Rubick – Has trainers walking with a spring in their step.

The rumours running hot within breeding and racing circles are that the first crop of Rubick, whose oldest foals are set to debut next month, have their trainers walking with a real spring in their step. This has seen Rubick posted as favourite to become leading first season sire as per below. This market is quite indicative of the word getting around the industry as many of the stallions behind Rubick in this market stood for a service fee multiple of that of Rubick’s. CrownBet Australian first-season sire betting (By most individual winners in the 2018-19 season) Rubick 3.00 Deep…

Q&A with Jack Bruce, Racing Manager – Baker Racing

We recently sat down with Jack Bruce, racing manager at Baker Racing to discuss the ins and outs of his role. Or as he put it; what it’s like being Bjorn Baker’s “extra pair of arms.” Metamorphosis included. What is your role at Baker racing? My official title is Racing Manager but to be honest I am the extra pair of arms for Bjorn. Each morning I help with trackwork and saddle up on raceday. Then I morph into a stable manager when needed in the stables and get right into animal husbandry when needed. And unfortunately I get to…

It’s all in the family

The saying goes “when you’re on to a good thing stick to it” so it’s no surprise that the family of Your Song X Sheeznodoubt are already with Gollan Racing and have delivered close to $100,000 in prize money to date. The Gollan stable has already had success with Your Song X Sheeznodoubt sisters She’s Our Star and Hollaback Girl. And it is the success and belief in the family that prompted Tony Gollan to go looking to purchase more of this family at Magic Millions. It was a match made in heaven when miRunners approached Tony Gollan with this…

It’s nearly Father’s Day – what are our horses’ fathers up to?

Our 2018 miRunners horses’ sires were all on show this weekend in the yearly tradition – the Stallion parades. What was it all about? This weekend Hunter Valley studs including Arrowfield, Widden Stud and Coolmore opened their doors to broodmare owners and clientele alike to view the Stallions on their books for the 2018 season. This might seem like any other parade – these stallions are household names in the racing industry. But this weekend, breeders had a chance to see if what they think will work on paper has potential in in the flesh. (You can try your hand…

Five reasons to buy now – including your first month fee-free

Get a taste of the ownership lifestyle with our limited-time special offer! This is the perfect time to buy a $275 unit in a miRunners horse. miRunners is a ground-breaking new ownership platform in racing which allows you to experience premium thoroughbred ownership at the fraction of the traditional price. By splitting all costs into 1,000 units, racehorse ownership is affordable for all Australians. This is the perfect time to join nearly 2,000 Australians who already own a unit in Saganaki, Sheezawitness, Not A Royal Doubt, Zoushack and our two new thoroughbreds – and we’ll tell you why. 1. Father’s Day –…

Meet the Queensland miRunners filly this weekend

Get a taste of the ownership lifestyle at miRunners’ free event – meet Queensland’s very own miRunners horse Your Song X Sheeznodoubt at Eagle Farm stables. This Sunday, Tony Gollan’s Eagle Farm stables will showcase Queensland’s first miRunners horse: Your Song x Sheeznodoubt. You’ll also get the chance to meet her trainer. Tony Gollan has won Queensland’s premier trainer competition for four years running and we’re very excited to be working with him to train Your Song X Sheeznodoubt. RECENT NEWS: See Your Song X Sheeznodoubt’s journey from the start There is something about this filly that had our vet banging…

Toby Greene: owning with mates has never been easier

AFL footballer Toby Greene plays for the GWS Giants, has won the Kevin Sheedy Medal and was selected in the All-Australian team in 2016. He is also a racing enthusiast who owns a unit in the Rubick x Slainte filly, trained by Bjorn Baker and based in Western Sydney. My name’s Toby Greene. I got drafted up to GWS when I was 18 and this is my seventh year. It’s been a really good ride so far. We’re one of the better sides now and I’m loving life in Western Sydney. Something my close mates know about me is how…

The scientific reason Winx shattered Black Caviar’s record

To most Australians Winx does not stand out from the crowd or look like a sure winner but looks can be deceiving. She’s now billed as the world’s greatest horse. And we’ve asked some industry experts why this champion is so good. The champion Aussie mare raced into history this weekend at Randwick with her 26th straight victory, surpassing the mark set by the legendary Black Caviar. But Winx is not like Black Caviar. Black Caviar would blitz her rivals with one of the longest strides every measured on a racehorse – a whooping 8.42 metres. When the average racehorse…