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4 Horses-in-training purchases to race on in Bahrain

I thoroughly enjoyed the horses-in-training sale last week as I broke new ground and purchased horses to race on in Bahrain. Looking for horses rated 70 and above who handle fast ground and who have been tough and consistent performers was the remit and I think & hope I purchased some good prospects. The first purchase was Lot 206 called Masarzain. […]

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Winner & Listed 2nd 2-year-old Lisheen Castle sells for 185,000gns

2-year-old Lisheen Castle who I purchased for £50,000 in April this year sold in the Tattersalls Horses-in-training sale in for 185,000gns last week. The son of Most Improved has run just 3 times including winning on debut and running 2nd in the Silver Tankard Stakes L.R. and with plenty of size and scope has the makings of a smart 3-year-old. […]

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€14,000 yearling purchase Seaella placed 2nd in Prix Miesque Gr.3

2-year-old filly Seaella (Canford Cliffs) who I purchased for just €14,000 at the Tattersalls Ireland yearling sales achieved her first black-type when placed 2nd in the Prix Miesque Gr.3 last week. Only once out of the first four in 11 starts she has clearly appreciated the soft ground in France where she has won twice and placed 2nd on the other start. […]

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The Statesman – purchased for 90,000gns and sold 12 months later for 310,000gns

So pleased for owners Randolph & Mortimer racing as I purchased a horse called The Statesman for 90,000gns at the 2016 Horses-in-training sale and he sold for 310,000gns at the same sale 12 months later. The son of Zoffany had been placed in 2 x 7f 2-year-old maidens in Ireland when purchased and once in the care of Ian Williams […]

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Five in a row for National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday

£100,000 National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday (purchased after running 2nd in a Punchestown bumper) is turning into a very exciting dual-purpose horse – from 17 starts he has now won 8 times, 2nd twice and 3rd four times. He has won his last 5 starts – a class 3 hurdle, a class 2 £35,000 hurdle (achieved an official rating of 147), a […]

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Listed 2nd for 2017 breeze-up purchase Lisheen Castle

Lisheen Castle who I purchased for £50,000 at the Goffs UK breeze-up sale in April continued his upward progression when finishing 2nd in the Silver Tankard Stakes, L.R. The son of Most Improved was making just his 3rd racecourse appearance having won on debut and then finished a close 4th in a class 2 conditions race at Epsom. He will now […]

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IMPORTANT – BETTING SCAM – Premium Bloodstock Agency

Please note there is a letter sent by Premium Bloodstock Agency and signed by Mr Richard Knight asking people to place bets on their behalf and in return receiving a commission – THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ME, RICHARD KNIGHT of Richard Knight Bloodstock Agency Ltd. This has been reported to the correct authorities. Kind regards Richard Share this […]

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600,000gns yearlings in Book 1 from mares that cost 25,000gns total

Tattersalls Book 1 sale saw 2 yearlings sell for a total of 600,000gns from mares that I purchased for a total of 25,000gns. The first yearling was Lot 101, a Dark Angel filly out of the unraced Shamardal mare Mirror Effect. I purchased Mirror Effect from Darley as a 3-year-old breeding prospect for just 10,000gns. This filly, her 2nd foal sold for 270,000gns. The […]

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Mating Plans & Nomination booking – 2017 Successes include 500,000gns Book 2 filly

With the yearling sales nearly behind us many breeders are starting to think about what stallions to use for their mares in 2018. If you would like some help with this vital decision then please give me a call. My 2017 mating plan and nomination booking successes have included the Group winning Sprinter Priceless and also the Record breaking 500,000gns Exceed […]

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Foal Pinhooking – 2017 results include turning £28,000 into £120,000

With the foal sales just around the corner attention will soon turn to pinhooking. Pinhooking is the term used when I purchase a foal on behalf of a client and then re-sell it as a yearling hopefully for profit. The time in between foal to yearling sales is approximately 10 months and I have been lucky enough to have enjoyed […]

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