Thursday September 28th

A fun morning on the gallops this morning. We welcome Lisa and Max who have come over from France on an exchange programme to get an insight into English racing and how we do things over here compared to how they train in France. They are with us for 3 weeks. We have 1 runner today at Perth. ‘Creevytennant’ runs…

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Wednesday September 27th

A great work morning in Naunton. It was quite cold!!! ‘The Groove’ did everyone proud on Monday and had another very close 2nd!! He is being very consistent and really enjoying his flat career!!! Some pictures from this morning on the gallops- Fergal with ‘Tangolan’ and his jockey today Frankie Turnell with mother Gilly Turnell and Karen Ferris who all…

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Monday September 25th

A good weekend at team FOB.  ‘Aristocracy’ put his good placed efforts behind him and won at Uttoxeter yesterday.  He put his head down and wanted to win as he got squeezed up after the last. Paddy was delighted with him. Happy Owners in the winners enclosure. And collecting the prize. We had a fun schooling morning this morning. Apologies…

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Saturday September 23rd

A quick Blog today to thank all the team for their hard work getting the yard and horses smart and well turned out for our owners Morning.  We had a good turn out and the horses worked well. Everyone is getting very excited as race plans start getting closer.  Big strings this morning. Around 120 attended. Of corse there had…

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Wednesday September 20th

A busy work morning at the yard. No runners today so the staff are busy getting horses looking smart ready for our Owners morning Saturday. The team from Devonshire stables are back to finish our new stable block.  Some pictures from the morning- 2 of the Imperial horses came back from Ireland this week. 2 youngsters are still in pre-training…

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Tuesday September 19th

A fun Tuesday at the yard. It’s all systems go as the new stables start going up. They should be ready to fill up with horses tomorrow evening. This is how far the team have got today….. ‘Vintage Paradise’ ran a better race yesterday at Worcester. He was a solid 5th and Paddy was happy with him. ‘Vintage Paradise’ in…

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Monday September 18th

An exciting schooling morning this morning.  Lots of photos to share- Alain on ‘Sissinghurst’. Everyone at the yard and all the members of The FOB Racing Partnership 2 are excited for his upcoming race. He will have a few entries for next week. Lilly on ‘Creevytennant’ who goes to Perth next week. Lilly on ‘Spy In The Sky’ who had…

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Sunday September 17th

Morning all. We wish The Groovy Gang the very best of luck today at Ffos Las. Fergal and Jacob are making the long trip to South Wales to prepare ‘The Groove’ for his race at 3:00. Wrap up warm!!! Let’s hope he can build on his win at Salisbury and run another blinder. Trevor Whelan rides.  The boys in the…

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Saturday September 16th

A brilliant work morning on the gallops this morning. All horses looked fab and they really seem to have upped a gear this week and the winter horses are on the final stage of fitness building. Some are a step behind due to the weight they were carrying from their summer breaks. Most of these want soft ground so they…

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Thursday September 14th

A good day at the office yesterday.  ‘Viva Steve’ put up a mighty effort in Listowel to come a superb 4th in the Kerry National. He was given a great ride by Paddy and always looked like he was going to be in the frame.  ‘Viva Steve’ looking fantastic before his big race. A nice analysis in the Racing Post…

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