The Great Escape

We had an exciting start to the New Year on the 2nd January when James saddled the first two home in the 2 ½ mile Novice Hurdle at Ayr.   Briony recently purchased the winner Escapeandevade from well-known bloodstock agent Tom Malone.  This has turned out to be a shrewd move as just before joining the yard he won a 3 mile Maiden Point-to-Point...
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We Are All Up Beat!

A month has passed since our last blog and as so much has happened we are going to concentrate on highlighting some notable points. It was heartening to have another winner in this Christmas week and we are particularly pleased that Beat Box was ridden by Alan Doyle making this his first win for the yard. Storm Arwen caused a good deal of...
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Racing North and South

This update is covering our runners up to the 14th November and we have been to Musselburgh, Kelso and Cheltenham. At home we have an exciting new horse Bigbadmattie owned by BB Racing Club and David Woodhouse.  He was formerly trained by Emma Lavelle and already a two time winner over hurdles;  he is a chaser in the making and we look forward...
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Empire Excels!

We are really into the swing of things now and all the horses are running well which is encouraging.   The yard suffered in the torrential rain last week when some of the stables were flooded and nobody can remember the river ever being so high.  A timely reminder on climate change as Cop26 began in Glasgow. Our recent highlight was Empire de Maulde’s...
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Three Open Days in a Week!

We have had a very busy time with plenty of people visiting the yard over the course of last week.  On Sunday 12th September we opened the yard as part of National Racehorse Week.  This was a nationwide event with many trainers participating so that people could see first-hand the amount of care and attention that goes into looking after racehorses and the...
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