Media Release - Thursday July 2
Why be paying service fees when you could be standing your own stallion by Australia's champion sire.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday July 1
Time waits for no man and Ian Smith of Edinburgh Park is looking to the future with his three yearlings to be offered at the Inglis Easter Round 2 on Sunday, the trio now broken in by one of the best breakers in the country and entered and paid up for the 2021 Golden Slipper and Blue Diamond.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday July 2
Medaglia D’Oro (USA) no longer shuttles to Australia for Darley, but he has given us some great horses during his time here including Golden Slipper winning sire Vancouver and featured at Cranbourne on Thursday with an ultra impressive juvenile winner.
Media Release - Thursday July 2
Well-bred filly Le Gai Soleil made it three wins in succession when scoring a comfortably victory on the Kensington track at Randwick on Wednesday over 1550m under leading jockey James McDonald.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday July 1
The Hong Kong market is an important one for any young stallion and a winning double at Sha Tin on Wednesday for Deep Field with Winning Dreamer and True Legend has cemented his credentials as a fine source of winners for this jurisdiction.
Mark Smith - Wednesday July 1
With three winners in the past two weeks, Vinery Stud’s Headwater continued his late season rally when the Richard and Michael Freedman-trained Gunnamatta toughed out a well-deserved win in Wednesday’s the Yes Yes Yes @ Coolmore Mdn (1150m) on the Kensington track at Randwick to chalk up winner number eight for the son of Exceed And Excel.
Media Release - Wednesday July 1
Regally-bred filly Grand De Flora recorded back-to-back wins at Sandown on Wednesday when taking out her 1600m contest.
Media Release - Wednesday July 1
Cambridge Stud, in partnership with CatWalk Trust, are running a competition to name the Brazen Beau – Stepanova filly purchased at the New Zealand Bloodstock Yearling Sale earlier this year.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday July 1
Deep Field unleashed an impressive two year-old winner at Sandown on Wednesday with Lindsay Park trained colt Aysar opening up to win by three lengths.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday July 1
Audience interest in the whereabouts and performance of the most expensive broodmares sold at public auction in Australia has led to another story highlighting all of those in the popular price bracket of $1.5 million.
Media Release - Tuesday June 30
Thoroughbred Racehorse Owners Association (TROA) chairman Jonathan Munz welcomed the Victorian prizemoney reinstatement recently announced by Racing Victoria.
Media Release - Tuesday June 30
As a result of advice from the NSW State Government and Racing NSW resulting from the increasing COVID-19 situation in Victoria, all Victorian-domiciled persons will be unable to attend Riverside Stables at the upcoming Inglis July Sales Series auctions.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 30
Gilgai Farm have bred some amazingly good horses including Black Caviar, All Too Hard, Jameka and The Quarterback, so when a two year-old they bred and sold wins on debut for the Chris Waller stable we like to know a bit more.
Breednet - Tuesday June 30
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 - Tuesday June 30
Astute Cranbourne trainer Greg Eurell has confirmed the sale of his promising two year-old colt Ilovemyself, who opened his career with a debut win in the Listed VRC Very Special Kids Plate (1000m).
Media Release - Tuesday June 30
The Oaklands Stud Farm were thrilled to see resident stallion, Power (Oasis Dream) sire his 12th stakes winner courtesy of Wakanaka’s (2f ex Storyline by Kodiac) win in the Premio Vittorio Crespi (Listed, 1200m) at Milan. 
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 30
Boutique Hunter Valley nursery Cressfield have already enjoyed success breeding with champion sire Frankel having produced last Saturday’s new stakes-winner Frankely Awesome and the stunning filly by her sire they are offering at Inglis Easter Round 2 has the pedigree to suggest she too will be a stakes-winner of the future.
Media Release - Monday June 29
Rosemont’s flags will be lowered to half-mast and a fitting tribute will stand at the front of the office entrance to honour Danehill’s first ever stakes winner, Danzero, who passed away peacefully on the weekend at the Geelong farm at age 28.
Media Release - Monday June 29
Australian-based Group One winning mare Rollout The Carpet (Holy Roman Emperor), in foal to The Autumn Sun, is part of a high-profile unreserved dispersal sale live now on Gavelhouse Plus.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 29
A Redoute’s Choice two year-old filly that wins on debut is always a candidate for ‘One to Watch’.
Media Release - Monday June 29
Southland trainer Kelvin Tyler may have lost one of his star three-year-olds to Australia, but he is excited about the prospects of another.
Media Release - Monday June 29
The great run of success for Windsor Park shuttler Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit) continued overnight when he scored a treble of winners, including a new 2YO stakes winner at Newmarket in England.
Media Release - Monday June 29
FIGHTING SUN, a Champion Victorian First Season Sire, has died at Sun Stud following an attack of colic.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 29
When boutique Hunter Valley nursery Cressfield secured young stakes-winning Galileo (IRE) mare Personify for $2million at the 2008 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale it’s fairly safe to say they did not anticipate they would be still waiting for her to produce a stakes-winner in 2020, but that looks set to change next season.
Media Release - Monday June 29
Following significant consultation with vendors and buyers, it has been agreed to move the Great Southern Sale to Sydney.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 28
The most popular racehorse of his time, who kept doing battle right until the end of his five year-old season, Lonhro might be in the twilight years of a magnificent career, but good fertility in recent times has ensured he’s still a popular choice for the astute breeder.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 28
This two year-old I Am Invincible colt had plenty of excuses at his first two starts, but joined the dots for an impressive win at Ballarat on Sunday to become the 20th juvenile winner for his sire this season.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 28
Coolmore's Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA) has been running hot in the Northern Hemisphere posting his third Group winner in the past 10 days at Churchill Downs on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 28
Making her career debut in an 1100 metres maiden at Dubbo on Sunday, the Brett Cavanough-trained filly Water Dove toughed it out in a driving finish to credit her sire Headwater with his seventh first crop winner.
Media Release - Sunday June 28
A G2 quinella in South Africa overnight capped off a big weekend for Inglis graduates where Easter, Premier, Classic, Ready2Race and Inglis Digital sales all provided Stakes winners.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 28
Four-time Group 1 winner Mosheen (Fastnet Rock) had her second winner in Japan when her three-year-old Deep Impact colt Mawson Peak won a 2000 metre maiden at Hakodate on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 27
Coolmore’s Golden Slipper winner Vancouver has sired his first stakes-winner with exciting two year-old colt Mount Pleasant beating another Aussie bred Starspangled banner colt Najem Suhail to win the Group II World Sports Betting SA Nursery Stakes (1160m) at Turffontein in South Africa on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 27
Aidan O’Brien and the Coolmore team produced the trifecta in the Group I Irish Derby (1m4f) overnight at The Curragh, but while the two place-getters were both colts by Galileo, the winner Santiago is by Authorized, who now stands in Turkey.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 27
Former Godolphin resident Inquiry has covered plenty of miles with five different trainers and the ultra-consistent son of Exceed And Excel had his moment in the sun in Saturday’s Listed Spear Chief Handicap at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 27
Trumbull has proved to be a frustrating character for trainer Kim Waugh but he was on his best behaviour in Saturday’s Listed Civic Stakes (1350m).
Mark Smith - Saturday June 27
Luke Dittman teamed up with Chris Waller to win both Group III features at Doomben on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 27
One of the best three-year-old fillies in the land last season, when placing behind Verry Elleegant in the Group 1 Australian Oaks and Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes, the royally-bred Frankel filly Frankely Awesome made a welcome return to the winner’s stall in Saturday’s Listed Iron Jack W J McKell Cup (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 27
The high-class Ocean Park mare Another Dollar can be hard to catch, although she loves her winters in Queensland as she proved once again with her fast-finishing win in Saturday’s Group III Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben, which should add to her value when she goes under the hammer at the National Broodmare Sale on July 20.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 27
Placed in three of her five starts, Queen Sweeper was beaten less than a length when fifth at her most recent run in the Listed Dalrello Stakes at Eagle Farm, which proved the perfect springboard for her maiden win over 1100 metres at Doomben on Saturday to become the sixth first-crop winner for Woodside Park Stud’s Rich Enuff.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 27
Rated a Breednet ‘One to Watch’ when winning at Geelong earlier this month, two year-old Pierro gelding Saltpeter confirmed his potential when stepping successfully up to Saturday class at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 26
Mike and Debbie O’Donnell of Fairhill Farm have been great supporters of the Inglis Australian Weanling Sale and will present a cracking draft of 28 youngsters at the 2020 sale on July 8 that includes a colt bred the same way as two time European Horse of the Year Enable, so let’s check them out -  Lots 1 to 269 .
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 26
Our story last week speculating on the impending sale of Sunlight and where  she would fit in the list of Australia’s most expensive mares sold at public auction got us thinking about the others on the list and where are they now? This evening we look at those priced between $1.6 and $1.7million.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 26
Zoustar posted his second promising juvenile winner this week at Geelong on Friday with a strong finishing victory for this John McArdle trained filly.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 26
A busy morning at the Randwick trials on Friday with eight heats for juveniles and some interesting winners including a well bred Snitzel colt that has an older full brother now at stud and a younger full brother to be offered in Inglis Easter Round 2.
Media Release - Thursday June 25
A fifth consecutive sale gross in excess of $3m has seen the first six months of 2020 trade on the Inglis Digital online platform eclipse the entire 2019 earnings.
Media Release - Thursday June 25
A colt by exciting young sire NIGHT OF THUNDER was the star turn at the sun-drenched Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale when selling for 575,000 guineas. A total of 70 lots sold for 6,649,500 guineas at an average of 94,993 guineas and a median of 61,000 guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 25
Three year-old I Am Invincible colt Akwaan posted his third win with an easy victory at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 25
Kerrin McEvoy had only one ride at Kembla on Thursday, but this talented three year-old made his effort worth the while when he bolted in by four and a half lengths.
Mark Smith - Thursday June 25
At Tattersalls in 2008 Darley sold the unraced two-year-old Kingmambo filly Angel Falls for 80,000 guineas, a decision they no doubt pondered on eight years later when her 2yo son by Invincible Spirit named National Defense (GB) romped to a four and half length victory in the Group 1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere in the colours of Sun Bloodstock.
Media Release - Thursday June 25
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale put on a solid performance in Seoul, South Korea after racing recommenced in the country on 21 June.
Media Release - Thursday June 25
A return to racing in the South Island isn’t the only thing filly and mare owners will be excited about this weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 25
Fairhill Farm’s Mike O’Donnell will have no regrets about passing in two year-old Hinchinbrook filly Sahra when she was offered at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale last year, the filly opening her account with a brilliant debut victory at Kembla on Thursday.
Media Release - Thursday June 25
Racing Minister Winston Peters has welcomed the Racing Industry Bill passing its third reading, creating the legislative framework for revitalising the racing industry while limiting the need for future government intervention.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 24
Our story last week speculating on the impending sale of Sunlight and where  she would fit in the list of Australia’s most expensive mares sold at public auction got us thinking about the others on the list and where are they now? This evening we look at those priced between $1.75 and $2million.
Mark Smith - Wednesday June 24
A great start to the day at Ipswich for the trainer Tony Gollan with the 2yo Nicconi filly Nicci’s Spirit breaking her maiden over 1350 metres before the progressive Tavistock colt Knight Mariner continued on his winning way in the Sirromet Hcp (1690m).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 24
Good looking Zoustar colt Oregon broke through for his first win at Canterbury on Wednesday, the two year-old now looking towards the paddock with stakes goals in mind next season.
Media Release - Wednesday June 24
The wet track was the only concern for Walking Flying’s connections at Sandown on Wednesday, but they needn’t have worried, with the filly running away to a one length victory in her mile contest.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 24
It was only a midweek June two year-old fillies event at Sandown, but the winner Parlophone looks like she has a lot more to offer.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 24
Golden Slipper winner Vancouver has had a flurry of recent Australian winners and was represented by his first North American winner at Thistledown on Tuesday with a debut victory for Nicky Two Shoes.
Media Release - Wednesday June 24
New Zealand Bloodstock sales topping colt No Limits continued his strong trials record at Te Rapa on Tuesday when taking out his 900m heat.
Media Release - Wednesday June 24
Just 50km or so up the Calder Freeway from Melbourne stands an historic property that has enjoyed more than one heyday, once as Gnotuk Park as part of a large pastoral estate, later as a local centre for innovation in agricultural machinery.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 23
Dual Group I winner Shadow Hero won’t be the only stakes-winning son of Pierro that David Hayes will be training when he heads to Hong Kong with news classy two year-old colt Untamed will also join his team.
Breednet - Tuesday June 23
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.
Media Release - Tuesday June 23
Nestled in the heart of Victoria's prime thoroughbred country is Platinum Thoroughbreds Victoria, a relative new player in the thoroughbred game having been established in 2018 - but there is much experience behind the name with the farm's Sarah Pfeiffer and Rene Hoefchen both boasting long time equine involvement.
Mark Smith - Tuesday June 23
A half-brother to three stakes-winners including Smart Missile, the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Exceed And Excel colt Sole Heir broke his maiden with a dominant front-running performance at Hawkesbury on Tuesday to provide a timely update for his sister catalogued by Gooree Stud to the 2020 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 23
Newgate Farm’s Deep Field added another winner to his tally on Tuesday when this talented three year-old filly made a winning debut at Hawkesbury.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 22
Our ‘Closer Look’ statistical stories on various sires have been super popular with our audience and I’ve been putting off doing this one as I knew it would involve a lot of work, but I’m sure it’s a worthwhile effort as we’re delving into the record of a sire that has made the last 20 years his own.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 22
Our story last week speculating on the impending sale of Sunlight and where she would fit in the list of Australia’s most expensive mares sold at public auction got us thinking about the others on the list and where are they now?
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 22
If you’ve got a filly bred to win an Oaks, sending it to John Sargent is a good idea, which is probably what Sir Owen Glenn was thinking about this filly who made a winning debut at Scone on Monday.
Mark Smith - Monday June 22
For those on Maurice (JPN) watch pacing up and down like expectant fathers, it looked as if the Horse Of The Year had cracked it for a winner in a 1600m Newcomers race at Tokyo on Sunday with the royally-bred colt Kalandula hitting the front close to home, only to be gunned down by an impressive Godolphin homebred who has an Australian connection.
Media Release - Monday June 22
With the popularity of Group I All Aged Stakes winner Pierata, who will stand his first season at Aquis Hunter Valley, exceeding expectations, Aquis have made the decision to stand another son of Pierro in the electrifying homebred-colt Bellevue Hill, the only Group-winning juvenile son of his sire.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 22
Coolmore’s Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA) has had two runners from daughters of champion sire More than Ready (USA) and both are Group winners - that’s a fact Australian breeders would do well to consider.
Media Release - Monday June 22
Group One-winning miler Wyndspelle will take up stud duties at Grangewilliam Stud in South Taranaki this spring where he will stand for a fee of $7,500 plus GST.
Media Release - Monday June 22
Yearlings by some of the world's most successful sires will converge on the Gold Coast in late July taking their place in a quality catalogue for the 2020 Magic Millions National Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 21
Newmarket trainer Amy Murphy has read all about the Great British Bonus and planned a campaign for Emotional Moment accordingly, the two year-old daughter of Sepoy making an impressive winning debut at Kempton Park on Sunday in the colours of Australian owner Gerry Ryan.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 21
A Group I winner in New Zealand at three under the name Hall of Fame, the six year-old Savabeel gelding now races as Dances with Dragon in Hong Kong and he was in top form at Sha Tin on Sunday to score a commanding win in the Group III Premier Plate (1800m).
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 21
Bred from the family of two time Australian Horse of the Year Makybe Diva, Lonhro gelding Jolly Banner is still going strong at age eight, claiming a second Black Type success with victory at Sha Tin on Sunday in the Group III Premier Cup (1400m).
Media Release - Sunday June 21
Playing God will stand for a $13,200 (inc GST) service fee when covering his first book at Darling View Thoroughbreds in WA this season.
Media Release - Sunday June 21
A solid afternoon of trading has concluded New Zealand Bloodstock’s first-ever National Weanling Sale conducted on Gavelhouse Plus.
Media Release - Sunday June 21
Hello Youmzain landed the second Group One sprint of his career when taking the Gr.1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot overnight (Sunday morning NZ time), sporting the colours of Cambridge Stud proprietors Brendan and Jo Lindsay.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 21
Making her first appearance for 2020, top class American Pharoah filly Sweet Melania  returned in peak form winning the Grade III Wonder Again Stakes on turf at Belmont in her first start since finishing third in the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf last November.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 21
The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Narvaez has been on an upward trajectory since making his debut at Moonee Valley last November and the stable has ambition plans for the son of Vancouver following his fighting win in a 1600 metre maiden at Bendigo on Sunday.  
Mark Smith - Sunday June 21
In these unprecedented, unpredictable times, it is still difficult to wrap you head around the fact that the Belmont Stakes was run as the first leg of the Triple Crown at a distance reduced from 1 1/2 miles to 1 1/8 miles, however there was a very worthy winner.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 21
After leaving Australia as a maiden after three starts, the 6yo mare Oleksandra is now a Grade 1 winner in America after staging a last to first performance in the $250,000 Jaipur Stakes on the turf at Belmont on Saturday.
Mark Smith, Breednet - Sunday June 21
In a sport that gets more than its fair share of knocks in the media, few highlighted the love of the horse more than Graham Salisbury, who alongside his trusted steed Subzero provided so much joy to those that needed it most.  
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 20
Invincible Spirit’s half-brother Kodiac made it a day to remember overnight at Royal Ascot siring three Group winners – his two year-olds taking both the Group II Coventry Stakes (6f) and Queen Mary Stakes (5f), while his star older sprinter Hello Youmzain won the Group I Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6f) carrying the colours of leading New Zealand breeders Brendan and Jo Lindsay of Cambridg
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 20
Last year’s Champion 2YO Pinatubo had his colours lowered again at Royal Ascot overnight with progressive Kingman colt Palace Pier keeping his unbeaten record intact with a length victory over him in the Group I St James’s Palace Stakes (1m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 20
Sea the Stars featured earlier in the week at Royal Ascot as the sire of Stradivarius and his German Derby winning son Sea the Moon also got a taste of the limelight when his three year-old filly Alpine Star captured the Group I Coronation Stakes (1m).
Mark Smith - Saturday June 20
Newgate Farm’s first season stallion Super One has been on a winning run of late with four winners in the first few weeks of June, the latest coming when the Prime Thoroughbred colour-bearer Miss Divine Em led at every call in a maiden over 1002 metres at Donald on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 20
Very few are better at sniffing out a bargain than Darby Racing who look to have another lively prospect in the Bull Point filly Crazy Train who made a winning debut over 900 metres at Newcastle on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 20
Future Group 1 winners Gytrash and Nature Strip have won the last two editions of the Listed VRC AR Creswick Stakes and few would be surprised if the exciting three-year-old gelding Front Page makes his presence felt at the highest level after the son of Magnus treated a high-class field with contempt in Saturday’s feature at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 20
With six of the 10 starters in Saturday’s Listed Mitavite The Phoenix (1615m) at Doomben still maidens, it was the last start Doomben winner The Actuary who did best in a slogging finish to credit Widden Stud’s deceased Sebring with his 60th stakes-winner.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 20
There was no shortage of promising youngsters in Saturday’s Rod Johnson Hcp (1420m) at Flemington, yet the Night Of Thunder (IRE) gelding Cherry Tortoni saw them all off in style to keep his record at perfect two for two.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 20
Making just his second trip to the races, the progressive Vancouver colt Exhibition opened his winning account in Saturday’s Magna Grecia New To Coolmore Hcp (1500m) at Randwick to ring up winner number seven for his Golden Slipper winning sire.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 19
US trainer Wesley Ward is always a formidable force at Royal Ascot, but he had to settle for second overnight in the featured Group I Commonwealth Cup (6f) with his Munnings filly Kimari beaten by progressive colt Golden Horde.
Media Release - Friday June 19
Racing NSW announced on friday that owners will be able to return to NSW racecourses from Saturday, 20 June 2020 to watch their horse race.
Media Release - Friday June 19
A high quality Inglis Digital June (Late) online catalogue has opened for bidding, featuring a well-diversified line-up of 400 entries.
Media Release - Friday June 19
Former Kiwi Diamondsandbubbles continued her strong form on the synthetic track at Pakenham on Friday, setting a new track record when successful over 2200m.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 19
There were five juvenile heats at the Rosehill trials on Friday morning with some interesting results including a quinella for two expensive I Am Invincible colts that cleared six lengths away from their rivals to fight out the finish.
Media Release - Friday June 19
Top quality sprinting colt Hello Youmzain is in fine fettle ahead of Saturday’s Group I Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot where he will sport the colours of part-owner Cambridge Stud for the first time.