One of the more irritating aspects of having two children and a brother riding in point-to-points is that an increasing number of people seem to think that my 45 year old brother is actually my son; people are frequently saying to him “can you ask your Dad to…” and so on which of course […]

28 May 2010|


isn’t life tough… well it was when this son of Midnight Legend was born a mere seven weeks ago in the worst April blizzard in living memory, he will be named Easter Tempest. It’s hard to believe we are living on the same planet as I sit here in my office gently perspiring […]

21 May 2010|


..we run Almost Blue in the 5.05 at Kelso, 13 run, Jamie rides and the ground will be on the quick side. He won this race last year but this looks more competitive and he hasn’t yet shown the same form this season; however he ran better than the bare result suggests last […]

19 May 2010|

Isla Pearl Fisher

Dennis Penny of sent me these shots of Isla Pearl Fisher at Perth this week, he has come out of his race well and I imagine will now have a shortish break before being prepared for an autumn campaign over fences, he should be a good prospect in 2m4f – 3m handicap chases […]

15 May 2010|