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Great Metropolitan win for Glorious Goodwood winner Soto Sizzler

Soto Sizzler who I purchased for 55,000gns from the Tattersalls Book 2 yearling sale continued his upward profile with an easy 3 1/4 length victory in the Great Metropolitan handicap at Epsom on Wednesday 24th April. The son of Mastercraftsman is a very exciting young stayer and has now recorded both class 2 and class 3 wins from just 9 […]

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5th career win for 27,000gns yearling purchase Seinesational

It was a good start to the season for Seinesational who recorded his 5th career win with victory at Wolverhampton on 16 April after 152 days off. The 4yo son of Champs Elysees had a productive 2018 with 4 wins and got off to the perfect start in 2019 over the 2 mile distance under jockey David Egan. Congratulations to […]

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European breeze-up sales just around the corner

The European breeze-up sales season kicks off next week with the Ascot sale and is closely followed by sales in Newmarket and Doncaster. Following those is another trip to Newmarket followed by Deauville in France and finishes with the Goresbridge sale which this year will be held at Fairyhouse racecourse and sales complex for the first time. The breeze-up sales […]

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Kempton novice win for €18k foal purchase Velvet Morn

Velvet Morn who I purchased as a foal for €18,000 from the Goffs November foal sale won in convincing style at Kempton on 23rd March. The daughter of Darley stallion Epaulette was making just her 3rd start and first over 6f and having made all won well under jockey Andrea Atzeni. Congratulations to owner Mrs Susie Hartley and to trainer […]

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2 High-class mares purchased from Tattersalls mare sale

The final sale for me of 2018 was the Tattersalls December mare sale where I purchased 2 high-class mares on behalf of clients. The 1st purchase was Lot 1533 Goleta who is the dam of Group 3 winner Dibajj and Listed winner Black Sea. Sold in-foal to Iffraaj so carrying a full brother or sister to Dibajj, Goleta cost 210,000gns. […]

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6 Flat foals purchased from Goffs & Tattersalls

Straight off the back of the National Hunt foal sale came the Goffs foal sales where I purchased 3 foals – 1 to race (Champs Elysees colt brother to Glory Awaits) and 2 to re-sell namely a Sir Prancealot colt & a Charm Spirit filly. From there it was onto Tattersalls where I purchased 3 more foals – all colts […]

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6 National Hunt foals purchased from Tattersalls Ireland

Last year I was lucky enough to purchase my first National Hunt foals on behalf of clients with the purchase of a Flemensfirth colt and a Milan filly. Both of those have progressed well over the 12 months and look fantastic – the Flemensfirth colt is set to be a very popular 3-year-old when he comes to be re-sold. This […]

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Next Sales – National Hunt foals, Flat foals, Flat yearlings, Flat mares

Just 1 week to go until I fly to Ireland for the Tattersalls Ireland National Hunt foals. Here I will be looking to purchase foals for owners to either race or to sell as 3-year-old stores. Last year I purchased a cracking son of Flemensfirth for €40,000 and he has turned into a very impressive yearling and also a racy […]

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Stallion fees, Mating Plans and Nomination booking

With every day that passes a new stallion retires and the 2019 stallion fees are being released. This is the time to get your thinking cap on if you have a broodmare and if you would like some assistance then I would be delighted to help. My first job would be to understand from you what the mare is like […]

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Prix de Bonneval Listed race win for high-class sprinter El Astronaute

El Astronaute who I purchased for £36,000 from the Ascot breeze-up sale won his first black-type race on 13th October with victory in the Prix de Bonneval L.R. at Maisons-Laffitte. The son of Approve is now a 10-time winner and rated 106 and looks set to have a very exciting 2019 ahead of him. Congratulations to his owner Ross Harmon […]

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