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  • Low Prize Money Is “Disgusting”

    ARC, the UK’s largest racecourse group, has been severely criticised for its near £3million reduction in prize money and owners and trainers are looking to avoid running horses at ARC tracks. The crisis developed after ARC, who run 18 of the UK’s 60 racecourses, announced last December it was cutting back prize money, due to their… Read more »

  • Tattersalls Race Attracts Six Entries

    TATTERSALLS October Auction Stakes, a £150,000 race for horses purchased at either Books Three or Four of last autumn’s Tattersalls Yearling Sales has attracted six two-year-old entries from Harper Lodge Farm. The race is over six furlongs and is on 5th October 2019 on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile.  Not only does it have an £82,500 purse for… Read more »

  • Sir Prize Doubles Up At Kempton

    SIR PRIZE lived up to his name when a long shot 20/1 winner at Kempton on January 5th and he duly followed that up with another win at the Sunbury track yesterday, albeit at the shorter odds of 5/1. As was the case earlier in the month, he was drawn wide and again Robert Winston… Read more »

  • Sir Prize Third Winner Of 2019!

    SIR PRIZE, the stable’s tenth runner of the New Year made it win number three, when winning at Kempton last night in a 1m4f handicap under Robert Winston. The lightly raced 4yo son of 2006 Derby winner, Sir Percy, was having just his fifth career run and drawn 14 of 14, was held up.   Despite making headway in… Read more »

  • Tropics Win Number 13 Aged 11

    TROPICS may be in the twilight of his career but his win at Chelmsford tonight showed it’s a case of being 11 years young as the veteran notched his 13th career victory in 51 starts. Seven went to post for the £20,000 0-105 handicap for 4yos and upwards and although he was on the same winning mark… Read more »

  • Swiss Chime Wins First Race Of 2019

    SWISS CHIME won not only his first race but the first flat race of 2019 when successful at Southwell yesterday in a novice median auction stakes Only five lined up for the 12.35 and the stable runner was unfancied, going off the 10/1 outsider but his first foray on the fibresand proved a fruitful one as he beat… Read more »

  • Stable Equals Record Number Of Wins

    THE STABLE equalled its best ever number of wins yesterday, a total of 39, courtesy of Soaring Spirits at Lingfield yesterday. The eight-year-old son of Tamayuz was one of twelve runners in the 0-70 handicap over a mile and he was drawn widest of all.  However, Franny Norton, who was riding him for the first… Read more »

  • Wotadoll Secures Back To Back Wins

    Wotadoll won at Chelmsford last month and yesterday she recorded back to back wins after victory at Lingfield under Robert Winston. Despite being drawn wide, 11 of 12,she was always up near the pace in this six furlong contest.  The 4/1 second favourite stayed on well inside the final furlong to get up near the shadow of… Read more »

  • Stable Lands 38/1 Kempton Double

    THE YARD continued the good run of form this month when Villette and Blaze Of Hearts (pictured)  won at Kempton yesterday to land a 38/1 double for the stable. The first leg was sparked by the Sixties Icon 4yo filly, Villette, in a mile and a quarter handicap and this versatile filly who has won… Read more »

  • Spear Lands Listed At Kempton

    FLAMING SPEAR landed the feature race at Kempton tonight, the Listed race over a mile and so guaranteed his place at the All-Weather Championships at Lingfield in the spring. The highly talented chestnut can be quirky and has not always been a model of good behaviour in the stalls but tonight he was an angel. … Read more »