Tara Madgwick - Monday June 21
Trials were held at Randwick on Monday morning with six heats for juveniles including three that were won by the progeny of boom first season sires Capitalist and Extreme Choice, who are in a neck and neck battle to be Champion Australian 2YO Sire.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 21
The Group I Prix de Diane (2100m) (French Oaks) was won overnight at Chantilly by Galileo filly Joan of Arc, who is the fourth Group I winner for a celebrated blue hen.
Breednet - Monday June 21
Here is the full list of 17 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 21
Featured in a recent Breednet story, former classy stayer and now promising sire Dandino (GB) posted his fourth winner over the weekend.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 21
Dual Group I winner Stratum Star broke the ice on Sunday to sire his first winner with a debut victory for Avalicious.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 20
Newgate Farm’s Deep Field racked up his tenth stakes-winner on Sunday at Sha tin when his talented four year-old Sky Field scored a dominant win in the Group III The Premier Cup (1400m).
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Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 20
Bon Ho’s Everest winner Classique Legend did not take to Hong Kong, but he’s had no such problems with eight year-old Not a Single Doubt gelding Southern Legend, who keeps delivering year after year.
Breednet - Sunday June 20
Here is the full list of 69 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 20
The most expensive yearling by Lonhro ever sold opened her account at Ballarat on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 20
The $151,000 Listed Melair Stakes (1 and 1/16th m) at Santa Anita on Saturday was won by progressive filly Fi Fi Pharoah , a three year-old daughter of Coolmore’s Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA).
Mark Smith - Sunday June 20
Finally, everything played out for Asherla in a 1200m maiden at Kempsey on Sunday to ring up winner number eight for her sire Astern.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 20
Poised to win his first Australian Champion Sire Title by earnings, Written Tycoon added another winner to the tally on Sunday with a debut victory for a blue-blooded two year-old filly at Ballarat.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 20
If you’ve just bought a mare at the recent sales, you’ll now be pondering which stallion could be her perfect match, so we’re going to look hard at the options in various price points in coming weeks offering facts and statistics that might bring clarity for the undecided.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 19
Second in the past two runnings of the Group I Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6f) at Royal Ascot, seven year old gelding Dream of Dreams made it third time lucky when taking out the prestigious sprint overnight.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 19
Australia’s original Royal Ascot hero Choisir has already put his stamp on the meeting this year as sire of the dam of Group I King’s Stand Stakes winner Oxsted and he appeared in the results again overnight as sire of the dam of progressive three year-old Creative Force, winner of the Group III Jersey Stakes (7f).
Breednet - Saturday June 19
Here is the full list of 119 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 19
The Listed AR Creswick Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday looked a competitive race on paper, and with 100 metres left to run, eight horses were spread across the track.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 19
Red hot sire So You Think missed a stakes-winner this Saturday with handy stayer So You Win going down narrowly in the Listed Ipswich Cup, but he did have a promising winner on the same program in undefeated filly Palaisipan.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 19
The John O'Shea-trained Lillemor denied Lee Freedman the best possible return to the training ranks when she edged out Intrepidacious in a deceptive finish to Saturday's Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic (1200m) at Ipswich.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 19
The six-year-old Lope De Vega (IRE) gelding Snitch came with a barnstorming finish to win Saturday’s Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 19
At his sixty-second start, the seven-year-old Pluck (USA) gelding Happy Go Plucky opened his stakes account with a fighting win in Saturday’s Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m).
Mark Smith - Saturday June 19
It's been a while between drinks for the Tavistock gelding Stockman, who found conditions to like when opening his stakes account on a testing track in Saturday's Listed McKell Cup (2000m) at Rosehill.
Media Release - Saturday June 19
Progressive three-year-old Witsabouthim provided the biggest glimpse yet of his undoubted ability as he came from last on the home corner to convincingly defeat his age group rivals over 1600m at Ruakaka on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 19
Brae Sokolski and Ozzie Kheir would have breathed a little easier when the odd-on favourite Incentivise put a space on thirteen overmatched rivals in Saturday’s QTIS Provincial Stayers Final (2500m) at Ipswich.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 19
With James McDonald in the saddle and proven on a heavy track, punters rallied behind the two-year-old Snitzel colt Royalzel in Saturday’s E Group Security Hcp (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens, and it proved to be relatively painless.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 18
The rain came to Royal Ascot last night and it was No Nay Never filly Alcohol Free that handled the heavy ground best in the Group I Coronation Stakes (1m) to post her second Group I victory.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 18
Winner of the Group II Queen Mary Stakes (5f) at Royal Ascot last year, quality Kodiac filly Campanelle again showed her class overnight winning the Group I Commonwealth Cup (6f) again the colts, but her victory was not without drama.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 18
Newgate Farm’s Capitalist has sired more juvenile winners than any other sire in Australia this season and added another to his tally on Friday when Sacca saluted at the Sunshine Coast.
Media Release - Friday June 18
As Chatswood enters a 50th year of operation, Greg Willis welcome readers to the 2021 stallion brochure.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 18
The Rosehill trials on Friday morning featured six heats won by two year-olds that included the full brother to a Golden Slipper winner and the half-sister to outstanding filly Isotope.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 18
Twin Hills Stud based Odyssey Moon posted his second winner on Friday when the Richard Litt trained gelding Peregrination ran out an easy winner at Canberra.
Media Release - Friday June 18
Impeccably bred stakes-winner Sandbar will add further quality to Kooringal Stud’s stallion roster in 2021.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 17
The fairytale fourth Group I Ascot Gold Cup (2m 4f) win for race favourite Stradivarius failed  to unfold at Royal Ascot overnight with victory in the staying test going to the four year-old Teofilo stallion Subjectivist.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 17
Frankel has been making big news in Australia this season siring three Group I winners – Converge, Hungry Heart and Mirage Dancer – and he was in the frame at Royal Ascot overnight with a three year-old colt that may well progress to being a Group I winner.
Breednet - Thursday June 17
Here is the full list of 39 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Mark Smith - Thursday June 17
With the season winding down, the two-year-olds take centre stage.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 17
The race to be leading Australian second crop sire by winners is a close one with Golden Slipper winning sire Vancouver edging ahead of his barn mate and rival Pride of Dubai with a promising debut winner at Wyong on Thursday.
Media Release - Thursday June 17
Ardmore Trainer Nick Bishara knows what it is like to loosen the reins on a stable talent to enable them to reach their full potential.
Breednet - Thursday June 17
Fastnet Rock has a strong hand with two top chances at Royal Ascot on Thursday while Rosemont Stud will be eagerly watching the four runners for Starspangledbanner.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 17
Darley blue hen Essaouira produced a new winner at Wyong on Thursday and the blue-blooded filly also gave her rider Rachel King her 100th winner of the season.
Media Release - Thursday June 17
Westspeed Stallions Magazine’s online edition is now live on the TBWA website.
Media Release - Thursday June 17
The NZ suffix has featured prominently behind many of John O’Shea’s stakes performers this season, and this week he had the opportunity to visit the source.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 16
Unbeaten in three starts last year at Group I level, Coolmore’s outstanding Galileo  mare Love made her first appearance for 2021 at Royal Ascot overnight winning the Group I Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1m 2f).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 16
The Group II Queen Mary Stakes (5f) for two year-old fillies at Royal Ascot produced an interesting result with Quick Suzy (Profitable) defeating Twilight Gleaming (National Defense), both fillies from the first crop of Group I winning sons of Invincible Spirit.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 16
The Listed Windsor Castle Stakes (5f) at Royal Ascot overnight was a virtual charge of the light brigade with 27 runners engaged and victory going to Havana Gold colt Chipotle, but the run of Brazen Beau colt Boonie to grab third would have brought great excitement to his Australian connections.
Breednet - Wednesday June 16
Here is the full list of 44 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 16
There were tears and cheers after promising Pride of Dubai two year-old filly Forzanini broke the ice for her first win at Randwick on Wednesday.
Media Release - Wednesday June 16
A friendship of nearly 40 years, generations of combined experience and a combined honour roll of winners and home bred stallions too long to list, is to become a new working partnership in the new season.
Media Release - Wednesday June 16
Entries are now open for the 2021 edition of Australia's most popular breeze up style auction, the Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 15
A year ago progressive colt Palace Pier claimed his first Black Type victory when taking out the Group I St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot (1m) and the son of Kingman has barely missed a beat since, returning this year to score a dominant win in the Group I Queen Anne Stakes (1m).
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 15
A homebred for legendary breeder and trainer Jim Bolger, Dawn Approach colt Poetic Flare won the Group I St James’s Place Stakes (1m) at Royal Ascot overnight defeating the gallant  Yulong owned Lucky Vega, who will stand at their Victorian farm this spring .
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 15
The Invincible Spirit sireline came up trumps again at Royal Ascot overnight in the Group I King’s Stand Stakes (5f) with last year’s Group I Darley July Cup winner Oxsted scoring a length and a half win against a big field of 16.
Breednet - Tuesday June 15
Widden Victoria’s National Defense looks to have a great chance at Royal Ascot Day Two on Wednesday as we look through the card for where the interest is for Australian breeders with runners by stallions standing this season in Australasia.
Breednet - Tuesday June 15
Here is the full list of 23 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 15
If you’ve just bought a mare at the recent sales, you’ll now be pondering which stallion could be her perfect match, so we’re going to look hard at the options in various price points in coming weeks offering facts and statistics that might bring clarity for the undecided.
Mark Smith - Tuesday June 15
The 2021 Japan Racing Horse Association Select Sale runs over two days, July 12-13, with 248 Yearlings and 241 foals catalogued, with the first lot through the ring, one of four yearlings from the final crop of the breed-shaper Deep Impact (JPN).
Media Release - Tuesday June 15
Trainer Mike Moroney has given the green light for Tofane to have a crack at securing her third elite-level victory at Eagle Farm next week.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 14
Group I Australian mares Nechita and Mossfun have produced winners in the Northern Hemisphere in recent weeks and we can add 2014 Group I MRC Thousand Guineas winner Amicus to the list after her three year-old Galileo colt Okita Soushi won on debut in Ireland at the end of last week.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 14
Randwick trainer John Thompson is renowned for his patient approach and it looks like paying dividends for this talented daughter of So You Think, who posted her first metropolitan success at Warwick Farm on Monday.
Mark Smith - Monday June 14
The highly anticipated Royal Ascot meeting commences on Tuesday, and for the first time, there will be seven races on the card for each of the five days.
Breednet - Monday June 14
Royal Ascot kicks off on Tuesday and while there will be no Australian representatives this year there’ll still be interest for Australian breeders with runners by stallions standing this season in Australasia.
Mark Smith - Monday June 14
Baring his teeth to the breeze, Darceandermill led at every call to win the inaugural running of the Ron Hutchinson Hcp (1200m) at Mornington on Monday.
Breednet - Monday June 14
The top 10 first season sires (by earnings) this season have produced 13 individual stakes winners so far, equalled only once in the last 10 seasons – 2018 – so we thought we’d check the trial results for what might be waiting in the wings for what’s looking an exceptional bunch.
Media Release - Sunday June 13
Australia’s only national thoroughbred re-homing program, Caroline Searcy’s “Thoroughbreds Are Go” returns this Monday night at 7.30pm (Sydney-time) helping racing’s trainers, owners and breeders find good homes for thoroughbreds away from the track.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 13
Few things excite fans more than a pure white thoroughbred, and Japan has been blessed of late with a few that can gallop.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 13
It is Newgate Farm 1-2-3 in a race that looks to be going down to the wire for Champion First Season Sire.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 13
Making his career debut in a QTIS 2yo Hcp over 1200m at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday, the Tom  Button-trained Finsceal staged a last to first performance to become the first Australian winner for Territories (IRE).
Breednet - Saturday June 12
Here is the full list of 135 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 12
Second to subsequent stakes-winner Profiteer when making his debut last December, Winning Rupert colt Ranveer confirmed his potential when resuming from a spell to win at Sandown on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
The Justin Snaith-trained Crown Towers, an Australian-bred son of Camelot (IRE), captured the Group III Hollywoodbets Dolphins Cup Trial Handicap (1800m) at Greyville overnight.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
Fresh off siring his first southern hemisphere stakes-winner when Uncommon James captured the Listed Oxlade Stakes at Eagle Farm, Cable Bay (IRE) struck again when the Marco Botti-trained Atalis Bay broke through for the first time at stakes level in the Listed Scurry Stakes (5f) at Sandown.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
Widden Studs dual Group I winner Palentino has had just a handful of runners to date, but he has a wonderful representative in Palencia who kept his record at a perfect three for three with his hard-fought win in Saturday’s $100,000 Cluden Park Classic (1200m) at Townsville.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
For a mare that could not buy a win, Starspangledbanner’s four-year-old daughter Brooklyn Hustle has strung two together for the first time in her career.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
For those breeders mortified by the late withdrawal of Tofane from the National Broodmare Sale, the dagger was inserted a little deeper when the daughter of  Ocean Park scored a barnstorming win in Saturday's $1,500,000 Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm..
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
A week that started for Frankel with a Group 1 win in the Derby at Epsom ended with a Group 1 win a half-world away in the $1million  Treasury Brisbane J.J. Atkins (1600m) for two-year-olds at Eagle Farm.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
Few would doubt the ability of Superium, but the son of Verrazano (USA) has proved a frustrating character for punters.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 12
Irish bred So You Think gelding Knights Order led home a quinella for his sire in the Group II Brisbane Cup (3200m) at Eagle Fam on Saturday when leading all the way to defeat Carif.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
While it was not quite the winning margin of the Doomben Cup, odds-on favourite Zaaki (GB) gave connections little cause for concern in the inaugural running of the $1,200,000 Group II Q22 (2200m) at Eagle Farm.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
Despite adding almost $3million to the Godolphin coffers, Lonhro’s sons Ranier and Kementari have not endeared themselves to punters of late, but the pair settled down to fight out a thrilling finish to Saturday’s Listed Radiotab The Wayne Wilson (1600m) at Eagle Farm.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
Connections were relieved when the one-time Stradbroke Handicap favourite Ayrton opened his stakes account in Saturday’s Group III Gunsynd Classic (1600m) at Eagle Farm and they now have the $7,500,000 Golden Eagle in their sights.
Media Release - Saturday June 12
Promising two-year-old Mustang Valley justified some heavy support from punters when she cruised to victory over 1200m at Te Rapa on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 12
Woodside Park shuttler Cable Bay (IRE) sired his first southern hemisphere stakes-winner when Uncommon James wore down the favourite Maotai in Saturday’s Listed Oxlade Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm.
Mark Smith - Friday June 11
After four consecutive seconds, Silver Surfer finally broke through in a well-contested maiden over 6-furlongs at Fairyhouse on Friday to become the seventh first crop winner for Caravaggio (IRE).
Breednet - Friday June 11
Sebring youngster Cardigan Queen broke a run of three career seconds to take out the $100,000 Elvstroem Classic at Swan Hill on Friday for popular local rider Harry Coffey.
Media Release - Friday June 11
Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV) is pleased to announce that Avenel Equine Hospital, who have been valuable sponsors for over five years have re-signed a formal partnership agreement with TBV for another two years.
Mark Smith - Friday June 11
Making his career debut, Kentucky Casanova kick-started the Swan Hill Carnival off on Friday with a dominant performance over 1200m.
Breednet - Friday June 11
Plenty of interesting two year-old trials around the country in the past week including four winners for I Am Invincible at Randwick on Tuesday, so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
Media Release - Friday June 11
Entries are now open for New Zealand Bloodstock’s 2022 National Yearling Sales Series, with the action-packed Sale set to take place next summer at the Karaka Sales Centre.
Breednet - Friday June 11
Mapperley Stud has announced their exciting young stallion Contributer is fully booked for the 2021 breeding season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 10
The Group III Ballycorus Stakes (7f) at Leopardstown overnight was won by talented Sidestep gelding Real Appeal, who carries the colours of Yulong Stud’s Zhang Yuesheng.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 10
If you’ve just bought a mare at the recent sales, you’ll now be pondering which stallion could be her perfect match, so we’re going to look hard at the options in various price points in coming weeks offering facts and statistics that might bring clarity for the undecided.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 10
If you’ve just bought a mare at the recent sales, you’ll now be pondering which stallion could be her perfect match, so we’re going to look hard at the options in various price points in coming weeks offering facts and statistics that might bring clarity for the undecided.
Breednet - Thursday June 10
Here is the full list of 35 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Mark Smith - Thursday June 10
It has been some week for Juddmonte Farm’s champion Frankel.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 10
Shamus Award has had a personal best season with nine stakes-winners highlighted by three Group I winners and his 80th seasonal winner that scored at Gosford on Thursday was a timely reminder of one of his most successful nicks.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 10
The last Group I 2YO race of the season will be run at Eagle Farm on Saturday with a big field of 14 to contest the BRC JJ Atkins (1600m) and half of the runners are by first season sires!
Media Release - Thursday June 10
The third crop of the Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) Fast Track Program celebrated their graduation in a ceremony at Scone on Tuesday night.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 9
Brilliant filly Mossfun won the 2014 Golden Slipper for Emirates Park and she produced her first winner for them overnight in the UK when two year-old Frankel filly Sadmah made a winning debut at Haydock.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 9
The highest rated sprinter in Ireland this year, talented Brazen Beau three year-old gelding Logo Hunter took another step forward when winning the Listed Midsummer Sprint Stakes (5f) at Cork overnight.
Media Release - Wednesday June 9
Members Joy (Hussonet) has become the most expensive pregnant mare sold online in the Southern Hemisphere, fetching an incredible $800,000 in the Inglis Digital June (Early) Online Sale, which concluded with three mares realising $300,000 or more and $5.25 million in turnover this evening.