Breeze Up Sales
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 Champions Grey Swallow, Designs On Rome and Covert Love. She’s a good-looking filly and has a fantastic pedigree that is hard to match. She was purchased on behalf of Classic-winning trainer, Hugo Palmer.
Also active at the Doncaster Sale, they purchased an exceptional colt by Intello out of the Listed-winning Libys Dream for multiple Group One-winning trainer Marco Botti. He’s a strong individual and breezed very well.
Private purchase Porta Fortuna gains Group 1 breakthrough in Cheveley Park Stakes
Porta Fortuna, a private purchase by Avenue Bloodstock in conjunction with Philip Shelton of Medallion Racing back in the spring, broke through at Group 1 level with an authoritative display to win the Group 1 Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday. Carrying the colours of owners Barry Fowler/Medallion Racing/Steve Weston/Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Porta […]
Breeze-up purchase Letsbefrankaboutit lands G3 Round Tower
Breeze-up purchase Letsbefrankaboutit took the jump into Group company in his stride at the Curragh on Saturday to land the G3 The Heider Family Stables Round Tower Stakes on only his second start. Owned by Eamon Water’s Alymer Stud, the Sioux Nation colt made a bright start to his career for Paddy Twomey two weeks […]
Yearling purchase Sea Theme wins Galtres Stakes
Sheikh Juma al Maktoum’s Sea Theme, a yearling purchase by Avenue Bloodstock, continued her upward curve in fine style on Thursday when successful in the Listed Galtres Stakes at York. Making only her third start for William Haggas following a wide-margin novice win at Doncaster last time out, the daughter of Sea The Stars was […]