Mark Smith - Friday, 30 September 2016
Extreme Choice had solid claims as the best two-year-old around last season and announced his return with a monumentally impressive win over a world-class field of sprinters in Friday night's $500,000 Group 1 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
Now standing at Jindera Park in the south west of NSW, Duporth featured at Moonee Valley on Friday night when his progressive son Hey Doc scored a stylish win in the Group II MVRC Stutt Stakes.
Mark Smith - Friday, 30 September 2016
Millionairess Real Love made a one-act affair of Friday night's Group III The Sporting Globe After The Last JRA Cup (2040m) encouraging trainer Darren Weir to take a shot at the Caulfield Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
An exciting program at Moonee Valley on Friday night kicked off with a scintillating victory for talented Starspangledbanner entire Mr Individual, a $240,000 Magic Millions purchase from the draft of Three Bridges Thoroughbreds.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
Now retired champion Australian sire Encosta de Lago was again in the limelight at the 2016 Australian Horse of the Year Awards in Sydney last night with his star daughter English crowned Champion 3YO Filly, while his powerhouse son Chautauqua was honoured as the Champion Sprinter.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
Three juvenile heats at the Randwick barrier trials on Friday morning produced a stylish winner for Widden Stud's promising young stallion Your Song with Poetic Charmer scoring for the powerful Peter and Paul Snowden stable.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
Every racing stable, every stud farm, every thoroughbred racing business has them.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
New Zealanders shone brightly at the 2015-16 Australian Racehorse of the Year awards in Sydney on Thursday night as Karaka graduates claimed two prestigious awards and expat Kiwi trainer Chris Waller played a starring role throughout the evening.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
Chautauqua will be looking to start the new season as he finished the last – as a Group 1 winner – when he resumes in tonight's Moir Stakes at The Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 30 September 2016
Another jewel has been added to the tiara of superstar Winx after she was announced as 2016 Australian Racehorse of the Year in Sydney on Thursday night.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 29 September 2016
Just five short years ago things were going famously for Nathan Tinkler.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 September 2016
The first round of new season two year-old racing begins this weekend with the Listed ATC Breeders Plate and Gimcrack Stakes at Randwick and the Listed VRC Maribyrnong Trial at Flemington Sunday, so which of our first season sires are in the hunt to put their name up in lights.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 September 2016
Champion sire Redoute's Choice delivered the first winner for well-respected rookie trainer Mark Newnham, with four year-old gelding Boaz carrying the Darby Racing colours to victory at Wyong on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 September 2016
Jonathan Riddell will chase Group spoils on both sides of the Tasman within the space of 19 hours this weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 September 2016
Take the guesswork out of finding your next racetrack star and get to the winner's stall sooner with a graduate of the Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 September 2016
Scoring stylishly at his first run for the new season in Hong Kong at Happy Valley on Wednesday evening was Sichuan Dar (former handy Australian galloper Affirmation) , a $50,000 Inglis Classic purchase from the Three Bridges draft for McEvoy Mitchell Racing.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 September 2016
A brilliant son of outstanding sire War Front, last season's European Champion Two-Year-Old Air Force Blue has been retired from racing and will stand at Coolmore America's Ashford Stud in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 September 2016
The now familiar dark green and gold epaulettes of James Harron Bloodstock were carried to victory at Rosehill on Wednesday by impressive Sebring colt Acatour, a $160,000 Magic Millions purchase from the draft of Widden Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Sent to the post a rank outsider, So You Think filly So Distinct belied the lack of interest from punters to score a powerful win in a competitive fillies maiden at Mornington on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 29 September 2016
With only six days until the Inglis Ready2Race Sale, relations to many of the Lots being offered have been scorching the turf, further highlighting the strength of the catalogue.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 September 2016
With form around Capitalist and Astern, Niccolance was always going to be the horse to beat in the 1100 metre colts and geldings maiden at Rosehill on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Promising Hinchinbrook filly Spright resumed from a spell to score a barnstorming win at Rosehill on Wednesday carrying the famed purple and white colours of the White family.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 September 2016
A huge number of buyers from around the world were in action at Goffs today as the Orby Sale opened with a strong set of results that saw increases in average, turnover and median compared with the first day last year.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Progressive Hong Kong based bloodstock enterprise Sun Stud have expanded in many direction this year with their Queensland and Victorian farms now home to 13 stallions.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
As a three-quarter brother-in-blood to Group I ATC Golden Rose winner Denman, this Lonhro colt would be expected to have ability and despite facing difficulties at Kembla on Tuesday made a winning debut.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
One of the best Emirates Park female families produced a smart winner for Dream Ahead (USA) on Tuesday with a determined victory at Kembla for Intueri.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
The most expensive filly sold in 2015 by champion New Zealand sire Savabeel opened her account with a stylish victory at Kembla on Tuesday and holds an entry for the Group I VRC Oaks.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Well bred mare Maddie de Belle will head off to stud a winner after scoring at Tamworth on Tuesday just days after being covered by Sebring.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
With the best ever catalogue assembled following a successful string of breeze up sessions around the country the excitement is building for next month's Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Online thoroughbred auction site gavelhouse will bring its new flavour of online auctions to Australian-based thoroughbred owners in November.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
When a young stallion covers a bigger book of mares in each of his three seasons at stud it's a hard fact that speaks for itself.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 27 September 2016
The first Northern Hemisphere bred progeny by champion Australian sire Redoute's Choice are two year-olds and there are none better bred than Goldikova's half-sister Gold Luck, who made a winning debut at Maisons-Laffitte in France overnight.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 September 2016
Two juvenile heats at the Rosehill barrier trials on Monday morning produced a couple of impressive fillies by More Than Ready (USA) and I Am Invincible.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 September 2016
Foxwedge has been the young sire on fire since the start of spring and this five length winner at Kilmore on Monday looms as another three year-old with stakes potential.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 September 2016
Turangga Farm's well credentialed young sire Trusting posted his first Australian winner over the weekend with an easy Gold Coast victory for Trust Misty.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 September 2016
The breeding season is now in full swing and for anyone that owns a daughter of champion sire Encosta de Lago, it's an exciting time indeed!.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 26 September 2016
Major yearling sales in Ireland (Goffs Orby) and the UK (Tattersalls October) will be held in coming weeks with this story on UK Racing Post highlighting concerns of overproduction reflected by a fall in clearance at sales already conducted.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 25 September 2016
Several of the industry's leading players have visited Kitchwin Hills in recent weeks and all have been blown away by how second-season sire Time For War has let down into the spitting image of his great sire Snitzel.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 25 September 2016
Amazing US based filly Songbird remained perfect in eleven career starts with a dominating performance to win the G1 Cotillion by five-and-three-quarter-lengths at Parx Racing.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 25 September 2016
The Lindsay Park team of David & Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig made it back-to-back wins in the Inglis Cup (2000m) when Portion Control held off stablemate Kifaah at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 25 September 2016
Now in the care of champion Victorian trainer Darren Weir, exciting I Am Invincible sprinter Hellbent made it back to back victories when bolting away to win as he pleased at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 25 September 2016
Iffraaj colt The Soultaker (NZ) dug deep to get up and win Saturday's $70,000 Group III Manuka Doctor Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie despite heavy track conditions.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 25 September 2016
Coolmore stalwart Choisir is seldom without a top class performer and added a ninth Group I winner to his tally in the UK overnight with his tough and consistent juvenile colt The Last Lion capturing the Group I Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 September 2016
With Group 1 winner Astern leading the charge, Darley shuttler Medagla D'Oro (USA) has been on a stakes rampage of late but it was not the royal blue of Godolphin in the winner's stall after the running of Saturday's $200,000 Group III Schweppes Gloaming Stakes (1800m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 September 2016
Saturday's $500,000 Group I Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield boasted a quality field but Black Heart Bart saw them all off with the minimum of fuss, setting up a mouth-watering clash with the champion Winx in the Caulfield Guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 September 2016
High class performer Black Heart Bart will clash with Australia's best horse after another stunning win, this time in today's Group I MRC Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 September 2016
It only seemed fitting that the Group I MRC Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes winner Bon Hoffa should sire his very first Group I winner in the race that put his sire on the map back in 2007.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 September 2016
A first crop son of Vinery stallion Husson (ARG), Moral Victory waited until two months into his seventh year to claim a maiden stakes victory and he could hardly have been more impressive.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 September 2016
Written Tycoon mare Tycoon Tara has been a revelation since joining the stable of Peter and Paul Snowden with three stakes wins from four starts, the latest coming with a dominant performance in Saturday's $400,000 Group II Golden Pendant (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 September 2016
After living in the shadow of his stablemate Astern, the royally-bred Impending had his moment in the sun in Saturday's $200,000 Group II Stan Fox Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 September 2016
Less than an hour after Kiwi bred and sold filly Legless Veuve won the Guineas Prelude for fillies at Caulfield on Saturday it was the turn of proven Group I star Sacred Elixir, who resumed from a spell to score a powerful last stride win the Group III MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude for colts and geldings.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 September 2016
Iconic Waikato Stud sires Pins and O'Reilly have a remarkable affinity when we see them together in a pedigree and it was seen to advantage at Caulfield on Saturday when up and coming filly Legless Veuve outgunned her more fancied rivals to win the Group II MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude Tranquil Star Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 September 2016
German-bred import Almandin (GER) opened his winning account in Australia in Saturday's Listed Italktravel Harry White Classic (2400m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 September 2016
Astute trainer Les Bridge has enjoyed much past success with high class Group II winners Miss Zoe and Utzon and produced another stakes-winner from their immediate family when promising Choisir filly Zenalicious landed the Listed ATC Reginald Allen Quality at Rosehill on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 September 2016
A start in next week's $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick for Godolphin's Allergic could well depend on the state of track  after the Street Cry (IRE) gelding earned his maiden stakes win in Saturday's $125,000 Group III Queen's Cup (2400m) at Rosehill.
Tara Madgwick, Darryl Sherer - Saturday, 24 September 2016
Not A Single Doubt filly Selenia stayed out of trouble and won Friday night's Group III Scarborough Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.
Mark Smith - Friday, 23 September 2016
The immediate impact made by I Am Invincible at Yarraman Park set the bar high for Hinchinbrook who retired to the Scone nursery a year later.
Racenet - Friday, 23 September 2016
Back in 2013 this little fella's photo arrived to go into the Breednet Foal Gallery and three years on he's favourite for the Caulfield Guineas, with a brand new sister just arrived in time to see him go for glory.
Racenet - Friday, 23 September 2016
Having been placed in her first three starts, More Than Ready's Ektifaa had no trouble breaking through impressively at her fourth time out.
Racenet - Friday, 23 September 2016
Foxwedge had his 14th UK winner on Thursday to see him placed a clear second on the first season sire winners table.
Racenet - Friday, 23 September 2016
Having shown promise in his first two starts, Sepoy colt Khukri broke through impressively at his third start at The Curragh on Thursday.
Richard Sims - Thursday, 22 September 2016
Larneuk Stud's principal Neville Murdoch is probably best to sum up the confidence and expectations of their exciting young second-season sire Cluster (Fastnet Rock).
Craig Tompson - Thursday, 22 September 2016
There's been times, most times in fact, where a Melbourne Cup on a stallion's CV was more negative than positive but the tide could be turning, and it might even help us find the winner.
Racenet - Thursday, 22 September 2016
European breeders raved about the first foals by Toronado earlier this year and their Australian counterparts have echoed those sentiments now that his southern foals are arriving en masse.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Spring has brought a flurry of winners for exciting young sire So You Think who posted his sixth winner since September 1 when So You Too scored easily at Gawler on Wednesday.
Racenet - Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Peter and Leah Smith are proud to announce the relocation to Victoria of exciting stallion Swift Alliance.
Racenet - Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Caulfield Racecourse will on Saturday host the final race for 2014 Inglis Yearling Sale graduates.
Racenet - Wednesday, 21 September 2016
A select group of two-year-olds stepped out in style at another successful breeze up session held in preparation for next month's Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale.
Racenet - Wednesday, 21 September 2016
The hype surrounding the Inglis Ready2Race Sale has heightened following Monday's first 2YO barrier trials, with the sire of every trial winner being represented at the upcoming sale.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Australian breeders missed a trick when Scat Daddy failed to make the trip down under in 2008.
Racenet - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
After a recent flurry of interest, the books for Spill The Beans and Holy Roman Emperor are now officially closed for the 2016 season.
Racenet - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Cornerstone Stud are excited to report that the first three mares served by their new stallion Valentia have all tested positively pregnant in the last few days.
Craig Tompson - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
We thought we'd have a look at the fastest two fillies and fastest two colts from recent Sydney official two-year-old trials and it's looking good for the lucky ones involved from yesterday's heats.
Racenet - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Carrington Park Stud are pleased to announce the arrival of the first foals for their new Stallion Sheer Talent.
Racenet - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Boutique Bloodstock are proud to present their debut draft at the upcoming Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale at Newmarket on Tuesday 4th October.
Racenet - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
The September catalogue for gavelhouse,com's New Zealand-based auction is now live online.
Racenet - Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Emirates Park sire Artie Schiller (USA) kicked another international goal in his burgeoning stud career when Singapore-raced Twickenham showed tremendous fighting spirit to land the Group 3 Committee's Prize (1600m) at Kranji over the weekend.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
The stage continues to be set for next month's Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale with a successful breeze up session held today.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
The Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders Association is outraged today at the Department of Planning's recommendation the Drayton South mine should be approved.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
Not your typical speedy youngster Medaglia D'Oro's Astoria left a good impression with a strong finishing win in the last heat.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
When you watch your new 2YO having his first trial and he leads by four, wins by nine and runs the fastest of the morning you're entitled to get excited.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
All eyes were on $1,6 million Magic Millions sale topper Chauffeur and he finished with a clear pass mark when a close second to another Snitzel colt in Invader.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
China Horse Club had their third winner for a third different stable when Choisir colt Conservation won comfortably.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
More Than Ready filly Chain Of Fools is your classic ready-made racehorse after she streeted her opponents to win heat seven by over seven lengths.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
A couple of smart colts with different styles fought out heat seven, running the best time of the morning so far in the process.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
Sepoy could really do with a good two-year-old to win back some admirers and he produced a nice winner with Tiki Bar in heat six.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
James Harron Bloodstock and the Snowden stable came to the official trials last year with a colt called Capitalist but whether one of their new recruits Khan can live up to that remains to be seen.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
China Horse Club had two runners in heat four, with their Fastnet Rock filly Greater Good looking good.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
The Waterhouse/Bott stable combined with Western Australia's Mt Hallowell Stud with Redoute's Choice colt Misty Lad to win the third heat.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
There'll be some early season expectation for Godolphin's Exceed And Excel filly Jorda who trounced them in a classy display in the second heat and first for the fillies.
Racenet - Monday, 19 September 2016
China Horse Club have become major players around the world in bloodstock and their colt Bowerman looked smart winning heat one for colts and geldings.
Craig Tompson - Monday, 19 September 2016
So You Think had his third winner for the week on Sunday but like the other two, it was the manner more than the fact that caught the eye.
Racenet - Sunday, 18 September 2016
Inglis graduates will be represented in 11 of the 12 season-opening two-year-old barrier trials at Randwick on Monday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 18 September 2016
Trainer Peter Gelagotis intends to up his sights for Illustrious Lad after the I Am Invincible gelding returned from a winter spell to claim Saturday's Listed Wylie Handicap (1100m) at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 18 September 2016
Placed behind the champion Winx in last year's Epsom Handicap, Sons Of John will have another shot at the Randwick feature mile following his courageous win in Saturday's Group III Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 18 September 2016
Keen Array again demonstrated his liking for the Caulfield track with a hard-fought win over the fast-finishing Well Sprung in Saturday's Listed Testa Rossa Stakes (1200m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 September 2016
Following luckless runs in the Lawrence Stakes and Dato' Tan Chin Nam, Jameka deserved a change of fortune and she got it in spades in Saturday's Group III Naturalism Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 September 2016
The Mick Price-trained mare Secret Agenda made a winning seasonal debut in Saturday's Group III How Now Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield and her trainer can see nothing but blue sky ahead.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 September 2016
In the week when Golden Slipper winner Stratum was laid to rest at Widden Stud, Stratum's son Takedown carried the Widden colours to victory in Saturday's Group II Bowermans Office Furniture The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 September 2016
The winning margin was not great but the ease of the win was, as Winx had a Saturday afternoon out in the $500,000 Colgate Optic White George Main Stakes (1600m) at Randwick.
Racenet - Saturday, 17 September 2016
So You Think filly La Diosa furthered her Group One prospects when she inflicted first defeats on two rival fillies at Riccarton.
Racenet - Saturday, 17 September 2016
Kawi is within touching distance of his slice of New Zealand racing history, but whether he gets the chance to rewrite the record book is up in the air.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 September 2016
As expected, Hartnell defeated five overmatched opponents in Saturday's Group II Hill Stakes (2000m) at Randwick with the minimum of fuss, but it was the ease of the win that saw bookmakers promote the Godolphin import to third favourite for the Cox Plate, which would set up a mouth-watering rematch with the unstoppable Winx.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 September 2016
After giving punters a fright, heavily backed favourite Foxplay climbed off the canvas to add Saturday's Group II TAB Tea Rose Stakes (1400m) to her previous win in the Furious Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 September 2016
The well supported Guard Of Honour became the first stakes-winner from the fourth and final crop of Northern Meteor when holding the challenge of the hard-charging Flash Fibian in Saturday's Schweppes Heritage Stakes (1100m).
Racenet - Saturday, 17 September 2016
Sepoy had his 10th winner in the UK overnight when Executive Force made a most impressive debut at Newbury.
Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
Thoroughbred Breeders Australia have responded to the redrafted rules of racing which relate to breeders and foal owners which have been the major talking point and controversy among all breeders in recent months.
Clinton Payne, Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
Champion rider Hugh Bowman claimed consecutive $175,000 Group III XXXX Gold Newcastle Cups when guiding the Chris Waller-trained Sacred Master to victory over the Beaumont circuit's 2200 metre trip.
Darryl Sherer, Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
Tim Clark took advantage of an uncontested lead and Chetwood proved too good in Friday's Group III Cameron Handicap (1350m) on the Beaumont course at Newcastle.
Clinton Payne, Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
James Cummings looks to have another classy mare on his hands after the former Sandgroper Spirit Bird scored her first stakes win in the Group III Yarraman Park Tibbie Stakes (1350m) at Newcastle on Friday.
Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
A colt by former Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner Testa Rossa clocked the fastest time during a successful session of breezes up at the Seymour Racing Club today.
Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
This year's first official two-year-old trials held at Royal Randwick on Monday, September 19th will be officially brought to you by Newgate's new super-fast stallion, Super One.
Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
The $1,6 million Magic Millions sale topper is one of 89 two-year-olds nominated to contest the official two-year-old trials at Randwick on Monday and we'll be covering them throughout the morning.
Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
The second debut winner in a week for a Redoute's Choice colt trained by Mike De Kock, this time out of an Australian Group One winning mare.
Racenet - Friday, 16 September 2016
Foxwedge produced his 12th winner in the UK on Thursday to take him into equal second place on the first season winners list.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 15 September 2016
Newgate Farm's second season stallion Foxwedge will be favoured to make it three stakes winners in as many weeks with the progressive filly Foxplay starting at a short quote in Saturday's Group II Tea Rose Stakes at Randwick, however, don't discard the chances of another daughter of Foxwedge.
Racenet - Thursday, 15 September 2016
This son of So You Think showed promise in his first preparation and after getting the maiden out of the way on Thursday is heading straight to stakes grade.
Racenet - Thursday, 15 September 2016
With last season's first season sires title a blanket finish, the second season titles are anybody's and Toorak Toff put another notch in his belt when Dandy Toff made a winning debut at Grafton.
Racenet - Thursday, 15 September 2016
There appears to be little debate that North American stallion, Tapit, is the most commercial sire in the world today.
Racenet - Thursday, 15 September 2016
One thing about Ready For Victory, he was always pretty quick off the mark.
Racenet - Thursday, 15 September 2016
A son of Scat Daddy who is a half-brother to multiple champion Beholder and Grade 1 winner and sire Into Mischief sold to Coolmore's M V Magnier for $3 million at Wednesday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
Racenet - Thursday, 15 September 2016
Redoute's Choice three-year-old Al Fahad showed good potential when making a winning debut for Mike De Kock at Vaal on Tuesday.
Racenet - Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Whenever a foal is born to a grey parent one of the first jobs is to check for white hairs – sometimes there's a few here and there, and other times, well, there's goggles.
Racenet - Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Smart Missile kept his excellent start to the new season going with winners on both sides of the Tasman on Wednesday.
Craig Tompson - Wednesday, 14 September 2016
As a half-brother by Fastnet Rock to one of the best and toughest horses to race in many years, Comin' Through has a bit to live up to, but he's off on the right leg after a debut win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Racenet - Wednesday, 14 September 2016
A colt by Tapit out of Grade 1 winner Hooh Why sold to J J Crupi for $1,2 million late during Tuesday's second session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
Racenet - Wednesday, 14 September 2016
A new winner each on Tuesday has kept Smart Missile and Dream Ahead rolling at the top end of the second sires table.
Racenet - Wednesday, 14 September 2016
It is with great sadness that Widden Stud announce the passing of Stratum after suffering a heart attack in his paddock on Tuesday.
Racenet - Tuesday, 13 September 2016
A colt by leading sire Medaglia d'Oro sold for $1 million to Coolmore's M V Magnier to lead the first day of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale, which saw both the average and median increasing on the back of a smaller session one catalogue and some Australian flavour.
Racenet - Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Foxwedge continued his winning run with another winner in the UK overnight his 14thin the northern hemisphere.
Racenet - Monday, 12 September 2016
The first foals of each new batch of stallions are always eagerly awaited and with the foals coming thick and fast now to the Breednet Foal Gallery we thought we'd have a look at some of the early offerings.
Racenet - Monday, 12 September 2016
The most expensive yearling by Star Witness made the right start to public life with a win in the only two-year-old barrier trial at Rosehill on Tuesday.
Racenet - Monday, 12 September 2016
An unforgettable European weekend for Fastnet Rock was crowned at the Curragh on Sunday whenIntricately (2f Fastnet Rock-Inner Realm, by Galileo) battled hard to take the Gr1 Moyglare Stud Stakes.
Racenet - Sunday, 11 September 2016
Exciting filly Global Thinking (2f So You Think x Capital Raising, by General Nediym) made a winning debut in New Zealand on Saturday at Ruakaka.
Racenet - Sunday, 11 September 2016
Heroic Valour (Fastnet Rock) has taken up as a three-year-old where he left off last season with a tenacious performance to win on his Ruakaka return, the Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards-trained blueblood showing admirable fighting qualities to maintain his unbeaten record against a competitive line-up in yesterday's Listed Tavistock Northland Breeders' Plate.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 September 2016
Champion sire Fastnet Rock had a Group double in Europe on Saturday with the 2yo colt Rivet in the Group II Champagne Stakes at Doncaster and the 4yo mare Zhukova in the Group III Enterprise Stakes at Leopardstown.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 September 2016
The Ciaron Maher-trained four-year-old Bon Aurum exploded back into the winners circle at Flemington on Saturday when leaving a talented field in his wake in the Listed The Sofitel (1400m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 September 2016
The late High Chaparral (IRE) denied his champion son So You Think his first stakes-winner on Australian soil when the Tony McEvoy-trained Silvera nosed out Smart As You Think in Saturday's $100,000 Listed Goldin Farms Morphettville Guineas (1600m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 September 2016
Can the Chris Waller-trained import McCreery (GB) be the first to provide Group 1 honours for his sire Big Bad Bob who died after injuring himself in a paddock accident at the Irish National Stud back in April?.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 September 2016
A blanket finish to Saturday's Group III Sheraco Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill with five horses spread across the track with the Tim Martin-trained Heavens Above earning the judges verdict.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 September 2016
The Group I Epsom Handicap is the next goal for the Chris Waller-trained Mackintosh after the son of Pins turned back the challenge of his luckless stablemate Counterattack in Saturday's $200,000 Group II Theo Marks Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 11 September 2016
After returning from winter vacation with a close-up fifth in the Group III Cockram Stakes at Caulfield, Don't Doubt Mamma had trainer Tony McEvoy plotting a Group I goal after the daughter of Not A Single Doubt earned a fourth stakes win in Saturday's Group II Let's Elope Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 September 2016
Trainer David Hayes said he would like to showcase Faatinah on the world stage after the Nicconi gelding blitzed a quality field in Saturday's Group II Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 September 2016
The Darren Weir-trained Palentino supplied his sire Teofilo (IRE) with the ultimate welcome back present by running down his more favoured stablemate Black Heart Bart in Saturday's $500,000 Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 September 2016
Darley stallions have an amazing record in the $1 million Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens and it was a familiar story in Saturday's edition, which was won by a colt that may rate the best of them all.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 September 2016
Third in last season's Group1 Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes, the Murray-Baker and Andrew Forsman -trained Saracino broke his maiden in the Group II Lisa Chittick Foxbridge Plate against older horses at his most recent start.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 September 2016
After taking some time to shed his maiden status, the classy Snitzel colt Detective made it two out of two this new season when opening his stakes account in Saturday's Listed Starlight Express Room Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 September 2016
Coming off an excellent third in the Group III San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill on August 13, Foxwedge filly Kentucky Miss showed her class in Saturday's $120,000 Listed Cap D'Antibes Stakes (1100m) at Flemington but the $201 first-starter Beyond The Dream made her fight every step of the way.
Racenet - Saturday, 10 September 2016
A wet track didn't stop plenty of youngsters smashing through the 11 second mark at today's Ready2Race breeze ups on the Canterbury course proper.
Racenet - Saturday, 10 September 2016
Friday's debut winner at the Geelong Synthetic track One No Trump had an awkward and somewhat tragic start to life but it's all turned out ok thanks to a quarter horse.
Racenet - Friday, 9 September 2016
The first two-year-old trial of the season in Sydney, some smart three-year-olds and an appearance by Winx were the highlights of the Warwick Farm barrier trials on Friday.
Racenet - Friday, 9 September 2016
Mike Becker wasn't going to stand a stallion so soon after launching Stockwell Thoroughbreds but he couldn't let the chance slip when offered Fastnet Rock's Group 2 winner Rock Sturdy.
Racenet - Friday, 9 September 2016
A win in the $1million Group I ATC Golden Rose can change the fortunes of all the relatives surrounding the winner so we thought we'd take a look at what's in the pipeline.
Racenet - Friday, 9 September 2016
Frankel continued the red hot start to his stud career with a fourth stakes winner in France on Thursday.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 8 September 2016
You could have had long odds that El Prado would the first son of Sadler's Wells to have a dramatic influence on the breed and even longer odds that his success would come in North America.
Racenet - Thursday, 8 September 2016
One of only three freshman stallions last season to sire a stakeswinner, Poet's Voice added a new winner at Hawkesbury on Thursday.
Racenet - Thursday, 8 September 2016
An interesting newcomer to the sire ranks in Victoria this season is Sports Edition, a very well bred, two years old stakes winning son of Northern Meteor.
Racenet - Thursday, 8 September 2016
Newgate is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Lindsay as Bloodstock Sales Manager commencing Monday, September 19th.
Tom Walter, Racenet - Thursday, 8 September 2016
Chris Waller's filly Invincibella took stakes form into Wednesday's meeting at Canterbury and duly emerged victorious.
Racenet - Thursday, 8 September 2016
Those who watched Rothesay's debutante Mr Wind ambling down the straight at Doomben on Wednesday lengths ahead of the opposition could only wonder how far he's going to go.
Racenet - Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Inglis has welcomed Racing NSW's increased prizemoney announcement, which will see owners enjoy greater reward in all races state-wide.
Racenet - Wednesday, 7 September 2016
The progeny of Rich Hill Stud's dual Group One winner Shocking are on fire on both sides of the Tasman.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 September 2016
The Group I Del Mar Futurity winner Klimt provided a massive pedigree update for this foal by champion US sire Tapit.
Racenet - Tuesday, 6 September 2016
Paul Carrazzo from Carrazzo Consulting has produced a document explaining the new rules which provide an easier way for businesses to change their structure to become more tax effective.
Racenet - Tuesday, 6 September 2016
When O'Shea and McDonald combine to win with a short priced favourite at Kembla from the family of a champion and an Oaks winner you'd be best advised to put it in your blackbook.
Racenet - Tuesday, 6 September 2016
A Sepoy coltprepared by Frankie Stockdale clocked the fastest time in the first round of breeze ups at Cranbourne today.
Racenet - Tuesday, 6 September 2016
Widden Stud's former star sire Northern Meteor achieved immediate success and quickly established himself as a stallion of high quality that was destined for the top of the commercial breeding tree in Australia.
Racenet - Tuesday, 6 September 2016
It takes unique qualities in a racehorse to earn the title of Australian Horse of the Year and the honour rests as much with the horse as the trainer who creates them.
Mark Smith - Monday, 5 September 2016
Three new stallions on the Arrowfield roster this spring and, not surprisingly, two are sons of the living legend Redoute's Choice.
Racenet - Monday, 5 September 2016
After being tested more than once in stakes grade as a juvenile this daughter of Ilovethiscity dropped back to a maiden for the "soft kill" and did it nicely at Benalla on Monday.
Racenet - Monday, 5 September 2016
Due to the sudden passing of Paul Smithies there is a selection of broodmares and young-stock that will be offered for unreserved sale on gavelhouse.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 September 2016
Opening their accounts in South Africa at Scottsville on Sunday were promising Australian bred three year-olds Dame Eleanor and Roy's Magic, a son of leading second crop sire Foxwedge.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
A heart fibrillation suffered during Saturday's Group II Tramway Stakes at Randwick has seen top racemare Gust Of Wind retired from racing and headed to the breeding barn for a hot date with Newgate Farm's $7million earner Criterion.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
Nicconi finished the last Australian racing season with 99 winners on the board, the Widden Stud quiet achiever making his presence felt in Hong Kong on Saturday at the first meeting of the season at Sha Tin with a winning double.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
Currently at Aquis Farm covering his first book of mares in Queensland, high class shuttler Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) is never without a good horse and his latest star is German trained three year-old filly Parvaneh, who took out the Group II T Von Zastrow Stutenpreis at Baden Baden on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
Bred and sold by Newhaven Park, bargain buy Eclair Choice was on Saturday night crowned the South Australian Horse of the Year at the TRSA Industry Awards at Morphettville.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
Coolmore stalwart Choisir featured overnight with a brilliant juvenile stakes-winner when two year-old colt The Last Lion bolted way for an easy victory in the Group III Sirenia Stakes at Kempton.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
Haunui Farm based shuttle stallion Showcasing (GB) enjoyed further Northern Hemisphere success over the weekend when his three-year-old daughter Quiet Reflection won her second Group One of the season in the Sprint Cup at Haydock.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
An astute weanling purchase was rewarded with a valuable black-type win at Wanganui on Saturday as Its Time For Magic (NZ) (Per Incanto) claimed the $50,000 Listed O'Leary's Fillies' Stakes (1200m).
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 September 2016
One of five Magic Millions graduates to win stakes events on Saturday and the third on the Moonee Valley card, Awesome Rock guaranteed himself a place in the field for October's Group I MVRC WS Cox Plate with a brilliant win in the Group II Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) .
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
The Group II MVRC Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes was won in scintillating style by talented Fastnet Rock entire Awesome Rock, a $575,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newgate Farm draft for Spicer Thoroughbreds.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 September 2016
In Felines eight wins to date, four have come over the 1000 metres at Randwick including a maiden stakes success in Saturday's Group III James Boag's Premium Concorde Stakes (1000m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Perhaps the win of Hartnell in the Chelmsford Stakes was an omen for Godolphin's Hauraki to burst back into the winners circle in Saturday's Group II Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Randwick, after all, the last time both won was on the same day back in March 2015.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 September 2016
With Winx resting back in her box at home, Saturday's $250,000 Group II Tatts Club Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Randwick proved to be little more than a working gallop for Godolphin import Hartnell (GB).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Progressive I Am Invincible sprinter Voodoo Lad scored a remarkable last to first win in the Listed MVRC Saj Fruit Supply Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
The Listed MVRC Atlantic Jewel Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday produced a stirring battle to the line with previously unbeaten West Australian filly Whispering Brook going down in the last few strides to progressive Denman filly Merriest, a $210,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Newhaven draft for Barry and Jan McRostie.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Newgate Farm's exciting young sire Foxwedge featured at Randwick on Saturday when his dashing grey daughter Foxplay scored a resounding win in the Group II ATC Furious Stakes for a delighted team of Star Thoroughbreds owners.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Heatherly and Wild Rain were expected make the running in Saturday's $200,000 Group II Mitty's Racing Colours McEwen Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley, but when both missed the start Damian Lane elected to take a sit on Heatherly while Stephen Baster pressed on to lead on Wild Rain and the brave daughter of Manhattan Rain did the rest.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Unbeaten three-year-old Highlad is doing everything he can to book himself a trip to the Melbourne spring carnival.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Spendthrift Australia have invested heavily in expensive colts at recent Australian yearling sales and struck a good result at Randwick on Saturday with Swear, a $725,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Tyreel Stud draft.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Cambridge Stud's well credentialed shuttle sire Power (GB) made the best start possible to his stud career when his first runner in New Zealand returned a winner at Wanganui on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 September 2016
Back standing at Coolmore Australia in the Hunter Valley this spring, Starspangledbanner sired a new stakes-winner overnight in France when Meliora took out the Listed Grand Prix de Fontainbleau.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 September 2016
This talented son of So You Think has big goals ahead this spring, but was given a soft assignment at his first run back from a break by Team Hawkes.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 September 2016
Past graduates of the Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale have been flying around the world as attention is about to turn to the 2016 edition of the auction.
Mark Smith - Friday, 2 September 2016
Two and a half years and 22 starts after being imported from Europe, Australian Bloodstock's Slow Pace (USA) opened his winning account in Australia in Friday's $160,000 Listed Carlton Mid Wyong Gold Cup (2100m).
Mark Smith - Friday, 2 September 2016
International powerhouse Godolphin was not alone in cheering home the $13 chance Fitou in Friday's Listed Mona Lisa Stakes (1350m) at Wyong.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 September 2016
We receive foal photos from all over Australia and New Zealand each year to add to the hugely successful Breednet Foal Gallery, but a foal that came in from New Caledonia back in 2012 was something unique and the dam of that foal is set to feature again this year as she is now in Australia at Arrowfield Stud.
Mark Smith - Friday, 2 September 2016
Saturday's $120,000 Listed Atlantic Jewel Stakes (1200m) has drawn a competitive field of new season three-year-olds fillies.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 September 2016
When the Hayes/Dabernig stable produce a Kiwi bred filly by Tavistock that comes out and breaks her maiden by four, we can't help thinking Oaks!.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 September 2016
A Group III winning half-brother to Helmet, NZ  based sire Bullbars produced his first Australian winner at Pakenham on Thursday with a brilliant victory for El Sicario, who is nominated for the Group I MRC Caulfield Guineas and Cox Plate.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 September 2016
The China Horse Club colours were well out in front at Goulburn on Thursday aboard a talented daughter of champion sire Fastnet Rock.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
THE first wave of foals by dual Group II winning juvenile Time For War have started hitting the ground, with three born at his place of residence Kitchwin Hills.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
Fully booked at Woodside Park in Victoria this spring, Written Tycoon's first cover for the new season is the great mare Helsinge, dam of Black Caviar and All Too Hard.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
Sun Stud is proud to announce that David Grant has been appointed Operations Manager, effective from today (1 September).
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
Bluegrass Bloodstock (FBAA) agent Lenny Russo hit a career high with Malaguerra at the Queensland winter carnival and he has another Magnus galloper in winning form back home in Victoria.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
A final field of 14 runners has been declared for Saturday's inaugural ¥1,000,000 Inglis China Australia Cup (1200m), the richest Open class horse race to be run in China in the past decade.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
The Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards recognise and reward the hard work and dedication of stud and stable staff, acknowledging the huge contribution they make to the Australian racing industry.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
What an amazing run it has been for Larneuk Stud's young stallion O'Lonhro, the record-breaking son of the great Lonhro represented by an extra smart double last Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
Cornerstone Stud marked 50 years of breeding history on the property with their annual open day and stallion parade last Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
Champion racehorse and promising sire So You Think has a very promising three year-old in South Africa with lightly raced colt Turbulent Air beating older horses at Kenilworth on Wednesday to post his second win.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 September 2016
Racing Australia welcomes ASIC's announcement on Wednesday of its new legislative instrument to replace three Class Orders on Horse racing syndicates and Horse breeding schemes that were due to expire in the near future.