Why join a Middleham Park Racing syndicate for 2023?

Mon 07 Nov 2022

Our bloodstock team have now completed the purchase of our yearlings to race next year, from the best sales around Europe. This same team did phenomenal work this time last year, as 2022 has given us our best ever portfolio of 2-year-olds. Of the 23 that have raced for us, they have earned 18 pieces of valuable 'black type'. Here's a rundown of our 2-year-old achievements, so far, this year:

THE PLATINUM QUEEN: Group 1 Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Longines winner, Gr 1 Nunthorpe 2nd, Gr 2 Flying Childers 2nd and Alice Keppel Fillies' Conditions Stakes winner (breaking the juvenile 5f track record.)

EDDIE'S BOY (Archie Watson): Weatherbys Super Sprint winner, Group 2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte 2nd, Group 3 Prix Eclipse winner. Listed Windsor Castle Stakes 3rd, at Royal Ascot, Listed Dragon Stakes 3rd. He was a 45,000 gns yearling purchase by our team. Won £210,461 of prize money and was sold at the Tattersalls October HIT Sale for 320,000 gns. Now that's a decent syndicate result!

SHOULDVEBEENARING (Richard Hannon): Goffs Harry Beeby Premier Yearling Stakes winner and Listed Ripon Champion 2yo Trophy Stakes winner, EBF Conditions Stakes, 2nd.

CUBAN MISTRESS (Rod Millman): Listed St Hugh's Stakes winner, Listed Dragon Stakes 2nd.

PRINCE OF PILLO (Keith Dalgleish): Listed Harry Rosebery Stakes winner. Ripon Hornblower Conditions Stakes winner and Group 3 Cornwallis Stakes, 3rd.

MAYLANDSEA (Michael Bell): Group 2 Queen Mary 2nd, at Royal Ascot, Group 3 Cornwallis Stakes 2nd and Listed Criterium De Vitesse, 3rd.

DEAR MY FRIEND (Mark & Charlie Johnston): Group 3 Zetland Stakes 3rd, Listed Criterium du Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage 3rd.

CORALILLO (Eddie & Patrick Harty): Group 3 Round Tower Stakes, 3rd.


Next year's new cohort, that we have purchased over the last few weeks, have been carefully placed with trainers all around the country, maintaining our flexible offering for owners, with the excitement of top Newmarket trainers John and Thady Gosden & Roger Varian coming on board. They join Marco Botti, Karl Burke, Paul and Oliver Cole, Keith Dalgleish, Richard Fahey, Richard Hannon, Alice Haynes, Mark and Charlie Johnston, Brian Meehan, Rod Millman, Adrian Nicholls, Hugo Palmer, Sir Mark Prescott, Kevin Ryan and Archie Watson, as trainers of our 2023 juveniles.

Here, you can see the selection of yearlings and the available shares.


2022 Festival and Worldwide Runners: This year, Middleham Park Racing horses have set a superb standard for our newest recruits who will be racing in our silks next year. They raced around the world, on Festival days, in Group company and there has been plenty of great press and interviews!

Syndicates have been rewarded with superb days out and experiences of a lifetime. Our owners went racing around the country on big Saturday race-days and at Festivals too! Runners at The Cheltenham and Punchestown Festivals (with Marie's Rock winnnig her Grade 1's at both these meetings,) Lincoln day, 2,000 Guineas day, Chester May Festival, York Dante Festival, Irish Guineas Festival at The Curragh, Oaks day and Derby day at Epsom, Royal Ascot, Irish Derby day at The Curragh, the July Festival at Newmarket, the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Shergar Cup day at Ascot,  the Ayr Western meeting, the Ebor Festival at York, St Leger day, the Cambridgeshire meeting and Future Champions day at Newmarket and Champions day at Ascot.

Then farther afield, we had the dual winning experience at the chic 'White Turf' Racing on the snow at St Moritz, the Bahrain turf series, Guineas day at ParisLongchamp, Arc day at ParisLongchamp and meetings at Deauville, Chantilly and Cagnes Sur Mer, where plenty of 'long weekends' were enjoyed and of course 'the trip of a lifetime' to The Breeders' Cup in Kentucky!


There have also been awards and nominations. MARIE'S ROCK was voted the 'Leading Hurdler' at this years McCoys and a great night was had at Cheltenham as owners accompanied syndicate manager Tom to collect their award. Read the winners stories here: https://www.roa.co.uk/resources/mccoy-winners-announced.html

THE PLATINUM QUEEN has been nominated for the prestigious Cartier Awards coming up in November, in two categories. You can read all about that and even vote for her if you wish, here: https://www.racingpost.com/news/latest/cartier-awards/585533

Then, this email came in today: "On behalf of the President and Racehorse Owners Association team, I am delighted to share with you that you have the following nominations for this year’s ROA Horseracing Awards:

  • The Platinum Queen – Outstanding Sprinter and Outstanding Juvenile
  • Marie’s Rock – Outstanding National Hunt Mare
  • You have also been nominated in the Owner of the Year Category

I want to extend our congratulations to you and your team for an outstanding season, which has merited a place on this year’s shortlist."

The winners will be announced at a glittering evening in London, on December 8th. See the nominees here: https://www.roa.co.uk/resource-library/roa-awards-2022.html


With years of experience, syndicating race horses, our team have a wealth of knowledge when buying, managing and race placing horses. We have provided our owners with every possible positive aspect of being a racehorse owner at a fraction of the price of sole ownership. Not many owners in their own right have Group 1 performers and we have now had 6 top level winners, so there's not much else we can say to convince you that joining Middleham Park Racing as an owner is a great idea!

There are other syndicates who may suggest to join them to 'race at the highest level' but none have managed to achieve the record we continue to enhance. If you aren't convinced yet and have a few questions, just have a look through OUR RECORD or our FAQ pages.

Do email us or give us a call and we will happily give you any more information about ownership with us, email: info@middlehamparkracing.net or call our Founder and Director Of Racing, Tim Palin on 07785 745292.



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