News-February 2012

  • 22 Feb 2012

    Three in a row for Clodovil Progeny Clodhopper!

    Clodovil progeny Clodhopper extended her unbeaten record on the track to three in the Kempton Jockey Club Venues Fillies Handicap. The Gay O’Callaghan bred three-year-old looked progressive in her two wins over 6f and improved again with this win. She produced a smart turn of pace down the outside inside the last to win with a bit in hand. Trainer Jamie Osborne said jockey Jim C ...

  • 20 Feb 2012

    The geese that lay our golden eggs

    Ireland is perched strategically on the edge of Europe, a neutral country with no axe to grind with any other nation, a favourable tax rate and is in the right time zone for doing business while others sleep. We can boast both a highly educated ...

  • 19 Feb 2012

    Dominant 3rd in Hong Kong Classic Cup

    Dominant came 3rd today in the Hong Kong Classic Cup Gr. 1 which is a major trial for the Hong Kong Derby. Dominant had been sold by Rathasker Stud to Highclere Racing for £95,000 at the Newmarket October 1 sales 2009. John Moore described his position with regard to next month’s HKG1 Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby as “very enviable.” Moore ...

  • 16 Feb 2012

    Thousand Words 2-Y-O Progress Report

    We met Peter Doyle at the Goffs sale and he reported that the Thousand Words colt out of Aces Dancing is pleasing Richard Hannon in all his work. Also, Andy Oliver is very hopeful about his four Thousand Words especially the filly out of Alpine Flair owned by Lady Chris O'Reilly. David Evans said that his Thousand Words colt out of Autumn Star is very sharp and should run early. While ...

  • 16 Feb 2012

    Two winners in two days for Clodovil

    It was two winners in two days for Clodovil - yesterday Clodhopper (bred by Gay O'Callaghan) justified favoritism to win easily at Kempton and today Laugh Out Loud (bred by Tanya Trant) skated up by 10 lengths in the mile maiden also at Kempton. Laugh Out Loud was bought by Hugo Merry for £30,000 as a yearling on behalf of Ann Black, Mohammed al Quatami and Khalid Almudhaf - Mic ...

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