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Horses in Training

Apache Angel

Twilight Son x Snow Powder

2021 | Gelding

Apache Angel is one of the 2021 yearlings bought by Castle View Racing last October from Tatts and has had few runs on the Flat and one over hurdles – he will race for the Race4fun partnership back on the Flat over a mile plus.

Owner: SUsan Corbett

Atomic Angel

Geordieland x Sovereignoftheseas

2015 | mare

Atomic Angel was broken in and trained at Girsonfield after Shaun Humphries bought her for £1200 as a yearling. She has won five times and placed 11 times – she is a small and feisty
mare who has already earned her place in the ‘Elite’ Girsonfield Brood mare band – but not

Owners: Castle View Racing

Beyond The Verge


2019 | Gelding

‘Rolo’ was broken last year and just joined our yard recently. He is being brought on slowly and we will see how he goes. From the family of Aye Right. He replaces Wor Verge who recently retired after winning six races for the syndicate.

Owners: The Goodfellow Syndicate

Blame Rose

Sholokov x Christmas Cracker

2017 | Filly

Discovered for us by our friend Rose in Ireland, this mare was broken for us by Gary Rutherford.

Blame Rose won at Carlisle by 15 lengths before being 5 the in the Mares Go North series at Musselburgh in April. She has gone on to win two more races ridden by Nathan Moscrop
after her soft palette operation!

Owners: The Nelson Syndicate

Champ Royal

Masterstroke x Sky Royale

2016 | Gelding

A winner in July over hurdles – we bought Champ Royal at the September Goffs sale for the Northern Racing Club. He has two wins out of four runs and looks to be a superstar for the syndicate.

Runs for the Northern Racing Club

Clear Angel

Dark Angel x Calypso Beat

2018 | Gelding

He has now rewarded our patience by winning his first race for us over 6f and followed that up by winning over a mile and achieving four places.  He has recently won two more races including the Consolation Race for Carlisle Bell. A total of 4 wins and 11 places with Prize money up to 44K.

Owners: Castle View Racing


Pastorial Pursuits x Gowanharry

2021 | Gelding

Bred by his owners Les & Viv Waugh we hope he will carry on the tradition of his uncle Gowanbuster who won five races for us.

He is about to start his career on the Flat.

Owners: Gowan Racing

Infinite Honour

Decorated Knight x Spring Eternal

2021 | Gelding

Another bargain buy at only 4k as a yearling at Tatts. He had a good education last season and this he has been placed in each of his last three runs with a 3rd and 2nd twice – nearly there!

Owners: Castle view Racing and W.F. Corbett

Ivan's Legacy

Flag of Honour x Morning with Ivan

2021 | Geling

‘Max’ whom we have named Ivan’s Legacy, a 2021 gelding. He is Les’s Legacy sibling also out of Morning with Ivan. He should be ready to run in a bumper as a three-year old.

Owners: Tweed Valley Racing and SUsan Corbett


Intrinsic x Winter Link

2020 | Gelding

Bred locally ‘Jimmy’ will be named shortly by the syndicate ‘Naughty But Nice and Ours for Life’.

Jimmy replaces Naughty George who we sadly lost due to an infection. ‘Jimmy’ has been broken in at Girsonfield and is proceeding to his Flat career.

Johnny Dogs

Westerner x Soi

2017 | Gelding

He had a great start for us by winning a Maiden 2.4 hurdle by 3.5 lengths for our New partnership The Rede Valley Reivers at Market Rasen. 

Johnny Dogs started life in Irish Point to Points; running 7 times and winning one after a chequered start! He is having a few issues but we hope he will be back to winning ways soon!

He is now having a break and running very soon.

Kilmore Rock

Shirocco x Campayne Hallie

2019 | Gelding

Update coming on this new horse.

Kingston Rock

Kingston Hill x High Rock Lady

2018 | Gelding

Bought from Ireland this gelding started his career running in bumpers and has now progressed to hurdles. He is a big horse who will take time to mature and is heading to a chasing career.

Owners: J.L. and H.R. Gledson

Les's Legacy

Kutub x Morning With Ivan

2017 | Gelding

Les’s Legacy is a legacy left by the late Les Richards.

Les’s Legacy came 2nd at Newcastle before The Tweed Valley Racing Club bought him just in time to see his first win at Hexham in May by 2 ¾ lengths. Since then he has won 3 and been placed 14 times! His best win remains the final of the BetVictor Go North Handicap Hurdle.

OwnerS: Tweed Valley Racing and Susan Corbett

Pinot Rouge

Vendangeur x Moanbaum Lady

2018 | Mare

Since coming to the yard, Pinot Rouge has had two races for us – 3rd in a Novice and then a brilliant winner of our first Class 1 Listed mares race at Doncaster in March. We look forward to her career!

Both her siblings, Bushmans Pass and Advantage Point, have won bumpers. Advantage Point also won over hurdles, was 4th in a listed race and was rated 129 over hurdles and 128 over fences.

Owner: Stuart Oliver

Rock Steady Eddie

Telescope x Little Carmela

2018 | Gelding

A big gelding with two winning brothers including ‘No but I Will’ rated 116 and ‘Rock on Tommy’. Bought at the Goffs May sale he needed more time to fill out and mature so he has had a break and has just been 3rd on his debut in a bumper at Hexham! He has had an educational hurdling career with three places from five runs and will go chasing after his summer break.

Runs for the Girsonfield Racing Club

Rogers Dream

Harry Angel x Virginia Hall

2021 | Filly

Rogers Dream (previously ‘Harriet’) is out of the black type mare Virginia Hall who has already bred four winners from four runners including the black type Spygate and Marie of Lyon.

She is about to make her debut.


Mizzou x Lake Crescent

2018 | Gelding

Straight from his breeder in Ireland, Samwise made a very good account of himself by coming 4th in his first bumper at Catterick in November. He was beaten by 1/2 length by a horse bought for £89,000. He did not run so well at Wetherby but put in a great effort to be 3rd at Carlisle

One bumper left to go before he starts his hurdling career.

Owners: Samantha Toomes and Susan Corbett

Sunset Hill

Kingston Hill x Sunset Times

2019 | Mare

This young mare is a well build, agile horse who has ran in two Irish Point to Points. She was 5th and 6th making a good account of herself. 50% is for sale.

She will run in a Maiden soon and then get a break to fill out and mature.

Owner: Ian Turnbull

Theatre Light

Leading Light x Tango Lady

2018 | Mare

The latest addition to the yard – Theatre Light will run for the Race4Fun Syndicate. She has had four starts in Irish Point-to-Points – coming 2nd and then winning in her last start. Theatre Light will run in January.

This Is Bob

Imperial Monarch x Annie Grit

2018 | Gelding

‘Bob’ arrived on the yard after a short spell in Ireland with Gavin Cromwell. He needed some time but is proving very promising so far. His sibling, Come on Gruff, has won a bumper and two hurdle races over 2.4m including at Ludlow in March and is now rated 115. He has been placed four times so far including 2 x seconds… 

Owners: Frank Corbett & The Race4Fun Syndicate


2019 | Gelding

This gelding has just come to us from Ireland and is looking for owners. Very strong and compact.


Sholokhov x Bilboa

2016 | Gelding

After a sticky start he has now won four times (including three out of four of his last runs).

Lately his best run was to win the Go North Series 3 mile Hurdle race at Musselburgh in April.


Owners: Samantha Toomes and Susan Corbett


Laveroche x Bob Girl

2014 | GELDINg

Whatyoudunnow Buddy was bought privately from Michael Conaghan in Ireland – and has
now won his first race!

Owners: G. Satchwell and C. Keay