Friday April 6th

A wet frustrating week with all racing abandoned Monday and we were set to go to Warwick yesterday but that was abandoned too!!! I am very happy to report a lovely spring day yesterday and today at last!!!! ‘Jenny’s surprise’ added to our tally of 2nds last Sunday with a fantastic run in the West Wales National over 3m4. It…

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Sunday April 1st

Happy Easter everyone We are on the road to Ffos Las today with ‘Jenny’s Surprise’ hoping to make it back to back wins at the Welsh track. She enjoyed every minute of we last race and travelled well throughout. Today’s race is a bit longer which shouldn’t pose any problems. The lovely mare ‘Jenny’s Surprise’ winning the Royal Artillery Gold…

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Friday March 30th

Happy Good Friday to everyone. Life carries on as normal in the racing world and we had a nice morning at the yard with some weekend riders coming in to ride out on their Friday off which is a great help to us. Also Fern, Kaitlin and Amity are all on their school holidays so we had the pleasure of…

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Tuesday March 27th

I forgot to mention that we would like to thank Newbury Races for presenting us with the prize for ‘Moment of The Year’ when ‘Poetic Rhythm’ won the Challow hurdle to give us our first ever Grade 1 victory. Gorgeous George wins Simon with our winning cake!!! Simon deserves massive credit for pulling everyone together on Twitter to vote for…

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Monday March 26th

A good weekend all round. We enjoyed a cold day at Newbury on Saturday. ‘Benny’s Bridge’ ran a blinder carrying a penalty in the Doncaster Sales bumper. He settled at the back and made a move turning into the straight to run on for a solid 3rd. ‘Oscar Rose’ ran a really nice race in the mares novice handicap hurdle….

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Friday March 23rd

A lovely end to the week with mild spring weather which is such a treat. It felt like it was never going to come but a few nice days have really made everyone smile. ‘Herecomestheboom’ didn’t disgrace himself yesterday at Ludlow with a close 3rd as he was carrying a penalty and it’s never easy to win a bumper carrying…

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Wednesday March 21st

Thank god the snow has finally gone again. Sunday was very bad and we were thinking that spring is never going to arrive!!! Thankfully today has been a sunny spring day so it’s given everyone some hope. We enjoyed a really good work morning with all horses going well. What a difference a day can bring. This was the view…

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Sunday March 18th

A super start yesterday for ‘De Name Evades Me’ at Kempton. He was a bit novicey and lost a bit of ground at his hurdles but he made up a lot of ground down the back straight and finished strongly to be 4th. Paddy said he is a very genuine horse who will make a 3 mile chaser for the…

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Saturday March 17th

A brilliant Cheltenham Gold Cup to finish a brilliant week. ‘Poetic Rhythm’ tried his best as always but hated the ground from the drop of the tapes. He has come out of the race fine and there is another day for him. ‘Poetic Rhythm’ aka…Gorgeous George We congratulate Richard Johnson on an amazing Gold Cup. Richard Johnson led into the…

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Friday March 16th

The last day of the Festival looms and we are nearly at the racecourse. It’s an exciting day with ‘Poetic Rhythm’ running in the Albert Bartlett Novice hurdle. ‘Poetic Rhythm’ has done us all proud this year winning the Persian War at Chepstow and then Challow Hurdle at Newbury. This really would be the icing on the cake (how fitting…

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