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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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7 Yearlings purchased from Goffs Orby & Sportsman sale

The Goffs Orby sale is Ireland’s Premier yearling sale and I was very pleased to purchase 3 horses from the main sale and then 4 from their second sale, the Sportsman. The catalogue was strong on paper and after viewing a large number of the lots on offer I was pleased to pull a good list of potential purchases together. The […]

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Class 3 Newmarket Races ‘Double’ for RKBA purchases

Whilst busy inspecting yearlings for the forthcoming Goffs Orby sale it was great to put the catalogue down and see two of my purchases win Class 3 handicaps at Newmarket today. First up was horses-in-training purchase The Statesman (pictured below) who only ran and won on Wednesday, but showed he was clearly none the worse for that outing when winning […]

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7 Yearlings purchased from Tattersalls Ireland sale

The yearling sales season is in full swing now and I have just moved on to Goffs from the Tattersalls Ireland sale. The Tattersalls Ireland sale grows in stature and quality every year and this year was undoubtedly the best stock I have ever experienced there. And so it was great to be able to put smart horses up to […]

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New Group Winner as yearling purchase Lady Macapa wins Group 3 in Chantilly

Lady Macapa who I purchased privately as a yearling with my brother William Knight won the Prix du Petit Couvert Gr.3 yesterday in Chantilly. We purchased the daughter of Equiano privately from the breeder in the days following the Doncaster Premier sale where she was led out unsold as a yearling. Lady Macapa produced a quick return by winning a […]

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£35,000 Class 2 win for National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday

Golden Birthday who I purchased from the Cheltenham November National Hunt sale having run 2nd on his debut showed what an exciting prospect he is with victory in the £35,000 Class 2 hurdle at Newton Abbot on Saturday. The race was run over 2m 5f and the result never looked in doubt as Golden Birthday made all and won by […]

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Great Pinhooking ! 28,000gns foal turns into £120,000 yearling

I was delighted to have a great pinhooking result in the Goffs UK Premier sale last week when a colt that I purchased for a client sold for £120,000 having been purchased for just 28,000gns as a foal. The son of Swiss Spirit had grown on well during the year and arrived in Doncaster looking fantastic having been expertly prepared […]

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Arqana Breeze-up purchase Lamya wins Windsor novice on 2nd start

Lamya who I purchased from the Arqana breeze-up sale showed good speed to get off the mark on her 2nd start when winning the 6f 2-year-old novice at Windsor on Saturday 26th August. The daughter of Choisir is held in high regard by her trainer Richard Hannon and she made all under jockey Tom Marquand to win comfortably by 2 […]

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