BREEDING FLAT RACE HORSES WITH INTEGRITY & TRANSPARENCY AT THE FOREFRONT

MAXIMISING POTENTIAL

Based in the rolling hills of the North Cotswolds our aim at Apple Tree Stud is to build a boutique Broodmare band, breeding top quality stock in the pursuit of top class racehorses.

ABOUT THE FARM

North Cotswolds

Established 2014, 120 acres of prime pasture 3miles southeast of Stow-on the-Wold. Run by former National Hunt Jockey Robert (Choc) Thornton.

THE FARM

MEET THE TEAM

AppleTree Stud

Our team is composed of highly experienced people enabling us to offer the highest possible level of care and attention to detail.

THE TEAM

BROODMARES

Matings

Find out more about the pedigree of AppleTree Stud broodmares.

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HORSES IN TRAINING

AppleTree Stud List

See the latest details of our horses in training and their trainers.

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YOUNG STOCK

Yearlings & Foals

Click to view the current information about our newest arrivals on the farm.

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UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL

Our aim is to build a boutique Broodmare band, breeding top quality stock. Buying and selling yearlings, foals in the pursuit of top class racehorses. Investment opportunities in the near future with integrity and transparency at the forefront.

WHAT WE DO

NEWS & TIPS

Tomorrow’s Dream Earns Valuable Black Type with Newmarket 3rd 25/09/20

Tomorrow's Dream Earned valuable black type this afternoon at Newmarket for both her own breeding prospects and that of her Dam Midnight Thoughts when finishing third in the Tasleet British EBF Rosemary Stakes (Listed Race) (Fillies & Mares) over 1m. Tomorrow's broke well and was able to travel nicely through the contest. She stuck to her task well showing bravery and improvement to hold third position at the line. She was beaten 3 1/2 lengths by CLOAK OF SPIRITS who has been placed at group level including when second to LOVE in the 1000 Guineas. Tomorrow's Dream has improved all year and we hope she can continue to improve, it remains to be seen weather we keep her in training next season but what ever we decide Tomorrow's Dream is a nice prospect.

Surprise Exhibit Adds More Black Type to Astonishing’s Page 21/08/20

Surprise Exhibit trained by Archie Watson ran a cracking race this afternoon at Salisbury to finish 3rd in the Listed Irish Stallion Farms EBF Stonehenge Stakes on only his third start under the brilliant Hollie Doyle. Beaten 3 3/4 lengths by Cobh 97 rated colt trained by Clive Cox, Surprise Exhibit bounced out the gates to make the running before being collared close home. He's sure to improve and looks on form to be capable of getting 10f which leave us lots of options. The result is also very special as it a second black type performer out of our mare Astonishing who is in foal to the exciting Too Darn Hot and also the dam of Group placed Gold Maze, Astonishing is looking a valuable acquisition for AppleTree. 

BREEDING FLAT RACE HORSES WITH INTEGRITY & TRANSPARENCY AT THE FOREFRONT