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…

Saganaki’s road to the Magic Millions

Saganaki’s road to the Magic Millions

Saganaki, the ground-breaking miRunners horse, is gearing up for a shot at the $2 million Magic Millions race: one that his sister has form in. The Magic Millions Carnival is a week long celebration of all things equine, peaking with the world-renowned $10 million race day on Saturday 13 January which hosts the $2 million Magic Millions Classic for two-year-olds. Could Saganaki follow in his sister’s footsteps and run in the $2 million 2018 Magic Millions 2YO race? The Classic is exclusively for two-year-olds that are graduates of the Magic Millions sales. Saganaki’s own sister, Stroak, ran 5th in the…

Julie Snook: How miRunners changed horse racing

We recently caught up with miRunners unit owner and Channel 9 sports reporter Julie Snook as she drove to her parents’ home in Broken Hill. Here’s what Julie had to say. Tell us a little about why you agreed to join the miRunners owners’ community. “It’s a wonderful and simple concept to be part of and I think what I like most about it is that it’s available to people from any walk of life. “I grew up with horses, I’ve been close to horses all my life and my parents still are. My Mum was a strapper with the…

Saganaki’s siblings continue to win

Following two consecutive wins, Saganaki’s half-sister – See Miracles – finished second at Race 7 in Doomben last fortnight. See Miracles is out of Cubism, the same Dam as Saganaki, and her eighth career podium followed two consecutive wins at the Sunshine Coast in August. RECENT NEWS: Australian public to design Saganaki’s racing silks It’s not the only success from Sagakani’s family: his two full sisters, Stroak and Cuban Saga, both won on debut as two-year-olds. Older sister Stroak won her first two races at Doomben in 2013 while Cuban Saga made her debut in April of this year, winning over…