Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
The Southern Hemisphere breeding rights to the European Group Two winner and Group One-placed Time Test (GB) have been secured by Little Avondale Stud.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Carrying the colours of Anthony Mithen's Rosemont Stud, the 3yo Manhattan Rain rig Runaway led every step of the way under Stephen Baster in the 161st running of the $200,000 Listed VRC St Leger (2800m) at Flemington on Anzac Day.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Precocious youngster Media Sensation continues to write her own headlines.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Ruby Armani's breakthrough black type victory at Awapuni has opened up options for trainers Mike Moroney and Pam Gerard.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Towards the back-end of the season, two-year-old racing is all about highlighting juveniles that may make their mark in better races at three and Wednesday's Listed Anzac Day Stakes (1400m) at Flemington, which was won by Merchant Navy twelve months ago, threw up a colt that fits the bill.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
A $500,000 Magic Millions purchase for the China Horse Club, dashing chestnut Sebring filly Eawase became the first winner for former flying filly Karuta Queen when she cast off maiden status at Randwick on ANZAC Day.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Highlighted this morning in the Daily Debutants story on Breednet, blue-blooded two year-old Redoute's Choice colt The Autumn Sun made a winning debut at Randwick on ANZAC Day for the Chris Waller stable.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Slowly, but surely, a new international player is making Victoria home and there remain big things to come.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 25 April 2018
When Chris Waller and Guy Mulcaster paid $1,300,000 for a Snitzel filly from Azmiyna (IRE) at the recent Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale they were in part motivated by the knowledge her two year-old three-quarter brother had been pleasing them greatly.
Tom Walter - Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Aquis Farm has wasted no time in securing Trapeze Artist for its slot in The Everest later this year.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Blue Gum Farm are pleased to announce the service fees for our stallions for the 2018 breeding season.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Sooboog is hot off the back of an incredible first season at stud where he covered 151 high quality mares including the likes of Bella Sunday, the dam of Group 1 Golden Slipper, Blue Diamond Stakes & Sires Produce runner-up Oohood.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Sire power, impeccable female bloodlines and the enviable reputation of the New Zealand thoroughbred's performance on the track are set to combine in NZB's Karaka May Sale .
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Magic Millions is proud to release the catalogue for the Southern Hemisphere's number one breeding stock sale, the 2018 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Vinery has announced its stallion line-up for 2018 with its trio of young guns Star Turn, Headwater and Press Statement consolidating their stud careers alongside legendary sire More Than Ready (USA).
Racenet - Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Arrowfield Stud today announced the service fees for the Stud's 2018 roster headed by dominant Champion Sire Snitzel, with Group-winning 2YO & 3YO Pariah joining the Stud's powerful line-up of Redoute's Choice sons.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 23 April 2018
Widden Stud is delighted to announce the purchase of brilliant Group I performed sprinter Supido , the fastest son of Widden's flagship sire Sebring.
Racenet - Monday, 23 April 2018
Plenty of interesting two-year-old trials around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 23 April 2018
Every time a horse wins a stakes race he or she brings added value to their entire family so Breednet have taken a look at the dams of these horses to see what’s in the pipeline and in this case we can expect to see a full sibling to a Group I winner next spring.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 23 April 2018
By the time a stallion's oldest progeny turn four and we move to the back end of the season it's fair to say that judgement can be made on whether a sire can be seen as a success or otherwise.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 23 April 2018
SUN STUD, Victoria's premier stallion farm, will field an 11-strong roster for the 2018 breeding season, which includes exciting newcomers NATIONAL DEFENSE and THRONUM.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
A Spirit of Boom colt today became the highest-priced horse ever sold at an Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
Golden Slipper winner Pierro just keeps producing nice winners including a well-bred filly that carried the Blue Sky Bloodstock colours to victory at Goulburn on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
Fresh from siring brilliant two year-old filly Seabrook to win the Group I ATC Champagne Stakes at Randwick on Saturday, Hinchinbrook quickly added another juvenile winner to his tally when Hinchrider bolted in at Ballarat on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
Woodside Park Stud is thrilled to announce that they will be standing the dual Group 1 winner, Tosen Stardom this season for the highly competitive 2018 service fee of $17,500 plus GST.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
At Riccarton Park on Saturday, War Front stallion Sweet Orange (USA) recorded his first winner with the very smart 2YO Khimar War.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 22 April 2018
As Snitzel's seasonal earnings rocket to over an astonishing $26,000,000, his 4-year-old daughter Sprightly Lass has played her part with a record of five wins and two seconds from seven starts.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
Promising filly Thrillster kept up her recent good form with a dominant win in the $300,000 MRC VOBIS Gold Sires at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
Irish bred Fastnet Rock gelding Fastnet Tempest (IRE) scored his first Black Type win when taking out the Listed MRC Anniversary Vase at Caulfield on Saturday for the Hayes / Dabernig training partnership.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
I Am Invincible posted a stakes double at Doomben on Saturday with speedy three year-old Whypeeo taking out the Listed BRC Invader at Aquis Mick Dittman Plate, while classy mare With a Promise captured the Listed BRC Tails Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
So You Think was in hot form on Saturday with two new Group winners after Higher Ground won the Group III ATC Frank Packer Plate at Randwick followed by a scintillating victory in the Group III SAJC Auraria Stakes in Adelaide for exciting filly Sopressa, whose yearling half-brother will be offered at the Inglis VOBIS Gold Sale today.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 22 April 2018
Australia's leading second season sire Pierro added a new stakes-winner to his tally on Saturday when his improving gelding Action scored a resounding win in the Group II WATC Derby at Ascot in Perth.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Godolphin's Street Cry (IRE) gelding  Tally looked top drawer as a three-year-old when he reeled off four consecutive wins including a Group II double before finishing third in Tavago's Group 1 ATC Derby.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Tick off another box for Snitzel's high-class son Trapeze Artist who showed he was up for a fight when outpointing a stubborn Le Romain in Saturday's $600,000 Group 1 Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 21 April 2018
If ever a trainer needed a drink it was Sally McKay after her courageous filly Courte Zarindi upstaged a northern invasion in the Listed $50,000 NZ Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Lisa Allpress was both surprised and full of praise for Saint Emilion after the Cambridge warhorse fought back to score in a thrilling finish to the Group III Coca-Cola Canterbury Gold Cup (2000m) at Riccarton on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Triple Crown may have come up short with Mossman's $1,300,000 earner Dothraki in the Group III Hall Mark Stakes but they did not have to wait long to strike gold with a highly promising daughter of Mossman in the Group III JHB Carr Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Fillies have had the upper hand in the 2YO Triple Crown this year with Estijaab (Golden Slipper) and El Dorado Dreaming (Sires Produce) taking out the first two legs and resilient Hinchinbrook filly Seabrook triumphing in the Group I ATC champagne Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Local trainer Nigel Tiley achieved a perfect result on his home patch when he provided the quinella in the day's feature event, the Group II Manco Easter Handicap (1600m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Progressive So You Think three year-old Higher Ground is set to make his mark on the upcoming Brisbane Winter Carnival following a tenacious win in the Group III ATC Frank Packer Plate at Randwick on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 21 April 2018
Winless in six starts since the Group III Healey Stakes at Doomben back in June last year when trained by James Cummings, Burning Passion gave the combination of jockey Josh Parr and trainer Mark Newnham a running double at Randwick on Saturday courtesy of a courageous performance in the Group III Hall Mark Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 21 April 2018
A bold front-running ride by Jockey's Premiership leader Samantha Collett landed local runner Azaboy a handsome winner of the Group II  Valachi Downs Championship Stakes (2200m) at Pukekohe.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 21 April 2018
The powerful Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman training partnership struck gold in the first stakes race on the card at Pukekohe on Saturday when Rubira and Ole Ole fought out the finish of the Listed Diamond Lodge Champagne Stakes (1600m).
Mark Smith - Friday, 20 April 2018
The story behind hobby breeder Michael Thomas’ success with the half-brothers Happy Clapper and Not A Single Cent dates back a long way before the purchase of their dam Busking.
Racenet - Friday, 20 April 2018
Well related More Than Ready colt World Force made a timely debut on Friday, winning the Star Kingdom 2YO Handicap at Muswellbrook.
Racenet - Friday, 20 April 2018
A day after racking up his 12th winner, boom first season sire Spirit Of Boom produced the 13th.
Racenet - Friday, 20 April 2018
At the close of New Zealand Bloodstock's 2018 South Island Sale the key trend that prevailed throughout the day was demand for new blood – with the top three leading sires by average, with three or more sold, featuring Zacinto, Proisir and Ghibellines respectively.
Racenet - Friday, 20 April 2018
With tomorrow's Randwick meeting bringing the curtain down on Group One racing for the Sydney autumn we thought we'd have a look at how the sires are faring to this point in the season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 19 April 2018
At age 19, Medaglia d’Oro (USA) has handed in his frequent flyer card and will not shuttle to Darley this spring, but we were reminded of his value at Wyong on Thursday with a brilliant win for this three year-old filly.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 19 April 2018
Rich Hill Stud are expecting new stallion Satono Aladdin to find widespread Australasian favour after setting his service fee for 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 19 April 2018
gavelhouse Australia graduate Rocksetta  has now strung two wins together for Roma-based trainer Craig Smith.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 19 April 2018
Breeders, trainers and owners alike will flock to NZB's Karaka May Sale on 7 and 8 May to tap into New Zealand's matriarchal strength that is the impeccable pedigrees of New Zealand-bred mares.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 19 April 2018
The feel good foaling story of the year in 2014 revolved around Group I South Australian Oaks winner Asia, who had delivered her first living foal at age 17 following a long and sorry history of not carrying foals to term.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 19 April 2018
Darley have enjoyed success through sending top class Australian bred mares to join their breeding program in the Northern Hemisphere and the practice delivered an interesting result in the UK overnight with the Group III Nell Gwynn Stakes at Newmarket won by a daughter of Lonhro stakes-winner Dysphonia.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Announced as a new addition to the Twin Hills roster this spring last Sunday, Smart Missile was quick to keep himself in the news when siring a smart winner at Randwick on Wednesday for Team Hawkes.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Stakes-placed at Flemington last spring, All Too Hard filly Warranty looks set to gain further Black Type this preparation following a strong finishing win on the Kensington track at Randwick on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Yearlings by the likes of Snitzel, Spirit of Boom, Written Tycoon, Zoustar and More Than Ready highlight a strong Supplementary catalogue for Sunday's VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale at Oaklands.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Haunui Farm in conjunction with Whitsbury Manor Stud have announced today that Showcasing will no longer shuttle to the Southern Hemisphere.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is eyeing up his fourth straight win in the Listed Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre 2YO Stakes (1100m) at Te Rapa next month.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Set to stand at the increased fee of $55,000 at Eureka Stud this spring, Spirit of Boom sired his 12th individual winner at Murray Bridge on Wednesday with a facile debut victory for Heaven's Deal.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Bruce McHugh's Tamalee Farm near Tamworth is holding an on farm Dispersal Sale on Sunday May 6 featuring broodmares, weanlings, yearlings, racehorses and the resident stallion Arlington, as well as the dam of Group III winner Spright.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
An exciting New Zealand Bloodstock Southern Filly of the Year Series draws to a close in Saturday's $50,000 Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton, with four fillies lining up to take their shot at the title.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Since setting up the Australian base of their global operation in the Macedon Ranges, Spendthrift's commitment to the Victorian breeding industry has been unwavering.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
The Southern Hemisphere's number one weanling sale is ready to deliver more life changing opportunities for buyers.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Coolmore have announced the sad passing of Giant's Causeway, who died last night aged 21 at his Kentucky birthplace Ashford Stud, after a brief illness.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
The hammer came down on the final Lot of the Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale this evening, bringing an end to an historic first Easter sales period at Riverside Stables.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Champion sire Exceed and Excel had a couple of well-bred fillies in the juvenile maiden at Hawkesbury on Tuesday, but while his expensive one failed to fire, the other won like a filly going places with a shot at Black Type looming on the horizon.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
For owner Yvette Pearce and the team at Torryburn Stud, the prospect of El Dorado Dreaming crossing the line to win the G1 Sires Produce Stakes at Randwick last Saturday seemed like a pipe dream.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Unforgotten's victory in the Group I Australian Oaks (2400m) provided a pair of New Zealand racing identities with a result to savour.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
At the close of trade on Tuesday, Aquis were the leading buyer at the Inglis Australian Broodmare Sale outlaying $636,000 on 14 lovely mares, plus another in partnership with Rothwell Park that will be covered by Invader.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
The 2018 Karaka May Sale is exhibiting a major enhancement to the Yearling section with all yearlings offered now eligible to be nominated for the lucrative Karaka Million Series.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Gavelhouse graduate Scandalo took his earnings past the $100,000 mark when winning at Hastings on Saturday over 1400m.
Racenet - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
With the autumn carnival all but over and the back end of the season approaching, the 2YO trials get interesting with the late season types coming out so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information from the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 April 2018
A juvenile maiden at Hawkesbury on Tuesday has drawn an interesting field including the most expensive filly ever sired by Exceed and Excel and the full brother to Group I winner Sweet Idea.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Street Cry mare Ghenwaa – in foal to Golden Slipper winner Sebring – topped Day 2 of the Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale at $300,000 at Riverside Stables today.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Widden Stud have announced fees on an outstanding roster of eight stallions headed by the mighty Sebring and Champion Australian First Season Sire elect Zoustar.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Every time a horse wins a stakes race he or she brings added value to their entire family so Breednet have taken a look at the dams of these stakes-winners from last week to see what’s in the pipeline.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
The 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale produced some dazzling results with 334 horses sold to some of the biggest buyers in the world, but a recent email from one of our readers reminds us that sometimes the good judges do not find the good horses.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Eureka Stud have set fees for their stallions including first season sire sensation Spirit of Boom, who will jump from $11,000 to $55,000.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Aquis have made a big impression in every area of the Australian bloodstock market and featured on Saturday not only as the buyer of smart Adelaide two year-old stakes-winner Fundamentalist, but also as the vendor of the other stakes-winner on the Morphettville program in Spring Choice.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Pop Diva provided Te Awamutu-based trainer Clint Isdale with a promising debut at Waipa on Wednesday, running on well for third in the NZB Pearl Series Race.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Recent Group 1-performing Kiwi-breds have provided a timely boost to several pedigree pages, along with other outstanding performances, for the upcoming NZB South Island Sale held at the Riding for the Disabled Building at the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch on 20 April.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
The griffin race at Sha tin on Sunday was won in explosive fashion by exciting Starspangledbanner two year-old Styling City, his most expensive yearling sold in 2017.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Sebring posted an international stakes double on Saturday with promising two year-old filly Futooh winning the Listed ATC Fernhill Handicap at Randwick, while in Macau progressive three year-old Bring Me Speed landed the Lisboa Challenge.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 April 2018
Unforgottwen(Fastnet Rock) stormed home for an impressive win in Saturday's A$1 million Group 1 James Boag's Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick, becoming the fourth consecutive Karaka graduate to win Sydney's prestigious fillies' classic.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
The first Australian Broodmare and Weanling Sale at Riverside Stables has begun in outstanding fashion, with a top price of $255,000 and clearance rate of 92% on Day 1.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
Smart Missile, Australia's leading third crop sire by winners, will stand at Twin Hills Stud in Cootamundra for the 2018 season at a fee of $13,200.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
2018 has seen yearling vendors achieve great pin-hooking successes and turnover some very handsome profits selling yearlings that were purchased from Aquis' 2017 weanling drafts.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
Less than 24 hours after watching his pride and joy, Who Shot Thebarman, seal his first Sydney victory in thrilling fashion in the Group I Sydney Cup (3200m), part-owner Dan O'Leary admits he is still walking on air.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
On a day when the Chris Waller stable won three Group I races at Randwick, the success continued interstate with Yarraman Park bred and sold Hinchinbrook filly Improvise winning the Listed Princess Stakes at the Sunshine Coast.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
A horse named after his Lot number at Karaka has delivered a big black-type win for his connections, taking out Saturday's A$150,000 Listed Ladbrokes Galilee Series Final (2400m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
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Mark Smith - Sunday, 15 April 2018
Arrowfield Stud's Not A Single Doubt had an interstate stakes double on Saturday and they came at opposite sides of the distance and starting price spectrum.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 April 2018
In a tremendous boost to Australia's stallion ranks, Swettenham Stud has announced that globe-trotting great, HIGHLAND REEL (IRE), will stand in Victoria this spring.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 April 2018
Alizee has not had the rub of the green in three starts since winning the Group II Light Fingers Stakes back in February but the brilliant daughter of Sepoy was back to her explosive best in Saturday's $1 million Group I Coolmore Legacy Stakes (1600m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
The Inglis Easter sale-topper and three stakes-winners at Randwick on the second day of The Championships including Group I ATC Australian Oaks winner Unforgotten made this a week to remember for Coolmore's champion sire Fastnet Rock.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 April 2018
Twelve months ago Who Shot Thebarman fell in the Sydney Cup and many thought they had seen the last of the honest stayer.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 April 2018
With her facile victory in Saturday's $4 million Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m), Winx equalled the record of the undefeated Black Caviar with 25 wins in succession and this one must rate highly on her exceptional regime.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
A brilliant winner of the Group I MRC Blue Diamond last season at two, classy Fastnet Rock filly Catchy produced her very best at Randwick on Saturday to score a scintillating last to first win in the $600,000 Group II ATC Arrowfield Sprint against the colts.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
Yarraman Park's I Am Invincible showed why he was one of the most popular stallions at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale this week when his talented two year-old daughters Pure Elation and Fiesta fought out the finish of the $600,000 Group II ATC Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
Fresh from dominating at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale earlier this week where he was the leading sire by average, champion sire Fastnet Rock was quickly into the frame at Randwick on the second day of The Championships when California Turbo won the Listed ATC South Pacific Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
Trelawney Stud enjoyed a stellar Saturday with a stakes double at Hastings following results to savour in Australia.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 April 2018
There is no black-type for the Polytrack Provincial Championship final (1400) at Royal Randwick but the connections of Serene Miss can console themselves with the $270,000 winner's cheque.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 April 2018
At her most recent start, Futooh never saw daylight when beaten out of a place in the Group III Baillieu Handicap at Rosehill and for a good while in Saturday's Listed China Horse Club Mile (Fernhill Stakes) (1600m) at Randwick, a similar scenario looked likely.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
In 2010, a new farm was foaling down for the first time and towards the end of the season a chestnut filly arrived by Choisir from the well related American mare Chello Chello (USA).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
Quality Irish sprinter miler Psychedelic Fun made a winning seasonal return at Naas overnight, the four year-old son of Choisir scoring a dominant win in the Group III Gladness Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 April 2018
A quality line up of gallopers will go under the hammer next Friday (April 20) when the 2018 Magic Millions Perth Autumn Racehorse Sale is held at Belmont Park Racecourse.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 April 2018
One of the most interesting aspects of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale is always the performance of first season sires and this year it was I Am Invincible's first son to go to stud, Brazen Beau that finished on top by average for three or more sold.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 April 2018
When a mare throws a yearling that sells for seven figures, everyone would like a part of the action.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 April 2018
Group I MRC Caulfield Guineas winner Divine Prophet received a warm welcome at Aquis in the Hunter Valley last spring when covering his first book of 170 mares and two of those mares were sold at the Inglis Chairman's Sale last night selling for $200,000 and $170,000.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 April 2018
Snitzel’s brilliant Group I winning son Invader is an exciting addition to the Aquis roster and will not be short of quality partners with two outstanding young mares secured at last night’s Inglis Chairman’s Sale set to join his debut book of mares.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 April 2018
Larneuk Stud's Neville Murdoch enjoyed a great day at Randwick last Saturday, excited enough when his home-bred O' So Hazy was a gallant third after facing the breeze in the Country Championship Final and just over an hour later delighted when El Dorado Dreaming broke her maiden in spectacular fashion in the Gr.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 April 2018
Coolmore have announced fees on an exceptional Australian roster of 15 stallions including exciting prospect Merchant Navy, who will stand alongside his champion sire Fastnet Rock.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 April 2018
Group 1-placed mare Gypsy Diamond topped the Chairman's Sale Breeding Prospects at Riverside Stables at $1,350,000.
Racenet - Friday, 13 April 2018
In the midst of a week including two Championships meetings and the Easter Sale, there's an unheralded debutant in a Newcastle maiden on Saturday that will likely have her name up in lights one way or another in this same famous week going forward.
Clinton Payne, Racenet - Thursday, 12 April 2018
A three-time Group-winning mare offered by Newhaven Park Stud in foal to one of the best stallions in the country changed hands for $1,35 million at the Inglis Chairman's Sale – Elite Breeding Prospects on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 April 2018
The $1million Group I ATC Australian Oaks at Randwick this Saturday has drawn a quality field of 13, but with VRC Oaks winner Pinot absent there are plenty of up and comers looking to win this time-honoured classic.
Racenet - Thursday, 12 April 2018
NZB's upcoming Karaka May Sale has gained widespread attention from racing enthusiasts with proven racetrack success coupled with a golden opportunity for pinhooking prowess.
Racenet - Thursday, 12 April 2018
First season sire Vadamos is represented by his first in-foal mare for sale on gavelhouse,com.
Racenet - Thursday, 12 April 2018
The latest gavelhouse,com New Zealand catalogue offers 21 broodmare packages with one of many highlights being Waikato Stud's unreserved five-time winner and Gr3 VRC Frances Tressady Stakes winner Breezy.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 April 2018
Dual Cox Plate winner So You Think has been enjoying a hot run in Australia as a sire with new stakes-winners D'Argento, Think Bleue and The Pinnacle and added to that tally with a stakes-winner in France on Wednesday with Marathon Man winning the Listed Prix Jacques Laffitte at Longchamp.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 April 2018
Newgate Farm is proud to present an outstanding roster of 13 stallions showcasing the very best of Australian bloodlines.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
A little over a year ago, respected Kiwi bloodstock identities Greg and Jo Griffin transferred their highly successful Lime Country Thoroughbreds business from New Zealand to the Southern Highlands of NSW to take over Dato Tan Chin Nam's picturesque Think Big Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
The "colt of the year'' from "the best family in the southern hemisphere'' was the star of Day 3 of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale, which ended as the second-best Easter Sale ever.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Gooree Stud homebred Gem Song opened his career with a determined win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Newgate Farm's promising young sire Sizzling added a new metropolitan winner to his tally with a Sandown victory on Wednesday for Secret Blaze.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
The third session of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale has delivered further fiscal fireworks at the Riverside Stables on Wednesday with seven figure sales for the gun sires Redoute's Choice, I Am Invincible and Snitzel before Fastnet Rock blew them all out of the water with the full brother to his season's dual Group I winner Shoals.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
A new hotline and support network to assist participants in the breeding and racing industry in Victoria with mental health issues has been launched.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Lime Country Thoroughbreds and Dato Tan Chin Nam's Think Big Stud both celebrated their biggest yearling sale result on day two of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Stablemates Mark Two and Pierrocity are a run away from booking trips to Brisbane.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 April 2018
You know you've had a good sale, but what about the opposition? Visit the Breednet Sales Centre for the best statistics on the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale as we head into the final day.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 April 2018
For Kia Ora Stud's Alex Kingston, it was the most magical moment of her career.
Tara Madgwick, Darryl Sherer - Tuesday, 10 April 2018
George Moore proved more determined than Coolmore to buy a $1,800,000 Fastnet Rock colt at Riverside on Tuesday that ended as the highest priced horse of the day and of the sale so far.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 10 April 2018
The number of $1 million plus yearlings improved to 15 at the conclusion of the second session of the 2018 William Inglis Australian Yearling Sale with eight colts and seven fillies making the seven figures.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 April 2018
The first foal of 2014 Group I ATC Champagne Stakes winner Go Indy Go was setting the pace at lunchtime on Tuesday at the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale when selling for $1,500,000.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Champion sire Fastnet Rock was the first to post a million dollar result at the second session of the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale on Tuesday with a filly from Frustrating fetching $1,150,000 to the bid of James Bester Bloodstock.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 April 2018
If you want to breed a million dollar yearling it starts with acquiring a top class mare and Bell View Park have three beauties that could have you back at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale as a vendor in two years time with a serious horse.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 April 2018
NZB's upcoming Karaka May Sale has produced a cast of outstanding international performers in recent seasons with their individual sale histories reflecting the quality and value that can be found at the world-renowned Karaka Sales Centre.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
The Australian Easter Yearling Sale's new beginnings at Riverside Stables started with a frenzy today, with seven individual Lots selling for $1million or more.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
Today was only a small taste of what's to come at the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale and the first 130 lots through the ring on Monday have produced just the sort of results for the leading sires we expect.
Mark Smith - Monday, 9 April 2018
The 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale is off to a rollicking start with seven lots selling for a $1 million or more.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
Every time a horse wins a stakes race he or she brings added value to their entire family so Breednet have taken a look at the dams of these horses to see what’s in the pipeline.
Darryl Sherer - Monday, 9 April 2018
Dual Group I winner Tosen Stardom has run his last race and been retired to stud.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
Australia beckons the emerging three-year-old staying star Sherrif.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
Riverside Stables did not have to wait long to see the first million dollar yearling grace the new sale ring at the 2018 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale with a stunning Deep Impact filly offered as Lot 11 from Arrowfield Stud fetching $1,100,000.
Racenet - Monday, 9 April 2018
Plenty of interesting two year-old trials around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
Graduates of the Karaka sales complex starred in Sunday's HK$4 million Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) at Sha Tin, with Beat the Clock (Hinchinbrook) first and Mr Stunning (Exceed and Excel) second.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
Newgate Farm shuttler The Factor (USA) added an exciting new stakes-winner to his tally when four year-old entire Bound for Nowhere took out the Group II Shakertown Stakes at Keeneland on the weekend in a performance that may see him headed to Royal Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
No sign of rain this year with a crowd of nearly 20,000 in attendance to watch a great day of racing at Randwick with four Group I events proving that the racetrack is still a place where the expected and the unexpected can co-exist.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
With second placings in major Hong Kong sprints at his past three starts, Beat the Clock was long overdue to post a big win and it came at Sha Tin on Sunday when the four year-old son of Hinchinbrook captured the Group II Sprint Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 April 2018
The Champion HK Miler of 2016/2017, high class Irish bred Holy Roman Emperor gelding Beauty Only (IRE) hit top form at Sha Tin on Sunday to win the Group II Chairman's Trophy.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 April 2018
Nine winners in the past seven days has I Am Invincible riding high with his most recent winner coming on Sunday when his two year-old filly Miss Invincible won the $150,000 Wellington Boot.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 8 April 2018
After a solid week of inspections, potential buyers from around the world have been wined and dined in a magnificent new complex at Warwick Farm and now it's time to get the show underway for the defining sale of the year, the 2018 William Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 April 2018
Just weeks after Three Bridges Thoroughbreds announced the premature passing of their young stallion Unencumbered, the Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner has delivered his first winner with an Echuca success for Expedius.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 April 2018
Set to stand in Queensland this year at Oaklands Stud, former Cambridge Stud shuttler Power (GB) produced a new stakes-winner in New Zealand on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 April 2018
Promising filly Thrillster showed real talent with a stakes-placing on debut last month and confirmed her potential when winning the $250,000 VOBIS Gold Rush Plate at Bendigo on Saturday providing a great update for her dam Heart of Thrills, who will be offered by Newgate Farm at the Inglis Broodmare Sale next week.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 April 2018
Classy Nicconi mare Concealer burst back to top form when taking out the Listed SAJC Manihi Classic at Morphettville on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 April 2018
3YO Snitzel colt Trapeze Artist became arguably the most valuable colt in Australian racing with a dominant victory in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick and Coolmore Stud and Widden Stud received dream pedigree updates on the eve of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale following a big day of Group 1 racing in Australia and New Zealand.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 8 April 2018
Fourth behind Gongs when on debut at Canterbury back on November 22, Miss Scorcher came out of a 20-week hibernation to break her maiden over 1000 metres at Kembla Grange on Saturday and credit her sire Fighting Sun with his fourth winner in Australia and his fifth overall.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 April 2018
The opening day of The Championships at Randwick on Saturday ended on a high note for New Zealand Bloodstock, with Karaka graduates filling the trifecta in the A$200,000 Group III TAB Adrian Knox Stakes (2000m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 April 2018
The biggest cheer on Day One of The Championships at Randwick was reserved for Pat Webster's grand performer Happy Clapper, a dominant winner of the $3,000,000 Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) in race record time.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 April 2018
Snitzel's gifted son Trapeze Artist staked his claim for the nations top sprinter by downing the favourite Redzel in Saturday's $2,500,000 Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 April 2018
Punters were on the ropes at Royal Randwick by the time the $1,000,000 Inglis Sires' Produce was run however things looked to be on the up when Zac Purton finally found some clear running on the favourite Oohood, but just as she had done in five previous starts Oohood found one to spoil the party and this time it was the despised outsider of the field.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 April 2018
He might have won a Golden Slipper and been the Champion 2YO of his generation, but as a sire Pierro is taking his brilliance in a new direction with a Group I VRC Oaks winner in the spring in Pinot and now a Group I ATC Australian Derby winner in the autumn.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 April 2018
John Bary was back in the Group I groove at Te Aroha on Saturday, successfully executing a long-term plan when the well-related Stratum mare Miss Wilson reigned supreme in the Group I Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes (1600m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 April 2018
There was plenty of money to suggest that the kiwi Sir Charles Road would run a bold race in Saturday's $300,000 Group II Chairman's Quality (2600m) at Randwick and he didn't disappoint, becoming that rarest of all commodities an Australian-bred winner of a valuable staying race.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 April 2018
I Am Invincible made a fast start on the first day of The Championships at Randwick siring two of the first three stakes-winners on the program with a surprise victory for two year-old Paquirri in the Group III ATC Kindergarten Stakes followed by a welcome return to form for last season's star two year-old Houtzen in the Group III ATC PJ Bell Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 April 2018
After winning at Moonee Valley at his career debut in February last year, Muraaqeb looked something well above average when third in the Group III Black Opal Stakes won by Trapeze Artist despite enduring a torrid run.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
A world class line up of fillies and mares will be offered at the 2018 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale with the finishing touches being applied to what will be a truly international catalogue.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
Lisa Latta wasn't surprised by a career-best performance from longshot China Star on her home track on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
Stuart Ramsey's Turangga Farm Dispersal at Scone last year proved a huge success drawing buyers from all over the country, but not all the weanlings on the farm were offered, leaving five stunning youngsters to be presented next week at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Clinton Payne - Friday, 6 April 2018
Australia's leading second season sire Pierro already has an Oaks winner in Pinot and Kris Lees, believes he may just have a Derby winner there as well.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
Racing history will be re-written at Rockhampton on Saturday if the Jamie McConachy trained 2YO Brook's Pleasure can win the Capricornia Yearling Sale Classic 2YO Plate.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
Inglis is calling for official expressions of interest from connections of potential runners to fill its slot in this year's $13m The Everest.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
The South Coast of New South Wales is an idyllic holiday location for not only people, but also for thoroughbreds with boutique spelling and breeding property Sunninghill Park offering the very best of everything including a stunning colt by Deep Field to be offered at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale next week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
Darley's 2018 fees for the 28 stallions standing on its roster in New South Wales, Victoria and New Zealand have been announced and offer breeders outstanding value across a superb range of sires.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
The Group I ATC Australian Derby run at Randwick on Saturday is worth $2million and has drawn a full field of 18 runners, so lets look at who is bred to win it.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 April 2018
An outstanding Chairman's Sale Racing Prospects was highlighted by a $1million price tag for 3YO Fastnet Rock colt Siege of Quebec in Sydney tonight.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Already the sire of two stakes-winners from his first Australian crop, Darley based Epaulette added a new winner to his tally on Thursday at Hawkesbury when Guerrier made a winning debut at Hawkesbury for Jean Dubois.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Exceptional producer Pretty Penny kept her record perfect at Benalla on Thursday when leaving her sixth winner from six foals to race.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Australia’s best maiden Oohood, shares a good deal in common with last week’s Group 1 Vinery Stakes winner Hiyaam, besides both being homebreds for Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Sun Stud has announced that the company will return its entire operation to its home base in Victoria.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Lessons learned from last year's tilt at the Group I Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes (1600m) could be the catalyst for Miss Wilson landing a valuable elite-level win at Te Aroha on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Sporting a new name in 2018, NZB's Karaka May Sale can now be viewed online.
Racenet - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Victoria's Woodside Park Stud is delighted to announce their 2018 stallion roster, headlined by Champion Victorian Sire Written Tycoon and supported by the impeccably well-bred, highly rated two-year-old, Cable Bay, and Written Tycoon's fastest and highest rated son, Rich Enuff.
Racenet - Thursday, 5 April 2018
A few days ago we ran a well read article on which stallions served the stakes-winning mares just off the track, so we thought we'd take a look at what stallions have got lucky by having served the dams of this season's Group One winners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 April 2018
Cambridge Stud enters an exciting new phase today with Brendan and Jo Lindsay officially taking over as proud new owners of the iconic thoroughbred nursery.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
A successful long-standing international partnership will again join forces in 2018 with Rich Hill Stud to stand the Group One-winning Japanese miler Satono Aladdin (Jpn), a son of Shadai Stallion Station's sire sensation Deep Impact.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
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Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Sledmere Stud have offered 62 yearlings so far this year and sold all of them, which is why their stunning Inglis Easter draft is a must inspect at Riverside Stables this week featuring yearlings by champion sires Snitzel, Fastnet Rock and Written Tycoon.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
The equal leaders in the NZB Southern Filly of the Year Series will go head to head in Saturday's third leg, the $50,000 Listed NZB Insurance Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Following hot on the heels of the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale next week on Thursday April 12 comes the Inglis Chairman's Sale Breeding Prospects which features a select offering of elite weanlings including four crackers from Fairhill Farm that you can see here in a sneak preview.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
The finalists in the 2018 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards have been selected from a record field of 300 nominations.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
The focus of an international thoroughbred operation with a major New Zealand presence will centre on Sydney this weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Richard Johnston's Bylong Park has a proud history for producing quality performers that include Hong Kong Derby hero Luger, four time Group I winner Mosheen and Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner and subsequent Group I winner Driefontein.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 April 2018
A total of 292 horses have been catalogued for the time honoured HTBA Scone Yearling Sale at White Park on May 13 and 14.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Hiyaam's impact at the highest level has delivered a massive windfall to a pair of New Zealand breeders.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 3 April 2018
The Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-trained debutant Rockwithu saw off a field of likely types in Tuesday’s Last Straw Hay Supplies Maiden (1200m) at Ballarat.
Racenet - Tuesday, 3 April 2018
NZB'sSouth Island Sale is only three weeks away and our vendors are adding the final touches to their drafts which have been years in the making.
Racenet - Tuesday, 3 April 2018
The fields are out for the four Group One races this Saturday, the first day of The Championships at Royal Randwick.
Racenet - Tuesday, 3 April 2018
There were eight Group One winning mares retired prior to the last breeding season that went to Australian sires so we thought we'd have a look at which were the chosen ones, along with all the newly retired stakeswinners.
Racenet - Monday, 2 April 2018
A potential Brisbane campaign beckons for impressive Star Witness colt Graff who won on debut at Rosehill on Monday.
Mark Smith - Monday, 2 April 2018
Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones' highly regarded filly Mookareena looked the consummate professional in winning the 2-year-old handicap over 1000 metres at Wagga Wagga on Easter Monday to credit her sire Shamus Award with his first winner.
Mark Smith - Monday, 2 April 2018
The Helen Page-trained Brinkmanship was the second most expensive yearling by Spirit Of Boom sold in 2017 so he had something to prove when he lined up in the Easter Bonnett Maiden Plate (1100m) at Beaudesert on Easter Monday.
Mark Smith - Monday, 2 April 2018
There was, typically, plenty of joy for Arrowfield in stakes races at Rosehill on Saturday but the enjoyment was not restricted to the local scene.
Racenet - Monday, 2 April 2018
Leading New Zealand thoroughbred nursery Waikato Stud has announced plans to grow their presence across the Tasman and in markets further afield.
Racenet - Monday, 2 April 2018
A fortuitous piece of timing saw this horse produce a stunning sale ring result as the highest priced yearling ever sold at Session Two of Easter, the highest price by his sire, more than triple the second highest, and on Sunday he won his first stakes race.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Deceased stallion Blackfriars has a live chance for the WA Oaks with the consistent filly Friar Fox a hugely impressive winner of Saturday's Listed Natasha Stakes (2200m) at Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Anybody who owns a broodmare knows how hard it is to get one that leaves a stakes-winner, let alone four of them!.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Group II Tulloch Stakes winner Levendi (Pierro) provided Widden Stud with a timely pedigree update ahead of the Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Two well-bred Australian three year-olds opened their account in South Africa on Saturday including a Redoute's Choice colt that has a full brother to be offered at Inglis Easter.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Shoreham's life has come full circle since he made his debut at Flemington back in May 2012, so it was an emotional trainer Saab Hasan who cheered the $61 chance home in Saturday's Group III Easter Cup (2000m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 April 2018
The Patrick Payne-trained four-year-old gelding Widgee Turf staged a last to first performance in Saturday's Group III Victoria Handicap (1400m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Progressive colt Sunset Watch kept the run of success going for Hawkes Racing in 2-year-old races with an impressive win in Saturday's Catanach Jewellers 2YO Handicap (1100m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Godolphin's Thunder Snow, a son of Darley Stud's triple Group 1 winner Helmet, led from pillar to post to win the 23rd edition of the $10,000,000 Dubai World Cup to credit trainer Saeed Bin Suroor with his eighth World Cup winner, while it was a first for his jockey Christophe Soumillon.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 1 April 2018
Champion sires and peerless female pedigrees can only mean one thing at the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, you've arrived at the Cressfield draft.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 1 April 2018
For a vendor approaching a major yearling sale, winning form is the best form and Edinburgh Park have enjoyed recent feature race success with classy three year-old colt Assimilate and slick two year-old Zizzis, their trio of Inglis Easter fillies guaranteed to please.