Hello, hello, hello – it’s been a while, I’ve been rather lazy about blogging, no harm in that I hear you say… Showery today, again, it’s been the pattern for a few weeks now and the long dry spell of late spring appears a very distant memory. Busy here with 30 horses back in and […]
Cooler today down here in Newmarket where I am attending the July Horses in Training Sale. A showery outlook at home and it should be perfect good ground at Perth on Sunday where we run Benny’s Secret in the 4.40, 10 run and Grant rides.
It is a competitive enough race for the grade and this […]
Warm again this morning in Normandy and back to the sales for the Horses in Training section prior to a late flight home tonight. An excellent day yesterday with Queen of Avalon running as well as could be expected to finish 3rd and late in the afternoon managing to buy a lovely young son of […]
Warm and sunny today in Deauville and looks like being very hot this afternoon when 110 two year old and three year olds with good jumping pedigrees will be sold.A trotter being exercised on the beach at Deauville this morning
Trade was very strong last week in Ireland and I suspect some records may be broken today, not easy finding value for more realistic budgets but with a fair wind there will at least be a couple of lovely looking prospects heading to Kinneston as a fruit of these travels.Queen of Avalon
This means of course that I sadly won’t be at Perth today where we have one runner on what should be perfect good ground; Queen of Avalon runs in the 2.10, 5 run and Brian Hughes rides, she has failed to build on her third at the turn of the year appearing not to stay, back to two miles today and hope she can finish the race off and give us something to build on.Monsieur Macaire’s schooling fences are a little larger than ours