What ownership in Rubick x Slainte 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 Rubick x Slainte. 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: Rubick x Slainte is trained by leading Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker Western Sydney based Bjorn Baker has come on board to train Rubick x Slainte. Bjorn Baker is one of Australia’s top trainers and…

Update on the progress of our first six thoroughbreds

miRunners broke onto the racing scene in 2017 when they offered something the industry had never seen before: affordable racehorse ownership. With a model that matches premium thoroughbred with premium trainers – miRunners makes the full ownership experience accessible to everyone by splitting the cost into 1,000 units. So instead of having to spend thousands of dollars every month, miRunners owners only needs to pay the initial purchase price ($165-275) and then a monthly fee of just $15. This fee covers everything: training, transport, food, admin, management, insurance, vet fees, legal fees, regular race nominations, the lot. A lot has…

Bjorn Baker on why you should choose his horse

Bjorn Baker, one of Australia’s leading thoroughbred trainers and a trainer of the Rubick x Slainte miRunners filly, is in no doubt as to which horse you should have your eyes on. miRunners purchase high-quality racehorses, matches them with Australia’s best trainers and splits the cost into 1,000 units: meaning it only costs $275 to buy into a premium thoroughbred with monthly costs capped at $15 per unit. RECENT NEWS: Why we purchased Rubick x Slainte Training the Rubick filly, the sixth horse purchased by miRunners, Bjorn has encouraged Australians from all walks of life to get on board his horse.…

Spelling: a blessing or a curse for racehorses?

Owners often cringe when they hear the words “time for a spell”. It can often seem as though their investment is just spending time eating grass, not in the stables and not racing. While it can be frustrating for owners to have to bide their time, the reality is that spelling is a critical and necessary component of developing [and maintaining] a successful racehorse. A fast horse is a happy horse that is both mentally and physically ready for the races. Thoroughbreds – especially young horses – are no different from humans in that they perform better when they are…

Name our racehorse: Zoustar x Shack

Nominations are closed and the voting is over… Zoustar x Shack has now been named. Your winning name: Zoushack. Read more here. Who is this horse? Zoushack was purchased by miRunners at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 with leading trainer David Hayes and his Lindsay Park team coming on board to train the colt. RECENT NEWS: How it works: Racehorse Ownership at Cost Price with miRunners Following the proven miRunners model, the horse was split into 1,000 ownership units with members of the public available to purchase ownership in the horse for only $275 plus a $15 monthly…

miRunners sell out two thoroughbreds in a week

miRunners have sold out two more racehorses with all 1,000 units in the impressive Zoushack and the precocious Not A Royal Doubt being snapped up! Both horses were purchased at the Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 in January 2018, with the thoroughbreds becoming the third and fourth miRunners’ horses to be sold out: once again proving that Australians love affordable racehorse ownership. The David Hayes-trained colt Zoushack sold out on Wednesday while the Gai Waterhouse / Adrian Bott trained filly Not A Royal Doubt followed suit on Friday. RECENT NEWS: Why Rubick x Slainte is an exciting purchase Until…

miRunners sell out third thoroughbred

miRunners have sold out yet another racehorse with all 1,000 units in the very impressive Zoushack being snapped up! Having been purchased at the Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 in January 2018, the David Hayes-trained colt is the third miRunners horse to be sold out: once again proving that Australians love affordable racehorse ownership. RECENT NEWS: Another Not A Royal Doubt sister wins Until miRunners, most people were priced out of premium thoroughbred ownership but with an affordable entry point, ownership was instantly made accessible to all Australians for the first time. miRunners purchases high-quality racehorses, matches them up with…

Another sister of Not A Royal Doubt wins!

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. In what is becoming a very promising trend, the siblings of our Not A Single Doubt x Royal Pagent filly continues to win with another sister claiming her maiden victory recently. Tamerett, a half-siser to our filly, won at Warracknabeal in the Emmett’s Wbeal Branch Maiden Plate over 1200m. The filly by Sepoy went out well and managed to kick from 400m with a…

Saganaki storms home to finish second

An incredible run down the final straight saw miRunners’ first ever horse, Saganaki, go within a whisker of claiming victory in an exciting run. This promising run came in only his second start and with his debut seeing a third-placed finish, the gelding has a 100% place record in his racing career so far. RELATED NEWS: Racehorse Ownership at Cost Price with miRunners Saganaki was the first horse to be sold using the ground-breaking miRunners ownership model. Purchased at the Gold Coast Magic Millions for $165,000 – he was purchased by Australians from all walks of life for only $165 a…

What role does a strapper play in racing?

Travelling the world looking after thoroughbreds might sound like a dream, but there is a group of people who are making this dream a reality: the strapper. Strappers look after horses. Depending on their role they may look after a single horse though a lot of the time they have multiple horses they need to take care of. They look after the horses in the stables, in the yards and on race day. They do everything involved in looking after the horse (or horses) assigned to them. The duties include: Cleaning out the stables and yards of their horses Feeding…