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Breeding

Encosta De Lago Claims Another Broodmare Title

Retired champion sire Encosta de Lago has galloped away with the broodmare sires titles by money, winners and wins for the second successive year.

Big Increases At Great Southern Sale

Melbourne’s Great Southern Sale finished on with a gross almost double from just two years ago.

Scarlet Billows Sells For $460,000

Classy Group winner Scarlet Billows made the top price of $460,000 when broodmares and breeding prospects took centre stage on Day 3 of the Melbourne Great Southern Sale on Tuesday.

Ipswich Winners Have A Common Link

Self Sense and Monsieur Gustave, the winners of last weekend’s feature Ipswich Cup-Eye Liner Stakes double, share a common pedigree link.

Big Season For Top Sires

Almost seven years after Not A Single Doubt opened his stakes account as a sire, Perth star Scales Of Justice brought up a milestone 90th stakes victory for the leading stallion in Saturday's G3 Hyperion Stakes at Belmont.

Written Tycoon Colt Equals Victorian Weanling Record

A record-equalling price for a Victorian-sold weanling capped off the seco9nd day of the 2017 Melbourne Great Southern Sale at Oaklands.

Record Price For More Than Ready Weanling

A new Victorian weanling record was set on the first day of the 2017 Melbourne Great Southern Sale at Oaklands Junction.

2017 Sires Guide - Impressive First Season List For NSW

NSW studs will boast a group of new thoroughbred stallions in 2017 with at least 21 of the best racehorses seen around the world in recent seasons starting their Australian stud careers.

2017 Sires Guide - New and Relocating Stallions

The following list of sires serving their first seasons, standing in Australia for the first time or relocating in 2017 have been compiled by Brian Russell.

Counterattack heads to stud

Counterattack goes to stud this week without a Group One win but after cementing his reputation as a consistent performer in elite company.

Animal Kingdom Moves Up First Crop List

Arrowfield Stud’s Animal Kingdom sired his fifth Australian-bred winner when his first crop colt Royal Phoenix dead heated in the juvenile race at Flemington on Saturday.

Impending Makes It Nine For Lonhro

Godolphin claimed a new Group One winner at Doomben on Saturday and played a big hand in the breeding of two other G1 winners on the biggest day in Queensland racing.

National Yearling Sale Grosses $144 million

Records have tumbled with the curtain brought down on a hugely successful 2017 Magic Millions National Sale on the Gold Coast.

NATIONAL YEARLING SALE - Written Tycoon Filly Leads Day 2

A Written Tycoon filly topped Day Two of the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Yearling Sale on Wednesday to round out Book One of the auction.

NATIONAL YEARLING SALE - Top Lot Bound For Hong Kong

A More Than Ready colt closely related to recent Group One winning juvenile The Mission topped the first day of the Magic Millions Gold Coast National Yearling Sale on Tuesday.

Egg Tart A Stand Out For Jorson Farm

Julie Brown, the breeder of exceptional filly Egg Tart, says the dual Oaks winner “never stood out in the crowd’’ as a young horse - but that couldn’t be further from the truth now.

Snitzel Closing On Danehill's Record

Champion sire Snitzel is on the verge of a notable record following the win of the promising filly Snitty Kitty in the Listed Lightning Handicap at Doomben on Saturday.

Bonny Result For Classy Sydney Mare

Exciting NZ-bred mare Bonny O’Reilly picked up her first stakes win with her seventh victory in nine starts at Doomben on Saturday.

Gregers Tops National Broodmarte Sale

Former outstanding Melbourne based racemare Gregers has topped the 2017 Magic Millions Broodmare Sale on the Gold Coast.