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Strong trade at Goffs Yearling Sales but 2 Quality colts purchased

The trade for yearlings in Goffs was very strong but Richard Knight was delighted to come home with 2 quality colts for trainers John & Sean Quinn and William Knight. Goffs and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing do a fantastic job of promoting their flagship yearling sale to buyers throughout the World and this combined with the strength of the sterling against […]

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Breeze-Up purchase El Astronaute Wins £25,000 Class 2 Nursery

El Astronaute who was purchased by Richard Knight as a breeze-up horse for £38,000 won a £25,000 Class 2 nursery at Chester on 26th September by 1/2 length. The speedy son of Approve was winning his 3rd race of his short career and has been placed in 6 of his 8 starts to date for owner Ross Harmon and trainers John & […]

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6 Yearlings purchased from Tattersalls Ireland

Richard Knight returned from Tattersalls Ireland Yearling Sales this week with 6 purchases on behalf of trainers John Quinn & William Knight. Trade was strong for the right individuals but there was great value to had and with Sterling strong against the Euro the purchase prices were very reasonable. The first purchase was Lot 10 – a Requinto filly out of […]

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Speed Company Wins Ayr Western Meeting 2-year-old Novice Stakes

Speed Company who was purchased as a yearling by Richard Knight won his 2nd race from just 3 starts when winning the Novice Stakes over 1 mile at the Ayr Western meeting on Thursday. The son of Fast Company was always up with the pace and travelled smoothly before staying on well in the final furlong to win by 1 […]

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Tattersalls Ireland & Goffs next on Yearling Sales calendar

Richard Knight’s next ports of call on the yearling sales calendar will be Tattersalls Ireland held on the 22-23 September and the Goffs Orby & Sportsman sale held between the 29 September and 1st October. Both sales are held in Ireland not far from Dublin and its airport. The Tattersalls Ireland sale consists of 470 yearlings held on their select […]

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Another high-class Winner for mare purchase Molly Brown

Molly Brown who was purchased as a mare by Richard Knight has another high-class prospect on her hands as her 2-year-old daughter Priceless won her 2-year-old maiden by 7 lengths on Friday on debut. Richard Knight had been a fan of Molly Brown for many years and having purchased her son Brazen (purchased as a foal for 40,000gns and sold […]

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Worlds His Oyster Wins 2-Year-Old Maiden on 2nd Start

Richard Knight breeze-up purchase Worlds His Oyster confirmed the high regard he is held in by winning his 2-year-old maiden over 6f in convincing style at Newcastle on Friday. The son of Pivotal who was purchased from the Doncaster Breeze-Up Sales powered clear to win by 3 1/4 lengths from the odds-on favourite Spanish City on just his 2nd start. […]

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Yearling Purchase Speed Company Wins 2-Year-Old Maiden on 2nd start

A good day purchasing yearlings at Doncaster Premier Sale on Wednesday was made even better when 2014 Doncaster yearling purchase Speed Company won his 2-year-old maiden on just his 2nd start. The good looking son of Fast Company who was purchased by Richard Knight for £48,000 as a yearling had previously run 2nd on debut and duly obliged over 7f […]

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5 Yearlings purchased from Doncaster Premier Sales

It was strong trade at the Doncaster Premier Yearling Sales with 8 horses making over £200,000 but Richard Knight was delighted to come away with 5 purchases on behalf of trainers William Knight & John and Sean Quinn. The first horse purchased was Lot 161 a son of Irish National Stud’s 1st season sire Dragon Pulse. Dragon Pulse is the […]

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El Astronaute & Saturn Lace Win 0-85 2-Year-Old Nursery Stakes

The winners have continued to roll this week with 2 x 2-year-old nursery winners courtesy of trainers John & Sean Quinn. First up was yearling purchase Saturn Lace who won her 0-85 handicap on Friday 14th August in impressive style with the Racing Post comments including ‘soon went clear & very readily’ when winning by 2 1/4 lengths over the 6 furlong […]

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