Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.



Ballistic Boy to tackle Rough Habit Plate

Classy three-year-old Profit has been sent for a break, leaving trainer Chris Anderson to have Ballistic Boy as his runner in the Group Three Rough Habit Plate at Eagle Farm.

Vic spring plans unchanged for OTI stars

A leading Australian syndicator is forging ahead with plans to strengthen an already impressive domestic spring team despite conjecture surrounding potential international carnival runners.

Fradd to ride Stradbroke day despite ban
Robbie Fradd will be able to ride favoured horses in two Group 1s on Stradbroke Handicap day despite picking up a suspension after being found guilty of careless riding at the Gold Coast on Friday.

Clayton chipper about Catalyst

Te Awamutu trainer Clayton Chipperfield is looking forward to welcoming back a beefed-up Catalyst in the coming days, with this season’s Gr.1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) winner being readied for a spring campaign.

McDonald pleased with top Kiwi jumper

Ballarat trainer Amy McDonald is convinced that one of New Zealand’s best jumpers has what it takes to win on the biggest stage in Australia.

Dawn Passage firms into Stradbroke favourite as Esperance boosts Inglis Digital June (Early) Sale.

Bulletproof 3YO colt Dawn Passage (Dawn Approach) firmed into a $5 outright favourite for next Saturday’s G1 Stradbroke Hcp following a determined win in the G3 Fred Best Classic at Doomben.

September Run becomes yet another juvenile Stakes winner for Exceed And Excel

A consummate front-running performance by September Run to win Saturday’s Listed Bill Carter Stakes at Doomben to add another tick to the reputation of her sire Exceed And Excel as the world’s leading supplier of juvenile winners

Inglis Digital May Sale topped by mare in foal to Kingman
Out of a half sister to Goldikova, Djiva was purchased on behalf of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum by his Racing Manger Tim Stakemire for $200,000.

French Group Winner Highlights MM Online Sale

Brilliant French mare Spinning Memories, who runs in a Group Three at Clairefontaine tonight (Australian time), is a highlight entry for next week's Magic Millions Online Sale which commences Tuesday and ends on Thursday (June 4).