HomeAuthorGlen Latham, Author at Stallions

October 25, 2021

[Published Bluebloods Nov/Dec 2020] Since the reign of King Charles II and the acknowledged birth of modern racing circa 370 years ago, the number of truly innovative changes to our sport can, arguably, be counted on one hand. History will judge if micro-ownership will be added to that list and if it can, then MiRunners...

March 29, 2021

It takes a special kind of person to see a gap in the market, then target that niche as a not-for-profit business rather than trying to line their own pockets. Lindy Maurice, the driving force behind Thoroughbred Industry Careers (TIC), is one such lady. TIC is in its third year of shepherding young people with...

March 29, 2021

With COVID’s cloud lurking over a second Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale we talked with the company’s General Manager Bloodstock Sales and Marketing, Sebastian Hutch, to get his perspective on the past 12 months, and what we can look forward to at Riverside in April. Despite predictions of Armageddon this time last year, the Australasian...

March 16, 2021

While Yulong is experiencing its best year on the track, it is in the sales ring where the development of the brand has been most noticeable. The success of Mr Zhang’s continued investment policy is evidenced by the farm’s 2021 Easter draft, hands down the best they have sent to market. Speaking with Yulong’s Chief...

February 3, 2021

The number of horses to have grazed on the undulating paddocks of Mike O’Donnell’s Fairhill Farm at Mulbring before going on to racetrack success just continues to grow. Gr.1 winners Good Project, Choice Bro and Glorious Days all had a head start at Fairhill and buyers inspecting the farm’s select 2021 Classic draft at Riverside...

January 5, 2021

The rise and rise of Yulong as a major player in the Australian bloodstock market continues unabated. Progress in 2020 can be measured by the strong showing at January’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale, Gr.1 success for Mr Zhang’s green, white checked sleeves both domestically and in Europe, and the continued development at its three...

January 4, 2021

There is a certain level of expectation for success when buying out of a Segenhoe draft, but even given the farm’s well-earned reputation the results coming from its 2019 Gold Coast offerings have been quite exceptional. Still early three-year-olds, of the 21 lots offered a remarkable five are now Stakes performers with almost an assurance...

December 29, 2020

Among the various strands that make up the Thoroughbred industry, once in a while someone takes the leap to start their own venture and quickly produces results that demand our attention. When talking about sale preparation in that context it is Kandice Pritchard and KBL Thoroughbreds that leap to mind. With some serious runs already...

December 29, 2020

It’s an exciting time at Emirates Park. A new focus, a renewed commitment to breed and offer to the market the best horses possible, and the chance of a third Gr.1 Golden Slipper Stakes, which this time could be with an exciting homebred. General Manager Bryan Carlson took time out to discuss the farm’s 2021...

December 29, 2020

The adage of a picture painting a thousand words certainly applies when looking at the accompanying photo of Glenfiddich in splendid isolation at Moonee Valley in the Gr.2 Bill Stutt Stakes. With the finish line approaching, the handsome son of Fastnet Rock has just “towelled up” a field brimming with Stakes winners by an untroubled...



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