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Syndicates

The Syndicate Page

(Raceworld Syndicates on the separate Raceworld Page)

Our syndicates are tremendous value and aim to give excitement and involvement in the racing world to everybody. That thrill of having a winner will live with you for ever. Join one of our groups and experience that unique feeling. It is fun and enjoyable to own racehorses in our sydicates and buying a share would make a perfect gift for someone special. 

Horses for 2017

DESERT RIVER

Showcasing ex Kathy's Rocket

(D.O.B 03.05.13)

£1,200 per 10th share

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Desert River
2013 Bay Gelding
                  
                                  
first ascendancy
Showcasing (GB)
Kathy's Rocket (USA)   
second ascendancy
Oasis Dream (GB)  
Arabesque 
Gold Legend (USA) 
Franks Rocket Girl (USA) 
third ascendancy
Green Desert (USA)
Hope (IRE)
Zafonic (USA) 
Prophency
Seattle Slew (USA)  
Bold Beauty (USA)
Irish Open (USA) 
Plain Speaking (USA) 


After a few runs at two Desert River improved to win and be placed twice at three. We have now given him time to mature and we look forward to a very successful four-year-old campaign. These sprinting, strong types often improve considerably at four and five years and even later. He gives me the impression he will be one of those. He is by the very successful and popular stallion Showcasing, in fact he looks remarkably like his sire. He shows plenty of speed and I think his trip will be five to six furlongs and I expect him to keep on improving throughout the year. There is so much fun to be had with this gelding and I highly recommend him.

After a few runs at two he improved to win and be placed twice at three and we have now given him time to mature and we look forward to a very successful four-year-old campaign. These sprinting, strong types often improve considerably at 4 and 5 years and even later. He gives me the impression he will be one of those.

Update - 13th March: 

He is now in full cantering work and moving with great enthusiasm and zest. His coat is flying out at present, especially as we have had these few warmer days. After another couple of weeks of good cantering work he can start speeding up and then we will be out on the track in April. He looks great, has plenty of weight and condition on him and if all goes well with the stalls, I expect a good season ahead.

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                                                                                  ENTRIES:

We have no syndicate entries at this stage.

How it all works

 As one of the pioneers of multiple ownership, we are continuing our successful syndicates in 2017. One-twelfth shares in each of the racehorses are available. To express interest, please contact Jenko on the address below.

Mike Jenkins, known to us all as Jenko (pictured left), runs Mark's syndicates and is the main point of contact for all the members. An ex-amateur jockey who also used to ride out for Mark on a regular basis, he shares his enjoyment of the sport with the members via e-mail, telephone and in person.

To contact him direct, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Telephone: 07774 784497

       


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Jenko organising a draw for a syndicate trophy


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Dame Judi Dench joins some syndicate members at Lingfield

 

Testimonials:

 

"I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute I have spent as a part of such a fantastic yard... a special thanks must go to you Mr Jenkins... you know your job and are always on hand to answer any questions."

"Saying that it was the best day of my life would be to understate how I felt, one or two people thought I was having a heart attack when he crossed the line in front. I was more in danger of that when we got on the champagne."

"I'd like to take this opportunity to express my deep and sincere gratitude to all at the yard , and to you in particular, for your constant courtesy and professionalism. It is always a pleasure to deal with you and each visit to the stable, course or gallops a joy."  

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Syndicate members, Mr and Mrs Pat Swayne enjoying a morning on the gallops with Mark

"What a fantastic day!... It was great to meet the other members, what a lovely bunch of people."

"Another brilliant win and a great day out for us all! Well done and many thanks to all the team."

''Congratulations on the new website. I love it.''

"I was delighted to watch the great win last night. What a great buzz! ... The joy of part owning a horse (however small) doesn't stop at that particular person"

''I can appreciate  there has been a great deal of thought and planning gone into building the site, you have done an excellent job. Clean and easy to navigate too, which is a must for a user-friendly website.''

''Just viewed the new website - it's great.''

 


HOW WE OPERATE:

  • All net prize-money won and the proceeds of any sale are divided proportionately between members.
  • Our owners are welcome to visit the yard to see their horses in training on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  • One complimentary owners' badge is guaranteed per member when your horse runs.
  • There is no limit to the number of shares an individual, or group of people, can hold.
  • Some members have been with us since the 1980s, which is testament in itself to the enjoyment these syndicates bring.

Once a twelfth share has been purchased, a monthly payment of £250 to be paid retrospectively (starting from January 1st 2017) is required to cover all keep costs.

There will be nothing more to pay, other than in exceptional circumstances such as travel to race abroad or unusual veterinary bills. The monthly payment covers basic training costs, entry fees, travel to meetings, jockey fees, farrier's charges etc.

It is the responsibility of each individual member to sell his or her share, if they wish to leave the syndicate, although obviously we would help with this as far as possible. However, when a member sells their share it shall be on the understanding that potential purchasers will be made fully aware of the syndicator's  current terms and conditions. If payments are not received for two successive months the share will be deemed to have lapsed, and will be lost with no refund or prize share due.

Our aim is for every member to experience the joy of racehorse ownership:

- Why not give a share in one of our syndicates, as a birthday or Christmas present? It makes the perfect gift. 

- We run each syndicate with the personal touch.

- Each member will be kept fully updated on the progress of their horse.

- We strive to create a sense of involvement for everyone, not only in their own horse but also in the whole stable.

We are constantly looking to put together new syndicates, so if you are interested in becoming involved, either in one of our present syndicates, or in the future, please contact:

Mike Jenkins, our syndicate manager, on 07774 784497 or e-mail him on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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