18th November- Stable News

        A very wet grey day at Cheltenham. The Mighty Don ran in the 2mile 5 intermediate hurdle at Cheltenham.  He was ridded by the champion jockey Richard Johnson.  Unfortunately the rain really came and also Cheltenham had been watering for weeks before so the ground turned to soft , heavy in […]

Stable News- New Racing Partnership

This stunning 3yr old gelding is by the mighty Fame and Glory who won 14 races and 5 group 1’s including the Irish Derby and Ascot Gold Cup! Sadly he is no longer with us but his progeny have proved to be very popular in the sales ring this summer. This particular gelding is close […]

2nd May – Stable News

              Well summer is on its way.  We are starting to rough horses off and a few have already gone on there holidays.  The stables are being steam cleaned and it won’t be long until we are painting them .  We still have a few horses in that will […]

13th April – Stable News

      We are very pleased with how ‘Project Mars” ran at Towcester today to finish a just beaten second in the 2mile 3 hurdle. Leighton was very pleased with him, he gave him a nice feel and jumped well for his first time over hurdles, third time on the track. He would have […]

9th April- Stable News

              Well today we had a small gathering of owners and friends to enjoy the sunshine and watch some of their horses on the gallops, it was a beautiful day .  We enjoyed drinks and nibbles on the lawn afterwards.  We will be doing a big owners morning for […]

5th April – Stable News

                This evening we had one runner on the flat at Kempton.  Party Royal was ridden by Martin Lane and led up by Ella Bibi Rohman .  Ella rides him everyday at home.  He ran a cracker to finish 3rd running on out of 13 runners in a […]

30th March – Stable News

    Well both horses ran a cracker,  Leighton gave them both a great ride as always.  His experience with young horses is just brilliant.  It is a shame Puppet Warrier had to make the lead again,  but nothing wanted to go on, he ran a tough race and is so consistent with a great […]

26th March- Stable News

A few pictures of The Downs Stables on a beautiful day in Sussex Sunshine.   Mothering Sunday, relaxed horses, very tranquil.  We have two runners tomorrow at Plumpton, Secret Sting is running in a novice hurdle ,he will be ridden by Nick Schofield and after this run the handicap will assess  him and give him […]

24th March- Stable News

          The new ‘Snowy Oscar ‘ going up the all weather ( this side other side Theo’s Charm ) and then having a wash down in the glorious Sussex sunshine . Can’t wait to see this horse on the track ! Super exciting !

16th March- Stable News

                            So today we have one runner at Cheltenham, the gorgeous ‘Theo’s Charm’ . Theo is ridden every day at home by Martin Edwards and will be led up by Martin and our head lad Andrew. Two years ago he finished about […]