horse racing

Why We’re Different – The USP And Uniqueness Of IGL Racing

USP In Training Racehorses

All businesses want a unique selling point (USP). However, with around 400 licensed flat trainers in the UK and as with market competition in any industry – finding, retaining or even explaining a USP can be tough!   IGL Racing has an immediate USP – that I’m the only female trainer that’s also a qualified…

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Big or Bespoke? 11 Reasons To Choose A Bespoke Trainer

Bespoke Trainer Images

Selecting a trainer is one of the most important decisions you can make as a racehorse owner, right up there with choosing your horse. There are a number of factors you might take into consideration as you ponder your choice:   Location – you’ll be visiting the yard often, so you might like to consider…

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7 Reasons To Become A Racehorse Owner

Racing Head On - Robbie Roo Roo

There are so many reasons to become a racehorse owner and because of this our unique sport attracts a wide-range of people with different interests, whom all come together to enjoy the extraordinary experience of horse racing. Although often considered a privilege of the very wealthy, racehorse ownership is more affordable and accessible than ever,…

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Guest Post: Know Your Odds

racing Success

And, We’re Back! The great thing about horse racing is that it will take you all around the world, literally (because sometimes being in the last race at Wolverhampton on an icy January night can feel pretty outlandish). Traveling to the Middle East I became good friends with Arapahoe Park’s track announcer Jonathan Horowitz .…

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Training The Two Legged Athletes

Work Rider Training

Last week we were lucky to benefit from on site work rider training for our staff. The British Racing School Jockey coach Richard Perham came to Saint Wendred’s with a specially designed mobile training centre including a racehorse simulator. Mr. Perham rode over 230 winners in his career as a jockey, and has now gone…

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Photos – 2 Year Old Gallopers

2-year-olds in training

We were very happy with the run from Seprani on her handicap debut. After being hampered badly inside the final furlong she displayed a good attitude and stayed on well to finish second. She came out of the race fresh and well. Our other recruits are working well too, our syndicate filly The Lady Rules (Chestnut…

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European Sales

European Thoroughbred Sales

Arqana Yearling auction catalogue  – 14th-16th August 2016 As the Deauville sales are the first major yearling sales in Europe, a large crowd always arrives to see the years offering from some exciting new stallions. This year will be no exception with the first yearlings of Group 1 winning stallion MAXIOS going through the ring. One of his first crop of yearlings to…

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First – A short Film

Random Acts Film

Last summer we had the pleasure of opening the gates of Saint Wendred’s to talented young director Alejandro Ahedo Perez and his team. As part of his university degree at the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, and funded by Channel 4, Alejandro directed and produced a short film on our philosophy at Gansera-Leveque Racing… You may have seen a…

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