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Coronavirus Update – Racehorse Management and breeze-up sales

First and foremost I hope that everyone reading this is safe and well and that your family and friends are also. For me the lack of racing and sales has clearly been different but its business as usual in a lot of ways from the Racehorse Management perspective. Most of the horses are still in full training so invoices need […]

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*NEW LISTED WINNER* – Mark Of Approval wins 500,000 AED Jebel Ali Stakes

I was delighted to see 25,000gns Tattersalls horses-in-training purchase Mark Of Approval win a Listed race in Dubai today and prize money of 500,000 AED which is over £100,000. I purchased him out of John Gosden’s yard as a once winning 3-year-old but being by Lemon Drop Kid and out of a Speightstown mare I felt he could improve for […]

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*NEW GROUP 1 WINNER* – Waikuku Wins Stewards’ Cup Group 1

€33,000 Tattersalls Ireland yearling selection Waikuku became my latest Group 1 winner with victory in the Stewards’ Cup Group 1 at Sha Tin. The son of Harbour Watch who I selected for trainer John Oxx has now won 7 of his 15 starts with career earnings of over £2.3 million pounds. A horse with a fantastic turn of foot, he […]

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Meydan 2nd for recent Listed winner Pablo Escobarr

High-class Arqana Yearling purchase Pablo Escobarr added to his progressive profile when finishing 2nd in the 12f Listed handicap at Meydan on 2nd January off a rating of 107. The son of Galileo won the Wild Flower Stakes L.R. on his previous start and was making his first journey abroad to race for owner Mr Hussain Lootah and trainer William […]

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€33,000 yearling selection Waikuku placed 2nd in Hong Kong Mile Gr.1

Recent Hong Kong Gr.2 winner Waikuku very nearly became my third Group 1 winner when placed 2nd in the Hong Kong Mile Gr.1 on 8th December. The son of Harbour Watch who I selected for legendary trainer John Oxx as a yearling was drawn widest of all for this Group 1 race and did incredibly well to come so wide […]

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*NEW LISTED WINNER* Pablo Escobarr wins Wild Flower Stakes L.R.

Arqana yearling purchase Pablo Escobarr topped a fantastic 2019 for me on 4th December when becoming my 6th individual black-type winner of the year (5 of which were purchased for less than £55,000). The 3-year-old son of Galileo had previously run 2nd in two listed events including when 2nd in the Lingfield Derby Trial to subsequent Epsom Derby winner, Anthony […]

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*NEW GROUP WINNER* Waikuku Wins Hong Kong Group 2

2019 has been a memorable year and it just got better with Waikuku winning the Group 2 Jockey Club mile in Hong Kong today. The son of Harbour Watch was a €33,000 yearling selection for trainer John Oxx from the Tattersalls Ireland sale and he won a Leopardstown maiden on his second start as a 2yo before being sold on […]

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3 National Hunt foals purchased from Tattersalls Ireland Sale

Over the last few years I have been delighted to help local stud farm Park Wood Stud, Tetbury with the purchase of National Hunt foals with the view to re-sell as 3-year-old stores. 2019 was no different and I have just returned having purchased 3 lovely types which I’m sure will help to showcase both the Stud and the staff […]

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80,000gns mare purchase Moonlit Garden sells 600,000gns yearling

Moonlit Garden who I purchased as an in-foal mare for 80,000gns enjoyed a red-letter day during Tattersalls Book 2 sale when her Siyouni yearling colt sold for 600,000gns to Shadwell. I purchased the daughter of Exceed And Excel in-foal for the first time to Dream Ahead and she has since produced 3 winners from 3 runners including 2 x black-type […]

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*NEW GROUP WINNER* Night Colours wins Italian Group 2

Night Colours who I purchased for £38,000 from the Goffs UK Premier yearling sale Won the Group 2 Premio Dormello on Sunday 20th October. The daughter of Night Of Thunder has run 4 times finishing 5th, 1st, 2nd and 1st and this was her first step into black-type company but showed great battling qualities to get the better of dual […]

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