Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 June 2017
A sensational season for popular syndicators Darby Racing continued at Doomben on Saturday when Northern Meteor gelding Burning Passion posted his first Black Type win in the Group III BRC WJ Healy Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 June 2017
There would be few more honest horses in training than Choisir gelding Religify, who notched his 13th win when taking out the Listed BRC GH Mumm Stakes at Doomben on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 June 2017
The final Group I race of the season went the way of Written Tycoon's Tycoon Tara who led every step of the way under Kerrin Mc Evoy in Saturday's $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall's Tiara (1350m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 June 2017
Crowd favourite Rudy took his earnings to over $1 million with a hard-fought win in Saturday's Group III Carlton Mid Tattersall's Cup (2200m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 24 June 2017
Segenhoe Thoroughbreds homebred Curdled chose the right spot to break his maiden in Saturday's Listed Winning Edge Stakes (1350m) at Doomben to credit Vinery Stud's All Too Hard with his first stakes-winner.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 June 2017
Fresh from siring Ruthven to win the Group I BRC Queensland Derby, Aquis Farm's Domesday showed his versatility with slick two year-old Royal Symphony claiming his second win in as many starts at Flemington Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 June 2017
Widden Stud stallions sired the first four home in the open juvenile event at Randwick on Saturday, the 1200 metre dash won by Sebring filly Lipizzan, a $120,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Laurel Oak Bloodstock from the Newhaven Park draft.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 24 June 2017
Aidan O'Brien and Team Coolmore made it a Group I winning double at Royal Ascot overnight with English and Irish One Thousand Guineas winner Winter adding the Group I Coronation Stakes to her record directly after unbeaten Scat Daddy colt Caravaggio landed the Group I Commonwealth Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
The very last foal of a Group I winner was an obvious choice as 'One to Watch' following an easy debut victory at Ipswich on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
A Stakes-placed 3YO, a full sister to a recent Group 1 winner and a mare from the same family as Winx headline a strong catalogue for Inglis Digital's June online auction.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
Belmont Racecourse on Sunday will host a quality line up of lots going under the hammer at the Magic Millions Perth Winter Yearling and Thoroughbred Sales.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
The latest  gavelhouse New Zealand catalogue is online now with plenty of bloodstock on offer in the 56 Lot catalogue.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
Bloodstockauction are proud to present one of the biggest thoroughbred dispersal sales to be seen under online auction conditions.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
A more focussed Veuve Clicquot improved on her debut run to open her account at Otaki on Friday and in doing so provided her sire Rock 'N' Pop with his first success.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
Canberra galloper Fell Swoop will contest the $10m The Everest as the Inglis slot representative.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 23 June 2017
Thorougbred racing and breeding outfit Aquis Farm is pleased to announce the appointment of long-term Darley employee Jimmy Unwala to the position of Head of Nominations – NSW, based at Aquis Emirates Park in the Hunter Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 June 2017
There are few better judges of a yearling than Alan Bell and when he pays $400,000 for a Magic Millions colt by a young second crop sire the alarm bells sound that this might be something special.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 June 2017
Expensive Redoute's Choice filly Primavera can head to stud a winner after casting off maiden status at Newcastle on Thursday for the China Horse Club.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 June 2017
Classy stakes-winning mare Miss Gunpowder was sold for $700,000 at the recent Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale and gets her chance for Group I success this Saturday in the Tatts Tiara putting her versatile sire Pendragon firmly in the spotlight.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 22 June 2017
Aidan O'Brien described Highland Reel as made of concrete after the entire simply refused to be beaten in a pulsating finish to Wednesday's Group I Prince Of Wales's Stakes (1m2f) at Royal Ascot, leading home yet another Group I trifecta for his amazing sire Galileo.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Denise Martin's Star Thoroughbreds have tasted success at Group I level with Foxwedge filly Foxplay this season and have another nice filly by the in-form Newgate Farm stallion.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 June 2017
The Melbourne Great Southern Sale continued its trend as being one of Australia's fastest growing sales, with this year's gross almost double from just two years ago.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Spendthrift Australia celebrated another smart winner when I Am Invincible colt Overshare resumed from a spell to score at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 June 2017
A field full of blue-blooded fillies went to the post in the juvenile fillies maiden at Canterbury on Wednesday with Godolphin's Exceed and Excel daughter Manicure emerging triumphant.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 June 2017
"I cannot really describe how a big a performance that was," said Singapore race caller Matthew Jones after the exceptionally impressive victory recorded by the lightly raced and talented Clarton Super at Kranji on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Australian sires Choisir and Exceed and Excel provided both juvenile stakes-winners on day one of Royal Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Group 3 winner Scarlet Billows sold for $460,000 on Day 3 of the Melbourne Great Southern Sale, headlining a strong session of broodmares to go through the Oaklands ring.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Raheen Stud's young sire Golden Archer was a brilliant two year-old and it's been no surprise to see him produce a flurry of early winners with Golden Guardian adding to the tally with a Townsville victory on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 June 2017
He is late to the party in an already busy year for first season sires -  However, there just may be a large difference here, as the last time breeders were offered this exact cross was in 2006 and the sire in question was Snitzel.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 June 2017
With the Victorian thoroughbred breeding industry growing strongly, the stories of success in the sales ring and on the racetrack have also been increasing.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Talented youngsters Hasahalo and Star Treasure are putting a spring in the step of their trainer Stephen McKee.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 20 June 2017
The performance of first season sires has been a highlight at the select weanling sales this year and the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale that concluded on Monday again produced strong results for these young stallions with Brazen Beau and Dissident the standouts.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
A record-equalling price for a Victorian-sold weanling – 24 hours after the mark was set – capped off a strong Day 2 of the 2017 Melbourne Great Southern Sale at Oaklands.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
A day after hosting an open day at his Warwick Farm stables, David Pfieffer produced a smart two year-old winner at Goulburn by champion sire Fastnet Rock.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
With his first Australian bred offspring about to turn two, Newgate Farm shuttler The Factor (USA) has been making news in the US with his exciting two year-old Morrison winning on debut by a staggering 17 lengths.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
A DISPERSAL of mares and weanlings to be conducted on behalf of the Stuart Ramsey headed Turangga Stud by Inglis Bloodstock at a stand alone unreserved sale at the White Park sales centre Scone on Sunday July 23 could see a new high price established for the venue.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
Lonhro's Group I wining son Denman is one of the quiet achievers on the Darley NSW roster this spring and has a star on the rise in unbeaten Hong Kong trained two year-old Hot King Prawn.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
Following his victory in Sunday's S$500,000 Patron's Bowl (1600m) at Kranji, Karaka graduate Alibi  (NZ) (Darci Brahma) is now two-thirds of the way to an unprecedented clean sweep of Singapore's Four-Year-Old Challenge.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
Champion 3yo All Too Hard notched a pair of new winners and became the first freshman to sire a winner past a mile in Australia this season when Hard Ruler scored against the odds at Sale on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
Champion Australian colts Sepoy and Helmet have been given every opportunity to succeed as sires in the Northern Hemisphere for Darley and delivered a stakes double on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
A new Victorian weanling record highlighted a strong Day 1 of the 2017 Melbourne Great Southern Sale at Oaklands Junction.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 19 June 2017
Luen on Treasure (Dane Shadow), who cost $60,000 at the 2015 Ready to Run Sale at Karaka, picked up the first black-type win of his career with a dominant performance in Saturday's M$550,000 Listed Lisboa Challenge Final (1500m) in Macau.
Darryl Sherer - Sunday, 18 June 2017
Steve Jostlear started the bidding for the sale topping weanling colt and ended it on the opening session of the Inglis Great Southern Sale at Oaklands on Sunday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 18 June 2017
All Too Hard was not the only first crop stallion with a winning double on the weekend; the feat was equalled by Sun Stud's Instinction.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 18 June 2017
Darley Stud's First-season sire Epaulette had an impressive winner at York on Saturday with the Richard Fahey-trained International Man striking at his career debut.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 18 June 2017
The Mick Price-trained Hard Ruler completed a good weekend for Vinery Stud's first season stallion All Too Hard when she broke her maiden over 1617 metres at Sale on Sunday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 June 2017
The best in the west, Scales Of Justice was back on his pedestal following a dominant performance in Saturday's $150,000 Group III Hyperion Stakes (1600m) at Belmont Park.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 June 2017
The $2,700,000 shelled out by Darley for crack racemare Divine Madonna at the 2008 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale is beginning to reap dividends with her daughter Maternal leading home a 1-2 for Godolphin in Saturday's $100,000 Listed Sky Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m) at Ipswich.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 June 2017
With less than a length separating the first six across the line, an exceptional ride by Tiffani Brooker paved the way for Al Maher gelding Monsieur Gustave to register a maiden stakes win in Saturday's $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m).
Darryl Sherer - Saturday, 17 June 2017
Progressive three-year-old Toorak Tower could be on the move to Australia following an impressive win in New Zealand on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 June 2017
Beaten out of sight at his most recent start in the Group II Brisbane Cup at Doomben, the David Brideoake-trained Self Sense made a mockery of that form when romping home by a widening six and three-quarter lengths in Saturday's $175,000 Listed Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 17 June 2017
Heavily backed favourite Eclair Sunshine came with a barnstorming finish from last to earn his first win in Saturday's West Adelaide Football Club Hcp (1050m) at Morphettville and credit All Too Hard with his sixth winner and fifth in Australia.
Mark Smith - Friday, 16 June 2017
Larneuk Stud's  Neville Murdoch has always been impressed by the pedigree of resident stallion Cluster and was delighted to see his high opinion verified by a massive win by the young horse's full sister Miss Que at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Darryl Sherer - Friday, 16 June 2017
A New Zealand-bred champion Group I winner in three countries has been retired.
Darryl Sherer - Friday, 16 June 2017
A half-sister to Blue Diamond Stakes winner Earthquake is among the 910 lots catalogued for the Tattersalls July Sale with the catalogue now available online.
Darryl Sherer - Friday, 16 June 2017
Prospective purchasers have been busy inspecting weanlings in bright sunshine ahead of the opening session of the Inglis Great Southern Sale at Oaklands on Sunday.
Darryl Sherer - Friday, 16 June 2017
The most expensive yearling ever sold in France broke his maiden in style on Thursday.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 15 June 2017
By a sire whose only two wins in 13 starts came in a maiden at Kyneton and a conditions event at Mornington, out of a mare that failed to run a place in five starts, Showrica is as unlikely a mare you would find whose descendants occupy the stables of the most powerful racing organisation in the world.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 16 June 2017
In terms of an emerging stallion, Rebel Raider heads up Wyndholm Park's 2017 stallion roster at an advertised service fee of $6,600 (GST inclusive).
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 15 June 2017
Iffraaj has had a standout season as a sire, which has seen breeders flock to him in droves.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 15 June 2017
The NSW State Interschools Equestrian Championships are being held this week at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre and it's pleasing to see a good number of children competing on off the track thoroughbreds.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Leading Victorian nursery Three Bridges Thoroughbreds has a proven track record for selling quality youngsters at the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale, so their draft is a must see for all serious pinhookers looking to profit at the major yearling sales next year.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 June 2017
An eye-catching maiden winner at Kembla last month, three year-old So You Think filly Fournette made it back to back wins when saluting at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 June 2017
A debut victory for the full sister to Group II winner Cluster made for an obvious choice as the ‘One to Watch’ on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Two year-old Star Witness filly Star Galaxy was sent out favourite for the juvenile maiden at Canterbury on Wednesday, but Pierro gelding Noviero made her work hard to post the win.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 June 2017
A horse vet and PhD student has told delegates at an Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) conference in Melbourne that much of the information animal rights activists use in campaigns opposing horse racing is misleading or wrong.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Prince of Brooklyn's arrival this week at Grassyards Farm near Dunedin will mark Mosgiel couple Jason Coutts and Charlotte Young's first foray into the stallion business.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Brilliant Reward for Effort filly Effortless Reward has been racing up a storm in South Africa where she racked up her fifth victory when successful at Vaal on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Barrier trials at Rosehill on Tuesday morning featured eight juvenile heats, five of them won by youngsters trained by Chris Waller, who is no stranger to producing a good one at the back end of the season.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Graham Richardson and Gavin Parker are going to be spoiled for choice in the new season with their multiple stakes winner Volpe Veloce.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 June 2017
NZB subsidiary gavelhouse produced a record breaking Sale on Monday that saw the business hit major milestones.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Standout two-year-old Belle du Nord has recently returned to Emma-Lee and David Browne's Cambridge stable after a two-month spell.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 13 June 2017
A modest $5,000 purchase from the Three Bridges Thoroughbreds draft at the 2014 Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale, promising Stryker filly Bay Harmony posted her third win when scoring at Mornington on Monday.
Racenet - Monday, 12 June 2017
There were plenty of two year-old barrier trials all around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with breeding and sales results.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 June 2017
The China Horse Club celebrated a Warwick Farm victory on Monday with a promising staying type by Sebring.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 June 2017
A purple patch being enjoyed by Yarraman Park's Hinchinbrook continued on Monday at Warwick Farm with a tenacious win for two year-old gelding Wild Heart, a $170,000 Magic Millions purchase for Vinery Stud from the Turangga Farm draft.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 June 2017
One of a diminishing number of active sons of the mighty Danzig still standing in Australia, former high class shuttler Ad Valorem (USA) tasted Group I success at Doomben on Saturday when his promising two year-old Capital Gain scored a memorable win in the Group I BRC JJ Atkins Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 June 2017
Talented Hinchinbrook three year-old Beat the Clock resumed from a short break to score a highly impressive win at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 12 June 2017
The juvenile maiden at Warwick Farm on a holiday Monday has attracted an interesting field of promising types including a couple of highlight bluebloods that feature in the Daily Debutants list.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 11 June 2017
An explosive debut win at Leopardstown last week for blue-blooded two year-old filly September (Deep Impact x Peeping Fawn) has the potential to bring a new chapter of success to one of the world's best female families that is a great favourite here in Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 11 June 2017
Success Express (USA) has been one of the most influential broodmare sires in recent years and at the upcoming Inglis Great Southern Sale comes a rare opportunity to secure one of his daughters.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 11 June 2017
Winning the Listed Gatecrasher Stakes at Greyville in South Africa on Saturday was two year-old Harbour Watch (IRE) colt Trojan Harbour, who comes from the famed Dancing Show (USA) family.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 11 June 2017
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom (USA) added a fifth Australian winner to his tally at Flemington on Saturday when two year-old colt Royal Phoenix shared a dead heat victory with the promising Andaz, a full brother to Group II winner Arinosa.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 11 June 2017
Rising staying star Red Cardinal won the $400,000 Grade III Belmont Gold Cup Invitational in the US on Friday for astute Aussie syndicators Australian Bloodstock.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Kiwi invader Chocante kept up a relentless gallop under Jim Byrne to lead every step of the way in Saturday's $300,000 Group II Brisbane Cup (2200m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Classy three year-old Ruthven was lining up in his third Derby this season at Doomben on Saturday and it only seems fitting that he should taste success at last in the Group I BRC Queensland Derby as his sire Domesday stands in the 'sunshine state' for Aquis Farm.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Looking every inch a Group I winner in waiting since winning the Group II Stan Fox Stakes at Rosehill Gardens last September, Godolphin's royally-bred Lonhro colt Impending finally attained the goal in Saturday's $1,500,000 Group I UBET Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Astute trainer Jason Coyle took out the Group II BRC Queensland Guineas at Doomben on Saturday with progressive Hinchinbrook gelding Salsonic, who scored a scintillating last to first win.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
A big bold front running chestnut in the mould of his own sire Choisir, Religify appreciated firmer footing at Doomben on Saturday when leading throughout to win the Listed BRC Wayne Wilson Plate.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 June 2017
It's been a big day at Doomben for ex Woodlands stallions Ad Valorem (USA), Domesday and Lonhro who claimed the days three Group I features.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 June 2017
There are few more honest horses in training than the Beneteau filly Prompt Response who earned a second stakes success when fighting off stablemate My True Love in the Saturday's $200,000 Group II Dane Ripper Stakes (1350m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Andrew Campbell has good reason to consider doubling his hand in the closing black type two-year-old event of the season.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Pendragon mare Miss Gunpowder made the first instalment on her $700,000 purchase price at the recent Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale with a fighting victory in Saturday's $100,000 Listed Makers Mark Hinkler Handicap (1200m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Runner-up to Tactical Advantage at Doomben at her most recent start, All Over Bosanova reversed the decision in Saturday's Listed Daybreak Lover Stakes (1200m) on the same track although it was a close-run thing.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Tony Pike's Te Rapa plan for Sacred Rebel was perfectly executed when the highly-regarded youngster closed strongly for a debut victory.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
A knockout winner of the Group I VRC Emirates Stakes back in 2004 for Stuart Ramsey's Turangga Farm, high class mare Sky Cuddle featured at Randwick on Saturday as the dam of promising two year-old filly Champagne Cuddles, who returned successfully from a long layoff.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
Every now and again we run some editorial on Breednet that strikes a real chord with the audience and our story So You Want to Breed a 'Serious Horse'? has done just that and continues to attract feedback.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 10 June 2017
In 2014, we published a story about this former Aussie bred Godolphin stakes-winner who had gone to the Northern Hemisphere and found success over the jumps and three years on he's still going strong.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 June 2017
Not a Single Doubt trails his stablemate Snitzel this season in terms of juvenile winners, but added a tenth to the tally at Canberra on Friday with an impressive win against older horses for this youngster.
Mark Smith - Friday, 9 June 2017
Champion trainer Chris Waller has shed a thousand tears since Triple Honour set him on a road to fame and fortune in the 2008 Group I Doncaster Handicap at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 June 2017
Every now and again we run some editorial on Breednet that strikes a real chord with the audience and our story So You Want to Breed a 'Serious Horse'? has done just that.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 9 June 2017
Running out an easy winner at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday was blue-blooded Redoute's Choice colt Hakeem, a three-quarter brother-in-blood to not one, but two Group I winners.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 June 2017
Records have tumbled with the curtain brought down on a hugely successful 2017 Magic Millions National Sale on the Gold Coast on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 June 2017
Not surprisingly most watching the hotly contested maiden at Sandown on Wednesday had their eyes on New Horizon, the first son of the mighty Frankel to race in Melbourne.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 June 2017
Well good luck with that as there are ever decreasing opportunities to do so in Australia if you want to go to a commercial stallion.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 June 2017
Jamie Richards is satisfied with what the Te Akau team has achieved through the Brisbane carnival but says the success of the campaign will be measured by the results at Doomben on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 8 June 2017
Entries are now open for Inglis Digital's June online thoroughbred sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
A quality filly by Written Tycoon topped Day Two of the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Yearling Sale on Wednesday to round out Book One of the auction.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
As a half-sister to dual Group I winner Fiveandahalfstar by champion sire Fastnet Rock, this three year-old filly was an obvious choice as the ‘One to Watch’ on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
It seems only fitting that the tenth winner for Widden Stud's leading young sire Your Song would be a homebred for Gooree Stud, who bred and raced the Group I winning son of Fastnet Rock.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
A superstar at the Brisbane Winter Carnival last year, Group I winner Sacred Elixir has entered quarantine for Hong Kong.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
Amongst the many horse tax cases I regularly review, it's always frustrated me as to how few involve stallions!.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
IT'S barrier 11 for Triple Crown Syndication's Gold Symphony in Queensland's most prestigious Group 1 event of the Winter Carnival, the $1,5 million UBET Stradbroke Handicap, to be held this Saturday at Doomben, with Triple Crown seeking a memorable Group 1 double at the Brisbane following Redzel's emphatic Doomben 10,000 success on May 13.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
Six quality Lots as part of an unreserved dispersal sale on account of Gartshore Bloodstock feature as highlights in the in the current gavelhouse New Zealand online auction.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
One of Victoria's premier breeders has announced the purchase of one of Victoria's most successful and historic farms.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
TBV's Executive Officer Patrick Clancy will soon take up a national role with Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA), while still maintaining his position at TBV.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 7 June 2017
Sheikh Mohammed's global breeding operation has been making headlines in the UK overnight with news that Godolphin's chief executive John Ferguson has resigned.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 June 2017
A More Than Ready colt closely related to recent Group One winning juvenile The Mission topped Day One of the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Yearling Sale today.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 June 2017
The Daily Debutants list for Wednesday features an imported colt by Frankel labelled in the form guide for Sandown as ‘nicely bred’ - understatement of the year!.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 June 2017
The highest priced yearling from the first crop of Golden Slipper winner Pierro is yet to race, but showed in a jumpout at Caulfield on Tuesday morning that he may have something serious to offer.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Woodside Park Stud in collaboration with Gilgai Farm, Grand Lodge and B2B Bloodstock are working together to ensure Cable Bay, the Group 2 winning son of Invincible Spirit (Green Desert) will have an unparalleled opportunity for a successful first season at stud in Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Outstanding sire Sebring is riding high as the sire of dual Oaks winner Egg Tart and the Magic Millions National Yearling Sale starting today features a filly by the Golden Slipper winner that is bred to win an Oaks of her own.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
Barely a week goes by without Ridgeview Park Stud's Onemorenomore being represented by at least one winner - in fact since the start of the year the reliably consistent stallion has been well represented by the winners of no less than 55 races.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
The most expensive runner in Australia on Monday made a winning debut at Goulburn.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
A big baldy faced chestnut with a giant stride, this son of Foxwedge was featured in a Breednet Juvenile Trial Watch story last month and made a winning debut at Goulburn on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
A brilliant four length win in the griffin race at Sha Tin on Sunday for exciting prospect Lucky Master again highlights the incredible success in Hong Kong enjoyed by Holy Roman Emperor (IRE), who will shuttle back to Aquis Farm this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
The catalogue for next month's Turangga unreserved dispersal sale is now online, and it has received some significant pedigree updates in the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
Mill Park graduates Red Raider and Beluga Blue both saluted at Morphettville on Saturday providing a winning double for their dam Choice of Colours.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
The last big yearling sale of the year kicks off at the Gold Coast on Tuesday with over 500 lots to be offered at the Magic Millions National Yearling Sale including some siblings to Group I winners.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 5 June 2017
Champion sire Fastnet Rock featured with a quinella in the Group III The Lion Rock Trophy at Sha Tin on Sunday with his two Irish bred sons Booming Delight and Eastern Express fighting out the finish.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 June 2017
Golden Slipper winner Pierro gave us the ‘One to Watch’ on Sunday with a brilliant debut winner at Ballarat.
Racenet - Sunday, 4 June 2017
There were plenty of two year-old barrier trials all around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with breeding and sales results.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 4 June 2017
After placings in the Group III Oh So Sharp Stakes at Newmarket and the Group III Nell Gwyn Stakes on the same track, Sepoy's Unforgetable Filly was far from disgraced when sixth in the Group I One Thousand Guineas won by Winter.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 4 June 2017
I doubt Seamie Heffernan would have reported back to Aidan O'Brien, you have just seen the future Derby winner, after the inspirationally named Pour Moi colt Wings Of Eagles trailed home in seventh place when making his career debut in a 7-furlong maiden at Galway back in July last year.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 4 June 2017
A competitive open juvenile event at Rosehill on Saturday produced another smart winner for Foxwedge with promising colt Silence notching his second victory from just four starts.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 June 2017
Punters waited until the final event on the card at Doomben on Saturday to unleash a spectacular betting plunge and came away with the cash as Bjorn Baker's four-year-old mare Bonny O'Reilly earned a maiden stakes win in the Listed Helen Coughlan Stakes (1200m).
Racenet - Saturday, 3 June 2017
Hard Merchandize has enjoyed a productive first season with performances that have come under scrutiny from overseas.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 June 2017
Outstanding Sebring filly Egg Tart showed a blistering turn of foot in a dominant performance in Saturday's $500,000 Group I Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 June 2017
Torryburn Stud's admirably consistent Fastnet Rock homebred Deploy earned a well-deserved maiden stakes win in Saturday's Group II Moreton Cup (1200m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 June 2017
Decisively beaten by Miss Debutante in the Listed Denise's Joy Stakes at Scone at her first taste of stakes class, Snitzel filly Snitty Kitty went one better in Saturday's Listed Amgrow Lightning Handicap (1050m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 June 2017
Edged out by Street Cry (IRE) for champion sire honours last season, Not A Single Doubt has been blitzed by his Arrowfield stablemate Snitzel this term, but week in week out there are few more reliable stallions at stud.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 June 2017
An Eagle Farm winner when making her career debut back in November, More Than Ready (USA) filly Cellargirl trailed the 16 runners home in the Magic Millions 2yo Classic.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 3 June 2017
Four wins in a row and a second stakes in a fortnight, Red Dazzler colt Pardoe is staking a strong case to contest next week's Group I JJ Atkins Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 3 June 2017
The Galileo show rolled on at Epsom overnight with his top class son Highland Reel adding a fifth Group I win to his tally with victory in the Coronation Cup, while his promising young sire son Nathaniel was responsible for Epsom Oaks winner Enable.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 June 2017
When I Am Invincible filly Not Surprising broke her maiden on Friday afternoon at Taree for Prime Thoroughbreds, she became the 49th individual winner of the 61 (80% winners to runners) yearlings purchased by Joe O'Neill in 2012,13,14 and 15.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 June 2017
Buyers are used to seeing regular reductions of stock from the massive Australian Godolphin breeding operation, but the volume and quality offered at the Gold Coast this week was on a different level and made Godolphin the second leading vendor by aggregate.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 June 2017
While many top end mares looked very expensive this week at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, global breeders would no doubt have seen value in the mares offered in foal to premium Northern Hemisphere sires Tapit and Frankel.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 June 2017
  Group 1-winning sprinter Master Of Design has a new home in Victoria at Greta West Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 June 2017
A record breaking Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale this week highlighted keen demand for mares in foal to former superstar colts Vancouver (Golden Slipper) and Pride of Dubai (Blue Diamond), the two standout first season sires last spring.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 2 June 2017
Former outstanding Melbourne based racemare Gregers has topped the 2017 Magic Millions Broodmare Sale on the Gold Coast.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 June 2017
Widden Stud’s Your Song gave us the One to Watch on Thursday with an impressive debut victory at Gosford for this talented gelding, who carried the Segenhoe Thoroughbreds colours.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 June 2017
A Group I winning son of Champion Sire Fastnet Rock, Wanted is the highlight of the most recent gavelhouse Australia catalogue with bidding set to close from 7pm AEST on Monday 5 June.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 June 2017
A triple Group 1 winning gelding and Moonee Valley legend is relishing his new career at one of Victoria's premier breeding farms.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 June 2017
The Royal Ascot meeting is just around the corner and racing in the Northern Hemisphere is starting to wind up and last-start Group Two winner Tasleet (GB) (Showcasing) is not the only potential Royal Ascot contender for his sire.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 June 2017
Gold Coast Turf Club and Event Centre (GCTC) today announced a 3-year partnership deal with Aquis Australia that includes naming rights to the racecourse.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 June 2017
One of Queensland's oldest and most respected family owned farms, Eureka Stud is poised for a busy breeding season with a four strong stallion roster headed by popular new recruit Defcon.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 1 June 2017
Mares in foal to leading sire and former Gold Coast Yearling Sale graduate Snitzel have starred on Day Two of the 2017 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale.