Breeding and Training
Thoroughbred Horses in Northumberland

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Horses in Training

'GREY EXPECTATIONS'

| 2016 | Proclamation | Linns Heir

A very strong filly - half sister to Turbo Linn. In training and will proceed to a Flat career.

'BETSY'

| 2014 | Germany | Betsy Babe

One of the last Fillies by Germany - sire of Faugheen and Samcro. She has been broken and is now in full training - FOR SALE please ask for details.

THANKQ

| 2015 | Proclamation | Turbo Linn

A filly who is the double of her dam - Turbo Linn. Raised at Girsonfield, recently broken in and she is a proper madam - as was her Mum so lets hope for a similar result! 4 bumpers a listed bumper and a Groiup 2! She is currently having a break and will be back in work after Christmas.

KYROC

| 2016 | Society Rock | Dispol Kylie

A feisty young filly who has been placed 2 out of 3 times for us so far. She has been given time off and she will be back in training in the New Year.

TOMMYCOLE

| 2015 | Native Ruler | Tancred Miss

Tommycole is ready to race after coming here in the Spring and being broken and is now ready to race on the Flat. Pictured doing his pre stalls assessment at Newcastle racecourse.

RIO

| 2012 | Bahri | Kates Own

A very beautiful filly who has been given plenty of time to mature by her owner. She has been in pre training with Di Walton and we are hopeful she will run in a bumper shortly.

HILLS OF CONNEMARA

| 2012 | Tikkanen | Desirable Rhythm

Bought at the Cheltenham sale after winning her only Point to Point. She has ran 5 times with 3 places including 2 x 2nds. She has just come back into training and we look forward to an exciting career for her. Rated 115 over hurdles.

MORNING WITH IVAN

| 2010 | Ivan Denisovich | Grinneas

Morning with Ivan first joined us on the stud side when she arrived to be put in foal. She came back to foal and stayed here to be trained after her foal was weaned. From 8 runs she has won 5 times and been placed 3 times - what a superstar!

STANARLEY PIC

| 2011 | Piccolo | Harlestone lady

Bought at the May Goffs sale. This beautiful, big horse has won 3 times and placed 12 from 1.3 - 1.6. We have bought him as a dual purpose horse and we hope to run him over hurdles. He is in work now and we are looking to sell shares in him - please ask for details.

GOWANBUSTER

| 2015 | Bahri | Aahgowangowan

Very proud of this horse who is our first Two year old winner. He will be trained towards an AW career this autumn

UNNAMED

| 2017 | Lethal Weapon | Riccoche

Just bought at the Premier Sale at Goffs, Doncaster 2018. This filly by  Lethal Force out of Riccoche will proceed towards a 2 year old career.

FOREWARNING

| 2012 | Cacique | Buffering

Forwarning has been placed in 3 of his 4 bumpers ridden by Jamie Corbett and is now showing excellent form on the flat. He was 3rd in his debut at Newcastle in August ridden by Hayley Turner. He is a progressive horse and we have for sale a 1/4 share.

LUVLY BOY BLUE

15.3hh | 2011 | Blueprint | Mellouise

A new horse to us and he has had one run, ridden by yard Amateur jockey Ross Wilson. He was 3rd in his first race at Newcastle and will proceed in his hurdle career.

REDESDALE REBEL

15.2hh | 2016 | Mayson | Jubilee

This boy joined us from the recent Goffs Breeze up sales. he has been gelded and will have a short break before proceeding to his Flat career.

LUCKY WIND

16hh | 2014 | Grandera | Florida Onyx

A super young horse from Ireland. He is 4 years old and was broken before Christmas, given a break and he is now back in work and due to run for his owner shortly.

MAMDOOD

16hh | 2014 | Clodovil | Fact

Mamdood has been running on the Flat and will now start a career hurdling.

AMARONE GENTLEMAN

16.2hh | 2012 | Oscar | Tigrera

 Nice strong horse who has started to show ability over hurdles. He has had a summer break and now is back in training.

AHEAD OF THE CURVE

16.3hh | 2012 | Ballingarry | Jasia

A lovely gelding bought at Goffs in Spring 2017 having won a Point to Point. Since then he has had two seconds and two wins over hurdles. A very versatile horse with a promising future ahead. He has won two for us and has gone up in the ratings to 134 - a very promising young horse who will run in September all being well..

MAGNUM

16.1hh | 2013 | Lawman | Coventina

Magnum has been difficult to find the key to - he was 2nd over hurdles and will go over 1.2 in his next race. He is a super, scopey horse and may go chasing in the Autumn.

REIVERS LODGE

16hh | 2011 | Black Sam Bellamy | Crystal Princess

Lovely filly - she is learning to settle in her races and has won one and been placed 8 times - she will start her Autumn campaign shortly.

BAHRIKATE

16hh | 2013 | Bahri | Dispol Katie

Bahrikate has had a few runs on the Flat for her previous trainer. She has come to us to see if she has a career over hurdles. A Half sister to Riponian she has started her new career and won at Perth by 2.1/2 lengths! Rarely out of the places she is now rated 102 and a very promising prospect having being placed in 6/7 of her last races. Currently on a break before resuming her career in the Spring

SATIS HOUSE

16 | 2014 | Bahri | Ex Mill Lady

This filly has been given plenty of time to mature before having three runs on the Flat to see if she was going to be a superstar - she did not show very much so we switched to Hurdles and in her first Juvenile Hurdle race at Market Rasen - at odds of 100/1 she came second despite being hampered by a horse that fell in front of her. She has now been second beaten a nose after being hampered - great things ahead. She runs in the colours of Castle View Racing and we look forward to her Autumn Campaign as we are giving her time to mature.

MR KITE

16.2hh | 2011 | Sixties Icon | Mar Blue

Bought at Goffs in 2016 for the newly formed Winning Tipster Racing Club 2. He has a Flat handicap mark of 70 and also a mark over hurdles of 107. He has had one run for us at Perth - finishing, staying on in 3rd. After a break he was all guns blazing and 3rd at Musselburgh, Following this he won at Musselburgh - on the bridle and looks like a very good prospect for the future. He will start a campaign shortly.

WOR VERGE

| 2013 | Virtual | Hanover Gate

This is big strong gelding who will make a perfect chasing prospect. By the same sire as  VIRNON a horse we broke and trained to win his first juvenile bumper - first start at Carlisle in November 2014 ridden by James Corbett.. He then went on to win a second bumper at Newcastle before being 7th at Cheltenham where he was 'Prominent, not clear run well over 1f out and inside final furlong, stayed on same pace ' Racing Post. He was only a length out of the prize money. His next run at Musselburgh was on ground that was just too fast for him.

Virgil has been given plenty of time to mature and is now running in bumpers. He is now running in the colours of the Goodfellow Racing Partnership and will start his Autumn campaign shortly.

HEARTASIA

15.3hh | 2013 | Danehill Dancer | Big Heart

A filly ex David Simcock - we decided to ask the owner to be patient and wait 6 months to run in bumpers - which he was. She has rewarded that patience by winning two bumpers. She has started her hurdling career and has had time out for a wind op.

HARRISON'S PROMISE

| 2012 | Westerner | Hello My Lovely

A bay filly, Harrison's Promise is owned by Frank and was bought from White Bloodstock at last years sales at Doncaster. We have broken her in and had her ready to race last Spring - we then decided she had a lot more growing to do and so we have been patient. She was 2nd in her first run in a bumper at Newcastle, 3rd at Kelso and won her Wetherby bumper by 9 lengths! She was 5th in a mares listed and now looks to go over hurdles.

MY BROWN EYED GIRL

15.3hh | 2013 | Ferrule | Chalosse

A strong filly born and bred at Girsonfield,. She is in full work and has a new owner running her in the colours of Birmingham City! She has had a couple of runs and is now running in handicaps.

EBONY ROSE

15.3hh | 2012 | Kalanisi | Cogolie ( FR )

This is as super filly born here at Girsonfield. This filly is now part of the Nelson Racing Club. They have been very lucky as Ebony Rose has had a 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 3 wins including the Northern Lights Stayers Series. Her earnings are now over 24k - lucky syndicate - lovely people!!

RIPONIAN

16.hh | 2010 | Trade Fair | Dispol Katie

Riponian was born here at Girsonfield and was then trained in Yorkshire. Since returing here he has been slow to mature but has finally repaid our patience by winning two Flat races last season. He is now in the Girsonfield Racing Club and has been placed 10 times and with four wins. 

HARLEY'S MAX

17hh | 2009 | Winged Love (IRE) | Researcher

Harley's Max ('Laddie')is our very own Orphan foal who we brought up by hand.He has been very slow to mature and has had educational runs in bumpers and over hurdles. He has now started his career over fences and has had 2 wins and 2 x 2nds - a 3rd in a very close photo finish at Perth - This season he has had a win and three places so far..