• Another Big Price Surprise From Villette

    Villette was a 33/1 winner at Kempton last night to continue her tradition of winning at big prices, having previously won at 20/1 and 50/1. The 4yo Sixties Icon filly, one of fourteen runners in the 1m3f handicap for 4yos and upwards rated 0-85, may have been big odds but her victory was no fluke. … Read more »

  • Royal Ascot Runners Need Rain

    HARPER LODGE FARM has four entries at Royal Ascot this week and all four could do with some much needed rain. Day two of the Royal meeting sees two runners from Radlett, Flaming Spear in the Royal Hunt Cup and Eirene in the Jersey Stakes.  The former is making his debut for the stable, having… Read more »

  • Tropics Wins Again At Chelmsford

    TROPICS may be ten years of age but he still loves his racing and clearly enjoys trips to Chelmsford as yesterday he won his third race at the Essex track and he won it easily. Nine lined up for the Bet toteswinger At Essex Sprint Handicap over 5f, a valuable 0-105 handicap for three-year-olds… Read more »

  • Varsovian And Spirits In Lingfield Double

    VARSOVIAN and Soaring Spirits (pictured), both previous winners of eight races, made it nine apiece when they combined to land a 31.5/1 double at Lingfield this evening under Robert Winston. The double was instigated by Varsovian in a six furlong seller and although not best in at the weights on official figures, the top-rated horse in the race was… Read more »

  • Spring Romance “A Winning Machine”

    “A winning machine, Spring Romance and he won with authority as well.” This was how the Attheraces commentator described another fabulous win from Spring Romance over six furlongs yesterday at Lingfield which made it four wins and a second from five starts this year to the delight of the Solario Racing (Berkhamsted) owners. It certainly… Read more »

  • Lucymai Lands Third Win This Year

    LUCYMAI made it win number three for the year when the 3/1 favourite led from pillar to post at Chelmsford last night over seven furlongs under stable apprentice, Jack Duern. Drawn well in stall one on the inside, the five-year old Multiplex mare when straight to the front and set the pace.  Always in command, she… Read more »

  • Sponsors Solario Racing Win Own Race

    SOLARIO RACING were sponsors of the “lucky last” at Windsor yesterday, The Solario Racing Personal Racing Syndication Handicap and indeed it was lucky as Spring Romance, won his third race of the year in just four starts! On a scorching hot day during which temperatures reached the mid-20s and when the ground was officially Good To Firm… Read more »

  • Don’t Look Down Spins At Kempton

    DON’T LOOK DOWN, the unraced three-year-old grey by Aussie Rules, owned by Solario Racing went for a racecourse spin at Kempton this morning with stable mate, Best Company as he progresses towards his racecourse debut. The very imposing grey gelding, bought at Tattersalls Horses in Training Sale last autumn out of Sir Mark Prescott’s yard for 25,000… Read more »

  • Lucky Thirteen For Lancelot Du Lac

    LANCELOT DU LAC is as good as ever at the age of eight and won his second race of the year and his thirteenth in total at Chelmsford last night. The eight-year-old son of Shamardal was one of six runners in the six furlong Conditions Stakes at the Essex track and the 15/8 second favourite… Read more »

  • Eirene Runs A Cracker In Nell Gwyn

    THE late Sir Henry Cecil used to say that the turf flat season didn’t really start until Newmarket’s Craven Meeting.  The ten-times champion Master of Warren Hill also had the midas touch with fillies and his six English 1,000 Guineas winners and eight Oaks victories bear testimony to that.  One wonders what he would have made of… Read more »