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6 purchases made in Tattersalls Book 1 yearling sale

Tattersalls Book 1 yearling sale is Europe’s Premier yearling sale and I was delighted to purchase 6 horses from the sale. The first purchase was Lot 37, a Mehmas colt out of the Noverre mare Sodashy purchased for 70,000gns. This colt was a sharp, 2yo type and a brother to Listed winner Talk Or Listen and to Listed placed Royal […]

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El Astronaute & Safe Voyage both placed in French Group 1’s on Arc day

El Astronaute and Safe Voyage both made the trip to France to compete in Group 1 races on Arc day on 6th October and did not disappoint when finishing 3rd and 4th in their respective races. Safe Voyage who I purchased for £52,000 as a yearling has enjoyed an incredible season winning 3 races including the Group 3 John Of […]

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1st & 2nd in Investec Derby ‘Wild Card’ conditions race at Epsom

Goffs UK yearling purchase Grand Rock beat Goffs UK yearling purchase Night Colours in the Investec Derby ‘Wild card’ conditions stakes at Epsom on Sunday 29th September. The race which was a ‘win and you’re in’ for the Derby in June 2020 produced a good finish with Grand Rock just prevailing from the fast finishing Night Colours. The son of […]

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55,000gns yearling purchase Seasony wins on debut

Seasony who I purchased for 55,000gns from the Tattersalls Book 2 yearling sale won on debut at Chelmsford on 21st September. The son of Siyouni made all under jockey James Doyle and was always doing enough to hold off previous winner and 90-rated Lexington Rebel by 1/2 length. Congratulations to his owner Mr Hussain Lootah and trainer Mark Johnston. Share […]

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7-length win for £15k yearling purchase Progressive Rating

2 smart 2-year-old winners in 2 days and long may it continue… After Night Colours win at Ffos Las yesterday, today was Progressive Rating’s turn as he won by 7 lengths at Kempton Park racecourse. The son of Bated Breath was a £15k yearling purchase from Goffs UK sale and made all under Oisin Murphy for owners Andrew Hetherton and […]

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£38k Yearling purchase Night Colours wins on 2nd start

Night Colours who I purchased for £38,000 from the Goffs UK yearling sale won in impressive style on just her 2nd start. The daughter of Night Of Thunder had made an encouraging debut at Kempton on 28th August and put that experience to good use when winning by 2 1/2 lengths at Ffos Las on Sunday 15th September. Congratulations to […]

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Goffs UK yearling purchase Grand Rock wins on 2nd start

Grand Rock who I purchased from the Goffs UK yearling sale won by 3 1/2 lengths on his 2nd start at Hamilton on 30th August. The son of Acclamation appreciated the step up in trip and change in ground conditions from what he encountered on his debut at Haydock. With the ground riding heavy, his jockey Ben Curtis sat quietly […]

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Glorious Goodwood win for 55,000gns breeze-up purchase Fayez

It is always great to get a Glorious Goodwood winner and I have been lucky in the past few years to see the likes of El Astronaute, Soto Sizzler and Shenanigans win there and 2019 was no different with Fayez obliging in the opening race of the meeting. I purchased Fayez as a breeze-up horse from the Tattersalls Craven sale […]

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Progressive foal purchase Moraawed looks a horse to follow . . .

Moraawed who I purchased on behalf of a client for 28,000gns as a foal and re-sold as a yearling for £120,000 looks a horse to follow after his win at Sandown on 24th July. The son of Swiss Spirit was winning his 2nd race from just 7 starts and earnt himself a handicap mark of 91 after the comfortable win […]

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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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