Houghton Bloodstock - Producers of Group One Winners!

Houghton Bloodstock had great success in 2012 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. Congratulations to Emma & David Armstrong.


Houghton Bloodstock Consignment for Tattersalls July Sales now online.

Houghton Bloodstocks consignment for the 2017 July bloodstock sales at Tattersalls are now all online.

Houghton Bloodstock has Excellent 2017 Foaling Season

The 2017 foaling season was hailed as a great success with some high quality foals by the likes of sires such as Frankel and Dubawi.

First foal on the ground for Grade 1 hero Outstrip

GRADE 1 hero Outstrip has his first foal on the ground in the shape of a filly born at Fox Farm.

The new arrival is out of Mark Johnston's Group 3-placed mare Tiffany Diamond, from the family of Cherry Hinton Stakes heroine Nasseem.

Teofilo colt sells for 75,000guineas at December Yearling Sale

The lovely bay Teofilo colt got the Tattersalls December sales off to a great start for Houghton Bloodstock. Much interest surrounded the colt with many good eyes have a close look. Once in the ring he was finally knocked down to Mark Johnston Racing for 75,000 guineas.

Yet Another BOOK 1 Bonus for Houghton Bloodstock!!

Another great result for Houghton Bloodstock last night as Hugo Palmer-trained OMEROS won the £25,000 Tattersalls October Book 1 Bonus at Chelmsford City Racecourse bringing the Houghton Bloodstock total to four BONUS winners, two more than the next best. The victory for OMEROS in the toteexacta Maiden Stakes, under the guidance of this year’s Champion Jockey Jim Crowley, saw the son of POET’S VOICE, who was very well bought by Amanda Skiffington for just 50,000 guineas at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, earned a total of £36,466 on debut for his owner Chris Humber.

OMEROS is out of the winning SILVER HAWK mare CARIBBEAN PEARL, a half-sister to Group 3 Criterion Stakes winner RACER FOREVER and from the family of Champion two year old filly TIGGY WIGGY who was sold at last year’s Tattersalls December Mares Sale to MV Magnier for 2.1 million guineas.

Excellent Book 1 sales for Houghton Bloodstock at Tattersalls

Latest News from Tattersalls:

Houghton Bloodstock finished the final day of the Book 1 sales at Tattersalls in great style with the final sale of the consignment, Lot 533 - Shamardal (USA) / Chiosina (IRE) B.C. fetching 180,000 Guineas being finally knocked down to Sun Bloodstock. Houghton's excellent crop of book one yearlings surpassed the 1 million guineas barrier with the final sale. The outstanding Camelot colt was the star of the consignment fetching 300,000 Guineas, finally being knocked down to Amanda Skiffington. This compliments the other two outstanding Houghton produced colts LOT 71 the half brother to 2000 Guineas Galileo Gold who fetched 220,000 Guineas and LOT 263 a Pivotal colt who fetched 150,000 guineas. Other highlights for Houghton so far were LOT 15 - Exceed And Excel (AUS) / Dixie Belle (GB) B.F being sold for 70,000 guineas, Lot 217 - Dark Angel (IRE) / Mundus Novus (USA) Gr.C. sold for 77,000 guineas and Lot 365 - Dutch Art (GB) / Tahirah (GB) Ch.C. selling for 75,000 Guineas. Day 1 & 2 stats - 10 lots sold for 1,147,000 guineas - average 114,700 guineas.

Book One

Lot 15 - Exceed And Excel (AUS) / Dixie Belle (GB) B.F - SOLD - Purchaser: Grove Stud : 70,000 Guineas

Lot 71 - Champs Elysees (GB) / Galicuix (GB) Ch.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Blandford Bloodstock : 220,000 Guineas

Lot 217 - Dark Angel (IRE) / Mundus Novus (USA) Gr.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock : 77,000 Guineas

Lot 263 - Pivotal (GB) / Privacy Order (GB) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Will Edmeades Bloodstock : 150,000 Guineas

Lot 341 - Camelot (GB) / Spritza (IRE) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Amanda Skiffington : 300,000 Guineas

Lot 365 - Dutch Art (GB) / Tahirah (GB) Ch.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Barberini Bloodstock : 75,000 Guineas

Lot 533 - Shamardal (USA) / Chiosina (IRE) B.C. - SOLD - Purchaser: Sun Bloodstock : 180,000 Guineas

Houghton Bloodstock Leading the Way!!

Houghton leads the way

Houghton Bloodstock Consignment at 2016 Doncaster Premier Yearling Sales

After topping last years sales, Houghton Bloodstock have produced another outstanding crop of yearlings for both the 2016 Doncaster Premier Yearling Sale and the Silver Yearling Sale. For full details of our consignment please visit our Doncaster Premier Yearling sales page.

First Foal Arrives for 2016

Congratulations go our client Mr Ward of Longview Stud whose lovely mare Adaptability (Mastercraftsman (IRE) — Sierra by Dr Fong) produced the first foal to be born at Fax Farm in 2016. She had a really nice colt by Showcasing (Oasis Dream — Arabesque by Zafonic) and we look forward to following this colts progress.

More Group Success for Houghton Bloodstock

A great week on the racecourse was rounded off with more Group success for horses raised at Fox Farm. Ottone, a chesnut colt by Dutch Art held off all challengers in the PREMIO PRIMI PASSI (GROUP 3) (2YO) to win in style from Lucan Sweet and Hortos. This followed the successes of Wekeyll - by Exceed And Excel - winner of the MONEY BACK IF FEDERER WINS WIMBLEDON MAIDEN STAKES at Windsor from Maybe Definitely, this after showing lots of promise on his first outing. Congratulations goes to breeder Paul Rogers. The hat trick of wins for horses raised by Houghton Bloodstock was completed by Pucon who came out on top in the CGG HANDICAP at Lingfield Park for the sixth win of his career.

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 and we are looking to build on that success in 2013. 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.