Spring Is In The Air!

Spring is in the air (apart from the occasional snow flurry this morning) and of course Cheltenham is around the corner (more on that next week), leaving less than a month now until the start of the 2015 flat season and the eagerly awaited first runners for our stallion Dream Ahead.

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Ballylinch wins ITBA award for third consecutive year

The annual ITBA Breeders Awards for 2014 were held at the Heritage Hotel in Killenard on Saturday night 24th January. For the third consecutive year Ballylinch Stud was honoured to receive an award. The 2014 award was as breeders of European Champion Two Year Old Belardo who was bred at Ballylinch out of our homebred mare Danaskaya, herself a…

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Group 1 winner for Lope de Vega

Dubai Future Champions Day at Newmarket proved to be an excellent day for Ballylinch and our first season sire Lope de Vega. The Group 3 Cornwallis Stakes was won by Lope de Vega's daughter Royal Razalma for trainer Jonathan Portman, jockey Richard Kingscote and owners David and Gwyn Joseph. Bred by Eileen Farrelly Royal Razalma is out of the…

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