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  • Cockney Sparrow

  • Age: 5 (Foaled February 9th, 2009)
  • Sex: Bay Mare
  • Breeding: Cockney Rebel - Compose (USA) (Anabaa)
  • Trainer: J J Quinn
  • Owner: Mr & Mrs Paul Gaffney

News Clippings

Sparrow set for Punchestown

April 23rd, 2014

John Quinn has confirmed Scottish Champion Hurdle heroine Cockney Sparrow will line up at the Punchestown Festival next week.

Cockney Sparrow was a cheeky winner of the QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle at Ayr

April 12th, 2014

Cockney Sparrow (12/1) won the QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle at Ayr with My Tent Or Yours only third.

John Quinn sending small team over for Punchestown Festival

March 22nd, 2014

Smart mare Cockney Sparrow and talented juvenile Rutherglen are among a small team of horses trainer John Quinn is preparing for an assault on the major Festivals at Fairyhouse and Punchestown this spring.

John Quinn pair target second Triumph Hurdle win for trainer

March 9th, 2014

Countrywide Flame gave John Quinn one of his biggest wins to date when landing the JCB Triumph Hurdle back in 2012 and, two years on, the Yorkshire-based trainer has two leading chances this week in Pearl Castle and Rutherglen.

John Quinn confident Cockney Sparrow ready for Cheltenham

February 9th, 2014

John Quinn is confident Cockney Sparrow is capable of running "a mighty race" in the OLBG Mares' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Cockney Sparrow to take on Quevega

January 4th, 2014

Cockney Sparrow is being prepared to take on five-times Mares' Hurdle winner Quevega at the Cheltenham Festival in March.

Cockney Sparrow will go up in class for Scottish Champion Hurdle

April 10th, 2013

John Quinn's impressive Aintree winner Cockney Sparrow could be stepped up in class to tackle the QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle at Ayr next weekend.