Harvey Crossman’s Lima Syndicate welcomed Castle Retreat back to winning form this week and they have another promising type by Mungrup Stud champion Oratorio ready to make his debut at Ascot this Saturday.
Contract Racing’s David and Jenny Moodie did Victorian breeders a huge favour when the industry first rolled out VOBIS.
Coolmore Stud has announced a second stallion relocation in as many days involving its Ashford Stud base in Kentucky.
Wyndholm Park stallion Captain Gerrard (Ire) sired his first Australian TAB winner at Ballarat on Thursday.
Westbury Park stallion Lucky Unicorn sired another off-shore winner when Smart Guy scored at Happy Valley on Wednesday evening.
Waikato Stud founder Nelson Bunker Hunt died on Tuesday in an aged-care facility in Dallas.
Darley Australia has acquired a 50% stake in G1 Golden Rose winner Hallowed Crown.
Former NZ shuttler Elnadim has been pensioned with immediate effect by Derrinstown Stud in Ireland.
Coolmore Stud will relocate Declaration of War to Ashford Stud in Kentucky for the 2015 northern breeding season.
Woodside Park Stud has purchased a 25% share in star colt Rich Enuff.
Hunter Thoroughbred breeders have welcomed the decision of the NSW Planning Assessment Commission that the economic benefits of the Drayton South mine project do not outweigh the potential demise of the region’s equine industry and that the project is not in the public interest.
Onadowntowntrain completed a winning week for Gold Front Thoroughbreds trainer Brent Albuino in the Crown Metropol Hcp (1000m) on Saturday.
Trainer Dan Morton has labelled Low Tide as a horse who could develop into a talented stayer this season.
Fontein Ruby once again showed why she is a force to be reckoned with leading into the G1 VRC Oaks with another courageous winning effort in the G3 Caulfield Classic on Saturday.
Bel Thor became the latest stakes winner by God’s Own when he edged out the favourite Our Hand Of Faith in the LR Seymour Cup (1600m) on Sunday.
Vital Importance started the Ascot season with the sixth win of her career and trainer Neville Parnham is confident of another successful campaign this summer.
First-up specialist Bel Sprinter returned to his best form when forcing a dead-heat decision in the G2 Caulfield Sprint (1100m) on Saturday.
Darley stallion Reset was back in black for a second week running on Saturday.
Vinery sire Husson has a live chance for a Group 1 after Lucky Hussler sprinted away with the G3 Moonga Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
Muscovado has won three of her last four starts for Gai Waterhouse and she’s only just getting started.
Prompt Return has lived up to his name with a debut victory for ill-fated Arrowfield Stud sire Beneteau at Bendigo.
Abby Adsit is getting down to business in New York with winners like Frost Giant (USA) filly On A Snowy Evening.