Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.

Tom Melbourne moves to Lindsey Smith
Cult hero Tom Melbourne (Dylan Thomas) will be transferred to Lindsey Smith’s Perth stable after OTI Racing decided to give the nine-year-old a change of environment rather than retire him

Manolo Blahniq to press on to Perth
The Tony Noonan-trained Manolo Blahniq (Jimmy Choux) will run in the Railway Stakes (Gr 1, 1600m) at Ascot on Saturday

Bowman keen to build on spring momentum

Having come through his first major carnival since the retirement of Winx, Hugh Bowman is in a good headspace.

Lindsay Park with two Ballarat Cup hopes

Lindsay Park will have a two-pronged attack on the new look Ballarat Cup which this year carries record prize money of $500,000.

Alligator set to trial for summer return

Caloundra trainer David Vandyke has continued his great start to the season and is hoping to capitalise in feature races during the Queensland summer carnival.

Hey Doc on target for G1 Winterbottom

Hey Doc has bounced through his Kevin Heffernan Stakes placing and is on target to head west for the Group One Winterbottom Stakes.


The 2020 Classic Sale catalogue now available online 

The sale that has produced the winner of a Melbourne Cup, Golden Slipper, Victoria Derby and Inglis Millennium in recent years – is now available online.

Brazen Beau’s bold spring continues with Pretty Brazen’s G2 Sandown Guineas win

The promise shown by Pretty Brazen throughout her career had a Stakes-race reward when the filly won Saturday’s G2 Sandown Guineas, becoming her sire Brazen Beau’s sixth Stakes winner 

Fastnet Filly Wins G3 Champion Fillies

WA based owner/breeders Bob and Sandra Peters claimed their latest Black Type success with Tuscan Queen (3f Fastnet Rock x Tavarnelle, by Zabeel) capturing the Group III WATC Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

 2020 Gold Coast Yearling Catalogue Online 
A  line up of 1,065 lots has been confirmed by vendors for the first five days of the auction including a record equalling 888 lots to be offered across Book 1 of the sale from Wednesday 8 January.