- Ruth Carr Racing -

Horses In Training 2019


Abushamah

Abushamah

Bought in July 2015 for Grange Park Racing and has won five races and been placed many, many times.  Continues to be a fun horse for his syndicate owners.

Wins in 2019:Two

Owned by Grange Park Racing

Abushamah racing colours
Alqaab

Alqaab

This chunky grey gelding has shown ability but still feel that we need the penny to drop and things to fall right for him.  

Owned by John Greaves, Richard Willcock and Ruth Carr

Alqaab racing colours
Amber Road

Amber Road

New January 2020.  Amber Road had a couple of runs for experience last year for Richard Hannon and should do better as a 3yo.  She is half sister to a York Listed winner, her dam was unraced and a half-sister to very smart 6f-1m1f winner Wharf and the dam of 2006 Arc winner Rail Link.

Owned by Theakston Stud

Amber Road racing colours
Athmad

Athmad

NEW for 2020.  Purcahsed at Tattersalls Newmarket in October 2019.  Athmad was reported as being Brain Meehan's best 2yo last year.  Not gone on as they'd presumably hoped but every chance a change of regime will reignite his spark!

Owned by The Bottom Liners and Ruth Carr

Athmad racing colours
Be Perfect

Be Perfect

Perfect is a gentleman in all ways at home and has won 11 races for us (16 in total), very straightforward he has run over 100 times but isn't getting any younger!  He stays 1.4f plus and has been a really fun horse for his lucky owners.

Wins in 2019: Two

Owned by The Beer Stalkers and Mrs Ruth Carr

Be Perfect racing colours
Bobby Joe Leg

Bobby Joe Leg

Known as Bobby, he is by Pastoral Persuits and out of  China Cherub who was carrying him when purchased by Ruth's Mum.  He is a 6yo who has now won three races and is still lightly raced by our standards!

Wins in 2020: One

Owned by Mrs Angela Clark

Bobby Joe Leg racing colours
Chaplin Bay

Chaplin Bay

Chappy cost 180,000 gns as a yearling, is half brother to 5 winners but we picked him up for only £10,000 in October 2015.  He has now won 6 times for us and been placed on multiple occasions - a fun horse, the type who are difficut to pick up for similar money these days.

Wins in 2019: Two

Owned by Bridget Houlston, Marion Chapman and Ruth Carr

Chaplin Bay racing colours
Copper And Five

Copper And Five

NEW for 2020.  Very green in one run for John Gosden early 2019.  Castrated and rested since and we're looking forward to getting him started.

Owned by Sally Doyle

Copper And Five racing colours
Dark Poet

Dark Poet

This four year old son of Dandy Man was bought at Tattersalls in July 2019 and  is still a maiden.  He only had a couple of runs for us last year where he was encouraging at Beverely before boiling over in the preliminaries at Ayr.  Well capable of winning races if we can keep a lid on him mentally.

Owned by Mr M Hill and Mrs R Carr

Dark Poet racing colours
Don't Joke

Don't Joke

NEW for 2020.   A tall, leggy 3yo gelding who will do better as he strengthens up physically.  He was placed twice from five starts as a 2yo and is sure to break his maiden tag in 2020.  5% shares available - click here for details. 

Owned by Grange Park Racing XIV and Ruth Carr

Don't Joke racing colours
Explain

Explain

Now eight years old, Explain has won 5 races for us and has slipped down the weights due to a spell of being out of form.  He had a wind op at the end of 2019 and will return to action in 2020 from a career low handicap mark.

Owned by the Beer Stalkers and Ruth Carr

Explain racing colours
Final Frontier

Final Frontier

Final Frontier was a winner of a G3 as a 2yo and got his head in front last year over 6f at Leicester.  Still well handicapped on his best form.

2019: One

Owned by Vimal Khosla

Final Frontier racing colours
Foreseeable Future

Foreseeable Future

NEW for 2020.  Bought as a very lightly raced colt in October 2019 this big, strong son of Harbour Watch was castrated and given chance to chill out over winter.  Not had much racing but plenty talented and we look forward to running him in some decent sprints in 2020.

Owned by RHD and Ruth Carr

Foreseeable Future racing colours
Frank Rogers

Frank Rogers

NEW for 2020.  Frank ran twice at the end of 2018 before being given time to get over an injury.  He finished 3rd on his second start not too far behind a horse who has gone on to win another two races and is now rated 90!

Owned by Mrs Sally Doyle

Frank Rogers racing colours
Gunmaker

Gunmaker

Gunmaker enjoys the AW more than the turf and has been very competive without winning.  We hope to finally get his head in front sometime soon!

Owned by Align In The Sand

Gunmaker racing colours
Highland Acclaim

Highland Acclaim

NEW for 2020.  A useful performer at best but has lost his mojo and plummetted down the handicap as a result.  Hoping the change of scenery and regime perks up his appitite for racing.  

Owned by Ruth Carr

Highland Acclaim racing colours
Ifton

Ifton

Purchased by RHD from Tattersalls in Newmarket in May 2019 out of Henry Candy's yard.  Ran well on several occasions last year for us without winning most noticably when not getting there in time under Jamie Spencer!

Owned by RHD

Ifton racing colours
Indian Warrior

Indian Warrior

This 5yo gelding form reads 3542 in 4 runs for us but suffered a set back early 2019, he's had ample rest and will be ready to run again Spring 2020.  Lease shares available with Grange Park Racing Club for only £125!  Click here for more details.

Owned Grange Park Racing Club

Indian Warrior racing colours
Katheefa

Katheefa

A Hamdan Al Maktoum's cast off bought in Occtober 2017 for £8000 having won a maiden at Chepstow for Charlie Hills.   Since then he has shown his best form on the AW  winning 6 races for us and running in the better sand races.

Wins 2019: Three. Wins 2020: One.

Owned by Mr M Hill

Katheefa racing colours
Khazaf

Khazaf

Lightly raced.  Ran well on his first start to finish not too far behind the now rated 116 Knight To Behold of Harry Dunlop's.  Didn;t fair badly in a Redcar maiden which has thrown up a couple of decent performers in his only start for us, has been rested after several niggly issues and hoping we get a clear run with him this year.

Mrs R Carr

Khazaf racing colours
Kibaar

Kibaar

Twice a winner for us in 2018 but things didn't go his way last year.  Well handicapped as a result and hoping to see him bounce back to form in 2020.

Mrs Sandra Hibbert

Kibaar racing colours
Kylie Rules

Kylie Rules

Kylie came for a change of scenery as a madien in February 2019 with several placed efforts to her name. The penny dropped for her and our pop princess racked up 5 wins.  It will be more difficult for her in 2020 starting the year off 25lb than last year.  

Wins 2019: Five

Owned by J A Knox and Mrs M A Knox

Kylie Rules racing colours
Loulin

Loulin

Has taken time and patience to get Loulin off the mark but he has come good now has been very consistant in the 2019/20 AW season winning twice and being placed three times.

Wins 2019: two.

Owned by Mr George Murray

Loulin racing colours
Mac McCarthy

Mac McCarthy

NEW for 2020.  A chesnut 3yo gelding, was purchased at the Tatt's Horses In Training Sales in October 2019.  Already twice a winner, he should continue to give a good account of himself in Northern Handicaps over a mile plus next year.  

Owned by the Venturers and Ruth Carr

Mac McCarthy racing colours
Magical Effect

Magical Effect

Bought from Godolphin for £10000 in October 2015.  A buzzy type, who has tested our patience at times but has plenty of ability and finished 22132 in five runs in 2016.  He improved to win two races in 2017 and run consistantly well never finishing further back than 6th in some competitive sprint handicaps. Back to winning in 2019 with a further 8 placed efforts.

Wins in 2019: One

Owned by Vanessa Church and Toby Brereton.

Magical Effect racing colours
Mark's Choice

Mark's Choice

Mark's Choice had a fantastic 3yo year in 2019, winning three races and being in the places on 6 other occasions.  He's looks like a type who may do better as he matures and will hopefully continue to climb the handicap ratings as he wins more races.

Wins 2019: Three

Owned by Cragg Wood Racing

Mark's Choice  racing colours
Meshardal

Meshardal

In his twilight years now but been a fantastic servent to the yard having been bought for £7500 as a 3yo, he has won us 10 races and his rating peaked at 90.  Has been consistant on the AW this 19/20 season.

Owned by The Hollinbridge Partnership and Mrs Ruth Carr

Meshardal racing colours
Monaadhil

Monaadhil

NEW for 2020.   Another Hamdam Al Maktoum cast off!  Not had much racing but shown a decent level of ability and is twice a winner and placed 2nd three times from 9 runs.  For sale, for more details click here.  

For sale

Monaadhil racing colours
Mutamaded

Mutamaded

Decent on his day and likes Ripon.  Has won us 4 races since we purchased him, lightly raced with screws in his fetlock from Shadwell in July 2017.  Went close to finish 2nd in the Queen Mother's Cup at York under Emily in 2019.

Wins in 2019: One

The Bottom Liners and Ruth Carr

Mutamaded racing colours
Mutanaaseq

Mutanaaseq

Purchased at Tatts in October 2018.  This lightly raced gelding was a two time winner over 5f as a 2yo when trained by Richard Hannon for Hamden Al Maktoum.  He is testing our patience with one problem after another.

Owned by The Bottom Liners and Ruth Carr

Mutanaaseq racing colours
Nostalgic Air

Nostalgic Air

Bought by Jack, as a yearling this 3yo filly is out of a unraced Royal Applause mare who is dam of four time winner Il Malandrino.  She had a couple of runs last year for experience before being rested with Jack and Jo near Bedale for the winter.

Owned by Mr J Berry, Mrs M Chapman and Mrs R Carr

Nostalgic Air racing colours
Oribi

Oribi

New February 2020.  Sent by owner/breeders to enjoy turn out whilst in training.  Her dam was a listed winner and her half brother sold for £440,000 to M.V. Magnier as a yearling last year.

Owned by Mr and Mrs R Scott

Oribi racing colours
Oriental Splendour

Oriental Splendour

A four time winner for us who is suited by a stiff 5f or easy 6f.  

Wins in 2019: Two

Owned by Alan Swinburne and Ruth Carr

Oriental Splendour racing colours
Outtake

Outtake

NEW for 2020.  A private purchase from owner/breeders, we gelded and rested him over the winter.  He is son of Outstripand is half brother to 2 winners including an 85 rated horse.  Still a maiden but will be competitive off his mark in fast ground, mid week northern handicaps. Click here for purchase details.  

For sale - ruth@ruthcarrracing.co.uk

Outtake racing colours
Pipers Note

Pipers Note

Now a 10yo, Piper has been a fantastic horse for his owners but now in the twilight of his career.  He was a bit unlucky to be beaten in a tight photofinish at Pontefract in 2019 and not add to his 12 victories where he's won at least once race a year since a 2yo!

Owned by Cragg Wood Racing

Pipers Note racing colours
Power Player

Power Player

New October 2019.  A big three year old gelding who won at the Ayr Western Meeting this year.  He should continue to mature physically and we look forward to seeing him on the track in 2020.

Owned by Grange Park Racing

Power Player racing colours
Poyle Vinnie

Poyle Vinnie

After plenty of placed efforts for us in 2018 Vinnie really came good last year and having won two races at Chelmsford in the spring before he added the Stewards Cup Consolation Race at Glorious Goodwood to his tally!

Wins 2019: Three

Owned by Formulated Polymer Products Ltd

Poyle Vinnie racing colours
Sharp Exhibit

Sharp Exhibit

NEW for 2020.  Unraced 3yo filly by Showcasing, a nice sort at a fraction of the cost her sires fee and proving to buck the trend of wappy chestnut fillies with her calm temperment!

Owned by The Beer Stalkers and Mrs R Carr

Sharp Exhibit racing colours
Shepherds Purse

Shepherds Purse

Claimed last Spring by The Chancers and rewarded us by winning two races and being placed on 6 further occasions.  

Wins 2019: Two

Owned by The Chancers and Ruth Carr

Shepherds Purse racing colours
Suwaan

Suwaan

Bought in 2016 from Shadwell as a big backwards two year old.  Bags of natural speed but has been plagued by wind problems.  He has won us two races and been placed 2nd or 3rd fifteen times.

Owned by Mr A Swinburne and Mrs R Carr

Suwaan racing colours
Tamkeen

Tamkeen

This 5yo gelding by Kyllachy cost £8,000 at Doncaster Sales in January 2019.  Good 2yo form before suffering a set back after his only 3yo start various niggles since have seen him only carry the brown and orange silks of my late Grandfather, David Chapman once but hopefully we will get a proper campaign into him in 2020.

Owned by Mrs M Chapman and Mrs R Carr

Tamkeen racing colours
Torque Of The Town

Torque Of The Town

NEW for 2020.  Big grey gelding sent to us when Noel Wilson retired.  Should improve with time and physical maturity.

Owned by Slaters Arms Racing

Torque Of The Town racing colours
Trevie Fountain

Trevie Fountain

NEW for 2020.  Bought in October 2019, castrated and rested over the winter, he looks to act on most going and will be a fun syndicate horse for 2020.  Shares for sale from £850 - click here for details.

Owned by Grange Park Racing

Trevie Fountain racing colours
Tricorn

Tricorn

It took a while to find him but Tricorn is our replacement for Sovereign Debt - so he's got the biggest shoes ever to fill!  He had top class handicap form for his previous connections but in 2019 we eventually found that several niggles were stopping him showing his real form, rested accordingly and hoping we'll see the real Tricorn in 2020.

Owned by Lady O'Reilly, J P Hames and T Dorman

Tricorn racing colours
Un - named 2yo filly by Lethal Force

Un - named 2yo filly by Lethal Force

New 2020.  This Lethal force filly looks like she ought to be a forward 2yo type.

Owned by Dennis Clayton and Ruth Carr

Un - named 2yo filly by Lethal Force racing colours
Un-named 2yo gelding by Due Diligence

Un-named 2yo gelding by Due Diligence

New 2020.  Not very big but they do say good things come in small packages.  Due Diligence is making quite a splash as a sire!  Unlikely to be seen on the track until later in the year.

Owned by Mrs Ruth Carr

Un-named 2yo gelding by Due Diligence racing colours
Un-named 2yo gelding by Hellvelyn

Un-named 2yo gelding by Hellvelyn

New 2020.  A fine, big sort who sadly lost an eye as a foal.  Lack of an eye shouldn't stop him performing on the racetrack - plenty of horses have won races with only one eye!  Although his size might mean he doesn't see the racecourse until he's a 3yo.  

Owned by Mrs R Carr

Un-named 2yo gelding by Hellvelyn racing colours
Un-named 3yo filly by Monsieur Bond

Un-named 3yo filly by Monsieur Bond

Mum's homebred 3 yo filly, half sister to Bobby Joe Leg, currently known as Sandy as she was born on the day Soveriegn Debt won the G2 Bet365 Mile at Sandown!   Unlikely to run until summer 2020 so she can mature further.

Owned by Mrs A Clark

Un-named 3yo filly by Monsieur Bond racing colours
Verdigris

Verdigris

Sent by her owner in 2019 for a change of scenary and to strengthen up this filly by Intense Focus won for us at Redcar and should continue to do better with time and maturity.

Wins 2019: One

Owned by Ms Gillian Khosla

Verdigris racing colours
Vivax

Vivax

This tall, scopey looking 4yo gelding was bought out of Joseph O'Briens yard having run three times and dead heated to win a Dundalk maiden.  He is a half brother to nine winners including two black type performers and should improve physically with time but we have yet to find the key to unlock his potential.

Owned by Ged Martin Nick and Mrs R Carr

Vivax racing colours
Zebulon

Zebulon

Zeb won us a race in 2018 before suffering problems in 2019.  Has been running well early 2020 and should soon be returning to the winners enclosure.

Owned by Bruce Jamieson and Barbara Dean

Zebulon racing colours
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