Sydney businessman and former bookmaker Bruce McHugh's efforts to overturn Australia's ban on artificial insemination in Thoroughbreds has ended after the Australian High Court turned down his appeal.
Order of Finish
|Pos||Horse / Age / Sex / TrueNicks / Pedigree||Jockey / Trainer||Margin||Earnings|
|2||Kingston Hill (GB)||
FASCINATING ROCK (IRE)
IMPULSIVE MOMENT (IRE)
OUR CHANNEL (USA)
SUDDEN WONDER (IRE)
GEOFFREY CHAUCER (USA)
English and Irish classic winner Australia, the brilliant son of Galileo and U.S. and European champion Ouija Board, has been retired and will begin his stud career in 2015 at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.
Shooting To Win got the best of hot favorite Rich Enuff in a stretch duel that produced a close finish in the Aus$1 million Caulfield Guineas (Aus-I) Oct. 11.
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Trainer Chris Waller tallied two group I exactas Oct. 4 at Royal Randwick, the first in breathtaking fashion when French-bred He's Your Man bested stablemate Royal Descent by the slimmest of margins in the Epsom Handicap.
Pre-race favorite Taghrooda has a wide draw and 19 rivals to beat in a full field for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), Europe's premier middle-distance race Oct. 5 at Longchamp.
Trust In A Gust denied multiple group I winner Dissident victory by a flared nostril after a rousing stretch duel in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (Aus-I) Sept. 28 at Caulfield
Buffering was too strong for Lankan Rupee, the world's top-rated sprinter, Sept. 23 as he led nearly every step at Moonee Valley and denied that opponent victory by a short head in the City Jeep Moir Stakes (Aus-I).
Parx, Delaware Park, Churchill, Australia, Belmont, Charles Town, Woodbine & More. view slideshow
Kerrin McEvoy has ended his 12-year tenure as a retained rider for Godolphin and Darley's Australian racing operations and plans to ride freelance.
Trainer Chris Waller enjoyed a group I double Sept. 20 in Australia, capturing the George Main Stakes (Aus-I) with Sacred Falls at Royal Randwick and the Underwood Stakes (Aus-I) at Caulfield with Foreteller.
Advance-deposit wagering site TVG is promoting its Australian racing platform by offering a trip to the Melbourne Cup (Aus-I).
A study published online this spring found no link between the vast majority of horses who suffer from exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage and long-term racing performance.
Just as he has marched up many other rankings of top stallions, Galileo appears poised for a climb on the list of leading Breeders' Cup sires in the years ahead. read blog
Gooree Stud's Hallowed Crown remains unbeaten after winning the AUS$1 million De Bertoli Wines Golden Rose (Aus-I) Sept. 13 at Rosehill Gardens.
Last entering the stretch, The Grey Gatsby unleashed a fierce rally and stunned dual Derby winner Australia in a last-gasp victory in the Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I) Sept. 13 at Leopardstown.
Roger Smith's Kingston Hill charged past runner-up Romsdal with a mighty late run and won the Ladbrokes St. Leger, the third jewel in England's Triple Crown, Sept. 13 at Doncaster.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the group I Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. read blog
Coolmore and partners' brilliant dual Derby winner Australia tries for a fourth straight top-level win this season in the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I) Sept. 13 at Leopardstown.
Winless but competitive in three starts this year, Epsom Derby (Eng-I) runner-up Kingston Hill is the favorite for the Ladbrokes St. Leger (Eng-I) Sept. 13.
Wise Dan, Australia, Saratoga, Del Mar, Parx Racing, Europe, Golden Gate Fields, and more! view slideshow
Saratoga, Wise Dan, Del Mar, Monmouth Park, Hastings, Woodbine, Europe & More! view slideshow
Dual Derby winner Australia conquered older opponents with consummate ease Aug. 20 at York, winning the Juddmonte International (Eng-I) by two lengths from The Grey Gatsby.
The editor of Sydney, Australia's oldest continuously published daily newspaper has resigned to assume the position of chief executive officer at Thoroughbred Breeders Australia and Aushorse Marketing.
Racing needs to beef up out-of-competition testing. read blog
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