News and Updates from Tinnakill

pencil

“P” is for pencil

One of the commonest questions we are asked is “How do you do your mating plans?” The usual answer to this is by looking at the 4 Ps of the mares and potential mates (Pedigree, Performance, Physique, Price) but the Tinnakill House answer is “In pencil”. Now that the 2014 breeding season is well and truly over, it’s time for Dermot to put away his pencil, at least till November.

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Gold Dodger & Dalakhani filly

It’s all about teamwork

So much of breeding is about teamwork, and never more so than with the long-awaited safe arrival of Gold Dodger’s 2014 filly by Dalakhani. We purchased  Gold Dodger at Goffs November Breeding Stock sale in 2010.

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Lord Shanakill ex Fawaayid

请列举的冠军 (Please name for the champion)

Dermot arrived back last week from a trip to Dubai and China. He enjoyed the Dubai World Cup at Meydan and then, a week later, the Chengdu-Dubai International Cup, at Jinma Lake Racecourse in the Wenjiang district of the city of Chengdu in China.

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gulfstream-park

Success in the Florida sun

A major milestone occurred Stateside last night for the Fiona Craig/Dermot Cantillon partnership. Catnip’s son Micromanage by Medaglia d’Oro won the G3 Skip Away Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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France

France

We occasionally base mares permanently in France or alternating between France and Ireland (French assimilated). This makes their progeny eligible for the attractive French owners’ and breeders’ premium schemes in France

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The USA

The USA

Tinnakill Bloodstock is a partner in Lemons Mill Farm in Lexington, Kentucky and we board some mares there.

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The UK

The UK

We own a number of mares in partnership with Eric Cantillon who is based at Herringswell Manor Stud near Newmarket.

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