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Bansha House Stables is based in Bansha, County Tipperary and located on some of the best limestone land in the world for raising young racehorses.
We are very proud of our horses and our fantastic team of people here who work so hard to produce our continuous flow of Group and Listed performers. Our success is owed greatly to them, many of whom have been with us for years.

Con Marnane is the major producer of top class racehorses at the European 2YO in training sales. Con carefully selects yearlings in USA, England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and of course Ireland and presents them at the major Breeze-Up sales in Europe.

Con’s aim is to select a bunch of yearlings that he really likes and that have the athleticism soundness and temperament to be top class racehorses. Since 2005 incredibly we have produced no less than 18 Group/Grade one performers. Our well muscled graduates are sharp and well educated enough to race as 2YOs and our training regime is kind enough to ensure that they continue to thrive and enjoy success for many years after that.

The best examples of this are perhaps Rio de la Plata (€1,265,528 total prize money) 3 time Gr.1 winner and raced until he was 6 for Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin Stables. Fleeting Spirit (€901,846) performed at Gr.1 level as a 2YO and continued at this level until she was a 5YO. She was European Champion Sprinter and was sold in foal at Goffs for €1,100,000. Noble Prince won a Listed race and was Gr.2 placed as a 3YO and still performed at Grade 1 level as a 9YO having won at the Cheltenham Festival in 2011.

We are always thrilled with the successes of our graduates and strive to keep on producing top class racehorses to race worldwide.

This year already our graduates are flying. Grendisar won the Listed Derby Trial and then went on to win the Gr.3 Winter Derby. Lancelot du Lac won the All-Weather Championship qualifier in January. Grand Argentier flew home in the Xpress Handicap in Meydan in February. We have 2 of the best young racehorses in Singapore, Heracles winner first time out for Olympian Stables and Luniniff Lad, 3 time winner from 6 starts for Premier Racing Stables.

This year we have an outstanding selection of young horses to be sold as 2YOs at all of the major Breeze-Up sales in Europe, possibly our best consignment ever, and we have horses to suit every budget. We would be delighted to welcome you to view our 2017 consignment of youngsters. We are only a phone call away.

Bansha House Stables, Bansha, Co.Tipperary, Ireland   |   Telephone: +353 62 54533   |   Fax: +353 62 54967   |   conmarnane@gmail.com