 10 were not enough to stop $1million Snitzel colt Dracarys from making a winning debut at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
AUSTRALIA'S most successful racehorse syndicator of recent years has joined forces with the country's most successful female trainer to form a new powerful partnership within Australian racing.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Check out this Inglis Classic draft featuring a filly that will be a must have item for all syndicators and a colt to win the Newgate Farm $100,000 bonus.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Olly and Amber Tait have acquired Twin Hills Stud, located at Cootamundra, New South Wales, a 2500 acre thoroughbred stud regarded as one of Australia's best.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Newgate Farm have come up with an innovative cash incentive for buyers at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale that purchase a yearling by one of our first crop sires – Eurozone, Sizzling or The Factor (USA).
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Former champion racehorse and now leading young sire So You Think is steadily building momentum towards the Sydney and Melbourne Autumn Carnivals with two more impressive new winners saluting at the Newcastle meeting on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
The beautifully-bred Emirates Park home-bred Funoon made a dream start to her racing career when storming home late in the Beaumont-Newcastle straight to score on her debut appearance.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Syndicator and bloodstock trader Jen Campin is still on a high following the success of Wyndspelle in last Saturday's Group II Darci Brahma Waikato Guineas (2000m).
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
In Formality , Man From Uncle and Supreme Profit , Coolmore Australia's nursery at Jerrys Plains produced a trio of horses to score in group company over the weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
World renowned judges Johnny and Susie McKeever will be joining forces with young Australian Bloodstock agent James Ferguson who this week commences operation of his international agency Ferguson Bloodstock.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
John North's Bowness Stud at Young in the south west of NSW is a proven nursery for winners and stakes horses and their draft of 10 BOBS eligible yearlings to be offered at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale represent great value with the all-important upside of maximized racetrack return.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
John North's Bowness Stud at Young in the south west of NSW is a proven nursery for winners and stakes horses and their draft of 10 BOBS eligible yearlings to be offered at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale represent great value with the all-important upside of maximized racetrack return.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Popular Group I producing sire Hinchinbrook has 21 entries for the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, but there is something about this filly that makes her special.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 7 February 2017
The 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale features a significant number of entries that have previously been sold as weanlings, so our report on them makes for interesting reading.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
Class was the dominant factor at Tauherenikau where Charmont's frustrating search for a black type victory came to a successful conclusion.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
The Warwick Farm barrier trials on Monday morning featured seven juvenile heats with Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign low flying to win her heat by nine lengths in 45 seconds dead, but she wasn't the only two year-old worth watching.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
Newgate Farm's charismatic grey shuttler The Factor (USA) posted his third stakes-winner in the US at the weekend with the Wesley Ward trained filly Delphinia bolting away with the $50,000 Cincinnati Trophy at Turfway Park for Stonestreet Stables.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
The Newmarket Complex is prepared and yearlings are arriving for the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
Outstanding filly Hot Dipped will head to the Tasmanian Oaks after extending her unbeaten home state streak to eight with a comprehensive win in the Listed Strutt Stakes (2100m) at Hobart.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
Brian Russell writes - ALTHOUGH he had not enjoyed the best of health for sometime, the sudden death at Scone on January 24 of 64-year-old Noel Leckie was a huge loss for the local community and NSW racing.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
It is with great excitement and anticipation that Blue Gum Farm announces the relocation of Encosta De Lago's impeccably credentialed son Manhattan Rain to Victoria.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 6 February 2017
It's been a long time coming, but the family of the mighty Sunline, three time Australian Horse of the Year, finally delivered a new stakes-winner with consistent Encosta de Lago gelding Supreme Profit landing the Group III HK Centenary Vase at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 5 February 2017
New Zealand Bloodstock's Festival Sale concluded the National Yearling Sales Series today with pleasing results in terms of clearance and the day's top price.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 5 February 2017
Local hope Count Da Vinci chose the right stage to open his stakes account when turning back the challenge of favourite Big Duke in Sunday's $200,000 Group III Hobart Cup.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 5 February 2017
The Written Tycoon filly Hot Dipped left little doubt she is the benchmark 3yo filly in Tasmania following her victory in Sunday's $100,000 Listed Les Lees Strutt Stakes (2100m) and remain undefeated in her eight starts in her home state.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 5 February 2017
After living in the shadow of Admiral in recent seasons, the Scott Brunton-trained Hellova Street turned the table on his old foe in Sunday's $100,000 Listed Luxbet Thomas Lyons Stakes (1400m) at Hobart.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 5 February 2017
Armidale Stud's blue-blooded Encosta de Lago stallion Needs Further became the first Australian freshman sire to post a stakes-winner when his talented two year-old filly Pateena Arena took out the $100,000 Listed Elwick Stakes at Hobart in Tasmania on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 5 February 2017
Fresh from having sold Saturday's Group III ATC Eskimo Prince Stakes winner Man from Uncle, Fairhill Farm are heading to Sydney on Monday with a sensational draft of seven for the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale by Choisir, High Chaparral (IRE), Hinchinbrook, I Am invincible (2), Shamus Award and So You Think.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 5 February 2017
Among the growing list of smart three year-old winners for Newgate Farm's young sire Foxwedge is Adelaide based Arizona Wildcat, a bargain $16,000 Inglis Classic purchase for her trainer Lloyd Kennewell from the Bowness Stud draft.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 5 February 2017
Gelded before this preparation, blue blooded Fastnet Rock four year-old Deploy went on his winning way at Randwick on Saturday racking up his fourth straight win with a stylish victory.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 5 February 2017
Popular Cambridge horseman Frank Ritchie received an early anniversary present on Saturday when Miss Dalghar landed her second win from just three starts in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series sponsored rating 65 1400 metre event.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 4 February 2017
By the time In Her Time made a winning debut at Canterbury in September 2015, her sire Time Thief was on a one-way ticket to South Africa.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 4 February 2017
For the first time in his 34 start career six-year-old gelding Thermal Current has put back to back wins on the board.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 4 February 2017
Winner of the Group II Thousand Guineas Prelude at Caulfield last spring, Legless Veuve was largely ignored by punters when she took on the boys at her seasonal debut in Saturday's Group III Ladbrokes Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
One of the best sires in North America, former Coolmore shuttler Uncle Mo (USA) has been without an Australian star until now, but that might be about to change with the emergence of promising three year-old Man From Uncle, who scored a fast finishing win in the Group III ATC Eskimo Prince Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
An inside gate was all that was needed for Wyndspelle to show that he is a match for the best of his age group.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 4 February 2017
Strapping Snitzel colt Jukebox rewarded connections with a valuable prize when turning Saturday's $250,000 Inglis Premier (1200m) at Caulfield into a one act affair.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
A facile debut winner at Werribee last month, exciting Fastnet Rock filly Formality was favoured to beat the colts in the Group III MRC Chairman's Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday and did the job in style.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 4 February 2017
A first-up winner over 1100 metres at Rosehill back on November 12, Veranillo kick-started his Golden slipper campaign with another solid win on Saturday in the Listed Hinchinbrook Plate (1100m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
The powerful Hayes / Dabernig stable produced an impressive debut juvenile winner at Morphettville on Saturday in Sanadaat, a $300,000 Magic Millions purchase for Shadwell Australia from the Newhaven Park draft.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
Residential crowned a big week for Waikato Stud when she trumped her stablemate in the Listed Dunedin Guineas at Wingatui.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
Champion sire Fastnet Rock gave us a One to Watch on Friday at Canterbury when his royally bred daughter raced away for an easy win in the colours of the world renowned Niarchos racing family.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable were back in the winner's circle in Hobart on Friday evening when promising So You Think gelding Northwest Passage scored a dominant victory in the Listed $100,000 Tasmanian Derby.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
A Group III winner last spring, quality four year-old Beneteau mare Ocean Embers claimed another feature win when taking out the Group III Bow Mistress stakes in Hobart on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 4 February 2017
A superbly bred young mare in foal to world champion racehorse and Group I sire Frankel and a stakes winning daughter of Fastnet Rock in foal to Golden Slipper winner Vancouver are just two of the highlight lots in Coolmore's outstanding draft for Inglis' inaugural The Chairman's Sale.
Mark Smith - Friday, 3 February 2017
Five days ago Melody Belle catapulted her sire Commands to the top of the 2yo sires rankings in New Zealand with her win in the Karaka Million while at Moonee Valley on Friday night it was the turn of another filly from the final crop of the sadly missed Commands to make a statement.
Mark Smith - Friday, 3 February 2017
By his own high standards, Exceed And Excel had a relatively quiet time of it with his juveniles last season, missing the top ten on earnings for the first time in seven years, but he is back in familiar territory this season with only the runaway leader Snitzel and the red-hot I Am Invincible ahead of him.
Racenet - Friday, 3 February 2017
A clear drop in domestic spend has had a significant impact on this year's New Zealand Bloodstock Select Sale and was the difference between matching last year's healthy results.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 3 February 2017
Making way for new sire talent at Arrowfield Stud in Maurice (Jpn) and Shalaa (IRE), it has been announced today that Manhattan Rain is set to pack his bags and head south to Victoria where he will relocate at Blue Gum Farm.
Racenet - Friday, 3 February 2017
Here are the two year-old barrier trial placegetters with sale results for the last week which was a busy one again and included the autumn reappearance of Condor Heroes, a brilliant early season trialler and second as favourite in the Breeders Plate at his only start.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 3 February 2017
An intrepid move to buy a $3000 weanling filly, race her and then mate her with a stallion standing for $7000 brought about one of the best feel-good stories at Karaka this week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 3 February 2017
David Ellis has a message for people that would like to get involved in horse ownership – now is a good time.
Racenet - Thursday, 2 February 2017
Little Avondale Stud sire Per Incanto starred on day two of New Zealand Bloodstock's Select Sale with two Victorian-based trainers entering a fierce bidding duel to secure one of his daughters.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 2 February 2017
Mornington trainer John McArdle set proceedings alight with a lightning strike during the early stages of Day Four at the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale today.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 2 February 2017
Verna and David Metcalfe and their team at Middlebrook Valley Lodge have a first rate reputation for producing quality athletes such as Caulfield Guineas winners All Too Hard and Divine Prophet, who were both foaled at their boutique Hunter Valley nursery.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 2 February 2017
Australia's Arrowfield Stud is proud to announce that international champion and six-time Group 1 winner Maurice (Jpn) will shuttle to Arrowfield from the 2017 southern hemisphere breeding season onwards.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 2 February 2017
A modest $12,000 Inglis Classic purchase from the Torryburn Stud draft for Ballarat trainer Andrew Payne, Private Lounge posted her second win from three starts when scoring at Sandown on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 2 February 2017
MAGNUS has produced his 14th individual stakes winner with the brilliant sprinter, Volcanic General, capturing the Listed (Malaysian G1) Tunku Gold Cup at Selangor on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 2 February 2017
A final field of 10 runners has been declared for Saturday's $250,000 Restricted Listed Inglis Premier (1200m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Aquis Farm is excited to announce the appointment of leading New South Wales Trainer Greg Bennett as the Director of Racehorse Development at Aquis Farm.
Racenet - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
After two solid days of selling in New Zealand Bloodstock's Premier Sale, buyers found securing the Lots they wanted an easier task on day one of the three-day Select Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Champion racehorse So You Think has had a string of smart winners of late and you can add exciting three year-old filly That Rings a Bell to the list following her slashing maiden win at Sandown on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
James Cummings coaxed a well-deserved win at Wyong on Wednesday from blue-blooded Fastnet Rock filly Peaceful Sea, the highest priced yearling by her sire sold in 2015.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Spendthrift Farm have been making their presence felt at Australasian yearling sales in recent years and tasted success at Wyong on Wednesday with three year-old More Than Ready (USA) filly Terminally Pretty, a $200,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Widden Stud draft.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Shadwell Australia put their toe back in the market at Magic Millions last year securing slick stakes-winner and Magic Millions 2YO Classic place-getter Madeenaty and also an exciting Street Cry (IRE) colt who made it two wins from three starts when scoring at Sandown on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Despite a further four days of rigorous action still to be played out at the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale series, affable Novarra Park Stud manager Ray Knight has a grin on his face that already reflects a job well done.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
The racing fraternity is pulling together to raise funds for a young man suffering from life-threatening Melanoma with some rare racing memorabilia set to be offered at auction to kick-start the donation process.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
The impact Group I VRC Newmarket Handicap winner Shamexpress made during the Premier Sale at Karaka exceeded all expectations.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
The 3-year-old progeny of Dream Ahead (USA) are making a habit of scoring an impressive win on their racecourse debut as seen once again at yesterday's Taree meeting.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
The New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series has become an enormously popular and richly rewarding initiative in New Zealand racing, and results show that the National Yearling Sales Series at Karaka is a terrific source of quality contenders for the lucrative bonuses.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Scoring a promising debut win at Ballarat on Tuesday was Snitzel three year-old Rosti, whose yearling half-sister by Denman will be offered at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale by Torryburn Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 1 February 2017
A highly successful NZB Premier Yearling Sale concluded on Tuesday with a 5% rise on the previous year's record breaking aggregate and it was Yarraman Park's I Am Invincible who finished on top of the sire averages.