Keyword: Australia

  • Godolphin One-Two in Chipping Norton Stakes

    Contributer's victory in the Chipping Norton Stakes (Aus-I) Feb. 28 at Warwick Farm, provided owner Godolphin a first top-level win in Australia since launching operations there last year.

  • Pride of Dubai Wins Blue Diamond Thriller

    Pride of Dubai overcame a stretch tussle before getting clear and just holding off 100-1 shot Reemah in the Aus$1 million William Hill Blue Diamond (Aus-I) Feb. 28 at Caulfield Racecourse.

  • Beneteau Colt Brightens Up MM Perth Sale

    A colt by Australia's current leading freshman Beneteau sold Feb. 17 for $340,000 (US$266,048), the highest price in eight years at the Magic Millions Perth yearling sale, but key market indicators were down.

  • Dissident Fires Back to Win C.F. Orr

    Dissident entered the C. F. Orr Stakes as the horse to beat and emerged from Australia's first top-level race of the season Feb. 14 at Caulfield with his fourth group I triumph.

  • Records Fall at Inglis Classic Yearling Sale

    Paced by a sale-topping Per Incanto colt on opening day, the Inglis Classic yearling summer sale posted record returns at the auction's conclusion Feb. 10, with year-over-year increases in average, median, and gross.

  • Inglis Sale Strong Through First Two Days

    A son of I Am Invincible sold for the highest price of $300,000 ($US234,577) at the second session of the Inglis classic yearling summer sale Feb. 9 as robust trading continued in Sydney, Australia.

  • A filly by champion sire Fastnet Rock sold for Aus$1.05 million ($850,846 in U.S. funds) in the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale on Jan. 9.

    Fastnet Rock Filly Tops Gold Coast Session

    A filly by champion sire Fastnet Rock that sold for Aus$1.05 million ($850,846 in U.S. funds) topped the third session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale in Queensland, Australia on Jan. 9.

  • Sepoy Filly Tops Magic Millions Opener

    History was made Jan. 7 when a filly from the first crop of Sepoy sold for $850,000 ($690,107 in U.S. funds) and topped the opening day of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale in Queensland, Australia.

  • Congrats

    Congrats Recovering After Colic Surgery

    Congrats, A.P. Indy's only champion freshman sire, is recovering in good order following December colic surgery in Australia, where he was wrapping up his shuttling obligations at Vinery Australia.

  • Moriarty On Top in Kingston Town Classic

    Irish-bred Moriarty prevailed in a tight finish in the Kingston Town Classic (Aus-I) Dec. 6 at Ascot Racecourse in Perth, besting Disposition and Elite Belle in Australia's final group I race of 2014.

  • Elite Belle, Magnifisio Win in Australia

    Jockey William Pike skillfully guided Elite Belle through opponents in the stretch, where she caught the leader in the final 100 meters and won the Aus$1 million Railway Stakes (Aus-I) Nov. 22 at Ascot in Perth, Australia.

  • The connections of Kingman celebrate his award.

    Cartier Horse of the Year Award to Kingman

    Khalid Abdullah's homebred Kingman was honored as Europe's 2014 Horse of the Year and top 3-year-old colt Nov. 11 when the 24th annual Cartier Racing Awards were presented at the Dorchester Hotel in London, England.

  • Protectionist wins the Melbourne Cup.

    Protectionist Flies to Melbourne Cup Win

    German-trained Protectionist won the Aus$6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) in a four-length romp Nov. 4 at Flemington, defeating gallant globetrotter Red Cadeaux and Who Shot Thebarman.

  • Gutsy Lankan Rupee Makes All in Manikato

    Lankan Rupee, Australia's newly minted Horse of the Year and champion sprinter, blasted from the starting gate at Moonee Valley Oct. 24 and held on for a narrow victory in the Aus$1 million Manikato Stakes (Aus-I).

  • Adelaide won the 2014 Secretariat Stakes.

    Fawkner, Adelaide Among Cox Plate Favorites

    Recent Caulfield Stakes (Aus-I) victor Fawkner is the favorite in a full field of 14 for the Sportingbet Cox Plate (Aus-I), Australia's premier weight-for-age race, Oct. 25 at Moonee Valley.

  • Dayatthespa

    Slideshow: The Week in Photos for 10/7/2014

    See races from the new dirt surface at Keeneland, racing from Belmont Park, France, Santa Anita Park, Woodbine Racetrack, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Australia & More!

  • Waller Strikes With Two Group I Exactas

    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.

  • Buffering Shocks Lankan Rupee in Moir Stakes

    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).

  • Waller Tallies Group I Double in Australia

    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.