Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine

Rain and mud fails to dampen the Royal spirit

This year's Royal meeting threw up a cascade of outstanding stories which can live long in the memory more » Read More...

Journeyman arrives

Robert 'Rab' Havlin has developed into an accomplished horseman and a key figure at the stable of champion trainer John Gosden; a first Royal Ascot winner was a just reward for one of the sport's most loyal jockeys more » Read More...

Of course she can

The TBA and BHA are aiming to redress the fillies' struggle in the ring with a new campaign more » Read More...

Candid Candy still ambitious

The Kingston Warren handler has adapted to racing's changing trends and sky-high sales prices to stay ahead of the curve and remain competitive at the highest level more » Read More...

Fallon ends a sensational career in the saddle

The former six-time champion jockey has retired from race riding at the age of 51 more » Read More...

Popular ‘Rab’ earns just rewards with first Royal Ascot winner

Robert 'Rab' Havlin has developed into an accomplished horseman and a key figure at the stable of champion trainer John Gosden more » Read More...

Rapid improver Hawkbill knuckles down in thrilling Eclipse

The son of Kitten's Joy was supplemented for a fee of £30,000 to take his chance in the Group 1 feature more » Read More...

Shanakill reaches elite level after Royal success

Former Irish National Stud sire set to stay in Pennsylvania despite breakthrough win more » Read More...

Epsom form upheld as Harzand completes the double

Harzand became the 18th horse in history to claim both the English and Irish Derby's more » Read More...

Weld hits 4,000 career winner mark after two-timer at Naas

The master of Rosewell House reached another significant milestone in his illustrious career more » Read More...

Rouget caps off stellar week with French Oaks success

Le Cressionniere became the sixth filly in the last 20 years to complete the French Guineas-Oaks double more » Read More...

Boat sinks Japan’s star as dream week continues for Kirby

Following on from an emotional first day, Adam Kirby wins his second Group 1 of the week on My Dream Boat more » Read More...

‘Presenting racing is my dream job’

Ed Chamberlin, who will front ITV's racing coverage next year, talks about his love of the sport more » Read More...

A first Derby for Rosewell as Harzand digs deep

Just hours before the fourth Classic of the season, the participation of the Sea the Stars colt was in serious doubt after he spread a plate. In what was described as a 60/40 decision to run, the team took their chances and it proved to be the right one. more » Read More...

Minding overcomes traffic to show her class

The Ballydoyle star became the first filly since Kazzia in 2002 to complete the 1000 Guineas and Oaks double more » Read More...

Making an impact the world over

Examining the international strength and depth of Deep Impact's mare books more » Read More...

The ‘speed gene’

The appliance of science to advise on a colt's chances of staying the Derby trip is no match for a sound, experienced judge - the notion of a 'speed gene' is preposterous more » Read More...

First Classic within range for Turkish exile

Myboycharlie and Izmit stallion recruit, Bushranger, are enjoying purple patches in their stud careers more » Read More...

Buoyant Beckett’s happy days

Multiple Classic-winning trainer, Ralph Beckett, is set for his best season yet, and with the support of traditional owner-breeders, Qatar Racing, and not to mention Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, few could argue against this becoming reality more » Read More...

Good opportunity missed?

Genetic testing became headline news when 2,000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold was assessed as to his suitability for the Derby trip; it’s an issue that had already prompted the TBA to launch a review aimed at informing breeders of the efficacy of such tests more » Read More...

Mick’s still the man

Mick Kinane won just about all there was to win during a stellar career in the saddle, and while it has taken him time to adjust to retirement, he remains very much involved in the sport of kings more » Read More...

Fortune favours the brave

Bill Gredley emerged from working class roots in London’s East End to make his mark in the property business while the commercial world no longer holds him in thrall, the same cannot be said of his thoroughbreds more » Read More...

Kremlin’s power

He’s not sure if he’s got the biggest string in Newmarket, but what is certain is that trainer Roger Varian – boosted by Sheikh Mohammed Obaid’s support – has a lot to go to war with more » Read More...

Chrome’s signing a golden opportunity

Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup star a worthy addition to Taylor Made ranks more » Read More...

Pattern problems

The 20 years from 1980 were a bastion of calm and sense as far as the European Pattern was concerned – expansion from the turn of the century is neither rational nor justifiable more » Read More...

Laying down roots

A partnership formed on National Hunt racecourses led to major Flat ambitions at Apple Tree Stud for Paul Dunkley and former jockey Robert Thornton more » Read More...

Kerry’s dream start

Kerry Lee was born to train and dreams of winning the Grand National – it won't happen this year but she has still enjoyed a superb debut season more » Read More...

A jockey forever dazzling

Darryll Holland would top many a list as the best jockey never to have been champion, but a new job back at his old stomping ground with the Hills family in Lambourn may yet see him right that wrong more » Read More...

Power to the mares as Annie prevails

Outstanding performances should encourage more owners and trainers to buy mares more » Read More...

Celebrating a champion filly

La Flèche was the best of her sex in the 19th century and the centenary of her death is cause to recall a career that yielded three Classics, the Gold Cup and Champion Stakes more » Read More...