Elusive Poppy (Ire)

2015 bay mare by Black Sam Bellamy (Ire) ex Pelican Point (GB) (Namaqualand (USA))

Bred by James and Amelia Gray who own and run the hugely successful Elusive Bloodstock Operation from their farm in Lincolnshire, Elusive Poppy is a 4yo bay Filly with a gorgeous temperament, She has size, scope and a presence about her which belies her age.

UPDATE – ELUSIVE POPPY made her racecourse debut at Carlisle in a mares NHF race on the 15/12/19. Both trainer, Rebecca Menzies and Jockey Connor O’Farrell were really pleased with the run. Connor’s actual words on dismounting were “I am delighted with that, she ran to the line and will come on physically and mentally for that, look after her and you will have a very good horse next season”
ELUSIVE POPPY has been recently secured for a further 3 years by BUMPERS TO JUMPERS to realise her true potential and they are delighted to now offer her for Syndication.
A new syndicate is being formed for the 2020/21 National Hunt Season onwards so do not miss out, contact pete@bumperstojumpers.co.uk for more information (07525 289 816)
Pete Ingram from Bumpers to Jumpers says “ Poppy is a huge favourite of ours, she has the size and scope to be a force in staying hurdles and chases this season, we always knew stamina would be her forte, jumping will be no problem, so she will start off in a bumper this season and then will go straight 20f plus Novice Hurdles, tracks like Carlisle with a stiff uphill finish will be ideal for her, We think there is are good staying Hurdles/Chases in her and that is how she will be campaigned going forward”
ELUSIVE POPPY is out of the dual winning mare PELICAN POINT (rated 125).

Bumpers to Jumpers is pleased to offer Elusive Poppy on 10 equal shares for 3 years at £195 pcm..

*** MONTHLY PAYMENTS WILL COMMENCE 1ST JULY 2020

Additional benefits include: –
Regular stable visits
Designated WhatsApp Group so shareholders can be kept up to date during any given week.

.See the latest news about this exciting mare in the NEWS section

Meet the Trainer

rebecca-menzies

Rebecca Menzies

Howe Hills Farm, Sedgefield
With no racing background or connections to fall back on, Rebecca has negotiated her way up the notoriously tricky horse racing career ladder at an impressive rate.

From stable lass, to racing secretary, to travelling head lass, to assistant trainer for Grade 1 and Cheltenham Festival winning trainer Ferdy Murphy; it has been through drive and sheer determination that she now presides over her own impressive training establishment.

Pedigree

ELUSIVE POPPY (IRE) BLACK SAM BELLAMY (IRE) SADLERS WELLS (USA) NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
1961
1981 FAIRY BRIDGE (USA)
1975
1999 URBAN SEA (USA) MISWAKI (USA)
1978
1989 ALLEGRETTA (GB)
1978
2015 PELICAN POINT (GB) NAMAQUALAND (USA) MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
1970
1990 NAMAQUA (USA)
1985
2003 TWIGGY (IRE) BRUSH ASIDE (USA)
1986
1994 FRIENDLY CIRCLE (IRE)
1980

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