Top lot at Karaka on Monday was this $675,000 Lonhro colt bought by Coolmore Australia. Click here to find out more.
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A brilliant dual Group I winner at two, Pride of Dubai is passing on his talent and trainability to his first crop of two year-olds with Sense of Honour scoring a dominant debut victory at Sandown on Monday.
Two of Australasia’s biggest breeding operations combined to set the top price for a yearling sold on day two of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale.
Prominent owner Gary Harding followed family orders at Karaka on Monday when purchasing a yearling which is set to be trained just an hour north of their Wellington base.
Champion stallion Snitzel had a couple of winners at the opposite end of the distance spectrum at Monday’s Warwick Farm meeting with 3yo filly Juan Diva breaking her maiden over 1100m at her second start while the tough-as-teak gelding Taikomochi found the winner’s circle for the first time since capturing the Group III Neville Selwood Stakes in March last year with a fighting performa
With two days of the Book 1 session completed at the National Yearling Sale, Rich Hill Stud principal John Thompson is on a high.
The generosity of a number of thoroughbred industry kingpins has led to more than $300,000 being raised for the CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust at Karaka on Monday.
Brent and Cherry Taylor of Trelawney Stud experienced a thrilling morning at Karaka on Monday where they sold three yearlings for nearly $1.6 million.
Tivaci is not the only Group I winning son of High Chaparral with his first yearlings on show at Karaka 2020 with Highview Stud’s Wrote (IRE) about to make his presence felt with his first yearling to be offered on Tuesday.
Omaha Beach, War Front’s three-time Grade One-winning three-year-old of 2019, has been retired to stud at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY.
Volpe Veloce gave trainer Graham Richardson one of his biggest moments in racing when she won the Gr.1 Railway (1200m) two years ago and he is hoping to finish her career on a similar high.
The leading Australian second crop sire by earnings, Rubick posted a winning double at Wyong on Sunday with two smart three year-old winners in Designated and Turnstyle .
It started with champion sire Savabeel siring the winners of both Karaka Million races and continued into the sale ring on Sunday with some outstanding results.
A strong day of selling has launched New Zealand Bloodstock’s annual yearling showcase during Book 1 at Karaka 2020.
Twenty-four hours after a milestone first stakes winner in Australia with A Beautiful Night in the Blue Diamond Preview at Caulfield, Darley Stud’s one season shuttler Night Of Thunder (IRE) struck again when the Lindsay Park debutant Riverina Storm powered home from near last in an impressive debut over 1100 metres at Geelong on Sunday.
Fresh from his Magic Millions success where he was the leading first season sire, Coolmore’s Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA) was quick to make his mark at Karaka on day one with three  yearlings offered and sold highlighted by the colt from Posavina that fetched $575,000.
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New Stallions Set to Shine at Karaka
The young guns will come out to play at Karaka 2020, with a new wave of exciting young stallions set to make a massive impact. MORE...
Magic Pinhook Winners Book 2
Such was the strength of the Magic Millions Book 2 this year that several pinhookers operating in this slightly lower level of the market also posted big results with Queensland based KBL Thoroughbreds enjoying particular success.
2019 Breednet Favourite Foal Winner
It only seems appropriate that in a week Pierro took over as the leading sire in the country by earnings, he also gave us the 2019 Favourite Foal of the Year.
Magic Millions First Season Sires – All You Need to Know
The positive reception afforded the progeny of many first season sires at the 2020 Magic Millions Yearling Sale this year was one of the highlights of the sale and particularly interesting is the top three sires by average, who are all shuttle sires led by Coolmore’s Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA).
FOAL GALLERY 2019
(C) Hellbent x Meridian
Davali Thoroughbreds, NSW
(F) No Nay Never (USA) x Little Doubt
Valiant Stud, NSW
(C) Capitalist x Songs
Pearl Egan, NSW
(C) Supido x Pimpala Gift
Chatsworth Park for KK Lodge
(F) Dundeel x Fleur de L'Orient
Lustre Lodge, NSW
STALLION ANNOUNCEMENTS 2019
Rebel Dane to Stand at Glen Eden
The dual Group 1 winning entire Rebel Dane is heading to Glen Eden Stud to continue his blossoming breeding career in 2019.
Coolmore Release 2019 Fees
Coolmore have released fees on their 2019 roster headed by champion sire Fastnet Rock and Triple Crown winners American Pharoah (USA), Pierro and newcomer Justify (USA).
Aclaim to Shuttle to Aquis
Brilliant G1 winning sprinter Aclaim is an exciting new addition to the burgeoning Aquis stallion roster for 2019.
Ghibellines Heads White Robe Lodge Roster
White Robe Lodge have announced a slight fee increase for exciting young sire Ghibellines, who will stand for a fee of $6,000+GST for the forthcoming breeding season.
NEW TO STUD 2019
Sire: Exceed And Excel (Danehill)
Dam: Gavroche (Snippets)
Standing at: Aquis Canungra Qld $8,800
Fastnet Rock (Danehill) x Our Egyptian Raine (Desert Sun)
Standing at Royal Stone Stud: $2,500
Snitzel (Redoute's Choice) x Treppes (Domesday)
Standing at Widden Stud: $88,000
Scat Daddy (Johannesburg) x Leslie's Lady (Tricky Creek)
Standing at Coolmore Stud: $17,600
Fastnet Rock (Danehill) x My Tusker (Volksraad)
Standing at Brisbane Meadows: $1,500
SALES

Latest Catalogue Updates

 - Watch Me Dance 2f Bunbury New
 - Slice Of Heaven 2f Grafton New
 - Positive Peace 4m Warwick Farm
 - Toan Thang 6g Sunshine Coast
 - Sense Of Honour 2f Sandown-Lakeside New
 - London Banker 4g Te Teko
 - Dazzling Charm 3f Grafton
 - Yin And Yang 4g Bordertown New
 - Ellis Park 3g Sandown-Lakeside New
GENERAL SIRES
Hanseatic Makes It a Good Long Weekend for Street Boss
Godolphin’s Street Boss (USA) colt Valaquenta burst into Blue Diamond reckoning when making a winning debut at Moonee Valley on Friday but that proved little more than the entre for the Street Boss colt Hanseatic who recorded an emphatic win in Saturday’s Listed Neds Blue Diamond Preview (c&g) at Caulfield.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
I Am Invincible269107 (6)$8,939,955
Pierro17575 (7)$8,793,783
Rubick7523 (1)$8,102,850
Snitzel25588 (8)$8,063,610
Declaration of War5922 (2)$7,893,620
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
I Am Invincible269107 (6)$8,939,955
Written Tycoon26497 (4)$5,406,009
Snitzel25588 (8)$8,063,610
Sebring26785 (2)$5,371,200
Fastnet Rock18780 (5)$6,052,280
Commands
DANEHILL x COTEHELE HOUSE
63 runners this season for 21 winners and 1 stakes winner.
Stands at Deceased,
FIRST SEASON SIRES
Impressive Debut Winner for Pride of Dubai
A brilliant dual Group I winner at two, Pride of Dubai is passing on his talent and trainability to his first crop of two year-olds with Sense of Honour scoring a dominant debut victory at Sandown on Monday.
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Pride of Dubai81 (1)$293,925
Spill the Beans153$259,900
Night of Thunder52 (1)$247,200
Headwater102$246,530
Vancouver91$194,200
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Spill the Beans153$259,900
Headwater102$246,530
Night of Thunder52 (1)$247,200
Jabali41$147,400
Vancouver91$194,200
Scissor Kick
Redoute's Choice x Back Pass
SECOND SEASON SIRES
Winning Double for Rubick
The leading Australian second crop sire by earnings, Rubick posted a winning double at Wyong on Sunday with two smart three year-old winners in Designated and Turnstyle .
TOP SIRES BY PRIZEMONEY
Rubick7523 (1)$8,102,850
Deep Field10342 (2)$2,404,505
Brazen Beau5522 (4)$2,020,350
Better Than Ready7932$1,502,640
Shooting to Win5720$1,404,425
TOP SIRES BY WINNERS
Deep Field10342 (2)$2,404,505
Better Than Ready7932$1,502,640
Rubick7523 (1)$8,102,850
Brazen Beau5522 (4)$2,020,350
Shooting to Win5720$1,404,425
Dissident
Sebring x Diana's Secret
84 runners this season for 21 winners and 1 stakes winner.
The future sires still on the track identified and analyzed. From the AAA rating jewels in the crown to those just hitting the radar.
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RACING

Stakes Races Coming Up

Mon Jan 27: WFARM -
AUSTRALIA DAY CUP (2400m),
Sat Feb 01: RHIL -
EXPRESSWAY STAKES (1200m),
WIDDEN STAKES (1100m),
CANONBURY STAKES (1100m),
Sat Feb 01: CAUL -
CHAIRMAN'S STAKES (1100m),
MANFRED STAKES (1200m),
W. J. (BILL) ADAMS STAKES (1000m),
Sat Feb 01: ASCT -
SCENIC BLAST STAKES (1200m),
Sun Feb 02: BUNB -
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BREEDERS' CLASSIC (1400m),