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6 Yearlings purchased from Tattersalls Ireland

Richard Knight returned from Tattersalls Ireland Yearling Sales this week with 6 purchases on behalf of trainers John Quinn & William Knight. Trade was strong for the right individuals but there was great value to had and with Sterling strong against the Euro the purchase prices were very reasonable. The first purchase was Lot 10 – a Requinto filly out of […]

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Speed Company Wins Ayr Western Meeting 2-year-old Novice Stakes

Speed Company who was purchased as a yearling by Richard Knight won his 2nd race from just 3 starts when winning the Novice Stakes over 1 mile at the Ayr Western meeting on Thursday. The son of Fast Company was always up with the pace and travelled smoothly before staying on well in the final furlong to win by 1 […]

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Tattersalls Ireland & Goffs next on Yearling Sales calendar

Richard Knight’s next ports of call on the yearling sales calendar will be Tattersalls Ireland held on the 22-23 September and the Goffs Orby & Sportsman sale held between the 29 September and 1st October. Both sales are held in Ireland not far from Dublin and its airport. The Tattersalls Ireland sale consists of 470 yearlings held on their select […]

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Another high-class Winner for mare purchase Molly Brown

Molly Brown who was purchased as a mare by Richard Knight has another high-class prospect on her hands as her 2-year-old daughter Priceless won her 2-year-old maiden by 7 lengths on Friday on debut. Richard Knight had been a fan of Molly Brown for many years and having purchased her son Brazen (purchased as a foal for 40,000gns and sold […]

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Worlds His Oyster Wins 2-Year-Old Maiden on 2nd Start

Richard Knight breeze-up purchase Worlds His Oyster confirmed the high regard he is held in by winning his 2-year-old maiden over 6f in convincing style at Newcastle on Friday. The son of Pivotal who was purchased from the Doncaster Breeze-Up Sales powered clear to win by 3 1/4 lengths from the odds-on favourite Spanish City on just his 2nd start. […]

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Yearling Purchase Speed Company Wins 2-Year-Old Maiden on 2nd start

A good day purchasing yearlings at Doncaster Premier Sale on Wednesday was made even better when 2014 Doncaster yearling purchase Speed Company won his 2-year-old maiden on just his 2nd start. The good looking son of Fast Company who was purchased by Richard Knight for £48,000 as a yearling had previously run 2nd on debut and duly obliged over 7f […]

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5 Yearlings purchased from Doncaster Premier Sales

It was strong trade at the Doncaster Premier Yearling Sales with 8 horses making over £200,000 but Richard Knight was delighted to come away with 5 purchases on behalf of trainers William Knight & John and Sean Quinn. The first horse purchased was Lot 161 a son of Irish National Stud’s 1st season sire Dragon Pulse. Dragon Pulse is the […]

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El Astronaute & Saturn Lace Win 0-85 2-Year-Old Nursery Stakes

The winners have continued to roll this week with 2 x 2-year-old nursery winners courtesy of trainers John & Sean Quinn. First up was yearling purchase Saturn Lace who won her 0-85 handicap on Friday 14th August in impressive style with the Racing Post comments including ‘soon went clear & very readily’ when winning by 2 1/4 lengths over the 6 furlong […]

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Yearling Purchase Southdown Lad Wins 2YO Maiden on Debut

Richard Knight Bloodstock Agent Ltd Yearling purchase Southdown Lad won his 2-year-old maiden race over 6f on debut today for trainer William Knight and jockey Martin Harley. The son of Lilbourne Lad was settled just off the pace and quickened well to win by an authoritative 2 lengths at the line. Interestingly Richard had wanted to purchase the colt when he was at […]

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Foal purchase Mustaqqil Wins Maiden on 2nd Start

Mustaqqil who was purchased by Richard Knight for 42,000gns as a foal and re-sold for 110,000gns as a yearling to Angus Gold of Shadwell won his 3-year-old maiden at Kempton on his 2nd start yesterday. The son of Invincible Spirit was prominent throughout the race but ran green and showed a good attitude to fight back once headed and win […]

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