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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 broken in and cantering on the heath daily. A great mover and 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: 15th March:

He is in strong cantering work with the string and I couldn’t be more delighted with how progress has gone. A proper horse in the making. He has plenty of scope, a great temperament and I can’t wait to get him on the gallops proper. I am sure we will find he is a horse with above average ability. Highly recommended to all owners.

This horse is also on the lease page


EX MEGA

Garswood ex Mega Bay colt

(D.O.B 16.03.17)

                                                       £15,000 + 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: 15th March:

I am delighted with the progress this colt has made over the last six weeks. A great mover with a good temperament he swings along with the others in groups and does it all very easily. A colt with plenty of scope for the future, he is an exciting prospect and one any owner could be proud of.

This horse is also on the lease page


MERESIDE

Mount Nelson ex Seasonal Blossom Bay filly

(D.O.B 12.02.17)

                                                      £15,000 + 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: 15th March:

She has thrived this last month and has developed in all the right places. A strong, medium sized filly she is one we can crack on with now and she is cantering daily with the string and progressing all the time. A filly that gives off all the right vibes and the riders are very enthusiastic about her. She is one of those who will just keep on improving.

This horse is also on the lease page


EX MISSOURI

Equiano ex Missouri Bay filly

(D.O.B 19.02.17)

                                                    Price on Application

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Ex Missouri

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: 15th March

A strong, scopy filly, she is very similar to all her family - most of which I have trained - in that she has got a strong outlook on life and loves whatever she does. I am sure she will uphold the family tradition and may even be the best of the lot. She is typical of the family and will just keep improving throughout the year from month to month.

This horse is also on the racehorses for lease page


MOONLIGHT GRAHAM

Dark Angel ex Sleek Brown gelding

(D.O.B 29.01.15)

                                                   Price on Application

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Ex Sleek

2015 Brown Gelding

                                                    
first ascendancy
Dark Angel      
Sleek   
second ascendancy
Acclamation  
Midnight Angel 
Oasis Dream        
Slink 
third ascendancy
Royal Applause 
Princess Athena
Machiavellian (USA)  
Night At Sea
Green Desert (USA)  
Hope (IRE)  
Selkirk (USA)
Masskana (IRE)

A big, well grown strong gelding, he has had a few problems in his early life but has been given plenty of time to mature and get over them. He is now cantering on the heath daily and we will be putting plenty of work into him in the next few months. He is by a very exciting sire out of an Oasis Dream mare, so should be pretty quick, but as yet he has very little idea but is starting to learn quickly. Viewing is recommended and he is one to certainly consider as he could be anything.

Update: 15th March

He is now doing good strong canters daily and progressing well. Each week I am increasing his workload and he is getting fitter as every month goes by. I will start to put some faster work into him from now on, especially as the grass gallops are opening and we will get an idea of his ability. He is one who could be anything, we will just have to watch and hope. An intriguing prospect.

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 .