Industry News

Ghaiyyath crowned the best in 2020 as Australian duo named highest-rated sprinters at World Racing Awards

Ghaiyyath (Dubawi) has been named the world’s best racehorse at the Longines World Racing Awards after a stellar 2020 campaign which saw him win three Group 1s and achieve an official rating of 130.  Australian performers Classique Legend (Not A Single Doubt) and Bivouac (Exceed And Excel) have been crowned the joint-best sprinters with a... Read More

Waterhouse appointed AO in Australia Day honours 

Gai Waterhouse’s glittering CV was stamped with another jewel last night when the ‘first lady of racing’ was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Australia Day honours.  Waterhouse, who has been a licence holder since 1992 and currently trains in partnership with Adrian Bott, was recognised for her distinguished service to... Read More

Reliable Man’s sire Dalakhani dies at 21 

Former Cornerstone Stud shuttler Dalakhani (Darshaan), sire of Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Gr 1, 2000m) winner and emerging Westbury Stud shuttle stallion Reliable Man, has died at the age of 21.  Bred and raced by HH Aga Khan, Dalakhani was by his owner’s homebred Prix du Jockey Club (Gr 1, 2100m) winner Darshaan (Shirley Heights) out... Read More

Vadamos purchased by Coolmore 

Racing and breeding giant make move for Rich Hill shuttler Coolmore have flexed their might once more as the 2021 northern hemisphere breeding season gets underway, with the purchase of Rich Hill Stud shuttler Vadamos (Monsun) from Tally-Ho Stud in Ireland.  The French-bred son of Monsun (Konigsstuhl), whose big race wins included the Prix du... Read More

Focus on quality the foundation of Khalid Abdullah’s breeding success

No expense was spared in achieving lofty ambitions for Juddmonte Farms Khalid Abdullah’s Juddmonte Farms ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious and productive breeding operations. It has few peers, with only perhaps the Aga Khan Studs and Coolmore able to match its strength in depth and achievements. At the last count, Juddmonte had... Read More

Leviathan owner-breeder and Juddmonte founder Prince Khalid Abdullah dies at 83

Owner and breeder Prince Khalid Abdullah, in whose green, white and pink silks the likes of Frankel (Galileo), Dancing Brave (Lyphard) and Enable (Nathaniel) ran, has died at the age of 83. Having founded Juddmonte Farms in 1980, Abdullah became one of the leading names on the global racing scene over the last 40 years,... Read More