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Racehorses for Sale


If you are interested in having a horse in training, we have a selection of horses for sale (or for lease, see page), so please give Mark a ring on:

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HALF PAST EIGHT

Mount Nelson ex Tenpence Bay colt

(D.O.B 18.03.17)

                                                        £20,000 + VAT

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Half Past Eight

2017 Bay Colt

                                                    
first ascendancy
Mount Nelson (GB) 
Tenpence (GB)   
second ascendancy
Rock Of Gibralter  
Independence (GB) 
Bob Back (IRE)  
Tiempo
third ascendancy
Danehill (USA) 
Offshore Boom
Selkirk (USA)
Yukon Hope (USA)  
Roberto (USA)  
Toter Back (USA)    
King of Spain 
Noddy Time

A strong and attractive colt, he is a half-brother to numerous winners including the ultra consistent Barwick who is very similar to him in stature. He is a lovely mover and has a great temperament - everybody is delighted with him. He is a type that should be a reasonably early two-year-old and improve throughout the year. A cracking colt.

Update: 7th June:

You can see from the updated photo that this horse has really developed and thrived with the spring weather. He is in strong cantering work, has done some faster work on the turf and delighted me in everything he has done. He has a very good temperament, is fine in the stalls and now only needs some decent ground on the turf tracks and the six furlong races to start. We will then be getting him out and racing. A scopy, strong colt, with a future. He is highly recommended and can be bought outright or in shares.

This horse is also on the lease page


ASTROMAN

Garswood ex Mega Bay colt

(D.O.B 16.03.17)

                                                       £18,000 + VAT

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Ex Mega

2017 Bay Colt

                                                    
first ascendancy
Garswood (GB) 
Mega (GB)   
second ascendancy
Dutch Art (GB) 
Penchant (GB) 
Petardia (GB)  
Gobolino
third ascendancy
Medicean (GB) 
Halland Park Lass (IRE)  
Kyllachy (GB)
Irresistible (USA)  
Petong  
What A Pet   
Don 
Noddy Time

A big, strong, well grown and attractive colt, he is cantering with the string daily and his very good temperament is shining through. He is a half-brother to numerous winners, including Marvo, a very unlucky filly that won on her debut called Mystic Winds and a colt called Mercoliano who went to Saudi Arabia and was top class. A great mover, he looks to be a mid-season onwards two-year-old type. He is a really lovely colt.

Update: 7th June:

A big, strong, well developed colt, he is an outstanding prospect with everything in his favour, size, looks and ability. He only needs a name and an owner and we will be getting him on the track as soon as the six furlong races start. Anybody would be proud to own him and I am sure there are many years ahead of top quality racing.

This horse is also on the lease page


MERESIDE

Mount Nelson ex Seasonal Blossom Bay filly

(D.O.B 12.02.17)

                                                      £16,000 + VAT

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Ex Seasonal Blossom

2017 Bay Filly

                                                    
first ascendancy
Mount Nelson (GB) 
Seasonal Blossom (GB)   
second ascendancy
Rock Of Gibralter  
Independence (GB) 
Fairy King (USA)  
Temporary Lull (USA) 
third ascendancy
Danehill (USA) 
Offshore Boom
Selkirk (USA)
Yukon Hope (USA)  
Northern Dancer  
Fair Bridge    
Super Concorde (USA)  
Magazine (USA)

A strong, medium sized filly, she has the scope to improve all year. A great mover and character, she has plenty about her. She is cantering daily with the string and we are seeing her developing well all the time. She is a half-sister to numerous winners, including the very useful Brushing who won the Galtres Stakes at York and the Cumberland Plate. This filly has undoubted paddock potential after her racing days are over.

Update: 7th June:

A very attractive, strong, scopy filly. She is developing all the time and in the right way. A good temperament and mover, we are delighted with what she shows us in the good cantering work she is doing. As soon as the weather breaks and we get some rain I will be upping her work on the turf and she shouldn’t be too long before we can introduce her to the racetrack. She is definitely a filly with a future.

This horse is also on the lease page


SPLASHING

Equiano ex Missouri Bay filly

(D.O.B 19.02.17)

                                                    Price on Application

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Splashing

2017 Bay Filly

                                                    
first ascendancy
Equiano (GB) 
Missouri (GB)   
second ascendancy
Acclamation  
Entente Cordiale (IRE) 
Charnwood Forest (IRE)  
Medway (IRE) 
third ascendancy
Royal Applause 
Princess Athena
Ela-Mana-Mou
Mirmande  
Warning
Dance Of Leaves  
Shemazar  
Sea Port

A big strong scopy filly, typical of what the mare has produced before. She is half-sister to eight winners and  and this one looks to be in a very similar vain. A good moving filly with the temperament to match, she is cantering on the heath daily and progress is good. A few of the family have won at two but they also progress well as they get older. I would recommend her to anybody.

Update: 7th June:

A strong, well grown scopy filly, very attractive and well put together. She is in good cantering work and progress has been very pleasing. Like all her family she needs a little bit of time, but she is giving off all the right vibes and I wouldn’t be surprised if she was the best the mare has had. She has got a character which says ‘I want to do it my way’ which is always an asset and I am sure she will not let anybody down. Highly recommended.

This horse is also on the racehorses for lease page


A report on Mark's selection process:

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Yearlings are purchased in the autumn to be prepared and trained for following season. Mark attends the sales worldwide in his search to find the winners of the future.

Pacemaker magazine reported Mark to be one of the top buyers of yearlings. The following shows the selection process that he undertakes for each yearling sale.

"We have bought some fantastic horses at unbelievably good prices over the years. This is where our hard work pays off - we look at almost every horse at each sale and therefore manage to find some exciting prospects.

"As I have said here before, the pedigree can sometimes set the price. But the horses we choose have merit all of their own. We buy yearlings that, in our opinion, have potential as racehorses; this means we do not buy just the pedigree. Athleticism, good-looks, great outlook and correct conformation are what we are looking for - genuine racehorses and potential winners.

"Whether we are spending £2,000 or £200,000 the same selection process is followed. We finally reach our 'to buy' list - some of which we buy but some of those on the list sell for far more than I consider is the right value.

"All I want is to give my owners plenty of enjoyment, so I try to buy them what I consider to be good, sound racehorses with scope for improvement at a fair price."

In addition to purchasing yearlings at auction, we can offer yearlings bred at Dulligham Park Stud. For example, Ted Spread, who was bred at the stud and is the winner of the 2010 Chester Vase, was purchased privately, as was the 2010 listed Galtres Stakes winner, Brushing.

Winning racehorses is what we are looking for and this is our constant aim on behalf of our owners.

The following are just some of the previous purchases made by Mark:

Winner of the St Leger (Gp 1) - Bob's Return (bought for under £15,000 and won in excess of £530,000)

Winner of the Duke of York Stakes (Gp 2) - Steenberg (bought for approx. £15,000 and won over £220,000)

Winner of the Gladness Stakes (Gp 3) - Cool Edge (bought for approx. £750 and won over £100,000)

Winner of the Brigadier Gerard (Gp 3) - Smokey Oakey (bought for approx. £12,000 and won over £140,000)

Winner of the Lily Langtry Stakes (Gp 3) - Astrocharm (bought for under £10,000 and won over £110,000)

Group & Listed placed - Babodana (bought for £15,000 and won over £220,000)

"I am delighted to have had great success for my owners," added Mark. "Owning a racehorse is all about fun, excitement and new experiences, but there are no guarantees - you still need that little bit of luck!"

Once budgets and orders have been agreed, your request can be included in Mark's search for the 'cream of the crop' of young stock.

If you are interested in purchasing a racehorse and becoming an owner with Mark, please contact him direct on 01638 661434 or 07799 663339 or e-mail him at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .