The latest of our 20 before 2020 has been written for us by Liam Humphrey, one of our owners who has been with The Detainee since the early days as well a keen supporter of our other horses too. It is great when our community can contribute, and share the memories of a great day for the owners, The Detainee, Neil Mulholland and Crowd Racing!… Read More »20 Landmark races for Crowd Racing before 2020 – Race 3
What first tempted you to get into horse racing, especially ownership? I do have family members who are connected to horse racing – my uncle currently owns a string of horses that have enjoyed good level of success on the northern Point 2 Point circuit – however my own involvement came rather later in life, around 4 years ago. It really was as simple as… Read More »Meet The Crowd – #4 – Aidan Malia
Ed de Giles and his team train at Lilly Hall Farm near Ledbury, Herefordshire and as you can see from the pictures below it is a stunningly beautiful setting, with top class facilities. Ed looks after Born To Finish for Crowd Racing and The Gold and Green Crowd, and will also be leasing Swanton Blue to us once racing resumes. Prior to lockdown, BTF was… Read More »Superb facilities at Lilly Hall Farm, home of Ed de Giles Racing
There is a huge number of people making a big sacrifice just now to help keep everybody safe, or to ensure that we have the necessary tools to remain safe while we all strive to come through this corona virus pandemic. The obvious heroes are the NHS and carers who are tending to the sick, but there are a lot of other people who are… Read More »Awful, unprecedented times; We wanted to make a small gesture.
• What initially tempted you to get into horse racing, especially ownership? When I was about 15 years old, I used to go with my dad to work. He was a builder, and worked for a Yard/Farmer in Doncaster where they had horses. I used to skive off and watch the jockeys train the horses which was my first introduction to horses. I did try… Read More »Meet The Crowd – #3 – Richard Christison
Our Vadamos colt, in training with Daniel and Claire Kubler and own in partnership with “Capture the Moment” has been named. SOGNATORE has been confirmed as the name he will race in, and we think it suits him very nicely. Part owner Richard Christison and his wife, came up with the name after various alternatives around the same theme were either unavailable or didn’t quite… Read More »Our 2yr old colt has a name, at last!
Earlier this week, we offered racehorse loving Key Workers 12 month membership of our Gold and Green Crowd, totally free of charge as a gesture of thanks for all the hard work they are doing to keep the country functioning. We have more memberships available, and more details can be found by clicking here . For details of what the key workers can expect from… Read More »First round of key workers to receive Gold and Green Membership
• What first tempted you to get into horse racing, especially ownership? Family history or are you the first in the family to get involved? Neither of our parents were interested in horse racing, though my parents did indulge me with 3 or 4 trips to the races growing up, at either Chepstow or Bath. My earliest memories are of winners I picked because I… Read More »Meet The Crowd – #2 – Ryan and Michele Weller
• What made you want to get into horse racing? Family history or are you the first in the family to get involved?I have always loved horses and racing. My dad Richard was a dairy farmer and when I rode as an amateur point-to-point jockey we had horses at home. My father took out his permit so we could run them under rules when I… Read More »Meet our trainers #1 – Sam England