Breeding and Training
Thoroughbred Horses in Northumberland

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Horses in Training


16hh | 2015 | Footstepsinthesand | Rye Rhythm

This filly was bought for the TWT syndicate and she was placed in her last two races. She has been givenn time to settle in and will race for us in March - all being well. We have 30% of this filly available if you would like to join this syndicate - costs start at only £40 per week for a 10th of the horse - fully inclusive - plus the buying in cost - please ask for details


15.3hh | 2015 | Authorized | Lets Dance

Bought from a seller at Market Rasen after coming 2nd. She is a lovely young filly who has had five, yes five different homes in the last 12 months. We have given her a break and we hope she will make a super summer fun horse.


| 2016 | Proclamation | Linns Heir

A very strong filly - half sister to Turbo Linn. In training and will proceed to a Flat career. She is doing very well and has started her stalls training.


| 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.


| 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 had a break over Christmas and is now back in work - heading towards a career in bumpers.


| 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.


| 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.


| 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.


| 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.


| 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!


| 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.


| 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


| 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. She is now broken and going very well - had her Pre Education with Gary Rutherford.


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.


15.2hh | 2016 | Mayson | Jubilee

Redesdale Rebel is ready for some action now - passed his pre stalls test and looking for a race....


16hh | 2014 | Clodovil | Fact

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


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.


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..


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.


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


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.


| 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.


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.


| 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.


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.


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!!


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..