The winners have kept flowing for KRB purchases in January. I’m To Blame won for the sixth time when winning the Beginners Chase at Musselburgh in the colours of Paul and Clare Rooney and trained by Keith Dalgleish.
Noel Meade trained the debut bumper winner Thedevilscoachman to win the four year old bumper at Naas in impressive fashion for owner Joe Duke, getting a confident ride from Eoin Walsh. The imposing son of Elusive Pimpernel was bought by KRB as a yearling.
Dorking Cock easily won the handicap chase at Chepstow for Tom Lacey and The Galloping on the South Downs Partnership. He was also bought as a yearling by KRB.
Shall We Go Now showed some promising form when owned by Paul and Clare Rooney and returned after injury to win the maiden hurdle at Taunton for his new owners, The Noel Fehily Racing syndicate. There should be some fun days ahead for the Harry Fry trained gelding. Shall We Go Now was a KRB store purchase.
Barking Mad got up on the line to win the 32Red.com H’Cap at Kempton under Adam Kirby for David Evans. Barking Mad was bought by KRB at the Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale.
Hawthorn Cottage was an easy winner of the mares Handicap Hurdle at Doncaster for Melbourne 10 Racing and Amy Murphy. The daughter of Gold Well was bought by KRB as a foal.
Town Parks won the H’Cap Chase well at Ludlow for Mrs Jean Beavan and trainer Kerry Lee. He was another store purchase by KRB.
Theo’s Charm won for the fourth time for Michael O’Shea and Nick Gifford by getting the verdict in a tight finish at Uttoxeter.
Fortified Bay followed up his previous win by staying on strongly to win the H’Cap Chase at Newcastle for Jennie Candlish, under Sean Quinlan for owner Alan Baxter. He was bought by KRB at Tattersalls Ascot Sale.
Imperial Racing have some lovely horses in training and they are going through a purple patch at present. Imperial Elysian won the handicap hurdle at Huntingdon under a confident ride from Paddy Brennan for Fergal O’Brien. Fergal also trained the exciting Imperial Alcazar who easily won the EBF novice hurdle qualifier by six lengths at Leicester. Imperial Alcazar has now a few options for later in the season, including the EBF final at Sandown, and the Albert Bartlett Novice Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Also heading to the Cheltenham Festival is Imperial Aura who ran a super race to be second in the Novice Handicap Chase at Cheltenham On trials day. Most of Imperial Racing’s horses are bought by KRB as stores.
KRB were busy at the yearling sales at Tattersalls Ireland buying six for their clients. They also bought a lovely point to point horse at Goffs Uk off Robert Tyner called Fishkhov to go into training with Harry Fry.