Category: Breeding


Mar 11
Betting On Horse Races: The Beginner’s Guide to What Not to Do

Stepping into the world of horse racing betting can feel like wandering into a labyrinth without a map. The excitement, the thrill of the race, the cheering crowds—all these elements make horse racing a unique and captivating sport. However, for beginners, the allure of quick wins can quickly turn into a series of avoidable pitfalls. […]

  • Aintree
Feb 06
The French Takeover: Is Irish Racing Breeding Falling Behind?

The French Takeover: Is Irish Racing Breeding Falling Behind? In the recent Dublin Racing Festival, a worrying trend emerged that raised eyebrows and sparked discussions within the Irish racing community. Out of the eight Grade One winners at the festival, an astounding seven were born in France. This dominance, coupled with the fact that the […]

Mar 08
Trailblazing female racehorse trainer honoured in Newmarket on International Women’s Day

A forgotten racehorse trainer who was the first woman in the UK to be issued with a training licence in 1886 is to have a race at The QIPCO Guineas Festival renamed in her honour, The Jockey Club announces today – International Women’s Day.   Ellen Chaloner has laid in an unmarked grave in Newmarket […]

  • Aintree
Oct 21
LOPE Y FERNANDEZ will retire to The National Stud for the 2022 breeding season.

It has been announced that the high-class LOPE Y FERNANDEZ will retire to The National Stud  for the 2022 breeding season.   The multiple Group 1 and Classic placed son of Lope De Vega was trained by Aidan O’Brien for the  Coolmore partners, who will retain part ownership alongside new owners The National Stud,  Whitsbury Manor […]

Oct 21
Another roaring success means Meade and owners reload at the Sales

Having laid the ghost of Layfayette’s agonising defeat in the Irish EBF Auction Series Final of 2019 to rest, Noel Meade is backing Sunday’s victor Lady Of Inishfree to continue the trend of Irish EBF Auction Series contestants by graduating to stakes class.   A supporter of the series since its inception in 2015, Meade […]

Apr 06
European Breeders’ Fund pledge £1.8million of prize money enhancements

The European Breeders’ Fund have renewed their financial contribution to British horseracing in 2021, pledging £1.8million of prize money enhancements between Flat and National Hunt racing. “With financial enhancements focused between Class 4 and Listed level, this renewed pledge is very welcome at a critical time for British racing.” Richard Wayman, Chief Operating Officer, BHA […]

Mar 10
Goffs February Weanlings Sale Online – Watch live on March 11th 2021

Following the extension to the current Covid restrictions announced by the Irish Government, Part 2 of the Goffs February Sale will now be held as a live online sale on 11th March. Live Stream Video Below – Click for sales catalogue Tweets by Goffs1866

Mar 10
The Mount Rushmore of Mares : Festivals greatest jumping females

The Cheltenham Festival is only a week away and this year there is a new race set to be hotly contested on Friday, March 19 and that’s The Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Chase. In honour of the greatest mares to have ever graced the Cheltenham turf, the winning trophy has been specially designed and commissioned […]

Mar 08
Goffs New Timed Online Sale for horses-in-training on March 24th

Following the success of last month’s Goffs Online January Sale, which sold horses-in-training and breeding stock up to £300,000, Goffs are to hold another timed online sale on 24 March for which entries are now open. The Goffs Online March Sale will largely be focused on horses-in-training but will also be open to breeding stock […]