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  • Puffin Billy (IRE)

  • Age: 6 (Foaled May 2nd, 2008)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Heron Island - Downtown Train (Glacial Storm)
  • Trainer: O Sherwood
  • Owner: Tim Syder

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Oliver Sherwood weighs up two options for Puffin Billy at Ascot

December 15th, 2014

Puffin Billy has two options at Ascot later this week as Oliver Sherwood weighs up the best opportunity for his six-year-old.

Puffin Billy recovering well from emergency colic surgery

December 21st, 2013

Trainer Oliver Sherwood is pleased to report Puffin Billy is recovering well after undergoing emergency colic surgery on Friday evening.

Puffin Billy will miss his intended run at Haydock

December 20th, 2013

Puffin Billy will miss his intended run at Haydock on Saturday due to a bout of colic.

Puffin Billy heads to Haydock before possible switch to steeplechasing

December 17th, 2013

Puffin Billy is set to be given another chance over hurdles this weekend at Haydock before a possible switch to steeplechasing.

Oliver Sherwood considers plan for Puffin Billy and Many Clouds

November 13th, 2013

Puffin Billy will return in either the Gerry Feilden Hurdle at Newbury on November 28 or the StanJames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on November 30.

Puffin Billy could step up to two and a half miles at Aintree next week.

March 27th, 2013

Puffin Billy could step up to two and a half miles at Aintree next week for the Grade Two John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle, the opening race on the final day of the John Smith's Grand National meeting, Grand National Day, Saturday, April 6.

Puffin Billy is likely to be stepped up in trip at Aintree after his run at Cheltenham

March 15th, 2013

Puffin Billy is likely to be stepped up in trip at Aintree after finishing fifth behind Champagne Fever in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle on Tuesday.

Puffin Billy is now set to line up in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham

March 9th, 2013

Puffin Billy is set to line up in the William Hill Supreme Novices' Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival after a change of heart from trainer Oliver Sherwood.

Puffin Billy has pleased Oliver Sherwood in a home gallop

March 5th, 2013

Trainer Oliver Sherwood was "absolutely delighted" with Puffin Billy after he sparkled in a gallop at home.

Oliver Sherwood is weighing up his options for Puffin Billy after a racecourse gallop was cancelled

March 3rd, 2013

Oliver Sherwood is weighing up his options for Puffin Billy after a planned racecourse gallop at Newbury this morning was cancelled due to frost.

Puffin Billy is making good progress since he suffered a setback in defeat at Exeter

February 21st, 2013

Puffin Billy is making good progress since he suffered a setback in defeat at Exeter.

Oliver Sherwood eyes Supreme Novices' Hurdle for Puffin Billy

January 28th, 2013

Puffin Billy is likely to run in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle over two miles at the Cheltenham Festival if the ground remains on the soft side.

Puffin Billy extended his winning run to four with an effortless display at Ascot

December 21st, 2012

Puffin Billy extended his winning run to four with an effortless display in the Mitie Kennel Gate Novices' Hurdle at Ascot.

Oliver Sherwood is unfazed by the testing conditions at Ascot for Puffin Billy

December 20th, 2012

Oliver Sherwood is unfazed by the prospect of testing conditions at Ascot on Friday as Puffin Billy puts his unbeaten record on the line in the Mitie Kennel Gate Novices' Hurdle.