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…

This is what a top-class Written Tycoon mare can look like – be part of an open ended story

Owners dream of the day they get to see their very own thoroughbred hit the track. The journey starts early, as owners buy into a yearling and watch them develop and mature into a race horse. For 4YO mare Booker, she showed potential from day one. Being by sire Written Tycoon, she was expected to run early, and that she did. From her 15 race starts since winning her race debut as a 2YO, she has won 5 races including a Group 3, Group 2 and most recently, a Group 1. It seems this mare just keeps getting better, and now…

Three Gollan 2YO fillies dominating QLD tracks

There is no question about it, Gollan Stables are on fire at the moment. The most exciting part about it is that a lot of the stables’ success is coming from their young runners, in particular their 2YOs. Three of Gollan’s 2YO fillies are standing out at the moment including Vincere Volare, Niedorp, and Perudo. With all three 2YOs having had 2 runs each, they have had 4 wins between them and 2 second placings. The success of these 2YO fillies is an encouraging sign for our owners of filly Lyrical Girl, who is back in work at Gollan Stables…

Group success for sires Written Tycoon and Not A Single Doubt offspring – why pedigree matters

Sires Not A Single Doubt and Written Tycoon have been on fire lately, producing winners weekend after weekend. Having a winner at any track is impressive, but having a winner at a city track, on a Saturday race meet, and in a group race, it really is something else. And this is why pedigree matters.  The latest Group 1 win for sire Written Tycoon came on Saturday as 4YO mare Booker won her first Group 1 race at Caulfield Racecourse, making it an impressive 7 Group 1 wins for sire Written Tycoon. For sire Not A Single Doubt, 3YO filly…

You have to be a part of this! Robert Heathcote no stranger to Group 1 success – the story of Buffering

Now affordable + accessible – Trainer Robert Heathcote has been one of the leading trainers in Queensland for over 20 years. Since 1997, Robert has trained over 1,350 winners and has been named the Queensland Trainer of the Year on several occasions, collecting in excess of $44 million AUD in prize money so far throughout his career. His Group One winners tally now sits at an impressive 10, with Buffering, the all-time stable star having 7 to his name. Two of these Group 1 victories stood out most for Robert Heathcote and his training team: his first Group 1 win in…

Your chance to get on board the journey towards Queensland’s 2YO Carnival- for just $275

Ever dreamt of seeing your own horse racing on the big stage? Never thought it would be possible to have a runner compete at such a high level of racing without a huge outlay? With the affordability model of miRunners, these dreams are now being turned into reality for many Australians. The most exciting part? Race day debuts and the return to the track for most of our miRunners thoroughbreds is imminent. Queensland trainer Tony Gollan welcomed the promising miRunners filly Lyrical Girl back into Gollan Stables this week to continue her preparation. She completed four weeks of trot and…

Why pedigree matters – Another successful Saturday for miRunners sirelines and trainers

Now affordable and accessible to all Australians. It was another successful Saturday on the track for our miRunners sirelines and trainers, with the highlight of the weekend being 4YO mare Booker, who is by the mighty sire Written Tycoon, winning her first Group 1. This marked an impressive 7th Group 1 win for sire Written Tycoon, who is the sire of our beautiful Written Tycoon x Sponsored filly who is trained by QLD trainer Robert Heathcote. Booker’s Group 1 win – another for sire Written Tycoon After narrowly being beaten in the same race as a 3YO, Booker stormed home…

You can now afford a premium racehorse – What to expect on the journey to create a racehorse from the start!

Of course, getting to the races and being able to watch your own horse hit the track is an incredible feeling. Especially relevant now this is affordable to all Australians. But what about before this happens? It is the time making the racehorse that can be the most rewarding for all involved. There is so much excitement in buying a yearling and being on the journey from the beginning. Being able to watch your own thoroughbred develop character, seeing them getting used to the saddle, watching vision of their first swim or trot or canter. Being able to witness your…

How do I afford the best sire lines? Written Tycoon offspring wins Group 1 Hong Kong Classic Cup

Former Australian galloper Mission Tycoon, son of Australian sire Written Tycoon, scored an impressive victory in Sunday’s Group 1 Hong Kong Classic Cup at odds of $98.  Following the win, the 4YO gelding has now emerged as a serious contender for the Hong Kong Derby held on March 17. Jockey Derek Leung was aboard Mission Tycoon, and set a steady tempo before kicking clear at the top of the straight and boldly holding off the challenge of the odds-on favourite, Dark Dream. Australian sire Written Tycoon has an impressive racing record in Hong Kong, being represented by 12 winners from 16…

The training journey of our 2 year old ready-to-race athlete – Lyrical Girl

As an owner, there is nothing better than watching how your horse is progressing and comparing them from when you first saw them to where they are at now. miRunners have paired the premium thoroughbred Lyrical Girl, trained by one of Queensland’s best trainers Tony Gollan and made her available for the affordable price of  $275 per unit (including GST) Young thoroughbreds are constantly changing, both in their personality and how they are shaping up physically as a racehorse. Current owners of the Lyrical Girl filly have enjoyed seeing her progress in the regular trainer to owner updates -which is…

Imagine waking up on a Saturday morning knowing you have a runner…

Don’t miss out on positioning yourself for the excitement of owning premium level race horses… running all year round. miRunners, in enabling affordable but premium level ownership, allows astute lovers of the thoroughbreds to now, as owners, set up an exciting annual diary of racing. RELATED ARTICLE: Excitement brewing as several miRunners 2YOs take to the track As each horse is different physically on type, on pedigree and on mental readiness, they will all hit the race track at different stages. This is great as nothing beats the feeling of waking up on a Saturday morning knowing you have a…

Experience affordable thoroughbred ownership on racing’s big stage from $176

Have you ever thought of what it would feel like to witness your own thoroughbred win a race? Watching them lead from start to finish, or come around the outside on the turn and finish over the top of the rest? It is a feeling like no other. Whether you are at the race track or watching on the television, the feeling is the same and is truly indescribable. There is no way to explain what goes through an owner’s head when watching their own horse make their way out to the gates. There is no way you can understand…

Tony Gollan continues to dominate the Queensland tracks

A day of racing at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday, February 2, was dominated by one of our miRunners Queensland trainers, Tony Gollan. Tony Gollan took out three races and placed in two on the nine race card, scoring a quinella in the second race of the day followed by two placings. With some units still available but selling fast, you will need to get in quick. Tony Gollan trains the ready to race 2YO filly Lyrical Girl, and with Gollan’s impressive 2YO results on Saturday, all owners are excited to get her to the races and enjoy watching the…

Queensland trainers deliver great success for their owners

A day of racing at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday was dominated by our three miRunners Queensland trainers. Tony Gollan, Chris Munce and Robert Heathcote combined to win five races on the nine race card, an impressive performance by all three trainers. miRunners are excited to have three leading Queensland trainers onboard to train three of our miRunners thoroughbreds. The key difference with the miRunners model, is that we have now made it affordable making it easy to jump from spectator to owner from only $176 per unit.   With units still available but selling fast in each, you will…