See Your Song X Sheeznodoubt’s journey from the start

The miRunners filly Your Song x Sheeznodoubt was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions from Willow Stud for $275,000 and has now been nominated for the 2019 Magic Millions and 2019 Golden Slipper. This filly is a perfect match for Queensland’s undisputed champion trainer, Tony Gollan, who not only won the past four Brisbane Metropolitan Premierships, but also raced this horse’s bloodline to victory in the past. Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s Pedigree Your Song, Fastnet Rock’s brilliant colt, managed several wins in his racing career: his spectacular win in the 2013 BTC Cup at Eagle Farm by five…

Get to know Queensland trainer Tony Gollan

Considered the premier Queensland trainer, Tony Gollan has won the Queensland Trainers Premiership for the last four years running. Tony will be training Your Song x Sheeznodoubt, miRunners’ fifth horse. Click here to buy your unit now – they’re selling fast! Recently we sat down with Tony to ask him the questions directly from our owners’ community. Why did you get into racing? I was born into it. My dad didn’t want me to become a trainer – he wanted me to get a trade – but it was what I knew, what was always there for me and what…

miRunners horses are members of the family

Headlines and stories in the news about owners not putting the welfare of their horse first is another myth we need to discuss. As an owner, you know the emotion you feel every time you see your thoroughbred. You admire the sheer physical stature of your horse; you smile when your horse gives you a cheeky nod; you worry when a viral infection is more than just a cold. It is not prompted, it is not scripted. It is how everyone responds to any member of the family. And as an owner you know that patience is a virtue. When…

Zoustar x Shack has been named

It has been an exciting day for owners of the Zoustar x Shack colt with the name voted and chosen by the owners finally announced. Following a public nomination period that saw over 750 names entered, the list was whittled down to a top 30 with owners then voting for the winning submission. The winning name is: Zoushack. A merger of the colt’s sire (Zoustar) and dam (Shack), it is a name that is easily said and gives a strong acknowledgment to the horse’s impressive sire who has been catching the eye of so many racing lovers. RELATED NEWS: How…

Craig relishing the opportunity to be involved in ownership of three miRunners thoroughbreds

MiRunners owners come from every walk of life. For most, a single unit on a single horse is a good starting point. But for owner Craig Sherwood, one was never going to be enough. He owns a unit in three horses: Not A Royal Doubt, Zoushack, and Rubick x Slainte. “Until now, I guess like many other miRunners owners, I’d not been able to afford to consider buying a racehorse,” he says. “My children have now grown up, and I’m in a position to be able to consider being an owner. All of us make these types of decision, and…

Promising update on Your Song x Sheeznodoubt by Tony Gollan

Tony Gollan’s latest update to owners has brought smiles to the faces of hundreds of people with Queensland’s number one trainer having nothing but good words to say about Your Song x Sheeznodoubt. The only miRunners horse to be based in Queensland, the filly has shown herself to be a fantastic eater and eager to please in early work. There is a real possibility of her becoming an early 2YO runner. RECENT NEWS: From Magic Millions to Golden Slipper nomination: Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s journey You can meet Your Song x Sheeznodoubt on Sunday 26 August at Tony Gollan’s stables. Click…

The 2YO balancing act: training to avoid shin soreness

With the recent thoroughbred birthday meaning a new batch of two-year-old racehorses, many trainers are seeing their stables fill with these youngsters in preparation for the looking 2YO races. As this time rolls around each year, trainers are presented a difficult balancing act to keep their potential runner on the track to debut. The balancing act we are talking about is that of giving the horses enough work and galloping to be fit to race while keeping them sound and healthy in spite of their juvenile skeletal structure. RECENT NEWS: Rubick filly shaping up as a 2YO runner Bone is quite…

Why all horses have a birthday on the 1st of August

This week miRunners celebrates not just one birthday but six birthdays. On August 1st there will be extra bags of carrots in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria for our thoroughbreds as they are each classified as a year older. On Wednesday 1st August all thoroughbreds in Australia will get a year older. Those yearlings coming into their first preps will be qualified for racing and those who are two-years-old will become three-year-old race ready. RECENT NEWS: The benefits of thoroughbred racehorse ownership But not all thoroughbreds were born on the same day, so just how did this miraculous event…

miRunners owners have the opportunity to meet their Colt by Real Saga from Cubism.

The benefits of thoroughbred ownership

Being the owner of a racehorse is a thrill like no other with benefits that the general punter could previously only dream of. Now the excitement and benefits of racehorse ownership is affordable to everyone. For years the benefits listed below have been available only to those who can afford to spend the big dollars but thanks to miRunners, racing ownership has now been made affordable for all Australians. RELATED NEWS: How cost price ownership works with miRunners miRunners purchases quality thoroughbreds, matches them with Australia’s best trainers and splits the cost into 1,000 units. That means you can own…

Name announced for miRunners’ third horse

It has been an exciting day for owners of the third miRunners’ horse with the name that will be on everyone’s lips finally announced. Following a public nomination period that saw over 400 names entered, the list was whittled down to a top 24 with owners then voting for the winning submission. The winning name is: Not A Royal Doubt. A merger of the filly’s sire (Not A Single Doubt) and dam (Royal Pageant), it is a name that rolls off the tongue and gives a grand acknowledgment to the horse’s impressive pedigree. RELATED NEWS: How cost price ownership works…