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2019 December
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    Sacred Falls has died suddenly during his fifth season of stallion duties at Waikato Stud.
2019 November
  • Sun, Nov 24, 2019
    NZB announced that the Karaka 2020 catalogue of 1,265 yearlings is now available to view online.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    Day 1 of the 2019 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds saw local and international buyers in action.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready To Run Sale gets underway at Karaka on Wednesday.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    High class winners producing New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready To Run Sale starts at Karaka on Wednesday.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Loire provided her late sire Redoute’s Choice with his 36th Group One winner.
  • Mon, Nov 11, 2019
    Exciting galloper Inferno (Holy Roman Emperor) extended his unbeaten record to four out of four with a dominant performance in Sunday’s S$175,000 Saas Fee Stakes (1200m) in Singapore.
  • Mon, Nov 11, 2019
    Graduates of the National Yearling Sales Series dominated the finish of Saturday’s $75,000 Redwood Metropolitan Trophy (2500m) at Riccarton, filling the first three placings.
  • Mon, Nov 11, 2019
    Karaka 2017 graduate Oceanex (NZ) (Ocean Park) sent her value skyrocketing with a determined victory in Saturday’s $300,000 Group 2 TAB Matriarch Stakes (2000m) at Flemington.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    Kiwi trainers will get the opportunity to scoop a $21,000 Karaka Yearling Sales windfall thanks to the generosity of Dunstan Feeds as the globally-respected feed merchant celebrates its 21st year of sponsoring the popular Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship.
2019 October
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    Savabeel gelding Top Of The Range took his earnings past $500,000, more than double his purchase price at Karaka in 2015, when he won Wednesday's $400,000 Bendigo Cup.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    Cambridge Stud stallion Tavistock has been withdrawn from service before the end of the season after sustaining an injury in his paddock.
  • Tue, Oct 22, 2019
    Day 2 of the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups saw the final 181 two-year-olds work at Te Rapa racecourse on Tuesday,
  • Sun, Oct 20, 2019
    The racetrack achievements by graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds at Karaka sit head and shoulders above any other Sale of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
  • Sun, Oct 20, 2019
    The 2019 New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds will feature the progeny of an outstanding selection of stallions, with proven champions, tried and true performers and emerging talent.
  • Sat, Oct 19, 2019
    New Zealand's Haunui Farm were delighted to see resident shuttle sire Belardo figure prominently in results at the world-renowned Tattersalls October Yearling Sale over the last week.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    New Zealand's champion sire Savabeel is edging closer to a century of stakeswinners after a pair of notable black type wins in Melbourne and Adelaide on Saturday
  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019
    Brendan and Jo Lindsay’s Cambridge Stud has joined forces with some of the major players in the global racing and breeding scene to purchase Group One winning three-year-old colt, Hello Youmzain.
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    Wellfield Lodge stallion Vespa picked up his first win as a sire when Piaggio took out the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1000m) at Tauherenikau on Thursday.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Outstanding mare Verry Elleegant is proving to be a great advertisement for her New Zealand-based sire Zed.
  • Sun, Oct 06, 2019
    Megastar Melody Belle earned two slices of New Zealand racing history with her commanding performance in the Livamol Classic at Hastings.
2019 September
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    Less than 24 hours after being crowned last season's champion South Island two-year-old Swiss Ace filly Miss Federer scored her first points in the 2019-20 New Zealand Bloodstock Southern Filly of the Year Series at Riccarton.    
  • Wed, Sep 11, 2019
    Former New Zealand Champion Sprinter Bounding has had an outstanding start to her broodmare career with her first foal selling for US$4.1 million at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale in Lexington, Kentucky, on Tuesday.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    he late New Zealand sire Atlante was credited with his first black type winner when the filly Riva Capri won the Listed O'Leary's Fillies Stakes at Wanganui on Saturday.
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019
    New Zealand Bloodstock has entered into a partnership with the Newcastle Jockey Club as sponsor of the Group 3 Spring Stakes at Broadmeadow.


2019 December
  • Sat, Dec 07, 2019
    The owners of champion mare Winx have confirmed that she is in foal to I Am Invincible.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    Newgate Farm will again offer a substantial cash incentive for buyers at all 2020 Magic Millions and Inglis Yearling Sale Series sales.
  • Sun, Dec 01, 2019
    Spending To Win landed Saturday's Starlight Stakes (Listed) at Rosehill.
  • Sun, Dec 01, 2019
    In addition to Snitzel and Spirit Of Boom adding to their stakes winners on Saturday, a number of other sires also increased their tallies.
2019 November
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    Magic Millions announced on Thursday that the catalogue for their 2020 Tasmanian Yearling Sale is now online.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    Tuesday morning’s set of 20 trials at Randwick saw 4 juvenile heats and included the return of last month’s Gimcrack Stakes (Group 3) winner Every Rose in Heat 8.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    Coolmore Australia announced the passing of past Chairman of Coolmore Australia, Ken Barry.
  • Mon, Nov 25, 2019
    BOBS Scheme will be enhanced by the addition of a Platinum and Gold Category.
  • Thu, Nov 21, 2019
    The Bjorn Baker-trained Hinchinbrook colt Hinchbeast staked his claims for January's Magic Millions 2YO Classic (Restricted Listed) when he ran out the winner of Wednesday's The Agency Real Estate Maiden over 1100 metres at Rosehill.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    Two juvenile trials were held at Hawkesbury on Monday with the first of the 2-year-old heats taken out by the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained colt Sole Heir.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Asiago taking out the Spring Stakes (Group 3) over 1600 metres to become the 136th stakes winner for former shuttler Medaglia d’Oro.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Tuscan Queen became the 151st stakes winner for Coolmore Stud’s Fastnet Rock.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Hanseatic, a son of Darley’s Street Boss who in winning provided his sire with his 38th stakes winner.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Inglis released the catalogue for their 2020 Classic Yearling Sale which will be held at Riverside Stables from 9 to 11 February.


2019 December
2019 September


2019 December
  • Thu, Dec 05, 2019
    A 3-year-old daughter of Frankel, Time Saver topped Wednesday’s session.
2019 November
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    The Snowden stable dominated the 2-year-old heats at the Gosford trials on Wednesday morning, with all 4 juvenile heats won by the Peter and Paul Snowden stable.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    Phoenix Thoroughbreds have released a statement following the publication of allegations made in a New York court last week in the trial of Mark Scott.
  • Tue, Nov 26, 2019
    Phoenix Thoroughbreds have released a statement following the publication of allegations in the trial of Mark Scott.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    The first day of the Arqana Autumn Sale in Deauville on Tuesday saw 161 lots sold for €5,607,500 at an average of €34,829 and median of €14,000.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    The 2019 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale concluded on Sunday.
  • Tue, Nov 19, 2019
    The 2019 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale concluded on Sunday in Lexington with a Scat Daddy mare, True To You, topping session 12.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Ivawood will relocate to Haras du Mont Goubert for the 2020 season where he will stand for a fee of €3,500.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Kodiac’s 2020 fee at Tally Ho Stud in Ireland remains unchanged at €65,000.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Federal judge dismissed the Kentucky Derby (Grade 1) lawsuit filed by the owners of Maximum Security.
  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019
    The nomination fee for Kingman, the highest-ranked second-season sire in the world, is to double to £150,000 for the new breeding season, Juddmonte have announced.
  • Sat, Nov 09, 2019
    Dual G1 Dubai World Cup winner Thunder Snow (Ire) (Helmet {Aus}–Eastern Joy {GB}, by Dubai Destination) has been retired from racing and will stand at Darley Japan in 2020.
2019 October
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    The top lot on the third day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale was the progressive handicapper Salute The Soldier, a son of the Australian sire Sepoy.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    Darley's European roster will feature 35 stallions strong across the United Kingdom, Ireland and France with Dubawi heading the cast on an unchanged fee of at £250,000.
  • Wed, Oct 30, 2019
    The record price for a colt at the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale was broken when the Richard Fahey trained Summer Sands was sold for 625,000 guineas on the second day of the three-day sale.
  • Tue, Oct 29, 2019
    New Zealander agent Guy Mulcaster purchased two of the top three lots for leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller on the opening day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale at Newmarket in the UK on Monday.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    International buyers responded positively to the new, more segmented and graduated format introduced for the four-day Arqana October Yearling Sale.
  • Sun, Oct 20, 2019
    The Tattersalls October Yearling Sale has closed with an aggregate of more than 158 million guineas from 1502 lots sold through the four catalogues.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    A Dubawi sold for 3.6 million guineas, the world's highest price for a yearling this year, on the opening day of the 2019 Tattersalls October yearling Sale.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Galileo was the star of the show at the 2019 Goffs Orby Sale with the champion sire providing three of the four lots to make seven figures.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Stallion movements and retirements for the 2020 northern hemisphere breeding season.
2019 September
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    A colt by outstanding young sire No Nay Never made the top price at the two-day Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Spendthrift Farm's boom stallion Into Mischief, currently top of the US general sire premiership, has a full book for the 2020 season despite a fee increase to $US175,000.
  • Fri, Sep 13, 2019
    A filly by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah sold for a record $8.2 million to Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm on a powerhouse third day of trade at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.


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2019 November
  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019
    Sheezallmine (NZ) (Super Easy) cost only $1,000 at the 2017 Festival Sale and on gavelhouse.com later that same year.
  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019
    Ticket To Ride (NZ) (Shocking), who was offered at the 2014 Ready to Run Sale, capped her racing career with a valuable black-type win in Wednesday’s $80,000 Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    This month marks New Zealand Bloodstock’s Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds - a gold mine of thoroughbred talent and highlight event on the calendars of leading trainers, bloodstock agents and syndicators across the globe.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    New Zealand’s Waikato Stud has secured a majority share in star three-year-old colt Super Seth, the son of emerging super stallion Dundeel.
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    Arrowfield graduate Atyaab can be credited as the horse that kicked off his sire Dundeel’s rise to when he won January’s Cape Derby G1 in South Africa.
  • Wed, Nov 06, 2019
    There were shades of another Arrowfield graduate daughter of Snitzel carrying Neil Werrett’s silks in the dramatic charge for victory that Akari launched in the $175,000 VRC Desirable S. 1400m LR a couple of hours after Vow And Declare won the Melbourne Cup for Australia.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    It is with absolute sadness that we announce the death of Spill The Beans, our extremely promising young sire this morning.
2019 October
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    Victoria's Blue Gum Farm had a day to remember at Moonee Valley on Saturday, producing three stakes winners including two homebreds for stud owners Phil and Patti Campbell.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    Epsom Derby winner Camelot is set to have his first Melbourne Cup starter after his Irish son Hunting Horn won the G2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup on October 26.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    Cox Plate day history pointed to promising Shamus Award three-year-old Soul Patch producing a fine trial for the Victoria Derby with his dominant win in the G2 Moonee Valley Vase.
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    The astute eye of renowned racing and breeding figure Henry Plumptre led syndicator Denise Martin to her latest success story Kubrick
  • Mon, Oct 28, 2019
    The dominant win by Japanese star Lys Gracieux in the $5 million WS Cox Plate at Moonee Valley has turned attention to her sire Heart's Cry, one of the budding giants of world breeding.
  • Sun, Oct 27, 2019
    Classy I Am Invincible filly Loving Gaby gave international investors Phoenix Thoroughbreds their first Australian Group One victory in the $1 million Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
  • Mon, Oct 21, 2019
    Be afraid, be very afraid. It's a warning we should heed with respect when Japanese owners and trainers turn their attention to Australia's premier races.
  • Mon, Oct 21, 2019
    While Coolmore Australia climbed to new heights at Randwick on Saturday with Everest winner Yes Yes Yes the Caulfield Cup program also provided some notable highlights with outstanding classic trials from progeny by Pierro and So You Think.
  • Mon, Oct 21, 2019
    There's no question Coolmore Australia will be the biggest winner out of Saturday's victory by Yes Yes Yes in the world's richest race on turf, the $14 million Everest at Randwick.
  • Mon, Oct 21, 2019
    The faith Twin Hills Stud has placed in accomplished sire Denman was rewarded with a stakes double at Caulfield and Randwick on Saturday.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019
    A colt by exciting international sire No Nay Never proved the star when he sold for $525,000 on Day 2 to top the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    Coolmore had plenty to celebrate at Caulfield on Saturday with an imported Group One winner and a classy debut win by a son of first season sire Pride Of Dubai.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    A colt by Deep Field topped Day One of the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale on Monday when selling for $210,000.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    Australian studs seems certain to come knocking for the import Fierce Impact after the son of Deep Impact became his 43rd Group One winner at Caulfield on Saturday.
  • Tue, Oct 15, 2019
    Group One victories don't come much sweeter for Arrowfield Stud than the thrilling win by Super Seth in Saturday's $2 million Caulfield Guineas.
  • Sat, Oct 12, 2019
    There is surely no better place to launch a project honouring leading owner, owners’ advocate, bloodstock consultant & buyer Nick Columb than Caulfield, the scene of many of his most important victories.
  • Wed, Oct 09, 2019
    Experienced breeding industry figure Tony Williams has been appointed chief executive of the rapidly expanding Aquis Farm stud operations in Australia.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    Karaka graduate Surprise Baby is on his way to emulating his sire Shocking after he booked a spot in next month's $8 million Melbourne Cup with his powerful win at Flemington on Saturday.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    It's certain Darley will have a space booked on its 2020 roster for current 3YO star Bivouac, and not just because he is the latest Godolphin colt to post a Group One win.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    Veterans came to the fore in Sunday's G1 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield when three of the first four placings were filled by nine-year-olds, raising serious questions about the standard of Australia's weight-for-age ranks.
  • Thu, Oct 03, 2019
    Unbeaten Queensland star Alligator Blood will attempt to emulate his sire All Too Hard in the $2 million Caulfield Guineas after winning his belated Melbourne debut at Caulfield on Sunday.
2019 September
  • Mon, Sep 23, 2019
    A spring rarely goes by without an unexpected star emerging from left field. This year the obvious candidate is the cleverly name Begood Toya Mother, the unheralded gelding from Warrnambool representing a massive syndicate of some 55 owners.
  • Fri, Sep 20, 2019
    A colt by Zoustar set the time standard at the Seymour breeze-up session in preparation for next month's Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Exceed And Excel colt Bivouac made a stunning rebound at Rosehill on Saturday when he mastered a hot field for his fourth career stakes win in the G2 Run To The Rose.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Adelaide-trained three-year-old Dalasan stepped up as a genuine spring star at Flemington on Saturday, adding to the great success her trainer Leon Macdonald and owner Harry Perks have enjoyed over three decades.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    He was last seen in Australia in 2013 but the long term impact former shuttle sire Hard Spun has made on Australian racing continues unabated.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Armidale Stud sire Needs Further has put his stamp on all seven equine categories of the Tasmanian Horse Of The Year Awards for the 2018/19 season.
  • Mon, Sep 16, 2019
    Impressive So You Think three-year-old Just Thinkin' is going to follow a tried and tested classic path this spring following his strong win in the Listed Dulcify Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.
  • Sat, Sep 14, 2019
    A colt by boom Queensland sire Better Than Ready set the time standard in the first round of Ready 2 Race Sale breezes at Cranbourne on Friday.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    The Joy Luck Trust is the owner and breeder of multiple Group winner Dreamforce, and it was certainly a lucky day when he failed to make his reserve price as a yearling.
  • Mon, Sep 09, 2019
    Australia's newest weight-for-age star Samadoubt topped a stellar day for Arrowfield Stud sires with his second successive Group win at Randwick on Saturday.


2019 October
  • Thu, Oct 31, 2019
    The brand of the famed Tasmanian nursery Armidale Stud was carried to victory twice on WS Cox Plate weekend at Moonee Valley by a talented in-form pair Double You Tee and Soul Patch.
  • Sun, Oct 20, 2019
    Eight Ball, a 2YO gelding by Stryker and already a barrier trial winner by four lengths, recorded the fastest final breeze up session at Warwick Farm on Friday ahead of Tuesday's Ready2Race Sale.
  • Mon, Oct 07, 2019
    It has certainly been an exciting week for Aquis Farm, from securing one of Australia's most sought after stud prospects to buying yearlings in Europe and winning a coveted Group race at Randwick.
2019 September
  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019
    A colt by Foxwedge and a Star Witness filly were the stars of the latest breeze up session for next month's Magic Millions 2YOs in Training Sale.
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019
    David Merrick, stud manager of Widden Stud, has won the major Thoroughbred Excellence category of the 2019 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards.