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Looking Forward...

As flat racing looks set to resume on 1 st June – please see article below – we are planning to bring the horses back into training  next week and ask our full team to return as it is planned that jump racing will start again in July. We are so grateful for everyone’s patience and generosity of spirit to keep the show...
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Strange Times

The current situation is unprecedented and none of us has ever experienced the restrictions which are now in place.   Although it is difficult not to be able to see friends and family especially at this time of year, there are also heart-warming stories of communities rallying round those that most need help.   Many local businesses have adapted their way of trading so that...
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An Abrupt End to the Season

On the 17 th March the following announcement was made: ‘The British Horseracing Authority has confirmed that all horseracing in Britain will be suspended with effect from tomorrow.’ When the Coronavirus first erupted in China, nobody could have envisaged the havoc it would cause world- wide and the extent of its impact and the escalation over the last week and the effect it...
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A Quieter Time and the Challenge of the Virus

Since Sao Maxence’s win at Carlisle on 17 th February, the horses have not been producing quite the results we were hoping for.   This has been due to a variety of reasons but there have been some encouraging runs.   We still have plenty to look forward to as the ground improves and we can run our horses who prefer better going.   Due to...
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Back in Business

After the frustrating spell of cancelled meetings due to a succession of storms and heavy rain, we returned to action on Monday 17 th February at Carlisle .   Unfortunately, there have been further abandoned fixtures due to yet more rain but we are hopeful that normal racing will be resumed over the coming few days. Sao Maxence ridden by Brian Hughes ran in...
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