Michael Sharkie Superstar colt will alternate stud duties between Woodside Park Stud and Widden Stud.
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.
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 The first day of The Championships hit its targets but racing authorities are already making sure the only way is up with a plan to bring it forward a week from next year as part of a revamp of the...
Chris Roots Joe O’Gara’s first question he asks when he gets a phone call at his Goulburn stud tells a lot about Singing Flame’s chances in Saturday’s Australian Derby at Randwick.
John Holloway The big dollars haven’t matched last year's Inglis Easter yearling sales, but the excitement and influx of new faces, particularly from America, have led to some memorable bidding duels at the first...
Chris Roots Harness Racing NSW has announced a three-year sponsorship deal for the Breeders Challenge juvenile series.
Chris Roots Mossfun could cap the re-emergence of Emirates Park as a breeding power, under guide of Trevor Lobb, in Saturday’s Golden Slipper at Rosehill.
Bloodlines There are several critics who say Saturday’s Golden Slipper is below the usual standard, many of the opinion that the colts are outclassed by the fillies.
Chris Roots From Goulburn to group 1 company, the combination of Guy Walter and Blake Shinn has proven hard to beat in the past couple of years.
Max Presnell Saturday's George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill Gardens, highlighting another Chris Waller conundrum, is worthy of the title.
John Holloway Owner-breeder George Altomonte has had second thoughts regarding one of the likely superstars of the Easter yearling sale beginning at Newmarket on April 8 and has decided to withdraw the...
Michael Lynch The father-and-son team will soon finish at Darley and start on their own, writes Michael Lynch.
Max Presnell John Holloway, a Sydney Turf Club director in the bountiful era, racing journalist and bloodstock authority, was lost for words, a rare occasion indeed.
John Holloway There was a breath of fresh air at the Perth Magic Millions yearling sale at the Belmont Park complex on Tuesday – a 17-year-old stallion from the US, War Chant, a son of Danehill’s sire Danzig.
Chris Roots Gerald Ryan expected Rubick to be in the Blue Diamond and favourite as far back as July.
Chris Roots New Zealand trainer Murray Baker has declared Triple Crown winner It's A Dundeel is set for the best preparation of his career after the star won a barrier trial at Randwick on Monday.
Andrew Wu Earthquake had raced only once when she opened as Golden Slipper favourite. She was replaced as top pick a fortnight ago by Rubick but she starts the weekend as a co-favourite for the Slipper at...