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York Ebor class 2 win for £36,000 breeze-up purchase El Astronaute

The legend that is El Astronaute did it again this week with victory at the York Ebor meeting. The son of Approve who I purchased from the Ascot breeze-up sales has now won 6 class 2 handicaps at places like York, Chester, Glorious Goodwood & Epsom. A possible tilt at the Group 1 Prix de l’Abbaye might be in the […]

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Galileo yearling colt out of Group 1 winner purchased from Arqana

The European yearling sales season started on Saturday 18th August in Deauville, France and I was delighted to purchase a very exciting prospect. The purchase in question was a Galileo colt out of the Group 1 winner Giofra. Giofra (by Dansili) was rated 117 and was winner of the Falmouth Stakes Gr.1 which is run over 1 mile at Newmarket. […]

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European Yearling sales start in just 7 days – Saturday 18th August

The European yearling sales season starts on Saturday 18th August in Deauville, France with the Arqana August sale. This high-class catalogue includes progeny by proven stallions including Galileo, Frankel, Dubawi, Dark Angel, Kingman, Sea The Stars and Siyouni and first season sires including American Pharoah, Golden Horn and Muhaarar. The sales season moves quickly onto the Goffs UK Yearling sales […]

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$120,000 Australia Win for Tattersalls horses-in-training purchase The Statesman

The Statesman who I purchased for 90,000gns as a horse-in-training and resold 12 months later for 310,000gns won a $120,000 race at Flemington, Australia today. The son of Zoffany had run just twice when I purchased him as a 2-year-old and progressed from a rating of 76 to 95 before reselling to race on in Australia. Congratulations to all connections.

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Progressive middle distance performer Akamanto makes it 3 wins in 2018

Akamanto who I purchased for €50,000 as a foal and resold for 85,000gns as a yearling made it three wins in 2018 with victory at Haydock on 10th August. The son of Cape Cross has enjoyed a change of tactics this year and is proving to be a progressive middle distance horse for Scottish trainer Mike Smith. Congratulations to all […]

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Galway Festival Winner as Safe Voyage wins €100,000 Premier handicap

Safe Voyage who I purchased for £52,000 from the Goffs UK Premier yearling sale won the €100,000 Ahonoora handicap at the Galway Festival on Sunday 5th August. The son of Fast Company was last seen winning a class 2 handicap by 6 lengths at Haydock in April and was racing off a career high mark of 99 but finished his […]

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Glorious Goodwood Winner number 2 as Lord Riddiford wins for Team Quinn

Lord Riddiford who I purchased for €27,000 as a yearling from the Tattersalls Ireland sale made it Glorious Goodwood winner number 2 when winning the 5f sprint on Thursday 2nd August. The gelded son of Zebedee was completing a hat-trick of wins in recent weeks and continued John & Sean Quinn’s fine run of form. Congratulations to owners The JAM […]

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55,000gns yearling purchase Soto ‘Sizzles’ at Glorious Goodwood

Soto Sizzler who I purchased for 55,000gns as a yearling in the Tattersalls Book 2 yearling sale broke his maiden in great style this week when winning the 1m 4f handicap at Glorious Goodwood. The son of Mastercraftsman was making just his 5th racecourse appearance and showed what an exciting young horse he is, staying on well to win the […]

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€60,000 Tattersalls Ireland yearling purchase Kuwait Station wins by 7 lengths

Kuwait Station who I purchased for €60,000 as a yearling from the Tattersalls Ireland sale won by 7 lengths over 6f on Wednesday 25th July. The son of Swiss Spirit was making his 3rd racecourse appearance having already won comfortably on debut. Congratulations to his owner Sheikh Abdullah Al-Malek Al-Sabah and his Al-Areen racing team.

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Group 2 Prix Robert Papin win for Quinn’s Signora Cabello

Congratulations to trainers John & Sean Quinn on Signora Cabello’s Group 2 Prix Robert Papin win at Maisons Laffitte on Sunday 22nd July. The daughter of Camacho who is owned by Zen Racing & Phoenix Thoroughbreds was following up on her Royal Ascot Queen Mary Gr.2 win and will now head to the Prix Morny Gr.1 – a race won […]

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