Houghton Bloodstock - Producers of Group One Winners!

Houghton Bloodstock had great success over the years producing two Group One winners. Mayson, by Invincible Spirit - Mayleaf, winner of the Darley July Cup at Newmarket's July Course, together with Belle Royale, by Val Royale (FR) - Kahyasi Moll (IRE), winner of the Grade 1 Gamely Stakes at Hollywood Park. Both horses were raised by the expert staff at Fox Farm.


Houghton Bloodstock Ascot 2019 Group 2 winner with Arizona

Another Book 1 Bonus for Houghton Bloodstock

Houghton Bloodstock Consignment for 2019 Tattersalls Breeze Up Sales now online.

Houghton Bloodstocks consignment for the 2019 Tattersalls Breeze Up sales are now all online.

Latest News from 2018 Tattersalls October Sales:

Book One

As book one of the Tattersalls October sales ends, Houghton Bloodstock have put together a truly outstanding set of results with seven from the consignment making over six figures. The highlight was undoubtedly lot 264, a Kingman colt out of Blanche Dubawi who was finally sold to Roger Varian for 350,000 guineas. Lot 95 was another outstanding result for Houghton, with this lovely chesnut filly by Sea The Stars out of the well bred mare Sayyedati Storm, finally being knocked down for 240,000 to Broadhurst Agency. Closely behind were lots 86, a filly by Pivotal and lot 383, a half-brother to 2000 guineas winner Galileo Gold, both fetching 200,000 guineas to Al Shaqab Racing and Shadwell Estate Company respectively.

Lot 86 - Pivotal (GB) / Sallabeh (GB) B.F. - SOLD - Purchaser: Al Shaqab Racing : 200,000 Guineas

Lot 88 - Kodiac (GB) / Samira Gold (FR) B.F. - SOLD - Purchaser: Rabbah Bloodstock : 100,000 Guineas

Lot 95 - Sea The Stars (IRE) / Sayyedati Storm (USA) Ch.F. - SOLD - Purchaser: Broadhurst Agency : 240,000 Guineas

Lot 264 - Kingman (GB) / Blanche Dubawi (IRE) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Roger Varian : 350,000 Guineas

Lot 383 - Oasis Dream (GB) / Galicuix (GB) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Shadwell Estate Company : 200,000 Guineas

Lot 399 - Teofilo (IRE) / Hana Lina (GB) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Crispin Estates : 120,000 Guineas

Lot 413 - Kingman (GB) / Indian Love Bird (GB) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Joe Foley : 120,000 Guineas

Lot 494 - Kingman (GB) / Melody of Love (GB) B.F. - SOLD - Purchaser: Pattern Bloodstock : 75,000 Guineas

Book Two

Houghton Bloodstock continued their amazing sales performance in book two with two outstanding sales. Lot 875: by the Derby-winning sire New Approach gets a very good result for Houghton Bloodstock making 150,000gns and is bought by John & Jake Warren. Her pedigree has strong Derby overtones, too: her dam Al Baidaa (Exceed And Excel) is a half-sister to Libertarian, winner of the Dante Stakes (G2) and a length and a half runner-up in the Derby to Ruler Of The World in 2013.

The excitment for Houghton and BB Bloodstock was palpable as shortly after, lot 939, a Zoffany colt, by Bahia Breeze fetches an amazing 240,000 guineas going to Hong Kong Jockey Club. Bahia Breeze has a long history with Houghton Bloodstock and has spent a good many of her summers with Houghton, many many congratulations goes to owners Stephen Russell, Lynn Lambert and Val Beeson who not only owned her during her impressive race career, LISTED WINNER and multiple GROUP PLACED EFFORTS, but bought her back as a broodmare and only last week BESHAAYIR (GB), won the Rosemary Stakes, Newmarket, LISTED, this is a great story indeed!!!

Lot 575 - Night of Thunder (IRE) / Pencarrow (GB) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Blandford Bloodstock : 20,000 Guineas

Lot 775 - Dutch Art (GB) / Tahirah (GB) Ch.F. - SOLD - Purchaser: David Simcock : 25,000 Guineas

Lot 875 - New Approach (IRE) / Al Baidaa (GB) Br.F. - SOLD - Purchaser: John & Jake Warren : 150,000 Guineas

Lot 939 - Zoffany (IRE) / Bahia Breeze (GB) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: The Hong Kong Jockey Club : 240,000 Guineas

Houghton Bloodstock Consignment for Tattersalls October Sales now online.

Houghton Bloodstocks consignment for the 2018 October sales at Tattersalls are now all online.

2018 Ascot Sales

Houghton Bloodstock Consignment - Details

Lot 19 - Brazen Beau (AUS) / Sweet Wind Music (GB) B.F. - Full Details here..

Lot 108 - Due Diligence (USA) / Jules (IRE) B.C. - Full Details here..

Lot 120 - Dutch Art (GB) / Lovina (ITY) Ch.F. - Full Details here..

Lot 122 - Due Diligence (USA) / M'Selle (IRE) B.C. - Full Details here..

More Black Type Success for Houghton Bloodstock

Queen of Bermuda, trained by William Haggas and part of the Houghton Bloodstock Breeze up sale consignment, won the Vallee D'auge Listed Stakes race at Deauville to add yet another black type success to horses produced at Fox Farm. This very smart filly has run some excellent races this year, including a fifth in a Group 3 race at Goodwood and it was only a matter of time before she collected some winning black type.

More Group Winners for Houghton Bloodstock

Houghton Bloodstock enjoyed another memorable weekend with horses raised at Fox Farm. Ravens Lady (Ravens Pass, Pivitol Lady (Pivitol), trained by Marco Botti won the Group 3 WILLIAM HILL SUMMER STAKES at York getting the better of William Haggis trained Pretty Baby. This lovely chesnut filly, built on her very good second in a listed race at Haydock in May and has been improving rapidly all season.

The weekend got even better for Houghton Bloodstock when another horse raised at Fox Farm, Euchen Glen, landed the prestigious £124,000 John Smith's Cup Handicap in emphatic style from Thundering Blue. This followed an excellent 2nd in the BETFRED NORTHUMBERLAND VASE HANDICAP at Newcastle a few weeks ago. Congratulations goes to owner/breeder Mr William Johnstone.

Houghton Bloodstock has Outstanding Breeze Up Sales

Breeze Up Sales Highlights

LOT 12 - Shamardal (USA) / Punita (USA) B.C. - Purchaser: Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock / Dean Ivory - SOLD 30,000 Guineas

LOT 120 - New Approach (IRE) / First City (GB) B.C. - Purchaser: Stroud Coleman Bloodstock - SOLD 130,000 Guineas

LOT 141 - Exceed And Excel (AUS) / Imperialistic Diva (IRE) B.F - Purchaser: John & Jake Warren - SOLD 230,000 Guineas

LOT 331 - Shamardal (USA) / Mount Elbrus (GB) B.F. - Purchaser: Stroud Coleman Bloodstock - 155,000 Guineas

Houghton Bloodstock has Another Excellent Foaling Season

The 2018 foaling season was another excellent one at Fox Farm. Some outstanding foals have touched the ground and we will spend the next few months giving them all our expert care and attention. The weather hasn't been great this year, but we've still managed to get them out in the fields as much as we can, however, all the foals appear to be taking this all in their stride!

Top Class Staff

You can be sure whatever your equine requirement, the team at Houghton Bloodstock will be able to meet your needs. Established over many years, Robin Sharp & Malcolm Bryson, bring their wealth of experience and knowledge to helping you achieve success in racing, selling or breeding horses.

Top Class Facilities

Our facilities include Claydon horse-walker, horsebox, lunging ring, foaling unit and vet stocks. We have sit-up rooms for staff together with CCTV. Houghton Bloodstock specialise in walking-in mares to Newmarket stallions, permanent borders and top class sales preparation.

Our Services

Over the last few years Houghton Bloodstock has grown to be a well known and successful operation. In 2012 we produced two Group One winners who were raised at Fox Farm. We specialise in producing bloodstock for sales preparation on behalf of other breeders and owners who would like to sell at all the biggest sales, and our boarding facilities are offered for mares kept at the Stud permanently or seasonally.