CREDIBLE DOES ENOUGH

Credible continued her good form finally getting her head in front and provided us with anther two-year-old winner on Thursday at Hamilton, winning by a short head under jockey Paddy Mathers. Settled just in behind the leaders she was pushed along and took a narrow lead with just over a furlong to go. She kept on gamely to just do enough and break her maiden at the third time of asking. Congratulations to owners Cheveley Park Stud.

WEDNESDAY DOUBLE

The winners continued to flow this week as Pythagoras and Let Her Loose both broke their maidens at Beverley on Wednesday giving the yard a double for the day.

Pythagoras followed up on his solid debut effort by winning and the second time of asking under a good ride from Andrea Atzeni. Settled just in behind the leaders he was asked to go an win the race in final two furlongs and he soon took a lead he wouldn’t surrender winning comfortably by one-and-three-quarter-lengths. Congratulations to owner Sir Robert Ogden.

Let Her Loose broke her maiden at the eight time of asking scoring by a neck under a well judged ride from Connor Murtagh. She was settled close to front of the race and was shaken up with a furlong to go. She kept on gamely despite being hard pressed to get her well deserved win. Congratulations to owners The Up For Anything Syndicate.

TREBLE WINNER MONDAY!

Monday was a successful day for the yard as we registered an across the card treble with In Paradise and Alben Spirit winning at Leicester and Gallipoli winning for the third time this year at Chester.

In Paradise was the first winner of the day breaking her maiden at the third time of asking under a good ride from Paddy Mathers. Despite an awkward start she was settled in touch at the rear of the field. With two furlongs to go she began to make headway around the outside and was soon in a position to challenge. She was ridden into the final furlong and kept on well to score by a head. Congratulations to owners Cheveley Park Stud.

Alben Spirit made it a double on the day for ourselves and jockey Paddy Mathers winning well by one-and-a-half-lengths. He was always settled in a prominent position and looked a real danger with a furlong to go. Entering the final 110 yards he began to assert and made sure he secured the second win of his career. Congratulations to owners  J K Shannon & M A Scaife.

Gallipoli continued his good form in 2020 by winning his third race of the year, in doing this he completed the Monday treble for us. Settled in midfield he began to make headway two furlongs out and before long he was challenging the long time leader Gabrial The Saint. He took the lead inside the final furlong and although he was bumped he powered on to record a good three-quarters-of-a-length victory. Congratulations to his owner Peter Timmins.

DREAMING BLUE BREAKS HIS MAIDEN

Dreaming Blue finally broke his maiden at the seventh attempt, winning by a length under a good ride from jockey Tony Hamilton. Always in a prominent position he was asked for an effort with two furlongs to go and although he hung left he began to stay on. He continued to run on in the final furlong and went clear in final fifty yards to record a good win. Congratulations to owner Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum 

LADY CELIA WINS AGAIN!

Lady Celia won her second consecutive start at Newcastle on Sunday 2nd August and in doing this won her third race in her last four starts. Settled at the rear of the field she began to make headway with two furlongs to go. She was soon challenging and took the lead with just over one hundred yards left to run, she ran on strongly to score by two-lengths under a good ride from jockey Connor Murtagh. Congratulations to owners Richard Fahey Ebor Racing Club.

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER DOUBLE

Grace and Virtue and Ventura Diamond continued the yard’s good form on Friday by giving us a second double in the space of three days at Pontefract and Goodwood respectively.

Grace and Virtue broke her maiden at the sixth time of asking under a perfectly timed ride from jockey Tony Hamilton.  Settled at rear of the field after a slow start she was asked for an effort two furlongs out and once she was switched right she managed to make progress. She made good headway in the final furlong to take the lead in the final stride. Congratulations to owners Kaniz Bloodstock Investments Ltd

Ventura Diamond followed up her good debut effort by winning at Goodwood on her second start for owners Middleham Park Racing XXVIII. Settled in a prominent position and always tracking the leader she was asked to quicken with two furlongs to go and kept on gamely to take the leader with 100 yards to go. She ran on to take the victory by one-length under jockey Oisin Murphy. Congratulations to all involved with her.

 

THE GOOD FORM CONTINUES WITH A DOUBLE

The yards good form continued on Wednesday with an across the card double. Toro Strike won well and Goodwood while Umm Kulthum made an impressive debut by winning smartly at Thirsk.

Toro Strike was sent off favourite for the Theo Fennell Handicap at Goodwood and duly responded by recording what looked to be a very impressive success. He was settled in midfield and although he was going well he struggled for racing room until he was switched out left with just over a furlong to go. Once he had a gap to go through he quickened readily and won going away by two-and-a-quarter-lengths under jockey Oisin Murphy. Congratulations to owners Al Shaqab Racing.

Umm Kulthum completed the double by winning very impressively at Thirsk under jockey Barry McHugh. Although she was slowly away at the start she was soon settled in midfield. With two furlongs to go she was pushed along and soon was competing for the lead. She ran on strongly despite looking green to record what looks to be impressive debut win by half-a-length. Congratulations to owner Saeed Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi.

ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER WINNER

Dubai Acclaim made it eight days in a row with at least one winner for the yard by getting his head in front for the fifth time in his career at Redcar. Settled just behind the leaders he was asked for an effort two furlongs out and responded well to take the lead with just over a furlong to go. He kept on well to score by one-and-a-half-lengths under a great ride from jockey Connor Murtagh. Congratulations to owners to Steve & Glen Clayton.

LINCOLN GAMBLE BREAKS HIS MAIDEN

Lincoln Gamble became the latest horse to break his maiden as the good form of the yard continued on Monday winning at Redcar by one-and-a-quarter-lengths under jockey Tony Hamilton. Always in a prominent position he was asked for an effort just over a furlong out. He started to respond well and once he was edged out left he took a lead he wouldn’t surrender being ridden out to get his head in front for the first time. Congratulations to owners G P S Heart of Racing (Bloodstock) Ltd.

A WEEKEND 3YO DOUBLE

Another weekend brought another double for the yard as Hartswood won on Saturday at York while Lexington Warfare broke his maiden at Wolverhampton on Sunday.

Hartswood improved from his first start of 2020 to win at York on Saturday by one-and-a-quarter-lengths under a strong ride from jockey Paddy Mathers. Settled in a prominent position just behind the leaders he was asked for an effort with two furlongs to go and soon took the lead. He kept on well to record an impressive victory and in process giving the yard a first and second in the race. Congratulations to owners the Percy Green 2 Racing Syndicate.

Lexington Warfare finally broke his maiden at the ninth time of asking just holding on under a well judged ride by jockey Tony Hamilton. Settled at the rear of the field he was switched out to the right and asked for an effort with just over one furlong to go. He made some good headway and managed take a lead he wouldn’t surrender with 110 yards to go, just holding on to win by a short head. Congratulations to owners to Middleham Park Racing.