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*NEW GROUP WINNER* – Pablo Escobarr wins Glorious Stakes Gr.3

A change of tactics saw Arqana yearling purchase Pablo Escobarr break new ground yesterday when winning the Group 3 Glorious Stakes at the Glorious Goodwood racing festival. Previously Pablo Escobarr had often made the running but we decided to drop him in and wait with him for as long as possible and jockey Tom Marquand executed the plan to perfection […]

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£25,000 Book 1 bonus for £70,000 yearling Selected

Yearling purchase Selected got a nice return on investment when winning the 2-year-old maiden at Ripon on Friday as he won a £25,000 bonus on top of the prize money because he was purchased from the Tattersalls Book 1 sale. The son of Mehmas cost £70,000 on behalf of Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah and won by 2 1/4 lengths under […]

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Yearling purchase Roberto Escobarr wins impressively at York

Roberto Escobarr who I purchased from the Goffs Orby yearling sale looked a smart prospect when finishing an unlucky 3rd on debut at Haydock but then looked a very smart prospect when routing the field by 4 lengths at York on Sunday. The son of Galileo was up against a very strong group of novices that included the 2 well […]

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Listed 2nd for yearling purchase Lady G on just her 3rd start

Lady G was upped in class on Saturday when contesting the Aphrodite Stakes L.R. on just her 3rd start but produced a fantastic performance to finish 2nd, beaten just half a length in the Listed event at Newbury. The daughter of Golden Horn who I purchased from the Tattersalls Book 1 yearling sale has always been held in high regard […]

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Progressive £60k breeze-up purchase King Ragnar wins again

King Ragnar who I purchased from the Goffs UK breeze-up sale in 2019 continued his upward progression with victory at Leicester on Friday 17th July. The son of Hot Streak boasts for figures of 2nd, 2nd, 1st, 3rd, 2nd, 1st and was winning off a rating of 85 over the 7f distance. Congratulations to his owner Sheikh Mana Al Maktoum […]

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Class 2 Heritage Handicap win for £15k yearling purchase Progressive Rating

Trainer William Knight’s great form continued into the Newmarket July meeting with the Class 2 win from Progressive Rating in the 6f Heritage Handicap. The 3yo son of Bated Breath who I purchased from the Goffs UK Premier yearling sale for just £15,000 was making his seasonal debut and won in convincing style off a rating of 87. With just […]

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Derby/Oaks day *LISTED WINNER* for Yearling purchase Safe Voyage

It’s always great to have runners at Epsom on Derby day but it’s even better to have a winner ! Today, £52,000 yearling purchase Safe Voyage obliged in the Listed Surrey Stakes at Epsom and in doing so he broke the track record. The son of Fast Company who i purchased from the Goffs UK Premier sale was winning his […]

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*LISTED WINNER* – El Astronaute wins his 13th career start

The rocket that is El Astronaute made the perfect start to his 2020 season on Sunday 14th June with victory in the 5f Achilles Stakes L.R. at Doncaster. I purchased the son of Approve from the Tattersalls Ascot breeze-up sale for £38,000 and he has now won 13 races and over £400,000 in prize money and has been placed at […]

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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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