Tara Madgwick - Monday January 17
A record breaking Magic Millions Book 1 made for some spectacular pinhook success stories so let’s take a look at some of the best.
Media Release - Monday January 17
The curtain came down on a record breaking 2022 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale today with another successful day's selling at Australia's holiday playground.
Tara Madgwick - Monday January 17
Four heats for juveniles at the Rosehill trials on Monday morning and two of those were won by the progeny of Written Tycoon, the sire of unbeaten Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner Coolangatta.
Media Release - Monday January 17
It’s a bittersweet week for trainer Jamie Richards as he gets ready for his final tilt at the Karaka Million at the helm of Te Akau Racing’s Matamata stable.
Tara Madgwick - Monday January 17
Before the two year-olds had their turn at the Rosehill trials on Monday morning there were a couple of action packed earlier trials featuring Nature Strip, who won as you would expect and then a raft of star three year-olds including Anamoe, Espiona and Mallory, who actually won the heat.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
It’s a long way from the Scottish borders to the Gold Coast, but this talented horseman with a passion for sales and bloodstock has found himself right at home.
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Tara Madgwick - Sunday January 16
$575,000 Spirit of Boom colt Spiritualised was expected to make a winning debut at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday, but he came up short behind another first starter by Winning Rupert, whose colt from Songbird (Arg) was the equal session-topper at Magic Millions Book 2 on Sunday selling for $180,000.
Media Release - Sunday January 16
The momentum of a record breaking Book One catalogue continued at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale as Book Two selling commenced this afternoon.
Breednet - Sunday January 16
Here is the full list of 56 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Media Release - Sunday January 16
Promising filly Hanalei provided co-owner and breeder Paul Richards with one of the biggest thrills of a more than forty-year career in the thoroughbred racing game when she took out the Listed IRT Wellesley Stakes (1100m) at Trentham on Saturday under the training of son Jamie.
Mark Smith - Sunday January 16
A double on Magic Millions Day at the Gold Coast has moved I Am Invincible to within $1,300,000 of Nicconi in the race for champion sire.
Breednet - Saturday January 15
Saturday’s night session brought the curtain down on Book One of Magic Millions Gold Coast and Maree McEwan was talking to some of the major players.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 15
The Breednet Sales Centre offers best stats for analysis – leading sires, buyers and vendors – fully interactive with all you need to know about this  record breaking Book 1 sale.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
A colt by Exceed and Excel sold for $1.2 million and was the top seller of the night at the Gold Coast Yearling Sale as records were smashed across the board.
Breednet - Saturday January 15
Here is the full list of 113 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 15
Yarraman Park's champion sire I Am Invincible has dominated the sale ring at this week’s Gold Coast Yearling Sale and today at the Gold Coast was the only stallion to post two winners on Magic Millions Day with success for Navy Cross and then King of Sparta.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
Girl power was to the fore at the close of Saturday’s Magic Millions card at the Gold Coast as star trainer Annabel Neasham and Group 1 jockey Rachel King combined to win the $1 million Racing Queensland Magic Millions QTIS (1300m) with Headwater entire  Wisdom of Water.
Mark Smith - Saturday January 15
Written Tycoon filly Coolangatta kept up the great strike rate for favourites in the $2,000,000 Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast when she held the challenge of the game Russian Conquest.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 15
Dual Group I winning sprinter and Royal Ascot hero Merchant Navy is on the board with his first winner after Galaxy Affair saluted at Ascot on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday January 15
A winner of the race two years ago Halvorsen turned back the clock in Saturday’s $250,000 Group III Standish Hcp (1200m) at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 15
Popular Fastnet Rock gelding Eleven Eleven continued his love affair with the Gold Coast on Saturday, prevailing in one of the closest finishes in Magic Millions history to land the $1 million Magic Millions Cup (1400m).
Media Release - Saturday January 15
High-class mare Levante broke through for a deserved Group One victory in a heart-stopping finish to Saturday’s JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
Saturday’s Gr.2 Life Direct Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham was a sink-or-swim moment for unbeaten three-year-old Shamus, and he rose to the challenge in superb style.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
Isotope’s fairytale return from a near-death bout of colic was completed at the Gold Coast on Saturday when the mare destroyed her rivals in the $1 million It’s Live! In Queensland Magic Millions Snippets (1200m).
Media Release - Saturday January 15
Classy mare Snapdancer atoned for an unlucky placing in last year’s TAB Magic Millions Fillies and Mares (1300m) with a dominant victory in Saturday’s edition of the $1 million feature race at the Gold Coast.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 15
Champion trainer Chris Waller might be at the Gold Coast with a big team of horses but he still had plenty of interesting runners at Rosehill including American Pharoah (USA) three year-old Sword Point, who won with a leg in the air.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 15
Yarraman Park’s champion sire I Am Invincible has had over 660 winners in his stud career to date and just two of them have been able to win at 2400m or further and one of those is blue-blood gelding Navy Cross.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
Promising filly Hanalei showed she had taken plenty from her runner-up performance on debut at Te Aroha at the start of the month, when she dominated her two-year-old rivals in the Listed IRT Wellesley Stakes (1100m) at Trentham.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
Exciting galloper Bankers Choice showed he is well on his way to becoming a star of New Zealand racing with a last to first performance to take out the Gr.3 Dixon & Dunlop Anniversary Handicap (1600m) at Trentham on Saturday.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
A long-range plan to get Bigboyroy to the Gold Coast for a tilt at the Magic Millions Raceday paid dividends on Saturday when Chris Waller’s gelding monstered his rivals in the $250,000 Magic Millions Open (1800m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 15
Fresh from siring his first $1million yearling at Magic Millions on Friday, Deep Field was in the frame at Rosehill on Saturday siring impressive two year-old debut winner Sweet Ride, who was too strong for a pair of $1million colts by Not a Single Doubt.
Media Release - Saturday January 15
Peter and Paul Snowden won their third Magic Millions Maiden Plate (1200m) in seven years when the aptly-named Hinchinbrook mare Warmth scored in the $250,000 feature at a sun-bathed Gold Coast on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday January 15
The impeccably bred Snitzel colt Lofty Strike stamped his Blue Diamond ticket with a stunning debut over 1100m at Flemington on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
The Breednet Sales Centre offers best stats for analysis – leading sires, buyers and vendors – fully interactive and with one short night session of Book 1 to go we check in on our our first season sires are performing.
Breednet - Friday January 14
Here is the full list of 62 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Media Release - Friday January 14
A filly by I Am Invincible topped Day Four of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale today when selling for $1.1 million.
Breednet - Friday January 14
“The world over we haven’t seen a sale like this in a long time” – Maree McEwan speaks to those involved on Day 4 at Magic Millions Gold Coast.
Mark Smith - Friday January 14
Book 1 of a record-breaking sale comes to a conclusion with the Saturday night session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
Following a year in which his service fee was raised to $88,000 it was good to see Newgate Farm’s Deep Field get his first million dollar yearling with a colt from Capital Commander cracking the milestone sum at Magic Millions on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
Late in the day on Friday, Pierro posted his second seven figure yearling at Magic Millions when Tom Magnier bid $1million to secure a strapping bay colt from Ben’s Duchess (USA).
Mark Smith - Friday January 14
Artie Schiller (USA) has ridden the wave of fashion since he first shuttled to Australia in 2007.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
Charismatic Lonhro gelding Kementari will be in action at the Gold Coast on Saturday having gained a wild card entry for Godolphin to start in the $1million Magic Millions Cup (1400m) and over the road in the sale ring his only two foals, who are now yearlings have both been sold this week and will join major Sydney racing stables.
Media Release - Friday January 14
Trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott have timed their run to the DoubleTree By Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie next week to perfection with promising juvenile Time Ruler.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
The first million dollar sale at Magic Millions on Friday came with James Harron Bloodstock paying $1.1million for Segenhoe Stud’s I Am Invincible filly from blue-blood mare Villa Carlotta.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
Raheen Stud’s exciting young sire Heroic Valour has two runners from his first crop of two year-olds in the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic on Saturday in Heroic Son and Mishani Persuasion, the Group I winning son of Fastnet Rock already making his mark at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale this week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday January 14
John North and his team at Bowness Stud have achieved an enviable record for producing Group I performers from their family run thoroughbred nursery at Young on the South West Slopes of NSW and a talented Zoustar three year-old they bred and sold at Magic Millions in 2020 will run for the powerful Chris Waller stable in the $2million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
The Breednet Sales Centre offers best stats for analysis – leading sires, buyers and vendors – fully interactive see what people are buying and selling during a vintage sale where the 94% clearance was maintained through Thursday and the average soared!
Breednet - Thursday January 13
Here is the full list of 56 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Media Release - Thursday January 13
A stunning colt by I Am Invincible sold for $1.9 million and topped a record breaking Day Three of the 2022 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale with eight individual lots cracking seven figures.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
Magic Millions 2022 has been an amazing sale for Newgate Farm and they powered through today’s session providing the star of the show when their I Am Invincible colt from Suspicieuse (Fr) sold for $1.9million to Tom Magnier.
Mark Smith - Thursday January 13
An incredible final hour of day three of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, saw a new sales-topper, Newgate Farm’s $1,900,000 I Am Invincible x Suspicieuse colt, closely followed by a new high mark for the progressive Silverdale Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
The Victorian Stallion Alliance are fans of Widden Stud’s champion sire Zoustar outlaying $1.25 million on Thursday to secure his colt from blue-blooded Group II winner Summer Sham.
Breednet - Thursday January 13
Day Three is done at the Gold Coast so let’s hear from Maree McEwan and plenty of those involved in another strong day.
Mark Smith - Thursday January 13
The sale continues on its record setting pace.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
Late in the day on Thursday at Magic Millions, Annabel Neasham and Brian McGuire made their mark at the top end of the market paying $1.1million for Segenhoe Stud’s Snitzel colt from Street Secret (USA).
Mark Smith - Thursday January 13
Segenhoe Stud’s much-admired I Am Invincible filly out of Villa Carlotta, due to sell at the Magic Millions on Friday, may have a major update in the not-too-distant future.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
John Camilleri’s Fairway Thoroughbreds have bred superstars ranging from Golden Slipper winner Vancouver to world champion racehorse Winx and one of the bluebloods they have bred and sold is promising Dubawi mare In Italian, who resumed from a long lay off to win easily at Tampa Downs with a close relation to be offered at Magic Millions on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
Yarraman Park’s I Am Invincible posted his third million dollar yearling at Magic Millions on Thursday afternoon when Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott combined with Go Bloodstock to buy the colt from Silently for $1million.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
Arrowfield Stud’s champion sire Snitzel posted his first million dollar yearling of the sale on Thursday when the Emirates Park bred colt from Red Lodge (USA) was knocked down at $1.1million to Tom Magnier, who then paid the same money for a Not a Single Doubt colt from Rhodamine just eight lots later.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday January 13
Creating early fireworks in the Magic Millions sale ring on Thursday morning was an outstanding colt by Coolmore’s Golden Slipper winning sire Pierro that was the subject of keen bidding before eventually being secured by Ciaron Maher Bloodstock for $1.5million.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
The Magic Millions Yearling Sale might be all about the razzle dazzle of high priced colts and sleek super model fillies, but the reality of the 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic race this Saturday is a big field of 16 plus emergencies with the race favourite Coolangatta bought for $280,000 and several key runners coming via the bargain basement.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
The Breednet Sales Centre offers best stats for analysis – leading sires, buyers and vendors – fully interactive see what people are are buying and selling during session one when 94% clearance made for a lot of happy vendors!
Breednet - Wednesday January 12
Day Two was another strong one at the Magic Millions Gold Coast and Maree McEwan spoke to some of the major players.
Media Release - Wednesday January 12
A colt from the final crop of recently retired champion sire Not a Single Doubt stole the show on Day Two of the 2022 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale when he sold for $1.7 million this afternoon.
Media Release - Wednesday January 12
The potential of a racing career in Hong Kong lured A Value Consulting’s Dr Alan Lee to secure talented 3YO Higher (Exceed And Excel), the top lot of today’s Inglis Digital January (Early) Online Sale.
Breednet - Wednesday January 12
Here is the full list of 47 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
Victorian Stallion Alliance have already had success with their $1million Zoustar colt from last year’s Magic Millions in Brereton and they went back to the source to secure another son of Widden Stud’s champion sire on Wednesday paying $1.3million for the colt from Pirapala.
Mark Smith - Wednesday January 12
Day three looks set to be all about the fillies again with sale ring superstars I Am Invincible and Snitzel having a mouthwatering selection.
Mark Smith - Wednesday January 12
A winner on debut at Geelong on Boxing Day, the Anthony and Sam Freedman-trained No Diggity was untroubled to make it two from two in the Vale Rick Hore-Lacy Hcp (1200m) at Caulfield on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
Tony and Calvin McEvoy enjoyed much success training former brilliant I Am Invincible filly Oohood and they will also train her first foal, a colt by Pride of Dubai that sold at Magic Millions on Wednesday for $240,000.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
A homebred for Gooree Stud, three year-old American Pharoah (USA) filly Decisive Move opened her account at Warwick Farm on Wednesday with an all the way win.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
Emirates Park made a big splash at Magic Millions last year selling a colt by Not a Single Doubt for $1.8million and they were in the limelight again on Wednesday when selling the full sister to their stakes-winner Najmaty for $1.55million.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
Yarraman Park’s champion sire I Am Invincible produced his first seven figure result at Magic Millions on Wednesday when the full brother to Group III MRC Blue Diamond Prelude winner I Am Immortal was bought by James Harron Bloodstock for $1.1million.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
Not a Single Doubt was the leading sire by average at Magic Millions last year and his final crop of yearlings were always going to be a highlight this year with the Segenhoe Stud consigned colt from Miss Admiration setting the sale ring alight when selling for $1.7million on Wednesday.
Media Release - Wednesday January 12
Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr couldn’t be any happier with the way their star four-year-old I’m Thunderstruck has returned to their Cranbourne stable.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday January 12
Newgate Farm’s fertility hampered sire Menari delivered the best pinhook result of the first session at Magic Millions on Tuesday with an astonishing sale for his colt from Fadetta (USA)  that made $350,000 for Willow Park when snapped up by Bahen Bloodstock.
Mark Smith - Tuesday January 11
The Deep Impact (JPN) mare Snowfall has been put down at Ballydoyle after suffering a serious pelvis injury.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday January 11
Inglis have released an order of entry list for the $2,000,000 Inglis Millennium over 1100m for 2YOs only. to be run at Randwick on Saturday February 5 with Pierro filly Paris Dior a big mover up the list following her impressive win last week.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday January 11
The Breednet Sales Centre offers best stats for analysis – leading sires, buyers and vendors – fully interactive see what people are are buying and selling during session one when 91% clearance made for a lot of happy vendors!
Media Release - Tuesday January 11
The latest yearling from former Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner Karuta Queen topped a record breaking Day One of the 2022 Gold Coast Yearling Sale late this afternoon.
Breednet - Tuesday January 11
Here is the full list of 29 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Breednet - Tuesday January 11
Day One was a strong start for Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale and Maree McEwan spoke to some of those that were in the thick of it.
Mark Smith - Tuesday January 11
A bit of international flavour on day two with the first two of four yearlings by Kingman (GB) on offer.
Mark Smith - Tuesday January 11
Arrowfield Stud’s five-time Group 1 winner The Autumn Sun has made a strong start with his first crop on offer at the Magic Millions.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday January 11
Lyndhurst Stud’s Better Than Ready has more yearlings in Book 1 at Magic Millions than ever before and made his presence felt on Tuesday with a colt from Freezethemillions selling for $300,000 to Annabel Neasham/ Brian McGuire.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday January 11
The second yearling by Coolmore’s Triple Crown winner Justify (USA) to be offered at Magic Millions on Tuesday doubled the price of his first yearling sold (Lot 1 for $450,000) when fetching $900,000 to the bid of Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday January 11
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (USA) had two runners on Tuesday and both were winners with three year-old geldings Armed and Mighty Willie both saluting at Kilmore.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday January 11
The first Australian bred yearlings by Coolmore’s undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify (USA) will be offered at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale this week with Lot 1 from Group III winning I Am Invincible Eckstein selling for $450,000.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday January 11
Perfect morning in paradise for the Magic Millions barrier draw at the Gold Coast with undefeated race favourite for the 2YO feature Coolangatta drawing gate 13 in a field of 16 plus five emergencies with first season sires The Mission, Supido, Heroic Valour, Russian Revolution, Hellbent, Pariah and Spieth all represented.
Media Release - Tuesday January 11
With the $1m DoubleTree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) now only 12 days away, the field for New Zealand’s richest two-year-old race is rapidly taking shape. 
Breednet - Monday January 10
On the final day of inspections before it’s game on at Magic Millions Gold Coast, Maree McEwan found time to chat some more players including MM boss Barry Bowditch.
Tara Madgwick - Monday January 10
It was third time lucky for this talented daughter of Fastnet Rock when she finally got everything right to win in a breeze at the Newcastle meeting on the Beaumont track on Monday.
Mark Smith - Monday January 10
It is the eve of the 2022 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. Which means it’s time to take a look at the yearlings that have caught the eye of prospective buyers during the week long inspections.
Tara Madgwick - Monday January 10
Breednet has a quick ready reckoner highlighting yearlings bred on some of those best ‘nicks that click’, read on for the full list and a selection of the best!
Tara Madgwick - Monday January 10
Four heats for juveniles at the Warwick Farm trials on Monday morning produced some interesting winners including a $1million Not a Single Doubt colt and a Godolphin blueblood from their Champion 2YO Filly of 2013/2014 Earthquake.
Media Release - Monday January 10
Cambridge horsewoman Chloe Cumming wears several hats within the thoroughbred industry and has now added a training win to her resume.
Breednet - Sunday January 9
Here is the full list of 60 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia on Sunday with winners and result details.
Media Release - Sunday January 9
Almost a year after their expansion into Victoria, Widden Stud are pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Robinson as Stud Manager of their Riddells Creek farm.
Breednet - Sunday January 9
Maree McEwan has been out and about on Sunday speaking to some more of the players in this week’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale.
Media Release - Sunday January 9
Promising three-year-old White Noise had a class edge on his rivals when landing Sunday’s Listed Te Akau Gingernuts Salver (2100m) at Ellerslie, confirming his status as a genuine Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) contender at the same venue in March.