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…

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…