Off The Course
A website focused on the Sport of Kings is not complete without looking at what goes on off the track and behind the scenes. Coursespecialist.co.uk aims to provide insightful features looking at how horse racing works operationally, from the stud farm to racecourse preparation for the big festivals and horse welfare and much more besides …
Earlier this year, Course-Specialist was privileged to take a look behind the scenes as that brilliantly fast, flashy chestnut, Pearl Secret, made the transition from top class racehorse to rookie sire.
With his first season in the breeding sheds behind… Read More
Enable and Frankie Dettori win the King GeorgeImage by Steven Cargill
In the aftermath of Enable’s victory in today’s King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, many glowing accolades were bestowed on John Gosden’s fine filly.
Admirable, tough,… Read More
Things are really getting exciting for Aislin Moon’s owners and for everyone involved with team Les Eyre.
Last Saturday the filly raised excitement levels as she went up to the gallops with a nice proven horse of Les’s and put… Read More
Captain SedgwickImage supplied by PRO Syndicates
By Connor Heaps at Personal Racehorse Owners (PRO) Syndicate
It’s been an interesting journey for the owners of Captain Sedgwick so far and you can’t help but feel it’s only going to get better.… Read More
Contre TousImage supplied by PRO Syndicate
It’s been a very exciting week for PRO so far, we’ve recently acquired a fantastic chasing prospect called ‘Contre Tous’ who’s going to be trained by Yorkshire based trainer Brian Ellison. He was in… Read More
Eminent attended by his trainer Martyn Meade (left) and lad Glen Osborn
On a spectacular and pristine spring morning, various racing press assembled on the lawns of Sefton Lodge Stables, as Newmarket trainer Martyn Meade very kindly opened his stables… Read More
Pearl SecretImage supplied by John Dance
Pearl Secret truly made his mark on the racecourse as a popular, flashy sprinter, who gained a regular following as he returned to the racecourse year after year.
The seven year old was a… Read More
ChurchillImage reproduced with the kind permission of Newmarket Racecourse
Churchill showed a portent for what was to follow, when losing his maiden tag in the Listed Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot. By season’s end, Aidan O’Brien’s son of Galileo was… Read More