Heath Gilmore The thoroughbred breeding season is under way this spring and it generates a lifeblood of income for the equine industry.
David Polkinghorne It was Coco Miss' breeding that caught Canberra trainer Matthew Dale's eye.
Tony White Trainer Guy Walter described Streama’s win in the $500,000 Doomben Cup (2000 metres) as a ‘‘crowning moment in her career’’.
Max Presnell New Zealand fillies Rock Diva and Sancerre, bred in the purple for group 1 staying events, provide the dangers to hot favourite Arabian Gold in Saturday's Queensland Oaks.
Patrick Bartley, Ben Butler WHEN retail mogul Gerry Harvey looks out over the crowd at his Magic Millions thoroughbred auctions on the Gold Coast on Wednesday, one familiar face is likely to be missing.
Michael Sharkie Superstar colt will alternate stud duties between Woodside Park Stud and Widden Stud.
Andrew Eddy It could be simple to mount a case against Dunaden in the Caulfield Cup.
Unbeaten in all of his 14 outings, Frankel is rated as the greatest racehorse ever.
Damien Murphy THOROUGHBRED racehorses are the last animals used by humans that are generously allowed to breed only through unfettered sexual intercourse, but a court case beginning in Sydney on Monday could...
Chris Roots Paul Messara wears a couple of hats that complement each other when it comes to star colt Scissor Kick.
Caryl Williamson Sacred Falls has continued his love affair with the Randwick mile, adding the group 1 George Main Stakes to his two Doncaster wins.
John Holloway Fastnet Rock's sensational start to the season continued at the official two-year-olds' trials on Randwick's Kensington track on Monday, cementing his place as a favourite to win the stallions'...
Adam Pengilly Meaningful trips south have been few and far between for Brian Smith in recent years, but the veteran Queensland trainer has a spring in his step as he seeks his first Caulfield Cup runner since...
Max Presnell The buck starts with Vickie Cannon when it comes to Eduardo Cojuangco’s thoroughbreds, including Hallowed Crown, the strong fancy in Saturday’s Golden Rose at Rosehill Gardens.
Adam Pengilly Real men don't cry, or so the saying goes. Perhaps John Thompson should be the exception to the old adage.
Adam Pengilly The clock's ticking until Nathan Tinkler sells off his entire racing empire and one of his most sought-after gallopers can leave with a parting gift where it all began for the embattled mining...
John Holloway The European has won with his first runner.
Adam Pengilly Just like the straight-shooting adman that he is himself, John Singleton can see only black-and-white paths for This Is Australia.
John Holloway Gai Waterhouse and John O’Shea have the numbers at Monday’s official two-year-olds' trials on the Kensington track at Randwick, but it is Team Hawkes' three representatives which will...
John Holloway Stallion viewings around the Hunter Valley are always special on the eve of a breeding season and last week's extravaganzas were no exceptions.