Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.

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Gingernuts raring to go for Randwick classic
Co-trainer Jamie Richards can't find any fault with Gingernuts ahead of a third Group One challenge at Randwick on Saturday.  With two down and one to go, the New Zealand Derby and Rosehill Guineas winner will be at the top of his game for the $A2 million Gr.1 Australian Derby. Read More

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Horse Racing
Fell Swoop and Spieth out to end group 1 jinx in TJ Smith

Opportunities for young trainers with group 1 horses don't come around too often, and Fell Swoop and Spieth offer Dale and Heys career-defining moments.

Brown banking on Menari to upstage fillies

Fillies have dominated the major two-year-old races this season but Corey Brown reckons Menari is poised to put the males on the Group One scoreboard in the Sires' Produce Stakes.

Co-trainer David Hayes is confident Redkirk Warrior can follow up his recent success in the Newmarket Handicap when he takes his chance in the Doncaster 
The Wexford Stables team know there is a precedent for their tilt at a trans-Tasman two-year-old double this weekend.
The Everest Race Slots Filled
All slots have been filled for the $10 million The Everest to be run for the first time at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, 14 October 2017.
Last-start stakes winner Rock On has settled in well at John Sargent's stable ahead of his Australian debut in Saturday's Gr.2 Chairman's Handicap at Randwick.
Team Tivaci banking on Oliver’s experience
Leading rider Damien Oliver will guide the Group One fortunes of the NZ bound four-year-old Tivaci in Saturday's $A2.5 million Gr.1 Darley T.J. Smith Stakes 
Trainer admits colt needs a slice of luck
Trent Busuttin is more hopeful than confident of turning the Gr.1 Rosehill Guineas form around.

Horse Breeding News
Star Turn retired to stand at Vinery Stud
Outstanding sprinter Star Turn has been retired to stand at Vinery Stud after a career spent racing at the top level.
National Sale Expanded on Gold Coast
Magic Millions today has released an amended schedule for their 2017 National Sale in late May and early June. 
Group One Sire Husson Relocates To Aquis Farm

Leading Qld thoroughbred breeding and racing outfit Aquis Farm is pleased to announce the acquisition of proven Group I producing sire Husson (Arg), who has been purchased from Vinery Stud

Rebel Dane, dual Group One-winning stallion will stand at Swettenham Stud from the 2017 season.

Amended starting times for Easter Yearling Sale

The starting times for the three days of next week’s Australian Easter Yearling Sale (April 4-6) have been amended, with action now to start at midday each day.

Geisel Park signs French 2YO Group 1 winner Vert De Grece

Geisel Park Stud owner Eddie Rigg has flagged his plans to upgrade Western Australia’s stallion ranks with news of his new arrival Vert De Grece (Ire).

Woodside Park’s star gang back together

Star speed sires Zoustar and Rich Enuff are back at Woodside Park

Gilgai bred Jameka drives to BMW win

It was Group 1 success yet again for Nagambie’s Gilgai Farm, when the Ciaron Maher trained Jameka destroyed her rivals in the BMW

Pakenham maiden to Group 1 glory in 23 days
It’s amazing what can happen in just 23 days as seen when the Rosemont bred filly Montoya’s Secret graduated from a Pakenham maiden on 2 March to winning the  Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes