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Colbinstown Stud

Colbinstown Stud covers 200 acres of rolling rich limestone land at the foothills of Mount Leinster in the 'Horse County of Ireland' - Co. Kildare.

This prestigious stud farm has long been associated with producing top quality stock. Ben and Harriet Jellet raised the 2000 Guineas winner Bachir here. The farm was bought by Philip and Jane Myerscough, formerly of Ballysheehan Stud and Baroda Stud.

Colbinstown stud is now operated by Philip and Jane's son David Myerscough through his company Irish Bloodstock Management...read more

Colbinstown Stud is a farm with superior management, expert attention to detail and above all a truly personal service that meets all your breeding needs.

TESTIMONIALS

  • lady-carolyn
    David Myerscough has boarded our mares from Highclere for several years now during the breeding season.  David has given us a great service and shows plenty of attention to detail to both the mares and foals and keeps me really well informed at all times.
    Lady Carolyn Warren
    Highclere Stud, Berkshire, UK
  • Julian-Dollar
    Newsells Park has boarded mares with David for the past two years and always found his standards, his attention to detail and the health of the mares and foals to have been of the highest order.
    Julian Dollar
    General Manager of Newsells Park Stud, Newmarket, England
  • Sara-Cumani
    We have been sending our mares to Colbinstown Stud for a few years now.  The mares return looking great and in foal.  They are a very professional set up whom we are delighted to support.
    Sara Cumani
    Fittocks Stud, Newmarket, England

ABOUT

Former racehorse trainer David Myerscough comes from a family long associated with horse racing history. Great grandfather Fred Myerscough was chairman and MD of Goffs Bloodstock Sales and was succeeded by his son Cyril (http://goffs.com/about-goffs/history/). In 1944 Fred Myerscough was champion trainer having trained The Phoenix to win the Irish 2000 Guineas and Irish Derby.

David's maternal grandfather Vincent O'Brien was one of the greatest trainers of thoroughbreds the racing world has ever known ... read more

Earlier this year, 2015, David Myerscough began operating as Myerscough Bloodstock - Irish Bloodstock Managment Ltd, formally Irish Bloodstock Agency a company that was set up over 90 years ago by Frederick Myerscough.

Myerscough Bloodstock's aim is to provide clients with the advice, knowledge, insight and facilities that are needed to make any investment in the thoroughbred industry a success.

Not only will Myerscough Bloodstock take care of your mares, foals and yearlings at Colbinstown Stud but David can also manage your bloodstock investments. Please contact David to see how your thoroughbred investment could grow.

TIMELINE

1984

El Gran Señor, Vincent O'Brien, Sean McClory, David Myerscough and Jamie Myerscough.

1988

Seriously enjoying the races with grandfather Vincent O'Brien.

1993

Riding work at Ballydoyle with Lester Piggott, who had just ridden work on Fatherland winner of the National Stakes Group 1 the previous year. He was subsequently beaten a head in the Irish 2000 Guineas by Barathea.

1996

12th March Ventana Canyon owned by Philip Myerscough and Peter Curling and Bred by Philip and Jane Myerscough and Battledene ltd wins the Guinness Arkle Challenge Trophy Grade 1 at Cheltenham by 20 lengths!!

1997

Winner of the Junior Irish 3 day eventing Championships at Punchestown on Roses Lane. Represented Ireland in the European Junior 3 day eventing in Poland.

1998

Summer with Luca Cumani in Newmarket as pupil assistant.

1998

Commenced 3 years degree at Dublin Business School- Accounting and Finance.

1999

Keeneland July and September yearling sales spotting talent with Demi O'Byrne.

2002

Pupil assistant to Jessie Harrington. Moscow Flyer wins the Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy Grade 1.

2004

Pupil Assistant to Nicky Henderson, Lambourn, UK.

2005

Assistant to Gai Waterhouse, Sydney, Australia.

2005

Took out training license and began training.

2006

First winner Lilac Mist, Irish Derby Weekend.

2007

Bruges (Owned and Bred by Philip and Jane Myerscough) wins the Golden Fleece Stakes (Listed) becomes Ante-post favourite for the Epsom Derby… All be it for a few days!

2009

Irish Heartbeat wins the Ladbrokes.com Autumn Festival Handicap(Premier Handicap)The Curragh.

2009

Last season as a trainer, grand total of 31 winners in such a short training career.

2011

Dragon Pulse wins the Futurity Stakes Group 2, finishes 2nd in the National Stakes Group 1. Dragon Pulse was purchased In Goffs by David Myerscough with Jim Ryan for client Dr.Tan Kai Chah. Dragon Pulse now stands at the National Stud.

2011

David Myerscough and David Cox of Baroda a Stud join forces to set up Baroda & Colbinstown- Consigning.

2011

David's wife Stephanie and daughter Georgia at the sales.

2012

Began working with Ballylinch Stud promoting their stallion nominations.

2013

Purchased Beat Hollow on behalf of Ballylinch Stud.

2014

Baroda and Colbinstown among the top 10 Consignors at Tattersalls Newmarket.

2015

Establishes Myerscough Bloodstock at Colbinstown Stud.

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