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Fact-finding Ireland Breeze-up trip taking shape

In the last week of March I am planning a trip to Ireland to see a large number of breeze-up sales consignors to try and get a heads-up on what horses they like and to gain an advantage on my purchasing rivals before the forthcoming sales. At the moment the trip looks likely to consist of 12 of the largest […]


First UK Listed winner for Al Areen Racing’s Salateen

It’s great to report that Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah enjoyed his first UK Listed winner when Salateen won at Wolverhampton on Saturday 11th March. Salateen has enjoyed a very productive month having won over £110,000 with victories in Dubai & UK. The son of Dutch Art is a high-class performer with an official rating of 105 and will now contest […]


Salateen wins in Dubai for Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah

So good to see Salateen win in Dubai for Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah and his Al-Areen Racing last night. 5-year-old Salateen (by Dutch Art) has been a great servant to Sheikh Abdullah having won 6 races in total and won last night off a rating of 103. He likes to be ridden up with the pace and travelled supremely well last night […]


Great value filly purchasing at Goffs February Sale

Just back from the Goffs February sale and managed to purchase two great value fillies for breeding. The first purchase was Lot 513 Ruzma a 3-year-old daughter of Exceed And Excel who is half-sister to the Gr.3 performer Naseem Sea.  Ruzma is also half-sister to 3 other multiple winners and well rated performers in Sejalaat, Gold Peregrine & Dragon Gate […]


Breeze-up purchase Worlds His Oyster wins on 1st start of 2017

Breeze-up purchase Worlds His Oyster made his seasonal comeback a winning one on Tuesday 7th February with victory over 8f at Newcastle. I purchased him from the Goffs UK breeze-up with John & Sean Quinn on behalf of owner Ross Harmon and he has always shown a good level of ability. Tuesday’s win was his 3rd win (this time off […]


Interested in purchasing ? Tattersalls and Goffs February sales

If you are interested in becoming a racehorse owner or breeder then the first sales of the year are fast approaching with the Tattersalls & Goffs February sale. The Tattersalls sale is held in Newmarket on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of February and the catalogue consists of Mares, yearlings, two-year-olds and horses in and out of training. There are […]

CONTINUE READING ‘updated and re-written’

Whether you are visiting my website for the first time or are a regular visitor I would like to say a big Thank You and since January 1st 2017 I have been re-writing the pages to try and make it as informative and interesting as possible. The re-write is aimed to appeal to everyone and give an insight to the role played […]


Yearling purchase Safe Voyage makes it 2 wins from 2 runs in 2017

£52,000 Doncaster Premier yearling purchase Safe Voyage has made a great start to 2017 with 2 wins within 1 week over 7f at Newcastle racecourse. His first win came on Saturday 21st January when he was held up and kept on well to win by 2 lengths and he followed up on Friday 27th January where he virtually made all. […]


Consistent National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday provides first winner of 2017

It’s Monday 2nd January and Golden Birthday has given the year a great start with victory in a 2 mile novice hurdle at Plumpton. A Cheltenham sale purchase having been placed on his only start in an Irish bumper, Golden Birthday has been the model of consistency since purchase having either won or been placed in 6 of his 7 […]


Interested in purchasing a mare ? Goffs & Tattersalls mare sales

The Goffs mare sale is held 18-19 November and the Tattersalls mare sale is 28 November – 1 December. If you are interested in purchasing a mare these 2 sales are an excellent place to look. The Goffs catalogue for this year is very strong and benefits from the Wildenstein dispersal as well as the Global downsizing from Sheikh Mohammed […]