Great wins by miRunners trainers (Lees & Waterhouse)

Waterhouse might be a household name but a win is a win no matter who you are and sometimes the wins are all the more sweet because they are the culmination of work by the whole team or they are a first of a kind. Here are some amazing moments from some of our miRunners trainers. Gai Waterhouse: Trainer of Not a Royal Doubt As the undisputed leading lady of racing, wins for Gai Waterhouse might seem like a weekly occurrence. However Gai has had to build her own reputation in a industry with few female participants and beside her…

Science says: Want to be happy? Become a member of a team

It’s well documented in science and sports arenas that being a part of a team intensifies the highs experienced by the individual members of the team. Team Geelong – the first community horse to be released by miRunners and in partnership with Geelong Race Club – is giving you the chance to experience this sensation with ownership on the Not a Royal Doubt X Countess Dehere filly. When you join a team you join a group of like minded people. It could be a team of volunteers, it could be a team of players or it could be a team…

Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s full sister wins impressively this afternoon

In a great sign for miRunners Your Song x Sheeznodoubt owners; Hollaback Girl, Your Song x Sheeznodoubt’s full sister, just wrapped up a sensational victory at Doomben this afternoon. Hollaback Girl launched brilliantly out of the gates and led the whole way, bursting 4 lengths in front and put a real gap on the field in the run to the line. The dam of this filly (who is by Not A Single Doubt) was herself 4th in the Gimcrack Stakes, the opening 2yo stakes race of the year at Randwick. She has already produced a stakes placed, 2yo winner in…

Tony Gollan wins best trainer in Queensland again

Tony Gollan is no stranger to premiership awards, last night he collected his fifth premiership award. And he was also voted the Trainer of the Year by the industry participants. When you are at the top of your game the people around you are the ones who sing your praises and receiving the Trainer of the Year is confirmation the Queensland Racing industry believes Tony Gollan is one of the best trainers in the state. While congratulating all 29 award recipients Racing Queensland CEO Brendan Parnell couldn’t have put it better. “Participants are the beating heart of the Queensland racing…

Who is Troy Corstens?

Troy Corstens is undoubtedly one of Victoria’s leading trainers, boasting two Group One wins and over $10 million in prize money so far over his twelve-year career. As he has now become the trainer of Not a Single Doubt X Countess Dehere, the first Geelong Community horse partnered with miRunners, we decided to delve into the background of Troy Corstens… Who is Troy Corstens? Troy was born in Adelaide before moving to Melbourne when he was just four years old, when his father Leon landed the foreman’s job for legendary trainer Bart Cummings. Following 25 years as a foreman for…

Name our racehorse: Your Song X Sheeznodoubt

Naming nominations are now live… Your Song X Sheeznodoubt needs a name and this one is up to you. Your Song X Sheeznodoubt was bought at the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions for $275,000 AUD. This filly is a perfect match for Queensland’s undisputed champion trainer, Tony Gollan, who not only won the past four Brisbane Metropolitan Premierships, but also raced this horse’s bloodline to victory in the past. Why am I suggesting names for this horse? From day one of miRunners’ existence, it has been about the collective power of the public and the racing community. On top of…

Barrier Jumping: The Education Never Stops

Your horse is back in training and looking great, surely the next stop is the races? There is a critical step, that has been in the media lately, that needs to be mastered however before a race opportunity can be taken. Today we are talking jumping and barrier trials. When you try something for the first time you do not expect to do it perfectly and we don’t expect that from young horses. One critical step for a racehorse is mastering the barriers, a step that can make or break a career in racing. And a step that in Australia…

David Raphael – The man who signed Rubick’s docket

We recently had a discussion with David Raphael, the man who purchased Rubick, to gain a little more context on current rumours and why Rubick has trainers walking with a spring in their step. Dive in for more depth below. My background with Rubick… I’m the guy who signed the docket to buy him, so I suppose the line is; we didn’t at the time think it was going to be such a game changer for us. I went to the Gold Coast Sale met with my trainer and everybody had gone and looked at all their inspections before they…

Geelong Community Thoroughbred Launch Gallery

With the sun popping in and out throughout the day, Sunday’s Geelong Community Thoroughbred launch was an enthralling day of racing and festivities. The day showcased our new premium filly Not A Single Doubt x Countess Dehere‘s inaugural mounting yard walk, along with the Geelong Racing Club luncheon, topped off with miRunners’ Racing.com interview. Learn more about our Geelong Community Thoroughbred partnership here. View the full gallery on our Facebook page. For more information on our Geelong Community Thoroughbred partnership click here.