Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine

Whipping up a Storm

The late Storm Cat’s influence was felt in early-season Classics in the UK and US more » Read More...

Makfi rises and it’s not Make Believe

Dubawi's Classic-winning son is creating a favourable impression this season with a Guineas winner of his own more » Read More...

A Classic milestone

Last month at Newmarket our columnist witnessed his 250th British Classic, the first, Ragusa’s St Leger in 1963, coming after a teenage labour of love crafted in ink more » Read More...

The full Monte

York racecourse Chairman Lord Grimthorpe describes his day job as Racing Manager to Prince Khalid Abdullah as the “best in racing” – and with Juddmonte’s operation producing homebreds of the calibre of Frankel and Kingman, it’s not hard to see why more » Read More...

The perfect fit

To breed thoroughbreds is to give a trainer an extra level of knowledge in preparing racehorses, believes Luca Cumani, and it has become a pursuit of excellence at Fittocks Stud, which is run by his wife Sara more » Read More...

Walking tall

George Baker can empathise with Joseph O’Brien’s struggle against the scales, but like his fellow giant of the weighing-room, height and weight haven’t stopped him enjoying a successful career more » Read More...

A grand inheritance

Dynaformer’s reputation for toughness lives on through a handful of his stallion sons more » Read More...

Flat championship hard to defend

I subscribe to The Times and always will – winning the Saturday Jumbo crossword is a big ambition! – but did not enjoy recent stance on the jockeys' championship more » Read More...

Staying gene pool must not run dry

TBA urges BHA and breeders to act now to protect British racing's diverse heritage more » Read More...

Adelaide retires to Coolmore Australia

Cox Plate winner to stand in New South Wales; Qatar Bloodstock's Charm Spirit to shuttle to New Zealand more » Read More...

Roderic O’Connor’s promising early start

Ballyhane Stud resident bred on same cross as Frankel notches a winner and a runner-up from first two runners more » Read More...

Magic start for Poet’s Voice

Richard Fahey-trained juvenile is first runner and first winner for Darley freshman more » Read More...

TBA urges action over decline of stayers

Racing programme requires rethink to encourage progression for three-year-olds more » Read More...

Many Clouds brings up National double for Aspell

Lambourn celebrates as Oliver Sherwood provides Trevor Hemmings with a third winner of Aintree's historic race more » Read More...

Up to the Mark

Sir Mark Prescott is closing in on 2,000 winners, not bad for a trainer who has never had, or wanted, more than 50 boxes – even when Sheikh Mohammed came calling more » Read More...

The first lady of Liverpool

As the first woman to occupy the post of Aintree Chairman, Rose Paterson is gearing up for her debut Grand National meeting more » Read More...

Classic engagements

Only a fraction will stand their ground but the list of French entries is worth perusing more » Read More...

McCoy given hero’s welcome at Cheltenham

Retiting champion jockey lands Grade 1 success aboard Uxizandre in the Ryanair Chase more » Read More...

Bullet hits the target in Queen Mother Champion Chase

Nicholls halts Mullins domination with a hat-trick of wins on day two of the Cheltenham Festival more » Read More...