Rubick filly shaping up as a 2YO runner

Each year one of the more exciting aspects in the wonderful world of thoroughbred racing is the commencement of two-year-old racing. So often these early runners are the elite athletes. These are the ones who are physically and mentally ready to put their hands up and show the world what they can do on the racetracks of Australia. It is amazing how often the winner of the Breeders Plate – the opening 2YO race of the year – has gone on to shape the racing and breeding industry for decades to come. RECENT NEWS: Rubick x Slainte’s journey from Magic…

Saganaki’s injury heals in just 24 hours

24 hours is all it took for the team at Emeran Park to turn around a common injury that can sideline racehorses. The first ever miRunners horse, Saganaki, came up with the abscess which put the team to work to ensure a speedy recovery. “If you don’t have a hoof, you don’t have a racehorse” is a common saying amongst trainers and something as simple as a tiny abscess can make this statement ring true. An abscess in a horse is much like a human abscess where there is a localised accumulation of pus that causes pain, predominantly from the…

It’s time to become an owner after NSW prize money increases by $24 Million

Owners, jockeys and trainers of horses competing in Metropolitan, provincial and country races have all had a huge boost this morning after an announcement from Racing NSW confirming a substantial increase in prize money. This means a broad range of prizemoney increases will take effect from 1 September 2018, with prizemoney to increase by more than $24 million annually. RECENT NEWS: Rubick x Slainte nominated for 2019 Golden Slipper From September minimum prizemoney for Saturday metropolitan races will increase by $25,000 to $125,000 per race. The majority of the increase in prizemoney will be on horses finishing fourth to tenth…

Bjorn Baker reaches 100 wins for the third straight season

Bjorn Baker has once again proved to be one of the best trainers in the country: bringing up his 100th NSW winner for the third straight season. Having arrived in Sydney in 2011, Baker has spent the past seven years working hard and training winners: none more so than Unencumbered who won the 2014 Magic Millions. RELATED NEWS: Bjorn Baker on why you should choose his horse He has gained a reputation for being a larrikin on social media, Baker has backed it up with his results on the track: especially in New South Wales with this year’s century of…

From Magic Millions to Golden Slipper nomination: Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s journey

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: none more remarkable than his prolific win in the 2013 BTC Cup at…

From Magic Millions to 2019 Golden Slipper nomination – the journey for Rubick X Slainte

The ground-breaking miRunners filly Rubick X Slainte was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions from Willow Park Stud for $275,000 and has now been nominated for the 2019 Magic Millions and 2019 Golden Slipper. This filly, sired by Rubick, the highest-rated 2YO colt of his generation, is a perfect match for leading NSW trainer Bjorn Baker who won the Magic Millions in 2014 with Unecumbered. Rubick X Slainte’s Pedigree Her mother, Slainte, by Not A Single Doubt out of Academy Angel, was big, strong and athletic and extremely fast. She broke track records over 1,000 metres and showed the…

Your Song x Sheeznodoubt nominated for 2019 Golden Slipper

One of the ground-breaking miRunners’ fillies, Your Song x Sheeznodoubt, has her first nomination: for the Golden Slipper no less! Prize money for 2019 is confirmed at $3,500,000. The Golden Slipper is the world’s richest race for juveniles. In technical terms, the Golden Slipper Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-olds run over 1,200 metres on turf at set weights conditions, held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, Australia. 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:…

What ownership in Your Song x Sheeznodoubt looks like

Whether you’re a sports nut, a regular racegoer or simply a lover of horses, nothing beats the experience of owning a premium racehorse like Your Song x Sheeznodoubt. miRunners makes racing affordable by purchasing premium thoroughbreds, matching them up with Australia’s best trainers and splitting the cost by 1,000 units. Ownership is just $275 (plus a monthly fee of $15). Here’s why you should get involved… 1: Your Song x Sheeznodoubt is trained by Queensland’s best trainer, Tony Gollan Brisbane-based Tony Gollan has come on board to train Your Song x Sheeznodoubt Tony is one of Australia’s top trainers and…

Rubick x Slainte nominated for 2019 Golden Slipper

One of the ground-breaking miRunners’ fillies, Rubick x Slainte, has her first nomination: for the Golden Slipper no less! Prize money for 2019 is confirmed at $3,500,000. The Golden Slipper is the world’s richest race for juveniles. In technical terms, the Golden Slipper Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-olds run over 1,200 metres on turf at set weights conditions, held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, Australia. RECENT NEWS: What ownership in Rubick X Slainte looks like The Slipper has been won by racing royalty such as Sebring and – more recently –…

Affordable premium ownership model experiencing significant growth

In an industry traditionally closed off to everyone but the wealthy, miRunners have made a significant impact by making premium thoroughbreds trained by leading trainers affordable to the everyday Australian. The progressive Australian startup has been offering the opportunity to buy into a premium thoroughbred racehorse trained by household names including Melbourne Cup-winning Gai Waterhouse and David Hayes for as little as $165 plus a nominal monthly fee. In just over 12 months they’ve managed to bring over 1,800 owners into the racing industry from all walks of life. RECENT NEWS: Performance update for our first six thoroughbreds To date,…