Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.


For two years Ghisoni has been a high-class filly out of luck

The return to weight-for-age conditions could prove vital for Duca Valentinois when he runs in the G3 Lord Mayor’s Cup at Doomben on Saturday, a race in which his main opposition could come from Godolphin stablemate It’s Somewhat.
Top Mare enjoys smooth Doomben preparation 

Volpe Veloce’s quest for a Group One victory in Queensland to go with her domestic success at the top level is all going to plan.

Adrian Bott believes Ecuador is on track to replicate his Listed McKell Cup (2400m) winning exploits at Randwick.

Lloyd boosts Tinkermosa in Qld Oaks 

Trainer John Sargent's hopes of winning another feature three-year-old fillies race have been boosted with premier Brisbane jockey Jeff Lloyd's booking for Tinkermosa on Saturday.

Gold Medals After Dual Australian Steeples

A fresh and fit Gold Medals will attempt a third feature jumps win for the season when he runs in the Australian Steeplechase at Sandown.

Prince Of Caviar close to debut
The second foal out of unbeaten champion Black Caviar (Bel Esprit) is close to having his first race start. Prince Of Caviar (Sebring) has been nominated for a 1000 metre two-year-old race at Cranbourne on Friday night and heat two of the Taj Rossi Series (1200m) at Sandown Lakeside on Saturday
Filly takes her chances to earn Oaks Berth 

Terra Sancta has taken lower level opportunities in Queensland to force her way into classic contention.

Play That Song to continue on Oaks path

Play That Song will press on to a start in the Queensland Oaks despite baffling her trainer with her latest performance

Plucky Girl chasing stakes win at Doomben

Queensland's toughest mare Plucky Girl is set to step up for her first black-type assignment in the Group Three Glenlogan Park Stakes at Doomben.

Stradbroke on the agenda for Santa Ana Lane
Lucky Hussler to resume in Kingsford-Smith Cup
McDonald to ride in Group One race
Records Tumble at Best Ever National Weanling Sale
A filly by champion sire Fastnet Rock sold for $750,000 on Day Two of what results have revealed to be the most successful Magic Millions Gold Coast National Weanling Sale ever.

Figures On the Rise at National Weanling Sale
Youngsters by Fastnet Rock and Vancouver shone the flag for Coolmore Australia on Day One of the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Weanling Sale 

Group 2 Winner War Decree retires to Inglewood

In a major boost for New Zealand breeding, Inglewood Stud, in partnership with Kevin Hickman’s Valachi Downs, has secured exciting young entire War Decree for stud duties in 2018.

Two Late Entries for National Broodmare Sale
The world class catalogue for next week's Magic Millions Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale has been boosted with two outstanding late entries for the sale.

Group One Timing for National Sale Updates
Group One victories for Comin' Through and Santa Ana Lane led a raft of major updates to lots heading to the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Sale 

New-look Inglis Ready2Race format

Inglis will move its new-look Ready2Race Sale back to Sydney and link it with the $13million The Everest as part of a host of changes to the 2018 edition

44 for Sebring
Eawase (2 f ex Karuta Queen by Not A Single Doubt) won her second race in four starts and first in stakes company when landing the Bill Carter Stakes (Listed, 1200m) for two-year-old fillies at Doomben on Saturday, becoming the 44th stakes winner for the Widden Stud-based sire Sebring
17 for Domesday
Have Another Glass (5 m ex Generous Tristana by Generous) broke through at stakes level to take out the Centaurea Stakes (Listed, 2019m) at Morphettville on Saturday, becoming the 17th stakes winner for her sire Domesday (Red Ransom)

Eight for Sepoy
Marcel From Madrid (2 g ex Lipari by Redoute's Choice) showed his class in winning the National Stakes (Gr 3, 1200m) juvenile sprint at Morphettville on Saturday becoming the eighth stakes winner for his sire Sepoy 

40 for Stratum
The Darren Weir-trained Land Of Plenty (4 h ex Dancing by Spectrum) won the R A Lee Stakes (Gr 3, 1600m) at Morphettville on Saturday to become the 40th stakes winner for the late sire Stratum (Redoute's Choice).