The story behind miRunners’ stable names

Owners love the stable names for their racehorses. It allows them to get connected to their horses before an official name is chosen and can also gives them a unique little insight to their thoroughbred’s personality. For example, many Saganaki owners still refer to him as his stable name – Bluey – which was chosen when he was still known to outsiders as “Real Saga x Cubism”. With miRunners purchasing five horses at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions, we sat down with Shannon Betts, Owner and Founder of Emeran Park, to talk through the stable names of the current…

Who is Adrian Bott? The story of Gai’s co-trainer

You would have been hearing the name Adrian Bott quite a lot lately since he formed a partnership with the most familiar name in racing, Gai Waterhouse. As such, Adrian is also the co-trainer of miRunners filly, Not A Royal Doubt: a very muscular filly who is looking like a strong early runner. For those interested in Adrian’s background, we delve into his history and the journey he took to partner the Lady Trainer. Adrian Bott has surrounded himself with thoroughbreds all his life. Growing up at Segenhoe stud, Bott’s ambition was always to be on the world stage of…

What’s a farrier and why is it important?

You’ve heard of a farrier and you may even know that it’s incredibly important. But why? What do they do? And what modern methods are being used to cross over human and horse care? At least every month the farrier visits all miRunners horses. But why? Because there is an old saying that is as true today as it was 50 years ago: “If you don’t have a foot you don’t have a racehorse” That is because you need the foot to be in good condition to maintain soundness. You need the foot to support the rest of the horse.…

Majority of units sold in Not A Royal Doubt

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. With the majority of units sold, you will have to move quickly if you want to buy-into this strong early runner with units available for $275 plus a monthly fee of $15 for your first unit (and $5 for any additional units). RELATED NEWS: Why Not A Royal Doubt is a value buy The horse was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions…

Not A Royal Doubt given tick of approval by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott

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. Not A Royal Doubt has been given Adrian Bott’s tick of approval at the recent miRunners Information Day held at Tulloch Lodge on Sunday. Feeling part of the inner circle, miRunners owners and interested parties were invited into Gai Waterhouse’s stables, meeting her staff, inspecting the facilities and even getting to hold the Melbourne Cup. They were also able to meet and talk with…

miRunners trainers eyeing Australia’s first international win of the year

Australia could have an international winner in 2018 before Winx even boards a plane as Bjorn Baker and David Hayes tackle the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in the early hours of Sunday morning – 1am AEDT (6:05pm local time on Saturday). Australian horses have a solid recent record in the Al Quoz Sprint, after Buffering claimed the race in 2016 and Ortensia saluted in 2012. The Bjorn Baker trained Music Magnate flew out for this Saturday’s Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai. Baker said he couldn’t be happier that the Group 1 winner was enjoying a trouble-free run-up…

Racing Bonuses Explained: what they are and how they work

With countless bonus schemes in place in Australian horse racing, we make sense of them for you and take you through the ones you need to know. When you first purchase a unit or share in a racehorse, the immediate vision every owner has is their horse being first past the post in the next Melbourne Cup. RECENT NEWS: This is why Not A Royal Doubt is a value purchase While not everyone will win the Melbourne Cup with their horse, bonus schemes have become commonplace over the past few years and makes it possible for owners to make decent…

miRunners trainers in line to win the Golden Slipper

The world’s richest race for two-year-olds is on this weekend and miRunners will be represented with four of their trainers putting horses in the famous race. Between them, David Hayes, Mick Price, Tony Gollan and Gai Waterhouse/Adrian Bott have six horses running in the AU$3,500,000 race: again confirming that miRunners really does have Australia’s best trainers in their stable. miRunners is a revolutionary model that makes premium thoroughbred ownership affordable to all Australians. By splitting the cost of ownership into 1,000 equal units, everyday Aussies can own their share in a top quality racehorse for only $275 plus a monthly…

Win your share in 1 of 4 premium racehorses

UPDATE: competition now closed Do you want to own a racehorse? miRunners is giving you a chance to win ownership in four premium thoroughbreds from around the country! Trained by some of Australia’s best trainers, Gai Waterhouse, David Hayes, Tony Gollan and Bjorn Baker, and purchased at Magic Millions, these horses are of extremely high pedigree. There are four ownership units up for grabs (one for each horse) with details on how to win below. Our Premium Thoroughbreds miRunners’ horses are quality yearlings purchased from Australia’s best auctions with the four available options all purchased for $275,000 each at the 2018…

Hear from Adrian Bott at Gai Waterhouse’s stables

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. We are holding a miRunners Information Day this Sunday for anyone considering racehorse ownership. If you would love to own a premium thoroughbred under one of Australia’s best trainers, register for this Sunday’s event to learn more about the miRunners ownership experience and hear from Gai Waterhouse’s co-trainer, Adrian Bott. RECENT NEWS: Gai Waterhouse’s Top Five Wins Special guests: Adrian Bott, will be speaking…