Sam Sangster

Sangster, Sexton, Among Three New National Stud Board Members

Sam Sangster, Nancy Sexton and Fred Barrelet have all joined The National Stud (TNS) Board, the stud announced on Tuesday. SireCam creator Sangster runs the Manton Thoroughbreds syndicate, as well as a bloodstock agency, while Sexton possesses pedigree knowledge and an astute understanding of the international Thoroughbred market. Formerly clinical director at Rossdale's Veterinary Surgeons, Barrelet is a veterinary delegate for the FEI veterinary committee. Chairman Lord Grimthorpe said, "We are very lucky to have secured three outstanding new members who will bring a wide variety and vital range of...

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Budget-Busting Isaac Shelby Repays Sangster's Faith

One of the most cheering aspects of an excellent three days of racing for Newmarket's July Meeting was seeing the famous Sangster silks returning to the winner's enclosure aboard a group winner. For racing fans of a certain vintage it is impossible to see those colours originally registered to the late Robert Sangster and not conjure up memories of some of the famous horses to have raced in them, not least the great Sadler's Wells. How far into the league of great horses Isaac Shelby (GB) (Night Of Thunder {Ire})...

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Free Nominations To Barraquero

Thirty free nominations are being offered to the 2017 G2 Richmond S. winner Barraquero (Ire) (Zebedee {GB}), who stands at Padraig and Paul Moroney's Claremount Stud in Ireland. Now six, the Manton Thoroughbreds-owned Barraquero retired to stud last year at a fee of €4,000 and his advertised fee for 2021 is €2,500.  "On behalf of the owners, we are offering 30 nominations to Barraquero free of charge," said Sam Sangster, who bought Barraquero as a yearling for £30,000 and sent him into training with Brian Meehan at Manton. "In the...

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