KRB’s good run of results continue with recent success’s under both codes. Rose Tinted Spirit won easily for the Rooneys at Newcastle for trainer Karen McLintock and Jamie Gormley, this his second win of the season.
Blow By Blow opened his account over fences by winning the beginners chase in Galway under Jack Kennedy for Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown House Stud. Blow By Blow was bought by KRB as a foal for a client who sold him in the Goffs Land Rover sale.
The promising Imperial Aura made a lovely winning debut over hurdles for longtime KRB clients the Imperial Racing syndicate, trained by Kim Bailey he looks a very exciting horse for the season ahead.
There was good racing this weekend with the national hunt Racing starting to get into full swing. KRB had five winners over the weekend, two of them bought as foals. Brace Yourself and Thistle Do Nicely. Brace Yourself won the maiden hurdle at Down Royal for Noel Meade and Mrs Patricia Hunt. Thistle Do Nicely won the novice hurdle easily at Wetherby for Jamie Snowden and Tom O’Brien.
At Down Royal Festival of racing, Saturday kicked off with a KRB winner, Coeur Sublime winning the juvenile hurdle on his first start over obstacles since winning a maiden on the flat on his only flat run. He looks a very nice recruit for owner Chris Jones and Gordon Elliott since being bought at the Goffs Punchestown sale.
On Sunday at Carlisle there was a first and last race double for Paul and Clare Rooney both winning in good style. One For Rosie remained unbeaten by winning on his debut over hurdles staying on strongly on the run in under Sam Twiston- Davis for his father Nigel. Also winning on debut was Alright Sunshine who sprinted clear in the bumper for Keith Dalgleish and ridden by Brian Hughes. Alright Sunshine was bought by KRB as a yearling.
The season ahead looks exciting for KRB.