20-07-2021 12:33:27 in General by Admin
It’s very disappointing that Panorama felt the need to show such a misleading, gut wrenching episode tonight blaming horse racing for the horrific deaths of those poor animals at an abattoir, many of which were clearly not thoroughbreds. It was an episode designed to shock and it had very little evidence to back up their sensationalist claims. This was gutter journalism and not at all a tr...

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15-07-2021 09:05:36 in General by Admin
One runner today at Worcester.5.15pm Makety runs in a mares handicap chase over 2m 4f.Makety ran perfectly well at Southwell last time out when finishing third, she had a good blow afterwards and I think there will be improvement in her.Makety is a bit of an enigma, she has shown enormous potential at times but she still remains a maiden over obstacles having won a bumper before she joined us, hor...

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12-07-2021 22:17:38 in General by Admin
Two runners tonight at Southwell     These will be our first runners from our new yard, Neardown Stables, formerly the training yard of Charlie Mann who retired at the end of last season. So far everything has settled in well to their new surroundings but the majority of the string will be coming in over the next ten days.   It’s a fresh start and let’s hope t...

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22-06-2021 19:59:46 in General by Admin
One runner today at Worcester 4.20pm Paseo runs in a handicap hurdle over 2m 4f He will be ridden by Jonathan Burke.   I apologise for the lack of a proper write up but we are slap bang in the middle of moving yards, my wife Tarnya, Emma my PA and Stefan my head lad are flat out organising tack rooms, Office, feed rooms etc before the horses move over later this week. I myself am a...

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17-06-2021 09:43:38 in General by Admin
7.50pm - Jersey Wonder runs in a handicap hurdle over 3m. Jersey Wonder ran a little bit below par last time out on rain softened ground at Haydock, it was a step up in class and he wasn’t disgraced but he just can’t quicken up in those conditions. Jersey Wonder was a decent flat horse on quick ground and he’s really taken to hurdling, he seems to thoroughly enjoy his jumping, ...

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10-06-2021 10:17:27 in General by Admin
7.40pm - What’s Occurring runs in a handicap chase over 2m 4f. After winning at Ludlow on his chase debut in 2019, Gavin has been lightly raced since due to injuries. He is a talented horse who was a reasonably good hurdler and we always expected him to go on and make a better chaser. Gavin had two runs last season finishing third at Bangor on unsuitable ground over an inadequate trip bef...

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08-06-2021 09:32:56 in General by Admin
3.10pm What A Glance runs in a handicap hurdle over 3m. Windy has been a bit of a work in progress, he’s a gassy horse by nature and he was very keen in his early races so we’ve had to keep him to a shorter trip until he learned to relax. This will be his first attempt at three miles today which I think will suit him, he’s not had the best of luck in his last two races and his ...

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24-05-2021 11:26:56 in General by Admin
2.20pm - Francolin runs in a maiden hurdle over 2m 5f. Colin has been a work in progress, he’s a very keen horse who thinks he’s faster than he is. He basically wants three miles but until he learns to relax he won’t get home. Colin has run ok in his first two hurdle races, relaxing more with each outing, this is a step up in trip today so I hope he continues in the same vein. ...

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17-05-2021 10:27:09 in General by Admin
3.30pm Peur De Rien runs in a handicap chase over 3m Roger had a successful season last winter and apart from two races where he pulled up through confidence issues he’s been consistent. Roger has really taken to fences and as a big long striding horse he loves to get into a good rhythm, Ffos Las is a course with two long straights so it should suit him.   Roger has remained in good...

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13-05-2021 09:22:17 in General by Admin
Two runners today at Fontwell   7.05pm What A Glace - Handicap Hurdle, 2m4f Windy was a bit disappointing last time out at Huntingdon but it was a conditional jockeys race which did get a bit messy at times causing him to go wide. He had shown reasonable form previous to that, he has been a work in progress as he can be very keen and he needed to learn to relax. Hopefully he can get back...

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