Tuesday September 11th

A brilliant result came from a long journey to Scotland. Connor gave ‘Mighty Leader’ a never give up ride to win the 3 mile handicap chase. He was always flat out at the back struggling to travel but his jumping kept him in the race and he got amongst the pack after the 2nd last and weaved his way through…

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Sunday September 9th

We are on our long journey up to Perth today ready for racing tomorrow. ‘Mighty Leader’ looking very happy with himself. He loves going racing. ‘Tangolan’ loves Perth. He probably even knows what services we are at!!! He has ran at Perth 12 times and finished in the first 4 on 9 occasions!!!!! Ange has headed off with ‘Mille Nautique’…

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Saturday September 8th

A busy morning in Naunton. We enjoyed the company of lots of owners to see the horses work. Of course they all made cakes!!!!! This particular cake was made by our ‘FOB Queen’ Penny who got her dad involved in FOB3 and then loved it so much she joined FOB4 & 6!!!! Simon debriefing Fergal on FOB6’s ‘Agent Valdez’. She…

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Friday September 7th

A solid result from ‘Indian Reel’ yesterday to come 4th. He heads for the sales now and will make a great Amateur horse or Point To Pointer. He has been quite consistent throughout the year and gave his partnership a good win at Leicester. We did lots more schooling today. ‘Ask Dillon’ and Simon take a flyer. Connor on ‘…

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Tuesday September 4th

A fun morning at the yard. Paddy was in to school more horses. We have lots moving on from Bumpers and Irish Point to Points and we want to give them plenty of practise so they are ready for action. Paddy on ‘Coolanly’ who heads for the Persian War at the first Chepstow meeting. Simon on ‘Paul’s Hill’ who is…

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Monday September 3rd

A good run from ‘King Muro’ yesterday. We had to take the chance of running him off a high weight and it nearly paid off! He was only beaten 3 lengths by 2 horses carrying more than 2 stone less than him so it was a good effort. Connor debriefing owner Martin Rice after his close finish. All connections of…

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Sunday September 2nd

A beautiful day for Worcester. The heatwave is back and we are not complaining!!! We have ‘King Muro’ running in the 2:15 today at Worcester. Connor rides him and takes off a very important 10lb. Paddy won in him at Bangor 2 weeks ago and this is the last day he gets the chance to run in the 0-100 grade…

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Saturday 1st September

I can not believe how time is flying this year and we are into September already!!! We had a manic morning at the yard this morning. I left the yard at the same time as 1st lot pulled out and drove ‘Winter Lion’ and ‘Tangolan’ to Lambourn to do a sharp piece of work ready for their races in the…

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Friday August 31st

More schooling today. We schooled some of last years good novices as they have early plans this season. Ally 1st lot on ‘Coolanly’ who heads for the first Chepstow jumps meeting. Ally 2nd lot on ‘Poetic Rhythm’ who won us out first Grade 1 so he will always be a very special horse. Paddy on ‘Aye Aye Charlie’ who ran…

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Thursday August 30th

A busy 2 days at the FOB headquarters. We worked the horses yesterday and the early lot of winter horses to come in from the field did their first pieces of work yesterday. They went upsides and quickened up the 3rd time up the gallop but not pushed too hard as we can build up the work from now until…

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