The key horse racing terminology new owners need to know

Are you new to racehorse ownership and all the lingo is confusing you? If you familiarise yourself with these key racehorse terms / terminology you will be able to understand what all the “experts” are talking about. Age of Horse: All racehorses celebrate their birthdays on the same day. This makes it easier to keep track of breeding and records. In Asia and the southern hemisphere (Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore) horses celebrate their birthday on the 1st of August each year. In the northern hemisphere (United Kingdom, Ireland, France, USA and Canada) horses celebrate their birthday on…

Exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of Magic Millions yearling purchase

UPDATE: Shezawitness has sold out but you can still get involved in affordable thoroughbred ownership through miRunners with a number of horses and trainers still available. Click here to go to Our Stable and browse through our range of horses and trainers, all for a low price. Subscribers who have purchased a Mick Price Priority Access Voucher will have access to exciting behind-the-scenes coverage from the 2018 Yearling Sale at Magic Millions on the Gold Coast. Seven days of auctions, the Magic Millions‘ annual flagship yearling sale, kick off on Wednesday 10 January at Bundall, adjacent to Surfers Paradise on the…

Everything you need to know about Magic Millions 2018

UPDATE: Shezawitness has sold out but you can still get involved in affordable thoroughbred ownership through miRunners with a number of horses and trainers still available. Click here to go to Our Stable and browse through our range of horses and trainers, all for a low price. What is Magic Millions? Magic Millions is an Australian thoroughbred racehorse auction house which holds auctions around Australia each year including its world famous Gold Coast Yearling Sale at Surfers Paradise in Queensland. What’s happening at Magic Millions this year? On the Gold Coast, seven days of yearling sales are joined by a major…

Last chance to secure units in our Mick Price trained horse

UPDATE: Shezawitness has sold out but you can still get involved in affordable thoroughbred ownership through miRunners with a number of horses and trainers still available. Click here to go to Our Stable and browse through our range of horses and trainers, all for a low price. Time is running out to secure your unit in miRunners’ second horse with the auction approaching and the majority of Priority Access Vouchers already sold. This voucher offer ends at 5pm AEDT on Tuesday 9 January. miRunners’ first horse, Saganaki, sold out before he even began trialling and it looks like the second horse…

Meet Saganaki’s half sister

Family is at the heart of every Christmas celebration so meet a new member of the family – Saganaki’s younger half sister – out of Cubism by Rich Enuff. She’s a lovely strong, healthy filly with all the athleticism of her older siblings. We already have our eye on her to see how she progresses as a yearling. Saganaki has sold out but you can still get involved in affordable thoroughbred ownership through miRunners with a number of horses and trainers still available. Click here to go to Our Stable and browse through our range of horses and trainers, all…

The story behind Emeran Park, the home of Saganaki

Ever wondered why miRunners chose Emeran Park for Saganaki’s education and spelling? Here’s why. A successful career in the city as a journalist never truly satisfied Shannon Betts’ passion for all things thoroughbred so she decided to follow her passion and set-up Emeran Park. Now one of the most sought-after farms in Australia and with a long list of super stars calling it their home away from home, Shannon is truly living her dream. Emeran Park is set in the hills of the Dooralong Valley and this landscape was a major reason Shannon chose this location with the hills working…

Meet the family from Perth who own a racehorse

Gifted a unit in Saganaki by his wife for his birthday, Alan Cundall’s entire family fell in love with horse ownership and now they’ve taken their experience even further. Tell us about you and the family I own a car detailing business here in Perth and used to run my own business as a butcher in New Zealand. We’ve been in Perth as a family for over 20 years after moving from Invercargill. How did you first get introduced to horse ownership? It started with my wife buying me a unit in Saganaki as an early birthday present, which was…

How Critical are X-Rays in Buying Yearlings?

X-Ray assessments have become all the rage in yearling inspections and auctions in the past 15 years. Here we go through why they’re used and how much you should allow them to influence your purchase. First of all, don’t be fooled by the x-ray conversations when talking about yearling purchases. Just like pedigree, an x-ray assessment is not a pass or fail for the yearling being considered, it is one of many factors to consider. RELATED NEWS: Why pedigree shouldn’t be your only consideration The culture surrounding x-rays is now one of suitability and practicality. It is one that allows…

Six reasons why you need to own a racehorse

Whether you’re a sports nut, a regular racegoer or simply a lover of horses, nothing beats the experience of owning a premium racehorse. Here’s why. 1: Race day experience You know that exhilarating feeling you have when you’ve put $5 on a horse and he’s leading the pack with 150 metres to go? Now imagine that feeling when you have more than just $5 on the horse. Imagine that feeling when you own the horse. Nothing gets the adrenalin pumping – or the emotional attachment stronger – than when your own horse is competing. Especially when you’re there in person,…

Four reasons to purchase a Priority Access Voucher

UPDATE: Shezawitness has sold out but you can still get involved in affordable thoroughbred ownership through miRunners with a number of horses and trainers still available. Click here to go to Our Stable and browse through our range of horses and trainers, all for a low price. So you want to buy a racehorse but you don’t want to pay a bucket? Fantastic, you’ve come to the right place! miRunners is offering an ownership unit for a Mick Price-trained horse for between $165-$275 which will be available in January. You really should buy a Priority Access Voucher in the meantime though,…