Friday April 27th

So here we are at Perth on our last day of the season. The rest of the National Hunt world have 1 day left at Sandown tomorrow but we don’t have any runners. The beautiful scene from the Owners and Trainers restaurant at Perth today. We have 3 runners today. Paddy rides them all. ‘Jenny’s Surprise’ is our first runner…

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Thursday April 26th

Well as the season comes to a close we have 1 day left to try and match our 60 winners of last season. I believe we have got there already as our flat winner with ‘The Groove’ at Salisbury makes it 60 winners trained from our yard this season. We are well up on prize money from last season so…

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Tuesday April 24th

2 meetings today with 3 runners. Feral heads to Ludlow with ‘Cheltenam De Vaige’ who has been waiting for better ground. He has had two solid 2nds since joining us and we hope he can go one better today. Paddy rides. I am taking ‘No Dice’ and ‘Ratify’ with Abbey to Huntingdon for an evening meting. ‘No Dice’ has been…

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Saturday April 21st

Another brilliant result yesterday for The FOB Racing Partnerships. ‘Ocean Cove’ got his well deserved win at Ayr in a competitive Novice Handicap Hurdle. Barry gave him a super ride and kept him handy and stayed on very strongly on his first go at 3 miles which looks the making of him. ‘Ocean Cove’ is set for a big chasing…

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Friday April 20th

A good day yesterday at Cheltenham with all horses coming home safely. The heat was lovely for the spectators but hard work for the horses with such a dramatic weather change in such a short space of time. The racecourse staff worked very hard to cool off all the runners and our horses all handled it very well. ‘Socksy’ didn’t…

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Thursday April 19th

A brilliant start to the last Cheltenham meeting of the year with a winner!!! ‘Winter Lion’ had perfect conditions yesterday and jumped impeccably to take up the running at the top of the hill and see it out best, fending off some strong challenges. Priya poses with Paddy with her first Cheltenham runner. Happy faces as we lead in Oscar…

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Tuesday April 17th

All the Aintree horses have come back fine and some have gone out on their holidays now. ‘Aye Aye Charlie’ really did everyone proud staying on to be 4th in the Grade 1 Novice Hurdle. He travelled and jumped well and stayed on brilliantly from the last hurdle. He is very exciting for next season!!! Nev with the 2 exciting…

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Saturday April 14th

Grand National day looms and it’s a lovely temperature for the horses to put in maximum effort in such a huge test. ‘Chase The Spud’ and ‘Perfect Candidate’ have had great preparations for the historic race and we wish Paddy and Alain all the luck today. ‘Perfect Candidate’ after his Cheltenham win this season. ‘Chase the Spud’ showing off his…

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Friday April 13

Unlucky for some but we hope it has the opposite effect on us today. We have 3 exciting runners. ‘Coolanly’ is in the 2nd race which is a 2 mile Grade 1 Novice hurdle. He is enjoying a big season after his bumper win, running in big races to gain experience. He is a lovely horse for the future. ‘Mystifiable’…

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Thursday April 12th

The first day of the Aintree Festival. We are here and excited for the day ahead and indeed the next 3 days in Liverpool. We have ‘Barrakilla’ for Angela and William Rucker in the Foxhunters Chase at 4:05 over the Grand National course. He won his first Hunters chase for us at Bangor in fine style and we hope he…

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