Buying the next miRunners horse: from yearling inspection to auction 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. The story of Saganaki is already well-known in racing circles: a premium thoroughbred that Australians could own a unit in for just $165 (plus $15 monthly fee). Saganaki’s tale was a great story for miRunners and a great story for the growth of the racing industry. It is a story that is going to…

Don’t just bet: buy the 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. Why just place a bet this racing season when you can secure your unit in a premium racehorse and experience the buyer’s journey for only $15. With the racing season and Melbourne Cup fever among us, thousands of Australians will be having a flutter or participating in office sweeps during the big race. But…

Revealed: Saganaki’s Racing Silks

Saganaki’s racing silks have been announced after the Australian public voted for the winning design and colours. From day one Saganaki has been the people’s horse: owned by hundreds of everyday Australians, the public not only chose the colt’s name but submitted a number of racing silk designs. The owners selected a shortlist of three from the variety of designs that were submitted, leaving the Australian public to choose the final winner which has been announced today. The winning design was submitted by Frank Moyle and features both the miRunners logo and the miRunners colours. Saganaki is the first horse…

miRunners announce leading trainer Mick Price for second 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. Following on from the successful sale of all 1,000 units in Saganaki – the first thoroughbred in the miRunners stable – miRunners will now look to Melbourne after one of Australia’s best trainers confirmed his involvement as trainer of their second horse. Caulfield-based Mick Price will come on board to train the second horse…

Saganaki impresses in his first run

The ground-breaking miRunners colt, Saganaki, impressed his trainer, his jockey and his owners all at once as he ran his first trial at Wyong this morning. Making the jump nicely, Saganaki quickly adjusted to the racing environment and ran a comfortable fourth. RELATED NEWS: Gai Waterhouse announced as miRunners trainer As it was his first ever trial, the result was secondary to the observations made about Saganaki’s actions: how we reacted to the jump, to the barrier and to the other horses.   Trainer Kris Lees was very pleased. “He got away nice, he was quite tractable around this tight, turning…

Saganaki is sold out!

Hundreds of everyday Australians have made history with all 1,000 units in the ground-breaking colt, Saganaki, now sold! Purchased by miRunners at the Gold Coast Magic Millions for $165,000 in January 2017, the two-year-old colt was split into 1,000 units which have all been snapped up ahead of Saganaki’s first trial on Monday. RECENT NEWS: Saganaki gearing up for his first trial It represents a strong indication of growth for the racing industry, proof that the miRunners model works and taps the passion for everyday Australians to experience horse ownership. Until miRunners and Saganaki, most people were priced out of…

Saganaki gearing up for his first trial. Only days left to purchase

One of Australia’s leading trainers has revealed that Saganaki, the ground-breaking miRunners colt, is potentially only days away from his first run. Having already been nominated for both the Magic Millions Classic and the Golden Slipper, the highly-rated Saganaki has taken his next step towards those races with his trainer, Kris Lees, confident he will trial on Monday. RECENT NEWS: Saganaki’s road to the Magic Millions “At this stage Saganaki is likely to trial on Monday,” explained Lees. “We’ll make the decision on the weekend after seeing how he comes through the training gallop. Providing his shins are cool and…

Adam Houlahan: miRunners is bringing racing into the digital world

Ahead of Saganaki’s first trial on Monday 23 October, we caught up with Adam Houlahan, web entrepreneur and unit-holder of miRunners’ first colt Saganaki. You’re a business owner in the digital marketing industry who dabbled in the boating industry. Why the interest and passion for thoroughbreds? “That’s a great question! Yes, I’m now the CEO of a company called Web Traffic That Works, which is a digital marketing agency and I have owned businesses in the past in the water-skiing and boating sector. My main career though is talking at events around the world on how LinkedIn can help your…

Vote for Saganaki’s racing silks

The three final designs have been announced, with the Australian public now invited to vote for Saganaki’s racing silks. From day one Saganaki has been the people’s horse: owned by hundreds of everyday Australians, the public not only chose the colt’s name but submitted a number of racing silk designs. The owners have selected a shortlist of three from the variety of designs that were submitted, leaving the Australian public to choose the final winner. CLICK HERE TO VOTE! Voting closes 5pm Wednesday 18 October. Saganaki is the first horse of the ground-breaking miRunners ownership model, where high quality race horses…

Say goodbye to General Admission. It’s time to jump the fence with miRunners

The biggest thrill you can have as a race fan is to celebrate with other owners as you watch your own horse cross the finish line. And if it is in first place it could be the biggest thrill of your life! Throughout history, this experience was unattainable for most race fans, reserved for just a select few. But thanks to miRunners, horse ownership is now accessible to you and all Australians. RELATED NEWS: Saganaki nominated for 2018 Golden Slipper From now on there’s no need to mingle in the general admission area when you go to the track. It’s…