September 7, 2006 at 09:35 #2971
can anyone tell me if Walter Swinburn’s is a good syndicate stable??
(Edited by Lydiaw at 10:36 am on Sep. 7, 2006)September 7, 2006 at 09:51 #76483cormack15Keymaster
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Hi there Lydiaw – welcome to the forum.
Walter Swinburn took over from his father-in-law Peter Harris who, for many years, ran a very successful stable which specialised in syndicate horses. So far as I am aware these were very well run and professional syndicates from which the syndicate members derived much pleasure and value for money.
Walter has made a good start to his training career and I am sure Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â you could do an awful lot worse than get involved with one of his syndicates.September 7, 2006 at 09:54 #76484
thank you for your reply, but I have heard rummors that some are unhappy, that’s why I am askingSeptember 7, 2006 at 10:07 #76485cormack15Keymaster
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Ah – hadn’t heard that. Hopefully someone on here will have some info on it.September 7, 2006 at 10:08 #76486seabirdParticipant
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……………..I have heard the same rumours, Lydiaw.:angry:
Welcome to the forum, by the way!:cool:
ColinSeptember 7, 2006 at 10:47 #76487
I’ve heard the same and they are very expensive, is it just a coincidence that all the best horses seem to be owned by Mrs P Harris?September 7, 2006 at 11:02 #76488davidjohnsonMember
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Considering they breed the majority of them not really. Presumably connections of Ksaty Nowaitee and Primo Valentino have plenty of good things to say about them.September 7, 2006 at 11:06 #76489
Don’t think Wally trained either of them David;)September 7, 2006 at 18:09 #76490alan1Member
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I’ve heard that you’ll be very lucky to ever speak to Walter yourself, and that its all very clinical. They even have a seperate room for syndicate members when you go to the stables.September 7, 2006 at 18:24 #76491roryParticipant
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One of our favourite banned members once had Peter Harris’s operation splashed all over the gutter press and in the courts. To no avail, alas :biggrin:September 8, 2006 at 08:23 #76492SeagullMember
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There was some conflict between Peter Harris and Pat Eddery when one of the office staff left the Peter Harris employment to join Pat Eddery as he took the database of members along with him. <br>Peter Harris has been very clever in deciding what horses to keep in his wifes name and what ones to offer for syndication but one does not do as well in business as Peter Harris (from caravan camps mainly) without being astute.<br>Peter Harris is still very much involved and still lives in the main house his son in law and his daughter were renting the old house that Vinnie Jones had to downside from.September 8, 2006 at 09:04 #76493
I am a bit worried about the amount of horses in syndicates that get pull out at the last minute, he seems to pull them with no reason, they all surley cannot be ‘not fit’ why enter them!!!September 8, 2006 at 12:21 #76494
A few years ago when P Harris was the trainer I enquired about having a quarter share in a 40 grand yearling and was quoted 25 grand, needless to say I didn’t bother, the horse didn’t win a penny prize money despite several runs.
I think they make sure they get a good profit whatever happens to the horse, they do have their own private chopper after all. I think much better value can be found elsewhere.September 8, 2006 at 12:36 #76495roryParticipant
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you appear to be digging for something in particular. I suggest that you declare your interest and don’t shilly shally about…….September 8, 2006 at 12:57 #76496Happy JackParticipant
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Nice to see the great man shamelessly promoting his ropy syndicates by sponsoring the entire card at Kempton on Sunday:
THE walterswinburnracing.co.uk NURSERY HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 6)<br>THE walterswinburnracing.co.uk MEDIAN AUCTION MAIDEN FILLIES STAKES (CLASS 6)<br>THE walterswinburnracing.co.uk HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 6) Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â <br>THE OWN A SHARE WITH WALTER SWINBURN HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 4)<br>THE BECOME PART OF WALTER SWINBURN RACING HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 4)<br>THE GO RACING WITH WALTER SWINBURN HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 6)
Surely he’s not short of people taking part in all of his value-for-money ownership experiences?
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