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Banjo Hill

At the ripe age of 25 Banjo Hill is now enjoying a full retirement. But, here is in showing days cutting a serious dash! He also was a smashing racehorse winning six times under rules.

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Fix It Right

This photo tells a thousand words – that Fix It Right and Danielle Bailey are very happy together!

Danielle has had this chap for four years now, and he was another very successful syndicate horse we trained up until 2015.

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Maxilian

Marcia Leach looks like she is having a ball with Maxilian. Max was in training with us until 2014, and now the pair of them successfully compete at Eventing.

Marcia says he loves his new job and is a very special boy – and we couldn’t agree more!

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Blues and Twos

Georgie Tucker sent us this photo of Blues and Twos, who she now proudly owns. They sound like they are having a ball hacking about and generally enjoying life, which is lovely to see.

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Fontano

Fontano is now owned and ridden by Sophie Offord, and what a pair they make! They are quite the dynamic duo and have competed in all sorts of competitions together, and now as Fontano is a bit older he competes successfully at in-hand showing.

Fontano is a bit more grey than I remember him in training – but I guess it happens to us all!

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Barlow

Barlow – wowzers – what a stunner!

Barlow was always a very handsome chap when in training and left Bonita Racing Stables last year and has continued to bloom. He now takes part in RoR showing with considerable success – as demonstrated so beautifully in this photo, where he was competing at the New Forest and Hampshire County Show recently.

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Act of Supremacy

Roddy Stanning looks like he is having a ball on the hunting field with Act Of Supremacy. Roddy rehomed Supremacy last year and apparently he jumps like a ‘stag’ when out with the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale and behaves impeccably.

Thank you for the update Roddy and we are very impressed to see Supremacy bossing those hedges!

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Ambrosiano

Ambrosiano, who was in training with us in 2008, is still going very strong. He was re-homed by Danny Abbott and together are taking the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) scene by storm! They recently won the RoR Challenge at the Lincolnshire show (pictured), and also compete successfully at British Eventing, with cross-country being their favourite phase – we hear you Danny and Ambrosiano!

We think they make a very handsome couple.

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Casino Markets and Fox Appeal

July 2019

Stef Young is now the proud owner of two of the yard favourites Casino Markets and Fox Appeal.  

Stef sends us super updates, and Casino is adapting to his new life in a lovely relaxed manner.  He is pictured here with Stef sporting his very fancy new sheepskin girth – lucky boy!  Casino ran an amazing 25 times during his career, and was also quite the jet setter making the trip over the pond to America in 2017 to race at Far Hills. 

The character that is Fox Appeal – Foxy to his friends, has also be rehomed with Stef.   Foxy is having a wee holiday in the field (with Casino) before Stef will bring him back in and begin to ride him.  Foxy ran a remarkable 55 times and won over £180,000 for his owners the Hawk Inn syndicate and he really was a first class example of what a brilliant syndicate horse should be.  His antics are sorely missed around the yard but it’s great to know he and Casino are happy in a wonderful home. 

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