Make no mistake - the British are coming. And the French. And the Germans. These came together to varying degrees at Rosehill when a pair of JHB purchase imports took out a pair of Group 3 events in great style.
First to the crease was British import Excess Knowledge who with a win in the Doncaster Prelude too ..read more
There are big days and there are big days. In Australian racing and breeding there is no more influential day than Golden Slipper day at Rosehill. The history and reputation of this being a race to make stallions was apparent from the very outset. The first edition, in 1957, was taken out by a colt named Todman, a son of the importe ..read more
Some days everything goes right, some days everything goes wrong. This past Saturday everything went right.
First up to bat was Vancouver, who was both bought by JHB in conjunction with Gai Waterhouse and in whom also JHB obtained a share in on behalf of Edmund and Belinda Bateman after the colt had been an im ..read more
“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”
This famous phrase is never truer than when applied to racehorses. Planning for Group 1 races begins months in advance, and each of those months must pass by perfectly and without setback, so small are the margins for error at the top level. After the su ..read more