Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 May 2018
Every Group 1 win is special but for Anton Koolman, the Queensland Oaks victory with Youngstar was right up there with the most memorable of his career.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 May 2018
Canterbury vet Peter Scholes is expanding his thoroughbred involvement.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 May 2018
The Group III Sha Tin Vase on Sunday was won by progressive Starcraft sprinter Winner's Way, a $55,000 Magic Millions National Yearling Sale purchase for John Foote Bloodstock from the Kitchwin Hills draft.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 May 2018
The Hong Kong trained Not a Single Doubt gelding Southern Legend enjoyed a trip away from home to Singapore on the weekend to win the Group I Kranji Mile.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 28 May 2018
With a powerful performance in Saturday's S$1 million Singapore Guineas (1600m) at Kranji, Mr Clint (NZ) (Power) added his name to a proud recent record for New Zealand-breds and Karaka graduates in the prestigious three-year-old race.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 27 May 2018
No fewer than five stakes performers are set to go under the hammer at the 2018 Magic Millions National Racehorse Sale on the Gold Coast.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 27 May 2018
Making his career debut, the Melissa Dennett-trained King Percy came from midfield with a powerful finish in a 1000 metres handicap at Gunnedah on Sunday to credit the ill-fated stallion Unencumbered with his third first-crop winner.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 27 May 2018
Former Eliza Park resident Bushranger (Ire) had his first winner at the highest level on Saturday when Sophie P (GB) made her first stakes win count in the $300,000 Grade 1 Gamely Stakes on the turf at Santa Anita Park.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 27 May 2018
Twelve months ago, Egg Tart carried the colours of Anton and Oliver Koolman's Heritage Bloodstock to victory in the Group 1 Queensland Oaks and connections will be hoping lightning strikes twice in the Sunshine State when The Autumn Sun carries the same silks in the Group One JJ Atkins Stakes (1600m) at Doomben in a fortnight.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 27 May 2018
Following the win of Duca Valentinois (IRE) in the Group III Lord Mayor's Cup at Doomben, the Ken Condon-trained Romanised completed a grand 24 hours for Aquis Farm's Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) when he pulled off a 25/1 surprise in the Group 1Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 27 May 2018
Coolmore Stud stakes hero Merchant Navy kicked off his European sojourn on a winning note by making light of his top-weight in Saturday's Group II Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes (6f) at the Curragh.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 May 2018
Promising High Chaparral (IRE) filly Youngstar brought a three race winning streak to the Group I BRC Queensland Oaks on Saturday and despite a less than perfect surface that saw the race delayed, she overcame a torrid run in transit to post a thrilling nose win.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 May 2018
After running second in the race four years ago, Nick Moraitis' old warhorse Destiny's Kiss added another trophy to the cabinet in Saturday's Listed McKell Cup (2400m) at Randwick.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 May 2018
With the race run in near darkness, part-owner Frank Cook was shocked when his well-supported Fastnet Rock gelding Sambro was scratched at the barriers in Saturday's Group III Fred Best Stakes at Doomben but Cook had another ace up his sleeve in the promising Snitzel colt Perast.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 May 2018
Last season's Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap winner Impending continued his love affair with Brisbane when he added Saturday's $700,000 Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup (1350m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 May 2018
Off the scene for 25 weeks since winning the Group III Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes at Flemington last November, the Mick Price-trained filly Pedrena had no luck when unplaced in the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville but she bounced back three weeks later to capture Saturday's Group III Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 May 2018
Weanlings by Widden Stud's red hot sire Zoustar were in keen demand at the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale this week and just to prove exactly why he is a star sire on the rise, the son of Northern Meteor delivered a quinella in the Group II BRC Sires Produce Stakes at Doomben on Saturday with Lean Mean Machine defeating Zousain.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 May 2018
Obviously, there was great interest in the career debut of Black Caviar's son Prince Of Caviar in the Ladbrokes Back Yourself Handicap (1200m) at Sandown on Saturday and while he didn't win, he showed he has a future with a fast-finishing fourth.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 May 2018
A two time Listed stakes-winner last year, Irish bred Holy Roman Emperor gelding Duca Valentinois (IRE) went to a new level on Saturday at Doomben when winning the Group BRC III Lord Mayor's Cup for Godolphin.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 26 May 2018
After splitting Gingernuts and Jon Snow in the NZ Derby in March 2017, much was expected of Rising Red, but he came out of that race with an injury that kept him out of racing for 12 months.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 May 2018
Darren Weir has had a hot run of 'classic' success in recent weeks and will look to add the Group I BRC Queensland Derby to his tally with exciting staying colt Heavenly Thought, a son of former champion racehorse So You Think.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 May 2018
The Star Gold Coast today proudly announced a three-year agreement as Naming Rights Partner of the internationally celebrated Magic Millions Carnival and Raceday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 26 May 2018
Cox Plate hero Shamus Award had an impressive winner at Cranbourne on Friday evening with two year-old gelding Shamino dashing clear to win as he pleased.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 May 2018
A filly by champion sire Fastnet Rock sold for $750,000 on Day Two of what results have revealed to be the most successful Magic Millions Gold Coast National Weanling Sale ever.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 May 2018
It was just like old times for Luke Currie went he piloted Divanation to an outstanding debut victory at Werribee on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 May 2018
It has been 12 months since the launch of the Inglis Digital Monthly Online Auctions and with 164 entries, the May 2018 catalogue is the second-largest offering since the inaugural online sale.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 May 2018
Windsor Park's freshman ShamExpress sired his fifth first crop winner and second in as many days when Embrace Me gave a brilliant front running display at Werribee on Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 May 2018
Tartan Fields breeder Hamish Esplin will have a vested interest when White Moss and Pedrena clash in the Glenlogan Park Stakes Group III at Doomben this Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 May 2018
When Bert Vieira purchased Treppes, the dam of his triple Group I winner Trapeze Artist for $190,000 from the draft of Edinburgh Park at the 2014 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, it proved a life changing acquisition.
Mark Smith - Friday, 25 May 2018
We recently highlighted the deeds of Olympic Aim (Zamazaan), whose descendants include Circles Of Gold, Haradasun, Elvstroem, Highland Reel, Idaho, Starspangledbanner and Amicus.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 25 May 2018
Outstanding sprinter, THRONUM, has been retired from the track and will stand at Sun Stud in Victoria this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 May 2018
Colts by Fastnet Rock and Vancouver shone the flag for Coolmore Australia on Day One of the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Weanling Sale on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 May 2018
At the 2015 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale, James Harron Bloodstock secured a very nice colt by Pierro for his owners Greg and Donna Kolivos and that now three year-old gelding is our ‘One to Watch’ on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 May 2018
Smart colt Qiji Express turned his fortunes around at Hawke's Bay with a commanding front-running performance to open his account.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 May 2018
Grenville Stud is excited to announce that they will be standing Zululand (Fastnet Rock – Dream Play) at stud this upcoming breeding season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 May 2018
In a major boost for New Zealand breeding, Inglewood Stud, in partnership with Kevin Hickman's Valachi Downs, has secured exciting young entire War Decree (USA) for stud duties in 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 May 2018
Exciting young sire Zacinto (GB) will now be on the doorstep of Waikato breeders with Kevin and Jo Hickman's Valachi Downs set to stand the son of Dansili in the 2018 season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 24 May 2018
Not a Single Doubt gelding Gunnison made history when he topped the inaugural Inglis Chairman's Sale last year when purchased by Chris McAnulty for $1,400,000.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
With 11 winners in the past seven days for Smart Missile, the decision to stand the classy son of Fastnet Rock at Twin Hills Stud near Cootamundra this spring is looking like a good one for Ollie Tait.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Group I producing sire Sepoy moves to Victoria this spring for Darley and with two year-old winners like this one at Ballarat on Wednesday, he is sure to be met with a warm reception.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
The world class catalogue for next week's Magic Millions Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale has been boosted with two outstanding late entries for the sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
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Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
We don't often see the Coolmore navy blue carried by winners sired by Redoute's Choice, but the $360,000 outlaid by Tom Magnier on a daughter of Arrowfield Stud's champion sire at Inglis Easter last year looks to have been money well spent.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
The brilliant all cerise colours of the Ingham family were carried by former smart Fastnet Rock sprinter Stryker and were seen to the fore at Canterbury on Wednesday when carried to victory by one of his offspring.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Noor Elaine Farm is pleased to announce the arrival of Ilovethiscity to its Euroa based stallion barn.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Matamata trainer Gary Hennessy will be looking to add further international success to his CV when he lines up last-start Group Two winner Ocean Emperor in the S$1,5 million Invitational Kranji Mile (1600m) in Singapore on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
The Southern Hemisphere's largest weanling offering highlights a record Inglis Great Southern Sale, for which the catalogue is now available online.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Bell View Park will present a draft of 22 quality young mares at the upcoming Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale commencing on Tuesday 29th May including a daughter of Frankel from one of Australia's best female families.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
The 2016 breeding season featured the debut of some very impressive young stallions whose progeny will be the centre of attention at the 2018 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale later this week.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
The end is in sight for fans of High Chaparral (IRE), who died in 2014, but he’s going out in a blaze of glory with eight Aussie stakes-winners this season including Group I winners Rekindling (Melbourne Cup), Ace High (VRC Derby) and Hiyaam (ATC Vinery Stud Stakes).
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
The well-related New Zealand-bred Heir To The Throne remains an outside chance to make the Group I Queensland Derby (2200m) field.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Owned and operated by Colleen Buchanan, Hunter Valley nursery Sefton Park Thoroughbreds are presenting a select, quality draft of four at the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale on Thursday and Friday at the Gold Coast including a filly by the hottest sire in Queensland Spirit of Boom.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Boutique Hunter Valley nursery Barador Stud will offer a quality draft of 11 youngsters at the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale this Thursday and Friday including a colt by exciting young shuttle sire No Nay Never (USA), who sired his first stakes-winner in the UK last weekend.
Darryl Sherer - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Black Caviar's second foal Prince Of Caviar is set to debut at Sandown on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Black type performer Wee Gilly has changed stables and will continue her career in Victoria.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Fresh from juvenile success having won the two year-old race at Rosehill last Saturday with Zoustar colt Ronstar, Gary Portelli has some more ammunition in the locker having produced the two fastest juvenile heat winners at the Warwick Farm trials on Monday morning.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Coolmore's first son of Scat Daddy to go to stud, No Nay Never (USA) added a fifth winner to his tally overnight in the UK with a stylish victory for Cosmic Law.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 May 2018
Sometimes it pays to think outside the square when sourcing future winners with stakes potential.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 May 2018
A Class Two winner at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday is flying below the radar, but may well emerge as the next Classic contender for Pierro, who has already given us a VRC Oaks winner (Pinot) and ATC Australian Derby winner (Levendi).
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 May 2018
Group One victories for Comin' Through and Santa Ana Lane led a raft of major updates to lots heading to the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Sale which starts Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 May 2018
Inglis will move its new-look Ready2Race Sale back to Sydney and link it with the $13million The Everest as part of a host of changes to the 2018 edition.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 May 2018
The curtain has come down on the racing career of Mime.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 May 2018
In her first start for more than six months, $40,000 Ready to Run Sale purchase She's Poppy (NZ) (Alamosa) produced an outstanding performance to win Saturday's $50,000 Listed James Bull Rangitikei Gold Cup (1550m) at Awapuni, earning valuable black type.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 21 May 2018
Scat Daddy's brilliant son No Nay Never (USA) became the first European first season sire to post a stakes-winner when his two year-old filly Servalan won the Listed Coolmore Stud Irish EBF Fillies' Sprint Stakes at Naas overnight.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 20 May 2018
Outstanding sprinter, Thronum, has been retired from the track and will stand at Sun Stud in Victoria in the spring.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 20 May 2018
Fastnet Rock was in hot form on Saturday with a new Group I winner in Comin' Through as well as a new stakes-winner in South Africa with progressive mare Ngaga taking out the Listed East Coast Cup at Greyville.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 20 May 2018
With his pronounced swayback, the Gary Portelli-trained Ronstar was the subject of more curiosity than admiration when parading prior to his career debut in Saturday's Abercorn Hall of Fame Handicap (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 20 May 2018
Kentucky Derby hero Justify dispatched the derby runner-up Good Magic on the point of the turn in Saturday' s Grade I Preakness Stakes at Pimlico then held the challenge of the fast-finishing Bravazzo to stay in contention to become the 13th Triple Crown winner.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 20 May 2018
Former Kiwi galloper Sin To Win (NZ) (Sir Percy) put the misfortune of his last start behind him when successful in the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m) at Flemington on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 20 May 2018
In five previous starts, First Among Equals looked to testing Darren Weir's remarkable record of improving his Western Australia recruits.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 19 May 2018
Aquis based Domesday has had some outstanding mares running for him this season including Daysee Doom and Oregon's Day with Have Another Glass adding to their success with a strong finishing win in the Listed SAJC Centaurea Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 19 May 2018
A brilliant stakes-winner at Flemington in March, I am Invincible filly She's So High was not beaten far in two subsequent runs in Group company and broke the ice at that level with a stylish victory in the Group III SAJC Proud Miss Stakes in Adelaide on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 19 May 2018
The decision to geld a blue-blooded son of champion sire Fastnet Rock is never one taken lightly, but with a second in the Group I ATC Doncaster Mile and now a well -deserved win in the Group I BRC Doomben Cup, it's proven a lucrative one for Comin' Through.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 May 2018
Peter and Paul Snowden's well-travelled 5yo mare Secret Trail scored a career highlight win in Saturday's Bright Shadow Quality (1200m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 May 2018
Punter's threw their lot behind last year's winner Vega Magic in Saturday's $1,000,000 Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville but it was another son of Lope De Vega (IRE) who stole the show.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 May 2018
Winner of the $1 million Racing Queensland Magic Millions QTIS Open (1300m) at the Gold Coast back in January, the well-named I'm A Rippa gave connections another thrill when he broke through for her first stakes win in Saturday's Group III BRC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 May 2018
The Darren Weir and Damian Lane show rolled on at Morphettville on Saturday with favourite Land Of Plenty scoring a hard-fought win in the $250,000 Group III R A Lee Stakes (1600m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 May 2018
After two Listed stakes wins in Tasmania, Contract Racing's Hard Spun (USA) filly Pleasuring took that form to the mainland to earn a convincing victory in Saturday's $175,000 Group III Ubet SA Fillies Classic (2500m) at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 May 2018
Following the exploits of the outstanding filly Alizee, champion racehorse Sepoy may have found another horse to resurrect his stallion career.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 19 May 2018
Given plenty of time to find her feet by Mark Zahra, the progressive Sebring filly Eawase came with a barnstorming finish to earn a maiden stake win in Saturday's Listed Bill Carter Stakes (1200m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 19 May 2018
Windsor Park shuttler Charm Spirit (IRE) is wasting no time in kick starting his stud career, posting his third Northern Hemisphere winner overnight with a debut victory at Newbury for two year-old colt The Paddocks.
Mark Smith - Friday, 18 May 2018
The Nick Olive-trained Sizzling Belle will be given her chance to credit first season stallion Sizzling with his first stakes-winner in Saturday’s Listed Bill Carter Stakes (1200m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 May 2018
Snitzel - reigning Champion Sire, Australia's highest priced stallion, super sire of 83 stakes winners including 13 Group One winners with progeny earnings in excess of $105 million.
Racenet - Friday, 18 May 2018
Plenty of interesting two-year-old trials around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information including the colt that topped the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Darryl Sherer - Friday, 18 May 2018
Prince Of Caviar progressed his education at Flemington on Friday with the son of Black Caviar contesting another jumpout.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 May 2018
Leading the Mapperley Stud Stallion roster again this year is Australian Champion Middle Distance Horse of the Year Contributer.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 May 2018
Group-performed two-year-old Handsome Rebel has been sold and will do his future racing in Hong Kong.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 May 2018
New Zealand does not have a runner at Royal Ascot this year, but they will have a presence.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 May 2018
A change in sales strategy for one of Victoria's prime commercial thoroughbred operations will be first seen at the upcoming Magic Millions National Weanling Sale this week.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 18 May 2018
Two year-old Shamus Award filly Jailhouse Jazz opened her account at the second time of asking when saluting at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 May 2018
A Group One-performed son of champion stallion Savabeel will take Norwegian Park to a new level when he begins his stud career there later this year.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 May 2018
At age four, this son of champion sire Redoute’s Choice can only be described as a late bloomer, but his impressive debut win at Kembla on Thursday indicated more wins may be in store.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 May 2018
Well-related Ruakaka maiden winner McCartney might find herself in stakes company if she's not sold beforehand.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 May 2018
Figures from the Keeper of the Australian Stud Book, Jacqueline Stewart, reveal the number of broodmares covered in the 2017 season surpassed those in 2016 and will result in an increase of foals born in 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 May 2018
The meteoric rise of Eureka Stud's young sire sensation Spirit of Boom has many broodmare owners considering their breeding options this spring and for those seeking agistment at a top class thoroughbred nursery in Queensland, Noble Bend Farm fits the bill.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 17 May 2018
Windsor Park shuttler Charm Spirit (IRE) was making news overnight with his second winner Charming Kid, who won stylishly on debut at York with connections now looking towards Royal Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Champion trained Darren Weir is fresh from the success of winning the Group I SAJC Derby (Leicester) and Oaks (Sopressa) and this winner at Sandown on Wednesday might give him another classic contender.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Promising two year-old Foxwedge filly Shapita scored a brilliant debut victory at Ascot on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Mick Channon's 2YO Barbill kicked off an incredible ten-horse winning streak across Europe for Zebedee (by Invincible Spirit) at Bath last week.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
A Wednesday treble for Vinery Stud's All Too Hard featured a juvenile quinella at Sandown with Riviera and De Little Sister hitting the line locked together and a promising three year-old entered for the Group I BRC Queensland Derby.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
The upcoming 2018Magic Millions Gold Coast National Sale has been further enhanced with the supplementary catalogues released for the weanling and broodmare auctions.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Returning from an 18 month suspension, champion jockey James Mcdonald enjoyed the fairytale result when he coaxed a narrow victory from the Star Thoroughbreds owned three year old Cormac at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Mr Don Storey, 86, one of New South Wales' most prominent owner-breeder and racing administrators, passed away on Tuesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
They say good things come in threes and that was certainly the case for the Liston family and their team at Eddington's Three Bridges farm in the past week.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Expectations around Wekaforce at Ruakaka weren't misplaced with the filly untested to make a dream start to her career.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Ruud Not Too has settled in well in Queensland and will be given the opportunity to add Australian black type to her record before she is sold at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
On Friday night Colin Hayes AM OBE will be officially elevated to a status in an industry that had already bestowed him the same title - Legend.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel's European champion Lady Aurelia , based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, worked 4 furlongs on a firm turf course in :48,80 Tuesday in preparation for her third annual appearance in June at Royal Ascot in England, where she won the 2016 Queen Mary (G2) and 2017 King's Stand (G1).
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Sun Stud's promising young Northern Meteor sire Fighting Sun added a sixth winner to his tally on Tuesday with a bold front running win at Sale for Fighting Harada.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Half a dozen two year-old trials at Randwick on Tuesday morning held some serious interest with the appearance of two intriguing colts by Redoute’s Choice, one is favourite for the Group I BRC JJ Atkins Stakes next month and the other topped the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Geisel Park Stud owner Eddie Rigg has purchased Group 1 stallion All American outright to stand permanently in Western Australia.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 May 2018
A brother to the New Zealand-bred Group I Melbourne Cup (3200m) winner Prince Of Penzance has opened his account in Victoria.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 May 2018
A strong showing is expected from the aptly-named Speed And Expel at Ruakaka on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Windsor Park's promising shuttle sire Charm Spirit (IRE) is on the board with his first winner after two year-old filly Diviner bolted in at Wolverhampton in the UK overnight.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 15 May 2018
The second International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR), held during the 37th Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, South Korea, concluded Monday with discussions of global aftercare efforts and the significance of these efforts as part of the racing industry.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
A successful Scone Yearling Sale has brought to an end a second consecutive record breaking Inglis Select Yearling Sale season.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
Scenic Lodge has been home to Champion WA sires since the turn of the century and its dominance will continue despite the recent loss of Blackfriars.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
The momentum is all one direction – upwards - for exciting young stallion ShamExpress (O'Reilly).
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
The timing of Tosen Stardom's arrival today to Woodside Park Stud could not be better, as with the recent success of Deep Impact's progeny at home and abroad, he is making sure he gains the full attention of mare owners and bloodstock agents ready to select their stallions for the upcoming season.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
Bloodstock followers were entitled to be shocked to see Fastnet Rock's Group I VRC Newmarket Handicap winning son Wanted sire the winner of the Group I SAJC South Australian Derby last Saturday, but a closer look at the pedigree for Leicester reveals the magic of one of the best sire nicks in the world.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
gavelhouse Cunning Moves graduate kicked off proceedings on the right foot for his new connections with an impressive victory at Darwin on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
John Bary is mulling over his lead-up options with Miss Wilson ahead of her Group One goal at the Queensland winter carnival.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
Rob Crosby, who owns the dam of Group I MRC Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed has elected to send his prized mare Golden Eagle to Snitzel's Champion 2YO son Invader in 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
Choisir has had some outstanding Northern Hemisphere bred performers over the years and we might be looking at another after unbeaten colt Zihba landed the Group III Amethyst Stakes overnight at Leopardstown.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 14 May 2018
War Front's Group I winning son Declaration of War (USA) shuttled to Australia for two seasons for Coolmore and has been making news overnight as the sire of classy colt Olmedo, winner of the Group I Poule d'Essai des Poulains at Longchamp.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
The HTBA Scone Yearling Sale entered uncharted territory today as three horses sold for $100,000 or more for the first time in its history.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
Two blue-blooded Snitzel three year-olds, a colt and a filly, broke the ice on Sunday at Bairnsdale and Gawler.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
With Group I racing in two states and a plethora of minor stakes races on Saturday it was easy to overlook what was happening at the provincials, but this winner is on a big upward spiral and might lead her trainer Richard Freedman to Queensland in coming weeks.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
On a weekend when the late great Scat Daddy sired the top priced lot at the ARQANA Breeze Up Sale in France, his sire son No Nay Never (USA) added an impressive second winner to his tally with a stylish victory at The Curragh for Land Force.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
New Zealand bloodstock agent Paul Willetts has a well-earned reputation as a man who can spot equine talent at a young age and that was emphasized once again on Saturday when Leicester took out the Group I South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
Former kiwi galloper (Our) Peaky Blinders capped a tremendous day for New Zealand bred runners at Caulfield on Saturday when he took out the last race of the day.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
A long-held friendship with well known New Zealand breeder Tim Harrison has paid dividends for Bluegrass Bloodstock principal Lenny Russo after lightly raced galloper Lucky For All made it three wins from three Australian starts at Caulfield on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
Yarraman Park Stud celebrated breeding its first Derby winner as Inglis graduates again dominated stakes racing around Australia today.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 13 May 2018
Tomelilla (NZ) (Tavistock) has delivered an outstanding return on her $15,000 purchase price at the 2014 Festival Sale at Karaka, capped by a valuable win in Saturday's $70,000 Group 3 ISCL Rotorua Stakes (1400m) at Arawa Park.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 13 May 2018
Wyong based trainer Tracy Bartley took three horses to the Scone carnival and all came away winners, the final of which was the Duporth gelding To Excess who could hardly have been any more impressive in the Listed Arrowfield Stud Ortensia Stakes (1100m).
Mark Smith - Sunday, 13 May 2018
The win of Siren's Fury in Saturday's Group III Coolmore Dark Jewel Classic (1400m) at Scone gave us another reminder how versatile and vastly underrated Myboycharlie (FR) is.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 13 May 2018
Beaten in a class one at his home track at Kembla Grange in December, the Kerry Parker-trained Dark Dream capped a spectacular rise with a 4-length demolition of Saturday's Group III Rough Habit Plate (2000m) and in the process went to the head of betting for the Group 1 Queensland Derby at Doomben on June 9.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Widden Stud based sires provided the winners of all three juvenile stakes races in Australia on Saturday with Sebring siring Pretty in Pink to win the Listed Woodlands Stakes at Scone, Zoustar siring Zousain to win the Group II BRC Champagne Stakes and Stratum siring in-form gelding Tequila Time to win the Group III SAJC Sires Produce Stakes at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Godolphin's retained trainer James Cummings has patiently guided the promising Osborne Bulls through the grades but the gloves may now be coming off after the son of Street Cry (IRE) recorded his maiden stakes win in Saturday's Listed Luskin Star Stakes (1300m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Champion trainer Darren Weir saddled his third consecutive Group I SAJC South Australian Derby winner at Morphettville on Saturday with the Yarraman Park bred and sold Leicester, a son of much maligned stallion Wanted.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Promising filly In Good Time shares several traits with the outstanding sprinter In Her Time that extends well beyond the fact they are both daughters of Time Thief.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Retired champion sire Encosta de Lago can get an exceptional sprinter and one of those has been the Newhaven Park homebred mare English, who beat a crackerjack field to win the Group I BRC Doomben 10,000 on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
She's bred to win an Oaks and on Saturday at Doomben progressive High Chaparral (IRE) filly Youngstar showed that might be a real possibility when scoring a dominant win in the Group II BRC Doomben Roses as favourite.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Winner of the Listed Nitschke Stakes a fortnight back, Peaceful State rewarded his supporters again in Saturday's $150,000 Listed Adelaide Guineas (1600m) although the finish may have been a little too close for comfort.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Winner of the Caulfield Guineas Prelude and fifth in the Caulfield Guineas last spring, Perast burst back to that form to capture Saturday's Listed Queensland Day Handicap (1350m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Talented filly Moss Trip may have earned herself an immediate Group 1 call up following another devastating victory in today's $400,000 Inglis 3YO Guineas at Scone.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 May 2018
For the second consecutive week, a $151 chance has saluted in a stakes race.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
It only seems fitting that the first colt to win a stakes race by Northern Meteor's high class son Zoustar should also be prepared by his trainer Chris Waller.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman were again a dominant force at Rotorua on Saturday with a feature race double.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Catalogued for the upcoming Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale, Sheiswhatsheis added to her appeal when earning a maiden stakes win in Saturday's Listed Members Handicap (1600m) at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
A Breednet 'One to Watch' when scoring on debut at Gosford last month, promising two year-old Sebring filly Pretty in Pink confirmed her potential when scoring a dominant win in the $150,000 Listed Segenhoe Stud Woodlands Stud Stakes at Scone on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Highlad provided his owner with a welcome tonic when he overcame trying underfoot conditions for further success on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 12 May 2018
Allan Sharrock has another bright riding prospect on his hands.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
The $200,000 Darley Scone Cup was won on Friday by progressive Sebring mare Sedanzer, a $125,000 Magic Millions purchase for Blueblood Thoroughbreds from the Three Bridges Thoroughbreds draft.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
Te Akau Racing has announced a changing of the guard for the new season.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
Bred by Trapeze Artist's owner breeder Bert Vieira, two year-old Walking or Dancing filly Bare Naked Lady made just $13,000 when she was offered in the Bowness Stud draft at the 2017 Inglis Scone Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
A social media-driven group have now made their presence felt in an ownership role.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
John Messara has been given the task of reviewing New Zealand's racing industry and he is confident it has a bright future if his recommendations are implemented.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
The Magic Millions National Sale has firmly established itself as the Southern Hemisphere's number one breeding stock sale and the 2018 auction, to commence on May 24, has again brought together an outstanding catalogue.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
The team at Widden Stud is used to celebrating the success of the racehorses we produce, but in the past week it's been the success of our highly skilled and much valued staff and our outstanding young stallion Zoustar, who was crowned Champion First Season Sire at the HTBA Awards in Scone on Thursday night.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
Galileo's champion son Highland Reel (IRE) will shuttle to Swettenham Stud in Victoria this spring, but for his five year-old full brother Idaho there are still races to be won and a stylish victory overnight in the Group III Ormonde Stakes at Chester shows he's on track for a big season.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 11 May 2018
Your Song featured at Vaal in South Africa on Thursday with an promising three year-old winner called Nautic Spirit, who posted her second win from her past three starts.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 May 2018
Connections of Longford are bullish about the bargain buy's prospects at Ashburton on Friday.
Racenet - Thursday, 10 May 2018
The respective racing and breeding operations of Emirates Park each featured at the 2018 Annual Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders' Association awards ceremony held in Scone overnight in two of the most coveted categories of the evening.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 10 May 2018
Doomben 10,000 day has special significance for Jim Kennedy as 40 years ago Blue's Finito carried his colours to victory in the Group 1 feature.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 May 2018
A packed house of 400 industry leaders, clients, supporters and VIPs attended the Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders' Association 2018 Annual Awards in Scone to recognise the Hunter's elite equine athletes.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 May 2018
"A successful industry invests, mentors, develops, appreciates, values and recognises their key assets – their employees.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 May 2018
A lawyer by training with a true love of the thoroughbred at heart, this year's President's Award honors a man who, for over 50 years, has been a respected adviser, a passionate promoter and an indefatigable advocate for our industry - Mr Ken Barry.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 May 2018
The Murray Bain Service to Industry Award honours the outstanding achievements of those in our industry who champion exceptional service to industry and hands-on practice.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Australia's leading first season sire Zoustar added a sixth winner to his tally with an impressive debut victory at Balaklava on Wednesday for Be My Star.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Having sat through extensive TV commentary, a Budget Breakfast and read the economic gurus across the press, I feel obliged and confident to share the major take out from this 2018 Budget.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 May 2018
The colours of this season's star three year-old colt Trapeze Artist were carried to victory at Warwick Farm by promising two year-old Pierro filly I Like It Easy, who was one of three quick winners for her sire on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 May 2018
The well-related Cyber Attack showed the benefit of a spell when he made the perfect return at Te Awamutu.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Multiple stakes-winning filly Dijon Bleu has been sold to overseas interests.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 10 May 2018
Inner Mongolia Rider Horse Industry were active at New Zealand Bloodstock's May Sale, showcasing their intent to expand their breeding operation in New Zealand.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 May 2018
New to the Yarraman Park roster this year is I Am Invincible's Group I winning son Hellbent, who will be paraded in public for the first time since his scintillating win in the Group I MVRC William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Arrowfield Stud have announced via Twitter that their much loved retired champion sire Flying Spur has passed away at age 25.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
After five years in the role of Assistant Stud Manager at famed thoroughbred nursery, Segenhoe Stud, Fergal Connolly has realized the dream of establishing his own farm.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
A strong finish on Day 2 of the 2018 Karaka May Sale  with a run of quality broodmares, posted figures to increase on the aggregate, average and median results seen at the Sale last year.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
The top lot in the broodmare section at New Zealand Bloodstock's May Sale was knocked down to one of the most familiar faces at the Karaka sales complex, Sir Patrick Hogan.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Highly successful stallion ARTIE SCHILLER is returning to stand in Victoria at STOCKWELL THROUGHBREDS, Diggers Rest.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
The most expensive yearling by Written Tycoon ever sold, regally named two year-old colt King shed maiden status at Newcastle on Tuesday with a comfortable victory.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
After purchasing the top lot on day one of New Zealand Bloodstock's May Sale, Sydney-based bloodstock agent Andrew Williams repeated the same dose on day two when bidding to $180,000 to secure the top lot of the Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Former top class cricketer Adam Parore has dipped his toes into the thoroughbred industry with his first purchase at New Zealand Bloodstock's May Sale on Tuesday afternoon.
Racenet - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Every time a horse wins a stakes race he or she brings added value to their entire family so Breednet have taken a look at the dams of these horses to see what’s in the pipeline.
Racenet - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Plenty of interesting two-year-old trials around the country in the past week so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
Tom Walter - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
There will be no UK sojourn this winter for three-time Group I winner Shoals with the Anthony Freedman Racing website confirming that domestic targets have taken priority.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
With 15 first crop winners that include five stakes-winners, Eureka Stud's Spirit of Boom is doing things we have not seen done since More Than Ready (USA) burst on to the scene in the 2004/2005 season and is tracking very closely to the first crop achievements of I Am Invincible.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 8 May 2018
TRIPLE CROWN SYNDICATION'S inaugural Everest Champion REDZEL will return to defend his crown in the world's richest race on turf after Triple Crown and Yulong Investments were today delighted to reach an agreement to race the five-year-old son of Snitzel in 2018's renewal of The Everest, worth a staggering $13 Million.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
Day 1 of the newly named Karaka May Sale provided total receipts of $2,096,250 with 141 lots selling to a predominantly domestic and Australian buying bench.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
What started as a nomination swap between old family friends ten years ago ended in Spirit of Booms fifth stakes winner at Morphettville on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
Jason Abrahams of Champion Thoroughbreds went to $120,000 to secure the top lot in the yearling session of New Zealand Bloodstock's May Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
Te Akau struck early in the opening session of New Zealand Bloodstock's two-day May Sale when they went to $110,000 to secure Savabeel yearling filly Tam O'Shanter.
Darryl Sherer - Monday, 7 May 2018
Prince Of Caviar had a gentle jumpout at Werribee on Monday as Black Caviar's son ramped up his latest preparation.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
The emergence of Group winning colt Seasar is timely for Proven Thoroughbreds as we bid farewell to six-time stakes winner Sir Moments this week.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
New Zealand bloodstock agent Michael Wallace has claimed a slice of American racing history.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
The Group I Newmarket 2,000 Guineas on Saturday produced an expected winner with success for Coolmore's royally bred Deep Impact colt Saxon Warrior, but the fillies equivalent overnight gave us a winner from left field with 66-1 shot Billesdon Brook blowing her more fancied rivals right out of the water.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
The griffin race at Sha tin on Sunday produced another impressive win for exciting Starspangledbanner two year-old Styling City, who made it two wins in as many starts with a dominant display.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 7 May 2018
Returning to Darley Australia this spring, top class sire Teofilo (IRE) featured with a new stakes-winner at Sha Tin on Sunday when the Irish bred Exultant took out the Group III Queen Mother Memorial Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
High Chaparral's champion son Dundeel sired his first winner in South Africa on Saturday with a Turffontein victory for two year-old colt Atyaab.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
The only stakes race in Australia on Sunday, the Group III Avon Valley Toyota Northam Stakes, was won by in form Stratum six year-old Battle Hero.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
In case you were wondering, the state of belief or behaviour that is different to most and a little chaotic is the state of iconoclasm - And the horse with the same name might just be that after showing rare talent his past two starts to win at Victoria's headquarters.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
Aquis sires recorded a Stakes double on Saturday at Aquis Park on a day when the Aquis team also won the 2YO feature race.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
So You Think filly Sopressa claimed the G1 Australasian Oaks, continuing her sires phenomenal start to his stud career.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
Viviano (Keeper), who was bought for $85,000 at the 2013 Select Sale at Karaka, took his prize-money earnings to the brink of S$500,000 with a gritty win in Friday's S$100,000 Kranji Stakes (1400m) at Kranji.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 6 May 2018
Under leaden skies and driving rain before a crowd of 157,813 at Churchill Downs, Bob Baffert's superb Scat Daddy colt Justify kept his unbeaten record intact when grinding his opponents into the ground in the 144th edition of the Kentucky Derby and complete a red-letter day for China Horse Club and WinStar Farm.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 6 May 2018
Shortly after Coolmore's Deep Impact (JPN) colt Saxon Warrior (JPN) stretched his unbeaten record to four in the Group 1 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, China Horse Club, WinStar Farm and partners were celebrating the success of the Heart's Cry (IRE) colt Yoshida (JPN) in the Grade 1 Turf Classic at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby day.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
A stakes double last Saturday for Turangga Farm bred Glenall and Let Me Sleep On It was a pre-cursor for even more stakes success with exciting Not a Single Doubt  filly Champagne Cuddles scoring a track record breaking win in the Group III Gold Coast Guineas on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 6 May 2018
Set to make a big impact on the Brisbane Winter Carnival is Aquis based Domesday whose high class daughter Oregon's Day beat the boys at weight-for-age at the Gold Coast on Saturday when taking out the Group II AD Hollindale Cup.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 May 2018
The Group III Ken Russell Classic at the Gold Coast on Saturday provided the latest stakes-winner for Widden Stud's flagship sire Sebring when Sesar denied Spirit of Boom his sixth stakes-winner when defeating Boomsara.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 May 2018
A full sister to this year's Inglis Easter sale-topper, Fastnet Rock filly Shoals is probably the best bred filly in the country and also the best on the track.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Former champion racehorse So You Think added a fourth Group I winner to his tally when the Darren Weir trained filly Sopressa scored a determined neck win in the Group I SAJC Australasian Oaks at Morphettville on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Two years ago, the Chris Waller-trained mare French Emotion started favourite in the Group II Queen of the South Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville but finished a disappointing 12th.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Sprightly Lass showed she is no one-trick pony by overcoming a wide run to win her second stakes in a fortnight in Saturday's Group III D C McKay Stakes (1100m) at Morphettville, a race co-trainer Wayne Hawkes said was an afterthought.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Fans were at fever pitch as the favoured runners Nature Strip, Viridine and She's So High were staging a titanic dual down the Morphettville straight in Saturday's Group II UBET Euclase Stakes but on the line there was stunned silence at the $150 shot I'll Have a Bit came sailing down the outside to blouse them all.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 May 2018
The John Zielke-trained Dreams Aplenty seemed to reserve his worst efforts for stakes races since capturing the Group III Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm over a year ago, but the normally reliable son of Dream Ahead (USA) was on the top of his game at the Gold Coast on Saturday in the Listed Gold Coast Cup (1400m).
Racenet - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Genuine mare Fascinate produced a career-best performance at Riccarton to break through at black type level.
Racenet - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Stephen Marsh has successfully followed a familiar path with Santa Catarina.
Racenet - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Secret Allure has continued her family's affinity with Riccarton.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 May 2018
The Richard Jolly-trained filly Heaven's Deal became the fifth stakes-winner from the first crop of Spirit Of Boom while denying the Darley stallion Albrecht his first when she out-bobbed Sanglier in a thrilling finish to Saturday's Queen Adelaide Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 5 May 2018
Jason Collett needed to use a bit of hip and shoulder to extract Gem Song from a tight pocket in Saturday's 2yo Handicap (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens and the son of Your Song responded by charging home from near the tail of the field to keep his record at a perfect two for two.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 5 May 2018
One of Australia's best-known and most accomplished trackwork riders, Joe Agresta, has been named the winner of the Thoroughbred Excellence Award at the 2018 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
John Sargent won the Group I VRC Oaks with Alamosa filly Kirramosa and has found another nice daughter of the same sire in Tinkermosa, who won the $80,000 Murrumbidgee Southern Cross Guineas at Wagga on Friday.
Mark Smith - Friday, 4 May 2018
Saturday’s Group 1 Schweppes Oaks (2000m) at Morphettville pitches some up and coming types such as the favoured Chris Waller runner Savacool, who has yet to taste stakes company, against some battled hardened warriors like the Tony McEvoy-trained Bring Me Roses who has danced every dance in the spring and autumn.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
Windsor Park Stud have announced service fees on their roster of stallions for 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
Riding the crest of a winning wave this week, the Darren Weir stable produced another smart winner at Bendigo on Friday with a stylish victory for progressive Shamus Award colt Bronski Beat.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
Following a long and distinguished career in various full-time executive roles, the last 11 years being with Inglis as Managing Director, Mark Webster has informed the Board of his intention to step down at Christmas 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
With four runners in this weekend's Kentucky Derby including the favourite Justify and top fancy Mendelssohn, the late great Scat Daddy is on the cusp of possibly his finest achievement putting the spotlight on his two Australian bound Group I sons Caravaggio (USA) and No Nay Never (USA), who sired his first winner at Belmont in New York earlier this morning.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
nternational performances since NZB's Karaka May Sale catalogue went to print have provided timely updates to a large number of horses entered for the Sale on 7 and 8 May.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
Eight supplementary lots have been added to NZB's Karaka May Sale catalogue on 7 and 8 May and will be offered at the end of each session they are catalogued in.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 4 May 2018
It was just a few weeks ago that the horse fondly known as "The Iron Horse" Giant's Causeway passed away aged 21 at Ashford Stud, Kentucky.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 May 2018
The late Bede Murray was a great supporter of the annual Wagga Cup Carnival so it was only fitting to see his son Graham train the winner of the Inglis 2YO Handicap and collect a $50,000 bonus with Fighting Sun filly Miss Scorcher.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 May 2018
Hazelwood Stables are proud to announce that the handsome and extremely well related stallion Red Element will be standing at the Beechmont property from this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 May 2018
Torcedor completed a unique treble overnight when he triumphed in the Group III Sagaro Stakes (3000m) at Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 May 2018
A successful year for Brighthill Farm stallion Dalghar will see his 2018 service fee rise from $8000 to $10,000 + GST.
Racenet - Thursday, 3 May 2018
Leading nursery Waikato Stud has adopted a highly professional approach to the Karaka May Sale by assembling its best ever offering of weanlings in a single draft for one sale.
Racenet - Thursday, 3 May 2018
gavelhouse,com Australia graduate More Patasi notched up his second win for his new connections at Grafton on Monday and has now returned more than three times his purchase price.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 May 2018
Aquis has announced their 2018 stallion roster comprising some thirteen stallions across both NSW and QLD.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 3 May 2018
Cambridge Stud has today announced a major addition to New Zealand stallion ranks with the purchase of the Southern Hemisphere breeding rights to European Champion Almanzor.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
From Sha Tin to Warrnambool, it's been a big week for the former shuttler Shamardal (USA).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
NSW breeders will be pleased to know that Australia's Champion First Season Sire elect Zoustar will remain permanently in the Hunter Valley at Widden Stud where his stud career began.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
The quality packed catalogue for the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Yearling Sale is now online.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
From humble beginnings to Champion Freshman Sire in Europe, Sir Prancealot is becoming a truly international success story.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Champion trainer Chris Waller had the quinella in the opening juvenile event at Canterbury on Wednesday with two talented fillies by Yarraman Park sires I Am Invincible and Hinchinbrook fighting out the finish.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
One of the greats of the Australian turf has made a dashing impact in New Zealand.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
The quest to breed a superior horse for the racetrack and sale ring starts with the choice of stallion and if you're looking for value at the top end of the market then this horse is one that can deliver on all levels and his progeny have no distance boundaries to limit their potential.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Roger James is on the trail of further Group success in Adelaide.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Absent from the Arrowfield roster in 2017, Choisir's Group I winning son Olympic Glory (IRE) is listed to return to Australia this spring and was in the news overnight for siring his first winner in Italy.
Racenet - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
There have been a lot of two-year-old trials around the country in the past week with loads of interesting runners including an improved performance from the $2,4 million Meticulous, so here are all the placegetters with their breeding and sale information.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
A full sister to former brilliant sprinter Rich Enuff, two year-old filly Write Enuff made a winning debut at Warrnambool on Tuesday when taking out the $70,000 Gold Strike.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Jameka, one of Australia's most brilliant racemares, will go under the hammer at the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Blue Sky Bloodstock purchased runners have continued their stellar season, with no fewer than three Stakes-winners and another three Stakes-placings in April, including an exciting Stakes-winner at Woodbine (CAN) who won convincingly, only to lose the race on protest.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
One of Queensland's most prominent thoroughbred breeding properties is set to re-launch as Telemon Thoroughbreds in June when the lease to current occupant Sun Stud expires.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Willow Glen's successful association with the Inner Mongolia Rider Horse Industry has gone to another level with the Waimate stud to stand Mongolian Falcon.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
New Zealand based stallions continue to produce talented offspring with performances on the track showcasing the distinctive Kiwi-bred traits to the world.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
A sixth Group I winner for Mossman on Sunday with Ivictory capturing the Chairmans Sprint at Sha Tin only serves to highlight the loss of his sire, a perennial favourite at Vinery Stud that has now been retired from stud duties at age 22.
Tara Madgwick, Brad Waters - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
The Daily Debutants list for Tuesday includes the full sister to brilliant sprinter Rich Enuff.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 1 May 2018
De Gaulle – the half brother to recent Golden Slipper winner Estijaab, will stand this season at Bombora Downs on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.