Kingshill

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    Kingshill got a reaction from elvis in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    I'm still hoping the seller and his fellow owners will front up with a refund on this particular horse.... In fact I have a challenge for them..... If refund received I'll donate $1000 to the Catwalk Trust (my charity of choice) and will happily provide proof - So let's hope they come through and have something good come from this situation. 
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    Kingshill got a reaction from puha in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    Yes Puha.... Definitely a scope before payment next time.... Gavelhouse have been good to deal with, just annoying that someone "high profile" can dump on the little guy. No wonder racing has a hard time attracting new owners etc when things like this go on.... 
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Red Rum in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    Red Rum.... Yes, I could have done more homework and was aware of the tie back operation as a 2yo... I was told she needed a good track and that seemed plausable looking at her winter form this campaign.... The tie back operation has obviously failed at some point....and I'm sure that it wouldn't have been on the float trip down the North Island,. 
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    Red Rum.... Yes, I could have done more homework and was aware of the tie back operation as a 2yo... I was told she needed a good track and that seemed plausable looking at her winter form this campaign.... The tie back operation has obviously failed at some point....and I'm sure that it wouldn't have been on the float trip down the North Island,. 
     
     
    No, have not made contact with the seller..... Gavelhouse are trying to on my behalf. If he's not talking to them I don't like my chances of a decent conversation. 
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    Yes, same trainer. 
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    Kingshill got a reaction from puha in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    Yes Puha.... Definitely a scope before payment next time.... Gavelhouse have been good to deal with, just annoying that someone "high profile" can dump on the little guy. No wonder racing has a hard time attracting new owners etc when things like this go on.... 
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    Kingshill got a reaction from elvis in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    I'm still hoping the seller and his fellow owners will front up with a refund on this particular horse.... In fact I have a challenge for them..... If refund received I'll donate $1000 to the Catwalk Trust (my charity of choice) and will happily provide proof - So let's hope they come through and have something good come from this situation. 
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    Have been landed with a horse that is not a racing proposition - After it was advertised as a "racing and breeding proposition" and needs a "good track"
    When I asked if it was sound for racing on I was told it was sound, but did have a tie back operation as a 2YO.
    Horse is sound in limb, but when scoped here at home it's left side airway is totally collapsed - so ex owner was "economical with the truth" 
    Gavelhouse have been good but ex owner not returning their calls (suprise suprise) 
    Doesn't look like I have a leg to stand on  - due to not getting a scope within 72 hours - My only crime was trusting the seller too much.
    Come on ex owner - do the right thing - it's not too late - Horse is here, being fed and fully rugged up.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in Buyer Beware - Gavelhouse auctions (Racehorses)   
    Have been landed with a horse that is not a racing proposition - After it was advertised as a "racing and breeding proposition" and needs a "good track"
    When I asked if it was sound for racing on I was told it was sound, but did have a tie back operation as a 2YO.
    Horse is sound in limb, but when scoped here at home it's left side airway is totally collapsed - so ex owner was "economical with the truth" 
    Gavelhouse have been good but ex owner not returning their calls (suprise suprise) 
    Doesn't look like I have a leg to stand on  - due to not getting a scope within 72 hours - My only crime was trusting the seller too much.
    Come on ex owner - do the right thing - it's not too late - Horse is here, being fed and fully rugged up.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Pegasus 9 in NZTR board candidates   
    IMO Luke Radich would be great to have on the board - Talks a lot of sense.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Pegasus 9 in Roaring lion withdrawn from service   
    Wow - a shame indeed as he had a full book of mares and yes, good on them for acting and informing owners quickly - so new mating decisions can be made.
    Lets hope he is able to shuttle next year.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Pegasus 9 in NZTR board candidates   
    IMO Luke Radich would be great to have on the board - Talks a lot of sense.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from LightsOut in John Allen please explain....   
    Yes - hard to believe that he still has a job with NZRB......with all the cost blowouts and Bullshit spun 
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    Kingshill reacted to Dopey in Stallion Nomination - Time Test   
    Time Test service nomination for 2019/20 season available.   Text or call +61478364739.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Boss Hogg in Laura Cheshire   
    Hehehe....The poor bloke was lost for words I think Could see early on they had polar opposite personalities.......Good on them for taking the punt though, going on TV for all of Oz and NZ too see.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Ruby in Down come the Fees....   
    Westbury Stud Fees - 2019
    Reliable man $15K - Down from $17.5K
    Tarzino - Unchanged at $15K
    Swiss Ace $10K - Down from $12K?
    Redwood - Unchanged at $10K
    El Roca - $9K - Up from $7.5K
    Telperion - Unchanged at $5K
     
    Surprised that El Roca has jumped up on the back of only 2 stakes placegetters - Still early days for him though.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Ruby in Down come the Fees....   
    Westbury Stud Fees - 2019
    Reliable man $15K - Down from $17.5K
    Tarzino - Unchanged at $15K
    Swiss Ace $10K - Down from $12K?
    Redwood - Unchanged at $10K
    El Roca - $9K - Up from $7.5K
    Telperion - Unchanged at $5K
     
    Surprised that El Roca has jumped up on the back of only 2 stakes placegetters - Still early days for him though.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in What’s the go with Riverton   
    Shutdown Awapuni,  Manawatu Raceway (Trots/greyhounds) and Trentham (Both getting swallowed up by housing) and start from scratch with a "Mega venue" at Foxton. Better surface/drainage and on State highway 1.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Baz (NZ) in What’s the go with Riverton   
    Shutdown Awapuni,  Manawatu Raceway (Trots/greyhounds) and Trentham (Both getting swallowed up by housing) and start from scratch with a "Mega venue" at Foxton. Better surface/drainage and on State highway 1.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from Black Kirrama in Consensus! You Darling!   
    Yes - Well done, Gutsy win....TAB account was down to it's last $5, but now got plenty of $$$ to play with on Saturday
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    Kingshill got a reaction from elvis in stallion for 2019   
    One of his fillies - Embrace Me - has a shot at Group 1 glory in The William Reid stakes tonight at Moonee Valley.
     
    Will be a tough ask against top filly Sunlight - but funny things happen at Moonee Valley with the tight turning track.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from hedley in When borrowing stops for funding stakes ?   
    Yes, I heard this rumor from a good source last week..... with this and the cost overuuns on the new website.... what a disaster. John Allen needs to go, surely he can't talk his way out of this one.
     
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    Kingshill got a reaction from We're Doomed in The Graveyard - why??   
    Cup winner was actually a CD horse - Trained in Bulls? by Bryce Newman.
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    Kingshill got a reaction from puha in CD alternative meeting ??????   
    Better late than never, but rescheduled meeting will be 3 weeks from last weeks abandonment. If they had done some quick thinking and quick moving the ideal would have been to have a CD Industry day this coming Thursday and move Ashburton to this Friday.