Tuesday September 25th

Another gorgeous day in Naunton. A view from our outdoor jumping school 3rd lot. Connor on ‘De Name Evades Me’ who may head for the first Cheltenham Meeting. Connor on ‘Mille Nautique’ who heads for Market Rasen on Saturday. Paddy on ‘Bennys Bridge’ having a pop on the grass. Paddy on ‘Poetic Rhythm’ who starts his chasing career this season….

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Monday September 24th

A glorious morning in the Cotswolds. We schooled 3 lots which went very well. We also had our first day jumping a few on the grass. ‘Bells N Banjos’ looks amazing and was really fresh this morning. Ally was on board. Ally on ‘Aye Aye Charlie’ who thinks he is a Gazelle!!!! ‘Coolanly’ jumping really well in preparation for the…

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Saturday 22nd September

We had a big cake morning this morning. A big selection was beautifully made for team FOB and we are extremely grateful for all the lovely owners for their time and effort. It gives the staff a real boost of energy after a busy morning at work. It also goes down so well with a cup of Tea!! Someone else…

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Friday September 21st

There has been another gap in the jump racing Calendar and we have had some time to get plenty of work and schooling into the horses ready for the winter season which is about to kick off. We have 2 runners over the weekend. ‘Aristocracy’ runs at Uttoxeter on Sunday in a 3 mile handicap hurdle. Simon gave him a…

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Saturday September 15th

A beautiful morning on the gallops this morning. We had a huge crowd to join us. The beautiful view from the top of the gallops. Kate on FOB5’s ‘Blue Monday’ who worked really well. Fergal’s brother Brian who is over from Ireland is this side on ‘De Name Evades me’. He worked with niece Fern who is far side on…

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Wednesday September 12th

A solid day at Worcester yesterday. ‘Red Hot Chilly’ nearly got us another winner on the board. He travelled well and got upsides the winner at the last and just couldn’t get past. He only went down by half a length!! ‘Kiruna Peak’ then ran back in a maiden hurdle and came 5th. She has been running well in handicaps…

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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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