He took the eye in the parade ring at Fairyhouse today, and he didn't disappoint in the Grade 2 Normans Grove Chase.
We promised that the next blog post would be in a positive vein, and as we look forward to the premier Irish yearling sale at Goffs next week, with the weather forecast to be balmy and the yearlings i ..
Is there ever a good time to write a breeding season blog post? Maybe in the short days of January, before mares start foaling and we get busy lining mares up for covering? Or maybe in mid-February, w ..
In the bloodstock world, everything revolves around the breeding season. After all, that's the period of production: foals are born, mares go back in foal and so the cycle continues.
Warm Christmas greetings to all who've crossed our path this year, whether clients, suppliers or friends, from Dermot, Meta, Ian and all the team at Tinnakill House. Go n'eirigh an bothar libh.
As we wind down for Christmas 2014, we look back on another successful year for Tinnakill House, with progress the underlying theme.
Over the coming four weeks forty foals and mares will go through the sale ring under the Tinnakill House banner.
So often in the breeding world things go full circle. In 2005 Dermot purchased Highness Lady, a winner of the German Oaks, at Arqana's December sale.
The nerves are starting to jangle ever so slightly at Tinnakill House. Our representatives for Goffs Orby Sale are progressing well - the key is not to have them peak too soon.
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 ..
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.