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  • 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 »

  • Lothario Wins Comfortably At Kempton

    LOTHARIO broke his duck tonight at Kempton in fine fashion when running out a smooth winner by one and three quarter lengths in a mile handicap under Martin Dwyer. The five-year-old son of Dark Angel has always had ability but he has had his problems and didn’t make his racecourse debut until the age of four at… Read more »

  • Badenscoth A Welcome Winner!

    BADENSCOTH won the lucky last at Wolverhampton tonight for owner Peter Skinner (pictured with the trainer) to give the stable a very welcome winner. The five-year-old son of Foxwedge was stepping up in trip to one mile, one and a half furlongs and he clearly relished the new trip as he ran out a ready… Read more »

  • 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 »