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

Sweet Result At Newcastle For Sherbet Lemon 11/01/21

Finally some action as SHERBET LEMON gave us all a sweet shot here at AppleTree, by winning the Ladbrokes Home Of The Odds Boost Fillies' Novice Stakes (Class 5) (3yo+) (1m5yds)  for Archie Watson by 3l from previous winner SKULK, under a fine educational ride from Hollie Doyle. We bought the filly in the USA at Keeneland yearling sales in 2019 on the advice of Federico Barberini. Fed came across her and considered she may not make her value, although by Lemon Drop Kid (USA) she has a European pedigree. SHERBET LEMON is a big filly with a huge future being out of FAMOUS a full sister to MASTER CRAFTSMAN, and a half Sister to Melbourne cup 3rd  IL PARADISO in her own right. She has taken time and will probably grow and fill out again. We will have to mind her a little and will be guided by Archie with what to do next. A step up in trip will be a certainty and we are excited to see her progress. She is an Exciting broodmare prospect whatever happens

Inchicore Scores At Leicester 06/10/20

INCHICORE Scored at Leicester this afternoon in the Coors Handicap over 1m4f. She beat the 13/8 favorite Wise Glory by 1 1/4 lengths after travelling well through out the race in testing conditions under champion jockey Oisin Murphy. INCHICORE looks like a filly that can progress and will probably have one more run this season before perusing her 4yo career next season. She will also be a welcome addition to AppleTree's broodmare band being by the all conquering GALILEO and out of a LUAS LINE a G1 Winning mare at the end of her racing career.

BREEDING FLAT RACE HORSES WITH INTEGRITY & TRANSPARENCY AT THE FOREFRONT