Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 30 April 2017
Sun Stud has announced the 2017 service fees for its Victorian and Queensland rosters, including the introductory fee for multiple Group One winner, Palentino.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 30 April 2017
Jimmy Lincoln produced a tidy performance to win at the first time of asking in the Prodrive Golf Wellington Maiden at Hastings on Saturday, and in doing so provided a timely pedigree update for his weanling brother.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 30 April 2017
At the ripe old age of eight, local hero Riziz smashed the million dollar barrier when earning his ninth stakes victory in Saturday's $110,000 Listed City Of Adelaide Stakes at Morphettville.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 30 April 2017
Explosive sprinter Maschino has unearthed a talented filly out of his first crop in Perth.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 30 April 2017
The first three horses home in Saturday's prestigious $100,000 Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa were all graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock sales at Karaka.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 30 April 2017
Making his first start since winning the Perth Cup in December, Star Exhibit kept on his winning ways for new trainer Darren Weir in Saturday's $120,000 Listed Thoroughbred Club 50th Year in 2018 Stakes (1440m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 30 April 2017
Three wins on the trot for the Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas-trained Waging War who will be given his chance to emulate his sire Rebel Raider after a strong staying performance in Saturday's Group III Chairman's Stakes (2030m) at Morphettville.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 29 April 2017
An enthralling battle between Foxwedge and So You Think for supremacy on the Australian Second Crop Sires List got a little hotter on Saturday when Foxwedge added a fourth stakes-winner to his tally with a stylish win for Fox Hall in the Listed SAJC Nitshke Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 29 April 2017
It's hard not to like Fabrizio, a poddy foal with a take no prisoners attitude.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 29 April 2017
An exceptional front-running performance by Dreams Aplenty saw the talented first-crop son of Dream Ahead (USA) land the Group II BRC Gunsynd Classic (1600m) and open-up his stakes winning account.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 29 April 2017
Strapping filly Shazee Lee caused a $51  shock in Saturday's $200,000 Group III Blacktown Workers Club Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m) to credit local trainer Scott Singleton biggest win of his career and former shuttler Ready's Image with his first Australian stakes winner.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 29 April 2017
Quality mare Mime staked her claim at Te Rapa for a trip to Queensland next month in her quest for a first victory at the highest level.
Racenet - Saturday, 29 April 2017
I Am Invincible two year-old Kobayashi stamped himself a horse of the future when he became his sire's 20th stakes winner on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 29 April 2017
Bjorn Baker lost one star son of Written Tycoon, Winning Rupert, to the stallion barn but he will have no such worries with Music Magnate as the gelding took his stakes total to four after dominating Saturday's $200,000 Group II Ellyce Galvin Victory Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm from start to finish.
Racenet - Saturday, 29 April 2017
Sebring youngster Broadband became her sire's latest stakeswinner with an emphatic maiden win in the Group III Breeders Stakes in Adelaide on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 29 April 2017
After having little luck on wet tracks in three starts this time in, the Chris Waller-trained Shillelagh had all the breaks to record a maiden stakes success in Saturday's $175,000 Group III 2017 Godolphin Crown (1300m) at Hawkesbury.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 29 April 2017
The Chris Munce-trained Saint Patricks Day became the first Australian winner for Excelebration (IRE) when successful at the Sunshine Coast on April 9 and he now becomes his sire's first stakes winner after finishing powerfully to capture Saturday's $100,000 UBET Dalrello Stakes at Eagle Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 28 April 2017
Leading Tasmanian nursery Armidale Stud have announced service fees for their 2017 stallion roster headlined by their latest addition ALPINE EAGLE whose fee has been set at $7,700 including GST.
Mark Smith - Friday, 28 April 2017
Perhaps a fairly obvious selection for this week's best on breeding but a chance to pay homage to an iconic farm that, sadly, faces an uncertain future.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 28 April 2017
A look at the list of first time sires for 2017 may make you feel as though there are no good sprinting three year-old colts even left in work.
Racenet - Friday, 28 April 2017
There were plenty of two year-old barrier trials all around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with breeding and sales results.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 28 April 2017
New Zealand Bloodstock's National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Sale will feature drafts offered by 51 proven and highly respected New Zealand thoroughbred nurseries.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 28 April 2017
As a half-sister to Starspangledbanner and three-quarter sister-in-blood to Group I winner Amicus, this debut winner by champion sire Fastnet Rock was always going to be the ‘One to Watch’ from Pakenham on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 28 April 2017
Triple Group One winner Turn Me Loose, one of Australasia's fastest and toughest milers, has been secured by Windsor Park Stud to stand at their Cambridge-based nursery this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
Firmer footing brought out the best in this half-brother to international Group I winner Green Birdie, who opened his account at Wyong on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
We are delighted to announce the service fees for our stallions in the upcoming season including Manhattan Rain, the sire of this year's brilliant Group I Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
Astute trainer Clarry Conners has lofty plans for two year-old Star Witness filly Legal Girl, who scored a determined win at Wyong on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
International Animal Health CEO Chris Lawlor and wife Lynne have been breeding and racing thoroughbreds for over 30 years using the stud name Ausbred.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
Inglis can today confirm its 2018 Sale dates, which feature an expanded Classic Yearling Sale, a revamped Easter Yearling Sale, the retention of the highly successful Chairman's Sale (Sessions I and II) and more monthly online auctions.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
Haunui Farm have announced that Group One producing stallion Showcasing (GB) (Oasis Dream) will stand the 2017 Southern Hemisphere season at a fee of $12,000 + GST.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
Verdi will begin his stallion career this year at Long Acres Stud, the Canterbury operation of Myles Gordon and Deborah Clark.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
Leading two-year-old Melody Belle will be chasing a trans-Tasman Group One double in Brisbane later this year.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
Lovely Jubly, dam of six-time Group I winning world champion sprinter Chautauqua, will be amongst the mares awaiting triple Group I winning champion two-year-old Air Force Blue when he arrives in Australia for the 2017 southern hemisphere season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 27 April 2017
When US Group II winner Sharp Susan (USA) was offered at the 2012 Inglis Australian Broodmare Sale by Tyreel Stud she attracted plenty of global attention with Badgers Bloodstock securing the prized mare for $1,050,000.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum has been plundering the top end of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale in recent years and a filly he bought for $1,050,000 in 2014 snared her third victory at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Denise Martin's Star Thoroughbreds have tasted success at Group I level with Foxwedge filly Foxplay this season and were back in the winner's circle at Canterbury on Wednesday with another promising daughter of the in-form Newgate Farm stallion.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
The most expensive filly sold in 2015 by champion New Zealand sire Savabeel will be aimed towards the Group I BRC Queensland Oaks after posting a determined win against older rivals at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Aquis Farm's Domesday started the day with an impressive maiden winner at Sandown after lightly raced three year-old Dalgety cruised home to win as he pleased.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Inglis Digital is thrilled to launch its new monthly online auction platform, with the first sale to take place in May 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Magic Millions is proud to release the catalogue online for the Southern Hemisphere's number one breeding stock sale, the 2017 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Group One-winning sprinter Tivaci will stand his first season at Waikato Stud at $20,000 + GST.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Sunday morning in a racing stable - Less hectic than other days, it's a great setting to kick back, reflect on what might have been and as always in racing, look to the new generation.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Darley's dual Group I winner Epaulette broke the ice in the Northern Hemisphere with his first winner overnight with a Maisons- Laffitte victory for two year-old filly Fas Le Fios.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
As predicted in our Daily Debutants story yesterday, Snitzel appeared to have good opportunity to add to his tally of two year-old winners on ANZAC Day.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 26 April 2017
The broodmare category of the 2017 New Zealand Bloodstock National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Bloodstock Sale is set to be the source of quality producers, breeding prospects and mares in foal to popular and proven stallions.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
The Hermitage Syndicate managed by Anton Koolman is generally seen in the winner's circle with colts destined for Hong Kong, but it was a promising Sebring filly that carried their colours to victory at Flemington on ANZAC Day.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
The John Moloney-trained gelding Dornier showed a superior turn of foot to land his first stakes win in the $200,000 Listed VRC St Leger (2800m) at Flemington on Anzac Day.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Unbeaten Fastnet Rock colt Merchant Navy claimed his first Black Type victory on ANZAC Day when scoring a stylish win in the Listed VRC Anzac Day Stakes at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Expensive Foxwedge filly Petition scored a dominant win at Flemington on ANZAC Day and will look to add more Black Type to her record in coming weeks.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
When astute Warwick Farm trainer Greg Hickman produced Pierro filly Pierone to win on debut back in March, he declared he had another Pierro at home that was better and that colt Pierata duly saluted at Randwick on ANZAC Day.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Ingham Racing's homebred High Low Bet made a winning career debut in Anzac Day's Passchendaele Plate (1200m) at Randwick and it had special significance for trainer Chris Waller.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Gavelhouse Australia graduate Zetastar provided a quick return for his owners when breaking his maiden at Dubbo on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
An exciting new race has been added to the Winter Carnival, to bring some of the country's most promising fillies to Brisbane.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Shelley Hale ticked off a race which has long been on her wish list when Seventh Up slam dunked his rivals in the Group II Manco Easter Stakes at Ellerslie.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 April 2017
There is a long list of Daily Debutants for ANZAC Day meetings around the country with a good selection of youngsters by our first season sires and a couple of smart types by Snitzel.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
Why do some stallions succeed in one hemisphere yet struggle in the other? It's a topical question at present and applies to an Australian bred stallion who has now taken an early lead on the Great Britain Second Crop Sires List.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
Snitzel is closing on in his record of 30 two year-old winners which he set last year, adding a 28th two year-old winner to his tally for this season with this five length victor at Ballarat on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
When Myboycharlie (IRE) gets a good one, he gets a really good one.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
The Queensland Oaks dream is alive for progressive Benfica filly Benfica Princess, who showed her class last Saturday with a gallant third in the Listed BRC Princess Stakes at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
Aquis Farm's new addition Husson (Arg) is the sire of exciting Hong Kong three year-old Nothingilikemore, who kept his unbeaten record intact with another powerful win at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
Racing stables large and small, stud farms, race clubs and almost every other section of the Australian thoroughbred industry are behind a record number of nominations for the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards for 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
Progress Fastnet Rock stayer Torcedor indicated he'd be a force in the major European staying races this year when beating Group I winner Order of St George to win the Group III Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan in Ireland overnight.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
A major review of NZB's annual yearling showcase has resulted in a brand new sales format for Karaka 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 April 2017
As part of NZB's newly enhanced Sales Series in 2018, one of the best race days in the country is set to showcase a major upgrade, with two key changes to the Karaka Million Twilight Meeting at Ellerslie.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 April 2017
A new record top price, coupled with record-achieving key financial indicators across the board, has resulted in today's Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale being crowned "unquestionably the best ever''.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 April 2017
Nuggety two-year-old Not Usual Trip made the best possible start to his future racing career when he claimed victory on debut at Ellerslie on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 April 2017
Making a habit of siring a treble of winners on a race-card, Per Incanto has accomplished the milestone for the fourth time in just over 12 months with the latest recorded at Saturday's Trentham meeting.
Racenet - Sunday, 23 April 2017
Exciting two-year-old Qiji Phoenix purchased for $75,000 at the 2016 Select Sale, extended his unbeaten career record to three out of three with a dominant win in Saturday's $50,000 Listed Diamond Lodge Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Ellerslie.
Racenet - Sunday, 23 April 2017
North Island raider Nikita (NZ) (Shamoline Warrior) won the battle in Saturday's $50,000 Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton, but it was Invercargill filly Showemup (NZ) (Showcasing) who won the war – crowned New Zealand Bloodstock Southern Filly of the Year.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 April 2017
Foxwedge already has his Group I winning Australian filly Foxplay and also has a very promising filly in the UK with Gracious Diana garnering high praise for her dominant win at Newbury on Friday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 23 April 2017
Newgate Farm shuttler The Factor (USA) continued his recent run of success when his three-year-old son Multiplier finished fast to claim Saturday's $250,000 Group III Illinois Derby at Hawthorne.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 23 April 2017
Golden Slipper Stakes hero Sepoy has a genuine contender for the fillies Classics in Europe with the John Gosden'-trained Dabyah who flagged her 1000 Guineas credentials in the Fred Darling Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 23 April 2017
A descendant of one of Western Australia's most revered families, Magnus colt Malibu Style earned a second stakes win and a first in Melbourne when cruising to victory in Saturday's Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 April 2017
Coolmore shuttler Excelebration (IRE) made news in the UK on Saturday when his up and coming colt Barney Roy captured the Group III Greenham Stakes at Newbury for Godolphin, while he was also represented by an Australian bred juvenile winner in South Africa.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 April 2017
For the third Saturday in a row, Your Song has produced a metropolitan winner with Morphettville winner Tabbing following on from Doomben winner Bold Kingston and stakes-winner Split Lip.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
She's not Black Caviar, but talented Reward for Effort filly Desert Lashes is unbeaten and made it eight wins in succession when landing her first Black Type victory in the Listed SAJC Redelva Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 April 2017
With stakes winners in Brisbane and Adelaide and another across the Tasman at Ellerslie, Not A Single Doubt's star continues to shine brightly.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Talented sprinting mare Viddora posted a career best performance when winning the Group III SAJC RN Irwin Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday beating Illustrious Lad and I Am a Gypsy to give I Am Invincible a rare graded trifecta.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Knocked down in the ATC Australian Oaks and a black-eye in the Neville Sellwood Stakes, Single Gaze has a history that reads like a UFC fighter, but the daughter of Not A Single Doubt climbed off the canvas to claim Saturday's $100,000 Listed Tails Stakes (1600m) at Doomben to credit Kathy O'Hara with a stakes double.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Connections were gutted when Polarisation (GB) was first past the post in the infamous Sydney Cup no race but were all smiles second time around when the import defeated Who Shot Thebarman in Saturday's $2 million Group I Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Donna Logan and Chris Gibbs are looking forward to the winter and with good reasons after the performances at Ellerslie of two of their Brisbane-bound representatives.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 April 2017
A timely stakes winner from the Scone Yearling sale, 6yo gelding Sweet Serendipity made his first start in a black-type race tell when leading all the way under Kathy O'Hara in Saturday's Listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Jamie Walter's Proven Thoroughbreds celebrated stakes success at Doomben on Saturday when talented Sebring filly Candika scored a resounding victory in the Listed BRC Princess Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 April 2017
There are the million dollar yearlings that clamour for attention at the sales, and then there are those like Burning Front who remains in his stall as buyers pass him by after glancing at his pedigree.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Nikita will forever hold a special place in the hearts of Bluegables Farm principals Monty and Judy Henderson.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
New Zealand's prospects of defending its Group One two-year-old title at the Queensland winter carnival have been given a major boost.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Astute trainer David Payne is thinking Caulfield Guineas for his promising All Too Hard youngster The Mighty Fed after he posted his second consecutive metropolitan win when saluting at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 April 2017
Influential sire Cape Cross (IRE), who shuttled to the Southern Hemisphere for a number of seasons early in his career, has died at the age of 23 following complications as a result of old age.
Mark Smith - Friday, 21 April 2017
When Encosta de Lago’s daughter Miss Marielle was retired to stud in 2008 she was already a valuable mare, boasting a pair of Listed stakes wins and runner-up in the Group II Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, but a twist of fate saw her valued increase immeasurably.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
Scoring a debut win at Canberra on Friday in the Triple Crown colours was two year-old Sepoy gelding Midnight Soldier, an $80,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Turangga Farm draft.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
The 2017 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale is the first of the much anticipated National Sale catalogues to go online for the late May and June event.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
The 2017 edition of the National Yearling Sales Series: South Island Sale drew to a close at the RDA Building in Christchurch today after an action-packed day of inspections and bidding.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
Newgate Farm shuttler The Factor (USA) added two impressive winners to his tally at Keeneland in the US on Thursday with impressive victories for Bound for Nowhere and Youngest Daughter.
Racenet - Friday, 21 April 2017
There were plenty of two year-old barrier trials all around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with breeding and sales results.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
Leading Hunter Valley thoroughbred breeding facility Emirates Park  and Queensland's Aquis Farm  have today announced a new joint venture that will see Aquis Farm take over management of Emirates Park's Murrurundi property, facilities and stallion roster.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
BRAZEN MOSS is 'working as sharp as a 1000m horse' according to his trainer Tony Gollan ahead of his thoroughly deserved tilt at Stakes level in the Listed Tails Stakes over the mileat Doomben on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
The famous colours of New Zealand owner breeder and businessman Sir Peter Vela were carried to victory in the Group III Craven Stakes at Newmarket in the UK overnight by promising Frankel colt Eminent.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 April 2017
Shadwell unleashed an impressive two year-old winner at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday when Lonhro colt Naafer beat older rivals to win by a big space.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
The success of sire siblings is not uncommon and Australian breeders are lucky to have access to a couple of proven high class sibling sires this spring, albeit priced very differently.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
This five length maiden winner gave notice of better things to come when bolting in at Seymour on Thursday, could he be a fifth stakes-winner for a celebrated producer?.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
A $230,000 Magic Millions purchase for David Ellis from the Newhaven Park draft, two year-old Exceed and Excel colt Cousteau cruised home an easy winner at Woodville in New Zealand on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
Swettenham Stud, Victoria's premier thoroughbred nursery is excited to announce their outstanding roster of stallions they will be presenting in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
On-site inspections for Sunday's Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale at the "Oaklands'' complex at Oaklands Junction have begun, with the majority of horses now available for parade.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
A new chapter is about to commence for PLATINUM PARK as Blake Ryan moves forward to work along aside his father, Group I trainer Gerald Ryan .
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
When Guelph won the Group I ATC Champagne Stakes in 2013, horses bred with a double cross of legendary sire Danehill had found their pin-up girl, but it's taken four more years for a pin-up boy to emerge.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
International Group One-winning miler VADAMOS heads Rich Hill Stud's 2017 stallion roster with the son of the celebrated Monsun to stand at a service fee of $15,000 + GST.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 April 2017
Bowness Stud, Young, is to become the new Australian home of Myboycharlie (Ire), sire of the triple Group 1 winning racemare Jameka.
Racenet - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
The catalogue for the Magic Millions Adelaide May Yearling and Bloodstock Sale is now online.
Racenet - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Iffraaj gelding Listen (NZ), a $50,000 weanling purchase at the 2010 National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale, recorded the eighth win of his career when he went back-to-back in the Listed Selangor Gold Cup (1600m) on Sunday.
Racenet - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
In an era where there is a focus on horse welfare and the fate of racehorses post-racing, Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria have highlighted the fascinating career path of Econsul from Group One winner to Group One Sire to budding champion hack.
Racenet - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Swettenham Stud are thrilled to announce Mshawish, the dual Group 1 winning son and highest earning entire of champion Medaglia d'Oro will be joining their stallion roster in 2017.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Harley Walden, a stalwart of breeding and racing at Scone in the Hunter Valley for sixty years, died this week after a battle with a brain tumor.
Racenet - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Snitzel racked up two-year-old winner number 27, just three shy of the record he equally holds, when Tangled won at Wyong on Wednesday.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Despite a pleasing fourth when making his career debut at Ipswich 12 days ago, the Malcolm Reynolds-trained Our Kingsman didn't have a friend in the world in a maiden on the same track on Wednesday but it did not stop the grey gelding ringing up number one at odds of $81.
Racenet - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
A couple of likely types from the early season trials last September trialled impressively in the juvenile heats at the Randwick barrier trials on Tuesday, indicating they could be late season bloomers.
Racenet - Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Recent race results have provided numerous significant pedigree updates for New Zealand Bloodstock's South Island Sale, which will be held at the Riding for the Disabled Building at the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on 21 April.
Racenet - Tuesday, 18 April 2017
So, a four-year-old mare making her debut in an 1100m race, by Melbourne Cup winner Shocking out of a Cape Cross mare that won at a mile – later on right? No.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Making his career debut at Canterbury on Monday, Regent fluffed his lines coming out of the barriers with Tye Angland electing to settle the Lonhro colt last on the rails.
Racenet - Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Fresh from a successful fortnight of action around the Australian Easter Yearling Sale, focus now switches to Melbourne for Sunday's fifth annual Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale.
Racenet - Tuesday, 18 April 2017
They say that "charity begins at home", but as far as Carrazzo Consulting running its renowned horse tax seminars in its home town of Melbourne, this regrettably has been far from the truth in the past few years.
Racenet - Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Group 1 success is the ultimate goal for Triple Crown's Redzel after blowing away the field to convincingly win the Group 3 TAB Hall Mark Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 April 2017
Five winners in two days has Newgate Farm's Foxwedge in hot pursuit of So You Think to take over as the Leading Australian Second Crop sire by earnings.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 April 2017
With the National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Bloodstock Sale at Karaka less than a month away, weanling graduate Infantry  (NZ) (Tavistock) was an impressive and very timely winner of Sunday's S$200,000 Listed JBBA Moonbeam Vase (1800m) at Kranji.
Racenet - Monday, 17 April 2017
The first Griffin race of the Hong Kong season was won by the lone Australian, and lone two-year-old, in Sebring's Amusing City.
Darryl Sherer, Racenet - Monday, 17 April 2017
A trip to Queensland is the likely reward for Top Of The Range following his gritty victory in Monday's Chef's Hat South Melbourne Handicap (1600m) at Sandown Lakeside.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 April 2017
With a burgeoning roster of 13 stallions for 2017, Newgate Farm have moved to secure the services of Aaron Bott of Botty’s Bloodstock to assist with the sale of nominations.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 April 2017
Vinery Stud's quiet achiever Casino Prince enjoyed an international stakes double on the weekend with Hooked successful in the Group III MRC Victoria Handicap at Caulfield, while Lim's Cruiser scored the biggest win of his career in the Group I Lion City Cup at Kranji in Singapore.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 April 2017
If we needed any reminding as to just how a good a sire High Chaparral (IRE) was we’ve certainly had it in the past few weeks and this first starter will be well worth watching on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 April 2017
Newgate Farm's dashing grey shuttler The Factor (USA) sired his fourth stakes-winner in the US on the weekend with talented colt Cistron taking out the $150,000 Northern Spur Stakes at Oaklawn Park.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 April 2017
Winner of the Listed MVRC Atlantic Jewel Stakes at Moonee Valley last preparation, talented three year-old filly Merriest was back in top form a with a stylish win at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 April 2017
Spendthrift Australia, a major and growing international investor in the Victorian breeding industry, has taken on naming rights for the inaugural VOBIS Gold Sires race, to be run on April 22nd at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 April 2017
The first winner for Widden Stud's exciting young sire Your Song when he saluted back in November, talented two year-old gelding Bold Kingston resumed from a spell to score at Doomben on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 16 April 2017
Edging ever closer to a million dollars in earnings, the tough and resilient Casino Prince entire Hooked earned a fourth stakes some 19 months after his third when successful in Saturday's Group III Victoria Handicap (1400m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 April 2017
She wasn't the best winner in Australia on Saturday, but Miss Vista was certainly the flashiest.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 April 2017
A lacklustre seventh in the PJ Bell Stakes at her most recent start, Godolphin's Street Cry (IRE) filly Raiment bounced back to her brilliant best with a dominant performance in Saturday's $150,000 Group III  McGrath Estate Agents J H B Carr Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 April 2017
The late, great, Bart Cummings cast a long shadow over  Saturday's meeting at Randwick with his son Anthony and grandson Edward teaming up for their first stakes winner with the High Chaparral mare Top Of My List and as the breeder of High Chaparral's $600,000 Group I Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) hero Tivaci.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 April 2017
A maiden stakes win for the lightly raced High Chaparral (IRE) mare Top Of My List and the newly-formed partnership of Anthony Cummings and son Edward in Saturday's $150,000 Group III Sharp Japan Racing Association Plate (2000m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 April 2017
Super talented and super headstrong, much like his sire Choisir, The Mission ran his rivals ragged to score a dominant victory in the Group I ATC Champagne Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 April 2017
Aquis Farm's Domesday featured in New Zealand on Saturday when smart young stayer Five To Midnight closed a rewarding campaign in the best possible style at Hastings with success in the Listed Hawke's Bay Gold Cup.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 April 2017
Long-time leader Snitzel lost his place at the top of the Champion Sire title last week after Winx captured the Queen Elizabeth Stakes but with the great daughter of Street Cry (Ire) putting her hooves up for winter, Snitzel has wasted little time eating into Street Cry's $600,000 lead.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 April 2017
Ex-Kiwi trained Pluck (USA) gelding Mongolian Wolf made a winning debut for his new trainer Darren Weir when scoring a powerful victory in the Group III ATC Frank Packer Plate at Randwick on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 April 2017
Striking black colt Al Passem kept his record at a perfect two for two when climbing off the canvas for a gutsy win in Saturday's Bill Collins Handicap (1100m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 April 2017
Undefeated Ready to Run Sale graduate Countofmontecristo  (NZ) (Echoes Of Heaven) made it five out of five when he captured the second leg of Singapore's Three-Year-Old Challenge, the S$350,000 Listed Singapore Three-Year-Old Classic (1400m) at Kranji on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 14 April 2017
Smart Missile has been desperately seeking an Australian stakes-winner for some time and got the job done at last on Good Friday when promising colt Debellatio took out the Group III WATC Sires Produce Stakes at Ascot.
Racenet - Thursday, 13 April 2017
There were plenty of two year-old barrier trials all around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with breeding and sales results.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 April 2017
Featured in a ‘Juvenile Trial Watch’ story last month, this royally bred Redoute’s Choice filly made a winning debut at Hawkesbury on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 April 2017
Sir Patrick Hogan is promising to assert self-control when it comes to restricting Tavistock's book of mares this season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 April 2017
On Wednesday morning we looked at the most profitable sires at the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale assessed by multiple of service fee and today we've re-sorted the list according to the best sires in terms of straight profit.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Spin and reality are two very different things and the reality is this first season sire has run away from his rivals while nobody was looking.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
An extraordinary fortnight – and 112 years of history – ended in style today when the gavel came down for the last ever time at Newmarket, capping off a remarkable select sales season for Inglis.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Two potentially very handy three year-olds fought out the finish of a modest race at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
A runaway maiden winner at Warrnambool back in February, the Darren Weir trained So You Think colt Think Babe was a hot favourite at Ballarat on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Black Caviar's champion half-brother All Too Hard was in the frame at Warwick Farm on Wednesday with a dominant win for promising gelding The Mighty Fed.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
The Te Akau stable of Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards produced well-related colt Aquilo to break maiden ranks on a Heavy 1 1 track at Rotorua on Wednesday in the Sweynesse 2YO (1230m).
Racenet - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
The latest gavelhouse,com New Zealandcatalogue is online with plenty of breeding propositions in the 44-Lot offering.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
A booming market at Inglis Easter this year made it a good one for the vendors, particularly given the reasonable service fees paid in 2014 which made this sale profitable for most stallions and hugely so for some.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 April 2017
First it was Generalissimo at Randwick and now it's Group I contender Al Wukair at Maisons Laffitte.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Another day of boom clearance rates and broad buyer action has led to a successful Day 2 of the Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale, the penultimate day of selling at Newmarket.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Supporters of Goldin Farms foundation stallion Akeed Mofeed (GB) have good reason to take great heart from last weekend's result of the Group 1 ATC Australian Oaks (2400m) as it continues the very favourable impression the Dubawi sireline is making on the local racing scene.
Racenet - Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Leading Queensland thoroughbred breeding and training facility Aquis Farm has unveiled its full stallion roster for 2017, with eight stunning sires to stand at service fees ranging from $4,400 to $16,500 for the Gai Waterhouse-trained colt Kiss And Make Up.
Racenet - Tuesday, 11 April 2017
The conclusion of gavelhouse,com's most recent fortnightly auction in Australia last night saw a new top-price reached with Krusty, a Sydney metro-winning son of Sebring, fetching $75,000.
Racenet - Tuesday, 11 April 2017
New Zealand Bloodstock's National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale has recently received widespread attention as an early part of the story of dual Group 1 winner Gingernuts (NZ) (Iffraaj) but in addition to its proven record as a source of top-drawer racetrack performers, it also presents a golden opportunity for astute buyers to secure potential sale ring stars of the future.
Racenet - Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Fees have been announced for the 29 Darley stallions that will stand in New South Wales, Victoria and New Zealand for the 2017 breeding season.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Vinery Stud has announced its stallion line-up for 2017 with Group I sprinter Star Turn joining the roster for a $22,000 service fee.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Widden Stud are pleased to announce service fees for 2017 on our top class roster of proven and promising sires with real value for breeders seeking the best outcome from their mares.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
A revamped selling schedule, combined with a strong buying bench and confident market, has led to a surge in demand for top-quality weanlings.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Sunday was another red-letter day in Europe for champion Australian sire Fastnet Rock with promising Group winners in both France and Ireland, while Redoute's Choice also made his mark at Chantilly with royally bred filly Gold Luck.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
VA PENSIERO(Stratum-Rosmarino)has become a significant addition to the stallion roster of Riverdene Stud, Wagga Wagga.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Successful owner-breeder Bob Emery was pondering a serious question on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Haunui Farm is delighted to announce that Champion European 2YO, Belardo (Ire) (Lope De Vega) will join their stallion roster in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Three of the wisest heads in Australasian racing dug deepest at the recent Sydney Easter Sale to secure a half-sister to Rich Hill Stud's exciting young sire prospect Proisir.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Gavelhouse technology partner Provoke is a finalist in the prestigious 2017 Microsoft Partner Awards in the Cloud Platform Partner of the Year category for their work on the innovative online thoroughbred auction site.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Spendthrift Australia have announced two new stallions for 2017, as well as service fees for the entire roster.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Arrowfield Stud has announced the service fees for the 13 stallions on its 2017 roster with Snitzel taking top billing.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Last year's Champion Griffin, exciting Exceed and Excel gelding Mr Stunning continued his rise through the Hong Kong sprinting ranks when taking out the Group II Sprint Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 April 2017
Aussie bred superstar Rapper Dragon continued his march towards Group 1 honours with a victory in the Group II Chairman's Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, a performance that had Joao Moreira proclaiming the four-year-old Hong Kong's standout.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 April 2017
The burgeoning Newgate Farm roster features a breathtaking selection of outstanding prospects priced competitively across a broad spectrum to suit a wide range of breeders.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 April 2017
An Australian bred son of champion sire Redoute's Choice bought from the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale caught the eye as a One to Watch on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 April 2017
Just a few years back this stallion had been firmly pegged as having better colts than fillies, but with four stakes-winners over the past weekend and three of them fillies, the tide might be turning.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 April 2017
Danny O'Brien trained Star Witness to achieve Group I sprint wins at two and three, but might be thinking 'Derby' with his talented staying son Lycurgus, a powerful winner of the Listed MRC Galillee Series Final over 2400 metres at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 April 2017
Star filly Bonneval  (NZ) (Makfi), who sold for $150,000 at the 2015 Premier Sale at Karaka, became the first filly since 1990 to win the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks-Australian Oaks double when she ran away with the A$1 million Randwick fillies' classic on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 9 April 2017
After beating just two of 10 runner's home at his first start and suffering a fractured skull at two, I doubt that even the most optimistic of Gatting's large group of owners would have dreamed of standing in the winner's circle in Saturday's Group II $400,000 Schweppes WATC Derby (2400m) at Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 April 2017
Newgate Farm's foundation sire Foxwedge picked the big stage to post his first Group I winner when ultra-consistent three year-old filly Foxplay downed the older mares to win the $1million Group I ATC Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 April 2017
Trainer Mick Price makes no secret he holds the Not A Single Doubt mare Secret Agenda in high regard.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 April 2017
The scariest thing about the domination of Winx is that if she wins the same eight races next season that she accumulated with the minimum of fuss this season, the 5-year-old mare's prizemoney will rocket to almost $19 million.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 April 2017
The decorated partnership of Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman savoured a double dose of Group One glory in double quick time on Saturday with royally bred High Chaparral (IRE) mare Charmont successful in the Group I New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes at Te Rapa.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 April 2017
After winning last week's ATC Australian Derby on John Snow, Hugh Bowman again teamed up with Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman to complete the Classic double with Makfi (GB) filly Bonneval in Saturday's $1,000,000 Group I James Boag's Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 April 2017
The leading Australian first season sire by winners, Widden Stud's Your Song passed an important milestone on Saturday when siring his first stakes-winner with promising filly Split Lip taking out the Listed SAJC Dequetteville Stakes at Morphettville.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 April 2017
The white and red colours of Jonathan Munz's Pinecliff Racing featured with a Group II double at The Championships on Saturday with Shoals saluting in the ATC Percy Sykes Stakes followed by progressive Hinchinbrook colt Derryn in the $660,000 ATC Arrowfield Sprint.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 April 2017
Blake Shinn found the narrowest of seams between runners to snatch a last stride win on the Dream Ahead (USA) gelding Generalissimo in Saturday's $150,000 Listed South Pacific Classic 2017 at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 April 2017
Champion sire Fastnet Rock provided the quinella in the $600,000 Group II ATC Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick on the second day of The Championships with blue-blooded Victorian visitor Shoals outgunning Blue Diamond place-getter Formality.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 April 2017
For the second year running a Gooree homebred trained by James Cummings has won the $150,000 Listed Fernhill Handicap at Randwick and they certainly will be hoping the latest winner can match the first.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 April 2017
The inaugural Inglis Chairman's Sale featured a select entry of quality weanlings that produced strong results with 18 youngsters selling at an average $151,944with a colt by Newgate Farm's Australian Guineas winner Wandjina the top seller.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 April 2017
The inaugural Chairman's Sale proved unequivocally it has a permanent home in the Australian marketplace as tonight's Session II (Elite Breeding Prospects) continued a stunning week of action at Newmarket.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 April 2017
Little Avondale Stud have announced that the 2017 service fee for their leading sire Per Incanto (Street Cry-Pappa Reale by Indian Ridge) will remain at $15,000 plus GST.
Racenet - Friday, 7 April 2017
Here are the past week’s two year-old trial placegetters with breeding and sales results from around the country.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 April 2017
When the gavel fell at $620,000 for Lot 22 on the first day of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale it was a momentous result on several fronts.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 April 2017
The Australian stallion finding market has a new kid on the block and they are unswervingly dedicated to boosting the Victorian stallion ranks.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 April 2017
It was yet another great month for Ridgeview Park Stud's Onemorenomore, the in-form stallion represented by 11 smart winners whilst his progeny lined up in black type races on seven occasions with One More Honey looking a particuarly exciting prospect.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 April 2017
The brilliant Astern, one of Godolphin's flagship horses of recent years, has been retired and will join Darley's Kelvinside roster later this year.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
Aquis Farm have quietly been adding real quality to their 2017 stallion roster in the past week with a proven Group I producing sire, a brilliant precocious sprinter and a son of one of the world's best stallions joining the team.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
It only seems fitting that dual Group I winner and $2million plus earner Stratum Star should return to his birthplace at Widden Stud to embark upon a new career at stud.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
Odyssey Moon, a top two-year-old and a son of the all conquering Snitzel, has been retired and will stand at Twin Hills Stud at Cootamundra, New South Wales.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
A remarkable final day of action, which saw seven Lots sell for $1 million or more, has seen the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale end as the second greatest in the company's 150 year history.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
Gilgai Farm in collaboration with Woodside Park Stud, as well as Grand Lodge and B2B Bloodstock, have this morning announced that Cable Bay, the Group II winning son of Invincible Spirit (Green Desert), will shuttle from Highclere Stud in the UK to Woodside Park in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
Stuart Lamont of Kooringal is delighted to announce that Group One-winning stallion Duporth will stand at Kooringal from the 2017 season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
A rare chance to pull off back-to-back Australian Classic wins has Cambridge trainer Murray Baker buzzing.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
A lack of support has resulted in the relocation to Australia of a sire son of the champion American stallion War Front.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
Arrowfield launched international champion Maurice on the Stud's 2017 roster with a Japanese-themed cocktail evening at the Stud's Inglis Easter marquee on Wednesday evening.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
New Zealand Bloodstock's Southern Filly of the Year Series will heat up on Saturday with the running of the third leg, the $50,000 Listed NZB Airfreight  Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
Off the back of a phenomenal month, Haunui Farm have announced the service fee for dual Derby-producing sire Iffraaj (GB) at $25,000 + GST.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 April 2017
Coolmore have announced service fees on their exciting roster of 12 stallions which includes first season Northern Hemisphere superstars American Pharoah (USA) and Air Force Blue (USA).
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
It took a syndicate of international powerbrokers to outbid a Sheikh for top Lot honours on a strong Day 2 of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale at Newmarket today.
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Arrowfield Stud has acquired a 50% interest in Australia's top-rated 2YO colt Pariah (Redoute's Choice-Secluded by Hussonet) along with the standing rights for his future stud career.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Back in the heady days of Easter 2008, no less than 28 yearlings made $1million or more, four of those making over $2million.
Darryl Sherer - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
New Zealand-based agent Bruce Perry went back to the source when paying $1 million for the three-quarter sister to Caulfield Guineas winner Shooting To Win at Newmarket on Wednesday.
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Spring is calling for promising Your Song filly Devolving who became her sires seventh winner at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
The brilliantly fast Godolphin homebred by champion sire Exceed and Excel, former top class juvenile Furnaces is the latest addition to the 2017 stallion roster at Aquis Farm.
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
The world's best bloodlines will converge on the Gold Coast at the 2017 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale with the finishing touches being applied to what will be a sensational catalogue.
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Larneuk Stud is proud to announce that the exciting prospect Wolf Cry will join its already impressive stallion line-up for 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Yarraman Park announced a service fee increase to $110,000 on Monday for I Am Invincible and at the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale on Tuesday he showed just why it was warranted.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 April 2017
An energetic and diverse buying bench, mixed with an exceptionally strong catalogue, has resulted in a powerful opening session of the 2017 Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 4 April 2017
The Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale was off to a rollicking start on Tuesday and it looks sure to continue on Wednesday with any number of bluebloods that could threaten seven figures.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Sun Stud has today announced that dual Group One winner, Palentino, will be retired from racing and stand at its Victorian property in 2017.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Sire-making powerhouse waikato stud is pleased to announce that its stallion fees will be staying put for 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Two quality young mares and the opportunity to buy shares in outstanding stallion prospect Extreme Choice (Not A Single Doubt x Extremely) head Wildcard entries for Friday's The Chairman's Sale Session II (Elite Breeding Prospects) at Newmarket.
Mark Smith - Monday, 3 April 2017
It will be an emotional time for many on Tuesday when the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling sale will be held under the famous Moreton Bay fig at Newmarket for the final time.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
A select high quality offering of weanlings to be presented at the Inglis Chairman's Sale this Friday features some hidden gems including this colt by a world renowned sire from a mare that is on the cusp of delivering her first stakes-winner.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
Spring is in the air and the market is hotting up in preparation for the Australian breeding season.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
Yarraman Park has set the fees for the 2017 breeding season for their Champion stallions I Am Invincible and Hinchinbrook.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
It took a herculean performance from freakish grey speedster Chautauqua to down star sprinting mare English in the Group I ATC TJ Smith Stakes on Saturday and while you can't buy a sibling to Chautauqua at Newmarket this week, you can certainly buy the half-sister to English.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
Having sold Me and You via gavelhouse Australia's fortnightly auctions in early January Shannon Schultz is extremely happy with the Bel Danoro mare's recent winning result at Townsville for her new connections.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
Three stallions did amazing things last weekend, so who were they and what did they do.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
Australasian breeders can capitalise, as a unique gesture by Godolphin lifts the multiple Group winner and champion sprinter Brazen Beau to star status in the international quest to cure Spinal Cord Injury.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
A unique offer has been announced for the sire of super impressive Kindergarten Stakes winner Property.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 April 2017
Continually upgrading their own property Sledmere Stud to provide the highest calibre of service to clients, Royston and Catriona Murphy are extremely proud to announce the recent purchase of the adjoining property Kilwinning Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 2 April 2017
The $150,000 Listed Bendigo Guineas was won in fine style by progressive gelding Milwaukee, yet another smart stakes-winner foaled and raised at Coolmore Australia and another stakes-winner for a super successful nick.
Racenet - Sunday, 2 April 2017
It's been a red-letter weekend for Rosemont Stud after the emerging Victorian nursery landed the feature AgVantage UAV VOBIS Gold Rush at Bendigo on Saturday when Speed Street (Al Maher) lead all the way to land the $137,500 first prize at Bendigo whilst Rosemont's resident stallion Starcraft notched up his 17thstakes winner when Property took out the Group 3 ATC Kindergarten Stakes at Randwick.
Racenet - Sunday, 2 April 2017
Mighty sprinter Chautauqua won his third consecutive TJ Smith Stakes and sixth career Group 1 while a big week of Inglis Sales received multiple significant pedigree updates.
Racenet - Sunday, 2 April 2017
The flags of the Kiwi breeding industry and New Zealand Bloodstock flew high yet again in the A$2 million Group 1 BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Racenet - Sunday, 2 April 2017
Invader sent his stud value rocketing when he scored a brilliant win in today's Group One Sires' Produce Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 April 2017
Pint-sized Stratum filly Lucy Mae has a heart as big as herself, after looking beaten on the home turn she fought like a tiger the length of the Ascot straight to claim victory in Saturday's $500,000 Group II Karrakatta Plate (1200m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 April 2017
A Redoute's Choice quinella and a record eighth Group III WA Oaks (2400m) win for owner Bob Peters as Very Tempting defeated her better-fancied stablemate Royal Star at Ascot on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 2 April 2017
Leading South Australian nursery Mill Park have enjoyed widespread success over many years, both on the track and in the sale ring, and this particular mare has played a pivotal role in that success.
Racenet - Sunday, 2 April 2017
Hours after a trifecta in the Group 1 Inglis Sires Produce Stakes at Randwick, Snitzel landed himself another Group 1 winner in South Africa.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 April 2017
A fourth generation homebred, Waking Moment answered Wally Sexton's prayers when the daughter of Epsom Derby winner Authorized (IRE) broke her maiden in Saturday's Group III Adrian Knox Stakes (2000m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 April 2017
Visiting Hong Kong-based jockey Zac Purton sent Godolphin import It's Somewhat (USA) straight to the lead in Saturday's $3 million Group I The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick and made every post a winner.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 April 2017
At this stage of his career it would seem that Chautauqua had few jaw-dropping moments left in him.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 April 2017
Master trainer Murray Baker wins the $2 million Group I BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick for fun, and for the fourth time in ten years, Baker, along with training partner Andrew Forsman will take the trophy for the classic back across the Tasman following the win of Jon Snow.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 April 2017
Snitzel's memorable season rolls on – with a 1-2-3 finish in Saturday's $1 million Group I Inglis Sires' Produce Stakes (1400m) at Randwick he is in striking distance of his own sire's seemingly unbeatable season of 2004-05.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 1 April 2017
Melody Belle made the absolute most of her Group One opportunity at Awapuni when the outstanding filly powered to victory to complete a memorable two-year-old double.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 1 April 2017
Bred and retained to race by the Cornish family owned Torryburn Stud, promising Snitzel filly Diddums was having her first try at a Black type event in the Group III ATC PJ Bell Stakes at Randwick on Saturday and emerged triumphant.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 April 2017
The Darren Weir-trained Big Duke (IRE) needed the assistance of stewards to win the Manion Cup at his most recent start but he left nothing to chance in Saturday's $300,000 Group II Schweppes Chairman's Handicap (2600m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 1 April 2017
David Archer is no stranger to top level success and he could be in line for a return to the glory days with his latest black type winner.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 April 2017
The first race on day one of The Championships at Randwick on Saturday went the way of the Victorians as Hugh Bowman guided the Starcraft gelding Property to the easiest of wins in the Group III Kindergarten Stakes (1100m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 1 April 2017
The now familiar dark green and gold epaulettes of James Harron Bloodstock were carried to victory at Randwick on the first day of The Championships in the Group IIII ATC Carbine Club Stakes by impressive Sebring colt Acatour, a $160,000 Magic Millions purchase from the draft of Widden Stud.