05-12-2016 17:12:26 in General by Admin
One runner today at Uttoxeter.   3.00pm Danvinnie runs in a novice handicap chase over 2m 4f. Dan is a lightly raced horse that has only finished out of the first four on one occasion when getting stuck in the very testing conditions at Lingfield last December. Dan is a big old fashioned type who has been a bit weak and backward, he has always looked as if he would make a better chaser th...

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03-12-2016 09:30:15 in General by Admin
Five runners today all at Aintree.   12.30pm The Fresh Prince runs in a 2m 4f handicap chase. Prince ran ok at Stratford on his first run over fences under rules.  His jumping was very good but because he has been so keen in his races up to now I had to drop him back to two miles and basically the two milers sprinted past him turning in to the straight and he kept galloping at one pa...

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01-12-2016 08:44:16 in General by Admin
One runner today at Leicester.   1.05pm Moscato runs in a novice hurdle over 2m. Moscato finished second in a messy race at Ludlow last time out, they crawled and sprinted and he found himself in front sooner than was ideal, he jumped ok except for the last flight but Leighton felt he was just a bit flat and didn't feel the same as he did at Ascot. He's been freshened up since then and ha...

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29-11-2016 08:37:23 in General by Admin
One runner today at Southwell...if it survives the frost.   1.25pm Toviere runs in a novice hurdle over 3m. Toviere ran really well first time out at Stratford when finishing second to a horse that was race fit and has won again since. He was a little bit keen early on that day, due to freshness, and he had a reasonable blow afterwards so there should be improvement in him. Toviere is a ...

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25-11-2016 06:56:28 in General by Admin
One runner today at Doncaster.   2pm Duke Arcadio runs in a novice handicap chase over 3m. Duke has been largely disappointing since winning a point to point in Ireland followed by a bumper at Ayr for his previous trainer. He did have an issue with his wind when he pulled up at Aintree on his first run for me, which was rectified, but he has basically looked pretty slow on a racecourse ov...

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23-11-2016 06:44:24 in General by Admin
One runner today at Hereford.   2.45pm Legend Lady runs in a mares handicap hurdle over 2m. Legend Lady hasn't run since last January after she picked up an injury when winning a novice hurdle at Kempton.  She had previously disappointed when favourite on her hurdles debut at Fakenham, after which she was found to be suffering from a trapped epiglottis and had a wind op. With hindsi...

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21-11-2016 17:41:48 in General by Admin
One runner today at Lingfield.   3.10pm Minella On Line runs in a handicap chase over 3m. Minella won nicely at Plumpton last week and is running today before he is re assessed by the handicapper. His new mark will be known this morning after 8am. Minella annoyed me with the way he jumped at Plumpton, his schooling at home is very good, we can't get him to make a mistake so it was surpri...

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21-11-2016 10:40:57 in General by Admin
14/11/16 Plumpton Minella On Line - I was delighted with the win but not with his jumping, he was too flippant, he jumps brilliantly at home we can't get him to make a mistake so this was annoying. 15/11/16 Southwell Versifier - it was too bad to be true, at the time we didn't know what had happened but she has been very stiff and sore behind since the run and she must have hurt herself somewhere...

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21-11-2016 07:02:20 in General by Admin
Two runners today both at Kempton. 2.00pm Surtee Du Berlais runs in a listed mares hurdle over 3m.Surtee had a good first season over hurdles last term, winning three and picking up black type at Taunton. Her only disappointing run came at Newbury in the mares final, she just had an off day and the ground was probably a bit too quick for her, she is a genuine mud lover.Surtee will definitely impr...

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21-11-2016 06:58:40 in General by Admin
Two runners today both at Huntingdon. 12.05pm Robinesse runs in a mares novice hurdle over 2m 4f. Robinesse ran well in defeat in her first two novice hurdles last season before slightly disappointing on ground that was too quick for her at Cheltenham in April. That was a listed race and she didn't disgrace herself especially when you consider that she was a weak filly who was plagued with s...

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