Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder Magazine

Three new members for ROA Council

Charlie Parker, Lynn Douglas and Paul Duffy join 13-strong team for four-year term more » Read More...

Zoffany takes commanding lead in freshman contest

Stakes-race treble at Royal Ascot boosts Coolmore star’s standings but Canford Cliffs is in hot pursuit with Group double more » Read More...

Moon rises to defeat French duo

Coronation Cup falls to Richard Hannon's stable, providing a first Group 1 win for Pat Dobbs more » Read More...

Valiant quest

Golden Horn failed to find a buyer in the ring and lacked the stamina to win the Derby – so thought his owner/breeder Anthony Oppenheimer, who will send his homebred to Epsom with the hope of fulfilling a lifelong ambition more » Read More...

Steering the good ship Ascot

Guy Henderson enjoyed a long career as a commercial lawyer, but when the opportunity came to apply for the position of Chief Executive at Ascot, he took it – now comes the challenge of a first Royal Meeting more » Read More...

The revival of Rahinston

Harry and Lorna Fowler are well known in National Hunt circles and have their sights set on restoring their famous family farm to its former glory more » Read More...

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...