Chasing a Dream

In recent times, successful breeding and racing operations have tended to break the traditional mould associated with the industry. They look at all spheres and take on board developments in innovative areas in order to succeed. There are now so many new areas of technology from which organisations can benefit. This Read more…

Breeding by DNA

Thoroughbred Genetics Ltd was founded by Dr. Steve Harrison in 2000 off the back of family interests in thoroughbred racing and a PhD and career in genetics research. Its tests and databases are now supplied to a range of breeders and owners, both large and small and on a global Read more…

Cluster storms home to win Theo Marks Stakes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgfAzeQNoMY HERALD SUN, September 13, 2014 Cluster storms home to win Theo Marks Stakes at Rosehill Congratulations to trainer Peter Snowden and owners Mr. and Mrs. P.G. Moran on Cluster’s excellent win in the 1400m Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes at Rosehill Gardens. Cluster was the result of a highly Read more…

News Archive

A few more news stories about Thoroughbred Genetics and thoroughbreds sired within our clients’ breeding programs. More success for the Tarcoola Stud breeding programme Congratulations to Ken Williams and Tarcoola Stud who bred Costa Viva (2010 Encosta de Lago ex Vivacious Spirit – Bel Esprit) winner of the $300,000 NZ 1,000 Guineas at Riccarton Read more…

The Observer Tech Monthly

THE GUARDIAN, June 22, 2014 How genetics can create the next superstar racehorse By David Derbyshire. Breeding winners used to be down to good bloodstock. Today, you can improve your odds by choosing between genes for speed and stamina. (Link to The Guardian online article)