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Toronado’s powerful debut winner

Swettenham’s popular stallion Toronado attained his first winner in Australia when the two-year-old Powertrain had a stylish debut win over 1100 metres at Scone Racing Club. Saluting in the iconic Arrowfield colours and prepared by local trainer, Paul Messara, Powertrain was given the perfect ride by in-form jockey Ash Morgan for owners Arrowfield Stud, Redbank […]

Ampulla’s success to continue at Premier

Bunyip-based Ampulla Lodge has been having excellent success of late from their graduate yearlings with a city double on the weekend, and a brilliant result on the Coast at the Magic Millions. Now they are looking to continue the great run at the Inglis Premier sale later in the month. Specialising in pin hooking weanlings, […]

Robbie hearts Magnus

Late last year Robbie Griffiths claimed that all 16 horses he had trained by Magnus had all won – and now he can add the pint-sized chestnut filly Magnicity, after she broke her maiden over 1000 metres at Moonee Valley. Making her first start in 12 weeks after last racing at Caulfield in the Listed […]

A Cluster of winners for Larneuk

Two runners, two winners, and black type – the perfect start for Larneuk Stud’s exciting young stallion Cluster. Gee Gees Darl having impressed saluting at her Hobart debut last November, has not put a hoof wrong in her three subsequent outings. With a game runner-up in the Listed Elwick Stakes, she now has a consistent […]

Darley’s Victorious Victorian Sires

Victorian-based Darley stallions are having a brilliant run of late with two classy black type winners over the weekend flying the flag for their sires, Sepoy and Helmet. The brilliance of Godolphin filly Alizee was seen to full effect in the Group 2 Expressway Stakes as she overpowered a classy field of sprinters at Rosehill. […]

A Premier experience at the new Oaklands

The sales auditorium at the Inglis Oaklands complex has been brilliantly reinvigorated to focus on making all guests, buyers, trainers and vendors feel involved and welcome. Everyone can now be part of the action and soak up the atmosphere of Victoria’s Premier sale, as the new auditorium design will be conducive to an improved buying […]

Racing Victoria launch respectful workplace workshops for racing and breeding industries

Racing Victoria (RV), with the support of the Victorian Government, will deliver 20 Respectful Workplaces training workshops to the thoroughbred industry around Victoria in February 2019. Fully funded by Racing Victoria and the Government, the workshops are available to all participants in the racing and breeding industries free of charge. The 60-minute sessions will be […]

Stakes success for Blue Gum’s Harmonium

An elite Group 1 galloper at his best, winning the 2011 Mackinnon Stakes before running second in the same race the subsequent year, Blue Gum Farm’s resident stallion Glass Harmonium’s was incredibly talented, despite a headstrong attitude.  But the bullish racehorse has now turned into a stallion full of personality, with stud owner Phillip Campbell […]

Homebred roughie Halvorsen wins VOBIS Gold Carat

Homebred for Robbie Griffiths, Halvorsen provided an exciting upset win when the son of Magnus took out the VOBIS Gold Carat over 1200 metres at The Valley. Halvorsen was ridden a treat by Andrew Mallyon, as he defeated his more fancied three-year-old rivals to claim the lucrative $180,000 race for trainer Robbie Griffiths and co-breeders Ray […]

The Rewards keep coming!

Chatswood stallion Reward For Effort seems to be having quite the run with an incredible 22 winners in the first 28 days of the year. With the brilliant win of Miss Norway at Caulfield for trainer John Sadler and then Rossa’s Reward at Sandown on the Australia Day public holiday, the progeny of the Blue […]

Dreams Do Come O’so True

There is always more than one story behind every horse. Be it the owner, breeder, trainer or the strapper and all are just as important and they are all responsible for the racehorse we watch dive at the finish line with bated breath, exhaling a sigh of relief, closely followed by an exhilarating cheer!! It’s […]

Australian Thoroughbred Wellbeing Survey needs your input!

The University of Melbourne is conducting the largest survey of racing and breeding participants in Australia over the next 4- 6 weeks. The Australian Thoroughbred Wellbeing Study follows thoroughbred horses from birth through their racing careers and investigates the outcomes and reasons for them leaving the thoroughbred racing and breeding industries.  Industry participation is essential […]

A Group One is the Racecourse Whisperer

A brilliant display from Whispering Brook in Friday’s Group Two Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley has put the Darren Weir trained mare right in contention for Group One glory. Bred by Victoria’s Hillside Parade Racing & Breeding, the Hinchinbrook 5-year-old is next likely to step out in the time honoured CF Orr Stakes over 1400 […]

Accession has become Brazen Beau’s Favourite

The son of Darley stallion Brazen Beau, the easter colt Accession firmed into favourite for the $2m Inglis Millennium when James McDonald guided the talented juvenile to a four-and-three-quarter-lengths win who he cheerfully described as “a rocket” post-race. Accession was a $300,000 Australian Easter Yearling Sale buy for Star Thoroughbreds and Chris Waller Racing, when […]

Undefeated Unencumbered colt keeps Diamond dream alive 

The brilliantly named Phoenix Broodmare Farm sales graduate and now bargain buy, Free of Debt is right on target to challenge his higher-priced counterparts in next month’s $1.5 million Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes. The unbeaten son of the ill-fated Three Bridges Thoroughbreds stallion Unencumbered isn’t among the entries for the Caulfield two-year-old feature just yet […]

Yulong filly the one to Catch

The Group 1 status of next month’s Blue Diamond Stakes will ensure Yulong Investment’s exciting filly Catch Me chases the Caulfield race instead of a potentially easier and richer event in Sydney. Being a product of last April’s Sydney Easter Yearling sales, Catch Me is eligible to run in the inaugural $2 million Inglis Millennium […]

Rosemont is getting ready to Hustle the Diamond

Rosemont Stud and Jason Warren have the luxury of both a relaxed and precise build up toward a Group 1 target with their exciting 2-year-old daughter of Starspangledbanner Brooklyn Hustle. Having ticked off his first goal with the youngster following her impressive debut victory at Moonee Valley in December, Brooklyn Hustle was able to overcome […]