Racing News

French import Arapaho wins Tancred Stakes

The Bjorn Baker-trained Arapaho (6 g Lope De Vega – Alzubra by Dansili) made the step from a Listed win at Canberra to Group 1 winner when claiming yesterday’s Tancred Stakes (Gr 1, 2400m) at Rosehill.  The six-year-old became the fourth European-bred horse to win the Tancred in the last six years, as he travelled... Read More

Proisir shows his Prowess in Rosehill domination

All-conquering Rich Hill Stud stallion claims feature double as Kiwi-trained filly streaks away with Vinery Stud Stakes Proisir (Choisir) further etched his rising star status into the Australasian stallion landscape, with the Rich Hill Stud resident siring a three-year-old feature race double at Rosehill yesterday, headlined by a rampant victory for his daughter Prowess in... Read More

Progressive Soul Choice out to shine in Vinery Stakes

Filly aiming to follow up back-to-back stakes wins when she makes her Group 1 debut at Rosehill today Canadian breeder and geologist Chuck Fipke has already had a diamond mine, but he’ll be sitting on another, in thoroughbred terms, if the exciting Soul Choice (Redoute’s Choice) can claim today’s Vinery Stud (Gr 1, 2000m) Stakes... Read More

Walker and Te Akau Racing celebrate as Imperatriz increases broodmare value further with William Reid Stakes success

It was a red-letter day for the Kiwi trio of Mark Walker, Opie Bosson and Te Akau Racing, as New Zealand’s pin-up mare Imperatriz (I Am Invincible), a four-time elite-level winner in her homeland, made it a quintet of Group 1s with a decisive victory in last night’s William Reid Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m), the... Read More

‘Ground-breaking’ equine education platform to help upskill industry workers

A wide-ranging online equine course to help upskill incumbent and potential workers in the thoroughbred breeding sector has been developed with the help of some of the industry’s best and brightest horse people embracing the ground-breaking programme. Officially launched last night by Thoroughbred Breeders Australia, the all-encompassing online courses have been put together to help... Read More

Gollan far from Dubious after striking for colt by Aquis sire

Colt by Aquis Farm freshman tops Magic Millions March Yearling Sale at $170,000 Queensland’s premier trainer Tony Gollan has backed up his opinion of freshman sire Dubious (Not A Single Doubt) by taking home the highest-priced yearling sold at the 2023 QTIS auction yesterday. Agent John Foote and Gollan – the Magic Millions March sale’s... Read More