Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.

Blinkers on Yogi
Trainer Darren Weir has opted to apply blinkers to Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) hope Yogi (NZ) (Raise The Flag).

Tally and Soothing in spring finale at Sandown

A suitable track and a drop back in distance are expected to work in favour of Tally when he runs in Saturday’s G3 Eclipse Stakes 

Begg backs likely Libretto in Classic  

It may be an afterthought but Grahame Begg believes Our Libretto is primed to perform in Saturday's Gr.2 Quayside Zipping Classic (2400m)

Freedman ready to call Sydney home again

A meeting with Racing NSW will determine when Michael Freedman and his ex-foreman Edward O'Rourke can join forces to become a training partnership

Youngsters impress at Canterbury trials 
Canterbury hosted the barrier trials yesterday with a few youngsters displaying above average ability
Perth candidates trial well at Cranbourne
Malaguerra (Magnus) will return to Perth for another shot at the Winterbottom Stakes after winning a barrier trial over 800 metres at Cranbourne yesterday.
McEvoy pair set to tackle Sandown Guineas

Tony McEvoy is looking for some consolation with two of his stable's three-year-olds when Scottish Rogue and Secret Blaze run in the Sandown Guineas

Studs still after Brutal and Grunt
Owner Rupert Legh reports talented three-year-old Brutal (O’Reilly) and the dual Group 1 winner Grunt (O’Reilly) have spelled well and that studs continue to circle in a bid to secure one or both for stallion duties.

Zoustar to stand at Tweenhills

Australia’s Champion 3yo sprinter and Champion First Season Sire, Zoustar, part-owned by Qatar Racing will be reverse shuttled and will stand at Tweenhills for 2019

Bumper Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale catalogue released
Relations to Coolmore Stud Stakes and Golden Slipper winners among horses to be offered

Champion sire Fastnet Rock was in the frame early on Saturday with a blue-blooded debut two year-old winner at Morphettville followed by a stakes-winner at Flemington when Dreamforce (6g Fastnet Rock x Eskimo Queen, by Shinko King) landed the Group III VRC Chatham Stakes
Flemington Stakes-Winner for Sebring

Promising Sebring colt Ringerdingding has always shown above average ability and was able to translate talent to stakes success at Flemington Saturday when charging home from the back in the field to win the Listed VRC Springtime Stakes (1400m).