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Queen of Bermuda provides perfect update to £16k pinhook

It was great to see Queen of Bermuda sell for 230,000gns at the Craven breeze-up sale and even better to see her win convincingly at Thirsk on Saturday 19th May. The daughter of Exceed And Excel is a full-sister to a foal that I purchased in November for just 16,000gns. Fingers crossed that Queen Of Bermuda can add some black-type […]

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4th win for ultra-consistent yearling purchase Hajjam

Hajjam who I purchased with Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah for 25,000gns as a yearling won his 4th race of his career with victory at Ayr races on 22nd May. The gelded son of Paco Boy has only once been out of the first four in 15 career starts and after today will likely get a rating in the mid-high 80’s. […]

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Class 2 win for £38k breeze-up purchase El Astronaute

El Astronaute who I purchased for £38,000 from the Ascot breeze-up sale won his 8th race when winning the class 2 5f sprint at York Dante meeting on 17th May. The very speedy son of Approve has the heart of a lion and showed this once again when fighting back to win on the line. Now rated 101 we will […]

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Listed 2nd for €30,000 foal purchase Shenanigans

Shenanigans who I purchased for €30,000 as a foal added to her black-type portfolio when finishing 2nd in the Conqueror Stakes L.R. at Goodwood on 5th May. The daughter of Arcano is now rated 100 and has only been out of the first four once in 11 starts. Congratulations to all connections.

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Yearling purchase Safe Voyage wins class 2 by 6 lengths

Safe Voyage who I purchased for £52,000 as a yearling at the Goffs UK Premier sale won a class 2 handicap at Haydock today by 6 lengths. The gelded son of Fast Company was winning off a mark of 88 and was winning his 5th race for trainer John Quinn. Congratulations to his owner Ross Harmon and to trainers John […]

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Arqana Breeze-up purchase Trading Point wins seasonal reappearance by 4 lengths

Trading Point who I purchased from Arqana Breeze-up sale won his 2nd race in 5 starts with an easy victory at Beverley yesterday. The gelded son of Siyouni had shown good form at 2 years but suffered a few injury setbacks at 3 which limited him to just 2 starts. Making his reappearance yesterday he made all and won by […]

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Four unraced 2-year-olds purchased from Goffs UK breeze-up sale

The European breeze-up sales season is now halfway through and I was delighted to purchase 4 exciting prospects from the Goffs UK sale with trainers John & Sean Quinn. The first purchase was Lot 46 – a daughter of Slade Power who came from Longways Stables. This filly breezed fast and is closely related to multiple Group 1 winner Gordon […]

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First 2-year-old winner of the year as Carey Street wins at Pontefract

Carey Street who I purchased for just €13,000 as a yearling from the Goffs Sportsman Sale became my first 2-year-old winner of the season when winning over 5f on 23rd April. The son of Bunge Inthejungle was making just his 2nd start having run well in the Brocklesby Conditions race on the opening day of the flat season and made […]

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First black-type performance from foal purchase Shenanigans

Shenanigans who I purchased as a foal for €30,000 continued her progressive profile when finishing 2nd in the Snowdrop Fillies Stakes L.R. at Kempton on 7 April. The daughter of Arcano who is rated 98 had won at Newmarket and Glorious Goodwood in 2017 and was making her first start of the season in this Listed event over 1 mile. […]

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Arqana breeze-up purchase Big Kitten wins novice race by 5 lengths

Big Kitten who I purchased from Arqana breeze-up sale in May 2017 won in decisive fashion on his seasonal debut at Newcastle yesterday. The son of Kitten’s Joy had been placed 2nd in all his 3 starts at 2 years and won by 5 lengths here with recent course and distance winner Lumi in 2nd. Big Kitten’s form was in […]

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