Lonhro

Horseracing

Lonhro's reputation about to go under the hammer in Kentucky

John Holloway Darley’s decision to shuttle Australia’s favourite racehorse Lonhro to its Kentucky base in 2011 is just a few weeks away from being christened a success or failure.

Racing

Lonhro set to break record as most-prolific sire of winners

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John Holloway One of Australia’s most-loved racehorses, Lonhro, is poised to add another fabulous chapter to his great career by becoming the most-prolific sire of winners in one season.

Racing

Like Lonhro, the chase drives Pierro

SPORT the form , Horse racing at Rosehill 1.9.12
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winner Pierro
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Andrew Eddy Looks can be deceiving, as Darren Beadman discovered when he ventured to Randwick.

Coolmore's Camelot hits the right note with Australian breeders

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John Holloway Susan Magnier, part of the ownership team of Coolmore’s huge multi-million dollar European racing stable prepared by Aidan O’Brien, is instrumental in the clever naming of their racetrack...

Carlton House's retirement adds to the staying stallions available to Australian breeders

John Holloway It was a fait accompli that Queen Elizabeth’s magnificent looking stallion Carlton House would join the Darley stallion roster following his premature retirement last Monday by Gai Waterhouse.

Peter Moody's opinion of Better Land the strongest pointer to Randwick feature

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Chris Roots The unknown factor plays a big role for punters in The Rosebud at Randwick on Saturday.

Tapit shows his grey power at Saratoga yearling sale – but then enters War Front

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John Holloway There was no sign of a grey evening at the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sales on Monday night as one of America's favourite grey stallions, Tapit, supplied the top two highest lots,...

Jockey Josh Parr might have just one ride at Randwick on Saturday as rivals return to town

Chris Roots Josh Parr was on fire for the last couple of months of last season, yet at Randwick on Saturday he might have only one ride.

Horseracing

Frankel, my dear, I will give a dam: John Singleton punts on champion

John Holloway John Singleton is again on the Frankel trail and has sent two of his better broodmares – Samantha Miss and Deedra – to Newmarket in England to be bred to southern hemisphere time by the...

Racing

Winter Stakes at Rosehill pits even stronger racing Goliath – Darley – against Chris Waller

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Max Presnell Even the massive Darley operation going blue label to Godolphin does not promise to break the Chris Waller monopoly in Sydney, again emphasised by his 17 acceptors at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Racing

Matthew Dale has two winners at Canberra with Karakuchi and Coco Miss

Jay Ford and Coca Miss win on Friday.

David Polkinghorne All roads lead to Sydney for Canberra trainer Matthew Dale's  three successful girls.

Trainer John O'Shea discovers key to Darley's improving sprinter Generalife

Lust for life: Jockey Kerrin McEvoy on Generalife takes out Saturday’s feature at Rosehill, the Winter Stakes.

Chris Roots When John O'Shea started at Darley, it was a case of finding out what was going to work for what horses, and Generalife has answered the call.

Racing

Trainer Matthew Dale gets an early return from breeding prospect Coco Miss

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale.

David Polkinghorne It was Coco Miss' breeding that caught Canberra trainer Matthew Dale's eye.

Racing

Pajaro just the entree to lucky owners' spring contenders

High promise: Co-owner Greg Kolivos hopes Pajaro will develop into a cups horse.

Chris Roots The next couple of months will take Greg Kolivos' racing experience to another level. He and his wife Donna will have runners during the spring, foals from his champion on the ground and then there...

Racing

Teeley Asset's thoroughbred sale rings up a massive $23 million

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John Holloway It was probably the most extraordinary day in Australian thoroughbred sales at the Gold Coast on Wednesday when Teeley Asset’s reduction sale hit the headlines thanks to a massive $23 million...

Racing

Sun group throws weight behind new sire Fiorente at broodmare sales

John Holloway The Sun International group has taken a big punt on new sire Fiorente since its purchase of Victoria’s leading breeding nursery, Eliza Park, a year ago.

Racing

Catkins emerges from Red Tracer's shadow after toying with rivals in Wiggle Stakes

SPORT Catkins ridden by Hugh Bowman (pink) wins the 4th race at Warwick Farm on Saturday 8 March 2014. Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Chris Waller believes Catkins is as good as Red Tracer after she toyed with the field in the Wiggle Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Racing

Alpha Miss keeps Golden Slipper dream alive

SPORT Alpha Miss ridden by Jason Collett wins the 2nd race at Rosehill on Saturday 1 March 2014. Pic JENNY EVANS

Matt Jones The fairytale story of the Golden Slipper continued to develop as bargain filly Alpha Miss won the Lonhro Plate at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Racing

Messene on mission to prove his worth for shot at Doncaster Mile

David Polkinghorne Messene trainer Michael Hawkes says the listed National Sprint field ''have every right'' to be worried about him.

Small-time Colin Scott hopes Speediness is the one to break top-line maiden

Hitting the big time: trainer Colin Scott and Speediness take a walk ahead of Saturday's Canterbury Stakes at Randwick.

Chris Roots Colin Scott only has four horses in his team, but it only takes one to win Saturday's Canterbury Stakes at Randwick.