Australian Thoroughbred

A-Z of Australian Horse Racing and Breeding.

Queensland trainer Ben Currie suspended

Ben Currie has been suspended after he failed to satisfy Queensland Racing Integrity Commission stewards he should be allowed to continue training after being charged with seven animal cruelty offences involving the use of jiggers and shock-wave treatment.

Lees duo to line up in Futurity
At Caulfield on Saturday trainer Kris Lees is set to be doubly-represented in the Futurity Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) 
Nature Strip favourite for Oakleigh Plate
Nature Strip (Nicconi), who made an emphatic debut for Chris Waller when landing the Rubiton Stakes (Gr 2, 1100m) at Caulfield on his seasonal reappearance earlier this month, has been installed as the early $2.25 favourite for the Oakleigh Plate (Gr 1, 1100m)
Price gallopers set to trial at Cranbourne

Seabrook is set to trial over 800m on Monday with Price looking to start the filly's campaign in Sydney.

Guy Walter Stakes next for Eckstein
Trainer Kurt Goldman has confirmed that the Guy Walter Stakes (registered as the Wiggle Stakes) (Gr 2, 1400m) at Warwick Farm on March 2 will be the next race for talented mare Eckstein (I Am Invincible)
Faretti also Silver Slipper bound
Silver Slipper for Tassort
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

Prized Icon to Kooringal Stud
Kooringal Stud yesterday announced the arrival of dual Group 1 winner Prized Icon (More Than Ready) onto their stallion roster for 2019