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An overview of thoroughbred horses

An overview of thoroughbred horses

| March 12, 2019

The Thoroughbred first came about in Britain over the 17th and 18th centuries, which was sparked by an increasing interest involved in racing. The Thoroughbred pedigree is associated with bloodlines from three key Arabian stallions. None of these were ever raced. The majority of the Thoroughbred genes come from just 31 original ancestors, with all […]

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Procession for Winx in Cox Plate

Procession for Winx in Cox Plate

| October 25, 2018

Saturday’s Cox Plate is likely to be a procession for champion racehorse Winx as she attempts to become the first in history to register a fourth win in Australia’s premier championship race. If she wins, she will surpass the great Kingston Town who three-peated from 1980-1982. It will also be her 29th straight victory, the […]

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Auroras Encore wins National

Auroras Encore wins National

| June 12, 2013

Outsider Auroras Encore (66-1) powered to the line to score by 9 lengths in the 2013 John Smith’s English Grand National. Sue Smith became only the third female in history to train the winner of the race. Beaten just a head in the Scottish National at Ayr a year ago, the 11-year-old had been well […]

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