News from 2012

9th November 2012 Badgers purchase Piste Noir
As racing manager for Prince Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms for 17 years, Grant Pritchard-Gordon managed the racing career of Hasili (Ire) (Kahyasi {Ire}), Juddmonte's stakes winner turned broodmare of the year.So when he saw Piste Noire (Diesis {GB}), out of a half-sister
12th October 2012 Record 2.5 million guineas for son of Galileo
A sensational week of trade at Tattersalls for Book 1 of the October Yearling Sale was capped when the Galileo three-parts brother to Derby winner Authorized was sold for 2,500,000 guineas to David Redvers, acting on behalf of Sheikh Fahad. The sale represented the highest price for a yearling in t
7th October 2012 Sangster and Pritchard-Gordon purchase Mutual Trust
Sam Pritchard-Gordon’s Mornington stable is buzzing this season and his team has received another fillip with the addition of French Group 1 winner Mutual Trust in a deal brokered by Grant and Tom Pritchard-Gordon's Badgers Bloodstock.
24th September 2012 Another Feature Win for Mr Big
Australian bred sprinter Mr Big was the top juvenile in Singapore of his generation and has gone right on with it this season adding the Garden City Trophy Sng Gr 3 to his resume at Kranji on Sunday.
15th September 2012 First Stakes Winner for Sam Pritchard-Gordon
Sam Pritchard-Gordon landed his first stakes winner in the JRA Plate at Moonee Valley this afternoon, just a year after first taking out his trainer's license. "I got my license this time last year", said Pritchard-Gordon who said he now had 15 horses in work.
14th September 2012 Group 1 winner Byword to stand in South Africa
BYWORD, winner of the 2010 Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot, has been acquired for stud duty at Middlefield Stud in South Africa in a deal brokered by Tom and Grant Pritchard-Gordon of Badgers Bloodstock.
13th September 2012 The Gold Cheongsam Bags £300k
The Gold Cheongsam justified her short price to land the Weatherbys Insurance 300,000 2-Y-O Stakes at Doncaster. It was an emotional victory for her Liverpool-born jockey Franny Norton a day after the verdict which cleared Liverpool fans of blame regarding the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, Norton was
19th April 2012 Badgers Top Super Select Sale
The newly created ‘Super Select' session of the 2012 Inglis Australian Easter Broodmare Sale was held in Sydney on Tuesday with wet weather failing to dampen enthusiasm for the top lots, although the clearance rate of 64% justified vendor expectation that this would be a tough sale.
12th March 2012 Mikhail Glinka Lands the City of Gold (Gr 2)
Mikhail Glinka, dismissed at 35-1, led from the start to win the $250,000 Dubai City of Gold Sponsored by Skywards (Group 2) at Meydan Racecourse March 10.  The 12-furlong turf event was one of six stakes races contested on the “Super Saturday” card at Meydan, which serve

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Lee & Anthony Freedman
“ Working with Tom and Grant has been a pleasure. Plenty of good winners, lots of laughs and a sense of security provided by their in-depth research, appetite for hard work and years of experience. They have bought seven stakes winners for us in five years.”
Julian Latimer, successful Melbourne owner

"When it comes to getting unbiased bloodstock advice, Grant and Tom are first on my list to call. I trust their judgement implicitly".

Rory Mahon, Breeder of High Chaparral & Ridgewood Pearl

"We have enjoyed much success with Grant and Tom, in the sales ring and at the racecourse, the highlight being Spirit of Adjisa’s Grade 1 victory at Punchestown.  The joy is that this success has been achieved from a small initial spend.  Grant and Tom are extremely knowledgeable, attentive and patient, with a keen eye for detail.  Above all they are fun to work withand always have time to discuss our horses progress and strategies."

Sue Johnson of Brook Farm Bloodstock

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