Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 July 2017
The catalogue for Australia's most lucrative 2YO Sale continues to grow, with the 2017 Inglis Ready2Race Sale shaping as the best ever.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Black Caviar's half-brother All Too Hard added a tenth winner to his tally at Wyong on Tuesday when two year-old filly Za Zi Ba scored a stylish victory.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Having a team of fit and happy stallions at the start of a busy breeding season is number one priority at Newgate Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Cornerstone Stud's young shuttler Sir Prancealot (IRE) featured this week in the US when his daughter Madam Dancealot won the Group II San Clemente Stakes at Del Mar.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Rasa Lila has been retired without a top-flight victory to her credit, but those closest to her have no doubt that only bad luck denied her the perfect breeding CV.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 July 2017
The Daily Debutants list for Tuesday features plenty of interesting runners including a Godolphin blue-blood that is the second last foal of blue hen Chiara.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Spendthrift Australia will host multiple stallion parades this year on Friday, August 18th and Saturday, August 19th.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 July 2017
All eyes were on Australian Horse of the Year Winx this morning at the Randwick trials as she charged home for third to Mark Newnham's classy juvenile Diamond Tathagata, but he was not the only eye catching two year-old trial winner from this burgeoning stable.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 July 2017
This Q & A is going to make you want to pack your bags and go jump on a plane!.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 July 2017
Longchamp (NZ) (Tavistock), who cost $40,000 at the 2013 Select Sale, broke through the $200,000 barrier in prize-money earnings when he successfully defended his title in Sunday's $65,000 Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup (1400m) at New Plymouth.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 July 2017
Nadeem's reputation as a highly consistent sire of winners received further reinforcement with a winning double and a second place-getter from his three Australian starters on Friday, followed by another winner on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 24 July 2017
The burgeoning success of this young sire has caught some breeders by surprise.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 July 2017
Toby Edmonds trains the best two year-old winner by I Am Invincible this season in Houtzen and also puts the polish on this short priced debut juvenile winner by the same sire.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 July 2017
Stuart Ramsey "couldn't be happier'' with today's Turangga Farm Unreserved Dispersal of In-Foal Mares Sale at White Park.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 23 July 2017
Casino Prince gelding Jackpot Prince completed a busy season in the best possible way when he came with a barnstorming finish to land a maiden stakes win in Saturday's Listed Belmont Classic (2200m).
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 23 July 2017
Racing NSW has purchased a 2,600 acre property at Capertee to be used for the rehabilitation, retraining and rehoming of thoroughbreds after their racing careers.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 July 2017
Peter and Paul Snowden believe they have a couple of horses of the future after a head separated quality two year-old colts Assimilate (Sebring )and Dracarys (Snitzel) in the open juvenile event at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 22 July 2017
Precocious youngster Not Usual Trip booked himself another outing in black type company with a commanding performance at Ruakaka off the back of a break.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 July 2017
The Liam Birchley-trained Crack Me Up broke a 15-month drought when he captured the Group III Sunshine Coast Guineas on July 22 but it took just another 21 days to add a second stakes when he finished best to take the Listed Tattersall's Mile (1600m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 July 2017
Successful at his career debut at Pakenham on June 25, the David Brideoake-trained Terry crossed the border for a successful tilt at Saturday's $100,000 Listed Oaklands Plate (1400m) at Morphettville to credit Trusting with his first stakes winner.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 22 July 2017
With a pedigree chockful of Oaks and Derby winners, High Chaparral (IRE) filly Anchor Bid looks to be a major player in next season's classics after breaking her maiden in style in Saturday's Byerley Handicap over 1800 metres at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 July 2017
The recently released Hong Kong Champion Sire chart made interesting reading for Larneuk Stud's Neville Murdoch who was pleased to see Danehill's underrated son Holy Roman Emperor take out the title for the second time.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 21 July 2017
Newgate Farm's stunning grey shuttler The Factor (USA) will have his first Australian runners next season and featured in the US on Thursday where his three year old filly Youngest Daughter snared Black Type when winning the $100,000 Ta Wee Stakes at Indiana Grand.
Racenet - Friday, 21 July 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 July 2017
A spring trip to Melbourne has been ruled out for Volpe Veloce with domestic Group One success the sole focus of her upcoming campaign.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 20 July 2017
Imported mares have been punching above their weight lately but it’s far from a recent phenomenon.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom (USA) made a splash at Gosford on Thursday when his two year-old gelding Animalia bolted in for Godolphin.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
Stuart Ramsey's Turangga Farm is a proven source of high class winners headed by HK Horse of the Year Able Friend, who has just returned home to enjoy retirement, as well as countless week to week winners, which makes this Sunday's Turangga Farm Dispersal in Scone something really special.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
Gary Moore knows a thing or two about Stratum having trained his Group I winning son Takedown and he no doubt has a good opinion of this explosive two year-old winner by the same sire.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
Dual Group One winner, PALENTINO, is poised to open the batting with a star lineup of mares at Sun Stud Victoria this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
What is the most successful sire-line in Australia, year in year out? Redoute's Choice.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
Every now and then a stallion overcomes the odds, proving himself despite not enjoying the advantages large books provide - siring smart types from limited opportunities.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
There are only three days to go until the Turangga Farm Unreserved Dispersal of In-Foal Mares sale at White Park, Scone.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
High priced Karaka yearling graduateAddictive Nature(Savabeel-Generous Natureby Carnegie) lived-up to the hype and some when making an impressive winning debut in the two-year-old event over 1100m at Warwick Farm on Wednesday, an effort further substantiated by breaking a thirteen year old class record set by the triple Group 1 winner Eremine.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 20 July 2017
South African owner Roy Moodley scored a winning quartet with Australian breds at the Greyville meeting in South Africa on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Landing his first metropolitan win on Wednesday at Warwick Farm was consistent country trained Nicconi gelding Akasaki, a $48,000 Inglis Classic purchase from the draft of Turangga Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Widden Stud's Star Witness has had a particularly good season with his juveniles and sired his 14th two year-old winner with a debut success at Sandown on Wednesday for Crown Witness.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Group One winning sprinter and son of champion sire Fastnet Rock, Wanted, will commence stud duties at Clear Mountain Fairview in 2017 after being sold and relocated from Victoria.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
The featured horse in our Daily Debutants story this morning, $775,000 Karaka graduate Addictive Nature made an 'ultra' impressive winning debut at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
The beautifully bred De Gaulle (Exceed and Excel) will be standing at John Pratt's Brooker Park in Darnum, part of Gippsland's lush dairy region.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Bombora Downs stud on the beautiful Morning Peninsula has a special third season offer of two mares for the price of one for Warhorse, a Group I winning 2YO that stands at $7,700 inc.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Record-setting trainer Murray Baker is marshalling his most formidable troops for an all-out spring assault in Melbourne.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Now with bases in both Queensland and the Hunter Valley, Aquis Farm will be opening the gates next month to welcome visitors and showcase their stunning roster of top class stallions.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 19 July 2017
The Daily Debutants list for Wednesday features plenty of interesting youngsters including a $775,000 full brother to former top class three year-old Savvy Nature.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 18 July 2017
He’s not as flashy as his cult hero half-sister Miss Vista, but this three year-old does show a good measure of her brilliance and made a winning debut at Geelong on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Fresh from having bred and sold three winners at Caulfield last Saturday, Gilgai Farm followed up with another winner at Geelong on Tuesday with a tenacious victory for two year-old Bel Esprit gelding Clear Signal.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 18 July 2017
It’s just weeks before these two year-olds turn three and there was spring in the air at the Rosehill trials on Tuesday morning where seven heats were conducted over 900 metres featuring some established stakes horses and well-bred pretenders.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 18 July 2017
It's All About The Girls at Racing's Night Of Champions as Global Glamour, She Will Reign and the ATC's Queen Of The Autumn look set to join Winx on the podium in a near clean sweep of next month's NSWROA awards.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 18 July 2017
All roads will lead to Scone this weekend for the Turangga Farm Dispersal at White Park featuring an outstanding selection of weanlings and broodmares.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 18 July 2017
The Hong Kong racing season finished at Sha Tin on Sunday and given the huge importance of the Hong Kong market to Australian breeders, both through the sale of yearlings and tried horses, it's always worth some analysis of the Leading Hong Kong Sires List which was topped in 2017 by Aquis Farm's Holy Roman Emperor (IRE).
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 July 2017
Melody Belle's deeds this season have placed her in rarefied company.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 July 2017
Leading southern filly La Diosa will be sparingly raced when she returns to competition in the new term.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 July 2017
Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is plotting a triple Group One dip into the central districts early next season.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 July 2017
This debut winner for Godolphin at Hawkesbury on Sunday highlights a growing affinity between two of Darley's most popular and successful sires.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 17 July 2017
Scoring his second win in South Africa on Sunday at Turffontein was talented stakes-placed two year-old Lonhro gelding Alfolk.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 July 2017
Two superstar colts on show in the Hunter Valley for Aquis Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 July 2017
Australian bred Rapper Dragon claimed the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a sparkling ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt  last Friday night.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 July 2017
Stakes winning two-year-old Qiji Phoenix will join the stable of champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 July 2017
Prominent breeders, John and Denise Cobcroft had an incredible passion for the thoroughbred racing industry.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 16 July 2017
While Star Thoroughbred's smart So You Think colt Calculated ran into a potential top liner in the royally-bred Fastnet Rock colt Siege Of Quebec in the opener at Rosehill on Saturday, redemption came later in the day at Newcastle when the So You Think colt D'Argento kick-started his career in the best possible way in a 1200 metre maiden.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 16 July 2017
Juddmonte Farm's Enable became the first filly to complete the English-Irish Oaks double since Snow Fairy seven years ago when toying with her rivals at The Curragh on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 16 July 2017
German import Araldo Junior (GER) broke a 13-month drought when he outstayed the favourite My Diamantine in Saturday's $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) on the Sunshine Coast.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 16 July 2017
War Front's top class Group I winning son Declaration of War (USA) will have his first Australian runners in the new season and sired his first stakes-winner overnight in Ireland with promising filly Actress taking out the Group III Anglesy Stakes at The Curragh.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 July 2017
There would be few more deserving winners of a stakes race than Supido who finally attained that goal in Saturday's Group III Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 July 2017
A timely reminder of the merits of the stallion Charge Forward when the Esplin family's homebred Slightly Sweet credited Jess Taylor with her first stakes winner in Saturday's $150,000 Listed ATC Winter Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 July 2017
Looking more an experienced campaigner than a youngster making his career debut, the Greg Eurell-trained I Did It Again was backed with confidence in the ring and did not let his supporters down in Saturday's John and Denise Cobcroft 2YO Handicap (1200m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 July 2017
Excelebration (IRE) two year-old Getty announced himself as a leading spring prospect when he ventured north to Te Rapa where he continued the perfect start he has made to his career.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 July 2017
The records continued to tumble at Tattersalls with new benchmarks for turnover, average and median all set at the 2017 renewal of the July Sale, with a daughter of Australian Group winner Milanova the top seller.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 15 July 2017
Punters found it hard to separate Fastnet Rock colt Siege Of Quebec and So You Think colt Calculated in the betting ring and it played out that way on the track in Saturday's #theraces Hcp (1400m) at Rosehill Sent straight to the front by Tommy Berry, Siege Of Quebec looked to be the first to come off the bridle as Hugh Bowman on Calculated followed Berry through and levelled up.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 15 July 2017
Over 300 owners, breeders, trainers and agents attended the function hosted by ARQANA on Thursday, 13th July, the opening day of the Moët et Chandon July Festival at Newmarket, to celebrate the launch of the August Yearling Sale catalogue.
Mark Smith - Friday, 14 July 2017
With two last place finishes, Gold Symphony began the season with a whimper, but when the calendar flipped over to 2017 it has been a completely different story.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 14 July 2017
Scoring the most dominant win of the morning at the Warwick Farm trials on Friday was talented Hinchinbrook filly Super Too, who looked supersonic when bolting in by 11 lengths in the fastest time of the session.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 14 July 2017
Booking a stallion this season in Australasia has just become even easier thanks to Horseco Exchange.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 14 July 2017
New Zealander Cameron Ring has excelled at the Irish National Stud Thoroughbred Breeders' Course.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 14 July 2017
A last start third in the Group II Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot, Lonhro colt Cardsharp upped the ante from that good effort to win the Group II July Stakes at Newmarket overnight.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
France in the summer is a magical destination and with the added attraction of some of the world's best yearlings on offer at the 2017 Arqana August Yearling Sale, Deauville is the place to visit next month.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
A last start winner of the Listed Caloundra Cup, progressive stayer Supply And Demand made it four wins in a row when adding the $164,000 Listed Grafton Cup to his resume with a typically bold front running display on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
There are few more honest horses in training than Chris Waller’s tenacious stakes-winner Religify and his two year-old sister broke the ice with her first win at Ballarat on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
For the first time since Snitzel ($176,000) went to stud in 2006, Counterattack ($13,200) this year offers breeders that unique Redoute's Choice/Snippets blood.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
Fast tracking towards the title of Champion Australian First Season Sire with a flurry of smart recent winners, Pierro added another debut victor to his ever growing tally with a strong finishing win at Ballarat on Thursday for Poseidon’s Pool.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
GOLD SYMPHONY struck for his fourth career Stakes win in the Listed Civic Stakes at Rosehill on June 24 and co-trainer Peter Snowden has warned that the rejuvenated four-year-old 'has more to offer' ahead of his next assignment when he returns to the track on Saturday for the feature race of the meeting, the Listed Winter Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
Not if you support Alpine Eagle in his first year at stud! Armidale Stud are excited to launch the 3YO Alpine Eagle Stakes Bonus.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
Victoria's oldest commercial horse stud is proud to announce the appointment of Keri Gore to the position of Stud Manager.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
The Tattersalls July Sale made a buoyant start with six lots selling for 200,000 guineas or more and turnover of 7,029,500 guineas, the second highest turnover ever on the opening day of this sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
Top New Zealand colt Summer Passage is making excellent progress toward a second trip across the Tasman.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 13 July 2017
Set to be crowned Champion Australian First Season Sire, Coolmore Stud's Pierro broke new ground on Wednesday when siring his first winner in South Africa.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 July 2017
The China Horse Club, Newgate Farm and partners enjoyed stakes success on Wednesday when the Listed $162,000 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton was won by three year-old gelding Calanda, a $200,000 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling purchase from the Yarraman Park draft.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Standing in Queensland for Aquis Farm this spring, Group I sire Husson (Arg) featured at the big Grafton meeting on Wednesday when his promising three year-old Sneaky Glance captured the $50,000 Grafton Guineas as a short priced favourite.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 July 2017
James Harron Bloodstock bought just one yearling at the 2016 NZB Premier Yearling Sale and that is Hypnotist, who made it three wins in as many starts when scoring at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Sean Buckley's Ultra Racing colours have been carried to victory by champions Miss Andretti and Shamus Award with the latest promising winner to salute for Ultra coming at Sandown on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Nominations for the 2018 Group I ATC Golden Slipper Stakes represent a considerable slice of the commercially bred rising two year-olds of 2017/2018 so we thought a Sale Mail and analysis might prove interesting.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 July 2017
One of the most famous mares in the Australian Studbook has had a suffix change thanks to some detective work from pedigree gurus in two hemispheres.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Sydney group winning juvenile Krupt will stand this spring at a new property in Southern Tasmania, Kingsley Park Thoroughbreds.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
The 2017 Japan Horse Racing Select Sale concluded with the foal session at Northern Horse Park on Tuesday and all eyes were focused on one special colt and one very special filly, both, not surprisingly, by the all-conquering Deep Impact.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Written Tycoon has emerged as an outstanding source of brilliant sprinters and this two year-old filly that thrashed older rivals at Gosford on Tuesday has caught our eye as a filly going places.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
The former Anthony Cummings trained stallion Thunder Fantasy is the highlight in the current gavelhouse Australia online auction.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Dual Oaks winner Egg Tart was not the only filly purchased by Anton Koolman for Hermitage Thoroughbreds at the 2015 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale Session Two.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Master of Design 3yo Creative Genius will head to the Hawke's Bay carnival after sharing a Victorian-bred quinella in NZ on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Be Bee's win in the S$325,000 Singapore Golden Horseshoe at Kranji racecourse on Friday has added to an extraordinary season breeder Marie Leicester is having with her two-year-olds.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Tavistock gelding Infantry belied his $7000 purchase price as a weanling when winning the Singapore Derby at Kranji racecourse on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 11 July 2017
The 2017 JRHA Select Sale kicked off on Monday at Northern Horse Park in Japan with a record breaking yearling session that features a stunning selection of youngsters by champion sire Deep Impact, who interestingly had six foals born in Australia last spring.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
Six two year-old trials at Randwick on Monday featured the reappearance of a colt that Arrowfield Stud have earmarked for greatness.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
The Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale is looming and two year-old Hinchinbrook colt Onehundred Percent gave the sale a boost when winning on debut at Echuca on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
Michael Pitman's $800 gavelhouse purchase Fade To Grey rewarded connections handsomely with an impressive win in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series 1200m at Ashburton on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
gavelhouse Australia graduate Krusty recorded a dramatic victory on Saturday in the Hot 100 Guineas on day one of the Darwin Cup Carnival at Fannie Bay.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
Having already made a stellar start to his career at stud down-under, Reliable Man (GB) further strengthened the high regard he's held in with his first Northern Hemisphere runner a winner overnight.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
Promising four-year-old gelding Ability made it three wins in as many starts this preparation while winning his first stakes race in Saturday's $150,000 Listed All Victorian Sprint Final (1200m) at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
THE unbeaten run of Domesday colt Royal Symphony extended into black-type success at Flemington on Saturday, when the colt joined an honor roll of five stakes winners bred by Wingrove Park, with a devastating triumph in the Listed $120,000 Taj Rossi Series Final (1600m).
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
New Zealand-breds have won the Emirates Singapore Derby (2000m) three times in the last four years following an outstanding win at Kranji on Sunday by Infantry  (NZ) (Tavistock), who cost just $7,000 at the National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
Off the back of some telling statistical analysis comparing Showcasing (GB) (Oasis Dream) to Iffraaj (GB) (Zafonic) at the same stage of his career, Showcasing has enjoyed another successful week in one of his strongest markets, Singapore.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
Star Helmet colt Thunder Snow claimed his second Group I success overnight with a bold front running win in the Group I Prix Jean Prat at Chantilly.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
Cambridge Stud's champion Montjeu son Tavistock added another Derby hero to his resume when classy stayer Infantry took out the Singapore Derby at Kranji on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 10 July 2017
A €62,000 (approxA$72,880) foal purchase at the Arqana Breeding Stock Sale back in 2012 is turning into a properly exciting stayer for Rosemont Stud and partners after taking the Banjo Paterson Series Final at Flemington last Saturday, his fifth victory Down Under.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 July 2017
Switched to the Chris Waller stable from New Zealand last year, promising four year-old Liapari scored a stylish win at Warwick Farm on Saturday providing a timely advertisement for his sire Nom du Jeu, who has relocated to Queensland.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 July 2017
Star Witness filly She's Our Star scored a commanding victory at Doomben on Saturday to give her trainer Tony Gollan his 100th winner of the season.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 9 July 2017
Three-year-old Alfred Nobel (IRE) filly Fontainebleau toughed out a fighting win in Saturday's Listed Belmont Oaks (2000m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 9 July 2017
Courtesy of a brilliant ride by Brad Parnham, Variation added Saturday's Listed Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont Park to his wins in the Group II WA Guineas, Listed Raconteur Stakes and Listed Belmont Guineas to tie up the WA three-year-old of the season award.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 9 July 2017
Aquis Farm shuttler Dream Ahead (USA) went very close to siring stakes-winners in two hemispheres on Saturday with classy colt Ken's Dream beaten half a length into third in the Listed VRC AR Creswick Series Final at Flemington, while in the UK promising filly Tisbutadream took out the Listed Coral Distaff Stakes at Sandown.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 July 2017
Promising four-year-old gelding Ability made it three wins in as many starts this preparation while chalking up a maiden stakes success in Saturday's $150,000 Listed All Victorian Sprint Final (1200m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 July 2017
Tough-as-teak Tasmanian Tshahitsi may have ended his Victorian sojourn on a winning note with a typically gritty performance in Saturday's $150,0000 Listed VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Final (1600m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 8 July 2017
After previously placing four times in stakes races, Exceed And Excel colt Highland Beat, finally had his moment in the sun in Saturday's $120,000 Listed A.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 July 2017
Domesday's star Group I winner Ruthven has been sold to further his career in Hong Kong, but the Aquis Farm sire has a more than able replacement waiting in the wings with unbeaten Royal Symphony claiming a dominant win in the Listed VRC Taj Rossi Final at Flemington on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 July 2017
James Cummings first runner as Godolphin head trainer returned a winner with two year-old Exceed and Excel filly Manicure saluting at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 July 2017
Nuclear Fusion has boosted her chances of a crack at the last juvenile black type event of the season.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 8 July 2017
The $325,000 Aushorse Golden Horseshoe Sng Gr 2 at Kranji on Friday night was won in dominant style by New Zelaand bred Showcasing (GB) two year-old Be Bee, a $250,000 NZB Ready to Run purchase from the draft of Ascot Farm.
Mark Smith - Friday, 7 July 2017
By any measure, I Am Invincible is compiling an incredible set of statistics.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 July 2017
Attacking the line with the keen resolve shown by his legendary sire Pierro, two year-old colt Octabello made an eye-catching winning debut at Bendigo on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 July 2017
The progeny of Raise the Flag (USA) are doing just that in Australia for the White Robe Lodge stallion.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 July 2017
The ARQANA August yearling sale catalogue has for many years been a consistent source of high class horses for Australian owners.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 7 July 2017
Coolmore shuttler Declaration of War (USA) was on the cusp of siring his first stakes-winner in Ireland overnight with his daughter Actress a hot favourite to win the Listed Tipperary Stakes, but speedy Choisir filly Sirici had other ideas.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 July 2017
Yarraman Park's flagship sire I am Invincible has had a benchmark season and a big part of his success has come from his two year-olds, who include stylish debut winner Fleeting Feeling, who saluted at Cranbourne on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 July 2017
 It’s the bloodline that is breaking records everywhere you turn.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 July 2017
Standing at the affordable fee of $8,800, Aquis Farm's Domesday has been making news for all the right reasons this season with a sensational Group I winner now destined to further his career in Hong Kong, a flurry of new stakes horses and an up and coming colt with the racing world at his feet.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 July 2017
Te Akau's surprise three-year-old packet Gingernuts spelled exceptionally well ahead of a spring programme revolving around the Group I Caulfield Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 6 July 2017
She’s from the last crop of foals by champion sire Encosta de Lago and she’s the last foal of a stakes-winning daughter of legendary sire Bletchingly making this filly a very valuable breeding prospect for her owners Canning Downs Stud.
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Steyne scored his fourth win in succession when he valiantly got up on the line to win the BenchMark 70 Handicap over 1580m at Canterbury.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 5 July 2017
After finishing last at his career debut at Canterbury on June 21 there was not a lot of love in the betting ring for Godolphin's Catesby in Wednesday's TAB Handicap over 1200 metres, but the chestnut performed above expectations when third behind a couple of promising ones in Calculated (So You Think) and Brave Song (Your Song).
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 July 2017
The strength of the current three-year-old crop is emphasised in the first release of finalists for the 2016-17 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Chalk up another good one from the Tasmanian Yearling Sale, First Light Racing's very talented Smart Missile filly Smart Coupe kept her record at a perfect two for two with a dominant performance in Wednesday's Comcater Handicap (1200m) at Sandown.
Racenet - Wednesday, 5 July 2017
She's come to hand a bit later than her illustrious mother, however Long Time Ago could be setting herself up nicely for the future after resuming with a win at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tom Baddock, Racenet - Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Although only a narrow winner in the TAB Maiden Handicap (1200m) at Canterbury on Wednesday, So You Think's Calculated is bound for much bigger things according to champion jockey, Hugh Bowman.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 5 July 2017
The Daily Debutants list for Wednesday features a Chris Waller trained Street Cry (IRE) filly from the family of sprinting legend Takeover Target.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 July 2017
New Zealand Bloodstock (NZB) in partnership with the Auckland Racing Club (ARC) can now confirm the six races that are carded for New Zealand's richest race day – the Karaka Million Twilight Meeting to be held on Saturday 27 January.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Breeder Peter Cruikshank is no doubt pleased he took the punt on an unproven third season I Am Invincible after the resulting foal gave them a thumping at Muswellbrook on Tuesday.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Western Australian Trevor Delroy, best known in Victoria for the feats of his Group 1 winners such as Gondokoro, Ethiopia and Cedarberg, has set up shop at Lancefield in the Macedon Ranges.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Snitzel currently sits four wins shy of the world mark for two year-old winners in a season and as luck would have it there were four strong trial performances by the sire's maidens at Rosehill on Tuesday so there is hope.
Racenet - Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Group One winning son of champion sire Fastnet Rock, Wanted, has been sold in a deal brokered by the team at gavelhouse,com.
Racenet - Monday, 3 July 2017
The running of the Winter Cup at Rosehill on Saturday saw a very smart horse in Gallic Chieftain burst into some major race calculations going forward.
Racenet - Monday, 3 July 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.
Mark Smith - Monday, 3 July 2017
Animal Kingdom's US-bred daughter Sunny Skies has become his first stakeswinner with a decisive victory at Churchill Downs on Friday evening.
Racenet - Monday, 3 July 2017
Michael Brown's $2,300 gavelhouse,com Australia May purchase has proven a rewarding investment with Tainos notching up her second win on Saturday in the Class 1 Trophy Handicap at Nyngan.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 3 July 2017
Epsom Derby hero Camelot stood for just one season at Coolmore Australia and will have his first runners here in the new season, so it's interesting to see him off the mark with his first Northern Hemisphere winner at Saint-Cloud in France overnight.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 July 2017
Considered good enough to make his career debut in the Group III Blue Diamond Prelude in February, flashy chestnut Mighty Boss was never a factor there but showed he has a future when breaking his maiden over 1208 metres at Sale on Sunday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 July 2017
Home Of The Brave has been a wonderfully consistent performer for Starspangledbanner since breaking his maiden at Newmarket back in July 2014.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 July 2017
The $1,25 favourite Scales Of Justice sent his supporters straight to the bar after scrambling home by a half-head in Saturday's $125,000 Group III Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont Park.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 July 2017
Epsom Derby hero Wings Of Eagles could do no better than third in Saturday's Group I Irish Derby at the Curragh but for the Coolmore connection, trainer Aidan O'Brien and super sire Galileo it was business as usual.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 2 July 2017
Placed at three of his previous four starts, including a third in the Listed National Stakes at Sandown, the James Tate-trained colt Haddaf broke his maiden in impressive fashion at Newcastle on Saturday to claim the distinction of being the first winner for Darley shuttler Dawn Approach (IRE).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 July 2017
All Too Hard's flurry of winners at the back end of the season continued on at the Gold Coast on Saturday when the Helen Page-trained debutant Too Easy Bro led all the way over 1100 metres.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 July 2017
The Liam Birchley-trained Crack Me Up became the third stakes winner on the day to lead all the way when he claimed the day's feature, the $125,000 Group III Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 July 2017
The Darryl Hansen-trained Monsieur Gustave proved his win in the Listed Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich a fortnight back was no fluke by claiming Saturday's Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 July 2017
David Henderson would have few regrets in outlaying $170,000 for the proven broodmare Demanding at the 2011 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 July 2017
After a slashing sixth in the Group I Stradbroke Handicap, Gold Symphony dropped back to Listed grade in Saturday's $125,000 Civic Stakes (1350m) at Rosehill Gardens and was a dominant winner.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 July 2017
Darren Weir gang-tackled Saturday's $125,000 Listed Winter Cup (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens with three runners and much to the punters delight it was the well supported favourite Gallic Chieftain (FR) who saluted.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 1 July 2017
A good-looking colt with a stallion's pedigree, Spendthrift Farm's Hualalai has the spring features on the agenda following a bloodless win in Saturday's Pro Rata ATC Membership On Sale Handicap (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Racenet - Saturday, 1 July 2017
John Digby, a former Keeper of the Australian Studbook has passed away aged 84.