James Ewart Racing News

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An Abrupt End to the Season

On the 17th 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 has...

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A Quieter Time and the Challenge of the Virus

Since Sao Maxence’s win at Carlisle on 17th 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 the...

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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 17th 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 the Maiden...

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Rain Stops Play...

Storms Ciara and Dennis have severely disrupted racing over the last 10 days and we were delighted to be back at Carlisle on Monday 17th February where only the Hurdles course was used.   The yard resumed in great form with Sao Maxence winning the first race and Bingo D’Olivate winning the final race but unfortunately Bingo was disqualified on a technicality. We will...

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10 out of 10 for Aristo du Plessis!

Over the last 10 days we have had 10 runners with two wins, a second, a third and two fourths so the horses are continuing to run well. As always we are very grateful to everyone in the yard as this has been another high pressure period.   Aristo du Plessis bounced back to form in great style to win at Carlisle on Monday...

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