The Archer ends Tan’s impossibly long wait for 500th win

When trainer Alwin Tan brought up his 498th career winner with Helushka (Toronado) on February 28 last year, most thought picking up another couple of winners to hit that all-important milestone wouldn’t take too long. Nobody could have guessed it would actually take just under one year. True, the Covid-19 pandemic that plagued the world... 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

Records fall at Magic Millions as Coolmore secures session topper 

Global powerhouse wins tussle for $1.5 million Not A Single Doubt colt as aggregate surpasses last year’s figure at the Gold Coast Magic Millions has achieved a record sale in a remarkable set of circumstances with tonight’s final Book 1 session still to come after three colts made more than a million dollars yesterday, further... 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

Not A Single Doubt about Fung and Phoenix’s love affair with Farnan’s sire 

$1.8 and $1 million colts added to growing collection as demand holds strong on day three at Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale  He might not be signing under the Aquis Farm banner, but Hong Kong owner Tony Fung demonstrated his intent to remain a significant investor in the Australian industry with two seven-figure colts... Read More

Swift Witness (AUS)

Swift Witness (AUS) 2 f Star Witness – Taylor’s Command by Commands O: Mystery Downs (Mgr: F W Cook), Mrs C M Cook, Grand Parkview Stud (Mgr: M W Timms), Mrs M N Annetts, T Scott, Sjm (Mgr: S J Butler), T Needham, Milo Racing (Mgr: T J D Merlehan), Mrs S A Hardie, Three... Read More