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€27,000 yearling purchase Lord Riddiford wins 2yo novice race on 2nd start

Congratulations to trainers John & Sean Quinn on Lord Riddiford’s 2-year-old Novice win at Beverley today. The son of Zebedee who I purchased with the Quinn’s for €27,000 was making just his 2nd start and won in good style over the 5f distance. Consigned by Baroda Stud at the Tattersalls Ireland yearling sale, Lord Riddiford was a yearling who very […]

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4 exciting 2-year-olds purchased from Arqana breeze-up sale

The breeze-up sale bandwagon moved to France last week and the Arqana sale which is held in the beautiful seaside town of Deauville. With a strong catalogue of horses on offer trade was always expected to be strong and so it proved but the quality of horses on offer was of the highest standard and very similar to that of […]

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National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday wins Class 3 hurdle at Warwick

National Hunt purchase Golden Birthday won his 3rd race of his career on Saturday 13th May with victory in the Class 3 hurdle at Warwick. I purchased the son of Poliglote for £100,000 from the Cheltenham November sale and he has won or placed in 9 of his 11 starts to date and looked to appreciate the step up in […]

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£38,000 breeze-up purchase El Astronaute wins Class 2 at Chester

El Astronaute who I purchased for £38,000 as a breeze-up horse won his 6th race of his career on Wednesday 10th May with victory in the Class 2 handicap over 5f at Chester. The son of Approve has won both his starts of 2017 and showed great speed to make all over the minimum distance running off a career high […]

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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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