Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 October 2017
The only filly in the 1250 metre three year-old maiden at Canterbury on Wednesday was Fastnet Rock filly Unforgotten, who made light work of beating her male rivals at her first run back from a break.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Money can't buy the thrills Bonneval's owners are enjoying with their multiple Group One winner, although there have been serious attempts to do just that.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Fresh from a Group I double at Caulfield on Saturday with Aloisia and Gailo Chop, OTI Racing were taking it global overnight with a stakes-winner in France by champion sire Fastnet Rock.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in the rural economy and Australian society: that was the message echoed by Federal Government ministers and senior politicians at an event in Canberra last night.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 October 2017
The Group III MRC Blue Sapphire Stakes was won last year by Flying Artie, a colt who went on to win the Group I VRC Coolmore Stud Stakes and take top honours as Champion 3YO Colt, so it's well worth a good look at the field lining up for the $350,000 sprint on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Day 2 saw another 194 two-year-olds gallop down the straight at Te Rapa Racecourse and the conclusion of the 2017 Breeze Ups for NZB's Ready to Run Sale of 2YO's.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Saturdays Caulfield Guineas, and Randwick's Everest meetings once again highlighted the dominance of Redoute's Choice and his sons in Australia, as no less than eight winners across Sydney and Melbourne were sired by sons of Redoute's such as Time Thief, Not A Single Doubt and Snitzel.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Four juvenile heats at the Randwick trials on Tuesday morning produced an impressive winner for the James Harron Bloodstock team in royally named colt King.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Always Dreaming, winner of this year's Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Overnight in the UK, former champion racehorse and now leading young sire Frankel posted his 20th stakes-winner, so we thought it might be interesting to take a look at his overall statistics.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 17 October 2017
It's the first time we've ever found a 'One to Watch' from Tatura, but this most expensive filly from the first crop of Sepoy cast off maiden status at her first run for a new trainer.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 October 2017
A steady start set the tone of Day 1 at the NZB Ready to Run Sale Breeze Up's with 199 two-year-olds breezing at Te Rapa Racecourse.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 October 2017
And what were they?.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 October 2017
Erasmus, a son of Westbury Stud shuttle stallion Reliable Man (GB), has rocketed into favouritism for next year's German Derby care of a runaway victory in the Group III Preis der Winterfavoriten (1600m).
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 October 2017
The running of the $10million The Everest last Saturday has reshaped the Australian General Sires List and delivered what looks like an unassailable lead to Arrowfield Stud's superstar Snitzel as well as giving a significant boost to Pierro.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 16 October 2017
Former Singapore Horse of the Year SUPER EASY celebrated his first success as a sire on his old stomping ground on Sunday, when the Stephen Gray-trained EASY DOES IT (Super Easy ex Nova) won on debut at Kranji.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
The first country two year-old race of the season, the $22,000 Romantic Dream Plate, was run at Tamworth on Sunday with victory going to the Neil Godbolt trained Hinchinbrook filly Taken on Chance.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 15 October 2017
Charlie Appleby made a legion of fans in Australia last year and he is likely to make many more after getting a son of Exceed And Excel to run out a strong 2025 metres in Sunday's $300,000 Listed TAB Cranbourne Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
The outstanding turn of foot shown by Dandino (GB) made him one of the best international 2400m horses of his era and a positive addition to the stallion roster at Bombora Downs where he stands his second season this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
Waikato Stud based stallion Ocean Park enjoyed success across the Tasman on Saturday when quality filly Ocean Jewel produced a scorching performance to win the A$100,000 Bunbury 3YO Classic (1000m) in Western Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
Matamata local Jason Price was feeling surprisingly chirpy this morning after taking time last night to celebrate the win of Aloisia in Saturday's Group I Thousand Guineas at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
In the space of just over 90 seconds on Saturday, Mighty Boss(Not a Single Doubt) made his $180,000 purchase price at the 2016 Premier Sale at Karaka look very, very small.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
THE winner of the inaugural $10 Million The Everest,REDZEL, will be paraded at the Snowden Racing stables at Randwick on Monday, October 16 at 9am.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
Te Akau Shark has displaced his stablemate Embellish as the pre-post favourite for the opening classic of the season.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 15 October 2017
While owner Teeley Assets and trainer Mick Price welcomed the emergence of one star in the surprise Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss, they farewelled another with the announcement that former Horse Of The Year Lankan Rupee has run his last race.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 15 October 2017
After failing to gain a start in the Group I Moir Stakes, the Written Tycoon mare Super Cash was switched to Saturday's Keno Kwikpik Schillaci Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield and came up trumps.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 15 October 2017
Few can doubt the fighting spirit of the Al Maher gelding Classic Uniform after he repelled the challenge of Epsom Handicap hero Happy Classer in Saturday's $500,000 Group III Aqualand Craven Plate (2000m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 15 October 2017
Overlooked for a slot in the $10 million The Everest, connections of In Her Time were left to rue what might have been after the daughter of Time Thief landed Saturday's $5000,000 Listed Sydney Stakes (1200m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 15 October 2017
Has there been a better example of the ups and downs of the thoroughbred industry than the result of Saturday's $10 million TAB The Everest (1200m) at Randwick? The euphoric scenes after Redzel held the challenge of Vega Magic contrasted to a markedly different mood a few years earlier.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 15 October 2017
The inaugural slot holder won the inaugural Everest at Randwick today, with Redzel giving James Harron a memorable victory in the $10m race.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Australian Bloodstock's Japanese import Tosen Stardom (JPN) chose the right spot to break his maiden in Australia when finishing strongly to claim Saturday's $500,000 Group I United Petroleum Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 October 2017
As the horses paraded behind the barrier for the $2million Group I MRC Caulfield Guineas on Saturday, my daughter Jasmine said to me, 'What's that horse, he's beautiful, I want him!', a couple of minutes later this 100-1 shot became a Group I winner.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Snitzel's son Redzel completed his transformation from honest toiler to champion sprinter with a dominant performance to capture the inaugural running of the $10 million TAB The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Front-running French import Gailo Chop (FR) gave OTI Racing a day to remember when defying the challenge of the Aidan O'Brien-trained Johannes Vermeer (IRE) in Saturday's $1 million Group I Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Second in last season's Group I JJ Atkins Stakes at Doomben back in June, former New Zealander Aloisia took to the big stage in Saturday's Group I MRC Thousand Guineas (1600m) where she earned trainer Aaron Purcell his first winner at the highest level.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Quality mare Francaletta has added black type performance to her impressive pedigree with a priceless victory at Hawera.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Second in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes and fifth in the Golden Slipper, Fast 'n' Rocking is still going strong at age seven after scoring a tenacious win over Religify in the Listed MRC Weekend Hussler Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Improving mare Cote d'Or claimed her first black type credit on Saturday and her trainers are confident it won't be her last.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 14 October 2017
What an incredible start to a day of champagne racing for Arrowfield Stud's Not A Single Doubt.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Talented I Am Invincible filly Invincible Star returned to top form at Caulfield on Saturday to score a blazing win in the Group III MRC Thoroughbred Club Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Stud won the first juvenile stakes race of the season in Melbourne with Magic Millions purchase Nomothaj and have now won the second with another Magic Millions purchase in Qafila.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Epsom Derby hero Camelot (GB) shuttled to Coolmore for just one season and with that crop of foals now two year-olds, their owners would be encouraged by the success their sire is currently enjoying in Europe where his oldest runners are also two.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 October 2017
Australia's Pattern and Development Committee and the board of Racing Australia have upgraded the black-type status of eight races including two up to Group I level.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 October 2017
The progeny of Hunter Thoroughbred stallions will dominate the field of the world's and Australia's richest race on turf, the centerpiece of the NSW Spring Carnival, the inaugural $10 million Everest.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 October 2017
The race to the richest meeting on the calendar has begun with a number of talented youngsters vying for a coveted start.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 October 2017
Bidding is open in the latest gavelhouse New Zealand catalogue until 7pm on Monday 16 October with 49 lots on offer including a well-related VOLKSRAAD mare with a RELIABLE MAN colt at foot.
Mark Smith - Friday, 13 October 2017
It would be drawing a long bow to suggest that Lope De Vega (IRE) could have been the answer to Nathan Tinkler's financial woes but there's no denying the 2010 Poule d'Essai des Poulains and Prix du Jockey Club hero is running hot in both hemispheres.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 October 2017
Dashing grey shuttler The Factor (USA) is currently covering in Australia for Newgate Farm, but will then travel to the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association Farm in Japan for the 2018 breeding season on a one-year lease.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 October 2017
In a huge coup for the Group 1 sire, All American will cover Naturalist - the dam of boom horse Royal Symphony.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 13 October 2017
Two Australian bred three year-olds opened their account at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday with Yakeen and Huyssteen saluting.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
Vinery Stud's young gun All Too Hard sired a winning double at Wyong on Thursday with an overdue maiden win for his stakes performer All Too Huiying and a second victory for promising gelding Groundbreak.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 12 October 2017
Living in contented retirement for the past three years, Coolmore's champion stallion Encosta de Lago is set for the mother of all paydays when Chautauqua and English step out for Saturday's $10 million TAB The Everest (1200m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
20 this year, although you'd never know it to look at him, More Than Ready (USA) is never without a good horse and US trained filly Rushing Fall has all the hallmarks of being his next juvenile star.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 12 October 2017
It was to be a memorable Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe day at Chantilly for John Barnes and partner Joy Mackay, owners of the Queensland-based stud Canning Downs, who, along with their long-time bloodstock advisor Dermot Farrington, bred and raced the Group 1 Prix de la Foret hero Aclaim.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
Four-year-old mare Bonneval goes into Saturday's Group I A$1 million Caulfield Stakes (2000m) in a rich vein of form.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
Gerry and Katie Harvey have appointed Barry Bowditch as Managing Director of Magic Millions, following Vin Cox's move to Godolphin Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
Godolphin's Group Chief Executive, Joe Osborne, has announced the appointment of Vin Cox as Managing Director of Godolphin in Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
With GROUP I wins for his daughters Roly Poly and War Flag , War Front achieved a GROUP I turf double for a second consecutive weekend to further consolidate his standing as one of the world's best sires.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
The 2017 NZB Caulfield Spring WFA Championship is set for an exciting conclusion with the running of the fourth and final leg, the A$1m Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (2000m) on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
Last weekend High Chaparral (IRE) went into battle with the highest number of stakes runners and emerged with a Group double courtesy of Ace High and Bring Me Roses, this weekend we have a sire with the most runners so far we have seen and he’s not Snitzel.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 12 October 2017
Strong domestic and international competition helped the average price rise over 20 per cent as the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale came to a close on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
The first two races at Warwick Farm on Wednesday were both competitive three year-old maidens won by Godolphin runners sired by their champion sires Exceed and Excel and Street Cry (IRE).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Kiwi Bred host Emily Murphy visits Rich Hill Stud to meet John Thompson and discuss new season sire Vadamos, a runner in last year's Cox Plate for Australia owner John Camilleri, , while Greg O'Connor catches up with well known Aussie owner breeder Linda Huddy at her Peachester Lodge property in in Queensland to talk about fellow new season sire Preferment.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Auckland based breeder Tim Harrison has made an art form out of buying non-performing older mares only to have them go on and produce Stakes winners.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
A brilliant early season juvenile, who shot to fame when winning the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, Unencumbered will have an interesting runner in the Listed MRC Inglis Debutants Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Trade continued in buoyant fashion on the second day of Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale which saw a daughter of EXCEED AND EXCEL become the highest priced filly ever to be sold at the sale when making 500,000 guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
All American's best quality crop has just turned two and the season has started accordingly.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Breeze Ups for NZB Ready to Run Sale  will take place next week on Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 October with each day commencing at 10am.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Stuart Ramsey’s Turangga Farm have been enjoying plenty of recent success with their top class filly Champagne Cuddles and another of their homebred fillies has caught the eye as a Daily Debutant to watch on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
An exciting young prospect by former crack juvenile Smart Missile topped Day One of the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2Yos in Training Sale on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 October 2017
The signs are good for Westbury Stud stallion Reliable Man, following a string of impressive performances from his southern hemisphere progeny in recent weeks.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 October 2017
REDZEL drew a plum gate of barrier 4 for the world's richest race on turf after The Everest took to the Sydney Harbour for the barrier draw.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Worth a staggering $10million, The Everest is set to make a big impact this weekend and while its lack of Group I status has meant an absence of three year-old colts in the line-up, it's sheer worth will go a long way to deciding who will be the Champion Australian Sire for 2017/2018.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 October 2017
The ATO recently issued an amended GST assessment reducing GST claims in relation to a prominent breeding industry player.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Waikato-based horseman Sam Beatson is currently preparing 29 two-year-olds for the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run sale in November, his third under his Riversley Park banner.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 October 2017
The Magic Millions 2YO's in Training Sale at the Gold Coast kicks off today with 293 horses catalogued and for those interested in what some of these youngsters were sold for as yearlings our pinhook report makes a good easy reference.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 10 October 2017
If you bought a yearling by Epaulette at the sales this year you would have to be encouraged by his growing tally of first crop European winners which rose to 19 overnight with a debut victory for Augenblick at Kempton.
Mark Smith - Monday, 9 October 2017
Coming off a debut second in a Newcomer race at Nakayama on September 17, Mosheen's daughter Primo Scene opened her winning account at over 1600 metres at Tokyo on Monday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
The Warwick Farm trials on Monday featured two heats won by youngsters sired by I Am Invincible and Smart Missile.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
There was only one race run at Kilmore on Monday with the meeting abandoned due to slippery conditions, but that one winner was a Savabeel filly with a bright future.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
AFL megastar Dustin Martin has enjoyed the perfect season.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
Five Inglis Graduates were named champions of the 2016-2017 Australian racing season at last night's Australian Racehorse of the Year awards in Brisbane.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
Winx was predictably named Australian Horse Of The Year for a second time at a function in Brisbane on Sunday night.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
The six and a half length Group I VRC Turnbull Stakes win of the rampaging Winx was part of a group-winning treble at Flemington on Saturday for graduates of Coolmore Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
An astute $38,000 purchase at the 2016 Select Sale at Karaka became a Group Two winner when Hard Merchandize  (Burgundy) scored a brave all-the-way win in Saturday's $100,000 Sacred Falls Hawke's Bay Guineas (1400m) at Hastings.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
Racing Post ran a story last week highlighting the performance of the world's most expensive thoroughbreds so we thought we should take a look at Australia's most expensive, how have they fared?.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 9 October 2017
Fresh from siring a Group double on Saturday with Ace High and Bring Me Roses, High Chaparral (IRE) kept the winning run going in South Africa on Saturday with a maiden win for three year-old filly Lady Val.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 October 2017
All Too Hard has stolen a march on his second-crop rivals in Australia and now he's opened up another front in Hong Kong with brilliant debut winner Alcari.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 October 2017
Champion HK galloper Rich Tapestry is another horse caught up in the current quarantine saga that is preventing the travel of horses between Australia and Hong Kong.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 October 2017
Brilliant dual Group I winner Zoustar has made a good impression with his first runner Sunlight finishing a close third in the Listed VRC Maribyrnong Trial at Flemington on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 October 2017
An assault on the prestigious Group I Victoria Derby gathered momentum on the weekend for ex-pat kiwi couple Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young who look likely to have a trio of stable contenders face the starter for the blue riband event on 4 November.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 October 2017
Te Akau Racing posted a winning double at Riccarton in New Zealand on Saturday with two promising young gallopers by champion sire Fastnet Rock.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 8 October 2017
Vinery Stud's flagship stallion More Than Ready (USA) sired his 20th winner at the highest level when his 5-year-old son Roy H cleared away in the $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship at Santa Anita Park.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 8 October 2017
Winless in 13 starts since breaking her maiden at Ballarat in March last year, the Murray Johnson-trained Pure Pride was made third emergency in Saturday's Paris Lane Handicap (1400m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 8 October 2017
Winner of the Group III Irish Thousand Guineas Prelude at Leopardstown last year and a distant third in the Group I Irish Thousand Guineas at The Curragh, Qatar Bloodstock's Now Or Never (IRE) earned her first victory in Australia in Saturday's Group II Blazer stakes at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 8 October 2017
Australian bred four year-old Our Mate Art scored a career best win at Durbanviklle in South Africa on Saturday when taking out the Group III World Sports Betting Matchem Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 October 2017
Dixie Blossoms turned the tables on stablemate and Golden Pendant conqueror Daysee Doom to become the first mare to go back to back in the Group III Angst Stakes (1600m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
Ill-fated High Chaparral (IRE) is one stallion that has been sorely missed by breeders seeking to breed a Classic horse and featured today when his progressive son Ace High scored a bold front running victory.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 October 2017
An Australian bred winning over 2500 metres is a rarity nowadays, so take a bow champion trainer Darren Weir and Vinery Stud's veteran Testa Rossa after 6yo mare Amelie's Star booked her place in the Melbourne Cup when turning back the challenge of six European imports in Saturday's $300,000 Group III The Bart Cummings (2500m) at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
High Chaparral (IRE) filly Bring Me the Roses cast off maiden status with a powerhouse win in the Group II VRC Edward Manifold Stakes at Flemington Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 October 2017
As is the way of things, Poet's Voice (IRE) was on a one-way ticket to back to England at a time his son Viridine was putting him on the map with an unbeaten 4-start run culminating in a hugely impressive victory in Saturday's Group II Roman Consul Stakes (1200m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 October 2017
Given credence to the fact that she travels even better the Melbourne way of going and getting to 2000 metres for the first time this prep, Winx was never out of a second gear in a breathtaking six and a half-length romp in Saturday's $500,000 Group I Seppelt Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 October 2017
Giant gelding Keen Array was throwing out distress signals in the last 50 metres of Saturday's $200,000 Group II Gilgai Stakes but the son of Bel Esprit had enough in hand to earn his fourth stakes success.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
A memorable winner of the Group I ATC Queen Elizabeth Stakes, charismatic grey Reliable Man (GB) broke the ice at Flemington Saturday as a sire to post his first Australian stakes-winner.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
Awapuni three-year-old Hard Merchandize upset the applecart when he led all the way to take out the Group II Sacred Falls Hawke's Bay Guineas.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 7 October 2017
The Darren Weir-trained Snitzepeg scored a surprise win in the Listed Antler Luggage Stakes (Poseidon Stakes) (1400m) to make it two out of two for reigning champion stallion Snitzel on Turnbull Stakes day at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
The Listed VRC Maribyrnong Trial for two year-olds at Flemington on Saturday was won in a thrilling finish by Snitzel filly Nomothaj, who was raised in the paddocks of Newgate Farm as was last week's Sydney juvenile stakes-winner Satin Slipper.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
Following in the footsteps of Medaglia D'Oro's Golden Slipper winning son Vancouver, who shuttled to Kentucky this year for Coolmore, Golden Rose winner Astern is also set to shuttle to North America for Darley.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
The Galileo filly from Dank that made 4million guineas this week at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale has inspired a story on Racing Post highlighting the performance of the world's most expensive thoroughbreds.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 7 October 2017
With the favourite Miss Vista finishing out of the money in the Ladbrokes 55 second Challenge heat on Friday night at Mooenee Valley it was left to speedy Snitzel mare Modern Wonder to claim victory.
Racenet - Friday, 6 October 2017
He's bad mannered and headstrong but Choisir colt Choisborder could be set for an "exciting future" after winning at Moonee Valley on Friday.
Racenet - Friday, 6 October 2017
A quieter week with the two year-old triallers but some high priced babies were seen out so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 October 2017
Our weekly report detailing stakes runners for each sire this weekend has a different look this week with Snitzel surpassed for number of stakes runners by another sire.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 6 October 2017
The highest price for a yearling anywhere in the world this year and the second highest priced yearling filly ever sold at public auction were two of the notable benchmarks set when the GALILEO filly out of the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup winner DANK sold for 4,000,000 guineas on the final day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
Prominent WA owner breeders Bob and Sandra Peters enjoyed success at Belmont last month with a debut winner by Pierro called Action and were back in the winner's circle with another of his offspring at York on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
Turangga Farm homebred Newburgh added to the run of success being enjoyed by Vinery Stud's All Too Hard when making it back to back wins after scoring at Gosford on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
If you had the feeling Darley's Golden Slipper winner Sepoy was starting to gain some traction, you'd be right and with four individual winners at the Gosford meeting on Thursday, he's become a sire on fire!.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
Champion racehorse and leading young sire So You Think had several runners in last year’s Victoria Derby and this impressive maiden winner at Ballarat on Thursday could easily follow in their footsteps.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
Next month's NZB Ready to run Sale at Karaka will showcase the first two-year-old crops of 14 exciting freshman sires.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
Racha Cuneen has moved from standby jockey into the prime seat as he reunites with Group winner La Diosa at Riccarton on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
A recurring fetlock injury has robbed Capella of a start at Hastings and led to her early retirement.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 5 October 2017
A stakes winner with his first runner would be a dream start for any stallion and Zoustar gets his chance to achieve that feat at Flemington on Saturday in the Listed Maribyrnong Trial Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
Sun Stud Victoria stallion, MAGNUS, is gearing up for another successful spring with his headliner, Malaguerra, poised to add further Group I success to the CV.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
An outstanding pin-hooking result for the top Lot highlighted the 2017 Inglis Ready2Race Sale at Oaklands Junction.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 5 October 2017
A remarkable eight yearlings sold for a million guineas or more on the second day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, taking the number of seven figure lots to twelve, three more than at last year's sale with tomorrow's session still to come.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott know a thing or two about Star Witness fillies thanks to dual Group I winner Global Glamour and seem to have another good one in the pipeline.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
All Too Hard has been churning out the winners since the start of the season with smart filly Za Zi Ba adding to his tally with a tenacious win at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
There are no lofty spring plans in place for expensive Savabeel colt Kaonic, who broke the ice at Canterbury on Wednesday with a stylish victory.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Keeneland has cataloged 4,145 horses for its 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, the world's largest and most important sale of its kind, to be held Nov.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
In addition to the growing reputation the NZB Ready to Run Sale at Karaka upholds for its Group 1-winning graduates and rich selection of outstanding young equine athletes, buyers at the Sale can also choose progeny from a cross-section of the very best sires throughout Australasia.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Hallmark Stud Sire Super Easy has made a great start to the Spring racing term with two winners in as many days recorded in Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Let's take a look at the pedigree of the best three year-old filly in the world Enable.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 4 October 2017
The world's highest price for a yearling in 2017 was set on the opening day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale when a DUBAWI colt realised 2,600,000 guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Embellish could put a piece of the Group I NZ 2000 Guineas' puzzle together for Te Akau Racing when he resumes at Ruakaka on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Four two year-old trials at Rosehill on Tuesday morning produced winners for Exceed and Excel, Sebring and Mossman with the fastest heat won by a slick son of Not a Single Doubt.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Oaklands is a hive of activity as prospective buyers flock to the grounds for inspections ahead of tomorrow's Inglis Ready2Race Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 October 2017
The first at Echuca on Monday (2/10) was a 3yo Fillies maiden over 1100m and provided the mighty Jungle Ruler with his first race winner.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 October 2017
REDZEL tuned up for a crack at the $10 Million The Everest on October 14 with a sparkling trial win at Rosehill on Tuesday morning.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Smart Kiwi three-year-old Summer Passage is on track for the Group I MRC  Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield on Saturday week, but a new rider has to be found.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 October 2017
The 2017 Inglis Ready2Race Sale will be held at Oaklands on Wednesday and for those considering purchasing, our pinhook report detailing previous sales information on entries is a must read.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
Better wins are ahead for this Hinchinbrook filly who saluted at Warwick Farm on Monday for the powerful Chris Waller stable.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
A German classic winner will be trained by Lindsay Park Racing after selling at auction in France on Saturday to Sydney based bloodstock agent Louis Le Métayer of Astute Bloodstock.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
Gippsland Bloodstock's Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale kicks off early at Oaklands Junction on Wednesday October 4 with Dean and Phoebe Grass to lead one of the first into the ring.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
For people who follow the fortunes of expensive yearlings the ninth race on the Kranji program in Singapore on Sunday will have caught the eye.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
Evergreen Coolmore stalwart Choisir was in the frame in Ireland on Sunday when progressive three year-old Psychedelic Funk took out the Group III Concorde Stakes at Tipperary.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
gavelhouse graduate Century Miss provided connections with plenty to celebrate at Ellerslie on Saturday, handling a step up in grade with consummate ease at the iconic venue.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
The $250,000 Inglis Cup at Caulfield on Sunday was not a stakes race, but did produce a very smart winner in lightly raced Artie Schiller (USA) mare Wheal Leisure.
Mark Smith - Monday, 2 October 2017
A Group II winning half-brother to Strawberry Boy and Newtown Jet, former Highview Stud stallion Danroad was exported to China in 2015 when support fell to a handful of mares in each of his previous five seasons.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
Six year-old Duporth gelding Dashing Fellow added another feature race win in Hong Kong to his resume when taking out the Group III National Day Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
With a bold front-running performance, Karaka graduate(NZ) Beauty Generation (Road to Rock) overcame a wide draw for an emphatic victory in Sunday's HK$3 million Celebration Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
Two Australian bred sons of former Darley shuttler Bernardini (USA) saluted at the Greyville meeting in South Africa on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 2 October 2017
With an irresistible finishing burst to win Sunday's S$700,000 Panasonic Kranji Mile (1600m) at Kranji, low-priced Karaka weanling purchase Infantry (NZ) (Tavistock) became the first horse since 2008 to complete the Singapore Derby-Kranji Mile double.
Mark Smith - Monday, 2 October 2017
Prince Khalid Abdullah's homebred Enable made a one-act affair Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly to become the first English-trained 3-year-old filly to win the race and credit Frankie Dettori with an unprecedented fifth win.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 October 2017
Santa Ana Lane had made 16 starts in stakes races since capturing the Group III Zeditave Stakes in February last year and the only trophy for the cabinet case in that time would have been for attendance.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 October 2017
With Samovare and Single Gaze pouring on the pressure 800 metres from home, the $400,000 Group I Underwood Stakes (1800m) was going to be a survival of the fittest, the right recipe for the reigning New Zealand Horse Of The Year Bonneval to put her superior staying ability on display.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 October 2017
Newcastle based trainer Paul Perry has an unmatched record of pulling off a shock or two in Melbourne and he did it again in Sunday's $175,000 Group III Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) with the Snitzel colt Perast.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 October 2017
Sitting up on the pace set by Mahlani, Dwayne Dunn set the Written Tycoon filly Booker alight coming around the home turn and had enough in hand to fend off the challenges of the favoured Fastnet Rock fillies Shoals and Catchy in Sunday's $200,000 Group II Schweppes Thousand Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 October 2017
Following on from a successful Epson Day at Randwick Darley stallions were to the fore in America with Medaglia d"Oro (USA) striking with 3yo filly Elate in the Grade 1 Beldame Stakes at Belmont and 2yo colt Bolt d'Oro in the Grade 1 Frontrunner Stakes at Santa Anita while Dubawi (IRE) chimed in with 5yo entire Mubtaahij in the Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 1 October 2017
War Front colt US Navy Flag led home his Ballydoyle stablemate Fleet Review in Saturday's Group I Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket with Lonhro's Group II July Stakes winner Cardsharp clocking in third.