Category: Breeding


Jul 07
Bomberg a 300,000gns purchase, finds top gear

Bomberg  a 300,000gns purchase finds top gear in the Conference & Banqueting Facilities @ Limerick Racecourse Maiden for the masterful Aidan O’Brien and  Wayne Lordancombination   Smart debut! 👀 300,000gns purchase Bomberg finds top gear late on to pull clear in the Conference & Banqueting Facilities At Limerick Racecourse Maiden for the Wayne Lordan and […]

Jul 06
Ezeliya, This Year’s Oaks Winner, Retired to Stud

Ezeliya, the winner of this year’s Oaks, has been officially retired to stud. The announcement was made by Aga Khan Studs on Saturday morning. Setback Leads to Retirement The statement revealed that Ezeliya experienced a training setback earlier in the week. Consequently, it was decided that she would retire to Gilltown Stud to become part […]

Jun 25
First Season Sires, top performers based on progeny performance.

First Season Sires: A Promising New Generation The excitement in the world of  racing reaches a new high with the debut of first-season sires. These stallions, each having showcased exceptional talent on the racetrack, now embark on a journey in their stud careers. Here’s an in-depth look at this years first-season sires, their top performers. […]

Apr 23
Todays Breezup at Goffs- First Season Sire Lots

Arizona (IRE) Lot71 Arizona (IRE) x Weekend Getaway (IRE) 2022 B.F Derryconnor Stud Lot71  x Weekend Getaway (IRE) Best RPR 69   SERGEI PROKOFIEV (CAN) 114 60 Sergei Prokofiev (CAN) x Tongue Twista (GB) 2022 B.C Lackendarra Stables 62 Sergei Prokofiev (CAN) x Tout Va Bien (IRE) 2022 B.C Lacka House Stables 65 Sergei Prokofiev […]

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 […]