Harry Teal

Saudi Arabian Dirt Likely for Oxted

Group 1 winner Oxted (GB) (Mayson {GB}) is likely for the six-furlong Riyadh Dirt Sprint instead of the 1351 Turf Sprint at Riyadh in Saudi Arabia on Feb. 20. A winner of the G3 Abernant S. last June, the bay gelding added the G1 July Cup at Newmarket one month later. After undergoing wind surgery, Oxted resumed with a fifth in the Oct. 17 QIPCO British Champions Sprint S. "At the moment we are favouring the dirt really because it's six furlongs," said trainer Roger Teal, whose son Harry will...

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Happy Families As Teals Enjoy Group 1 Success

If you're not a fan of dogs, then the pack of baying Bassett Hounds and terriers which greets visitors to Windsor House Stables may not be the reception you desire. Once through the gates with all limbs and fingers still attached, the welcome becomes much warmer, and on a particularly hot summer's day it extends to tea and chocolate cake for breakfast. The combination of horses, dogs and cake is a tried and trusted method for lifelong happiness, and probably the only way in which it could be improved is...

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