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Lawman filly purchased from Tattersalls Guineas breeze-up sale for 9,000gns

The Tattersalls Guineas breeze-up sale proved another frustrating affair as I underbid no less than 4 horses but did come away with what will hopefully prove a bargain. Lot 154 was a Lawman filly who breezed both well to the eye and fast on the clock and came well recommended by her trainer Mark Dwyer and I managed to purchase […]

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€30,000 yearling purchase Ballard Down wins class 3 handicap

Ballard Down who I purchased for €30,000 from the Goffs Sportsman yearling sale showed what an exciting horse he is when easily winning the class 3 handicap at Wolverhampton on Wednesday 3rd May. The gelded son of Canford Cliffs was running over 1 mile and ran out a very convincing 3 3/4 length winner on just his second start of […]

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£16,000 yearling purchase Solo Hunter wins at Windsor off 86

Solo Hunter who I purchased for £16,000 won his 4th race on Monday when winning the 10f handicap at Windsor off a rating of 86. The gelded son of Sleeping Indian has been a very consistent horse over the years running well in a number of class 3 handicaps and was 4th of 21 in the Betway Spring Mile. Monday’s […]

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Mating plan success Priceless wins 5f Listed race by 5 lengths

4-year-old Exceed And Excel filly Priceless who was the result of one of my mating plans won a Listed race at Bath on Friday 21st April by 5 lengths. Off a rating of 105 Priceless led from 3f out and completely routed her rivals and looks like a serious prospect for the season ahead. Not only was Priceless the result […]

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£38,000 breeze-up purchase El Astronaute wins class 3 handicap at HQ

El Astronaute who I purchased as a breeze-up horse for £38,000 from the Ascot sales won his 5th race of his career on Tuesday when winning the 5f class 3 handicap at Newmarket. The lightning fast son of Approve was winning off a rating of 88 and will likely now head for the Epsom dash at a course where he […]

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High-class sprinter Solar Flair wins class 2 handicap at Kempton Park

Solar Flair who I purchased for £19,000 as a yearling won a class 2 handicap over 6f at Kempton Park on Saturday off a rating of 100. The son of Equiano was winning his 5th race and showed what a high-class sprinter he is and what an exciting prospect he is for good sprint races in the season ahead. The […]

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3 Exciting colts purchased from Goffs UK breeze-up sale

The Goffs UK breeze-up sale enjoyed a stellar year in 2016 so both purchasers & vendors alike were looking forward to this years sale and I was delighted to return with 3 exciting colts. The first colt purchased was Lot 43 – a colt by the Coolmore 1st season stallion Most Improved. The strong, scopey colt breezed well and is […]

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First 2-year-old runner of the year is a winner as Jasi wins on debut

I am delighted to report that my first 2yo runner of 2017 is a winner as Jasi won on debut for Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah and trainer Richard Fahey. I purchased the son of Kodiac with Sheikh Abdullah from the Goffs UK Premier sale where he cost £50,000. In the race today he broke smartly under jockey Paul Hanagan and […]

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Smart Lawman colt purchased from Tattersalls Ireland Ascot breeze-up sale

The first breeze-up sale of the year was held at Ascot on Wednesday 5th April and I was very pleased to purchase a smart colt by Lawman with John & Sean Quinn. The colt (pictured below) breezed a very good time and showed a fantastic attitude in his gallop with his rider struggling to pull him up in the back straight. The […]

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Yearling purchase Hajjam wins 7f maiden at Lingfield

Hajjam who I purchased as a yearling for 25,000gns won his maiden over 7f at Lingfield on Wednesday for owner Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah and trainer William Knight. The son of Paco Boy was making his seasonal reappearance having run 4th & 3rd in maiden races as a 2-year-old and won in good style under Jim Crowley. Congratulations to Sheikh […]

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