13-09-2017 11:01:01 in General by Admin
G for Ginger kept up her fine family tradition with a spirited first success over hurdles  at Worcester on Tuesday. Already successful in a bumper sixteen months ago, she loves her racing and again displayed a great attitude after racing keenly from the start. G for Ginger led early, edged ahead again at the fifth flight and kept on willingly to resist the stern challenge of the favourite Ma...

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23-08-2017 07:04:48 in General by Admin
Coeur Tantre returned to Newton Abbot on Tuesday evening to gain his second success at the course over hurdles inside a week, under Aidan Coleman Once again he made all the running, pricking his ears and jumping well before briefly idling and then finding more when needed to see off the challenge of Peruvian Bleu. He has now won two decent prizes with something to spare since he was sent to us b...

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17-08-2017 13:44:35 in General by Admin
Coeur Tantre provided our first winner of the jumps season with a decisive success on Wednesday. He was ridden from the front by Aidan Coleman in a £10,000 handicap hurdle over two and a quarter miles at Newton Abbot. A bonny little horse with a likeable attitude he was always in control despite idling and pricking his ears between the last two flights. Coeur Tantre was sent to us by The A...

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14-08-2017 12:31:00 in General by Admin
  We’re flat out again with all the horses in, and it’s an exciting time of year with plans being laid and new horses to get to know. Thirty or so are back in work and there are another dozen to come in. The yard will be full to start the season, which is a great position to be in, and there are some incredibly exciting prospects among this year’s string. It’s been q...

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22-07-2017 20:48:26 in General by Admin
Jukebox Jive took his score for the season to three with a spirited victory from the front in the Class 3 Bathwick Tyres Handicap over two and a quarter miles at Newbury on Friday. He is proving to be a terrific flagbearer for our team of flat horses which numbers just 2 at present (our other flat horse Black Prince runs on Monday at Beverley). Jukebox Jive is owned and bred by Ron Huggins whose c...

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19-07-2017 16:01:16 in General by Admin
Anthony and I are making the most of the summer, with plenty of days out, weddings to attend and some new additions joining the yard. Enjoy our latest news, Rachael   Quiet time We’re enjoying this quiet time, before the horses come in from their summer holidays at the beginning of August. They’ve all had their vaccinations, which means their winter training schedules won&rsq...

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29-06-2017 11:05:03 in General by Admin
 We have an exciting opportunity for an amateur rider to join us for the 2017-2018 season with the guaranteed ride on seasoned chaser As De Fer in point-to-points. As well as the ride on As De Fer, a veteran of 36 races with six wins to his credit, the successful applicant will also benefit from regular lessons, including grid work, with Olympic pentathlete coach Jabeena Maslin in the indoor...

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23-06-2017 13:13:09 in General by Admin
The weather has been so hot but we’re not complaining. We’ve adjusted the routine slightly so that the horses are ridden earlier to avoid the heat but other than that we’re really enjoying this bout of Mediterranean weather.  Harry and I have been to Lyme Regis today for a paddle and we’ve been watching Royal Ascot on the telly! We’re so pleased to have Rouquin...

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09-06-2017 06:56:23 in General by Admin
Jukebox Jive doubled his score for the season with a thoroughly likeable success over a mile and six furlongs at Sandown on Thursday evening. He has progressed nicely with each race this year, stays well, is uncomplicated and, racing off a mark of 83, he travelled smoothly into contention two furlongs out before keeping on strongly to hold the challenge of Veiled Secret by a neck. It looked a co...

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06-06-2017 14:37:21 in General by Admin
With a handful of summer jumpers and a couple for the Flat, I’ve been using the time to continue Cripsy’s education. He’s my new 14.2hh Connemara pony that I bought a few weeks ago to bring on before I sell him. He’s been going really well, and during a recent cross country schooling trip to Cricket St Thomas, Horace Hazel came along too. He really enjoyed the change of sc...

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