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06-01-2019 20:57:56 in General by Admin
Phoenix Way opened his account over hurdles with a taking success in an EBF novice event at Plumpton on Sunday. The form of his third to I Can’t Explain at Sandown a month ago already looks strong and Phoenix Way was the latest of several runners from that race to take a step forward. He travelled well throughout at Plumpton before easing to the front after jumping the last flight and beat...

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06-01-2019 11:05:46 in General by Admin
Winston C deliverered our first success of the New Year with a fluent victory in a competitive maiden hurdle at Wincanton on Saturday. Rated 87 on the flat he was sent to us by Charles Wentworth in the summer and ran well on a couple of occasions on the level in the final weeks of the season before an encouraging debut over hurdles at Huntingdon where he stayed on to finish third behind the smart...

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22-12-2018 22:29:28 in General by Admin
Hell’s Kitchen bounced back to form on Saturday with a stylish victory in the £21,896 Class 2 Handicap Chase at Ascot over two miles, three furlongs, a trip that is ideal for him. A very big, free running type he is something of an enigma but is smart on his day and did well to win nicely by two and a quarter lengths from Janika despite tanking through the first half of the race. Onc...

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21-12-2018 22:24:29 in General by Admin
A double at Uttoxeter on Friday continued the sparkling form of our team heading into Christmas. While Captain Drake was a deserved winner of the maiden hurdle the undoubted star of the day was King Roland who won the bumper with astounding ease. He was our sixth bumper winner in the past three weeks or so and had been giving us all the right signals in his recent work even though we have never ...

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20-12-2018 20:33:21 in General by Admin
Dalila Du Seuil made a pleasing winning debut in this country in a valuable Mares’ Novice Chase at Exeter on Thursday. A classy grey mare in France where she won three times from the front, she was sent to us in August by JP McManus and has a current BHA rating of 149. Given that Dalila Du Seuil is a buzzy, free going type who has been keen in her races so far we wanted to try dropping her...

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18-12-2018 09:59:35 in General by Admin
Ishkhara Lady became our fifth bumper winner in the past three weeks with a taking victory on her debut at Plumpton on Monday.   A four year old filly by Scorpion she had been going nicely at home with some of our promising youngsters. We know the family well having had a fair bit of success with her half brother Zulu Oscar.   But you never really know until they get to the racecours...

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12-12-2018 12:12:19 in General by Admin
Decisive success for Queue The decisive success of Get In The Queue  on his debut at Uttoxeter on Tuesday extended our excellent record in bumpers in recent weeks.   While he is a lovely prospect and was ready to run we were not sure what to expect as he has only just started to come together at home over the past month.   A half brother by Mount Nelson to two decent flat horse...

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09-12-2018 17:51:08 in General by Admin
Bags Groove delivered a brilliant performance in winning the Highflyer Novices Chase despite carrying a double penalty at Huntingdon on Sunday. It was a joy to watch him make all the running, jumping boldly and accurately on his way to a decisive success by nine lengths from Thomas Campbell at his first try at three miles Once again Noel Fehily shone with an aggressive, positive ride on Bags Gro...

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05-12-2018 19:33:19 in General by Admin
Misty Whisky fulfilled the promise of her debut second at Aintree last month with a fluent success in the Mares bumper at Ludlow on Wednesday. An attractive grey owned and bred by Distillery Stud she is a half sister to Air Horse One and was surprisingly green on her first start in a race run at a sedate pace before finishing well to be beaten less than two lengths by Sojourn. The benefit of tha...

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05-12-2018 09:53:52 in General by Admin
Whitehotchillifili made a highly impressive winning debut in the closing bumper at Southwell on Tuesday in the colours of the Chasing Gold Racing Club. A half sister by Milan to a pair of winners she was given a patient ride by our assistant Mike Legg who allowed her to find her stride before easing her into contention early in the straight. Whitehotchillifili then came home so strongly that she...

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30-11-2018 23:41:10 in General by Admin
Unowhatimeanharry continued the great form of the team with his second success in three years in the Grade 2 Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury on Friday a month short of his eleventh birthday. He has been an absolute star since joining us in the autumn of 2015 with a modest rating of 123 and has since won twelve races including three Grade 1 hurdles over three miles. But like quite a few of ours h...

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30-11-2018 10:20:40 in General by Admin
Definitelyanoscar gained her first success over hurdles with a fluent victory at Warwick on Thursday. Successful already in a point-to-point and a bumper she was a winner waiting to happen after two runs this season full of promise. She travelled strongly off the pace at Warwick with Noel Fehily in no hurry to play his hand in the maiden hurdle over two miles. But after cruising into contention ...

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24-11-2018 19:51:59 in General by Admin
A big race double on Saturday following swiftly on the uplifting victory of Jolly’s Cracked It late on Friday completed a brilliant 24 hours for our hard working team. Black Mischief was the first to strike at Haydock in the Betfair Best Odds Handicap Hurdle with the help of a typically determined ride by Richard Johnson. If The Cap Fits then put the icing on the cake by winning the valuab...

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24-11-2018 19:50:34 in General by Admin
A big race double on Saturday following swiftly on the uplifting victory of Jolly’s Cracked It late on Friday completed a brilliant 24 hours for our hard working team. Black Mischief was the first to strike at Haydock in the Betfair Best Odds Handicap Hurdle with the help of a typically determined ride by Richard Johnson. If The Cap Fits then put the icing on the cake by winning the valuab...

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23-11-2018 21:49:17 in General by Admin
Jolly’s Cracked It rolled back the years at Ascot with a fluent victory almost four years after he won The Ladbroke at the same course. Off the track for 706 days with a tendon injury he had been going well at home and had been dropped a few pounds by the handicapper after his long absence. But he still had it to do giving weight all round in the Class 2 Coutts Handicap Hurdle to some dece...

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23-11-2018 13:07:53 in General by Admin
Winningseverything lived up to his name with a decisive victory on his debut in the bumper at Market Rasen on Thursday. A scopey four year old by Flemensfirth, he portrayed his inexperience at times through the race so it was pleasing to see him finish strongly even though Noel Fehily felt he wasn’t doing a tap in front. The great thing about having Noel on your side is that he is a master...

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15-11-2018 22:07:48 in General by Admin
Samarquand made a winning debut over hurdles at Ludlow on Thursday despite showing signs of inexperience throughout the race. Top marks to the course for putting on a decent prize of £12,996 for the Racing UK Introductory Hurdle. Samarquand is a fine, big, scopey type who won his only bumper for us in the spring at Wincanton. While the form of that race has worked out well he is still a r...

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14-11-2018 19:25:38 in General by Admin
Just A Sting doubled his score for the season with a spirited success in the Weatherbys Hamilton Novice Handicap Chase at Exeter on Wednesday.   Raised 6lbs for his welcome victory at Uttoxeter almost a month ago he deserved a crack at a decent pot and duly collected the first prize of £16,245 following a sustained duel with Gunfleet in the closing stages.   After jumping sound...

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10-11-2018 21:10:12 in General by Admin
A hectic Saturday for the team yielded two winners, lots of placed horses and a sense of relief that the rain has finally arrived to let us get on with the important business of running our horses. Pride of place goes to Bags Groove who delivered our first Graded success since April last year with an impressive victory from the front in the Rising Stars Novice Chase at Wincanton. Watching him so...

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10-11-2018 09:00:08 in General by Admin
With a winner on Thursday and Friday our team is stepping up a gear or two just as the rain we have all been praying for arrives to ease the ground around the country.   We have plenty of runners with chances at Wincanton and Aintree on Saturday and we will be disappointed if we cannot add to our score.   Outofthisworld was undeniably impressive on her return to action in a NH maiden...

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