Thursday April 19th

A brilliant start to the last Cheltenham meeting of the year with a winner!!! ‘Winter Lion’ had perfect conditions yesterday and jumped impeccably to take up the running at the top of the hill and see it out best, fending off some strong challenges. Priya poses with Paddy with her first Cheltenham runner. Happy faces as we lead in Oscar…

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Tuesday April 17th

All the Aintree horses have come back fine and some have gone out on their holidays now. ‘Aye Aye Charlie’ really did everyone proud staying on to be 4th in the Grade 1 Novice Hurdle. He travelled and jumped well and stayed on brilliantly from the last hurdle. He is very exciting for next season!!! Nev with the 2 exciting…

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Saturday April 14th

Grand National day looms and it’s a lovely temperature for the horses to put in maximum effort in such a huge test. ‘Chase The Spud’ and ‘Perfect Candidate’ have had great preparations for the historic race and we wish Paddy and Alain all the luck today. ‘Perfect Candidate’ after his Cheltenham win this season. ‘Chase the Spud’ showing off his…

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Friday April 13

Unlucky for some but we hope it has the opposite effect on us today. We have 3 exciting runners. ‘Coolanly’ is in the 2nd race which is a 2 mile Grade 1 Novice hurdle. He is enjoying a big season after his bumper win, running in big races to gain experience. He is a lovely horse for the future. ‘Mystifiable’…

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Thursday April 12th

The first day of the Aintree Festival. We are here and excited for the day ahead and indeed the next 3 days in Liverpool. We have ‘Barrakilla’ for Angela and William Rucker in the Foxhunters Chase at 4:05 over the Grand National course. He won his first Hunters chase for us at Bangor in fine style and we hope he…

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Wednesday April 11th

We were hit with the weather again yesterday and Southwell was abandoned which was a real shame as we had 3 exciting runners who now have to find new plans. Today we have 3 runners today. 2 runners go to Market Rasen. ‘Minella Scamp’ runs in a Novice Handicap Chase at 4:10. He has been running consistently well for us…

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Monday April 9th

A fun weekend at Andoversford Point To Point. The girls had their first pony rides at the start of the afternoon and that went very smoothly. Both ponies behaved brilliantly and they had fun which is all that was required of this run. Fern looking great up the running on ‘Flick’ Kaitlin at full stretch on ‘Captain Hurricane’ I would…

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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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