Racing News

International campaign could see Verry Elleegant offered to northern hemisphere market

Jomara Bloodstock partners vow to stick to plan to put ten-time Group 1 winner to auction A planned European racing campaign next year for reigning Melbourne Cup (Gr 1, 3200m) champion Verry Elleegant (Zed), possibly culminating in a tilt at the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr 1, 2400m), could open up the door for... Read More

Breeders keen to support funding of independent welfare body

TAWWG report-proposed levy of $300 on foal declarations would be welcomed by industry participants Breeders across Australia have said time is of the essence to address the seismic issue of welfare, with the prevalent topic highlighted by the recently released Thoroughbred Aftercare Welfare Working report. The 140-page report on Monday received a key endorsement in... Read More

V’landys’ vast training plan for NSW taking shape with Bennett heading Bong Bong Farm

Accomplished horseman embraces long-term vision in return south to governing body’s Southern Highlands property Renowned horseman Greg Bennett has been head-hunted by Racing NSW to lead its recently acquired Bong Bong Farm facility in the Southern Highlands which is part of the regulator’s long-term strategy to increase the horse population close to Sydney. Racing NSW... Read More

Goldman hoping Negation can get Hellbent off the mark

Stallion’s former trainer believes juvenile can shine in Magic Millions Ballarat 2YO Classic Yarraman Park’s exciting first-season sire Hellbent (I Am Invincible) has a good chance of chalking up his first winner this afternoon when his daughter Negation – who is fittingly trained by the stallion’s former handler Kurt Goldman – takes her chance in... Read More

Kheir and Becker dominate top end on day two of NZB Ready to Run Sale

Sons of Pierro and Sacred Falls heading to Australia after Group 1 Bloodstock strikes to end spirited juvenile auction New Zealand Bloodstock can look towards next year’s Karaka Yearling Sale with renewed vigour after a strong finish to the company’s Ready to Run Sale yesterday which was spurred on by international demand for high-end colts.... Read More

Rogerson keen on his Ready to Run quartet headed by an Almanzor colt

Kiwis do early legwork ahead of this week’s New Zealand Bloodstock two-year-old sale If Graeme Rogerson’s experience is any guide, agents and buyers intending to participate in this week’s New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale have heeded the call to undertake their pre-auction work early. The two-day sale of juveniles, the largest of the... Read More