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17-05-2019 08:51:24 in General by Admin
It was lovely yesterday to have one of the yard 'stalwarts', Witness In Court get his head back in front down at Fontwell for Tim Leslie. He was given a great ride by Gina Andrews. Tonight we have 4 runners at Aintree. Two nice mares, Birch Vale and Secret Escape run in the 5:35 ridden by Will Kennedy and Brian Hughes. Lofgren then runs in the 7:45 ridden by Brian Hughes and in the last Bird On T...

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15-05-2019 15:47:10 in General by Admin
Yesterday's runners all ran well with two seconds and two thirds. Takingitallin proved what a tough mare she is and should be winning soon, whilst Carry On finished third giving a stone to the second. Fingers crossed the winners will be coming soon - hopefully like buses! Tomorrow Witness In Court makes the long trip to Fontwell and is ridden by the very capable Miss Gina Andrews. 

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13-05-2019 14:56:56 in General by Admin
A busy day tomorrow with four runners at Sedgefield and 2 in the evening at Southwell.  At Sedgefield we have: The Character, See The Sea and Carry On ridden by Brian Hughes and Takingitallin ridden by Will Kennedy.  Over at Southwell we have Ink Master ridden by Henry Brooke and Devito'sredrobin ridden by Harrison Beswick. Hoping for a good day as horses all seem to be running well a...

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10-05-2019 15:50:02 in General by Admin
A great start to the season with our first runner 'Onthefrontfoot' winning at Ayr under Brian Hughes.

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01-05-2019 10:06:20 in General by Admin
A pillar-to-post victory for Wazowski as he wins the 2m3½f Handicap Hurdle by over a length in the hands of Mr Theo Gillard owned by the boss! Made all, ridden approaching 2 out, kept on well run-in

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01-05-2019 10:06:01 in General by Admin
Morraman stormed home on the run-in to win the 2m5½f Handicap Hurdle by over 4 lengths under Miss Abbie McCain for owners Richard & Holly Thomas. In touch, headway and tracked leader before 3 out, led after 3 out, pushed along and pressed between last 2, ridden and kept on well run-in (op 12/1 tchd 10/1)

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01-05-2019 10:05:44 in General by Admin
A pillar-to-post victory for Graceland as she makes all to win the 2m1f Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle by half a length under Will Kennedy in the colours of Austin Whelan.

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01-05-2019 10:05:25 in General by Admin
60 up for the season as Takingitallin wins the 2m1f Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race staying on well in the hands of Will Kennedy to win by over a length for owner G E Fitzpatrick. Led narrowly, ridden and headed 3f out, remained challenging and led again inside final furlong, driven and stayed on (op 9/4)

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01-05-2019 10:05:04 in General by Admin
A game performance by Liva to land the Class 3 2m4f Handicap Hurdle by a shoulder in the hands of Daryl Jacob for owners Simon Munir & Isaac Souede. Took keen hold, chased leader, left close second and badly hampered 3 out, hit next, recovered and led last, driven and edged right run-in, held on well close home (op 9/4)

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01-05-2019 10:04:28 in General by Admin
Bankhouse is back with a bang. Onthefrontfoot (Duncan, Dunnington, Nicholls & Shaw/Brian Hughes) and Wazowski (D McCain Jnr/Brian Hughes) provides a double on the day, giving Team McCain a treble over the weekend.

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01-05-2019 10:04:06 in General by Admin
01-05-2019 10:03:30 in General by Admin
Constancio makes all to win the Class 4 2m½f Novices’ Hurdle by 7 lengths under Brian Hughes for owners Elite Racing Club. Made all, pushed along after 2 out, ridden and stayed on well run-in, comfortably (tchd 9/4)

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01-05-2019 10:03:09 in General by Admin
It’s All A Lark makes all to win the 2m2f Amateur Jockeys’ Association Amateur Riders’ Handicap Hurdle by 7 lengths under Miss Abbie McCain in the colours of The Gilbert’s & Campbell. Made all, not fluent 4 out, pushed clear from 2 out, unchallenged (op 7/2)

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01-05-2019 10:02:47 in General by Admin
A hat-trick for The Some Dance Kid as he makes all to win the 2m3½f EBF “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle by over a length under Brian Hughes for owners The Blue Nuns. Made all, joined briefly 2 out, ridden 2 lengths clear between last 2, driven out run-in (tchd 8/11)

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01-05-2019 10:02:18 in General by Admin
Henry’s Joy takes the 2m4½f Betway Chase (A Novices’ Limited Handicap) holding on gamely on the run-in to win by a shoulder under Brian Hughes in the colours of owner T G Leslie. Close up, challenging when not fluent 4 out, led before last, driven and kept on run-in, just held on (tchd 5/2)

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01-05-2019 10:01:55 in General by Admin
What a good start to the New Year with a winner! The Herds Garden makes all to win the Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier For The Northern Lights Two Mile Hurdle Series) by over a length in the hands of Miss Abbie McCain for owners Hale Racing Limited & D McCain Jnr. Made all, ridden 2 out, pressed last, held on well (op 10/1 tchd 17/2)

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01-05-2019 10:01:36 in General by Admin
An amazing day with 4 winners across 2 cards making it 50 up for the season! An across the card treble at Bangor with Same Circus (Brian Hughes/Penketh and Sankey Jech Racing Club), Knock House (Brian Hughes/T G Leslie) and The Some Dance Kid (Brian Hughes/The Blue Nuns) all winning well. Over at Doncaster Lough Derg Jewel wins the Class 3 3m2f Handicap Chase by over a length under Will Kennedy fo...

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01-05-2019 10:01:19 in General by Admin
A pillar-to-post victory for 3-y-o Liva as he takes the feature race of the day, the Class 2 1m7½f Juvenile Hurdle to win by over 4 lengths under Daryl Jacob in the colours of Simon Munir & Isaac Souede. Made all, shaken up and quickened after 2 out, clear when driven run-in, eased near finish (op Evens tchd 5/4)

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01-05-2019 10:00:50 in General by Admin
A super day for Team McCain! Morraman (Birkdale Bloodstock/Miss A McCain), Spin The Coin (Mrs Sarah Leslie/Brian Hughes) and Yes No Maybe So (Straightline Bloodstock/Brian Hughes) all win well providing the team with a treble.

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01-05-2019 09:59:56 in General by Admin
An impressive under rules debut for The Con Man as he wins the 2m4f Smarkets British EBF “National Hunt” Novices’ Hurdle (Qualifier) by 5 lengths in the colours of T G Leslie. Prominent, went second 6th to 4 out, headway to lead 2 out, ridden clear from last (op 7/2 tchd 10/3 and tchd 9/2)

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