Friday March 1
The remarkable rise of Justify (USA) enters another phase on Saturday with two chances to add a first Australian Group 1 winner to those garnered in Europe and America.
Thursday February 29
Set to offer 30 yearlings at Inglis Premier by 22 different sires, the Collingrove Stud draft really does have something for everyone, but the half-sister to recent Group I Centenary Sprint Cup winner Victor the Winner is a filly that offers racing potential right now and also residual value for the future.
Wednesday February 28
Crossley Thoroughbreds is a new name in the Inglis Premier vendor index and is the first bloodstock enterprise for Mitch Pearce, a young man with a passion for horses that has had a good grounding with some of the best farms in Victoria.
Thursday February 29
Here is the full list of 50 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Thursday February 29
The trips from Washington DC and New Zealand to Pakenham were worthwhile for the family of trainer Rachael Frost when the Shamexpress filly Mislead scored a hard-fought win in the $300,000 Sportsbet Future Stars Final (1400m) on Friday night.
Thursday February 29
Supporters of the favourite Bel Air were on the edge of their seats for the entire 1400m of the $175,000 VOBIS Gold Bullion at Pakenham on Friday night.
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Thursday February 29
Entries for the Southern Hemisphere's premier breeding stock sale, the Magic Millions Gold Coast National, are now open.
Thursday February 29
Dual Guineas winner Aberlour’s racing future lies in Australia, following her majority sale to clients of Warwick Farm trainer Joseph Pride.
Thursday February 29
Group One winner Jon Snow got off the mark as a sire on Thursday when his son King Of The North took out the Farewell Dave Bradford (1400m) at Matamata.
Thursday February 29
The Alma Vale Kitchwin Hills partnership might only have four yearlings in their Inglis Premier draft, but they include the full brother to an exciting unbeaten Group winning sprinter and siblings to two more stakes-winners.
Thursday February 29
With the end of the 2023-24 New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series rapidly approaching, a high-quality field of fillies will head to Ellerslie and chase crucial points in Saturday’s $150,000 Group Three McKee Family Sunline Vase (2100m).
Thursday February 29
Trevor Delroy has supported Dundeel (NZ) from his early days at Arrowfield Stud and that commitment paid off again when the yearling colt from Naivasha (Lot 294) made $250,000 at the Perth Magic Millions last Friday.
Wednesday February 28
The 2007 VRC Oaks heroine, Arapaho Miss, is among the senior citizens at Westbury Stud. Still, the daughter of Danehill Dancer (IRE) continues to produce the goods, with the 4-year-old Reliable Man (GB) gelding Roaring Engine climbing off the canvas to win over 200m at Sandown-Hillside and his 3-year-old half-brother by Tarzino scoring a last to first win over 2040m at Doomben so impressively he i
Wednesday February 28
Here is the full list of 43 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Wednesday February 28
When Waller Racing/ Mulcaster Bloodstock appeared on the buyers list at the Perth Magic Millions purchasing a Dundeel filly from Aliberani for $150,000, someone like me takes that as a tip you don’t want to ignore.
Wednesday February 28
Placed at her last two starts in the Group II Mystic Journey Stakes and Listed Black Pearl Stakes, Megamea had her day in the sun Wednesday’s Armidale Stud Vamos Stakes (1400m) at Launceston.
Wednesday February 28
The punters were right on the ball when they unloaded on Excelleration in Wednesday's $300,000 Group III Launceston Cup (2400m).
Wednesday February 28
Craig Williams and Craig Newitt shared a plane to Launceston and split the first prizemoney when the judge could not separate Keats and Indispensable in the Listed Steve's Liquor Hellova Street Stakes (1600m).
Wednesday February 28
After having little luck at his first two stats, solidly supported favourite Invader Zim enjoyed a trouble-free passage to get the job done in the DrinkWise Maiden Plate (1200m) at Rosehiill on Wednesday.
Wednesday February 28
Kia Ora Stud's progressive 3-year-old Pierro filly Pajanti emerged from an 18-week hiatus to open her winning account in the James Squire Maiden Plate (1200m) at Rosehill on Wednesday.
Wednesday February 28
We were impressed when Into You broke her maiden over 1400m at Ballarat on February 14 and even more so when the daughter of No Nay Never staged a last-to-first performance in the Tobin Brothers Celebrating Lives (Bm64) (1600m) at Sandown Hillside on Wednesday.
Wednesday February 28
The Inglis Premier Yearling Sale is not short on quality, but a colt by a super popular sire from a mare that traces directly to one of the best female Golden Slipper winners in history is always going to turn heads. 
Wednesday February 28
Six years after being bought for just $8,500 from New Zealand Bloodstock’s South Island Sale, Live Drama (NZ) (Ghibellines) has retired with more than $330,000 in prize-money to her name and is being sold as a valuable broodmare proposition in the latest fortnightly auction on gavelhouse.com.
Wednesday February 28
The $1million Group I VRC Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday has drawn a full field and there is a very interesting filly in the field with Te Akau set to unleash another potential G1 star in Australia, while Veight will be out to replicate the deeds of his sire Grunt.
Wednesday February 28
Two Bays Farm will be kept busy this week at Inglis Premier presenting a diverse draft of 14 for themselves and clients, who include celebrated Victorian breeder Tony Santic’s Makybe with a member of his iconic Makybe Diva family sure to generate good interest being by the young sire of the moment in Royal Meeting (IRE).
Tuesday February 27
Newhaven Park are presenting a quality draft of 16 at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale that features four yearlings by their exciting young first season sire Cool Aza Beel, but the most interesting youngster in the lineup is one whose fortunes have shot into the stratosphere since the start of the year.
Tuesday February 27
Here is the full list of 23 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Tuesday February 27
There were plenty of fireworks in the Karaka sales ring on Tuesday evening at the inaugural NZB Kiwi slot auction, with all nine slots up for grabs far exceeding their $450,000 reserve.
Tuesday February 27
Justify (USA) had an impressive maiden winner at Bendigo on Tuesday and this lightly raced colt has a half-brother to be offered at Inglis Premier by Kia Ora Stud.
Tuesday February 27
Tomorrow will bring to a close the Inglis Digital February (Late) online sale but it will also bring about the beginning of the new chapter in the story of young stallion Winning Rupert. 
Tuesday February 27
Cootamundra based Twin Hills Stud, under the care of Olly and Amber Tait, is proving to be a fruitful source of winners and stakes horses, a fact well highlighted in the past week and their Inglis Premier draft features the only filly by Fastnet Rock and the only yearling by Justify (USA) from a daughter of Fastnet Rock – the magic cross!
Tuesday February 27
Guy Lowry has been enjoying watching the success of a few of his stable graduates across the Tasman of late, and he is hoping they are not done yet.
Tuesday February 27
It has been an anxious few months for the father-and-son training partnership of Ben and Ryan Foote with their star sprinter Babylon Berlin.
Tuesday February 27
Southern Highlands nursery B2B Thoroughbreds only have two yearlings for Inglis Premier this year and given they are colts by Snitzel and Ole Kirk, Ricky Surace and his team can expect plenty of interest when they start parading at Oaklands this week.
Tuesday February 27
As many of you would have noticed, I’ve written and commented extensively in the past few years on Darley’s ongoing fight with Revenue NSW to secure Land Tax Exemption for its breeding properties in NSW.
Tuesday February 27
The Inglis Premier Yearling Sale starts this Sunday and there is a strong Victorian flavour to this sale as you would expect and first season sires in particularly are going to play a role with the most represented being Victorian based Hanseatic and Tagaloa with first season sire galleries now available on Breednet for quick comparisons.
Monday February 26
Vinery Stud are heading to Inglis Premier with a draft of 14 and more than half of their yearlings are by the farm’s own stallions including exciting first season sire Ole Kirk, while the half-sister to Group I VRC Victoria Derby winner Johhny Get Angry is by the great Victorian favourite Toronado (IRE).
Monday February 26
Here is the full list of 22 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Monday February 26
Gai Waterhouse has always been a fan of Pierro, having won the 2YO Triple Crown with the champion son of Lonhro and she and co-trainer Adrian Bott produced a talented debut winner by him at Newcastle on Monday.
Monday February 26
A beautifully presented colt by Needs Further sold for $145,000 and topped the 2024 Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale at Quercus Park today.
Monday February 26
We tend to focus on the juvenile trials, but at this time of year there is a lot going on and three other trials at Warwick Farm on Monday  were super interesting for different reasons highlighting a comeback horse, a horse with a name change and a horse that might strike fear into the hearts of Fangirl and Mr Brightside.
Monday February 26
There were four heats for juveniles at Warwick Farm on Monday morning that featured two winners for first season sire Microphone and the reappearance of talented Zoustar colt Growing Empire, who was sent back to the trials following his debut second at Randwick last month when he blotted his copybook with a spectacular dipsy doodle just after the winning post.
Monday February 26
The emergence in Australia of the unbeaten three-year-old Immediacy has provided further impetus for breeders Cambridge Stud as they head into selling mode across the Tasman.
Monday February 26
Expect to see promising stayer Snazzytavi feature prominently in next season’s Cups, that’s the call from co-trainer Graham Richardson following her win in the Gavelhouse.com 2000 at Matamata on Saturday.
Monday February 26
The remarkable win of Hayasugi in the $2million Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes last Saturday made a lot of people happy, but none more so than her breeders Mike O’Donnell and Michael Kirwan, who were both at Caulfield to share in the excitement.
Monday February 26
The countdown is well and truly on for New Zealand's highly anticipated Slot Auction.
Monday February 26
Champion jockey James McDonald was reunited with Irish bred Cox Plate winner Romantic Warrior at Sha Tin on Sunday with the pair combining to win the Group I Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m) in an epic battle with Australian bred Deep Field gelding Voyage Bubble.
Monday February 26
Sunday proved a good day for the Swettenham Stud sires with a  new stakes-winner for Rubick and a second winner for young I Am Invincible stallion I Am Immortal.
Sunday February 25
Here is the full list of 62 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Sunday February 25
After finishing second with Flattered in the Listed Gold Sovereign Stakes, Patrick Payne was back on his pedestal when Wings Of Song swept the fillies series in Tasmania in Sunday’s Listed Kevin Sharkie Tasmanian Oaks (2100m) at Launceston.
Sunday February 25
Julie Harris and her team at Holbrook Thoroughbreds have a diverse draft of six for Inglis Premier that includes the only yearling in the sale by outstanding staying sire Camelot and the three-quarter brother to Group II winner Comrade Rosa by Ole Kirk.
Sunday February 25
The top Tasmanian 2-year-old Geegees Mistruth extended her unbeaten sequence to four in Sunday’s Listed Little Giant Homes Gold Sovereign Stakes (1200m) at Launceston.
Sunday February 25
Based at Hesket in the Macedon Ranges, Miranda Park will present a quality draft of six at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale featuring one of only two fillies in the sale by reigning champion New Zealand sire Proisir.
Sunday February 25
Fillies dominated the $2million Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes on Saturday filling the first four places and providing her connections with a massive thrill to finish third was Kuroyanagi, a $390,000 Inglis Premier purchase from the Yarraman Park draft last year.
Sunday February 25
David Vandyke plans to take his exciting 2-year-old gelding All Inclusive to Sydney for the Group II Todman Stakes after the son of All Too Hard made a stunning debut in the QTIS Jewel Prelude Plate (1110m) at Doomben on Saturday.
Sunday February 25
After a frustrating run of placegetters, Darley Stud’s 4-time Group 1 winner Blue Point (IRE) broke the ice in Australia when Blue Rocket made a winning debut in the National Pump And Energy Plate (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday.
Sunday February 25
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Sunday February 25
A $10,000 Inglis Digital broodmare sent to a first season stallion on a $10,000 service fee produced a $47,500 Australian Weanling Sale graduate who won the G1 $2m Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.
Sunday February 25
Respected racing journalist and administrator Dave Bradford passed away peacefully in Auckland on Thursday, aged 91.
Saturday February 24
Here is the full list of 114 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Saturday February 24
Bred and offered for sale by Gilgai Farm, two year-old Starspangledbanner filly Herastar might have been unfancied by punters at Morphettville on Saturday in the Listed SAJC Cinderella Stakes (1050m), but she’ll be favourite next time after unleashing a scintillating finish to claim victory.
Saturday February 24
 After winning the 1984 Hobartville Stakes with the champion Sir Dapper, Les Bridge added a second win in the Group II feature at Rosehill forty years later with the Dundeel colt Celestial Legend.
Saturday February 24
Top class Russian Revolution mare Revolutionary Miss won her second Group race in seven days when backing up from last Saturday to win the $200,000 Group III MRC Mannerism Stakes (1400m ) at Caulfield today.
Saturday February 24
A spring campaign that never really got off the ground was banished to history when quality Group I Zoustar mare Zougotcha burst back to top form to end the winning fun of Lady Laguna in the $300,000 Group II ATC Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill on Saturday.
Saturday February 24
An incredible result for the South Australian’s Shane and Cassie Oxlade as the honest Queman scored a heartstopping win in Saturday’s $750,000 Group 1 Sportsbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield.
Saturday February 24
Kiwi bred megastar Mr Brightside added a sixth Group One trophy to his collection with another breathtaking performance in Saturday’s A$750,000 Lamaro’s Hotel Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.
Saturday February 24
The Royal Meeting (IRE) filly Hayasugi may finally have earned the respect she deserves when leading home a 1-2-3-4 for fillies in Saturday’s $2,000,000 Group 1 Sportsbet Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.
Saturday February 24
Katrina and Simon Alexander celebrated one of their most satisfying moments on a racetrack with La Crique’s triumphant turnaround in the Gr.1 Trackside Otaki-Maori WFA Classic (1600m) on Saturday.
Saturday February 24
Underrated So You Think mare Saint Alice added valuable winning black type to her blossoming career record when she took out the Listed Matamata Veterinary Services Equine Kaimai Stakes (2000m) in a blanket finish.
Saturday February 24
Two Melbourne Cup winners with a combined $14,000,000 in the bank and a Group 1 millionairess from New Zealand fought out a dramatic finish to the Group II Carlton Draught Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield, which was decided on the bob.
Saturday February 24
Expat New Zealand trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young know what it takes to win a Derby in Australia, and now they are setting their sights on Sydney with the unbeaten Immediacy.
Saturday February 24
Brought to Australia as a Melbourne Cup contender last year, Churchill gelding More Felons (IRE) announced himself as a serious Sydney Cup  candidate with a strong finishing last stride win in the $200,000 Listed ATC Parramatta Cup (1900m) at Rosehill on Saturday.
Saturday February 24
All roads now lead to the Gr.1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) for Captured By Love, after the talented juvenile maintained her unbeaten status in the Gr.2 J Swap Contractors LTD Matamata Breeders’ Stakes (1200m).
Saturday February 24
Written By was a dominant winner of the 2018 Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes before retiring to stand at Widden Stud and he featured on Saturday with with an exciting new stakes-winner when quality colt Straight Charge led all the way to win the $300,000 Group II ATC Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m).
Saturday February 24
A Breednet ‘One To Watch’ when making a winning debut at Sandown Lakeside on January 31, the Written Tycoon gelding Raikoke kept his record perfect with a dominant performance in Saturday’s Group III Sportsbet Zeditave Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.
Saturday February 24
Six days after winning a Benchmark 64 for fillies and mares at Sale, the Spirit Of Boom filly Sassy Boom broke through at stakes level in the Group II Sportsbet Angus Armanasco Stakes at Caulfield.
Saturday February 24
A fruitless summer saw Savaglee slip under the radar in this season’s two-year-old crop, but that all changed with a brilliant upset victory in Saturday’s Gr.3 Fairview Matamata Slipper (1200m) on his home track.
Saturday February 24
The opening race at Caulfield on Saturday was named in honour of an iconic New Zealand-bred champion, and it was fitting that Dunkel won it with some of the stamina and toughness that top-flight Kiwi stayers are renowned for.
Saturday February 24
Leading Victorian nursery Blue Gum Farm has a proven track record for success and under the new ownership of Jason and Melanie Stenning (Trilogy Racing) and Sean and Cathy Dingwall, the team were quickly into stride at Magic Millions last month selling nine youngsters for up to $1.3million.
Friday February 23
Here is the full list of 60 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Friday February 23
Given a peach of a ride by Craig Newitt, the bargain-priced European import Monbaher (IRE) made his first attempt at stakes level count in Friday night’s Listed PKF Torney Night Cup (2500m) at Moonee Valley.
Friday February 23
A Deep Impact (JPN) half-sister to Winx, City Of Lights appeared for the first time in fifteen weeks to claim a benchmark 72 over 1550m at Canterbury on Friday night, encouraging connections to target black-type in the near future.
Friday February 23
The record breaking form of the 2024 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale continued today with the Book Two auction posting more lofty benchmarks
Friday February 23
There was a short-priced favourite in the $50,000 Canberra Black Opal Preview (1000m) on Friday, but Capitalist colt Amazing Eagle came up short when beaten by the local home town hero Vella’s Best.
Friday February 23
Aramco Racing's highly regarded Snitzel colt Gatsby's held a nomination for Saturday's Group II Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill before the decision was made to kick-start his career in the Ranvet Maiden Hcp (1100m) at Canterbury on Friday and he passed his first test with flying colours.
Friday February 23
Sisters to G1 winners, mares in foal on highly commercial covers and the stallion Winning Rupert are among the highlight entries in the Inglis Digital February (Late) Online Auction, which is now open for bidding.
Friday February 23
Dealt a blow when the colt they bred and part-owned Bodyguard was scratched on the eve of the Group 1 Sportsbet Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield, Emirates Park played a vital role in the breeding of the nominal favourite Coleman.
Friday February 23
Entries to the 2024 Inglis Breeding Stock Sales Series – the most progressive in the country – are now open.
Friday February 23
Waikato hoop Vinnie Colgan will trek down to Otaki on Saturday to partner exciting four-year-old Desert Lightning in the Gr.1 Trackside Otaki-Maori WFA Classic (1600m), and he is hoping his charge can live up to his favourite’s tag.
Friday February 23
This Saturday’s juvenile features at Matamata are set to paint a clearer picture for upcoming Group One targets, and Te Akau Racing co-trainer Sam Bergerson is hoping for good showings from his high-class trio.
Friday February 23
While the Group I MRC Blue Diamond takes centre stage at Caulfield for the juveniles, in Sydney the Group II ATC Silver Slipper (1100m) has also attracted a good field with light to be shed on a couple of key Waterhouse Bott trained colts in Espionage (James Harron Bloodstock)  and Straight Charge (Yulong).
Thursday February 22
A beautifully related Playing God filly sold for $625,000 on a record breaking day of selling on Day One of the 2024 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale today.
Thursday February 22
Here is the full list of 45 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Thursday February 22
A dead heat in a competitive juvenile maiden at Pakenham on Thursday evening produced a fourth winner for Newgate Farm’s Brutal, but Barbaric Lad had to share the spoils as he hit the line at the exact same time as Brave Smash (Jpn) filly She Smashes.
Thursday February 22
With an extraordinary record for producing Group I winners over many years, South Australian vendors Mill Park Stud have been in hot form this season with a slew of new stakes-winners including budding sprint queen Benedetta, who runs in the Group I MRC Oakleigh Plate this Saturday with her half-brother one of the Mill Park stars for Inglis Premier.
Thursday February 22
There were five heats for juveniles at Randwick on Thursday morning and the winners included a couple of high profile colts in the Yulong colours, while the first appearance this year for Group I VRC Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Ozzmosis was well worth watching.
Thursday February 22
Milan Park’s Tony Rider went full-circle on gavelhouse.com on Monday night, buying back the multiple Group-winning mare Aromatic (NZ) (Sacred Falls) for $257,500.
Thursday February 22
The $2million Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) this Saturday has attracted a full field with emergencies and on a sale mail front it’s an interesting one with three individual million dollar yearling purchases last year making the field and all three could figure in the mix.
Wednesday February 21
Here is the full list of 43 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
Wednesday February 21
Midweek stakes racing with the rescheduled Listed Morley Growers Market - Challenge Stakes (1500m) for 3-year-olds at Ascot proved the perfect spot for the Russian Revolution gelding Russian To The Bar to open his stakes account.