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£28,000 Class 2 handicap Won by €30,000 yearling purchase Ballard Down

Progressive gelding Ballard Down won his 3rd race from just 10 starts when winning the Class 2 handicap over 1 mile at Newmarket on Saturday 22nd July. The son of Champion Miler Canford Cliffs won £28,000 for the win and took his rating to 102 – not bad for a horse who cost just €30,000 as a yearling. Congratulations to […]

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Well regarded Areen Faisal wins on first nursery start

Areen Faisal who I purchased from Goffs Orby Yearling sale won his first start in a nursery handicap over 6f. The son of Bahamian Bounty had previously run in some tough races including the Windsor Castle at Royal Ascot and made no mistake dropped in grade at Pontefract. A 2yo with some size and scope it is hoped he can […]

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Great value fillies purchased from Tattersalls July Sale

The Tattersalls July sale is a mix of horses-in-training and mares/fillies and I managed to purchase 2 great value fillies on behalf of a client. The first purchase was Lot 198 a 3-year-old daughter of New Approach who I purchased for just 2,000gns. The filly is named Any Answers and is unraced to date and is a sister to 6 […]

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101-rated Baydar purchased from July HIT sale

I was delighted to purchase Baydar from the Tattersalls July HIT Sale for 110,000gns and he will return to his current trainer Hugo Palmer but for a new owner. The entire son of Rock Of Gibraltar was very progressive in 2016 winning no less than 4 races on the trot including 2 x class 2 handicaps over 1m 2f. This […]

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£26,000 Yearling purchase Mr Wagyu wins class 2 at York

Mr Wagyu who I purchased as a yearling for £26,000 won a class 2 nursery handicap at York racecourse on Saturday 15th July. The improving son of Choisir now boasts form figures of 6211 and landed this £10k to the winner prize under jockey Tom Marquand for trainers John & Sean Quinn. Congratulations to his owners The New Century Partnership. […]

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4 Wins from last 6 starts for breeze-up purchase Fethiye Boy

Fethiye Boy who I purchased for £16,000 as a breeze-up horse made it 4 wins from his last 6 starts when winning the Class 3 5f sprint at Sandown on Friday. The 3-year-old gelded son of Pastoral Pursuits has loads of speed and tends to make all in his races and managed to just hold on here in the competitive […]

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Tasleet provides Royal Ascot Group 1 update for Coach House foal purchase

Royal Ascot has been and gone but there was a very important update for a foal I purchased last November. The foal in question is a daughter of Coach House (who himself was 2nd in the Norfolk Stakes Gr.2 at Royal Ascot in his 2yo year) and is a 3-parts sister to 2017 Group 2 winner Tasleet – I purchased […]

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Perfect start to career for Arqana breeze-up purchase Model

I was delighted to have been at Doncaster on Saturday night to see recent Arqana Breeze-up purchase Model win on debut. The daughter of Mastercraftsman was an expensive purchase having cost €320,000 but she looks like a very exciting prospect and won in good style over the 7f distance. The market seemed to suggest it was between herself and Sultanaa, […]

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Bath Racecourse double as Pixeleen & Fethiye Boy win

The winners keep rolling in which is great news and Wednesday 28th June saw a double on the card at Bath as Fethiye Boy and Pixeleen both won. Fethiye Boy was a £16,000 breeze-up purchase and he has now won 3 races and won more prize-money than his purchase price. He is a gelded son of Pastoral Pursuits and is […]

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£48,000 Yearling purchase Speed Company wins Class 3 race off 96

Speed Company who I purchased as a yearling for £48,000 won his 5th race when winning a class 3 at Ayr on Saturday 24th June. The 4-year-old son of Fast Company was winning off a mark of 96 and will now likely see a rise to 100 or above. Congratulations to his owner Mrs May Moo and to his trainers […]

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