Everyone has eyes on The Everest this Saturday

The excitement and passion is growing for this weekend’s The Everest race at Royal Randwick in Sydney, billed as the world’s biggest race on turf – with a dash of controversy to help keep things moving! Putting that controversy and debate aside, what’s clear is that racing is important to many Australians at all levels. The excitement that flows from races like The Everest, and new initiatives such as The Kosciuszko for NSW country thoroughbreds, is tangible. And all weeks before the big one, the Melbourne Cup! What’s more, with Saganaki’s trainers Kris Lees and David Hayes fielding four probable…

Zoushack nominated for Royal Randwick on The Everest Day after trial win

Zoushack set to race at Royal Randwick on The Everest Day after trial win

Promising David Hayes trained colt, Zoushack, is set to race in the 1000-metre, $125,000 Victory Vein Plate, this Saturday, The Everest Day, at Sydney’s Royal Randwick after winning its latest barrier trial at Warwick Farm on Monday morning. This Saturday, Randwick hosts the second running of the ‘world’s richest race on turf’ – The Everest. Four runners in the prestigious event are trained by the miRunners trainers, Kris Lees (3) and David Hayes (1), while miRunners trainers Bjorn Baker and Gai Waterhouse / Adrian Bott have horses running on the day. Zoushack’s sire Zoustar has already in 2018 excitingly sired…

The History Of Geelong Racecourse

The Geelong Racecourse is one of Victoria’s major regional horse racing venues. The current racecourse dates back to 1908. The annual Geelong Cup is held at the course every October, as well as a number of other race meets through the year. The Geelong Racing Club was formed in 1866, holding their first meet on January 18 1866. February 23 1872 saw the first Geelong Cup held at the Marshalltown course. RELATED NEWS: Belong to Geelong In 1907 it was decided to relocate the Geelong Racecourse and Geelong Showgrounds to their current site on Breakwater Road, East Geelong. The first…

EVENT: Meet leading trainer Bjorn Baker & Rubick X Slainte PLUS receive your first month FREE!

miRunners will be running a complimentary event from 5.45pm Wednesday 24 October where you can get a taste of the ownership lifestyle, meet Bjorn Baker and the miRunners thoroughbred he’s training, Rubick x Slainte. Find out more here.

Zoushack owners thrilled with exclusive barrier trial experience at Rosehill

With the sun shining and Spring in fine form, Tuesday morning saw Zoushack’s inaugural barrier trial at Rosehill Racecourse. Lining up for a mid morning start Zoushack looked fit and strong making for a very good first trial away from home coming in 4th. He handled the situation really well, paraded calmly, saddled up nicely and had great temperament – all in all making a top day. Related news: Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s full sister wins impressively. Tim Nixon, owner in Saganaki and Zoushack, was there on the day and expressed that he loved the miRunners model. “It’s cheap and…

Queensland trainer Tony Gollan talks miRunners

We recently took some time out of Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s trainer Tony Gollan’s hectic training schedule to obtain his thoughts on miRunners and it’s benefits. Watch below. As Queensland’s Premiership winning trainer for the last four years running and one who has tasted Group 1 success with horses such as Spirit of Boom and Temple of Boom, not to mention prizemoney wins of over $31 million dollars… He knows his thoroughbreds. “I love this concept. It gives everyday people the chance to grab a unit in a horse otherwise inaccessible; even someone like myself. She’s a quarter-of-a-million dollar filly.” “They…

Vote for Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s new name

You may have seen that we recently ran a competition to nominate what you want Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s new name to be. After 700+ entries they’ve been whittled down to a shortlist for owners to vote on. Voting went live yesterday and as much as we would like to share the front-runners, our lips are sealed. However, voting is still open for a few more days now (closes 11pm AEST 1 October) so if you’re considering purchasing you’ve still got time to buy in and sway the vote. This filly is a perfect match for Queensland’s undisputed champion trainer,…

Great wins by miRunners trainers (Lees & Waterhouse)

Waterhouse might be a household name but a win is a win no matter who you are and sometimes the wins are all the more sweet because they are the culmination of work by the whole team or they are a first of a kind. Here are some amazing moments from some of our miRunners trainers. Gai Waterhouse: Trainer of Not a Royal Doubt As the undisputed leading lady of racing, wins for Gai Waterhouse might seem like a weekly occurrence. However Gai has had to build her own reputation in a industry with few female participants and beside her…

Winners are grinners! Our trainers top wins

Winning a group race on the big stage is seen as the pinnacle of racing and for our trainers this rings true. However sometimes there are races that just mean so much more. Some races have brought owners, trainers and stable staff together for the most exciting ride of their lives. Can you pick which races might be the most exciting of these trainer’s careers? Mick Price: Trainer of Shezawitness Pushing nearly 2,000 career wins you might think it would be hard to find 3 special races in that career but Mick Price just keeps coming up with incredible wins.…