3 reasons to buy an experience of a lifetime with a miRunners voucher!

miRunners have introduced gift vouchers, just in time for Christmas. Now is your chance to buy one or more units in one of our premium thoroughbreds for your friends or family, and give them a gift experience of a lifetime! miRunners is a ground-breaking new ownership platform in racing which allows you to experience premium thoroughbred ownership at the fraction of the traditional price. By splitting all costs of a premium thoroughbred without markup into 1,000 units, racehorse ownership is affordable for all Australians from $198 per unit + $15 for first month fees. We are already seeing some lovely…

miRunners Owner Testimonial Video

miRunners is changing the face of Australian thoroughbred racing, making premium horse ownership accessible to every day Australians. By making thoroughbred ownership affordable to everyone, miRunners has accumulated in excess of 2,100 individual owners, with this number constantly increasing. The opportunity to own part of a race horse is no longer just for the elite. The miRunners model has changed all that as we aim to bring the best horses together with the best trainers and make them affordable so anyone who has a passion for racing can come on the journey of premium thoroughbred ownership. “Since we bought him…

Give the gift of thoroughbred ownership – miRunners gift vouchers now available

Being a miRunners owner is more than just owning a premium thoroughbred. It’s very much a personal experience, it’s about the emotional connection you forge with your horse, trainer and fellow owners. It’s about the beauty and thrill of participating in the journey of watching your horse grow from purchase through to training and race days. It may even be about the subtle brag you can make when you mention that you own a horse trained by one of Australia’s leading trainers… And what a wonderful experience it is to gift a loved one. Christmas, Birthday, Anniversary, Wedding, Engagement, Valentine’s…

Event: miRunners Magic Millions Owners Dinner

Are you an owner or would like to become one? We are inviting miRunners owners and interested future owners to join us at the 2019 Magic Millions Yearling Sale on the Gold Coast. There are two key opportunities for Friday 11 January: Attend the auctions with us as our guest (free) and/ or Attend a catered dinner, drinks and music on Friday night for $85 per ticket. miRunners purchased four thoroughbreds at the 2018 Magic Millions and we will be at the auctions again for 2019. We would love for you to join us and experience the thrill of the Magic Millions.
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Melbourne Cup stats and facts

Racing loves statistics – none more than when you own a racehorse (or win the Melbourne Cup.) Perhaps second only to first-class cricket, the racing industry, those who own, those who train and those who enjoy racing love data, form and stats. So we thought we’d run a quick comparison with the 2018 winner Cross Counter, won (as every miRunners owner will know!) by jockey Kerrin McEvoy, who raced Zoushack at Royal Randwick during this year’s Everest meeting (and apologies for any errors). Related article: Hear from 2018 Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy Stats of note: Ahead of this…

The thrill of premium thoroughbred ownership

Nothing compares to the moment you see your own horse parading in the mounting yard. It’s like seeing your baby’s first steps. Especially if it’s your first. Premium thoroughbred ownership is special. Hearing the pre-race comments exclusively from your trainer and jockey, explaining their vision of how they believe the race will play out. Listening to where your horse will sit in the field. Will it sit two back on the rails and make its move on the turn, or is the plan to lead from start to finish? There is no way to explain what goes through an owner’s…

Gai Waterhouse eyes maiden Geelong Cup

With the Geelong Cup aka The Gateway to Glory as it is affectionately known to many – due to it’s history of being one of the most reliable precursor guides to the result of the Melbourne Cup – less than 24 hours away we have decided to do a round up of all the miRunners trainers and their days input. Run at Geelong Racecourse over 2400m the open handicap offers prize money of $300,000 and runs the Wednesday after Caulfield Cup Day, around a fortnight before Melbourne Cup Day, and has done so since 1947. First held back in 1872…

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…

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.…

FINAL UNITS: Zoushack close to selling out

The exciting and impressive colt with incredible bloodlines is close to selling out with only limited units remaining in the David Hayes-trained filly. A son of one of the most exciting sires in Australia racing, Zoustar, this colt has taken to training really well with his temperament, that of a champion and future stallion. He is laid back, casual and focused: an absolute cool customer which has reflected in his breaking and pre-training. It’s those types of horses which have the potential to be stallions. RECENT NEWS: Group Two Quinella for Zoustar’s sons The bloodlines also speak for themselves. Zoustar…

miRunners has four of the top 10 trainers in Australia

While reputation has often helped dictate which trainers are the best in racing, the pure statistics of group and total race wins is a clear indication as to which Australian trainers are top. The miRunners training team of David Hayes, Bjorn Baker, Gai Waterhouse, Adrian Bott, Tony Gollan, Mick Price and Kris Lees covers the entire East Coast and comes with thousands of combined wins. RECENT NEWS: Majority of units sold in promising Zoustar colt miRunners promises nothing but quality: premium racehorses matched with Australia’s best trainers plus great service and communication to give you the best possible ownership experience at…

Majority of units sold in promising Zoustar colt

The majority of units have now been sold in the David Hayes’ trained colt, Zoushack. Update: all units have now been sold. With units available in the Zoustar X Shack colt for $275 (plus a monthly fee of $15) and the majority of those units sold, you will have to move quickly if you want to buy-into this incredibly well-bred colt who has been displaying a winning temperament and plenty of promise. RELATED NEWS: Why the Zoustar colt is a great purchase The horse was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 meaning that units are being…

miRunners trainers with five runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Sydney Cup

miRunners trainers have five runners in this Saturday’s $2m Group 1 Sydney Cup at Randwick. A field of 20 starters will set off on the two-mile feature handicap. The Sydney Cup is one of four Group 1 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival features held on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick Racecourse on the second Saturday in April each season. The 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin heads up the weights with 57kg. Chairman’s Handicap winner Sir Charles Road is in the field as is Adelaide Cup winner Fanatic while Japanese raider Prestwick adds further interest to the race. RECENT…

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…

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…

Why Zoushack is a great purchase

Zoushack was one of the bargains of the sales when he was bought at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000. As part of the miRunners ownership platform, ownership in Zoushack is only $275 per unit with a monthly fee of $15 for your first unit ($5 for any additional units). RECENT NEWS: Zoustar x Shack’s sibling continues to win Here’s the main reasons why Zoushack – to be trained by David Hayes – was one of the best buys of 2018. Zoustar’s success as a sire Our horse’s sire, Zoustar, has had his first crop to race just…

David Hayes’ Top Five Wins

With a couple of thousand wins to his name as well as more Group 1 winners than you could likely recall, David Hayes has a victory list that anyone in the world would be proud of. Having recently come on board with miRunners to train the impressive Zoushack colt, we sat down with David to discuss his personal top five wins of his career. 5. Caulfield Cup with Boom Time 2017 The 3.15 million race was won in convincing fashion by Boom Time, storming home to defeat Single Gaze from the fast-finishing favourite Johannes Vermeer. Sir Isaac Newton was leading…

Own a quality thoroughbred trained by David Hayes

Another of Australia’s most successful and admired trainers has joined the miRunners stables as David Hayes comes on board to train Zoustar x Shack. For only $275 plus a monthly fee of $15, you can own this well-bred colt from one of Australia’s most exciting sires, trained by an experienced Group 1 winner. As the head trainer at Lindsay Park Racing Stables, David learned every aspect of the racing business from his father, Colin. It must have been quite a tuition, because at the age of 28, following his father’s retirement, David established himself as a leading trainer in his…