Yearling purchase Land Legend made the perfect start to his Australian campaign for owner Bon Ho and trainer James Ferguson when capturing the A$500,000 ATC St Leger Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. The classy three-year-old, who kept good company this season in Britain, was set alight by jockey Tyler Schiller as the field passed the […]
Private purchase Anisette made a spectacular breakthrough into Graded stakes company for owners Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners at Del Mar on Saturday with an impressive victory in the G2 San Clemente Stakes. The Awtaad filly was returning following an easy win in allowance company at Santa Anita on her first start Stateside for trainer Leonard Powell. Sent […]
Arapaho scored a deserved Group One breakthrough during the Sydney Autumn Carnival at Rosehill when coming out on top in a competitive renewal of the Kia Tancred Stakes (G1). The son of Lope De Vega was a €140,000 purchase by Avenue Bloodstock at the 2020 Arqana Autumn Sale in conjunction with his trainer Bjorn Baker […]
Avenue Bloodstock breeze-up purchase, OURS PUISSANT, gets off the mark in impressive fashion for trainer Hugo Palmer at Kempton in a hotly-contested 2yo Novice at Kempton last night. Jockey James Doyle sent OURS PUISSANT to the lead from the get go, he travelled well throughout and drew clear in the final furlong to record an […]
John Ferguson’s bloodstock journey was one with many twists and turns. He was set on a course to becoming one of the most respected leaders in the bloodstock world from a young age having spent his childhood and teenage years immersed in the Pony Club and the hunting field.
As the 2018 Breeze Up Sales begin to wind down, Avenue Bloodstock struck again with the purchase of Lot 144 at the Arqana Deauville Breeze Up Sale for €770,000 on behalf of a new client. A sensational son of leading sire Frankel, the colt is a half-brother to G1 winner BACKSEAT RHYTHM. With regards to […]
The newly established Avenue Bloodstock, comprised of industry professionals John Ferguson, Mark McStay and Sam Haggas is off the mark at the 2018 Breeze-Ups purchasing two top-class individuals at the Tattersalls Ireland Ascot Breeze-Up Sale and the Goffs UK Doncaster Breeze-Up Sale. The athletic Dark Angel filly purchased at Ascot is from the family of […]
Well-bred four-year-old Aclaim, whose form reached a new peak with victory in the G1 Prix de la Forêt was retired to the National Stud in Newmarket for the 2018 season.