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The real thrill of thoroughbred syndicate racing

Imagine the excitement of being in the owners’ enclosure, seeing your horse win – or the thrill of watching your horse race on TV. With a share in a horse with TopSpeed Thoroughbreds, you enjoy horse racing at fraction of the cost of individual ownership, with no hidden extras. It’s the perfect way to enter the exhilarating world of horse racing.

OUR SYNDICATE

Benefits

Be Part of it All

Celebrate the horse’s naming day with a Champagne toast at the stables, meet other owners and pose for a photograph with the horse. Who knows – it could be your name that wins the naming vote.

Share of the prizes

Of course, owning a share in a racehorse is not all about the results – but it’s nice when it happens.

Be in the Thick of it

Enjoy free entrance to the racecourse when your horse is running, be there in the owners’ enclosure, relax in the owners’ and trainers’ bar and restaurant. And maybe even celebrate in the winners’ enclosure.

An Original Gift Idea

A share certificate, photograph and the racing goodies of your choice, presented in a premium gift box.

FINDING OUT

ABOUT US

We’re nestled in the picturesque Cheshire countryside – perfect for a visit to see your horse on the gallops or meet your horse at the Peel Hall Stud stables and catch up with an update from the trainer.

Topspeed Thoroughbreds was set up by Will Kinsey and Tom Green. Will has years of experience in bloodstock and horse breeding, and Tom has been a racing fanatic for many years, and understands exactly what experience racehorse syndicate members are looking for when they share the ownership of a horse.

Together we’re committed to provide a personal and rewarding experience for our syndicate members.

 

Why Us?

Will Kinsey and Tom Green set up TopSpeed Thoroughbreds as a way of opening up the sport that they both love to more people, so they too can enjoy the thrill of owning a racehorse.

MEET OUR

FOUNDERS

Richard Johnson needs no introduction as one of Horse Racing’s most successful jockeys of all time. Richard retired from the saddle in April 2021 ending his career with over 3500 winners, the second highest total in history. This massive tally of winners included being champion jockey 4 times a number which might have been significantly higher had Johnson’s career not been in a golden time for National Hunt jockeys with AP McCoy and himself ending up becoming the 2 most winning NH jockeys of all time.

Johnson holds the record for the most appearances in the Grand National, has twice won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, on Looks Like Trouble in 2000 and Native River in 2018 and has won numerous other graded races.

Will has worked in the racing and bloodstock industry all his career. He rode as an amateur jockey and trained point-to-pointers, and later was an assistant trainer to Cheltenham Festival and Grand National winning trainer Donald McCain. He is a professional trainer to a small number of National Hunt horses from his family farm at Peel Hall.

In the Bloodstock side of the industry he has produced National Hunt breeze up horses, pinhooking foals and bought potential future brood mares to race and breed from. Will runs a successful stud and Bloodstock operation, where he has produced equine stars such as Bags Groove, Ribble Valley, and Baileys Green.

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TRAINERS

KARL BURKE

Based in the spectacular Yorkshire countryside a stone’s throw from the Yorkshire Dales, Karl Burke has been training horses since 1991. Karl’s biggest win to date came in 2018 when Laurens powered to victory in the Prix de Diane.

Karl was also delighted when Libertarian became the first Yorkshire trained winner of the Dante for over 70 years in 2013. Karl already has an impressive record and he has grand plans to build on his successes, scoring more group 1 wins.

He also has ambitions to enter a runner in Australia.

Horses: Nathaniel Filly

DONALD McCAIN

There are few trainers with bigger shoes to fill than Donald McCain. The son of enigmatic trainer, Ginger, who achieved global plaudits with wonder horse, Red Rum, Donald took an interest in horses from an early age. Having watched his father achieve incredible feats on the racecourse, including Red Rum’s unprecedented triple Grand National success, Donald impressed as a jockey before turning his hand to training.

Having gained experience from training maestros, including Sir Michael Stoute and Luca Cumani, Donald took over his father’s license in 2006, relocating to Cholmondeley. Shortly after taking over the yard, Donald celebrated his first win, and he has never looked back. He is regarded as the finest National Hunt trainer in the North, but also has an impressive record on the flat. McCain’s most notable wins include Ballabriggs bolting up to scoop the 2011 Grand National and Peddlers Cross claiming first place in the Grade 1 Neptune Investment Novices’ Hurdle.

Horses: Arctic Cosmos Gelding

PHIL KIRBY

Widely regarded as one of the hardest working trainers in the land, Phil is up with the birds every morning. He rides, as well as training the horses, and he has also been known to put his experience as a qualified farrier to use. Phil is a passionate racegoer and trainer, and he celebrates every victory as if it were a Grand National success. Phil likes to muck in, and he can often be found behind the wheel of the horsebox on race day.

Launching his career in 1997 without a point-to-point victory to his name, Phil celebrated a decade in the business by finishing the 2007 season as the leading Hunter Chase trainer. As well as devoting his time to horses, Phil is also very fond of his canine companions. His only greyhound, Feugo, another four-legged recipient of the Phil Kirby training treatment, made it the quarter finals of the prestigious Waterloo Cup. Phil is based in Richmond, North Yorkshire.

Horses: Galaxy Dancer

ANDREW BALDING

Andrew Balding took the reins from his father, Ian, becoming a licensed trainer at Kingsclere in 2003. His training career got off to a flying start with victory in the 2003 Epsom Oaks with Casual Look.

Over the years, Andrew has earned a reputation as one of the best trainers in the business and he has enjoyed several high-profile successes, including a string of group 1 wins at home and abroad. In 2018, he recorded a staggering 125 wins and the yard secured over £2 million in prize money in the 2017/2018 season.

Andrew is incredibly consistent, and he has appeared in the top 15 of the British Flat Trainers’ Championship every year since 2012. Andrew hails from a family that is steeped in racing history and he lives and breathes racing. He grew up at Kingsclere with sister, Clare, a stalwart of sports reporting.

Horses: New Bay Filly

GEORGE BOUGHEY

George Boughey hails from a farming family in Dorset, and from an early age, it was clear that his future would revolve around spending time with animals. During his education, he was more taken by form books than text books, and he started life in racing working in the blood stock business.

After studying Agriculture and Business Management at Newcastle University, George travelled to Australia, where he was fortunate to work for racing giants, Gai Waterhouse and Lloyd Williams in Sydney and Melbourne respectively. After returning to the UK, George spent six years working as assistant trainer to Hugo Palmer in Newmarket.

Having managed the yard’s sprawling satellite site, Yellowstone Park Stables, George was granted a license to train in Newmarket in 2019. He currently has a highly impressive strike rate 25% which shows the talent which this young trainer has.

Horses: Bated Breath Colt

IAN WILLIAMS

Ian Williams is currently the only trainer to have enjoyed that indescribable winning feeling at every single racecourse in the UK. A mantle to be proud of, Williams has saddled over 1,000 winners, celebrating in the winner’s enclosure at Royal Ascot and Cheltenham and popping the Champagne in France, Australia and Dubai.

Ian was brought up in a family that was passionate about racing, and he learned his trade from some of the finest trainers in the business, including Jenny Pitman, Martin Pipe and Francois Doumen. Ian is based near Birmingham, where his horses enjoy fabulous facilities in a stunning setting.

He is a dual-purpose trainer with an illustrious list of winners, including a recent champion in a £90,000 handicap at Newmarket.

Horses: Walk in the Storm

OLLY MURPHY

Olly Murphy started his racing life in the saddle, riding 30 winners before embarking upon a career in training under the watchful eye of Alan King.

After moving to Ireland, Olly joined Gordon Elliott as assistant trainer, amassing several grade 1 winners and a string of Cheltenham successes, which were topped off by Don Cossack romping to victory in the 2016 Gold Cup.

In 2017, Olly flew solo for the first time and quickly established an excellent reputation. In the last three years, he has won over £2 million in prize money saddling 216 winners. The future certainly looks bright for this talented young trainer!

Horses: Urban Grit

Tom first got involved with racing through syndicates, so is in a great position to manage the syndicates to ensure each member has the best possible experience. Tom owns a number of horses, both flat and National Hunt jumpers that have taken him to places such as the Cheltenham festival. Tom also has interests in the breeding aspect of the racing industry and owns youngstock as well as shares in broodmares.

Richard Johnson needs no introduction as one of Horse Racing’s most successful jockeys of all time. Richard retired from the saddle in April 2021 ending his career with over 3500 winners, the second highest total in history. This massive tally of winners included being champion jockey 4 times a number which might have been significantly higher had Johnson’s career not been in a golden time for National Hunt jockeys with AP McCoy and himself ending up becoming the 2 most winning NH jockeys of all time.

Johnson holds the record for the most appearances in the Grand National, has twice won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, on Looks Like Trouble in 2000 and Native River in 2018 and has won numerous other graded races.

Will has worked in the racing and bloodstock industry all his career. He rode as an amateur jockey and trained point-to-pointers, and later was an assistant trainer to Cheltenham Festival and Grand National winning trainer Donald McCain. He is a professional trainer to a small number of National Hunt horses from his family farm at Peel Hall.

In the Bloodstock side of the industry he has produced National Hunt breeze up horses, pinhooking foals and bought potential future brood mares to race and breed from. Will runs a successful stud and Bloodstock operation, where he has produced equine stars such as Bags Groove, Ribble Valley, and Baileys Green.

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Walk in The Storm simply put has one of the most desirable and quality national pedigrees there is being a half sister to a grade 1 winner out of a sister to the record breaking Hurricane Fly.

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£ 59.40 59.40

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By: Walk in the Storm
Ends in: 01/10/22
Trained By: Ian Williams

Classification: Bay Filly
Born: 2017
Closely related to: Hurricane Fly and Tornado Flyer
Shares: 4,000

This pedigree boast top class flat Group performers all the way through with Aussie Rules, Approach and Coronet being standouts in any pedigree. A true classic pedigree means we would expect this New Bay filly to progress significantly with time and this is further embelised with her sire being in high demand at recent sales.

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£ 65.40 65.40

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By: New Bay
Ends in: 01/10/22
Trained By: Andrew Balding

Classification: Bay Filly
Born: 2019
Closely related to: Coronet, Midas Touch and Streetcar To Stars
Shares: 4,000

This syndicate contains 2 horses. This pedigree posses great quality throughout with winners and blacktype performers a plenty, it is also very active with ¾ brother to All The Glory winning very impressively on debut this year.

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£ 84.60 84.60

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All the Glory

Closely related to: Gentle Tiger and Ghizao
By: Fame and Glory
Trained By: Jonjo O’Neill
Born: 2017
Shares: 4,000

Nathaniel Filly

Closely related to: Indian Creek and Treasure Beach
By: Nathaniel sire of Enable
Trained By: Karl Burke
Born: 2019
Ends in: 01/10/22

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Imperial Eclipse has a very impressive pedigree and looks to be a horse that will progress nicely from his 2yo season to his 3yo season. The quality is clear to see being such a close relation to Zoffany and with all Queen of Means offspring who have raced being winners. 

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£ 60.90 60.90

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By: Bated Breath
Ends in: 01/10/22
Trained By: George Boughey

Classification: Black Colt
Born: 2019
Closely related to: Zoffany and Rostropovich
Shares: 4,000

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This pedigree is stacked with high class racehorses, most notably Sizing John. Meaning that Galaxy Dancer is a close relation to a Cheltenham Champion looks sure to enjoy staying distances as she matures.

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£ 56.40 56.40

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By: Telescope
Ends in: 01/10/22
Trained By: Phil Kirby

Classification: Bay Filly
Born: 2017
Closely related to: Sizing John
Shares: 4,000

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 This looks to be an exciting active pedigree with Urban Grit performing so well on his debut for TopSpeed Thoroughbreds, supported by strength in depth further back in his pedigree, he looks an exciting prospect.

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£ 57.90 57.90

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By: Cityscape
Ends in: 01/10/22
Trained By: Olly Murphy

Classification: Bay Gelding
Born: 2017
Closely related to: Jenkins
Shares: 4,000

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 This Arctic Cosmos Gelding has a very strong traditional national hunt pedigree which has tons of proven top quality horses and even has the legendary Denman. Matched by his strong physique he looks a 3 miler chaser in the making. We cant wait to see him perform for members and add to his family’s legacy.

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£ 57.90 57.90

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By: Arctic Cosmos
Ends in: 01/10/22
Trained By: Donald McCain

Classification: Bay Gelding
Born: 2017
Closely related to: Humbie and Behemoth
Shares: 4,000

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