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…

The story behind miRunners’ stable names

Owners love the stable names for their racehorses. It allows them to get connected to their horses before an official name is chosen and can also gives them a unique little insight to their thoroughbred’s personality. For example, many Saganaki owners still refer to him as his stable name – Bluey – which was chosen when he was still known to outsiders as “Real Saga x Cubism”. With miRunners purchasing five horses at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions, we sat down with Shannon Betts, Owner and Founder of Emeran Park, to talk through the stable names of the current…

Win your share in 1 of 4 premium racehorses

UPDATE: competition now closed Do you want to own a racehorse? miRunners is giving you a chance to win ownership in four premium thoroughbreds from around the country! Trained by some of Australia’s best trainers, Gai Waterhouse, David Hayes, Tony Gollan and Bjorn Baker, and purchased at Magic Millions, these horses are of extremely high pedigree. There are four ownership units up for grabs (one for each horse) with details on how to win below. Our Premium Thoroughbreds miRunners’ horses are quality yearlings purchased from Australia’s best auctions with the four available options all purchased for $275,000 each at the 2018…

Own a quality thoroughbred trained by Bjorn Baker

One of most sought-after and exciting trainers in Australia has joined the miRunners stables with Bjorn Baker coming on board to train Rubick x Slainte. For only $275 plus a monthly fee of $15, you can own this filly from one of Australia’s leading trainers, Bjorn Baker. Bjorn began his training career in 2007 under the mentorship of his father Murray, who is one of New Zealand’s most successful trainers. On Bjorn’s first foray with to Australia he accompanied Nom Du Jeu on his highly successful Autumn Carnival campaign in 2008, winning the AJC Derby at 40-1.   Buy your…