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7-length win for £15k yearling purchase Progressive Rating

2 smart 2-year-old winners in 2 days and long may it continue… After Night Colours win at Ffos Las yesterday, today was Progressive Rating’s turn as he won by 7 lengths at Kempton Park racecourse. The son of Bated Breath was a £15k yearling purchase from Goffs UK sale and made all under Oisin Murphy for owners Andrew Hetherton and […]

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£38k Yearling purchase Night Colours wins on 2nd start

Night Colours who I purchased for £38,000 from the Goffs UK yearling sale won in impressive style on just her 2nd start. The daughter of Night Of Thunder had made an encouraging debut at Kempton on 28th August and put that experience to good use when winning by 2 1/2 lengths at Ffos Las on Sunday 15th September. Congratulations to […]

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Goffs UK yearling purchase Grand Rock wins on 2nd start

Grand Rock who I purchased from the Goffs UK yearling sale won by 3 1/2 lengths on his 2nd start at Hamilton on 30th August. The son of Acclamation appreciated the step up in trip and change in ground conditions from what he encountered on his debut at Haydock. With the ground riding heavy, his jockey Ben Curtis sat quietly […]

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Glorious Goodwood win for 55,000gns breeze-up purchase Fayez

It is always great to get a Glorious Goodwood winner and I have been lucky in the past few years to see the likes of El Astronaute, Soto Sizzler and Shenanigans win there and 2019 was no different with Fayez obliging in the opening race of the meeting. I purchased Fayez as a breeze-up horse from the Tattersalls Craven sale […]

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Progressive foal purchase Moraawed looks a horse to follow . . .

Moraawed who I purchased on behalf of a client for 28,000gns as a foal and re-sold as a yearling for £120,000 looks a horse to follow after his win at Sandown on 24th July. The son of Swiss Spirit was winning his 2nd race from just 7 starts and earnt himself a handicap mark of 91 after the comfortable win […]

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2019 is shaping up into a great year – 2020 yearling order book open !

With the Newmarket July festival behind us, we are just about halfway through the Flat season and 2019 has the makings of a great year. Already this year I have enjoyed the Group win from Safe Voyage (£52,000 Yearling purchase) and Listed wins from Shenanigans (30,000gns foal purchase) and El Astronaute (£38,000 breeze-up purchase). Add to that Class 2 wins […]

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16,000gns foal purchase Mia Diva wins on second start

Mia Diva who I purchased for 16,000gns as a foal won on her second start at 2 years today under jockey Jason Hart. Having pinhooked the filly as a foal I resold her on behalf of a client as a yearling (photo below) and she made a considerable profit when realising £70,000 at the Goffs UK Premier sale in August […]

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Amazing – What a horse ! El Astronaute wins again . . .

Last time he won a Listed race and tonight he won the €125,000 Rockingham handicap off top weight. His 12th career win and tonight off a career high mark of 106, El Astronaute did it again. The son of Approve really has been a legend for myself, owner Ross Harmon and trainers John & Sean Quinn. I purchased him with […]

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*LISTED WINNER* El Astronaute wins Midsummer Sprint Stakes L.R.

El Astronaute who I purchased for £38,000 as a breeze-up horse won the Listed Midsummer Sprint Stakes at Cork on Friday evening. The son of Approve was winning his 11th career race and took his earnings to over £250,000. His win tally has included 2 x Listed races, Glorious Goodwood, York (x2), Chester (x2), Newmarket and Epsom. A step into […]

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Class 2 win for €27,000 Tattersalls Ireland yearling purchase Lord Riddiford

Lord Riddiford who I purchased from the Tattersalls Ireland yearling sale for €27,000 topped a fantastic day on Saturday with victory in the class 2 sprint handicap at Chelmsford. The son of Zebedee was winning his 5th career race and posted a career best over the 5f distance. Congratulations to John & Sean Quinn, owners The JAM Partnership and to […]

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