Australian Thoroughbred

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Cup hope Cross Counter suffers setback

The Charlie Appleby-trained Cross Counter has suffered a setback in the lead-up to the Melbourne Cup

Written By on target for Blue Sapphire

Group One winner Written By will be out to stamp his Coolmore Stud Stakes credentials when he has his final lead-up in the Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield

Red Verdon hoping to grab Caulfield Cup start
Connections of Red Verdon (Lemon Drop Kid) are hoping they can gain a spot in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup with trainer Ed Dunlop’s team at Werribee extremely pleased with his progress while he has been in quarantine.
Trapeze Artist vaccinated for overseas

Trapeze Artist has been inoculated in preparation for racing overseas, either in Hong Kong or England, or hopefully both

Cosgrave to bid for another Godolphin Cup

Irish jockey Pat Cosgrave is on a mission for Godolphin and trainer Saeed bin Suroor

With less than a week until the gates open for this years $5m Caulfield Cup (2400m), kiwi contender Jon Snow is ready to tackle the slew of international raiders set to contest the event

Key stats on the rise at Ready2Race Sale

Today’s Inglis Ready2Race Sale took “significant strides forward’’ with almost all key year-on-year indicators on the rise

Easter colts enrich future with Caulfield G1 double

World-class colt The Autumn Sun extended his almost impeccable career record with a historic Caulfield Guineas win, just three weeks after his breathtaking Golden Rose win.

Dubawi Group One winners boost for Time Test

Saturday was another bumper day for star stallion Dubawi, who was represented by Group One winners in both hemispheres.

Redzel Conquers The Everest Again
When Chris and Michael Ward secured a Snitzel colt from Marquee Stud at the 2014 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale they were hoping the horse would turn out a life changer

Untapped Amphitrite Stars in Thousand Guineas
Amphitrite has emerged as one of Australia's most progressive and exciting gallopers after an amazing win in the Group One Thousand Guineas (1600m)