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

Invincibly Follows Up At Newcastle 26/1021

INVINCIBLY followed up his Ayr win in fine style at Newcastle making virtually all the running under a well judge ride from Clifford Lee to win the MansionBet Beaten By A Head Handicap over 1m. The Karl Burke trained 3yo broke well and made his way over to the stands side, Clifford measured the fractions to perfection holding off Bringitonboris by a neck. INVINCIBLY looks progressive and we will probably give him another run with a view to seeing can he shape into an all-weather finals candidate.

Invincibly Breaks His Maiden At Ayr 16/09/21

INVINCIBLY got off the mark yesterday at Ayr in the Luxury Breaks At Western House Hotel Handicap (Div II) over a mile under a fine ride by Paul Mulrennan. The Karl Burke trained gelding has been a little frustrating in the past, he had a wind op after not producing the same level of form at 3 that he showed at 2. The operation seems to have done the trick having followed up his good second with a win. Paul Mulrennan was majestic on the 3yo gelding after making a decisive decision to go to the front early and control the race. The fractions were set perfectly and INVINCIBLY held on by a head from Tilsitt .We hope the result can give the horse some confidence and he can go on from here and back up the win. We would also like to thank Karl Burke who has always had faith in INVINCIBLY, he was our first winner with Karl lets hope there are more to come.

BREEDING FLAT RACE HORSES WITH INTEGRITY & TRANSPARENCY AT THE FOREFRONT