How Critical are X-Rays in Buying Yearlings?

X-Ray assessments have become all the rage in yearling inspections and auctions in the past 15 years. Here we go through why they’re used and how much you should allow them to influence your purchase. First of all, don’t be fooled by the x-ray conversations when talking about yearling purchases. Just like pedigree, an x-ray assessment is not a pass or fail for the yearling being considered, it is one of many factors to consider. RELATED NEWS: Why pedigree shouldn’t be your only consideration The culture surrounding x-rays is now one of suitability and practicality. It is one that allows…

Six reasons why you need to own a racehorse

Whether you’re a sports nut, a regular racegoer or simply a lover of horses, nothing beats the experience of owning a premium racehorse. Here’s why. 1: Race day experience You know that exhilarating feeling you have when you’ve put $5 on a horse and he’s leading the pack with 150 metres to go? Now imagine that feeling when you have more than just $5 on the horse. Imagine that feeling when you own the horse. Nothing gets the adrenalin pumping – or the emotional attachment stronger – than when your own horse is competing. Especially when you’re there in person,…