July 19, 2018

Following on from Sans Souci Bays Clock Tower Cup win ridden by Gareth Newmarch on Friday 7th July at Doncaster Racecourse.

Souci seemed in great spirits at home and the win at Doncaster seemed to have given him a boost in confidence.  

Sans Souci Bay is owned by the Rose Chappell Radford Partnership and partners which consists of a lovely group of people. Some of which were in attendance to witness Sandy as he is called at homes win. 

Sans Souci Bay, was...

July 18, 2018

Following on from her form in the Hilliary Needler where she was beaten by a short head in a photo finish, Deia Glory proved too tough for her opposition in the EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes (Plus 10 Race) at Catterick. 

Deia Glory is owned by the Anglo Irish Partnership and was ridden superbly by Kieran O'neil. 

Deia Glory was purchased from Tattersals in Newmaerket as a yearling and was bred by Whitsbury Manor Stud she has been an utter professional...

June 29, 2018

Optimickstickhill secures stallion Milk It Mick another winner whilst storming home to victory at Thirsk Racecourse ridden by Theodore Ladd.

OPTIMICKSTICKHILL or Sally as she is known at home ran her best race when runner-up in first-time cheekpieces at Nottingham nine days prior and backed that up at Thirsk. The bulk of the field raced centre-to-far side, while 'Sally' raced solo up the nearside rail. Taken to race alone against the stands' side early, she...

June 1, 2018

Socialites Red continued her course and distance form at Nottingham Racecourse ridden by Luke Morris. 

Socialites Red won twice over C&D last May, including this race off a pound lower mark.

That was on good ground, but this softer going proved no problem and after getting the rail she made all and saw her race out well under a great ride form Luke Morris.

Our yard is very much a team focused operation which applies not only to our riders and stable staff, but...

May 13, 2018

Pearl Noir stormed to victory for Winning Connections Racing at Thirsk Racecourse on Saturday.

Following a winter break Pearl Noir AKA 'Charlie' was back to his best when winning at Thirsk on Saturday. Theordore Ladd gave him a positive ride and made all on the stand side, holding on to beat Kingstreet Lady in the final furlong.

Many of the Winning Connections Racing Syndicate were there to celebrate Charlie's win and enjoyed a glass or two of celebratory cha...

May 12, 2018

Darleen is the last foal out of Trustthunder who has given us so many lovely horses and notable winners, Thunderball and Thunderstruck 


Sadly when Trusty foaled despite the heroic efforts of Jinks James and the team at Brookside and our dear friend Richard Payne from Rossdales sadly Trustthunder passed away following surgery after foaling.  Darleen was then nicknamed as the name means dear little one


We hunted high and low to try and find a foster mare for...

May 2, 2018

Monday morning saw the arrival of a beautiful filly by Darley Stallion Epaulette

CV (Chrystal Venture) decided she wanted to get on with things earlier than anticipated and foaled a lovely Epaulette filly at home at Haygarth House.

We have decided to name her April as she was born on the last day of April.

She is already a firm favourite with all of the team especially Ayla Johnson, who is in charge of the stud and is delighted to have her first foal of 2018 h...

April 26, 2018

Sprinter Samovar landed a hat-trick of wins following his win at Nottingham proving that his talents are not restricted to the all weather and that he also has a love for the turf.

Samovar has continued to show an incredible attitude to racing in 2018 and has struck up a fantastic partnership with jockey Kieran O'Neil with 7 out of his 8 starts securing 3 wins , 3 seconds and 1 third.

He has fantastic determination and definitely love...

March 22, 2018

Fantastic to secure Samovar's second career win at Southwell Racecourse yesterday.

Samovar is owned and bred by the Chrystal Maze Partnership, which consists of Andrew and Bernie Baker, Andrew and Sharron Timms and Paul and Yvette Dixon who all own Samovar's Dam Chrystal Venture.

Chrystal Venture has bred many winners for the partnership including Wimboldsley and Krystallite and the partnership currently have 4yo Red Douglas in training who I am sure will joi...

February 27, 2018

We would like to wish Ayla Johnson a very Happy 21st Birthday!

Ayla is a very important part of our team not only at home on the stud looking after the mares , foals and yearlings but also at the races.

It has been amazing to see her confidence and skill set grow since she joined our team! We all hope you have a wonderful birthday, from myself , Rebecca Louise Dixon and all of the team

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