Behind the scenes as an owner of Gaelic Puzzle

Despite the result, it was a great day out for over 60 owners who attended the debut race of Gaelic Puzzle at Warwick Farm Racecourse on Wednesday, March 13. Some even traveled interstate, which was amazing to see given her acceptance into the race was such late notice. As it was a midweek race meet, all owners were given great access to trainer Bjorn Baker and jockey Michael Walker both pre and post-race, and of course everyone got to see Gaelic Puzzle getting saddled up in the stalls. View the below video of Bjorn speaking exclusively to owners pre-race:  …

The ownership revolution takes a further step forward – Another trial winner, this time from your filly Gaelic Puzzle

miRunners filly Gaelic Puzzle showed great speed out of the barrier today to lead Trial 8 at Canterbury Racecourse from start to finish, with senior jockey Tim Clark on board. She wasn’t challenged until the final 100m, winning the trial by a head from 2YO filly Get Hitched, trained by Hawkes Racing. Similar to her first trial, Gaelic Puzzle showed explosive gate speed, and from the inside barrier managed to easily get the lead and hold it comfortably to the end. Jockey Tim Clark rode her softly, allowing the young filly to find her position at the front of the…

Excitement brewing as several miRunners 2YOs take to the track

miRunners owners are pumped and excited about the current line up and early signs of potential with many of their thoroughbreds, all at the point of jump outs and trials in preparation for the Autumn racing season. Yesterday morning (Tuesday 19th February), Shezawitness trained by Mick Price blitzed the field by three lengths in her jump out at Caulfield Racecourse. Mick Price is excited by this filly and how she has progressed since last year. He is now planning to give Shezawitness another trial next Tuesday February 26 and if all goes well, take her to the races after that.…

Don’t miss out on a quality 2YO as miRunners take to the track – Part One

In the next few days, miRunners owners will be beside themselves as they eagerly watch two of the six miRunners 2YO take to the track for trials. Could you handle the excitement of watching your own horse at the track? Not only are two of our 2YO’s trialing this week, all our other 2YO’s are in the stables or in pre-training. It could be a case of having every single miRunners horse in work at the one time. The outcome of being able to buy into affordable yet premium level yearlings may well be on the verge of playing out…

More than Magic makes Bjorn Baker the winner at Magic Millions

miRunners owners excited by what this means for their filly in 2020 Bjorn Baker knew his horse well and determined a plan to win that proved there was no magic in his victories! Baker Racing blitzed Magic Millions with two wins, a close second and a fourth taking away over $1.4 million for his owners.  Bjorn Baker graced the winning podium twice on Saturday at the Magic Millions Race Day on the Gold Coast, winning both the $1m Magic Millions Snippets with 6yo mare Egyptian Symbol and the Magic Millions Cup with 5yo gelding Redouble. Out of his four runners on the day,…

FINAL UNITS SELLING – Don’t miss out on being an owner in this prestige Rubick filly with miRunners for just $275

Pictured: the gorgeous Rubick x Slainte filly purchased by miRunners, trained by Bjorn Baker Already, in his first season as a sire with runners, Rubick appears to have an excitement machine on his hands with his son Yes Yes Yes winning again today at Moonee Valley. Winning in such emphatic style, booking Yes Yes Yes a ticket as one of the favourites in the $2million Magic Millions on the Gold Coast in two weeks time. Timing is everything in breeding and racing circles and after siring a quinella today, plus another winner in Perth plus the fast finishing group 3…

Bjorn Baker excited about Christmas Eve delivery of Rubick x Slainte

“I can’t wait to get her back in, it’s like an early Christmas present for me. She’s done really well in her break, she’s stronger and she showed speed last time in so i can’t wait to get her back into the stable firstly and get her up and going in the New Year!” Trainer Bjorn Baker is excited to get Rubick X Slainte back into training before Christmas, as the filly is expected to return to Baker Stables on Christmas Eve. Bjorn has always seen so much potential in this filly, and was particularly excited by what she displayed in…

Rubick’s offspring launch success with son Yes Yes Yes – a good sign for Rubick x Slainte owners!

Rubick has already begun to live up to the hype of him being the highest-rated 2YO colt of his generation after one of his offspring secured his first win on Saturday. The Darren Weir trained 2YO colt Yes Yes Yes, sired by the speed machine Rubick, stormed home over the final 200m to win impressively at Flemington in Race One on Saturday. Following the dominant ½ length win, Weir is now gearing him up for a spot in the Magic Millions 2YO Race on the Gold Coast in January.  Ridden by Mark Zahra, Yes Yes Yes defeated Absolute Flirt by…

The top 5 reasons to buy into the stunning Rubick X Slainte filly

miRunners bloodstock manager Mick Malone has been impressed by the Rubick X Slainte filly from the start. From his first viewing at Willow Park earlier the year, Malone said to miRunners CEO Steve Brown: “If there is one horse we cannot leave this Magic Millions sale without, it is the Rubick filly from Willow Park”. If that doesn’t get you excited about the future potential of this race horse, here are five more reasons you should buy into the Rubick X Slainte filly trained by Bjorn Baker now! 1) Trained by top NSW trainer Bjorn Baker Bjorn Baker began his training career…

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…

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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Majority of units sold in Rubick X Slainte filly

The majority of units have now been sold in the Bjorn Baker trained Rubick X Slainte filly. With units available in the Rubick X Slainte filly 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 vote for your thoroughbred’s name and buy-into this incredibly well-bred filly who has been displaying plenty of promise. Related article: Melbourne Cup, Jumping the fence from spectator to owner! The horse was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 meaning that units are being sold at…

Experience premium thoroughbred ownership with our special offer!

miRunners is enabling the everyday Australian to experience premium thoroughbred ownership with Australia’s leading trainers and premium horses all at an affordable price. 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. As an owner you’ll be invited to meet your horse, see it progress in the lead up to its first race, and you will receive regular updates from your trainer. Now is the perfect time to join over 2,000 Australians who already own a…

Rubick – Has trainers walking with a spring in their step.

The rumours running hot within breeding and racing circles are that the first crop of Rubick, whose oldest foals are set to debut next month, have their trainers walking with a real spring in their step. This has seen Rubick posted as favourite to become leading first season sire as per below. This market is quite indicative of the word getting around the industry as many of the stallions behind Rubick in this market stood for a service fee multiple of that of Rubick’s. CrownBet Australian first-season sire betting (By most individual winners in the 2018-19 season) Rubick 3.00 Deep…

Q&A with Jack Bruce, Racing Manager – Baker Racing

We recently sat down with Jack Bruce, racing manager at Baker Racing to discuss the ins and outs of his role. Or as he put it; what it’s like being Bjorn Baker’s “extra pair of arms.” Metamorphosis included. What is your role at Baker racing? My official title is Racing Manager but to be honest I am the extra pair of arms for Bjorn. Each morning I help with trackwork and saddle up on raceday. Then I morph into a stable manager when needed in the stables and get right into animal husbandry when needed. And unfortunately I get to…

Five reasons to buy now – including your first month fee-free

Get a taste of the ownership lifestyle with our limited-time special offer! This is the perfect time to buy a $275 unit in a miRunners horse. 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 into 1,000 units, racehorse ownership is affordable for all Australians. This is the perfect time to join nearly 2,000 Australians who already own a unit in Saganaki, Sheezawitness, Not A Royal Doubt, Zoushack and our two new thoroughbreds – and we’ll tell you why. 1. Father’s Day –…

Toby Greene: owning with mates has never been easier

AFL footballer Toby Greene plays for the GWS Giants, has won the Kevin Sheedy Medal and was selected in the All-Australian team in 2016. He is also a racing enthusiast who owns a unit in the Rubick x Slainte filly, trained by Bjorn Baker and based in Western Sydney. My name’s Toby Greene. I got drafted up to GWS when I was 18 and this is my seventh year. It’s been a really good ride so far. We’re one of the better sides now and I’m loving life in Western Sydney. Something my close mates know about me is how…

Rubick filly shaping up as a 2YO runner

Each year one of the more exciting aspects in the wonderful world of thoroughbred racing is the commencement of two-year-old racing. So often these early runners are the elite athletes. These are the ones who are physically and mentally ready to put their hands up and show the world what they can do on the racetracks of Australia. It is amazing how often the winner of the Breeders Plate – the opening 2YO race of the year – has gone on to shape the racing and breeding industry for decades to come. RECENT NEWS: Rubick x Slainte’s journey from Magic…

It’s time to become an owner after NSW prize money increases by $24 Million

Owners, jockeys and trainers of horses competing in Metropolitan, provincial and country races have all had a huge boost this morning after an announcement from Racing NSW confirming a substantial increase in prize money. This means a broad range of prizemoney increases will take effect from 1 September 2018, with prizemoney to increase by more than $24 million annually. RECENT NEWS: Rubick x Slainte nominated for 2019 Golden Slipper From September minimum prizemoney for Saturday metropolitan races will increase by $25,000 to $125,000 per race. The majority of the increase in prizemoney will be on horses finishing fourth to tenth…

From Magic Millions to 2019 Golden Slipper nomination – the journey for Rubick X Slainte

The ground-breaking miRunners filly Rubick X Slainte was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions from Willow Park Stud for $275,000 and has now been nominated for the 2019 Magic Millions and 2019 Golden Slipper. This filly, sired by Rubick, the highest-rated 2YO colt of his generation, is a perfect match for leading NSW trainer Bjorn Baker who won the Magic Millions in 2014 with Unecumbered. Rubick X Slainte’s Pedigree Her mother, Slainte, by Not A Single Doubt out of Academy Angel, was big, strong and athletic and extremely fast. She broke track records over 1,000 metres and showed the…