Mick & David Easterby: Racing Syndicates and Racehorse Ownership






Keep Warm (GB)

Keep Warm (GB)



SireLightning Spear
DamSabrewing
Age 3
DOB 22 Apr 21
Sex gelding
Passport
Colour bay
Status In training
Owner
Mr J Blackburn
Source
Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book 3) 2022 [1790]
S/name 'Buggerlugs'
Wins2
OR [F]F: 74
Gallery
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Keep Warm is a gelding by Lightning Spear out of winning mare Sabrewing. He is a half-brother to winner Beechwood Donna.

Keep Warm won back-to-back nurseries at Pontefract in July 2023 ridden by Billy Garritty. He's one of our real favourites and is known as 'Buggerlugs' due to his very big ears.

News

24Aug23
Keep Warm at York: Photo Feature
21Jul23
Keep Warm odds-on winner at Pontefract
11Jul23
Keep Warm wins at Pontefract



Date Race

21Jul23 Sky Bet Extra Places Every Day Nursery Handicap
6f

Pontefract
Jockey: Billy Garritty

Owner: J Blackburn

11Jul23 New Atlas Status 5 Holiday Home Nursery Handicap
6f

Pontefract
Jockey: Billy Garritty

Owner: J Blackburn


Passport details are here (staff only)



KEEP WARM

bay gelding

22 Apr 21
Lightning Spear Pivotal Polar Falcon
Fearless Revival
Atlantic Destiny Royal Academy
Respectfully
Sabrewing Fast Company Danehill Dancer
Sheezalady
Tawaafur Fantastic Light
Mahasin



Inbreeding
Nijinsky II: 4S X 5D
Northern Dancer: 5S X 5S X 5S X 5D
Danzig: 4D X 5D

Dosage
Dosage Profile: 2 7 8 1 0
Dosage Index: 2.60
Center of Distribution: +0.56


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LIGHTNING SPEAR (GB), Chesnut horse, 2011, by Pivotal (GB), out of Atlantic Destiny (IRE), by Royal Academy (USA). Top rated older miler in England in 2016. Won 7 races, value £1,384,638, at 2 to 7, from 7 furlongs to 1 mile, Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Celebration Mile, Goodwood, Gr.2 (twice), also placed second in Lockinge Stakes, Newbury, Gr.1 (twice), Summer Mile, Ascot, Gr.2 and third in Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Queen Anne Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1 (twice) and Solonaway Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.2. Retired to stud in 2019.







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