Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.

Lightning Stakes: History
Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is running Jedastar, the first two-year-old filly to contest the race since Clever Zoe was runner-up in 1993

Melt poised for first start for Waller
Multiple stakes-winning filly Melt (Iffraaj) will have her first start for new trainer Chris Waller tomorrow in the Light Fingers Stakes.
Lees predicts Fabulass autumn for Miss
Markets suggest Miss Fabulass is the clear pick of Kris Lees' two runners in the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick but the in-form trainer isn't so sure.
Godolphin with strong chances at Flemington
The return to racing of brilliant sprinter Osborne Bulls in Saturday’s G1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington is being treated cautiously by trainer James Cummings.
My Pendant to run in Vanity
Trainer Danny O'Brien expects to learn a lot more about the autumn prospects of My Pendant (Pins) when the up-and-coming filly runs in The Vanity (Gr 3, 1400m) at Flemington
Winx to face seven rivals in Apollo Stakes

Champion Winx has seven rivals as she tries to build on her winning streak in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick.

Field of 11 for Group One Lightning Stakes

A field of 11 has been declared for the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington.

Sunlight warms up for Lightning strike
Coolmore Stud Stakes (registered as Ascot Vale Stakes) (Gr 1, 1200m) winner Sunlight (Zoustar) showed she was ready for her tilt at the Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday with a strong workout at the track
Entries Open for Breed Shaping National Sale
The biggest and best domestic and international buying bench will present owners, breeders and vendors with a world class opportunity on the Gold Coast this May and June.

Successful Highway Session brings an end to Classic Yearling Sale

Peter Twomey’s Wattle Bloodstock was the winning bidder on the Unencumbered x Malbun colt (lot 921), purchasing him for Thomas Loke’s Tivic Stable in Singapore.

Record price for Classic yearling as Book 1 concludes

Lot 609 – a Brazen Beau x Pouter colt from Murrulla – today became the highest-priced horse ever sold at an Inglis Classic Sale

Prized Icon to Kooringal Stud
Kooringal Stud yesterday announced the arrival of dual Group 1 winner Prized Icon (More Than Ready) onto their stallion roster for 2019,

Star Witness to the fore again as Classic Day 3 concludes

Lot 475 (ex Madam Nash) was popular with buyers pre-sale, Kelly was “over the moon’’ when the filly reached $350,000, selling to Orbis Bloodstock.

Noogee Park headlines an encouraging Day 2 of Classic

It was Noogee’s Star Witness x Defrock colt that soared to overall sale-topper when Yulong’s Yuesheng Zhang paid $400,000 for him.