Captain Clayton

Captain Clayton is now retired and living with David and Jane in North Lancashire. 

Captain Clayton

Captain Clayton ridden by Dougie Costello win at Carlsile 23/10/14
Photograph by Grossick Racing Photography

Captain Clayton

Age: 13 Years Old

Birthday: 10th June 2007

Colour: Bay

Sex: Gelding (Gelded June 2010)

Sire: Subtle Power (IRE)

Dam: Dont Hurry (IRE)

Dam's Sire: Muroto (GB)

Breeder: Nicholas O'Neill

Race Record: 21: 2-1-2

Captain Clayton ran over hurdles and took us to most of the jumps courses in the North. His career was cut short by injury. 

Captain carried the Wild West colours well, WINNING at Carlisle and Wetherby where he provided Castle Stables employee Ryan Clarke to his first ever victory as a jockey. A day we will always remember. We are proud of what Captain achieved.

Captain Clayton Wins at Wetherby 18/02/14

Captain Clayton Wins at Carlisle 23/10/14

Captain Clayton
Captain Clayton

Captain Clayton Race Record
with Wild West Racing


Monday 23rd April 2012 - Hexham
Jockey: Barry Keniry - Placing: 4/7

held up, took keen hold, headway after 3f, weakened over 3f out, tailed off.
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Friday 11th May 2012 - Market Rasen
Jockey: Barry Keniry - Placing: 9/9

led, headed 6f out, weakened 5f out, tailed off.

Sunday 16th December 2012 - Musselburgh
Jockey: Ryan Clark - Placing: 4/12

tracked leaders, effort over 3f out, ridden to chase leading pair 2f out, kept on same pace, no impression from over 1f out, lost 3rd near finish.

2nd February 2013 - Wetherby
Jockey: Ryan Clark - Placing: 5/8

With leader and keen, led after about 3f, headed 3f out, soon weakened.

Tuesday 5th March 2013 - Newcastle
Jockey: Henry Brooke - Placing: 9/14

Chased leader, ridden before 3 out, weakened from 2 out.
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Sunday 17th March 2013 - Carlisle
Jockey: Henry Brooke - Placing: 6/10

mid-division, reminders and weakened before 3 out.

Friday 22nd March 2013 - Sedgefield
Jockey: Henry Brooke - Placing: 4/9

Towards rear, ridden and headway before 2 out, in 4th and one pace before 2 out.
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Friday 19th April 2013 - Southwell
Jockey:  Adam Nicole - Placing: 3/12

Held up in rear, not fluent 5th, headway 3 out, not fluent 2 out, went 3rd before last, no impression on front pair.

Thursday 25th April 2013 - Perth
Jockey:  Henry Brooke - Placing: 6/8

 Mid-division, ridden before 2 out, soon weakened.


Monday 11th November 2013 - Carlisle
Jockey:  Henry Brooke - Placing:  5/7

Soon prominent, ridden on outer over 2f out, edged left and weakened over 1f out. 

Monday 9th December 2013 - Musselburgh
Jockey:  Henry Brooke - Placing: 5/8

Held up towards rear, pushed along and weakened before 8th.

Tuesday 18th February 2014 - Wetherby
Jockey: Ryan Clarke - Placing: 1/11

In rear, headway 4 out, went 2nd before 3 out, led 2 out, ridden before last, kept on well.

Sunday 2nd March 2014 - Sedgefield
Jockey:  - Placing: 6/10

Held up well in rear, mistake 8th, modest 6th and ridden before 3 out, soon well behind.
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Thursday 23rd October 2014 - Carlisle
Jockey: D C Costello  - Placing: 1/11

Raced wide held up, headway 3 out, ridden to lead next, headed last, hung right flat, stayed on to lead again towards finish.



Thursday 18th September 2016 - Uttoxeter
Jockey: John Kington - Placing: 5/8

held up in rear, not fluent 7th, modest 5th before last, no impression
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Saturday 29th October 2016 - Ayr
Jockey: John Kington - Placing: 9/11

Held up, pulled hard, headway and hung right from over 3f out, not trouble leaders.

Saturday 7th January 2017 - Newcastle
Jockey: John Kington - Placing: 5/9

Behind, effort before 3 out, never dangerous.
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Thursday 11th May 2017 - Carlisle
Jockey: John Kington - Placing: 3/3

Tracked winner until not fluent 6th, soon pushed along, outpaced and beaten 3 out,
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Friday 5th March 2019 - Newcastle
Jockey: John Kington- Placing: 11/11

Always in rear, tailed off from 5th.
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Sunday 24th March 2019 - Carlisle

Jockey: John Kington - Placing: 10/10

In rear, not fluent 7th, behind 9th.

Captain Clayton is now living a happy retirement with David and Jane in North Lancashire. 

Captain Clayton happily retired x

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