Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.

Best Guess proves a certainty

Best Guess maintained his impressive preparation for Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller by cruising to a commanding victory at Rosehill.

Glenall makes ideal first impression

Glenall strode into the winners' stall at the first attempt for Hawkes Racing, as the lightly-raced sprinter made a successful return at Rosehill.

Payroll narrowly wins G3 Eclipse Stakes

The decision to run the mare Payroll on a seven-day back up in the Group Three Eclipse Stakes has been rewarded at Sandown.

Villermont prevails in Sandown Guineas

Aaron Purcell can look forward to a profitable autumn with Villermont after the three-year-old scored a last-to-first win in the Group Two Sandown Guineas.

The Taj Mahal wins Zipping Classic

Imported stayer The Taj Mahal has given owner Lloyd Williams his latest winner in a race close to his heart and provided Robert Hickmott his final winner as trainer for the operation.

Fanatic wins Sandown Cup

Michael Walker defied doctors orders to steer talented staying mare Fanatic to a gritty win in Saturday’s Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) at Ladbrokes Park before being stood down for his remaining two rides.

125th Stakes-Winner for Fastnet Rock

The familiar navy blue Coolmore colours were carried to victory in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown on Saturday by talented colt Long Leaf (2c Fastnet rock x Frustrating, by Stravinsky), a $750,000 NZB Premier purchase for BBA Ireland from the Curraghmore Stud draft.

Another Crystal Stakes-Winner for Contract
David and Jenny Moodie of Contract Racing have bred a lot of good horses carrying the ‘Crystal’ prefix including Golden Slipper winner Crystal Lily and cheered home her three-quarter brother-in-blood Crystal Dreamer to win the Listed MRC Doveton Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.
Breeders Take Gold Coast Sale to Next Level
On behalf of the leading thoroughbred breeders of Australasia, Magic Millions is proud to announce the star studded catalogue for the 2018 Gold Coast Yearling Sale is now online.
The Prices are right for Western Wonder

Saturday’s WATC Fairetha Stakes in Perth for three-year-olds was taken out in brilliant fashion by Money Maher giving Wangaratta breeders Allan and Cheryl Price every reason to celebrate.

Another New Stake-Winner for Pierro

Coolmore’s Golden Slipper winning young gun Pierro has enjoyed remarkable success during the Melbourne Cup Carnival siring three stakes-winners at Flemington in the biggest week of them all.