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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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Exciting 2-year-old Prospects For Sale

Christmas & the New Year are some way behind us and now its all about dry January and dieting – how depressing I hear you say. Well, why not brighten this boring month up by purchasing a racehorse. Whether it’s you on your own, you and your partner or you and a bunch of friends racehorse ownership is fantastically exciting. […]

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Goffs February Sale Preview

Richard Knight will be attending both the Tattersalls February Sale (4th February) & Goffs February Sale (10-11 February) where there will be a mix of yearlings, fillies/mares & horses-in-training. If you are interested in purchasing from either a pleasure or investment perspective please make contact with Richard who can discuss the various options. Richard can be contacted by phone +44 […]

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Tattersalls February Sale Preview

Richard Knight will be attending both the Tattersalls February Sale (4th February) & Goffs February Sale (10-11 February) where there will be a mix of yearlings, fillies/mares & horses-in-training. If you are interested in purchasing from either a pleasure or investment perspective please make contact with Richard who can discuss the various options. Richard can be contacted by phone +44 […]

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Ballad Down Wins 2-year-old Maiden on 2nd start

Ballad Down who was purchased by Richard Knight for €30,000 as a yearling won his maiden in good style at Kempton on the 16th December. The son of Canford Cliffs was making just his 2nd start but showed a good turn of foot to win over the 1 mile distance beating a few well-regarded runners in the process. With plenty of stamina […]

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