Hello – Perth tomorrow, an update and a horse for sale!

By | 2018-01-11T08:15:52+00:00 July 31st, 2017|

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 [...]

Perth & Newmarket

By | 2017-07-21T11:23:15+00:00 July 14th, 2017|

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 [...]

Perth from Deauville

By | 2017-07-25T01:44:07+00:00 July 6th, 2017|

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. Trade was very strong last week in Ireland and I suspect some records may be broken today, not easy finding value for more [...]

Heading home…

By | 2017-07-24T15:31:37+00:00 July 5th, 2017|

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 Great [...]