Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine

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...

Big books? Those were the days…

Hard to believe now but there is a time in living memory when a book of 70 mares was widely considered preposterous – what on earth would have been made of 300 plus? more » Read More...

Harry Herbert new advisor for Al Shaqab Racing

Highclere Thoroughbred Racing boss will fulfil two roles from Berkshire as Sheikh Joaan's operation expands more » Read More...

Boost for fillies as BOBIS prizes enhanced

In 2014 all Class 2 to 4 fillies-only races will carry a £10,000 bonus for eligible runners more » Read More...

Philip Freedman’s yearling sales overview

Confidence restored but cyclical nature of business means breeders must beware inflated nomination fees more » Read More...

Economic overview of the 2013 yearling sales

Confidence restored but cyclical nature of business means breeders must beware inflated nomination fees more » Read More...

Treve named Cartier Horse of the Year

Two awards for unbeaten French filly as Jim Bolger is given the Cartier/Daily Telegraph Award of Merit more » Read More...

Zamindar pensioned at 19

Sire of five Group 1-winning fillies stood down as fertility declines; Juddmonte stallion fees announced more » Read More...

4,000 up!

Record-breaking jockey AP McCoy records his 4,000th jumps win at Towcester more » Read More...

Melbourne Cup stays at home as Fiorente strikes for Gai

Ballymacoll Stud-bred colt lands Australia's biggest prize with British and Irish raiders filling the next four places more » Read More...

Long may he run

Veteran Tidal Bay's durability offers the perfect example of the allure of National Hunt racing more » Read More...

Winning all over the world

Six British raiders reap rewards at the Breeders’ Cup and on VRC Derby Day in Melbourne more » Read More...

A man of many parts

Bloodstock advisor, company chairman, racehorse trainer... it’s a good job John Ferguson has boundless energy more » Read More...

Storm Cat’s eastern promise

The legendary stallion is having noted success as a broodmare sire in Japan more » Read More...