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600,000gns yearlings in Book 1 from mares that cost 25,000gns total

Tattersalls Book 1 sale saw 2 yearlings sell for a total of 600,000gns from mares that I purchased for a total of 25,000gns. The first yearling was Lot 101, a Dark Angel filly out of the unraced Shamardal mare Mirror Effect. I purchased Mirror Effect from Darley as a 3-year-old breeding prospect for just 10,000gns. This filly, her 2nd foal sold for 270,000gns. The […]

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Mating Plans & Nomination booking – 2017 Successes include 500,000gns Book 2 filly

With the yearling sales nearly behind us many breeders are starting to think about what stallions to use for their mares in 2018. If you would like some help with this vital decision then please give me a call. My 2017 mating plan and nomination booking successes have included the Group winning Sprinter Priceless and also the Record breaking 500,000gns Exceed […]

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Foal Pinhooking – 2017 results include turning £28,000 into £120,000

With the foal sales just around the corner attention will soon turn to pinhooking. Pinhooking is the term used when I purchase a foal on behalf of a client and then re-sell it as a yearling hopefully for profit. The time in between foal to yearling sales is approximately 10 months and I have been lucky enough to have enjoyed […]

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Tattersalls Horses-in-training sale, Newmarket 30 October – 2 November

The Tattersalls Horses-in-training sale will be held in Newmarket at the end of October through into the first week of November. Whether you are looking for a Flat or National Hunt horse, a horse for the UK or abroad I will be delighted to help you. Champion 2yo and Group 1 winner The Wow Signal was a horse-in-training purchase of […]

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Mating Plan success as Exceed And Excel filly realises 500,000gns at Tattersalls

With the yearling sales nearly over attention now turns to mating plans and nomination booking and I was so pleased last week when one of the results of my mating plans realised 500,000gns in the Tattersalls Book 2 sale. The yearling in question was an Exceed and Excel filly bred by Mick & Fiona Denniff who are based near Newark in […]

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7 Yearlings purchased from Tattersalls Yearling Sales

Another busy couple of weeks with the Tattersalls Yearling sales in Newmarket and I was very pleased to purchase 7 horses for various owners and trainers. The first purchases were in the Tattersalls Book 1 catalogue which is known as the crème de la crème of the yearling sales and the prices follow suit also. With 48 horses selling for […]

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Horses-in-training purchase The Statesman wins hurdles debut by 16 lengths

The Statesman who I purchased from the Tattersalls Horses-in-training sale as a 2yo having been placed in 2 Irish maidens is making into a smart dual purpose horse. The gelded son of Zoffany has been very progressive on the flat this Summer including winning a Class 3 handicap over 10f at Newmarket and earning a flat rating of 93. He […]

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Worlds his oyster for National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday

The World really is his oyster for National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday who has now won his last four races on the trot. And it’s not just the fact that he has won his last four – he demolished a high-class field in a class 2 £35,000 hurdle at Newton Abbot and then won his debut on the flat at Leicester […]

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£15,000 Yearling purchase N Over J wins on debut

£15,000 Goffs UK yearling purchase N Over J made a very exciting debut when winning over 7f at Salisbury on Monday 9th October. The gelded son of Kodiac showed a good attitude to get off the mark at the first time of asking under jockey Adam Beschizza and looks a smart prospect for the future. Congratulations to his owner Andrew […]

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Good 48hrs as Yearling purchases Seaella and Pixeleen win

Friday 6th and Saturday 7th October saw two nice winners for my yearling purchases just at the time when I was very busy with the Tattersalls yearling sales. First up was €14,000 Tattersalls Ireland purchase Seaella who won a 2-year-old conditions race in France, her third win in just her first season racing. She looks progressive and has clearly enjoyed […]

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