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3 Breeze-up purchases made at Tattersalls Craven Sale

It was strong trade at the Tattersalls Craven breeze-up Sale but Richard Knight was delighted to purchase 3 smart colts with Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah which will be trained in the UK. The first colt purchased was Lot 20 a son of the very exciting sire Zoffany. The colt is the first foal out of the 3-time winner Gems who […]

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Yearling purchase Speed Company Wins at HQ

Speed Company who was purchased by Richard Knight as a yearling for £48,000 from the Doncaster Premier Yearling Sales won impressively at Newmarket on Wednesday 12th April. The good-looking son of Fast Company was making his seasonal re-appearance in a competitive 0-95 handicap over 10f and despite failing to settle at the rear of the field came with a sweeping […]

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European breeze-up season underway with 2 colts purchased from Ascot

Wednesday 6th April saw the start of the European Breeze-Up Season with the Ascot Sale and Richard Knight managed to purchase 2 colts on behalf of clients. The first colt purchased was a son of 1st season sire Dragon Pulse who came from Willie Browne’s Mocklershill Stables in Ireland. The good looking chesnut colt breezed well despite the difficult conditions […]

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Horse For Sale – Unraced 2-year-old filly by Requinto

1/8 shares are available in this Requinto 2-year-old filly ex L’Aube in training with John Quinn. This filly was purchased by Richard Knight from the Tattersalls Ireland Yearling Sale and is a filly who looks sharp and will be running in the not too distant future. She is a half-sister to three winners (two of them at two) including the […]

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Debut bumper winner Lady Beaufort to sell at Cheltenham Festival Sale

Debut bumper winner Lady Beaufort who was purchased by Richard Knight for £22,000 as an unraced 3-year-old is due to sell as Lot 2 in the Cheltenham Festival Sale on Thursday 17th March. Lady Beaufort is beautifully bred being a daughter of Shirocco and out of the multiple blacktype producer Kadassa. Shirocco is the sire of yesterday’s ‘awesome’ Champion Hurdle […]

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Breeze-Up Sale Research – Trip to Ireland Completed

Richard Knight has just returned from a very insightful trip to Ireland where he visited a number of the leading Breeze-Up sale consignors. The trip provided the opportunity to see many of the sales horses in their own environment and a great chance to chat at length with their vendors and current trainers. This research will hopefully give Richard & his […]

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2016 Breeze-Up Sales Approaching – Your guide to purchasing

The first European breeze-up sale will be held at Ascot on Wednesday 6th April where over 100 unraced 2-year-olds will be offered for sale – this is the breeze-up sale that The Wow Signal came from. For those who don’t know, the breeze-up sales are where potential purchasers get to see the unraced 2-year-olds gallop on a racecourse prior to […]

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National Hunt Store purchase Lady Beaufort Wins on debut

Lady Beaufort who Richard Knight purchased as a 3-year-old store for £22,000 Won her National Hunt Flat race on debut on Thursday at Kelso racecourse. The daughter of Shirocco who is trained by John Quinn and was ridden by Richard Johnson stayed on well to beat the favourite Randy Pike by 3 lengths. Lady Beaufort has a beautiful pedigree being a […]

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Foal Purchase Beauly Wins on debut

Beauly, a daughter of Sea The Stars who Richard Knight purchased as a foal won on debut at Wolverhampton on Monday in the 1 mile maiden. Beauly was very green in the paddock but went on to win in a straightforward manner looking like a nice prospect for the future. Her jockey Luke Morris commented ‘Beauly has done well there, […]

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4 Yearlings purchased from Goffs February Sale

Day 1 of the Goffs February Sale saw over 250 yearlings catalogued for sale and Richard Knight was delighted to secure 2 colts and 2 fillies on behalf of clients. The 1st purchase was Lot 15 a filly by Darley sire Epaulette who has his first yearlings in 2015. The filly is a half-sister to Giuly Forever who was placed 4th at Listed level in […]

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