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SUMMER LUNCH FOR THE BOB CHAMPION TRUST

07.08.18

We are delighted to be hosting a Summer Lunch for The Bob Champion Trust on Friday 31st August here at Jackdaws Castle.  The day will start with a tour around our yard meeting all of the horses, jockeys and stable hands, followed by a lunch hosted by a panel of racing experts, Bob Champion, Jonjo O'Neill, Mike Cattermole and a surprise guest. During the delicious three-course lunch there will be three presentations by the panel, covering all aspects of the racing world including a Q&A session after each section.  Tickets are

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A GREAT DAY AT COUNTRYFILE LIVE!

06.08.18

We enjoyed a lovely day at Blenheim Palace yesterday. Jonjo and Jonjo Jnr were invited to to talk to an audience in the Quilter Cheviot Theatre, in conversation with Roger Hart.  Jonjo shared stories from his career and school years (the exam story is very funny!) and they discussed how different racing is today from a few decades ago.  Thank you to everyone who came to watch and to Quilter Cheviot for organising.  

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Bentley Off/On Road Day at Jackdaws Castle

11.07.18

We enjoyed a fabulous day with a high octane mix of both types of horse power, impressing our guests and co-hosts Bentley Bristol.   Guests were shown our extensive facilities, including being driven alongside the horses working on the gallops in a fleet of Bentley Bentaga!   Then back to the Owners Suite for some much needed refreshment and champagne for those not driving later, not stopping for long, we then moved down to the main yard where our latest youngsters from Ireland were paraded for sale.   Part 2 of the

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Jonjo's Journal

19.06.18

It was great to see Champagne At Tara back on form at Aintree on Friday night. He jumped and travelled well and Barry gave him a great ride. Today sees Adam Du Breteau head to Stratford and we're hoping to run Ready And Able and Coisa Blanco at Uttoxeter on Wednesday. State The Obvious and As You Like have a couple of entries at Ffos Las on Thursday and Market Rasen on Friday so we will decide where they go later in the week. The Flame and Visandi also have entries at Ffos Las as do Lithic and Piggy Winkle at Market Rasen.  We've had a

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Weddings and Winners

21.05.18

Saturday marked a very special occasion for Jackdaws Castle with the wedding of Joe and Jo Jo. It was a beautiful day in a stunning location at Deer Park Hall near Bredon and much fun was had with lots of family and friends. We wish them all the biggest congratulations and a happy a prosperous life together! The weekend also saw us have a two winners at Uttoxeter on Saturday where Above Board won by a neck and Allelu Alleluia at Stratford yesterday, both ridden by Aidan Coleman for JP McManus.  We have lots of entries this week at

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