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525k Frankel (again) filly tops Great Southern opening day

It was a varied day’s selling at Inglis on Thursday, the opening day of the Great Southern Weanling Sale seeing weanlings by the proven high-class stallions sell exceptionally well with only one first-season sire - Pinatubo (Ire) - represented in the top 10 sellers.
Friday 14th June
The relationship between stud fee and yearling price: Part 1

In the first of this two-part series, The Thoroughbred Report takes a look at yearling sale averages relative to conceived stud fees for both Australian and New Zealand based sires.

June 14th 2024

Julia Ritchie acquires $1.3 million Zoustar share on Inglis Digital Sale

In a monumental event for the Inglis Digital Sale, a share in the highly-sought after Zoustar captured plenty of attention. Offered publicly for the first time, the share fetched an impressive $1.3 million, secured by Bangaloe Stud. The sale, offered by Qatar Bloodstock, highlighted Zoustar's current theoretical value at an extraordinary $78 million.

June 13th 2024

Words of Wisdom: Susan Archer

In the fourth of The Thoroughbred Report's series talking to some of the most successful figures in Australasian racing and breeding, we had a chat with Arrowfield’s Communications Manager Susan Archer who has accomplished much as a media professional and breeder.

June 13th 2024

Hutch looks forward to Great Southern Sale, anticipates vendors will meet the market

Thursday sees the opening day of the Inglis Great Southern Sale with a strong catalogue of weanlings making their way through the ring, joined on Friday by broodmares and racing fillies. The Thoroughbred Report had a chat with Inglis' Sebastian Hutch about his expectations for the sale.

June 13th 2024

Millionaire Easter graduates dazzle at the midweeks

The opening two races of Kensington’s midweek card showcased some remarkable parallels. Both winners were $1.3 million purchases from the Inglis Easter Yearling Sales, both were sired by Australia’s reigning Champion sire, I Am Invincible, and both have powerhouse China Horse Club as part of their ownership.

June 13th 2024

Danehill Part 1: The Early Years

TTR AusNZ is going to run a series of features on Danehill over the next few weeks. From his early days, to the infamous auction between Arrowfield and Coolmore, to his ongoing impact on the breed. We hope you enjoy the Danehill journey with us.

June 12th 2024

Analyse this: Breeder in focus on Woppitt Bloodstock

In this series, TTR AusNZ shines the analytical spotlight on an in-form sire, trainer, vendor or breeder who is enjoying a particularly good run and Woppitt Bloodstock is TTR AusNZ's breeder of the month.

June 12th 2024

Trial Report: Essaouira's family to the fore at Rosehill

The family of Darley's blue-hen mare Essaouira (Exceed And Excel) was prominently featured in two heats on Tuesday morning at Rosehill, including her 11th foal, Caravanserai (Blue Point {Ire}), who was impressive in winning Heat 10.

June 12th 2024