Queensland trainer Tony Gollan shares his top 5 wins

With four Queensland premierships and known for a long time as the best trainer north of the Tweed River, Tony Gollan has established himself as one of Australia’s premier trainers. Editors note: This article was first published on March 26, 2018. Last year alone Tony’s stable trained 107 winners. Thankfully for us, Tony has a watertight memory and was able to recall which of his more than 1,500 wins are his favourite when we sat down with him. Having recently come on board with miRunners to train Your Song x Sheezenodoubt, here’s Tony’s top five career wins in no particular…

Why this former Miss Tourism Australia joined Team Geelong

Former Miss Tourism Australia, Sarah Czarnuch is a busy lady. Between her international modelling career and her latest role as Bet 365 Geelong Cup ambassador – we managed to secure some of her precious time to talk fashion, racing and what it’s like to join Team Geelong and the miRunners family as an owner. With such huge involvement in, and love for the fashion industry, she finds spring racing to be an “incredible time of the year to really experiment with your looks and have a bit of fun with some trackside glam.” Racing ain’t just about the fashion for…

Owners gain Everest Day access to Melbourne Cup winning trainer and jockey as Zoushack impresses

miRunners owners gained exclusive access on Everest Day to Melbourne Cup winning trainer, David Hayes and two-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey, Kerrin McEvoy, at Royal Randwick as their thoroughbred, Zoushack, impressed in a strong field on a heavy track in the first race. Zoushack’s first race Zoushack was nominated for the 1000-metre, $125,000 Victory Vein Plate after winning his latest barrier trial on a heavy track at Warwick Farm on the 8 October. After becoming unsettled in the barriers, Zoushack jumped reasonably well and headed forward. Following a squeezing from two outside runners early, he eventually joined a group of…

Name our racehorse: Rubick X Slainte

Naming nominations are now live… Rubick X Slainte needs a name and this one is up to you. Rubick X Slainte, trained by leading trainer Bjorn Baker, was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions from Willow Park Stud for $275,000 and has now been nominated for the Magic Millions and Golden Slipper. Why am I suggesting names for this horse?. From day one of miRunners’ existence, it has been about the collective power of the public and the racing community. On top of making racehorse ownership affordable, everyday Australians have been involved in naming miRunners’ first four horses,…

Everyone has eyes on The Everest this Saturday

The excitement and passion is growing for this weekend’s The Everest race at Royal Randwick in Sydney, billed as the world’s biggest race on turf – with a dash of controversy to help keep things moving! Putting that controversy and debate aside, what’s clear is that racing is important to many Australians at all levels. The excitement that flows from races like The Everest, and new initiatives such as The Kosciuszko for NSW country thoroughbreds, is tangible. And all weeks before the big one, the Melbourne Cup! What’s more, with Saganaki’s trainers Kris Lees and David Hayes fielding four probable…

Zoushack nominated for Royal Randwick on The Everest Day after trial win

Zoushack set to race at Royal Randwick on The Everest Day after trial win

Promising David Hayes trained colt, Zoushack, is set to race in the 1000-metre, $125,000 Victory Vein Plate, this Saturday, The Everest Day, at Sydney’s Royal Randwick after winning its latest barrier trial at Warwick Farm on Monday morning. This Saturday, Randwick hosts the second running of the ‘world’s richest race on turf’ – The Everest. Four runners in the prestigious event are trained by the miRunners trainers, Kris Lees (3) and David Hayes (1), while miRunners trainers Bjorn Baker and Gai Waterhouse / Adrian Bott have horses running on the day. Zoushack’s sire Zoustar has already in 2018 excitingly sired…

The History Of Geelong Racecourse

The Geelong Racecourse is one of Victoria’s major regional horse racing venues. The current racecourse dates back to 1908. The annual Geelong Cup is held at the course every October, as well as a number of other race meets through the year. The Geelong Racing Club was formed in 1866, holding their first meet on January 18 1866. February 23 1872 saw the first Geelong Cup held at the Marshalltown course. RELATED NEWS: Belong to Geelong In 1907 it was decided to relocate the Geelong Racecourse and Geelong Showgrounds to their current site on Breakwater Road, East Geelong. The first…

EVENT: Meet leading trainer Bjorn Baker & Rubick X Slainte PLUS receive your first month FREE!

miRunners will be running a complimentary event from 5.45pm Wednesday 24 October where you can get a taste of the ownership lifestyle, meet Bjorn Baker and the miRunners thoroughbred he’s training, Rubick x Slainte. Find out more here.

Zoushack owners thrilled with exclusive barrier trial experience at Rosehill

With the sun shining and Spring in fine form, Tuesday morning saw Zoushack’s inaugural barrier trial at Rosehill Racecourse. Lining up for a mid morning start Zoushack looked fit and strong making for a very good first trial away from home coming in 4th. He handled the situation really well, paraded calmly, saddled up nicely and had great temperament – all in all making a top day. Related news: Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s full sister wins impressively. Tim Nixon, owner in Saganaki and Zoushack, was there on the day and expressed that he loved the miRunners model. “It’s cheap and…

Queensland trainer Tony Gollan talks miRunners

We recently took some time out of Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s trainer Tony Gollan’s hectic training schedule to obtain his thoughts on miRunners and it’s benefits. Watch below. As Queensland’s Premiership winning trainer for the last four years running and one who has tasted Group 1 success with horses such as Spirit of Boom and Temple of Boom, not to mention prizemoney wins of over $31 million dollars… He knows his thoroughbreds. “I love this concept. It gives everyday people the chance to grab a unit in a horse otherwise inaccessible; even someone like myself. She’s a quarter-of-a-million dollar filly.” “They…