Premium thoroughbred ownership really is delivering on a lifetime’s ambition for miRunners owners

MiRunners owners are passionate about being first time owners in premium thoroughbred racehorses. You only have to read their comments and testimonials in the miRunners Facebook page, and see their faces and reactions when they meet their horses at our owners’ stable days, and how much they enjoy seeing their horse run,  to know how strong this passion is. And the stats are in: for most, being a thoroughbred owner is a lifetime’s ambition that, until now, has simply not been an option. MiRunners recently completed a survey of our owners. We spoke to 398 owners representing 22% of the…

Experience premium thoroughbred ownership with our special offer!

miRunners is enabling the everyday Australian to experience premium thoroughbred ownership with Australia’s leading trainers and premium horses all at an affordable price. We aim to bring the best horses together with the best trainers and make them affordable so anyone who has a passion for racing can come on the journey of premium thoroughbred ownership. As an owner you’ll be invited to meet your horse, see it progress in the lead up to its first race, and you will receive regular updates from your trainer. Now is the perfect time to join over 2,000 Australians who already own a…

Graduation time – 3YO back in training

During the spring Australian Racing refocuses again on 2YO racing in an effort to find the next superstar of racing. But just as exciting and often more rewarding can be the return to the track of the 3YO thoroughbred and for many the first full race preparation. On a soft track at Wyong yesterday the first miRunners horse, Saganaki, stretched his legs on the track for the first time this Spring. Owners were ready to see what this gelding had in the tank now he was a 3YO. And he did not disappoint. Saganaki pinged from the gate and did…

Gai Waterhouse eyes maiden Geelong Cup

With the Geelong Cup aka The Gateway to Glory as it is affectionately known to many – due to it’s history of being one of the most reliable precursor guides to the result of the Melbourne Cup – less than 24 hours away we have decided to do a round up of all the miRunners trainers and their days input. Run at Geelong Racecourse over 2400m the open handicap offers prize money of $300,000 and runs the Wednesday after Caulfield Cup Day, around a fortnight before Melbourne Cup Day, and has done so since 1947. First held back in 1872…

Building a vibrant future for racing – based on ownership for everyone, and a love of horses

miRunners is creating a new grassroots movement that will create a new, much larger pool of racehorse owners for the future, creating greater benefits for everyone in the industry. All of us in the thoroughbred racing industry have a responsibility to nurture its future. It’s the second-largest industry in Australia. Around 50,000 people work in racing, and each year an estimated 2.5 million Australians go to the races. New events such as The Everest and The Kosciusko in New South Wales, and new initiatives such as miRunners’ own Community Horse in Geelong, all fire the imagination of the broader public.…

The view from inside Caulfield

It is the home of some of Australia best trainers, a place where the magic of prepping a horse takes place while most people are asleep. But on Friday 28th September 50 lucky miRunners owners joined trainer Mick Price for an insider’s view of a morning training session. It was an overcast start to the day but as owners arrived to the Mick Price Racing gate at Caulfield there was an air of optimism and excitement. They were about to go where even sole owners barely went. With a quick roll call and a serious reminder of the safety concerns…

Queensland trainer Tony Gollan shares his top 5 wins

With four Queensland premierships and known for a long time as the best trainer north of the Tweed River, Tony Gollan has established himself as one of Australia’s premier trainers. Editors note: This article was first published on March 26, 2018. Last year alone Tony’s stable trained 107 winners. Thankfully for us, Tony has a watertight memory and was able to recall which of his more than 1,500 wins are his favourite when we sat down with him. Having recently come on board with miRunners to train Your Song x Sheezenodoubt, here’s Tony’s top five career wins in no particular…

Why this former Miss Tourism Australia joined Team Geelong

Former Miss Tourism Australia, Sarah Czarnuch is a busy lady. Between her international modelling career and her latest role as Bet 365 Geelong Cup ambassador – we managed to secure some of her precious time to talk fashion, racing and what it’s like to join Team Geelong and the miRunners family as an owner. With such huge involvement in, and love for the fashion industry, she finds spring racing to be an “incredible time of the year to really experiment with your looks and have a bit of fun with some trackside glam.” Racing ain’t just about the fashion for…

Owners gain Everest Day access to Melbourne Cup winning trainer and jockey as Zoushack impresses

miRunners owners gained exclusive access on Everest Day to Melbourne Cup winning trainer, David Hayes and two-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey, Kerrin McEvoy, at Royal Randwick as their thoroughbred, Zoushack, impressed in a strong field on a heavy track in the first race. Zoushack’s first race Zoushack was nominated for the 1000-metre, $125,000 Victory Vein Plate after winning his latest barrier trial on a heavy track at Warwick Farm on the 8 October. After becoming unsettled in the barriers, Zoushack jumped reasonably well and headed forward. Following a squeezing from two outside runners early, he eventually joined a group of…

Name our racehorse: Rubick X Slainte

Naming nominations are now live… Rubick X Slainte needs a name and this one is up to you. Rubick X Slainte, trained by leading trainer Bjorn Baker, was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions from Willow Park Stud for $275,000 and has now been nominated for the Magic Millions and Golden Slipper. Why am I suggesting names for this horse?. From day one of miRunners’ existence, it has been about the collective power of the public and the racing community. On top of making racehorse ownership affordable, everyday Australians have been involved in naming miRunners’ first four horses,…