Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 20
There is always a huge amount of interest in the first official two year-old trials of the season and with nine heats there are plenty of watch horses including expensive yearlings, bluebloods and a horse whose colouring will make him the most unusual horse on show at Randwick on Monday.
Media Release - Sunday September 20
The fastest time in Inglis Ready2Race breeze up history was recorded at Warwick Farm on Friday in a session that showcased some extraordinary talent.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 20
The Victoria Derby dream is alive tonight for the connections of this impressive staying maiden winner at Ballarat on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 20
Newhaven Park is home to a lot of outstanding mares, but this one has a special spot in the hearts of the Kelly family.
Breednet - Sunday September 20
Here is the full list of 54 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Media Release - Sunday September 20
If smiling were an Olympic sport, then Milan Park principal Tony Rider would most likely have had a gold medal hanging around his neck on Saturday evening.
Mark Smith - Sunday September 20
It may have been lost in the plethora of stakes races on Saturday however the results of Shamus Award should be noted as he had four winners, two seconds and a third from eight starters on the day.
Mark Smith - Sunday September 20
There will be interest in a trio of new season juveniles  from the first southern hemisphere crop of dual Group 1 winner Shalaa (IRE) in Monday’s official two-year-old barrier trials at Randwick, particularly after a week where he had winners in England and Japan and a Group III second in France.
Media Release - Sunday September 20
Behemoth made it back-to-back G1 wins, Classique Legend surged further into Everest calculations, Dame Giselle won a third consecutive leg of the Princess Series and Taikomochi outstayed his rivals on his way to a G1 berth.
Breednet - Saturday September 19
Here is the full list of 115 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
A luckless sixth in The Everest 12 months ago, the Les Bridge-trained Classique Legend showed he is right on track for this year’s $15 million feature with a barnstorming win in Saturday’s $500,000 Group II The Shorts (1200m) at Randwick, prompting his veteran trainer to declare the son of Not A Single Doubt the best he has trained.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
Progressive three-year-old filly Odeum is a stakes-winner at her third start following a dominant performance in Saturday’s Listed Jim Moloney Stakes at Caulfield and connections believe she has the potential to go to the top of the class this spring.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
Champion stallion Snitzel can sure sire a tough-nut – his seven-year-old son Taikomochi raced into Group 1 Metropolitan contention with an incredibly brave performance in the Group III Schweppes Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) at Randwick, while six-year-old son Snitzkraft took his stakes tally to three in the Listed SAJC WH Wylie Hcp at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
For one magical moment, it looked like Dollar For Dollar and his half-sister Pretty Brazen would fight out a historic 1-2 in Saturday’s Group 1 Neds Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield, but down the outside with thundering strides came the menacing presence of the imposing Behemoth.
Breednet - Saturday September 19
Hastings trainer John Bary has saddled plenty of big-race winners on home soil, but none with the shock factor of Callsign Mav’s $82 boilover in Saturday’s Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m).
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
Punters were faced with a dilemma in Saturday’s Group 1 Fujitsu George Main Stakes at Randwick in trying to place Chris Waller’s four runners in the right order - most failed.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
There will be more Australian dollars heading to New Zealand after Brendon and Jo Lindsays wonderful Savabeel mare Probabeel proved a class above in Saturday’s Group III Bill Ritchie Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.
Breednet - Saturday September 19
Promising galloper Miss Aotearoa provided rider Craig Grylls and owner/breeder Tony Rider with a black type double at Hastings when she out-finished her age-group rivals in the Gr.3 Hawke’s Bay Breeders’ Gold Trail Stakes (1200m).
Breednet - Saturday September 19
Hastings filly Shezzacatch was thrown in at the deep end for her debut in Saturday’s Listed El Roca-Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m), and she spectacularly rose to the occasion.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
Dame Giselle is on track to emulate the deeds of Angst and Samantha Miss and make a clean sweep of the Princess Series after claiming the third leg, the Group II Darley Tea Rose Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 19
A brother to the undefeated, Hong Kong bound, Master Montaro, three-year-old Toronado (IRE) colt Wise Counsel opened his winning account at his third start over 1600m at Caulfield on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Friday September 18
Waikato Stud’s ill-fated, dual Group 1 Doncaster Mile winner, Sacred Falls was represented by his first stakes-winner at Newcastle on Wednesday when the John O’Shea-trained All Saints' Eve emerged from a zip-fastener pocket to power home in the Group III Yarraman Park Tibbie Stakes (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Friday September 18
Five year old Pierro gelding Rock won his first Black Type race last year when taking out the Group III Cameron Handicap (1500m) at Newcastle and he repeated that performance to win the same race again on Friday, but this time bolting in to score by nearly four lengths.
Mark Smith - Friday September 18
A long-awaited hometown Cup for trainer Kris Lees and Australian Bloodstock as Mugatoo (IRE) carried his topweight of 59kgs to victory over defending champion Hush Writer (JPN) in Wednesday’s $200,000 Group III Sharp Electronics Newcastle Cup (2300m).
Breednet - Friday September 18
Here is the full list of 44 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Media Release - Friday September 18
At today's Board meeting, Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV) made some significant Board changes.
Tara Madgwick - Friday September 18
Blue-blooded Deep Impact mares Reaching and Miss Japan were both last start winners and well fancied to keep up the good work in the opening race at Newcastle on Cup Day, but were relegated into the minor placings by progressive Pride of Dubai colt Street Dancer.
Media Release - Friday September 18
The Bloodstockauction.com catalogue for September 17 – 22 is now online featuring a strong selection of racehorses, yearlings and broodmares.
Media Release - Friday September 18
Covering mares is one thing, but getting them in foal can be another, however for Widden Stud’s young gun Zousain it’s been smooth sailing.
Media Release - Friday September 18
As one of the fastest winners of the time-honoured Gr.1 Golden Slipper in recent years, the son of Not A Single Doubt will, by agreement between Kia Ora Stud, Phoenix Thoroughbreds and Aquis, race in the Aquis slot in this year’s $15m The TAB Everest on October 17 at Royal Randwick.
Media Release - Friday September 18
With runners in two stakes races, the opening day of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival at Hastings looms as a landmark moment in the short history of syndicator Savvy Racing.
Media Release - Friday September 18
– Keeneland’s fourth session of the September Yearling Sale on Thursday recorded active commerce among a number of the industry’s major buyers and featured the sale of an Into Mischief colt to Peter Leidel for $1 million.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday September 17
The fields are out for the first set of official two year-old trials in Sydney on Monday at Randwick with nine heats run over 850 metres featuring plenty of runners by first season sires preceded by one trial for Group and Listed horses.
Breednet - Thursday September 17
Here is the full list of 32 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday September 17
There were some serious bluebloods engaged in the 1000m maiden at Kembla on Thursday with victory going to Bert Vieira’s homebred colt by Pride of Dubai.
Breednet - Thursday September 17
While the official two year-old trials are set to be run next Monday at Randwick there’s already been a few heats for the babies around the country so here they are so far with breeding and sale details.
Media Release - Thursday September 17
Iconic breeding and racing personality Sir Patrick Hogan has another promising filly on his hands.
Media Release - Thursday September 17
Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale resumed Wednesday, the first session of the two-day Book 2 catalog, featuring strong participation from a mix of foreign  and domestic buyers and the sale of an Uncle Mo colt from the family of Grade 1 winner and sire Twirling Candy for $950,000 to Mayberry Farm.
Mark Smith - Thursday September 17
After striking gold with Night Raid making the transition from a country maiden to stakes-winner we will roll the dice for a second time in Saturday’s Listed Jim Moloney Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield, a race that the Henderson brothers, Luke and David, have had an extraordinary influence on.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday September 17
Served by Coolmore’s undefeated Triple Crown hero Justify (USA) last Saturday, blue hen Pretty Penny has only one thing missing on her resume and that’s a Group I winner, a situation that may be rectified this Saturday.
Media Release - Thursday September 17
The New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series is an iconic event on the New Zealand calendar, bringing the country’s finest fillies together every year for almost half a century to battle for the prestigious and coveted title. Now it’s this generation’s time to shine.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday September 16
A Group I winner bought for $825,000 by China Horse Club at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale in 2016 got her stud career off to the perfect start when producing an impressive debut winner on Wednesday as her first foal.
Media Release - Wednesday September 16
Videos of this week’s Seymour and Eagle Farm Ready2Race breeze ups – which has seen some of the fastest times of the past decade recorded - are now available online at inglis.com.au.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday September 16
Chris Waller has been going quietly with promising I Am Invincible filly Joviality, who racked up her third straight midweek win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday when leading home a trifecta for her sire in the Benchmark 72 event over 1300m.
Mark Smith - Wednesday September 16
A good day at the office for Darley Stud’s Shooting To Win on Wednesday with a pair of progressive three-year-old winners and a four-year-old winner that is starting to live up to his early promise.
Breednet - Wednesday September 16
Here is the full list of 33 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Media Release - Wednesday September 16
In a vintage crop of three year-old sprinting colts, there is none better than high octane speedster Anders with Widden Stud delighted to announce its purchase of an interest in the ownership of the record breaking son of Not a Single Doubt.
Mark Smith - Wednesday September 16
Back on a firm surface, the confidently supported Winning Partner came with a well-timed under Barend Vorster to give the McEvoy stable back to back winners of Wednesday’s Listed Balaklava Cup (1600m) and a third overall.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday September 16
A year ago exciting Rubick colt Yes Yes Yes was getting ready to rumble with the best sprinters in the country and 12 months on the record breaking  2019 Everest winner is progressing with his new career at Coolmore Stud with his first mares covered testing positive including Group II winner Frolic.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday September 16
A homebred for Corumbene Stud, flashy chestnut filly Deniki is a three-quarter sister by Not a Single Doubt to former brilliant three year-old Menari and showed a glimpse of his ability when scoring a tenacious win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday September 16
The first race at Warwick Farm on Wednesday went the way of the Chris Waller trained I Am Invincible gelding Jack the Lad, who has a half-brother entered for the upcoming Inglis Ready2Race 2YO Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday September 15
Every foaling season brings stories of joy along with disaster and this story from Holbrook Thoroughbreds brings us a poignant mix of both.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday September 15
At this time of year there are a lot of horses contesting Wednesday races with their connections dreaming of bigger and better thigs to come this spring, so read on for the full list of horses entered for spring majors running today.
Media Release - Tuesday September 15
A bit of history was made at Devonport on Sunday where four of the seven races were won by the progeny of one stallion - Armidale Stud's quiet achiever Tough Speed.
Breednet - Tuesday September 15
Here is the full list of 26 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday September 15
Promising young sire Flying Artie has wasted no time putting a trial winner on the board with Princess Bojack scoring an easy three length victory at Toowoomba on Tuesday morning.
Media Release - Tuesday September 15
It might have been nearly dusk, but after Travimyfriend won the Listed The Sofitel (1400m) at Flemington on Saturday, Silver (John) Goodin was down to Pineau’s paddock with an extra scoop of feed and a carrot.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday September 15
Demand for the progeny of Triple Crown hero American Pharoah was strong at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale Book 1 with a stunning filly from Modification selling for $1.2 million to Mike G. Rutherford.
Media Release - Tuesday September 15
Emirates Park co-owned shuttle stallion Dream Ahead (USA) is proving to be the premier sire of open-age sprinters in Britain and Ireland at the minute following a notable brace of Group 1 victories over the space of two weekends.
Media Release - Tuesday September 15
A panel looking into thoroughbred welfare headed by former Victorian Premier Dr Denis Napthine has been “very pleased” by the number of suggestions it has received.
Media Release - Tuesday September 15
The huge impression created by young unbeaten Sydney galloper Mo’unga with his Rosehill stakes win last Saturday highlighted a significant week for champion New Zealand sire Savabeel, one which also uncovered another two of his possible three-year-old stars.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday September 15
There were no juveniles in action at the Rosehill trials on Tuesday morning, but we did see the return of a million dollar colt that showed promise last season and might now be ready to get on with the job.
Media Release - Tuesday September 15
A partnership of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Robert LaPenta, Gainesway and Winchell Thoroughbreds paid $2 million for a colt by leading sire Tapit out of Grade 1 winner Tara’s Tango to top Tuesday’s second session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, which was marked by competitive bidding and the sale of nine yearlings for $1 million or more.
Media Release - Tuesday September 15
In Covid world, economic circumstances can change quickly, this forcing the Government to extend the JobKeeper program to beyond the original 27 September 2020.
Tara Madgwick - Monday September 14
The first session of breeze ups for the upcoming Inglis Ready2Race Sale on October 20 were held at Seymour in Victoria on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday September 14
This unbeaten colt was one of the most exciting stakes-winners last weekend and he’s bred on a highly successful nick that is very relevant to Australian breeders this spring considering Newgate Farm’s newcomer Brutal.
Breednet - Monday September 14
Here is the full list of 20 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Media Release - Monday September 14
Kiwi four-year-old Dragon Leap has suffered a set-back that will curtail his Sydney spring campaign.
Mark Smith - Monday September 14
Some Aussie interest on day one of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale with a half-brother to Group II Silver Shadow Stakes winner and Group 1 Golden Rose runner-up Omei Sword (High Chaparral) making $US230,000.
Media Release - Monday September 14
Claiborne Farm, agent, paid $1.25 million for a filly by leading sire Tapit out of Grade 1 winner Embellish the Lace to top today’s first session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale on a day marked by brisk trade and the sale of five horses for $1 million or more.
Media Release - Monday September 14
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale have reached heights unmatched by any other Australasian two-year-old sale and a quality catalogue of 311 two-year-olds has been compiled for this year’s sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday September 14
Deep Field has made a big impression in Hong Kong siring five winners from 11 runners and one of his most impressive winners last season was Sky Field, who resumed with a dominant win at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 13
He's not the ‘last of the mohicans’, but he is the last foal of a celebrated blue hen.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 13
Champion sire Galileo has always had a great affinity with Danehill line mares and we saw it demonstrated clearly overnight with three Group I winners bred this way in exciting two ye-rold filly Shale, Cox Plate entry Mogul and Search for a Song, who won the Group I Irish St Leger (1m6f) for the second year in a row.
Media Release - Sunday September 13
Strong New Zealand ties will see Lime Country’s Jo and Greg Griffin venture into new territory as first-time vendors at the Inglis 2020 Ready 2 Race Sale on October 20.
Mark Smith - Sunday September 13
With four wins and three places from nine starts, the Waikato Stud homebred West Wind is building a formidable record, her latest success coming when railing like a greyhound to win a Benchmark 70 over 2080m at Cranbourne on Sunday by a widening six lengths.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 13
Joe O’Neil’s Prime Thoroughbreds colours had a lot of success last season on top class filly Rubisaki, but not far behind was progressive Deep Field filly Fituese and she returned from a winter spell with a big win at Rosehill on Saturday.
Media Release - Sunday September 13
Almanzor’s first-crop Northern Hemisphere yearlings were hugely popular during Part I of Arqana’s Deauville Select Yearling Sale sale last week and that trend continued for Part II.
Media Release - Sunday September 13
A quartet of Easter Yearling Sale graduates will be given their chance at G1 glory this preparation following impressive Stakes wins on Saturday .
Mark Smith - Sunday September 13
Magical had a date with No Nay Never postponed at the start of the year and what a decision that has been – after opening with a pair of Group 1 wins at the Curragh, the daughter of Galileo was beaten by Ghaiyyath in the Juddmonte International at York but she turned that around in Saturday’s Group 1 Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.
Mark Smith - Sunday September 13
A two-year-old daughter of the great Fastnet Rock, Monday (USA), kicked off Champion Day at Leopardstown with a strong performance in the Listed Ballylinch Stud Irish EBF Ingabelle Stakes to deny Arrowfield shuttler Shalaa (IRE) a first stakes-winner with No Speak Alexander.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday September 12
Bred in Australia by Kia Ora Stud, Redoute’s Choice stallion Elzaam has certainly had a different life to the majority of Redoute’s Choice colts foaled in this country, but he joined the long list of his sire sons to have produced a Group I winner when his three year-old filly Champers Elysees won the Group I Matron Stakes (1m) at Leopardstown
Media Release - Saturday September 12
Keeneland is excited to welcome Con Te Partiro – who began her career at Keeneland before winning stakes in the U.S. and at Royal Ascot in England and capturing two Group 1 races in Australia – back home for a start in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 6-7 and then offer her during the premier Book 1 of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale on Nov. 9.
Breednet - Saturday September 12
Here is the full list of 116 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday September 12
Champion trainer Chris Waller has a knack for cuddling talented mares and one of them is Haut Brion Her, who resumed from a spell to win the Group II ATC Sheraco Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday bringing up a two state Group II double for her sire Zoustar, who was successful earlier in the earlier in the day with Zoutori at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 12
A last start fifth in the Group II Silver Shadow stakes at Randwick, the Chris Waller-trained September Run showed the strength of that form with a dominant win in Saturday’s Listed Cap D'Antibes Stakes (1100m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 12
Wild Planet has not had the best of luck in two starts since winning the Listed VRC March Stakes at Flemington in March but everything fell into place for the son of Animal Kingdom (USA) in Saturday’s Group II  Iron Jack Theo Marks Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 12
Million-dollar colt Doubtland bounced back from a disappointing run in a high-class renewal of the San Domenico Stakes at Randwick to claim Saturday’s Group II Seppelt Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 12
He came, he saw, he conquered, Rothfire, the $10,000 sales reject from Queensland, looked an inspired choice for the Everest after he blew away a well-performed field of bluebloods in Saturday’s Group II Run To The Rose at Rosehill.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday September 12
A close third in the Group I ATC Winx Stakes when resuming from a spell, the Matthew Smith trained Deep Impact stallion Fierce Impact (Jpn) had a little fitness edge over some of his key rivals in the Group I VRC Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday and he used it to good effect.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 12
The Chris Waller-trained Mo'unga went into everyone’s black book with his storming performance to win at Newcastle at his most recent start and the 3yo son of Savabeel was favoured to keep his record at a perfect three for three with his black-type debut in Saturday’s Listed Drinkwise Dulcify Quality (1500m) at Rosehill.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday September 12
Slick Zoustar sprinter Zoutori started last spring winning the Group II VRC Bobbie Lewis Stakes (1200m) at Flemington and he repeated the performance again on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday September 12
Winner of the Group II Sandown Guineas last November, the high-priced Brazen Beau mare Pretty Brazen was back to her brilliant best in Saturday’s Group II Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday September 12
Progressive Smart Missile gelding Crosshaven took a big step forward at Flemington on Saturday when scoring a comprehensive victory over a competitive field of up and comers in the Listed VRC Exford Plate (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Friday September 11
Proven Darley sire Epaulette added a 15th stakes-winner to his tally overnight in France where Amica Nostra captured the Listed La Coupe de Marseilles (1m2f).
Tara Madgwick - Friday September 11
The first European bred yearlings by Galileo’s Champion 2YO and dual Guineas winner Churchill (IRE) are being offered at Northern Hemisphere sales in 2020 with pleasing results from the Arqana Select Yearling Sale in France this week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday September 11
We now have over 100 stallions listed on our Breednet Stallion Parades section providing a one stop shop for the audience to gain a real appreciation of conformation, type and character of stallions standing at stud this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Friday September 11
If you are like me then it’s unlikely you will be heading to Cootamundra anytime soon, which is why Breednet Stallion Parades is a great way to take a close look at Twin Hills Stud stallions Smart Missile, Denman and Hallowed Crown, all proven stakes sires at value fees as well as young gun Odyssey Moon.
Media Release - Friday September 11
The Bloodstockauction.com catalogue for September 10 – 15 is now online featuring a strong selection of racehorses, yearlings and broodmares.
Media Release - Friday September 11
In a further extension of Racing NSW’s existing equine welfare programs it was today announced that Racing NSW has established an End of Life Welfare Program to ensure that every NSW Thoroughbred horse has access to a free humane euthanasia service throughout its life in circumstances where a vet has certified that it is in the horse’s best interest and necessary on welfare or safety g