Saturday February 3rd

An exciting day today with 4 runners!! Fergal flew up to Scotland this morning and has 3 runners to saddle. I am on the way to Sandown for the 3:00 where we have ‘Okotoks’ running in the 3 mile Grade 3 hurdle. It is the race that we won last year with ‘Lord of the Island’ who would love the…

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Friday February 2nd

We are all glad to see the back of January as the weather was so wet and cold it was hard going…. but we were very happy to get our first winner of 2018 on Wednesday with ‘Indian Reel’. Paddy got a great tune out of him in a novice claiming hurdle. He travelled well and saw off 2 challenges…

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Wednesday January 31st

A cold, wet and windy day at the yard today. We are very lucky to have Leicester on today as they couldn’t deal with anymore rain and they did get a few millimetres over night!!! We have one runner today in the claimer at 2:15. ‘Indian Reel’ is a quirky character and looked to be running a big race last…

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Monday January 29th

A fun schooling morning this morning. The weather was nice too us too which isn’t happening very often at the moment!! Some pics from the outdoor school which we are using as the ground is very bad outside at the moment!! Connor on ‘Spoilt Rotten’ Alain on ‘De Name Evades Me’. Birthday girl Lilly on the Cheltenham Bumper winner ‘Herecomestheboom’…

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Sunday January 28th

A really enjoyable day yesterday at Cheltenham with all of our runners finishing really well and all owners were happy…. that’s always a good day!! ‘Perfect Candidate’ was travelling and jumping well but a mistake down the back for the last time stopped him in his tracks. He still galloped on the finish 5th in a top class race so…

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Saturday January 27th

Another fab morning on the gallops with a big crowd of owners excited to drive on to the trials meeting at Cheltenham. We have 3 runners today all at Cheltenham. ‘Socksy’ was meant to go to Uttoxeter but sore heels have stopped her running. The constant wet weather at the moment can irritate the skin. It’s a small problem and…

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Friday January 26th

I am back online!!! I had a telling off by one particular owner yesterday and promised to get the Blog going again today…. it’s been a very busy time but I am back to it… Thank you Peter…. this is for you today. We enjoyed a nice day at Warwick yesterday with the above owner Peter and Steve who both…

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Tuesday January 9th

I am delighted to say that our Blog has made the top 75 racing Blogs in the country as selected by Feedspot. Please keep up the support of our yard and also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!!!! All positive feedback helps us to improve our social media to keep everyone up to speed!! Today we have 2 mares…

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Saturday January 6th

A very exciting day ahead. We have had to split up to go to 2 places as you could expect with 2 of our best horses running in 2 different areas of the country. Fergal has travelled west to Chepstow to saddle ‘Chase the Spud’ in the Welsh National and we run ‘Socksy’ in an earlier race. ‘Socksy’ is in…

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Wednesday January 3rd

A good work morning this morning. We are all getting very excited about the weekend ahead with the rearranged Chepstow meeting taking place on Saturday with the Welsh National being the main event of the meeting. ‘Chase the Spud’ is in good form ready to take the race on. ‘Chase The Spud’ winning at Haydock last November. ‘Perfect Candidate’ also…

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