We run mares and foals on 90 acres of gently sloping light clay underlain by chalk. The land has been in stud use earlier in the 20th century under the name of Node Stud, when owned by the well known breeder and owner Capt R Brorrey (and his sister)
We currently have 18 bloodstock mares on the stud including boarders and all stock is produced for public sales at foal and yearling auctions in Ireland, France and the UK.
The Mares and foals are handled everyday but remain outside other than in particularly indecent weather. We have stabling for 44 as well as shelters within the fields. We aim to produce healthy, robust racehorses and we believe that our regime of care, combined with excellent pasture, delivers superior stock.
We are members of the NSFA (The Newmarket Stud Farm Association) which promotes the interests of the Thoroughbred Breeding Industry and acts as a co-ordinated focal point for the prevention of Disease incidence in the Thoroughbred horse population. We are also members of the TBA (Thorougbred Breeders’ Association) which supports the breeding of quality bloodstock and is the only British association to represent breeders’ interests both within Great Britain and the European Commission.
Our most notable produce is Group 1 winner Wootton Bassett whose dam, Balladonia, is still at Laundry Cottage. Wootton Bassett had 5 wins from 9 starts over 6f to 7f for trainer Fahey Richard, £538,487 between June 2010 and September 2011.
Laundry Cottage Stud is a family business owned and run by Melba and Colin Bryce with help from daughter Gina, a renowned presenter on At The Races and her brother and sister Calum and Ailsa.
Livery is available on the stud but only available to Thoroughbred Broodmares. For more information please contact us here.