Spring Cottage Stables

Langton Road



North Yorkshire

YO17 9PY

Office: 01653 690004

Fax: 01653 690008

Mobile: 07785 747426

Email: office@brianellisonracing.co.uk

Latest News

Tattersall’s Autumn Horses In Training Sale 2017

The Tattersall’s Autumn Horses In Training Sale gets underway tomorrow with 1,757 lots catalogued to go through the ring. The sale has been expanded to five days for the first time ever.

Spring Cottage Stables has a draft of 17 catalogued to go through the ring in addition to Roar (Lot 831) who is consigned by Jamie Railton. Roar (pictured) will be stabled in WB V486 with our 17, which are split between three days – Wednesday through Friday - stabled in Highflier Paddock E prior to the sale...

SEEBRING continues a good few days with victory at Wolverhampton

It was great to see SEEBRING finally get his head in front in the six furlong Classified Stakes at Wolverhampton yesterday evening.

The three-year-old Tagula gelding was given a good ride by Stevie Donohoe who, away well from stall three, was chased a long to get a good position, handy towards the inner. Ridden turning in, he took the lead inside the final furlong and kept on well to score by a neck...

BARRYS JACK wins third race on the bounce

BARRYS JACK stayed on gamely to take the Bet At racinguk.com Intermediate Handicap Hurdle at Carlisle yesterday.

Kaine Wood was back in the saddle following victory over course and distance earlier in the month and gave the seven-year-old another good ride. Settled on the inside, he travelled enthusiastically off a steady pace before being slightly outpaced as they quickened leaving the back. Pushed along he stayed on to take second approaching the final flight and battled gamely up the run in to get his head in front with half a furlong to go. Once in front he stayed on well going away to score by two and a half lengths...

Thrilled with RAVENHILL ROAD as he canters home at Sedgefield on hurdling debut

RAVENHILL ROAD completely annihilated the opposition in the 2m1f Maiden Hurdle at Sedgefield yesterday in the hands of Brian Hughes.

Making his seasonal and hurdling debut, the Exit To Nowhere gelding travelled with ease throughout, settled on the inner in mid division. Creeping up effortlessly he soon moved into third before taking up the running after the third last. Still cantering, he jumped the final two hurdles well and Brian just kept him up to his work after the last. He won impressively by 23 lengths...

Brian excited about Ravenhill Road

Ravenhill Road has entries pencilled in this week and, ground permitting, will be making his hurdling debut as he reappears following a lengthy break.

Winner of his only start in an Irish Point prior to purchase, the Exit To Nowhere gelding, who runs in the familiar colours of owner Phil Martin, won both his bumpers impressively at Market Rasen and Doncaster last season and was being aimed at the championship bumper at the Cheltenham Festival before meeting with a minor setback which forced him to miss the rest of the season...

Breakfast with Brian

Stuck on gift ideas for that racing fanatic? Looking for a Christmas gift out of the ordinary?

Why not treat them and/or yourself to one of our ‘Breakfast with Brian’ mornings? An up close and personal experience, Breakfast with Brian includes a tour around the yard, a trip to watch the horses on the gallops and a full English breakfast with the trainer himself!

16 Yearlings, 25 entered in HiT Sales, N/H horses flying

Some of our owners have been quite active at the Yearling Sales this year and in addition to several Brian has purchased, and including home-breds, we currently have 16 yearlings in the yard or away being broken.

In with the new and out with the old as the saying goes and that’s exactly what we’re doing. With the youngsters coming in, we’re having a right sort out in the yard; we have 18 entered in the Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training Sale at the end of the month in addition to seven more in the Goffs UK Autumn Horses in Training Sale in November.... We currently have a fantastic team of National Hunt horses and as the Flat starts to wind down – many of our flat horses are now finished – we are really excited about the winter ahead...

Latest on Red

Definitly Red is on target to make his intended seasonal reappearance in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. The eight-year-old travelled away for a racecourse gallop last week and has come out of that really well. He’s in terrific form and Brian is delighted with him...

The Cheltenham Gold Cup has been mentioned as a possible target for Definitly Red this season and depending how he runs on his seasonal debut, plans will start to be formed including whether the Gold Cup is a realistic option...

Update on Forest

Forest Bihan, winner of the feature 2m1f Handicap Chase at Kelso on Sunday has come out of his race well, he’s eaten up and remains in good order as discussions continue as to where he will go next.

Brian is currently considering one of two possible options, the Grade 2 Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter, over 2m1f, on November 7th or the Grade 2 Shloer Chase over two miles at Cheltenham on November 19th...