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2019 is shaping up into a great year – 2020 yearling order book open !

With the Newmarket July festival behind us, we are just about halfway through the Flat season and 2019 has the makings of a great year. Already this year I have enjoyed the Group win from Safe Voyage (£52,000 Yearling purchase) and Listed wins from Shenanigans (30,000gns foal purchase) and El Astronaute (£38,000 breeze-up purchase). Add to that Class 2 wins […]

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16,000gns foal purchase Mia Diva wins on second start

Mia Diva who I purchased for 16,000gns as a foal won on her second start at 2 years today under jockey Jason Hart. Having pinhooked the filly as a foal I resold her on behalf of a client as a yearling (photo below) and she made a considerable profit when realising £70,000 at the Goffs UK Premier sale in August […]

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Amazing – What a horse ! El Astronaute wins again . . .

Last time he won a Listed race and tonight he won the €125,000 Rockingham handicap off top weight. His 12th career win and tonight off a career high mark of 106, El Astronaute did it again. The son of Approve really has been a legend for myself, owner Ross Harmon and trainers John & Sean Quinn. I purchased him with […]

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*LISTED WINNER* El Astronaute wins Midsummer Sprint Stakes L.R.

El Astronaute who I purchased for £38,000 as a breeze-up horse won the Listed Midsummer Sprint Stakes at Cork on Friday evening. The son of Approve was winning his 11th career race and took his earnings to over £250,000. His win tally has included 2 x Listed races, Glorious Goodwood, York (x2), Chester (x2), Newmarket and Epsom. A step into […]

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Class 2 win for €27,000 Tattersalls Ireland yearling purchase Lord Riddiford

Lord Riddiford who I purchased from the Tattersalls Ireland yearling sale for €27,000 topped a fantastic day on Saturday with victory in the class 2 sprint handicap at Chelmsford. The son of Zebedee was winning his 5th career race and posted a career best over the 5f distance. Congratulations to John & Sean Quinn, owners The JAM Partnership and to […]

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GROUP WINNER – Safe Voyage wins John of Gaunt Stakes Gr.3

Safe Voyage who I purchased for £52,000 from the Goffs UK Premier sale won the John of Gaunt Stakes Gr.3 on Saturday for trainer John Quinn. The son of Fast Company has risen quickly through the ranks this season having won a Class 2 handicap, then a Listed race and now a Group 3. In fact he has won 6 […]

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Ripon races ‘double’ as Fayez and Speed Company win

It was a double on the day at Ripon as 55,000gns breeze-up purchase Fayez won the class 3 event and £48,000 yearling purchase Speed Company won the class 4. Fayez, a son of Zoffany is at the top of his game currently and won this off a rating of 93 – he was a course and distance class 2 winner […]

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Class 3 win for Ballard Down despite giving rivals 6 length head start

Ballard Down who I purchased for €30,000 as a yearling won a class 3 handicap at Windsor on Monday despite giving his rivals a 6-length head start. The son of Canford Cliffs fluffed his lines at the start but showed his customary turn of foot to fly in the final furlong and win by a nose. Rated 102 in early […]

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Broodmare purchase Pearls Or Passion breeds Group winner Pelligrina

Pearls Or Passion who I purchased as a broodmare prospect enjoyed a great day on Sunday when her 2nd foal and daughter Pelligrina won the Prix de Royaumont Gr.3 at Chantilly. The daughter of Soldier Hollow was making just her 2nd start and won comfortably by 2 1/2 lengths and will now target Arc trials later on this season. Her […]

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Soto ‘Sizzles’ on Epsom Derby day with class 2 win

Soto Sizzler who I purchased for 55,000gns as a yearling from the Tattersalls Book 2 yearling sale continued his upward progression with victory in a class 2 handicap at Epsom on Derby day. The son of Mastercraftsman made it 2 from 2 at Epsom in 2019 having won a class 3 race on his previous start. A previous Glorious Goodwood […]

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