Insider Knowledge: Get the Inside Scoop with miRunners

The ownership experience from miRunners is all the more rewarding when you consider the inside information and trainer’s updates you get: all for just $15 a month. miRunners is a revolutionary new ownership platform that launched last year which purchases quality thoroughbreds, matches them with top trainers and splits the cost into 1,000 units of ownership. RECENT NEWS: The story behind miRunners’ stable names Ownership with miRunners not only gives you the top class ownership experience, it gives you what every race lover wants: the inside scoop. Your trainer gives weekly video updates on your horse, allowing you to follow the…

miRunners trainers with five runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Sydney Cup

miRunners trainers have five runners in this Saturday’s $2m Group 1 Sydney Cup at Randwick. A field of 20 starters will set off on the two-mile feature handicap. The Sydney Cup is one of four Group 1 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival features held on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick Racecourse on the second Saturday in April each season. The 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin heads up the weights with 57kg. Chairman’s Handicap winner Sir Charles Road is in the field as is Adelaide Cup winner Fanatic while Japanese raider Prestwick adds further interest to the race. RECENT…

How Horse Racing Trials Work

You’ve watched your horse be educated, you’ve chosen their racing name, you’ve deliberated over silks designs and now the moment has come for them to hit the track for horse racing trials! Watching your horse trial can feel like the Melbourne Cup but in reality it is just another step in the process of building a racehorse: a racehorse that can handle different tracks, riders and race situations. Horse racing trials are mini races without the pressure. When working in a race preparation, all horses are accustomed to training with stable mates but this is not racing. Racing has a…

Why we purchased Your Song x Sheeznodoubt

Your Song x Sheeznodoubt was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000: amazing value for the precocious filly from Widden Stud. As part of the miRunners ownership platform, ownership in Your Song x Sheeznodoubt is only $275 per unit with a monthly fee of $15 for your first unit ($5 for any additional units). MEET THE HORSE: You can meet Your Song x Sheeznodoubt at Tony Gollan’s Eagle Farm stable on Sunday 26 August. It is a free event: simply register here. Here’s the main reasons why Your Song x Sheeznodoubt – to be trained by leading…

The story behind miRunners’ stable names

Owners love the stable names for their racehorses. It allows them to get connected to their horses before an official name is chosen and can also gives them a unique little insight to their thoroughbred’s personality. For example, many Saganaki owners still refer to him as his stable name – Bluey – which was chosen when he was still known to outsiders as “Real Saga x Cubism”. With miRunners purchasing five horses at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions, we sat down with Shannon Betts, Owner and Founder of Emeran Park, to talk through the stable names of the current…

Who is Adrian Bott? The story of Gai’s co-trainer

You would have been hearing the name Adrian Bott quite a lot lately since he formed a partnership with the most familiar name in racing, Gai Waterhouse. As such, Adrian is also the co-trainer of miRunners filly, Not A Royal Doubt: a very muscular filly who is looking like a strong early runner. For those interested in Adrian’s background, we delve into his history and the journey he took to partner the Lady Trainer. Adrian Bott has surrounded himself with thoroughbreds all his life. Growing up at Segenhoe stud, Bott’s ambition was always to be on the world stage of…

What’s a farrier and why is it important?

You’ve heard of a farrier and you may even know that it’s incredibly important. But why? What do they do? And what modern methods are being used to cross over human and horse care? At least every month the farrier visits all miRunners horses. But why? Because there is an old saying that is as true today as it was 50 years ago: “If you don’t have a foot you don’t have a racehorse” That is because you need the foot to be in good condition to maintain soundness. You need the foot to support the rest of the horse.…

Majority of units sold in 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. With the majority of units sold, you will have to move quickly if you want to buy-into this strong early runner with units available for $275 plus a monthly fee of $15 for your first unit (and $5 for any additional units). RELATED NEWS: Why Not A Royal Doubt is a value buy The horse was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions…

Not A Royal Doubt given tick of approval by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott

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. Not A Royal Doubt has been given Adrian Bott’s tick of approval at the recent miRunners Information Day held at Tulloch Lodge on Sunday. Feeling part of the inner circle, miRunners owners and interested parties were invited into Gai Waterhouse’s stables, meeting her staff, inspecting the facilities and even getting to hold the Melbourne Cup. They were also able to meet and talk with…

miRunners trainers eyeing Australia’s first international win of the year

Australia could have an international winner in 2018 before Winx even boards a plane as Bjorn Baker and David Hayes tackle the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in the early hours of Sunday morning – 1am AEDT (6:05pm local time on Saturday). Australian horses have a solid recent record in the Al Quoz Sprint, after Buffering claimed the race in 2016 and Ortensia saluted in 2012. The Bjorn Baker trained Music Magnate flew out for this Saturday’s Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai. Baker said he couldn’t be happier that the Group 1 winner was enjoying a trouble-free run-up…