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2017

Target In Sight Retires After Million Dollar Career

8 year old stable stalwart Target In Sight has been retired this week and he will not return to the Gold Coast in January to defend his Magic Millions sprint title. The 30 start veteran ends his career with 9 wins and a further 9 placings, earning his owners over $1.1M in prize money. 

Langley Onto Bigger And Better Things After Maiden Win

Three year old Redoute's Choice colt Langley rid his maiden status in fine fashion at Kembla Grange on Sunday in the Metro & Provincial Maiden Handicap over 1500m. At just his third start, Langley settled beautifully for Brenton Avdulla behind the leaders and cruised around the home turn 

Debut Win For Promising Sprinter Rioli

The good run continues to roll on for Champion Victoria who celebrated their 5th winner since August 1st when debut runner Rioli saluted at Sale on Sunday. The 3 year old Sepoy gelding was coming off several jumpouts in preparation 

Bright Prospects For Superhard After Back To Back Wins

They can't do much more than win and that's exactly what Superhard achieved at Sandown on Wednesday. The year old son of Vinery Stud's ALL TOO HARD made is back to back wins over the 1000m in the Benchmark 70 grade after winning on debut at Pakenham on the synthetic on August 22nd. 

Parlay Vous Gives John O'Shea First Winner From Randwick Stable

Consistent galloper PARLAY VOUS returned to the winners circle on Saturday at Hawkebsury giving John O'Shea his first victory since opening the Randwick stable last month. The well fancied Jimmy Choux 4 year old was having his 8th career start and 

Life's A Beach For Sir Denzel After Retirement

Last month we received an excellent update on retired Champion horse Zoltar and we were so pleased to receive an update on past stable member Sir Denzel from his owner Tayah. Tayah took on Sir Denzel in 2014 when he was retired from Racing. Now an 8 year old, Denzel has been  

Motown Lil Kicks Off Preparation With Tenacious Win

Speedy Sebring mare Motown Lil returned to the winners stall on Wednesday at Sandown in convincing fashion. The 4 year old was coming off an impressive jumpout last week and although she had never previously  

Superhard Produces Impressive Win On Debut

Promising three year old Superhard has produced a dominant performance on debut at Pakenham on Tuesday. The Colt who gave his sire All Too Hard his 14th winner, showcased his ability under the guidance of Ryan Maloney to win  

Kotinos Shows Determination To Score Second Win

Four Year Old Congrats Gelding Kotinos has turned the tables following a disastrous last start to win well at Pakenham on Sunday. Carrying 60.5kg's, Kotinos began well from barrier 6 to settle just behind the leader and eventual 

O'Shea Looking To Start On A Winning Note With Parlay Vous

John O'Shea will saddle up his first runner since his departure from Godolphin when 4 year old Jimmy Choux Gelding Parlay Vous contests in the TAB Handicap over 1250m. The former Joe Pride galloper is coming off 5th placing 

Life After Racing; Zoltar Enjoying New Career After Retirement

In July, 2016 the connections of five year old Zabeel gelding Zoltar were given the disappointing news that he had sustained a suspensory injury to his tendon which was deemed career ending. Zoltar had just 12 starts for 5 placings and was  

In Demand; Only A Couple Shares Left In Popular Magic Millions Horses

Following a very successful open day at '''John O'Shea Racing''' on Sunday, we have just a couple of shares left in our hugely popular Mossman x Creative Chance Filly and Sizzling x Dabrowski Colt. 

Fantastic Turnout At O'Shea Racing Open Day

The sun was shining, the coffee was brewing and the brownies were warm- the perfect recipe to a successful open day. With close to 100 people walking through the gates for Sunday's Open Day at O'Shea Racing, many shares were snapped up in our impressive line up of babies.  

Reminder: Randwick Open Day THIS Sunday!

Champion Thoroughbreds and John O'Shea are looking forward to opening the stable doors at Randwick this Sunday (August 6th) at 10am. We warmly invite our friends to join us as we welcome back John and take a look at our stock for the year ahead.  

Racing NSW Announce New Program To Retrain Retired Racehorses

This week, Racing NSW made the announcement of the recent purchase for a 2600 acre property at Capetree, 45km north of Lithgow. The property, which includes equestrian facilities such as an olympic since dressage  

Atlantic Edge Makes It Back To Back Wins With Victory At Cessnock

They say it is hard for horses to win at their next start stepping out of maiden grade but that wasn't the case for tough little mare Atlantic Edge at Cessnock on Monday. The 4 year old Fastnet Rock mare was coming off a last start 

Sizzling x Dabrowski Colt; An Absolute Ripper

The positive reports just keep rolling in from Daniel Robinson at DPR Breaking for our cracking Sizzling x Dabrowski Colt. The youngster is currently undergoing his second week under saddle and has started some trot and canter work in company. 

Hard Ruler Vies For Black Type In Listed Taj Rossi Stakes On Saturday

This week we have an exciting runner for Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria with our filly Hard Ruler taking her place in a Listed Race at Flemington. Hard Ruler, a 2yo daughter of All Too Hard will run in the Listed Taj Rossi Series Final over 1600 metres. The race is bound to be highly 

Atlantic Edge A Maiden No More After Strong Win

Four year old Fastnet Rock mare Atlantic Edge has rid her maiden status with a strong win over 1500m at Mudgee on Sunday. The Irish import was positive from barrier 13 (lucky for some) to settle comfortably in the lead. She travelled well 

SAVE THE DATE: Welcome Back John O'Shea Open Day

Champion Thoroughbreds NSW is excited to welcome back John O'Shea to Randwick following his three year stint as Godolphin's head trainer in Australia. John, who has been a founding supporter of Champion Thoroughbreds since being established in 2009 will open up 

Mighty Magnetar Keeps 100% Fresh Record In Tact

Tenacious 3yo Magnetar returned to racing at Sale on Sunday with a strong victory in the Wynnes Coaches BM70 Handicap over 1200. The David Hayes trained son of I am Invincible maintained his perfect 1st up record winning comfortably by a length to Go One Better with 

Hard Ruler Scores Promising Win

Talented staying type Hard Ruler opened up her winning account at Sale with a strong victory over 1600 metres. The Mick Price trained 1st crop daughter of former top galloper All Too Hard was set a task by her master trainer jumping up in distance from 1200 to 1600 

Mammoth Weekend Of Runners In Victoria And NSW

Both Champion New South Wales and Victoria are set for a busy weekend with 6 runners ready to hit the racetrack over the next two days. Consistent galloper Hutcho (Congrats x Kylie) will kick off the proceedings when he contests in a Class 1 Handicap over 1200m at Newcastle on Saturday (Race 8 @ 4:09pm). He's dropping back in distance from the 1400m which isn't too much of a  

Thank Frankincense He Won!

Four year old Makfi gelding Frankincense produced a brilliant effort on the Pakenham synthetic surface to win by 1.5L over 1400m on Thursday. 'Franky' was fourth up for the prep following a couple of runs where he finished mid-field in Benchmark 58 company 

Welcome Back John! O'Shea Thrilled With Two Magic Millions Purchases

Three years after John O'Shea set out on the opportunity of a lifetime as the head trainer of Godolphin in Australia, he is back better than ever and looking forward to getting back to where it all began- at Randwick. Champion Thoroughbreds has thrown their support behind John with two quality purchases at the  

Good Value Found At Magic Millions June Sale

Champion Thoroughbreds and John O'Shea were delighted to secure Lot 2029 at the Magic Millions June yearling sale on Tuesday. The quality Mossman Filly out of Encosta De Lago mare Creative Chance was purchased for very reasonable price of just $40,000. 

Successful Day At Magic Millions Broodmare Sales For Champion Owners

It was a good day at the office on Tuesday at the Magic Millions broodmare sale where Champion mares Ammirata and Butterboom were up for grabs. Group 3 Belle Of The Turf winner Ammirata was first through the ring and was knocked down 

Sure To Be Popular; Two Champion Mares On Offer At Magic Millions Broodmare Sale

It will be a bittersweet day on Tuesday when Champion Thoroughbreds say goodbye to two of their classy mares at the Magic Millions Broodmare sale on the Gold Coast. Consistent mares Ammirata and Butterboom will take part in the competitive 

Never In Doubt; Kotinos Breaks Through At Geelong

He was knocking on the door last preparation, and Kotinos was rewarded for his consistency with a maiden win at Geelong on Friday. The three year old Congrats gelding was first-up over 1212m in the Champion Blinds Maiden Plate following a trial at Cranbourne 

Regine Puts On Dominant Display At Sunshine Coast

Well bred three year old filly Regine (Mastercraftsman) blitzed her rivals in the Workplace Central Maiden Plate over 1600m at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday. She followed up her promising debut run at Nowra on April 30th where she finished 3rd to come out 

International Imports Headline Week Of Runners

Two of Champion's imported fillies are set to race this week with Mastercraftsman Filly, Regine heading to the Sunshine Coast on Sunday and Fastnet Rock filly, Atlantic Edge lining up at Taree on Monday.  

Butterboom Ready To Kick Off Final Preparation At Rosehill On Saturday

Consistent city class mare Butterboom will head to Rosehill on Saturday to commence her final preparation before the Magic Millions broodmare sale at the end of the month. Following a timely Group 1 win from her half sister Foxplay  

One To Watch: Bright Prospects For Well Bred Staying Filly

Champion's Irish import Regine made her much anticipated debut at Nowra on Sunday over 1400m. The three year old filly was strong on the line to finish in 3rd place, beaten just 3.8L behind short priced favourite Victory Anthem. She showed good gate speed  

Toffee Nose Blitzes Rivals In $250k Vobis Gold Heath

Classy filly Toffee Nose has secured her place in the SA Oaks following her brilliant win in the $250k Vobis Gold Heath at Caulfield on Saturday. The 3 year old daughter by Toorak Toff was ridden beautifully be top hoop Damian Lane to travel 

Toffee Nose One Step Away From SA Oaks

Talented three year old filly Toffee Nose will have her lead-up run to the Australasian Oaks when she lines up in the TROA Vobis Gold Heath over 2000m at Caulfield on Saturday. The daughter of Toorak Toff is having her 9th career start and i 

Motown Lil Makes It Back To Back Wins With Dominant Performance At Sandown

Classy three year old filly Motown Lil (Sebring x Tigress Lily) notched up two consecutive wins at Sandown on Wednesday with an easy victory in the Comcater Handicap against the fillies and mares over 1000m. She was coming off a last start 

Former Champion Thoroughbreds Mare Hoss Amor Produces $2.4M Colt At Easter Sales

Multiple Stakes winning mare Hoss Amor had the most elite buyers competing in the sales ring for her second offspring. The Medaglia d'Oro colt was sold for an astonishing $2.4M at the Inglis Easter Sales on Wednesday to the combination of Stonestreet 

Medaglia D'Oro Colt Joins Team NSW From Competitive Easter Sale

The strength of the 2017 Inglis Easter Sales is competitive as ever with a select catalouge of elite bred horses up for grabs. Champion NSW teamed up with our American friends at Solis/Litt Bloodstock early on the first day to secure Lot 4 

Veteran Sprinter Targets Group 1 T J Smith

Champion's stable stalwart Target In Sight is ready for his Group 1 assignment at Randwick during Day 1 'The Championships' when he contests in the T J Smith Stakes (Race 8 @ 4:30pm). The 7 year old son of Nadeem is first-up off a freshen up 

Toffee Nose Scores Valuable Black Type In Alexandria Stakes

Classy filly Toffee Nose has registered some worthy black-type with a second placing in the Group 3 Alexandria Stakes at Moonee Valley on Friday night. The three year old daughter of Toorak Toff was third-up following a maiden win at Pakenham 

Motown Lil's Class Prevails At Sandown

Feisty little filly Motown Lil returned to the winners stall with an impressive victory at Sandown in the Ladbrokes Handicap over 1000 metres on Wednesday. The 3yo daughter of Sebring prevailed over the very promising Danny O’Brien colt 

A Sunday Well Spent At Champion's 2017 Yearling Parade

The weather gods answered our prayers on Sunday morning and held off the rain for the duration of our Open Day at Emeran Park which attracted a strong crowd of new and existing owners.  

Champion's 2017 Open Day THIS SUNDAY at Emeran Park!

Champion invites you to our 2017 yearling parade at Emeran Park, Wyong Creek where all NSW yearling purchases will be paraded along with our current spellers and pre-trainers. This is a fantastic opportunity to catch up with 

Hutcho Breaks His Maiden In Convincing Fashion

Three year old Congrats gelding Hutcho broke his maiden status at Newcastle on Saturday in convincing fashion at his 11th career start. Hutcho has been a somewhat frustrating horse for connections, at his second ever 

Animal Kingdom Produces His First Winner

Impeccably bred Earth Angel made an impressive debut at Ballarat on Wednesday in the City of Ballarat 2YO Fillies Maiden Plate over 1200m for the Hayes and Dabernig Team. The filly, out of 5 times Group 1 winning mare Miss Finland saluted 

Champion Victoria Secure 5 Quality Yearlings At Inglis Premier Sale

The Melbourne Premier Sale conducted by William Inglis proved to be a happy hunting ground again for Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria as we were able to replicate our feats of 2016 in securing 5 new yearlings. The sale itself was very 

First Four Out Of Five Result For Matchem Genetics In Blue Diamond

Over the 2016 yearling sales season there were somewhere over 4,500 yearlings sold across Australia and New Zealand. While Matchem Genetics can’t test every horse at every sale, we did manage to test a little over 300 yearlings whose sale price 

WATCH: A Day At DPR Breaking

Our two Magic Millions fillies (Shamexpress x New Age Rocka and Animal Kingdom x Ready Magic) kicked off the breaking in season at DPR Breaking and pre-training located at Orchard Hills in Western Sydney. The process took 4 weeks 

Ocean Park Produces First Winner

Cox Plate winning sire Ocean Park enjoyed his first taste of progeny success with two year old Beerzatbernz saluting on debut at Morphettville for leading South Australian trainer Tony McEvoy. It was a nice performance from the filly who 

Pedigree Update: Animal Kingdom x Ready Magic Filly

The pedigree of our Animal Kingdom filly from Magic Millions continues to strengthen with smart mare Pomello (Lope De Vega) notching up her third win at Randwick on Wednesday. The lightly raced mare is building quite an impressive record 

She's All Class; Toffee Nose Breaks Her Maiden In Dominant Fashion

Classy Toorak Toff filly Toffee Nose stripped her maiden status at Racing.com Park on Thursday night when taking out the Precor Super Vobis 3 year old maiden plate in convincing style first-up. The promising filly was coming off 

Parlay Vous Out To Go One Better At Canterbury

Three year old Jimmy Choux Gelding Parlay Vous will look to return to the winners circle following his two second placings this preparation when he lines up in the TAB Handicap at Canterbury on Friday Night (Race 5 @ 8:15pm). Parlay Vous 

"We Weren't Leaving Without Him"- Champion NSW Secure Lot 520 At NZ Select Sale

You just need to watch the post-sale video to hear the confidence in Jason Abraham's voice following the purchase of Lot 520 at the NZ Select Sale at Karaka on Tuesday. The son of Denman was secured for $140k following his elite cardio rating  

Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria Secure Two Gems In New Zealand

Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria has been successful in securing two lovely colts at the New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Sale in Karaka. The company has purchased two well sought after colts that met the most stringent criteria of 

Matt Dale Enjoys Double Success With Two Promising Sons Of Mossman

It was quite the weekend for the M J Dale Racing team with two promising sons of Mossman winning for connections at Canberra and Randwick. 2 year old colt Mossman Gorge was impressive on debut when taking out the Tomakin Sports and Social Club Maiden by 5 lengths 

Rodin’s Doll Small Wonder With A Giant Heart

Pint sized lion heart Rodin’s Doll once again showcased her undoubted staying talent when breaking through for a deserved maiden victory on Wednesday in the Yarramalong Maiden Handicap at Sandown over 1800 metres. 

Million Dollar Man: Target In Sight Takes Out The Magic Millions Sprint

It was an emotional return to the winners circle for the connections of Target In Sight following his win in the Magic Millions Sprint race at the Gold Coast on Saturday. Notching up his 9th career win, Target cemented himself as the first 

Kuro Blitzes Rivals In The Takeover Target Stakes

Gun Sprinter Kuro (Denman x Distinctive Lass) recorded his fifth listed win when taking out the Take Over Target Stakes at Gosford in impressive fashion. The five year old gelding notched up his 8th career win bringing his total prize money 

Target Has His Sights Set On The Magic Millions Sprint

Stable stalwart Target In Sight has opened the deserved favourite for the Myer Magic Millions Sprint race at the Gold Coast on Saturday as he sets out to give his owners the thrill of a lifetime. The 7 year old Nadeem 

Champion Hit The Ground Running On Day 2 At Magic Millions Sale

After a slow start on Day 1 of the Magic Millions sale, both New South Wales and Victoria were rewarded for their patience on Day 2 with the purchase of two quality fillies. Champion New South Wales got the ball rolling after securing Lot 268- a beautiful filly by Winsdor Park Stud's first 

Champion Prepares For Another Big Year At The Sales

As the festive season comes to a close and we welcome in the new year, the racing industry will ascend upon the Gold Coast to the Magic Millions yearling sale, the first of 5 major auctions that Champion purchase from every year 

2016

Can The Kandy Man Get The Chocolates On Christmas Eve?

It's fair to say that four year old Hinchinbrook gelding Kandinsky has been unlucky not to win at his four starts this preparation. Between bad barrier draws and being slow from the gates, we're hopeful he'll have a change of luck at Rosehill on Saturday.  

King's Authority Highlights Benefits Of Matchem Genetics

Exciting colt King’s Authority delivered a stunning debut win for owners Sun International and in the process again highlighted the value of Matchem Genetics technology. The 2yo son of Champion stallion Snitzel, King’s Authority was a $280,000 purchase 

2016- A Year Of Change And Progression

As we prepare to welcome in the New Year, we find ourselves reflecting on the year that’s been 2016. We’ve seen many changes this year including the rebranding of Matchem Racing, now Champion Victoria which launched in January this year. Together we purchased a record amount of yearlings (16) using the Matchem genetics and cardio testing 

Magnetar Out For Inglis Bonus Glory In Sydney

Gutsy 3yo Magnetar heads to Randwick on Saturday in search of victory in the rich William Inglis Sprint over 1100 metres at Randwick. The son of leading stallion I am Invincible, Magnetar has built a consistent record to date winning twice and placing 

Lindsay Park Racing Benefit From Matchem Genetic Testing

Like Champion Thoroughbreds, The team of David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig at Lindsay Park have taken a keen interest the Matchem Genetics selection protocol and have been strong advocates of the process believing 

Falco And Kandinsky Lead The Way For A Busy Weekend

The team will look to continue their good run following Kuro's win in the Starlight Stakes at Rosehill last weekend with 7 runners over the next four days. Speedy mare Very Choosy kicks off the weekend when she contests in the Lanec Services Handicap for the fillies and mares 

Kuro Scores Well Deserved Win In The Starlight Stakes

Kuro recorded his seventh career win when taking out the Listed Starlight Stakes at Rosehill Gardens over 1100m on Saturday defeating the fast finishing favourite Nieta (John Thompson) and Princefamous (Peter and Paul Snowden). 

Kuro To Star At Rosehill On Saturday

Consistent Denman Gelding Kuro will line up in the listed Starlight Stakes (Race 6 @ 3:40pm) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Kuro is third-up heading into the 1100m assignment coming off two solid performances at Canterbury at Rosehill 

Ivoryman And Sheilarized Warming Up At Canterbury

Ivoryman (Pins x Everyday) will make his debut at the races when he lines up in the Schweppes Maiden Plate (Race 2 @ 2:20pm) over 1200m restricted to three year old Colts and Geldings at Canterbury tomorrow.  

Champion Owners Enjoy A Day At Arrowfield

A small tribe of Champion owners made the journey up the M1 on the weekend for a glorious summers day at the picturesque Arrowfield Stud in the Hunter Valley. Set on 2500 acres of prime land in the Segenhoe Valley, owners were given a behind the 

Very Choosy Set To Resume At Moonee Valley

Talented mare Very Choosy makes her long awaited return to the racetrack on Saturday in the MRC Signs Handicap over 1000 metres. The 4yo daughter of Choisir has shown very good ability to date winning 3 out of her first 5 starts. 

Kuro Joins The Half Million Dollar Club

Kuro provided his owners with another honest effort at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday when finishing 2nd in the ABA Automatic Specialists Handicap over 1200m behind the lightly weighted 

Double Showing At Rosehill Gardens On Saturday

Champion will be represented by two well-placed geldings tomorrow when Kuro and Kandinsky step out in their respective events on what is expected to be a fairly quick surface at Rosehill. The first cab off the rank will be Kuro in Race 5 at 3.05pm. This Benchmark 93 sprint event over the 1100m is a carbon copy of what he contested  

Trip To Paris' Half Sister Touches Down In Australia

The long wait is over! Our half sister to last years Caulfield Cup runner up and Ascot Group 1 Gold Cup winner Trip To Paris has arrived in Australia following her first preparation at The Curragh in Kildare, Ireland 

Limelight To Debut At Gundagai's Popular Snake Gully Cup Showcase Meeting

3 year old New Approach gelding Limelight will make his debut at Friday's Gundagai Showcase meeting which features the $70,000 Snake Gully Cup. Trained by Matt Dale, Limelight had just the one trial 

Frankincense Notches Up Second Win With Convincing Victory At Geelong

Four year old Makfi gelding Frankincense notched up his second win at Geelong on Saturday in the Aaron Toohey Accounting Benchmark 58 over 1300m with a convincing 2.75L win over his rivals. Having his second start for the preparation after returning 

Toffee Nose Produces Outstanding Run In Group 2 Wakeful Stakes

It was a glorious day of racing at Flemington on Saturday for Derby Day. We had just the one runner for the day in the Group 2 Wakeful Stakes. Rated a 100/1 outsider by the bookies, our filly Toffee Nose proved she will be a genuine autumn contender when flashing home to 

Kandinsky Primed For Second Up Run At Canterbury

Talented Hinchinbrook gelding Kandinsky will look to go one better than his first-up performance on Wednesday when he lines up in the TAB.com.au Handicap over 1250m at Canterbury. He narrowly missed winning last start when 

Magnetar Makes It Two Starts For Two Wins At Mornington

Promising three year old Magnetar (I Am Invincible x Magdalena) made it two starts for two wins when saluting at Mornington on Friday in the Stuart Simpson Memorial BM 64 Handicap over 1000m. The victory came first-up 

Action Packed Weekend For Team Champion

This weekend is one of the most exciting on the racing calander with the Cox Plate being run at Moonee Valley on Saturday- and to add to the occasion, we'll see one of the most hyped clashes of the decade between two champions, Winx and Hartnell. But aside from watching the race 

Promising Filly Toffee Nose Out To Break Her Maiden At Racing.com Park

3 year old Toorak Toff filly Toffee Nose will have her third career start at Racing.com Park (Pakenham)on Thursday whilst stepping up to the mile for the first time. The staying bred filly produced a nice effort last start when finishing 4th 

Belle Of The Turf Winner Ammirata Has Been Retired

Group 3 winning mare Ammirata has been retired today after the tough decision was finalised by her large group of owners. The decision comes after the 5 year old Nadeem mare failed to return to her good form from last preparation 

Save The Date: Arrowfield Stud Tour In November

Champion Thoroughbreds' Owners are invited to attend a day tour of the picturesque Arrowfield Stud in the Hunter Valley. The tour will consist of a stallion parade including '''Snitzel, Redoute's Choice, Not A Single Doubt 

10% Left in our Foxwedge Filly – Time to Hurry Up and Claim your Racehorse

Join Ron Quinton (Randwick Trainer) and Channel 9 star Yvonne Sampson in racing our speedy Foxwedge filly – there is only 10% left and given the run Foxwedge has been on lately, it’s no surprise to see her finding favour. 

Champion Colours To Feature At The Official Two Year Old Trials

Two year old Redoute's Choice colt 'Langley' will line up in the official two year old trials at Randwick on Monday after showing early promise to his trainer Ron Quinton. Langley was a $225,000 purchase from the Inglis Premier Sale in March this year from the Arrowfield Stud draft. 

Well Deserved Maiden Win For Classy Filly Motown Lil

Bonny filly Motown Lil scored a well overdue maiden victory at Mornington on Thursday scoring over 1000 metres in decisive fashion. The 3yo daughter of former Golden Slipper winner and Widden Stud resident Sebring won going away from her rivals defeating 

Love At First Sight For Yvonne And Lulu

This week Channel 9 presenter Yvonne Sampson ventured to Ron Quinton's Randwick stables to visit our gorgeous Foxwedge x Killcare Beach filly (affectionately known as lulu) for the first time. Yvonne, a fond horse lover was excited to join in the ownership of this quality filly and it was certainly love at first sight (we did warn her)! 

Second Season Sire Foxwedge Kicking Goals In The Breeding Barn

Promising young stallion Foxwedge secured his first Group winner on Saturday when classy Filly Foxplay saluted in the Group II ATC Furious Stakes. A $160,000 purchase from Newgate Farm's draft, Foxplay has always shown above 

Racing NSW Announce More Positive Changes For Industry Participants

Racing NSW today announced further increases to prize money in the metropolitan, provincial and country regions to further benefit industry participants in all areas on New South Wales. These increases will take effect as of October 1st, 2016 

ASIC Announces Key Changes To Horse Racing Syndicates

ASIC has announced today its new legislative instrument to replace three Class Orders on Horse racing syndicates and Horse breeding schemes that were due to expire in the near future. 

I've Got This Wins On Debut With Plenty Up His Sleeve

Three year old Starcraft gelding I've Got This has given his big group of owners a huge thrill when winning on debut at Wagga after an impressive trial win at Goulburn a fortnight ago. Having his first start on a Heavy 8 surface 

Distinctive Darci Notches Up Second Win at Fourth Start

Three Year old gelding Distinctive Darci has recorded his second win from his fourth career outing in Singapore over the weekend. He is a half brother to Kuro (stakes winner and multiple Group 1 placed) and our two year old Ocean Park colt who is trained by Matt Dale. 

Update On Shares Available- Don't Miss Your Chance To Secure A 'Champion'

This week saw our Ocean Park x Donna Cattiva Colt fully sold on the back of our Turrfontein x Cat's Pause Filly also being fully subscribed to last week. We are really positive about the crop that we have purchased this year that are individually backed by strong pedigrees, good physicals and elite cardio scores. 

Half Brother To Distinctive Lass Colt Impressive In Singapore.

The half-brother to Kuro and our Distinctive Lass yearling put on a dominant performance at Singapore yesterday when winning by 5L over 1000m. Three year old gelding Distinctive Darci was having his third career start when breaking his maiden in impressive style.  

First Season Sire Watch: Ocean Park

As the first official two year old trials are fast approaching in September, we look forward to keeping a close eye on the first season sires whose progeny are about to hit the track. It is sure to be an interesting and competitive season with the likes of All Too Hard, Pierro, Delago Deluxe, Excelebration, Ocean Park and Animal Kingdom all in the mix. 

Champion Breaks the $1M Prizemoney Mark For The Season

The final weekend of racing saw Champion's total prizemoney earnings for the 2015/16 season reach the $1M mark. Honest mare Butterboom got us over the line after running a brave 2nd when unlucky in the run 

2015/16 Season In Review

The 2015/16 Season was a progressive and successful time for Champion Thoroughbreds. We saw many stakes performed horses in the team earn success for their owners 

'Champion' Trainer John Sargent Enjoying End Of Season Success

Champion Thoroughbreds recently teamed up with John Sargent after the purchase of our All American x Honor Net colt at the Inglis Classic Sale in February. Based in Randwick full time since 2012 

Mossman Colt's Dam Producing Winner after Winner!

The pedigree page continues to showcase more winners for our Mossman x Kondari Colt after his full brother notched up his third consecutive win at Macau on Monday. 'Son Of Unicorn', trained by Macau's youngest trainer, James Moore 

Makatiti Provides Strong Win At Caulfield

Promising 3yo Makatiti continued his rise up the ranks with a gutsy victory at Caulfield in the Grand Hotel Frankston Handicap over 1400 metres.A son of Waikato Stud’s proven sire Pins, Makatiti showed tremendous fighting qualities to prevail by 0.1 lengths from the talented Divine Mr Artie, with Twisting Typhoon 0.3 lengths away in 3rd place. 

NSW Prize Money Increases Give Owners A Welcome Incentive

Owners, trainers and jockey's alike will start to take benefit from this week's increase in country and provincial prize money introduced by Racing NSW and the NSW Government. Increases in minimum Country TAB and Provincial prizemoney as well as the introduction of Showcase  

Arena x Royal Tower Colt Showing Early Promise

This week we saw some real promise shown by one of our 2016 yearling purchases with our Arena x Royal Tower colt working brilliantly at Lindsay Park. This colt was secured at the 2016 William Inglis Classic Sale for $90,000 from the Lomar Park Draft. 

Butterboom Scores Well Deserved Saturday Metro Win

Consistent mare Butterboom (Myboycharlie x Butters) scored a well deserved Saturday metropolitan win at Rosehill on Saturday aided by a perfect ride from in-form hoop Tim Clark. The 4 year old mare recorded her fourth career win from just her thirteenth start 

Stable Stalwart On Target For QTC Cup

Stable favourite Target In Sight will aim for Group 2 glory when he lines up in the QTC Cup at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The 6 year old Nadeem gelding will have his 29th career start with the hope of saluting for his ninth win after his eye catching last start run in the Group 1 BTC Cup 

Fontiton sells for an astonishing $1,100,000 at Magic Millions

Outstanding filly Fontiton set the Magic Millions sales complex alight on Wednesday fetching an extraordinary $1,100,000 for her Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria connections. The daughter of Turffontein who was expertly prepared by Sledmere Stud set tongues wagging throughout the sale week and was considered by many the best horse in the sale. 

Magnetar breaks through on debut for Champion

Champion Thoroughbreds continued its prolific winning run with 2yo gelding Magnetar scoring a strong win on debut at Racing.Com Park. Magnetar jumped brilliantly from the gates to lead easily with experienced hoop Michael Walker able to relax the juvenile beautifully 

John Sargent Gives a Pleasing Tick to Classic Colt

Our All American colt out of the SP mare, Honor Net, (Hussonet) wraps up his first preparation at Randwick this week, and his new trainer John Sargent couldn't be more impressed with his progress. 

Ocean Park x Donna Cattiva Colt Thrives Under Saddle

The first of our Easter purchases has been sent to the breaker for his education and the impression he has left has been immediate. This is a big confidence booster for us as he was our most expensive Easter buy and we don't like to miss the mark when we chip up at auction. Our breaker's comments this week in their correspondence update were as follows. 

Parlay Vous Wins On Debut At Gosford

Two year old gelding Parlay Vous (Jimmy Choux x My Parlay) was impressive when winning on debut at Gosford yesterday in the Emerald Valley 2 year old Maiden Handicap over 1000m. 

Makatiti Breaks Through At Sandown

The talented but enigmatic galloper Makatiti yesterday broke through for a well overdue victory at Sandown-Lakeside in the Grand Frankston Plate over 1400 metres.The 3yo took all of Ben Melham’s guile before outlasting  

Target In Sight Brisbane Bound For BTC Cup

Target In Sight will contest in his first Group 1 on Saturday when he heads to Doomben for the BTC Cup. Having his 27th career start, Target is coming off two solid runs this preparation, most recently when striking interference in the final 200m 

Frankincense Knocks Down The Door At Bendigo

After six starts of showing much potential, Frankincense broke through for his maiden victory at Bendigo yesterday afternoon in a style that shows there are plenty more wins in store for the NZ bred gelding. 

Saturday Metropolitan Win In The Sights Of Butterboom and Falco at Rosehill

Butterboom and Falco will both aim for their first Saturday metropolitan win this Saturday when they line up in their respective races. Butterboom (MyboyCharlie x Butters) looks well placed in the F&M Pro-Ride Handicap 

Wagga Cup Carnival Here We Come

Four year old Zabeel gelding Zoltar will be our first Wagga Cup Carnival runner when he lines up in the NSW Racehorse Owners Association Maiden Handicap over 1400m. Having his first start this preparation for trainer Matt Dale 

Ammirata and Kuro Feature At Hawkesbury's Stand Alone Meeting

Ammirata (Nadeem x Iguana Jo) and Kuro (Denman x Distinctive Lass) are our two Champion representatives this weekend at Hawkesbury's annual stand-alone meeting on Saturday. Kuro kicks off the proceedings when he lines up in the Hawkesbury Gold Rush over 1100m 

Motown Lil Registers More Blacktype For Champion & Matchem Genetics

Talented filly Motown Lil ran a terrific race on Saturday to register a valuable black type placing for her lucky owners and Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria. The Sebring 2yo finished with dogged determination to place 2nd to promising debutant Modern Wonder in the Listed Dequetteville Stakes in Adelaide over 1050 metres. 

Fantastic Turn-Out To Champion's 2016 Yearling Parade At Emeran Park

The clouds divided and the sun came out shining over '''Emeran Park''' for Sunday's yearling parade. We had a great turn-out for the proceedings and a good response, with lots of shares secured in our quality group of youngsters. 

Onwards And Upwards For Falco After Kembla Grange Win

Falco (High Chaparral x Permission to Land) recorded his second win on Saturday at Kembla Grange in the E4 Health Class 2 Handicap over 1400m. Aided by a good ride from 3kg claiming apprentice Nick Heywood, Falco settled well throughout the running 

Stakes Runners Headline A Busy Weekend For Champion

This weekend we're represented with five runners in three states including two stakes races. Champion Victoria's Very Choosy and Motown Lil are Morphetville bound to have a crack at some black type races. 

Sky's The Limit For Ammirata After Royal Randwick Win

Ammirata kicked off her preparation in style when winning the E-Group Sprint at Randwick on Saturday. The four year old Nadeem mare recorded her sixth win from just her twelfth career start over the 1200m in the Benchmark 83 race. 

Come Along To Champion's 2016 Yearling Parade

Champion Thoroughbreds invites you to join us at Emeran Park, Wyong Creek on Sunday 24th of April for our 2016 yearling parade featuring all our purchases from the Magic Millions, Classic and Easter Sales as well as special guest John O'Shea offering his thoughts on each individual. 

Inglis Easter Sales Wrap-Up

The Inglis Easter sales were amazing for us. We strategically left our buying options open, waiting for the Easter sale to pick up the majority of our new crop on the theory that the sale would have cracks given the huge spending that went on earlier in the year and that's exactly how it played out 

Sheilarized Impresses With Wyong Win

Three year old filly Sheilarized (Authorized x Street Em' Sheila) put on a dominant performance at Wyong on Thursday when winning the Twin Lakes Air Class 2 Handicap over 1600m. 

Five Runners In Three States This Week

After a busy week of running around at the Inglis Easter Sales, there's certainly no slowing down as we focus our attention to the race track for the next 5 days. 

Butterboom Too Strong At Warwick Farm On Easter Monday

Honest mare Butterboom (Myboycharlie x Butters) was impressive first-up at Warwick Farm on Easter Monday when winning the TAB More Than Just Winning Handicap over 1200m. Coming off 3 barrier trials, Butterboom started a $3.20 favourite in the race. 

Bumper Long Weekend Of Racing For Champion

We have 5 runners hitting the race track over the Easter long weekend in New South Wales and Victoria. We kick off the proceedings when we head to Rosehill on Saturday for BMW Stakes day. 

Win Number Two On The Cards For Sheilarized At Kembla

Three year old filly Sheilarized (Authorized ex Steet em' Sheila) will line up in the TAB Rewards Handicap (Race 1 @ 2:15pm) at Kembla Grange today. She is coming off a solid first-up run over 1200m at Warwick Farm a forntight ago 

Very Choosy Scoots Home At The Valley

Champion's speedball '''Very Choosy (Choisir x Pedantic)''' put on a dominant display of sustained speed at Moonee Valley on Friday night when winning the Jeep 55 second challenge over 955m to record her third win from just her fourth career start. 

Very Choosy Resumes At The Valley

Talented filly Very Choosy will make her return to racing on Friday night in the Jeep 55 Challenge over 955 metres at Moonee Valley. Very Choosy has started her career off in promising fashion winning twice and finishing a close up 5th at Moonee Valley from just 3 starts to date. 

Slumberland Out To Break His Maiden Status At Pakenham

Slumberland (Rip Can Winkle x Ruud Van Slaats) heads to Pakenham on Thursday with the hope of breaking his maiden status for his owners. He is first-up this preparation coming off a nice jump-out at Flemington a fortnight ago. 

Erin Molan Joins Team Champion

We're excited to welcome Chanel 9 Presenter and Footy Show host Erin Molan to the Champion family as she joins in the ownership of our gorgeous Foxwedge Colt who was purchased after he was passed in at the Magic Millions Sale this year. 

Inglis Premier Sale Wrap-up

The Inglis Premier Sale in Melbourne proved very successful for both Champion offices with a total of five horses purchased over the four days. We continue to build a strong team of yearlings who are physically impressive and have tested particularly well with Matchem's Genetic and Cardio ratings.  

Hutcho Kicks Off In The Black Opal

Our first two year old representative Hutcho (Congrats x Kylie) kicks off his preparation at Canberra on Sunday in the hotly contested Group 3 Black Opal Stakes over 1200m. He is coming off a solid trial performance at Randwick on February 19th with James McDonald in the saddle. 

Kuro Draws Lucky 13 In Oakleigh Plate

Our favourite black flash Kuro (Denman x Distinctive Lass) heads to Caulfield on Saturday for the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate over 1100m (Race 8 @ 5:22pm). He has had two previous starts in Group One company, placing in both the Coolmore Stud Stakes 

Byron Rogers Explains Matchem Genetics

Matchem Genetics’ charter to improve the selection procedures associated with selecting elite thoroughbreds using a blend of scientific techniques, embracing DNA genetic testing, cardiovascular and biomechanical measurements, as well as experienced veterinary and bloodstock expertise. 

Grenache Back In His Comfort Zone At Doomben

Grenache (More Than Ready x Corton Corton Charlemagne) will look to continue his good record at Doomben on Wednesday when he lines up in the Gallopers Sports Club Class 3 Handicap over 1110m. 

Kuro Returns In The Rubiton Stakes On Saturday

Our black flash Kuro (Denman x Distinctive Lass) kicks off his preparation in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes on Saturday following two Flemington jump-outs. The four year old entire will be out to claim Group 1 glory when he heads to the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield on February 27th. 

Inglis Classic Sales Wrap-Up

The Inglis Classic Sales at Newmarket proved a successful sale for the Champion Thoroughbreds team with both NSW & Victoria walking away with some fantastic value purchases. We're proud to showcase these top class yearlings as we build on our Magic Millions acquisitions in January to produce an outstanding team for 2016. 

Diamond Oasis Caulfield Bound In Search Of Stakes Win

Diamond Oasis (Lonhro x Siwa) heads to Caulfield on Saturday in search of his first stakes win when he lines up in the Listed W.J Adams Stakes over 1000m. The consistent sprinter is coming off a last start fourth in the Summer Sprint at Randwick on January 16th. Prior to that he took out the Bat Out Of Hell in fantastic fashion at the Gold Coast on Boxing Day. 

Champion Victoria Fly The Flag On Australia Day

It's an action packed day for Champion Victoria on Australia Day with two runners headed to the popular race meeting at Caulfield. '''Motown Lil (Sebring x Tigress Lily)''' kicks off proceedings when she lines up in the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Preview (Race 4 @ 2:56pm) over 1000m. 

Rest My Case And 2 Yr Old Congrats Colt Impress At Caulfield

The Star Witness filly Rest My Case and the unnamed Congrats out of Kalamata both impressed Mark Zahra with their jump outs at Caulfield. 

Magic Millions Sale Wrap Up

It was productive week for the Champion Thoroughbreds team at the Magic Millions sales, adding three horses to the team this year- two for Champion Victoria and one for Champion NSW. 

Matt Dale Teams Up With Champion Thoroughbreds

2016 looks to be a progressive year for Champion Thoroughbreds as we welcome successful Canberra trainer Matt Dale to the team. With one of the state's best strike rates, combined with metropolitan class training facilities we're looking forward to working with Matt in the New Year as he welcomes some progressive Champion horses to his stable. 

Group 3 Glory For Ammirata

Ammirata (Nadeem x Iguana Jo) put on a tough performance at Gosford on Friday to win the Group 3 Belle of The Turf in a head bobbing finish. This was the four year old mare's third win this preparation and very well deserved stakes victory which now brings her total prize money to $201,785 from just 11 starts.  

Black Type On The Agenda For Ammirata

We have our fingers (and toes) crossed that the heaven's will open and Gosford racetrack will be deemed suitable for racing for Friday's meeting after receiving over 120mm of rain since the beginning on the week. 

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Grenache Ready To Roll At Sunshine Coast

Our honorary Queenslander Grenache heads to the Sunshine Coast on Saturday to contest in the XXXX One Metro Win handicap (Race 3 @ 1:38pm) over 1000m. He is coming off a nice jump-out performance over 1000m at Bryan Guy's Aquis Farm training facility in December. 

Diamond Oasis Shines On The Gold Coast

Diamond Oasis put on an impressive performance at the Gold Coast Boxing Day meeting when taking out the Bat Out Of Hell over 900m. Aided by a great ride from Dwayne Dunn, Diamond Oasis jumped and drove through the field to settle handy behind Gojo Mimo 

Boxing Day Success On The Cards

We will be aiming to end the year on a high when Diamond Oasis and Hutcho hit the track on Boxing Day- both with good chances. Hutcho will kick off proceedings at Randwick in the Hyland Race Colours Plate for two year olds over 1200m (Race 1 @ 12:40pm). 

Ammirata Sizzles At Rosehill

Ammirata (Nadeem x Iguana Jo) put on a tough performance at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday when winning the TAB More Than Just Winning Handicap over 1500m fighting off Just a Blur to score by 0.2L. 

First Runner For Exciting New Partnership

Friday night at Moonee Valley will mark an exciting landmark with Very Choosy to be the inaugural runner for Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria. The entity which is the joining together of Matchem Racing and Champion Thoroughbreds NSW aims to hit the ground running with this talented filly the first to sport the distinctive Champion silks. 

Half Sister To Trip To Paris Now A 'Champion'

We're excited to announce that we have secured a yearling filly from the UK by Mastercraftsman (Danehill Dancer) out of a mare named La Grande Zoa (Fantastic Light). She is now in the process of being broken in up north and we will most likely bring her down to Australia mid next year. 

Register Your Interest For Our Magic Millions All Women Syndicate Purchase

Stuck on an idea for the perfect Christmas gift for the ladies in your life? Why not purchase a share in the upcoming all women's syndicate that we are forming with a yearling purchase at the Magic Millions Sale in 2016!  

Champion Thoroughbreds Team Up With Matchem Racing To Create Champion Victoria

We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership between Matchem Racing (based in Victoria) and Champion Thoroughbreds. As of January 1st, 2016 Matchem Racing will be re-branded and marketed as Champion Thoroughbreds Victoria.  

Ekklestone Aiming For Midweek Glory

Consistent gelding Ekklestone (Darci Brahma x Rapid Kay) heads to Canterbury on Wednesday to line up in the NSWROA Celebrates 50 Years Handicap over 1550m. The five year old is stepping up to 1550m after running an unlucky fourth when on the heels of a shifting horse at Warwick Farm on November 11th over 1300m. 

Welcome To The Team Hutcho

This week we were fortunate enough to secure a 35% share in the recently named Hutcho (Congrats (USA) x Kylie) who is currently in training with Gary Portelli at Warwick Farm. He's an impressive type with a great physique and attitude to match. He is out of the Danehill Dancer mare Kylie, who was a two year old metropolitan winner and is a half sister to listed winner Willy Jimmy.  

Ammirata Is All Class At Canterbury

Ammirata braved the warm conditions at Canterbury on Wednesday when putting on an impressive display to win the Tab.com.au Handicap over 1250m. This was the 4yr old mare's first-up run this preparation after coming off two nice trials at Warwick Farm. 

Ammirata And Frankincense Line Up For A Champion Double On Wednesday

Ammirata and Frankincense are off the the races on Wednesday looking to give Champion Thoroughbreds a mid-week double. Four year old mare Ammirata (Nadeem x Iguana Jo) will line up at Canterbury in the TAB.com.au Handicap (Race 7 @ 5:30am) over 1250m. She is coming off two trials, most recently a nice trial at Warwick Farm on November 9th where she found the line nicely without being asked for too much of an effort to finish 3rd behind the speedy Allez Chival. 

Of Course Kandinsky Can!

Promising Hinchinbrook gelding Kandinsky produced a solid debut win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday in the Hyland Race Colours Plate over 1200m. Given the perfect ride by Brenton Avdulla, Kandinsky was able to use the soft draw to his advantage and settle just behind the leaders where he then gave a good kick around the home turn to go on and win by 0.3L under little pressure on the line. It was a good effort by the 3yr old who was coming off a nice barrier trial at Rosehill on October 27th over 900m. 

Two Pronged Attack At Warwick Farm On Wednesday

We're off to Warwick Farm on Wednesday with two Champion representatives lining up with solid chances in their respective races. Kandinsky (Hinchinbrook x Artistique) kicks off proceedings in the Hyland Race Colours Maiden Plate over 1200m (Race 2 @ 2:20pm). The unraced 3yr old is coming off a nice barrier trial at Rosehill on October 27th where he found the line nicely under little pressure over 900m. 

Frankincense In Search Of Maiden Victory At Cranbourne

Frankincense is Cranbourne bound on Friday to line up in the Botanic Homes 3YO Maiden Plate over 1300m. He's coming off an unlucky fourth last start when struggling to find room in the straight and not being fully tested to finish 1.25L behind the winner at Seymour on October 18th.  

The Girls Team Up For Randwick Success

Melbourne Cup day proved to be one for the girls, not only at Flemington but also at Randwick. Sheilarized broke her maiden in tough style when partnered by Kathy O'Hara in the Quayclean Handicap over 1400m. A solid effort by the 3 yr old filly who was one of two in a field of 10 who still held maiden status heading into the race.  

Sheilarized Off To Randwick On Cup Day

If you can't have a runner at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day, then what better way to spend the big day than in the owner's enclosure Randwick? Sheilarized (Authorized ex Street 'em Sheila) will represent the team tomorrow when she lines up in Quayclean Handicap over 1400m (Race 2 @ 11:40pm). This will be the 3yr olds fourth career start where she is coming off a nice 2nd at Hawkesbury in a 1300m Maiden. 

Ekklestone Kicks Home At Gosford

Ekklestone (Darci Brahma x Rapid Kay) broke his maiden in good style yesterday under the guidance of Jockey Brenton Avdulla in what was a much deserved victory for the 5 year old. It has been a slow and steady process with this lightly raced gelding, with patience playing a big part in his winning effort on Thursday. This was just his 5th career start and he now boats a win, two seconds and two thirds in provincial grade. 

City Chance Beckons For Zoltar

4yr old Zabeel gelding Zoltar will attempt to break his maiden in city company on Wednesday when he lines up in the 1st Pierro Yearlings 2016 Plate over 1900m (Race 1 @ 1:55pm). Zoltar is coming off a last start 3rd at Gosford over the mile and the step up to this distance on Wednesday looks ideal 

Diamond Oasis Has Moonee Valley In His Sights

Seasoned sprinter Diamond Oasis heads south on Saturday when he lines up in the Jeep City Handicap over 955m at Moonee Valley on Cox Plate day. This is Diamond's second start this preparation after a tough first-up run when finishing 4th at Warwick Farm over 1100m.  

Canterbury Calls For Butterboom

Butterboom heads to the first night meeting in NSW this season at Canterbury on Friday night where she lines up in Schweppes Handicap over 1250m at 9:00pm. The 4 year old mare by Myboycharlie (IRE) has had 4 starts this preparation for 2 wins and a second. Last start she finished 7th at Warwick Farm when stepping up to 1400m where she didn't appear to appreciate the one week back up after winning on a Heavy 8 over 1200m at Kembla.  

Leaving It Up To The Boys This Weekend

The girls are staying at home as the boys step out in full force at three meetings over the weekend. Kuro, Falco and Frankincense are all set to race as we embark on a successful weekend.  

Two Champion Runners At Gosford On Thursday

We have two runners heading to Gosford races on Thursday, both lining up in competitive fields.  

Stepping It Up On The Weekend

We have two Champion representative racing this weekend, both stepping up in distance in their respective grades.  

Double Trouble at Warwick Farm

We focus our attention to the public holiday Monday meeting at Warwick Farm where we have two genuine chances lining up in competitive races. 

Wahlberg Enjoying Life After The Racetrack

We take great enjoyment in following the paths of our previous Champion racehorses and were delighted to receive an update on the handsome Wahlberg (Darci Brahma X Boogie Nights) this week. 

That's Two In A Row For Butterboom

Butterboom scored her second career win at '''Kembla Grange''' on Saturday, putting on another dominate performance to win by a length.  

Champion Thoroughbreds In 'Four' A Busy Day Today

We are certainly in for a busy day today as we have four Champion representatives racing in both New South Wales and Victoria- all considered strong chances. 

Sheilarized's Goulburn Bound In Search Of Maiden Win

3 Year old Authorized(IRE) filly Sheilarized will be making the trip down the Hume Highway to Goulburn today where she will endevour to break her maiden status. 

Maiden Victory For Falco At Kembla Grange

It was a beautiful sunny day at Kembla Grange on Saturday and made even better when 4 year old High Chaparral gelding Falco toughed it out to break his maiden over 1200m.  

Twice The Fun At Kembla Grange Today

Today we focus our attention on the Kembla Grange meeting where we have two Champion representatives both lining up in maiden company. 

Butterboom Breaks Her Maiden In Impressive Style

Butterboom has broken her maiden status with a dominant victory at Hawkesbury today in the T & L Fowler Concreting Maiden Handicap over 1100m. 

Butterboom Aims To Break Her Maiden At Hawkesbury

4 year old mare Butterboom will look to break her maiden status at Hawkesbury on Thursday when she lines up in the T & L Fowler Concreting Maiden Handicap over 1100m. 

Sheilarized Off To The Grange

Sheilarized will line up for her second career start at Kembla Grange on Tuesday. The 3 year old Authorized filly has had just the one start at her last preparartion as a 2 year old and is coming off two nice trails at Warwick Farm.  

New wave heading your way

The new wave of horses ready to hit the tracks is getting closer with Butterboom this week opening the batting and another 5 to make appearances this week. 

6 Trialers In 2 States Makes For a Busy Day!

In what must hve been a first for Champion, we had 6 trialers today - 4 in Sydney and 2 in Melbourne, keeping us busy and excited at the same time! 

Grenache Makes A Mess Of Them At Doomben

It was probably the most deserved victory of the year for our stable, when Grenache finally got conditions to suit in claiming a dominant victory at Doomben yesterday over 1050m. 

Time To O'Behave at Hawkesbury

Our NZ bred 4yo O'Behave is back from injury tomorrow when he greets the starter for the first time in 10 months, so it's fingers and toes crossed for a safe return! 

Grenache Brave at Doomben

Grenache belied his 12-1 odds on Sunday at Doomben in the open 3yo sprint to run gallantly with Jim Byrne steering the ship. 

Naming Process for Yearlings Underway!

It's that time of year where new owners are busily selecting names and voting on them to work out what their latest purchases will be called going forward, so it will be exciting to see how this goes in the coming weeks. 

Grenache at Grafton

Three year old More Than Ready gelding Grenache will venture to Grafton today on their big Ramornie Hcp Day to contest a very competitive 1100m event with Jason Collett to ride. 

Unraced 2yo Paints A Picture

Team Hawkes left it till late in his 2yo season before unshackling our unraced 2yo Kandinsky (Hinchinbrook) in a trial at Rosehill yesterday, but the impression left post trial ensured all his owners had smiles as wide as the Sydney Heads. 

Filly On Home Track Wednesday posted on 30 / 6 / 2015

Hinchin A Ride (Hinchinbrook) our 2yo filly, will start tomorrow from the inside draw on her home track at Warwick Farm in what will be her swansong appearance as a 2yo, as she has already booked her ticket to the spelling paddocks. 

Majestic Filly In Melbourne

One of our most exciting purchases this season was the Toorak Toff filly from the Galileo mare, Majestic Girl. This filly was purchased from the Magic Millions draft of Rosemont Stud and her progression since 

Grenache Heads North For Winter Sun

Three year old gelding Grenache (More Than Ready) has been sent to the far flung corners of the racing empire with orders to find firmer ground to compete on over the winter months, and his first battle is this Friday.