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*NEW GROUP WINNER* Waikuku Wins Hong Kong Group 2

2019 has been a memorable year and it just got better with Waikuku winning the Group 2 Jockey Club mile in Hong Kong today. The son of Harbour Watch was a €33,000 yearling selection for trainer John Oxx from the Tattersalls Ireland sale and he won a Leopardstown maiden on his second start as a 2yo before being sold on […]

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3 National Hunt foals purchased from Tattersalls Ireland Sale

Over the last few years I have been delighted to help local stud farm Park Wood Stud, Tetbury with the purchase of National Hunt foals with the view to re-sell as 3-year-old stores. 2019 was no different and I have just returned having purchased 3 lovely types which I’m sure will help to showcase both the Stud and the staff […]

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80,000gns mare purchase Moonlit Garden sells 600,000gns yearling

Moonlit Garden who I purchased as an in-foal mare for 80,000gns enjoyed a red-letter day during Tattersalls Book 2 sale when her Siyouni yearling colt sold for 600,000gns to Shadwell. I purchased the daughter of Exceed And Excel in-foal for the first time to Dream Ahead and she has since produced 3 winners from 3 runners including 2 x black-type […]

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*NEW GROUP WINNER* Night Colours wins Italian Group 2

Night Colours who I purchased for £38,000 from the Goffs UK Premier yearling sale Won the Group 2 Premio Dormello on Sunday 20th October. The daughter of Night Of Thunder has run 4 times finishing 5th, 1st, 2nd and 1st and this was her first step into black-type company but showed great battling qualities to get the better of dual […]

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Another Group 1 placed performance for £52,000 yearling Safe Voyage

Safe Voyage continued and quite possibly finished his fine season with a career best 3rd in Queen Elizabeth II Gr.1 at Ascot on Saturday 19th October. The son of Fast Company who I purchased for £52,000 as a yearling from the Goffs UK Premier sale added a further £118,000 to his prize money record with this fine 3rd on Champions […]

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£15,000 yearling purchase Progressive Rating wins again

Progressive Rating who I purchased for just £15,000 as a yearling from the Goffs UK yearling sale made it 2 wins from just 4 starts with victory at Wolverhampton on 17th October. The son of Bated Breath was winning here off top weight and a rating of 87 and made virtually all under jockey Jason Watson for trainer William Knight. […]

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6 purchases made in Tattersalls Book 1 yearling sale

Tattersalls Book 1 yearling sale is Europe’s Premier yearling sale and I was delighted to purchase 6 horses from the sale. The first purchase was Lot 37, a Mehmas colt out of the Noverre mare Sodashy purchased for 70,000gns. This colt was a sharp, 2yo type and a brother to Listed winner Talk Or Listen and to Listed placed Royal […]

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El Astronaute & Safe Voyage both placed in French Group 1’s on Arc day

El Astronaute and Safe Voyage both made the trip to France to compete in Group 1 races on Arc day on 6th October and did not disappoint when finishing 3rd and 4th in their respective races. Safe Voyage who I purchased for £52,000 as a yearling has enjoyed an incredible season winning 3 races including the Group 3 John Of […]

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1st & 2nd in Investec Derby ‘Wild Card’ conditions race at Epsom

Goffs UK yearling purchase Grand Rock beat Goffs UK yearling purchase Night Colours in the Investec Derby ‘Wild card’ conditions stakes at Epsom on Sunday 29th September. The race which was a ‘win and you’re in’ for the Derby in June 2020 produced a good finish with Grand Rock just prevailing from the fast finishing Night Colours. The son of […]

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55,000gns yearling purchase Seasony wins on debut

Seasony who I purchased for 55,000gns from the Tattersalls Book 2 yearling sale won on debut at Chelmsford on 21st September. The son of Siyouni made all under jockey James Doyle and was always doing enough to hold off previous winner and 90-rated Lexington Rebel by 1/2 length. Congratulations to his owner Mr Hussain Lootah and trainer Mark Johnston. Share […]

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