Tara Madgwick - Monday August 19
We've had just 18 days of racing this season and our competitive class of second season sires are putting winners on the board, but one has made a particularly fast start to season 2019/2020.
Media Release - Monday August 19
The second day of the August Yearling Sale, that closed Part 1 of the catalogue, proved to be an extremely busy session that was echoed by the 86 per cent clearance rate amd two yearlings selling for more than a million euros.
Media Release - Monday August 19
The 2019 renewal of the Inglis Ready2Race Sale, to be held at Riverside Stables on Tuesday October 22, has attracted a strong catalogue of 191 2YOs.
Media Release - Monday August 19
The quality packed catalogue for Australia's best producing breeze-up style auction, the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale, is now online.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday August 18
It’s been a big couple of days for Coolmore's Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA) with a new stakes-winner in Another Miracle and two new winners on Saturday in American Butterfly  and American Legend bringing his tally of first crop winners to nine.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday August 18
 Darley’s 2014 Newmarket 2,000 Guineas winner Night of Thunder (IRE) shuttled to Australia for just one season in 2016, but Australian breeders may regret he has not been a more regular visitor as his burgeoning results in the Northern Hemisphere indicate the son of Dubawi may be well above average as a sire.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday August 18
The Breednet Foal Gallery showcases thoroughbred foals from all over Australia and New Zealand and while the majority are sent in by commercial studs, we have plenty of support from owner breeders and one of those tasted success with a foal gallery star from 2013 at Morphettville on Saturday.
Media Release - Sunday August 18
The 2019 edition of the August Yearling Sale opened its doors, with the median close to €283,000 recording a 23 per cent rise with the clearance staying solid from 2018 while the turnover for the session reached €14,580,000.
Mark Smith - Sunday August 18
The fighting third by Waging War behind his promising stablemate Dalasan and the Group 1 winner Scales Of Justice in Saturday's Group III Spring Stakes at Morphettville topped off a very good week for Wyndholm Park's Rebel Raider who had the rare distinction of siring a trifecta during the week.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 17
Last Saturday the Mill Park sold three year-old Dawn Passage staked his claim for spring glory with a returning win in the Listed ATC The Rosebud and this Saturday we saw another Mill Park graduate put himself on the map as a rising star with three year-old Dalasan winning the Group III SAJC Spring Stakes at Morphettville.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 17
On a quest for the Cox Plate and to take her place as the best in Australia, the Adam Tinder-trained Mystic Journey took her first steps to the spring with a convincing win in Saturday's Group II PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 17
A week after his daughter Sistercharlie claimed a second win in the Group 1 Beverley D Stakes at Arlington Park, former Vinery and Bowness Stud shuttler Myboycharlie (IRE) hit the board in Australia with Begood Toya Mother who earned a maiden stakes win in Saturday's Listed Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 17
Magic Millions 2yo Classic heroine Exhilarates rounded out a profitable 2yo season with a disappointing performance in the Golden Slipper but the high-priced daughter of Snitzel made a successful 3yo debut in Saturday’s Group III Quezette Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 17
The powerful Peter and Paul Snowden stable produced an impressive debut winner for Deep Field at Kembla on Saturday with talented colt Californiadeepshot setting a new track record for 1000 metres.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 17
The Exceed And Excel colt Bivouac showed he will be a major player in any race he contests this spring after trotting up by four and a quarter lengths at his seasonal debut in Saturday’s Group III Vain Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.
Media Release - Saturday August 17
Fireworks were expected at Te Rapa on Saturday as several of last season’s equine stars kicked off their new spring campaigns in the Group II US Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) and it was recent Group I  Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) placegetter Endless Drama who delivered with a stunning victory.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 17
Striking chestnut Pandemic added his name to Godolphin’s bottomless pit of top-class three-year-olds with a brilliant display to win a 3&4YO BM 70 HCP over 1100 metres on the Kensington track at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 17
American Pharoah (USA) might have played second fiddle to Coolmore’s other Triple Crown hero Justify (USA)at their media day earlier this week, but on the track the first progeny of the 2015 Triple Crown winner are racing up a storm with a brilliant new turf stakes-winner at Saratoga on Friday in Another Miracle.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 17
Champion sire Fastnet Rock added a new stakes-winner to his tally overnight in the UK with progressive two year-old filly Orlaith landing the Listed Byerley Stud Stakes at Newbury.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 17
The Listed Curragh Stakes for two year-olds in Ireland overnight was dominated by sires standing in Victoria this spring with first and third by Starspangledbanner and the second place-getter by Cable Bay (IRE).
Media Release - Friday August 16
A record crowd attended the 2019 Sun Stud Open Day & Stallion Parade in Victoria on Friday with many taking the opportunity to inspect Champion 2YO, National Defense, for the first time.
Tara Madgwick - Friday August 16
Coolmore’s promising young sire Rubick added a 19th first crop winner to his tally with an easy Ipswich victory on Friday for Leshrac.
Tara Madgwick - Friday August 16
Zoustar was the leading sire of Australian three year-olds last season ahead of the likes of Snitzel, I Am Invincible, Redoute’s Choice and Fastnet Rock with a winning double for two of his Guineas nominated promising new crop of three year-olds at Geelong on Friday indicating further success is on the way.
Media Release - Friday August 16
All of us at Vinery are looking forward to welcoming Thoroughbred enthusiasts to the farm next weekend for our annual Open Days.
Media Release - Friday August 16
Leading young sire Charm Spirit's progeny continued on with their fine form overnight when his 3YO son Kick On defeated the older horses to land a thrilling renewal of the Group III Tattersalls Sovereign Stakes (1600m) in England.
Media Release - Friday August 16
While the announcement of Winx as last season's Champion Horse of the Year was no surprise, the large crowd in the Royal Randwick Ballroom were more than happy to celebrate this true champion with enthusiasm.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 15
At this time of year we find a lot of promising three year-olds are popping up at provincial meetings as they seek to put runs on the board to earn a crack at spring Black Type and two such winners by champion sires Fastnet Rock and Snitzel caught our eye at Newcastle on Thursday.
Media Release - Thursday August 15
With approximately 600 local and interstate breeders, trainers and valued clients enjoying the splendid Queensland sunshine on Sunday, Aquis’ seven Canungra-based stallions; Domesday, Husson, Kiss And Make Up, Kobayashi, The Mission, Spill The Beans, and our new stunning looking chestnut stallion Performer were joined by our two new Hunter Valley-based stallions Brave Smash and Santos.
Mark Smith - Thursday August 15
The tragedy of the death of Elusive Quality’s Group 1 AJC Sires’ Produce Stakes winner Camarilla after just four foals was felt last year when her only two filly foals produced stakes-winners.
Media Release - Thursday August 15
An impressive winning double in Australia this week bodes well for a big spring carnival for the white, blue and green racing colours of Waikato Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 15
Fastnet Rock’s champion sprinting son Merchant Navy has his first foals arriving this spring for Coolmore.
Media Release - Thursday August 15
A three-quarter-sister to G1 winner Arcadia Queen has topped the first bi-monthly Online Sale for Inglis Digital, selling for $160,000 to Graham and Linda Huddy of Peachester Lodge.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 15
As you come into spring the most important thing for any sire is to have runners that can provide the opportunity for them to do well and for that to happen you need irons in the fire.
Media Release - Thursday August 15
Melody Belle will attempt to defend her title in the Group II U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa on Saturday.
Media Release - Thursday August 15
If you're in the Seymour/Nagambie area for this weekends Stallion Parades, make sure you call in to Chatswood to have your own private viewing of Reward For Effort and Inference.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 15
Montjeu’s Epsom Derby winning son Camelot sired his 20th stakes-winner in Ireland overnight with a win in the Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes for blue-blooded filly Goddess, whose pedigree makes for interesting reading.
Mark Smith - Wednesday August 14
Larneuk Stud’s O’Lonhro showed why he is regarded as one of the states best value sires with two of his daughters saluting at Sandown-Hillside on Wednesday.
Media Release - Wednesday August 14
The 2019 New Zealand Bloodstock Caulfield WFA Championship is set for an explosive start on Saturday with a star-studded field in the A$200,000 Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 14
Joe O'Neill of Prime Thoroughbreds has a happy knack for finding inexpensive yearlings that turn into winners and one of those is Almerheri, who scored a stylish victory at Warwick Farm on Wednesday for the John Thompson stable.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 14
Australian Horse of the Year and now promising young sire Dissident broke the ice with his first winner of the new season in the best way possible with a debut victory at Warwick Farm on Wednesday for three year-old colt Reformist.
Media Release - Wednesday August 14
Katelyn Butler has joined Twin Hills Stud as its Sales and Marketing Manager.
Media Release - Tuesday August 13
With the foaling season in full swing, the team at Aquis have five stallions with their first crop foals due this season, and we are delighted to have already foaled down a stunning colt by Group I winner Invader.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday August 13
When your business is creating the next generation of superior stallions, sometimes you just have to believe.
Media Release - Tuesday August 13
When the highly successful stallion Artie Schiller (USA) returned to Stockwell Thoroughbreds in Diggers Rest last year, there was an unassuming, hardworking and talented horsewoman on the farm that no one expected to be his future handler.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday August 13
Tony Gollan has been ever so patient with his talented Zoustar gelding Zoustyle, but the gloves might be about to come off with a nine length trial win at Doomben on Tuesday morning signalling a big campaign ahead.
Media Release - Tuesday August 13
The first foal by Rich Hill’s Group 1 winning son of Deep Impact, Satono Aladdin (Jpn) , was born on Sunday at Cambridge Stud, the new arrival being out of the multiple Australian stakes winning mare Tarloshan.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday August 13
He might have been easy in the market, but the full brother to Golden Slipper winner Overreach won on debut with authority at Gosford on Tuesday.
Media Release - Tuesday August 13
Dual Group One winner Danzdanzdance had her first hit-out of the season at the Avondale trials on Tuesday ahead of what could be a lucrative spring.
Media Release - Tuesday August 13
Based in the heart of Victoria, Glen Eden Stud is a high quality thoroughbred stud located one hour north of Melbourne and will be open for stallion inspections on Sunday August 18 and August 24 with Rebel Dane, Giant's Steps (Arg) and new addition Mint Lane (USA) all on show.
Media Release - Tuesday August 13
The catalogue for Book 1 of the 2019 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, which takes place Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th October, is now online.
Media Release - Monday August 12
Woodside Park Stud has today announced the sale of their pre-training facility in Tylden, Victoria.
Media Release - Monday August 12
Cambridge Stud principals Brendan and Jo Lindsay have endured a very tough and testing past few weeks with the well documented troubles with their star Roaring Lion.
Racenet - Monday August 12
Rubick had his third winner for the new season on Monday when his highest priced first season seller broke through for the maiden win.
Racenet - Monday August 12
A strong set of barrier trials at Randwick on Monday which saw plenty of top notch gallopers including superstar sprinter Sunlight warming up for her Everest tilt, and the Magic Millions sales topper again impressive as they build up for the spring.
Tara Madgwick - Monday August 12
The success of the late High Chaparral (IRE) as a sire of sires was highlighted on the weekend by So You Think (So Si Bon) and Dundeel (The Inevitable) with two young sire sons in Toronado (IRE) and Free Eagle (IRE) also making their mark overnight in the Northern Hemisphere with new stakes-winners.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday August 11
Deep Field racked up his 23rd first crop winner at Bendigo on Sunday when three year-old filly Chivargo scored a determined victory on heavy ground.
Media Release - Sunday August 11
To say that the past fortnight has been a tough one for Cambridge Stud owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay would be an understatement.
Mark Smith - Sunday August 11
Off the scene since a career debut third behind The Odyssey at Doomben back in October last year, David Vandyke's Sebring filly Okeechobee was sent off a well-backed 7/4 favourite in a 1000 metre maiden at The Sunshine Coast on Sunday and justified the support with a convincing win.
Mark Smith - Sunday August 11
The 2009 SAJC Sires' Produce Stakes winner Silent Surround was an overachiever on the track and she looks as if she has taken that to stud as she had the rare distinction of producing two winners at the South Australian feature meeting at Murray Bridge on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Sunday August 11
Less than two weeks after the loss of Deep Impact, Shadai Stallion Station suffered another blow with the death on Saturday of King Kamehameha (Kingmambo), the twice leading sire in Japan in 2010 and 2011.
Mark Smith - Sunday August 11
With Charossa making it three consecutive wins at Flemington on Saturday and the recent victory of Azuro in the Listed Brisbane Cup it underscores what an underappreciated stallion Myboycharlie (IRE) was and it was hammered home again at Arlington International Racecourse on Saturday when Sistercharlie (IRE) wrote her name in the record books.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday August 11
At this time of year we find a lot of promising three year-olds popping up at provincial Saturday meetings as they seek to put runs on the board to earn a crack at spring Black Type and two such winners caught our eye at Newcastle on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 10
Enigmatic galloper So Si Bon had never won first up in five previous preparations, but the talented son of So You Think changed all that at Flemington on Saturday when powering clear to win the Group III VRC Aurie’s Star Handicap over 1200 metres.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 10
Tasmania continues to punch well above its weight on the big stage with the latest star being the Scott Brunton-trained Dundeel gelding The Inevitable who made a winning seasonal debut over 1000 metres at Flemington on Saturday at the expense of the odd-on favourite Assertive Approach.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 10
The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Dawn Passage stamped himself a colt with a future when he defeated a handy field by upwards of three and a half lengths when making his career debut at Randwick in January and it did not take long for the son of Dawn Approach (IRE) to stamp himself as a player in the big three-year-old races in the spring.
Mark Smith - Saturday August 10
A fresh Alizee opened her five-year-old campaign with a win in Saturday’s Group II Missile Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill although supporters that backed her into odds-on favouritism were made to sweat in the closing stages.
Media Release - Saturday August 10
The impressive run of form of progeny from the first-crop of Windsor Park's star miler Charm Spirit (IRE) continued on Saturday when Heirborn defied a moderate tempo and a wide passage to close well from the rear and claim the VRC Member Helen Saffin Handicap (1400m) at Flemington.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 10
Talented grey Godolphin blue-blood Subedar is a descendant of the mighty mare Emancipation and kept his unbeaten record intact at his first metropolitan outing when saluting at Rosehill on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday August 10
The Group I Phoenix Stakes at The Curragh overnight couldn’t quite provide the dream result for Triple Crown hero American Pharoah with his quality colt Monarch of Egypt finishing second to the unbeaten Juddmonte Farms homebred Siskin.
Media Release - Friday August 9
  Cambridge Stud are pleased to advise that Roaring Lion returned to the farm yesterday at 1pm, following two colic surgeries in the last ten days.
Tara Madgwick - Friday August 9
The decision to race on for another season with Group I winning stallion Pierata looks like being a good one after the handsome son of Pierro cruised around under a hold in his first trial as a five year-old.
Tara Madgwick - Friday August 9
Stunning young Redoute’s Choice stallion Pariah had plenty of admirers at the Arrowfield stallion parades last spring and he’s certainly passed on his good looks to his first foal born this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Friday August 9
The Listed ATC Rosebud Stakes this Saturday has drawn a quality field and in 2015 this race was won by progressive colt Sebring Sun, who is now at stud and has his first foals on the ground this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Friday August 9
Contract Racing have announced via Twitter the sad passing of their much loved Blue Diamond winner Paint at the age of 26.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 8
A brilliantly fast son of Widden Stud’s much missed favourite sire Sebring, Supido has his first foals arriving this spring with this stunning colt delighting the team at Widden Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 8
A big green baby by So You Think, this three year-old gelding bolted in at Warrnambool on Thursday at just his second start and is entered for the Group I MRC Caulfield Guineas.
Mark Smith - Thursday August 8
Not a great deal of guesswork in this week's Best On Breeding, a million colt out of a million mare, who romped home by seven lengths at his most recent start.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 8
We made this blue-blooded filly by Darley's champion sire Exceed and Excel a ‘Juvenile Trial Watch’ horse on Breednet last month believing she had spring stakes potential and her maiden win today at Kembla only confirmed that opinion.
Media Release - Thursday August 8
While the presentation of annual industry awards is the main objective of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association’s Racing’s Night of Champions, raising money via auction for charity is the another feature of the event, being held next Thursday evening.
Media Release - Thursday August 8
For the first time in history, New Zealand breeders will have the opportunity to breed to a Champion European two and three-year-old sprinter who embodies the legendary Danzig-sireline.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 8
The 2019 Breednet Foal Gallery is now open for business providing a great platform to showcase thoroughbred foals born right around Australia and New Zealand this spring integrating our traditional gallery sponsored by Coolmore with our accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to provide maximum exposure for your beautiful foals.
Media Release - Thursday August 8
The Southern Hemisphere shareholders and UK partners of the promising first season sire Cable Bay, have agreed that the horse will travel to Australia for the 2019 breeding season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 8
An email from one of our readers highlighting the need to look past the traditional sire tables got us thinking.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 8
I Am Invincible has already made a great start to his career as a sire of sires through Brazen Beau and this season we will see more foals from some of his up and coming sire sons including Aquis Farm’s Kobayashi.
Media Release - Wednesday August 7
Randwick Bloodstock's "The Stallion Nomination Centre" offers all broodmare owners an alternative source for securing stallion nominations.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
The first Australian bred yearlings by Triple Crown hero American Pharoah will hit our sales in 2020 and his second North American crop proved a hot commodity at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale this week with six of his youngsters selling for up to $950,000.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
Aquis Farm were active during the second session of the 2019 Saratoga Yearling Sale in North America securing the equal highest priced colt of the sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
Darley’s Caulfield Guineas winner Shooting to Win posted his third winner since the start of the new season with an impressive debut victory at Ipswich on Wednesday for Battle Strike.
Media Release - Wednesday August 7
Westbury Stud recently launched a new industry initiative known as the GAMECHANGER, a programme which focuses on attracting and retaining talent in the thoroughbred industry.
Media Release - Wednesday August 7
Exciting performances at the Te Teko trials on Tuesday have put Matamata trainer Stephen Autridge back on the road towards the 2000 and 1000 Guineas at Riccarton in November.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
The top priced offering at the 2018 Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale was a lovely colt by Epaulette that fetched $100,000 and he opened his account with a stylish win at Cranbourne on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
Astute trainer Mark Newnham is tipping a bright future for progressive Star Witness three year-old Captain Stardust, who cast off maiden status with a bold win at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
The Group I MRC Caulfield Guineas and Thousand Guineas are two of the most coveted spring races for three year-olds and a big increase to prizemoney and the addition of a bonus have led to a record number of entries that include established stars and horses that will make this spring their own.
Media Release - Wednesday August 7
Saturday’s Group III  Winter Cup (1600m) added some black-type lustre to a brief foray into thoroughbred breeding for Carole and Doug Isaacson, who can owe their success to a showjumping win.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
The stocks of Darley’s promising young sire Brazen Beau have received a blow with news his star colt Tassort will not be racing this spring.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 7
Just arrived back at Darley Victoria for his third Australian season, Tapit’s Group I winning son Frosted (USA) proved popular at the Saratoga August Yearling Sale during the first session with four yearlings averaging $US346,250 ($A512,238).
Racenet - Tuesday August 6
Epsom Derby winner Anthony Van Dyke is one of 27 international entries, along with Tasmanian superstar Mystic Journey and 48 three-year-olds for this year’s Group One Cox Plate at Moonee Valley.
Media Release - Tuesday August 6
Te Teko has come to be a great starting point for many of Te Akau’s top two-year-olds and trainer Jamie Richards is hoping this year is no different with one of his heat winners from the first crop of young Australian sire Bull Point.
Media Release - Tuesday August 6
Group One-winning owner Scott Richardson passed away on Monday after a lengthy battle with illness.
Racenet - Tuesday August 6
A strong set of heats on Tuesday morning took place at Rosehill featuring a host of spring hopefuls with the likes of established stars Avilius and Kiamichi, along with an impressive new import and an up and coming million dollar colt.