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04-05-2021 16:00:47 in General by Admin
It was great to get our first winner of the new season in the shape of COULD BE TROUBLE a recent purchase for KC Sofas Ltd and ridden by Brian Hughes at Ayr.

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26-04-2021 14:35:31 in General by Admin
It has been a really positive season with 66 winners, a whole host of young improving horses and as well as managing to bag a selction of Graded and Listed races. The season culminated with the highlight of having two Grade 1 novice placings at Aintree. None of this could have been done without the support of our wonderful owners and the great team here at Bankhouse.   Already rebuilding f...

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23-03-2021 14:33:52 in General by Admin
You can see the smiles despite the masks! Ludo, Brian and Word Has It after his victory at Kelso.   Word Has It gave us our 60th winner of the season at Kelso today for Tim Leslie, ridden by Brian Hughes.

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23-03-2021 14:30:14 in General by Admin
DREAMS OF HOME remains unbeaten by carrying a double penalty at Newcastle 20/03/21 ridden by Brian Hughes.   It was great to have an across the card double today with Dreams Of Home winning for Colin Taylor and Kay Wilding at Newcastle and then five minutes later Onthefrontfoot, ridden by Jonathon Burke won nicely at Kempton for The Blue Nuns.  

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17-02-2021 09:19:43 in General by Admin
DREAMS OF HOME won very well today at Carlisle for Colin Taylor and Kay Wilding, ridden by Brian Hughes. This is his second win over hurdles having previously won a point to point. He remains unbeaten and looks a very exciting prospect for the future.  

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10-02-2021 13:39:47 in General by Admin
Another good weekend at Musselburgh. Started off on the Saturday with Gaelik Coast winning nicely and chalking up the 50th winner of the season.  On the Sunday Fiveandtwenty (Middleham Park Racing) won The Scottish Triumph Hurdle (Listed Race) and Bareback Jack (Mr T G Leslie) brought up the double by winning The Scottish Supreme Novices' Hurdle both of whom were ridden by Brian Hughes. ...

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25-01-2021 16:01:12 in General by Admin
After a disappointing start at Haydock with Minella Drama leading everywhere but on the line in the Grade 2 Rossington Mane Novices' Hurdle,  NAVAJO PASS got the Grade 2 in the bag by winning the Unibet (Champion Hurdle Trial) for Mr Tim Leslie and did so in quite an impressive fashion, beating dual champion hurdler Buveur D'Air and giving him weight. He was ridden by Sean Quinlan and made al...

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21-01-2021 11:42:15 in General by Admin
A great day at Newcastle yesterday with a double courtesy of Presentandcounting owned by Mr John Turner and Armattiekan owned by Clywdian International. However, that doesn't tell the full story with two horses being beaten by only a short head.  This brought the number of winners since New Year to 10 and 45 for the season so far. Presentandcounting wins under Brian Hughes    ...

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02-01-2021 10:35:21 in General by Admin
Not only was it 3 out of 3 on the first day of 2021 but we also reached 40 winners for the season after a great day at Musselburgh.   FIVEANDTWENTY (B Hughes) wins the first race of 2021 at Musselburgh, 'The First Foot Juvenile Hurdle' for Middleham Park Racing Club       NAVAJO PASS (T Gillard) wins the 'Hair Of The Dog Handicap Hurdle' for Tim Leslie.   Bri...

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19-11-2020 10:36:14 in General by Admin
Hart Of Steel won his second race on the ounce at Hexham yesterday for Neil & Ann Hartley and ridden by Brian Hughes. this brings the total to 28 so far for the season. Everyone is working hard as a team and the results are there to prove it.

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26-10-2020 09:08:29 in General by Admin
  It was nice to get our 20th winner for the season up at Kelso on Saturday with Hart Of Steel for Neil & Ann Hartley. The horses are running well and long may it continue. Jumps racing has really stepped up a gear now and all being well we will be having a busy time of it.

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09-10-2020 15:52:12 in General by Admin
Both syndicates, shares and options to purchase whole horses with great potential.

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26-08-2020 11:03:25 in General by Admin
Great to get our eleventh winner of the season at Bangor today courtesy of yard stalwart WAZOWSKI (our one eyed hero) and ridden by Theo Gillard. GRAY DAY was second ridden by Abbie McCain. So despite the torrid weather conditons we had a winner and every winner makes it a good day.  It was also nice to have sponsored the raceday giving us our first 'Donald McCain Raceday' at our local track...

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31-07-2020 10:49:00 in General by Admin
AWAY AT DAWN (BRIAN HUGHES) for MR G E FITZPATRICK Away At Dawn started the day off on a great note by making all in the first division of the novice hurdle at Bangor on Wednesday and like buses they kept on coming with Blakeney Point taking the second division and then Bannixtown Glory making it a hat trick at our local track. BLAKENEY POINT (BRIAN HUGHES) for TIM JOHNSON & GEORGE MAXWE...

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31-07-2020 10:28:10 in General by Admin
TOTALLY REJECTED (BRIAN HUGHES) for FOUR COUNTIES It felt like jumping was back properly with seven horses running at Cartmel on Sunday. What a great day with two winners courtesy of Totally Rejected and Federici. We also had two very promising seconds with Takingitallin finishing 2nd in her first run over fences and giving the winner 8lbs and Henry's Joy just getting touched off on the line fo...

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12-06-2020 13:30:32 in General by Admin
14-03-2020 11:09:16 in General by Admin
Navajo Pass after finishing 4th in The Triumph Hurdle 

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14-03-2020 11:06:52 in General by Admin
The season total is up to 62 but a fantastic run by Navajo Pass at Cheltenham yesterday to finish fourth in the Triumph Hurdle is really the icing on the cake. He is a horse we have had since a 2 year old and was bought with hurdling in mind. He is looking to have an exciting future.    

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02-01-2020 10:15:33 in General by Admin
After a few very near misses Knockrobin got the 50 up on the first day of the new year. Not only was it our 50th winner of the season but it was also Lorcan Murtagh's 50th winner of his career. It was a great start to the New Year all round!  

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15-11-2019 09:03:31 in General by Admin
It's been a great week here at Bankhouse with plenty of winners and the horses which haven't won have all run well. Yesterday topped it off with Minella Trump winning nicely under Brian Hughes at Sedgefield having his first run under rules. with a double at Bangor the day before courtesy of Chti Balko and Navajo Pass things are looking bright despite the weather!

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