RECENT SUCCESS FOR LTS

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Founded in 1976 by its present Managing Director, James Wigan, LTS has established itself as a leading international bloodstock agency.  In particular, it has built up a reputation for providing a personal service to breeders and has helped in the establishment of high-class portfolios of breeding stock for a number of top international breeders, including George Strawbridge owner of Champion 2 Year Old Filly, RAINBOW VIEW, Eclipse Award & Breeders’ Cup winner, FOREVER TOGETHER, 6 times |Gr 1 winner, MOONLIGHT CLOUD, St Leger winner LUCARNO and 2014 Prix St Alary winner WE ARE. Waddesdon Stud; breeders of recent Group Winners, NATHANIEL, GREAT HEAVENS, POUNCED, THISTLE BIRD, MINCE, etc.  Derry Meeting Farm breeders of the dual Group 1 winning filly, MRS LINDSAY.

A comprehensive service includes purchases/sales both privately and at auction worldwide of racehorses and breeding stock, stallion syndication/management, advice on matings, insurance, transport, valuations, etc.

Amongst the successful stallions syndicated and managed by LTS have been KRIS, SELKIRK, INCHINOR, ROBELLINO, PHARLY, PURSUIT OF LOVE, YOUNG GENERATION, SLIP ANCHOR, NATHANIEL, etc.  

Although primarily involved in flatracing, LTS have also bought or sold the highly successful NH stallions PRESENTING, FLEMENSFIRTH, OLD VIC, OSCAR and are now greatly looking forward to the offspring of the popular young sire LUCARNO, who are beginning to appear on the NH scene.

Mares purchased include ANNIE EDGE (dam of 6 Stakes winners, including Champion Miler SELKIRK), REIKO (dam of 2 Gr 1 winners, TIKKANEN – Breeders’ Cup Turf Gr 1 & Turf Classic Gr 1 - & TURGEON), MASSKANA (dam of 3 Group 1 winners, including French Champion 2 Year Old SULK, EAGLE MOUNTAIN and 2013 Eclipse Award winner, DANK), HEARTBREAK (dam of Gr 1 winners, CORRAZONA & THIRTY SIX RED), EXACTLY SO (dam of Gr 1 winner EXACTLY SHARP), THIMBLERIGGER (dam of Gr 1 winner, MISTER BAILEYS), MARIE D’ARGONNE (dam of Gr 1 winner, POLAR FALCON), KRAKOW (dam of 3 Stakes winners, including Gr 1 winner BRAASHEE), SOPHONISBE (dam of Gr 1 winner ZAGREB), LOUELLA (dam of Gr 1 winner, LEADERSHIP), MAGNIFICIENT STYLE (dam of 8 Stakes winners, including Gr 1 winners, GREAT HEAVENS, NATHANIEL and PLAYFUL ACT), GREEN NOON, dam of the 2012 Melbourne Cup Gr 1 winner, GREEN MOON and BELLARIDA dam of 3 Stakes winners, including IN CLOVER dam of 2014 Gr 1 winner, WE ARE.

Other leading horses bought or sold include PITCAIRN, TARGOWICE, REALM, YOUNG GENERATION, ARTAIUS, ARCH SCULPHOR, BITTY GIRL, NASSIPOUR, DEAD CERTAIN, SECRETO, CACOETHES, DOULAB, GOLDEN PHEASANT, BE EXCLUSIVE, RODRIGO DE TRIANO, ERHAAB, TIKKANEN, FITZWILLIAM PLACE, LYPATIA, AIR DE RIEN, SEATTLE DANCER, ZALAZL, MARK OF DISTINCTION, BEYROUTH, KOOL KAT KATIE, LATICE, VALENTINE WALTZ, DESERT PRINCE, MARGARULA, CREAKING BOARD, FRIZZANTE, DENON, ANGARA, SPINNING QUEEN, FANTASIA, etc.

LTS’s successful bloodstock purchases cover a wide range of values from the bargain buy DEAD CERTAIN who was purchased as a foal for only 5,800 guineas and went on to win the Cheveley Park Stakes Gr 1 to then European record priced mare, MAGICAL ROMANCE at 4,600,000 guineas.
 
LTS has always been a leader in the Japanese market, for which it has been instrumental in the purchase of many top stallions and broodmares from Europe, USA and Australia.  LTS has also arranged the lease to Japan of top stallions such as DANEHILL, LAST TYCOON, THUNDER GULCH, SPINNING WORLD, HENNESSY & PEINTRE CELEBRE.

LTS has recently been involved in new ventures in both Russian and Mongolia.


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