ANZ Bloodstock News is the industry leader, who is dedicated to the Australasian bloodstock and racing industry.

With a presence in Australia and New Zealand since 2006, the team understand the importance of gaining the highest level of exposure for your brand.


ANZ Bloodstock News is produced daily and is sent out to over 7,500 subscribers, with this number continuing to grow. We also have just shy of 20,000 followers across our social platforms. Our reach on social media platforms has been an average of 1 million impressions since February 2023.

Our focus is on quality and our database reaches the people who are buying bloodstock, selling bloodstock and are fans of our industry.

Subscribers are based right across Australia and New Zealand as well as the entire world, including France, Asia, Germany, the UK and far reaching places, such as Oman and Thailand.


Our Team

With the majority of our team based in Australia across New South Wales and Victoria, we are only a phone call or a coffee away!

Our members below are your points of contact if you need anything relating to your proposal.

Charmein Bukovec | @anz_news

Director of Bloodstock – Racing Post and ANZ Bloodstock News

charmein.bukovec@bloodstockmedia.com | +61 459 510 506

Charmein has been with ANZ Bloodstock News since May 2022. Prior to her joining, she was the Executive Officer for Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria, where she led and executed marketing campaigns, including TVC’s, through to brand campaigns, worked on strategic initiatives for the industry and worked on multi-million dollar projects for the industry.

Prior to this she worked for Racing Victoria as the Customer Manager and her career spans across large multi-nationals.

A breeder and owner herself, coupled with her experience and in-depth knowledge of the industry and in particular of thoroughbred marketing and strategy, Charmein is able to understand your needs in a comprehensive manner to ensure that you get the most out of every campaign.

Charmein holds an MBA and is a GAICD from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Aaron Davies-Jones | @anz_news

Head of Creative and Design

aaron.davies-jones@bloodstockmedia.com |+44 (0) 7545672321

Aaron has been with ANZ Bloodstock News from 2014.  Aaron has lived in Newmarket, England and has an extraordinary ability to take a client’s designs and make a unique, bespoke graphic.  He holds a degree in (bDes) Visual Communications. Aaron is a designer working on a variety of projects from editorial and print to branding and digital. A creative and enthusiastic individual with hunger to learn and acquire new skills, in order to develop both professionally and personally. He has worked in the horse racing industry for over 8 years and has created exciting brands and products for many clients.

Justin Darcy | @anz_news

Content and Business Manager

Justin.darcy@spotlightsportsgroup.com | +61 411 366 049

Justin has been with ANZ and Bloodstock Media since January 2023. Based in Gippsland, Victoria, Justin specialises in the business’ and client’s digital footprint, along with his liaison with clients and industry participants. Prior to ANZ and Bloodstock Media, Justin has previously worked at Racing.com, Melbourne Racing Club, Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria and Bets.com.au, with expert knowledge spanning across both the racing and breeding industry. At Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria, Justin created an international marketing campaign, showcasing the breeding state of Victoria, while also working on one of the industry’s biggest Racing social media platforms, Racing.com. Justin was the recipient of the 2021 Victorian Racing Media Association Black Caviar Scholarship.

Accounts – 

Editorial team – For all your editorial stories, ideas or feedback, please feel free to email, editor@anzbloodstocknews.com

Advertising team – For all your advertising bookings, quotes or artwork delivery please email, advertising@anzbloodstocknews.com

Accounts team – For all your account queries, updating contact details or anything else, please email, accounts@anzbloodstocknews.com

Weekly Features from prominent industry commenters such as:

Tim Rowe – Head Journalist, co-host of The Business of Bloodstock

Trevor Marshallsea – Author of Makybe Diva and Winx

Steve Moran – Horse racing analyst, commentator and tipster

Jo McKinnon – Journalist, TV presenter, founder of Off The Track Horses website

Bren O’Brien – By The Numbers