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  • Blaze of Hearts Brings Up 30 Winners

    BLAZE OF HEARTS won his second race of the season this afternoon at Yarmouth, scene of his first victory, which brought up win number 30 for the stable. Running over a mile, a furlong short of his August success, he made all up the middle of the track and despite hanging left, he stayed on strongly… Read more »

  • Harlequin Striker Makes All

    HARLEQUIN STRIKER made all at Nottingham yesterday to record the stable’s second win in two days. Running off his lowest ever mark (72) and in first time cheek-pieces, he also had the services of Charles Bishop in the saddle.  Formerly with Mick Channon, the 5yo  son of Bahamian Bounty had won twice with Charles on… Read more »

  • Wotadoll’s Victory Brings Up £500,000 For The Yard

    WOTADOLL’S win at Brighton yesterday, her second of the year, took the stable past the £1/2 million mark for the season. The 3yo daughter of Harbour Watch, ridden by Robert Winston, was held up early on but came through with a powerful run inside the final furlong and won readily by four lengths from the… Read more »

  • Librisa Breeze Aiming For Champions Day Glory

    LIBRISA BREEZE is being prepared for the Qipco British Champions Sprint Stakes at Ascot on Saturday 21st October and is a 14/1 shot. The Harper Lodge Farm 5yo son of Mount Nelson is the yard’s top-rated horse in the yard on 112, winner of five races and over £330,000 in prize money.  Owned by Brighton… Read more »

  • Harlequin Storm Wins on Handicap Debut

    HARLEQUIN STORM ran out a convincing winner at Chelmsford last night on his handicap debut over 6f under Robert Winston. The 3yo son of Clodovil was quick out of the stalls and he was soon in front.  After being headed four out, he was back in front at the half-way stage and despite wandering around,… Read more »

  • Librisa Breeze entered in Group One at Chantilly

    LIBRISA BREEZE, the top-rated horse at Harper Lodge Farm on 112,  has been entered for the Group One Prix de la Forêt over 7f at Chantilly on Sunday 1st October. The 5yo grey son of Mount Nelson, owned by Brighton football club chairman, Tony Bloom, has been running in good company this year, not always… Read more »

  • Eirene Lands Listed Win at Newbury

    EIRENE continued the fine form of the Ivory team when winning a Listed fillies’ race at Newbury today  and landing a gamble into the bargain from 33/1 into 10/1. The 2yo Declaration Of War filly cost 85,000 guineas as a foal but today’s impressive black type win over 5f means she’s enhanced her paddocks value in… Read more »

  • Ivory lands 400th career win with Hello Girl

    DEAN IVORY created a little piece of Harper Lodge Farm history tonight as the trainer landed his 400th career success at Wolverhampton, courtesy of Hello Girl. The Bated Breath juvenile filly, having her fifth start, went off the 8/13 favourite under Franny Norton and it never looked in doubt as the pair coasted through most… Read more »

  • Spencer swoops late on Stake Acclaim

    DEAN IVORY enjoyed a winner at the Shergar Cup Meeting for the second year running when Stake Acclaim pounced late under a typical Jamie Spencer hold up ride to win the “Dash” by a neck at Ascot today. The plan was for the 5yo son of Acclamation to be handy but the horse was never… Read more »

  • Tropics and Stake Acclaim entered in Shergar Cup Dash

    DEAN IVORY has entered both Tropics and Stake Acclaim in the Shergar Cup Dash over 5f at Ascot this Saturday and both are 8/1 shots. The brainchild of Robert Sangster, the Shergar Cup is a team event comprising four teams of jockeys – GB and Ireland, Europe, The Rest of the World and The Girls…. Read more »