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.
Tomorrow is ANZAC Day, the anniversary of the first major military action by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. It is also a time to commemorate all our other servicemen and women, both past and present, who have served our country. Gallipoli may have failed miserably in its military objectives but the actions of the ANZACs during that campaign went a long way in shaping the Australian spirit we hold so dear today. *Photo Credit: GLink I have alwa
Ladies in RACING Magazine is Australia’s only national magazine dedicated to the ladies who love the sport of Kings and Queens, thoroughbred racing. Published three times a year (April, August and December) Ladies in RACING Magazine (LIRM) covers a range of topics you don’t usually see in other racing publications. Articles include the latest information on racing Carnivals and associated social events, as well as profiles on prominent females in the racing industry, and a de
When communicating with our Princess Park owners on the progress of their horses, I’m often referring to horse anatomy and the various associated issues and injuries. Despite our obvious differences, there are some similarities between human and equine anatomy and I’ll always try to draw on that comparison where I can. So here’s The Guide - Anatomy to give you a brief understanding of some of the basic terms you may hear from your trainer – Because sometimes in this industr
At all levels of sport, professional athletes have a coach, support team and a range of equipment, technologies and scientific research to aid them in their quest for sporting excellence. Thoroughbred racehorses are no different. In the same way athletes increase their fitness routines until they peak at the right time, trainers must do the same with their charges. As a general guide, a racehorse comes into work after a spell (read: holiday) and starts their training prepar