Welcome to Racing Girl. My name is Tai Ryan, I've grown up in the racing industry but there's still so much more I want to learn. Come along for the ride as we explore racing together! Read my full intro here.
One of the best parts about being involved in the racing industry is all the people you meet, from so many different walks of life. Today, let me introduce you to Ballarat based horse trainer, Pat Cannon... Princess Park Thoroughbred Farm is a boutique and holistic thoroughbred training operation located in Nagambie, in Victoria's North East. Founded by Adam Palmer, it offers training, pre-training, spelling and breaking-in services. A second stable dedicated to horses in fu
The start of a new year usually means long summer days, resolutions, and time out. For the racing industry, it means yearling sale season. The Gold Coast Magic Millions Sale kicks off the first crop to go under the hammer, closely followed by New Zealand Bloodstock’s Karaka. William Inglis & Son Ltd (Inglis) have their Sydney and Melbourne Sales in February and the Easter Classic Sale in April. That’s only scratching the surface as I haven’t even mentioned Tasmania, Perth
Hi there and welcome to Racing Girl! Who am I, why am I doing this and what’s this blog all about? My name is Tai Ryan and racing is literally in my blood. My father Gerald Ryan is a jockey turned successful trainer. My maternal grandfather, Les Coles, rode Even Stevens to Caulfield and Melbourne Cup victories in 1962 and Kingston Town’s jockey Malcolm “Miracle” Johnston is a second cousin…I could go on but you get the drift. *Derby Day at Rosehill Gardens (that's me in the r