Racing Victoria’s new leader recognises importance of state’s breeding industry

Former Cricket NSW boss Jones acknowledges learning process as regulator’s chief executive on visit to stud farms Andrew Jones has barely had time to put his feet under the chief executive’s desk at Racing Victoria, but the experienced former cricket administrator is wasting no time in ensuring he gets up to speed with the complexities... Read More

Stallion parades return to wow Victorian breeders

For the first time since 2019, Victorian stud farms were able to open their doors in a traditional stallion parade setting, and thoroughbred breeders turned out en masse to witness sires of the calibre of Shamus Award (Snitzel) and Written Tycoon (Iglesia). Rosemont Stud hosted about 300 guests on the lawns of the Geelong farm... Read More

Bumper Inglis Ready2Race catalogue released

A total of 289 lots have been assembled for October’s two-year-old sale at Riverside Inglis has released its largest catalogue yet for the upcoming Ready2Race sale in October, with a total of 289 two-year-olds listed, a product that the auction house’s CEO of bloodstock Sebastian Hutch believes is due to significant investment in the sale... Read More

It’s all smiles as the thoroughbred is promoted at Stud Cutting Competition

There were plenty of smiles and laughter at Friday night’s Thoroughbred Stud Cutting Competition in Scone, as some of the racing and breeding industry’s leading Hunter Valley-based farms and personalities switched helmets for cowboy hats and jockey boots for chaps as they pitted their skills against one another in an entirely different equine discipline.  Yet... Read More

Three-year-olds lay down spring markers as carnival ramps up

Giga Kick puts in classy performance to win Vain Stakes for Jonathan Munz’s Pinecliff Racing The impressive Giga Kick (3 g Scissor Kick – Rekindled Applause by Royal Applause) laid down a marker as a prominent spring contender when running out a ready winner of the Vain Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m) at Caulfield yesterday for... Read More

Spring clues galore for Glentree in both Melbourne and Sydney

Emerging Victorian farm set for busy day with trio of first-up three-year-olds and an exciting import in action  Glentree Farm launches potentially their most rewarding spring yet with key first-up runners in Melbourne and Sydney today – three well credentialed three-year-olds and an exciting import starting his second Australian campaign. The emerging Victorian farm is... Read More