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  • Temeraire Wins Thriller By A Neck!

    FIGHTING TEMERAIRE recaptured winning ways in a thrilling race at Lingfield last night when justifying favouritism under a fine ride by Martin Dwyer to win by a neck! The six-year son of Invincible Spirit was sent off the well-backed 9/4 jolly and was one of 15 runners in the 7f handicap.  Drawn on the near side… Read more »

  • Tropics Makes It Five In Seven

    TROPICS loves it around Chelmsford these days and he recorded his fifth win at the track last night which brought up win number five for the stable during the last seven days. The veteran sprinter, 11-years young, was one of seven runners in the valuable five furlong sprint for and was the mount of seven… Read more »

  • All-Weather Champion Tangramm Wins First On Turf

    TANGRAMM, the All-Weather Champion for 2015/16 won his first race on the turf yesterday at Nottingham under Ryan Tate. The 7yo son of Sakhee’s Secret was having only his fourth run on the grass following a good 50/1 second on the turf last time out at Sandown on Good to Firm, when beaten just half… Read more »

  • Daddy’s Daughter Wins on Father’s Day!

    DADDY’S DAUGHTER was perhaps the most appropriately named winner of the day, striking as she did at Salisbury on Father’s Day! The daughter of Scat Daddy, who cost $150,000 as a yearling, was one of eight runners who lined up for the 0-75 fillies’ handicap over 7f at the Wiltshire track.  A winner on her debut last… Read more »

  • Badenscoth Breaks Turf Duck For Fourth Win This Year

    BADENSCOTH broke his duck on the turf yesterday afternoon at Sandown Park in emphatic fashion to make it win number four for the year. The son of Foxwedge is relatively lightly raced on the grass and was having only his sixth race away from an artificial surface.  A winner of three of his previous four… Read more »

  • Dor’s Law Bolts Up Under Sophie Ralston

    DOR’S LAW (pictured) bolted up by five lengths at Nottingham yesterday under Sophie Ralston to give the young apprentice her third win for the stable this season. Eleven lined up for the 1m2f handicap and with ground conditions officially heavy, there were five non-runners due to unsuitable ground.  Whether the six-year-old mare, a daughter of… Read more »

  • Archdeacon Romps Home At Chelmsford

    ARCHDEACON went to Chelmsford last night as favourite for a 1m2f handicap and broke his duck in fine style romping home by five lengths. The 3yo son of Archipenko was a shade unlucky at Wolverhampton last time out when second, beaten just a neck after not getting a clear run.  Kieran O’Neill who was in the… Read more »

  • “Woody” And “Stake” Run At Epsom

    HARPER LODGE FARM runs two horses at Epsom with Dancinginthewoods (aka “Woody”) and Stake Acclaim running on the Friday and Saturday respectively. The former, a 2yo colt by Garswood (pictured), owned by Solario Racing (Ashridge) runs in the opener tomorrow, the Woodcote Stakes, a Conditions race worth £60,000.  The race lost its Listed status two years ago… Read more »

  • Lothario And Badenscoth Combine In Chelmsford Double

    LOTHARIO and Badenscoth (pictured) both won at Chelmsford last night to give the yard its third double of the year, at combined odds of just over 18/1. The six-year-old grey, Lothario, winner at Kempton three starts ago, had run creditably in his last two outings when third back at Kempton and at Wolverhampton but he… Read more »

  • 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 »