James Ewart Racing News

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Battling On.....

The weather has taken its seasonal toll over the last couple of weeks due either to waterlogging or snow and frost.  So we had no runners until the 22nd January. All the team have been braving the elements in some truly horrendous weather - 11, snow, sleet, ice and rain -  it’s all been thrown at us but everyone pulls together putting horses...

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It is not easy looking after fit racehorses in these extremely icy conditions and yet again we are so grateful to our hard working and dedicated team who keep going during challenging times.  In order to make the sand gallop workable the trainer has to rise at 4.00 a.m. to rotovate  for three hours and Ian Earsman also comes in really early to...

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Heavy Going!

As you will notice from the Race Reports, we are now in the monsoon season but the horses are continuing to run well and we were delighted to provide Brian Hughes with his 70th winner of the season aboard Tortuga Bay owned by Ann Fraser at Newcastle last week. It was great to see Brian land a double on Saturday 19th December in...

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Back on Track!

After the excellent start to the season it was frustrating to find that the horses were subsequently just not running up to expectations and therefore extensive tests were carried out and this was quickly traced to the feeding.   We have now changed the hard feed and there has been a marked improvement in performance on the track with two good winners last week...

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A Busy Time...

Over the last two weeks we have had thirteen runners and so this has been full on for the yard!  After our successful start to the season some of our horses have not run up to expectations and as a result we have left no stone unturned to make sure there is nothing amiss with the horses or the feeding.   We have changed...

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