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

BONUS – ONE MONTH FEES FREE: Buy into this powerful duo – Bjorn Baker and Rubick X Slainte for the affordable price of $275 plus $15 per month. Buy a unit for you or someone you love for Christmas, receive one month fees free and enjoy the thrill of premium ownership. This is the gift that keeps on giving. Don’t miss out! 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…

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…

Rubick x Slainte nominated for 2019 Golden Slipper

One of the ground-breaking miRunners’ fillies, Rubick x Slainte, has her first nomination: for the Golden Slipper no less! Prize money for 2019 is confirmed at $3,500,000. The Golden Slipper is the world’s richest race for juveniles. In technical terms, the Golden Slipper Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-olds run over 1,200 metres on turf at set weights conditions, held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, Australia. RECENT NEWS: What ownership in Rubick X Slainte looks like The Slipper has been won by racing royalty such as Sebring and – more recently –…

What ownership in Rubick x Slainte looks like

Whether you’re a sports nut, a regular racegoer or simply a lover of horses, nothing beats the experience of owning a premium racehorse like Rubick x Slainte. miRunners makes racing affordable by purchasing premium thoroughbreds, matching them up with Australia’s best trainers and splitting the cost by 1,000 units. Ownership is just $275 (plus a monthly fee of $15). Here’s why you should get involved… 1: Rubick x Slainte is trained by leading Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker Western Sydney based Bjorn Baker has come on board to train Rubick x Slainte. Bjorn Baker is one of Australia’s top trainers and…

Update on the progress of our first six thoroughbreds

miRunners broke onto the racing scene in 2017 when they offered something the industry had never seen before: affordable racehorse ownership. With a model that matches premium thoroughbred with premium trainers – miRunners makes the full ownership experience accessible to everyone by splitting the cost into 1,000 units. So instead of having to spend thousands of dollars every month, miRunners owners only needs to pay the initial purchase price ($165-275) and then a monthly fee of just $15. This fee covers everything: training, transport, food, admin, management, insurance, vet fees, legal fees, regular race nominations, the lot. A lot has…

Bjorn Baker on why you should choose his horse

Bjorn Baker, one of Australia’s leading thoroughbred trainers and a trainer of the Rubick x Slainte miRunners filly, is in no doubt as to which horse you should have your eyes on. miRunners purchase high-quality racehorses, matches them with Australia’s best trainers and splits the cost into 1,000 units: meaning it only costs $275 to buy into a premium thoroughbred with monthly costs capped at $15 per unit. RECENT NEWS: Why we purchased Rubick x Slainte Training the Rubick filly, the sixth horse purchased by miRunners, Bjorn has encouraged Australians from all walks of life to get on board his horse.…

Why Rubick x Slainte is an exciting purchase

Rubick x Slainte was purchased at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 – a perfect match for trainer Bjorn Baker. As part of the miRunners ownership platform, ownership in Rubick x Slainte is only $275 per unit with a monthly fee of $15 for your first unit ($5 for any additional units). RECENT NEWS: Racehorse Ownership at Cost Price with miRunners Here’s the main reasons why Rubick x Slainte – to be trained by Bjorn Baker – was a purchase we’re excited about. The sire, Rubick Rubick was widely touted as being the highest rated two-year-old of his generation.…

Bjorn Baker’s Top Five Wins

With over 500 wins and millions of dollars in prize money, Bjorn Baker is one the more known trainers on both sides of the ditch. The New Zealand-born trainer’s foray into Australia has been mighty successful after he came over following a three year partnership with his father that saw Baker Racing win more prize money than any other New Zealand based stable. RECENT NEWS: The story behind miRunners’ stable names We sat down with Bjorn – who will be training our Rubick x Slainte filly at Warwick Farm – to find out which races were his personal favourites. Doomben 10,000…