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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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Yearling Purchase Southdown Lad Wins 2YO Maiden on Debut

Richard Knight Bloodstock Agent Ltd Yearling purchase Southdown Lad won his 2-year-old maiden race over 6f on debut today for trainer William Knight and jockey Martin Harley. The son of Lilbourne Lad was settled just off the pace and quickened well to win by an authoritative 2 lengths at the line. Interestingly Richard had wanted to purchase the colt when he was at […]

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Foal purchase Mustaqqil Wins Maiden on 2nd Start

Mustaqqil who was purchased by Richard Knight for 42,000gns as a foal and re-sold for 110,000gns as a yearling to Angus Gold of Shadwell won his 3-year-old maiden at Kempton on his 2nd start yesterday. The son of Invincible Spirit was prominent throughout the race but ran green and showed a good attitude to fight back once headed and win […]

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Breeze-Up Purchase El Astronaute Wins 2YO Maiden

El Astronaute who was purchased as a breeze-up horse by Richard Knight won his 2-year-old maiden over 5f at Thirsk today in good style. Ridden positively by Philip Makin El Astronaute made virtually all and stayed on well to win by 1/2 length at the line. The son of Approve was purchased for £38,000 from the Ascot Breeze-Up Sale, the […]

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Forthcoming Yearling Sale Dates

Please find below a list of yearling sales that Richard Knight will be attending. If you are interested in purchasing with Richard please contact him on 07769 349240 or email [email protected]   August 15-17     Arqana August Yearling Sale, Deauville, France August 25-27     Doncaster Premier & Silver Yearling Sale, Doncaster, UK September 14-19     Keeneland September Yearling Sale Book 1 & 2, […]

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Yearling Purchase Pixeleen Wins Again

Pixeleen who was purchased for £24,000 as a yearling won her 3rd race of her career on Wednesday. The improving 3-year-old daughter of Pastoral Pursuits once again showed her willingness to win in fighting back to beat Equally Fast by a neck over the 5f distance. Her trainer Malcolm Saunders considers her a smart filly and feels she will keep on […]

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Just 4 Weeks till the start of the European Yearling Sales

Wow – how time flies . . . In just 4 weeks time Richard Knight will be in Deauville inspecting the Yearlings on offer for the Arqana August Sale (August 15-17). The catalogue is out and research of each lot is well underway with 374 high-class lots on offer. The catalogue includes the first 6 yearlings for sale by World Champion racehorse […]

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Tattersalls Newmarket July Sales – Research completed on all 800+ Lots

Over the past couple of weeks Richard Knight has had his head deep in the July Sales catalogue and Racing Post website going through each and every lot in detail. Through a combination of studying the horse’s race record and pedigree Richard has produced a list of horses he deems suitable for various future jobs. This might be a filly […]

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