Tuesday October 17th

A lovely morning on the gallops this morning. The Doc arrived with a celebratory breakfast of McDonalds McMuffins for our great win on Sunday with ‘Poetic Rhythm’.  Paddy was in to give ‘Wizards Sliabh’ a pop over hurdles ready for Uttoxeter on Thursday.  She is looking really well and we can’t wait to see her on the track again. Ally…

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Monday October 16th

A fantastic weekend where all 4 of our runners finished in the winners enclosure!! ‘Poetic Rhythm’ Made the weekend by winning the Persian War Grade 2 novice hurdle!!! He was so tough and fought off a strong challenge after the last but he was never going to let anyone pass him!!! Paddy have him a superb ride. It was a…

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Sunday October 15th

An exciting day back at Chepstow. ‘Oscar Rose’ came a very solid 4th yesterday in the mares novice hurdle. She was very fresh before the race and very keen during the race so Paddy had to take his time. It will bring her on massively for the rest of the season as she jumped accurately which was lovely to see….

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Saturday October 14th

A lovely morning in the Cotswolds. We worked the horses and they all look very well and ready for the start of the National Hunt season.  ‘Mighty Leader’ ran a mighty race yesterday at Newton Abbot. He found himself a bit outclasses at the end but he wasn’t beaten far and showed how much of a genuine horse he is. …

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Thursday October 12th

A lovely morning at the yard. It started very foggy and cold and ended up glorious. Paddy and Johnny Burke were in to school and all horses went really well. The sun was in a bad place to get good pictures today so they are a bit dark.  Jacob on ‘Paul’s Hill’ who jumped really well. Brodie on ‘Petite Power’…

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Wednesday October 11th

A cold and windy morning on the gallops but with so many riders today we only have 3 lots!! The view from the top of our wonderful gallops. We schooled some of the youngsters last night which went really well. It gives them a change of scenery and something new to think about. Not a youngster but a new recruit…

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Tuesday October 10th

A lovely morning in Naunton in the beautiful Cotswold hills. We really are very lucky to work in these surroundings!!  We have one runner today on the flat at Leicester. ‘The Groove’ runs at 4:30. He has been very consistent since his switch to the flat. Manuel Fernandes rides him and we hope he as another winners enclosure finish!!! No…

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Monday October 9th

A whole week to catch up on today as I have had technical problems with this programme. I am happy to say that we are back in action and it’s working again!!! We had a great week last week with ‘Sissinghurst’ winning first time out for us at Huntingdon. That meant that we have reached 20 winners for the season!!!…

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Monday October 2nd

A brilliant run from ‘Master Dee’ on Saturday to finish a close 3rd. He looked the winner 3 out but his high weight just got to him after the last but it was a very close race. He keeps his record of top 3 finishes in his whole career.   A busy schooling morning this morning. I can’t upload pictures…

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Saturday September 30th

A lovely work morning at Upper Yard this morning. We are nearly into October and then the winter season really kicks off!!!! Very exciting times!!!! Fergal with a gorgeous fresh cream Victoria sponge made by Harriet!!! Ally is very happy with ‘Alvarado’. Alain far side on ‘Strong Glance’ and ALice this side on ‘Blue Merlin’. These 4 year olds are…

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