Anthony Stroud

Biography

1973 – Spent one year with California-based trainer, John Fulton, followed by another year as assistant to Charlie Whittingham, the doyen among west coast trainers.

1976 – Transferred from California to Kentucky to further his education at Darby Dan Farm, in Lexington. Moved from there to Nydrie Stud, in Virginia, to prepare yearlings for auction at Saratoga in August. Returned to Britain to do likewise at
Burton Agnes Stud, in Yorkshire, ahead of Europe’s premier yearling auction, the Tattersalls Highflyer Sales.

1977 – Spent the yearling season at Brownstown Stud, in Ireland, before transferring to the celebrated National Hunt trainer, Fred Winter. Followed this with spells at Mme Couterie’s Haras du Mesnil in France, and with that country’s master trainer, Francois Boutin.

1979 – Completed the management course at the National Stud in Newmarket.

1980 – Joined the Curragh Bloodstock Agency in Ireland, advancing to director within two years, with overall responsibility for trading in bloodstock right across the range: stallions, broodmares, racehorses, yearlings, foals and National Hunt store horses.

Grade 1 National Hunt winners purchased as unraced stores: Amarach, Another Breeze, Aonoch, Another Coral, Brown Trix, Burnt Oak, Ekbalco, Golden Freeze, Hazy Sunset, Lean Ar Aghaidh, Solar Cloud, Very Promising, Waterloo Boy.

1985 – Recruited by by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai. Spent 14 years as the sheikh’s racing manager. During this period Sheikh Mohammed was the leading owner nine times in England, six times in France and four times in Ireland.

Champions/Group 1 winners purchased on behalf of Sheikh Mohammed: Ajdal, Alydaress, Arazi, Asteroid Field, Authaal, Bairn, Barathea, Belmez, Braiswick, Carnegie, Cezanne, Cloudings, Diminuendo, El Cuite, Ensconse, Flagbird,
Flamenco Wave, Flemensfirth, Fort Wood, Goldmark, Gracioso, Hailsham, Halling, Imperial Frontier, In The Wings,
Indian Skimmer, Intrepidity, Ivanka, Jade Hunter, Kayf Tara, Keen Hunter, King’s Theatre, Kitwood, Knifebox, Lalouche,
Link River, Lycius, Mashaallah, Melodist, Moonax, Musical Bliss, Nasr El Arab, Nom de Plume, Old Vic, Opening Verse,
Opera House, Overbury, Panoramic, Pebbles, Pennekamp, Pharian, Polish Precedent, Port Helene, Possessive Dancer,
Quiet American, Red Bishop, Royal Gait, Sadeem, Salse, Scenic, Shaadi, Shamshir, Shantou, Snow Bride, Sonic Lady, Soviet Star, Sure Blade, Taffeta And Tulle, Tel Quel, Three Tails, Torrential, Unite, Untold, Water Boatman, Winged Love, Wolfhound, Zilzal

1999 – With Sheikh Mohammed’s blessing, established Anthony Stroud Bloodstock Ltd, an independent agency utilised by high-profile Flat owners and National Hunt enthusiasts alike for its expertise in all bloodstock-related matters.

Upcoming sales this Autumn

  • Sep 14th Goffs Champions Sale, Leopardstown Racecourse, Ireland
  • Sep 17th -18th Goffs UK Horse-In-Training Sale
  • Sep 10th Tattersalls Ascot Yearling Sale
  • Sep 12th The Yorton Sale
  • Sep 9th - 21st Keeneland Yearling Sale, USA
  • Sep 6th - 7th Osarus Yearling Sale, France
  • Sep 24th - 25th Tattersalls Ireland Yearling Sale
  • Sep 25th Fasig-Tipton Santa Anita Fall Yearling Sale, USA
  • Sep 26th Tattersalls Ireland Yearling Sale Part II
  • Sep 30th Arqana Arc Sale, France
  • Sep 30th - 1st Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale, USA
  • Oct 1st - 2nd Goffs Orby Yearling Sale, Ireland
  • Oct 3rd Goffs Sportsman’s Sale, Ireland
  • Oct 15th Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Fall Sale, USA
  • Oct 8th - 10th Tattersalls Yearling Sale Book 1
  • Oct 14th - 16th Tattersalls Yearling Sale Book 2
  • Oct 17th - 18th Tattersalls Yearling Sale Book 3
  • Oct 18th - 19th Tattersalls Yearling Sale Book 4
  • Oct 20th - 21st Baden-Baden Mixed Sale, Germany
  • Oct 21st - 24th Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Sale, USA
  • Oct 21st - 22nd Goffs Horses-In-Training and Autumn Yearling Sale, Ireland
  • Oct 22nd - 25th Arqana October Yearling Sale, France
  • Oct 24th Goffs UK Horses-In-Training Sale
  • Oct 27th Goresbridge Mixed Sale, Ireland
  • Oct 28th - 1st Tattersalls Autumn Horses-In-Training Sale
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Stroud Coleman Bloodstock
Somerville Rooms,
Queensberry Road,
Newmarket,
Suffolk CB8 9AU, UK

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Anthony Stroud
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E: habs@stroudcoleman.com

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