A massive community to join built on the love of ownership- miRunners

Dusty plains to sandy seashores, dirt tracks to turf tracks, racing in Queensland has got it all. From the magic of the summer racing carnival that attracts identities from all around the globe, to racing at tracks a stone’s throw away from the beach, there is no place as picturesque to experience racehorse ownership. Now thanks to the miRunners and Racing Queensland partnership, every Australian has the opportunity to jump onboard the ride as an owner with access to affordable premium bred racehorses.  Being part of the miRunners community means sharing an interest in more than just racing. It is…

Don’t settle off the pace- You will miss out!

In the blink of an eye Dusty Tycoon was sold out and dashing into the winners circle on track for the Magic Millions. While the Hinchinbrook x Gaze colt sold just as quick in preparation for his race debut. As miRunners is preparing to gallop into the festive season, there is no doubt sales are about to jump out of the barriers for our 3 remaining two-year-olds. With units available to purchase in our premium-bred fillies by Snitzel, Exceed and Excel and Hinchinbrook from $187 per unit + $15 per month, now is the time to give the gift of…

miRunners Raceday Recap- Dusty Tycoon and Zoushack

Dusty Tycoon and Zoushack headlined the quality of miRunners horses as they gave the whole community a reason to celebrate over the past fortnight. The excitement was highlighted by race caller Josh Fleming as Dusty Tycoon stormed passed the Sunshine Coast Turf Club winning post first. “And I can hear the miRunners team cheering from up here,” he said. These cheers continued all the way down to Victoria as Zoushack tackled the Magic Millions 3&4YO Classic. In his first start in a month, finishing fourth in a quality field, it was a promising indication that miRunners owners just may get…

Be the envy of racehorse owners everywhere with units in an Exceed And Excel 2YO and Edmonds Racing

Last Saturday saw a monumental moment for exciting sire Exceed and Excel. Quite simply Exceed and Excel sired the quinella in the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington Racecourse with runners Exceedance and Bivouac. The Coolmore Stud Stakes is arguably Australia’s most important sire’s race of the year and to take out the quinella has everyone looking for an Exceed and Excel 2YO to snap up. You can see this moment in racing history below:   The Exceed and Excel factor is one that places miRunners and Team Edmonds on the right track to deliver on racing’s big stage. With Exceed…

And The Winning Name Is….

It was an action packed morning for all of the miRunners community as the Written Tycoon x Sponsored filly hit Doomben racecourse for her first official jump-out. Hearing your horses name broadcasted for the first time across the track and nationally on television is one of the many thrills of being a race horse owner. With naming suggestions for this Robert Heathcote trained filly submitted from all across Australia, her impressive trial was one to cheer her name about. The miRunners ownership model aims to engage the wider community to get involved with naming their horses by allowing suggestions to…

Out of the Barriers – the miRunners 2YO’s take to the track early

Already three of the miRunners two-year-olds have hit the ground running. In a partnership between Racing Queensland and miRunners, two premium-bred fillies by Snitzel and Written Tycoon have struck in the Sunshine State with a trial already completed by Northern Thunder.  UPDATE: DUSTY TYCOON WINS ON DEBUT TO A GROUP ONE ROAR on Saturday 16th November 2019 South of the border, the Hinchinbrook colt out of group one winning mare Gaze continues to please the Lindsay Park team by showing impressive signs with plans for an early trial. With excitement building around the miRunners community as the forward two-year-olds take…

Naming nominations now LIVE for Written Tycoon x Sponsored

Written Tycoon x Sponsored is pleasing in all her work, and the next stop is an official trial. So this filly needs a name NOW, and it’s up to you to give her one! Naming nominations are now live… Written Tycoon x Sponsored is a big, strong, athletic filly, who continues to progress and excite all that work with her. She is looking to have her first official trial within the coming weeks, then start her racing journey towards the dream of the massive Magic Millions Race Day in January 2020, as she is a Magic Millions eligible horse. To…

Those that dream big – take note

The Cox Plate, Golden Slipper and Sires Produce are races that are synonymous for producing Australian champions. In these group one races one common element stands out, the Snitzel factor. And for the first time, affordable access to Australia’s champion sire is here with miRunners precocious 2yo filly Northern Thunder, trained by Chris Munce. John Messera from Arrowfield Stud explained “These are races that owners dream about winning and Snitzel can make those dreams come true- his sons and daughters have already won them all.” As a two-time Champion Sire of juveniles his 2YO progeny speaks for itself: a total…

Naming the potential Magic Millions 2020 runner, Snitzel x Typing!

Trainer Chris Munce has his eyes set on the early 2YO races so it had to be a quick turn around to name the Snitzel x Typing filly! Naming nominations for this filly kicked off just three weeks ago, and with the help of a smart team at Racing Australia this filly will go to trial on Monday 23 September with her racing name. As part of the miRunners ownership model naming suggestions are open to the public and just like previous miRunners horses, this filly had hundreds of name suggestions. Steven Brown, miRunners CEO says: “It is so incredible…

Dream big and name a possible 2020 Magic Millions runner!

Urgent! Snitzel x Typing needs a name NOW and this one is up to you. Naming nominations are now live… Snitzel x Typing, trained by Chris Munce in QLD, was purchased at the 2019 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $330,000 (inc gst) and has already made a huge impression on everyone at Munce Racing. The message is loud and clear from Chris Munce…name her fast! “Name her fast. She needs to trial. We will then aim her for the early 2yo races a few weeks after the trials.” Chris Munce She now needs a name so she can have her…

Written Tycoon to claim fourth consecutive leading Victorian Sires’ title

Written Tycoon will quite easily claim his fourth consecutive leading Victorian Sires’ title, experiencing another seriously successful season on the track.  As it stands, Written Tycoon‘s progeny have won nearly $9.8 million this season, with a new best for the stallion firmly on the cards should they earn a combined $340,000 before August 1. The total of 140 winners is short of the high-water mark of 153 last season but will represent at least his second-best season in that regard, as he currently sits seventh on the overall Australian Sires’ Table. Hee had a pair of Group 1 winners in…

Toby Edmonds outshines the bigger trainers in Australia based on strike rate

miRunners trainer Toby Edmonds is no stranger to winning. In fact, he currently boasts the highest number of winners to the runners out of any trainer on the East Coast of Australia.  Edmond’s strike rate sits at a massive 20.50%, trumping all the big trainers in the industry including Chris Waller and Darren Weir. Below is a list of the top 15 Australian trainers ranked by strike rate for the 2018/19 racing season. With Toby Edmonds strongly leading the pack, it’s safe to say that if you’re after a winner, he is the trainer you want looking after your horse.…

A look back on the 2019 QLD Winter Carnival as it comes to an end

The 2019 QLD Winter Carnival is drawing to a close this Saturday, so we thought we would reflect on some of the great races we have seen this carnival! Across the carnival, horses were racing for a total of $18.4 million, an increase from last year.  There was a total of 32 Group races throughout the Carnival, which included 8 Group 1 races, 10 Group 2 races and 14 Group 3 races. Here we reflect on some of the great races we have seen this QLD Winter Carnival, and the emotions felt by some of those winning owners.  The G1…

Excitement as 2YO filly Lyrical Girl makes her racing debut

It was tough conditions on the Gold Coast on Saturday April 20, with the last 5 races on the race card being abandoned due to bad weather. However, this didn’t stop our young 2YO filly Lyrical Girl make her racing debut in Race 3 over 900m in the TAB QTIS 2YO Fillies Maiden Plate. Trainer Tony Gollan was impressed with how she performed in the run, and how she handled the tough conditions in her debut race. Lyrical Girl jumped behind the pack, before picking up speed and sitting just behind midfield. It seemed she just couldn’t get out in…

Secure your unit in the promising Lyrical Girl filly before it’s too late

Lyrical Girl returned to the track in a trial on Tuesday, and showed trainer Tony Gollan and all her connections just how much she has improved since her trial last December. With units down to the last few hundred in Lyrical Girl, why not secure your share in this promising filly today? Lyrical Girl jumped well out of the barriers and settled fourth on the rails for most of the trial. She was ridden quietly by jockey Lani Fancourt, who got her to finish off strongly to the line, finishing third just a length off the winner. When speaking post-trial,…

How it feels to own part of a racehorse – the story of owner Michael Jensen

Being an owner in a thoroughbred really is something else. Win or lose, it’s an indescribable feeling watching your very own racehorse step out onto that track, no matter what race it is. Whether you own 100%, 5% or even 0.1%, that is still your horse, and the feeling is exactly the same. Courtesy of Racing Queensland, this is a presentation of a day in the life owner Michael Jensen who has a share in Gollan Racing‘s 2YO Ready To Roam. It features the day when Ready To Roam finished 3rd in the Aquis QTIS 2YO Jewel at Gold Coast…

Lyrical Girl returns to the track tomorrow

With 2YO filly Lyrical Girl down to the last few hundred units available, we caught up with trainer Tony Gollan at the QTIS Sales last week to ask him why people should buy into Lyrical Girl now. He has loved this filly from the start, saying from the beginning she has had a pretty faultless time in his stables. Tony Gollan thinks now that all the hard work has been done with this filly, people should secure their final few units to now “enjoy the ride”. She is expected to have her first trial of this preparation tomorrow, and Gollan…

A must read in preparation for this Saturday’s Golden Slipper Stakes

This is without a doubt one of the biggest and most exciting days on the Australian racing calendar. In preparation for the Golden Slipper this Saturday, we have decided to go back over previous Slipper winners and the last 3 wins! The Golden Slipper Stakes is a Group 1 race for two-year-old thoroughbreds run over 1,200 metres at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, Australia. It is the premier two-year-old race in Australia and is the world’s richest race for two-year-old thoroughbreds, with a prize pool of $3,500,000.  2016 – Capitalist (by sire Written Tycoon) Capitalist took out the 2016 Golden…

Snitzel youngsters win first three races at Warwick Farm

The first three races at Warwick Farm on Wednesday March 13 were won impressively by a trio of promising Snitzel youngsters. Snitzel was an outstanding sprinter himself, winning seven of his fifteen starts, including the Group One Oakleigh Plate, earning over $1 million AUD in prize money during his career. Although Snitzel had an outstanding career on the track, he has become even more of a phenomenon at stud. The Arrowfield Stud super stallion has been so dominant during 2017-18, he is Australia’s most expensive sire standing at a fee of $220 000. The first race of the day was…

Don’t Dream, Just Do It – Life Is Better With A Race Horse

You can own a premium racehorse by exciting sires Snitzel and Written Tycoon, to be trained by leading Queensland trainers Chris Munce and Robert Heathcote from just $176 per unit + $15 per month. You can own with your friends, you can own with your family, you can now afford the to own some of the best horses on the market with the best trainers in the game – and enjoy weekly communications & video direct from trainer to you as you learn all about ownership.   miRunners is making premium racehorse ownership affordable and accessible to everyone! miRunners can…