Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.

Alizee in sparkling form ahead of G1 Futurity

A “flying” Alizee, a bouncing Best Of Days and the ever-reliable veteran Hartnell make up a formidable Godolphin challenge in Saturday’s G1 Futurity Stakes

G1 Golden Slipper test for Tassort 
Among the 10 two-year-old winners Godolphin has sent out in Australia this season, Tassort has been the one against whom the others have been measured.
Bondi ready to clash with Autumn Sun
Peter and Paul Snowden have said they are happy with the condition of Bondi (Snitzel) ahead of his clash with The Autumn Sun (Redoute’s Choice) in the Hobartville Stakes (Gr 2, 1400m) at Rosehill
Manuel chasing another Group 1 upset
Last-start CF Orr Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) winner Manuel (Commands) will try to add a second elite level win to his CV in the Futurity Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday, where he will jump from barrier 7
Williams to ride Encryption 1kg over
Craig Williams is set to ride the three-yearold colt Encryption (Lonhro) 1 kilogram over his allotted 50 kilogram in the Oakleigh Plate 
Favourable barrier gives Lyre a Blue Diamond edge

A pair of Godolphin fillies are at the peak of their form and fitness as they prepare to take on a dozen high-class opponents in the $1.5 million G1 Blue Diamond Stakes

Alizee draws wide in G1 Futurity Stakes
Favourite Gaby draws wide in Blue Diamond
Akeed Mofeed to stand at Swettenham Stud

Goldin Farms and Swettenham Stud are pleased to announce that Akeed Mofeed (Dubawi), a rising star of Australia’s stallion ranks, will relocate to Nagambie to join the Swettenham Stud roster for the 2019 season.

Safeguard Filly Tops Book Two in Perth
Presented for auction by Namerik Thoroughbreds of Serpentine as Lot 190, the bay filly was purchased by top Ascot trainer Paul Jordan for $60,000.

Invincible Colt Tops Book One of Perth Yearling Sale
Catalogued as Lot 66 the colt from Western Breeders Alliance was purchased by leading Perth bloodstock agent John Chalmers in partnership with Pearce Racing for $260,000.

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