Mark Smith - Saturday December 15
Sky Boy earned a free ticket to next year’s Doncaster Mile following his brave win in Saturday’s $250,000 Group II Villiers (1600m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 15
After racing through his classes with eight wins from his first 10 starts, Fell Swoop naturally found it tougher when taking on the silk department, but when he lined up in Saturday’s Listed Razor Sharp Handicap at Randwick, it had been 958 days since his previous win in the Group II Victory Stakes at Doomben in April 2016.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 15
Forty minutes after siring his first stakes-winner, The Odyssey in the Listed Phelan Ready Plate, Lyndhurst Stud’s high-flying Better Than Ready had a second stakes-winner when Better Reflection made the trip down from Rockhampton to claim the Listed Calaway Gal Stakes at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 15
In recent years the Inglis Nursery has thrown up two Golden Slipper winners in Mossfun and She Will Reign, as well as a Blue Diamond Stakes winner in Extreme Choice and Saturday's edition, looked a strong renewal of the valuable race.
Racenet - Saturday December 15
When trainer Murray Baker tells you he has a filly with a touch of class about her, it pays to take notice.
Racenet - Saturday December 15
The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman trained Mongolian Marshal exacted a measure of revenge when he turned the tables on his last-start conqueror in Saturday’s Gr3 SkyCity Hamilton Waikato Cup (2400m).
Mark Smith - Saturday December 15
Following the win of Girls Are Ready at Canterbury on Friday, the Kelly Schweida-trained The Odyssey kept the ball rolling for Better Than Ready when he credited the Lyndhurst Stud stallion with his first stakes-winner in Saturday’s Listed Phelan Ready Plate (1100m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 15
After a frustrating run of six minor placegetters including the (LR) Inglis Debutant Stakes runner-up Biscara and Group III Breeders' Plate third Krameric, Coolmore Stud's first season sire Rubick broke the ice on Saturday with the highly promising colt Yes Yes Yes in the Super Vobis 2-Y-O Plate at Flemington.
Craig Tompson - Saturday December 15
Today marks four weeks until the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, probably the last chance for a debutante to make a run, so here's the two-year-olds to watch around the country today.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 15
Yarraman Park’s exceptional sire I Am Invincible is powering towards the end of 2018 with 12 winners in the past seven days and 39 in the past 30, the Canterbury meeting on Friday night delivering him with two smart three year-old winners that both have siblings to be offered at the 2019 Magic Millions.
Mark Smith - Friday December 14
Lyndhurst Stud's exciting first season sire Better Than Ready kept his hot run going when Girls Are Ready showed a liking for the heavy track at Canterbury on Friday by downing the favourite Devachan in the 2yo Maiden Plate (1200m).
Racenet - Friday December 14
New Zealand based first season sire Ghibellines is on the board with his first winner coming at Wingatui on Friday.
Media Release - Friday December 14
Stuart Hale's annual Auckland/Waikato Yearling Inspection Tour will take place from Sunday 6th January to Friday 11th January.
Media Release - Friday December 14
The second and final 2YO eligible for the lucrative $3m Inglis Triple Crown will be known following the running of tomorrow’s $500,000 Inglis Nursery at Randwick.
Media Release - Friday December 14
Keeneland has announced 11 supplemental entries to the catalog for the January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will be held Jan.
Craig Tompson - Thursday December 13
Saturday’s $500,000 Inglis Nursery at Randwick has produced two Golden Slipper winners and a Blue Diamond winner in the last five years so is obviously a race which should be watched closely this week.
Racenet - Thursday December 13
A bit of a quieter week for the two-year-old trials around the country in the past week but some interesting runners nonetheless, so here are all the placegetters with breeding and sale details.
Mark Smith - Thursday December 13
After buying at least one yearling just about every year since the inception of the Magic Millions, there would be few more deserving or popular winners of the Magic Millions 2yo Classic than Alan and Jennifer Acton.
Media Release - Thursday December 13
Shadwell Farm had a Red Letter day on Wednesday when three of their Great Southern Weanling Graduates saluted across three different States.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday December 13
Talented Tasmanian trained I Am Invincible sprinter I’m Wesley made it back to back wins in the $100,000 Listed Conquering Stakes on Wednesday evening at Launceston.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday December 12
The loss of Yarraman Park's popular sire Hinchinbrook was highlighted at Wyong on Wednesday when his powerhouse colt Unite and Conquer scored an impressive win in the $200,000 Magic Millions 2YO Classic as a hot favourite.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday December 12
The $100,000 Magic Millions 3YO and 4YO Stakes (1200m) at Wyong on Wednesday looked an easy assignment on paper for red hot favourite Invincible Star, but punters were left lamenting when she waved the white flag after turning for home with talented Hinchinbrook mare Problem Solver scoring a stylish win.
Media Release - Wednesday December 12
With only one runner in the $70,000 Group 3 LawnMaster Eulogy Stakes (1550m) field already having points to her name, Saturday’s third leg of the NZB Filly of the Year Series at Awapuni presents the chance for promising newcomers to stake their claims.
Media Release - Wednesday December 12
Julie Harris, operator of one of the Hunter Valley’s most respected agistment farms, the Pages River bordered Hunter Valley Thoroughbreds between Scone and Gundy, has good reasons to be pleased with the freakish results of two one million dollar Group1 races held in Perth in recent weeks.
Media Release - Wednesday December 12
At the Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria annual awards last week, Makybe Racing and Breeding’s Tony Santic was called up to receive the award for ‘Best International Victorian bred horse”, courtesy of the 2017 Hong Kong Sprint winner, Mr Stunning.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday December 12
By now most of you will have your 2019 yearling catalogues, but what comes off the press is a snapshot in time and the pedigrees contained within are often works in progress that can be considerably improved by the time of the sale so to keep track of all that additional information Breednet offers the best in catalogue updates.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday December 11
Four juvenile heats conducted at the Warwick Farm barrier trials on Tuesday morning produced some interesting winners including a colt already established as top class and an unraced Redoute’s Choice filly that has quality written all over her.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday December 11
Magic Millions have released an order of entry for the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic next month with the top two on the list in Hurricane Hawker and Betaima sired by first season sires Deep Field and Better Than Ready.
Media Release - Tuesday December 11
Triple Group One winner Melody Belle pleased her connections with her 1000m trial win at Te Aroha on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday December 11
The $200,000 Magic Millions 2YO Classic at Wyong on Wednesday has drawn a hot little field of 10 and will feature an intriguing clash between two promising spring stakes-winners.
Media Release - Monday December 10
New Zealand-bred galloper Beauty Generation reinforced why he is rated the best turf miler in the world on Sunday, demolishing his opposition in the Group I Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin.
Media Release - Monday December 10
Karaka graduates filled all of the first four placings in Sunday’s HK$20 million Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin, with defending champion Mr Stunning (Exceed and Excel) again leading the charge.
Media Release - Monday December 10
Superstar Karaka graduate Beauty Generation(NZ) (Road to Rock) has produced another breath-taking performance, brilliantly defending his title in Sunday’s HK$25 million Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin.
Media Release - Monday December 10
The standard of the catalogue for the second day of the 2018 Breeding Stock Sale was a significant step below the remarkable opening session and trade logically operated at a humbler level, yet plenty of appetite remained for the better individuals, were they broodmares, fillies or foals.
Mark Smith - Sunday December 9
The full brothers Glorious Forever (GB) and Time Warp (GB) looked to be enjoying their sibling rivalry in Sunday's Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin as they set a steady pace on a track that had been favouring front-runners all day.
Mark Smith - Sunday December 9
A freakish performance by the defending champion and Hong Kong Horse Of The Year, Beauty Generation (NZ) in Sunday’s Group 1 Hong Kong Mile kept the ball rolling for the locals on Longines International race day at Sha Tin.
Mark Smith - Sunday December 9
Winner of the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint twelve months ago for John Size and Nash Rawiller, Mr Stunning repeated the feat at Sha Tin on Sunday but this time for trainer Frankie Lor and jockey Karis Teetan.
Mark Smith - Sunday December 9
The locals drew first blood in International Stakes Day at Sha Tin when the Tony Cruz-trained Exultant turned back the challenge of Japan’s Lys Gracieux (JPN) in Sunday’s Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Vase.
Media Release - Sunday December 9
For many years the sales pavilion hadn’t been so packed for the opening day of the Breeding Stock Sale, featuring Part I of the catalogue.
Mark Smith - Sunday December 9
After a frustrating sequence of five minor placings, Fred Kersley’s 6yo Medaglia d’Oro (USA) gelding Cappo d’Oro earned a well-deserved maiden stakes win in Saturday’s Listed GA Townton Cup at Ascot, however, he was not the only progeny of the former Darley shuttler to make the news.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 8
A homebred for Bob and Sandra Peters, the Grant and Alana Williams trained Pierro filly Arcadia Queen stamped herself as the find of the summer when powering clear to score a resounding victory in the $1million Group I WATC Kingston Town Classic at Ascot on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 8
Punters could be forgiven for believing Spirits Aubeer was under the influence when winning the Group III Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday, but there is no denying the talent of the wayward three-year-old.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 8
Winless since taking out a Listed race at Flemington during the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival, talented sprinting mare Our Crown Mistress was back to her best at Doomben on Saturday when scoring an all the way win in the Listed BRC Just Now Quality.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 8
Yarraman Park Stud’s unstoppable I Am Invincible took his seasonal stakes tally to 17 when Illustrious Lad returned from two years in the wilderness in Saturday’s Listed City Of Marion Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 8
A long-range plan by New Zealand trainer Craig Phelan has paid off with Our Big Mike leading every step of the way in Saturday’s $300,000 Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m).
Media Release - Saturday December 8
Four-year-old mare Danzdanzdance made light-work of her rivals in Saturday’s Group1 Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) at Trentham and could be New Zealand Racing’s next weight-for-age star.
Media Release - Saturday December 8
Aotea Lad has the makings of a smart juvenile and a strong debut performance to win the Group 2 Anuka Smoker Wakefield Challenge Stakes (1100m) at Trentham has all but booked his passage to the lucrative Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie on January 26.
Media Release - Saturday December 8
Talented three-year-old Lincoln Falls notched his second victory from three starts when successful at Trentham on Saturday in the Lone Star Petone Premier (1400m).
Mark Smith - Saturday December 8
The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Czarson will head to the Gold Coast in January for the Magic Millions 2yo Classic after keeping his record at a perfect two for two with a dominant performance in a 2yo Handicap over 1200 metres at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 8
Yarraman Park’s I Am Invincible is doing some amazing things this season and is now the first sire to crack a century of winners since August 1 with three winners on Friday giving him 101 in total.
Tara Madgwick - Friday December 7
A half-sister to Champion Two and Three Year Old Colt and now leading sire Star Witness, royally bred Sebring filly Lady Lupino was easy in the market when making her debut at Moonee Valley on Friday night but led all the way for a tenacious victory over 1000 metres.
Craig Tompson - Friday December 7
Last season there was a single two-year-old by gun French sire Siyouni in Australia, the stakeswinning Aylmerton, so it was interesting when the lone Siyouni two year-old this season won a barrier trial at Hawkesbury on Friday.
Media Release - Friday December 7
Well-related mare Bits and Pieces proved a smart buy from gavelhouse for Hannah Kettlety and Adrian Stanley of Woburn Farm at Pukekura Raceway yesterday, winning the Smokeylemon Maiden over 1100m in emphatic style.
Media Release - Friday December 7
Te Akau Racing Singapore trainer Mark Walker prepared gavelhouse Australia purchase Sportscaster to narrowly nab his first success on new soil on Sunday.
Mark Smith - Friday December 7
The Japanese love to showcase their best horses around the world and Longines International Raceday at Sha Tin has proved rich pickings.
Media Release - Thursday December 6
Three stakes-winning fillies by I Am Invincible top the betting for the inaugural running of the $2m Inglis Millennium as TAB launched the market for the race.
Racenet - Thursday December 6
When it takes 13 starts to win your maiden it’s rarely a positive sign for the future but this impressive staying bred winner has enough extenuating circumstances to get us interested.
Media Release - Thursday December 6
With Bel Esprit and Love Conquers All both returning to Sun Stud’s Victorian base this season to stand from Queensland they are certainly making sure that breeders know that they are back to do business.
Media Release - Thursday December 6
An outstanding line up of prospective racetrack stars will converge on the Swan Valley early next year when the future of Western Australian bloodstock auction sis unveiled with the 2019 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale.
Media Release - Thursday December 6
It was a day of firsts for young Matamata-based trainer Daniel Miller who produced his first ever runner, $1,000 gavelhouse yearling purchase Sheezallmine, to win on debut at Pukekohe Park on Wednesday over 1200m.
Media Release - Thursday December 6
Hong Kong trainer John Moore believes his star New Zealand-bred galloper Beauty Generation is in the best shape of his career heading into the Group I Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday December 5
One of the finds of the spring carnival, exciting Kris Lees trainer Smart Missile filly Smart Melody has died of colic.
Craig Tompson - Wednesday December 5
Rosina Kojonup continued on her winning way on Wednesday, adding more to the burgeoning broodmare career of her dam Courgette.
Racenet - Wednesday December 5
The Tattersalls December Mares Sale exploded into life on Tuesday evening with seven fillies and mares realising one million guineas or more and a further 21 selling above 500,000 guineas.
Craig Tompson - Wednesday December 5
Fiorente's outstanding second season continued at Sandown on Wednesday with his tenth season winner, an impressive performance from a horse having just his second start.
Racenet - Wednesday December 5
With the Golden Eagle headlining changes to the Sydney spring carnival there are also two more million dollar races added for the two year-olds and three year-olds.
Racenet - Wednesday December 5
Racing NSW and the Australian Turf Club today announced the launch of a unique, new race – The Golden Eagle – worth $7,5 million, to be run at Rosehill Gardens that will spearhead an expansion of the Spring Carnival in Sydney.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday December 5
A $700,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Shadwell, three year-old Snitzel colt Anjom opened his account at Vaal in South Africa on Tuesday.
Racenet - Tuesday December 4
There’s been plenty of two year-old trials around the country in the past week, so here are all the placegetters with breeding and sale details.
Media Release - Tuesday December 4
Newgate Farm will offer a cash incentive for buyers at all 2019 Magic Millions and Inglis yearling sales that purchase a horse by our exciting first crop sire Super One, a lightning fast son of the mighty I Am Invincible.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday December 4
A half-brother to Golden Slipper winner Estijaab, blue-blooded Exceed and Excel stallion De Gaulle has produced one of the most eye-catching foals of the season from his first small crop of foals for Quilly Park.
Media Release - Tuesday December 4
For Australasian horsemen looking to expand their rosters, this year's Keeneland January Horses of All Ages sale is a can't-miss event.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday December 4
The Tattersalls December Mare Sale got off to a strong start with international buyers the feature of the opening day.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday December 4
Showjumping takes centre stage this week in the equestrian world with the annual Jumping NSW Summer Classic at Sydney International Equestrian Centre featuring some of the best horses and riders in the country including a remarkable thoroughbred that has gone from barred racetrack rogue to jumping star.
Media Release - Tuesday December 4
A two year-old winner this season and sister to a stakes-winner,  Mercilla is a new addition to the Arqana Breeding stock Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday December 3
The Peter and Paul Snowden stable sent a float load of babies to Wyong on Monday and won three of the four juvenile heats conducted with youngsters by I Am Invincible, Lonhro and Dissident.
Tara Madgwick - Monday December 3
After producing an amazing four consecutive white foals, Windsor Park’s crowd pleasing pure white broodmare The Opera House has delivered a normal coloured foal this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Monday December 3
Yarraman Park’s rising super sire I Am Invincible has a stunning array of talented sprinters running for him this season, but will be without his star filly Pure Elation for the autumn carnivals.
Media Release - Monday December 3
Owners Sarah Green and Ger Beemsterboer could have two runners in the Group II  Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Classic (1600m) at Ellerslie on December 26.
Tara Madgwick - Monday December 3
The most impressive two year-old winner from last weekend is an interesting one from a pedigree perspective as she is physically exactly as you imagine she should be.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday December 2
The $75,000 Max Lees Classic for two year-olds at Newcastle on Sunday was won by the red hot favourite Strasbourg, a $750,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Yarraman Park draft.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday December 2
A last start midweek maiden winner, talented Pins filly My Pendant took another step forward when downing $1,8 million filly Al Naifa to win at Moonee Valley on Saturday bringing an important update for her Karaka bound half-brother.
Media Release - Sunday December 2
Exciting two-year-old Probabeel gave racegoers a glimpse of her undoubted ability when she blitzed her rivals over 1100m at Ellerslie on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday December 2
Unbeaten Zoustar gelding Zoustyle was stepping up to 1200 metres for the first time at Doomben on Saturday in the $125,000 BRC Winning Rupert Plate and handled the additional trip with no concern, cruising to another easy victory.
Racenet - Sunday December 2
Better than Ready has already had a stellar start to his breeding career striking early with six wins on the track from five horses in his first crop - leading first season sire lists and also positioned 2nd behind well proven sire, I Am Invincible for current season overall 2yrs sires lists that was success was again lifted on Saturday by his first metropolitan winner.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday December 2
A $350,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Shadwell, three year-old Exceed and Excel filly Nafaayes scored her biggest win to date at Turffontein on Saturday when taking out the Group II Ipi Tombe Challenge bringing a big pedigree update for her Magic Millions bound half-brother.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 1
Spritely seven year-old I Am Invincible gelding Voodoo Lad was always going to be ridden cold from an outside gate in the $1million Group I WATC Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on Saturday and flew home from the clouds for hometown hero Damien Oliver to score a crowd pleasing victory.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 1
I’m A Rippa passed the magical seven figures in earnings when he won the Listed Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich back in June however the 5-year-old son of Love Conquers All is not one to rest on his laurels and he chalked up a third stakes win in Saturday’s Group III BRC George Moore Stakes at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 1
Winless in six starts since capturing the Listed Calaway Gal Stakes at Doomben last December, the odds-on favourite Outback Barbie was all out to run down a determined Jami Lady in Saturday’s Listed BRC Mode Stakes (1200m) at Doomben to credit Eureka Stud’s high-flying Spirit of Boom with a 1-2 finish.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 1
With just one previous win from 11 starts in Australia, the Chris Waller-trained My Nordic Hero (GB) rewarded supporters that kept the faith in Saturday’s $160,000 Group III Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Media Release - Saturday December 1
Classy mare Love Affair called upon all her reserves to run down a gallant Meeska Mooska in the Group III Eagle Technology Stakes (1600m) at Ellerslie on Saturday bringing a pedigree update for his half-sister headed to Karaka 2019.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 1
With the short-priced favourite Savacool being eased out of the race due to cardiac arrhythmia, Saturday’s Listed ATC Cup (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens was fought out by four tough old warriors with Savacool’s stablemate Exoteric (GB) enjoying his day in the sun.
Media Release - Saturday December 1
Jockey Leith Innes produced a gem of a ride to land the Listed Trevor Eagle Memorial 3YO (1500m) on Espresso Martini at Ellerslie on Saturday, with the well-bred filly securing valuable black-type fr her owners Love Racing.
Media Release - Saturday December 1
Waverley mare Glory Days maintained her picket fence form-line with a dominant victory in the Listed Cambridge Thoroughbred Lodge Wanganui Cup (2040m) on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday December 1
A week after Godolphin's Brazen Beau colt Tassort raced his way to Golden Slipper favouritism with a facile win in the Golden Gift at Rosehill, Godolphin took the wraps off another hugely impressive debutant in the Lonhro filly Athiri.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 1
Rosemont Stud’s homebred Starspangledbanner filly Brooklyn Hustle looked a star in the making when scoring a dazzling last to first debut win at Moonee Valley on Saturday with the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes next year her immediate goal in the short term.
Media Release - Saturday December 1
It was a record-breaking day on the third day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale with the highest priced filly foal in the World this year, nine lots selling for 500,000 guineas or more and a record-breaking turnover for a session at this fixture.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday December 1
It’s common for stallions to sire more than one winner at a meeting, but a lot less common for broodmares to do likewise, however we saw it at Canterbury on Friday when Emirates Park’s Sweet Little Lies produced not one but two winners.
Tara Madgwick - Friday November 30
A well-judged front-running ride from Jason Waddell aided lightly raced Medaglia D'Oro (USA) colt Crown Prosecutor to claim his maiden win in the Group III Lucia Valentina Wellington Stakes (1600m) at Otaki on Friday for Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh.
Media Release - Friday November 30
Incumbent Inglis Managing Director Mark Webster has agreed to remain in the role for a minimum of two more years.