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www.richardknightbloodstockagent.com ‘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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Interested in purchasing a foal ? Goffs & Tattersalls Foal Sales

The Goffs Foal sales start on Sunday 13th November with 5 days of foals to sell. If you are interested in purchasing a foal to race or a foal to ‘pinhook’ (i.e. resell as a yearling) then please give me a call or send me an email. The Tattersalls Foal sale is the following week starting on Wednesday 23rd November […]

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Mating Plans for 2017 – Now is the time to act or chance missing out . . .

New stallions for 2017 are a daily occurrence at the moment and fees are dribbling through as each day passes but now is the time to get your matings in order for next season. Leaving plans too late will only result in missing the stallion you want to use and if you are a commercial breeder you will chance missing […]

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Foal purchase Blitz wins 2-year-old Plus 10 maiden at Dundalk

Blitz who I purchased for 62,000gns as a foal (and resold for 78,000gns as a yearling) won her 2yo maiden in good style last night at Dundalk. The daughter of Exceed And Excel and sister to Richmond Stakes Gr.2 winner Prolific has run consistently all season and got off the mark over 5f and in the process won the Plus […]

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Horses-in-training purchases include progressive stayer Calvinist

The Autumn horses-in-training sale was a busy but successful week and I was delighted to return with 3 smart purchases. The first horse purchased was a 2yo called The Statesman who is out of a Galileo mare Chelsey Jayne. The good looking colt has run twice to date in 7f maidens in Ireland finishing 3rd on both occasions. Being a half-brother to […]

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Yearling purchase Speed Company wins class 3 off 94

Speed Company who I purchased as a yearling for £48,000 from the Doncaster Premier Sale won the class 3 10f handicap at Doncaster today off a rating of 94. The son of Fast Company who changed hands for considerable profit early on in his career has run in a number of high class races during the year and won by 1 […]

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Sales Circuit: Next stop Tattersalls horses-in-training sale

With the majority of the yearling sales behind me, attention now turns to the Tattersalls horses-in-training sale held next week (24-27 October) in Newmarket. The 1500 horse catalogue takes a lot of working identifying many different types of racehorse to suit different clients needs and budgets but I am delighted with the results of the research and am looking forward […]

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