Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine

On the Front line

Claiborne Farm has been a byword for excellence in the thoroughbred lexicon for more than a century and its reputation continues through the sought-after War Front more » Read More...

On the right path

Henry Daly admits to being “exceptionally bad” at self-promotion but with his stable firing in the winners, the trainer is happy to let his horses do the talking more » Read More...

Tradition with purpose

Riding to hounds is what gives jockeys their bottle, according to the fearless Paul Carberry, and plenty in the world of racing share his passion for the sport more » Read More...

Racing during wartime

The controversial acceptance of the government to Jockey Club arguments that racing should continue during the First World War is an intriguing element of our sport’s history more » Read More...

Ahead of the Handicap

Phil Smith has one of the most responsible jobs in the sport as head of the team that rate Britain’s racehorses; it’s a role, and an ever-evolving art more » Read More...

Perennial jumping stars truly a gift to savour

In victory and in defeat, Hurricane Fly and Big Buck's are just two names that made the weekend's action so very special more » Read More...

Increased investment in veterinary reasearch for 2014

HBLB announces plans to fund projects with an increased thoroughbred research budget in excess of £2 million more » Read More...

Masterful start by young Coolmore sire

Danehill Dancer’s son Mastercraftsman ends 2013 as leading first-season stallion more » Read More...

Oisin Murphy rides first stakes winner in Australia

Promising young apprentice teams up with British expat Nigel Blackiston to start the new year in style at Flemington more » Read More...

Perseverance pays off for a man who would be King’s

Trainer Alan King’s website refers to Robert ‘Choc’ Thornton as his “top-class stable jockey” and Wayne Hutchinson as “the yard’s second jockey”. Those statements may need updating if recent news is anything to go by. Hutchinson has played second fiddle … more » Read More...

Let’s look forward to an exciting 2014

British racing has endured some low blows over the past 12 months, yet potential stars abound and bloodstock prices remain buoyant more » Read More...

Wayne’s wonderful world

Wayne Hutchinson’s star took time to ascend but the loyalty he has shown to Alan King is bearing fruit in the shape of big-race rides and winners more » Read More...

Classic beginnings

Clairemont Stud has been catapulted into the limelight by the sale of Dancing Rain but there’s more to the Hampshire nursery than one famous mare more » Read More...

All change in just a few months

Coolmore duo Camelot and Declaration Of War enjoyed contrasting fortunes in 2013 more » Read More...

No Pipe Dream

Professor Caroline Tisdall wants to win the Champion Hurdle and Cheltenham Gold Cup. Meet the owner for whom trying to master an art is second nature more » Read More...

Back-to-back major wins for Sire De Grugy

Moore family star capitalises as irregular heartbeat brings Sprinter Sacre’s winning run to an end more » Read More...

Record prize-money of more than £120 million in 2014

Announcements by the Levy Board and Jockey Club Racecourses signal good news for British racing more » Read More...

Make your nomination for Stud and Stable Staff Awards

Entries for the tenth anniversary of the Godolphin-sponsored awards close on January 3 more » Read More...

Gerard Butler disqualified for five years

BHA announces ban after trainer admitted using anabolic steroids on horses in his care more » Read More...

Combined Forces

Stallion syndication is nowhere near as prevalent as it was several decades ago, but recent high-profile examples prove the practice is still welcomed by breeders more » Read More...

Should they stay then off they go

Such is the appeal of European middle-distance horses that international buyers are prepared to dig deep to secure the right horse more » Read More...

El Prado’s influence strengthens

This branch of the Sadler’s Wells line is flourishing through runners across the Atlantic more » Read More...

Want progress, get Carter

After a decade with the Breeders’ Cup, Carter Carnegie has been recruited to market British racing around the globe; it’s a role that requires fresh ideas but also recognition of tradition more » Read More...