Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 21
You wait a lifetime for a stallion like this one to come along.
Mark Smith - Friday June 22
With the passage of time, it’s easy to forget that back in 2007 Encosta de Lago received a late call-up to join the Coolmore roster in Ireland.
Media Release - Friday June 22
Entries are now open for the 2018 edition of Australia's most popular breeze up style auction, the Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 22
The Group I Ascot Gold Cup (2m4f) was the highlight on the Royal Ascot program overnight with victory going to blue-blooded Sea the Stars stallion Stradivarius over French stayer Varizabad with Te Akau owned Torcedor a brave third.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 22
The top lot at the 2016 Arqana August Yearling Sale when fetching 1,400,000 euros, stunning Galileo filly Magic Wand proved her worth on the track with a stylish win in the Group II Ribblesdale Stakes (1m4f) at Royal Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 22
Montjeu's Epsom Derby winner Camelot shuttled to Coolmore Australia for just one season and featured overnight at Royal Ascot when promising staying three year-old Hunting Horn scored a commanding victory in the Group III Hampton Court Stakes (1m2f).
Media Release - Thursday June 21
A mare and a filly selling for $240,000 and $210,000 respectively highlighted the final day of the 2018 Inglis Great Southern Sale.
Media Release - Thursday June 21
Magic Millions is pleased to announce the launch of Horseco Exchange in Australia for 2018.
Media Release - Thursday June 21
TRIPLE CROWN’S flying filly Moss Trip will look to end her campaign on a high as she bids for victory in the final Group 1 of the season, the Tatts Tiara at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 21
The versatility of champion sire Fastnet Rock will be highlighted at Royal Ascot tonight when his tough staying son Torcedor carries the Te Akau colours of David Ellis in the Group I Royal Ascot Gold Cup over the extreme staying trip of two miles and four furlongs, a race won by his close relation Yeats an astonishing four times.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 21
The surprises kept coming at Royal Ascot overnight with Frankel’s hot favourite Cracksman going down in the Group I Prince of Wales's Stakes (1m2f)at the hands of five year-old journeyman Poet’s Word.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 21
A homebred for the powerful Juddmonte Farms breeding operation, three year old Acclamation colt Expert Eye gave comeback rider James McDonald a memorable win in the Group III Jersey Stakes (7f) at Royal Ascot.
Media Release - Wednesday June 20
Day Four of the 2018 Inglis Great Southern Sale rounded out the broodmare section of the catalogue, which saw eight mares reach $100,000 or more.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 20
He’s trained a Golden Slipper winner and a Melbourne Cup winner, so it was interesting to see Les Bridge had a twinkle in his eye when he greeted this three year-old Sebring filly as she returned to scale following a facile win at Canterbury on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 20
The last crop of foals by ill-fated Epsom Derby winner High Chaparral (IRE) will turn three at the end of this season and may provide a fitting finale to a wonderful career with a debut juvenile winner at Canterbury today showing the promise of classic success in the future.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 20
In February, Racenet reported the former Nick Olive trained mare Single Gaze had been sold to Japanese racing giant Katsumi Yoshida for an undisclosed sum and would head to the northern hemisphere after her autumn campaign, but it has now been confirmed that Chris Waller will train the star daughter of Not a Single Doubt for a spring campaign.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 20
The international bloodstock world was impressed overnight with the brilliant win of exciting colt Calyx in the Group II Coventry Stakes providing the first stakes-winner for high profile Juddmonte Farms sire Kingman, who has a lone colt destined to race in Australia next season.
Media Release - Wednesday June 20
Punters had very little to worry about when hot favourite Botti romped to victory at Pukekohe over 1200m on Wednesday on debut.
Media Release - Wednesday June 20
Goffs UK, in partnership with Goodwood Racecourse, will hold a boutique sale for high-end Horses-in-Training and breeding opportunities at this year’s Qatar Goodwood Festival on Wednesday 1 August.
Media Release - Wednesday June 20
Rosemont Stud, Woodside Park and Written Tycoon were among the leaders of the Inglis Great Southern Sale select weanling session over the past three days.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 20
Unbeaten Frankel colt Without Parole followed in the footsteps of his famous sire by winning the Group I St James’s Palace Stakes (1m) at Royal Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 20
Four year-old Shamardal stallion Blue Point produced a career best performance to win in the Group I King’s Stand Stakes (5f) for Godolphin at Royal Ascot.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 20
The Group I Queen Anne Stakes (1m) produced a blow out result to start the Royal Ascot meeting overnight with Accidental Agent zooming home from last to spring a 33/1 surprise.
Media Release - Tuesday June 19
The weanling catalogue of the 2018 Inglis Great Southern Sale concluded today with a total of 444 weanlings being sold.
Media Release - Tuesday June 19
The Waikato Stud colours were to the fore at Pakenham on Tuesday when She’s Popular notched her second win from eight starts when successful over 1400m.
Media Release - Tuesday June 19
It might look a fairly mundane midweek meeting on a heavy11 track at Pukekohe on Wednesday but don’t be surprised if a future staying talent is unearthed.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 19
Less than 24 hours before the running of this year’s Group I King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot, the 2007 winner of that race, Miss Andretti, has at long last produced her first winner.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 19
Royal Ascot starts tonight and while there are no Aussies in action to cheer on, there are some interesting races featuring horses we should know more about and with three runners in the Group II Coventry Stakes, Scat Daddy’s promising young son No Nay Never (USA) will have the eyes of the world on him.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 19
On the eve of Royal Ascot, the Goffs London Sale produced some strong results albeit failing to achieve the heights of last year, but among the sales was an interesting one for Australia with a stakes-winning son of So You Think headed for the Melbourne Spring Carnival.
Media Release - Monday June 18
Demand for Champion Victorian Sire Written Tycoon was strong as the Woodside Park resident was responsible for the top three lots on day two of the 2018 Inglis Great Southern Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 18
Young gun sire sensation Spirit of Boom has been setting a cracking pace as the leading sire of two year-old winners in the country this season, but had a rival draw level with him on 17 winners on Monday.
Media Release - Monday June 18
Stakes winning mare Ellicazoom is a late supplementary entry for theMagic Millions Perth Winter Thoroughbred Sale and will go under the hammer this Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 18
The Hong Kong Jockey Club held its first June session of the Hong Kong International Sale at the Sha Tin Racecourse Parade last Friday and all 14 lots offered sold for an aggregate of HK$24,2 million with the top lot by Shamardal and two Kiwi bred geldings rounding out the top three sold.
Media Release - Monday June 18
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock Sales won five races at Kranji on Sunday, and remarkably that winning quintet included two half-brothers – Refresh (NZ) (Rock ‘N’ Pop) and Soonbaby (NZ) (Redwood).
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 18
Announced last week as being available for Southern Hemisphere time coverings by Aga Khan Studs, Siyouni was making news at the weekend when his top class filly Laurens won the Group I Prix de Diane at Chantilly.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 18
Champion Australian sire Lonhro made his presence felt in the US last week when his promising son Gronkowski finished second to Justify in the Group I Belmont Stakes and he may well make an impact at Royal Ascot with his smart sprinting son Cardsharp, a winner overnight of the Listed Cathedral Stakes at Salisbury.
Media Release - Sunday June 17
Fastnet Rock continued a great sales season as lot 97, a weanling colt offered by Rosemont Stud, topped the opening day of the 2018 Inglis Great Southern Sale at Oaklands Junction.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 17
A powerful colt by champion sire Fastnet Rock was a pedigree standout and duly topped the first day of the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale in Melbourne on Sunday when fetching $300,000 for Rosemont Stud.
Media Release - Sunday June 17
Ironmere Broodmare Farm is located on rolling hills with productive creek flats and fronting Lake Eppalock - it is a boutique farm which specialises in breeding and raising winners of the future.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 17
Despite being caught wide the trip and hanging in all the way down the straight, the Phillip Stokes-trained filly Assertive Play made a winning career debut at Morphettville on Saturday to credit Akeed Mofeed (GB) with his third winner.
Media Release - Sunday June 17
The current gavelhouse Australia catalogue has something for everyone including pin-hookers, people looking for racing prospects and breeders.
Media Release - Sunday June 17
Today's 2018 Inglis Great Southern Sale catalogue received a timely pedigree update with Single Note winning at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 17
Darley shuttler Dawn Approach (IRE) had a good Saturday in two hemispheres with a stylish winner at Moonee Valley in Tahitian Dancer and also a new stakes-winner at Sandown in the UK when Haddaf captured the Listed Scurry Stakes.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 16
The $100,000 Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich on Saturday was won by progressive Star Witness mare Magic Alibi.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 16
After taking seven starts to break his maiden at Rockhampton, I’m A Rippa looked an unlikely future millionaire, yet here he is breaking through the magical seven-figure barrier following a courageous performance in Saturday’s Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 16
The 6yo gelding Tradesman joined the growing list of former Western Australian horses to win a stakes for Darren Weir when he scored a fighting win in Saturday’s Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 16
A stakes-winner at three, Godolphin’s smart Benfica gelding Eusebio had too much class over his rivals when resuming from a spell at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 16
Just seven days back, Santa Ana Lane stormed home in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap to give a timely reminder of the loss to the local industry of Lope de Vega (IRE) who failed to return to Australia after covering 144 mares in 2014.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 16
The Thousand Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield in September is on the radar for Tahitian Dancer after the Dawn Approach (IRE) filly broke her maiden at the second time of asking in Saturday's Ladbrokes Info Hub Handicap (1200m) at Moonee Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 16
Windsor Park shuttler Charm Spirit (IRE) added another winner to his tally with a Sandown success overnight in the UK for two year-old colt Oberyn Martell.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 16
The feel good foaling story of the year in 2014 revolved around Group I South Australian Oaks winner Asia, who had delivered her first living foal at age 17 following a long and sorry history of not carrying foals to term.
Media Release - Friday June 15
Record breaking Australian first season sire ZOUSTAR, part-owned by Qatar Racing, will stand at Tweenhills Stud in Gloucestershire for the 2019 breeding season.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 15
New to Twin Hills Stud this spring, Smart Missile passed the milestone of siring his first seasonal century of winners with a smart two year-old winner from the Gerald Ryan stable on Friday.
Media Release - Friday June 15
A conversation at the recent broodmare sale on the Gold Coast has resulted in Australian Bloodstock agent Mark Pilkington acquiring a controlling interest in Group One placed two-year-old Kiwi filly Spanish Whisper for client, Seymour Bloodstock.
Tara Madgwick - Friday June 15
Scat Daddy’s brilliant son No Nay Never (USA) added a new winner to his tally with an impressive victory overnight at Leopardstown for two year-old colt Parkers Hill.
Media Release - Thursday June 14
The Star Entertainment Group is delighted to announce the best three-year-old filly in Australia will be the company’s entry for the world’s richest turf race – The Everest – at Royal Randwick on October 13.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 14
Since Twin Hills Stud made the decision to stand Smart Missile at their Cootamundra farm, the son of Fastnet Rock has knocked up siring winners with a debut juvenile winner at Gosford on Thursday bringing him to 99 winners for the season.
Mark Smith - Thursday June 14
Gilgai Farm’s Rick Jamieson was entitled to feel a degree of optimism when he retired his Savabeel filly My Emotion to the broodmare paddock s 2011.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 14
Lonhro’s Group I wining son Denman is one of the quiet achievers on the Darley NSW roster, but has a star on the rise in exciting Hong Kong trained three year-old Hot King Prawn, who scored his ficth win from six starts at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.
Media Release - Thursday June 14
New Zealand Bloodstock announced today their plans for a major move into the standardbred market where they will offer a full complement of their leading auction sales and ancillary services.
Media Release - Thursday June 14
Godolphin has shown its support for the VOBIS Sires initiative having nominated all their Victorian-based Darley stallions for the 2018 season.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday June 14
The Aga Khan Studs SIYOUNI, who has created a sensation in the European bloodstock ranks and made his mark in Australia this season as the sire of leading juvenile colt Aylmerton, is to be offered to Southern Hemisphere breeders at the Haras de Bonneval.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 13
Bought for $260,000 by Spicer Thoroughbreds at the Magic Millions from the Milburn Creek draft, two year-old Hinchinbrook filly Bubbles’n’troubles was syndicated to an all woman group of owners and while they didn’t make it to the Magic Millions 2YO Classic it would appear they do have a very nice filly going forward.
Media Release - Wednesday June 13
A strong supplementary catalogue including stallion prospect Hardham and multiple Stakes winner He Or She has taken the Great Southern Sale catalogue to 1070 Lots.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 13
Gelding seems to have been a good gear change for promising Star Witness three year-old Sparkly Star, who returned from a spell to score a stylish win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 13
The leading sire of two year-old winners in Australia this season, Eureka Stud’s sire sensation Spirit of Boom added a 17th juvenile winner to his tally at Toowoomba on Wednesday.
Media Release - Wednesday June 13
Spendthrift Australia are pleased to announce that Gold Standard and Overshare have arrived at their Romsey farm and are available for inspection.
Media Release - Wednesday June 13
Spieth the sprinting sensation by the ill-fated Champion Sire Thorn Park, who missed taking out the Group I  Newmarket Handicap and Group I Darley Classic by the narrowest of margins, has been retired to stand at Aquis in the Hunter Valley for the upcoming breeding season.
Media Release - Wednesday June 13
Confidence in Stratum mare Miss Wilson’s Australian Group One prospects have been boosted.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday June 13
If you are going to pay a big service fee on a proven sire, you want to see them on this list.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 12
New South Wales owner/ breeder Kate Nivison of Etak Thoroughbreds is looking forward to the Inglis Great Southern Weanling Sale which has proven a fruitful option for her breeding enterprise in the past with seven cracking youngsters set to add to her success at Oaklands next week.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 12
Fairly safe to say we have never found a ‘One to Watch’ at Corowa, but when the last foal of a Golden Slipper winner breaks his maiden in style in the middle of winter it’s only fair to give him his moment to shine.
Media Release - Tuesday June 12
Mikayla Jeffcoat will join Lime Country Thoroughbreds as yearling manager in July.
Media Release - Tuesday June 12
Super Easy gelding Easy Eddie highlighted his readiness for loftier targets on Monday when he won the Invictus Sprint (1100m) by nearly four lengths at Randwick’s Kensington track.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 12
The Randwick trials on Tuesday morning featured eight heats for two year-olds and saw the return of stakes-placed youngster Plague Stone and a raft of up and comers including a half-brother to a four-time Group I winner.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday June 12
The lure of the Group I BRC Tatts Tiara on June 23, the last Group I of the Australian racing season, has kept a number of quality mares in work with several trialling at Randwick on Tuesday morning including Domesday’s Group I ATC Coolmore Classic winner Daysee Doom.
Media Release - Tuesday June 12
Santa Ana Lane (Aus) (Lope De Vega) continued a fantastic season for Lope De Vega (Ire) (Shamardal) when taking out the G1 Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben on Saturday making it back-to-back G1 successes after victory in the G1 Goodwood in the middle of May, and in doing so, created history as the first horse to ever achieve the Stradbroke/Goodwood double.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 11
Hinchinbrook’s hot run of two year-old winners continued on Monday when King’s Trust scored at Randwick to become his 13th Australian juvenile winner of the season.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 11
Foxwedge has made his name with Group I winning fillies Foxplay and Volpe Veloce and a recent spate of smart winners includes two more promising girls with stakes potential.
Mark Smith - Monday June 11
Dundeel’s first winner Irukandji captured the Group III ATC Schweppervescence (T L Baillieu) Stakes and there looks to better things ahead for Dundeel’s second Australian winner, Dealmaker, who toughed it out impressively in the 2YO 0SC HCP (1550m) on the Kensington track at Randwick on Monday.
Mark Smith - Monday June 11
In the news as the sire of Saturday’s Group 1 winner The Autumn Sun, Arrowfield Stud’s breed-shaper Redoute’s Choice featured in another role at Tokyo on Sunday as the sire of the dam of the Group III Epsom Cup (1800m) winner Satono Arthur.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 11
Aquis shuttler Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) has been in top form this year and has a very bright prospect in German bred filly Well Timed, who won the Group II Hoppegarten Diana Trial on the weekend.
Media Release - Monday June 11
Darwin-based trainer Carl Spry celebrated his third win in a row with $10,000 gavelhouse purchase Cunning Moves taking his earnings for his new connections to $46,675.
Media Release - Monday June 11
Cambridge trainer Tony Pike enjoyed a red-letter day at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday with a winning treble that included victory in the feature race, the Listed Daybreak Lover (1200m), with The Bostonian.
Media Release - Monday June 11
gavelhouse graduate Heel Be Jack recorded his second win in succession at Riccarton on Wednesday quickly rewarding the stable by taking his earnings since his purchase less than two months ago to over $14,500.
Tara Madgwick - Monday June 11
Darley shuttler Teofilo (IRE) added a new stakes-winner to his tally when Aussie bred three year-old Yakeen beat older horses at Turffontein on Sunday to win the Group III Jubilee Handicap.
Media Release - Monday June 11
Cambridge bloodstock agent Michael Wallace has played a prominent role in American racing history with the win of Justify in Sunday’s (NZ time) Group I Belmont Stakes (2400m).
Media Release - Monday June 11
Eddie Rigg has conjured up a second Group 1 in two years to promote All American at Geisel Park Stud in WA.
Media Release - Monday June 11
It may be a week into winter but The Autumn Sun shone brightly at Doomben.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday June 10
The Listed Devon Air Stakes at Greyville on Sunday was won by two year-old Bernardini (USA) filly Firdoas, a homebred for Shadwell that was foaled and raised at Yarraman Park.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 10
For so long living in the shadow of his outstanding stablemate Buffering, Hopfgarten created his own little bit of history at Doomben on Saturday by winning the Listed Wayne Wilson Mile (1600m) for the second time.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 10
Bone dry for the greater part of the year, Sydney has not been the place for noted mudlark Jungle Edge, but he found conditions to suit on a cold and dreary day at Randwick to earn a fourth stakes win in Saturday’s Listed June Stakes (1100m) and take his earnings to over a million dollars.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 10
Darren Weir has put the polish on two of Teofilo’s best in the Group 1 winners Palentino and Humidor and the leading trainer has another likely type in the 3yo filly Raptarun who broke her maiden at the first time of asking in a 3yo maiden plate over 1200 metres at Swan Hill on Sunday.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 10
With the magnificent Highland Reel joining the Swettenham Stud roster in 2018, his sister Via Condotti carried the colours of John Camilleri’s Fairway Thoroughbreds to a timely maiden win over ten furlongs at Compiegne on Friday.
Mark Smith - Sunday June 10
After waiting 37 years for a Triple Crown winner we now have two in four years after Justify led every step of the way in the 150th running of the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes (12f).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday June 9
Star Thoroughbreds and champion trainer Chris Waller celebrated another feature race win at Doomben on Saturday with progressive I Am Invincible mare Invincibella claiming her first Black Type win in the Group II BRC Dane Ripper Stakes.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 9
The Kembla Grange-based trainer Kerry Parker scored a career highlight win in Saturday’s $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Doomben with the All American gelding Dark Dream.
Media Release - Saturday June 9
Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman won’t be in any hurry to press the promising Peaceful into action in her classic season.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 9
From maiden to Group 1 winner in the space of six weeks, the rising young star The Autumn Sun kept his unbeaten record intact in Saturday’s $600,000 Group 1 JJ Atkins Plate (1600m) at Doomben.
Mark Smith - Saturday June 9
To say Santa Ana Lane finds it hard to get a lot of love in the betting ring would be an understatement as the shortest price he has started in his three Group 1 triumphs is $12, which came when the son of Lope de Vega put then to the sword in Saturday’s $1,500,000 Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben.