A dual Gr.1 winner from the immediate family of Jeremy, Nayef, Nashwan, Unfuwain etc.
3YO stores in 2016 were purchased by Highflyer Bloodstock/Warren Greatrex Racing, Lee Ball, Monbeg Stables (x5), Tom Keating, Mark Bradstock, C Murphy/Tom Friel, William O’Connell, Robbie McNamara, Furziestown Stables (x2), John Dempsey, Eric McNamara, Denis Hogan etc.
His first crop son Orchard Thieves realised £115,000 at Tattersalls Ireland’s Cheltenham sale and joins David Pipe
Carnspindle won a bumper for Warren Greatrex by 4½ lengths and a mares novice hurdle by 7 lengths.
Ask Susan – bumper winner and 4-length maiden hurdle winner. “She is a right good mare and she is a half-sister to Three Swallowsnick” trainer John Nicholson.
Ask Nile won a 4YO’s maiden point-to-point at Dromahane and went on to win his maiden hurdle for trainer Seamus Neville.
Ask Paddy, a dual winner by a combination of 28 lengths.
Askgarmor won an open maiden point-to-point at Trefoed, defeating older horses, for trainer Matthew Barber.
Just Don’t Ask, won a four-year-olds’ maiden point-to-point at Corbeagh House by 3 lengths.
Broken Quest, won a five-year-olds’ maiden point-to-point at Boulta for Denis Hogan.
Kildownet, won a five-year-olds’ maiden point-to-point at Dromahane by 8 lengths for Adrian Maguire.
Ben Rumson won on the flat for trainer Tim Doyle and connections feel that he will make a useful jumping prospect.
March 10, 2017
Gutsy mare Ask Susan (5m Ask-Sitges, by Bob Back) ran out a four-length hurdle winner at Thurles on Thursday for… View Article
March 7, 2017
Trainer Warren Greatrex is hopeful that Carnspindle (5m Ask-Whistling Gypse, by Good Thyne) could improve for a step up in… View Article
February 2, 2017
Trainer Seamus Neville believes that Ask Nile (5g Ask-Spirit Of The Nile, by Generous) could have a bright future over… View Article
December 31, 2016
Carnspindle (4f Ask-Whistling Gypse, by Good Thyne) became the latest winner for Ask on Saturday when taking a Uttoxeter bumper… View Article
December 15, 2016
Trainer John Nicholson has high hopes for Ask Susan (4f Ask-Sitges, by Bob Back) after the filly’s bumper success at… View Article
November 14, 2016
Just Don’t Ask (4g Ask-Lucys Mate, by Supreme Leader) became the latest point-to-point winner for Ask when scoring at Corbeagh… View Article
July 19, 2016
The well-backed Ben Rumson (4g Ask-La Protagonista, by Night Shift) scored on the Flat for Ask at Ballinrobe on Monday… View Article
June 7, 2016
Ask sired another first-crop 4YO point-to-point winner on Saturday when Askgarmor (4g Ask-Karmafair, by Always Fair), bred by C.B. Booth, defeated… View Article
DUAL GROUP 1 WINNER
1stCoronation Cup-Gr.1, 12f., Epsom, from Youmzain & Look Here.
1stPrix Royal-Oak-Gr.1,16f., Longchamp, by 1½ lengths from five-time Gr.1 winner Schiaparelli.
1stYorkshire Cup-Gr.2, 14f., York, by 6 lengths.
1stGordon Richards Stakes-Gr.3, 10f., Sandown Park.
1stOrmonde Stakes-Gr.3, 13f., Chester, by 2 lengths from Scorpion.
1stCumberland Lodge Stakes-Gr.3, 12f., Ascot, by 2 lengths.
2ndCanadian International-Gr.1, 12f., Woodbine, beaten 2½ lengths by Vinnie Roe with First Charter back in third.
3rdKing George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes-Gr.1, 12f, Ascot, beaten 1¾ lengths by Conduit and Tartan Bearer.