Tue 04 May 2021
Smooth victory for No Speak Alexander in G3 Athasi Stakes at the Curragh. Her dam, Rapacity Alexander, was purchased as a Tattersalls October Book 2 yearling. She went on to win a Listed race and the mating with Shalaa was then advised which produced No Speak Alexander. The Irish 1,000 Guineas will be next. Congratulations to all connections.
Sat 06 Mar 2021
Arqana Breeze-Up purchase Midnight Sands made it six in a row in Dubai with an impressive performance in the G3 Burj Nihaar at Meydan. Returning from a trip to USA, Midnight Sands confirmed his love for Dubai with a taking success that sets him up for the G2 Godolphin Mile on Dubai World Cup night. Congratulations to his owners The Cool Silk Partnership and trainer Doug Watson.
Sun 21 Feb 2021
Tattersalls Ireland Derby Store Sale purchase, Soaring Glory, powers clear to win the UK's most valuable handicap hurdle for trainer Jonjo O'Neill and owner Pat Hickey. Improving with every run this season, the son of Fame And Glory has been expertly handled by Jonjo O'Neill to be plotted up for this big prize and will now step up in grade into the Grade-1 Supreme Novices Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Mon 09 Nov 2020
€125,000 Arqana October Yearling Sale purchase Audarya gave Alison Swinburn and James Fanshawe their first Breeders' Cup winner with their first runner in the event under an inspired ride from Pierre-Charles Boudot in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Keeneland. Long-time client and friend Alison Swinburn has been a wonderful supporter of Stroud Coleman Bloodstock and trainer James Fanshawe which made the success all the more special.
The daughter of Wootton Bassett was registering her second Group-1 success of the season and the plan is for Audarya to stay in training in 2021 with a repeat Breeders' Cup victory her primary aim. We send huge congratulation to all the Swinburn and Harris Family and to all the team at James & Jacko Fanshawe's Pegasus Stables.
Sat 29 Aug 2020
Thundering Nights (by Night Of Thunder) stayed on tenaciously to win the Group-3 Snow Fairy Fillies Stakes for owner/breeder Shapoor Mistry and trainer Joseph O'Brien. His dam, Cape Castle, was purchased carrying Thundering Nights for 32,000gns at the Tattersalls February Sale in 2017. Congratulations to all connections.
Sun 23 Aug 2020
Audarya and Ambition fought out a great finish to the Group-1 Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville.
Audarya showed a great attitude to win her first Group-1 for owner Alison Swinburn and trainer James Fanshawe. The daughter of Wootton Bassett was a €125,000 purchase at the Arqana October Yearling Sale.
Ambition has enjoyed a wonderful season for her owner/breeder James Rowsell, winning a Group-3 and Group-2 contest prior to this career best on his first attempt at Group-1 level. She is the first foal out of James' homebred Epsom Oaks winner Talent, whose dam Prowess was a private Stroud Coleman Bloodstock purchase.
Congratulations to the connections of both top class fillies.
Tue 24 Mar 2020
Arqana Yearling purchase, Young Rascal, wins on his Australian debut on a memorable day for trainer William Haggas. Owned by long-time client Bernard Kantor, Young Rascal was expertly ridden by Tom Marquand to win the Group-3 Manion Cup at Rosehill and now has the target of the Group-1 Sydney Cup next month.
Sat 22 Feb 2020
Arqana Breeze-Up purchase, Midnight Sands, wins his fifth race in a row in Dubai for The Cool Silk Partnership and trainer Doug Watson and heads next to The Godolphin Mile on World Cup Night. The €80,000 purchase has now won £200,000 in prize money and looks a most exciting prospect.
Fri 24 Jan 2020
20,000gns Tattersalls October Horses In Training purchase Fantastic Ms Fox wins her second consecutive race over hurdles in the Listed Mares Juvenile Hurdle at Doncaster. She has proven a smart purchase on behalf of trainer Noel Williams and owner Trevor Lee.
Sat 28 Dec 2019
The Megsons' promising novice chaser, Global Citizen, added a Grade-2 chase success to his two Grade-2 hurdling victories, making all to win the Grade-2 Wayward Lad Novices Chase at Kempton. Trainer Ben Pauling reported afterwards that he will now be kept fresh for big spring targets at the Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals.