Tara Madgwick - Monday, 22 January 2018
Chris Waller had his Breeders Plate winner Performer stepping out at the Rosehill trials on Monday morning, but with six juvenile heats he was not the only winner of interest from the champion trainer.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 22 January 2018
Stolen Dance has left the Cambridge stable of Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman to begin the next stage of her career.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 22 January 2018
Exciting Awapuni filly Dijon Bleu is flying the flag proudly for Dave Duley's Landsdowne Park as the former Waikato Chiefs lock packs down with his biggest draft for the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales series at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 22 January 2018
Handsome chestnut sprinter Nature Strip looms as Group I star in the making after recording a dominant win in the $250,000 Inglis Dash at Flemington on Saturday, his success one of many in the past week for his sire Nicconi.
Darryl Sherer - Monday, 22 January 2018
Montevideo became another winner for the column when scoring at Kilmore during the week and there looked plenty of future winners at Friday's heats.
Tom Walter - Monday, 22 January 2018
Australia's pin-up horse Winx has finished sixth in her first trial back from a summer break.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 22 January 2018
Husson (Arg) posted a new stakes-winner on Sunday with a powerful victory in the HK$10million Classic Mile at Sha Tin for rising star Nothingilikemore adding to a weekend of success for the Aquis Farm based proven Group I sire.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 21 January 2018
Well known racing commentator George Simon admits that he and wife Maryanne have been thrown in at the deep end a little as they prepare to submit their first draft to the annual NZB National Yearling Sale at Karaka.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 21 January 2018
The Brad Widdup-trained Sunfighter made a winning career debut in Sunday's Pierro @ Coolmore Hcp (1100 metres) at Wyong to credit Sun Stud's Fighting Sun with his second winner and first in Australia.
Mark Smith - Sunday, 21 January 2018
Twenty-four hours after Estijaab, the second top-priced filly of the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, broke her maiden at Randwick it was the turn of the sale-topping filly Al Naifa to break the ice at Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 21 January 2018
Making it two wins from three starts at Kenilworth in South Africa on Saturday was promising Snitzel mare Marion Belle, who has a half-brother by Zoustar headed to the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale in March.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 21 January 2018
Leading Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan had to settle for the minor prizemoney in the Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic, but a week later his two year-old Hinchinbrook filly Snicki Minaj earned a shot at the $250,000 Inglis Classic in Sydney.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 21 January 2018
Royally-bred filly Supera put a disappointing debut performance behind her when she opened her winning account at Te Rapa on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 21 January 2018
Top filly Dijon Bleu (NZ) (Burgundy) added to her lead in the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series with a runaway win in Saturday's $70,000 Group 3 Metroclad-Terracade Desert Gold Stakes (1200m) at Trentham.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 21 January 2018
Boom sprinter Nature Strip announced himself a Group 1 star in the making with a dominant win in the $250,000 Inglis Dash at Flemington.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 20 January 2018
Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra had three of the eight starters in Saturday's $120,000 Listed VRC Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington and it was the outsider of the field, Rock 'n' Gold that saluted.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
As a breeder, Wellfield Lodge's Bill Gleeson appreciates the value of black type on the pedigree page and he doesn't mind travelling to find it, especially when it's going to help the sale of his Fastnet Rock colt headed to Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
Magic Chai is likely to be set for a feature two-mile double after his stout staying performance to win Saturday's Group III Wellington Cup (3200m) at Trentham.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 20 January 2018
You need to go back five generations before the first sniff of black-type in the pedigree of Bat A Kat but there would be few more honest horses racing anywhere in Australia on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
Lisa Latta and Leith Innes' confidence in Dijon Bleu's ability to succeed beyond a mile was given a major boost on Saturday as was the appeal of her half-brother who will be offered at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
Dashing grey So You Think colt D'Argento kept his unbeaten record intact and stamped himself as a serious autumn stakes prospect with a stylish victory at Randwick on Saturday for the powerful Chris Waller stable.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
A five year-old son of Testa Rossa bought for $15,000 at the Magic Millions National Yearling Sale from the Royston Stud draft, Enzo's Lad scored a shock in in the Group I JR & N Berkett Telegraph at Trentham on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 20 January 2018
Emirates Park has not had the best of luck with four previous $1 million plus yearling purchases, which included the ill-fated $4 million colt Emaratee, however, the $1,7 million purchase Estijaab looks to have the world at her feet following a hugely impressive debut at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
Racing dreams for Stolen Dance were fulfilled at Trentham when she earned Group One success in possibly her final appearance.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
Highly-regarded three-year-old Jasd continues to press his claims for a classic call up.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 20 January 2018
A snap decision taken just over 20 months ago could pay off in spades if exciting two-year-old filly She's A Thief can land the major spoils in next Saturday's Karaka Million (1200m) at Ellerslie.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 19 January 2018
Widden Stud's Nicconi has been enjoying a winning run of late and it continued in Dubai on Thursday when Australian Group II winner Faatinah scored at Meydan for the Hayes Daberning partnership.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 19 January 2018
This year's New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales at Karaka will have more bearing on The Oaks Stud than usual.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 19 January 2018
An elite catalogue of 534 top-level yearlings will be the focus of the world's thoroughbred industry at the 2018 Australian Easter Yearling Sale at Riverside Stables from April 9-11.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 19 January 2018
Gearing up for another busy Karaka are a host of returning vendors who continue to present strong drafts by proven and up-and-coming sires.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 19 January 2018
Arrowfield Stud's former New Zealand Horse of the Year Dundeel was successful on debut and his first winner as a sire has now followed suit.
Mark Smith - Friday, 19 January 2018
Saturday’s opener at Randwick serves up a number of exceptionally credentialed bluebloods whose connections will be hoping to be players in the top two-year-old races this autumn.
Racenet - Friday, 19 January 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.
Racenet - Friday, 19 January 2018
It started out as something that so easily may never have been, a mare too slow to race and a $3,000 stallion.
Racenet - Friday, 19 January 2018
Not many mares produce seven winners, two at stakes level, but our one to follow for Thursday became the seventh winner for his dam after a winning debut at Kilmore.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 18 January 2018
The Hawkes Racing trained filly Bella Martini was a short priced favourite for the Listed Gosford Guineas on Thursday after posting dominant wins at Moonee Valley and Caulfield at her two previous starts and duly got the job done to the great delight of punters.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 18 January 2018
The quest to find Australia's next life changing sprinter is underway.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 18 January 2018
The annual Magic Millions race carnival and world renowned yearling sale brought more success for Aquis Farm as yearling vendors, yearling purchasers and even more importantly as racehorse owners with star filly Sunlight providing the cornerstone of a magical week for their clients and supporters.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 18 January 2018
Yulong Investment Group, the parent of Yulong Investments (Australia) Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the formation of an executive management team to head its rapidly expanding global equine operations.
Tom Walter - Thursday, 18 January 2018
One of the most expensive fillies ever sold at an Australian yearling auction will make her debut at Randwick this Saturday, but with a stable different to the one advertised when she was first purchased.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 18 January 2018
The NZB Filly of the Year Series continues on Saturday with the sixth leg, the $70,000 Group 3 Metroclad-Terracade Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at Trentham, and it features the return of table-topper Dijon Bleu (NZ) (Burgundy).
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
This Gerry Harvey homebred made a pleasing debut at Caulfield on Wednesday keeping the perfect record for her dam River Serenade, who has had nine foals to race and all are winners.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Turangga Farm bred and sold horses featured at Warwick Farm on Wednesday with a winning double courtesy of Akasaki and Ever So Natural.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Woodside Park Stud advised today that Sam Fairgray will be leaving Woodside Park Stud to take up a position at Yulong Park Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Champion sire Fastnet Rock posted a rare trifecta in the 1400 metre maiden at Warwick Farm on Wednesday with victory going to the Dynamic Syndications colour bearer Rockin' Ruga.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
In the big ocean of opportunity that is Book One of the NZB National Yearling Sale Series it can be tough for a smaller vendor to stand out, but with two stunning colts to present, Eva and Cam Heron are poised to make a splash at Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Kevin Hickman's international search for quality bloodstock will add considerable interest to the upcoming New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales, which starts on January 28.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
The countdown is on to the sale that provided last year's Golden Slipper quinella, with the final touches being put on Riverside Stables ahead of next month's Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Through its first 10 years the Karaka Million has established itself as one of the biggest events on New Zealand's racing calendar.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 17 January 2018
A new Group I winner last weekend has added further fuel to the fire that has ignited from this nick which might seem obvious, but has still surprised with its formidable potency.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
The 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Salehas been declared the best ever with records tumbling across the board during a spectacular six days of selling.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
The Federal Government's announcement regarding enhanced access to 'Horse Breeder' visas today is warmly welcomed by Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA).
Tom Walter - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Is there amore promising horse in Australia than Pierata at the minute?.
Darryl Sherer - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
A busy morning of jumpouts for Flemington-trained horses at Werribee with two-year-olds standing out ahead of the rich autumn races.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Mick Price is giving serious thought to running the unbeaten Redoute's Choice colt Ardrossan in next month's Group I Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Windsor Park Stud shuttle stallion Charm Spirit (IRE) will be represented by his first crop of yearlings at Karaka later this month and confidence levels are high in the stud's camp.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
A pair of talented Wexford Stables performers, one proven and the other potentially heading for higher honours, may be heading offshore.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 16 January 2018
New Zealand's thoroughbreds continue to plunder Australia's great group 1 races so why not have a closer look at their future racetrack stars and race them in your colours instead!.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 15 January 2018
When John Singleton named this horse The Greatest, it’s fairly safe to say he was not planning on it breaking its maiden on debut at Nowra as a four year-old.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 15 January 2018
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic might be done and dusted for another year, but there’s a new batch of babes waiting in the wings with races such as the Golden Slipper and Blue Diamond still to come, so let’s take a closer look at an Inglis Easter graduate that scored an easy trial win on Monday morning at Warwick Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 15 January 2018
Blandford Lodge has a proud roll of honour with Group One winning graduates including the likes of Lucia Valentina, Criterion, Pasadena Girl and Singapore star Better Than Ever.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 15 January 2018
The year of 2018 brings a renewed structure to the National Yearling Sale Series and we're excited for the fresh format to flow over with changes to the National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Bloodstock Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 15 January 2018
Dual Group I winner She Will Reign ran an encouraging second in her first trial back from a spell at Warwick Farm on Monday and will soon be joined in the Gary Portelli stable by her her rising two year-old half-brother that was purchased from the Magic Millions Yearling Sale last week by Darby Racing/De Burgh Equine/ Portelli Racing for $325,000.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 15 January 2018
Proceeds from the sale of the stakes-winning three-year-old Formidable to overseas interests are earmarked for Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 15 January 2018
Dream Ahead (USA) three year-old Sensei will take on the older horses at Group One level at Trentham this Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
James Cummings and Godolphin gave us the ‘One to Watch’ on Sunday with an impressive debut win for the full sister to Group II winner Ghisoni.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
More records fell on the Gold Coast today as the Book Two section of the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale provided buyers with more opportunities to find their next life changer.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
Curraghmore graduate Paris Rock followed up her winning debut on Boxing Day with another impressive win at Ballarat on Sunday adding interest to her yearling half-sister heading to Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
The husband and wife training partnership of Shaun and Emma Clotworthy caught their rivals unaware when they produced August Edition to win the Collinson Forex Karaka Cup (2200m) at outside odds on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
While one Northern Meteor son in Zoustar was tasting success on the racetrack with his first crop daughter Sunlight winning the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic, another in Deep Field finished Book One as the leading first season sire by average and aggregate.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
Widden Stud's quiet achiever Nicconi has shown his worth in two ways over the weekend siring smart mare Caipirinha to win the Listed WATC Miss Andretti Stakes at Ascot and finishing the 2018 Magic Millions Book One as the most profitable sire by multiple of service fee.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
Unbeaten filly Avantage gave her rivals a start and a beating in an impressive performance at Ellerslie on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
Choisir added a new stakes-winner to his tally with a victory in the Listed Fairview Wines Sophomore Sprint at Kenilworth on Saturday for Sir Frenchie, while promising Your Song filly Intothelimelight claimed her second win on the same program.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 14 January 2018
The Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has smashed all records for its Book One auction with previous benchmarks obliterated during the action packed four day event.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Any questions about Viddora's (I Am Invincible – Snow Flight) status as Australia's sprint queen were answered in emphatic style at the Gold Coast on Saturday where the star mare scored an effortless win in the $1 million Harrolds Magic Millions Snippets (1200m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
At the Magic Millions Yearling sale on Thursday, Tony McEvoy was forced to go to $600,00 to purchase the Zoustar x Solar Charged filly, which was double he needed to purchase her sister Sunlight the previous year.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Greg Hickman and Corey Brown combined for the biggest payday in Queensland racing history on Saturday when Pierata (Pierro-November Flight) justified his short quote to win the $2 million Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m).
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Champion sire Fastnet Rock added a 32nd Group I winner to his tally when classy colt Age of Fire captured the Group I Levin Classic at Trentham in New Zealand on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 13 January 2018
The country life continues to bring out the best in the versatile Wait A Sec.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Care To Think (So You Think – Slippery Madam) stamped himself as one of the most exciting horses in Australia with a dominant win in Saturday's $1 million Woodford Reserve Magic Millions Cup (1400m) on the Gold Coast.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Talented mare Invincibella ($8) shrugged her bridesmaid tag in emphatic fashion on Saturday with a deserved victory in the $1 million It's Live! In Qld Magic Millions Fillies & Mares (1300m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
It was the longest race of the day but it was the barest of margins that split Tumultuous and Sedanzer in the finish of Saturday's $1 million Sky Thoroughbred Central Magic Millions Trophy (2200m).
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
The connections of Von Tunzelman will let the dust settle on their Trentham celebrations before confirming the handsome grey's immediate future.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Hardy Queensland galloper I'm A Rippa lived up to his name with a tenacious win in the $1 million Racing Queensland Magic Millions QTIS Open (1300m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Canberra horseman Matthew Dale made the most of Zafina's failed attempt at a breeding career when the mare scored a lucrative victory in Saturday's Magic Millions Country Cup (1200m) on the Gold Coast.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Platinum Mam'selle improved from a career debut second to the highly-regarded Sword Of Osman at Awapuni last month, to open her winning account in Saturday's Kilbirnie Sports Premier (1200m) at Trentham to credit Sun Stud's Fighting Sun with his first winner.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 13 January 2018
Problem Solver ($10) ended a run of narrow defeats in the best possible fashion with victory in Australia's richest maiden race, the $250,000 Pacific Fair Magic Millions Maiden Plate (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 12 January 2018
For the second straight day it was a colt by leading Yarraman Park based sire I Am Invincible who was on top of the leaderboard.
Darryl Sherer - Friday, 12 January 2018
The third session of the Magic Millions yearling sale at the Gold Coast is underway and Racenet is there to bring you the action as it happens.
Mark Smith - Friday, 12 January 2018
The 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale, kept up its record-breaking pace on Friday with the total of $1 million plus yearlings rising to eight.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 12 January 2018
Patience looks like being rewarded with expensive Hinchinbrook three year-old Smart Patch scoring a resounding debut victory at Matamata on Friday in New Zealand.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 12 January 2018
Scoring a brilliant debut win on Friday for the Nick Olive stable was promising filly Sizzling Belle, the second winner for Newgate Farm's Group I winning Snitzel son Sizzling.
Mark Smith - Friday, 12 January 2018
Most of the interest this weekend centres on the Gold Coast where we will have a throw at the stumps in the day’s feature, the $2m Magic Millions 2yo Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 12 January 2018
Keeneland's 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale concluded Thursday with healthy results that signal continued buyer confidence and demand for quality that buoyed the recent September Yearling and November Breeding Stock auctions.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 12 January 2018
The New Year began with a bang for Tony Rider.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 12 January 2018
A live barrier draw at Karaka's iconic sales complex will set the scene for the two $1 million Karaka Million races in the lead up to the twilight meeting at Ellerslie on the 27 January – the Karaka Million 2YO and the Karaka Million 3YO Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 12 January 2018
It's neck and neck at the top in the battle to be leading first season sire by average at the 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale with Newgate Farm's Deep Field taking a small margin over his barn mate Dissident after the first two sessions.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
A colt by leading Hunter Valley stallion I Am Invincible became the highest selling lot in ten years at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale when he sold for $2 million on Day Two on Thursday.
Darryl Sherer - Thursday, 11 January 2018
The second day of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale is underway and Racenet will bring you news of the significant sales as they happen.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 11 January 2018
The $2 million I Am Invincible colt sold at Thursday’s session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale set a new mark for his sire but it will certainly not be the last we hear from Yarraman Park’s highflyer.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
The China Horse Club, Newgate Farm and partners enjoyed stakes success on Thursday when the Listed Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford was won by four year-old gelding Calanda, a $200,000 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling purchase from the Yarraman Park draft.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
The fact that 19% of all Group 1 winners in Australia over the past five seasons have first and/or second dams that carry the NZ suffix comes as no surprise to breeders, trainers and owners alike wanting to tap into New Zealand's matriarchal strength.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
Coolmore's Group I winning War Front son Declaration of War (USA) posted his first Australian winner at Geelong on Thursday with a dominant debut victory for Declarationofheart.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
Yarraman Park put some fireworks into the 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale on Thursday when their I Am Invincible colt from Tai Tai Tess sold for $2million setting a new record for his sire.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
It was no surprise that Des and Janet Hawkins were on track at Caulfield on Sunday to cheer home their mare Shenandoah.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
An outstanding crop of first season sires have made this year's Magic Millions Yearling Sale an intriguing battleground for the young guns so as we head into day two let's take a look at who is leading the way.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 11 January 2018
Bred and sold by Segenhoe Stud, Eagle Way made a swift swoop to grab victory in the Group III January Cup Handicap (1800m) on Wednesday night at Happy Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
A cracking Queensland bred colt by Fastnet Rock has sold for $1 million and topped the opening day of the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Aquis Farm’s Dream Ahead (USA) gave us the ‘One to Watch’ on Wednesday when this beautifully bred filly scored a debut victory for the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable.
Darryl Sherer - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
The first day of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale is underway and Racenet will bring you news of the significant sales as they happen.
Mark Smith - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Well, we missed the mark with a son of Snitzel out of the unraced War Emblem mare Madame Andree, that made $900,000 to the bid of James Harron Bloodstock to be the long-term clubhouse leader on the opening day of the Magic Millions Yearling sale, but had redemption late in the day when Element Hill's Fastnet Rock colt out of Risk Aversion made an even $1 million to the bid of Coolmore Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Grade 2 winner Mrs McDougal, the final horse in the ring for Tuesday's second session of Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale, became the sale's highest-priced offering when she sold to Steven W Young, agent, for $1,6 million, while a yearling colt by American Pharoah sold for $1million.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Lime Country's graduates have been impressively asserting their class around the world of late with Sunday's Group III Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (1000m) win by  Premiere (Dylan Thomas) marking the fourth international winner in as many weeks for the now New South Wales-based thoroughbred nursery run by Jo and Greg Griffin.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Cambridge Stud's new owners have already made a significant move into the stallion market.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
William Fell had big shoes to fill when he took sole charge of Goodwood Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
As the popular chestnut Burning Front is being readied for a crack at Saturday's Listed Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington, his proud breeder Justin Lovatt is reflecting on the grand galloper's wonderful career.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock sales at Karaka dominated Monday's 2017 Singapore Racing Awards, winning nine of the 10 equine categories.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Opening her account with a dominant win at Durbanville in South Africa on Tuesday was promising Snitzel mare Marion Belle, who has a half-brother by Zoustar headed to the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale in March.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Just hours away from the sale that sets the tone for the rest of the sales season, the ever-popular Magic Millions on the Gold Coast and we will examine some of the most talked about lots on the ground.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
TRIPLE CROWN will have four chances at success in Saturday's lucrative Magic Millions Gold Coast raceday on January 13,including Smartedge who lines up in the $2 Million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
The most expensive filly offered at the 2016 Magic Millions Yearling Sale was a blue-blooded daughter of Pierro from the royal family of Redoute's Choice.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Global powerhouse sires from the ranks of Australasia's best stud farms will be represented at the fast-approaching 2018 National Yearling Sales with preceding feature-race winners boosting their demand.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
For the novice yearling buyer, the pedigree page is a mystery often casually explained away by the vendor, syndicator or trainer trying to steer you into this horse, so best we explain a few common pitfalls.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
The favourites have had mixed fortunes with the barrier draw for this year'sMagic Millions 2YO Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Four runners, three winners including a metropolitan double made for a very successful Sunday enjoyed by Larneuk Stud's consistent and undervalued stallion O'Lonhro.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Keeneland realized double-digit growth in gross, average and median prices during Monday's opening session of the 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which was highlighted by a $400,000 American Pharoah yearling and the $485,000 paid by Steven W Young, agent, for Bellavais, a stakes-winning daughter of Tapit from a successful female family developed and raced by Darby Dan Farm.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
A new and highly rewarding category has been added to the 2018 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, in their fourth year of honouring and acknowledging participants across Australia's thoroughbred industry.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
We're now well and truly in the shadows of the start of the annual yearling and breeding stock sales, so its only logical that the serious commercial breeder turns their attention to what stock is needed to replace the under performing or older stock that need to be 'pensioned off'.
Mark Smith - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Japan's leading first season sire Lord Kanaloa had his first stakes winner at Kyoto Racecourse in Japan on Monday and it was well worth waiting for.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 9 January 2018
The Rosehill trials on Monday morning featured four heats for the two year-olds with a sparkling return for Listed ATC Breeders Plate winner Performer and a promising effort from a million dollar filly with a full sister to be offered at Magic Millions this week.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
I thought we had the biggest Snitzel in Australia at Daybreak Farm, but after seeing this horse win at Moruya on Monday, a new contender has emerged.
Mark Smith - Monday, 8 January 2018
In keeping with the boast of something for everyone at the Magic Millions, overseas buyers will be delighted to see representation by the hottest young stallion in Japan, Horse Of The Year, Lord Kanaloa, and the perennial champion sire in North America, Tapit.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
Proven Group I vendors Fairhill Farm always bring some likely types to the Magic Millions and their quartet of BOBS eligible youngsters by proven Group I sires are sure to hit the mark with buyers.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
The field for the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic this year has delivered an unprecedented level of success for our first season sires with representation for Spirit of Boom, Zoustar and Epaulette, sparking keen interest in the new crop of freshman sires with progeny on offer in 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
A competitive line up of 18 three-year-olds has been finalised for Saturday's 2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) at the Gold Coast with Pierro's star colt Pierata to carry the number one saddle cloth.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
Segenhoe Stud under the ownership of Kevin Maloney and stewardship of Peter O'Brien has been selling at Magic Millions since 2014 and having sold Magic Millions 2YO Classic place-getters Nikitas (second in 2016) and Madeenaty (third in 2017) there is an air of expectation that their draft is overdue to produce the winner.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
The NZ Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the following nine new inductees to the NZ Racing Hall of Fame.
Darryl Sherer - Monday, 8 January 2018
Things are hotting up for the juveniles and some likely types were in action last Friday.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
Karaka graduates have made a strong start to 2018 in Hong Kong, and that red-hot run continued on Sunday as the $13,000 weanling purchase Premier (NZ) (Dylan Thomas) took out the HK$3 million Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (1000m) at Sha Tin.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
A trimmer Scott Base will be on display when he chases a major three-year-old prize.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
Spicer Thoroughbreds would like to announce that Mick Sharkie will join its team in 2018 as Business Development Manager commencing at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
Woodside Park Stud is thrilled to announce that they will be standing dual Australian Group 1 winner, Tosen Stardom (JPN) at stud in the spring of 2018.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
Former superstar Australian race filly Mosheen featured in Japan on the weekend as the dam of her first stakes-winner when her three year-old Deep Impact daughter Primo Scene took out the Group III Fairy Stakes at Nakayama.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 8 January 2018
Farms all over the country are in sales mode at the Magic Millions festival this week in the hope of selling the big fish, and one farm that keep growing out the killer whale is Victoria's Rosemont Stud.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 7 January 2018
Newhaven Park have sold some outstanding horses at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale over the years and many believe the best two year-old to come out of the sale last year was a colt they sold for $450,000, but he's not in the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 7 January 2018
The connections of exciting three-year-old filly Gift Of Power have some big decisions to make about her up-coming assignments after she made it seven wins from just 10 starts with victory at Awapuni on Sunday.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 7 January 2018
Segenhoe Stud under the ownership of Kevin Maloney and stewardship of Peter O'Brien has been selling at Magic Millions since 2014 and having sold Magic Millions 2YO Classic place-getters Nikitas (second in 2016) and Madeenaty (third in 2017) there is an air of expectation that their draft is overdue to produce the winner.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 7 January 2018
It's tough not to be a fan of Encosta de Lago and Choisir and when they get together in a pedigree it often produces something special.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 7 January 2018
When you can produce sale-toppers and stakes-winners, your yearling draft will always be a must inspect and Edinburgh Park have four stunning youngsters to offer at Magic Millions this year that are guaranteed to please.
Tara Madgwick - Sunday, 7 January 2018
When US Group II winner Sharp Susan (USA) was offered at the 2012 Inglis Australian Broodmare Sale by Tyreel Stud she attracted plenty of global attention with Badgers Bloodstock securing the prized mare for $1,050,000.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 6 January 2018
Romancer's home track victory at Ruakaka on Saturday drew a celebration from afar.
Mark Smith - Saturday, 6 January 2018
Sebring filly Futooh shapes as a major player in the top juvenile races in the autumn after a hugely impressive win in Saturday's TAB 2yo Handicap (1200m) at Randwick.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 6 January 2018
Northern Meteor's champion son Zoustar is the sire of exciting filly Sunlight, who blitzed her rivals to win in scintillating time at the Gold Coast on Saturday in a stunning dress rehearsal for the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic next week.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 6 January 2018
The winning run being enjoyed by Golden Slipper winner Pierro continued at Randwick on Saturday with a determined victory for blue-blooded three year-old filly Aqua D'Ivina.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 6 January 2018
Top colt and leading Group I  New Zealand Derby (2400m) contender Demonetization is off limits.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 6 January 2018
Leading racing and breeding outfit Aquis Farm has kicked off its busiest year yet; swinging open the doors for inspections of its largest Magic Millions draft ahead of the inaugural Aquis Farm Ladies Race Day to be held at the Aquis Park Gold Coast Turf Club today.
Tara Madgwick - Saturday, 6 January 2018
Australian bred fillies Leaves of Grass and Raya Baya filled the quinella in the Listed Ardmore Jamaica Handicap at Kenilworth on Friday for the Candice Bass- Robinson stable.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 5 January 2018
The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable unleashed an interesting two year-old debut winner at Canterbury on Friday evening with a fast finishing victory for Sebring filly Whiskey Shooter.
Racenet - Friday, 5 January 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.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 5 January 2018
TRIPLE CROWN'S talented Your Song colt Brave Song has been sent for a short freshen up before returning to take on an Autumn Carnival campaign.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 5 January 2018
Most yearling buyers go straight to the sire index of any sale to see what's on offer, but the sire of the dam of the yearling is in many ways just as important and in the case of this stallion his presence in a pedigree is fast becoming a major factor in stakes success.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 5 January 2018
John Thompson believes Rich Hill Stud is well-placed to build on all the success the Walton nursery enjoyed with the late stallion Pentire.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 5 January 2018
Stakes-winning filly Xpression has begun her build-up toward one of the most prized two-year-old titles.
Tom Walter - Friday, 5 January 2018
Trainer Mark Newnham is hoping to capitalise on Pierro's recent momentum at stud with promising juvenile Canyonero at Randwick on Saturday.
Tara Madgwick - Friday, 5 January 2018
For the second year in a row Wicklow Lodge's Jeff Cullen has been looking forward to the rich Magic Millions race day, so very proud that a horse he bred is hot favourite for the feature two-year-old contest.
Mark Smith - Thursday, 4 January 2018
The Anthony Cummings-trained Golden Millennium won just one race in a 10-start career, the 2010 Listed Keith Mackay Quality at Randwick as a $61 chance, but it did earn her the honour of becoming the first Australian stakes winner for Dubawi (IRE).
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Five juvenile heats at Warwick Farm on Thursday morning were won by some promising types including Magic Millions contender Bondi.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
The Chris Waller-trained three-year-old Scream Park tackles the ATC Owners Benefit Card Handicap (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday in his final lead-up to the Karaka Million 3YO Classic (1600m) at Ellerslie in Auckland on January 27.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
The most expensive filly sold at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling Sale, blue-blooded Fastnet Rock filly Angel made a winning debut at Geelong on Thursday.
Tom Walter - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Six Australian horses are among the entries for the 2018 Dubai World Cup carnival.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Haunui Farm graduates have enjoyed a stellar two months, as have the Haunui stallions, IFFRAAJ (GB) (Zafonic) and SHOWCASING (GB) (Oasis Dream).
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Gather with friends at the Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo, Sunday 7 January at Doug Jennings Park, Main Beach.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
The Cornish family owned Torryburn Stud has enjoyed a year to remember in 2017 with a string of Group winners either bred/ sold by or raised at the picturesque farm including record breaker Deploy, multi-million dollar earner Terravista and unbeaten Hot King Prawn, one of the brightest sprint prospects in Hong Kong.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Springview Park's Swift Alliance continues to do the job off the back of severely limited opportunities; the handsome and speedy member of the Zabeel sire line last week represented by another smart winner.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Fifty Fifty (NZ) (Thorn Park) continued the outstanding start he has made to his Hong Kong career with a first black-type success in Monday's HK$3 million Chinese Club Challenge Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Gavelhouse graduate Sacred Edge capped a stellar first year in training for Clare Cunningham.
Tara Madgwick - Thursday, 4 January 2018
Listed to make her debut today at Geelong is the most expensive filly sold at Magic Millions 2017, a half-sister to former outstanding filly Miracles of Life, winner of the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes and SAJC William Hill Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 3 January 2018
This last to first winner by red hot sire Pierro was an easy choice as the ‘One to Watch’ on Wednesday.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 3 January 2018
Former champion racehorse and now leading sire So You Think top and tailed the Kembla meeting on Wednesday siring two very promising maiden winners to win the first race and the last.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 3 January 2018
Featured as a Breednet ‘One to Watch’ when she broke her maiden last September, this daughter of Fastnet Rock again showed promise of better to come when winning at Sandown on Wednesday.
Ben Dorries - Wednesday, 3 January 2018
Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic co-favourite EF Troop will jumpout at Eagle Farm on Friday morning in his last serious piece of work before next week's rich juvenile feature.
Ben Dorries - Wednesday, 3 January 2018
There have been 243 nominations received for the $10m Gold Coast Magic Millions raceday on January 13, excluding the rich 2YO Classic and 3YO Guineas races.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 3 January 2018
An oversupply of the very Danehill blood that has made our thoroughbreds so great has created the catalyst for a mythical stallion to arrive on the scene and capitalize on this situation and as we move into 2018 that horse would appear to have emerged.
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday, 3 January 2018
Breednet is not just a source of daily news and race results, it's also information central for all things related to upcoming sales so if you're headed to the Gold Coast you need tyo check out our Magic Millions Sale page.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
In a short space of time Aquis Farm have made serious inroads into all facets of the Australian bloodstock industry with a clear demonstration of their success and commitment coming at the Gold Coast this month with three Aquis Farm purchased and syndicated fillies to run in the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
The double Danehill cross does polarise the bloodstock industry, but given its widespread prevalence and steadily growing success it can't be ignored and one stallion that has really added some fuel to the fire is Spirit of Boom, whose three two year-old stakes-winners are all bred that way.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
An effusive Roger James believes the sky's the limit for Rondinella.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
A black type plan for Calligraphy was confirmed with her latest victory at Tauranga while stablemate Contraband may also be chasing higher honours following his debut success, both horses with siblings headed for Karaka.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
Perth-based Pedigree Dynamics clients Michael and Jill MacDermott experienced the thrill of a home town victory in the Group II WATC Perth Cup on New Year's Day 2018.
Ben Dorries - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
It's the last chance saloon for plenty of Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic hopefuls on Saturday but Tony McEvoy's classy filly Sunlight looms as a huge stumbling block.
Brad Waters - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
An Irish stud is taking a chance on the Bitcoin boom by offering a racehorse for sale in exchange for the cryptocurrency.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
Daytona Red can make his mark in stronger company over ground.
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 2 January 2018
The most represented first season sires at Magic Millions this year were all sold as yearlings, so we thought a look back in time at what they were like as yearlings might be a good insight for buyers inspecting their offspring this week.
Mark Smith - Monday, 1 January 2018
Second to Pounamu in both the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic and Group II Ted Van Heemst Stakes, Material Man turned the tables on his old foe in a heart-stopping finish to the $500,000 Group II Perth Cup (2400m) at Ascot on New Years Day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 1 January 2018
Well known and hugely successful WA based breeders Bob and Sandra Peters enjoyed stakes success on both sides of the Tasman on New Year's Day having bred and sold NZ Group II winner Demonetization and bred and retained Stratum six year-old Battle Hero, winner of the Listed WATC Summer Scorcher Stakes at Ascot.
Mark Smith - Monday, 1 January 2018
Unable to find a home at stud, Lord Of The Sky returned to the track to claim the Group III Standish Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on New Year's Day.
Mark Smith - Monday, 1 January 2018
On the same day that Prince Cheri (FR) won his last race, the Group III Kingston Town Stakes at Rosehill, Fiorente (IRE) opened his Australian account in the Group II Dato'tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 1 January 2018
Newgate Farm's foundation sire Foxwedge sired his second Group I winner in New Zealand on New Year's Day when his high class daughter Volpe Veloce scored a well-deserved victory at the elite level.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 1 January 2018
Coldplay will head to Trentham later this month in her quest for a full house of Group level victories.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 1 January 2018
The powerful Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman training partnership added another feature event to their season's tally with enigmatic gelding Zacada coming of age with a gritty victory in the Group II Laser Plumbing Te Puke Avondale Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie.
Mark Smith - Monday, 1 January 2018
Twelve months on from Helmet filly Limestone winning the first race of the year in Melbourne, the New Year Plate (1000m) at Flemington, it was the turn of another daughter of Helmet to open her winning account in the same race and she achieved it by holding the challenge of a filly by Helmet's half-brother Epaulette.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 1 January 2018
Vinery Stud's All Too Hard added an important Group II winner to his resume in New Zealand on New Year's Day.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 1 January 2018
A change of gear made all the difference for promising three-year-old Hello It's Me who stormed to victory in the Group II Stella Artois Royal Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie.
Tara Madgwick - Monday, 1 January 2018
Nigel Tiley is hot on a trail paved with Group One gold with his unbeaten filly Melt.