Aushorse Investors’ Guide 2021 launched
Australia remains the leading place to race a horse in the world; a statement demonstrated by there being 52 races run this year worth A$1 million or more, compared to 29 in America and just seven across all of Europe. This is just one of many facts and statistics published in the 2021 Aushorse Investors’ Read more… [ Read More ]
Zhongli Aiming For First Hit In Victoria Derby
Hit The Shot lines up in Saturday’s $2M Victoria Derby for Zhongli Thoroughbreds (Racing Photos) Zhongli Thoroughbreds is among the more recent Asian investors in the Australian thoroughbred industry, but has a very good chance of winning the nation’s oldest ‘classic’ race – the $A2 million Victoria Derby at Flemington on Saturday. The Victoria Read more… [ Read More ]
Legend Continues In Hong Kong
Classique Legend and jockey, Kerrin McEvoy, winning the 2020 Everest (Lisa Grimm) For Classique Legend’s owner, Bon Ho, the decision to bring his $15 million The Everest winner to Hong Kong was a simple one. Having entered quarantine on Monday, the next stop for Classique Legend will be the HK$22 million (A$4 million) Hong Read more… [ Read More ]
Valuable Dame Ready To Take Flight?
Dame Giselle wins the Group Two Darley Silver Shadow Stakes (Lisa Grimm Photography) There was much to like about the performance of Dame Giselle in Saturday’s Group Two Darley Silver Shadow Stakes over 1200m at Royal Randwick. Leading throughout, the I Am Invincible filly dug deep over the final stages, notching up her third Read more… [ Read More ]
No Longer Dirty About Price
Dirty Thoughts winning the Ladbrokes Switch Handicap at Moonee Valley (Natasha Morello / Racing Photos) So You Think yearlings sold up to $360,000 at last year’s Inglis Melbourne Premier, but it’s probably fair to say that expectations of a similar result for the filly from Sheer Fantazee were considerably lower. The filly was only Read more… [ Read More ]
Beautiful Filly Too Nippy In Quezette
Bella Nipotina wins the Group Three Probuild Quezette Stakes at Caulfield (Racing Photos) You would be hard pressed to find any owner who would be happy to have their horse known as “Australia’s best maiden”. Not really something you want to be the best at. Yet, up until Saturday’s Group Three Beck Probuild Quezette Read more… [ Read More ]
5 In A Row … Bless Her!
Bless Her wins the Neds Bet Back Handicap at Caulfield (Racing Photos) There’s just something about little horses with big hearts. On Saturday at Caulfield – in the Neds Bet Back Handicap over 1100m – the Shea Eden trained, Bless Her won her fifth on the trot with a blistering display against a strong Read more… [ Read More ]
Rags To (Dane)Riches – It Rhymes For Joe
Classy Joe wins the TAB Handicap at Morphettville (Atkins Photography) There are a lot of reasons why we breed racehorses … the hardest part is finding out what rhymes. Take, for instance, the John Hickmott bred/trained/part-owned, Classy Joe, winner of Saturday’s TAB Handicap over 2006m at Morphettville. After a major setback as a 3YO, Read more… [ Read More ]
Coasting Cloak Makes It Three On End
Cloak wins the TAB Long May We Play Handicap at Doomben for David Vandyke (Trackside Photography) Let’s face it, any win is special. However, the victory of 5YO gelding, Cloak, in Saturday’s TAB Long May We Play Handicap over 1615m at Doomben, carried plenty of significance for Group One winning trainer, David Vandyke. Cloak Read more… [ Read More ]
Will Everest Play Host To Eduardo?
Eduardo wins the Group Two Iron Jack Missile Stakes at Rosehill Gardens (Lisa Grimm Photography) How high can Eduardo go? Well, there’s still some mountains to scale, but the victory of Eduardo in Saturday’s Group Two Iron Jack Missile Stakes over 1200m at Rosehill Gardens has placed the Joe Pride trained 7YO right in Read more… [ Read More ]