After a super month in November for KRB purchases, the winners have continued into December with some good performances.
Calivigny won again for the Alexanders this time back over fences at Sedgefield this being his sixth success.
Snookered continued his winning run when making it four in a row by making all in the handicap hurdle at Wetherby for Brian Ellison and his racing club.
Newtown Boy now in new ownership won the handicap hurdle at Haydock for Keith Dalgleish. This was his third success since being bought by KRB as a store.
Kilbrew Boy made it a day to remember for Charlie Case when winning the amateur riders handicap chase at Wincanton, providing Charlie with his first win under rules. Kilbrew Boy is trained by Ben Case for his longtime patron Lady Jane Grosvenor.
The former Cheltenham Festival and Grade 1 winner, The Storyteller won the feature hurdle in Clonmel staying on late under a great ride from Davy Russell. The Storyteller who was unlucky when unseating in the American Grand National will have the Grand National as his target this season.
I’m A Game Changer bought by KRB as a store ran a super race to be second in the EBF Klairon Davis Novice Chase ( Grade 3) in Navan.
Winningseverything remains unbeaten over hurdles when easily winning the novice hurdle at Market Rasen under Richard Johnston for Harry Fry. He looks an exciting horse for Paul and Clare Rooney.
The Rooneys also had two nice winners on the flat last week, with Getchagetchagetcha winning the Class 2 Betway Handicap at Wolverhampton and Just The Man winning his third race this season by taking the Class 3 Betway Handicap at Lingfield. Both horses were ridden by Adam Kirby for Clive Cox.
Vegas Blue bought as a foal by KRB on behalf of Rahinston Farm won the Listed mares Bumper at Huntingdon for Nicky Henderson and Crimbourne Bloodstock.
Another bumper winner bought as a foal is Mountain Leopard who won the bumper well yesterday at Plumpton for Venetia Williams. He is a son of Shantou who KRB have had a huge amount of success with over the years.
Another winner yesterday was Don Ramiro who was a KRB yearling purchase, and he easily won the 2yr old Conditions race in Deauville for Kristian Strangeway, trained by P Montfort and ridden by Stephane Pasquier.
Gods Own who has been a brilliant serveant for Tom George over the years has been retired. He was bought by KRB as a store on behalf of Terry Ryan who then sold him after finishing second on his debut in a point to point. He cost €17,000 as a store and went on to win £625,000 in prize money and three Grade 1 races.
The December mares Sale was strong in Tattersalls at the beginning of the month. Two of KRB’s past yearling purchases sold well. Titi Makfi a Stakes winner and winner of six races and £125,000 in prize money sold for 280k in foal to Lope de Vega.She was bought for Paul & Clare Rooney for 50k at GoffsUk as a yearling.
Good Vibes a three time winner this season and winner of the Group 3 Cornwallis Stakes at Newmarket, with earnings of 100k was sold for 390k. She was bought by KRB as a yearling for 35k at GoffsUk also on behalf of the Rooneys.