Our Record

"The most successful syndicate there’s been. They’ve had an insane number of winners and successes at all levels - a terrific achievement from Middleham Park. They all do a great job and really have their head in the game"

Oli Bell (after our 800 winners’ milestone in 2016).


We are the UK's winning most racehorse syndicators, with over 850 winners under both codes. Holding the current British syndicate record of most winners in a year (103), we have owned 2 European Champion Colts. Our winning record is headed by three Group 1 victories by Toormore, G Force and Ventura Storm, who also bravely came 2nd in the 2016 St Leger.

Our Pattern race record is bolstered by six Group 2, five Group 3 and 20 Listed victories, shown below.

  • VENTURA STORM Milan, San Siro - Premio Jockey Club Flat
    (Group 1)
    Winner
  • G FORCE Haydock - Sprint Cup Flat
    (Group 1)
    Winner
  • TOORMORE The Curragh - National Stakes Flat
    (Group 1)
    Winner
  • VENTURA STORM Doncaster - The St Leger Flat
    (Classic)
    Second Place
  • DONJUAN TRIUMPHANT Deauville - Prix Maurice de Gheest Flat
    (Group 1)
    Second Place
  • TOORMORE Newbury - Lockinge Stakes Flat
    (Group 1)
    Second Place
  • KOOL KOMPANY The Curragh - Phoenix Stakes Flat
    (Group 1)
    Second Place
  • PENITENT Longchamp - Prix de la Foret Flat
    (Group 1)
    Second Place
  • TOORMORE Ascot - Queen Elizabeth II Stakes Flat
    (Group 1)
    Third Place
  • DONJUAN TRIUMPHANT Maisons-Laffitte - Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte Winner
  • KOOL KOMPANY Maisons-Laffitte - Prix Robert Papin Winner
  • KOOL KOMPANY The Curragh - Gain Railway Stakes Winner
  • TOORMORE Glorious Goodwood - Vintage Stakes Winner
  • PENITENT Newmarket - Nayef Joel Stakes Winner
  • PENITENT Sandown - bet 365 Mile Winner
  • DONJUAN TRIUMPHANT Haydock - The Sandy Lane Stakes Second Place
  • GREAT PAGE Ascot - Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes Second Place
  • TOORMORE Glorious Goodwood - Lennox Stakes Second Place
  • Clem Fandango Royal Ascot - Queen Mary Stakes Third Place
  • TOORMORE Veliefendi - International Topkapi Trophy Third Place
  • ESENTEPE York - Musidora Stakes Third Place
  • VENTURA STORM Deauville - Prix de Reux Winner
  • GREAT PAGE Deauville - Prix du Calvados Winner
  • PENITENT Haydock - John of Gaunt Stakes Winner
  • TOORMORE Newmarket - Craven Stakes Winner
  • ESENTEPE Newmarket - Nell Gwyn Stakes Winner
  • Clem Fandango Newmarket - Cornwallis Stakes Second Place
  • MISS BAR BEACH Goodwood - Prestige Stakes Third Place
  • VIREN'S ARMY Rome, Capannelle - Premio Guido Berardelli Third Place
  • PERSONA GRATA Saint-Cloud - Prix de Flore Third Place
  • LEXINGTON TIMES Sandown - Solaria Stakes Third Place
  • De Bruyne Horse Vichy - PRIX DES JOUVENCEAUX ET DES JOUVENCELLES
  • Swift Approval Cologne - Der Herbstpreis
  • Clem Fandango Ayr - Harry Rosebery Stakes
  • VENTURA STORM Hamilton - Glasgow Stakes
  • VIREN'S ARMY Chester - Dee Stakes
  • VENTURA STORM Newmarket - Feilden Stakes
  • DONJUAN TRIUMPHANT York - Rockingham Stakes
  • PERSONA GRATA Maisons-Laffitte - Prix Bertrand de Tarragon
  • PERSONA GRATA Deauville - Prix de la Calonne
  • GREAT PAGE Naas - Sprint Stakes
  • Lexington Times Lingfield - Spring Cup
  • KOOL KOMPANY Naas - Rochestown Stakes
  • Chief Barker Haydock - Ascendant Stakes
  • PENITENT Newmarket - Ben Marshall Stakes
  • PENITENT Sandown - Fortune Stakes
  • Sandiva Naas - Sprint Stakes
  • Ventura Mist Redcar - 2-year-old Trophy
  • PENITENT Doncaster - Spring Mile
  • Lily's Angel Newmarket - Empress Stakes
  • Exceptional Art Beverley - The Beverley Bullet
  • INDOMENEO Leicester - TBA Small Breeders' Conditions Stakes Flat
    (Conditions Stakes)
  • Burnt Sugar Leopardstown - Irish Stallion Farms EBF "Sovereign Path" Handicap Flat
    (Class 2 Handicap)
  • Tawdeea Haydock - The Old Newton Cup Flat
    (Class 2 Handicap)
  • Edgar Balthazar Carlisle - The Carlisle Bell Flat
    (Heritage Handicap)
  • Tatlisu Ayr - The Ayr Silver Cup Flat
    (Class 2 Handicap)
  • Ventura Mist Beverley - The Hilary Needler Flat
    (Conditions Stakes)
  • Junior Newcastle - Races Rehearsal Chase Jumps
    (Listed Handicap)
  • Captain Dunne Epsom - The Epsom Dash Flat
    (Class 2 Handicap)
  • Beshabar Ayr - The Scottish Grand National Jumps
    (Grade 3)
  • Junior The Cheltenham Festival - Kim Muir Chase Jumps
    (Class 2 Handicap)
  • Captain Dunne Newcastle - Gosforth Park Cup Flat
    (Class 2 Handicap)
  • Junior Royal Ascot - Ascot Stakes Flat
    (Class 2 Handicap)
  • Victoire De Lyphar York - The Reg Griffin Memorial Trophy Flat
    (Heritage Handicap)

Group 1 Winners


VENTURA STORM - Zoffany colt

  • Highest OR 113
  • Prize Money £327,648
  • 2016 Group 1 Gran Premio del Jockey Club, Milan
  • 2016 Group 3 Prix De Reux, Deauville
  • 2016 Listed Glasgow Stakes, Hamilton 
  • 2016 Listed Feilden Stakes, Newmarket

Our most recent high profile horse, he was purchased at the 2015 Tattersalls Craven Breeze-up Sale for 110,000 Guineas. This was an amount we had not spent on a horse before, but when Peter & Ross Doyle and Richard Hannon all agreed he was not for passing over, Tim’s own ‘fomo’ (the fear of missing out!) kicked in and he was added to our 2015 2-year-old Hannon string.

One of the syndicate members remembers taking a call whilst on holiday in New York…”I think Tim had forgotten the time difference and when my phone rang, it was about 5am, but as I saw it was him, I knew I had to answer, as I had said I would be interested in another 2 year old! I am writing this almost 2 year's to the day and am looking at the race card from the St Leger on my wall and recalling some amazing memories from trips around Europe with him-who’d have thought! I still can’t quite believe I am a Group 1 winning owner, all with just 2.5% AND a healthy cheque to spend on new horses! He really has been an amazing horse to be involved with.”

His owners traveled with him to Ireland, France and Italy and pretty much all of them have gone into another of our 2-year olds with Richard, they loved the ride so much!


G FORCE –  Tamayuz colt

  • 2014 European Champion 3-year-old Sprinter
  • Highest OR 118
  • Prize Money £475,551
  • Prize Money £189,193
  • 2014 Group 1 Sprint Cup, Haydock 

A different profile of purchase for this Colt, as we bought him from the Richard Hannon Snr stable via the Tattersalls Horses-In-Training sale in 2013 for 25,000 Guineas. He had just had the one run and we placed him with David O’Meara, who has become our’ trainer of choice’ for horses bought out of other yards (visit his trainer page to see our current cohort). Initially being given a rating of 87, he rose up the weights after being placed in two Listed races, all at 5f. Taking in the Group 2 King George Stakes and the Group 1 Nunthorpe, he moved up to a rating of 111. Moving up to 6f, his pay day was at Haydock in the British Champions Series Betfred Sprint Cup, which earned him the ‘European Champion Sprinter’ title.


TOORMORE – Arakan colt

  • 2013 European Champion 2-year-old Colt
  • Highest OR 122
  • Prize Money £475,551
  • 2013 Group 1 Goffs National Stakes, The Curragh
  • 2013 Group 2 Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes, Glorious Goodwood
  • 2014 Group 3 Craven Stakes, Newmarket

Tim and Tom purchased him at the 2012 DBS (now known as Goffs) Premier Yearling sale for £36k. Under the training regime of Richard Hannon Senior, (in his last season holding the license at Herridge,) Toormore’s 2-year-old campaign could not have been better. After an unbeaten season, winning his maiden on debut, following that with the Vintage Stakes (pictured here) and his Group 1 at The Curragh, he was subsequently crowned ‘European Champion 2-year-old Colt’. He went on to pick up the Craven Stakes next time out from two more Group 1 placings, having amassed the phenomenal amount of prize money mentioned above for his syndicate, belying his purchase price.

A high-class miler, he perpetuated Middleham Park’s omnipresence at all the top-class meetings and as a result, his syndicate agreed to sell him to Godolphin, who saw him as a horse with a profile that was very appealing to their operation.


*NB. All three Group 1 winners were subsequently sold by their syndicates through our privately negotiated deals for undisclosed sums.  

Contact

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Appleyard Drive
Barton-on-Humber
North Lincolnshire
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