By Andrew Atkinson Shares are available in racehorse Spanish Buttons, under the helm of trainer Philip Kirby racing stables in Richmond, north Yorkshire. “Shares are selling swiftly in Spanish Buttons (Zebedee) Lady Buttons’ nephew colt foal,” Philip’s wife Pippa told fromthehorsesmouth.tips. Spanish Buttons was born in France (picture June 2019) and is at Green Oaks […]
By Andrew Atkinson Three times Aintree Grand National winning owner Trevor Hemmings has handed the chairmanship reins to his son Craig at Championship club Preston North End. “We have a young and exciting group of players – led by Alex Neil,” said Craig Hemmings, eyeing the Premier League. Octogenarian Hemmings snr, 84, worth £850m, as […]
By Andrew Atkinson Former jockey Graham Bradley – warned off for five years after it was found he had passed information for reward – has registered as a racehorse owner in Ireland. Marchons Ensemble, owned by Bradley, that ran at Limeric recently, has been entered to race at The Curragh’s Derby meeting on Friday June […]
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By Andrew Atkinson MICHAEL Tabor and his wife Doreen are hoping that they can aid trainer Jeremy Noseda’s retirement from racing at Royal Ascot’s 2019 June meeting with a winning bow. “I am thrilled that Michael Tabor and Charles Fox have asked me to prepare Cenotaph and Bomb Proof for Royal Ascot,” said Noseda. “It’s […]
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By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE AFTER three decades in racing without a winner you’d have thought owner-trainer Tom Shanahan would have pulled the reins in! But patience eventually paid off for Irishman Tom – when his six year old horse Charle Brune won TWICE – in the space of two days. “I called into the bar […]
By Andrew Atkinson SIR Alex Ferguson entered his 21st year as a racehorse owner going into 2019 – one of the Sport of King’s most successful persons – having placed a ‘tanner each-way’ bet, that lured him into racing decades ago. “It’s always good to have a day out at the races,” Ferguson told me. […]
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By Andrew Atkinson SULTAN Ahmad Shah, former race horse owner, with his string including horses with Michael Jarvis, Roger Charlton, Roger Varian and Paul Cole, has died, aged 88. “It’s very sad news,” said Roger Varian, who saddled his first winner – Eton Forever – owned by Shah. Varian first met Shah when he stabled […]