Breeding and Training
Thoroughbred Horses in Northumberland

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Kutub

by In The Wings, Minnie Habit. Top-class 1m2f-1m4f international runner. Handful of winners under both codes.

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Thewinningtipster

Click here to visit our sponsor's website www.thewinningtipster.com

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Mr Mattress

Check out Mr Mattress, sponsor of our stable jockey James Corbett, for excellent deals on beds and mattresses.

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Heatherlea

Beautiful holiday cottage nestled on a country lane in the village of Otterburn. Sleeps up to seven with modern facilities and an enclosed back garden. Only a five minute walk away from the stud.

News & Events

Shares in the Girsonfield Racing Club!

Shares in the Girsonfield Racing Club!


we have available shares in the Girsonfield Racing Club - with a maximum of 10 members the syndicate has Riponian on the Flat - who won two this year, and Harleys Max soon to be chasing...ask for details


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The luckiest syndicate!

The luckiest syndicate!


The Nelson Racing club celebrated another success with Ebony Rose taking the stayers hurdle in the Northern Lights Finals. A great start to December, with November being our best month ever with Harrisons Promise winning the Wetherby bumper by 9 lengths, Morning with Ivan ...

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A flat and a NH winner in just 8 days!

A flat and a NH winner in just 8 days!


An excellent week with Ebony Rose winning her second race for the Nelson Racing club while Riponian made winning look easy for Joey Haynes for the Girsonfield Racing Club at Musselburgh. 


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Another win from Ebony Rose!

Another win from Ebony Rose!


Ebony Rose shows the benefit of patience! She has been a nightmare to train with everything that could go wrong.... However she is now on track and her second win at Perth also rode out James 7lb claim. So that is 20 wins and 96 places in his career so far for our stable jockey.&nbs...

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Team ready for the season ahead!

Team ready for the season ahead!


Girsonfield Stud & Racing is ready for the action ahead both on the Flat and NH. We have a team of very experienced work riders in place - a breaking team and yard workers and stallion man!


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Open Day

Open Day


Its tomorrow! 2.00 pm - 4.00pm 13th August 2017 Come and see our group One stallion - Kutub, Young stock for sale and Horses in Training!


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Two winners this week!

Two winners this week!


Great to take 4 horses to Perth and all come back with Prize money! Ebony Rose stole the show with her first win over hurdles out of two starts. Meanwhile at Hamilton on the Fla,t Riponian decided to put his best foot forward and win, ridden by Joe Fanning, by 2 lengths. 


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Open Day Sunday 13th August 2.00pm

Open Day Sunday 13th August 2.00pm


Open Day - Sunday 13th August at 2.00pm - 4.00pm. All welcome to come and see what we have to offer at Girsonfield Stud & Racing:- Stallions, youngstock and winnin...

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All the Firsts!

All the Firsts!


It was our first trip to Uttoxeter race course, our first winner there and the first winner for our new owner Mr T. Green. Well done James Corbett on Ahead of the Curve!


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New Horse and Owner for Girsonfield Racing

New Horse and Owner for Girsonfield Racing


We are delighted to welcome Magnum with his new owner to the yard. 


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Bumper winner at Wetherby!


Well done to the connections of Heartasia who had the patience to wait for her to run in Bumpers. Coming good on her third run to win by 4 lenthd. Ridden by James Corbett


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Turbo Linn Filly makes an appearance


Turbo Linn has given birth to a strong filly by Kutub - mother and daughter both doing well!


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Proclamation - great value stud fee!

Proclamation - great value stud fee!


This year Proclamation has his stud fee reduced to only £1250.00 + Vat Excellent value for both Flat and Natinal Hunt mares


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Kutubs Offspring with Cheltenham entries!

Kutubs Offspring with Cheltenham entries!


KUtubs son Laser Light is rated 135 and has two entries over hurdles. Kutub is excellent value for Flat or National Hunt mares.


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Chaser in the making

Chaser in the making


Sadly Silva Samourai is offered at the forthcoming Goiffs Doncaster sale, due to the death of his owner. Lot 9 Silva Samourai has been placed in 2016 and is schooled over fences and ready to move on to the next part of his career.


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Rare Opportunity - Turbo Linns sister goes to Goffs Wednesday


This is a rare opportunity to buy into a winning family - Lady Counsellor is in foal to KUTUB and own sisiter to TURBO LINN. She won 8 races in Lancashire Oaks Gr 2 and 5 bumpers including a listed bumper. Only for sale as we are overstocked. Lot 345 on Wednesday 25th January.


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SHARES AVAILABLE!


Start the New Year with a bang and join our latest syndicate. We are buying a French Chaser / Hurdler with a rating of 132. He has won over 132K in prize money in France. Shares are available at £1800.00 plus a monthly fee of only 150.00 per month. This gives you a10th share in the...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Dillan get to the short list!

Dillan get to the short list!


Great News that Dillan Hurst, our yard Amateur Jockey has made the top ten in the David Nicholson Newcomers category for the Godophin Stud ...

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MR KIte - great start for the yard!

MR KIte - great start for the yard!


Last night at perth was the first running of Mr Kite - and his very new owners the Winning Tipster Racing Club 2. The first pics of anticipation were quickly replaced by excitement as Mr Kite - ridden by James Corbett - was held up at the back and came through to take 3rd place - onwards...

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Another Winner for Kutub!

Another Winner for Kutub!


Father Jed a 5 year old by Kutub won by nearly 5 lengths yesterday in a 2.5 hurdle at Galway - well done to all connections!


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Wor Lass wins again

Wor Lass wins again


For the second time in a week Wor lass made winning a race look easy - this time ridden by Gary Whillans. Congratulations to the Dodds family.


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Wor Lass wins for Girsonfield!

Wor Lass wins for Girsonfield!


Delighted that Wor Lass won for the yard on Monday at Newacstle by 6 lengths - she runs again tomorrow and the Racing Post says



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Girsonfield Opne Day 13th August

Girsonfield Opne Day 13th August


Girsonfield Stud & Racing welcomes you to our annual open day this August.



Our open day presents the perfect opportunity for clients and members of the public to see first-hand the horses, facilities, training, and members of the Girsonfield team in actio...

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A winning week!

A winning week!


Good week with 9 runners and 7 in the prizes - Stay in my Heart ridden by James Corbett lost her maiden tag in good style at Hexham. Toarmandowithlove ( James Corbett )  was in a hot race and was 2nd as was Definitely Glad ridden by Dillan Hurst the yard Amateur - first ride under r...

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Two new boys for Girsonfield Racing!

Two new boys for Girsonfield Racing!


Prices were high at the recent Goffs ( DBS ) sale. However we hope we have two good buys in the Frightened Rabbit bought for The Winning Tipsters - our yard sponsors, and King of Strings - a National Hunt horse who has never been less than 5th in his races and won two at his favourite co...

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Katachenko wins at Aintree!

Katachenko wins at Aintree!


A good week so far with Procs Black type winner FrostyBerry and now Donald Mc Cain's Katachenko wins the Class 1, Grade 3 Red rum 2 Mile chase at Aintree. By the Girsonfield stallion Kutub - now booking mares for 2016!


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First Black type winner at 50/1! Go Proclamation

First Black type winner at 50/1! Go Proclamation


EXcellent race for FROSTY BERRY winning the 



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First two Proclamation colts arrive!

First two Proclamation colts arrive!


Congratulations to the owners of the first two foals by Proclamation born this week - both colts and both Owners are delighted!


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First pregnancies and a winner!

First pregnancies and a winner!


Congratulations to the connections of Mister Hendre who became a winner at Newcastle over hurdles. A good week with a 1st, 2nd for Stay in my Heart and a 3rd from Toarmandowithlove. We also had the first two pregancies confirmed at the stud with one to Proclamation and one to Kutub soo f...

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2nd for Toarmandowithlove!

2nd for Toarmandowithlove!


Toarmandowithlove (or 'Mandy' to us here at Girsonfield) ran a fantastic race in the 2:10 handicap hurdle at Newcastle on Tuesday!


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Dueling Banjos Wins at Wincanton

Dueling Banjos Wins at Wincanton


Dueling Banjos, progeny of Girsonfield stallion Proclamation, won in the 4:30 Wincanton today. The Racing Post reports that the 6yo gelding had his rivals "in trouble a long way from th...

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Look out for Girsonfield on ITV with Robson Green

Look out for Girsonfield on ITV with Robson Green


Last night we were lucky enough to attend a special preview of the popular ITV show Tales From Northumberland with Robson Green. The third series will air on Monday at 8pm on ITV with Girsonfield (and Hexham racecourse) making an appearence on the eipsode airing 21st of March! Don't ...

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Student Dillan Passes His Amateur Jockey Test!

Student Dillan Passes His Amateur Jockey Test!


Congratulations to Girsonfield's resident student, Dillan Hurst, who passed his Amateur 'A' Jockey test today. Dillan has been working and learning at Girsonfield for just over a year now and the whole team is delighted at his success today. From here Dillan hopes to complete...

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2nd for Mister Hendre!

2nd for Mister Hendre!


Mister Hendre did owner Mr Gavin Foley and Girsonfield proud today by running a remarkably consistant race in the 2:10 at Wetherby. We are glad to see progress being made in this horses career and are eagerly anticipating his next run.



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Win for Proclamation Progeny - Prominna

Win for Proclamation Progeny - Prominna


Today Prominna proved to be another example of stallion Proclamation's consistent progeny by winning the 3:25 5f handicap at Lingfield. So far this season the chestnut gelding has won twice and been placed twice out of only 5 runs. Proclamation is currently standing at Girsonfield an...

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Toarmandowithlove 3rd at Carlisle

Toarmandowithlove 3rd at Carlisle


Toarmandowithlove gave a breathtaking run in the 4:45 at Carlisle. Running most of the race in a tight pack, 'Mandy', owned by Ms Rose Enright, came storming from the far side to claim 3rd in the Class 4 Handicap Hurdle. Having been unlucky last time out where we hoped for her to...

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Work Rider Wanted!

Work Rider Wanted!

Duties include stable work, work riding, grooming and leading up on race days.

Girsonfield is based 1/4mile away from the village of Otterburn, Northumberland. Lifts are available from Hawick. Salary in accordance with BHA regulation.

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News on Katachenko

News on Katachenko

Thanks to Tom Park and his article for the Racing Post which had this to say about Katachenko, progeny of our stallion Kutub:

At the head of McCain's new-found optimism is Katachenko, a winner at Wetherby earlier in the season before finishing second in strong handicap company on his ...

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WIN, 3rd and a 5th at Musselburgh!

WIN, 3rd and a 5th at Musselburgh!

A WIN today for Harley's Max! Harley's Max, a syndicate horse in the Girsonfield Racing Club, had an astounding run in a very dramatic 3:30 at Musselburgh.
Definitely Glad gave a good account of herself in the 2:20 to claim 3rd place, 4 lengths behind winner and favourite Storming Strumpet (r...

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Progeny of Proclamation, Nautical Twilight, storms home

Progeny of Proclamation, Nautical Twilight, storms home

Nautical Twilight made an outstanding finish today in the 2:45 Catterick chase, winning by 10 lengths. Nautical Twilight bested a solid selection of horses including Discay (rated 120).

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2nd for sponsor The Winning Tipster's horse Mister Hendre and 4th for Manballandall

2nd for sponsor The Winning Tipster's horse Mister Hendre and 4th for Manballandall

Today marked a good day at Newcastle for the team with Mister Hendre (The Winning Tipster) coming second in the 12:50 and another 4th for Manballandall in the 1:20. The heavy going proved a challenge for horses at Newcastle today but this time may have been a benefit for Girsonfield Racing. Check ou...

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Frosty Berry, Proclamation progeny, Wins again!

Frosty Berry, Proclamation progeny, Wins again!

Frosty Berry added another win to his string of victories today over 2m at Southwell. His fourth consecutive win, Frosty Berry has worked his way up from Class 6 to Class 4. A horse to keep watching and a great example of the diversity and success of Proclamation's progeny. ...

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2nd for Girsonfield Racing Club horse, Harleys Max!

2nd for Girsonfield Racing Club horse, Harleys Max!

Fantastic day today at Newcastle with Harleys Max coming 2nd in the 2:50 Handicap Chase by a few lengths! Harleys Max performed exceedingly well over contesting ground being beaten by the favourite Oscar Lateen. Great news for the Girsonfield Racing Club....

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Proclamation progeny Nautical Twilight wins at Newcastle

Proclamation progeny Nautical Twilight wins at Newcastle

Nautical Twilight made a stunning comeback today in Newcastle's 12:50 2m handicap chase. Running over heavy ground, Nautical Twilight won by 2 lengths and beat horses rated up to 120 such as Ubaltique and Trust Thomas. ...

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Win for Proclamation Progeny, La Dama De Hierro

Win for Proclamation Progeny, La Dama De Hierro

Today La Dama De Hierro had her first win at Kelso. Sired by our stallion Proclamation out of Altogether Now, La Dama De Hierro won by 5 lengths over contesting ground....

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A day of success for Kutub progeny

A day of success for Kutub progeny

With Miss Dinamic winning at Fairyhouse and Katachenko coming 2nd at Doncaster, it has been a proud day for sire Kutub.

Miss Dinamic now boasts an impressively consistent race record of 6 wins and 9 places out of 18 starts. She has now earned over £58,000.

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Two more winners for Proc!

Two more winners for Proc!

Prominna over 5 f and Frosty Berry over 14 f - now that is versatile! He has had 8 runners so far in November 3 wins (2 flat and 1 Hurdle ) and 2 places....

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Victory for first time hurdler Dueling Banjos

Victory for first time hurdler Dueling Banjos

Well done to Proclamation progeny Dueling Banjos after winning his first time out over hurdles at Kempton. Dueling Banjos previously won his first bumper and went on to be 2nd twice before his most recent victory over hurdles. Make sure you visit Proclamation's profile, a sound choice for this comin...

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Welcome back for Girsonfield Hero - Dun to Perfection

Welcome back for Girsonfield Hero - Dun to Perfection

Racing has its risks for both horse and rider. After giving James Corbett his first win, by 13 lengths, at Hexham our home-bred favourite Dun To Perfection pulled a shoe on the gallops and stretched a tendon. At this point Dun To Perfection's chances of returning to the racecourse were scarce. Howev...

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Kutub Progeny, Miss Dinamic wins again!

Kutub Progeny, Miss Dinamic wins again!

Miss Dinamic (2009), a Kutub filly, is proving herself to be fearsome on the racecourse with 5 WINS, 6 2nds, and a 3rd in her last 12 runs. Now rated 125, she most recently won at Perth in a Class 4 2m4f novice hurdles race. Make sure you keep this in mind whilst perusing our stallion top-rated stal...

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Racecourse gallop with the two year olds

Racecourse gallop with the two year olds

Great day at Musselburgh galloping after racing- Silva Samourai, Josephine K, The Auld Kirk and The Winningtipster - all heading for races in September...

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Bahri Retires!

Bahri Retires!



Multiple Gr.1 winner BAHRI retired from stud duties

Shadwell Estate Company Ltd and Girsonfield Stud and Racing announce the retirement of BAHRI (Riverman x Wasnah).

BAHRI won both the Queen Elizabeth II and the St James Palace Stakes in 1995 and went o...

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Showing Off

Showing Off

Here is the Proclamation x Turbo Linnfilly foal at our recent Open Day...

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Open Day brings people from far and wide

Open Day brings people from far and wide

Thank you to all of the people who attended our recent Open day. We paraded Proclamation and Kutub, both Group One winning stallions who will stand at Girsonfield Stud next year. We then showed youngsters from the stallions that we have for sale and some of our racehorses. Over 100 people attended a...

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Winners for Kutub and Proclamation !

Winners for Kutub and Proclamation !

In June 2015 Kutub has had 2 winner( NH ) from 2 runners. Proclamation has had 3 winners and 5 placed horses on the Flat. What will July bring?...

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Beautiful Bahri Yearlings for sale

On behalf of a client we have Bahri Yearlings for sale which have very well bred Flat dams - please email for pictures and pedigrees...

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First Flat Winner!

Great day at Newcastle with 3 Year old Joey Black coming third at 100/1 and Riponian, who was born at Girsonfield, won his race over a mile. ...

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Exciting relations to Virnon for sale!

Virnon, winner of two bumpers whilst trained at Girsonfield, has two brothers out of the same dam for sale. 2013 gelding by Kheleyf and a yearling colt by Pastorial Pursuits. More information soon - racing today at Sedgefield....

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Proclamation filly for Turbo Linn!

Proclamation filly for Turbo Linn!

The prolific winning mare Turbo Linn who won 5 bumpers, a Class 1 listed race and the Lanashire Oaks - Group 2 Has had a filly at Girsonfield by Proclamation....

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Race horses available for lease.

We have a number of horses Flat and National Hunt available for lease. These horses are ready to run shortly and full details can be given tel Susan on 07713651215...

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Bahri Filly!

Bahri Filly!

This is a Bahri filly out of Vampress - owner delighted...

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Winner for Bahri!

Winner for Bahri!

Two firsts and two seconds from his last four starts - Berrahri - well done to all connections....

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Team Trip!

Team Trip!

Just to show its not all foaling mares and racing, the whole Girsonfield team showed up to support Callum Murphy in his first rides as an Amateur Jockey. He rode Master Bud well in the first and was 6/18 in his next ride - excellent start!...

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First foal arrives at Girsonfield

First foal arrives at Girsonfield

Dispol Isle has produced a colt foal by Proclamation....

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Go Proclamation- entries at Cheltenham & Epsom!

Go Proclamation- entries at Cheltenham & Epsom!

Chris Pea Green( Chase ) and Duelling Banjos( Champion Bumper ) are both entered at Cheltenham, while Twelth Dan has an entry in the Derby....

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First Foal of the season.

First Foal of the season.

First 'Bahri' foal of the season - born in Ireland this morning. Owner reports'Smasher, proper,strong foal'....

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Precision Five - dual winner by Proclamation!

Precision Five - dual winner by Proclamation!

Two wins already in 2015 for Precision Five....

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Chris Pea Green heads for Cheltenham on the 10th!

Chris Pea Green heads for Cheltenham on the 10th!

The six year old son of Proclamation heads for the Arkle at Cheltenham - already the winner of 68K..best of luck!...

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Nearly for Kutub - one to watch!

On only his second start Thatshowhedidit - was beaten just a head at Navan on the 24th January in a National Hunt Flat race....

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Lot 196 this week at Doncaster - sold for 8K.

Lot 196 this week at Doncaster - sold for 8K.

Kompete filly by Mawatheeq - offered at Dbs this week....

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Lots are out! 173 and 196 at Doncaster!

Lots are out! 173 and 196 at Doncaster!

The filly and colt are to be offered at Doncaster Sales on 27th January. Pictured is the colt by Pastoral Pursuits and out of the same dam as Virnon - dual bumper winner at 3. This is an outstanding colt and should not be missed!...

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Must haves at DBS!

On the 27th January we will be offering two stunning foals/yearlings from World Racing Network. The filly is out of a full sister to Junjabi by the Shadwell Mawatheeq - National Hunt through and through. The colt we offer is well grown and strong - out of Freedom Song by Pastorial Pursuits. His dam ...

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New Years Day at Cheltenham!

New Years Day at Cheltenham!

Virnon, a three year old by Virtual, has won his first two bumpers and heads to Cheltenham on 1st January! All staff have given up holidays - what a team!...

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Merry Christmas from all the team at Girsonfield!

Merry Christmas from all the team at Girsonfield!

6 wins, 8 seconds and 7 places so far this season - thanks to the hard work and commitment of the team at Girsonfield. A big 'Thank You' to them from me....

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Well Done Lewis!

Well Done Lewis!

Lewis Hislop has been coming to Girsonfield since June from Hawick on work experience. Delighted that he has been accepted to go to The British Racing School in 2015....

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Two Foals not to be missed at Doncaster Sale

Two Foals not to be missed at Doncaster Sale

Two outstanding foals will be offered at DBS January sale from Girsonfield. The first is a filly out of a full sister to Champion Hurdle winner Junjabi by Mawatheeq. The second is out of Freedom Song who has produced VIRNON winner of two bumpers out of two! He is a strong colt by Pastorial Pursuits....

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Virnon does it again!

Virnon does it again!

Well done to Virnon and team Girsonfield, training Mr Pearces Virnon to win two out of two! His half brother out of Freedom Song is being offered at the Doncaster January sale. He is by Pastorial Pursuits and is a big strong foal - best not miss him! Pics soon....

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Well Done Chris Pea Green!

Well Done Chris Pea Green!

At last - after 3 x 2nds Novice chasing, Chris Pea Green by Proclamation finally wins over 2 miles today by 26 Lengths!...

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Another win for home bred ' Dun to Perfection'

Another win for home bred ' Dun to Perfection'

I was worried when this horse was named - however he is finally living up to all expectations and won at Hexham in heavy ground by 13 lengths. Two wins and two seconds from four runs - almost perfection! James Corbett also achieved his 5th winner since May....

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Watch out for the daughter of Kutub!

Watch out for the daughter of Kutub!

Miss Dinamic was second today in a bumper at Ayr only 10 days after winning her first Point to Point in Ireland. Kutub - up and coming National Hunt sire!...

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Yearling by Virtual goes to DBS on Wednesday

We have great hopes for the yearling filly - out of Winsa - a full sister to Bahri - by Virtual - the sire of our own bumper winner at Carlisle this week. She is a super looking filly with an excellent temperament. We would love to train her for any interested parties.

SOLD FOR 13K...

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Well Done team Girsonfield!

Well Done team Girsonfield!

Our first bumper winner at Carlisle today. First time out for 3 year old Virnon - well ridden by James Corbett Pic courtesy of John Grossick....

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Congratulations to Callum!

Congratulations to Callum!

Well done to Callum Murphy who has worked at Girsonfield for almost two years now. He has just completed his NVQ 3 and now his Amateur Jockey Licence....

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Brilliant Potential!

Girsonfield are very proud to be consigning a filly by Virtual out of Winsa a full sister to our own stallion BAHRI. Winsa is also the dam of five winners so far. This is a well grown athletic filly and she will be lot 376 at the forthcoming Doncaster sale on 5th November. Viewing before the sale is...

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Yearlings heading for the sales!

Yearlings heading for the sales!

We have three yearlings heading for Tattersalls and Doncaster. The two colts - Bahri x Bom Chicka Wah Wah and Millkom x Lady Councellor - she is a full sister to Turbo Linn- winner of 5 bumpers and a Group 2.
At Doncaster we have a filly - very well grown and out of Winsa - full sister to ou...

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Ballyreesode!

Ballyreesode!

Well after a long wait and a wind op Ballyreesode finally let us see what he was made of - a winner by 26 lengths for James Corbett at Hexham!...

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Good day all round at Kelso!

Dun to Perfection was 2nd today on his first race after his summer break. Home bred he won by 13 lengths at Hexham in May. Bahri had a winner at Kelso with Calton Entry - leading all the way!...

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OPEN DAY

OPEN DAY

All welcome to the Girsonfield Open day on 24th August at 2.00pm. Come and see our stallions for 2015 on parade, see our racing operation and racing syndicate details!...

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Bumper winner for Bahri!

Bumper winner for Bahri!

Well done to connections of BAHRI SUGAR beating the favourite by 1 1/4 lengths at Southwell yesterday. Summer Times a son of Bahri is down too run on 18th July at Nottingham - he was unlucky last time out not too win......

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PROCLAMATIONOFWAR

PROCLAMATIONOFWAR

3 year old gelding by Proclamation made 20,000 guineas at the Newmarket sales today....

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What a Week!

What a Week!

A Win at Perth for Super Collider and James Corbett, A win for Bahri with Lazzaz over 7 furlongs at Longchamps last night and SUMMER TIMES very unlucky to be second by a nose first time out at Catterick. SUMMER TIMES, owned by the Greensitt brothers, is the first of the Girsonfield Bahris to hit the...

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Sales Alert

Sales Alert

We have two yearling colts heading for the sales in October - Bahri x Bom Chicka Wah Wah (Dynaformer) belonging to World Racing Network and Millkom x Lady Councillor - she is a full sister to Turbo Linn...

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Turbo Linn has a new half brother!

Turbo Linn has a new half brother!

Linns Heir, dam of the prolific winning mare Turbo Linn' has a colt foal by Proclamation....

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Good Day at Hexham

Good Day at Hexham

Our bargain buy at DBS seems to be just that! Sparville was third in a NOV HURDLE CLASS 3 on his first run for us. Definite Appeal ran so well to be beaten a couple of lengths in his first time over hurdles for us. Master Bud on his last chance before pointing was so far behind and came to be 7th - ...

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Hannah Just Hannah - Bumper Winner

Hannah Just Hannah - Bumper Winner

Hannah Just Hannah - a filly by Proclamation has just won a bumper at Stratford. Proclamation pictured below....

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Katachenko

Katachenko

Winner at Kelso in a Novice hurdle by 7 lengths - by KUTUB...

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Heading for Carlisle

Heading for Carlisle

Super Collider and Toarmandowithlove both head for Carlisle on Saturday. We hope that 'Mandy' does well in the mares bumper as her daughter, by Bahri, is also in training at Girsonfield....

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Turbo Linn - winner of over 86K is in foal to PROCLAMATION.

Turbo Linn - winner of over 86K is in foal to PROCLAMATION.

Turbo Linn, bred by Mr James Nelson has won over 86K - including four National Hunt Flat races, a Class One NHF at Aintree and then she went on to win over 12 furlongs on the flat including a Class One Listed race at Newmarket. This prolific winning mare has a Filly by Millkom and has today been sca...

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Two Year Old Winner for Proclamation!

Two Year Old Winner for Proclamation!

Well done to FLYBALL - a winner on his second start.Trained by Richard Hannon....

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Good Day in Australia!

Good Day in Australia!

This morning the winner Neville Sellwood Stakes (Group 3) at Rosehill (Australia), had a link to two Girsonfield Stallions. Ex-British trained JUNOOB by HAAFHD out of the BAHRI mare FAYDAH. HAAFHD and FAYDAH both trace along their dam line to GENERALS SISTER, as does FERRULE. - Thanks to Richard f...

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Well Done Proclamation!

Well Done Proclamation!

Another 2 year old in the frame at Doncaster - the Richard hannon trained Flyball - and Najm Suhail now winning over 40K and running in Dubai....

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Kutub 5 year old reaches 25k at DBS Newbury sale

Kutub 5 year old reaches 25k at DBS Newbury sale

Whitsundays, the 5 year old gelding out of Urdites's Vic by KUTUB. reaches £25,000 at the recent DBS Newbury sale. An impressive winner of an Irish Point to Point by 15 lengths....

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A Good Weeks Racing!

A Good Weeks Racing!

Last week we had two home bred horses Dun To Perfection and Master Bud make their debut for this year. Racing at Hexham they exceeded expectations by coming 4th and 6th respectively. Saturday saw Definite Appeal and stable conditional jockey James Corbett stay intact after a bad mistake over fences ...

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First Pregnancies at Gironfield

First Pregnancies at Gironfield

the first pregnancies have been confirmed at Girssonfield. Kutub and Proclamation are first of the mark with the mares Without Equal and Dispol Isle - both falling to their first covering and both winning mares - a good start to the season!...

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Winners today for Kutub & Millkom!

Winners today for Kutub & Millkom!

Two more winners today Kutub sired - Katachenko
( 35k buy ) 2.4 maiden Hurdle and Cool Sky ( 42k ) by Millkom 2 mile handicap hurdle. We still have a nice Millkom filly for sale age 3. - ...

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Ferrule goes to the Northern Stallion Showcase.

Ferrule goes to the Northern Stallion Showcase.

On 22nd March our winning Danehill sire Ferrule will be appearing at Parkend Equestrian centre, Wark, Nortthumberland, as part of the Northern Stallion showcase....

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Great start to the season!

Great start to the season!

A good start to the thoroughbred breeding season with four winning mares covered in the first days by Proclamation, Bahri and Kutub. All boys working well - we look forward to the first scans!
Pictured is new stallion for this season KUTUB - perfect temperament, won over 1.4 and a winner of 7...

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Proclamation doing well!

Proclamation doing well!

Proclamation has had a good few weeks with winners coming from all parts of the world from Dubai to Dundalk! Mares started to come in this week - that is apart from the mares that were already here, under lights for an early covering....

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Go Proclamation!

Go Proclamation!

Najm Suhail by PROCLAMATION was 4th yesterday in the UAE. He was less than 3 lengths behind the leader in the UAE 2000 Guinesa Trial over 7 furlongs....

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Looking Forward to Valentines Day...

Looking Forward to Valentines Day...

The Girsonfield Stallions are sensing that Spring is in the air! Kutub is casting his winter coat - lets hope he has got that right. We have mares under lights to persuade them to start cycling early - remember its the light not the heat that counts.We already have mares on the stud ready for an ear...

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Overseas Interest in Proclamation

Overseas Interest in Proclamation

We are pleased to be having interest shown in using the stallion Proclamation from as far away as Italy....

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Kutub enjoys the weather!

Kutub enjoys the weather!

A winters morning walking our new resident stallion Kutub....

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Proclamation sucesses over the jumps...

Proclamation sucesses over the jumps...

Proclamation doing well over the sticks with Chris Pea Green 4th in the Ladbroke( a handicap Hurdle ) ( Grade 3 Class 1 ) and Nautical Twilight just pipped at the post in the Mares Handicap Hurdle at Newcastle with an exciting finish taking second place....

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Two Runners at Newcastle tomorrow

Two Runners at Newcastle tomorrow

Two runners tomorrow - no stress! Both in the bumper and both having their second run. I will be happy if they make a good account of themselves and enjoy the experience....

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Ballyreesode heads for Carlisle

Ballyreesode heads for Carlisle

On Sunday 1st December we are taking Ballyreesode to Carlisle where we will be looking for soft ground. A winner in Ireland over 2.4 and 3 miles he is entered in a 3m hurdle....

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Harleys Max makes his Debut

Harleys Max makes his Debut

Our own 'orphan' foal ran in his first race yesterday. as expected he did not set the world alight - however he behaved and did everything asked of him - a start for the future as he will be a chaser - and that takes some time!...

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Bahri Yearling Sold at Tatts

Bahri Yearling Sold at Tatts

A Bahri x Amourallis yearling filly sold in utero from Girsonfield Stud, made 10K at todays Tattersalls yearling sales....

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Debut at Sedgefield 26th November

Debut at Sedgefield 26th November

Well the day is fast approaching, I have ran out of excuses not to give our orphan a run. He is big( 17 hh ) and still only four, we have to start somewhere. Born, Bred and brought up on the bucket at Girsonfield, his Mum won on the flat, over hurdles and fences - just a little of that talent will b...

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Racing News

Racing News

We have Harleys Max ( Winged Love ) - our home bred orphan having his first run in a bumper at Sedgefield next week. He needs to learn how to race, eventually he will go chasing. Ballyreesode will miss Hexham and go to Carlisle on the 1st December - all being well - in a three mile hurdle. We need s...

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Kutub gets his first visitor

Kutub gets his first visitor

It was good to meet Rachael of Shadwell Estates this week when she came North to meet Kutub and see how he had settled into Girsonfield. Kutub is a delight with an excellent temperament - Triple Group One winner!...

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New Website!

New Website!

Hope everyone likes our new website with many thanks to nephew Adam and son Richard...Picture shows Adam before he became a website designer - strange pastimes!...

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Family Trip!

Family Trip!

Last weekend we welcomed Mike and his family to Girsonfield. Visiting their long term brood mare Rainbows Destiny - or 'Star' to her friends. She is in foal to Bahri and due in March....

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Open Day 2013

Open Day 2013

All welcome to our Open day on Sunday 21st July. Enjoy the Otterburn Festival on the same weekend! Starts at 2.00pm prompt, with a chance to see the breeding and racing side of our business. All welcome to our Open day on Sunday 21st July. Enjoy the Otterburn Festival on the same weekend! Starts at ...

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