Coolmore digs deep for son of Kingman as colt funds dominate at Magic Millions 

Buyers’ appetites show no signs of relenting during another session of dynamic trade at the Gold Coast Yearling Sale  A colt born in the UK to southern hemisphere time by super European sire Kingman (Invincible Spirit) provided the benchmark on another extraordinary day of trade when selling for $1.8 million at the Magic Millions Gold... Read More

Widden’s second bite of the cherry pays dividends at the Gold Coast 

It’s not often in racing that people are allowed two bites of the cherry. So when Widden Stud had theirs two years ago, they weren’t going to miss out.  The results of their determination were shown – in rather spectacular fashion – at this week’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.  In 2018, Widden were... Read More

Landmark dispersals continue strong trade at Keeneland January  

The second session of Book 1 at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale was certainly one for the books on Tuesday. Bolstered by the addition of several farm dispersals, the atmosphere on the grounds was one of frenzied activity as horses changed hands for strong prices throughout the day.  A total of 247... Read More

Focus on quality the foundation of Khalid Abdullah’s breeding success

No expense was spared in achieving lofty ambitions for Juddmonte Farms Khalid Abdullah’s Juddmonte Farms ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious and productive breeding operations. It has few peers, with only perhaps the Aga Khan Studs and Coolmore able to match its strength in depth and achievements. At the last count, Juddmonte had... Read More

Peter Ho registers 600th Hong Kong win as Baby Storm prevails for Joao Moreira

Teaming with the prolific Joao Moreira, Peter Ho struck a David and Goliath blow for the smallest stable in Hong Kong by lodging his 600th career winner, prompting the veteran trainer to laud his former champions Mr Medici (Medicean) and Packing Winner (Zabeel). Elated after Baby Storm (Redwood) won the Class 5 Wistaria Handicap (1650m)... Read More

$1.9 million Snitzel colt sets tone for Magic Millions Yearling Sale

Caution thrown to the wind as buyers show confidence in thoroughbred industry at the Gold Coast   Not for the first time, a stunning appetite to be involved in the Australian racing industry was witnessed on the Gold Coast yesterday as buyers defied outside influences to produce results many stakeholders dared not predict in the days... Read More