26-11-2018 13:01:44 in General by Admin
The Young Master winning the Markel Insurance Amateur Riders Handicap Chase ridden by Sam Waley-Cohen for Mike Burbidge and The Old Masters !6th November 2018 Cheltenham Open Meeting This lovely photo was taken by our lovely owner Becky Bailey.

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26-11-2018 12:57:03 in General by Admin
The young Master wins at Cheltenham Open Meeting The month of November has proven to be busy with the horses now in full swing and ready to run, although as much as this dry weather is lovely to work in and is a lot nicer for the staff rather than being cold and wet, we do need rain for a lot of the horses. And therefore we have not had a huge amount of runners in the last few weeks.  We ar...

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24-10-2018 14:41:03 in General by Admin
The last few weeks have been busy with getting horses fit and ready to run with plenty going on at the yard it is a busy time for the staff and horses. We have been lucky with the few horses we nhave run over the last few weeks Vis A Vis ran an incredible race in the Cesarewitch under Silvestre De Sousa to finish a gallant 4th beaten 4 3/4 lengths for Ashley Carr, Eismark and Packham. Soupy Soup...

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07-09-2018 15:13:56 in General by Admin
 With the majority of the horses back in from their summer break and having completed their road work they are now back in canter work and we are mapping out plans for each horse for the season, Fridays tend to be our schooling/jumping day and we are lucky enough to have Noel Fehily, Tom Scudamore, Robbie Dunne and James Best in almost every friday to give the horses a pop alongside Phil, Har...

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27-08-2018 13:47:15 in General by Admin
24-08-2018 15:07:21 in General by Admin
Penny Poet finally shrugged off her bout of 2nd and 3rd itis and being beaten on the line, to get her head in front to win nicely by 1/2 a length in the 1m4f at Kempton on the 15th August under Jamie Spencer for The Boot Inn Partnership, Penny led inside the final furlong and forged ahead towards the finish, she has an entry back at Kempton next week. The 23rd August saw both our amateur jockeys ...

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14-08-2018 14:14:27 in General by Admin
So we have had a lucky few days here at Conkwell, Viz A Viz kept his winning record in tact by winning comfortably by 3 1/2 lengths in the 2 mile handicap at Kempton on the 8th August under Shane Kelly for his owners Westbourne Racing, Eismark and Packham. The trip to Jersey and Les Landes racecourse proved to be fruitful to, coming home with two wins, two seconds and a fourth from the 5 horses w...

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08-08-2018 13:41:31 in General by Admin
The last few weeks have seen the winter horses enjoying their summer holidays out in the sunshine having some much neeeded R&R. While we have still had plenty of horses in work, the team has also been incredibly busy power washing and painting stables and generally tidying the yard, we have also divided up some of our larger paddocks with new post and rail into smaller ones enabling us to turn...

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12-06-2018 13:07:11 in General by Admin
  The last few weeks has seen the arrival of some beautiful foals from our band of broodmares, Mike Burbidges super little mare Pass The Time has produced a beautiful colt by Getaway, hopefully this lovely little man will follow in his mum's footsteps, Mildred as we affectionately call Pass The Time at home will now be covered by Universal, Mike's other lovely mare Midnight Sequel has had a ...

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29-05-2018 14:36:19 in General by Admin
The sun has finally made an appearance over the last few weeks, allowing the horses a chance to begin their summer holidays it is a chance for them to relax, rest and unwind and for the younger ones to fill out and mature ready for coming season. This time of year allows us to bring in the next generation of younger horses to assess what we have, we have a few nice youngsters to back and break in...

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