Buying a Racehorse


Peter and Ross Doyle Bloodstock Ltd attend all major sales (auctions), we have a dedicated and very knowledgeable team of spotters who reach the sale yards several days in advance of a sale, it is our policy to see every horse catalogued. We inspect each horse for their conformation (physique); horses that do not possess good conformation will not make the short list. However, if we are satisfied that the horse has the required conformation to make an equine athlete, we then look carefully at their pedigree, which ultimately determines the likely value of the horse. Usually a racehorse trainer will have been selected prior to the sale, we will show the trainer the horses that have made our short list and value their input on the final selection. In consultation with our client, a decision will be made on which horse/s he or she would like us to bid on, we will then ask a firm of veterinarians to vet the horse/s on the client’s behalf. If the horse successfully passes the veterinary examination, we go to battle in the sale ring, where we hope our bid will secure the horse in question.

If you would like to discuss the purchasing process in more detail please contact us

Management of Racehorses


We place great importance on ensuring that the Racehorses we manage reach their full potential and perform at their best on the racecourse.


Racehorse Management Services include:


  • Trainer Selection
  • Racehorse Trainer Liason
  • Consultation with Client on racing programme
  • Racehorse Trainer Yard Visits

Purchase of Yearlings

We purchase Yearlings at Auction or Privately to suit client’s requirements.

We consider many factors when selecting Yearlings for Purchase. At Peter & Ross Doyle BloodstockLtd. we have 3 Generations of experience in selecting winners. This is what makes us one of Europe’s most succesful agencies. What do we look for when buying a Yearling?

With over 3 generations of experience there is an element of intuition when choosing a Yearling to purchase, however, there are some standard factors that we evaluate:

  • Conformation
  • Balance
  • Movement
  • Attitude
  • Soundness

Racehorses For Sale

We highly recommend that anyone considering the purchase of a racehorse should use the services of a respected and successful bloodstock agent.

Our company was incorporated in 1983;we are highly skilled in the selection of young horses and in sourcing horses of all ages including those that have competed successfully on the racetrack.

If you have not already done so, we recommend you look at our History , Hall of Fame and Winners sections.

If you would like to buy a racehorse, please contact us.

Transportation of Racehorses


Your Racehorse is very precious to you and to us, therefore the utmost care is taken when providing transport services for your racehorse.

We only use the most experienced and respected Thoroughbred Racehorse carriers in the industry.

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