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‘The racing is on the uprise again here in Tasmania’

Black clouds clearing for Magic Millions Yearling Sale Magic Millions’ Tim Brown is focused on the future and believes the Apple Isle thoroughbred industry can recover from its collective black eye, starting with the company’s Tasmanian Yearling Sale at Carrick today. The auction house’s Victoria and Tasmania manager, Brown will oversee the 140-lot annual sale,... Read More

Scorching Magic Millions Perth sale ends with heated finish

Son of Dundeel sets Book 2 record with McKeever biding his time for $250,000 colt Records tumbled in more ways than one at Western Australia’s major bloodstock sale of the season, with more than $20 million spent at the Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale for the first time. The rise and rise of the west... Read More

New $50,000 race for Tassie-bred horses

On the eve of the annual Magic Millions Tasmanian Yearling Sale, the state’s racing regulator has announced an additional $50,000 race open solely to TasBred horses to be run in April. Tasracing, in conjunction with Tasbreeders, will conduct a $50,000 race for Tasmanian-bred four-year-olds over 1400 metres at its April 5 meeting to be held... Read More

Mungrup’s heavenly Playing God filly breaks new barriers

Mills takes shine to $625,000 sister to Bustler at Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale Agent Sheamus Mills said the $625,000 Playing God (Blackfriars) filly – the star attraction of yesterday’s Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale – could not be faulted as the potency of her sire resonated with buyers from across Australia. The tone for... Read More

Inter-staters head west in search of a Playing God

Recognition for Darling View sire to underpin Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale Not since Beau Sovereign (Sovereign Edition) in the 1980s has Western Australia had a sire as captivating to eastern states buyers as Playing God (Blackfriars) is now, recognition that is expected to fuel intense competition between locals and interstate investors over the next... Read More

Minns admits Rosehill deal on thin ice

Controversial plans to sell Rosehill racecourse for $5 billion and build a major housing and entertainment development on the site have been thrown into doubt after NSW premier Chris Minns admitted approval would be dependent on a vote by members of the Australian Turf Club (ATC). Minns told Parliament during a budget estimates hearing yesterday:... Read More