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Breeder’s Cup Runners Fly with InstoneAir

Breeder’s Cup Runners Fly with InstoneAir

We were once again delighted to arrange the part-charter to fly European runners to and from the USA for the prestigious Breeder's Cup race meeting, on behalf of Luck Greayer Bloodstock. All horses loaded and travelled well in their InstoneAir Airstables. We had three...

Tilsit heads to stud in Turkey

Tilsit heads to stud in Turkey

Tilsit, a multiple Group winner and son of First Defence has been acquired by the Turkish Jockey Club to stand at stud in Turkey for the 2022 breeding season. Flying with InstoneAir on behalf of Rapido Racing, he arrived safely into Istanbul last night. We look...

State Of Rest wins prestigious Group 1 Cox Plate

State Of Rest wins prestigious Group 1 Cox Plate

An excellent result this weekend for the Joseph O'Brien trained State Of Rest, winning the prestigious Group 1 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. We are very pleased to have been part of his journey out to Australia. Working in conjunction with BBA Ireland, the three year...

Poetic Flare flies with InstoneAir

Poetic Flare flies with InstoneAir

We were delighted to have the Newmarket 2000 Guineas winner Poetic Flare flying to Deauville with Instone Air this weekend. He ran a great race for connections to finish second by a neck to Palace Pier in the Group 1 Prix Jacques le Marois in Deauville. He flew on one...

Hong Kong International

Hong Kong International

On behalf of the BBA InstoneAir arranged a Cathay Pacific 747 aircraft equipped with Instone Airstable stalls for flying the horses from the UK to Hong Kong. The horses were competing in the Longines Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin racecourse.

Melbourne Cup Winner flies to Dubai

Melbourne Cup Winner flies to Dubai

Cross Counter the Godolphin owned winner of the 2018 Melbourne Cup, flew back from Melbourne to Dubai on an Emirates 777 freighter, along with 7 other horses. The Charlie Appleby trained horse was loaded into an InstoneAir Airstable for the 14 hour flight and was...

Enable – Breeders Cup Mile superstar comes home

Enable – Breeders Cup Mile superstar comes home

InstoneAir provided a 777 freighter on behalf of Newbury based LG Bloodstock to take 22 French and English runners from Stansted to Kentucky. The horses were destined for the Breeders Cup at Churchill Downs. After the races the horses returned on a 747 freighter and...

Ballydoyle and Coolmore fly with InstoneAir

Ballydoyle and Coolmore fly with InstoneAir

Ballydoyle and Coolmore chose InstoneAir to arrange to fly their horses from Ireland to Kentucky for The Breeders Cup. Horses including Mendelssohn, Hunting Horn and Van Beethoven flew out on a 777 charter for trainer Aidan O’Brien and 30 top class yearlings flew back...

Devils Horsemen

Devils Horsemen

InstoneAir provided a chartered a AN12 freighter to transport 19 horses from France to Tenerife for filming Wonder Woman 2, returning to the UK after filming was completed. A ‘walk on/off’ horse stall system was used for these charters and an Instone loadmaster flew...

Chechnya

Chechnya

InstoneAir provided a AN12 aircraft to fly a group of horses to Chechnya. This was a particularly difficult flight to arrange with very little ground equipment or horse lorries available

Trotters to Oslo Grand Prix

Trotters to Oslo Grand Prix

An Antonov 12 freighter aircraft was provided by InstoneAir to take 10 trotting horses from France to Oslo in Norway. Italian trained 5 year old Urlo dei Venti won the 1.3 mile race and returned to France on the same aircraft afterwards. The horses travelled in 'walk...

Middle East Flights

Middle East Flights

May was another busy month in The Middle East with horses flying within the region for racing, endurance and show jumping competitions. A variety of aircraft were used including IL76, AN12 and AN74.

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