An unprepossessing, weak individual who became a sire of immense consequence

An unprepossessing, weak individual who became a sire of immense consequence

Renowned bloodstock writer Tony Morris with the 13th in his 100 Shapers of the Breed series.

What’s been happening in the racing industry around the world

What’s been happening in the racing industry around the world

The weekly TRC industry digest - a round-up of international racing news from the past week.

How Jockey of the Week Mosse has shown his quality for so many different stables

How Jockey of the Week Mosse has shown his quality for so many different stables

U.S. Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith would win the TRC Jockey of the Week award most weeks after his G1 double at Oaklawn on Saturday, but not this time.

Team Winx on a high as the great mare signs off in style

Team Winx on a high as the great mare signs off in style

They are going to find it difficult to hold their places in the future now she has gone, but Winx's connections are riding high in the TRC Global Rankings after the all-time great mare’s farewell victory at Randwick on Saturday helped them to two awards in our Performers of the Week series.

Classic winner Saturnalia could be another superstar for Lord Kanaloa

Classic winner Saturnalia could be another superstar for Lord Kanaloa

Just two weeks after his last triumph as our TRC Sire of the Week (after Triple Crown filly Almond Eye's magnificent victory in the Dubai Turf), the mighty Lord Kanaloa has done it again! And it looks as though he could have another world-class superstar to represent him this year.

Lope De Vega leading the way as Ballylinch aims to make its second century just as good as the first

Lope De Vega leading the way as Ballylinch aims to make its second century just as good as the first

In a quiet corner of Ballylinch Stud, there lies a succinct reminder of the powerful heritage that supports the stud as it moves forward into its 105th year. It comes in the simple form of an array of horse shoes, each representing those major names associated with the McCalmont era and displayed within the stallion box built specifically for the arrival of The Tetrarch in 1915.

On a mission: the extraordinary Dawn Lupul can’t wait for Woodbine’s banner meet to get started

On a mission: the extraordinary Dawn Lupul can’t wait for Woodbine’s banner meet to get started

Diligent and clever, Dawn Lupul is more than just a regular face and shrewd voice on the daily Woodbine simulcast show.

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