‘My tip for finding value within the jumps market? Look beyond well-known’

‘My tip for finding value within the jumps market? Look beyond well-known’

Shrewd buyer Kevin Ross takes towards the Q&A hotseat in front of the Festival

Name Kevin Ross

That are among the better horses you have purchased and exactly how do you supply them? Imperial Commander is the greatest of those. We knew Colin McKeever had purchased him through the Land Rover purchase so we saw him schooling in December being a three-year-old.

We talked about the horse to Imperial Racing – or Our Friends In The North before he turned four and we trained him ourselves to win his point-to-point the following April as they were known then – and we got him bought. The master plan ended up being constantly he’d head to Nigel Twiston-Davies from then on.

We additionally purchased Coeur Sublime. Whether it’s soft at Cheltenham i possibly could see him operating a race that is big the Champion Hurdle. He won a maiden that is flat Navan for Peter Fahey after which we purchased him for Chris Jones during the Goffs Punchestown Sale for €260,000.

Provide us with a smaller known purchase you’re specially happy with. I have got a certain spot that is soft The Storyteller. The owners Joe Sloan along with his spouse Pat are great supporters of ours, they have been beside me since we first began purchasing horses. Read more