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  • Dancinginthewoods Wins On Debut At 50/1!

    DANCINGINTHEWOODS, owned by Solario Racing (Ashridge) made his racecourse debut yesterday  on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile and won by a short head at the rather rewarding odds of 50/1 under Joey Haynes. The 2yo son of Garswood was one of 19 runners, six of whom had run before, including first time out winner, Apollinaire.  The colt had… Read more »

  • Nezar And Charm In Stable Double

    NEZAR and CLASSIC CHARM (pictured with lass Angelica Hambis) combined last night for an across the card double for the yard with wins respectively at Wolverhampton and Nottingham. The former appeared to be the yard’s second string behind the favourite Lothario in a 1m 1/2 furlong handicap but there was nothing lucky about the victory… Read more »

  • Luke Bacon Has First Ever Ride

    LUKE BACON, a young stable lad at Harper Lodge Farm, had his first ride in public yesterday at Windsor aboard Soaring Spirits. The 18-year-old Essex apprentice only received his jockey’s licence last month and it was not long before he was given the opportunity to race under Rules.  He was aboard nine-year-old Soaring Spirits in… Read more »

  • Flyer Wins Back To Back

    FANTASTIC FLYER made it back-to-back wins with a victory at Chelmsford last night which saw the yard have a winner, a second and a fourth from four runners. Previously an easy winner by three and a quarter lengths in a Classified Stakes at Kempton over seven furlongs, following an absence from the track of 241 days,… Read more »

  • Garswood Colt Is Dancinginthewoods

    SOLARIO RACING had its Naming Day yesterday at the stables for its lovely two-year-old colt by Garswood and the syndicate has called him Dancinginthewoods. Prior to yesterday, the owners had come up with various names and then voted on each suggestion.  The process is something Racing Manager, Simon Double calls “an equine Eurovision Song contest….but without the… Read more »

  • Stake Acclaim Triggers 181/1 Double

    STAKE ACCLAIM (pictured) defied 517 days off the track to win at Newbury yesterday at 25/1 and was the first leg of a 181/1 stable double completed by Fantastic Flyer at Kempton, who obliged at 6/1. The seven-year-old son of Acclamation was the outsider of the eight-runner party in the five furlong Dubai Duty Free… Read more »

  • Nicky Baby Breaks Duck At 25/1!

    NICKY BABY broke his duck yesterday at Chelmsford in fine style, winning at the very rewarding odds of 25/1 for his owner Mrs Doreen Carter. The five-year-old grey gelding by Dark Angel was one of 13 runners in the Classified Stakes over a mile for four-year-olds and upwards rated 0-50 and they included stablemate, Red Cossack,… Read more »

  • Badenscoth Doubles Up At Wolverhampton

    BADENSCOTH, a smooth winner at Wolverhampton last month, repeated the performance over course and distance last night to make it back-to-back wins at the Midlands track. The five-year-old son of Foxwedge, bred by his owner, Peter J Skinner was again ridden by Franny Norton who won on him by two and three-quarter lengths at Wolverhampton… Read more »

  • Gregorian Girl Defies 211 Day Absence

    GREGORIAN GIRL defied an absence of 211 days from the racetrack to win at Kempton last night under Jack Duern at the rewarding odds of 12/1. The three-year-old filly made all in a pillar to post victory over the seven furlong trip in a nine-runner handicap and the daughter of Gregorian beat the favourite Cauthen… Read more »

  • Eirene Kicks Off Turf At Doncaster

    DONCASTER heralds the start of the new turf season tomorrow and the yard has a runner in the first race, the Cammidge Trophy, courtesy of Eirene (pictured on the gallops at home). This year’s traditional curtain-raiser fixture sees nine going to post for the Listed contest over six furlongs and on official ratings, the 4yo… Read more »