Michael Dee joins illustrious band with debut success

Narrowly denied a double on debut in Hong Kong, Michael Dee described his triumphant start at Happy Valley last night as a dream as he joined a select band of jockeys to ride a winner at their first attempt in the city. In partnering the David Hayes-trained Starry Night (Vespa) to victory in the Class... Read More

Subtitle to Jacquinot after Inglis Digital buy

Subtitle (Fastnet Rock) was the headline act of yesterday’s Inglis Digital May (Late) Sale when she was knocked down to Castle Bloodstock for $225,000.  Offered by Coolmore, Subtitle was purchased on behalf of Lindsay Maxsted, who is a part-owner in Group 1 winner Jacquinot (Rubick), and she will be sent to the new Widden Stud-based... Read More


Let’sbefrankbaby (Frankel), who broke through at stakes grade in Saturday’s SA Fillies Classic (Gr 3, 2500m) at Morphettville, packs enormous promise for more and higher success through a staying pedigree brimming with European blue blood. Take the stallions filling the first three columns of her pedigree. As British Isles breeding royalty goes, you can picture... Read More

Octogenarian Brady honoured for seven-decade commitment to racing

A consortium of the industry’s most passionate and dedicated individuals from all levels of the Australian thoroughbred breeding and racing communities assembled at the Gold Coast Turf Club – 2023’s host for the Awards’ ceremony – yesterday, to celebrate the Awards’ ninth cohort of finalists. Seven categories and an overall Thoroughbred Excellence Award were presented... Read More

Listons enjoy $1.4 million milestone moment with Zenaida

Dam of Sunshine In Paris tops day two at Magic Millions as Yulong continues investment Toby Liston has sold million-dollar horses before, but yesterday’s session-topping $1.4 million achievement for his family’s Three Bridges Thoroughbreds operation represented a new milestone. The Victoria-based stud sold Zenaida (Zabeel) – the dam of Surround Stakes (Gr 1,1400m) winner Sunshine... Read More

Entain-TAB deal approved on what minister hails ‘significant day’ for New Zealand racing

Minister for racing Kieran McAnulty has announced the approval of a 25-year partnership between TAB NZ and UK betting company Entain that delivers at least $900 million in guaranteed funding for the racing industry over the next five years. Entain, a UK–based group that operates multiple sports betting providers globally, will use their economies of... Read More