Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine

‘Bold’ upgrade to European sprint programme

Pattern Committee announces two new Group 1 contests, including a three-year-old race at Royal Ascot more » Read More...

Bittar to leave BHA post in 2015

Search begins for a new Chief Executive as three-year term comes to an end more » Read More...

Golden years

Sir Eric Parker’s knowledge and expertise has benefited the ROA for 20 years but now it’s time to take things (a little) easier and let others further the owners’ cause more » Read More...

It’s not a sprint

Kevin Ryan may have forged his reputation as a trainer of sprinters but he’s more than capable of winning Classic races given the right ammunition more » Read More...

A poor race won by an exceptional racehorse

The Irish Derby's fall from grace cannot be looked at in isolation – the French must take some of the blame more » Read More...

Plus 10 scheme aims for major positives

Ever since the inception of the British Owners and Breeders Incentive Scheme (BOBIS) there have been calls for one single scheme which would also incorporate the Racing Post Yearling Bonus Scheme (RPYBS) and thus be accessible to Irish owners, breeders … more » Read More...

Thirty-two reasons why Goodwood messed up

Securing sponsorship is vital but not at the cost of our sport’s rich heritage more » Read More...

Malinas on top again at TBA foal show

Pauline Cowey's filly foal named champion at second 'Stars of Tomorrow' National Hunt showcase more » Read More...

Plus 10 bonus scheme launched

BOBIS and Racing Post Yearling Bonus Scheme to be phased out by 2016 with new sales incentive incorporating British- and Irish-bred horses more » Read More...

Grade 1 contest for mares at the Cheltenham Festival

The OLBG David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle promoted in status; new Listed Mares' Steeple Chase announced at Doncaster more » Read More...

Still No.1, to be Frankie

He’s been Flat racing’s brightest star for 25 years yet despite some recent setbacks, Frankie Dettori is determined to enjoy his ‘new life’ riding for Sheikh Joaan Al Thani more » Read More...

The alchemy of dreams and fairytales

Cirrus Des Aigles, the globetrotting gelding from France, is better than ever aged eight – his trainer, Corine Barande-Barbe, is busy plotting an autumn schedule for her horse of a lifetime more » Read More...

A new breed of horse sale

Goffs’ raid on central London was rewarded with broad international participation, impressive prices and the presence of one very special foal with his dam more » Read More...

Few sires as solid as Rock

He may not be the most popular, but Rock Of Gibraltar is enjoying a fantastic run more » Read More...

That old Epsom magic

The Derby meeting provided two sublime Classic winners but racing’s stars are being appreciated by fewer people than ever more » Read More...

Levy needs replacing with Racing Right

ROA President Rachel Hood calls for commercial relationship between the racing and betting industries more » Read More...

Australia completes Derby double

First three home at the Curragh all sons of Galileo trained by Aidan O’Brien more » Read More...

Australia Day

Regally-bred Ballydoyle colt lands third consecutive Derby for Aidan O’Brien more » Read More...

London Sale shaping up to be truly memorable event

Lifetime breeding right to Invincible Spirit to be auctioned alongside 36 breezers and 19 horses in training with Royal Ascot entries more » Read More...

The Treve of life

Chantilly trainer Criquette Head-Maarek has a positive outlook, forged by superb horses – the latest being Arc heroine Treve – but also by some harrowing experiences more » Read More...

Never a dull moment!

This year’s Royal Ascot will be Charles Barnett’s eighth and last as the track’s Chief Executive, his previous role at Aintree having witnessed him deal with a void National and a bomb scare more » Read More...

Racing Foundation grants announced

British Racing School and Northern Racing College among beneficiairies of latest awards more » Read More...

Free movement of thoroughbreds guaranteed

Tripartite Agreement amended to allow easier access for horses of higher health status more » Read More...

Soaring to success

Setting up a new auction house is no easy feat but it was a challenge worth facing for Osarus, which has gained annually in stature and this month celebrates its sixth birthday more » Read More...

Pattern needs trimming to fit

The European Pattern is no longer what it was originally intended to be, its expansion making racing less competitive – and ratings suggest we are not breeding better horses more » Read More...