Wednesday June 20th

A brilliant week at Team FOB. Apologies for the delay in the blog but an extremely busy 2 weeks has taken over my time and I am back in action!!!!! We enjoyed a rare day yesterday away from the yard and basking in the buzz of Royal Ascot!!! The course was a credit to the whole team involved and the…

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Tuesday June 5th

A superb win for The Yes No Wait Sorries yesterday as ‘Grageelagh Girl’ stormed home in the mares maiden hurdle at Newton Abbot. It was her hurdles debut and she jumped really well under Paddy and we are looking forward to an exciting summer ahead with her. The gorgeous mare ‘Grageelagh Girl’ in the paddock before her hurdles debut yesterday….

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Saturday May 26th

A busy week for us as it was the 3 day Goffs sale at Doncaster. The first day is all un raced 3 year old stores. We worked for the day with Tim and Matt from Biddestone Stud who purchased 2 nice horses. A Gelding by ‘Black Sam Bellamy’ And a Gelding by ‘Arcadio’ We also purchased 2 Irish Point…

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Saturday May 19th

A beautiful morning at the yard. It’s a real pleasure to be watching the horses work in the glorious sunshine. We have to thank all of our Saturday work riders who come in just because they love it. Laura has rarely missed a Saturday for the last year and a half come rain and/or gale force winds!!! Everyone will be…

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Friday May 18th

We had a long journey home from Perth but all the horses are safe. It was a lovely Ladies day and the racecourse was very busy and the weather was glorious. Ladies day was full of excitement for the spectators. It wasn’t such a good day for us as ‘Blue Comet’ made a mistake at the first and struck into…

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Thursday May 17th

A Fantastic first day of our Perth trip. A double and a 4th!!!! Our first runner and winner was ‘Quantum of Solace’. She was a tad disappointing in her first run for us at Southwell but it was after a very long lay off due to injury and she gave Paddy a nice feel so this race looked perfect for…

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Wednesday May 16th

A beautiful morning in Perth. Myself and Abbie travelled up in transport yesterday and arrived last night and settled our 4 runners into the racecourse stables. They all seem very happy this morning and jockeys Brodie and Lilly arrived late last night so we’re up for riding out this morning. Lilly on the Left on ‘Blue Comet’ and Brodie on…

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Saturday May 12th

A brilliant week at the office. Another 2 winners to add to the collection. Warwick was a good day on Monday with ‘Lungarno Palace’ and ‘Indian Reel’ both taking part in close exciting finishes and both were beaten less than a length!!! Carry on Regardless in the paddock before ‘Indian Reel’ went on to be a close 3rd with Lilly…

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Monday May 7th

A change in the weather and a brilliant start to the 2018/19 season. We had a great day at Towcester yesterday with 3 good results. ‘Cuddles McGraw’ ran a better race to come 4th in the novice hurdle and he is going in the right direction. ‘Minella Scamp’ put our first winner on the board in the 2m5 Handicap Chase….

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Sunday April 29th

End Of Season 2017/18 We are blown away by our final jaunt to Perth to end our 2017/18 season and we went there needing 1 winner to match our tally from last season and we did it with our final runner!!!! ‘Jarveys Plate’ who we purchased privately from the Irish Point To Point field just after Xmas has been showing…

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