It was a successful Christmas period for KRB with plenty of winners and good performances. Let Me Be became a dual bumper winner defying a penalty in the junior bumper at Newcastle, for Paul and Clare Rooney and Keith Dalgleish.
Cedarwood Road won the first race of the Leopardstown Christmas meeting in good style by winning the maiden hurdle by eleven lengths. In the colours of Chris Jones the Stowaway gelding is trained by Gearoid O’Loughlin and was given a confident ride by Davy Russell. He was bought as a store by KRB and looks an exciting horse for the future.
Chris Jones’ horses ran well all week at Leopardstown with Ordinary World running yet another fine race to be third in the Grade 1 two mile chase, and Coeur Sublime facing his stiffest test to date by finishing third to Sharjah in the Grade 1 Matheson Hurdle.
Encounter A Giant showed a lot of promise on his racecourse debut in good company and followed that up with an easy win in the Beginners Chase at Hereford for Alastair Ralph and owner Bill Hawkins.
Fortified Bay won the Novice Handicap Chase at Market Rasen for Jennie Candlish on Boxing Day.
Also on Boxing Day the Archie Watson trained Itsmabirthday won on his debut in the novice stakes at Wolverhampton. He was a KRB yearling purchase.
Plan Of Attack ran a fantastic race to be third in the Paddy Power Chase ( Grade B) at Leopardstown for Henry De Bromhead and owner Alan Halsall.
Urtheonethatiwant won his fourth race for Jeremy Scott and the Barmy Men 4 wen easily winning the handicap hurdle at Warwick on New Years Eve. He has been a fun horse for connections.
It was the perfect start for KRB to 2020 with Imperial Alcazar winning the Ballymore Novice Hurdle ( Listed) at Cheltenham for Imperial Racing, Fergal O’Brien and Paddy Brennan. He was yet another KRB store purchase and is a very exciting horse.
We wish our Clients a very happy and successful 2020!!