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Own a Racehorse

 Own a Racehorse
There are a number of decisions that you will need to make before becoming a racehorse owner. You will have to decide on the type of ownership in which you wish to engage.

Black Caviar Profile

Black Caviar (foaled 18 August 2006) is an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse undefeated in 22 races, a success record not equaled for over 150 years. She is considered to be the best sprinter in the world.

How to buy a Thoroughbred racehorse?

 Owning a racehorse is an exhilarating, rewarding pursuit if you know how to play the game. But sometimes the Thoroughbred racehorse world can be  confusing.

Point-to-Point & Horses in Training Sale at Tattersalls

Point-to-Point and Horses in Training Sale at Tattersalls

  • A poor result for a lot of sellers with a total of 32 horses offered and just 9 were sold (28%).
  • The average price was €16,611. 

Breeze Up Sale Results At Tattersalls

Breeze Up Sale Results At Tattersalls

  • John Ferguson bought the top lot, a Shamardal colt out of the Swain mare Balloura, at Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up for 500,000 guineas.  
  • The average price was £73,316.
  • Here is the full list of horses sold at the Breeze up sale.


Cheltenham Point-to-Point Sale Results

Cheltenham April Point-to-Point Sale Results

  • Fascino Rustico topped the Cheltenham April National Hunt Sale at Brightwells last night when he was bought by Aiden Murphy for Grand National winning trainer Paul Nicholls and his owner John Hales, for £310,000. 
  • The 4yo son of Milan, a runaway winner of a Carlisle bumper winner, is out of the dual-winning hurdler Rustic Charmer and comes from the same family as Bouggler, winner of the Grade 2 Mersey Novices Hurdle at Aintree.

Goffs Ready To Run Sales Results

Goffs Ready To Run Sales Results 

Winners At Cheltenham 2012

Cheltenham Festival 2012

  • After four days of championship racing the Cheltenham Festival is over for another year. On the face of it 5 Irish trained winners might herald a disappointing year for Ireland but if you delve a little deeper you will uncover a highly successful festival from an Irish perspective.
  • Perhaps the most pleasing aspect was the fact that 12 of the 27 races were won by Irish bred horses and the winners of the Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle and Champion Chase were all bred in Ireland.
  • Irish bred horses won six Grade 1 races and Irish born jockeys won an amazing 22 of the 27 races with Barry Geraghty finishing up top jockey for the festival.

ITBA Expo 2012 Reaction

Check out the EBN article on what thought of the ITBA Expo 2012.

  • "A successful ITBA Expo drew to a conclusion yesterday at Leopardstown racecourse, with mixed reactions from exhibitors, by far outweighed by the positive, and great enthusiasm from all visitors who attended."
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