Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine

Is it time for British racing to weave its own Pattern?

Britain's champion trainer John Gosden thinks it's time for a September Flat championship weekend more » Read More...

Racing on Good Friday gets my vote

And for those who believe Christmas Day will remain sacrosanct, I beg to differ more » Read More...

An easy cross to bear

The successful nicking of Danehill mares with Galileo looks set to continue more » Read More...

Market stays strong for Tattersalls Ireland’s main Flat auction

September Yearling Sale records a 43% rise in turnover and best top price in seven years at Fairyhouse more » Read More...

Dayjur dies at 26

Sheikh Hamdan’s champion sprinter euthanised at Shadwell Farm in Kentucky more » Read More...

Melbourne Cup weights released

Former winners Dunaden and Green Moon head the list for November 5 showpiece more » Read More...

Keeneland September Book 1 closes on a high

Reworked sales format brings strength and depth to opening week, which featured 18 seven-figure lots more » Read More...

Advance Australia fair

Balllydoyle's exciting juvenile becomes the first stakes winner for the great Ouija Board with Classic aspirations to boot more » Read More...

The Fugue on song again

The Lloyd-Webbers' star filly turns the tables on Al Kazeem with Irish Champion Stakes victory more » Read More...

Paulyn dispersal a major boost for Goffs

Paul Makin's entire bloodstock operation, including Irish Oaks winner Chicquita, to go under the hammer at the November Sale more » Read More...

Not so simple as merely a numbers game

The issue of foal-crop numbers has been a topic of discussion at both the TBA AGM and the seminar. While the decline has been more pronounced in Ireland, it seems to have halted in that country while in Britain the … more » Read More...

Vintage year if weather gods allow

A quirk of nature, or can climate account for one crop being better than the next? more » Read More...

Do you remember the first time?

Fifty years after witnessing his debut St Leger, our columnist recalls his experiences on Town Moor and looks back at some of the great winners of the world’s oldest Classic more » Read More...

India takes away livelihood

Martin Dwyer’s treatment by the racing authorities in India is bad enough yet the real punishment is his ban being reciprocated globally more » Read More...

Going for Gold

Scotland’s leading trainer Jim Goldie is aiming his homebred Jack Dexter and Hawkeyethenoo at the country’s biggest sprint prize, the Ayr Gold Cup more » Read More...

Life of Brian

As Chief Executive of Horse Racing Ireland and Chairman of the European Pattern Committee, Brian Kavanagh is at the centre of the sport’s hot topics more » Read More...

Dansili’s purple patch continues

The Fugue bounces back in impressive fashion to win the Darley Yorkshire Oaks and become her sire's sixth top-flight winner of the year more » Read More...

Trainers and jockeys go head-to-head

Five-a-side football match featuring Frankie Dettori one of the highlights of the Betfair Newmarket Open Day more » Read More...

European yearling season starts on a high

Buoyant trade at Arqana's August Sale sees four yearlings reach the seven-figure mark with a top price of €1.5 million more » Read More...

Moonlight Cloud triumphant again

Fifth Group 1 victory for George Strawbridge's outstanding homebred mare in the Jacques le Marois more » Read More...

Sungate trainers off the hook

No charges brought by BHA after investigation into anabolic steroid use more » Read More...

Moonlight camp on cloud nine

George Strawbridge’s homebred bags third consecutive Prix Maurice de Gheest more » Read More...

Moonlight camp on cloud nine

George Strawbridge’s homebred bags third consecutive Prix Maurice de Gheest more » Read More...

Combined Talent

Victory in this year’s Oaks was a landmark success for Ashbrittle Stud owner James Rowsell, who is enjoying a fruitful collaboration with Mark Dixon more » Read More...

All about Eve

Eve Johnson Houghton does things her way at a stable steeped in racing tradition, but her father is an invaluable assistant trainer more » Read More...

Horseracing’s compelling new tourist attraction

The new National Horseracing Museum, costing £15 million, will be three times as big and will bid to lure domestic and international visitors more » Read More...

By George, I loved Mtoto!

Our columnist never forgets his wedding anniversary: it’s the day before July 23, a date recalled for the victory of his favourite horse more » Read More...