Autumn is here!

All the horses are now back in the yard and most of them have been cantering away for several weeks now. On Saturday 25th August we ran Sleep in First in a Conditional Jockeys “ Hands and Heels” 2m Handicap Hurdle at Cartmel ridden by Benjamin Godfrey claiming 3lb. Unfortunately had a slow start and as a result was never on terms...
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Back to School...

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Most of the horses are now in from grass all looking tremendous and a great credit to all those who looked after them so carefully during their summer break.  At Perth on Sunday 15th July we ran Jassas ridden by Brian Hughes in the 2m7f Handicap Chase. He finished runner-up to Chu Chu Percy and we were happy enough with this. He...
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A Very Hot Spell

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Bikinis and swimming trunks have been the compulsory wear for all horses and staff here this summer as we have never known it so hot - it was 34C at 3pm on the 27 th June so well done to everyone for keeping going. It will be a dream to remember come sleet in Feb! At  Musselburgh on Saturday 2 nd June...
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Summer Round Up

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We had a full team at Ayr on the 7 th May.  In the 2.5m Handicap Hurdle, Green Tikkana showed her genuine attitude to come a good fourth despite being outpaced early on. Ascot De Bruyere (BTO) is slower over his hurdles and the ground was on the quick side for him in the 3.5m Handicap Hurdle. The handicapper also increased his...
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Summer Holidays

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Most of the horses are now out at grass enjoying a welcome break. We are very grateful to Jenni Wharton, Julia Percy, Jill & John Dodd and Ann Fraser for taking on the responsibility of caring for them. Even though they are turned out, there is still a great deal of work involved as they require continual checking and hard feed every...
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