Racehorse ownership forges friendship for three strappers

The wonderful story of three friends who are using miRunners to reunite at the track for the first time in 30 years. Annie Harvey, Jane O’Shea and Claire Cooksey were childhood friends whose strong bonds have stood the test of time. Riding trackwork and strapping for trainers in the 70’s, the three Melbourne girls grew up together on the track and forged friendships that have lasted a lifetime and even survived the tyranny of distance. Now, 45 years on from first meeting and 30 years on from the last time they were at the racetrack together, the three best friends…

Share the ownership experience with the mothers in your life

While it is often said that it is the thought that counts, the experience is often much better. With miRunners you can give the women you love the best of both worlds with a premium ownership experience. miRunners offers a full racehorse ownership experience but at a fraction of the price – allowing it to be the perfect gift of appreciation for the horse-lover in your life this Mother’s Day. RELATED NEWS: What miRunners owners are saying about the experience If you are an existing miRunners owner, you know what the experience entails: opportunities to meet your horse, a personalised…

Saganaki improves in Newcastle trial

Saganaki impressed his owners again as he finished second in his trial at Newcastle Racecourse on April 24th. After finishing third in his previous trial at Gosford on the 10th of April, Saganaki’s maturity and potential was on show once again as he looked the racehorse the miRunners owners and trainer Kris Lees expects him to be. His fourth trial, since being purchased at the 2017 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $165,000, Kris Lees and his team were keen to work on the young gelding’s jump out of the gate, which was deemed an area in need of improvement after…

Racehorse Ownership at Cost Price with miRunners

With no mark-up on the purchase price of the horse, ownership with miRunners will always be built on quality, transparency and trust. It is unique to miRunners for a yearling to be offered without the price being marked up from the sale price, however this is key in delivering owners the transparency we believe is important in earning the trust of the public. RECENT NEWS: miRunners has four of the top 10 trainers in Australia We are doing something that has never been done before and making ownership affordable to all Australians for the first time. As with anything new,…

Why Rubick x Slainte is an exciting purchase

Rubick x Slainte was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 – a perfect match for trainer Bjorn Baker. As part of the miRunners ownership platform, ownership in Rubick x Slainte is only $275 per unit with a monthly fee of $15 for your first unit ($5 for any additional units). RECENT NEWS: Racehorse Ownership at Cost Price with miRunners Here’s the main reasons why Rubick x Slainte – to be trained by Bjorn Baker – was a purchase we’re excited about. The sire, Rubick Rubick was widely touted as being the highest rated two-year-old of his generation.…

Meet our thoroughbreds and receive your first month free

Hundreds have already registered to get a taste of the ownership lifestyle at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre. If you want to meet your future horse and get your first month free, be quick to register. miRunners will be running a free event on Sunday 20 May where you can meet our horses! Shezawitness (Mick Price) – SOLD OUT Not A Royal Doubt (Gai Waterhouse/Adrian Bott) – SOLD OUT Zoushack (David Hayes) – SOLD OUT Your Song x Sheeznodoubt (Tony Gollan) Rubick x Slainte (Bjorn Baker) If you are considering ownership in a racehorse or want to add to your…

Are the stars aligning for Not A Royal Doubt?

UPDATE: Not A Royal Doubt has sold out with the Australian public purchasing all 1,000 available units. If you missed out it is okay, click Our Stables to view our range of available horses and trainers. When working with animals, especially in racing, simply having the best intentions doesn’t mean that things will go to plan. It’s a common story where, despite grand plans and the best of intentions, things can go awry. This isn’t always the case though: especially when plans are well thought out, have experience and proven success behind them and are executed to perfection, it will…

Australian public names second miRunners horse

It has been a historic day for the owners in the second miRunners horse with the Australian public naming the horse trained by Mick Price. Following a public nomination period that saw over 1,000 names entered, the list was whittled down to a top 40 with owners then voting for the winning submission. RELATED NEWS: The story behind miRunners’ stable names It can now be revealed that the name is Shezawitness (pronounced She’s A Witness). The name is a fitting tribute to Star Witness, the horse’s sire. Shezawitness is a 2016 filly being trained by Mick Price – one of Australia’s…

miRunners owners enjoy experience at Saganaki trial

miRunners owners got a glimpse into the excitement and access of raceday this week as they accompanied Saganaki as the gelding made his return to the track: an impressive run in a Gosford trial. As the sun rose on Tuesday the 10th of April with the Gosford Entertainment grounds glistening from the morning rain, miRunners owners gathered together to watch the long-awaited return of their horse, Saganaki. NOTE: Saganaki is trialing again on Tuesday 24 April in Newcastle at 9:20am. Click here to follow. Whilst not his first rodeo: in fact he it would be his third trial since being…

Bjorn Baker’s Top Five Wins

With over 500 wins and millions of dollars in prize money, Bjorn Baker is one the more known trainers on both sides of the ditch. The New Zealand-born trainer’s foray into Australia has been mighty successful after he came over following a three year partnership with his father that saw Baker Racing win more prize money than any other New Zealand based stable. RECENT NEWS: The story behind miRunners’ stable names We sat down with Bjorn – who will be training our Rubick x Slainte filly at Warwick Farm – to find out which races were his personal favourites. Doomben 10,000…