Vote for Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s new name

You may have seen that we recently ran a competition to nominate what you want Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s new name to be. After 700+ entries they’ve been whittled down to a shortlist for owners to vote on. Voting went live yesterday and as much as we would like to share the front-runners, our lips are sealed. However, voting is still open for a few more days now (closes 11pm AEST 1 October) so if you’re considering purchasing you’ve still got time to buy in and sway the vote. This filly is a perfect match for Queensland’s undisputed champion trainer,…

Great wins by miRunners trainers (Lees & Waterhouse)

Waterhouse might be a household name but a win is a win no matter who you are and sometimes the wins are all the more sweet because they are the culmination of work by the whole team or they are a first of a kind. Here are some amazing moments from some of our miRunners trainers. Gai Waterhouse: Trainer of Not a Royal Doubt As the undisputed leading lady of racing, wins for Gai Waterhouse might seem like a weekly occurrence. However Gai has had to build her own reputation in a industry with few female participants and beside her…

Winners are grinners! Our trainers top wins

Winning a group race on the big stage is seen as the pinnacle of racing and for our trainers this rings true. However sometimes there are races that just mean so much more. Some races have brought owners, trainers and stable staff together for the most exciting ride of their lives. Can you pick which races might be the most exciting of these trainer’s careers? Mick Price: Trainer of Shezawitness Pushing nearly 2,000 career wins you might think it would be hard to find 3 special races in that career but Mick Price just keeps coming up with incredible wins.…

Science says: Want to be happy? Become a member of a team

It’s well documented in science and sports arenas that being a part of a team intensifies the highs experienced by the individual members of the team. Team Geelong – the first community horse to be released by miRunners and in partnership with Geelong Race Club – is giving you the chance to experience this sensation with ownership on the Not a Royal Doubt X Countess Dehere filly. When you join a team you join a group of like minded people. It could be a team of volunteers, it could be a team of players or it could be a team…

Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s full sister wins impressively this afternoon

In a great sign for miRunners Your Song x Sheeznodoubt owners; Hollaback Girl, Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s full sister, just wrapped up a sensational victory at Doomben this afternoon. Hollaback Girl launched brilliantly out of the gates and led the whole way, bursting 4 lengths in front and put a real gap on the field in the run to the line. The dam of this filly (who is by Not A Single Doubt) was herself 4th in the Gimcrack Stakes, the opening 2yo stakes race of the year at Randwick. She has already produced a stakes placed, 2yo winner in…

Becoming an owner at 85

When a lifelong dream becomes a reality – thoroughbred ownership at 85 years of age. When Kerri and her husband became owners in Shezawitness with miRunners earlier this year an idea was hatched to make her Dad’s long time dream a reality. Your Song X Sheeznodoubt (nicknamed Sheena) is the miRunners filly being trained by Tony Gollan in Queensland. Kerri’s Dad lives in Queensland. It was time to give her Dad a unit in this filly and make Clarry a thoroughbred owner at 85. Clarry is a horseman through and through. He would never admit to having 75 years experience…

Tony Gollan wins best trainer in Queensland again

Tony Gollan is no stranger to premiership awards, last night he collected his fifth premiership award. And he was also voted the Trainer of the Year by the industry participants. When you are at the top of your game the people around you are the ones who sing your praises and receiving the Trainer of the Year is confirmation the Queensland Racing industry believes Tony Gollan is one of the best trainers in the state. While congratulating all 29 award recipients Racing Queensland CEO Brendan Parnell couldn’t have put it better. “Participants are the beating heart of the Queensland racing…

Who is Troy Corstens?

Troy Corstens is undoubtedly one of Victoria’s leading trainers, boasting two Group One wins and over $10 million in prize money so far over his twelve-year career. As he has now become the trainer of Not a Single Doubt X Countess Dehere, the first Geelong Community horse partnered with miRunners, we decided to delve into the background of Troy Corstens… Who is Troy Corstens? Troy was born in Adelaide before moving to Melbourne when he was just four years old, when his father Leon landed the foreman’s job for legendary trainer Bart Cummings. Following 25 years as a foreman for…

Name our racehorse: Your Song X Sheeznodoubt

Naming nominations are now live… Your Song X Sheeznodoubt needs a name and this one is up to you. Your Song X Sheeznodoubt was bought at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 AUD. This filly is a perfect match for Queensland’s undisputed champion trainer, Tony Gollan, who not only won the past four Brisbane Metropolitan Premierships, but also raced this horse’s bloodline to victory in the past. 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…