FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Racing a horse for the first time or getting involved with a new stable doesn’t have to be daunting but it’s likely you may have a few questions. Snowden Racing operates a transparent operation. If your question is not answered below, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Why Should I Become an Owner With Snowden Racing?

Snowden Racing is passionate about making horse ownership affordable to all and ensuring once that commitment has been made that their owners experience the best racing a horse has to offer.

Owners are regularly kept up to date with the progress of their horse with high quality videos, images and audio reports.

The team at Snowden Racing are friendly and approachable and invite their owners to get together at stable open days, and race day events and gatherings.

Peter and Paul together with their team of vets and bloodstock experts attend the major thoroughbred sales in Australia and New Zealand with the aim in securing quality horses at affordable prices. Whether you wish to purchase a share in a horse or purchase the horse outright, there are various option available.

How do I get Involved?

At Snowden Racing, we have made the sport accessible to all. We have created multiple entry points into racehorse ownership so you can find the right fit for you.

As horses become available they will be listed on our website or should you wish to discuss a potential purchase, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We are only too happy to discuss.

Who selects the horses we have available?

Snowden Racing has a long association with highly renowned Bloodstock gurus and together they have selected the likes of Capitalist and Russian Revolution amongst a host of other top liners for the stable. We have a selection of hand-picked horses currently available that have also been passed fit for purpose by our esteemed stable vet Dr. Gary Baitz.

How do I get updates on the progress of my horse?

At Snowden Racing, not only will your horse be trained by the one of the most exciting teams in Australia, with world-leading facilities in Victoria and NSW, but you, the owner, will be involved as never before with great race day experiences, state-of-the-art communication and many exclusive owner benefits.

Join Snowden Racing and experience a connection not only with your horse, but with Peter, Paul and the whole racing team.

What are the costs associated with owning a racehorse?

There are 3 main types of costs when racing a horse.

  • The initial purchase price;
  • Ongoing Costs (training, pretraining, agistment)
  • Unexpected Costs – usually relates to injury or illness

Details regarding the fees associated with Snowden Racing can be sent to you by contacting our Racing & Bloodstock Manager: colum@snowdenracing.com.au