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‘My tip for finding value when you look at the jumps market? Look beyond the most obvious’

‘My tip for finding value when you look at the jumps market? Look beyond the most obvious’

Shrewd buyer Kevin Ross takes towards the Q&A hotseat in front of the Festival

Name Kevin Ross

Who’re the best horses you have purchased and exactly how do you supply them? Imperial Commander is the better of those. We knew Colin McKeever had bought him through the Land Rover purchase and we also saw him schooling in as a three-year-old december.

We pointed out the horse to Imperial Racing – or Our Friends In The North while they had been understood then – so we got him purchased before he switched four therefore we taught him ourselves to win their point-to-point the following April. The master plan ended up being always which he’d go to Nigel Twiston-Davies from then on.

We additionally purchased Coeur Sublime. Whether it’s soft at Cheltenham i possibly could see him owning a race that is big the Champion Hurdle. He won a maiden that is flat Navan for Peter Fahey after which we purchased him for Chris Jones at the Goffs Punchestown Sale for €260,000.

Provide us with a smaller known purchase you’re specially happy with. I have got a certain soft spot for The Storyteller. The owners Joe Sloan along with his spouse Pat are great supporters of ours, they have been I first started buying horses with me since. We got them a Festival winner with Flaxen Flare while the Storyteller won here a few years straight right back Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate Handicap Chase and in addition won a Grade 1 Champion Novice Chase.

The Storyteller was bought by us during the Land Rover in which he’s seldom disappointed us. He’s this kind of horse that is tough he would be one of several leading fancies when it comes to Pertemps this season.

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